Destinations

We’re back…with a BIG twist! 

Our annual tour of Detroit arts and culture is back…with a fabulous twist! Join us for two spectacular original events—the Hollywood in Detroit experience you know and love and a special performance in one of the city’s iconic architectural spaces.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018
Detroit Film Theatre
We’ll roll out the red carpet for Detroit’s very own version of the Oscars. Dress to impress for this special screening of the Academy Award-nominated short films with a special after-party at the Detroit Historical Museum featuring free food, drinks and entertainment.

Tickets: $35

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Michigan Theatre Parking Garage
Experience a unique multidisciplinary fusion of classical music, hip hop and street art in the breathtaking Michigan parking garage. Critically-acclaimed pianist Ivan Moshchuk teams up with Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings and local graffiti and hip hop artists for an event unlike any other.

Tickets: $35

 

Special offer: Buy tickets to both events for just $65.

Tickets: $65

NEW THIS SEASON!

DP2A will be your source for unique artistic experiences with at least five special excursions that highlight the city’s eclectic range of cultural gems. We continue our journey with a one-of-a-kind performance from Cabaret 313.


STYLEEXCURSION #1: Opera MODO

Britten’s “Turn of the Screw”
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Presented by Opera MODO at the Scarab Club
Opera MODO is known for daring performances that reach across time to fuse classical art with contemporary popular culture. This production is based on Henry James’ novel of the same name—a gothic ghost story presented just before Halloween.

Wear your Halloween costumes to this one-of-a-kind chamber opera that will take the audience from room to room in the beautiful historic building. Then, join us for an after-party with the cast and crew of Opera MODO at Common Pub!

Thanks to Common Pub for hosting us!

Tickets: $25


EXCURSION #2: MOCAD

Cuco + Helado Negro + Lido PimientaHelado Negro
Friday, January 19, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Cuco is a Los Angeles based artist making synth experimental music.

Helado Negro is the music and performance alias of Roberto Carlos Lange. A South Florida native, born to Ecuadorian immigrants and based in Brooklyn, Helado Negro’s upbringing provides essential elements to his songwriting, including his consistently bilingual – English and Spanish – lyrics.

Lido Pimienta is a Colombian-Canadian musician and human rights advocate whose La Papessa album won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize. Her music incorporates a variety of styles and influences, including traditional indigenous and Afro-Colombian musical styles and contemporary synthpop and electronic music.

Tickets: $25


EXCURSION #3: Cabaret 313

Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett: Funny How it Happened Headshot
Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 9:30 p.m.
Presented by Cabaret 313 at the Detroit Institute of Arts

One night only! Cabaret 313 presents one of the hottest cabaret shows in New York City: Funny How It Happens starring Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and leading lady Kelli Barrett (Wicked, Doctor Zhivago). Funny How It Happens is an intimate look at the make-it and break-it moments that eventually brought them together. The show features pop favorites and iconic songs from Broadway musicals while offering an inside – and often hilarious – scoop on what life is really like as a married Broadway power couple.

Tickets: $25


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