9 Free Things to do in Metro Detroit This Weekend 

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555 Art & Film Festival Sat & Sun 1-9pm free, after 9pm $5 donation for film screenings 555 Gallery The 555 Art and Film Festival is a three day long weekend celebration! Art installations, vendors, music performances and a fundraising raffle with silent auction will all take place during the day. Film festival at night in the main gallery. Also, performances by: Liquid Monk Jimmy Ohio & Ultimate Lovers Creepos Dave Morrison & Friends Tony Paris ("Jam"). Click for Details
800beloved / Electric Corpse / Double Weirdo / Revoir August 30, 9 p.m. @ The Loving Touch Click for Details
ASKEW ONE Opening August 23, 7-10 p.m. @ Inner State Gallery Recognized worldwide for his unique approach to graffiti art and remains at the forefront of the international art scene through constantly exploring new and exciting styles in a world of imitators. With over 20 years of experience and the need to reach out to the world from his home in remote New Zealand, Askew is self-taught in graphic design, illustration, photography, publishing, directing and editing music videos and moving image. Entropy is ASKEW’s first international solo exhibition. Through this new body of work "Entropy" further refines Askew's unique method of portraiture where the medium and portrait's subject become a metaphor for a much bigger conversation. Click for Details
Back to School Hip Hop Jam w/ Sinistarr / Dillon / Oktored August 23, 10 p.m. @ Pj's Lager House FREE before Midnight / $5 after Midnight Click for Details
7th Annual Hamtramck Hustle Car Show August 24, 10 a.m. @ Veteran's Memorial Park Click for Details
Issues & Ale: It’s Just Politics August 27, 6 p.m. @ Bill's Beer Garden Along with Zoe Clark and Rick Pluta, the hosts of the popular Michigan Radio program, It’s Just Politics, political analyst Jack Lessenberry will lead a wide ranging and robust discussion of Michigan politics and public policy. Stop by, have a drink, and join in the discussion. Click for Details
LCD: Lowest Common Denominator September 1, 9 p.m. @ New Dodge Lounge A tiny good DJ and a fat bad DJ walk into a bar. LCD is the punchline. It's completely free, and it lovingly welcomes anyone over the age of eighteen. A dance party for all parties. Click for Details
42nd Annual Staff & Student Show - Opening Reception August 23, 6-8 p.m. @ Pewabic Pottery The adage - "Everyone is an artist." - holds true at Pewabic. Join us for the opening reception of our annual showcase of staff and student work. The show highlights a variety of artistic mediums including drawing, painting, fiber, and ceramics. Click for Details
Summer artist open house August 24, 2-10 p.m. @ Russel Industrial Center The artists and artisans of building #2 at the Russell Industrial Center will once again open up their doors. Meet and mingle with the artists in the spaces they create in, and get some great deals on art. Click for Details
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555 Art & Film Festival Sat & Sun 1-9pm free, after 9pm $5 donation for film screenings 555 Gallery The 555 Art and Film Festival is a three day long weekend celebration! Art installations, vendors, music performances and a fundraising raffle with silent auction will all take place during the day. Film festival at night in the main gallery. Also, performances by: Liquid Monk Jimmy Ohio & Ultimate Lovers Creepos Dave Morrison & Friends Tony Paris ("Jam"). Click for Details