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CAROLE MORISSEAU: Paintings & Drawings

Lounge: April 6-June 4, 2016 Reception & Book Signing: Friday, April 8, 5-8 pm Book available at amazon.com The Scarab Club is proud to host a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by noted Detroit artist Carole Morisseau. Morisseau is a multidisciplinary artist, trained in the visual and performance arts, as…

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Cocktails in the Garden

June 9, 2016 7-10PM Come celebrate the beginning of summer at the Garden Party! Help us celebrate the beautiful walled garden of the SC and the hardworking volunteers, led by Julie Sabit, who keep it blooming year to year. Explore Blooms, Bugs, Beasts (in the garden and the gallery), enjoy…

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PD9: Tribute to Fletcher Henderson

PD9, the 9-piece swing band presents tribute to the Fletcher Henderson Sun., April 17, at the Scarab Club, 4 - 6 p.m. The Scarab club is located at 217 Farnsworth St., Detroit, MI  48202. Admission is $10.00 at the door for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under. This concert event is open…

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DETROIT BLUES PIANO UNPLUGGED

Saturday April 23,2016, 2 pm Detroit Blues Heritage Series DETROIT BLUES PIANO UNPLUGGED  Tickets $5 at the door  Detroit Blues Piano Unplugged" featuring Kerry Price and Matthew Ball, aka "The Boogie Woogie Kid" featuring vocalist Emma Aboukasm. See Matthew Ball's interview on Fox 2 Detroit Born in Louisville Kentucky Kerry Price…

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Live at the Scarab Club Series

Friday, July 15, 9:30 pm | Doors at 8:30 pm Free to all! The Live at the Scarab Club Series: CONCERT OF COLORS | PD9 TOWNSHIP JAZZ BAND Celebrating their double CD, one of which was recorded live at the Scarab Club! South African jazz with a Detroit twist! The…

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 7 pm | Woodward Line Poetry

Please note: The Woodward Line's regular schedule is the third Wednesday of each month, September -June Katy Bohinc is the author of “Dear Alain” and Director of Tender Buttons Press. She edited “Please Add To This List: A Guide to Teaching Bernadette Mayer's Sonnets & Experiments.” She lives in New…

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Thursday, September 29: Clyde Burroughs Dinner/Lecture Series

Thursday, September 29, 2016 6 pm | Cocktails 7 pm | Dinner 8 pm | Lecture Deadline for dinner/lecture registration: Monday, September 26th, 5 pm Register for dinner and/or lecture SEEKING THE SPIRIT OF OLD SPAIN: ROBERT HENRI AND SPANISH THEMES Speaker: Valerie Leeds, Independent Curator This lecture derives from…

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The Live at the Scarab Club Series: CONCERT OF COLORS | PD9 TOWNSHIP JAZZ BAND Friday, July 15, 9:30 pm | Doors at 8:30 pm Free to all!

Celebrating their double CD, one of which was recorded live at the Scarab Club! South African jazz with a Detroit twist! The PD9 Township Jazz Project presents...a special performance of South African Jazz including the music of Abdullah Ibrahim, Hugh Masekela, the Brotherhood of Breath, Winston "Mankunku" Ngozi and others.…

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Political/Cultural/Non-Fiction/Fiction: A Literary Event with Lester K. Spence and Kim D. Hunter | Thursday, July 7, 7pm

  Lester K. Spence will be reading from his work "Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics" (punctum 2015). It's the first book length effort to chart the effects of this transformation on African American communities, in an attempt to revitalize the black political imagination. Rather than…

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Drawn Together | August 31st – October 15th, 2016

DRAWN TOGETHER Curated by Joyce Brienza August 31-October 15, 2016 Reception: Friday, September 9, 7-10 pm Gallery Talk: Saturday, September 24, 2 pm JOYCE BRIENZA | COCO BRUNER SUE CARMAN-VIAN | LYNN GALBREATH We are a group of artists and friends who have in common an interest in the idea of…

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2016 Photography Exhibition Opening Reception | Friday, October 21, 5-8 pm

The annual Scarab Club Photography show has been a long-running annual exhibition. The purpose of the exhibition is to recognize the diversity and achievement of artists whose work shows creativity of concept, excellence of design and expertise of media; to display these works to regional audiences and to be an educational opportunity…

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John Sinclair at 75: A Birthday Celebration at the Scarab Club – Oct 2nd, 2016 2-5pm

John Sinclair at 75: A Birthday Celebration at the Scarab Club The Detroit Artists Workshop and friends present a public recital on the occasion of John Sinclair’s seventy-fifth birthday celebration. The event will be held at the Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth Street in Detroit on Sunday, October 2nd from 2-5…

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Meet our new Executive Director | Thursday Oct 20, 2016 | 6pm

Please join us at the Scarab Club on Thursday, Oct 20 at 6pm to help us welcome our new Executive Director, Ashley Hennen. Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Hennen joins the Scarab Club after working in communications and sponsorship development under two dynamic Detroit-based nonprofits: Hatch Detroit…

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Lounge Exhibition | John Peters – Look

Lounge Exhibition | John Peters – Look August 31-October 15, 2016 Reception: Friday, September 9, 7-10 pm Painter John Peters has been inspired by eyes for decades. The eyes see. The eyes also speak. Poets have said that eyes are windows to the soul. See more of John's art at johnpetersart.com. John…

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Historic Room Exhibition | Feather J. Chiaverini – Feather Skins

Historic Room | Feather J. Chiaverini - Feather Skins Curated by Holly Strawbridge August 31-October 15, 2016 Reception: Friday, September 9, 7-10 pm Through comparison, relation, and practice, Feather J. Chiaverini redefines taboos through practical craft. Utilizing his skill in fiber manipulation, Feather aims brings the voice of others that are not so…

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