Calendar Events Archive - Detroit Opera

“X”: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Thursday May 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Chrysler Black Box Theatre 6th Floor of The Detroit Opera House A panel discussion moderated by Rochelle Riley, Director of Arts and Culture-City of Detroit; Tamara Payne, author of The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X; and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Betty  Shabazz. …

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Overture to Opera: X

In celebration of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, join the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, Breakers Covenant Church International, and Detroit Opera for an evening of performance and discussion. In examining the life and legacy of Malcolm X, this event will ask the questions, “How can we foster …

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Malcolm X: The Last Chapter and Beyond

A Special Zoom Presentation Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. In anticipation of the upcoming premiere of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm, X, Detroit Opera is pleased to present a special Zoom event led by Professor Howard Lupovitch exploring Malcolm X’s relationship with the Jewish community, the …

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Maple Theater Screening of Malcolm X

In anticipation of the upcoming premiere of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Detroit Opera and the Maple Theater are excited to present a special screening  of Spike Lee’s groundbreaking 1992 film, Malcolm X. Directed by Spike Lee and written by Alex Haley, this exhilarating film stars Academy …

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Opera Event at Historic Players Club Theatre

Please Join Us at the Historic Players Club Theatre for a FREE Opera Event! The evening will include live music sung by Detroit Opera artists. You will enjoy music from Detroit Opera’s upcoming production of La bohème, as well as timeless opera classics and Broadway favorites! Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The Players …

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Davóne Tines in Recital #1: MASS

In advance of his performances this May as Malcolm X in X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Detroit Opera’s Artist in Residence, Davóne Tines, offers his RECITAL #1:  MASS for Metro Detroit audiences. Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 315 East Warren Avenue, …

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