Happening Today: Hypnotist at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase; jazz pianist performs at the Ark
Enjoy "Live Jazz and Soul Food" at the James Crawford Elks Lodge. Thursday and Friday, 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday 4 to 10 p.m. The kitchen offers soul-food main dishes and sides. Fridays feature the Tim Haldeman Trio. Following the live music, most nights feature DJs starting at 10 p.m. No cover, cost of purchases. The lodge is at 220 Sunset Road, Ann Arbor.
The "Fourth Annual Car Show Week Dinner and Reception" will be held at the Ann Arbor City Club with keynote speaker David Cole at Ann Arbor City Club on Thursday. Reception: 5 p.m. Dinner: 6 p.m. Cole will be speaking about the many changes in the automotive business model within recent years and how this plays into the future of this vital industry. $28/person. Reservations required by calling 734-662-3279. Saturday will be the "Classics at the City Club Car Show." Local collectors bring their cars and display them. Food is available for purchase. Rain or shine. The AACC is at 1830 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor.
Pianist Danilo Pérez will perform at the Ark tonight. 8 p.m. Grammy-winning pianist Danilo Pérez is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. In just over a decade, his distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences. $25. 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-761-1800.
Hypnotist Gary Conrad will be at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. Tonight: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 8 and 10:30 p.m. The Friday and Saturday 10:30 p.m. shows are the “erotic” shows. No nudity, but only the uninhibited should attend. Conrad's shows are among the most popular that many comedy clubs host. Thursday: $9/ in advance. $11/ at the door. Friday and Saturday: $12/ in advance. $14/ at the door. The AACS is downstairs at 314 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-9080.