Get swept away by the glamour and excitement of Vienna! The WSO salutes this beautiful city, and historic centre of arts and culture, with an evening of stunning music and dance. Windsor’s own Amelia Daigle serenades the audience, and ballroom dancers dazzle in the celebration of the city known as the Capital of Classical Music! Early bird $42-$64 adult, $46-69 at the door, student and senior rates availablehttp://windsorsymphony.com/
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 $5.00http://www.museumwindsor.ca
Tom Durnin shows up on his son's doorstep hoping to reconnect after not speaking for 5 years. But it's complicated, Tom is a white-collar criminal, fresh off a sentence for investment fraud. And coming home means facing the biggest victims of his deceit: his family. While Tom tries to win back the respect he believes he deserves, his family is forced to face the pain caused by his crime. Will they be able to put the past behind them and find a way to fit together? “The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin,” written by Steven Levenson, runs March 15 through April 9. $27 - $44https://www.facebook.com/events/1747302712204508/
Michigan folklore is rich and creative. It includes characters like Paul Bunyan, mysteries like Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance, and a legacy of folksongs. The Lorenzo Cultural Center’s exhibit examines the stories and traditional lore that help shape Michigan’s rich culture. Included will be a traveling exhibit from Michigan State University Museum and artifacts from local museums and collectors, along with displays, speakers, and performers that will teach visitors about our state’s cultural history and how it relates to our daily lives. Freehttp://www.lorenzoculturalcenter.com
In Whistling Past the Undertow, artists and CCS alumni Anne Lemanski and Michael McGillis survey the teeming matrix of earth’s oceans and our dysfunctional relationship with nature via a series of colossal prints and installation.http://www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu/community-outreach-and-engagement/center-galleries
Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears! Laugh along with the tale of the ogre Shrek, an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. $26.00http://www.riverbanktheatre.com
How do you tell the story of your life? In this play about sex and marriage, a man sits at a desk, sorting through the clutter of his life. Sifting through the relics of his failed marriage, he attempts to piece together some understanding of where things went wrong, with the help of two actors who play younger versions of himself and his wife. As he relives and reenacts each moment, from hilarious to heart-wrenching, he must ultimately take stock of his life and his marriage, and decide whether the story to tell is a tragedy or a triumph. $20, Pay-What-You-Can tickets available
Dark comedy. In 1932 on the island of Inishmaan, off the coast of Ireland, there is not that much to do. A young man named Billy, who is physically handicapped, wants to leave, as everyone there, even his aunts call him “Cripple Billy.” A Hollywood film crew shows up on the island, and Billy sees his chance to escape. He goes with the film crew to the United States, only to learn that it is not everything he dreamed it would be. Recently revived on Broadway starring Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) in the title role. $17.00http://inspiretheatre.com/index_files/Page266.htm
@ Open Book Theatre Company, 1621 West Rd, Trenton, MI 48183
This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism. In his first comedy for the stage, Steve Martin plays fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century’s achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics with infectious dizziness. $20, or $15 for students/seniors (60+)
Curious about your very own Wyandotte History? Join us on March 25 for our Genealogy Clinic! Let our knowledgeable staff thoroughly research local archives for your Wyandotte family or historic home and present you with the findings! The fee is $15 per topic and preregistration is required. $15.00http://www.wyandottemuseums.org/ProgramsEvents/HeritageEventSeries2017/GenealogyClinic/tabid/143/Default.aspx
Sound Of The Soul is presenting SOS at the Expo to benefit the Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund of Michigan. With support from EMS Classic Car Care and The Automotive Easel. Hosted by International Model - Kimberly Matte. Helping and Supporting Michigans own Heroes and families. Free with admission to Motor City Hot Rod and Racing Expohttp://soundofthesoul.net/fwsf
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, races back into Ford Field Saturday, March 25. The event will feature world-class athletes such as reigning Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey, in addition to marquee names like James Stewart, Chad Reed, Justin Barcia, and Eli Tomac. Monster Energy Supercross packs the perfect punch of action and adrenaline in this man versus machine showdown. Learn more at http://www.supercrosslive.com/ . Ticket prices start as low as $15.00.http://www.supercrosslive.com/en-US/events/detroit-mi-0
Ambition Addiction: How to Go Slow, Give Thanks, and Discover Joy Within: For many, accomplishment is never enough. In a culture obsessed with fame and celebrity, the burning desire for acclaim, conquest, and domination can be overwhelming—to the detriment of one’s personal life. This is ambition addiction: the all-encompassing yearning for success at any cost. Self-described ambition addict Benjamin Shalva has written an insightful and illuminating book for anyone who wants to control that destructive strain of ambition and live with integrity.
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