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OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale – VIRTUAL!

The Community House, Birmingham MI 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham, MI

SEPTEMBER 10 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 The Community House Supporting our local artists is a long-standing mission of The Community House and the core mission of OUR TOWN, and it has never been more important than now. After much discussion and deliberation, we believe the 35th Annual OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale must go on! Thanks to the incredible support from DeRoy Testamentary Foundation and the Bank of Ann Arbor – Birmingham, and out of an abundance of safety and caution, The Community House has decided to hold this year’s show and sale virtually online from September 10th-30th, allowing art enthusiasts the opportunity to appreciate the skills and the talents of our region’s many brilliant artists and to purchase a work of art themselves. The 35th annual juried art show includes over 300 works of art ranging from paintings, pastels, sculptures, photography, fiber works, jewelry, and mixed media, all created by our talented Michigan artists. Sixty-five percent of the proceeds from the art sales will go directly to our region’s artists! Check back here on September 10 when the show goes live for a link to check out the show and purchase works of art. To purchase a piece […]

Voting Matters Exhibition

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

Voting Matters is an interactive multimedia exhibition that illustrates the work of African Americans from pre-Reconstruction through the present day, in the development of the basic principles and values surrounding our current understanding of what it means to have the “right to vote” in democratic societies around the world. This modular exhibition consists of five parts: Pre-Reconstruction/Reconstruction (1870-1877), Post-Reconstruction (1888 - Today), The Women’s Suffrage Movement, Electoral College, and Gerrymandering.

$10

Women Rock Science Virtual Gala

Virtual

Women Rock Science is an interactive experience to raise funds in support of Cranbrook Institute of Science’s “Service to Other’s” initiatives, and to celebrate those who are champions of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Currently, nearly 34,000 of Michigan’s PreK-12 students each year benefit from outreach programs delivered by Cranbrook Institute of Science. The goal of Women Rock Science is to raise funds in support of these initiatives, and to celebrate inspirational leaders in STEAM.   Women Rock Science Co-Chairs Adele Acheson Kelle Ilitch Kim Reuss Linzie Venegas WOMEN ROCK SCIENCE SPONSORS 2020 Science Sponsor DTE Foundation Engineering Sponsors Adele and Mike Acheson Forevermark Diamonds Ideal Group PNC Bank Media Sponsor WDET - 101.9-FM Arts Sponsors Gretchen and Ethan Davidson Kelle and Chris Ilitch Marla and Cyrus Karimipour Kim and Mark Reuss Joseé-Anne and Mark Wakefield Mathematics Sponsors Ally Financial Anonymous Emily and Henry Ford, III Amy and Todd Francis Mikki Gardner Jennifer and Dan Gilbert Linda and Roderick Gillum Karyn Lyon Glover and Donald Glover Shelley and Bill Goldsmith Jennifer and Chris Granger Jeneanne and Steven Hanley Roz and Scott Jacobson Barbara Askar Kouza and Christopher Kouza Dana and Glenn Kunnath Barbara Yolles Ludwig and William Ludwig Lois and Eugene Miller […]

The Top Hat Ball

The Fillmore 2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Experience the extraordinary, expect the unexpected, and see how hope changes everything.   Join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit at The Fillmore in downtown Detroit for the Top Hat Ball.   www.tophatball.com

$250

Holocaust Memorial Center hosts “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn

Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI

The Holocaust Memorial Center is hosting “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn author and dynamic storyteller Dr. Jud Newborn. The event will take place will take place online on Thurs., Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. EDT, broadcast live as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required at www.holocaustcenter.org/October. During the program, Newborn will use stirring music, powerful images and suspenseful storytelling to describe how two fanatical Hitler Youth leaders transformed into the greatest heroes of the German anti-Nazi resistance. Newborn’s book, Sophie Scholl and the White Rose, is based upon extensive research and Scholl’s diary entries about her experience in the White Rose resistance. The Christian German students that comprised the White Rose resistance group wrote and distributed pamphlets about the horrific actions of the Nazis during the Holocaust, encouraging readers to stand up against the Nazis. The program is generously supported by Robin & Leo Eisenberg, Karolyn and Arie Leibovitz, Susie and Norman Pappas, Nancy and Sam Shamie and the PNC Foundation. The mission of the Holocaust Memorial Center is to engage, educate and empower by remembering the Holocaust. By offering important and diverse programming, visitors to the Holocaust Memorial Center […]

