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Detroit Island Music Festival

Wed., July 26, 7 p.m. and Thu., July 27, 8 p.m.

This local festival is comprised of two parts: Wednesday night’s “Blues in the River” followed by Thursday’s “A Musical History Journey.” Night one will feature Grammy award-winning Bobby Rush and friends, while night two will feature storied bands War, Zapp, and Lakeside. Both nights of the festival will pack a punch of cultural immersion that you can’t find anywhere else. $38 for Wednesday and $44 for Thursday

Belle Isle (map)
Belle Isle Park
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 393-4075
Detroit Island Music Festival

Campville USA

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11
phone 313-881-7511
lparrott@warmemorial.org

Build, Play, Learn, and Grow with Campville USA at The War Memorial Summertime mini-camps for kids, teens, and college students offer diverse and exciting experiences As summer quickly approaches, The War Memorial is pleased to announce the return of Campville USA, a series of mini-camps for children aged 5+, teens, and college students. Campville USA begins on June 19 and runs through August 11; each camp has its own schedule, ranging from one-day to one-week engagements. All Campville USA activities are held at The War Memorial, located at 32 Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe Farms. 40.00-255.00

http://warmemorial.org/campville/
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Grosse Pointe War Memorial (map)
32 Lake Shore Dr.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 881-7511
Campville USA

The Life and Times of the Heidelberg Project

Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 22
phone 313-993-1795
greeniam@udmercy.edu

"The Life and Times of the Heidelberg Project," an exhibit on view from Jun. 15 to Aug. 22, 2017, at University of Detroit Mercy's McNichols Campus Library, 4001 W. McNichols Road, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038. The exhibit celebrates the project by using photographs, flyers, newspaper and magazine articles, original artworks, and other unique material. During its lifetime, the Heidelberg Project has garnered critical acclaim and controversy. This exhibit documents not only the project's not only the project's press coverage, but also its influences and its impact. There's a focus on its early years yet the later years are not neglected. Free

https://artremedy20.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/the-life-and-times-of-the-heidelberg-project-a-summer-2017-exhibition/
University of Detroit Mercy Library (map)
4001 W. McNichols
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 993-1795; (313) - (FAX)
greeniam@udmercy.edu
The Life and Times of the Heidelberg Project

Beverly Buchanan: Low Country

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-6 p.m. Continues through July 29
phone 313-818-3416
INFO@DKGALLERY.COM

@ David Klein Gallery Detroit, 1520 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226
An exhibition of work from artist Beverly Buchanan (1940-2015) will open to the public in Detroit for the first time since her death. Buchanan was a radical black, female artist who investigated the implications of gender, race, and identity through the rejection of dismissive categorizations inspired by identitarian politics. This timely exhibition will feature Buchanan’s iconic sculptures and works on paper. Free

http://www.dkgallery.com/?gallery_exhibition=beverly-buchanan
David Klein Gallery (map)
163 Townsend
Downtown Birmingham
phone (248) 433-3700; (248) (FAX)
Beverly Buchanan: Low Country

"Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe" Exhibition

Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 8
phone 248-645-3320
artmuseum@cranbrook.edu

Cranbrook Art Museum presents the U.S. debut of "Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe," a career retrospective of one of the most important and influential designers of the twentieth century. Artmembers Always Free, Children 12 & under Always Free, Adults $10, Seniors (65 and older) $8, Students with ID $6

http://www.cranbrookartmuseum.org/exhibition/alexander-girard-a-designers-universe/
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
"Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe" Exhibition

FAILE: The Size of the Fight

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 12
phone 313-600-7443
info@lscgallery.com
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Library Street Collective (LSC) is proud to present the first Detroit exhibition for FAILE, the Brooklyn-based artist collaboration between Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller. The show’s title, Size of the Fight, references Mark Twain’s quote, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” and relates to the city’s impressive comeback over the past few years. FAILE is inspired by the resilience, passion, and energy they see the Detroit community bringing to the city’s infrastructure and art scene. free

http://lscgallery.com
Library Street Collective (map)
1260 Library St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 600-7443 (FAX); (313)
FAILE: The Size of the Fight

The Beach Boys

Thu., July 27, 5:30 p.m.

Over 50 years after their start outside of Los Angeles, the Beach Boys still performs the dreamy harmonies and summer sounds that made it one of the most enduring pop rock groups in history. The iconic ’80s band Righteous Brothers serves as the opening act. $11

Freedom Hill (map)
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
Greater Detroit Area
phone (586) 268-5100
The Beach Boys

Tunes @ Noon - July 27

Thu., July 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 313-943-3141
downtowndearborn2@ci.dearborn.mi.us

Lunch never sounded so good! The East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority presents Tunes @ Noon – free lunch-time concerts, Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in City Hall Park off Michigan Avenue in Downtown East Dearborn. Guests can bring their lunch or carry-out to listen to a wide selection of acoustic performers at no charge. Join us for the Detroit Pleasure Society, July 20. Other performers this season, in order of appearance are: Libby DeCamp, Michael Malis Trio and Viands. Free

Dearborn City Hall Park (map)
13615 Michigan Ave.
Greater Dearborn Area
phone (313) 582-3421
Tunes @ Noon - July 27

313 in the D

Thu., July 27, 5:30-9 p.m.

