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Entertainment Calendar: Concerts, theater and more

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our picks

MONSTER JAM

at Ford Field

Monster Jam

Grave Digger, Max-D, El Toro Loco, Monster Mutt and more will rev their massive, custom-built engines for monster truck racing and gravity-defying freestyle competitions. This is the 25th anniversary for Monster Jam. 5:30 p.m. Sat. doors, 7 p.m. Sat. show. $15 and up. 2000 Brush, Detroit. monsterjam.com.

‘TEATRO CHICO: ALL PEOPLE, ALL ART’

at Mexicantown Mercado

Mahogany Jones

Part of Living Arts’ performances series “Teatro Chico,” musicians and artists Mahogany Jones, Emilio Rodriguez with Black & Brown Theatre, Ramona Burns with Hands-On Folktales, and Living Arts’ Youth Dance Ensembles will entertain and engage. The program is suitable for ages 13 and older. 6 p.m. Sat. $10 suggested donation for adults. Ford Resource & Engagement Center, 2826 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 841-4765 or livingartsdetroit.org.

big shows

THURSDAY

Quiet Riot with Most Wanted, Whiskey A Go Go, Sixe Sixe and Handsome Pete at Token Lounge, rock/metal, 6 p.m. Thurs. $25. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Sam Roberts Band at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Rich the Kid at Crofoot, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Thurs. $15. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

FRIDAY

40th Ann Arbor Folk Festival with Kacey Musgraves, Jenny Lewis, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Valerie June, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Zach Heckendorf and MC Susan Werner at Hill Auditorium, folk/indie/Americana, 6 p.m. Fri. $37.50-$200 one night, $67.50-$360 two nights. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Dashboard Confessional at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $27.50. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

The Lumineers with Andrew Bird and Margaret Glaspy at The Palace of Auburn Hills, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $29.50-$59.50. 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills. (248) 377-0100.

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B, 8 p.m. Fri. $85-$115. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

The Temptations at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Motown, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $25-$69. 7096 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

Catch the The Temptations on Friday and Saturday at the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom.

SATURDAY

Jacob Sartorius at Royal Oak Music Theatre, pop, 4:30 p.m. Sat. $25 and up. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Jeff Dunham at Joe Louis Arena, comedy, 5 p.m. Sat. $39-$49.50. 19 Steve Yzerman Drive, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

40th Ann Arbor Folk Festival with Indigo Girls, Margo Price, Kiefer Sutherland, Over the Rhine, We Banjo 3, Davina and the Vagabonds, Corn Potato String Band and emcee Susan Werner at Hill Auditorium, folk/indie/Americana, 6 p.m. Sat. $37.50-$200 one night, $67.50-$360 two nights. 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Tim Barry with Captains of the Head and Nick Colino at Zeke’s Rock and Roll BBQ, punk/folk, 9 p.m. Sat. $15. 240 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 206-7130.

SUNDAY

Gregory Porter with Eric Roberson at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, jazz, 7 p.m. Sun. $60-$75. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8500.

Singer Gregory Porter brings his jazzy voice to the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday.

live music

THIS WEEKEND

Mozart Fest: “Symphony 40” with Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall, 8 p.m. Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

THURSDAY

James Anthony with Caitlin and Bonnie Drinkard at Tom’s Tavern, pop/folk/indie, 8 p.m. Thurs. 10093 W. Seven Mile, Detroit. (313) 862-9768.

FRIDAY

Mozart Fest: “Clarinet Concerto” with Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall, classical, 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Fri. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

S.O.M.E. Fest with the Doozers, Broken Robot, Kenny Hill Group and more at Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 3 p.m. Fri. $8.90-$15. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

A Year in New York at Loving Touch, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Luis Resto: Music and Meandering with Salar Ansari, Marie Bennet and Pathe Jassi at Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, hip-hop/pop/jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $20. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 877-8500.

The Dropout with Humons, Barret, Dopke and Jorissen at El Club, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $7. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793.

Those Hounds EP release party with Bogart, Red Robe and Iron Downey Jr. at Small’s Bar, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $8 (includes EP). 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

JC and the Royal Keys at Cellarmen’s, jump blues/swing, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 24310 John R, Hazel Park. (586) 413-4206.

Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 8 p.m. Fri. $20-$25. 2105 South, Auburn Hills. atcallahans.com.

