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MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW

at Suburban Collection Showplace

Exhibits and demonstrations for a variety of interests, including health, fun, empowerment, fashion, shopping, cooking and more. High profile guests include designer Vern Yip and star of USA reality show “Chrisley Knows Best,” Savannah Chrisley. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. $12, $6 ages 6-12. $5 after 5 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. Parking is $5. 46100 Grand River, Novi. southernshows.com/wde.

MICHAEL HODGES’ BOOK LAUNCH

at Signal Return

Author, photographer and Detroit News Fine Arts Writer Michael Hodges celebrates the release of his new book “Building the Modern World: Albert Kahn in Detroit.” 5-7:30 p.m. Thurs. Free. 1345 Division, Detroit. (313) 567-8970.

DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS

at Fillmore Detroit

This year’s special awards will be given to Allie Willis, Melvin Davis and rock band Sponge, which will perform with its original line up. Davis also performs, along with Kash Doll, Frontier Ruckus, Liquid Monk, Virginia Violet & the Rays and Maroon. 6 p.m. Fri. $22.50 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

at St. Florian Parish

Besides strawberry desserts made every which way, this annual event — celebrating 50 years this weekend — has Polish dancing, music, food and beer. 5-11 p.m. Sat. and 1-10 p.m. Sun. Free. 2626 Poland, Hamtramck. (313) 871-2778.

CINCO DE MAYO PARADE

in Southwest Detroit

The party kicks off with the 54th annual Cinco de Mayo Parade at noon Sunday at Patton Park, at West Vernor and Woodmere, and travels east to Clark Park at West Vernor and Scotten. After, the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Mercado takes place at Clark Park. Visit swdetroitbid.com.

big shows

THURSDAY

Kygo at Masonic Temple, electronic, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $55. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Modest Mouse at Fillmore Detroit, rock, 6:30 p.m. Thurs. $20 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

Minus the Bear with the Coathangers at Crofoot Ballroom, rock, 7 p.m. Thurs. $28. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

FRIDAY

My Brother, My Brother and Me at Masonic Temple, comedy/podcast, 7 p.m. Fri. $39.50 and up. 500 Temple, Detroit. (313) 638-2724.

Howie Mandel at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $45-$57. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Dr. Dog at Majestic Theatre, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $27.50 advance, $30 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

The Sopranos: Michael Imperioli, Tony Sirico and Steve Schirripa with Sal Richards at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $25-$75. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

H. Jon Benjamin at Michigan Theater, comedy, 8 p.m. Fri. $34.50 and up. 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (734) 668-8397.

SATURDAY

Festival of Laughs with Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Arnez J and George Wallace at Fox Theatre, comedy, 7 p.m. Sat. $56.50-$129. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

Jonathan Davis at Majestic Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $35 in advance, $40 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Ethan Bortnick at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, classical/pop, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $55 and up. 350 Madison, Detroit. (313) 887-8501.

Tricky at Magic Stick, hip-hop, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $25 in advance, $30 day of. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Jonathan Butler and Pieces of a Dream at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, jazz, 8 p.m. Sat. $30 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

SUNDAY

Anthony Hamilton at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B/soul, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $75-$87. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

TUESDAY

Haim at Fillmore Detroit, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Tues. $35 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

WEDNESDAY

Brian McKnight at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B, 8 p.m. Wed. $42-$55. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

live music

THURSDAY

Montana of 300 at Shelter, hip-hop, 6 p.m. Thurs. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

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

Summer Like the Season and more at Loving Touch, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $10. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Chris Forsyth’s Solar Motel Band with Sunwatchers at Trinosophes, rock, 9 p.m. Thurs. $8. 1464 Gratiot, Detroit. (313) 737-6606.

Caitlyn Smith at Blind Pig, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m. Thurs. $18. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

FRIDAY

H2o at Shelter, punk, 6 p.m. Fri. $18. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Cinco de Mayo celebration with Groupo Illusion at Nancy Whiskey’s Detroit, tejano, 6 p.m. Sat. No cover. 2644 Harrison, Detroit. (313) 962-4247.

Transit New Music Ensemble at Detroit Institute of Arts, classical, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Fri. Free admission for tri-country residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s JazzWorks series with Michael Malis and Marcus Elliot at Schaver Music Recital Hall, jazz, 8 p.m. Fri. $30, $15 students. 480 W. Hancock, Detroit. (313) 335-3300 or cmsdetroit.org.

Class of ’98 at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $5. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

SATURDAY

Bob Seger birthday bash with Lookin’ Back tribute band at Wonderland Bowling, classic rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $25. 8265 Richardson, Commerce. tributetoseger.com.

Cosmic Light Shapes record release party with Krillin and Space Skull at Old Miami, rock/psych, 9 p.m. Sat. $10 (includes record). 3930 Cass, Detroit. (313) 831-3830.

SUNDAY

Fort Street Chorale and Chamber Orchestra perform Mozart’s “Requiem” at Fort Street Presbyterian Church, classical, 3 p.m. Sun. $25. 631 W. Fort, Detroit. (313) 961-4533.

Guitarist Peter Fletcher at Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, classical, 4 p.m. Sun. $20. 9844 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 237-5782.

