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Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 28
phone 519-253-1812
wmuseum@citywindsor.ca

Experience this new travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum that explores forgeries and the length forgers will take to deceive the public. This interactive exhibit features all kinds of real and fake objects from historical and cultural artifacts to household items and brand names. Learn how to tell a fake from an authentic item and have fun trying to guess which objects are the real deal. School programming available. www.museumwindsor.ca $5.00

http://www.museumwindsor.ca
Museum Windsor (map)
401 Riverside Drive West
Canada

Altar Boyz

Wednesdays-Sundays, 2-9:30 p.m. Continues through March 5
phone 248-377-3300
communications.mbt@gmail.com
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The “Altar Boyz”—Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham—are going to save the world…and probably make you swoon in the process. This rockin’ musical comedy joins them on the last night of their “Raise the Praise” national tour. “Altar Boyz” runs February 8 through March 5, 2017, at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester. Get your tickets by following the link to ticketmaster.com or call the box office at 248-377-3300. Show times vary, visit www.mbtheatre.com for more info. $27-$42

http://www.mbtheatre.com/altar-boyz
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Meadow Brook Theatre (map)
207 Wilson Hall
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 377-3300
Altar Boyz

Bus Stop

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26
phone 313-993-3270
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The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy’s 46th season continues with William Inge’s Bus Stop, running Feb. 9-26, at the Marlene Boll Theatre at the downtown Detroit YMCA. Bus Stop follows a bus full of strangers who find themselves stranded at a roadside dinner in Kansas City in the middle of a howling snowstorm. All roads are blocked, and these weary travelers are forced to mingle and wait out the storm. As the evening progresses and personalities start to emerge, the relationships formed by total strangers turns into an uproarious romantic comedy that never strays far from the truth. Adult Ticket; $25

http://www.TheTheatreCo.com
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Marlene Boll Theatre (map)
1401 Broadway
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 223-2753 (FAX); (313)
Bus Stop

Sexy Laundry

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8-10 p.m., Sundays, 2-4 p.m. and Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26
phone 248-347-0003
tix@tippingpointtheatre.com
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Henry and Alice are a middle-aged couple who are tired with busy careers, children, and a routine life that excludes romance. Alice believes the fire has gone out of their 25 year marriage, and wants to rekindle the magic that brought them together. Armed with a Sex for Dummies manual, Alice rents a hotel room in hopes that the book’s exercises will help them become romantically connected again. Is there hope? Contains adult content. $28-$35

http://www.tippingpointtheatre.com
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Tipping Point Theatre (map)
361 E. Cady St.
Greater Northville Area
phone (248) 347-0003; (248) 347-0005 (FAX)
tix@tippingpointtheatre.org
Sexy Laundry

Legoland® Discovery Center Michigan Celebrates LEGO® Batman™ Movie With Special Event

Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26

@ Legoland Discovery Center Michigan, 4240 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan will celebrate the highly anticipated big-screen adventure, The LEGO Batman Movie, with an exclusive event taking place on February 18-20 and 25-26. The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days promises an epic weekend of fun for families, with everything centered on the beloved crime- fighter who claims he “only works in black. And sometimes, very, very dark gray.” LEGO Batman Movie Days will include special games and activities throughout the attraction, including a scavenger hunt in MINILAND, a large-scale mosaic build featuring characters from the movie as well as photo opportunities with LEGO Batman.

"Cranbrook Time Machine: Twentieth-Century Period Rooms" Exhibition

Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 19
phone 248-645-3323
artmuseum@cranbrook.edu

Drawing its inspiration from traditional museum period rooms, this exhibition reinvents that presentation model by featuring distinct spaces that examine key moments in Cranbrook’s history. The evolution of the domestic landscape is chronicled by showcasing works from our collections. ArtMembers Always Free Children 12 & under Always Free Adults $10 Seniors (65 and older) $8 Students with ID $6

http://www.cranbrookartmuseum.org/exhibition/cranbrook-time-machine-twentieth-century-period-rooms/
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
"Cranbrook Time Machine: Twentieth-Century Period Rooms" Exhibition

"From the Vault: Recent Gifts to the Collection" Exhibition

Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 12
phone 248-645-3320
artmuseum@cranbrook.edu

Celebrating the generous spirit of our community, From the Vault features a selection of recent and promised gifts of art by important twentieth-century masters such as Richard Serra, Louise Nevelson, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as work by acclaimed Cranbrook Academy of Art alumni including McArthur Binion, Sonya Clark, Charles Eames, and Eero Saarinen. ArtMembers Always Free Children 12 & under Always Free Adults $10 Seniors (65 and older) $8 Students with ID $6

http://www.cranbrookartmuseum.org/exhibition/from-the-vault-recent-gifts-to-the-collection/
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
"From the Vault: Recent Gifts to the Collection" Exhibition

Creature Encounters - Cougar!

