International artists and operas are hitting Michigan stages this month! For a full list of events taking place throughout Southeast Michigan, visit the CultureSource arts and culture calendar.
April 7-15, Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca at The Detroit Opera House
Michigan Opera Theatre co-produces this new production of one of the most popular operas of all time with the Cincinnati Opera set in 1800s Italy.
April 8, Bauder Lecture: Unpacking Frank Lloyd Wright’s Archive and Career presented by the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
Museum of Modern Art curator and Columbia University architecutural historian Barry Bergdoll explores Frank Lloyd Wright’s career, including his work in Detroit and Bloomfield Hills.
April 11-15, Freep Film Festival
Taking place at locations from the DIA to The Fillmore, this year’s Film Fest is heavy on Detroit-based films, including stories about sports, art and politics.
April 12, The Intersection at MOCAD
What are fast fashion’s implications on the environment? MOCAD and Science Gallery Lab Detroit examine fashion’s impact on the environment.
April 14, Form, Function & Design Opening at Paint Creek Center for the Arts
This Rochester art center explores the interplay between art and design in their new exhibition featuring local artists.
April 14, Eisenhower Dance at Music Hall
Eisenhower Dance concludes its season with ARC, a program that explores how labels effect ones identity.
April 15, Swanapalooza! A Family Concert to Benefit Wild Swan at The Ark
Family-friendly entertainment from The Chenille Sisters and Gemily, as well as storytelling from local librarians, will be shadow interpreted by Synergy on Stage for deaf audience members, for an afternoon accessible to all.
April 19, Kara Walker – Multimedia Artist at College for Creative Studies
Walker is a contemporary artist known for her stark silhouettes that take on slavery, sexuality and racism.
April 19, An Evening for Living Arts
See performances from some of the award-winning student artists who benefit from Living Arts’ education programs.
April 20, The Year of the Tiger: 1968 Opening at the Detroit Historical Museum
The Tigers may be off to a rocky start, but the Detroit Historical Museum looks back to the team’s glory days in this new exhibition.
April 20-22, DSO Pops Series: Women Rock!
Let’s hear it for the ladies of rock and roll, including Janis Joplin and Carole King, in this weekend of music.
April 27, Wildlife Conservation Gala at the Detroit Zoo
The Detroit Zoo stands apart for its devotion to conservation efforts, which span six continents.