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From 40 years of folk music, to Russian ballet and Mozart Fest, there's no reason to hibernate this January!

Opening January 5, Firepower at Detroit Repertory Theatre
There’s no escaping politics this January, as the Rep’s winter show tells the story of an African-American City Councilman in D.C. who is visited by his two sons. 

Tennent3 54f341e01ebc24096f84e4853fdcc723Opening January 7, Hiberna Flores—Laurie Tennent & Lisa Waud at Oakland University Art Gallery
Photographer Laurie Tennent and Pot & Box and Flower House founder Lisa Waud unite for this exhibit which highlights the intrinsic beauty of flora. 

January 7-29, Mom’s Gift Starring Cindy Williams at Meadow Brook Theatre
The Michigan premiere of this play features four local actors—including Dani Cochrane and Monica Palmer, who are graduates of Wayne State University’s Performing Arts program.

Through January 17, The Music and The Times: Photographs by Leni Sinclair at The Wright Museum
There’s a few weeks left to see Kresge Eminent Artist Leni Sinclair's photos of Detroit musicians.

January 19, The David Whitney Building — 1959 Roof-Top Sign Re-Lighting
The Detroit Historical Museum has partnered with the 102-year-old skyscraper’s owners to restore and light the sign atop the city’s architectural gem.

January 19-February 5, Mozart Festival, presented by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Are you ready for a three-week festival of all things Mozart? Programs include the composer’s final six symphonies, an all-day marathon of every one of his piano sonatas, a late-night opera performance, and yoga to the tunes of Mozart. 

January 21, Swan Lake at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts FF Acoustic Cafe 300x250 2 427d557c05b4cc9264c121e234b46293
The Russian National Ballet Theatre presents one of the world's most beloved ballets with their rendition of Swan Lake.

January 27-28, 40th Ann Arbor Folk Fest presented by The Ark
Night one of this annual fundraiser for The Ark features Kacey Musgraves and Jenny Lewis, while night two includes music from the Indigo Girls, Kiefer Sutherland and Davina and the Vagabonds.

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