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• Monster High Live stage production: Oct. 6-8, Fox Theatre, Detroit, ticket prices vary.
On sale 10 a.m. May 25
• Crystal Palace F.C. vs. Sevilla F.C soccer: July 30, Comerica Park, Detroit, ticket prices vary.
• Ice Cube, DJ Quik, Suga Free, Scarface, Twista and MillyZ: Aug. 12, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, ticket prices vary.
On sale 10 a.m. May 26
• Sterling Freedom Festival featuring Master P, 2 Chainz, Tech N9ne, Sada Baby and Caskey: July 1, Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, ticket prices vary.
On sale 10 a.m. June 2
• Niall Horan: July 10, 2024, Pine Knob Music Theatre, Independence Twp., ticket prices vary.
Note: Events are subject to change; check with venues for updates. Some events require masks, proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to event. Tickets on sale at 313Presents.com, LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com or the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.
• Drop-In Workshop-Bojagi (Korean patchwork wrapping cloths): Noon-4 p.m. May 27-28, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, dia.org.
• Veterans Gallery show: Through May 28, Trader Todd’s Marina, 24030 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Veteran Artists art work using art as therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Military Formal is 6-10 p.m. May 26, Entry by donation. Sip-n-Paint/Apple Juice-n-paint is May 27, $25/$10, projectbrotherhoodresolve.org.
• BBAC art exhibits: Valerie Mann-”Good Grief”; Candice Grieve-”Finding Light”; Terry Matlen-”RAW” and art by students of Kim Fay, exhibits through June 1, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, BBArtCenter.org, free admission. Also, registration is open for classes, workshops and summer camps at BBArtCenter.org.
• The Blue Stones, Pretty Monster: 7 p.m. May 26, The Shelter at Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 East Congress St., Detroit, visitdetroit.com/profile/st-andrews-hall-the-shelter, ticket prices vary, www.facebook.com/StAndrewsHall.
• Friday Night Live concert series: 7-9 p.m. May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Center Street Park, downtown Milford, www.facebook.com/huronvalleycouncilforthearts.
• The Wailers: May 27, The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, themagicbag.com, all ages, doors at 7 p.m., $30+ adv.
• Bulletproof-Godsmack tribute band: 7-11 p.m. May 27, Diesel Concert Lounge, 33151 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield Township, 586-933-3503, dieselconcerts.com, $18.88+.
• Rio Romeo: 6:30 p.m. May 28, The Crofoot Pike Room, 1 S. Saginaw Pontiac, thecrofoot.com/events, all ages, $25+.
• The Smoke Jones Band: 8 p.m. May 27, Cornerstone Village Bar and Grille, 17315 Mack Ave. Cornerstone Village, Detroit, 313-821-4998, $15 cover.
• Logic, Juicy J: 8 p.m., May 28, Fox Theatre, Detroit, 313presents.com, ticket prices vary.
• Chloe Lilac, PONY: May 28, The Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, thelovingtouchferndale.com, doors at 7 p.m.
• Willie Nile: 8 p.m. June 1, The Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, theark.org/events/list, $25+.
• Urban Art Orchestra and Dames Brown: May 26, DSO Sosnick Courtyard, dso.org, $20+.
• Detroit Symphony Orchestra Neighborhood Series-Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony: 7:30 p.m. May 25 at The Berman, West Bloomfield Twp., 8 p.m. May 26 at Plymouth North Ridge Church, 8 p.m. May 27 at Kirk in the Hills Bloomfield Hills and 3 p.m. May 28 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Grosse Pointe, dso.org, ticket prices vary.
• Detroit Symphony Orchestra-”Respect-A Tribute to Aretha Franklin”: May 26-28, Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, dso.org, $29-$119+.
• Detroit Symphony Orchestra-Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony: June 2-4, Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, dso.org, $15-$105+.
