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The Center. Our Stories.

Welcome to the media center for the Midland Center for the Arts. A vibrant hub of stories, photos and content that illustrate the exciting activities and people that bring the arts, sciences and humanities to life in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

To learn more about the Center, arrange a media interview or obtain event specific imagery, please contact Alex Woody, Marketing Coordinator at woody@midlandcenter.org.

Recent Stories

Beloved Kids Yoga Educator and Musician Bari Koral Brings YOGAPALOOZA to Midland Center’s Outdoor Stage

When it comes to battling stress and anxiety, Bari Koral has discovered powerful tools through yoga and mindfulness to teach families all around the globe. A beloved children’s recording artist and internationally recognized kids yogi, Bari Koral teaches tens of thousands of parents, children and teachers each and every day through her music – and she is bringing an interactive concert to the outdoor stage at Midland Center for the Arts on June 11.

A New Musical Based on the Oscar-Winning Film, An Officer and a Gentleman, Makes Stop at Midland Center for the Arts

A new musical based on the Oscar-winning film and original screenplay, An Officer and a Gentleman, is making its way around the country with two upcoming performances at Midland Center for the Arts, January 25-26 as part of the Huntington Bank Broadway & Beyond Series.

A Magical Cirque Christmas Brings Jaw-Dropping Magic, Big Laughs, Holiday Music and Stunning Circus Performances to Midland Center for the Arts

Despite a pandemic and world stress, we need a little Christmas right this very minute. On December 7, A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS comes to Midland Center for the Arts for a comedic, musical, and magic-filled time travel journey of the holidays through the years that is both a perfect date night and a family fun outing.

Summer Series of Live Music, Theatre and More Announced for the New Front Porch at Midland Center for the Arts

Continuing to fulfill their mission in the Summer of 2021 in creative ways, Midland Center for the Arts is excited to bring back even more live music, shows and entertainment as part of a new summer series.

Midland Center Launches Streaming Platform for LIVE Virtual Events

As restaurants, gyms and other public facilities begin to open, our theaters that are often so vibrant, remain dark. Life as we know it is returning to a new normal – mask in tow of course – and yet large gathering of patrons who enjoy live entertainment remain at home.

Midland Center Inspires Community Conversations Around Racial Injustice

In the middle of an international Pandemic, our country was shaken by another crisis – the racial injustice that exists in our communities, spurred by the tragic murder of George Floyd. While this event sparked a resurgence of the international movement #BlackLivesMatter, Midland Center for the Arts renewed its commitment to address societal issues through the arts and humanities this past summer.

Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels, award-winning actor, musician and playwright, brings an intimate virtual concert experience to the Midland community as part of the Virtual Pass at Midland Center for the Arts on Jan. 29, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now by subscribing for the Virtual Pass at just $9.99/mo at midlandcenter.org or by calling the Center ticket office at 989-631-8250.

Midland Center for the Arts presents Human Rights Activist & Playwright, Ricardo Perez Gonzalez

In an ever-changing climate burdened by injustice, inequity and news headlines that make our society feel so divided, Midland Center for the Arts is dedicated to engaging the community and shifting perspectives on different backgrounds and issues impacting the world we live in today. The Center is dedicated to offering diverse programming that caters to every interest and age group, and events that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and access in the Great Lakes Bay region.

Explore Life on Other Worlds with Midland Center’s Virtual Pass (1)

They say a photo is worth a thousand words, and that is no exception for the imagery produced by National Geographic’s world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Midland Center for the Arts presents an evening of discussion and exploration of the behind-the-scenes stories and stunning imagery of National Geographic as part of the Virtual Pass on Jan. 19, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Wine and Music Come Together for the Perfect Pairing in Multi-Course Meal at Midland Center for the Arts

Imagine a meal where the experience entices and satisfies all of your senses. From the elegant ambience to the aroma and flavors of the food, the emotions of the music and the tasting of the greatest wine varieties – Midland Center for the Arts’ upcoming Perfect Pairings event delivers on all of those desires.