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Buyer & Cellar

Sundays, 2-3:30 p.m. Continues through March 29
phone 734-635-8450
a2theatrenova@gmail.com

Theatre Nova presents Buyer & Cellar. The story follows an out-of-work actor who finds a job in Barbra Streisand’s personal mall (which actually exists) and soon learns a great deal about the distance between who our idols are and who we want them to be. Sebastian Gerstner plays multiple roles in a tour-de-force solo performance. PWYC, $20 suggested donation

http://www.theatrenova.org/
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Bob Seger

Thu., March 26, 6 p.m.
phone 248-377-0100

Whether you’re a fan of his earliest garage-rock recordings, an absolute fan of his anthemic ‘70s good-time ballads, or are just going along to this show with friends because it’s a thing to do, there is much to enjoy from a Bob Seger show. From the subtle and bluesy interplay between band members to the shirtless blotto dude right in front of you who keeps yelling “Like a roooooooooock!” long after the song has actually played, this is a true Michigander rite of passage. Unlike our other local rock star greats from the ‘60s and ‘70s, Seger still calls this area his home, plus, he’s neither dead nor an absolute nutjob! Like a rock, indeed. $75 - $95

http://www.palacenet.com/events/detail/bob-seger-ride-out-tour
Palace of Auburn Hills (map)
6 Championship Dr.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 377-0100
Bob Seger

Andrew Jackson Jihad

Thu., March 26, 6:30 p.m.
phone 313-833-9700

Nowadays folks are afraid to even whisper the word, “Jihad,” let alone include it in their band name. Of course, back in 2004 when Andrew Jackson Jihad was just forming, the term was just as buzzy. Like most punk bands, however, these Phoenix natives do things for the pure shock value of it. What’s more shocking than including the word, “Jihad‚” in your band name? How about mixing a folks sound in with your punk rock music sensibilities? Those who follow the band will know their lyrics usually cover topics like poverty, anxiety, depression, humanity, and religion, expect a politically charged night! $16.50 ADV - $18 DOS

http://www.majesticdetroit.com
Magic Stick (map)
4120 Woodward
Midtown
phone (313) 833-9700
Andrew Jackson Jihad

Paradise Fears

Thu., March 26, 6:30 p.m.
phone 248-858-9333

Paradise Fears got started back in 2011, in a way that’s so indicative of the musical era we’re living in. The group skipped college to word full-time jobs to raise enough dough to record and self-release their first album. They then followed around touring bands and sold their CD to fans waiting in line. Four years later, they’re still releasing their own music, but that hasn’t stopped them from climbing the charts. Their most recent EP, Battle Scars, hit number two on the iTunes Alternative chart. $20 ADV - $22 DOS

http://www.thecrofoot.com
The Crofoot Ballroom (map)
1 S. Saginaw St.
Downtown Pontiac
phone (248) 858-9333
info@thecrofoot.com
Paradise Fears

Julius Caesar in Egypt

Thu., March 26, 7:30 p.m.
phone 734-763-3333

Fans of both opera and history will be pleased with this production of Julius Caesar in Egypt. The musical explores the relationship between Greece’s legendary leader and Egypt’s Cleopatra. Expect torrid romance, conquest, seduction, and love in this epic tale of the world’s first power couple. $22 - $28, $10 students

http://www.music.umich.edu
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater (map)
911 N. University
Greater Ann Arbor Area
phone (734) 763-1085
Julius Caesar in Egypt

Mark Sweeney

Thu., March 26, 8-9:30 p.m., Fri., March 27, 8-9:30 & 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sat., March 28, 8-9:30 & 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 734-996-9080
boxoffice@aacomedy.com

Sweeney bills himself as the funniest guy you’ve never heard of, so don’t write him off just because his name isn’t all that recognizable. He’s been on HBO, Comedy Central, Third Rock from the Sun, Days of our Lives, and Boston Public, so he‚’s really no stranger to the public eye. Described as, “hilariously out of control‚” this comedian is sure to deliver an outrageous performance that will have you in stitches. Sweeney performs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. $10 adv, $12 door (Thurs); $13 adv, $15 door (Fri & Sat)

http://www.aacomedy.com/zmar4.cfm
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Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase (map)
212 S. 4th Ave.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 996-9080; (734) 665-8811 (FAX)
Mark Sweeney

The Kiss of the Sun for Pardon

Thursdays, Sundays, 8:30 p.m. Continues through May 17
phone 313-868-1347

The latest production from this west side institution is a Comedy-drama about two unlikely roommates, Oriel, a young, fiery-tempered African American woman who answers an ad providing food and lodging at the residence of T-Bone, an obese, wheelchair-bound redneck. In typical Detroit Rep fashion, you can expect a production that’s equal parts humorous and poignant. Thursday’s world premiere will feature a Champagne toast and playwright Lans Traverse is expected to fly in from England. Runs every Thursday through Sunday, until May 17th. $17 ADV - $20 DOS

http://www.detroitreptheatre.com
Detroit Repertory Theatre (map)
13103 Woodrow Wilson
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 868-1347
DetRepTh@aol.com
The Kiss of the Sun for Pardon

ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium

Thu., March 26 and Fri., March 27
phone 313-577-8524

The ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium brings Wall Street to Detroit on March 26th and 27th. The event is expected to draw hundreds of students and professionals. Tackling current issues and trends, these experts discuss a wide range of experience and dynamic real-world examples. Speakers include Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Christopher Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc.; Bill Miller, chairman and CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management; Robert L. Reynolds, president and CEO of Putnam Investments; Fred Tomczyk, president and CEO of TD Ameritrade; and more. (Registration for ENGAGE 2015 is open through March 15, but register by February 15 for the best rates.)

http://engage.wayne.edu
COBO Center (map)
1 Washington Boulevard
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)

Father Solanus Guild’s Day of Reflection

Thu., March 26, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 313.579.2100, ext. 169
solanusguild@thecapuchins.org

Learn, reflect, and pray at the Father Solanus Guild’s Day of Reflection. $25 pre-paid includes guest speaker, lunch, and snacks. Registration closes March 23. Register online www.SolanusCasey.org or phone 313.579.2100, ext. 169. Open to all. $25

http://solanuscasey.org/events/day-of-reflection
Solanus Casey Center (map)
1780 Mount Elliott
Greater Detroit Area
phone 313-579-2100

American Arab Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Thu., March 26, 5-8 p.m.
phone 313-945-1700
faybeydoun@americanarab.com

The Prestigious American Arab Entrepreneur Hall of Fame celebrates Arab American businesses who have distinguished themselves in entrepreneurial endeavors. The event attracts more than 500 Arab-American professionals from Southeast Michigan, including local and state elected officials, business leaders, entrepreneurs, chamber members and business community members. The 2015 Hall of Fame awardees are Zouher Abdel-Hak of N J Diamonds, Saad Abbo of US Ice Corporation, Ronia Kruse of OpTech and Sam El-lehaf of Royal Furniture & Gifts. $25

http://chamber.americanarab.com/events/details/2nd-annual-american-arab-entrepreneur-hall-of-fame-1002
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Kind & Strong (+ Groomed)

Thu., March 26, 5-9 p.m.

Mills Pharmacy + Apothecary is hosting its first-ever event dedicated to the guys. Sample KIND & Strong Savory bars paired with delicious Michigan-made cider from Blake's Hard Cider. You can also sign up for a 30-minute old-fashioned shave and skin session courtesy of The Barber Pole. RSVP to rita@millspharmacy.com

Mills Pharmacy + Apothecary (map)
1744 W Maple Rd
Downtown Birmingham
phone 248-644-5060
Kind & Strong (+ Groomed)

Disney's Mary Poppins

Thu., March 26, 7-9 p.m., Fri., March 27, 7-9 p.m., Sat., March 28, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Sun., March 29, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
phone 734-547-5156
info@foreverafternow.com

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, Disney’s Mary Poppins takes audiences back to England, 1910 to look in on the troubled Banks family. Using a combination of magic and common sense, Mary Poppins teaches young Jane and Michael how to value each other again, taking them on many magical and memorable adventures with the help of the jack-of-all trades, Bert. $17

http://www.iheartforeverafter.com
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Village Theater at Cherry Hill (map)
50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 394-5300
Disney's Mary Poppins

Earth Friendly Landscapes: Healthy Lawncare for Watershed Protection

Thu., March 26, 7-9 p.m.
phone 248-542-7322
leslieraejones@gmail.com

Earth Friendly Landscapes in presented by Gary Eichen, a Bio-Turf Lawn Care Manager for Mike’s Tree Surgeons. Eichen will present lawn care practices that will teach homeowners how to have healthy, beautiful lawns while reducing watering and reliance on fertilizer, weed and pest controls. These methods can reduce the amount of time and effort homeowners spend on their lawns while improving the environment and keeping the watershed healthy. Sponsored by the City of Pleasant Ridge in cooperation with SOCWA. For more information, please contact Leslie Jones at 248-506-4754 or leslieraejones@gmail.com. Free

Π - Pi(e)

Thu., March 26, 7-11 p.m.
phone 313-961-9249

Chef Rodney Lubinski of Grand Trunk Pub​ is taking over POP​ with his inventive array of pies. Enjoy classic and signature dishes like Shepard's Pie, Bacons Pie, Meats Pie, Roots Pie, Cherrie Pie or Mudd Pie. Special guests Blackman & Arnold will also attend.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1404847026491802/
Pop (map)
124 Cadillac Square
Downtown Detroit
phone 313-961-9249
Π - Pi(e)

Revelations

Thu., March 26, 7:30 p.m.
phone 313-961-8961

Revelations perform a Tribute To Iron Maiden.

http://www.saintandrewsdetroit.com
St. Andrew's Hall (map)
431 E. Congress
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 961-6358
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