tic Theatre, 4140 Woodward, De-
troit. (313) 833-9700.
David Syme: Detroit's own per-
forms a benefit concert for Far
Conservatory of Therapeutic and
Performing Arts. 2 p.m. Sun., June
2. $15 minimum contribution.
Birmingham Community House,
380 S. Bates. (810) 646-3347.
Youth Pops Orchestra: Or-
chestra director Dick Bright con-
ducts the orchestra to help
celebrate Fairlane Town Center's
20th anniversary. Fri.-Sun., May
24-26. Fairlane Town Center,
Dearborn. (313) 593-1370.
Jazz Duo: Dan Baraszu and his
guitar and bass. 8-10 p.m. Fri.,
May 31. Borders Books and Mu-
sic, Farmington Hills. (810) 737-
Band: Summer evening concert
series. 8 p.m. Thurs., May 30. Her-
itage Park. (810) 476-5014.
7th House: Mark Whitfield, 8 and
10:30 p.m. Sat., May 25, $12.50. 7
N. Saginaw, Pontiac. (810) 335-
Swank!: 7th House is transformed
into a lounge celebrating vintage
tunes and the mixological arts.
Rat-pack attire preferred. Doors
open 9 p.m., every Tues. 7 N. Sag-
inaw, Pontiac. (810) 335-8100.
St. Andrews Hall: Holy Barbar-
ians featuring Ian Astbury, 8 p.m.
Thurs., May 30, $12.50. 431 E.
Congress, Detroit. (810) 645-6666
for tickets or (313) 963-7237 for in-
Magic Bag Theatre: A.C. Reed
(Albert Collins' former sax player),
8 p.m. Fri., May 24, $5; Small
Stone Records Showcase featur-
ing Five Horse Johnson, Shifter
and Mog, 8 p.m. Sat., May 25, $5;
Tyrone's Power Wheel and Fat
Amy, 8 p.m. Thurs., May 30, $3;
Mimi Harris and the Snakes and
Barbara Payton, 8 p.m. Fri., May
31, $5. Woodward, north of 9 Mile,
Ferndale. (810) 544-3030.
The Ark: Folkin' A-Squared, Fri.,
May 24, $10; Tracy Leigh Ko-
marmy, Sat., May 25, $10; Shawn
Phillips, Sun., May 26, $13.75; Len
Wallace, Thurs., May 30, $10; RFD
Boys, Fri., May 31, $8.75. 637 1/2
Main St. Ann Arbor. (313) 761-
Majestic Theatre: Cracker, 9
p.m. Fri., May 24, $15. 4130 Wood-
ward Ave., Detroit. (313) 833-0120.
Magic Stick: Boy Racer with
Chore and Monophonic 100, 9 p.m.
Fri., May 24, $6; Chrome Cranks
with Kim Salmon and the Surre-
alists and Henry and June, 9 p.m.
Sat., May 25, $6/adv., $8/door;
Howling Diablos, 9 p.m. Sat.,
May 25, and Fri., May 31,
$6/adv., $8/door. Upstairs from
Majestic Theatre, 4130 Wood-
ward, Detroit. (313) 833-POOL.
Woodward and Lahser.
(810) 644 0527.
Lili's 21: Nativ Rage; World of
Hurt, Thurs., May 30. $5 do-
nation. Earthfest benefit. 2930
Jacob, Hamtramck. (313) 875-
Junior League Show-
house: Interior designers
have spotlighted their tal-
ents by decorating differ-
ent rooms in a 10,000
square-foot-home for the
annual fund-raiser. Fea-
turing Linda Golden's and
Linda Soberman's Bath-
room and Shoe Project. 11
a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m.-
4 p.m. Sat., May 24-25.
$15. 340 Lakeland, Grosse
Pointe. (313) 881-0040.
Bird of Paradise: Mark Whit-
field, 7 and 9 p.m. Sun., May 26,
$12.50. Ann Arbor.(810) 645-
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.
Fat Willy's: Tom Fredrick,
acoustic rock, Thurs. and Sat.;
Shawn Riley, acoustic rock, Fri.
19170 Farmington, Livonia.
Cafe Mahogany: Teddy Har-
ris, 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., May 24-
25. Harmonie Park, Detroit.
Zoot's Coffee: Bebop, Bach,
Bagels and Schoenberg, 3-7 p.m.
Sundays in May. 4470 Second
Ave., Detroit. (313) 832-6621.
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.
Joe Muer's Grill: David Syme,
piano. 7-11 p.m. every Wed. 30855
Southfield Road, Southfield. (810)
Golden Mushroom: Schunk,
Starr and Dryden, jazz trio, every
Fri. 7 p.m. No cover. 18100 W. 10
Mile at Southfield Road, South-
field. (810) 559-4230.
La Traviata: Michigan Opera
Theatre's production of Verdi's im-
mortal opera. Featuring soprano
Daniela Longhi, tenor Vladimir
Grishko, and baritone Haijing Fu.
