Southeast Michigan entertainment calendar Jan. 29 and beyond | Arts & Entertainment

Note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, events are subject to change. Check with venues for updates.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Chris Tucker: Previously scheduled for July 17 and March 13, rescheduled for Nov. 19, Fox Theatre, Detroit, $40.50+.

Tickets will be honored for rescheduled shows. Ticketholders have 30 days to request a refund at point of purchase. Tickets on sale at Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000, Livenation.com, 313Presents.com.

BEATS

• Ann Arbor Folk Festival: 7 p.m. Jan. 29-30, The Ark Family Room Series, virtual, 25 acts, hosted by Jeff Daniels, streaming until Feb. 7, noonchorus.com/the-ark, $25+ adv. each night. “Michigan Tribute to John Prine” 7 p.m. Jan. 31 for a separate $10 ticket, theark.org/shows-events/calendar.

• The Hives: 6 p.m. Jan 28, Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, livenation.com/livestreams, $17.50+ each; Brandi Carlile 9 p.m. Jan. 30, livenation.com/livestreams, $15+; 3 Doors Down 9 p.m. Feb. 5, Feb. 19 March 5, livenation.com/livestreams, $20+ each show.

• Dave Thomas: 5-7 p.m. Jan. 30, open air entertainment, Fountain Park, The Village of Rochester Hills, Rochester Hills, TheVORH.com/Events.

• The Diego Rivera Quartet: 8 p.m. Jan. 30, livestream concert series, The Blue LLama Jazz Club of Ann Arbor in collaboration with livestream platform Mandolin, bluellamaclub.com/events, $15+.

• Chantae Cann: Feb. 1-28, virtual Black History Month event, Detroit Institute of Arts, dia.org/BlackHistoryMonth.

• “Inspire the Choir”: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 6, virtual workshop via Zoom, with Eric Whitacre and Stacey Gibbs, presented by Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, oakland.edu/smtd/community-engagement, for information email [email protected]



Andrew Brown of Andrew Brown’s Djangophonique and vocalist Leila Shaye perform a livestream concert 8 p.m. Feb. 7, through a collaboration with The Blue LLama Jazz Club of Ann Arbor and livestream platform Mandolin, mandolin.com. New event date. (Photo courtesy the artists) 


• Andrew Brown’s Djangophonique: vocalist Leila Shaye, 7 p.m. Feb. 7, livestream concert series, The Blue LLama Jazz Club of Ann Arbor in collaboration with livestream platform Mandolin, mandolin.com, $15+, $30+ VIP at 6 p.m.

• Music of Florence Price: DIA at Home through March 1, dia.org/events, free.

• Dan + Claudia Zanes: Through March 6, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., bit.ly/36x2UWB, free.

• Birmingham Musicale: “The Social Voices of American Music-Stories for All People” virtual music concert via YouTube, recorded for later viewing, thebirminghammusicale.org.

BOOKS

• W. Caleb McDaniel: 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 2, virtual talk by Pulitzer prize-winning author of “Sweet Taste of Liberty-A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America.” University of Detroit Mercy’s Black History Month events, bit.ly/39hWITA. Other events include music and dance sessions, jazz music and West African drumming, annual Love Stories from the Underground Railroad presentation and an ecumenical service.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

• Call for Stories: Grandparents of Tri-County Michigan, through Jan. 31, celebration of Grandparents Day 2021, the Detroit Institute of Arts invites tri-county residents (grandparents, families, or chosen family members) to share 5-minute self-recorded stories on the experience of grandparenting, bit.ly/35zvjdG.

• Art on Auburn: The City of Rochester Hills accepting art submissions for Auburn Road community artwork project open to all K-12 students attending Rochester Hills, Rochester or Avondale public schools. Registration opens Feb. 1-28, pccart.org/exhibitions/art-on-auburn.

• America’s Got Talent: Season 16 Virtual Auditions-Midwest, Feb. 3, all ages, AGTauditions.com.

