10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (June 15-17)

Your weekly dose of things to do around the city


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Cranbrook Art Museum: Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986 explores the visual language of the punk movement from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s through the lens of graphic design. June 16-Oct. 7. Free with museum admission. 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3323; cranbrookartmuseum.org

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: An emerging young comic of Taiwanese descent, Ed Hill, has performed on shows like Bite TV’s Stand up & Bite Me. June 14-16. $10+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel: Award-winning comedian, actress, television host, and humanitarian Whoopi Goldberg is coming to Detroit for what’s sure to be a night of laughs. June 15. $57+. 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-309-4700; 313presents.com

Music Hall: Known for their athleticism, lyricism, and technical skills, New York City-based dance troupe Complexions Contemporary Ballet is returning to Music Hall this summer. June 17. $30+. 350 Madison Ave., Detroit; 313-887-8500; musichall.org

Orchestra Hall: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Robert Bernhardt, brings Hollywood Hits to the Motor City. Film clips, video montages, and vintage stills will accompany the music of Gone With the Wind, Rocky, and more. June 15-17. $19+. 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5100; dso.org 

Detroit Historical Museum: Automotive historian David Marchioni will give museum guests a peek under the hood of the 1963 Chrysler Turbine. A tour of the America’s Motor City exhibition tour will follow. June 17. $15. 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-1805; detroithistorical.org

Dirty Heads: The reggae and pop-inspired group is teaming up with Plus 1 to donate $1 from each concert ticket towards the Natural Resources Defense Council. June 15. $25+. Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights; 586-268-9700; 313presents.com

Frank. The Man. The Music: Accompanied by the 32-piece Johnny Trudell Orchestra, this show explores the stories, music, and life of Frank Sinatra. June 16. $25+. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-237-7464; michiganopera.org

Shania Twain: Global country superstar Shania Twain is stopping in Detroit for her Now Tour, named after her most recent album. June 15. $29.95+. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-471-7000; 313presents.com

Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton: For 50 years, the Steve Miller Band has performed to legions of rock fans around the world. Singer Peter Frampton will join in on the summer tour. June 17. $29.50+. DTE Energy Music Theatre, 7774 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston; 248-377-1000; 313presents.com

 

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