Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Cavo with special guests The Product, Tripp N Dixie and Downseed on Jan. 27. Tickets are $15 in advance.
Toolology: A Tribute to Tool, with special guests Givensix, Palaveve and Easy Vibe will perform Jan. 28. Tickets are $10.
Fuel with special guests Dive and The Nines will perform Feb. 3. Tickets are $20 in advance.
For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze Tattoos in Davison, High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 715-2650. — G.G.
Whaley House open for tours
FLINT — The Whaley House, 624 E. Kearsley St., is open for tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Visit www.whaleyhouse.com for a full calendar of events. Details: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.
Swing dancing at the Jewel
GRAND BLANC — There is swing and ballroom dancing at The Jewel in Grand Blanc every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. — G.G.
FYT tickets for Henry and Mudge on sale
FLINT — Tickets are now available for Flint Youth Theatre’s presentation of Henry and Mudge. This FYT Special Event will be on April 5 with performances at 2-4:30 p.m. This performance offers families an affordable entertainment experience and, paired with a book from the best-selling Henry and Mudge series, it will make a memorable gift this holiday season.
Performances are at The Whiting, 1241 East Kearsley St., on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center. All tickets are $10 and are available at Flint Youth Theatre, by calling 810-237-1530 or online at www.flintyouththeatre.org. Henry and Mudge is recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8. — G.G.
Poetry Under the Stars coming on Feb. 7
FLINT — Join Sloan*Longway and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan-Flint for Poetry Under the Stars at Longway Planetarium.
The next event will be Feb. 7 with readings by Juan E. Mesata, Rafael H. Mojica, Joseph Tyler, and Scott Russell. Poems will be read in English as well as Spanish.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Meet the poets 6:30-7 p.m. with readings beginning at 7 p.m. These three events are free, with funding provided by Dr. Jamile T. Lawand, on behalf of the “Middle Eastern” Studies Program at the University of Michigan-Flint. — G.G.