On The Prowl

Vae O’Neil, Arts and Entertainment Editor

All Together Now! Musical

Nov. 12

7:30-10 p.m.

2nd Street Performing Arts Center

1123 2nd Street, Wyandotte

$50 general admission

Visit https://www.2ndstpac.com/alltogethernow for more details.

Theater-goers’ long wait is over; live theater is back and the world is ready to rejoice.  Presenting All Together Now!  A musical review celebrating the return to live theater that is for one weekend only; it will be performed by theaters worldwide, featuring songs from musicals everyone loves.


Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine

Nov 12, 2021 – Apr 03, 2022

8 p.m.
Gates open at 7 p.m.

Monroe Street Drive-In, 32 Monroe Street, Detroit

For more information go to https://www.emagine-entertainment.com/theatres/monroe-street-drive-in/

Stock the car with goodies and blankets and prepare for a classic movie night; Bedrock is partnering with Emagine theatres for a second season, with movies showing on the big screen Thursday through Sunday evenings, with weekly lineups shared on Tuesdays. Guests can reserve tickets online for $20 per vehicle before enjoying the evening show, with available restrooms and concessions. 


Detroit Red Wings vs. Montreal Canadians

Nov 13

7 p.m.

Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Go to https://www.nhl.com/redwings/schedule/2021-10-01/ET for more information.

Come on down and cheer for the Detroit Red Wings as they host the Montreal Canadians.


Motor City Industry Fest

Nov 13 – Nov 14

TCF Center-Washington Boulevard, Detroit


See https://www.industryfest.com/ for more details.

Industry Fest; an event part high-end car & fashion show, celebrity guest summit, live stage concert and more! Entertainment and education collide in this one-of-a-kind weekend experience, featuring some of the most successful influencers in a myriad of fields and some of the freshest local and mainstream performing artists.


The Great Decorate | Fostering Hope for the Holidays

Nov 18 – Dec 31

6 p.m.

Hazel, Ravines and Downtown

1 Peabody Street, Birmingham

For more information go to https://p2p.onecause.com/thegreatdecorate2020.

Over 250,000 children are placed in foster care each year in the U.S., and upwards of 26,500 age-out, with 1,700 in Michigan alone. The Great Decorate, a holiday tree decorating contest, raises awareness and funds for local foster teens aging-out of the foster care system; foster recipients will be selected through a collaboration with the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (M.A.R.E.). 

Visitors can view beautifully decorated trees in restaurants and retail locations in downtown Birmingham and vote for their favorite by donating online, and 100% of donations go directly to local foster teens to put toward their future when they turn 18.


Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective with Turtle Island Quartet

Nov 19

8-10 p.m.

Orchestra Hall-3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

In-person Tickets: $19-$99

Digital Tickets: $12 

For more information, go to https://www.dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/2122-fall/terence-blanchard.

Trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard plays the music of Wayne Shorter along with original music, with his acclaimed band The E-Collective and the Turtle Island Quartet. Blanchard celebrates the brilliance of Shorter’s legacy and the inspiration he has given him, influencing Blanchard’s ever-growing palette of music and storytelling.


The Snow Queen

Hilberry Theatre-4743 Cass Avenue, Detroit

Nov 19 – Dec 11

Adult $22, Student $15, Faculty, Senior, WSU Alumni $18

Go to https://www.wsushows.com/TheatreManager/1/online?event=0&utm_source=CommCal&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=snow_queen for more information.

“The Snow Queen” follows the young Gerda in her coming-of-age story, as she heads to the ends of the earth to rescue her best friend from the icey-tempered Snow Queen. The show proves that regardless of your size, love and courage are what makes a hero.


Magic of Lights™ | DTE Energy Music Theatre


DTE Energy Music Theatre, 33 Bob Seger Drive, Independence charter Township

Nov 19, 2021 – Jan 01, 2022

Sun.–Thu.: 5:30–10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat.: 5:30–11 p.m. 

Online vehicle passes start at $20

Visit https://magicoflights.com/events/clarkston/ for more details.

Magic of Lights returns as Detroit’s newest holiday tradition! Among returning favorites are 12 Days of Christmas, the drive-through Blizzard Tunnel, Winter Wonderland and The Night Before Christmas. Magic of Lights is a rain, snow or shine event unless a weather emergency is declared; if this is the case and you are holding a ticket, an email notification will be sent.


Festival of Trees

Nov 21 – 28

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn

Find more information at https://fot.org/wp/.

Festival of Trees is a volunteer-led event dedicated to support medical research at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan; it’s a public display of spectacularly designed holiday trees, tabletop trees, wreaths and other holiday gift shop items.


2021-22 Fox Theatre Series presented by Comerica Bank

Now – May 08, 2022

Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

For more information visit https://visitdetroit.com/event/2021-22-fox-theatre-series-presented-by-comerica-bank/

Announcing the 2021-22 Fox Theatre season! This season Features an array of Broadway musicals, interactive stage shows and treasured holiday favorites.

The full 2021-22 schedule includes: 

Cirque Dreams Holidaze (Fri, Dec. 3 – Sun., Dec. 5)*

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Christmas (Thurs., Dec. 9)

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage (Sat., Dec. 11)*

A Magical Cirque Christmas (Sun., Dec. 12)*

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis (Sat., Dec. 18)*

OKLAHOMA! (Tues., Feb. 22 – Sun., Feb. 27)

Alton Brown Live: Beyond The Eats (Sun., Mar. 20)*

The Bachelor Live On Stage (Sun., Mar. 27)*

Blue Man Group (Tues., April 19 – Sun., April 24)*

Madagascar The Musical (Sat., April 30)

An American In Paris (Sun., May 8)