Michigan Renaissance Festi-
val will hold auditions for Royal
Court members, street characters
and the Renaissance Academy, a
tuition-free education program.
12 p.m. 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.
Meadow Brook Theatre is
holding non-equity auditions for
its 1996-1997 season. Prepare a
contemporary monologue not to
exceed two minutes. 10 a.m.-6
p.m. Tues., May 28. Call for ap-
pointment. Rochester. (810) 370-
Michigan Theatre and Dance
Troupe is auditioning singers,
dancers, stage technicians, actors
and writers 16 years and older
every Saturday afternoon
through June 29 at its Southfield
rehearsal site. By appointment
only. Call (810) 552-5001.
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 Lakes Cam-
pus. (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 to ex-
ceed two minutes and a snapshot
or photo of themselves. Registra-
tion: 9-10:30 a.m.; auditions be-
gin 10 a.m. Sat., June 1. Baldwin
Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette, Royal
Oak. (810) 541-6430
lio, Thurs.-Sat., May 30-June 1;
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.
Chaplin's East: Kirk Noland,
Fri.-Sat., May 24-25; Norm Stulz,
Wed.-Sat., May 29-June 1; 8:30
p.m. Wed.-Thurs., $5; 8:30 and
10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10. 34244
Groesbeck, Clinton Township.
Church, Williams at Pike, Ponti-
ac. (810) 569-7573.
Heritage Festival: A pioneer
kitchen and games, hay jump and
other old-fashioned activities. 10
a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., May 25-26.
Rochester City Park. For info or
to volunteer, call (810) 656-0999.
10 Mile, Southfield. For informa-
tion, call owner Ron Elkus (810)
Little Red Riding Hood, musi-
cal fairy tale for children over 3
1/2.7:30 p.m. Fri.; 2:30 p.m. Sat.
Through June 15. $5.50. Marquis
Theatre, 135 E. Main, Northville.
Winnie the Pooh's 70th Birth-
day Party: Bring your teddy
Art Over The Interstate: bear and participate in the fes-
Kosher food and a juried art fair, tivities. 11 a.m. Sat., May 25. Bor-
with more than 50 Michigan ders Books and Music, Novi. (313)
Joey's Comedy Club: Chas El- artists showcasing their works of 347-0780.
stner, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., glass, dolls, paintings and more.
May 24-25, $8. Dinner and show Other activities include ABZ's Detroit Zoo: Proudly announces
tickets available. Paisano's, 5070 klezmer music, Robert Penn's the birth of "Randy" and "Aim,"
Schaefer, Dearborn. (313) 584- blues, Immigrant Sons, George twin sloth bears. Visitors can see
Bedard and the Kingpins and these playful newborns on ex-
take-home projects for kids di- hibit at the zoo. Also on display:
Holly Hotel• Ken Severa, Thurs.- rected by Arts & Scraps. 10 a.m.- the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery,
Sat., May 30-June 1; Nick Gaza, 6 p.m. Sun.-Mon., May 26-27. an indoor gallery, aquarium, but-
Fri.-Sat., May 24-25. 110 Battle Rothstein Park, 10 Mile east of terfly and hummingbird garden
Alley, Holly. (810) 634-5208.
Greenfield, behind the JPM JCC. and ongoing films. The zoo is
open every day from 10 a.m.-4
p.m. $6 ages 13-61/$4 ages 62
Decorate-A-Tie Contest and and over/$3 kids 2-12. 1-696 and
Why My Dad Is the Best - Es- Woodward Ave., Royal Oak.
100 Years of Detroit Dance, say Contest: Sponsored by the (810) 398-0903.
1896-1996: An exhibition of ar- Shirt Box, in preparation for Fa-
tifacts, costumes, memorabilia ther's Day, kids grades K-8 can
and photographs. Exhibit decorate a picture of a tie with
through Sept. 22. Reuther Li- any medium to win a Red Radio Southfield Public Library pre-
brary, 5401 Cass, Detroit. (313) Flyer wagon full of art supplies sents Celebrating Margaret
plus $100 for their school's art de-
partment. Contest sheet available Mitchell and Gone with the Wind,
with Kathleen Marcaccio, collec-
Contra Dances: Sponsored by from the Shirt Box. Pictures due
tor and enthusiast. 2 p.m. Thurs.,
the Oakland County Tradition-
al Dance Society. Early American played through June 21. For the May 30. 26000 Evergreen. (810)
and English Dances the fourth essay contest, kids can describe 948-0470.
