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May 17, 1996 - Image 108

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-05-17

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AUDITIONS

Schaefer, Dearborn. (313) 584-
8885.

Michigan Renaissance Festi-
val will hold auditions for Royal
Court members, street characters
and the Renaissance Academy, a
tuition-free education program.
Noon Sat., June 1. Festival site,
Holly. Performers should prepare
a short skit, be ready to read from
various scripts and participate in
some improvisational acting.
Dressing in Renaissance attire is
encouraged. (810) 634-5552.

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

Oakland Community College
Symphony Band/Youth Band
is seeking musicians. The Sym-
phony Band needs clarinets,
French horns and percussionists;
the Youth Band needs trombones
and French horns, and applicants
must be current members of a
high school band. Rehearsals are
at OCC's Highland Lake Campus.
(810) 360-6218.

Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory, presented by the Stage-
crafters Youth Theatre, will hold
auditions open to children ages 8-
17. Parents required to partici-
pate. Auditionees should bring an
upbeat poem or reading not over
2 minutes, and a snapshot or pho-
to of themselves. Registration: 9-
10:30 a.m.; auditions begin 10
a.m. Sat., June 1. Baldwin The-
atre, 415 S.1. ofayette, Royal Oak.
(810) 541-6430.

COMEDY

Mark Ridley's Comedy Cas-
tle:John Joseph, Wed.-Sun., May
22-26; Tom McTigue , Fri.-Sun.,
May 17-19; Open Mike Night 8:30
p.m. every Tues. $6/weeknights,
$12/weekends. 269 E. Fourth St.,
Royal Oak. (810) 542-9900.

Second City: Computer Chips
and Salsa, last weeks of the re-
vue. 8 p.m. Wed.-Sun.; 10:30 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. Improv sessions after
each final performance. $12-$19.
Next to the Fox Theatre, Detroit.
(313) 965-2222.

Just For Laughs: Leo DuFour,
Fri.-Sat., May 17-18; Jerry Din-
ner,Thurs.-Sat., May 23-25; 8:15
p.m. weekdays, 8:15 and 10:30
p.m. weekends; Open Mike Nite
8:30 p.m. every Wed. at Sanctum,
65 E. Huron, Pontiac. (810) 334-
6512.

Chaplin's East: Willie Tyler &
Lester, Fri.-Sat., May 17-18. 8:30
p.m. Wed.-Thurs., $5; 8:30 and
10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10. 34244
Groesbeck, Clinton Township.
(810) 792-1902.

Joey's Comedy Club: John
Pinette, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
6 p.m. Sun., May 17-19. Dinner
and show tickets available. 5070

Holly Hotel: Bill Barr, Fri.-Sat.,
May 17-18; Nick Gaza, Thurs.-
Sat., May 23-25; 8:30 p.m. Thurs.-
Sat., plus 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $8.
110 Battle Alley, Holly. (810) 634-
5208.

DANCE

100 Years of Detroit Dance,
1896-1996: An exhibition of arti-
facts, costumes, memorabilia and
photographs. Exhibit
through Sept. 22.
Reuther Library,
5401 Cass, Detroit.
(313) 577-4024.

aged 7 and up how to be safe in
the summer. 7 p.m. Wed., May 22.
Borders Book Shop, Southfield
Rd., Birmingham. (810) 644-1515.

Cranbrook Institute of Sci-
ence: From Reindeer Hunters to
Viking Times, a lecture focusing
on Denmark's prehistoric past, in-
cluding archaeological treasures
such as the Iron Age bog bodies,
sunken Viking ships and a 3,500
year-old megalithic burial tomb.
11 a.m. Sun., May 19. $8/mem-
bers, $10/non-members. Includes
brunch. 1221 N. Woodward,
Bloomfield Hills. (810) 645-3259.

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FILM

Detroit Film Theatre presents
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
(France, 1964, dir. Jacques
Demy). Grand Prize winner at the
1964 Cannes Film Festival, this
was Catherine Deneuve's break-
through in which all dialogue is
sung rather than spoken. Re-
stored. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.,
May 17-18; 4 and 7 p.m. Sun.,
May 19. DFT Monday Series fea-
tures Queen of Outer Space(USA,
1958, dir. Edward Bernds). 7 p.m.
Mon., May 20. $5.50/$4.50 seniors
and students. DIA, 5200 Wood-
ward Ave., Detroit. (313) 833-
2323.

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Forever Tango:
The Eternal Dance,
the final production of
the Fisher .Theatre
season. 8 p.m. Tues.-
Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat.,
2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun.
Through May 19.
$22.50-$45. Fisher
Theatre, Detroit.
Detroit.
(313) 871-1132.

FAMILY

Tom Sawyer, a pro-
duction 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 be-
tween McDougal and
Mt. Elliott in Detroit.
(810) 662-8118.

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Babar's Birthday,
based on the classic
children's book by
Jean de Brunhoff,
this new musical
from New York's Theatre-
works/USA celebrates the French
King of the Elephants. 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m. Sat., May 18; 2 p.m.
Sun., May 19. $7/adv., $8/door.
Music Hall Center, 350 Madison
Ave., Detroit. (313) 963-2366.

Dr. Zap! combines physics, chem-
istry and optics with magic and
theatrics to amaze and educate.
Presented by the Kids Koncerts
series of the City of Southfield's
Parks and Recreation. 1:30-2:15
p.m. Sat., May 18. $3.25. Room
115, 26000 Evergreen Rd.
(810)424-9022.

