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C. Gazaleh, "Flight Over Jerusalem," 2015. Ink on paper.

Through Feb. 22
Simone DeSousa Gallery 444 W. Willis St., Units 111 and 112, Detroit Midtown


Simone DeSousa Gallery has two exhibitions opening on Saturday. Always Sometimes Never is a solo exhibition of paintings by Timothy van Laar, made up of new works alongside selected works from the 1980s and ’90s. Meanwhile, I went to work but I did not get there has new work from Ryan Standfest, which draws on Standfest’s love of all things old-school, like comic strips and tabloid newsprint. (313) 833-9000

In the Beginning…

Through March 31, 5:30-8 p.m.
Detroit Center for Design + Technology 4219 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

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With In The Beginning…, the Detroit Center for Design + Technology “explores the fragility and tenacity of feminine identity” through a multimedia exhibition curated by Sarah Ayers. The exhibition features photographic multimedia work by L. Mikelle Standbridge, sculptural multimedia work by Nancy Unger, sculptural installations by Dee Clements, and an interactive woven fiber-optic installation Irene Lavon Walker, tackling “ideas of women’s work, boundaries and expectation.”

Opening 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at DCDT Woodward Gallery, 4219 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 248-204-4060; detroit.design. No admission. Show runs through March 31.

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To Be Or Not To Be

Sun., Jan. 26, 2 p.m.
Detroit Film Theatre 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


313-833-2323

We Are Our Own Heroes: Slavery & The Underground Railroad in Detroit Bus Tour

Sun., Jan. 26, 2 p.m., Sun., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 29, 12 p.m.
Wright Museum of African American History 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit Midtown

Buy Tickets$25

3D Printing Workshop

Sun., Jan. 26, 2:30 & 3 p.m., Sun., Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 9, 2:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 23, 2:30 p.m., Sun., March 1, 2:30 p.m., Sun., March 29, 2:30 p.m., Sun., April 5, 2:30 p.m., Sun., April 19, 2:30 p.m., Sun., April 26, 2:30 p.m., Sun., May 3, 2:30 p.m., Sun., May 10, 2:30 p.m. and Sun., May 17, 2:30 p.m.
Detroit Main Library 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit Midtown

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A Christmas Carol

Sun., Jan. 26, 4 & 7 p.m., Mon., Jan. 27, 7 p.m., Tue., Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Wed., Jan. 29, 7 p.m., Thu., Jan. 30, 7 p.m., Fri., Jan. 31, 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 1, 7 p.m., Sun., Feb. 2, 7 p.m., Mon., Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Tue., Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Thu., Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Sun., Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Mon., Feb. 10, 7 p.m., Tue., Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Thu., Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 14, 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Sun., Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Mon., Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Tue., Feb. 18, 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 19, 7 p.m., Thu., Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 22, 7 p.m., Sun., Feb. 23, 7 p.m., Mon., Feb. 24, 7 p.m. and Tue., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA 5200 John R Street, Detroit Midtown

Buy Tickets$0-$25

A Bronx Tale: The Musical (Touring)

Sun., Jan. 26, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Tue., Jan. 28, 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 29, 8 p.m., Thu., Jan. 30, 8 p.m., Fri., Jan. 31, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 1, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 2, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Fisher Theatre 3011 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$39-$110


313-972-1135

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

Drawing in the Galleries

Fridays, 6 p.m., Saturdays, 12 p.m. and Sundays, 12 p.m.
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


313-833-7900

Cold War Kids

Tue., Jan. 28, 7 p.m.
Majestic Theatre 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$27.50


(313) 833-9700

Queen: From the Collection of CCH Pounder | Exhibition

Tuesdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through April 15

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“Queen” features works from the Collection of award-winning actress, artist and collector CCH Pounder. The exhibit will include such renowned artists as Betye Saar, Alison Saar, Kehinde Wiley, Mickalene Thomas, Harmonia Rosales, Robert Pruitt, Mayemba, Kine Aw, Elizabeth Colomba and the art focuses on the beauty and strength of Black women, in all of its many forms. Artwork by Africans, African-Americans and artists from the Diaspora will be on display from Ms. Pounder’s private collection. 3134945800

30 Days to Lose It! Season 10

Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through July 28


30 Days to Lose It is back again for Season 10! With 4 out of 5 African-American women being overweight or obese, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 30 Days To Lose It! aims to help these women lead healthier lives. Designed for women ages 18+, the 10th and final season of this weekly workout program is held on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM. Thank you to sponsors Henry Ford Health System and Ascension for making this possible! **BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM, AN INDIVIDUAL SHOULD FIRST CONSULT WITH A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROVIDER** 313-494-5800

