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March 01, 1996 - Image 88

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-03-01

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AUDITIONS

The Stephen Sondheim mu-
sical Merrily We Roll Along

will be presented by Stage-
crafters. Auditions will be held
Monday-Tuesday, March 11-12
at 7:30 p.m. Performance dates
are May 31-June 15. Baldwin
Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette, Royal
Oak. (810) 541-6430.

Painting Churches by Tina

Howe will be presented by SRO
Productions. Auditions will be
held 7 p.m. Monday, March 4.
Show dates are May 3-19. Berg
Road at Civic Center Drive. (810)
827-0700 for directions and script
information.

Detroit Oratorio Society seeks

singers of all types for a March 24
performance of Andrew Lloyd
Webber's Requiem and a May 17
"Mostly Mozart" concert. Re-
hearsals Monday evenings. (810)
650-2655.

COMEDY

Trapped in the Rubber Room:

Timothy Campos' one-man show
in which he performs monologues
by 13 different characters. 8 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, March 1-2; 7:30
p.m. Sunday, March 3. $8. The
Theatre Guild, 15138 Beech Daly,
Redford. (810) 380-3217.

Bernie Mac: 8 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 9. Fox Theatre,
Detroit. $27.50. (810) 433-1515.

Smothers Brothers: In a fund-
raiser for the Macomb Center for
the Performing Arts. Saturday,
March 9 (7 p.m. cocktails, silent
auction; 8 p.m. dinner and show).
$115. Fern Hill Country Club,
17600 Clinton River Road, Clin-
ton Township. (810) 286-2198.

Second City: Computer Chips
and Salsa, the comedy team's

newest revue. 8 p.m. Wednesday-
Sunday; 10:30 p.m. Friday-Sat-
urday. Improv sessions after each
final performance. $12-$19. Next
to the Fox Theatre, Detroit. (313)
965-2222.

Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle:
Joey Kola, with Spike Rizzo,
Friday-Sunday, March 1-3. Leo
Dufour with Tim Rowlands,

Wednesday-Sunday, March 6-10.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday;
8:15 and 10:45 p.m. Friday-Sat-
urday; 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Reser-
vations required. Open Mike
Night 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
$6/weeknights, $12/weekends.
269 E. Fourth, Royal Oak. (810)
542-9900.

Just For Laughs: Troy Ham-
mond, Friday-Saturday, March

1-2. Captain Rowdy, Thursday-
Saturday, March 7-9. Open Mic
Nite 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
At Sanctum, 65 E. Huron, Ponti-
ac. (810) 334-6512.

Gino's Comedy Room: Bob
Posch, 9 p.m. every Friday. 1999

Cass Lake Road, Keego Harbor.
(810) 682-6540.

DANCE

Rimsky-Korsakov: Dancers

from the St. Petersburg State Bal-
let Company dance to Puni's "The
Little Humpback Horse," Drigo's
"Fairy Doll," selections from The
Nutcracker, and Gershwin,
among others. 8 p.m. Saturday,
March 9. $15-$25. West Bloom-
field High School, Orchard Lake
Road north of Walnut Lake. (810)
669-9444.

Hora Aviv Israeli Folkdance
Troupe: Traditional dances of Is-

rael and her people. 12:45 p.m.
Sunday, March 10. Free. Temple
Beth El, 7400 Telegraph Road,
Bloomfield Hills. (810) 851-1100.

Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater: The company performs

a new ballet by Artistic Director
Judith Jamison, Lar
Lubovitch's "Fandango,"
Ulysses Dove's "Urban
Folk Dance," Jawole Willa
Jo Zollar's "Shelter" and
Donald McKayle's ballet

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camp-
ing, and other stories. Present-

ed by Youtheatre. 11 a.m.
Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sun-
day, March 9-10. $7. For ages 3-
6. Music Hall, 350 Madison Ave.,
Detroit. (313) 963-2366.

Charleson, with guest organist
Gus Borman. 8 p.m. Friday,
March 8; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday,
March 9. Organ overture begins
half hour before the film. 17360
Lahser at Grand River, Detroit.
(313) 537-2560.

The Wizard of Oz, performed by
Abbott Middle School students.
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March
1-2. $5. West Bloomfield High Detroit Film Theatre presents
School, Orchard Lake Road north A Midwinter's Tale (1995, USA)
of 15 Mile. (810) 738-3600.
directed by Kenneth Branagh. Fri-
day-Sunday, March 1-3. Films run
Tom Sawyer, a production by 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday,
Paper Bag Productions with orig- 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday. $5.50/$4.50
inal music and lyrics. Through Founders Society members. Mon-
May 19. Lunch and show noon day Series features Nobody
Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays. $7. Loves Me (1994, Germany) di-
Historic Players Club, 3321 E. Jef- rected by Doris Dorrie. 7 p.m.
ferson between McDougal and Mt. Monday. DIA, 5300 Woodward
Elliott in Detroit. (810) 662-8118. Avenue, Detroit. (313) 833-2323.

Detroit Science Center.

NASA's largest traveling exhibit,
"The Endless Frontier," includes
a 24-minute video on NASA pro-
grams, an Apollo training suit and
scale models of the Hubble Tele-
scope, a space station and others.
Through March 15. 5020 John R,
Detroit. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-
Friday, 12:30-5 p.m. Saturday-
Sunday. $6.50 adults/$4.50
students and seniors. (313) 577-
8400.

Rainbow Round. My
Shoulder. 8 p.m. Tuesday-

Saturday, March 12-16; 2
p.m. Saturday, March 16;
and 3 p.m. Sunday, March
17. $22.50-$35 (tickets on
sale March 5). Music Hall
Center, Detroit. (313) 963-
2366 or (810) 645-6666.