Sat., 8-11 p.m., ($6 ✓$7, sllioke free) Dad in 50 words or less to win a Redford Theatre Spring Film
and second Sun., 1:30-4:30 p.m., special gift for him. Entries must Series presents My Gal Sal
($6) of the month. All Saints be -turned in by June 7. 19011 W.
(USA, 1942, dir. Irving
Cummings). Rita Hay-
worth plays a Broadway
star in this nostalgic Gay
Nineties musical. 8 p.m.
Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat., May
31-June 1. $2.50. 17360
Lahser at Grand River, De-
troit. (313) 537-2560.
89X Movie Series pre-
sents Black Sheep with
Chris Farley. 9 p.m. Wed.
May 29. $2. Magic Bag The-
atre, Woodward, north of 9
Mile, Ferndale. (810) 544-
Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle:
cr) John Joseph, Fri.-Sun., May 24-
26; Open Mike Night 8:30 p.m.
every Tues. $6/weeknights,
$12/weekends. 269 E. Fourth St.,
Royal Oak. (810) 542-9900.
Second City: Slipped a Discus.
1 c - 7 - -, The troupe's newest revue. 8 p.m.
cc Wed.-Sun.; 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Improv sessions after each final
c' performance. $12-$19. Next to the
1-1 Fox Theatre, Detroit. (313) 965-
Just For Laughs: Jerry Dinner,
Fri.-Sat., May 24-25; Marty Pol-
The Human Jukebox -plays at Joe Miler's Grill every Wednesday and
will perfonn a benefit concert for Far Conservatory of Therapeutic and
Performing Arts at 2 p.m. Sun., June 2, at the Birmingham Com-
Detroit Science Center
Omnimax Theatre pre-
sents Titanica, document-
ing the expeditions to
explore the sunken ship-
wreck. 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
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, se-
niors, includes admission
to museum. 5020 John R,
Detroit. (313) 577-8400.
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)
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-
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.
Steve Vai: With Clutch and Kick-
ing Harold. 6:30 p.m. Fri., May 24.
$15. State Theatre, 2115 Wood-
ward, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.
Bill Bellamy . With Reginald
"Brother Man" Ballard. 6:30 p.m.
Fri., May 31. $15-$50. State The-
atre, 2115 Woodward, Detroit.
(313) 961- 5450.
Millie Jackson, Bobby Wom-
ack, Clarence Carter: 8 p.m.
Sat., May 25. $27.50. Fox Theatre,
Detroit. (810) 433-1515.
Barenaked Ladies: 7:30 p.m.
Sat., June 1. $25/pavilion;
$12.50/lawn. Pine Knob, Auburn
The Clarke/Duke Project: Fea-
turing Stanley Clarke and George
Duke, with guest Rachelle Ferrell.
8 p.m. Sat., June 1. $27.50. Fox
Theatre. (810) 433-1515.
Roy Hargrove: Jazz trumpeter.
8 and 10:30 p.m. Sat., June 1. $17.
Magic Bag, Woodward, Ferndale.
Just the Sax
ald Albright, Art Porter, Walter
Beasley and Bobby Watson. 7:30
p.m. Sun., June 2. $30. Royal Oak
Music Theatre, 4th Street. (810)
George Howard and Maysa: 8
p.m. Wed., June 5. $30. Royal Oak
Music Theatre, 4th Street. (810)
Hugh Masekela: The trumpeter
has toured with Miriam Makeba
and co-wrote the score for the play
and film Sarafina! . 8 p.m. Wed.,
May 29. $16.50. Majestic Theatre,
4140 Woodward, Detroit. (313)
Dick Dale: Surf guitar legend. 8
p.m. Fri., May 31. $15.50. Majes-