• Ya’ssoo Greek Festival: 4-10 p.m. May 26, noon-10 p.m. May 27-28, St. George Greek Orthodox Church 43816 Woodward Avenue (just north of Square Lk. Rd) Bloomfield Hills, Greek culture, customs and cuisine, live music, www.yassoogreekfestival.com, $3 admission is $3, free for ages 12 and younger.
• Hazel Park Memorial Weekend Festival: May 26-29 at Green Acres Park, 620 W. Woodward Heights, carnival, live music, www.facebook.com/CityofHP.
• Dino and Dragon Stroll: May 27-28, Canterbury Village, 2357 Joslyn Ct., Orion Twp., timed entry from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. each day, www.canterburyvillage.com, tickets are $24.99 for adults and children ages 2+.
• Greater Rochester Heritage Festival: May 27-28, (9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 27 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 28), at Rochester Municipal Park in Rochester. Car show, craft show, plant sale, food trucks, live performances, family-friendly event, free admission, www.RochesterHeritageDays.org.
• Kensington Metropark Art Fair: May 27-29, along the beach at Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Pkwy., Milford, Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.), free admission, Metropark entry pass required, KensingtonArtFair.com.
• Detroit’s Movement Festival Memorial Day Weekend: May 27-29, Hart Plaza, Detroit, with headliners Underworld, Basement Jaxx (DJ set), Charlotte de Witte, and more than 115 acts, 3-Day and 1-Day passes on sale, www.movementfestival.com, ticket prices vary.
• Royal Oak Beer, Wine & Cocktail Festival: 6-9 p.m. (5 p.m. VIP) May 27, Royal Oak Memorial Park, live music, food trucks, 150+ craft beers, wines and cocktails to sample, ticket prices vary, www.facebook.com/BallparkBeerFestival.
• Novi BBQ Fest is 5-9 p.m. May 25-26, noon-9 p.m. May 27 and noon-5 p.m. May 28, at 12 Mile Crossing, 44175 W. 12 Mile Road, Novi, next to Emagine Theater, BBQ food trucks, live music, craft beer wine and spirits to purchase, activities for children, magic shows at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, free admission, www.NoviBBQFest.com.
• “First Date”: May 26-June 10, Avon Players, 1185 Washington Road, Rochester Hills, 248-608-9077, www.avonplayers.org, $30+.
• “Noises Off”: May 31-June 25, at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, 248-377-3300, www.ticketmaster.com, $37-$46+.
• “Singin’ in the Rain”: June 2-25, Stagecrafters at Baldwin Theatre, 415 South Lafayette, Royal Oak. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday–Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, stagecrafters.org, 248-541-6430, $35+, ($25 for Thursday nights)
• “Six” musical: Through June 11, Fisher Theatre, Detroit, broadwayindetroit.com, ticket prices vary.
• Musical Theatre Dance Class Series: 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 1, June 8 and June 15, at Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, attendees must be able to attend all three classes, sign-up is required at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-940-2607, all experience levels welcome, jarc.org, free.
• “Familial(ar)” exhibit: Through May 26, Anton Art Center, 125 Macomb Place, Mount Clemens, www.theartcenter.org.
• “Self Discovery”: Through May 26, Starkweather Arts Center, 219 N. Main St., Romeo, www.starkweatherarts.com, 586-752-5700, open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, featuring the artwork of Macomb County artists Thomas Nichols, Amanda Koss and Suzanne Wilson.
• Annual Rochester-No Filter Photo Exhibition: Reception is 5-8 p.m. June 1,photos taken with disposable cameras will be framed and on display and for sale for $20 each with proceeds to benefit Love Local Rochester for downtown events and promotions. Exhibit through June 30, downtownrochestermi.com.
• Detroit’s Palmer Park Art Fair: June 3-4, (10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday), 600 Merrill Plaisance, Detroit, www.palmerparkartfair.com.
