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BLAC Events Calendar

Art in the Studio, Art in the Park at The Carr Center in Detroit

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Students ages 7-12 will be instructed on skill development and understanding the processes used in bringing ideas to life through various techniques and media in both a traditional and an outdoor studio.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Kids 'N Kicks Summer Walking Program at Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

Kids are invited to join the sixth annual Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Kids 'N Kicks Summer Walking Program, a free and fun opportunity to stay active during the summer months, rain or shine, and win some cool prizes along the way.

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Youth Art Classes at the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 19, 2014

Young ones can have fun by creating art this summer at the Riverside Arts Center. Classes include:  Create with Me - Ages 4-6 (with an adult)  Art Adventures - Ages 7-9   

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If You Build It, They Will Come exhibition at Detroit Artist Market

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

If You Build It, They Will Come is an exhibition/competition featuring 175-plus Detroit artists—all tasked to create something beautiful from identical materials. 

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8th Annual Trinity International Film Festival in Detroit

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

The 8th Annual Trinity International Film Festival (TI Film Festival) is Detroit's signature event for independent filmmakers to showcase their movies. This year's festival will take place August 1-2, 2014 at The Carr Center (311 E. Grand River Ave., Detroit). Submissions are now open for filmmakers to submit documentary, animated, web series, narrative features and short...

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The Discover Jazz Series in Farmington Hills

Aug 1, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014

Family Circle Productions is a long time supporter of independent music in Southeastern Michigan and across the country. FCP is dedicated to the preservation of jazz music. It is our goal to introduce and support new and rising talent to new audiences while supporting a worthy cause. Proceeds from this year's series will go to Families Who Support Breast Cancer Survivors Inc.

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Carrie Film Showing at the Redford Theatre in Detroit

Aug 1, 2014

The classic film Carrie is one big lesson on why you should not bully people in school.  See it on the big screen at the Redford Theatre.  

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Movie Nights at Metroparks in metro Detroit

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

The Detroit Film Theatre presents outdoor movies on August 1 and 2, August 8 and 9 and August 15 and 16 in three Huron-Clinton Metroparks that celebrate the anniversaries of two pioneering films: the original, uncut 1954 Japanese version of Godzilla and the Fab Four’s A Hard Day’s Night in a newly restored version. The film showing  programs begin each night with a short...

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Tour the Bat Zone at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

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

Take a personal, behind-the-scenes tour with a bat expert at the Bat Zone and experience bats in flight, flying squirrels, owls, a skunk, a two-toed sloth, and see the largest bats in the world. And you can meet a colony of vampire bats! Learn about these unique nighttime animals as you explore this nocturnal sanctuary. Tours run Monday-Saturday at 12:30 and 2:30 pm and Sunday at...

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Bruce Weber Exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Aug 1, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

Detroit-- Bruce Weber, a new exhibition celebrating the rich culture of Detroit and its residents, featuring portraits of activist Grace Lee Boggs, R&B legend Aretha Franklin, the Detroit chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, along with the beautiful faces of everyday Detroiters and familiar sites around the city.

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