Note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, events are subject to change. Check with venues for updates.
• Rain-A Beatles tribute: Previously scheduled March 27 at Fox Theatre rescheduled to Nov. 6. Tickets for previously dates (March 27, 2020 and March 27, 2021) will be honored.
• Celtic Woman: Previously scheduled April 2, 2021, at Fox Theatre rescheduled to April 3, 2022. Tickets for previous dates (April 5, 2020 and April 2, 2021) will be honored.
• West Coast Takeover, featuring E-40, Too Short, DJ Quik: Previously scheduled May 29 at Fox Theatre, rescheduled for Nov. 20. Tickets for previous dates (May 23, 2020; September 26, 2020 and May 29, 2021) will be honored.
Ticketholders have 30 days to request refund at point of purchase. Tickets on sale at Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000, Livenation.com, 313Presents.com.
• Mosaic Arts International exhibition: Featuring Huntington Woods resident Michelle Sider. View at mosaicartsinternational.americanmosaics.org, free.
• Annual #HeartsForArt: Visitors pick up a decorative heart at front desk during February, take a photo of the heart in front of their favorite artwork and post on social media, tagging #HeartsForArt and #CranbrookArtMuseum, health safety measures in place, cranbrookartmuseum.org.
• “The Body Eclectic”: Exhibit through Feb. 26, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, lawrencestreetgallery.com. See exhibit at the website and in-person at the gallery, open Thursday-Sunday, 248-544-0394.
• “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.
• Corrado Parducci: Virtual Field Guide to Renowned Detroit Architectural Sculptor, 7 p.m. March 2, hosted by the Ferndale Area District Library via Zoom, register at bit.ly/3dlkSz9, 248-546-2504, ferndalepubliclibrary.org.
• “Boom Town-Detroit in the 1920s”: The Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, detroithistorical.org.
• Winter Wednesday: Private group visits Wednesday afternoons at Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills. One-hour time slots available at 3, 4 and 5 p.m. for up to six (including galleries and shop). Staff will provide brief overview of exhibitions, $50 per group, cranbrookartmuseum.org.
• “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.
• Park West Gallery: Reopened with new art and renovations, parkwestgallery.com.
• “Experience and Expression”: Through 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.
• Nothin’ But the Blues: DSO Digital Concerts 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-26, dso.org, streaming, $12 each.
• A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective: Online 5 p.m. Feb. 26, The Ark, Ann Arbor, theark.org/shows-events/calendar, $20+.
• David Wilcox’s All Request East: Online 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, The Ark, Ann Arbor, theark.org/shows-events/calendar, $20+.
• Jazz from Detroit-Virtual Music Marathon: DSO Digital Concerts 2 p.m. Feb. 27, dso.org, streaming, $9+.
• A Tribute to Duke Ellington: Candlelight Jazz show Feb. 27, The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, 313-832-7100, themasonic.com/events.php, $100+ for two.
• The Sean Dobbins Trio: 7 p.m. Feb. 27, livestream, The Blue LLama Jazz Club, Ann Arbor, Mandolin.com, $20+.
• Chantae Cann: Online through Feb. 28, Detroit Institute of Arts, dia.org/BlackHistoryMonth.
• Music of Florence Price: DIA @ Home through March 1, dia.org/events, free.
• Conversation with Kevin Day, composer: 1:30 p.m. March 1, online via Zoom, calendar.oakland.edu/smtd.
• Adam Sadberry, flute: 2:30 p.m. March 2, online via Zoom, calendar.oakland.edu/smtd.
• DSO Digital Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 5, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis, dso.org.
• Dan + Claudia Zanes: Streaming through March 6, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., bit.ly/36x2UWB, free.
• Michigan Philharmonic: performance of work by composer Andre Myers, with narration by Myers, bit.ly/3sl9bwD.
• Birmingham Musicale: “The Social Voices of American Music-Stories for All People” virtual concert via YouTube, recorded for later viewing, thebirminghammusicale.org.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
• “Capturing a Culture Change” Motown through the lens of Jim Hendin-1968-1972: exhibit at Motown Museum, 2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, motownmuseum.org. New hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
• Stories of “Pride & Prejudice”: The Secret Society of Twisted Story Tellers presents at 7 p.m. Feb. 26, via Zoom, Southfield Parks & Recreation Department, bit.ly/3iY8pSw or call 248-796-4620, $10, adults.
• “The Blackness Project-Identity and the African American Community”: Documentary through Feb. 28, The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, thewright.org.
• “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.
• Films of the Rev. Solomon Sir Jones: Online through March 1, DIA at Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, free.
• Walk Through History display: Through March 1, along the walking path on the front lawn of the Southfield Municipal Complex, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, display featuring influential African Americans of Southfield and world history, cityofsouthfield.com.
• DSO Digital Concert and Classical Roots Celebration: 6:30 p.m. March 6, Detroit Symphony Orchestra with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis, celebrates African-American composers and musicians, Orchestra Hall livestream, dso.org/classicalroots, $100+ for 2. Concert only, 7:30 p.m., $12+.
• “Detroit 67 Perspectives” exhibit: opened in 2017, 50th anniversary of Detroit’s civil unrest, will become a permanent exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum.
• “The Great Influenza”: 7 p.m. March 9, presentation by retired Oakland Community College teacher Dennis Fiems, hosted by Ferndale Library, via Zoom, tiny.cc/fiems, facebook.com/events/227449242378306.
