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Entertainment Calendar: Things to do this week

The Dirty Show’s erotic art exhibitions this weekend includes a burlesque show.
The Dirty Show’s erotic art exhibitions this weekend includes a burlesque show.
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our picks

DIRTY SHOW

at Russell Exhibition Center

A celebration of all things erotic and envelope-pushing, the Dirty Show returns for its 19th year. During its second of two weekends, performers include Roxi DLite, Chris Harder, Ray Gunn, Minnie Tonka, Darlinda Just Darlinda, the Schlep Sisters and more. 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $30. 1600 Clay, Detroit. dirtydetroit.com.

WINTER CARNIVAL AND HOCKEY CLASSIC

at Clark Park

Clark Park is filled with family-friendly fun like ice skating, petting zoo, horse-drawn carriages, s’mores, face painting and more. The hockey game starts at 6 p.m. More than 1,000 visitors are expected to attend. Noon Sat. Free. 1130 Clark, Detroit. (313) 841-8534 or clarkparkdetroit.com.

big shows

THURSDAY

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B, 8 p.m. Thurs. $65 and up. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

DVSN at Majestic Theatre, R&B, 8 p.m. Thurs. $27.50. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Here Come the Mummies at Saint Andrew’s Hall, funk, 8:30 p.m. Thurs. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

FRIDAY

Marillion at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $45-$75. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

Mas Sabbath and Galactic Empire at Crofoot Ballroom, rock/comedy, 7 p.m. Fri. $18. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Mark Farner at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $39 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

Excision at Fillmore Detroit, electronic, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $39.50 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

SATURDAY

Coin at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $20. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Machine Head at Majestic Theatre, metal, 7 p.m. Sat. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

John 5 at Token Lounge, rock, 7 p.m. Sat. $20-$30. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Elvis to the Max at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, rock/oldies, 8 p.m. Sat. $25 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

SUNDAY

Gin Blossoms at Saint Andrew’s Hall, pop/rock, 7 p.m. Sun. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Travis Greene at Majestic Theatre, gospel, 7 p.m. Sun. $20. 4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 883-9700.

Jeffrey Osborne at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, R&B, 7 p.m. Sun. $65 and up. 7069 E. 14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200.

Above & Beyond at Fillmore Detroit, electronic, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $30 and up. 2115 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-5451.

K. Michelle at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel, R&B/pop, 7:30 p.m. Sun. $48 and up. 2901 Grand River, Detroit. (313) 309-4700.

Kyle Kinane at Crofoot Ballroom, comedy, 8 p.m. Sun. $20. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Talib Kweli at Blind Pig, hip-hop, 8 p.m. Sun. $28. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

MONDAY

Celebrating David Bowie at Royal Oak Music Theatre, rock, 7 p.m. Mon. $35-$65. 318 W. Fourth, Royal Oak. (248) 399-2980.

TUESDAY

New Politics at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6:30 p.m. Tues. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

WEDNESDAY

Architects at Saint Andrew’s Hall, rock, 6:30 p.m. Wed. $25. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Charlie Wilson and R. Kelly at Little Caesars Arena, R&B, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $64.50 and up. 2645 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

live music

THIS WEEK

Dennis Coffey at Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, jazz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. $15 cover for weekend sets. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe. (313) 882-5299.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs “Carnival of the Animals” with conductor Leonard Slatkin and pianists Michelle and Christina Naughton 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

Set It Off at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Thurs. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

Chanson Experiment at the Club at the Max, jazz, 7 p.m. Thurs. $15, $49 VIP. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Crystal Bowersox at the Ark, Americana, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. $25. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Rooftop Love Club, the Philter, Warhorses and Krillin at PJ’s Lager House, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $7. 1254 Michigan, Detroit. (313) 961-4668.

New Moon Triple Goddess Party with Barbara Payton, Carolyn Striho and Mary McGuire at Otus Supply, rock, 8 p.m. Thurs. $12-$17. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

FRIDAY

Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs Gershwin’s “An American in Paris” with conductor Leonard Slatkin and pianists Michelle and Christina Naughton at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Fri. $15-$100. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

Orchard Lake Philharmonic present “Spring Bouquet” at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, classical, 3 and 7 p.m. Fri. $5 for afternoon concert, free will donation for later concert. 26165 Farmington, Famington Hills. OrchardLakePhil.org.

For the Fallen Dreams and more at Shelter, rock, 6 p.m. Fri. $15. 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (313) 961-8961.

The Doozers at Loving Touch, rock, 7 p.m. Fri. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep at Pike Room, hip-hop, 7 p.m. Fri. $15. 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 858-9333.

Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s Midtown Series with pianist Stewart Goodyear at Schaver Music Recital Hall, classical, 7:45 p.m. Fri. $30, $15 students. 480 W. Hancock, Detroit. cmsdetroit.org.

Dwayne Gretzky at Majestic Cafe, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $10. 4120 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-9700.

Legume, You Rest You Joy Life, Summer Like the Season and Teamonade at Small’s Bar, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $7-$10. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

Kimball, Doozies and Patty Hype at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Fri. $12. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

Big Ray, Jason Bone and Big Al at Callahan’s Music Hall, blues, 8 p.m. Fri. $15-$20. 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. (248) 858-9508.