Sustainable Resolutions Event

Thu., Jan. 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$30 - $2000


Southeast Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (SMSBF) is excited and honored to be partnering with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to make SR2020 an event that showcases locally sourced products and minimizes environmental impact. And most of all, SR2020 is for us: It will be a celebration of community, a community that is inclusive, diverse and striving for justice – in every sense of the word. Please join us at SR2020 to celebrate the power of business to transform our region - a power that can do so much more than simply “maximize shareholder value”. 313-610-7566

The Detroitist Book Talk and Signing

Thu., Jan. 30, 6 p.m.
Detroit Historical Museum 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


(313) 833-1805; (313) 833-5342 (FAX)

Stacey Pullen All Night Long

Fri., Jan. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
TV Lounge 2548 Grand River Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy Tickets$10+


Paxahau Presents Stacey Pullen (official page) - All Night Long Friday, January 31 TV Lounge 2548 Grand River Ave. Tickets >>> http://bit.ly/2rWYiHS Doors open at 9pm 21+ welcome

Detroit City Chess Club Open Play

Fridays, 4 p.m.
Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


313-833-7900

Poppy

Sat., Feb. 1, 7 p.m.
Majestic Theatre 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$22


(313) 833-9700

Omega Moos - Official Umphrey's McGee After Party with Jyarsch

Sat., Feb. 1, 10:30 p.m.
Magic Stick 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

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(313) 833-9700

Storm Large

Mon., Feb. 3, 7-11 p.m.
Max M. Fisher Music Center 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy Tickets$60 - $30


Back by popular demand, Storm Large delivers American songbook classics, Broadway tear-jerkers and rock goddess anthems. She may appear to be a six foot tattooed Vargas pin up girl, but with a voice that goes from a velvety purr to a mighty Valkyrie in a single phrase, Ms. Large is a vocalist whose iconoclastic talent defies the laws of nature. Please be advised that this performance may contain adult content and explicit language (with humor). TICKETS: $60 - VIP Experience - Includes admission, a reserved cabaret seat, and 1 FREE Drink $30 - General Admission 313.576.5111

Dr. Dog: Winter 2020 Tour

Tue., Feb. 4, 7 p.m.
Majestic Theatre 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

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(313) 833-9700

Night at the DHM Presents: Darren McCarty and Friends

Thu., Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m.
Detroit Historical Museum 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


(313) 833-1805; (313) 833-5342 (FAX)

Mandy Patinkin

Thu., Feb. 6, 8 p.m.
Fisher Theatre 3011 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$55-$130


313-972-1135

Claude VonStroke

Fri., Feb. 7, 9:30 p.m.
Magic Stick 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$25-$35


(313) 833-9700

The Winter's Tale

Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 8, 2 & 8 p.m., Tue., Feb. 11, 10 a.m., Wed., Feb. 12, 2 p.m., Thu., Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 14, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 15, 2 & 8 p.m., Wed., Feb. 19, 10 a.m., Thu., Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Sat., Feb. 22, 8 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 23, 3 p.m.
Hilberry Theatre 4743 Cass Ave., Detroit Midtown


(313) 577-2972

Subtronics, He$h, Chee, Bommer, Level Up

Fri., Feb. 7, 7 & 8 p.m.
Majestic Theatre 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown

Buy from Ticketmaster$10


(313) 833-9700

Metro Times This is Brunch 2020

Sat., Feb. 8, 11 a.m.
Majestic Theatre 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


There’s no better way to chase away a hangover than brunch with friends. And Metro Times is once again bringing together the best restaurants in town with one mission: unite to cure Detroit’s hangover.

Brunch tastings, bloody mary’s, mimosas, boozy brunch drinks, beer, and champagne - plus bowling at the nation's oldest bowling alley, Garden Bowl (first come, first serve). It’s the ultimate cure for a Friday night party — and a great start to another night on the town!

GENERAL ADMISSION ENTRY:
Unlimited brunch tastings while supplies last
6 drink tickets

VIP ENTRY (LIMITED VIP Tickets Available so hurry!):
Unlimited brunch tastings while supplies last
8 drink tickets
Commemorative glass
VIP area with exclusive cocktails and brunch tastings

Restaurants and vendors added daily. Check the website or Instagram for updates. (313) 833-9700

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