SATURDAY

“Winter Hangs on You” with Maia Asshaq and Megan Stockton, Biba Bell and Matvei Yankelevich, Billy Mark and Odeya Nini at Trinosophes, experimental, 6-8 p.m. Sat. $5-$10 suggested. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Blast Radius, Read Em and Weep, Full Monty, the Butts, Bathroom of the Future and Bave at New Dodge Lounge, punk, 8 p.m. Sat. $10. 8850 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 874-5963.

Queen Kwong, Siamese, Kaleido and Dear Darkness at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $8. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Punk Rock Winter Informal with Detroit 442, Devious Ones and Voltage at the Rockery, punk, 9 p.m. Sat. $7. 1175 Eureka, Wyandotte. (734) 281-4629.

Phil Treais Group at the Fountains, folk/blues/rock, 9:30 p.m. Sat. No cover. 6060 Maybee, Clarkston. (248) 625-3731.

MONDAY

Chinese New Year concert with Shaanxi Province Song and Dance Theatre National Orchestra at Orchestra Hall, classical, 7:30 p.m. Mon. Free admission, but reservations recommended. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Margaret Glaspy with Bad Bad Hats at Loving Touch, indie rock, 8 p.m. Mon. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

SUNDAY

Inon Barnatan, Anthony McGill and Alisa Weilerstein at Rackham Auditorium, classical, 4 p.m. Sun. $26-$56. 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. (734) 764-2538.

WEDNESDAY

Kevin Garrett at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $13. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

clubs/djs

THURSDAY

Purity Ring at Magic Stick, 8 p.m. Thurs. $20. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Worthy with Golf Clap at Necto, 9 p.m. Thurs. $15-$20. 516 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 994-5835.

SATURDAY

Stacey Pullen at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10-$15. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

Guccimen and more at Magic Stick, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEK

“Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend” at Fox Theatre, 11 a.m. Thurs., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. and 11 a.m. Tues.-Wed. (through Feb. 12). $17-$70. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Rob Little at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15 p.m. Fri., and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$18. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

“Mom’s Gift” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $27-$42. 2200 N. Squirrel, Rochester. (248) 370-3316.

“Boy Gets Girl” at Open Book Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $20, $15 seniors and students. 1621 West Road, Trenton. (734) 288-7753 or openbooktc.com.

Mike E. Winfield at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m. Thurs. and 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$15 in advance, $14-$17 at the door. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

“Firepower” at Detroit Repertory Theatre, 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 8:30 p.m. Sat., and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. (through March 12). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“Men are From Mars – Women are from Venus Live” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri., 4 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Feb. 4). $54. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

Josh Hyman stars in “Men Are From Mars — Women Are From Venus Live!” this weekend at City Theatre.

“August: Osage County” at St. Dunstan’s Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Feb. 4). $20, $18 seniors and teens. 400 Lone Pine, Bloomfield Hills. (844) 386-7826.

Tim Joyce and “Spotts” at Holly Hotel Comedy Club, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12-$15. 110 Battle Alley, Holly. (248) 634-5208.

FRIDAY

“Dancing with the Stars: Live” at Caesars Windsor, 3 and 8 p.m. Fri. $35 Canadian and up. 377 Riverside Drive East, Windsor. (800) 991-7777.

visual arts/film

FRIDAY

“In Search of Mozart” at the Cube at the Max, 1 p.m. Fri. $7. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

“Art in an Age of Transition: Northern European Prints from the Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts” at Alfred Berkowitz Gallery at University of Michigan Dearborn, 5-7 p.m. Fri. opening reception. 4901 Evergreen, Dearborn. (313) 593-5087.

SATURDAY

“Two-Headed Raptor Show” featuring art work from Brendan Patrick and Tom Beste at Studio 8700, 7 p.m. Sat. opening reception. $10 donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 8700 W. Nine Mile, Oak Park. (248) 965-2832.

etc.

THIS WEEKEND

Hear Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon” with a 360-degree experience at the Cranbrook Institute of Science’s Archeson Planetarium, 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $5 plus museum admission. 39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 645-3200.

SUNDAY

Practice yoga to live chamber music at the Cube at the Max, 10:30 a.m. Sun. $25. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

WinterFest and Doggie Fashion Parade in Palmer Park, 1-4 p.m. Sun. Free; donations accepted for some activities. Merrill Plaisance between Six and Seven Miles, Detroit. peopleforpalmerpark.org.