10 Things To Do This Weekend (October 6-8)

Metro Detroit will be jam-packed with concerts, comedy, and more


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Comedian Jen Kirkman // Photograph Courtesy of Robyn Von Swank

The Majestic Theatre: Exploring the humor in having an unconventional lifestyle past age of 40, Jen Kirkman’s comedy is one of a kind. Utilizing satire, Kirkman talks about culture and other topics through her own experiences. Oct. 7. $22+. 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; majesticdetroit.com

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: With a versatile style utilizing honesty, Michael Harrison’s clever comedy can be found in places ranging from bars and private parties to college campuses. Oct. 6-7. $18. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Detroit Uncorked: Returning for its 13th year, Detroit Uncorked will feature more than 250 wines, Michigan craft beers, and premium spirits. The Detroit Wine Organization will also be presenting its 2017 Winery of the Year award. Oct. 6. $65+. Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, 2131 Beaufait St., Detroit; 248-504-1962; gcfb.org

Something to Wrestle: Bruce Prichard gives outsiders and inside look at WWE during his podcast, Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard. Expect to hear the real story behind some of the biggest moments in WWE history. Oct. 8. $35+. Saint Andrew’s Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-961-8961; saintandrewsdetroit.com

Zoo Boo: Guests can enjoy several live performances, including acrobats, jugglers, magic acts, and extreme pumpkin-carving demonstrations at the Detroit Zoo’s Zoo Boo event. Oct. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22. $10. 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org

Redford Theatre: In The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a 1920 German silent film, an insane hypnotist uses his skill to make his somnambulist slave commit a series of gruesome murders. Oct. 7. $10. Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Rd., Detroit; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com

Ella and Louis: In celebration of Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday, musicians Byron Stripling and Carmen Bradford are hitting the stage to perform famous duets and solos by Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Oct. 6-8. $19+. Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Pixies: Forming in 1986 and containing elements of surf rock, hard rock, noise rock, and psychedelia, this band has had over 30 decades to perfect its musical craft. Oct. 6. $35+. The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-961-5451; thefillmoredetroit.com

Self Help Festival: The fourth annual music festival will feature alternative artists such as A Day to Remember, Pierce the Veil, Rise Against, Of Mice & Men, Falling in Reverse, and more. Oct. 7. $40+. Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Heights; 248-377-0100; palacenet.com

The National: With dark, intense lyrics, indie band The National dives deep into feelings, life, and everything in between. Oct. 8. $40+. Jack White Theater at Masonic Temple, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit; 313-638-2724; themasonic.com

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