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Kids Summer Safety Pro-
gram, presented by St. Joseph's
Mercy-Oakland, teaches kids

this year's theme, and will feature
clowns, floats, antique cars as well
as activities including pony rides,
a petting farm and square danc-
ing. Parade begins 1 p.m. on
Woodward, north of Lincoln. Ac-
tivities 12-5 p.m. at Shain Park.
Sun., May 19. (810) 64-4-1700.

Family Day at the DIA: De-
troit's major cultural arts insti-
tutions present activities
including a puppet-making work-
shop, treasure hunt, art exhibi-
tions and sales, food, theatre,
song, dance and more. 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Sun., May 19. No charge.
Shuttle service offered between
Eastern Market and the DIA.
5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit.
(313) 833-7971.

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Redford Theatre
Spring Film Series
presents Guys and
Dolls (USA, 1955,
dir. Joseph L.
Mankiewicz). Mar-
lon Brando, Jean
Simmons and Frank
Sinatra bring the
Broadway musical to
the Silver Screen. 8
p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m.
Sat., May 17-18.
$2.50. 17360 Lahser
at Grand River, De-
troit. (313) 537-2560.

Detroit Science
Center Omnimax
Theatre presents
Titanica, document-
ing the expeditions to
explore the sunken
shipwreck. 10 a.m.,
11 a.m.,
a.m. noon and 1
p.m.
Wed.,
Fri.; 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
Sat-Sun. Destiny in
Space continues at
10 a.m., 11 a.m.,
noon and 1 p.m.
Tues., Thurs.; 4 p.m.
Sat.-Sun. $6.50/$4.50
students, seniors, in-
cludes admission to
museum. 5020 John
R, Detroit. (313) 577-
8400.

PONCOIVIEMPORARY
MUSIC

Tori Amos: 11 p.m. Fri., May 31
(7 p.m. show sold out). $27.50. Fox
Theatre, (810) 433-1515.

Eddie Money: 7:30 p.m. Sat.,
May 25. $7.50/lawn; $12.50/pavil-
ion. Pine Knob, Auburn Hills.
(810) 377-0100.

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral
Reefer Band: The Banana Wind
Tour comes to Auburn Hills. 8
p.m. Thurs., May 30. $23.50/lawn;
$30.50 and $46/pavilion. Pine
Knob, Auburn Hills. (810) 377-
0100.

Tim McGraw: With Faith Hill.
Country. 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 31.
$12.50 and $22.50. Pine Knob,
Auburn Hills. (810) 377-0100.

Engelbert Humperdinck: 8
p.m. Fri.-Sat., May 17-18; 7 p.m.
Sun., May 19. $10-$37. Fox The-
atre, Detroit. (810) 433-1515.

Steve Vai: With Clutch and Kick-
ing Harold. 6:30 p.m. Fri., May
24. $15. State Theatre, 2115
Woodward, Detroit. (313) 961-
5450.

Charles Brown: New Orleans
blues/jazz pianist, just off tour
with Bonnie Raitt. Sat., May 18.
Magic Bag, Woodward north of 9
Mile, Ferndale. (810) 544-3030.

Michelle Shocked: 7 p.m. Sun.,
May 19. $15. 7th House, 7 N. Sag-
inaw, Pontiac. (810) 335-3540.

2nd Annual Blues Benefit: A
fund-raiser for The Arc of Oak-
land County will feature Robert
Noll and Robert Penn, Ben Moore
and the Blues Express and more.
Cash bar, free pizza and salad. 4-
11 p.m. Sun., May 19. $10. War-
rilow's, 2140 Hilton, Ferndale.
(810) 816-1900 or (810) 545-5861.

Farmington Community Cho-
rus: Presents Stagestruck, a pro-
gram of musical selections from
Broadway's greatest plays. 8 p.m.
Fri.-Sat., May 17-18. $7, $5/se-
niors, students. Farmington High
School, 32000 Shiawassee, 1 block
west of Orchard Lake Rd. (810)
435-9154.

Youth Pops Orchestra: Or-
chestra director Dick Bright con-
ducts the orchestra to help
celebrate Fairlane Town Center's
20th anniversary. Fri.-Sun., May
17-19 and 24-26. Fairlane Town
Center, Dearborn. (313) 593-1370.

Middle Years Group of Tem-
ple Beth El: Jerome Kern: His
Life, His Magic, His Music is the
subject of mezzo soprano Barbara
Alexander's performance. 1 p.m.
Sun., May 19. No charge. 7400
Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills. (810)
851-1100.

The Dennis Cyborn Band:
plays a combo of folk, bluegrass
and classical. 8-10 p.m. Fri., May
17. Borders Books and Music,
30995 Orchard Lake Rd., Farm-
ington Hills. (810) 737-0110.

7th House: W.C. Clark, blues
harmonica, 9 p.m. Fri., May 17.
$8; Mark Eitzel,-8 p.m. Sat., May
18, $10; The Refreshments, 8 p.m.
Mon., May 20, $6. 7 N. Saginaw,
Pontiac. (810) 335-3540.

St. Andrews Hall: Girls Against
Boys, 8 p.m. Sat., May 18, $8;
Spacehog, 7:30 p.m. Wed., May
22, $8 (tickets for originally sched-

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