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March 15, 1996 - Image 160

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AUDITIONS

FAMILY

Grosse Pointe Theatre seeks
men and women for its produc-
tion of Crazy for You, the Gersh-
win musical. 1-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
March 16-17. 315 Fisher Road,
Grosse Pointe. (810) 773-5914.

Fiddler on the Roof, Oakland
University production. 10 a.m.
Fri., March 15 and Thurs., March
21. $5. (810) 370-3013.

Eisenhower Dance Ensemble
will hold auditions for a spring
performance of Doris
Humphrey's "Waterstudy" at
3:30 p.m. March 16 at the EDE
Center for Dance in Pontiac. 29
W. Lawrence, Pontiac. (810) 370-
3024.

COMEDY

Gabe Kaplan: Former "Wel-
come Back Kotter" star. 8:15 and
10:45 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 7:30 Sun.
$10-$15. March 15-17. Mark Ri-
dley's Comedy Castle, 269 E.
Fourth, Royal Oak. (810) 542-
9900.

Second City: Computer Chips
and Salsa, the comedy team's
newest revue. 8 p.m. Wed.-Sun.;
10:30 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Improv
sessions after each final perfor-
mance. $12-$19. Next to the Fox
Theatre, Detroit. (313) 965-2222.

Mark Ridley's Comedy Cas-
tle: O'Brien & Valdez, Wed.-Sun.,
March 20-24. 8:30 p.m. Wed.-
Thurs., 8:15 and 10:45 p.m. Fri.-
Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sun. Reservations
required. Open Mike Night 8:30
p.m. every Tues. $6/weeknights,
$12/weekends. 269 E. Fourth St.,
Royal Oak. (810) 542-9900.

Just For Laughs: Jim McLean,
Fri.-Sat., March 15-16. Open Mic
Nite 8:30 p.m. every Wed. at
Sanctum, 65 E. Huron, Pontiac.
(810) 334-6512.

Joey's Comedy Club: Alturo
Shelton, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-
Sat., March 15-16. $8/$18.95 with
dinner. 5070 Schaefer, Dearborn.
(313) 584-8885.

Gino's Comedy Room: Bob
Posch, 9 p.m. every Fri. 1999
Cass Lake Road, Keego Harbor.
(810) 682-6540.

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DANCE

Alvin Ailey American Dance
Theater: The company performs
a new ballet by Artistic Director
Judith Jamison, Lar Lubovitch's
"Fandango," Ulysses Dove's "Ur-
ban Folk Dance," Jawole Willa
Jo Zollar's "Shelter" and Donald
McKayle's ballet "Rainbow
`Round My Shoulder." 8 p.m.
March 15-16; 2 p.m. March 16;
and 3 p.m. March 17. $22.50-$35.
Music Hall, Detroit. (313) 963-
2366 or (810) 645-6666.

Jim Rowlands, comedic per-
former who makes juggling fun-
ny and entertaining. 1:30 p.m.
Sat., March 23. $3.25. Southfield
Center for the Arts, 24350 South-
field Rd.

Shrine Circus, featuring animal
trainer Tarzan Zerbini, the Chep-
iakova & Kim horse and bear act,
elephants, space wheel and more.
WDIV's Paul Gross will be guest
ringmaster at 10:30 a.m. on
March 16. Opens Fri., March 15,
through March 31. $6-$14. Dis-
count tickets can be ordered by
phone ($3 surcharge). State Fair
Coliseum. (313) 366-6200 or (313)
353-9777.

Tom Sawyer, a production by
Paper Bag Productions with orig-
inal music and lyrics. Through
May 19. Lunch and show noon
Sat.; 1 p.m. Sun. $7. Historic
Players Club, 3321 E. Jefferson
between McDougal and Mt. El-
liott in Detroit. (810) 662-8118.

Coco Reaches for the Stars,
with puppeteer/songstress Mau-
reen Schiffman. 7 p.m. Fri.,
March 15. Baldwin Public Li-
brary, Birmingham. (810) 647-
1700.

Cinderella, performance by chil-
dren 7-13 presented by Sara
Smith Productions. 11 a.m. Sat.,
March 23; 2 and 5 p.m. Sun.,
March 24. $5. Birmingham Com-
munity House, 380 Bates. (810)
644-5832.

The Great Dinosaur Mystery,
puppet musical that explores the
Mesozoic ear through original
songs and theatre. 2 p.m. Sat.,
March 23. $6. Meadow Brook
Theatre, Rochester. (810) 377-
3300.

