Those who enjoy movies of the animated, adult, and Japanese variety may already know of this classic feature film directed by Mamoru Oshii. A future tech thriller from 1995, it portrays a cyborg cop and her partner as they hunt for the illusive hacker, Puppet Master. Come out “‘round midnight” to the Main Art Theatre at 118 N Main Street, Royal Oak. $9.50http://www.landmarktheatres.com
While his sense of humor may be a little rude and sometimes a little offensive, Bill Burr is coming for us. He will perform as a part of Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy and Curiosity tour along with a host of other comedic characters. Be prepared to laugh your ass off at 5 p.m. at 7774 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston. $20 - $59.75http://www.palacenet.com
The brainchild of Justin Pullum, the man behind the newly minted label, Michigan Craft Records, Michigan on Mute Fest will bring together over 50 different locals bands on two stages over three days. Held downriver at Rocky’s Pub, this festival will feature acts like Dead Prez, Passalacqua, Black Milk, Kool Keith, Golden Torso, Cheap Girls, Child Bite, Build and Destroy, SNAFU, xxxTomahawkxxx, and many more. $15 or $30 weekend passhttp://www.michiganonmute.com
Written by local author and psychologist Tiffany Zlatich Tuttle, Being and Awesomeness: Get Rad, Stay Rad is helping readers to come to terms with the past and get going on their future. The book will be released at The Loving Touch for a reasonable price of $5, with a $5 cover charge to get you in the door. Live music will include Malo Konjche, The Thornbulls and Touch the Clouds.http://www.thelovingtouchferndale.com
Detroit’s finest independent jazz artists will be recognized and flaunted at this collaborative event, showcasing award-winning vocalist LaShelle Renee, keyboardist Marvin Thompson Jr., and guitarist Randal Wilson. If you’re into digging a little deeper with supporting the local community, the Music Hall’s outreach program, Before the Music Starts, will be meeting at the Cass Community Social Services at 9 a.m. for a volunteering event. $10 ADV - $14 DOShttp://www.musichall.org
MT had a chance to interview Maci Delaghetto a few weeks back, and the young DJ was quick to say that she’s received a lot of criticism since stepping on the techno scene for being an up-and-comer and a working model. Her first performance was at Elektricity three years ago, and she’s had a residency there ever since, adding that she likes to showcase music her audience has never heard before. See this DJ do her thing with after catching show openers Dopeadelic, Trill Clinton, and Cameron Oakley. Fun Fakt, Food Fight, and Ruxxpin will spin on the patio. Get in free with RSVP before 11. (18+) $7.50http://www.elektricitymusic.com
The 2014 Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair, A Private Entity, LLC will take place Labor Day Weekend at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. This year’s State Fair will include an expanded Midway, live entertainment, the ever-popular racing pigs, livestock and home arts exhibits, the state of Michigan Butter Cow sponsored by C.F. Burger Creamery, special performances by the Detroit Shrine Circus sponsored by Bright House Networks, Made in Michigan Pavilion sponsored by Kroger Company of Michigan, tasty carnival treats, and much more!http://www.michiganstatefairllc.com
Entrepreneur Works' Back-To-School Summer Series features BBQ for books, Summer Sippers, balloon walk of dreams, and an arts & craftsmanship Fair. This event is free, and everyone is welcome to enter into the raffle for great giveaways, including an iPad. Freehttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneur-works-back-to-school-summer-series-august-29th-tickets-12489078169?aff=es2&rank=0
Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014. Enjoy performances by the world’s greatest comedians, including Chris Hardwick, Jim Jefferies, Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr, Chris D'Elia, Michael Che, DJ Trauma, Ron Funches, Nate Bargatze, Second Stage Hosted by Brody Stevens and more. Like last year, Oddball 2014 will include two stages, the return of the Cut Throat Freak Show, a roaming troupe of misfit performers, tasty treats, libations and more, for a full afternoon and evening of fun and entertainment. $20 - $59.70http://www.palacenet.com
$12 ADV - $15 DOShttp://www.thecrofoot.com
Jazz Cafe at Music Hall hosts Jazz Fest Detroit: The Locals. $10 - $20http://www.jazzcafedetroit.com
Nightrain performs a Guns N' Roses Tribute at St. Andrew's Hall.
Get ready for #Undefeated with Lashaun Phoenix Moore, Adrienne Mack-Davis and host, Vstylez. $17 ADV - $20 DOShttp://www.majesticdetroit.com
Enjoy a night of Comedy at Gino's Pizzeria. Comedians that will perform include Jeff Thibodeau, Snookie Snook, Rick Goldberg, John Mahar, Greg Shur, Merridith Ernst and Jane Dab as CC Dynamite. 8.00 if purchased before night ofshow. 10.00 night of the show
Terrible Twos take the stage at PJ's Lager House with Diarrhea Planet, Prude Boys and Peach Pit. $10http://www.pjslagerhouse.com
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