3-5:30 pm, Oct. 22. Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings and University of Michigan Opera Program present The Difficulty of Crossing a Field, a powerful performance based on a short story about the disappearance of a plantation owner. Begins with panel. At College for Creative Studies, 201 E. Kirby, Detroit. $25/$22 for seniors/$10 for age 35 and younger. RSVP: detroitchamberwinds.org or 248-559-2095.