Radio City Christmas Spectacular – This over-the-top show features the Rockettes and runs through December at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com.
Wonderland of Lights – Potter Park Zoo lights up for the holiday season – literally. The local zoo strings thousands of lights up throughout the month of December for its annual holiday celebration.
Beautiful Women and the Men Who Played Them – This exhibit at the Kresge Art Museum on campus looks at Kabuki Theatre. It continues through Dec. 17.
Lewis Black – Daily Show regular Lewis Black takes the stage at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor Dec. 3, in what promises to be a thoroughly un-Christmas like spirit. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show are $32.75. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for more information.
Glorious Sounds of the Holidays – The MSU Symphony Orchestra, along with the MSU Chorale, State Singers and Choral Union, take the stage for one night only Dec. 4. The performance starts at 8 p.m. and tickets range from $12 – 25. Check out www.whartoncenter.com for more details.
The Producers – Mel Brooks’ musical comes to the Wharton Center Dec. 7 – 12. Tickets to the show, which has won the most TONY Awards ever, range in price from $38.50 – 65.50. For more information, check it out online at www.whartoncenter.com
Holiday Voices – Lansing’s Riverwalk Theatre brings local celebrities to the stage for one night only Dec. 18 to perform classic holiday readings. For more information, check out www.riverwalktheatre.com.
A Christmas Carol – A musical adaptation of the holiday classic comes to life on the stage for one night only, Dec. 19, at the Wharton Center. Tickets for the 3 p.m. performance range from $12 – 25. Check out www.whartoncenter.com for more information.
A Christmas Carol – The BoarsHead Theatre brings Charles Dickens’ classic tale to the stage through Dec. 23. For showtime and ticket information, check out www.boarshead.org.
Teegan and Sara – Impact airwave regulars Teegan and Sara take the stage Dec. 3, at the Magic Bag in Ferndale. The show starts at 8 p.m. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for details.
Ettison Clio – Check out the indie group plus others Dec. 9, at the Temple Club. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
Ani Difranco – This college radio standard stops by the Seagate Centre in Toledo, Ohio Dec. 9, for one show. The music starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $27.50. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for more details.
Martina McBride’s “Joy of Christmas” – The country star visits the Breslin center to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $37.50 – 47.50. Visit www.breslincenter.com for more details.
LeeAnn Rimes – Country fav. LeeAnn Rimes joins the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Dec. 16, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit. Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance range from $40 – 85. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for more information.
The Barenaked Ladies – Our favorite Canadians head south to Detroit for one show Dec. 18. The performance, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is sure to feature holiday favorites from their Christmas album. Tickets are $42.50. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for more details.
Clay Aiken – The former “Idol” contestant comes to Detroit Dec. 2,3 to take the stage with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The performance at the Masonic Temple begins at 8 p.m. with tickets ranging from $40 – 85. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for more information.
New Year’s Eve at Sevin – Party in Pontiac at Sevin. Tickets to ring in the new year are $40 and doors open at 8 p.m. Included in the price is champagne and favors.
New Year’s Eve at Wired – Cross the border for the last night of 2004 at Wired in Windsor, the place for under-21s. Doors open at 8 p.m., and tickets are $25.
New Year’s Eve with Blanche – Stick a bit closer to home at the Magic Stick in Detroit for your New Year’s Eve bash. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are $15.
New Year’s Eve at the Temple – Celebrate the end of 2004 without leaving Lansing. The Temple Club is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with champagne, favors and a desert bar. Cover is $15 and doors open at 9 p.m. Check out www.templeclub.com for more details.