The more than 15,000 square
feet of banquet space of two
grand ballrooms (seating 900 and
up to 300), meeting rooms for
groups 10 to 80, and four board-
rooms, provide a lot of space for
You'll seldom hear a Radisson
Plaza employee say, "No, we
can't" ... They are more apt to say
"Yes", or "We'll try."
It has always been a most in-
novative hotel, with a lobby that
just oozes warm comfort.
Now comes its Simchah pack-
age for breakfasts, luncheons and
dinners ... with food geared to
Jewish diets and kosher desserts
supplied by Zeman's (kichel,
mandelbrot, mini pastries,
strussel fruit bars, rugelach,
hamantashen, seven-layer cake,
etc.) ... plus a regular assoz fluent
of homemade desserts.
And here's something that'll
no doubt click on as quite a fa-
vorite ... book 10 or more rooms
with the Simchah package and
Radisson Plaza will donate a por-
tion back to favorite congrega-
tions or charities.
As for Tony C. ... looks like he
is in the right spot at the right
time ... His T.C. Linguini's that
has taken over from the former
Bouquets could be just what
mom, pop and the kids have been
CONGRATS ... to Dina and
Alex Amcheslaysky on their 30th
anniversary ... to Bill and Elaine
Stoler ... on their 40th anniver-
sary ... to Elaine on her 60th
birthday ... both celebrated with
family and friends at the La
Posada Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.
... Bill did his own kind of cele-
brating on Elaine's birth date ...
with a hole-in-one at the Ah-
watukee Country Club.
FOURTH ANNUAL Taste of
the Tropics Caribbean culinary
festival ends Saturday night at
Ocean Grille on N. Woodward,
Birmingham ... There is fish
baked in fresh banana leaves
among many other Caribbean
treats presented with the creative
imagination of Executive Chef
Tim Cikra Conch fritters, spe-
cialty island drinks garnished
with fresh orchids, traditional
conch chowder with Jamaican
pepper rum plus Caribbean-
dressed fresh fish dishes with a
variety of salsas and relishes ...
Craig Dilworth's fine Ocean
Grille is decked out in grand
Caribbean style with a lot of flo-
ral arrangements using orchids
and greenery from the islands.
Brightly dressed waitstaff and
traditional island music of reg-
gae and steel drums adds a good
time with the good food at Ocean
"I DO" DEPT.... Nothing like
keeping it in the family as Sher-
ry Kauffman and Howard Mal-
off do the middle-aisle scene
April 9 at Temple Israel ... Sher-
ry's younger sister, Michele, is
married to Howard's younger
brother, Larry ... Sam "Naughty"
Finegood and Susan Prady will
have their ring session April 6 at
Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
FOLLOWERS of Billy Rose
are noticing that on vocals, like
Buddy Greco, he gets better as
the years come on ... As for his
excellent pianist, Billy "Flying
Fingers" Marr, there has never
been a letup on his talent ... just
the word, "Amazing!"
The Billy Rose Quartet that
plays Tuesday evenings down-
stairs at Arriva, E. 12 Mile be-
tween Mound and Van Dyke,
and ends its stint at O'Mara's on
12 Mile in Berkley tomorrow
night, brings out a lot of enter-
tainment while playing for lis-
tening and dancing ... And Billy
Rose is well represented family-
wise, too, with three generations
in the group ... His son Tony on
bass guitar and grandson Ryan
Ehause on drums ... Billy's vo-
cals and lead guitar are choice ...
Billy Marr at the keyboard is a
whiz ... The Billy Rose group
opens April 6, Thursdays, Fri-
days and Saturdays, at Timber's
Seafood Grill, Grand River west
NANCY GURWTN is back in
the role of Adelaide in Guys and
Dolls at the Jewish Community
Center ... The Saturday and
Sunday performances will be
through April 9 ... General ad-
mission $15; senior citizens
$12.50; students $10 ... For
reservations and more info on
show dates, call 352-3729 or 354-
0545 ... The very talented localite
is also owner-producer of Nancy
HE'S STILL making the gals
swoon with his romantic war-
bling ... and Jerry Vale contin-
ues to be considered one of the
finest songsters of romantic mu-
sic today ... He'll be at Macomb
Center for the Performing Arts
on April 9 ... $24 adults, $22 stu-
dents and senior citizens.
EIGHTH ANNUAL Interna-
tional Folk Dance Festival, al-
ways a fun thing, is set for the
Southfield Civic Center April 23,
3:30 to 7 p.m. ... The event will
have 10 dance groups with world-
wide representation ... one after
another continuously ... plus an
ethnic buffet by area restaurants
... Jewish, Middle Eastern,
French, Italian, Japanese, Indi-
SILENT and live auctions
with some interesting things to
bid on will highlight Auction Ex-
traordinaire, by Temple Emanu-
El Sisterhood, April 8, at the
Temple in Oak Park. ❑
JEWISH ENSEMBLE THEATRE
(IN STAGED READINGS)
Become a part of the theatre process and voice
your opinions to the playwrights, directors and the
actors . . . and hear theirs.
SING ME TO SLEEP
by Barbara Mitchell & Terry Mitchell
* Wednesday, March 22 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, March 23 — 7:30 p.m.
SHE RETURNED ONE NIGHT
By Edward Rovener & Translated by Charles Thomas
* Wednesday, March 29 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, March 30 — 7:30 p.m.
by Carol Saturansky
* Wednesday, April 5 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, April 6 — 7:30 p.m.
by Peter Ullian
* Wednesday, April 12 — 7:30 p.m.
** Thursday, April 13 — 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5.00 at the door
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