7 Things to Do This Weekend (July 22-24)

Roger Waters at Little Caesars Arena, Black Wall Street, ’My Fair Lady’ at the Detroit Opera House, and more
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My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady is at the Detroit Opera House through this weekend. // Photograph courtesy of Joan Marcus

My Fair Lady

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady first premiered on Broadway in 1956. Now, you can see this classic musical on-stage at the Detroit Opera House, in a revival that has earned five Outer Critics Circle Awards and 10 Tony nominations. With a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, the show boasts a score of iconic showtunes like “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly.” $25. Through July 24. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; broadwayindetroit.com

Ann Arbor Art Fair

Downtown Ann Arbor transforms into an outdoor gallery once again this weekend, for the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair. The event encompasses 30 blocks and nearly 1,000 individual artists of various mediums. It will also feature international exhibits, small-business vendors, and live music from local acts. No cost. Through July 23. Downtown Ann Arbor; theannarborartfair.com

Anita Baker

After growing up in Detroit, Anita Baker went on to mount a 40-year music career that has seen eight Grammy Awards and four platinum albums. The soul superstar, known for ballads like “Sweet Love,” “Giving You the Best That I Got,” and “When You Love Someone,” has been joined on stage by such musical luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Regina Belle, Lalah Hathaway, Kelly Rowland, and Alicia Keys. This weekend, Baker returns to the city that made her for a special homecoming performance at Little Caesars Arena. $69.50+. July 22. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313presents.com

Paul Oakenfold

The three-time Grammy Award-nominated English producer and DJ first rose to fame by remixing some of music’s biggest artists, including U2, Madonna, Britney Spears, and The Rolling Stones. This month, he is stopping in Pontiac, and he’ll be joined by fellow DJs Kenneth Thomas, Kawsan, and Esshaki. $25+. July 23. Elektricity, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; wl.seetickets.us/elektricity

Roger Waters, pc Brian Lima
Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters comes to town this weekend. // Photograph courtesy of Brian Lima

Roger Waters

Best known for his role as lead singer of the classic progressive rock band Pink Floyd, Roger Waters has returned to the road for his This Is Not a Drill tour across North America. This Saturday, he will stop in Detroit to perform a mix of Pink-Floyd favorites and selections from his solo catalog. Fans can expect to hear “Us & Them,” “Comfortably Numb,” “Wish You Were Here,” and “Is This the Life We Really Want?” as well as a preview of Waters’ new song, “The Bar.” $35+. July 23. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313presents.com 

Black Wall Street

Shop and support more than 25 Black-owned businesses at the second annual Black Wall Street event. While you’re at it, you can enjoy eats from Black-owned food trucks and an evening of live entertainment. The lineup includes a fashion show from legacy downtown men’s boutique and host of the event Hot Sam’s. No cost. July 23. Monroe Street, between Randolph and Farmer, Detroit; hotsamsdetroit.com 

Night of the Living Dead

Outdoor movies have returned as part of Senate Theatre’s Hot, Sweaty & Weird summer series. Grab your own chair and head to the lot behind the theater for this weekend’s pick — 1968’s Night of the Living Dead. This piece of cinematic history is the undeniable mother of all zombie flicks, packed with tension and iconic imagery that helped shape the horror genre. No cost. July 23. Senate Theatre Lot, 6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit; senatetheater.com

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