On The Prowl

Arts and Entertainment

Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor

Graphic by Tamara Turner


Fisher Theatre

3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI

Now until April 21

Tuesday through Saturday shows at 8 p.m.

Select Thursday matinees at 1 p.m.

Admission/Fees: Tickets range from $80-185, with a select number of $485 premium seats available.

The critically acclaimed musical Hamilton is back. The story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who was not only considered George Washington’s right and man, but was also the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. This musical has a score filled with music from various genres such as hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, Broadway, which are blended in a unique way.

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Fillmore Theatre

2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI


7 p.m.

Admission/Fees: $29-$55

In 2018 New York artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, dropped his dropped his third studio album “Hoodie SZN.”  Gaining co-signs from other artists such as Meek Mill and DJ Khaled, A Boogie has cemented himself as one of the top new artists in today’s, generation of rap. Now the Highbridge artist is on tour and is stopping in Detroit.

Pistons vs. Lakers

Little Caesars Arena

2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

7 to 10 p.m.

Admission/Fees: Tickets start at $65

Watch as the Detroit Pistons take on the Los Angeles Lakers. Though the last time these two teams faced off, the Pistons lost 100-113, but plan to bounce back and win in their second face of the season.

Engaging African Art: Highlights from the Horn Collection

Flint Institute of Arts

1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI

Now until May 26

Admission/Fees: $10 donations

After catching the attention of art director John Henry, Robert Horn has been invited to the Flint Institute of Arts, to exhibit his collection of art. Horn’s collection comes from being exposed to African Art in the mid1950’s after coming across the Museum of Primitive Art in New York City.

Art in the Age of the internet: 1989 to Today

University of Michigan Museum of Art

525 S. State Street

Now until April 7

Monday through Sunday

Admission/Fees: Free

Art in the Age if the internet explores how society interacts with each other, from all work to all play. This exhibit presents well over 40 works of media. From paintings, sculptures, performances, web-based projects and more. Works are featured from some of the most important artists of today such as: Judith Barry, Juliana Huxtable, Pierre Huyghe, Josh Kline, Laura Owens plus more.

Multimedia Drawing Class

Jewish Community Center

6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield

Thursday at 2 to 4 p.m.

Admissions/Fees: $8

Any artist of any skill level is welcome to drop in on this weekly drawing class. The two-hour sessions include a still life arrangement with professional instruction from Detroit artist/Ceramist Todd Larson.

The Drama of Japanese Prints

Flint Institute of Arts

1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

Now until April 14

In this exhibit woodblock prints from the late Tsukioka Kōgyo are displayed, from the private collection of Dr. David Weinberg and Dr. Sheldon Siegel. Each piece of work depicts characters and scenes from Japanese Noh theatre (a combination of singing, dancing acting, and elaborate story telling). The stage decorations are “sparse” which is for sure able to catch the audience’s attention, along with the actors lavish/colorful costumes. For more information, contact 810-234-1695.