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May 03, 1996 - Image 95

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-05-03

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STN Entertainment


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-

Garth Brooks: Sorry, sold out.


May 8-10. Palace of Auburn Hills.
(810) 377-0100.

Russ Freeman and the Rip-
pingtons: 8 p.m. Thurs., May 9.

$30. Royal Oak Music Theatre.
(810) 645-6666.

The Misfits: With Sheer Terror

and Sardonica. 8 p.m. Sat., May
11. $12. St. Andrews Hall. (3 13)

Joan Osborne: With The Geral-

dine Fibbers. 7:30 p.m. Wed., May
8. $18.50. State Theatre, next to
the Fox Theatre. (313) 961-5450.

Gerald and Eddie Levert: Fa-

ther and son tour, with Faith
Evans. 8 p.m. Thurs., May 9. $35.
Fox Theatre. (810) 433-1515.

Detroit Jazz All-Stars For Lit-
eracy Celebration: Featuring

Marcus Belgrave, Shahida Nu-
rullah, George Benson and others.
Proceeds go to program services.
5:30 p.m. gala reception $75 (incl.
concert); 7 p.m. concert, $25, Sun.,
May 5. State Theater, 2115 Wood-
ward, Detroit. (313) 872-7720.

Morphine:With Medeski, Mar-

tin and Wood. 6 p.m. Fri., May 3,
$15. St. Andrew's Hall, (313) 963-

Parisian Cafe: The Lyric Cham-

ber Ensemble presents a program
of French classical and popular
music. 11:15 a.m. Sun., May 12.
$25/person with brunch, $15/con-
cert only. Gem Theatre, 58 E. Co-
lumbia, Detroit, across from the
Fox. (810) 357-1111.

Detroit Institute of Arts: Pre-

sents Warren W. David of the
Arab American Arts Council, who
will introduce instruments used
in Arab-American music; and
Nadim Dlaikan, reed flute virtu-
oso, who will lead the musical en-
semble. 2 p.m. Sun., May 5.
Lecture Hall, DIA, 5200 Wood-
ward Ave., Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Magic Bag Theatre: Jimmy

"Fast Fingers" Dawkins, Fri., May
3; Merl Saunders and The Rain-
forest Band (played with Jerry
Garcia side projects), Sat., May 4;
CANCELLED: Sugar Blue, Sat.,
May 11. Woodward north of 9
Mile, Ferndale. (810) 5443030.

7th House: Kim Richey, 9 p.m.

Fri., May 3, $9; Guy Clark, 8 p.m.
Sat., May 4, $15; Joe Henry, with
Scud Mountain Boys, 8 p.m. Tues.,
May 7, $10. 7 N. Saginaw, Ponti-
ac. (810) 335-3540.

St. Andrews Hall: Lush, Mojave

3 and Scheer, 7:30 p.m. Sun., May
5, $12; Stereolab, with Cor-
nershop, 8 p.m. Sun., May 12,
$8. 431 E. Congress, Detroit.
(810) 645-6666 for tickets or
(313) 963-7237 for information

Fat Willy's: Tom Fredrick,

acoustic rock, Thurs. and Sat.;
Shawn Riley, acoustic rock, Fri.
19170 Farmington, Livonia. (810)

Cafe Mahogany: Live jazz Fri.-

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

Zoot's Coffee: Bebop, Bach and

Bagels, 3-7 p.m. Sundays in May.
4470 Second Ave., Detroit. (313)

The Blue Moon: Live music

Thursdays featuring local talent,
9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday open jam
sessions 8 p.m.-2 a.m. 3965 Wood-
ward (at Alexandrine), Detroit.
(313) 831-8071.

