Looking for cool things to do around Detroit this weekend? Cheat out AMP’s Weekend Cheat Sheet for some helpful hints!
The LEGO Movie – Friday, February 7
Description (via IMDB): “An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.” Starring Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell and Jonah Hill.
The Monuments Men – Friday, February 7
Description (via IMDB): “An unlikely World War II platoon are tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.” Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett and Bill Murray.
Vampire Academy – Friday, February 7
Description (via IMDB): “Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.” Starring Zoey Deuth, Lucy Fry, Sarah Hyland and Danila Kozlovsky.
Karmin @ Saint Andrew’s Hall Detroit – Saturday, February 8 – All Ages, Doors @ 7pm
More info on the show here.
The Meridian Winter Blast – Friday, February 7– Sunday, Februray 9 @ Campus Martius Park
Description: Head down to Detroit with the family this weekend to make good use of the snow at the Meridian Winter Blast! With live music, ice sculptures, Detroit food vendors and fun outdoor activities such as ice skating, snow shoeing and rides on the snow slide, there’s something for everyone.
Additionally, our very own Ryan Richards will be spinning on Friday night at the Movement Electronic Music Festival! More info here.
2014 Academy Award Nominated Short Films – Friday, January 31 – Thursday, February 20 @ The Detroit Film Theatre
Description: Head to the Detroit Film Theatre to check out exclusive previews of this year’s Oscar nominated short films in both live-action and animated categories and predict the winners! Check out more info and the full list of films here.
Cirque du Soleil – Varekai – Wednesday February 5 – Sunday, February 9 @ Joe Louis Arena
Description: Experience the high-flying action of Cirque du Soleil as they transform Joe Louis Arena into the world of “Varekai” – a magical forest with adventure, mystery and a few extraordinary creatures. More details and ticket info here.
Detroit Pistons vs. Brooklyn Nets – Friday, February 7 at The Palace Of Auburn Hills @ 7:30pm
Detroit Pistons vs. Denver Nuggets – Saturday, February 8 at The Palace Of Auburn Hills @ 7:30pm
Detroit Red Wings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Saturday, February 8 at Tampa Bay Times Forum @ 7:00pm