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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Fuel with special guests Dive and The Nines on Feb. 3. Tickets are $20 in advance.

Psychostick with special guests Ventana and As Summer Dies will take to the stage at the Machine Shop on Feb. 4. Tickets are $10.

Eye Empire featuring members of Dark New Day and Submersed, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, Know Lyfe and Sevin will perform Feb. 8. This is a low dough show.

Indi-Grace presents Metal Uncensored featuring Cadence, Avenue Sky, Blood of the Unborn, In the Cut, Silent Divide and It Lies Within, performing at the Machine Shop Feb. 10. Tickets are $5 in advance and are available from the bands, or $8 the day of the show.

For tickets to all shows go to, 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.

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 Henry and Mudge is recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8. — 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 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.

Poetry Under the Stars

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.

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