A World in Miniature – Kresge Art Center presents a group of Islamic paintings from the R.M. Riefstahl Collection through the month of April. For more information, check out http://artmuseum.msu.edu.
Chrome, Speed and Sinew – The works of native Michigan artist Jack Bergeron will be on display until April 24 at the Creole Gallery. The charcoal drawings reflect Bergeron’s recent fascination with motorcycles. For more information, check out www.lansing.com/creolegallery.
The Hairy Ape – MSU theatre students will perform one of legendary playwright Eugene O’Neill’s works April 21 – 23 at the Arena Theatre at 8 p.m. The play, directed by Andrew Anglin, follows an everyman’s quest to find his place in society. For more information, check out www.theatre.msu.edu.
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom – Riverwalk Theatre presents its Black Box Theatre series at the Creole Gallery April 22, 23, 29 and 30, with midnight performances April 22 and 29. The play, in true “Rocky Horror” style, follows vamps from the ancient city of Sodom to modern-day Las Vegas, all the while donning flashy, outrageous costumes and even crazier lines. For more information, check out riverwalktheatre.com.
MTV Village – As part of the MTV U campus tour, MTV will set up camp in the Breslin Center parking lot April 23 before the Muse concert later that night. The 11 a.m – 4 p.m. event will feature the MTV U Lounge, an inflatable mountain and a Nintendo Lounge, as well as freebies. Admission is free.
Larry the Cable Guy – Comedian Larry the Cable Guy will perform at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, April 23 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com.
Daniel Tosh – Comedian Daniel Tosh will perform at the Fairchild Theatre on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com
Your Mom Improv – Comprised of 11 MSU students, “Your Mom Improv” is a student group that performs improvised sketches and games. They will do their thing April 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Arena Theatre. For more information, check out www.theatre.msu.edu.
The Javelins – The Javelins, along with The Recital, Sea Defeats Sparrow, Vague Angels and El Boxeo will play at East Lansing’s (Scene) Metrospace April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the all ages show are $5.
Paul Westerberg – Paul Westerberg will play at Saint Andrews Hall in Detroit, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com.
Muse – Brit rockers, Muse, will take the stage at the Breslin Center as part of MTV U, April 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets to the show are $10 for students. For more information, check out www.breslincenter.com
8 Ball Grifter and Fighting Hellfish – The Temple Club hosts two punk-a-billy groups April 23. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are $6 – 8. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
Garnet Rogers – Singer/songwriter Garnet Rogers will perform at the Creole Gallery April 24 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, check out www.lansing.com/creolegallery.
Professors of Jazz – The MSU Jazz Studies department presents their “Professors of Jazz” April 27 at 7:30. The performance will be held in the Wharton Center; tickets are $26. For more information, check out www.whartoncenter.com.
The Casionauts – The Casionauts will play the Temple Club April 27. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $5 – 8. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
Garbage – Garbage will play at the State Theatre in Detroit April 27 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com.
Ettison Clio – Ettison Clio, along with Temper Temper, The Pitch Black and The Van Ermans will play at Mac’s Bar April 28. Tickets for the 18+ show are $7. For more information, check out www.macsbar.com.
The Hard Lessons – The Hard Lessons will play the Temple Club April 29. Doors open at 8 p.m. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
The Weightless Invasion Tour – Mac’s Bar will host the Weightless Invasion Tour April 30, featuring Blueprint, Greenhouse Effect and DJ Rare Groove. Tickets for the 18+ show are $8. For more information, check out www.macsbar.com.