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FREE & CHEAP: 12 things to do the week of March 20

These free and cheap events will keep you busy this week.

3/30 - Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry at the Mosaic Black Box Theater in Detroit

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TUESDAY: My Friend’s Comedy Show with Langston Kerman

Comedian and actor Langston Kerman (also known as Jered from Season one of HBO’s Insecure) is in town to performs stand up. Tickets are $10.

8 p.m. on March 28
El Club
4114 W. Vernor Highway, Detroit
elclubdetroit.com

WEDNESDAY: Director’s Cut

Detroit Institute of Arts director Salvador Salort-Pons reflects on his first year in the position and discusses what’s ahead for the upcoming year. The event is free and open to the public.

7-8:30 p.m. on March 29
Northwest Activities Center
18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit
dia.org

WEDNESDAY: Candid Conversations and Code

Join four women of color in STEM as they discuss their journeys, diversity and inclusion. The event is free and open to the public, but registration on eventbrite is required.

5:30-8 p.m. on March 29
TechTown
440 Burroughs St., Detroit
techtowndetroit.org

WEDNESDAY: Raw Juice with Monty Luke

DJ Monty Luke spins along with David Marroquin and Mike Medow for this free nightlife event.

9 p.m. on March 29
Marble Bar
1501 Holden St., Detroit
facebook.com/marblebardetroit

WEDNESDAY: SkyBreak documentary screening 

Catch an early look at this documentary which goes behind the scenes of the making of Detroit artist Zo!’s album SkyBreak. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

6 p.m. March 29
Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit
zo3hree5ive.com

WEDNESDAY: Blackout Trivia

Think you know everything about black history? Test your knowledge at this Blackout trivia night. The event is free to attend.

9 p.m. on March 29
Red Corridor Bar
1803 Michigan Ave., Detroit
facebook.com/BlackoutTrivia

THURSDAY: Parlor Talk: Garlin Gilchrist II

Director of Innovation and Emerging Technology with the City of Detroit Garlin Gilchrist II discusses how technology can make Detroit more inclusive in the future. The event is free to attend.

6-8 p.m. on March 30
The Urban Consulate
4735 Cass Ave., Detroit
urbanconsulate.com

THURSDAY: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

The Mosaic Second Stage actors perform Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, an adaptation of the 1976 by Mildred D. Taylor that explores racism in America during the Great Depression. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

7 p.m. on March 30
GM Foundation Mosaic Black Box Theater
2251 Antietam Ave., Detroit
mosaicdetroit.org

FRIDAY: Freep Film Festival : From Detroit With Love shorts

Check out a collection of Detroit-themed short films as part of the Freep Film Festival. Tickets are $10.

5 p.m. on March 31
Detroit Film Theatre
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
dia.org

FRIDAY: A Past Forever Present with Congreewoman Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Maxine Waters will discuss historical contemporary matters as they relate to African American and Haitian progress along with Haiti’s former first lady Mildred T. Aristide.

7-9 p.m. on March 31
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit
thewright.org

SATURDAY: Dearly Beloved - A Prince Celebration

This monthly gathering celebrated the Purple One through music, dancing, drink specials and fellowship. The event is free to attend.

10 p.m. on April 1
The Majestic Theatre
4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit
majesticdetroit.com

SUNDAY: Saba at El Club

Chicago rapper Saba is in town for a performance at El Club. Tickets are $13 and open to all ages.

8-11 p.m. on April 2
El Club Detroit
4114 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit
elclubdetroit.com

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