@ 3Fifty Terrace, 350 Madison, Detroit, MI 48226
Enjoy a night out at 313 in the D for the 4th annual rooftop party on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 3Fifty Terrace in Downtown Detroit. Hosted by Joey from Mojo in the Morning, join us for appetizers, cash bar, raffles, a silent auction, a live DJ and more. Organized by the Friends of The Matrix Center committee, 313 in the D raises vital funds for the local community center, which serves more than 4,600 children and adults monthly through programs aimed at educating children, supporting families and rebuilding neighborhoods. Proceeds will benefit the Matrix Center. $50

http://www.matrixhumanservices.org/313inthed/
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80s Night Party in Club Synergy w/ DJ ANGEL LIVE

Thu., July 27, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 313-646-3040
djangellive313@gmail.com

Join the Synergy 80's party! outfits recommended music from the past by turn table surgeon DJ ANGEL LIVE, MUST BE 21+ to enter, Michigan ID required. No Cover Charge, always good synergy vibes and fun. no cover

http://www.djangellive.com
Greektown Casino-Hotel (map)
555 E. Lafayette
Downtown Detroit
phone (888) 771-4386
80s Night Party in Club Synergy w/ DJ ANGEL LIVE

Joy the Baker Celebrates Release of Over Easy with a Q&A and Book Signing at Pages Bookshop

Thu., July 27, 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 615-540-0266
alli@breadandbutterpr.com

Self-taught baker and food photographer Joy Wilson is the colorful personality behind the popular food blog Joy the Baker. Joy is celebrating the release of her third cookbook,Over Easy, with an author Q&A session and book signing at Pages Bookshop on Thursday, 27th, beginning at 6:30 p.m. In an eye-catching display of brimming plates and bright tablescapes, Over Easy explores Joy’s favorite savory and sweet brunch recipes—from morning cocktails to full meals—in a celebration of one of the most decadent and leisurely of meals. The event is free and open to the public. $0

Pages Bookshop (map)
19560 Grand River Ave.
Greater Detroit Area
phone 313-473-7342

Asamu Johnson & The Associates of the Blues

Thu., July 27, 7-9:15 p.m.
phone 231-670-7033
foggedclarity1@gmail.com

Michigan Blues icon Asamu Johnson and his "Associates of the Blues" will perform a live outdoor concert in an urban garden to support the non-profit organization The Greening of Detroit. Hailing from Grand Rapids, Johnson and his band are two-time regional champions in the International Blues Challenge. They've opened for blues legend Koko Taylor and have played many of the most renown blues spots in the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kqbDVf49kg $10

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mahindra-summer-concert-series-a-benefit-for-the-greening-of-detroit-tickets-34678803234
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The Beach Boys

Thu., July 27, 7 p.m.

The Beach Boys with special guest The Righteous Brothers will perform at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill on Thursday, July 27 at 7 p.m. $89, $65, $45 and $25 Crest Ford pavilion and $15 Kroger lawn

https://www.palacenet.com/events/detail/beach-boys-mlafh-072717
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Freedom Hill (map)
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
Greater Detroit Area
phone (586) 268-5100
The Beach Boys

Highly Suspect

Thu., July 27, 7 p.m.

Festival-storming trio Highly Suspect returned with second album The Boy Who Died Wolf on November 18th, 2016. The moving, jubilant LP from the Brooklyn alt-renegades follows two Top 10 Mainstream Rock hits ("Lydia," "Bloodfeather") and two Grammy nominations (Best Rock Song, Best Rock Album) just one year from the release of their 300 Entertainment debut, 2015's Mister Asylum. For the follow-up, the band — Johnny Stevens (guitar/vocals), and fraternal twin brother rhythm section Rich (bass/vocals) and Ryan Meyer (drums/vocals) — are reappearing stronger, livelier and more mature. The effort earned the boys a third Grammy nominated for “My Name Is Human” (Best Rock Song.) $18 and up

http://www.royaloakmusictheatre.com/events/detail/330100
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Royal Oak Music Theatre (map)
318 W. Fourth St.
Downtown Royal Oak
phone (248) 399-2980
Highly Suspect

In Transit Detroit with Les Nubians in Cameroon Detroit Fusion

Thu., July 27, 7-11 p.m.
natalieintransit@gmail.com
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This month we'll feature Detroit's funkiest rhythm section with the sounds and aesthetics of Central Africa. It's all set in the spirit and celebration of our diverse Detroit and how we can shine a light on inclusion through the performing arts. We are excited to announce that GRAMMY-NOMINATED MUSICIANS, Les Nubians, will be performing with In Transit Detroit! On Thursday, July 27th, we will spotlight Central Africa with In Transit Detroit ~ Cameroon Detroit Fusion. Come enjoy music, dancing, art & cuisine! Advance Prices: VIP tables - $30 per person | General Admission – $20 Door Prices: VIP tables - $35 per person | General Admission – $25

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-transit-detroit-with-les-nubians-in-cameroon-detroit-fusion-tickets-35946047596?aff=eac2
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The Garden Theater (map)
3929 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 8320888 (FAX); (313)
In Transit Detroit with Les Nubians in Cameroon Detroit Fusion
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