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June 07, 1996 - Image 92

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-06-07

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The Dreamcoat Choral Chal-
lenge is open to children's choirs
with members aged 9-15 in the
southeastern Michigan area. 2
choirs composed of 23 singers
each will be selected to perform
in Joseph and the Amazing Tech-
nicolor Dr eamcoat at the Fox The-
atre, Sept. 6-29. For information
and application package, call
(800) 522-5450.

Gem Theatre/The All Night
Strut II is looking for a cast of
two men and two women, one
white couple and one African-
American couple, age range 22-
32. Need soprano, alto, tenor and
baritone/bass for four-part har-
mony; must move very well. Vo-
cal styles: swing, pop, jazz,
country, blues, R&B and rock.
Prepare four songs, 16 bars each
(preferably last 16 bars): up-tem-
po ballad from the 1930s-40s,
rock or R&B from late '50s or
`60s. Men, show falsetto if you
can. Sat., June 15, at Gem The-
atre. To schedule a time, call
Alyn Thomas, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mon.-Fri., at (313) 961-6451.

Michigan Theatre and Dance
Troupe is auditioning singers,
dancers, stage technicians, ac-
tors and writers 16 years and
older every Saturday afternoon
through June 29 at its Southfield
rehearsal site. By appointment
only. Call (810) 552-5001.


Mark Ridley's Comedy Cas-
tle: Kevin McPeek, Fri.-Sun.,
June 7-9; Kirk Noland, Wed.-
Sun., June 12-16. 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,
the comedy troupe's new revue.
8 p.m. Wed., Thurs. and Sun.;
8 and 10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Improv
sessions follow the 10:30 p.m.
shows. $12-$19. Next to the
Fox Theatre, Detroit. (313) 965-

Just For Laughs: Mark Sweet-
man, 8:15 p.m. Fri.; 8:15 and
10:30-p.m. Sat., June 7-8. Open
Mike Nite 8:15 p.m. every Wed.
At Sanctum, 65 E. Huron, Ponti-
ac. (810) 334-6512.

Chaplin's East: Ted Lyde, Fri.-
Sat., June 7-8; Leo DuFour, Wed.-
Sat., June 12-15. 8:30 p.m.
Wed.-Thurs., $5; 8:30 and 10:30
p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10. 34244 Groes-
beck, Clinton Township. (810)

Joey's Comedy Club: Bill
Bauer, 9 p.m. Fri.; 8 and 10:30
p.m. Sat., June 7-8. Dinner and
show tickets available. Paisano's,
5070 Schaefer, Dearborn. (313)

Mainstreet Comedy Show-
case: John Heffron, 8:30 and
10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat, June 7-8. $10.
314 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. (313)


100 Years of Detroit Dance,
1896-1996: An exhibition of ar-
tifacts, costumes, memorabilia
and photographs. Exhibit
through Sept. 22. Reuther Li-
brary, 5401 Cass, Detroit. (313)

Contra Dances: Sponsored by
the Oakland County Tradition-
al Dance Society. Live music
with early American and Eng-
lish Traditional Dances the
fourth Sat. of the month, 8-11
p.m. ($6, smoke free). All Saints
Church Hall, corner of Williams
and Pike, Pontiac. (810) 569-


Vivaldi's Ring of Mys-
tery: Imagine a musical
version of "Alfred Hitch-
cock Presents" - for
kids. The award-winning
theatrical concert is pre-
sented by the Young Peo-
ple's Series of the DSO.
11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Sat., June 8. $7-$17. Or-
chestra Hall, Detroit.
(313) 833-3700.

ration for Father's Day are cre-
ations by kids grades K-8 who
decorated a picture of a tie to win
a Red Radio Flyer wagon full of
art supplies plus $100 for their
school's art department, on dis-
play through June 21. 19011 W.
10 Mile, Southfield. For infor-
mation, call Ron Elkus, (810)

Little Red Riding Hood, mu-
sical 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. (810) 349-8110.


34th Ann Arbor Film Festival
Fund-Raising Event presents
three hours of award-winning
films from last March's festival
projected outdoors at Zinger-
man's, who will donate the deli
dinner. Music and cash bar. 8:30
p.m.-midnight. Films begin when
it gets dark. Fri., June 7. $20. Ann
Arbor. (313) 663-3400.

Detroit Institute of Arts pre-
sents Le Sang d'un Poete (The
Blood of a Poet), Jean Cocteau's
1930 surrealist film. In French
with English subtitles. 2 p.m.
Sat., June 8. DIA Lecture Hall.
5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313)

