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April 26, 1996 - Image 90

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-04-26

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AUDITIONS

Meadow Brook Musical The-
atre Workshop, presented by
Meadow Brook Theatre and Oak-
land University's Music, Theatre
and Dance, will feature courses in
acting, singing and dancing from
June 17-29. Activities will con-
clude with staged readings of a
new musical at Meadow Brook
Theatre. Auditions will be held on
April 27. (810) 370-2030.

Michigan Renaissance Festi-
val will hold auditions for Royal
Court members, street characters
and the Renaissance Academy, a
tuition-free education program. 6
p.m. Tues., April 30, at Ferndale
Library, Ferndale; noon Sat., June
1, Festival site, Holly. Performers
should prepare a short skit, be
ready to read from various scripts
and participate in some improvi-
sational acting. Dressing in Re-
naissance attire is encouraged.
(810) 634-5552.

The Summer Symphony will
hold auditions for professional and
amateur musicians to perform six
free summer concerts. 9 a.m.-4
p.m. Sat., May 4; 2-5 p.m. Sun.,
May 5, at St. Francis of Assisi
School, 2270 E. Stadium Blvd.,
Ann Arbor, across from Tappan
Middle School. Call for appoint-
ment. (313) 662-8810.

Michigan Theatre and Dance
Troupe will hold auditions for
singers, dancers, stage technicians,
actors and writers ages 16+ every
Saturday afternoon through June
29 at its Southfield rehearsal site.
Auditions by appointment only.
Call (810) 552-5001.

COMEDY

Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle:
Chas Elstner through Sun., April
28. Bill Engvall, Wed.-Sun., May
1-5. 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.

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

Just For Laughs: Joe Dunckel,
Fri.-Sat., April 26-27. Carl Guer-
ra, Thurs.-Sat., May 2-4. Open
Mike Nite 8:30 p.m. every Wed. at
Sanctum, 65 E. Huron, Pontiac.
(810) 334-6512.

Chaplin's East: Van Gunter, Fri.-
Sat., April 26-27. Etta May, Wed.-

Sat., May 1-4. 8:30 p.m.
Wed.-Thurs, $5; 8:30 and
10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10.
34244 Groesbeck, Clin-
ton Township. (810) 792-
1902.

28. Kids can pitch in at
working farms from the
18th, 19th and 20th cen-
turies; baby lambs, sheep
shearing, hands-on
planting, relays and
more. The Village also
features a newly reno-
vated display at Smiths
Creek Depot, a working
train station hosting au-
thentic 1860s business
and domestic furnish-
ings. Railroad rides avail-
able for an additional
charge. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. dai-
ly. Regular admission
(museum admission ex-
tra): $12.50 adults/$11.50
seniors/$6.25 kids 5-
12/children under 5 free.
Henry Ford Museum
and Greenfield Village,
Dearborn. (313) 271-
1976.

Chaplin's West: Steve
McGrew, Fri.-Sat, April
26-28. Blair Shannon,
Wed.-Sun, May 1-5. 8:30
p.m. Wed.-Thurs., $5; 8
and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
$10. 16890 Telegraph,
Detroit. (313) 533-8866.

Joey's Comedy Club:
Trip Wingfield, Fri.-Sat.,
April 26-27. Vic Dibitet-
to, Fri.-Sat., May 3-4.
Dinner and show •tickets
available. 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.

DANCE

The sultry songstress comes to the Royal Oak

Music Theatre Thursday, May 2.

100 Years of Detroit Dance,
1896-1996: An exhibition of arti-
facts, costumes, memorabilia and
photographs. Opening reception
with guest artists Carolyn Adams,
former principal dancer with the
Paul Taylor Dance Company, and
Cholly Atkins, the Motown chore-
ographer. 3-5 p.m. Sun., April 28.
Exhibit through Sept. 22. Reuther
Library, 5401 Cass, Detroit. (313)
577-4024.

Contra Dances: Sponsored by
the Oakland County Traditional
Dance Society. Early American
and English Dances the fourth
Sat., 8-11 p.m., ($6/$7, smoke free)
and second Sun., 1:30-4:30 p.m.,
($6) of the month. All Saints
Church, Williams at Pike, Ponti-
ac. (810) 569-7573.

FAMILY

The Steel Bandits. Presented by
Youtheatre. A steel drum band
made up of brothers and sisters
from 8 to 28 years of age. 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m. Sat., April 27; 2 p.m.
Sun., April 28. $8. Music Hall Cen-
ter, 350 Madison, Detroit. (313)
963-2366.

Mask Puppet Theater: Char-
lotte and David Fauman and their
puppets perform The Monster
That Ate Your Garden. 11 a.m.
Sat., April 27. Borders Book Shop,
30995 Orchard Lake Road, Farm-
ington Hills. (810) 737-0110.

Storyteller Celia Goodman:
Food, Friends and Foolishness,
children's rhymes in Russian, Poi-

ish, Hebrew, Yiddish, and more.
1 p.m. Sun., April 28. Borders
Book Shop, 30995 Orchard Lake
Road, Farmington Hills. (810)
737-0110.

Storyteller Beth Jacobowski:
Stories and play-acting. 11 a.m.
Sat., May 4. Borders Book Shop,
31150 Southfield Road, Birming-
ham. (810) 644-1515.

