Inspired by the myth of Sisyphus and set to original music by Jerome Begin & Christopher Lancaster, “Sit, Kneel, Stand” explores the mix of absurdity and joy in the restless efforts of the shared human experience. The dancers are risk takers who bring the audience to a place that is emotionally layered and profoundly visceral.
"Sit, Kneel, Stand" was inspired by the myth of Sisyphus and is set to music by Jerome Begin and Christopher Lancaster. It explores the mix of absurdity and joy of the shared human experience.
The St Clair Shores Cultural Committee is sponsoring a bus trip for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts Conservation Lab, which includes a docent-guided tour of the Diego Rivera murals, a $10 gift card for food and time to explore on your own. Will be departing from the St. Clair Shores Public Library at 9:30 am.
Information graphics allow us to visualize material that is less discernable with the written word. Pictorial interpretation of data however, is not confined to the graphic arts. VISUALIZING DATA will exhibit artistic interpretation of signs, symbols and statistical data. City: Detroit
Athletic movements and vibrant costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography in TAO: Phoenix Rising. TAO offers a young and exciting take on this traditional Japanese art form, performed by men and women who have trained for years in the mountains of Japan.
Highlighting the most outstanding and creative dance talent from colleges and universities throughout the state. The entire performance celebrates the outstanding dancers of Michigan’s colleges and universities directed by the world’s finest choreographers.
"Emily" is an expansion of the TEDx theme for this year: Good2 (the "2" stands for squared). It is a piece that explores the theory of the compounding affect of a kindness, and the societal pressure to either act or deny any kind gesture.
Wayne State University Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre & Dance will present a fierce and virtuosic dance by critically acclaimed New York choreographer Nicholas Leichter. This vibrant dance is a rich, complex weave of color and texture; a densely layered, constant shift of stage and space where connections, brief and intimate explore the extended familial relationships we make and are destined.
The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit's Janice Charach Gallery will present Breaking the Mold, a glass and clay exhibit and sale, presenting sculptural and functional pieces, all of which are conceptually and aesthetically unique.
Phil Niblock, an intermedia artist known for his minimal compositions, will be here for his first visit in over eight years. The Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Museum of Contemporart Art Detroit have partnered to exhibit his work through March and April.
This event features work by the former guitarist for Sponge and The Detroit Cobras. On display will be an assortment of repurposed vintage oil can sculptures, original design iron pipe lamps, and an assortment of one-of-a-kind wearable art leather wristbands and cuffs with vintage gauges. Cash bar and DJ.
Featured poetry reader Alise Alousi, acoustic music with Isaac Travino. 7-9 pm, open mic sign-up at 6:30.
This exhibition includes a selection of works by leading photographers of the era such as Francis Frith and Samuel Bourne.This exhibition is offered in conjunction with the University of Michigan's theme semester, India and the World. Lead support for this exhibition is provided by the University of Michigan Health System.
What we are looking for is zombie themed artwork in all medium. With the success of last year's closed group Z-show, we have decided to open up the field to other artists. Please submit up to 5 images to Phoenixcafeart@gmail.com. Include the Artist Name, Title of Artwork, Size/Dimensions, Medium and Price.
A twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.
20 Feet From Stardom brought home the Oscar for documentary feature this year. Here to tell us more about the making of this important new film fresh from the Oscar red carpet experience is the films editor Jason Zeldes, with an insiders look at what it is like to edit a major motion picture.
A one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story. The play is a theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. Tickets are on sale now.
Helser explores the convergence of the cinematic, pop culture, and pedestrian life in his paintings. Gonzalez is a teaching/working artist, he often creates artwork to display in alternative spaces. Gonzalez participates in areas/neighborhoods in which inhabitants may not always get exposure to art.
A one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story. The play is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom.
The West Side Detroit Polish American Historical Society invites its members, friends & family to a Polish Easter Basket Social & traditional Polish luncheon.I ncluding peirogi, keilbasa, babka and more. There will be a demonstration of pisank (egg decorating) by Marcia Lewandowski, a workshop and a display of her work.
Carolee Schneemann is a multidisciplinary artist that transformed artistic discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender. Her current exhibition, My Brain Is in My Inkstand: Drawing as Thinking and Process, exhibits for the first time fourteen sketches of Schneemann’s earliest and most iconic performance, Meat Joy.
A one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story. The play is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom
The Marygrove College English and Modern Languages Department proudly announces that US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will be the twenty-sixth guest in Marygroves Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series. Trethewey will deliver the Lillian and Don Bauder lecture in Alumnae Hall at 8 pm on Friday, April 4.
Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing seeks to showcase the talent and diversity of the writers within the states correctional facilities. The night will kick off with a reading of selections from the book by friends and family of contributing authors.
Art Spiegelman has almost single-handedly brought comic books out of the toy closet and onto literature shelves winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for his masterful graphic novel, Maus. Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Spiegelman as he takes us on a chronological tour of the evolution of comics.
The Spring Great Lakes Art Fair combines exclusive and desirable works from local, regional and national artists and craftspeople with a charming village marketplace setting, seasonal motif and on site caf with delicious light fare.
The three works selected for Affecting the Audience: Anthony Discenza, Aurélien Froment, and Dora García affect the audience directly or psychologically—they emphasize the construction of images and effects as a fundamental experience in the cultural domain.
Henry Ford Community College’s Sisson Gallery will host a display titled “Demented Detroit: Contemporary Cartoons and Comics from the Motor City"
The sequel to the Fifty Shades Parody SPANK!, SPANK! Harder returns to City Theatre. SPANK! Harder continues where the original left off, parodying not only Fifty Shades but also taking aim at a variety of women’s pop culture favorites from books, film, tv and beyond.
We're bringing the Metro Times Best Of Detroit voting to Great Lakes Coffee's Tacos: Turntables: Tequila to give Metro Times readers a chance to cast a vote and enter to win Metro Times Swag, tickets to the Metro Times' "Best Of" event, & tickets to Blowout. Hope to see all of you there for voting, tacos, drinks, and tunes!
Girls Girls Girls, the world's first and greatest all-girl tribute to Motley Crue, hails from New York City and has taken the world by storm since their breakout performance at a New Jersey strip club in 2007. Performing with Broadzilla.
15 vendors offering vintage clothing and accessories for women, men, and children from the 1930s all the way to the 1980s.
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