Joe Muer's Grill: David Syme,

piano. 7-11 p.m. every Wed. 30855
Southfield Road, Southfield. (810)

Rochereau et L'Orchestre
Afrisa International, 8 p.m.
Thurs., May 9, $15; Ekoostik
Hookah, 9 p.m. Sat., May 11,
$7; God Street Wine, 8 p.m.
Wed., May 15, $10; Cracker, 9
p.m. Fri., May 24, $15. 4130
Woodward Ave., Detroit. (313)

Lili's 21: Leland Raven, Zif-

felz-unplugged, The Blues
Falls Band, as well as various


thriller set in London in 1936.
Through May 12. $20-$28.50.
Oakland University, Rochester.
(810) 377-3300.

Detroit Opera House: La Bo-
heme , through May 5, featuring
sopranos Helen Donath and Mary
Mills. 1526 Broadway at Grand
Circus Park. (313) 874-SING.

Strictly Vaudeville, presented
by the Comic Opera Guild, fea-
tures eccentric juggling, comedy,
tap dancing, music. 8 p.m. Fri.-
Sat., May 10-11; 2 p.m. Sun., May
12. $12/adults, $6,/ seniors and stu-
dents. Lydia Mendelssohn The-
ater, Ann Arbor. (313) 973-3264.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra:

Sarah Chang, violin. 8 p.m. Fri.,
May 3; 8:30 p.m. Sat., May 4; 3
p.m. Sun., May 5; Christopher
Seaman, conductor, Yo-Yo Ma, cel-
lo. 8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., May 8-10;
Christopher Seaman, conductor;
Laurie Landers, cello. 10:45 a.m.
Fri., May 10. Orchestra Hall. (313)

Detroit Symphony Civic Or-
chestra: Lan Shui and Joseph

Striplin, conductors. 7 p.m. Sun.,
May 5. Orchestra Hall. (313) 833-

Armenian Philharmonic Or-
chestra: Loris ljeknavorian, con-

ductor. 8 p.m. Tues., May 7.
$10-$50. Orchestra HalL (313) 833-

Pro Musica: Composer/pianist

Robert Helps performs works by
Sessions, Mendelssohn as well as
his own. Fri., May 3. $20. DIA
Recital Hall. (313) 886-7207.



Metropolitan Symphonic
Band: Annual John Philip

Sousa Holiday Program. 3
p.m. Sun., May 5. $111$9 stu-
dents, seniors. Macomb Cen-
ter for the Performing Arts,
Clinton Township. (810) 286-

Brunch with Bach: Barry

MacGregor, narrator; and
Raymond Ferguson, harpsi-
chord, perform words with
music from the Baroque era.
11:30 a.m. Sun., May 5. $5-
$21. DIA Kresge Court. (313)

The Ark: Celtic Fiddle Festi-

Majestic Theatre: Tabu Ley

bistro setting. 8 p.m. Sat., April 27.
$12. Temple Beth El, 7400 Tele-
graph Rd., Bloomfield Hills.

Sunset Grill: Open blues jam,
every Tuesday. Jazz Jam with Tim
Flaherty Trio and Nancy K, every
Sun. 13 Mile and Novi Road, Novi.
(810) 624-8475.

Tues., May 7, $7. Downstairs
from St. Andrevv's Hall, 431 E.
Congress, Detroit. (810) 645-
6666 tickets; (313) 963-7237 in-

Birmingham Concert Band:

Annual Spring Concert features
guest conductor Dr. Joseph A.
Labuta from WSU. 3 p.m. Sun.,
May 5. Donations go to Interlochen
Scholarship Fund. Groves High
School, 13 Mile at Evergreen, Bev-
erly Hills.

poets, Wed., May 8. Earthfest ben-
efit. 2930 Jacob, Hamtramck. (313)

The Shelter at St. Andrews
Hall: Nancy Boy, 7:30 p.m.

ington Community Band and
Mike Deja of WJR, present its an-
nual Seniors concert. 3 p.m. Sun.,
May 5. Farmington Hills Activi-
ties Center, 11 Mile east of Mid-
dlebelt. (810) 476-5014.

