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The King Tut Exhibit

The Charles H Wright Museum 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit

KING TUTANKHAMUN: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh’s Tomb January 17 - August 22, 2022 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of the boy Pharaoh (King), Tutankhamun. Described as an innocent puppet-ruler, Pharaoh Tut was caught in the middle of a political, spiritual, and artistic revolution, initiated by his father, Pharaoh Akhenaten. Made possible by Rocket Community Fund, KING TUTANKHAMUN: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh’s Tomb, vividly brings to life Egypt’s 18th Dynasty. We invite you to bring your friends, family, students and others, to learn about one of the most important archeological finds of all time! Exhibition link: https://www.thewright.org/exhibitions/king-tutankhamun-wonderful-things-pharaohs-tomb Ticket link: https://thewright.ticketing.veevartapp.com/tickets/view/list Price: $0-25

Profs & Pints Metro Detroit: How Disney Keeps Princesses Down

Ant Hall- Planet Ant 2320 Caniff St., Hamtramck

Profs & Pints Metro Detroit presents: “How Disney Keeps Princesses Down,” a critical look at representations of race and gender in Disney films, with Anne E. Duggan. a professor at Wayne State University who teaches courses on fairy tales across history, across media forms, and across cultures. The popularity of Disney fairy-tale films gives them a huge cultural influence, as evident by countless young girls who love to dress up as Ariel, Beauty, Jasmin, or Tiana. That’s reason to pay attention to the messages about race and gender that such films communicate. And upon closer examination, they are not just “innocent” entertainment for children, but clearly send political messages regarding women and members of various racial and ethnic groups. Join Anne Duggan, a scholar of fairy tales and author or editor of several books about them, for a talk examining how Disney deals with gender, race, and ethnicity. Touching on films such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Mulan, and The Princess and the Frog, she’ll tackle the question of whether Disney has a “glass ceiling” for princesses of color, and she’ll leave you seeing Disney movies in an entirely new light. As part of her talk, Dr. Duggan will […]

$2 – $12.