Southeast Michigan entertainment calendar Jan. 15 and beyond | Arts & Entertainment

Note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, events are subject to change. Check with venues for updates.


• UFC 257-Poirier v. McGregor 2: 10 p.m. Jan. 23, Emagine Royal Oak, broadcast from Dubai, United Arab Emirates,, $25.

• Theresa Caputo: Scheduled for April 26, 2020, Oct. 15, 2020, and April 25, 2021, rescheduled to Sept. 15, Fox Theatre, Detroit.

Tickets will be honored for rescheduled shows. Ticketholders have 30 days to request a refund at point of purchase. Tickets on sale at or 800-745-3000,,


• Light Up Beacon Park: 5:30-8:30 p.m. through mid-January, Beacon Park, 1903 Grand River Ave., Detroit, interactive lighting features, food trucks, live holiday music,, 313-566-8250.

• Downtown Rochester Snowglow: 5-9 p.m. Jan. 15 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Jan. 16, ice sculptures, carving competition 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 16 on W. Fourth St., Rochester,

• Michigan Made Winter Market: Jan. 22-24, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion,

• Big Bright Light Show: 5 p.m.-midnight, nightly through Jan. 31, downtown Rochester,


• Priscilla Phifer and Marcel Stewart: Artists unveil two original pieces of artwork to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-6 p.m. Jan. 18 at Umoja Fine Arts Gallery, Crossroads Building, 16250 Northland Drive, Suite 102, Southfield. Register at

• Best of the Best ’21 exhibit: Through Jan. 28, reception 2-5 p.m. Jan. 17; Kathie Troshynski pastels demo Jan. 24, Laura Host watercolor demo Jan 31, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, See exhibit at the website and in-person at the gallery, open Thursday-Sunday, 248-544-0394.

• “Resilience”-Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors: Through Jan. 19, The Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, schedule a visit,

• Winter Wednesday: Private group visits on Wednesday afternoons at Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills. One-hour time slots available at 3, 4 and 5 p.m. for up to six individuals. Staff will be onsite to provide a brief overview of the exhibitions, $50 per group,

• History of American Architecture: 11 a.m. or 7 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 25-Feb. 22, virtual five-week lecture series by Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Registration required,, $75 for adults, $25 for full-time students, and free for Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Schools students.

• “Detroit Style-Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020”: Exhibit through June 27. Access Detroit Institute of Arts online to view collections, online resources for children and adults,,, The DIA open Wednesday-Sunday; timed entry tickets at

• Art Bytes-Detroit Style Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020: DIA gallery teacher Crystal Palmer takes viewers through the exhibition, DIA School Field Trip from Home,

• Art-Making: Luminaries: Use recycled glass jars and tissue paper for a stained-glass effect, Art Access Online,

• Draw Your Dream Car: At-home activity to design a car, share via social media using #CarsDIA. It may be displayed in the exhibition,

• Russ Marshall-Detroit Photographs, 1958-2008: Exhibit through June 27, Detroit Institute of Arts,


• Jimmy Eat World: 5 p.m. Jan. 15, Jan. 29, Feb. 12, $44.99+ for all three streaming shows,

• A Rufus-Retro-Wainwright-Spective: 5 p.m. Jan. 15, Jan. 22, Jan. 29, The Ark Family Room Series, virtual,, $20+ adv.

• Nick Fugedi: 5-7 p.m. Jan. 16, open air entertainment, Fountain Park, The Village of Rochester Hills, corner of Adams and Walton Road, Rochester Hills,

• Music of Florence Price: Online, Jan. 20-March 1, DIA at Home,, free.

• The Big Love Benefit Concert: 9 p.m. Jan. 23, Rick Allen, drummer for Def Leppard, with Lauren Monroe, the Big Love Band and more, livestream. Proceeds go to the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance to music industry professionals,, $14.99+.

• Ann Arbor Folk Festival: 7 p.m. Jan. 29-30, The Ark Family Room Series, virtual,, $25+ adv. each night.

• Dan + Claudia Zanes: Through March 6, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp.,, free.

