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A selection of upcoming artistic happenings in and around Detroit

A selection of upcoming artistic happenings

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MOCAD \\ 4454 Woodward Ave., Detroit;
313-832-6622; mocadetroit.org. People’s Biennial Examines the work of artists and other creative individuals, who operate outside the conventional art world. Through Jan. 4. Detroit Affinities featuring the artwork of John Maggie Through Jan. 4. Detroit Affinities featuring the artwork of Jamian Juliano-Villani Feb. 6-Mar. 29.

Midtown Museum of Photography & New Media \\ 4130 Cass Ave., Suite C, Detroit; detroitmona.com. The Gao Brothers: Dissidents Abroad Evading Chinese censorship, the Gao Brothers challenge authority through sculpture, painting, performance, and photography; through Oct. 17.

Museum of Photography and New Media \\ 2501 Rochester Court, Troy; 248-210-7560; detroitmona.com. Elene Usdin: Awake While I am Dreaming Exhibition of work from this French illustrator-turned-photographer. Through Oct. 12.

Motor City Art Center \\ 4468 3rd St. , Detroit; 313-320-1532; mcacdetroit.com . Black and White: a photography show featuring Kevin Hanson and Saffell Gardner Oct. 3 . Monthly Burlesque Oct. 24. Rising Sunn: a new series of original paintings by Donald Anderson Nov. 7. MAC Holiday Extravaganza: Unique Gifts for Under $100.00 Dec. 6. A new original collection of abstract paintings by Harald Allen, Jan. 9.

Motor City Brewing Works \\ 470 W Canfield St., Detroit; 313-832-2700; motorcitybeer.com. This Week in Art: Watercolors 2013-2014 by Michael Matias Sept. 17-24.

N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art \\ 52 E Forest Ave., Detroit; 313-831-8700; nnamdicenter.com. Interior Man: Herbert Gentry & His Contemporaries Through Jan. 3. Detroit Connections: Women Printmakers and Their Mentors Sep.24-27. Elements of Whimsy: Adnan Charara Through Oct. 25.

Paul Kotula Projects \\ 23255 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Jim Chatelain and Peter Williams Sept. 20-Oct. 25. Kathleen McShane Nov. 8-Dec. 20. Laith Karmo Nov. 8-Dec. 20.

Post-Hab Gallery \\ 3600 Heidelberg St., Detroit; 313-974-6894 heidelberg.org. Cycle 3 (Artist TBA) This new gallery in the Heidelberg’s Number House features a new artist every month. Opens Oct. 3.

Public Pool Artspace \\ 3309 Caniff, Hamtramck. The Last Record Shop Through Oct. 18.

Re:View Contemporary \\ 444 West Willis, Detroit; 313-833-9000; reviewcontemporary.com. Tim van Laar Sept. 6- Oct. 11. Ed Fraga Oct. 25-Nov. 29. Re:Collect Dec. 6-26. Matthew Zacharias Jan. 17-Feb. 28. River’s Edge Gallery \\ 3024 Biddle, Wyandotte; 734-246-9880; artattheedge.com. Breath Fire. Drink Water. Repeat. Featuring new works by Ingrid Blixt, Audrey Pongracz & Corey Scillian Sept. 5- 0ct. 6, reception Sept. 19. Shadows & Passages Barbara Melnik Carson,Marianne Letasi & Nancy Pitel Oct 17-Nov 17, reception Oct. 17. Virgo Rising Martine MacDonald & Patricia Izzo Nov 21-Dec. 31, reception Nov. 2. New Works by Leo Kuschel Dec. 1-Jan. 6 2015, reception Dec. 19.

Scarab Club \\ 217 Farnsworth St., Detroit; 313-831-1250; scarabclub.org. United States Collects the works of three couples (Renee Dooley and Matt Breneau, Meighen and Bill Jackson, and Julie and Michael Mahoney). Runs through Oct. 18. Start Gallery \\ 206 E Grand River, Detroit; 313-909-2845 startgallery.net. Detroit Kiss City: Art tribute to the band Kiss Sept. 20-Oct. 11. Jump in the Fire II Oct. 18-Nov. 8.

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