Entertainment Best Bets
Sept. 23, with restored orchestral soundtrack.
$8. Call for show times: (734) 668-8640.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra per-
The Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
forms Mahler's Symphony No. 3 8 p.m.
shows Son of the Bride, Argentina's Academy
Friday and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20-21;
Award nominee for Best Foreign Film, 7 and
and pianist Alexander Toradze joins the
9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 and 7
DSO in performing Rachmaninoff's Piano
Sunday, Sept. 20-22. $6. (313) 833-
Concerto No. 3, paired with Mussorgsky's
Pictures at an Exhibition, 1:30 and 8 p.m.
Trembling Before G-d, Sandi Simcha
Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m.
DuBowski's award-winning documentary
Sunday, Sept. 27-29, at Orchestra Hall.
about the conflicts experienced by gay
Arts E Entertainment
$15-$80. (313) 576-5111.
Jews, opens Friday, Sept. 27, at the
Maple Landmark Theatre in Bloomfield
Township. Call for show
times: (249) 542-0180.
The Anouar Brahem Trio, featuring the acclaimed
Tunisian lute player with his band mates on oud, per-
cussion and clarinet, presents Fann Wa Tarab: An
THE SMALL SCREEN
Evening ofArabic Music 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at
Researched, written and produced by
Ann Arbor's Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. $20-$35.
Fran Victor of West Bloomfield, Secrets
of the Sequence, focusing on develop-
Scotland's foremost traditional folk singer, Dougie
mental genetics, airs 1-1:30 p.m.
MacLean, takes the stage at The Ark in Ann Arbor 8
Sunday, Sept. 22, on Detroit Public
p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. $17.50. (734) 761-1451.
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ON THE STAGE
The Performance Network in Ann Arbor mounts a
production of Jane Anderson's Defying Gravity, a the-
atrical look at our heroic reach for the stars, 8 p.m.
Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays,
through Oct. 6. $19.50-$27.50. (734) 663-0681.
Lansing's BoarsHead Theater presents Joan Vail
Thorne's Southern comedy Exact Center of the
Universe 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 26-
Oct. 20. $8-$29. (517) 484-7805.
Lewis Black, comedy commentator for The Daily
Show, appears 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at
Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak. $12. (248)
Comic and former Southfield-Lathrup student Mike
Young, currently performing his comedy in L.A.,
returns home to appear, along with the band Domestic
Problems and comedy group Improv Colony, 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28, at Alvin's, 5756 Cass Ave., Detroit.
$15 advance/$20 at the door. (313) 831-4577 or (248)
Jerry Seinfeld plays Detroit's Fox Theatre 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26, for one performance only. $47-$77.
THE BIG SCREEN
The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor screens Fritz
Lang's 1927 sci-fi masterpiece Metropolis, Saturday,
Sept. 21, with live organ accompaniment, and Sunday,
Harriete E,stel Berman. lines her studio shelves with
pre-printed tin containers emptied of their contents.
She arranges them by colors, images, words, themes
and other features so they're handy to use in her
three-dimensional artworks from jewelry to chairs.
The decorated containers, found in stores and flea
markets, give a sense of changing cultural identities,
a theme emphasized in her current exhibit,
"Identity," which opened Sept. 14 at Royal Oak's
"I'm a recycling evangelist, so tin containers work
well for me," says Berman, whose
exhibit runs through Oct. 12. "They
show the impact of consuming on our
environment. A long time ago, I sim-
ply collected tin cans because I became
aware of how interesting they are."
Berman works with all sizes of tin
containers -- including holders of
popcorn, tomatoes, butter cookies,
coffee and, most recently, computer
discs. They are cut into pieces to
Twelve years after Ken Burns' The
showcase images and text and reassem-
Civil War premiered, PBS broadcasts
bled into sculptures.
the landmark series in its entirety with
A chair titled Consuming Identi
digitally remastered images and audio,
mounts on the wall and features a
beginning 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.
Berman: sequence of rungs that vary in dimension and spac-
Check your local listings.
"Consuming ing to mimic the bar code patterns that permeate
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy
Conversation." consumer packaging. The idea is that these codes
Awards airs 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22,
look much the same until the viewer gets close
enough to notice the differences from one item to
THE ART SCENE
Consuming Conversation is made up of teacups
Temple Israel's Judaic and Archival Museum showcas
filled with iinages and words. They are stacked in 4111
es the cloisonné enamel work of artist Marian Sle ian
dtfferent ways and represent recurring discussions
through . January 2003. Her contemporary wine cups,
that can spill over during tea time.
menorot and Torah shields are influenced by
Consuming Good Taste offers a teapot with por-
Byzantyine design. (248) 661-5700.
tions of 19th-century paintings and addresses the
The Common Ground Sanctuary Art in the Park art
dynamics of the relationship between the arts, crafts
fair takes place 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5
and the functions of objects as well as the roles of
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21-22, in Birmingham's Shain Park.
vvomen artists in society.
"I've used tin containers to make Judaica but not
Ferndale's Xhedos Cafe presents Four Eyes One City,
for this show, says Berman, who is from California
black and white images of New York City by local
and has served as an artist-in-residence at
Detroit photographers Elayne Gross and Maurine
Cranbrook. "The Jewish Museum in New York has
Sillman (taken prior to 9-11-01), Sept. 24-Nov. 2.
a piece with 50 envelopes to show the different
Opening reception: 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. (248)
forms of charity and a seder plate shaped like a win-
dow with each pane designated to hold a ceremoni-
The Southfield Pavilion Antiques Exposition takes
place 2-9 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-
5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27-29, at the Southfield
Municipal Complex. $6.
"Identity" will be on view through Oct. 12 at
the Sybaris Gallery, 202 East Third St., Royal
Oak. An artist's reception will be held 6-8 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 20 (248) 544-3388.
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