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The Art of Social Listening and Online Brand Engagement

Wed., Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 248-641-8151

Do you know how to truly listen and respond to the people that make your business tick? In this workshop led by SS Digital Media, attendees will learn how to create sound social media objectives, identify key influencers within their social eco-system, and how to prioritize social media listening efforts, all the while using free tools instead of costly monitoring platforms. Lunch by Tropical Smoothie. $18 Members; $28
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HFC's "The Road Not Taken: A Fall Star Talk"

Wed., Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 313-845-9842

HFC's Hammond Planetarium will present "The Road Not Taken," a fall star talk narrated by WHFR's Susan McGraw. Doors open 15 minutes before show and close promptly at 7:30. This star talk takes place on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. It also takes place on Saturdays starting at 3 p.m. on Sept. 10 and 24. This star talk is free and open to the public on a first come/first served basis. free & open to the public

Henry Ford Community College (map)
5101 Evergreen
Greater Dearborn Area
phone (313) 845-9817

Happy Hour

Mondays-Fridays, 3-6 p.m. Continues through Nov. 30

@ Au Cochon, 260 N Old Wordward Ave Birmingham, MI 48009
Need an escape during the week? Head over to Au Cochon in Birmingham weekdays from 3 – 6 p.m. and explore upscale French café cuisine during Happy Hour. Offerings include half-off all appetizers and sides, including pomme frittes and Fromage blanc, a fresh cheese served with truffle honey, lemon and toast points, as well as Au Cochon’s 17 wines by the glass. For $5, guests can enjoy well drinks, and for $6, house cocktails such as the Pear Hiver and Light as a Feather.

Summer Art Program

Mondays-Fridays, 5-8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8
phone 313- 471- 9768
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Art and music workshops for children. Learn guitar, keyboard, percussion, singing, painting, drawing, ceramic, art crafts, skateboard building, youth theatre, and breakdancing. Children will showcase their new skills during performances on Saturdays at 8pm. $10
Garage Cultural: Center of Art and Creativity (map)
3439 Livernois
Greater Detroit Area
Summer Art Program

Janet Kelman's Sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize at the GR Ford Museum

Through Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 9
phone 734-389-0454

@ ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI
Janet Kelman has been chosen to show her newest wall sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids. Oracle is a multi-layered arrangement of luscious glass panels evoking images of streaming water. It will be on display at the Gerald R Ford Museum, September 21 through October 9.
Janet Kelman's Sculpture, Oracle, at ArtPrize at the GR Ford Museum

Jazz Greats "OGD" Perry Hughes, Gene Dunlap & Gerard Gibbs

Wednesdays, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Continues through Sept. 28

Four time Detroit Music Award Recipient Sky Covington is moving to the Historic Baker's Keyboard Lounge on Wednesday Night as featured vocalist. She will be performing with the jazz greats "OGD" Gerard Gibbs on Keys, Perry Hughes on Guitar, and Gene Dunlap. $5

Baker's Keyboard Lounge (map)
20510 Livernois
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 345-6300; (313) 345-6303 (FAX)
Jazz Greats "OGD" Perry Hughes, Gene Dunlap & Gerard Gibbs

Latin Art Film Festival

Wednesdays, 8-10 p.m. Continues through Oct. 5
phone 313-471-9768

This Latin American Film Festival features concerts, festivals, art, film, videos, a dance party and a potluck. $10
Garage Cultural: Center of Art and Creativity (map)
3439 Livernois
Greater Detroit Area
Latin Art Film Festival

Jazz Jam and Open Mic

Wednesdays, Thursdays, 10 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29
phone 248-766-8332

On Thursday night at Harbor House you will find Sky Covington hosting and performing with her band, Club Crescendo, a weekly Open Mic & Jam. This Thursday evening is catered to featuring Detroit's best show of their talents. This new move will fit in nicely with Harbor House's musical schedule, along with a delicious steak and seafood menu, fused with one of the hottest jams in Detroit. Donation

Harbor House (map)
440 Clinton St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 967-9900
Jazz Jam and Open Mic

