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Articles

Dance to the Movies 

‘Dance to the Movies’ bring classic shows to life
Dance to the Movies is coming to Flint 

Flint Under the Stars: Friends of the Flintdustry 

In conversation with the artists of FIM’s ‘Flint Under the Stars: Friends of the Flintdustry’ show
Flint Under the Stars to benefit KidsTix 

FSPA and Flint Youth Theatre May Productions 

FIM Will Host Festival of Dance, Bon Voyage Concert and A Fairy Tale Life in May
FIM to host Festival of Dance, Fairy Tale Life and Flint Youth Orchestra 

FSPA Summer Programming 

FIM Flint School of Performing Arts Opens Registration For Summer Lessons, Classes, Camps, & Intensives
Flint Institute of Music School of Performing Arts opens summer class registration 

New Works Festival 

FIM Flint Repertory Theatre welcomes its 2024 New Works Festival April 26-28
FIM Flint Repertory Theatre to host free New Works Festival 

Marshall Tucker Band 

The Marshall Tucker Band coming to Flint 

Arts & Culture Economic Impact Study 

Genesee County arts and culture generates millions to the local economy
Study finds that Genesee County’s arts and culture sector generated nearly $130M in 2022
Nonprofit study shows arts and culture sector is alive and ‘thriving’ in Genesee County 

MOMIX: Alice 
Momix brings ‘Alice’ to life in Flint 

FSO April 
FIM previews April’s Flint Symphony Orchestra Concert 

Symphony of the Soul 

Find healing through breathwork, music and psychedelia at Flint event
Symphony of the Soul: A Night of Music and Mindfulness
Symphony of the Soul: A Night of Music and Mindfulness
Flint Institute of Music Capitol Theater to Host Symphonic Breathwork Experience 

Jo Dee Messina
Jo Dee Messina coming to Flint 
Country Music Superstar will perform in Flint 

David Cook 

Season 7 American Idol Winner, performer David Cook, coming to Flint
David Cook speaks with us about his upcoming show 

Cirque FLIP: Blizzard 

Cirque FLIP Fabrique is performing at FIM Whiting Auditorium
Cirque Flip Fabrique Blizzard coming to Flint
Cirque Flip Fabrique presents Blizzard 

Flint Under the Stars

FIM welcomes Fenton Community Orchestra

IGNITE Program

Genesee County Sheriff’s Office honors the 26th set of IGNITE graduates 

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Flint Repertory’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” opens March 22
FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Presents Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Comes to FIM Flint Repertory Theatre This Week

On Your Feet!

FIM welcomes Emilio and Gloria Estefan tribute show

Blind Boys of Alabama w/Special Guest Bobby Rush 

Legendary musicians Blind Boys of Alabama, Bobby Rush to headline Flint performance
FIM welcomes Blind Boys of Alabama to Flint
The Blind Boys of Alabama coming to Flint – with special guest Bobby Rush 

Diamond Rio 

Diamond Rio performing at Capitol Theatre in Flint 

38 Special
FIM welcomes southern rock band .38 Special to Flint

Tower of Power
FIM welcoming the Tower of Power 
Tower of Power to present ‘live energy show with high-energy, Tower of Power style soul music’

March Line-Up Announced
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, Tower Of Power & More Coming To FIM Capitol Theatre

Batman
Batman soars in concert with Flint Symphony Orchestra
35th anniversary of the film Batman (1989) to be celebrated with Flint symphony concert
FIM presenting musical performance of ‘Batman’ from 1989

Flint Symphony Orchestra
Flint Symphony Orchestra preparing for classical concert

Rx Kids

Rx Kids hosting Valentine’s Day ‘Launch Bash’ with free events for kids, adults
FREE Valentine’s Day Community Celebration: Rx Kids Launch Bash

Life and Music of George Michael

FIM presenting ‘The Life and Music of George Michael’
Musical about George Michael’s life coming to Flint
The music of George Michael comes alive for one night only at FIM Whiting Auditorium 

Hiplet

FIM’s ‘Hiplet’ fuses ballet and hip-hop dance

Into the Side of a Hill

Behind the Curtain: ‘Into the Side of a Hill’ Brings Black Men Issues to Center Stage 
Flint Rep presents ‘Into The Side of a Hill’ 2/2-2/18
INTO THE SIDE OF A HILL Will Premiere at Flint Repertory Theatre
Into the Side of a Hill at FIM Flint Repertory Theatre
Mental illness and toxic masculinity are themes for this play in Flint
‘Into the Side of a Hill’ coming to FIM
Interview: James Anthony Tyler And Ken-Matt Martin Speak On INTO THE SIDE OF A HILL’s World Premiere at Flint Repertory Theatre
Real-life experiences with mental illness, toxic masculinity, and war to be reflected upon for ‘Into the Side of A Hill’ world premiere
Testing the bonds of brotherhood: ‘Into the Side of a Hill’ premieres at Flint Rep this weekend
Stateside: The creative minds behind Into the Side of a Hill  

Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra

North Branch band students selected to tour with Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra

Holiday Pops

FIM presenting Holiday Pops concert this weekend

Flint Youth Ballet

A Love of Dance

A Charlie Brown Christmas

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Brings Holiday Fun To FIM Whiting Auditorium
FIM presenting ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ on Wednesday
‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ brings holiday fun to FIM Whiting Auditorium
‘Peanuts’ takes center stage at the FIM 

Flint Youth Theatre

Artwalk, Little Scrooge play and other things to do in Flint area this weekend

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

Releases

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

True Tickets Partnership

True Tickets Partners with Flint Institute of Music (FIM) to Enhance Ticketing Experience for Performing Arts Patrons

My Fair Lady

FIM presents ‘My Fair Lady’ on Dec. 13
‘My Fair Lady’ coming to the Flint Institute of Music
My Fair Lady coming to The Whiting in Flint

Shadows of the 60s

Shadows of the 60s Brings A HOLIDAY TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN to FIM Capitol Theatre
Shadows of the 60s – A Holiday Tribute to Motown
“Shadows of the 60s Motown Holiday Tribute”: Motown Magic coming to Flint
Shadows of the ’60s performing ‘Holiday Tribute to Motown’ at FIM
Former vocalist for The Drifters brings his own group’s interactive holiday show to Flint

Holiday Walk

FIM prepares for the 38th annual Holiday Walk on Dec. 5
Holiday Walk returns to the Flint Cultural Center with Santa, tree lighting
Flint Cultural Center hosting holiday walk and tree lighting

The Nutcracker

FIM performing ‘Nutcracker’ again this holiday season

Little Shop of Horrors in Concert

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ takes center stage in Flint
FIM presenting ‘Little Shop of Horrors in concert’ this weekend

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