8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun., May
24-26. $13-$95. Detroit Opera
House. (313) 874-SING.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra:
Beethoven's Eroica, as well as a
piece by Schmidt. 8 p.m. Fri., May
24; 8:30 p.m. Sat., May 25. Clos-
ing off the '95-'96 classical season,
the DSO performs works by
Strauss, Mozart and Brahms. 8
p.m. Thurs.-Fri., May 30-31;10:45
a.m. Fri., May 31; 8:30 p.m. Sat.,
Civil War Remem-
brance: The conflict that
pitted the nation against
itself is re-enacted by cos-
tumed presenters. Sun.-
Mon, May 26-27. Museum
The Sondheim musical will be performed at Stagecrafters' 2nd Stage in
hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; mu-
Royal Oak beginning May 31. Featured are Rick Bodick, Jay Kaplan
and Janie Castagna.
niors; $6.25/ages 5-12;
FREE/ages 5 and under.
Henry Ford Museum and
June 1. Orchestra Hall. (313) 833- Through June 9. $13-$22. Aaron
DeRoy Theatre, Maple-Drake Greenfield Village, Dearborn. (313)
JCC. (810) 788-2900.
An Evening of Music: Featured
artists Talia Rybak, 11; her sister If We Are Women, by Joanna Jewish Authors Book Group:
Elana, 13; and Rebecca Singer, 13, McClelland Glass featuring Discussion focuses on Jewish Mys-
and her mother are piano students Shirley Benyas. Three generations ticism through the Ages. 7:30 p.m.
of Jocelyn Ruth Krieger. 6 p.m. of women discuss their pasts and Tues., May 28. Borders Books and
Tues., May 28. Steinway Hall, present. Through June 25. Detroit Music, Farmington Hills. (810)
Hammell Music, 15630 W. Five Repertory Theatre, 13103 737-0110.
Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. (313) Loren Estleman: Best-selling au-
thor of Whiskey River and Motown
Baggage, a hilarious tragedy by discusses 'Writing the Mystery"
at the Schoolcraft College Author-
Shear Madness actor and local
lecture. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Shear Madness, a "hair-raising" playwright Chuck O'Connor. 8 Tues., May 28. $20. Registration
comedy whodunit. Through June p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 3 p.m. Sun. $20/Fri.- required. 18600 Haggerty, Livo-
30. 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 6 and 9 Sat., $15/all others. Through May nia. (313) 462 4448.
p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Sun. Some Wed. 26. Generic Productions, 1515
matinees. $16-$24. Gem Theatre, Broadway, Detroit. (313) 965-1515. Richard Marcinko: Author of
across from Fox Theatre in Detroit.
Song of Singapore, a zany 1940s Leadership Secrets of the Rogue
Warrior signs his book. 7 p.m.
cabaret musical. Through July 7.
Tues., May 28. Borders Books and
Beauty and the Beast, the Attic Theatre, in Trapper's Alley, Music, Novi. (313) 347-0780.
Broadway hit musical. Last week- Greektown. (810) 645-6666.
end. 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 24; 2 and
The Enchanted, a romantic CALENDAR NOTES: If you
7:30 p.m. Sat., May 25; and 1 and
have an entertainment-related
comedy by Jean Giraudoux. 8 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Sun., May 26. $16-60.
event that you would like to be
Fri.-Sat., May 24-25. $9. Ann Ar-
Masonic Temple, Detroit. (810)
considered for listing in the En-
tertainment Calendar, please
Ann Arbor. (313) 971-2228.
send the item, including a de-
Bodies of Light, a celebration of
Eleemosynary, by Lee Blessing, tailed description of the event (i.e.
life in the face of death by Stephen
_music description), times, dates,
Schaeffer. A group of five gay men presented by Apollo Theatre Pro-
place, ticket prices and hotline
ductions..8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., May 24
meet for their yearly ritual of fun
phone number to: JN Enter-
25. Roeper Theater, Birmingham
and frolic at an all-nighter. Pre-
tainment Calendar, The Jewish
sented by Trittico Theatre Com- Campus, Adams north of Maple. News, 27676 Franklin Road,
$9/adults; $6/students. (810) 489-
pany. May 24-June 9. 8 p.m.
Southfield, MI 48034. Or Fax us
Wed.-Fri., 6 and 9 p.m. Sat., and
at (810) 354-6069. Notice must
7 p.m. Sun. Hilberry Studio The- Carousel, a revival of the Rodgers be received at least three weeks
atre, at Cass and Hancock, Detroit. and Hammerstein musical, pre- before the scheduled event. Pho-
sented by St. Dunstan's Theatre tos are definitely appreciated, but
cannot be returned. All events
of Cranbrook. 9 p.m. Fri.-
Jewish Ensemble Theatre pre-
and dates listed in the calendar
sents Social Security, Andrew
are subject to change.
June 8. $12; $10/seniors, students.
Bergman's comedy about love at
every age. 8 p.m. Wed.-Thurs.; 8:45
- Calendar compiled by
Pine, Bloomfield Hills, between
p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sun.