Saturdays, Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26
info@thecreatureconservancy.org

@ The Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd
The Creature Conservancy is featuring Harper, our cougar, during the month of February! See her for a special presentation on our Stone Stage each Saturday and Sunday - at 2:00 p.m. and again at 4:00 p.m. Our other animal ambassadors are also on display! Indoors and/or outdoors, you can see many species of animal, including kangaroos, prairie dogs, alligators, arctic foxes, and many more. Bring a snack and take a break at our indoor or outdoor picnic areas. The main building is accessed by parking in the lot immediately off Ann Arbor-Saline Rd and following the guided signs to the entrance. $6/child (ages 2-12), $8/adult (age 13+), free/children under 2; for a self-guided tour of the outdoor animals only: $2/person (ages 2+)

http://thecreatureconservancy.org/visit-hours.html
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Free Meditation and Relaxation session every week

Sundays, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Continues through April 2
phone 248-255-9636
detroitmeditates@gmail.com

@ Heartfulness Institute, IV floor 3270 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy
Welcome to the free heartfulness meditation sessions and plunge into refreshing, absorbing meditation Every Sunday: 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Every Monday: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Every Wednesday: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Free Meditation and Relaxation session every week

A Community Quilt Event

Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Feb. 26
phone 313-345-4848
gerris@detroitunity.com
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Detroit Unity Temple will once again host a display of beautiful quilts and fiber arts from artists in the metro Detroit area and beyond. We look forward to you coming and bringing family and friends to view this beautiful exhibit. This event is free to the public. Free

http://www.detroitunity.com
Detroit Unity Temple (map)
17505 Second Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 345-4848
A Community Quilt Event

"Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey"

Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., March 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 12
phone 248-645-3323
artmuseum@cranbrook.edu

Edward Gorey’s masterful pen-and-ink drawings that illustrate his captivating books conjure a vaguely Edwardian world of handcars, boater hats, and Dickensian children. With titles such as The Hapless Child, The Loathsome Couple, and The Fatal Lozenge, Gorey’s protagonists often meet an untimely demise. Despite the subject matter, his work transcends the mere macabre, offering instead a dark humor that has found contemporary resonance with cultural phenomena from Goth and steampunk to Lemony Snicket and Tim Burton. Although Gorey’s métier was the illustrated novel, his talent and reach extended to other creative realms. Museum Admission: ArtMembers (Join Now!) FREE, Children 12 & Under FREE, General $10, Seniors (65 and over) $8, Students with ID $6.

http://www.cranbrookartmuseum.org/future-exhibitions/
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
"Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey"

Arabic Language Courses

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Saturdays. Continues through April 22
phone (313) 582-AANM (2266)
PAlsoofy@accesscommunity.org

Students are invited to register for interactive 13-week courses in Elementary Standard Arabic, offered in Adult 101, Adult 102 and Youth 101 levels at AANM. Adult course are open to ages 15+ and youth courses are available for ages 9-14. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. For more information including course schedules, cost and registration info please visit http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/Arabic-language. $300 AANM Members, $350 general public (includes one-year Museum Membership)

http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/Arabic-language
Arab American National Museum (map)
13624 Michigan Ave.
East Downtown Dearborn
phone (313) 582-2266; (313) 582-1086 (FAX)
Arabic Language Courses

Children of Challenge, Crisis and Conflict

Thursdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through March 11
phone 313-963-7575
swordsintoplowshares313@gmail.com

This compelling exhibit, created between 1985 and 1991, powerfully shows children who faced serious challenges, including famine and war. These drawings and paintings were done from life as Lin Baum traveled to several countries including Nicaragua, Northern Ireland and Israel/Palestine. As Baum says, “I hoped by now to look back and know all is well, and my series is outdated. I cannot say that. The faces change, the landscapes change, but the effects of poverty, dehumanization and war continue.” In addition to drawings from the original series, the Upstairs Gallery features new drawings of children who represent Detroit Hope. Free

http://swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org

The Aesthetic Movement in America: Artists of the Photo-Secession

Through March 5

Pictorialism was the first truly international photography movement, and its practitioners, among them Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen and Gertrude Käsebier, sought to position photography as a legitimate aesthetic art form. They favored soft-focus images that drew upon the conventions of important artists and movements of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Their poetic compositions drawn from contemporary life, combined with the use of expensive and labor-intensive printing materials such as platinum and gum bichromate, established these photographs as complex and nuanced works of high artistic quality. The exhibition features works by Stieglitz, Steichen, Käsebier, Clarence White & Paul Strand.

http://www.umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2016/the-aesthetic-movement-in-america-artists-of-the-photo-secession
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
The Aesthetic Movement in America: Artists of the Photo-Secession

CHARMING OFFICE FOR RENT

Through April 30, 10 a.m.-6:45 p.m.
phone 248-219-5511
sloppyroom@gmail.com

Charming office for rent above store at 108 E 5th Street, DOWNTOWN ROYAL OAK - Great location! Behind Salvation army parking lot, next to Luthern Church. 1/2 block east of MAIN ST. negotiable

Downtown Royal Oak (map)
Main & S. Troy
Greater Royal Oak Area
phone () (FAX); ()
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