Royal Oak Tribune
• Author J. Scott Savage: children’s author of “The Lost Wonderland Diaries” and others 1-2 p.m. Nov. 7 via Zoom, for grades 3-12, event includes stories about kids who change the world, four elements of a story, group creates a story. Register at bit.ly/37LiOxD, 248-437-8800.
• Author Derf Backderf: “Kent State-Four Dead in Ohio” virtual visit, 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Novi Public Library, novilibrary.org, presented by Neighborhood Library Association. Book discussions through Nov. 19, wixomlibrary. evanced.info/signup/calendar.
CALL FOR ARTISTS
• Call for chefs, mixologists, artists: Detroit Institute of Arts open call for metro Detroit-based Black chefs, mixologists and artists to participate in virtual Black History Month Programs in 2021. Proposals due Nov. 8, bit. ly/3jUeEG9.
• 2021 Kresge Artist Fellowship: Online applications open Dec. 1-Jan. 14. Metro Detroit Artists invited to apply for $25,000 Kresge Fellowships and $5,000 Emerging Artist Awards. Application video available Nov. 19, Application Q& A 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 7, kresgeartsindetroit.org.
• Call for Pontiac performers: Musicians, singers, dancers and stage performers from Pontiac invited to The PLAT-Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre, to perform for a recording to be viewed on the website. Participants receive $50, theplat.org/ppa.
• DSO Digital Series: Jennifer Koh plays Tyshawn Sorey- 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6; Detroit Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensembles7:30 p.m., Nov. 12; Schubert’s “Trout”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, livestream, dso.org, $12 each show.
• Strange Beautiful Music: New Music Detroit Virtual show 7 p.m. Nov. 7, dso.org/CUBE or Facebook Live, free, $25 VIP.
• Marcus Elliot and Michael Malis Duo: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11,
The Cube, Max & Marjorie Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111, dso. org, $20+.
• Listeso String Quartet: Candlelight-Beethoven, Mozart and more, Nov. 12, purchase adv. tickets, masks required, thema sonic.com/events.php, $40+.
• Robert Hurst and Black Current Jam: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13, The Cube, Max & Marjorie Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 313-576-5111, dso. org, $20+
• Jeff Shaw: Nov. 5-7, One
Night Stan’s Comedy Club, 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., onenightstanscomedyclub.com, $20.
• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Nick Griffin Nov. 5-7; John Heffron Nov. 12-14; Joe DeVito Nov. 19-21; limited capacity, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, comedycastle.com, prices vary.
• D-Pact Comedy Club: Nov. 6, The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, 313-832-7100, thema sonic.com/events.php, $20+, ages 21+, masks required.
• Tom McCarthy: Nov. 12-14, One Night Stan’s Comedy Club, 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., onenightstanscomedyclub. com, $20.
• Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Videos 6 p.m. Nov. 17, “Grace” by Ronald K. Brown, “Revelations” by Alvin Ailey. Michigan Opera Theatre “Dance Dialogues.” Future dialogues include Merce Cunningham and “The Nutcracker,” 6 p.m. Dec. 15, michiganopera.org/dialoguesdance.
• Flagstar’s Dancing with the Stars: 7 p.m. Nov. 21, virtual benefit for Lighthouse of Oakland County, my.lighthousemi. org/dancing/Donate/ Tickets, $100+.
• Family Friendly Movies: “Toy Story” (G) and “Back to the Future” (PG) Nov. 6-12, all Emagine Theatre locations. A new family friendly film will be selected each week, $2 per ticket, emagineentertainment.com.
• “Automobiles” (PG): 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, 313-5372560, redfordtheatre.com, $7.
• “Bamako”: Through Nov. 12, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events/ dft-home-martin-eden, $10.
• Citizens of the World”: Through Nov. 13, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events/dft-home-martineden, $10.
• “Radium Girls”: Through Nov. 13, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre, dia.org/events/ dft-home-martin-eden, $12.
• Independent Filmmaker Day: Nov. 18-19, online via zoom, ifilmday.com.
• “Night of Discovery” gala: Virtual program 6:30 p.m., live program at 7 p.m., Nov. 12, live entertainment, silent auction, benefits American Cancer Society, nightofdiscoverydetroit.org.
• Sparkle Network’s #Mom WouldBeSoProud: Sharing Laughs Cause We Care annual fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer/Dementia Family
Fund 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 2020momcomedy.bpt.me, online access to shows and auction pass $25.
• Erebus Haunted Attraction: Through Nov. 7 with COVID-19 protocols, 18 S. Perry St., Pontiac, hauntedpontiac.com,, $25-$29+.
• Azra Chamber of Horrors: Through Nov. 7 with COVID-19 protocols, 31401 John R. Road, Bldg 2, Madison Heights, azrahaunt.com, $30+.
• Glenlore Trails-The Haunted Forest: Through Nov. 15, 3860 Newton Road Commerce Twp., Multi Lakes Conservation Association, timed tickets, glenloretrails.com/the-haunted-forest, $15 ages 4-12, $25 ages 13+.
• Magic of Lights: drivethrough display Nov. 13-Jan. 2 at DTE Energy Music Theater, Independence Twp., 1.5-mile route of holiday lights, soundtrack played through FM car radio, 5-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Adv. tickets $25+, MagicofLights.com/ events/Clarkston.
• Wild Lights: Nov. 21-Jan. 3, The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak, detroitzoo.org, 248-541-5717.
• Winter Wonder Lights: new interactive outdoor holiday light display, Nov. 27-Dec. 30, Meadow Brook Hall, on campus of Oakland University, Rochester. Optional tour main floor of the historic mansion with COVID-19 precautions. Timed tickets at meadowbrookholidays.com, $22 ages 13+, $12 youth, free for children 2 and younger, $18 for active military and veterans.
• Fall Back to Theatre: “Buyer and Cellar” 8 p.m. Nov. 13-14, and “Belles” Dec. 4-5, Birmingham Village Players mini-season of virtual productions, tickets at birminghamvillageplayers.com, $12.32+ per device. “BVP Theatre Thursday” provides new content and clips from archived productions at youtube.com; search for “Birmingham Village Players.”
• “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Zoom”: 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through Dec. 19, via Un Theatre Co, Detroit, 30 Pandemic Plays in 60 Covid Minutes, UnTheatreCo.org, tickets $15. Neo-Futurist format, UnSemble members write, direct and perform original plays using Zoom platform.
• Ford House grounds and gardens: Historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, open 8 a.m.-6 p.m., last entry at 4 p.m., $5, free for children 5 or younger, through Nov. 30, timed entry, COVID-19 precautions. Register at fordhouse. org, 313-884-4222. Ford House, historical buildings, visitor center and museum store closed. Ford House mobile app available at fordhouse.org and App Store.
• Sun, Earth, Universe exhibit: The Michigan Science Center with Ford Motor Co., open Thursday-Sunday. Reserve tickets at bit.ly/3jsZrwt, free, 313-577-8400, Mi-Sci.org.
• Royal Oak Historical Society Museum: At the Northwood Firestation, 1411 Webster Road, Royal Oak, donations accepted, royaloakhistoricalsociety.com.
• The Henry Ford: Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. Ford Rouge Factory Tour and the Giant Screen Experience closed until further notice, thehenryford.org.
• Motown Museum: Open to small groups, masks required. Online tickets, motownmuseum.org/visit/ hours-admissions. New hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.