Events starting Jul. 23 in Detroit

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Hotter Than July

Tue., July 23, Wed., July 24, Thu., July 25, Fri., July 26 and Sat., July 27
Palmer Park 19013 Woodward Ave., Detroit Greater Detroit Area


June is pride month. But in Detroit, July is considered Black gay pride month, and for more than 20 years, Hotter Than July has celebrated Detroit's Black gay community. The weeklong event features a variety of programming, both free and ticketed, including a candlelight vigil, an informational summit at the Marvin Lee Social Justice Center, and a blowout picnic at Palmer Park. This year's event boasts a Kings and Queens theme and among the HTJ's newest additions, a LGBTQ Community Career Fair hosted by the Detroit Police Department in Palmer Park on Saturday, July 27.

Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1876–2019

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 15
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


It’s back. Just in time to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Detroit Tigers’ 1984 World Series championship, the DIA will once again look at baseball culture through the lens of an art history museum. This year’s exhibition explores the evolution of America’s pastime with a special focus on two championship teams, the 1887 Detroit Wolverines, Detroit’s first professional baseball and championship team, and the 1984 Detroit Tigers. Highlights include Ty Cobb memorabilia; the history of baseball cards, including the first card of an African-American player, Jackie Robinson; handwritten scorecards kept by announcer Ernie Harwell; and baseball-themed works of art from the DIA’s collection. 313-833-7900

Dennis Coffey

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.
Northern Lights Lounge 660 W. Baltimore St., Detroit New Center


Tuesdays at 8pm w/ Motown Funk Brother Thursdays at 8 p.m. Dennis Coffey will deliver Acid Jazz. (313) 873-1739

DRAGONMEAD VEGAN BEER DINNER EVENT

Tue., July 23, 6:30 p.m.
Dragonmead Microbrewery 14600 11 Mile Rd., Warren Greater Detroit Area

Buy Tickets$30

Train and Goo Goo Dolls

Tue., July 23, 7 p.m.
DTE Energy Music Theatre 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston Greater Detroit Area


248-645-6666

Drafting Table Beer Dinner

Tue., July 23, 7 p.m.
HopCat Detroit 4265 Woodward Avenue, Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy Tickets$31.80

Rachel Lorin

Tue., July 23, 7 p.m.
Token Lounge 28949 Joy Rd., Westland Greater Detroit Area

Buy from Ticketmaster$10


734-513-5030

Philadelphia Phillies at Detroit Tigers

Tue., July 23, 7:10 p.m.
Comerica Park 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy from Ticketmaster


(313) 471-2255

Watching Glory Die

Tue., July 23, 7:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$20

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Tue., July 23, 7:30 p.m.
The Music Box 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit Greater Detroit Area

Buy from Ticketmaster


(313) 576-5111

REO Speedwagon Live In Concert

Tue., July 23, 8 p.m.
Sound Board 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit

Buy from Ticketmaster$69-$82

Teacher Appreciation Days at SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Through Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Great Lakes Crossing 4362 Baldwin Rd., Auburn Hills Greater Detroit Area


SEA LIFE Aquarium Michigan and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan are celebrating teachers this summer with “Teacher Appreciation Days” July 6 through August 10. Teachers can show their school ID or pay stub and enjoy FREE walk-up admission! On top of free admission, teachers can also have up to six friends and family visit with them for just $10 per person. Separate admission tickets are required to attend both attractions. Note: Adults must be accompanied by a child in order to enter LEGOLAND. Both SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND are located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

Discover Your Special Power at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan's Ninjago Event Days

Through Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Great Lakes Crossing 4362 Baldwin Rd., Auburn Hills Greater Detroit Area


LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan wants families to discover their radical powers at NINJAGO Event Days Saturday, July 20 to Monday, Sept. 2. Based on The LEGO NINJAGO Movie, the event days will have several activities for kids and parents to hone their skills to become a master NINJAGO warrior. Guests will be challenged to create a ninja battle scene, accomplish a scavenger hunt and build their own mech machine to fight the forces of evil and help Master Wu’s team prevail. Kids can meet and greet Kai, one of the stars of NINJAGO and watch the movie.

