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Plan Your Weekend: December 5-7

Friday, December 5, 2014

Download of the Week

“Dance With You” by Little Animal

Here’s what we know: Little Animal is a Detroit-based psychedelic synth-pop duo who continue to grow their sound and their audiences. It’s trippy, but it’s sexy and nocturnal yet colorful. They play tonight at the Loving Touch in Ferndale with Gosh Pith, Ancient Language, Nigel the Dropout and more. This is so-far my favorite song of theirs to date and I want to thank them again for making it available for you to download for a limited time, so get on that! This is “Dance With You” by Little Animal.

Plan For the Weekend w/ Culture City

Krampus Night & Christmahanakwanza @ Atomic Cafe

Friday, December 5 at 5 PM | Hamtramck

Who is Krampus? Only the swellest devil to accompany ole’ St Nick visiting boys and girls during the holidays. Unlike Santa, he joyfully punishes the naughty by swatting them with switches…but who doesn’t? However, on this day he’s a devil with a cause helping those in need with Toys for Tots and Burners Without Borders Benefit. There’ll be lots of local good for sale, with proceeds going to a great cause, plus you get the joyously bizarre Christmahanakwanza Variety Show Spectacular.

The Ill Itches Record Release Show @ PJ’s Lager House

Saturday, December 6 at 8 PM | Detroit

The ILL Itches are celebrating the release of their second single with a release show at PJ's Lager House, along with their friends Caveman Woodman & Bam Bam Moss, YUM and Prude Boys. "Hallelujah b/w Revolving Door" will be available on 7" color vinyl for all attendees at the show. Get there!

The Progressive Underground’s “The Next 100” Party with Chris Campbell @ Cliff Bells

Sunday, December 7 at 8pm | Detroit

WDET’s Chris Campbell raises a glass at Cliff Bell’s to the next 100 episodes of WDET’s Sunday Night show “The Progressive Underground.” It'll be a night to remember with special performances from Amp Fiddler, Brandon Williams and much more.

Repeal Day @ The Sugar House

Friday, December 5 at 5 PM | Detroit

Bars, breweries and distilleries around town are celebrating the anniversary of the repeal of prohibition. In Corktown, you can imbibe Havana, Cuba style! They promise rum will be a flowin' and suggest you bring your cigars and fedoras to celebrate what they believe might very well be the best day ever.

42nd Annual Noel Night

Saturday, December 6 at 5 pm | Detroit

Detroit hosts thousands from around this Saturday as thousands of holiday hearts convene to shop, eat, drink and otherwise take part in merry Midtown activities. Doors are open here at WDET, so please swing by!

Detroit Urban Craft Fair @ Masonic Temple

Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 | Detroit

This two-day alternative craft fair is back for a ninth year of unique, handmade gifts. Head to the Masonic to check a few names off the holiday gift list this year, and just maybe (and by maybe we mean most definitely) you’ll find something for yourself too! The Detroit Urban Craft Fair, founded in 2005 by Handmade Detroit, is featuring over 100 handmade crafters and indie artists this year. You won’t want to miss it!