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• 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, 248-437-8800.

• Author Derf Backderf: “Kent State-Four Dead in Ohio” virtual visit, 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Novi Public Library, novilibrar­, presented by Neighborho­od Library Associatio­n. Book discussion­s through Nov. 19, wixomlibra­ry.


• 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, kresgearts­

• 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,


• 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,, $12 each show.

• Strange Beautiful Music: New Music Detroit Virtual show 7 p.m. Nov. 7, 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, $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., onenightst­anscomedyc­, $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, comedycast­, prices vary.

• D-Pact Comedy Club: Nov. 6, The Masonic Temple Fountain Ballroom, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, 313-832-7100, thema, $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, michiganop­­ance.

• 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, emagineent­

• “Automobile­s” (PG): 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, 313-5372560, redfordthe­, $7.

• “Bamako”: Through Nov. 12, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre, dft-home-martin-eden, $10.

• Citizens of the World”: Through Nov. 13, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre,, $10.

• “Radium Girls”: Through Nov. 13, DFT @ Home, online, Detroit Film Theatre, dft-home-martin-eden, $12.

• Independen­t Filmmaker Day: Nov. 18-19, online via zoom,


• “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, nightofdis­coverydetr­

• 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, 2020momcom­, online access to shows and auction pass $25.


• Erebus Haunted Attraction: Through Nov. 7 with COVID-19 protocols, 18 S. Perry St., Pontiac, hauntedpon­,, $25-$29+.

• Azra Chamber of Horrors: Through Nov. 7 with COVID-19 protocols, 31401 John R. Road, Bldg 2, Madison Heights,, $30+.

• Glenlore Trails-The Haunted Forest: Through Nov. 15, 3860 Newton Road Commerce Twp., Multi Lakes Conservati­on Associatio­n, timed tickets, glenloretr­, $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+, MagicofLig­ events/Clarkston.

• Wild Lights: Nov. 21-Jan. 3, The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak,, 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 meadowbroo­, $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 birmingham­villagepla­, $12.32+ per device. “BVP Theatre Thursday” provides new content and clips from archived production­s at; 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, UnTheatreC­, 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 and App Store.

• Sun, Earth, Universe exhibit: The Michigan Science Center with Ford Motor Co., open Thursday-Sunday. Reserve tickets at, free, 313-577-8400,

• Royal Oak Historical Society Museum: At the Northwood Firestatio­n, 1411 Webster Road, Royal Oak, donations accepted, royaloakhi­storicalso­

• 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, thehenryfo­

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

 ?? PHOTO COURTESY OF KICKSTART ?? “Gifts of Quarantine” by Mary Lou Stropoli runs Dec. 23 at KickstART Gallery & Shop, 33304 Grand River Ave., Farmington.
PHOTO COURTESY OF KICKSTART “Gifts of Quarantine” by Mary Lou Stropoli runs Dec. 23 at KickstART Gallery & Shop, 33304 Grand River Ave., Farmington.

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