Looking for something fun to do this weekend in and around Detroit? Look no further than these six exciting events happening in the area.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Game Night and Singles Mixer:
Join the fun every Wednesday at 3901 Christopher Street for a new black-owned game featured each week. Choose from 20 games, including giant Uno, giant Jenga, giant Connect 4, checkers, chess, playing cards, monopoly, Scrabble, group games, cards against humanity, taboo, twister, and more.
Friday, April 7, 2023
First Friday’s Poetry Slam
Each & Every FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH come out and enjoy poetry, spoken word and open discussions from the featured guest(s) & audience.
Fabulous First Fridays @ Hotel St Regis
This Hotel Lobby concept is a thing of beauty and serves as The Motor Cities Premier Monthly Gathering place – so, make firm plans to come out this April as DJ Bruce Bailey does it up fabulously
JJ Williamson @ Punchline Comedy Lounge
See veteran stand-up comic, J.J. Williamson who has worked with comedy giants like Chris Tucker, D.L. Hughley, Rickey Smiley and Bruce Bruce, and toured nationally with Cedric the Entertainer. His TV appearances include the syndicated Showtime at the Apollo and BET’s ComicView.
Saturday, April 8, 2023
Nothin But Love For Ya Vol. 2
On April 8th, Detroit Volume Beats is hosting an All Black Detroit Female DJ Extravaganza at The Masonic Temple. Come join the party and dance to house music and hip-hop/rap from Detroit’s hottest female DJs. Don’t forget to bring cash to shop with local Detroit vendors.
$5 Fridays (Bingo, Karaoke, and Classic Black Cinema)
Every Friday night, head to 18419 Schoolcraft Road for a night of fun starting with a friendly game of Bingo, followed by Karaoke and a classic black film for just $5.
The Creatress Networking Brunch
Meet like-minded women, enjoy a delicious brunch, and learn more about Creatress Co. and The Creatress Summit at WeWork Detroit on April 8th. The event will feature food from The Paper Plate Diner, speed networking, group networking games, sound bowl meditation hosted by Imari Alaji of SunFlo Wellness, raffles, and more.
The Half-A-Stack Poetry Slam #16: National Poetry Month Edition
Join the best crowd in Detroit for an evening of powerful words, Detroit-based vendors marketplace, drinks, and big fun on April 8th at Detroit Public Theatre. For the first time in Half-A-Stack Slam history, they’ll be offering first, second, and third place prizes, showing love to the incredible community of poets that show up and show out.
Paul Robeson : The Giant, In a Nutshell with Tayo Aluko
Actor, singer, playwright Tayo Aluko comes to Detroit in a one-night-only celebration of Paul Robeson, to benefit the Michigan Peace Council.
Sunday, April 9, 2023
Sunday R&B Brunch @ Views
Head to Views Bar & Grill on April 9th for a Sunday R&B brunch featuring all your favorite R&B hits and delicious food and drinks. No cover charge, but remember, 18+ before 9 pm and 21+ after 9 pm with valid ID.
So, which event will you be attending this weekend? Whatever you choose, make sure to have a great time and support local Detroit businesses and artists.
Detroit Queen of Comedy COCO Returns to Bert’s Comedy Warehouse
COCO will appear with Comedian D.Jones & Hosted by Dre Murray. Sponsored by Proof Pointe Seltzer & the Motown Bistro!
That 10 things to do this weekend plus a bonus Wednesday event. Get up, get out the house and enjoy yourself. It’s always a beautiful weekend to be in Detroit!