GMRENCEN presents Jon Rice ‘On the Plaza’

Thu., Sept. 29, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 313-568-5600

@ The GM Plaza, 300 Atwater St. Detroit, MI
Join the GMRENCEN from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 for the last free ‘On the Plaza’ event on the GM Plaza. Jon Rice will take the ‘On the Plaza’ stage and serenade guests during lunchtime while Ashby Ice Cream & Palazzolo’s Gelato serves up a sweet treat. For more information, visit Free
GMRENCEN presents Jon Rice ‘On the Plaza’

POCACITO in Detroit Vision Town Hall

Thu., Sept. 29, 7-9 p.m.
phone 202-550-9072

POCACITO will host a two-part event in Detroit on September 29 & 30, 2016. The first part, Finding the Vision, is a two-hour town hall-style forum on Thursday evening that focuses on defining a visionary post-carbon future for Detroit. Joined by sustainability leaders from Copenhagen, Lisbon, and Turin, this freestyle, open dialogue will encourage you to dream big and, most important, share your ideas, no matter how wild they may seem. The second part, Finding the Way, will take place on Friday at the Scarab Club. FREE
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Cobo Center (map)
One Washington Blvd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 877-8777
POCACITO in Detroit Vision Town Hall

Disney On Ice Presents: Dare to Dream

Thu., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Sept. 30, 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m., 3:30 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 2, 12 & 4 p.m.
phone 248-377-0100

Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into The Palace of Auburn Hills. Relive memorable moments from Tangled, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and The Princess and the Frog as a cast of world-class skaters brings the adventure of the films to life in this contemporary skating spectacular. $15+
Palace of Auburn Hills (map)
6 Championship Dr.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 377-0100

RoosevElvis The TEAM

Thu., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Sept. 30, 8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 1, 2 & 8 p.m.

If you could swap identities, would you rather be the 26th President of the United States or the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll? It’s a question The TEAM asks in RoosevElvis. On a hallucinatory road trip from the Badlands to Graceland, the spirits of Elvis Presley and Theodore Roosevelt battle over the soul of Ann, a painfully shy meat-processing plant worker, and what kind of man — or woman — Ann should become. Set against the boundless blue skies of the Great Plains and endless American highway, RoosevElvis is a playfully pointed new work about icons, gender, and nobodies and somebodies.
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (map)
911 N. University
Greater Ann Arbor Area
phone (734) 763-1085
RoosevElvis The TEAM

Murder at Felicia and Kenny's Wedding! A Mystery Dinner Show!

Thu., Sept. 29, 8-10 p.m., Fri., Sept. 30, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 1, 3-5 & 8-10 p.m.
phone 313-417-6440

The day before Felicia and Kenny's wedding, someone is murdered at the rehearsal dinner! How could someone in this close knit group commit such an act before their special day? Come enjoy a great dinner and help unravel the clues! 25.00
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The Crystal Room (map)
22225 Kelly Road
Greater St. Clair Shores Area
phone 313-417-6440
Murder at Felicia and Kenny's Wedding! A Mystery Dinner Show!

Beginner T'ai Chi Ch'uan Classes

Mondays, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Aug. 2, 2018
phone 248-854-3953

For over 27 years, the Michigan T'ai Chi Ch'uan Institute has been teaching the traditional syllabus of Wu Family T'ai Chi Ch'uan lineage in Metro Detroit. The beginner classes teach students the 108 posture hand form through one on one instruction. The 108 posture form takes every joint in your body through its full natural range of motion while challenging your balance, improving coordination, relaxing your breathing, and increasing circulation. Stop in for a free introductory class! $70/month

Step to Greater Health Community Walking Program

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 17
phone 313-451-1278

Are you interested in living a healthier and more active life? Look no further! Step to Greater Health Community Walking Club is a free walking program designed for adults featuring monthly enrichment classes from April through November. Participants at all levels of fitness are welcome. Beginning Monday, April 18, join on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Palmer Park at 6pm for an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Free
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Palmer Park (map)
19013 Woodward Ave.
Greater Detroit Area Step to Greater Health Community Walking Program
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