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October 31, 1986 - Image 59

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-10-31

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THE JEWISH NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Renaissance Man

Yale Strom's strong sense
of Jewish identity
is mirrored in his
many talents

HEIDI PRESS

Local News Editor

ale Strom is the
contempOrary version of a Renais-
sance man. He is a musician, com-
poser, photographer, author and
filmmaker.
In addition, he's got a very
strong sense of Jewish identity, and
it shows in all of his activities, ex-
cept, perhaps, in his long-distance
running.
A former Detroiter living in San
Diego, Calif., Strom will be in De-
troit Nov. 15 to appear 'in the
English-Yiddish Theater Night for
the annual Jewish Book Fair at the
main Jewish Community Center. He
will perform with his klezmer band,
Zmiros, in a program with the YIVO

Institute for Jewish Research's Gol-
den Peacock Players. He also will
promote his book and calendar, both
entitled A Tree Still Stands: The
Last Jews of Eastern Europe
(Philosophical Library), which he
compiled with a non-Jewish friend,
photographer Brian Blue.
The book, calendar and a forth-
coming film document the remnant
of East European Jewry. Strom and
Blue undertook a five-Month trip to
Russia and other Soviet Bloc coun-
tries' where they took more than
6,000 photographs. About 200 of the
photos have been collected for a
traveling exhibit' sponsored by the

Continued on Page 72

WEEK OF OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 6

G

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.

MUSIC

JEWISH COMMUNITY CEN-
TER: Aaron DeRoy Studio
Theater, Julius Chajes Music
Fund concert, featuring sop-

I N G

rano Maria Cimarelli, oboist
Robert Sorton, cellist Be-
nedicta Gray and pianist
David Wilson; 3:30 p.m. Sun-
day; admission, 661-1000, ext.
335.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CEN-
TER (MORRIS BRANCH):
15110 W. Ten Mile, Oak Park,
Song Sister, 2 p.m. today,
admission, 967-4030.

TEMPLE ISRAEL: 5725 Walnut
Lake Rd., West Bloomfield,
Ha-Le-Lu-Yah musical, 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, af-
terglow, admission; 661-5700.

ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF
AMERICA: Ford Auditorium,
Balfour Celebration, featuring
Ofra Haza, Gadi Elon and
Jeffrey Biegel, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, admission, 569-1515.

SOMERSET MALL: Big Beaver
and Coolidge Rds., Troy,
pianist Paul Burns, 2 p.m.
Sunday, free.

METROPOLITAN
YOUTH
SYMPHONY:
Southfield-

P L A

Lathrup High School, open re-
hearsal, celebrating fifth an-
niversary; 9:30 a.m. Saturday;
free, 477-2894.

NEW AMERICAN CHAMBER
ORCHESTRA: Pontiac Art
Center, Music Today series,
3 p.m. Sunday, admission,
62-MUSIC.

CONCERTS-IN-THE-GARDEN:
First Center Office Plaza,
Southfield, Trinidad Tripoli
Steel Band, 10:30 a.m. Sun-
day, admission (includes
brunch), 354-4717.

FOLKTOWN: Southfield Parks
and Recreation Building, Max-
ton Bay and Carla Sciaky, 8
p.m. Saturday, admission,
855-9848.

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY:
Orchestra Hall, Beaux Arts
Trio, 8 p.m. Wednesday; ad-
mission, 833-3700.

BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA:
Orchestra Hall, 60th anniver-
sary concert, 8 p.m. Saturday,
admission, 833-3700.

PRO MUSICA: Detroit Institute
of Arts recital hall, Vienna
Schubert Trio, 8:30 p.m. to-
day; admission, 222-1543 or
885-0793. -

BIRMINGHAM-BLOOMFIELD
SYMPHONY: West Bloomfield
High School, all-Russian con-
cert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, ad-
mission, 643-7288.

MUSIC HALL CENTER: 350
Madison, Detroit, "Country
Evening,"
with
Claudia
Schmidt, O.J. Anderson,
Mark "Mr. B" Braun, the
Chenille Sisters, Ramblin'
Jack Elliott and Jim Post, 8
p.m. Saturday, admission,
963-7680.

BRUNCH WITH BACH: Kresge
Court, Detroit Institute of Arts,
pianist Louis Nagel, 10 and
11:30 a.m. Sunday, admission,
832-2730.

DETROIT SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Ford Auditorium:
music of Mozart and
Wagner, 8:30 p.m. Saturday;

E S

conductor Sixten Ehrling
and cellist David Geringas, 8
p.m. Thursday; admission,
567-1400.

THEATER

BIRMINGHAM THEATER: 211
S. Woodward, Birmingham,
The Odd Couple, featuring Jo
Anne Worley and Sandy De-
nnis, 8 p.m. today, through
Nov. 30; admission, 644-3533. -

HYATT REGENCY - DEAR-
BORN: Second Level, The
Club, original Neil Simon
classic, The Odd Couple, by
Jimmy Launce Productions,
8:30 p.m. now through Jan. 10,
admission, reservations, 593-
1234, ext. 2323.

ATTIC THEATER: 7339 Third,
Detroit, The Real Thing,
now through Monday, 8 p.m.
Friday, 5:30 and 9 p.m. Satur-
day, 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sun-
day, admission, 875-8284.
Continued on Page 62

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