2018-04-12 / Living

In brief

All Scouts Be The Astronaut Family Fun Night

FLINT —The Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley Street, hosts an all scouts evening discovering space April 13, from 6-9 p.m. (arrival 5:30-6). Blast off in your very own space capsule on a mission to the Moon, Mars, Jupiter and the Asteroid Belt. Drive a rover into the darkness of a lunar crater, and pilot a lander into a canyon on Mars. Price includes 2 slices of pizza, bag of chips, and juice box. Registration deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018 at: bit.do/AllScoutsBeTheAstronaut. Fee: $10 per person, tickets at: 67766.blackbaudhosting.com.— P.S.

Mike Super’s Brand-New Magic Show

FLINT — The Whiting Auditorium, 1241 E Kearsley Street, hosts Mike Super’s Brand New Magic Show involving the audience in a way never before experienced. April 13 at 8 p.m. Details: http://tickets.thewhiting.com/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=7529. — P.S.

Superhero 5k Run

FLINT —The Flint Superhero 5k Run & Walk and 1k Fun Run will occur April 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 East 1st Street. Details: flintsuperhero.run. — P.S.

A not quite Broadway show

FLINT —The Flint Cultural Center and the Whiting Auditorium, 1241 E. Kearsley Street, present Forbidden Broadway, an award-winning show featuring fall-down funny, satirical roasts and spoofs of over 30 Broadway hits features outrageous costumes, silly spoofs of the songs you know by heart and madcap impressions by a stellar cast. April 19 from 8-10 p.m. Tickets at: tickets.thewhiting.com, Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1994279584128368/ P.S.

FIA Red Hot Grand Opening

FLINT —The Flint Institute of Arts is hosting a ‘red hot’ grand opening beginning, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. through April 22 at 1241 E. Kearsley Street. This event reveals the addition of more than 20,000-square-feet of new gallery and education space. Free demonstrations will take place in the 3,620-square-foot glass arena which features technologically advanced systems for glass, ceramics, and metal working. Details: 810-234-1695. — P.S.

Black Violin

FLINT — The Whiting Auditorium, 1241 E Kearsley Street, hosts Black Violin May 5 at 8 p.m. To most people, jazz, hip-hop, funk, and classical are musical genres. But to revolutionary music group Black Violin, they’re nothing but ingredients. Combining a daunting array of musical styles and influences to produce a signature sound that is not quite maestro, not quite emcee, this group of two classically trained violinists and their DJ is redefining the music world one string at a time. Details: http://tickets.thewhiting.com/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=7536 P.S.

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