Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor
Graphic by Tamara Turner
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
2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI
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
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.
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.