Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday
1. Midwest Media Expo at Edward Village Hotel
This celebration of all things pop-culture has activities running continuously from 11 a.m. Friday until 2 p.m. Sunday. Special guests include author G.D. Falksen, editor and blogger Evelyn Kriete, cosplay model Kawaii Besu, voice actor Billy West and others. $25-$30 per day, $50 weekend pass, $10 youth pass. 600 Town Center, Dearborn. midwestmediaexpo.com
2. Margaret Cho at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
San Francisco-born actor and comedian Margaret Cho brings her stand-up routine to the Sound Board for a night of outlandish observations. She’s been known to interact with the crowd and has lately been marrying same-sex couples on stage at her show. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $27-$40. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.
3. Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade in Greektown
Dancers, musicians and members of the local community are all part of this annual celebration of Greek culture. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. Monroe through Greektown, Detroit. detroit.greekparades.com.