From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art 1960-1975

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Aug. 25
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


313-833-7900

Welcome To Paradise

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Aug. 31


(734) 433-7673

Aboriginal Totems

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 3


313-494-5800

Sparkling Sounds at Eddie V’s

Through July 28, 5-10 p.m.
Eddie V's Prime Seafood 2100 W Big Beaver Rd., Troy Greater Detroit Area

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Inspired by a French summer soirée, Eddie V’s today popped open its signature summer event, Sparkling Sounds. The eight-week celebration offers guests a winning combination of a French-inspired lobster tasting trio and French champagne or wine. For $25, Eddie V’s is serving up a bit of French flair with the Sparkling Sounds menu featuring champagne and wine favorites from France- Veuve Clicquot, Miraval Rosé, and Louis Latour Mercurey Burgundy 2016 - with a tasting trio of Lobster Tempura, Lobster and Potato Croquette, and a nostalgic Mini Lobster Thermidor—all featuring Coldwater South African Lobster. 248-649-7319

Total Sensory Freakout: Detroit’s Zeitgeist Collective, 1997 to 2008

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Sept. 2


University of Detroit Mercy’s Libraries / Instructional Design Studio presents "Total Sensory Freak-out: Detroit's Zeitgeist Collective, 1997 to 2008." This art exhibit documents the 11-year life of the independent, community-run art gallery and theater. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. This is the sixth exhibit in a series showcasing Detroit’s cultural history and curated by Maurice Greenia, Jr., who has selected playbills, postcards, original artworks, newspaper articles and other items from his collection. Greenia is an artist and works at the Detroit Mercy Library. 313-993-1795

Petanque

Mondays-Fridays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 1
Campus Martius Park 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit Downtown Detroit


Come play the 100+ year old French sport of Petanque. Similar to Italian Bocce, Petanque (Pay-Tonk) is a fun way to while away your work day. We supply all of the equipment, and teach you how to play. 734-771-0924

DEPTH: presented by Detroit Science Gallery

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17
Michigan Science Center 5020 John R St., Detroit Cass Corridor


Science Gallery Detroit returns to debut its second exhibition, DEPTH. The exhibition invites visitors to take a deep dive into examining the world’s connection to water in scientific and social contexts. Science Gallery exhibitions are designed to merge science and art supported by leading research from universities. Each installment invites visitors to imagine the future of water and mankind and asks: what will that future be? For more info: Detroit.ScienceGallery.com 313-577-8400

Windsor HEAT Exhibition

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1 p.m. Continues through July 26
Artspeak Gallery 1942 Wyandotte St., Windsor Greater Detroit Area


Arts Council Windsor & Region (ACWR) is proud to share the work of our members this summer in the annual summer members show, windsor HEAT. Our member artists will share small works ranging from paintings, drawings, sculptures, fine crafts, books, jewelry and more! All artwork is for sale and a part of the proceeds go to supporting the programs and services offered to the artists of Windsor/Essex by the ACWR. Exhibition: July 11 – July 26, 2019 [Tues – Fri 1-5pm, Wed 1-7pm, Sat 1-5PM] Reception: Friday, July 19 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm 519-252-2787

Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous

Tuesdays, 1:30-3 p.m. Continues through Dec. 17
Detroit Unity Temple 17505 Second Ave., Detroit Greater Detroit Area


Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is an international fellowship of people who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of our relationship to food and eating. Our program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. We make use of AA principles to gain freedom from addictive eating. There are no dues, fees, or weigh-ins at FA meetings. Membership is open to anyone who wants help with food. 313-629-3767

Live T-shirt Screen Printing

Ongoing, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Detroit Shipping Company 474 Peterboro St., Detroit Cass Corridor


Check out Armadillo Printwear at the Detroit Shipping Company, 474 Peterboro St. for a live t-shirt screen printing demonstration. Our staff is available to demonstrate and talk about the screen printing process. 313-460-8333

The Big Picture Guided Tour

Tuesdays-Sundays, 1 p.m., Fridays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 3 p.m.
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


313-833-7900

Gender Punk: A Drag Experience

Tuesdays, 10-2 a.m.
UFO Factory 2110 Trumbull Ave., Detroit Greater Detroit Area


ANYONE CAN PERFORM! All drag is valid, all genders are valid, and all expression is valid! Come show off what you’ve got at the weekly Gender Punk Drag Night! Bring out 10 or more paying customers and YOU get paid! The space is safe, the drinks are cheap, and the drag is tight. 734-945-7652

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

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