• Annual Poetry Art Night (PAN) Exhibit: Through June 6, The Suzanne Haskew Art Center (The SHAC), 125 S. Main St., Suite 700, Milford, www.milfordvfaa.org/the-shac.
• “Lofty Art”: Through June 9, Kayrod Gallery-Hannan Center, 4750 Woodward Ave., Detroit, exhibition of 100 select original artworks and limited edition prints by artists from the collection of The Loft Fine Art, hannan.org.
• 86th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition: Through May 28, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, advanced reservations are required to visit the museum, 313-833-4005, dia.org/art/exhibitions.
• Thursdays at the Museum: 1 p.m. Thursdays. Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, self-guided visit of our collections for adults 55 and older. Groups of 25 or more in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties can receive free bus transportation, www.dia.org/events/thursdays.
• Zoe McGuire “Earthshine”: Through June 24, Library Street Collective, 1274 Library St., Detroit, lscgallery.com.
• Zach Curtis exhibit: Through June 29, Strand Art Gallery, 12 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac, call for reservation, 248-309-6445, www.flagstarstrand.com/strand-art-gallery.
• Paulette Gassman “Soul Searching Through Art”: Through June 30, in the Rotating Exhibits Gallery at Farmington Hills City Hall, located at 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, 248-699-6709.
• Disney Animation-Immersive Experience Detroit: Through Aug. 13, Lighthouse ArtSpace Detroit, 311 E Grand River Ave., Detroit, lighthouseimmersive.com/disney/detroit, $29.99+.
• “Free Your Mind: Art and Incarceration in Michigan”: Through Sept. 3, at Michigan and Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), 4454 Woodward Ave., Detroit, mocadetroit.org/free-your-mind, presented with support from the Michigan Justice Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, cfsem.org/mjf.
• Vitality and Continuity-Art in the Experiences of Anishinaabe, Inuit, and Pueblo Women: Through Jan. 6, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, dia.org.
• Ruth Adler Schnee’s Textiles exhibit: The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, bit.ly/3W42Xzu.
• The Hawk Makerspace: The Hawk – Farmington Hills Community Center, featuring craft space, specialized equipment including a laser cutter, 3D printer, and sewing lab. Makerspace users may purchase passes to use the equipment during Open Studio hours. Classes are also offered, fhgov.com/play,-explore-learn/the-hawk/amenities/makerspace.
• University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St, Ann Arbor, 734-764-0395, umma.umich.edu.
• The Halo Effect: 6 p.m. May 27, The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw Pontiac, thecrofoot.com/events, all ages, $30+.
• River Strings of St. Clair County: 7 p.m. June 3, Rochester First Congregational Church, UCC, 1315 N. Pine Street, Rochester Hills, free will offering, fccrochester.org.
• Love and Rockets: 7 p.m. June 7, Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 West 4th St., Royal Oak, all ages, royaloakmusictheatre.com, $54.50 – $99.50+.
• Eliza Neals: 7:30 p.m. June 8, Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland, www.tokenlounge.com, ages 21+, $15-$120+.
• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Maher Matta-May 25-27; Tabyana Ali and Nicholas Chavez-June 4; Maurice Benard-Sonny Corinthos General Hospital Tour-Aug. 31; at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, comedycastle.com, 248-542-9900, ages 18+, ticket prices vary.
• One Night Stans: Hip-Prov with Tam White-May 26 at 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., OneNightStans.Club, 248-249-1321, 18+, ticket prices vary.
• Mix 92.3 Presents Jokes & Jams starring Deray Davis, TonyRoberts, Donnell, Rawlings, Capone, Red Grant and Kelly Keitz with musical guest Juvenile: 8 p.m., May 27, Fox Theatre, Detroit, 313presents.com, ticket prices vary.
• Open caption showings and Flashback Cinema Series: Sundays and Wednesdays through May at select Emagine locations including Novi, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Hartland, Woodhaven, Emagine-Entertainment.com.
• Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, dia.org, ticket prices vary.
• Farmington Civic Theater: 33332 Grand River Ave., Farmington, theFCT.com, 248-474-1951, $8.50+ gen. adm., $5.75 matinee, free for members.
• The Maple Theater: 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp., themapletheater.com, 248-855-9091, $12+.
• Milford Independent Cinema: 945 E Summit St., Milford, milfordcinema.org/tickets, $5+.
• Redford Theatre: 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, redfordtheatre.com, ticket prices vary.
• The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, participates in the annual Blue Star Museums, offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day, May 20, and ends on Labor Day, Sept. 4. A list of participating museums nationwide is at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
• Level Up featuring “Electric Playhouse Travels”: Exhibit sponsored by General Motors, open through May 29, Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R. St., Detroit, mi-sci.org, 313-577-8400, museum gen. adm. is $18+. The center participates in Museums for All, museums4all.org, patrons show their SNAP EBT card and picture ID, general admission tickets are only $3/person for up to four people in their party, in-person only.
• Motown Museum: Open for tours, 2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, register at motownmuseum.org.
• Ford House: Historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, fordhouse.org/events, 313-884-4222.
• Royal Oak Historical Society Museum: Open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday Thursday and Saturdays, 1411 W Webster Road, Royal Oak, 248-439-1501, $10+ suggested donation, royaloakhistoricalsociety.com. Royal Oak Community Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast is 7 am.-noon May 29 at Royal Oak Historical Society Museum, 1411 W Webster Road, Royal Oak, to benefit the Royal Oak Historical Society, adults $8, children 10 and younger- $3.
• Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, science.cranbrook.edu/visit/events/2022-10/sue-t-rex-experience-opens, general museum admission.
• Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society: Open 1st/2nd/4th/5th Sundays of the month and 3rd Fridays, 1-4 pm, (holidays excluded) with exhibits including “Four Communities” exhibit at The Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road, Orchard Lake. Admission is free, donations are welcome, www.gwbhs.org, 248-757-2451.
• “The Hustle” featuring creators and maker exhibit through July 9 at Detroit Historical Museum, detroithistorical.org.
• Detroit Historical Museum: 5401 Woodward Ave. (NW corner of Kirby) in Midtown Detroit, detroithistorical.org. Permanent exhibits include the famous Streets of Old Detroit, the Allesee Gallery of Culture, Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad, Detroit: The “Arsenal of Democracy,” the Gallery of Innovation, Frontiers to Factories, America’s Motor City and The Glancy Trains, museum gen. adm. is $10.
• Meadow Brook Hall offers Guided House Tours and Self-Guided Tours, check available times and purchase tickets at meadowbrookhall.org/tours, ticket prices vary. Meadow Brook Hall, 350 Estate Drive, Rochester, on the campus of Oakland University.
“First Friday Late Night” series: Michigan Science Center extends its closing time until 8 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, 5020 John R. St., Detroit, mi-sci.org, 313-577-8400, museum gen. adm. is $18+.
• Dossin Great Lakes Museum, 100 Strand Drive, Belle Isle, Detroit, detroithistorical.org.
• Belle Isle Nature Center: 176 Lakeside Drive, Detroit. Recent renovations and new programs and exhibits including the Sewer Tunnel Walk, Detroit Zoological Society, belleislenaturecenter.detroitzoo.org.
• The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Ford Rouge Factory Tours Monday-Saturday, purchase tickets online, prices vary, thehenryford.org.
• Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, 313-494-5800, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., reserve timed tickets at thewright.org, $25+ gen adm.
• Sloan Museum of Discovery: 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint, www.sloanmuseum.org, 810-237-3450, admission prices vary.
• Michigan Activity Pass: Available for card holders of all Michigan public libraries, for free or discounted admission to more than 450 locations, including historic sites, cultural attractions and state parks, plymouthrockets.com/michiganactivitypass.
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