• Birmingham Musicale: “The Social Voices of American Music-Stories for All People” virtual music concert via YouTube, recorded for later viewing,


• Grandparents of Tri-County Michigan – Call for Stories: Through Jan. 31, in celebration of Grandparents Day 2021, the Detroit Institute of Arts invites tri-county residents (grandparents, families, or chosen family members) to share 5-minute self-recorded stories on the experience of grandparenting,


• The First Romantics: DSO Digital Concerts 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15,, $12.

• Fabian Almazan and DSO string quartet: Encore presentation 7 p.m. Jan. 19,, $9.

• Vivaldi and Handel-DSO Digital Concerts: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, conductor, violinist, and countertenor Dmitry Sinkovsky and Detroit Symphony Orchestra,, $12.

• Beethoven’s 2nd Romance: DSO Digital Concerts 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, conductor, violinist, and countertenor Dmitry Sinkovsky and Detroit Symphony Orchestra, $12.

• Tribute to Duke Ellington: Candlelight Jazz show Jan. 30, The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, 313-832-7100,, $100+ for two.


• “Hip Hop Body Rock”: Paige Hernandez, through Feb. 13, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp.,, free.


Doktor Kaboom
A Doktor Kaboom! show, “It’s Just Rocket Science,” streams through April 2 at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts website. (Courtesy Doktor Kaboom)



• Doktor Kaboom! “It’s Just Rocket Science”: streaming, through April 2, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp.,, free.

• DIA At Home: Family art projects Neighborhood Collage and Art-Making-Stabiles, freestanding geometric sculptures. Access the Detroit Institute of Arts online to view collections and online resources for children and adults,,,

• Michigan History for Kids: For third- and fourth-graders, exploring history and heritage of all Michigan peoples,

• CreativeBug: Joann Fabrics & Crafts offers two months free website subscription with access to thousands of online arts and crafts courses,


• “Jurassic Park”: 7 p.m. Jan. 22, “Shrek” Jan. 23 and “Back to the Future” Jan. 24, Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine movie theater, 32 Monroe Street, Detroit. Additional films and showtimes Thursdays-Sundays through spring, $20 per vehicle, tickets available soon,

• Films of Reverend Solomon Sir Jones: Online, Jan. 20-March 1, DIA at Home, Detroit Film Theatre,, free.

• “The Reason I Jump”: Online through Feb. 4, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre,, $12.

• “Ikarie XB-1”: Online through Jan. 28, DFT @ Home, Detroit Film Theatre,, $12.


• Decanted: 6 p.m. Jan. 27, fine wine and food pairings, featuring a live recording of Between 2 Stands with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Proceeds to support the DSO, $150+.


• “Deadly Medicine-Creating the Master Race”: Jan. 17-July 11 in-person exhibit at Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, Farmington Hills,, 248-553-2400.

• “How Healers Became Killers, Nazi Medical Professionals”: Patricia Heberer-Rice, senior historian from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, webinar 7 p.m. Jan. 27 via Zoom, hosted by Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Register at or call 248-553-2400.

• The Henry Ford: Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, reopened with COVID-19 safety measures. Marvel-Universe of Super Heroes exhibit through Jan. 31, gen. adm.- $35+, youth (5-11), $28.75+. Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour and Giant Screen Experience closed until further notice,

• Michigan Science Center: open Thursday-Sunday, $18, free for younger than 2, 313-577-8400, IMAX Theater reserved tickets at extra cost. COVID-19 safety measures in place, reserve museum visits online.

• Motown Museum: Open to small groups, masks required. Online tickets, New hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

• Rochester-Avon Historical Society: Illustrated new heritage tour book, “History in the Heart of the Hills: A Rochester Area Heritage Tour,” available for purchase for $13 at


• “Bon Appétit”: 8 p.m. Jan. 16, livestream via Zoom, a one-woman operatic scene based on Julia Child’s PBS television show “The French Chef,” Oakland University, Rochester,, free, adv. registration required at [email protected].


• “Disenchanted”: Jan. 15-29, presented by Nicely Theatre Group, streaming on Broadway on Demand, $15.

• “What Makes a Great Video Audition?” workshop: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 16, online via Zoom, Oakland University, Rochester,, free.

Snail & the Whale
“The Snail & The Whale” streams Jan. 18-Feb. 9 at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp. (Courtesy



• “The Snail & The Whale”: Jan. 18-Feb. 9, streaming, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp.,

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