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October 17, 1986 - Image 56

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-10-17

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THE JEWISH NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

No. 1 Choice

DAVID HOLZEL

Staff Writer

JARC wanted
and got
Itzhak Perlman
for its annual
fund raiser

Itzhak Perlman will return to Detroit Sunday after a two-year absence.

like to communicate with
an audience," says Itzhak Perlman.
If I get feedback from them, it's a
help. Nobody likes to perform like
he's talking to a wall."
Perlman obviously enjoys his
audience as much as it enjoys him.
When Perlman takes the stage
at Ford Auditorium Monday night,
his performance will be the culmina-
tion of more than a year's efforts by
the Jewish Association for Retarded
Citizens to bring the violinist to De-
troit for the group's annual fund
raiser.
Proceeds from Monday's concert
will support the homes and services
for mentally retarded persons oper-
ated by JARC.
The organization booked

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Perlman back in September 1985.
Although other artists had been con-
sidered — including comedian Bill
Cosby — Perlman was the number
one choice, according to concert
chairman Cheryl Guyer.
The concern is finding someone
who is family entertainment, who is
acceptable to all ages," she said.
"The executive committee wanted
someone with (Perlman's) kind of
appeal. He's the world's most re,:
nowned violinist. He makes very
rare appearances, so it's a special
opportunity."
Perlman last performed in De-
troit in SeptembeT 1984. At that
time, he played with the Detroit
Symphony. Orchestra. Monday night,

Continued on P

WEEK OF OCTOBER 1 7-2 3

GOING oPLAC ES

LISTINGS WELCOME

Performing a pas de deux?
Screening a film? Staging a
play? If so, The Jewish News
wants to hear about it in our
new entertainment calendar,
Going Places. Send concert,
film, dance, comedy, club
and other entertainment ac-
tivity listings to Entertain-
ment Calendar, The Jewish
News, 20300 Civic Center Dr.,
Suite 240, Southfield 48076.
Items must be typed,
double-spaced and include
the time, date, place, admis-
sion charge of each event
and a name and phone
number of someone to call
during business hours. List-
ings must be received at
least two weeks prior to pub-
lication.

SPECIAL EVENTS

JARC BENEFIT: Ford Au-
ditorium, violinist Itzhak
Perlman, 8 p.m. Monday, pro-
ceeds to benefit Jewish men-

tally retarded; admission,
557-7650.

MUSIC

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY: Var-
ner Recital Hall, pianist Miguel
Proenca, 3 p.m. Sunday; ad-
mission, 370-3013.

NEW AMERICAN CHAMBER
ORCHESTRA: Varner Hall,
Oakland University, chamber
concert, 8 p.m. Tuesday; ad-
mission; 626-8742.

BRUNCH WITH BACH: Kresge
Court, Detroit Institute of Arts,
5200 Woodward, Detroit, Huw
Lewis, organ; Edward Par-
mentier, harpsichord; and
Bernard Katz, piano; admis-
sion; 832-2730.

FARMINGTON COMMUNITY
CENTER: 24705 Farmington,
Farmington Hills, pianist Les-
zak Bartkiewicz, 7 p.m. Sun-
day; admission; 477-8404.

DETROIT SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Orchestra Hall,

Chamber Concert Series,
Christopher Hogwood, con-
ductor; 8 p.m. today and 3:30
Sunday; admission, Ford Au-
ditorium, composer-conductor
John Williams, 8:30 p.m. to-
day, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and
3:30 p.m. Sunday; admission,
567-1400.

FOLKTOWN:- Southfield Parks
and Recreation building, 26000
Evergreen, Critton Hollow
Stringband, 8 p.m. Saturday,
admission, 855-9848.

and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, ad-
mission, 644-3533.

FAMILIES

UPLAND HILLS FARM: Oxford,
Pumpkin Festival, 11 a.m.-4
p.m.. every Saturday and Sun-
day through October, admis-
sion, 628-1611.

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE:
111 E. Kirby, Old World Mar-
ket, booths, ethnic dancing,
foods, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today
and Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday; admission, 871-8600.

MUSIC HALL CENTER: 350
Madison, Detroit, Poland's Na-
tional Opera Halka, 8 p.m.
Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday;
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kirk
Douglas, benefiting Music Hall
Center's restoration fund; 8
p.m. Thursday through Oct. 25,
Lillian; admission, 963-7680.

HARVEST HOEDOWN: South-
field Pavilion, Southfield Civic
Center, international folk
dancing; 7 p.m. Wednesday;
354-5342.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY
OF DETROIT: Orchestra Hall,
3711 Woodward, Detroit,
Cleveland String Quartet, 8
p.m. Saturday; admission;
833-3700.

BIRMINGHAM THEATER: 211
S. Woodward, Birmingham,
Dancin, now through Oct. 26,
8 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday

THEATER

HiA.0:11,

GROUND
COMMON
THEATRE: Performance Net-
work, 408 W. Washington, Ann
Arbor, Worksong, 8 p.m.
today and Saturday, 3 p.m.
Sunday; admission, 663-6433.

MEADOW BROOK THEATER:
Oakland University, Richard
III, 8 p.m. today through Nov.
3, admission, 377-3300.

HENRY FORD MUSEUM THE-
ATER: Greenfield Village, The
Spider, now through Nov. 15,
8:30 p.m. Fridays and Satur- --
days; admission, 271-1620.

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE:
Fisher Theater, Orpheus in
the Underworld, 8 p.m. today
and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sun-
day; admission, 874-7464.

HILBERRY THEATER: Wayne
State University campus, The
Black Monk, 8 p.m. today
through Nov. 21, admission,
577-2972.
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