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A Night in Vienna

Fri., March 24, 8-10 p.m., Sat., March 25, 8-10 p.m. and Sun., March 26, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
phone 519-973-1238 ex. 2

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 available
The Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre (map)
121 University Ave West
Greater Detroit Area
phone (519) 253-7729
A Night in Vienna
Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 28
phone 519-253-1812

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. $5.00
Museum Windsor (map)
401 Riverside Drive West

The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through April 9
phone 248-377-3300

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 - $44
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Meadow Brook Theatre (map)
207 Wilson Hall
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 377-3300

Tall Tales and Folklore: Exploring Michigan’s Traditional Stories

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through May 6
phone 586.445.7348

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. Free
Lorenzo Cultural Center (map)
44575 Garfield Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (586) 445-7348

Exhibit - Whistling Past the Undertow: Anne Lemanski & Michael McGillis

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through April 22

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.
Center Galleries (map)
301 Frederick Douglass
phone (313) 664-7800; (313) 664-7880 (FAX)
Exhibit - Whistling Past the Undertow: Anne Lemanski & Michael McGillis

Shrek the Musical

Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through April 9
phone 810-278-1749

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. $26.00
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Riverbank Theatre (map)
358 S Water St
Greater Detroit Area
phone 810-278-1749
Shrek the Musical

Clutter by Brian Cox

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through April 16
phone 734.635.8450

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

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Theatre Nova (map)
416 W. Huron
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-635-8450
Clutter by Brian Cox

The Cripple of Inishmaan

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. Continues through April 8
phone 734.751.7057

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. $17.00
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Inspire Theatre (map)
33455 Warren Rd
Greater Ann Arbor Area
phone 734-751-7057
The Cripple of Inishmaan

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-9:45 p.m. Continues through March 25
phone 734-288-7753

@ 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+)
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Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Genealogy Clinic

Sat., March 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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. $15.00
Wyandotte Museum (map)
2610 Biddle
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 324-7297

SOS at the Expo

Sat., March 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., March 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 586-921-7522

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 Expo
Suburban Collection Showplace (map)
46100 Grand River Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 348-5600
SOS at the Expo

Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Sat., March 25, 12-10 p.m.
phone 877-212-8898

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 . Ticket prices start as low as $15.00.
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Ford Field (map)
2000 Brush St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 262-2000
Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Visiting Author Benjamin Shalva

Sat., March 25, 4-5:30 p.m.

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.

Pages Bookshop (map)
19560 Grand River Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone 313-473-7342
Visiting Author Benjamin Shalva
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