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January 23, 1987 - Image 57

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-01-23

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THE JEWISH NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

CAN

WE TALK?

Like the title of her new book,
comedienne Joan Rivers
enters talking, subjecting
everything and anybody
to her acerbic wit.
If she crosses the
limits of good taste,
so much the better

ALAN H. FEILER

'Special to The Jewish News

Joan Rivers,
comedienne,
author and
late night
talk show
host.

an we talk?," famed com-
edienne Joan Rivers asks
in her now famous open-
ing line. Appearing in a
recent show, the acerbic
comedienne proved once again that no
individual or topic is off-limits to her
piercing wit, a quality which has
endeared Rivers to America for more
than two decades and has brought her
to what appears to be the pinnacle of
her career.
On the subject of exercise and
physical fitness, the diminutive Riv-
ers, quipped in her now-famous frene-
tic manner, "I'm Jewish. If God wanted
me to bend over, he would have put
diamonds on the floor."
Teddy Kennedy, she insisted, is a
living doll: "I love him. Wasn't he a
good sport when he lost to Carter? He

IC

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WEEK OF JANUARY 23-29

GOIN G oPL ACES

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

SHOW MICHIGAN CORP.: Pon-
tiac Silverdome, 4th Annual
Boat, Sport, and RV show, now

through Sunday, admission,
456-1852 or 259-7400.

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY MIME
ENSEMBLE: Varner Recital
Hall, Rochester, Dingleberry
one-ring circus, 1 p.m. Wed-

nesday, admission, 370-3013.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CEN-
TER: 6600 W. Maple, West
Evening on
Bloomfield,
Broadway, featuring Com-
pany Five, 8 p.m. Saturday,

Rivers, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday,
admission, 264-1111.

COMEDY

COMEDY CASTLE AND CAFE:
2593 Woodward, Berkley, John
Witherspoon 8:30 and 11:30
p.m. today and Saturday; Rich

Jeni 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through
Jan. 24, admission, reserva-
tions, 542-9900.

FAMILIES

admission, 661-100C, ext. 335.

DETROIT YOUTHEATRE: De-

PPEi'cvnER CENTER: 33970 Van
Dyke. Sterling Heights, Joan

troit Institute of Arts, 5200
Woodward main auditorium,

Can Music Talk?, 11 a.m. and 2
p.m. Saturday, admission, 832-
2730.
SESAME STREET LIVE: Cobo
Arena; Wednesday through
Feb. 8, Save Our Street, admis-
sion. 567-6000.

CHILDREN

JEWISH COMMUNITY CEN-
TER: Aaron Deroy Theatre,

Maple / Drake site, Cinderella,
2 p.m. Sunday, admission,
661-1000, ext. 341.

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY:

Fisher Building Lobby, Detroit,
The World We Want To Live In -
A World of Peace and Justice,

exhibit, Wednesday through

Feb. 8, 577-3453.

THEATER

DOWNTOWN DINNER THEA-
TER: Veterans Memorial Build-

ing banquet hall, They're Play-
ing Our Song, presented by
Jimmy Launce Productions,
cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7,
curtain at 8:45 today, every Fri-
day and Saturday, admission,
reservations, 224-6000.

MEADOW BROOK THEATER:

Oakland University, Rochester,
The Rose Tattoo, now through
Sunday, admission, 1-377-
3300.

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