• Teen Arts Council Film Fest 2021: Call for filmmakers ages 13-20 to share short films by Feb. 19, bit.ly/2YmRcIZ.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

• Piano Pedagogy Workshop: Jan. 29-30, Oakland University, Rochester, oakland.edu/smtd/performances-and-events, free, adv. registration required at [email protected]

CLASSICAL

• Candlelight Classical Valentine’s at The Masonic: Feb. 11, Feb. 13, Feb. 14, The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, 313-832-7100, themasonic.com/events.php, $100+ for two.

• DSO Digital Concerts: Schubert’s First Symphony 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4; Sebastian Fagerlund’s “Partita” for Percussion and Strings 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5; Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, dso.org, streaming concerts, $12 each.

THEATER



Disenchanted

“Disenchanted” runs through Jan. 29, presented by Nicely Theatre Group at BroadwayonDemand.com.


• “Disenchanted”: Through Jan. 29, presented by Nicely Theatre Group, BroadwayonDemand.com, $15.

• “It’s A Wonderful Life”: Jan. 30-Jan. 31, live radio play, Farmington High School, bit.ly/FHSWonderfulLife, free.

• “The Snail & The Whale”: Through Feb. 9, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., bit.ly/3beFasZ.

• “Finding North”: Feb. 1-14, featuring Daniel Carlton and David Gonzalez, storytelling about John P. Parker, a former enslaved man, Blues music, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., bit.ly/3qeacp3, free.

• Scott Silven’s “The Journey” (Virtual theater and storytelling): Feb. 23-28, Online, a2sf.org/scott-silvens-the-journey, $46-$56Live.

ART

• Michigan Annual XLVIII: Exhibit available in person and online. Virtual opening reception and awards announcement via Zoom 2 p.m. Jan. 29. Exhibit through Feb. 23, facebook.com/AntonArtCenter, theartcenter.org.

• Best of the Best ’21 exhibit: Through Jan. 29, Laura Host watercolor demo Jan 31, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, lawrencestreetgallery.com. See exhibit at the website and in-person at the gallery, open Thursday-Sunday, 248-544-0394.

• “The Body Eclectic”: Exhibit Feb. 4-26, reception 1-9 p.m. Feb. 5, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, lawrencestreetgallery.com. See exhibit at the website and in-person at the gallery, open Thursday-Sunday, 248-544-0394.

• Artist Demonstration-Gayle Watson: Thursdays “at” the Museum, 1 p.m. Feb. 4, virtual Black History Month event, Detroit Institute of Arts, dia.org/BlackHistoryMonth.

• Winter Wednesday: Private group visits on Wednesday afternoons at Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills. One-hour time slots are available at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5 p.m., for up to six individuals (including galleries and shop). Staff will be onsite to provide a brief overview of the exhibitions, $50 per group, cranbrookartmuseum.org.

• Dalia Reyes virtual Q&A: 7 p.m. Feb. 11, RSVP at tiny.cc/meet, visual artist and director of Contemporary Art at Galerie Camille in Detroit, hosted by the Ferndale Area District Library, facebook.com/FerndalePublicLibraryfacebook.com/fadlart.

• History of American Architecture: 11 a.m. or 7 p.m. Mondays, through Feb. 22, virtual five-week lecture series by Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Registration required, center.cranbrook.edu/history-american-architecture-cranbrook-visitors, $75 adults, $25 full-time students, free for Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Schools students.

• “Hum & Glow of Winter”: Michael Polakowski installation 6 a.m.-10 p.m., through Feb. 28, 1903 Grand River Ave., Detroit, empoweringmichigan.com/event/hum-glow-of-winter-art-installation-2, Playground Detroit in partnership with DTE’s Beacon Park, free.

• “Detroit Style-Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020”: Exhibit through June 27. Access Detroit Institute of Arts online to view collections, online resources for children and adults, dia.org/athome, dia.org/education/resources, dia.org/videos. The DIA open Wednesday-Sunday; timed entry tickets at dia.org.

• “Experience and Expression”: Jan. 30-Oct. 3. The DIA open Wednesday-Sunday; timed entry tickets at dia.org.

• Art Bytes-Detroit Style Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020: DIA gallery teacher Crystal Palmer takes viewers through the exhibition, DIA School Field Trip from Home, bit.ly/35x8cAA.