Brooklyn Bridge at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $25 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

Macomb Concert Choir with local high school choirs at Macomb Community College, classical, 7 p.m. Sun. $5 suggested donation. 45160 Van Dyke, Utica. macomb.edu.

MONDAY

Concert with national touring cast of “On Your Feet!” at Loving Touch, Broadway, 7 p.m. Mon. $25. Fundraiser for Broadway Cares and Equity Fights Aids. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

TUESDAY

Tuesday Musicale of Detroit presents the Artist of the Year Concert at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, classical, 7:30 p.m. Tues. $34, $9 students. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 881-7511.

California Honeydrops at the Ark, soul/R&B, 8 p.m. Tues. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

WEDNESDAY

Sunflower Bean at Pike Room, rock, 7 p.m. Wed. $13 in advance, $15 at the door. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

clubs/djs

FRIDAY

Amine Edge and Dance at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Fri. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

Emo Night Brooklyn: Detroit at Saint Andrew’s Hall, 10 p.m. Fri. $12. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

SATURDAY

Weiss at Grasshopper Underground, 9 p.m. Sat. $10. 22757 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 298-0330.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

“The All Night Strut!” at Meadow Brook Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 2 and 8 p.m. Wed. (through May 20). $28-$43. Wilson Hall, Room 207, 378 Meadow Brook, Rochester. (248) 377-3300.

“Harmony Park” 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 May 20). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1347.

“Annie” at Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $15-$18. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. (734) 394-5300 ext. 3.

“You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” at Pix Theater, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (also May 11-12). $19 at the door. 172 W. Nepessing, Lapeer. (810) 664-4811.

“Men Are From Mars — Women Are From Venus” at City Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri. and 4 and 8 p.m. Sat. $56. 2301 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

“The Good, the Drag and the Ugly” at Five15, 8 p.m. Fri. and 2 p.m. Sat. $25-$40. 600 S. Washington, Royal Oak. 12drags.com.

Park Players present “Shrek the Musical” at Redford Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. $15-$20.17360 Lahser, Detroit. (734) 752-1456.

“Into The Woods” at Farmington Players Barn, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through May 19). $20. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955.

Hari Kondabolu at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $20. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

THURSDAY

Disney Junior Dance Party at Fox Theatre, 6 p.m. Thurs. $15-$45. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

The Clairvoyants at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 8 p.m. Thurs. $32-$45. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

TUESDAY

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” at Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tues.-May 11, 2 and 7:20 p.m. May 12 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. May 13. $35-$75. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

visual arts/film

THURSDAY

May artist series with artist Erin Brott at Axle Brewing Co., 4-10 p.m. Thurs. 567 Livernois, Ferndale. (248) 284-2422.

Panel Discussion with Tyree Guyton, Jane Hammond and Carlos Diaz at Detroit Institute of Arts, 6 p.m. Thurs. Free admission for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

THIS WEEKEND

Open studio with glassblowing demos and shopping at Epiphany Glass, 4-8 p.m. Fri. and noon-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 779 Orchard Lake, Pontiac. (248) 745-3786.

Downriver artists exhibition at the Ford-MacNichol Home, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 2610 Biddle, Wyandotte. (734) 324-7284.

FRIDAY

“Dynamic Paintings” multi-media exhibit featuring the Birmingham Society of Women Painters at Detroit Public Library, 4-6 p.m. Fri. opening reception. Runs through May 26. 5201 Woodward, Detroit. bswpainters.org

“In the Last Days of the City” a film by Tamer El Said, screening and discussion, at Arab American National Museum, 7 p.m,. Fri. $10, $7 members. 13624 Michigan, Dearborn. (313) 582-2266.

Cult Classics in the Courtyard film series with “Labyrinth” at Trumbull & Porter Hotel, 8 p.m. Fri. Free. 1331 Trumbull, Detroit. (313) 496-1400.

SATURDAY

Open House at Paint Creek Center for the Arts, 1-5 p.m. Sat. 407 Pine, Rochester. (248) 651-4110.

“Traveling to Turiya: The Future Mapping Project” by Ingrid Lafleur at Popps Emporium, 6 p.m. Sat. opening reception. Guided meditation at 2 p.m. May 6, 13 and 20. 2025 Carpenter, Detroit. poppspacking.org.

Portraits by Désirée Kelly at Atom Art Gallery, 6-9 p.m. Sat. opening reception. Runs through May 31. 522 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. desireekellyart.com.

etc.

THIS WEEK

Cinco de Mayo week with art, culture, family-friendly events and more in Southwest Detroit, through Sun. West Vernor and Springwells Business Improvement District. swdetroitbid.com.

FRIDAY

Mexican Folkloric dance lessons for adults at Center of Music and Performing Arts Southwest, 6-8 p.m. Fri. $25. 8701 W. Vernor, Detroit. Register in advance: (313) 554-0791.

Swing Dance Party at Riverside Arts Center, 8-9 p.m. Fri. lessons, followed by opening dancing at 9 p.m. (Also May 11, 18 and 25.) $5-$4. 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. aactmad.org/swing.

SATURDAY

Cinco de Mayo Corktown Festival with food, drinks, dancing, DJs and bands, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. $10-$20. 2034 Michigan, Detroit. vivapuebladetroit.com.

Salamander Saturday at Detroit Zoo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free with zoo admission. Woodward at I-696, Royal Oak. (248) 541-5717.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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