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Plan Your Weekend: January 23-24

Friday, January 23, 2015

Download of the Week

“Far Away” by Empty Houses

Here’s what we know: This is as new as it gets. The song “Far Away” is the lead single from upstarts Empty Houses, a Detroit-based pop-soul trio comprised of Ali Shea, David Mackinder and Adam Mercer.

Plan For the Weekend w/ Culture City

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages @ PJ’s Lager House

Saturday, January 24th at 9 p.m. | Detroit

From Facebook: "Possessing otherworldly pipes that range from a low feral growl rumbling the nether regions to a scream that would make Little Richard blush, Barrence belts out originals and crate-diver covers in an atomic-powered, sock it to me R&B and rock & roll hoodoo fashion."

Motor City Triptych @ Northern Lights Lounge

Saturday, January 24th at 4 p.m. | Detroit

From Facebook: "CutTime Simfonica will perform a set, supplement an open jam (6pm) with community musicians (bring instruments) and feature a guest ensemble, The Light Metal Band Brass Quintet at 5pm; a triptych of Motor City musicians."

Gabriel Hall Gumbo Cook-Off @ UFO

Friday, January 23rd at 8 p.m. | Detroit

From Facebook: "Let's warm up this winter with a gumbo cook-off as contestants compete for a cash prize and giveaways!! And you are the judge! Vote for your favorites!"

We Have a Dream @ Inner State Gallery

Saturday, January 24th at 7 p.m. | Detroit

From "Opening to the public Saturday, January 24th from 7-10pm, Inner State Gallery is proud to present “We Have A Dream” a group exhibition featuring more than 40 emerging Detroit artists, each paying homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historical “I Have A Dream” speech."

Living With Human Amusements @ Go! Comedy

Friday, January 23rd at 8 p.m. | Detroit

From Facebook: "Human Amusements and Go Comedy! Improv Theater are proud to premiere the first edition of their monthly sketch show "Monthly Living With Human Amusements". Each month HA will present a new hour-long sketch show with brand new material for one night only. See it before it disappears into the aether."