Super Orchestra Man!: David
Alan Miller conducts with the De-
troit Symphony Orchestra. A
blast for kids! 11;30 a.m. and 2
p.m. Sat., Apr. 27. Orchestra Hall,
Detroit. (313) 833-3700.

Al Simmons, "a one-man musi-
cal cast of thousands." For chil-
dren 3 and up. 11 a.m. Sat., April
27. $6. Meadow Brook Theatre,
Rochester. (810) 377-3300.

Pinocchio, for children over 3
1/2. 2:30 p.m. Sun. April 28. $6.50.
Marquis Theatre, 135 E. Main,
Northville. (810) 349-8110.

Little Red: An original musical
for kids. 2 p.m. Sat., May 4. $3.
W. Bloomfield High School Audi-
torium, 4925 Orchard Lake Road.
(810) 539-2555.

Detroit Institute of Arts Fam-
ily Workshops: Detroit Public
Schools Student Readings of
works appearing in the DIA's Stu-
dent Writings About Art. 2 p.m.
Sun., April 28. Lecture Hall. 5200
Woodward Ave., Detroit. (313)
833-4249.

Greenfield Village: Spring
Farm Days, Fri.-Sun., April 26-

Waginogan: The Gath-
ering Place: Re-creation
of an Indian "gathering
place." 1-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
through May 5. Cran-
brook Institute of Science,
1221 N. Woodward Ave.
(810) 645-3224.

Cranbrook Institute of Sci-
ence: Space Shuttle Science, Lt.
Col. Michael Richard Clifford,
NASA astronaut, gives an insid-
er's look at life on a space shuttle.
11 a.m. Sun., April 28. $8-mem-
bers, $10-non-members (includes
brunch and museum admission).
1221 N. Woodward Ave. Reser-
vations required (810) 645-3224.

Cranbrook Institute of Sci-
ence: What Makes Music?, the sci-
ence behind sound and the
technology of making music.
Through May 12. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mon.-Thurs.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-
Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. $5 adults/$4
children 3-17 and seniors. 1221 N.
Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (810)
645-3200.

Detroit Science Center: "The
Endless Frontier," NASA travel-
ing exhibit including a 24-minute
video, an Apollo Training Suit and
more. Ongoing. "Jason VII,"
science and technology through in-
teractive telecommunications.
Through April 26. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mon.-Fri.; 12:30-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
$6.50 adults/$4.50 students and
seniors. 5020 John R, Detroit (313)
577-8400.

Detroit Zoo: Includes the
Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, an
indoor gallery, aquarium, but-
terfly and hummingbird garden
and ongoing films. The zoo is open
every day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
$6 ages 13-61/$4 ages 62 and
over/$3 kids 2-12. 1-696 and
Woodward Ave., Royal Oak. (810)
398-0903.

FILM

Detroit Film Theatre presents
Land and Freedom (England,
1995, dir. by Ken Loach), winner
of the International Critics' Prize,
Cannes Film Festival. 7 and 9:30
p.m. Fri. and Sat., April 26 and
27; 4 and 7 p.m. Sun., April 28.
DFT Monday Series features The
Silences of the Palace (Tunisia,
1994, dir. Molifida Tiatli) 7 p.m.
Mon., April 29. $5.50/$4.50 se-
niors and students. DIA, 5200
Woodward Ave., Detroit. (313)
833-2323.

Sound of Silents Film Series
presents The Merry Widow. 3 p.m.
Sun., April 28. Michigan Theater,
603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (313)
668-8397.

Detroit Science Center Omni-
max Theatre presents Titanica,
documenting the expeditions to ex-
plore the sunken shipwreck. 10
a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.
Mon., Wed., Fri.; 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
Sat.-Sun. Destiny in Space con-
tinues at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon
and 1 p.m. Tues., Thurs.; 4 p.m.
Sat.-Sun. $6.50/$4.50 students, se-
niors, includes admission to mu-
seum. 5020 John R, Detroit. (313)
577-8400.

Sinai Hospital's Program for
Holocaust Survivors/JCC pre-
sents Mothers of Today 1 Hayntege
Mammes (Yiddish/Eng. subtitles,
1939) 7:30 p.m. Sun., May 5,
Maple-Drake JCC; 12:45 p.m.
Mon., May 6 at JPM JCC. A dis-
cussion will follow the film. No
charge. (810) 356-6668.

POP/CONTEMPORARY
MUSIC

Bob Seger and The Silver Bul-
let Band: 8 p.m. Fri., Sun. and
Tues., May 3, 5 and 7. $25/$30.
Palace of Auburn Hills. (810) 377-
0100.

The Afghan Whigs: With Howl-
in' Maggie. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May
2. $13.50. State Theatre, 2115
Woodward Ave., Detroit. (313) 961-
5450.

Sophie B. Hawkins: 8 p.m.
Thurs., May-2. $17.50. Royal Oak
Music Theatre. (810) 645-6666.

Motor City Music Awards:
Awards Ceremony, Lifetime
Achievement Awards. 7:30 p.m.
Fri., April 26. $5, first 200 get in
free. State Theatre, 2115 Wood-
ward Ave., Detroit. (313) 961-5450.

Tanya Tucker: 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
April 26-27; 7 p.m. Sun., April 28.
$15-$32.50. Fox Theatre. (810)
433-1515.

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