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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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
4114 W. Vernor Highway, Detroit
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
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
440 Burroughs St., Detroit
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
1501 Holden St., Detroit
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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