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March 20, 1987 - Image 59

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-03-20

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ENTERTAINMENT

Bob McKeo wn

Channel 9
sportscaster
Marty Adler
is a little
offbeat when
it comes
to sports
reporting ...
throwing paper
at the camera
is his signature

very sporting
n

ALAN ABRAMS

Special to The Jewish News

of since the Golden Era of Channel 9 — the
years of Bill Kennedy at the Movies, Robin
Seymour's Swinging Time, The Bozo Show, and
the after-school combo of Popeye cartoons hosted
by Poopdeck Paul and Captain Jolly — have so
many Michiganders been tuning their television aerials
to catch the Windsor station's signal.
The reason? The zany, irreverent antics of a 43-
year-old Windsor baker's boy, latenight sportscaster
Marty Adler.
Adler has singlehandedly brought back to live tele-
vision an excitement missing from local airwaves since
Soupy Sales stopped sharing his breakfast, lunch and

latenight snack with a generation of Detroiters.
But if you haven't yet caught Adler, you better do
it quickly, because like Soupy, he may be on his way to
bigtime TV. Adler is now being handled by Detroit
sports attorney Rick Brode, the man who got former
Detroit sportcaster Eli Zaret a one-way ticket to New
York City media stardom.
"I finally get discovered after I've been here 17
years," says Adler, relaxing in the CBET-TV (the
former CKLW-TV) studio from which he's been doing
his Late Night Sports With Marty Adler show since Sep-
tember 1985. And if the name of Adler's show sounds

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WEEK OF MARCH 20-26

GOING oPLACES

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

DETROIT SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Ford Auditorium,
Rudolf Nureyev and
Friends, 8 p.m. Sunday, ad-
mission, 567-1400.

HILL STREET FORUM/
HILLEL: Michigan Theater,
Ann Arbor, singer Chava Al-
berstein, 8 p.m. Saturday,
admission, 663-3336.

CHILDREN

PEANUT BUTTER PLAYERS:
Austin Hall, 18000 E. Warren,
Detroit, The Electric Sun-
shine Man, 1 p.m. Saturdays
and Sundays through April

26, admission, reservations,
559-6727.

COMEDY

COMEDY CASTLE: North-
wood Inn, 2593 Woodward,
Malone and
Berkley,
Nootcheez, 8:30 and 11:30
p.m. today and Saturday;
Robert Wuhl, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday through March 28,
admission, 542-9900.

MUSIC

DETROIT SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Ford Auditorium,
Hiroshi
conductor
Wakasugi, pianist Horacio

Gutierrez, cellist Italo Babini
8:30 p.m. Saturday, admis-
sion, 567-1400.

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF
ARTS: 5200 Woodward Ave.,
Detroit, Detroit Symphony
Ensemble 10 and 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, admission, 832-
2730.
MUSIC HALL CENTER FOR
THE PERFORMING ARTS:
350 Madison Ave., Detroit,
Madame Butterfly, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Famous People
Players, 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
admission, 963-7680.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CEN-
TER: 6600 W. Maple Rd.,
West Bloomfield, Klezmer
Tzvei and Wine Tasting
Party, 8 p.m. Saturday,

folksinger Judy Goldstein,
3 p.m. Sunday, 661 1000.

-

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY:
Rochester, basso John Paul
White, 3 p.m. Sunday, ad-
mission, 370-3013.

SOUTHFIELD SYMPHONY
Southfield
ORCHESTRA:
High School, Southfield,
concert and Rose Marie
Floyd's Contemporary Civic
Ballet Company, 8 p.m. to-
day, admission, 535 6928.

-

WARREN SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Thomas' Crystal
Gardens, 50 S. Groesbeck,
Mt. Clemens, Lerner and
Loewe Pops Concert, 7:30
p.m. Sunday, admission,
754-2950.

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