5 events to check out in Detroit this week

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From a concert to a singles mixer, there's plenty to enjoy in Detroit this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Dizgo Concert WSGs Act Casual, Ma Baker & Tetra

From the event description:

Join us for a night of jams and local art at the Tangent Gallery & Hastings Street Ballroom! Dizgo redefines the live experience by blending jamtronica with funk, deep-groove soul and hip-hop, taking the audience on a musical journey that includes intricate compositions and extended improvisation. The result is something both danceable and introspective: soulful vocals, interweaving analog synths and addictive beats all which join forces under the banner of Dizgo.

When: Friday, March 6, 8 p.m.-Saturday, March 7, 2:30 a.m.
Where: Tangent Gallery & Hastings Street Ballroom, 715 E. Milwaukee Ave.
Admission: $10-$20
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Sew A Seed Event

From the event description:

Sew A Seed will be hosting a fun crash course to teach the basic fundamentals of sewing. Instructor Torria Brazil will provide the essential tools and formula to design and create a pair of leggings in this fun accelerated course.

When: Saturday, March 7, 12-3 p.m.
Where: Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road
Admission: $75-$100
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'Gone with the Gin,' an Inebriated Reading

From the event description:

Shakespeare in Detroit (SiD) and Republic Tavern are teaming up for an inebriated and abbreviated reading of one of Hollywood's most well-known classics. The theater company's adaptation is inspired by the 1939 film and makes good fun of the Civil War drama. The complimentary first drink of the afternoon is, in fact, called "Gone with the Gin," which includes rosemary and thyme-infused gin, cardamom maple and grapefruit bitters (one of the establishment's signature cocktails). 

When: Saturday, March 7, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Republic Tavern, 1942 Grand River Ave.
Admission: $50
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'Sweetest Run Ever' Virtual Race

From the event description:

Complete a virtual 5K, 10K, half marathon and more. A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace and time it yourself. Your medal will be shipped directly to you. 

When: Saturday, March 7, 7 p.m.-Thursday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m.
Where: Detroit, MI
Admission: $18-$28 
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Detroit City Singles Mixer

From the event description:

Whether you are looking for someone to talk to after a long day, an exercise partner or your forever love, you'll find them here. Plus, plenty of comedy to enjoy.

When: Saturday, March 7, 9 p.m.-Sunday, March 8, 1 a.m.
Where: Da Juice Bar and Grill, 14444 W. McNichols Road
Admission: $25
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