Arts & Entertainment
world premiere of Dennis E. North's
comedy Let It Be, comprising 10
vignettes all taking place in a hotel suite,
July 11-Aug. 31. Call for show times.
$22.50-$32.50. (734) 433-7673.
streets of downtown Plymouth Friday-
Sunday, July 12-14. (734) 453-1540. _
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs an
West BloOmfield's Art Leaders Gallery
array of both classical and pops music in three free.
hosts The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss, an
outdoor Metropark concerts: 8 p.m. Sunday, July 7,
exhibition and sale of limited-edition
at Lake Erie Metropark, (734) 379-5020; 8 p.m.
hand-pulled serigraphs and limited-edition
Monday, July 8, at Kensington Metropark, (248)
lithographs from the work of Theodor
685-1561; and 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Metro
Geisel, through July 31. (248) 539-0262.
Combining lethal political satire with
Beach Metropark, (810) 463-4581. Vehicle entry
The University of Michigan Museum
his own unique observations about every-
permits are $3 weekends/$2 weekdays. Bring chair
of Art hosts Picasso: Masterworks from
day life, "equal opportunity offender"
GAIL ZI M M ERMAN
or blanket; picnic baskets allowed but no glass con-
the Collection through Sept. 15. (734)
Jackie Mason brings an all-new show,
Arts & Entertainment
tainers; food available for purchase.
Prune Danish, to Meadow Brook Music
Group sales (20 or more) of tickets for
Festival 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11. $25-
and the Dance, running Oct. 20,
$45 pavilion/$15 lawn. (248) 645-6666.
2002-Jan. 12, 2003 at the Detroit Institute of Arts,
DTE Energy Music Theatre hosts Grammy-win-
are now on sale. Adult group tickets ($2 less expen-
ning R&B sensation Alicia Keys, 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
THE ART SCENE
sive than general admission tickets) are $14
July 6, $49.50 pavilion only; Jefferson Starship with
Southfield's Park West Gallery hosts Freedom
Tuesday-Friday/$16 weekends. Youth group tickets
special guests Vanilla Fudge and Ray Manzarek, 7:30
Faces Terror: Nine Israeli Artists, an
(ages 6-17) are $8 anytime. General admission tick-
p.m. Sunday, July 7,
exhibition and sale of work from the
ets go on sale Sept. 10 (DIA members can get theirs
serigraphic studio Romi/Shaked Lavan,
beginning Aug. 1.) (313) 833-8499.
Richard Marx, 7:30 p.m. Monday,
located less than 200 yards from where a
July 8, $32.50/$20; folk/rocker
bomb went off in Rishon Le-Zion,
John Mellencamp, 7:30 p.m.
through July 11. (248) 354-2343.
Tuesday, July 9, $58.50/$28;
Midland Center for the Arts hosts The Nature of
The Ann Arbor Art Center presents
Beatles tribute A Walk Down
the most comprehensive exhibition ever
A2, in which 25 artists offer pieces
Abbey Road, featuring Alan
the subject of the gemstones, in collab-
revolving around the Ann Arbor experi-
Parsons, Christopher Cross and
oration with the American Museum of Natural
ence (all will be square), July 5-Aug. 4.
others, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July
History, July 12-Nov. 3. (989) 631-5931.
Opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday,
10, $35.50/$19.50; and punk-
Preservation Wayne holds Downtown, Eastern
July 12. An exhibit of the work of
rock group Weezer, 7:30 p.m.
Midtown, Auto Heritage and New Center
Michigan potter John Glick continues
Friday, July 12, $27.50/$22.50.
every Saturday. No reservations
through July 31. (734) 994-8004.
first served/tour groups limited
The Wyandotte Street Art Fair runs.
Meadow Brook Music Festival
for students and
along Biddle Avenue Wednesday-
presents rootsy-rock jam band
Jackie Mason perfo rms at
Widespread Panic, with special
Meadow Brook Mu sic Festival.
guest moe, 5:30 p.m. Sunday,
July 7, $27.50 pavilion and lawn.
has been on the board of the
R&B stars Teddy Pendergrass and Jeffrey
Founders Junior Council of the
Osborne take the stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at
Detroit Institute of Arts and has
Sterling Heights' Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. $25-
increase the amounts
The work of Israeli-born design
member of the Cranbrook Board
$45. (248) 645-6666.
raised at DIA benefits.
artist Ron Arad will be viewed by of Governors and a collector of
The Michigan ElvisFest, featuring Elvis imper-
"Serious Moonlight grows larg-
guests attending Serious
sonators, an Elvis wedding, Elvis memorabilia, a
every year and is becoming an
Moonlight 2002, a fund-raising
The seventh annual event fea-
Memphis tastefest and more, runs 5 p.m.-midnight
dinner-dance benefiting the
tures food from select restau-
Friday and 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, July 12-13,
says. "Cranbrook has a
Cranbrook Academy of Art and
rants, an art auction of works by
at Frog Island Park in Ypsilanti. $5/9 and under
museum, and we want
Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills.
academy alumni and other cho-
free. (734) 483-4444.
Arad's furniture is part of the
sen artists and music by the
ON THE STAGE
Brian Moran's dramatization of the life of painter
James McNeill Whistler, staged by Malcolm Tulip, illu-
minates the life of one of the most influential artists of
the 19th century. This world premiere takes the stage at
Ann Arbor's Performance Network 8 p.m. Thursdays-
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, July 11-21; actors/direc-
tor• talkback following July 14 performance. $15- •
$18/pay-what-you-can-Thursdays. (734) 663-0681.
The Purple Rose Theatre Company presents the
touring exhibit "Aluminum by
Design: Jewelry to Jets," now at
the Bloomfield Hills museum,
where guests will view a collection
of three-dimensional structures
and then party on the grounds
Saturday evening, July 13.
"Everybody involved in Serious
Moonlight is passionate about
art," says Jonathan Holtzman, a
Mutual Admiration Society.
Birmingham's Figaro Salon and
Gallery and Virtuoso Elemental
Salon will present aluminum-
inspired creations on a runway.
Holtzman, also active with the
Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Detroit, has
worked on other fund-raising
programs to benefit the arts. He
- Suzanne Chessler
Serious Moonlight 2002
runs 8 p.m.-midnight
Saturday, July 13, on the
grounds of Cranbrook. $95
in advance/$115 at the
door/$200 for patrons.
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