• Kimberly Williams-Paisley: Book club discusses actress/author’s book, “Where The Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only To Find Her Again” at noon, March 10, suggested donation $18. Jewish Family Service virtual event 7 p.m. April 6, $36, register at jfsspotlightevent.org, 248-592-2339.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
• Art on Auburn: The City of Rochester Hills accepting art submissions for Auburn Road community artwork project open to K-12 students attending Rochester Hills, Rochester or Avondale public schools. Register by Feb. 28, pccart.org/exhibitions/art-on-auburn.
• Motown Mic-The Spoken Word Competition: ages 16+, apply online by March 5, motownmuseum.org.
• Online Acting and Improv workshop: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, via Zoom, Acting Out Kids Community Theatre, for ages 8-18, $10 per child. Registration required by Feb. 24 at email@example.com, actingoutkidscommunitytheatre.com, 248-302-8947.
• Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”: 7:30 p.m. March 11, DSO Digital Concert, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, streaming, dso.org, $12+.
• Ray DeVito: Feb. 25-27; Chris (Crazy Legs) Fonseca March 4-6, One Night Stans Comedy Club, 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., COVID-19 restrictions include a 10 p.m. curfew, 25 percent capacity, Onenightstanscomedyclub.com, $20+ each.
• Chris Franjola: Feb. 25-27, Jeff Shaw March 4-6, Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, comedycastle.com, prices vary.
• Gilda’s Laughfest Festival: March 11-14, presented by Gun Lake Casino, 30 events, plus social media content and contests, laughfestgr.org.
• The Magic Science Lab with Bill Blagg: March 1-May 28, virtual, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp., streaming, macombcenter.com, free.
• 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.
• Monroe Street Drive-In: “42” (2013) 7 p.m. Feb. 26 (PG-13); “The Secret Life of Pets” (PG) 7 p.m. Feb. 27; “Crazy, Stupid Love” 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Powered By Emagine movie theater, 32 Monroe St., Detroit. Films and showtimes Thursdays-Sundays through spring, $20 per vehicle, Deckedoutdetroit.com.
• “Nomadland”: Feb. 25-28, Landmark Main Art, 118 N Main St, Royal Oak, landmarktheatres.com, $10+.
• “My Zoe”: Opens Feb. 26, The Maple Theater, 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Hills, themapletheater.com, $12+. (updated movie)
• “Atlantis”: Online through March 4, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.
• M.C. Escher-Journey to Infinity: Online through March 4, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.
• “A Glitch in the Matrix”: Online through March 5, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.
• “Lapsis”: Online through March 5, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $6.99.
• “Two of Us”: Online through March 12, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events, $12.
• Live ice carving: 4-7 p.m. Feb. 26, ice sculptures by Finesse Ice, Festival Park, The Village of Rochester Hills, Rochester Hills, TheVORH.com/Events.
• In the Kitchen with Patrick Hallahan of My Morning Jacket: 6 p.m. Feb. 28, online, The Ark, Ann Arbor, theark.org/shows-events/calendar, $25+.
• Skating sessions: Through March 7, The Rink at Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, register at DowntownDetroitParks.com or call 313-963-9393.
• 4th Annual Michigan Fashion Media Summit: March 8-10, virtual, featuring keynote speaker, Diane von Furstenberg, fashion designer, philanthropist, and author, register at registration.socio.events/e/mfms21, free.
• “Deliciously Michigan”: Online through May 1, virtual series hosted by The Lorenzo Cultural Center, presentations include Faygo, Better Made potato chips and Bell’s Brewery. Registration required at lorenzoculturalcenter.com, free.
• Butterflies Are Blooming: Annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter exhibition March 1-April 30, thousands of butterflies fly inside Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, COVID-19 precautions with wait times, meijergardens.org or bit.ly/2NBBlEE, $14.50 for ages 14+; $7 for ages 5-13; $4 for ages 3-4; free for 2 and younger.
• Royal Oak centennial celebration: Exhibit opening 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 6, 1411 W. Webster, Royal Oak, regular hours 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 248-439-1501, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Meadow Brook Hall: weekend self-guided tours. Guests may explore all three levels and wander the wooded pathways with the help of a new app. Admission $10, $7 for ages 62+, $5 for ages 6-12, free for 5 and younger, COVID-19 precautions. Tickets are available at bit.ly/2YJbcWo, meadowbrookhall.org.
• Rosa Parks Bus exhibit: The Henry Ford-Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, exhibit included with museum admission, $25+, youth (5-11), $18.75+, free to ages 4 and younger. COVID-19 precautions, Greenfield Village closed for the season, thehenryford.org. Ford Rouge Factory Tours are open Monday-Saturday, purchase tickets online.
• “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. COVID-19 safety measures in place.
• 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.
• “Maltese Falcon”: Radio play premiering 8 p.m. Feb. 26 on Rosedale Community Players’ YouTube page, RosedaleCommunityPlayers.com, donations welcome.
• “Hope Canyon”: 7 p.m. Feb. 27, online reading and live talk-back, shakespeareroyaloak.com, free, donations appreciated.
• Scott Silven’s “The Journey”: Live virtual theater and storytelling, through Feb. 28, a2sf.org/scott-silvens-the-journey, $46-$56.
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