SATURDAY

Lee DeWyze with Frank Vele at 20 Front Street, singer/songwriter, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. $25. 20 Front, Lake Orion. (248) 783-7105.

Ballz Deluxe with Dead in 5, Dragsaw and Fallen Stronger at Loving Touch, rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $8. 22634 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

The Mega 80s at Magic Bag, pop/rock, 8 p.m. Sat. $12. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

Bill Grogan’s Goat with Rio & the Rockabilly Revival at Otus Supply, Americana/rockabilly, 8 p.m. Sat. $15-$20. 345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale. (248) 291-6160.

Brandy Clark at the Ark, country, 7:30 p.m. Sat. $20. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

SUNDAY

Crazy Town and Davey Suicide at Token Lounge, rock, 6 p.m. Sun. $15. 28949 Joy, Westland. (734) 513-5030.

Finvarra’s Wren at the Ark, Celtic, 7 p.m. Sun. $15. 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-1451.

Mamai Made It concert series with Big Dawg Blast, Beauty-N-Pain, Dr. Darrius and more at Bullfrog Bar and Grill, hip-hop/Top 40/R&B, 9 p.m. Sun. $20. 15414 Telegraph, Redford. (313) 533-4477.

MONDAY

Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall at the Max, classical, 7:30 p.m. Mon. Pay-what-you-can, $1-$50. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 576-5111.

TUESDAY

Schubert’s Winterreise with Thomas Meglioranza and David Breitman at Kerrytown Concert House, classical, 8 p.m. Tues. $15-$30, $5 student. 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 769-2999.

WEDNESDAY

Jason Hawk Harris and Mark Livengood at 20 Front Street, singer/songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Wed. $15. 20 Front Street, Lake Orion. (248) 783-7105.

Scott H. Biram with Hooten Hallers and Fishguttzzz at Loving Touch, Americana/rock, 8 p.m. Wed. $12. 22635 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 820-5596.

clubs/djs

FRIDAY

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

SATURDAY

Industrial Is Not Dead with DJs Aaron Hingst, Elektrosonik and Sigmund Ringneck at Small’s Bar, 9 p.m. Sat. $3 after 10 p.m for 21+. 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. (313) 873-1117.

The Love Bang at the Blind Pig, 9:30 p.m. Sat. $8-$11. 208 S. First, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-8555.

stage/comedy

THIS WEEKEND

“Finding Neverland” at Fisher Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. and 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through Feb. 18). $39 and up. 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. (800) 982-2787.

Ryan Stout at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 7:30 p.m. Thurs., 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Fri. and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sat. $10-$20. 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak. (248) 542-9900.

Detroit Public Theatre presents “Marie and Rosetta” at Allesee Hall at the Max, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through March 11). $35-$45, $30 seniors, $20 under 35. 3711 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 974-7918.

“Every Brilliant Thing” at Tipping Point Theatre, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 8 p.m. Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Feb. 25). $30-$37. 361 E. Cady, Northville. tippingpointtheatre.com.

“Dauphin Island” at the 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 17). $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) 868-1374 or detroitreptheatre.com.

“Big Red Button” at Matrix Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 3 p.m. Sun. (through Feb. 25). $22, $17 seniors, students, veterans and active military. 2730 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 967-0999.

“And Then There Were None” at Farmington Players Barn, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. (through Feb. 25). $18, $16 seniors and students. 32332 W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 553-2955.

Kira Soltanovich at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $15-$17. 212 S. Fourth, Ann Arbor. (734) 996-9080.

THURSDAY

“I, Too, Sing America” a tribute to African-American Artists & Athletes at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 7 p.m. Thurs. Free. RSVP at michiganopera.org/events/ITSA. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 494-5800.

The Comfort Zone comedy show at Trixie’s Bar, 8:30 p.m. Thurs. $5. 2656 Carpenter, Hamtramck. (313) 316-5376.

FRIDAY

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers “Startup Love Stories” at Charles H. Wright Museum, 8 p.m. Fri. $20 in advance, $30 at the door. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. (313) 744-6037.

Luxotica Lounge Cabaret at Painted Lady Lounge, 9 p.m. Fri. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 2930 Jacob, Hamtramck. (313) 874-2991.

Small Town Murder and Timesuck Podcast at Magic Bag, 10 p.m. Fri. $20. 22920 Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-1991.

SATURDAY

“A Chorus Line” at Fox Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m. Sat. $30-$70. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-6611.

visual arts/film

SATURDAY

February Flicks with “The Lego Batman Movie,” “Sleepless in Seattle” and Loving Vincent” in the heated lodge at Beacon Park, 4 p.m. Sat. Free. 1903 Grand River, Detroit. downtowndetroitparks.com/parks/Beacon-Park.

Black History Month celebration featuring artwork from Steven Paul Jones at Pontiac Creative Arts Center, 5-8 p.m. Sat. 47 Williams, Pontiac. (248) 333-7849.

etc.

FRIDAY

Flamenco lessons at Center of Music & Performing Arts Southwest, 6-8 p.m. Fri. $25. 8701 W. Vernor, Detroit. (313) 554-0791.

THIS WEEKEND

Detroit Boat Show at Cobo Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun.-Mon. and 3-9 p.m. Tues.-Wed. (through Feb. 25). $13, kids 12, younger free with an adult. 1 Washington, Detroit. detroitboatshow.net.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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