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“Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 30

$7-$24

Detroit Institute of Arts (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone 313-833-7900
“Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

Shape: Defining Furniture In Michigan’s Design Legacy

Through Sept. 30, 7 p.m.

NEXT:SPACE + TOM GIBBS STUDIO DETROITISIT SHINOLA Don’t miss this special furniture exhibition exploring themes of Michigan design, past and present through a carefully curated selection of original, midcentury masterpieces and contemporary studio furniture. Discover important design practices from iconic designers such as Charles & Ray Eames and Florence Knoll, carried on by today’s designers including Alex Drew and NO ONE, Nina Cho, Colin Tury, Hunt & Noyer and more. EXHIBITION Opening: September 7, 7:00-9:00 pm On view: September 7-30, Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

http://bit.ly/2Jz3xjz
Shinola Detroit Store (map)
441 W Canfield St.
Midtown Shape: Defining Furniture In Michigan’s Design Legacy

Free Admission to Cranbrook Gardens

Through Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 248.645.3149
houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu
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​Stroll through the Sunken Garden, discover a garden folly on The Mountain, visit the new Butterfly Garden, and take a moment to unwind by the Reflecting Pool. Enjoy all 40 acres of Cranbrook Gardens - featuring extensive plantings, fountains, statuary, lakes and streams - as it evolves this summer through fall! Admission to Cranbrook Gardens is free for the 2018 season, thanks to the generous sponsorship of PNC Bank, All Seasons Independent Living, fleurdetroit, and Roberts Restaurant Group. Paid admission is required for Cranbrook House tours special events. Free

http://housegardens.cranbrook.edu
Cranbrook House & Gardens (map)
380 Lone Pine Rd
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 645-3149
Free Admission to Cranbrook Gardens

Beyond Borders: Global Africa

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 25
phone 734-764-0395

More than ever in the era of globalization, ideas traverse geographic, generational, and cultural boundaries, even as national borders seem to be closing. Beyond Borders: Global Africa reflects on this moment by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the center of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries. Bringing together a dazzling array of works made in Africa, Europe, and the United States from the nineteenth to twenty-first century, the exhibition demonstrates the international scope and reach of art from Africa and the African diaspora. $10 suggested donation

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/beyond-borders-global-africa
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Beyond Borders: Global Africa

New at UMMA: Life Magazine 1947 Homecoming Photographs

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 18
phone 734-764-0395

In October 1947, just two years after the end of World War II, the popular weekly news magazine LIFE sent staff photographers Lisa Larsen and Ralph Morse to cover homecoming weekend at the University of Michigan. The subsequent article, “Michigan Homecoming,” which brought national attention to UM’s athletic program, featured a seven-page spread with photographs of the campus during a much-anticipated football game between the number-one ranked Michigan Wolverines and the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers. This installation provides a unique opportunity to view twenty-one images of that weekend, many of which were not published in the original article. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/new-at-umma-life-magazine-1947-homecoming-photographs
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
New at UMMA: Life Magazine 1947 Homecoming Photographs

Breaking with Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 27, 2019

Free for members, $10

Flint Institute of Art (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)

Oh, You Fancy! Black Hair & Fashion

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 16, 2019

Surrealisimo: Ojos de Mexico

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 14
Flint Institute of Art (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)

Salad Days 1989-1999: Shepard Fairey

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 7
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
Cranbrook Academy of Art (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 645-3300

THE TOTALITARIANS by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8-9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2-4:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 30
phone 734-635-8450
A2TheatreNOVA@gmail.com

Politician Penelope Easter is a disaster of a candidate: impulsive and crass, with a closet full of skeletons. When she enlists the help of Francine, a silver-tongued political operative, the two embark on a madcap journey of sex, money, complete misrepresentation of facts, and a total lack of scruples - on their way to political fame. Only time (and a mysterious stranger bent on revolution) will tell if their ends justify their means, or if justice will find them in the end. This raucous dark comedy lampoons “reality politics,” the state of modern discourse, and life in a post-truth world. $22, Pay-What-You-Can available

http://www.artful.ly/theatre-nova/store/events
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Theatre Nova (map)
416 W. Huron
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-635-8450
a2theatrenova@gmail.com
THE TOTALITARIANS by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Miss Firecracker Contest

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8-10 p.m., Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. and Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 14
phone 248-347-0003
Tix@tippingpointtheatre.com

Every Fourth of July in the small town of Brookhaven, Mississippi someone is crowned Miss Firecracker and Carnelle Scott is determined to win. Known throughout town as ‘Miss Hot Tamale,’ she’s out to change everyone’s perception of her so she can leave town in a blaze of glory. Together with her quirky friend Popeye and erratic duo of cousins, Elain and Delmount, she braves the odds to prove the world wrong. The Miss Firecracker Contest is an American classic filled with heart and hilarity that will have you rooting for the underdog. Depends on Day

http://www.tippingpointtheatre.com/miss-firecracker
Tipping Point Theatre (map)
361 E. Cady St.
Greater Northville Area
phone (248) 347-0003; (248) 347-0005 (FAX)
tix@tippingpointtheatre.org
Miss Firecracker Contest
Tuesdays-Sundays, 1 p.m., Fridays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 3 p.m.

Free

Detroit Institute of Arts (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone 313-833-7900

The Draft: An Exhibition by Esmaa Mohamoud

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 11
phone 734-936-3518
humin@umich.edu

@ U-M Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer
African-Canadian artist Esmaa Mohamoud's The Draft explores material and popular Black culture through the realm of athletics. With the use textiles and concrete, The Draft address the ways in which Black bodies navigate spaces as both visible, and at times invisible. free

http://www.lsa.umich.edu/humanities

Three Two One

Thursdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 1

$10

Go Comedy! Improv Theater (map)
261 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Downtown Ferndale
phone 248-327-0575
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