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Whether you're a shoe freak, an antique treasure seeker, or a Mozart and Bernstein devotee, there's a cultural activity for everyone this November. For a full list of events taking place throughout Southeast Michigan, visit the CultureSource arts and culture calendar.

November 2-5, Arts & Antiques at The War Memorial
Proceeds from The War Memorial's antique show, featuring dealers from around the country, support the preservation and restoration of the historic Alger estate.

November 3 to December 16, Shoetopia! at CCS Valade Family Gallery
Whiles shoes certainly should be functional, many step beyond, into the aesthetic realm. This new exhibit looks at the technology and design from many famous footwear designers. 

November 3, Detroit Performs Live at The Fillmore 
Detroit Public Television and WRCJ present an evening of what is now an annual celebration of the Motor City's music.

November 4-12, DIA Unveils New Gallery of Japanese Art
As the Detroit Institute of Arts celebrates their Japan Gallery, featuring new works with those that have not been on view for decades, the museum features days of cultural dance performances, martial arts demonstrations and Japanese animated films. 

MathematicaNovember 9, Drinks x Design: Mathematica at The Henry Ford
For the final Drinks x Design of the year, DC3 guests will explore The Henry Ford's newly acquired Mathematic exhibit, designed by Ray and Charles Eames in 1961!

November 9-19, No Child presented by Detroit Public Theatre
If you haven't been to the 150-seat theater nestled within the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, take advantage of the rare opportunity to see an original one-woman show performed and created by Nilija Sun set within the public school system. 

November 10, Concert for Refugees at Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery
This fundraiser, benefiting both Freedom House and the Central United Methodist Church, celebrates the diversity of Detroit voices.

November 11-19, The Marriage of Figaro at the Detroit Opera House
A favorite tale of music, marriage and mischief from Mozart.

November 17, Ink Up at Signal-Return
Two old-school art forms come together when Third Man Records co-hosts Signal-Return's 6th anniversary bash, with you-print holiday cards, steam roller printing, rare records and more.

November 17, Global Fridays—Mohammed Bayoumi Films with Live Score by the National Arab Orchestra at the Detroit Film Theatre
Two favorite programs—The Arab American National Museum's Global Fridays and the Detroit Institute of Arts' Friday Night Live—partner to debut an original score from National Arab Orchestra founder and director Michael Ibrahim, paired with silent Egyptian films from the 1920s and '30s.

November 17-19, New York Philharmonic Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival presented by UMS
The New York Philharmonic's weekend-long residency, highlighting the music of the noted composer and their former music director on the 100th anniversary of his birth, features three mainstage performances, plus more than two dozen additional free concerts.

November 17, Cranbrook Art Museum's Fall Exhibitions' Opening
Four new exhibits related to street art and culture, focusing on artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Ryan McGinness and Maya Stovall, all open.

November 26, Vienna Boys Choir—Christmas in Vienna at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
These young voices ring in the holiday season as they tour the globe singing holiday classics and contemporary tunes.

November 29, The Moth GrandSLAM at The Ark
See Moth storytellers at the top of their game in this championship competition.

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