Detroit Weekend by SMPLFD

Detroit Weekend by SMPLFD  

Friday 10/11:

Harvest Gala 2019 - 6PM - 11PM

Eastern Market Partnership (2934 Russel St, Detroit)

Please join us for a memorable evening:
• Exquisite multi-course meal designed & created by Chef Thomas Lents of The Apparatus Room
• Strolling reception
• Spectacular auction
• Exceptional music and dancing
Presented by Farm Bureau Insurance Michigan

Punk The Capital - Detroit - 7PM-10PM

Third Man Records Cass Corridor (441 Canfield St W, Detroit)

A film by James June Schneider, Paul Bishow, and Sam Lavine
2019, 88 minutes
Doors 7PM, Film 7:30PM. $8 admission.
Post show Q&A with Jeff Nelson (Dischord Records, Minor Threat), Tesco Vee (The Meatmen), Andy Wendler (Necros), and filmmaker James June Schneider.

Tiger Army / SadGirl / Kate Clover - 7PM- 11:30PM

Deluxx Fluxx (1274 Library St, Detroit)

Black Iris Booking + Party Store Productions present:
Tiger Army
Kate Clover

Jeremy Dutcher Live in Concert - 8PM -11PM

Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit)

Performer, composer, musicologist and activist Jeremy Dutcher is at the forefront of what some are calling Canada’s Indigenous Renaissance. A classically trained operatic tenor and composer who takes every opportunity to merge his Wolastoq First Nation roots into the music he creates, Dutcher blends distinct musical aesthetics that shape-shift between classical, traditional and pop to form something entirely new. Join us for Jeremy Dutcher live at the DIA in celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Evil Dead: The Musical Detroit - 8PM

City Theatre (2301 Woodward Ave, Detroit)

If you have not seen Evil Dead: The Musical Detroit, this is your last year to "Join Us" The hilariously, bloody tradition will end this fall as Evil Dead: The Musical returns for its 11th season in Detroit. Presented by Sweat Equity Studio. A talented pack of local cast members, new and returning, will rise to bring the familiar tale to life with a six-week engagement from Thursday, September 26 through Saturday, November 2nd at the City Theatre inside Hockeytown Cafe.

HouseParty - 9PM-3AM 

Marble Bar (1501 Holden St, Detroit)

Hiphop l R&B l House l Afrobeats /////////// BIG Energy.
Event no.21
Sounds by..
J house
Disc Jockey George
DJ Stardust
Hosted by: Amber Chene
$10 pre sale Tickets.

Saturday 10/12: 

The History of Riots & Rebellions in Detroit Bus Tour - 9AM - 1PM

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit)

Maybe you've heard of the 1967 Rebellion. You may even have heard about the 1943 Race Riot. However, Detroit has had a long history of race riots, urban rebellions and racial tension. Join this Bus Tour to Learn about them all. We Meet at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to check in at 8:45. WE DEPART AT 9AM SHARP! This bus tour will take you through Detroit's early African American History in the Underground Railroad to the formation of the two historic Black neighborhoods of Black Bottom & Paradise Valley. We will stop at the Renaissance Center for lunch in the Food Court. LUNCH IS ON YOUR OWN and NOT included in the price of the tour. After Lunch, we will explore the history of the Detroit 1967 Rebellion. We Return to the Wright Museum at 1pm. This bus tour is on a SCHOOL BUS, and all riders will be supplied with bottles of water and a snack.

Detroit Art Book Fair 2019 - 12PM

Trinosophes (1461 Gratiot Ave, Detroit)

The Detroit Art Book Fair is an annual event that takes place in Detroit’s Eastern Market neighborhood. Each year, the fair brings together dozens of independent publishers, artists, writers, and collectors to present their books, zines, and prints to the public.

Sadie Nielsen: "Demons" - 12PM - 6PM

Popps Emporium (2025 Carpenter St, Detroit)

"DEMONS" is a collection of demons rendered by Sadie over the course of a month, inspired at least in part by her recent increased awareness of the destructive nature of human activity on the earth as well as the existential threat it poses to itself.

Detroit Cannabis Bazaar (Party Busses) - 12PM

Russel Industrial Center (1600 Clay St, Detroit)

$50 Each 5 Hour Ticket

Mise En Scène Michigan - 2PM/5PM/8PM

Senate Theater (6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit)

2pm - Michigan Short Films - featuring Q&A with Academy Award winner Sue Marx, John Prusak
5pm - Going Back - featuring Q&A with director Ron Teachworth
8pm - Evil Dead 2 - featuring Q&A with Bob Dyke
Tickets are $10 per screening. The Evil Dead 2 Screening is $5.

