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Ghosts of Piquette

Tue., Oct. 22, 4-9 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 23, 4-9 p.m.

Buy Tickets$5+

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Tickets are on sale now for the "Ghosts of Piquette Tour." The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant will host guided tours where you can meet the men and women who helped build Detroit's earliest cars, and hear their fascinating stories. From Edsel Ford to the eccentric Dodge Brothers, Max Wollering, John Wandersee, and more. Please go to Eventbrite to see the available show times. Tickets are available for purchase by clicking on the link from this Facebook event page, through Eventbrite, or by contacting the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant at 313-872-8759 3138728759

OPEN JAM SESSION

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
cobo joes 422 west congress, Detroit Greater Detroit Area


LIVE OPEN JAM SESSION with the Funk Brothers Tribute Band --- All genres are welcome... Bring your instrument or your voice, and join in the Fun!!! 313-965-0840

Brewing For Comedy

Every other Tuesday, 9-11 p.m.
Craft Heads Brewing Company 89 University Avenue West, Windsor Greater Detroit Area

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Brewing for comedy is a weekly comedy show at craft heads brewery hosted by Rob Kemeny (of Haddon's Comedy Club) and Paul Montanier (Windsor Comedy Festival, Thunderbay Comedy Festival, Laughfest) The Show features comedians with different levels of experience from professional acts from across the country and first timers trying it for the First time. We book a lot of our favorite comedians from all over for 1 crazy show. We have comics coming from from Michigan, Ohio, Toronto, Windsor (and 1 guy from Belle River) to come showcase there best material. 2269612980

Don Giovanni

Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Detroit Opera House 1526 Broadway St., Detroit Downtown Detroit


313-961-3500

Don Giovanni - the Opera

Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m.
Cadillac Cafe 1526 Broadway, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy from Ticketmaster$31-$166

Murder on the Orient Express

Wed., Oct. 23, 2 & 8 p.m., Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
Meadow Brook Theatre 207 Wilson Hall, Rochester Greater Rochester Area

Buy from Ticketmaster$37


(248) 377-3300

The Glass Menagerie

Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m.
The KordaZone Theatre 2520 Seminole St., Windsor Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$20

Silent Sky

Thu., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Oct. 27, 3 p.m. and Fri., March 27, 8 p.m.
Marlene Boll Theatre 1401 Broadway St., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy Tickets$25


The fascinating story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, a woman “computer” living in an age when women could neither vote nor express an original idea. Despite not being allowed to touch a telescope, Leavitt and her colleagues at the Harvard Observatory made ground-breaking discoveries about the universe that remain vital over a century later. Through fierce sisterly love, early feminism and universe revealing science this beautiful play reveals how a group of extraordinary women changed the way we understand both the heavens and the Earth. SS.JPG 313-993-3270

The Michigan Playwrights Festival

Thu., Oct. 24, 8-10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m.
Theatre Nova 416 W. Huron, Ann Arbor Downtown Ann Arbor

Buy Tickets$10

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@ Theatre NOVA, 410 W Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Four new plays by Michigan playwrights will be given readings Oct 24-27, 2019 at Theatre NOVA, 410 W. Huron in Ann Arbor. Schedule of the FALL 2019 Michigan Playwrights Festival: Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8pm:THE LION'S SHARE by Catherine Zudak Friday, Oct. 25 at 8pm: DEAR CAMP by Lisa MacDonald Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8pm: SILO TREE by Sam Collier Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2pm: BLIGHT by R.D. Wakeman Tickets are $10 for each reading, while festival passes, good for all four readings, are $30. 734-635-8450

Evil Dead Detroit

Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m., Thu., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 1, 8 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.
City Theatre 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy from Ticketmaster$38.50

Marat Paransky Artist Reception

Fri., Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
University Liggett School 1045 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods Greater Detroit Area

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Exquisite Poetry Group Presents imPrOvETry

Fri., Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Le Crepe 317 South Washington Avenue, Royal Oak Greater Royal Oak Area

Buy Tickets$10

A Planet Ant Halloween Party w/ Dr. Spookers & Friends!

Fri., Oct. 25, 7-11:59 p.m.
Ant Hall 2320 Caniff St., Hamtramck Hamtramck

Buy Tickets$7+


Planet Ant presents "Doctor Spookers’ Horrifying Halloween Terr-Or-Thon (Part 2)" TV's legendary Doctor Spookers and his terrifying assistant Borf return to present another bloodcurdling cinematic sojurn: 1982’s “Halloween III: Season of the Witch” with plenty of surprises along the way! Featuring Zombies! B-Movie Icons! Narcissistic Agents! Daytime Talk Show Hosts! And Many Horrors More! Followed by Costume Cover Sets by Darren Shelton & Devin Rosni (The White Stripes), The Gashounds (The Clash) and Joel Douglas Gray (Elton John) 313- 365-4255

Sankai Juku

Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.


(734) 764-2538

Gettin' Off Comedy Show - Live Taping

Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m.
Paul Robeson Theatre 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$30


(313) 862-4386

As They Like It

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. and Sundays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
Planet Ant Black Box 2357 Caniff Street, Hamtramck Hamtramck

Buy Tickets$10+


In this adaptation of one of The Bard’s best comedies, we meet Roz and Celia, trapped on a farm with Celia’s bigoted father, Duke Frederick, and their strange farmhand Touchstone. They quickly decide they must flee to the magical City of Arden! Here they will meet an array of characters including angry drag queens, bawdy babes outside of the gender binary, haus mothers, and even DIVINE herself. In this whimsical queer rewrite of the hilarious classic, we see the persistence of chosen family, queer liberation, and the obvious fact that LOVE is LOVE!

ASQ Detroit Parade Company Studio Family Tour

Sat., Oct. 26, 11 a.m.
The Parade Company 9500 Mt. Elliott, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy TicketsFree


(313) 293-7400; (313) - (FAX)

DETROIT STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

Sat., Oct. 26, 7 p.m.

Buy Tickets$10-$15

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.
The Music Box 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

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(313) 576-5111

Detroit Hardcore

Sat., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.
928 W McNichols Rd 928 West McNichols Road, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$25

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Sun., Oct. 27, 3 p.m.
The Music Box 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

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(313) 576-5111

Sasha Velour Presents: Smoke & Mirrors

Wed., Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
Royal Oak Music Theatre 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak Downtown Royal Oak


248-399-2980

Sex Cells

Wed., Oct. 30, 8 p.m.
The Garden Theater 3929 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


SEX CELLS is the epicenter of the LGBTQIA community at large, synonymous with radical genre and gender line blurring. Attracting and uniting various communities all the while offering performances from up and coming musicians, world-class techno and house DJ's, in addition to renowned cultural icons. With a backdrop of colorful characters, artists, drag queens, dominatrices,​ muscle men and punk rockers, 'Sex Cells' is a night that cannot be described, only experienced. (313) 8320888 (FAX); (313)

Friday Night Live! Warsaw Concerto: 75 Years

Fri., Nov. 1, 7 p.m.
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy TicketsFree


313-833-7900

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