Entertainment calendar: Music, theater, art and more

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

our picks

‘HEAVEN WAS DETROIT’ BOOK LAUNCH

at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall

This new music anthology, “Heaven Was Detroit: Essays on Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop,” will be celebrated Thursday at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall.

This new music anthology, “Heaven Was Detroit: Essays on Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop,” will be celebrated with performances by author M.L. Liebler and the Coyote Monk Poetry Band, along with contributors John Sinclair and songwriter Ted Nagy. 6-9 p.m. Thurs. Free admission. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

ANTHONY BOURDAIN

at Fox Theatre

Anthony Bourdain’s backcover photo from his book “Appetites.”

Rebel celebrity chef, television personality and author Anthony Bourdain brings “The Hunger” to Detroit this weekend. The 11-city tour features Bourdain talking about food around the world and his travels, followed by a question and answer session with the audience. 7 p.m. Sun. $45-$300. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

big shows

THURSDAY

Dokken at Token Lounge, metal, 6 p.m. Thurs. $25. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Royce Da 5’9” and Trick Trick at Crofoot Ballroom, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $30, $60 VIP. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at Masonic Temple, jazz/swing, 7 p.m. Thurs. $39.50-$105. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

FRIDAY

Clutch at Fillmore Detroit, metal, 7 p.m. Fri. $25-$39.95. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Jay Leno at Stranahan Theater, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $45-$99.50. 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo. (419) 381-8851.

Kansas at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, classic rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $35-$45. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

SATURDAY

Luke Bryan with Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch and DJ Rock at Ford Field, country, 5 p.m. Sat. $39.75-$99.75. 2000 Brush, Detroit. (877) 212-8898.

L.A. Guns at Token Lounge, rock, 6 p.m. Sat. $20. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Mushroomhead at Saint Andrew’s Hall, metal, 6:30 p.m. Sun. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Playboi Carti at Crofoot Ballroom, hip-hop, 6:30 p.m. Sat. $20-$50. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Meshuggah with High on Fire at Majestic Theatre, metal, 7 p.m. Sat. $29.50. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Incognito with Maysa and Bob James Quartet and Hiroshima at Detroit Opera House, jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $69-$99. 1526 Broadway, Detroit. (313) 237-7464.

Incognito performs at the Detroit Opera House with Maysa and Bob James Quartet and Hiroshima on Saturday.

Legends of Southern Hip-Hop with Mystikal, Juvenile, Bun B and more at Fox Theatre, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sat. $55.50-$128.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

SUNDAY

Farmington Community Band’s “Spooktacular XXXI - Area 51” at Harrison High School Auditorium, classical/holiday, 3 p.m. Sun. Free. 29995 W. 12 Mile, Farmington. fcbmusic.org.

Twiztid with Mac Lethal, Zodiac MPrint and more at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Sun. $25. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Elle King at Fillmore Detroit, blues/rock/pop, 6:30 p.m. Sun. $20-$45. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Billy Ocean at Caesars Windsor, R&B, 8 p.m. Sun. $20 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

Elvis Costello & the Imposters at Michigan Theater, rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $69.50-$125. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

MONDAY

Insane Clown Posse with Waka Flocka Flame, Kissing Candice and Jelly Roll at Harpo’s, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Mon. $30. 14238 Harper, Detroit. (313) 824-1700.

Boo Bash with Diplo, Dillon Frances and more at Fillmore Detroit, electronic, 6:30 p.m. Mon. $25-$75. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

TUESDAY

Watsky with Witt Lowry, Daye, Jack and Chukwudi Hudge at Majestic Theatre, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Tues. $18. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Eric Johnson at Magic Bag, rock, 8 p.m. Tues. $30. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

WEDNESDAY

Big Show at the Joe at Joe Louis Arena, hip-hop/R&B, 7 p.m. Wed. $20-$125. 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Fillmore Detroit, soul, 7 p.m. Wed. $25-$40. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Halloween fun for all this weekend

live music

THIS WEEKEND

Edgefest at Kerrytown Concert House, classical/jazz, daily through Sat. Various times and prices. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. kerrytownconcerthouse.com.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra “Sibelius 2” at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 8 p.m. Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

THURSDAY

Lil Dicky at Saint Andrew’s Hall, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Sean Blackman’s In Transit monthly world music showcase with special guests Thornetta Davis, Paul Randolph, Wendell Harrison, Ben Sharkey, Khary Kimani Turner, Rachel May, Emily Rose, Emily Rogers and more at Garden Theatre, world music/variety, 7 p.m. Thurs. $20-$30. 3929 Woodward, Detroit. seanblackman.com/live.

Trash Talk at Marble Bar, punk, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15. 1501 Holden, Detroit. (313) 338-3674.

Satan with Cauldron, Destructor and Coven 13 at Small’s Bar, metal, 8 p.m. Thurs. $15 in advance. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Frankie Cosmos, Big Theif and Stef Chura at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $13. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

FRIDAY

Grave Robber at Token Lounge, metal, 7 p.m. Fri. $8. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Rackham Choir performs music of the British Isles at Kirk in the Hills, classical, 7:30 p.m. Fri. $25-$50. 1340 W. Long Lake, Bloomfield Hills. (313) 404-0222.