Madrigal Chorale of South-
field: Pops concert in a French


popular music. 7:30 p.m. Sat., May
4. $10 adv./$15 door. Unitarian
Church 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy.
(behind K-Mart), Flint. (810) 655-

val II, 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 3,
$15; Betty, a cross between the
B52's, Joni Mitchell and Par-
liament. Sat., May 4; Open
Stage, Wed., May 8, $15;
Robert Earl Keen Jr., Thurs.,
May 9, $12.50; 'Ern and Mol-
lie O'Brien, 7:30 p.m. Fri., May
10, $12.50; Laura Love Band,
7:30 and 10 p.m. Sat., May 11,
7:30 p.m. Sun, May 12, $12.50.
637 112 Main St. Ann Arbor.
(313) 761-1451.

Afternoon at the Pops: Farm-

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Detroit Together Men's Cho-
rus: Medleys, ballads and other


Shear Madness, a "hair-rais-
ing" comedy whodunit.
Through May 26. 7:30 p.m.
Wed.-Fri.; 6 and 9 p.m. Sat.; 2
and 6 p.m. Sun. Some Wed.
matinees. $16-$24. Gem The-
atre, across from Fox Theatre
in Detroit. (313) 963-9800.

A local author of national renown,

Elmore Leonard will discuss his new
book, Riding The Rap, at Southfield's

Author Lecture Series on Sunday,

May 5, at the Radisson Hotel, South-


Riffs, Detroit playwright Bill

Harris' comedy about four re-
tired men. Through May 4.8
p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 4 and 8 p.m.
Sat., 2 and 8 p.m. Sun. $15-
$25. Attic Theatre, third floor
Trapper's Alley, Greektown.
(313) 963-9339.

Corpse!, presented by Mead-
ow Brook Theatre. Comic

Beauty and the Beast, the

Broadway hit musical. Through
May 26. 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. and
6:30 p.m. Sun. Matinees are at 2
p.m. Sat. and 1 p.m. Sun. $16-60.
Masonic Temple, Detroit. (313)

Oleanna, by David Mamet's
study of power, censorship and
abuse. Through May 5. 8:30 p.m.
Thurs.-Fri., 3 and 8:30 p.m. Sat.,
2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $14. Detroit
Repertory Theatre, 13103
Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313)

Purple Rose Spring Comedy
Festival, a collection of short, orig-

inal plays centered around the
theme of "Life: Liberty and the
Pursuit of Lust." Through May 19.
8 p.m. Wed.-Sat; 2 and 7 p.m. Sun.
$10-$25. 137 Park St., Chelsea.
(313) 475-7902.

Hilberry Theatre, running in
rotating repertory: Abelard and
Heloise. Through May 11. Call for
times. Hilberry Theatre, 4743 Cass
Ave., Detroit. (313) 577-2972.

The Enchanted, a romantic com-

edy by Jean Giraudoux. 8 p.m.
Thurs.-Sat., May 9 through May
25. $9. Ann Arbor Civic Theatre,
2275 Platt Rd., Ann Arbor. (313)

Sarachi (Vacant Lot), by Shogo

Ohta and presented by the Center
for Japanese Studies, marks the
rare opportunity to see contempo-
rary Japanese theater in the U.S.
In Japanese with English super-
titles. 8 p.m. Mon., May 6. $12-$30.
Power Center on the University of
Michigan campus, Ann Arbor.
(313) 763-TKTS.

Dames at Sea, presented by the

Players Guild of Dearborn, who
will celebrate the grand opening
of an addition with a ribbon-cut-
ting ceremony immediately pre-
ceding the performance. 7:30 p.m.
Fri., May 3. Playhouse, 21730
Madison, west Dearborn. (313) 561

The Nerd, presented by the

Ridgedale Players. Comedy by
Larry Shue. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May
9 and May 16; 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
May 10-11, and May 17-18; 3 p.m.
Sun., May 12 and May 19. $9/$8
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