Collage Concert: Students from the School of Music will perform at Hill Auditorium. The event starts at 8:15 p.m. and tickets are available at the Power Center box office from 3 to 7 p.m. on the day of the show only. Free.
Amp Fiddler: The musician will perform with Nomo at the Blind Pig Friday night, located at 208 S. First St. Door open at 9:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. $15 cover. (734) 996-8555.
The Child: The Department of Theater and Drama presents a staged reading of this Sarah Schulman play at the Trueblood Theater in the Frieze Building. The reading begins at 8 p.m. Free. (734) 764-9537.
New Beat Happening: Formerly known as Friday Night Live, student and local performers from all genres of music will play at the Michigan League Underground starting at 9 p.m. Free.
Poker/Open Mic Night: Card sharks will gather for a competitive poker tournament on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Leonardo room in Pierpont Commons. Open mic night begins afterwards. Performers must be affiliated with the University and arrive by 7:45 p.m., as spots are limited. Free.
The Arte Project Returns: The second meeting regarding the construction of The Arte Project mural will take place on Saturday from 12 to 9 p.m. at the William Monroe Trotter House. Ernesto Cuevas Jr., facilitator for the project, will be there to assist students. Free. (734) 763-9044.
Paisley Product 2005: This year’s annual Prince tribute features Midwest Product and Dykehouse. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. $8 cover. $10 21 and under. (734) 996-8555.
ECA Winter Extravaganza: A cappella groups, dancing teams and other acts will perform at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre Sunday night beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Michigan Union Ticket Office or at the U-Go’s Student Lounge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (734) 846-1196.