• Art-Making: Luminaries using recycled glass jars and tissue paper for a stained-glass effect, Art Access Online, bit.ly/2K6YH3k.

• Draw Your Dream Car: At-home activity to design a car, share via social media using #CarsDIA. It may be displayed in the exhibition, bit.ly/2KlSFM7.

• Russ Marshall-Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008: Exhibit through June 27, Detroit Institute of Arts, dia.org.

DANCE

• “Hip Hop Body Rock”: Paige Hernandez, through Feb. 13, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., macombcenter.com, free.

FAMILY

• Doktor Kaboom! “It’s Just Rocket Science”: streaming, through April 2, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., macombcenter.com, free.

• DIA At Home: Family art projects Neighborhood Collage and Art-Making-Stabiles, freestanding geometric sculptures. Access the Detroit Institute of Arts online to view collections and online resources for children and adults, dia.org/athome, dia.org/education/resources, dia.org/videos.

• Michigan History for Kids: For third- and fourth-graders, exploring history and heritage of all Michigan peoples, michigankids.org/home.

• CreativeBug: Joann Fabrics & Crafts offers two months free website subscription with access to thousands of online arts and crafts courses, creativebug.com.

FILM

• “My Little Sister”: Online through Feb. 11, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $10.

• ”Mandabi (The Money Order)”: Online through Feb. 11, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.

• “Identifying Features”: Online through Feb. 18, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.

• “Creed”: 7 p.m. Jan. 29; “Madagascar” Jan. 30; “Transformers (2007)” Jan. 31 at Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine movie theater, 32 Monroe Street, Detroit. Films and showtimes Thursdays-Sundays through spring, $20 per vehicle, Deckedoutdetroit.com.

• “The Reason I Jump”: Online through Feb. 4, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.

• Films of Reverend Solomon Sir Jones: Online through March 1, DIA at Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, free.

MISC.

• Michigan Made Winter Market: Jan. 30-31, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, facebook.com/canterburyvillagelakeorion.

• Galentine’s Day Wine Tasting: 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13, online via Zoom with Bottles Nation, register by Feb. 1, 312-380-1566, bottlesnation.com/events, $100 each ticket, includes 3 bottles of wine and participation in the live event.

• Skating sessions: Through March 7, The Rink at Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, register at DowntownDetroitParks.com or call 313-963-9393.

• Dino Stroll: May 20, animated dinosaur-themed stroll, opening day proceeds benefit Jay’s Juniors, to support chronically and terminally ill children, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, facebook.com/canterburyvillagelakeorion. $9.99+, free for children younger than 2, military and veterans. Parking $5.

MUSEUMS

• The Henry Ford: Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, reopened with COVID-19 safety measures. Marvel-Universe of Super Heroes exhibit through Jan. 31, $35+, youth (5-11), $28.75+. Greenfield Village closed for the season. Ford Rouge Factory Tour and the Giant Screen Experience closed until further notice, thehenryford.org.

• Bank of America customers get free admission: Feb. 6-7 and the first weekend of each month to museums and cultural institutions all over the country, including Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, Michigan Science Center, Motown Museum, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, bit.ly/2NvmECM.

• “Michigan in the Civil War”: traveling exhibit from the Detroit Historical Society, through Feb. 28 at The Oxford Public Library, 530 Pontiac Street, Oxford, miopl.org.

• “Deadly Medicine-Creating the Master Race”: Through July 11 in-person exhibit at Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, Farmington Hills, holocaustcenter.org, 248-553-2400.

• Michigan Science Center: Reserve museum visits online Thursday-Sunday, 313-577-8400, Mi-Sci.org, $18, free for younger than 2. IMAX Theater reserved tickets extra cost. COVID-19 safety measures in place.

• Motown Museum: Open to small groups, masks required. Online tickets, motownmuseum.org/visit/hours-admissions. New hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

• Rochester-Avon Historical Society: Illustrated new heritage tour book, “History in the Heart of the Hills: A Rochester Area Heritage Tour,” available for purchase for $13 at rochesteravonhistoricalsociety.org/store.

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