Looking for cool things to do around Detroit this weekend? Check out AMP’s Weekend Cheat Sheet for some helpful hints!


300 Rise of an Empire – Friday, March 7

Description (via IMDB): “Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.” Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey and Hans Matheson.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman – Friday, March 7

Description (via IMDB):  “The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.” Starring Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert and Leslie Mann.

The Grand Budapest Hotel – Friday, March 7

Description (via IMDB): “The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.” Starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric and Adrien Brody.


Young The Giant w/ Vance Joy @ The Fillmore Detroit – Saturday, March 8 – Doors @ 8pm

More info on the show here.


Donate Your Dresses To Gown Town – Friday, March 7 @ AIO Wireless in Roseville

Description: Head down to AIO Wireless in Roseville on Friday to donate your gently used homecoming, prom, cocktail or bridesmaid dresses to AMP Radio’s Gown Town and give a girl a prom she won’t forget!

More details available here.

The Hamtramck Music Festival – Thursday, March 6 – Saturday, March 8 @ Various Venues

Description: The Hamtramck Music Festival Committee, a proactive citizenry present and its sponsors present a celebration of the community, music, and culture of Hamtramck and the Detroit Metropolitan Area.

To see the full lineup and to get ticket info, head to HamtramckMusicFestival.com.

2014 Arab Film Festival – Thursday, March 6 – Saturday, March 8 @ Arab American National Museum  

Description: This year’s Arab Film Festival will be at the Arab American National Museum (AANM), where viewings of multiple films completed by Arab/Arab Americans will be held.  This year’s films include “Though I Know The River is Dry,” “When Monaliza Smiled” and “The Lebanese Rocket Society,” among others.

Full a full list of films and ticket info, click here.

All Things Detroit Showcase – Sunday, March 9 @ Niki’s Lounge

Description: “The All Things Detroit Showcase highlights businesses in the city of Detroit and also gives companies that are not located in the city a chance to advertise their business and build brand recognition within a diverse community reaching customers throughout Metro Detroit,” (via EventBrite.com).

More info can be found at here.


Detroit Red Wings vs. New Jersey Devils – Friday, March 7 @ 7:30pm – Joe Louis Arena

What cool events will you be checking out around Detroit this weekend? Tell us in the comments section!


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