Jim Perkins performs Irish folk
songs and stories for the family.
Sat., March 16. Ardith Laskows-
ki reads at morning storytime.
Sat., March 23. Borders Book
Shop, 31150 Southfield Road,
Birmingham. (810) 644-1515.

Beth Jakubowski reads Made-
line stories. 11 a.m. Sat., March
16. Borders Books and Music, I-
96 and Novi Road, Novi. (810)
347-0780.

American Russian Theatre
PuppetArt, a performance ben-
efiting CHAIM, an organization
for children of Holocaust sur-
vivors. 2 p.m. Sun., March 24. $3
children/$5 adults. Schiffman
Hall, JCC West Bloomfield. (810)
661-1000 or (810) 855-0876.

Detroit Science Center.
NASA's largest traveling exhib-
it, The Endless Frontier, includes
a 24-minute video on NASA pro-
grams, an Apollo training suit
and scale models of the Hubble
Telescope, a space station and
others. Through March 15. 5020
John R, Detroit. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mon.-Fri.; 12:30-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
$6.50 adults/$4.50 students and
seniors. (313) 577-8400.

FILM

Ann Arbor Film Festival fea-
turing 16mm independent and
experimental films from all over
the United States and the world.
100 films screened total with no
film shown twice (unless it is a
festival award winner). 7 and 9:30
p.m. March 15; 1, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
March 16 (1 p.m. show is free);
winner's showcase 5, 7, 9 p.m.
March 17. 3 p.m. March 15, juror
Craig Baldwin presents a pro-
gram of experimental films. $6
per screening, $10 for an entire
evening. Advance tickets at
Schoolkids Records in Ann Arbor
and available at the box office the
day of the show only, one hour be-
fore screening. (313) 995-5356.

Redford Theatre Winter Film
Series presents It Happens Every
Spring, with guest organist Shar-
ron Patterson (evenings) and Eve-
lyn. Markey (matinee). 8 p.m. Fri.,
March 22; 2 and 8 p.m. Sat.,
March 23. Organ overture begins
half hour before the film. 17360
Lahser at Grand River, Detroit.
(313) 537-2560.

Detroit Film Theatre presents
The White Balloon (Iran, 1995) 7
and 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun., March
15-17. $5.50/$4.50 seniors and
students. DFT Monday Series fea-
tures Angela (USA, 1995) 7 p.m.
Mon., March 18. DIA, 5200 Wood-
ward Ave., Detroit. (313) 833-
2323.

$1 Monday Night at the
Movies presents Dazed & Con-
fused. March 18. Doors open at 8
p.m, movie at 9 p.m. 18 and over.
State Theatre, 2111 Woodward
Ave., next to the Fox Theatre, De-
troit. (313) 961-5450.

Classic Cinema Series presents

Judgement at Nuremberg, with

Spencer Tracy and Burt Lan-
caster, includes light refresh-
ments. 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 22.
$3. Marcotte Room, Southfield
Parks and Recreation Building,
26000 Eve gi een. (810) 424-9022.

Dreaming With Your Eyes
Open presents a discussion of the
film Spellbound with Dr. Marvin
Hyman. Film begins at 7 p.m.
Thurs., March 21. Borders Books

and Music, 1-96 and Novi Road,
Novi. (810) 347-0780.

Salome starring Teresa Stratas
and Bernard Weikl, in honor of
the opening of the new Michigan
Opera Theatre opera house. 1
p.m. Tues., March 19. Free. Mar-
cotte Room, Southfield Public Li-
brary, 26000 Evergreen. (810)
948-0470.

POP/CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC

Collective Soul: 7:30 p.m. Fri.,
March 15. $17.50. State Theatre,
next to the Fox Theatre. (313)
961-5450 or (810) 645-6666.

Blackthorn: Irish music. 8 p.m.
Fri., March 15. $8. Highland
Lakes Campus, OCC, Waterford.
(810) 360-3057.

John Denver: 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
March 15-16; 7 p.m. Sun., March
17. $10-$37.50. Fox Theatre. (810)
433-1515.

John Hammond and Duke
Robillard: 7:30 p.m. Sat., March
16. $15. 7th House, 7 N. Saginaw,
Pontiac. (810) 335-3540.

DC Talk: With Audio Adrena-
line. 7:30 p.m. Sat., March 16.
$16. Palace of Auburn Hills. (810)
645-6666.

