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BLAC Events Calendar

Sasha Kashperko Performs at Cliff Bell's

Apr 17, 2014

Detroit native Sasha Kashperko stops by Cliff Bell’s in Detroit at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 with The Sasha Kashperko Trio. The music trio stars Sasha Kashperko on guitar, Ben Rolston on bass, and Stephen Beogehold on drums, and the performance will showcase original compositions as well as original arrangements of standard repertoire. There is no cover for this...

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Perilous Times at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts in Detroit

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Perilous Times is a real-life story of a young man and his strange journey from slick city street life, to becoming one of greatest men who ever lived. Includes 3 p.m. show on April 19 and 20. Evening show starts at 7:30 on April 20

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Detroit Restaurant Week begins in Detroit

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

Detroit Restaurant Week kicks off at dinner time on Friday, April 11, 2014 and runs through Sunday, April 20, 2014. This year’s Detroit Restaurant Week (DRW) is sponsored by Shinola, the Detroit manufacturer of wristwatches, bicycles and journals, whose workspace is located on the 5th floor of the College of Creative Studies in Detroit's New Center district. DRW offers...

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Wish upon a Butterfly Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Apr 17, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

Walk among live butterflies in the Wish Upon a Butterfly exhibit as hundreds of butterflies flutter. Some butterflies may even take a seat on a shoulder or rest in still laps. Best of all, these winged wonders will sit on guests’ fingers while being hand fed a special nectar solution. This experience teaches a butterfly’s life cycles from caterpillar to adult. Explore the...

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Samurai: Beyond the Sword exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Apr 17, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

The Samurai: Beyond the Sword exhibit examines the cultural and spiritual importance of the Samurai, beyond the stereotype of the warrior. Through June 1.

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Paul Stankard Exhibit of Glass Art at The Village Theater

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014

Paul Stankard creates glass sculptures that may be held in the hand - paper weights and small orbs, or that can be set on a pedestal. Well recognized and internationally known photographers Ron Farina of New Jersey, Dennis Krukowski of New York, Bernie Meyers of Utah and Dave Chiemelewski of California join this exciting and eclectic exhibition of glass and photographic art as part of...

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BMe Leadership Awards Nominations Open

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 21, 2014

The BMe Leader Award is presented annually to a select number of everyday Black men whose authenticity, commitment, and caring inspires others. The benefits of being named a BMe Leader are: Premier status in the BMe Community, recognition in media, $10,000 to support your community-building work, and life-long access to the network and other BMe Leaders so long as you remain active and...

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Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina Participating In Detroit Restaurant Week

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

Experience fine dining at Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina at MGM Grand Detroit during Detroit Restaurant Week, April 11-20. Created under newly appointed Executive Chef Jacob Williamson, Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina will feature a three-course meal where guests can choose from three appetizers, as well as four delicious entrée options such as Chicken...

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Brother of All at the Detroit Repertory Theatre

Apr 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Brother of All is a mystery surrounding three men connected by their Cherokee blood.  Times vary.

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Point Of View: African American Masters Exhibit at the Wright Museum in Detroit

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

In a collection of African-American and African-Diaspora art on display, see the work of artists such as Henry Ossawa Tanner and Eldzier Cortor.

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