Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday
1. Cirque du Soleil: Axel at Little Caesars Arena: This high-octane, dramatic spectacular blends expert ice skating prowess with acrobatics. 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. and 1 and 5 p.m. Sun. $44 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000 or 313Presents.com.
2. Rihanna x Beyonce Dance Party at El Club: Dance to hits by two queens of pop, R&B and hip-hop Saturday night at this popular Southwest Detroit club. There will be themed drink specials and VIP tickets that include a bottle of bubbly and entry at the front of the line. 10 p.m. Sat. $5 general admission, $40 VIP for two. 4114 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 436-1793 or elclubdetroit.com.
3. 1964: The Tribute at Magic Bag: Get Beatlemania all over again with this popular tribute group that is known for its attention to detail while performing live as the Fab 4 did, with minimal production and no elaborate costumes. 7 p.m. Sun. $30 in advance. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991 or themagicbag.com.