Music of the Night: A Masquerade Affair with J. Ivy, Travis Pratt, the B. Williams Experiment and more at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, rock/soul/poetry, 8 p.m. Fri. $20-$30. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

Helado Negro and Divino Nino at Majestic Cafe, Latin, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Global Fridays with Raman Kalyan and Deepak Ram at Arab American National Museum, classical Indian music, 8 p.m. Fri. $15. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

Saved by the ’90s at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop/rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Oozing Wound, Wild Savages and Electric Wiccans at UFO Factory, rock, 9 p.m. Fri. $8. 2110 Trumbull, Detroit. ufofactory.com.

SATURDAY

Elvis Impersonator Hall of Fame featuring Sherman Arnold & the Interstate Band with Tyrone Hamilton as Ray Charles at Dearborn Heights Moose Lodge, classic rock/R&B, 5:30 p.m. Sat. $20 (includes dinner). 27225 W. Warren, Dearborn Heights. (313) 274-0286.

Bad Suns at the Shelter, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

3Teeth with DJs Pleasure Kitten, Elektrosonik and Aaron Hingst at Small’s Bar, Industrial/new wave, 8 p.m. Sat. $10 in advance, $15 day of. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Lurch with Stiff Competition at Cadieux Cafe, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $5. 4300 Cadieux, Detroit. (313) 882-8560.

The Appleseed Collective with Mike Vial at the Ark, 8 p.m. Sat. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

La Sera and Springtime Carnivore at El Club, indie rock, 9 p.m. Sat. $12. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

SUNDAY

Planet D Nonet with Camielle Price at Blue Goose Inn, swing/jazz, 4-7 p.m. Sun. No cover, but donations accepted. 28911 Jefferson, Saint Clair Shores. (586) 286-0950.

The Ark’s fall fundraiser with the Milk Carton Kids at the Ark, folk, 5 p.m. Sun. $50-$500. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Willa Rae & the Minor Arcana and Border Patrol split release party with the Free Bleeders and the Savage Seven at Painted Lady Lounge, indie/rock, 8 p.m. Sun. $6. 2920 Jacob, Hamtramck. (313) 874-2991.

MONDAY

Grim Reaper at Token Lounge, metal, 7 p.m. Mon. $15. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

TUESDAY

Lany with Transviolet at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop, 7 p.m. Tues. $17.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Samantha Fish at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $30-$32. 8501 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

WEDNESDAY

Red at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Wed. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

club events

THURSDAY

DJ Assault at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Thurs. $5. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

FRIDAY

Sugar Hiccup with DJs Quig, Darren Revell and Pleasure Kitten at Magic Stick, 9 p.m. Fri. $20. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

John Acquaviva at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

stage/

comedy

THIS WEEK

“Evil Dead the Musical” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. (through Oct. 29). $30. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“The Ugly Duckling” at Wild Swan Theatre, 10 a.m. Thurs., 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Fri. and 11 a.m. Sat. $12, $10 seniors and children. 6175 Jackson, Ann Arbor. (734) 995-0530

Norm Stulz at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 8 p.m. Thurs., 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri. and 8 p.m. Sat. $18-$20. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Baskerville” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. $27 and up. 207 Wilson, Rochester Hills. (248) 377-3300.

“Screw It: Doin’ Time on the Line” at Theatre Nova, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $15. 410 West Huron, Ann Arbor. (734) 635-8450.

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at St. Dunstan’s Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $20, $18 seniors and teens. 400 Lone Pine, Bloomfield Hills. (844) 386-7826.

Dave Waite at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $9-12 in advance, $11-$14 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

FRIDAY

“The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure” at Fox Theatre, 6 p.m. Fri. $29.50-$43.50. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

SATURDAY

“Teatro Chico – Dia de los Muertos: Nuestras Historias, Our Histories” in Mexicantown, 5-9 p.m. Sat. $10 suggested donation. Begins with a procession across Bagley Pedestrian Bridge and ends at Ford Resource & Engagement Center, 2826 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 841-4765.

“Teatro Chico – Dia de los Muertos: Nuestras Historias, Our Histories” will be performed Saturday in Mexicantown.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at 19th District Courthouse, 6 p.m. Sat. $175-$300, benefits Dearborn Symphony Orchestra and Dearborn Players Guild. 16077 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 565-2424.

OPENING TUESDAY

“The Book of Mormon” at Fisher Theatre, 8 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through Nov. 13). $39-$99. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (313) 872-1000.

visual arts/film

THIS WEEK

“Gimmie Danger” at Detroit Film Theatre, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sun., 9:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5 and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6. $9.50, $7.50 members. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

OPENING SUNDAY

“Rick Vian: Keeping a Wet Edge” at Janice Charach Gallery, 1-4 p.m. Sun. opening reception, runs through Dec. 8. Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. (248) 432-5579.

ONGOING

Four new exhibits including “City Pastoral,” paintings by Tommy Wilson and Clara DeGalan at Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham. (248) 644-0866.

etc.

THIS WEEK

“Ofrendas: Celebrating el Dia de Muertos” at Detroit Institute of Arts, through Nov. 6. Paper flower drop-in workshops noon-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free admission for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.