Reel Talk, monthly film discus-

sion. 9:30 p.m. Thursday, . Barnes
and Noble Bookstore, 6575 Tele-
graph, Bloomfield Hills. (810) 540-
4209.

POP/CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC

Blues in the Night: An evening

of improvisational reading
and music in the blues style
with playwright Bill Harris
and musician Robert Jones.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 2.
$7.50. Creative Arts Center,
47 Williams St., Pontiac.
(810) 333-7849.

Nils Lofgren: 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6. $15.
Magic Bag, Woodward north
of Nine Mile, Ferndale. (810)
544-3030.

Alanis Morissette: 7:30

FAMILY

p.m. Wednesday, March 6.
$20.50. Wings Stadium,
Kalamazoo. (810) 645-6666.

American Russian The-
atre PuppetArt: Presents

Mike Scott: 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 7. 7th
House, 7 N. Saginaw, Pon-
tiac. (810) 335-3540.

"Parimshpiel." 7 p.m. Mon-
day, March 4. Temple Shir
Shalom, 3999 Walnut Lake
Road, West Bloomfield.
(810) 737-8700.

Debbie

Redford Theatre Winter
Movie Series presents Chariots
of Fire with Ben Cross and Ian

Friedman:

Red Hot Chili Peppers:

Igor Guinan's American Russian Theatre PuppetArt

With The Toadies and Space-
hog. 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
March 7. $22.50. Palace of
Auburn Hills. (810) 645-6666.

Singer/songwriter of con- presents "Purirnshpier at 7 p.m. Monday, March 4,
at Temple Shir Shalom.
temporary American Jew-
ish music presents a family
Irish Rovers: 8 p.m. Thurs-
concert. 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10.
day, March 7. $18, $20. Southfield
$5 adults/$3 children. Temple
Civic Center Pavilion, 26000 Ever-
Emanu-El, 14450 W. 10 Mile
green Road. (810) 424-9043.
Road, Oak Park. (810) 683-5030
Dreaming With Your Eyes Patti LaBelle: 8 p.m. Friday,
or (810) 967-4030.
Open Film Series continues March 8. $32.50. Fox Theatre.
Maureen Schiffman & CoCo: with a discussion of The Prince (810) 433-1515.
Songstress and her puppet show. of Tides. With Dr. Bernard
11 a.m. Saturday, March 2. $1.50. Green. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Ziggy Marley: 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
Oak Park Community Center, March 7. Borders Books and Mu- March 10. State Theatre, next to
14300 Oak Park Blvd. (810) 691- sic, Novi Road at 1-96. (810) 347- the Fox Theatre. (313) 961-5450
7555.
or (810) 645-6666.
0780.

FILM

Bob Seger and the Silver Bul-
let Band: 8 p.m. Sunday, March

10. $25, $30. Palace of Auburn
Hills. (810) 645-6666.

Collective Soul: 7:30 p.m. Fri-

day, March 15. $17.50. State The-
atre, next to the Fox Theatre.
(313) 961-5450 or (810) 645-6666.

John Denver: 8 p.m. Wednes-

day-Saturday, March 13-16; 7
p.m. Sunday, March 17. $10-
$37.50. Fox Theatre. (810) 433-
1515.

John Hammond and Duke
Robillard: 7:30 p.m. Saturday,

March 16. $15. 7th House, 7 N.
Saginaw, Pontiac. (810) 335-
3540.

Chava Alberstein: Yiddish, He-
brew and English songs. 7:30
p.m. Thursday, March 28. $15.
Royal Oak Music Theatre,
Fourth Street and Washington,
Royal Oak. (810) 642-4260.

7th House: Michael Kroll, 9 p.m.
Wednesdays in March. $6; 7 N.
Saginaw, Pontiac. (810) 335-
3540.

St. Andrews Hall: No Use For
A Name with High Standard, 6
p.m. Friday, March 1. $6; The
Torture King, 10 p.m. Friday,
March 1. $6. 431 E. Congress, De-
troit. (810) 645-6666 for tickets
or (313) 963-7237 for information.

The Shelter at St. Andrews
Hall: The Drag, 6 p.m. Friday,

March 1. $6. Skunk Anansie, 10
p.m. Saturday, March 2. $6; Ten
Foot Pole with Blanket, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, March 4. $6. Down-
stairs from St. Andrew's Hall, 431
E. Congress, Detroit. (810) 645-
6666 tickets, (313) 963-7237 in-
formation.

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The Ark: RFD Boys, 8 p.m. Fri-

day, March 1, $8.75; Catie Cur-
tis, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. Saturday,
March 2, $10; Loudon Wain-
wright III, 8 p.m. Tuesday,
March 5, $15; Open Stage, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6, $3; Sophia
Hanifi with Kiss Me Screaming,
8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, $8.75;
John Wesley Harding, 8 p.m. Fri-
day, March 8, $11.50. 637-1/2 S.
Main, Ann Arbor. (313) 761-1451.

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Magic Stick: Walt Mink with

Fig Dish, 9:30 p.m. Friday, March
8, $7. 4120 Woodward Ave., De-
troit (above The Majestic). (313)
833-POOL.

Gotham City Cafe: Poetry and
music with Mike Dorn and Leah
Jacobs. 9 p.m. Friday, March 1.
22848 Woodward north of Nine .
Mile. (810) 398-7430.

Sunset Grill: Blues Jam fea-
turing Tim Flaharty, every Tues-
day. Jazz Jam with Tim Flaharty

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