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Origins

Through Feb. 21

Features the work of Chinese and Chinese-American artists Chongzhang Zhou, Luzhen Qiu, and Shulin Sun.

Janice Charach Epstein Gallery (map)
6600 W. Maple Rd.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 432-5448 (FAX); (248)
tstearn@jccdet.org
Origins

Annica Cuppetelli: Measures of Constriction

Through March 2, 6-9 p.m.

Interested in how fashion is tailored to constrict the female figure and ultimately, to transform it, the artist borrows techniques and materials from garment-making to create forms that evoke fashion but function instead as sculpture and space. Free admission

Rent

Tuesdays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 20

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 525,600 (x 20) minutes since a little-known composer unleashed one of the most influential musicals in the history of American theatre. Celebrating 20 years, Jonathan Larson’s Rent continues to preach love, diversity, and creativity in spite of circumstance. The rock opera has scored a Pulitzer Prize and four Tony Awards, and has received the Hollywood treatment with a film starring Rosario Dawson — and now, a stunning 20th-anniversary production. Described as a “re-imagining of Giacomo Puccini’s opera, La Bohème,” Rent tracks one year in the lives of seven New York City artists and dreamers struggling to live life as their truest selves among the HIV/AIDS crisis. Opening night performance begins at 8 p.m. $39

Fisher Theatre (map)
3011 W. Grand Blvd.
New Center
phone 313-872-1000
Rent

Dennis Coffey

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.

Tuesdays at 8pm w/ Motown Funk Brother Thursdays at 8 p.m. Dennis Coffey will deliver Acid Jazz. Free

Northern Lights Lounge (map)
660 W. Baltimore St.
New Center
phone (313) 873-1739
Dennis Coffey

Dinner With Doc Healthy Resolution

Tue., Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m.

TBA

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Learn the Tarot: Four Suits

Tue., Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m.

$25+

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Shelby Twp. Better Health Market to Host FREE Keto Seminar, Jan. 15

Tue., Jan. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
phone 586-844-6160
jkruczek@marxlayne.com

Shelby Township Better Health Market will host a FREE Keto lifestyle seminar, where guests can learn the basics of leading a healthy Keto life, headed by David Reid. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15 located at 14105 Hall Rd. Reid has been educating consumers nation-wide about the benefits of supplementation for more than 25 years. He will share the latest research surrounding the keto lifestyle and discuss the advantages of a low-carb, low-glycemic regimen. Registration is not required but is encouraged. Please RSVP at https://www.thebetterhealthstore.com/eventmanager/index/details/id/183/. Free

https://www.thebetterhealthstore.com/eventmanager/index/details/id/183/
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Jesse Cook

Tue., Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

$35

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Royal Oak Music Theatre (map)
318 W. Fourth St.
Downtown Royal Oak
phone 248-399-2980
Jesse Cook

Holocaust Memorial Center To Unveil Special Exhibits in January

Through April 1, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 248-553-2400, ext. 145

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus has announced its newest special exhibits which run January 13 through April 1, 2019. The special exhibits include “Jehovah’s Witnesses: Faith Under Fire,” “Rwanda: Personal Images” and “The Tragedy of War: Japanese American Interment.” The special exhibits are open Sunday through Friday and are free with museum admission or membership. Docent-led tours are available at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17 and March 31. Docent-led tours also are available at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, March 11 and March 25. Sign up for a tour by calling 248-553-2400, ext. 145. FREE with museum admission or membership.

Paul Rand: The Designer's Task

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 10
phone 734-764-0395
matisend@umich.edu
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Paul Rand was a giant of American design, whose influential career spanned the second half of the twentieth century. His visionary and pithy conceptions of corporate and non-profit brand identities—though often graphically minimal—embody the artist’s complex philosophy, interest in modernist aesthetics, and singular wit. This exhibition features posters, book covers, and packaging designs from Rand’s beginnings as a pro bono designer for arts and culture publications like Direction magazine to his decades of crafting trailblazing corporate design for companies such as IBM. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/paul-rand-the-designer-s-task
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Paul Rand: The Designer's Task

Proof: The Ryoichi Excavations

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 3
phone 734-764-0395
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The story of Japanese archaeologist Ryoichi and evidence of his worldwide excavations are explored by Patrick Nagatani in this series of photographs. Nagatani presents a narrative of Ryoichi’s archeological work, supported by images of excavation sites, unearthed artifacts, and Ryoichi’s own journal pages. According to the photographs, Ryoichi discovered evidence of an automobile culture buried at sites across several continents: Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon, and a necropolis in China. This provocative and playful series compels viewers to reflect on how photographs and institutions, such as museums, shape our knowledge of the past and present. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/proof-the-ryoichi-excavations
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Proof: The Ryoichi Excavations

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern Hosts Coat Drive to Benefit the Salvation Army

Mondays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Continues through Feb. 1
phone 248-349-1399
yRustyBucket.com.

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern will hold its annual coat drive Nov. 5, 2018 through Feb. 1, 2019. All guests are encouraged to donate new and/or gently used coats of all sizes which will be donated to the Salvation Army and distributed to those in need this winter season. A total of 8,669 coats have been donated since the coat drive began in 2011. Collection boxes are located in all four metro Detroit Rusty Bucket locations: 30450 Telegraph Rd., Bingham Farms; 42874 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 18785 Traditions Dr., Northville and 15400 Sheldon Rd., Northville. Free

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