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Wilde Awards
The 2022-23 Wilde Awards: The winners are…

Downtown Street Closures 

WE’RE OPEN: The show must go on at the Capitol Theatre 

FIM Flint School of Performing Arts receives $27K donation

Kiwanis Club gifts $27k to Flint performing arts school for tuition assistance

Flint Kiwanis Club makes substantial gift to FIM tuition assistance program


LeAnn Rimes release

Mean Girls release

Loverboy release

Little Shop of Horrors in Concert release

Rocky Horror release

Jesus Christ Superstar release

Scotty McCreery release

Motion In Harmony release

Our Recent News

Mean Girls 

FIM presents ‘Mean Girls’ production this weekend
Mean Girls musical is coming to Flint
Mean Girls takes the FIM Whiting Auditorium stage 

FIM Community Programs: Hocus Focus  

Hocus Focus education program visiting Mid-Michigan schools 


Loverboy performing in Flint this week 

Little Shop of Horrors 

Lesli Margherita, Justin Huertas and More To Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS In Concert at Flint Repertory Theatre
Lesli Margherita, Justin Huertas, Jason Veasey, More to Star in Little Shop of Horrors Concerts
FIM presenting ‘Little Shop of Horrors in concert’ this weekend 

LeAnn Rimes 

LeAnn Rimes Brings Decades of Hits To Flint
LeAnn Rimes performing at Flint’s Capitol Theatre

Rocky Horror Picture Show 

FIM presents ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ this weekend
Cars 108: Original Magenta talks Rocky Horror Picture Show 

Flint Symphony Orchestra 

Flint Symphony Orchestra performing this week 

Jesus Christ Superstar 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tour Comes to Flint Institute of Music This Month
FIM presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ this week 

Scotty McCreery 

Scotty McCreery coming to the FIM Capitol Theatre on Oct. 12 

Motion in Harmony Inclusive Dance Classes 

FIM Flint School of Performing Arts Offers Inclusive Dance Classes
Flint Institute of Music now offers inclusive dance classes
FIM offering new Motion in Harmony classes this fall
FIM Flint School of Performing Arts to offer Motion in Harmony dance classes
Flint Institute of Music offering inclusive dance classes 

National Arab Orchestra 

National Arab Orchestra performing at Flint’s Capitol Theatre 

Genesee County Arts Education & Cultural Enrichment Millage 

Genesee County cultural organizations gear up for fall educational programs as new school year begins 

KC and the Sunshine Band 

K.C. and the Sunshine Band performing in Flint 
United Way and FIM partner on KidsTix fundraiser
KC interview on KidsTix fundraiser (Cars 108)
Classic Fox Interview: KC and the Sunshine Band KidsTix fundraiser 

Gazillion Bubble Show  

Gazillion Bubble Show to Return to FIM Whiting Auditorium with Free Family Activities 
FIM bringing in Don McLean tribute and bubbles show 

Don McLean 

FIM bringing in Don McLean tribute and bubbles show 

Mr. American Pie” Don McLean to perform at Capitol Aug. 31: after 50 years, he “still likes the song 

Don McLean brings American Pie 50th Anniversary Tour to the Capitol Theatre 

Don McLean’s American Pie 50th Anniversary Tour coming to the Capitol Theatre 

‘Rain on Fire 

Michigan Radio’s Stateside Podcast: Sept. 15, 2023
‘Rain On Fire’ playwright shares personal concern about the opioid crisis in unique play 
Flint Repertory Theatre unveils ‘Rain on Fire’, a raw portrayal of a Michigan family’s struggle with opioid crisis 
World Premiere of RAIN ON FIRE at FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Explores Michigan’s Opioid Crisis
World premiere of ‘Rain on Fire opens Flint theatre’s season addressing addiction
New FIM production ‘Rain on Fire spotlights opioid crisis in Michigan
Review: RAIN ON FIRE at Flint Repertory Theatre
Interview: ‘Rain on Fire and the Opioid Crisis
FIM Repertory Theatre presenting ‘Rain on Fire’
Review: “Rain on Fire” Premieres at Flint Repertory Theatre
Review: ‘Rain on Fire presented by the FIM Flint Repertory Theatre
‘Rain on Fire’ play showcases painful impact of opioid crisis on a family
Play discusses addiction, opioid crisis