Laura Bombach: Sincerely Yours - 6PM - 8PM

Simone DeSousa Gallery (444 W Willis, Units 111 and 112, Detroit)

Simone DeSousa EDITION is pleased to present “Sincerely Yours,” a special feature of digital print works by Laura Bombach.

Sit Down Somewhere: Sydney James Solo Exhibition Opening - 6PM - 9PM

PLAYGROUND DETROIT (2845 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit)

The exhibition features her most recent series of drawings and paintings as a call to action for black women to reclaim their thrones. Her portraits of female muses allow each of their own personal inspirational figures or influencers to share space on the canvas as a unified composition.

Halloween Freak-Out Spooktacular III - 8PM - 2AM

UFO Factoru (2110 Trumbull St, Detroit)

The night no one comes home...
Heavy & Beyond DJs spinning the heaviest of Halloween sounds
$10 at the door

Saturday Haireoke w/ Cole Davis - 9PM - 2AM

PizzaPlex (4458 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit)

THIS IS A TEST RUN - so if y’all show up we’ll be implementing a PERMANENT monthly saturday Haireoke from there on out!!!

Come on out and show your support, put a wig on (40+ choices now!), and turn the party with Cole Davis all night ♥ $5 suggested donation / $6 beer and shot special / pizza and food served until 1 am!!!

Motor City Soul Club: October Soul Stomp - 9PM - 2:30PM 

Marble Bar (1501 Holden St, Detroit)

Join your friendly neighborhood soul-slingers Brad Hales, Erica Aytes and Dan Austin for the latest edition of this monthly get-down. Special guests James Inge and Uwe Kern from the Midnight Hour Sound System in Louisville, Ky., will be joining us!

Stacey Pullen All Night Long - 9PM - 2AM

TV Lounge (2548 Grand River, Detroit)

Paxahau Presents:
Stacey Pullen (official page) All Night Long
Tickets >>>
21+ welcome

GenderBender | Haus of Ant: Live Out Fest Drag Marathon! - 10:30PM

Ant Hall (2320 Caniff Avenue, Detroit)

The House of Planet Ant Presents
GenderBender: "The Weirdest Drag Show In Detroit"
Hosted by Lavender Scare
GenderBender is a night of drag performances, spanning the gender spectrum; fabulously transitioning into hypnotic / erotic / judgement-free dancing, beauty, & expression.
GenderBender House of Ant cast:
Lavender Scare
Rose Ritz
Pixel Universe
Prince Cole
+ more guest performers every month!
TIP YR KWEENS (and your bartender)!
bar opens 7p | show 11p | $5 | 21+ | drink responsibly

Sunday 10/13:

Black Power: Militant Black History - Eastside - 11AM - 2:30PM

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (315 E Warren Ave, Detroit)

Please join Black Scroll Network History & Tours and historian Jamon Jordan on a tour of important sites connected to the Black militant liberation movement. We will visit and teach/learn about sites connected with: Ossian Sweet, the Black Panther Party, the 1943 Race Riot, James & Grace Lee Boggs, the Nation of Islam, the Underground Railroad and MORE! Date: October 13th Time: 11am-2:30pm Meeting Place: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Bus Tour Price: $25 Includes Bus Tour, History Lecture, water & a snack. This Bus Tour is the FIRST of TWO Black Power Tours! The Second Tour - Black Power on the Westside - is On Sunday, October 27th at the same time from 11am-3PM. Please reserve your seat for that tour TOO!

Detroit Art Book Fair 2019 - 12PM

Trinosophes (1461 Gratiot Ave, Detroit)

The Detroit Art Book Fair is an annual event that takes place in Detroit’s Eastern Market neighborhood. Each year, the fair brings together dozens of independent publishers, artists, writers, and collectors to present their books, zines, and prints to the public.


Mise En Scène Michigan - 2PM/5PM/8PM 

Senate Theater (6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit)

2pm - Deathbed: The Bed That Eats - featuring Q&A with director George Barry (health permitting)
5pm - Mosquito - featuring Q&A with director Gary Jones
8pm - Northville Cemetery Massacre - featuring Q&A with director Bill Dear
Tickets are $10 per screening.

Karaoke at UFO Factory (almost) EVERY Sunday - 9PM - 2AM

UFO Factory (2110 Trumbull St, Detroit)

(almost) EVERY SUNDAY 
BEST KARAOKE IN TOWN with your hosts:
and sometimes JOHNnyoke

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