THROUGH DEC. 8:
“Rick Vian: Keeping a Wet Edge” features the Michigan abstract artist’s paintings from 1972-2016. Combined with it is the Vian-curated exhibit, “Detroit Abstraction,” 41 abstract artists with ties to Detroit, including Marcia Freedman (shown), Brenda Goodman, Ray Katz, Gilda Snowden and Lois Teicher. Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield JCC. (248) 432-5579; charachgallery.org.
Guest conductor Jun Markl leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and, joined by Russian-Jewish guest pianist Kirill Gerstein (shown), Tchaikovsky’s 1879 version of Piano Concerto No. 1 — with which the composer himself opened Carnegie Hall. $15 and up. Orchestra Hall at Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit. (313) 576-5111; dso.org.
JEWS ON PARADE
Detroit-native comic actor Keegan-Michael Key will be a grand marshal for Detroit’s 90th America’s Thanksgiving Parade. He’ll be joined by gymnast Aly Raisman and singer-songwriter Mike Posner, another native son. Theparade.org.