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"Improv in the D" New Year's Eve Show

Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.
The Detroit Writing Room 1514 Washington Blvd., Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$75-$99

Il Volo

Thu., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Fox Theatre 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy from Ticketmaster$39.50-$200

Immortal Bird

Tue., Dec. 17, 7 p.m.
The Sanctuary 2932 Caniff St., Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy from Ticketmaster$10

In Cold Blood and Ante Up

Fri., Jan. 31, 7 p.m.
The Sanctuary 2932 Caniff St., Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy from Ticketmaster$10

In Conversation: Disability and Power with Dessa Cosma

Sun., Jan. 26, 3-4 p.m.

Buy Ticketsfree but registration required


Dessa Cosma is a social justice activist and the founding director of Detroit Disability Power, which works to bridge the gap between the disability community and social justice movements. For Cosma, disability is a key part of her identity and of critical importance socially and politically—just like race, gender, sexual orientation, and religion. In this informal gallery talk, she will respond to the works of Japanese artist Mari Katayama and reflect upon her experiences and political expression as a disability activist. Katayama uses her disabled body as the subject in her provocative series of works combining photography, sculpture, and textiles. (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)

In Conversation: Travel into Infinity with artist Chul Hyun Ahn

Sun., Jan. 5, 3-4 p.m.

Buy Ticketsfree but registration required


Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn uses mirrors and light to create geometric shapes that repeat infinitely into the distance. Ahn’s repetitions of circles, squares, and lines resonate with Zen Buddhist ink painting, which aims to transmit complex teachings through minimalist brushstrokes and basic shapes. In this informal gallery talk, Ahn will discuss the techniques and concepts behind his mesmerizing works which have fascinated many visitors of the UMMA's exhibition "Copies and Invention in East Asia." The exhibition challenges our understanding of originality, and presents copying as an act of imaginative interpretation, through works of art spanning ancient to contemporary times. (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)

In This Moment & Black Veil Brides w/ special guests DED & Raven Black

Fri., April 10, 5:30 p.m.
The Fillmore 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy from Ticketmaster$30-$59.50


313-961-5451

International Folk Dance

Fridays, 8-10:30 p.m.


International Folk Dance Club of Detroit meets for lessons and open dancing. Dances come from around the world but most from SE Europe (mainly the Balkans). We teach a few dances at the beginning, then do about 50 different dances each Friday from a repertoire of many hundreds. Most are group dances, people joined in a line with a leader, only a few partner dances, so it's mostly up to you how much you dance! Everyone is welcome, 25-30 people attend each Friday. Casual attire, *soft soled* shoes, no heels. 248-376-6992

International Youth Silent Film Festival

Sat., April 4, 8-11 p.m.


The International Youth Silent Film Festival Detroit regional competition will screen the top twenty 2020 silent film finalists and award prizes to the top 3 silent films. Organist Nathan Avakian will accompany the silent films on the historic 1928 Barton organ. Free supervised parking. (313) 537-2560

Interstellar Thursdays with Tony Nova

Every other Thursday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
The Grasshopper Underground 22757 Woodward Ave., Ferndale Downtown Ferndale

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Interstellar Thursdays with Tony Nova at The Grasshopper Underground. Start your weekend off early at The Grasshopper Underground. Come dance with Tony Nova at Grasshopper Underground on Interstellar Thursdays. Take a journey filled with galactic goodies like House Music, Minimal, Deep House & Dub, Tech – House and everything Electronic. It’s the place to be for Electronic music heads. from 9:00pm – 2:00 am "No Cover" $3 Beer & Shot Specials Vibes: Tony Nova House Music | Minimal | Tech – House | Bass | Chill 248-268-3219

Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

Tue., April 21, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Best-selling authors, educators and clinicians Debra Jay and Jeff Jay will provide practical, helpful, hopeful information about how to do an intervention and how to build a recovery team that unites the person with addiction and his/her family in working towards the common goal of sustained recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Introducing the future of Indoor Navigation!

Ongoing, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

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@ Akshath Dorai, Detroit
Introducing the ultimate shopping experience app! Mall mApp turns aimless mall visitors into goal-driven customers. This app helps shoppers by giving them turn-by-turn directions to the stores they want to visit, taking the frustration out of their mall experience. Shoppers are free to create their own routes and reach their destination without wasting any time. Based on real-time location information, each user has the option of choosing the best path through the mall, no matter how many stores they plan on visiting.

Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription

Wed., Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Jan. 31, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 1, 8 p.m.
Arthur Miller Theater 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor Greater Ann Arbor Area


(734) 764-2538

Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription Half Straddle

Wed., Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 1, 8 p.m.
Arthur Miller Theater 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor Greater Ann Arbor Area

Buy Tickets$35 general admission (+ fees), $12-20 student


June 3, 2017. A 25-year-old former Air Force linguist named Reality Winner is surprised at her home by the FBI, interrogated, and then charged with leaking top-secret evidence of Russian interference in our voting system to the media. She’s in jail now, sentenced in August 2018 to a five-year, three-month prison sentence. Conceived as a play and directed by Tina Satter, the 2017 verbatim transcript reveals a verbal dance between the knife-sharp Reality and the FBI agents who arrive at her home unannounced to interrogate her. As Reality’s autonomy shrinks before her eyes, a simmering real-life thriller emerges, offering vital considerations of access, language, power, patriotism, and honor at this particularly loaded American moment. (734) 764-2538

It’s a Wonderful Life

Fri., Dec. 20, 8-10:30 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 2-4:30 & 8-10:30 p.m.
Redford Theatre 17360 Lahser Rd, Detroit Greater Detroit Area


Don’t miss Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday fable about a man at the end of his rope (James Stewart) who discovers from a guardian angel (Henry Travers) what his town would be like if he was never born. Also starring Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore and Karolyn Grimes as Zuzu. Come a half-hour early for a live performance on the Barton theatre organ. Free guarded parking. 313-537-2560

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Sat., Dec. 14, 7:30-9 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 15, 3-5:30 p.m.
Bethesda Christian Church 14000 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$5


It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Nine actors perform, well over twenty characters in the radio play, and produce the sound effects. Performances are held in the Betheada Christian Church Sanctuary. As a gift to our community and church family tickets are only $5. 5862642300

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