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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

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Teens Work Out for Free at Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness Detroit 2911 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is launching its “More Life for Detroit Youth” summer program to help Detroit teens live a healthier lifestyle. From June 1-August 31, local students ages 14-18 are invited to take advantage of Orangetheory’s popular science-based workout, centered on heart-rate based interval training and led by highly trained and certified coaches, free of charge. The workouts incorporate endurance, strength, and power to generate the ‘Orange Effect’ – which keeps calories burning for up to 24 hours after a 60-minute workout. Certified fitness coaches will be on-hand to guide local high school students through an Orangetheory workout and offer options for all levels from beginner to year-round athlete. To register for the “More Life for Detroit Youth” program, teens can call the Orangetheory-Detroit location directly at 313-499-0040 or complete this application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZW-mjfwC8ICVeTGSVBTO893B3JmPemX5uK3JJBsp7i_ShYQ/viewform . Students can also sign up by scanning a QR code, which can be found on Orangetheory-Detroit’s social media channels including Facebook (Orangetheory Fitness Detroit) and Instagram (@OtfDetroit). Information flyers also will be posted at area schools.

Free
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Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury at Detroit Repertory Theatre

Detroit Repertory Theatre 13103 Woodrow Wilson St, Detroit

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize. A hilarious and searing examination of deep-seated paradigms of race in America. At the Frasier household, preparations for Grandma’s birthday party are underway. Beverly is holding on to her sanity by a thread to make sure this party is perfect, but her sister is drinking, her husband can’t seem to listen, her brother is MIA, her daughter is a teenager and maybe nothing is what it seems in the first place... Performances are weekly from June 3 to July 31. Fridays at 8:30 pm Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 8:30 pm Sundays at 2:00 pm

$25
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Downtown Street Eats

Cadillac Square Park 662 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Michigan’s largest and most popular weekly food truck rally. Celebrating its 10th season in Downtown Detroit, this year’s Downtown Street Eats lineup features more than 80 food trucks and carts rotating at Cadillac Square and the Woodward Esplanade weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and during special events.

Profs & Pints Metro Detroit: It’s a Conspiracy!

Ant Hall- Planet Ant 2320 Caniff St., Hamtramck

Profs and Pints Metro Detroit presents: “It’s a Conspiracy!” a deep look at conspiracy theories and the question of how to distinguish justified suspicion from paranoid poppycock, with Mark Huston, associate professor of philosophy at Schoolcraft College and conspiracy theory scholar. It’s become commonplace in American life to hear the term “conspiracy theory”—often in dismissive terms—and to know people whom we think of as conspiracy theorists. But what, exactly, is a conspiracy theory? Are conspiracy theories always false and deserving of rejection? Or are the real gullible ones out there the people who ignore conspiracy theories and accept “mainstream” views? Come gain a sophisticated understanding of how philosophy and other scholarly fields approach conspiracy theories with the help of Dr. Mark Huston, a philosopher who has studied conspiracy theories in politics, medicine, and popular culture. He’ll discuss some of the common theories about conspiracy theories and guide you through the debate between those scholars who regard conspiracy theories as fundamentally problematic and those who defend conspiracy theories as playing an important role in public life. The first group focuses on theories that most people regard as clearly false, such as the renewed idea that the earth is flat, while the […]

$12 – $15