The Wharton Center for Performing Arts kicks off the new season with the Tony award winning musical “Once”, October 14-19. Bob Hoffman, Public Relations Manager previewed the selection of Broadway, concerts and dance events on the schedule. Tickets and more information available here. The Michigan Theatre, in partnership with JTV and The Wharton Center, will present a series of films this season as a preview for several Broadway shows that are also films. On Friday, October 3 at 7 PM, “Once”, a Sundance Audience Favorite winner will be presented free. Other guests: Nancy Peters-Lewis, Executive Director, College and Career Access Center; Arlene Robinson and Don Tassie, Jackson Chapter NAACP; Janet Parker, Jackson Underworld; Dave DeBaker with movie reviews and Ric Walton, The Walton Insurance Group.