Culture City

Plan Your Weekend: October 24-26

Friday, October 24, 2014

Download of the Week

“Zemmoa” by Ritual Howls

Plan For the Weekend w/ Culture City

DIA Ofrenda Exhibit With The Michigan Opera Theater’s Frida Opera Performed by Singer Catalina Cuervo

Friday, October 24th 2014 @ 6 PM | Detroit

Gilda IS: Opening Reception

Friday, October 24 @ 5 PM | Detroit

With fond memories, GILDA IS: presents works by the CCS community responding to Gilda Snowden’s life as a dedicated educator and abiding friend who inspired so many. We welcome you to join us in in celebrating her spirit.

Featuring works by: Adelyn Boutell, Austin Brady, Jennifer Callahan, Michelle Carpenter, Michael Coleman, Sarah Craven, Alexa Daluz, Martyna Gryko, Laura Hidalgo, Ashley Keys, Ana Montesdeoca, Adriana Ohar, Gabriel Vinas, and works and artifacts of Gilda Snowden.

Detroit Cocktail Classic

Friday, October 24 @ 7 PM | Detroit

The first Detroit Cocktail Classic will celebrate the culture and craft of the cocktail on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at The Garden Theater in Midtown \will feature a dozen of Detroit’s most celebrated drinking establishments, spirits and brands serving up signature craft cocktails.

Participating establishments include: The Oakland, Two James Spirits, Michael Symon's Roast, USBG­ Greater Detroit, Craftwork, Firebird Tavern, Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company, Rock City Eatery, Republic, and Joe Muer Seafood.

Creepy, Cheapy Halloween Treat 666 @ The Crofoot

Friday, October 24 @ 7 PM | Pontiac

This is it! Metro Detroit's ultimate musical masquerade CREEPY CHEAPY HALLOWEEN TREAT 6.66 is coming!

Now with more bands, more creepy costumes, and plenty of cheapy drinks. More than 15 bands on three stages will perform full-on costumed covers of your favorite musicians. The night will be full of devilish twists and delectable treats.

Ritual Howls CD Release @ Adult Contemporary

Saturday October 25 @ 10 PM | Detroit

Scarab Club Annual Photography Exhibition

Friday, October 24 @ 6 PM | Detroit

The Scarab Club Annual Photography Exhibition was juried by Jenny Risher. The purpose of the exhibition is to recognize the diversity and achievement of artists whose work show creativity of concept, excellence of design and expertise of media; to display these works to regional audiences and to be an educational opportunity for students.

Green Brain Grand Opening & Halloween Comic Fest

Saturday, October 25 @ 11 AM | Dearborn

Celebrate the new location of metro Detroit’s celebrated comic shop, Green Brain. Free ComicFest Comics! (while supplies last)

  • Halloween Cartoons! 11:30am-12:30pm

  • Local Creators: -- Mike Roll & Jon Hickey (Apooka) 1-3p -- Free Sketches for kids by members of the Michigan Comics Collective 3-5p (Organized by Travis McIntire with artists Sean Seal, Stephen Sharar, David Andres, and Jason Jimenez) -- Mark Rudolph 5-7p

  • Wear a Costume for bonus comics! -And Enter "the Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever" (a ComicFest event)

  • Stormy Records will provide the Live DJ entertainment after 6p!