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June 12, 1987 - Image 63

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-06-12

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B ill Pugliano

ENTERTAINMENT

Communicating Couple

ith a television show as a catalyst,
two Detroit radio personalities
made the biggest decisions of their
lives. Almost five years later, it's
apparent they made those deci-

sions correctly.
Russ Small, currently a sportscaster at WXYT-
AM, and Heidi Kramer, a disk jockey at WDTX-FM,
had a two-year relationship in progress in 1982.
Small is Jewish, while Kramer was raised without
any specific religion, by one Baptist and one
Catholic parent. The question of religion was on
both their minds. -
"When we were dating, I had thought about

Husband and
wife Russ Small
and Heidi Kramer
bounced around
the radio dial
before coming
to Detroit

MIKE ROSENBAUM

Special to The Jewish News

(converting to Judaism)," said Kramer, speaking
recently at her current station, with Small at her
side, "because I knew that he was gonna be the guy
that I wanted to marry. The moment I met him, I
knew I wanted to marry him. He was a little slow
(Small laughs), but I knew it .. .
"After I met Russ, I did give it a lot of thought,
and I thought that if the relationship goes any fur-
ther and it goes to marriage, that I'd really have
to seriously give it some thought, because I would
definitely want my child, or children, brought up
under a particular religion. And with Russell, it's
Judaism. So it was one of the things that came up

Continued on the next page

WEEK OF JUNE 11 2 — 11 Et

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

PARK WEST GALLERIES: Tem-
ple Israel, 5725 Walnut Lake
Road, West Bloomfield, art
auction to benefit Temple
Israel, auction 8 p.m., preview
2 p.m., reception 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, by invitation, reser-
vations, admission, 354-2343.

COMEDY

DUFFY'S ON THE LAKE: 3133
Union Lake Rd., Union Lake,
Mike Ridley, 7-10 p.m. Tues-
day and Wednesday, Betty
Ridley, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, no
cover; Ron Coden, 9 and 11
p.m. every Friday and Satur-

day through July, admission,
363-9469.

CHILDREN

CHILDREN'S FAIRY TALE
THEATRE: Jewish Communi-
ty Center, 6600 W. Maple Rd.,
Rumpelstiltskin, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday and June 23, admis-
sion, 661-1000.

MUSIC

PINE KNOB MUSIC THEATRE:
Clarkston,
Stevie Ray
Vaughan, 7:30 today and
Saturday, Tom Petty, 7:30
p.m. Thursday, admission.

MICHIGAN LYRIC OPERA:
Marquis Theatre, Northville,
The Marriage of Figaro, 8
p.m. Friday and Saturday,
2:30 p.m. Sunday, admission,
531-2085.

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF
ARTS: 5200 Woodward,
Brunch With Bach, 10 and
11:30 a.m. Sundays, reserva-
tions, admission, 832-2730.

DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY:
5201 Woodward, Detroit, The
Lyric Chamber Ensemble,
Michigan Composers, A
Musical Celebration, 7:30
p.m. Wednesday, free,
833-1460.

MUSIC IN THE PARK:
Shepherd Park, Oak Park,

Eric Rosenow Orchestra,
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, free,
545-6400.

"IN THE PARK" SUMMER
CONCERT SERIES: Shain
Park, Birmingham, A Hot
Time in the Old Town
Tonight!, 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
free, 644-1807.

MEADOW BROOK FESTIVAL:
Meadow Brook, Baldwin
Pavilion, Paul Anka, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, America and Three
Dog Night, 8 p.m. Wednes-
day, admission, 377-2010.

DETROIT SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA: Meadow Brook,
Beethoven concert, 8 p.m.
Thursday, admission,
377-2010.

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