Detroit Zoo: For the first time
in almost 15 years, gorillas will
be exhibited. "Sunshine," Toni"
and "Cora" are on loan from
Ohio's Columbus Zoo and will be
"residing" at the Great Apes of Detroit Science Center Omn-
Harambee complex. The zoo imax Theatre presents Titani-
proudly announces the birth of ca, documenting the expeditions
"Randy" and "Ann," twin sloth to explore the sunken shipwreck.
bears. Visitors can see these play- 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.
ful newborns on exhibit at the zoo. Mon., Wed., Fri.; 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
Also on display: the Wildlife In- Sat.-Sun. Destiny in Space con-
terpretive Gallery, an indoor tinues at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon
gallery, aquarium, butterfly and and 1 p.m. Tues., Thurs.; 4 p.m.
hummingbird garden, and ongo- Sat.-Sun. $6.50/$4.50 students,
ing films. The zoo is open every seniors, includes admission to
day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $6 ages museum. 5020 John R, Detroit.
13-61/$4 ages 62 and over/$3 kids (313) 577-8400.
2-12. 1-696 and Woodward Ave.,
Academy for the Study of Psy-
Royal Oak. (810) 398-0903.
choanalytic Arts presents The
Madness of King George
with a discussion by Dr.
Anne Jackson following
the film. 7 p.m. Thurs.,
June 13. Borders Books
and Music, Novi. (810)

89X Movie Series pre-
sents Rocky Horror Pic-
ture Show. 9 p.m. Wed.,
June 12. $2. Magic Bag
Theatre, 22920 Wood-
ward, Ferndale. (810)

Big Apple Circus: It's
Jazzmatazz, a salute to
the '20s and '30s, under
the seven-story big-top
tent. Presented by an in-
ternational roster of cir-
cus performers. Daily
matinees and evening
shows (except Mon.,
June 10) through June
16. $10-$25. Oakland
Mall, Troy. (313) 923-

Stephanie Mellan:
Children's author reads
from and signs her
books, including The
Crystal Rabbit. 11 a.m.
Sat., June 8. Borders
Books and Music, Novi.
(810) 347-0780.

Decorate-A-Tie Con-
test and Why My Dad
Is the Best - Essay
Contest: Sponsored by
the Shirt Box in prepa-


Sarah McLachlan:
With Lisa Loeb and
Paula Cole. 7:30 p.m. Fri.,
June 14. $24.50/pavilion;
$15/lawn. Pine Knob.
(810) 377-0100.

Hilary Ramsden performs a one-
woman show about identity, illusion
and rabbit stew this weekend at 1515
Broadway, Detroit. Directed by Eri-
ka Block.

Pearls of Yiddish
song: Zalmen Mlotek,
conductor and accompa-
nist, illustrates the influ-
ence of Yiddish music on
life in America and Eu-
rope. 2 p.m. Sun., June 9.
Reserved seats: $25/
member, $28/non-mem-
ber; general: $18/mem-

ber, $20/non-member; senior/stu-
dent: $12/member, $15/non-mem-
ber. Maple-Drake JCC, Shiffi-nan
Hall. (810) 661-1000.

Beth Shalom Spring Concert:
The double bill features Russian
Souvenir, a folk orchestra formed
by Gennady Zut and accompanied
by pianist Tatiana Zut; and Kol
Hakavod, an a capella group
blending Hebrew melodies, Zion-
ist classics and modern Jewish
pop. 8 p.m. Sun., June 9. No
charge. 14601 W. Lincoln, Oak
Park. (810) 547-7970/the syna-
gogue or (810) 669-6438/Mr. and
Mrs. Herman.

Cocteau Twins: With Spain.
6:30 p.m. Sat., June 15. $20. St.
Albertus Church, 4168 St. Aubin,
Detroit. (810) 645-6666.

Trisha Yearwood: Joined by the
DSO. 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., June 14-15.
$11-$37. Orchestra Hall. (313)

John Tesh: 8 p.m. Fri.; 3 and 8
p.m. Sat.; 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., June
14-16. $11-$38.50. Fox Theatre.
(810) 433-1515.

Chicago and Crosby, Stills and
Nash: 7:30 p.m. Sat., June 9.
$30/pavilion; $12.50/lawn. Pine
Knob. (810) 377-0100.

Styx with Kansas: 7 p.m. Sat.,
June 15. $23.50/pavilion; $12.50/
lawn. Pine Knob. (810) 377-0100.

Glenn Miller Orchestra: 8 p.m.
Fri., June 14. $20. Southfield
Civic Center Pavilion, 26000
Evergreen. (810) 424-9043

James Dapogny's Chicago
Jazz Band: Performing a bene-
fit concert with the Southfield
Symphony Orchestra. Ragtime,
Chicago and New Orleans jazz
and swing. Sat., June 15. $75/so-
cial hour, dinner, silent auction
and concert; $25/ silent auction,
concert, dessert and dancing. So-
cial hour, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.;
silent auction, 8:30 p.m.; concert,
9:15 p.m. Southfield Civic Center
Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen. (810)

Arthur Fiedler Centenary
Celebration: The original mae-
stro of pops is celebrated by trum-
peter Ramon Parcells. 8:30 p.m.
Fri.-Sat., June 7-8; 3 p.m. Sun.,
June 9. $15-$38. Orchestra Hall,
Detroit. (313) 833-3700.

Barry White and the Love Un-
limited Orchestra: 8 p.m. Sun.,
June 9. $37.50. Fox Theatre. (810)

Janis Ian: 7:30 p.m. Sat., June
8. $17.50. The Ark, Ann Arbor.
(313) 761-1451.

Bela Fleck and the Fleck-

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