Phil Marcus Esser and Bar-
bara Bredius: St. Patrick's Day
celebration show 3-9 p.m. Sun.,
March 17. $20 includes food. San-
tia's Banquet Center, Keego Har-
bor. (810) 682-0420.

Rod Stewart: 7:30 p.m. Mon.,
March 18. $29.50. Palace of
Auburn Hills. (810) 377-0100 or
(810) 645-6666.

Tracy Chapman: 8 p.m. Mon.,
March 18. $21. Michigan Theatre,
603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (313)
99-MUSIC.

Win Blossoms: 7:30 p.m. Tues.,
March 19. $18.50. Michigan The-
atre, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor.
(313) 99-MUSIC.

David Syme: Pianist plays clas-
sics to pop. 7:30 p.m. Tues., March
19. Free. Congregation Shaarey
Zedek, 27375 Bell Road, South-
field. (810) 357-5544.

Emmylou Harris: 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., March 21. $20-$30.
Michigan Theatre, 603 E. Liber-
ty, Ann Arbor. (313) 99-MUSIC.

Magic Bag Theatre: Thunder-
harp Choir, Stewart Franke, Sara
Wheeler, Faith Sollaway, The
Luddites. 8 p.m. Fri., March 15.
$5; S.E.M.P. "Laughing Hearts"
comedy show with Rob Nash,

Sheri Sheppard, Paul Williams,
7:30 and 10 p.m. Sat., March 16.
$13.50; David Mason with Robert
Tye Trio, 8 p.m. Thurs., March
21, $6; Robb Roy CD Release Par-
ty with Skeleton Crew and See
Dick Run, 8 p.m. Fri., March 22,
free. Woodward north of 9 Mile,
Ferndale. (810) 544-3030.

7th House: Michael Kroll, 9 p.m.
Wednesdays in March, $6; John
Hammond and Duke Robillard,
Sat., March 16, $15; Pierre Ben-
susan. 8 p.m. Thurs., March 21,
$12.50; Eddie Kirkland, 9 p.m.
Fri., March 22, $8. 7 N. Saginaw,
Pontiac. (810) 335-3540.

St. Andrews Hall: Speedball,
Combine, The Hansons, Univer-
sal Stomp. 9 p.m. Sat., March 16,
$6; 431 E. Congress, Detroit. (810)
645-6666 for tickets or (313) 963-
7237 for information.

The Shelter at St. Andrews
Hall: Maria McKee, James Hall,
6:30 p.m. Sat., March 16, $9; Wed-
ding Present, Butterglory, 8 p.m.
Thurs., March 21, $9. Downstairs
from St. Andrew's Hall, 431 E.
Congress, Detroit. (810) 645-6666
tickets; (313) 963-7237 informa-
tion.

The Ark: Gene Harris Quartet.
8 and 10 p.m. Fri., March 15.
$13.50; RFD Boys, 8 p.m. Sat.,
March 16. $8.75; Open stage, 8
p.m. Wed., March 20, $3; Tish Hi-
nojosa, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Thurs.,
March 21, $12.50; Riders in the
Sky, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Fri.,
March 22, $13.50. 637 1/2 Main
St. Ann Arbor. (313) 761-1451.

Memphis Smoke: Black Mar-
ket, Fri., March 15. 11 Mile and
Main, Royal Oak. (810) 543-4300.

Jazz In the Streets: Straight
Ahead, female jazz quartet. 6-9
p.m. Thurs., March 21, $15. De-
troit Historical Museum, 5401
Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-
1262.

Sunset Grill: Blues Jam featur-
ing Tim Flaharty, every Tuesday.
Jazz Jam with Tim Flaharty Trio
and Nancy K, every Sun. 13 Mile
and Novi Road, Novi. (810) 624-
8475.

Fat Willy's: The Sunset Blues
Grill every Tuesday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Tom Fredrick, acoustic rock,
Thurs. and Sat.; Shawn Riley,
acoustic rock, Fri. 19170 Farm-
ington, Livonia. (810) 615-1330.

Cafe Mahogany: Live jazz Fri.-
Sat. nights starting at 9:30 p.m.
1465 Centre in Harmonie Park,
Detroit. (313)235-2233.

Envoy Cafe: Michael Zaporkski
with vocalist Joan Crawford, Fri.,
March 15, 22; and with vocalist
Misty Love, Sat., March 16, 23;

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