10 Things to Do This Weekend (May 31-June 2)

Celebrate the warming weather this weekend with a performance by Wu-Tang Clan, an art fair in Palmer Park, standup by Tom Segura, and more
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Wu-Tang Clan photograph courtesy of 313 Presents

Brad Wenzel

Known for his dry and off-beat comedic style, the Michigan native won first place at the Great American Comedy Festival and has performed stand-up on late-night talk show Conan multiple times. May 30-June 1. $10+. Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com

Wu-Tang Clan

The iconic hip-hop group, which has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a tour that will come to Sterling Heights this weekend. May 31. $29.50+. Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Pkwy., Sterling Heights; 586-268-9700; 313presents.com

 Rob Thomas

The Grammy Award-winning lead singer of Matchbox 20 is touring in support of his fourth solo album, #Chip tooth Smile#. June 1. $33+. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, 3554 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills; 248-377-0100; 313presents.com

Tom Segura

Best known for his three Netflix specials and successful podcast, this Last Comic Standing 2 finalist has performed at comedy festivals across the world. June 1. $34+. Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 800-745-3000; 313presents.com

OURS Film Festival

Not your average film festival, this event will also feature an art exhibit and an action sports display. June 1. No cost. Senate Theater, 6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-894-0850; eventbrite.com 

Whateverfest

The ninth annual music festival features local acts, as well as some from outside the city. Also present will be local vendors, artists, and food trucks. June 1. No cost. Dequindre Cut Freight Yard, 1905 Alfred St., Detroit; 734-578-2631; facebook.com

Palmer Park Art Fair

See the work of juried, emerging, and teen artists at the beautiful Palmer Park, bordered by Lake Frances and historic neighborhoods. You can also watch artists at work, participate in family activities, and grab a cold one at the beer tent. June 1. No cost. Palmer Park, 19013 Woodward Ave., Detroit; palmerparkartfair.com 

Arts of Asia: Korean Festival

You can enjoy Korean folk art and learn Korean calligraphy at this event, which merges traditional and contemporary culture from the East Asian countries. You will also experience dance and musical performances of various genres, including K-pop and Pungmul Nori — a folk music tradition, which involves drumming, dancing, and singing. June 1 and 2. No cost with museum admission. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org 

Movie Music of Spike Lee

The Terence Blanchard Quintet and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be performing music from eight films by the award-winning director and producer. June 2. $19+. Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals

The Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist is touring in support of his latest album, Ventura. June 2. $29.50+. Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, 3554 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills; 248-377-0100; 313presents.com


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