Free

NOSFERATU WITH LIVE MUSIC FEATURING ANDREW ALDEN ENSEMBLE

Sosnick Courtyard 51 Parsons Street, Detroit, MI

NOSFERATU WITH LIVE MUSIC FEATURING ANDREW ALDEN ENSEMBLE Saturday, October 10 – 7:00pm SOSNICK COURTYARD F.W. Murnau’s German expressionist horror film is revered as one of the scariest Dracula adaptations ever made. The new score by the Detroit-based Andrew Alden Ensemble compliments the horror of the film and the classic story of Dracula with the sensibilities of classical chamber music and the distinct edge of rock. The music, featuring piano, synthesizers, percussion, guitar, saxophone, and electric sound design, will be performed live during a screening of the film, giving audiences a new experience with this memorable classic. The DSO does not appear on this program. The health and safety of our patrons, musicians, and staff is our top priority. Event attendees will be required to follow protocols that keep us all safe, including wearing a mask at all times, receiving a temperature check upon entry and maintaining at least six feet of distance from other people at all times. Tickets GA - $20 (general admission - please bring your own chairs and warm blankets Event Page: https://www.dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/2021-sosnick/nosferatu-with-live-music Ticket link:https://tickets.dso.org/booking/production/bestavailable/7505 Address Sosnick Courtyard 51 Parsons Street Detroit, MI 48201 Phone: 313-576-5111 email: tickets@dso.org

$20

Sweetest Day Pop-up Shop

Founders Brewery 456 Charlotte St., Detroit

Come out and enjoy some of the best craft beers from Founders Brewing Co. while browsing LeafMe Plant Boutique's house plants. An experience both you and the sweetheart can enjoy while

Free

Author Roohee Marshall Book Launch and Book signing for “A Generation Found: Precious Pearls of Wisdom on October 18, 1:00p.m. at Charles Wright Museum

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

Author Roohee Marshall’s Book Launch of “A GENERATION FOUND: Precious Pearls of Wisdom” on October 18 at Charles Wright Museum Contact: Adrienne D. Warren, Publicist, (313) 614-3288 On Sunday, October 18, author Roohee Marshall’s first official book launch and book signing of “A Generation Found: Precious Pearls of Wisdom” will be held in the Charles H. Wright Museum’s Latimer Outdoor Café, 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In 2018, Roohee Marshall began on her journey to write a book honoring her elders and ancestors, and many other prized elders to recognize the value of their wisdom and she gave them the much needed voice to share with other generations. Roohee started traveling around the country conducting interviews about the unique lives of 40 African Americans and people of color, the sung and the unsung. This year, she published "A Generation Found: Precious Pearls of Wisdom,” a colorful, pictorial book which is a collection of her interviews with elders between the age of 80 to 108 who answered questions about love, raising a family, what has sustained them, challenges, accomplishments, and a precious pearl of wisdom. The book also contains some coveted historical pictures, […]

Free

Art Associates

Cranbrook Art Museum 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Art associates Cranbrook’s newest membership group inspires and connects the next generation of art patrons with each other, fresh perspectives, the world around them, and of course, art. Want to learn more about trends in buying and selling at auction? Join Corbin Horn, Director of Furniture and Decorative Arts and Hindman, one of the nation’s foremost fine art auction houses, to learn more about living with history, building a meaningful collection and understanding the value of heirloom objects. Free for Art Associates, See our website to join! General and ArtMembers admission $10 suggested donation.

$10

Covid, Kids and our Mental Health

Virtual

With many public schools moving to in-person and hybrid models for late fall, many of us have questions surrounding the welfare and safety of our children. At the same time, many parents and kids are feeling overwhelmed and isolated by remote learning. Maintaining a household with working parents and school-age children is increasingly hard and tensions are running high. With so much uncertainty and struggle, where do you turn?   SEEN Magazine has gathered a panel of medical experts to discuss the concerns around COVID, children returning to in-person instruction, the importance of physical distancing yet remaining social and mental health management for the people navigating these extraordinary obstacles.