ters to tell funny stories 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, 8:15 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and
Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10-13,
at Paisano's in Dearborn. $8-$12/$20.95-
$24.95 dinner show. (313) 584-8885.
Funnyman/author David Sedaris per-
forms in a benefit for WDET-FM (101.9)
7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at the Detroit
Opera House. $20-$35. (248) 645-6666.
ON THE RADIO
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra
NPR's special seven-part series on the history of the
heads back home to Orchestra Hall to
conflict in the Middle East, which began Sept. 30 on
launch the DTE Energy Foundation
Morning Edition, airs 5-9 a.m. weekdays on WDET
Pops Series, featuring a Richard Rodgers
101.9 FM through Oct. 8. Transcripts are available on
Centennial Salute, 1:30 and 8 p.m.
wvvvv.npr.org following broadcasts, and also will be
Thursday, 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
posted to NPR's special Mideast archives Web portal at
and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10-13. Making
their DSO debuts are featured soloists
GAIL Z IMMERMAN
Rebecca Luker (leads in recent Broadway
THE BIG SCREEN
revivals of The Music Man and Sound of
Variety-The Children's Charity presents
Music) and Doug LaBreque (leads in
Author Elmore "Dutch" Leonard, set designer
Lights, Camera, Auction!, a benefit to sup-
Broadway productions of Show Boat and
Monica Essen and percussionist Efe Bes discuss the
port K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations), with a
Phantom of the Opera). $15-$55. (313) 576-5111.
Mystery of Creativity in a benefit program for
strolling supper, silent auction and sneak preview of a
Jewish Ensemble Theatre 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct.
major Hollywood feature film, 5:30 p.m. (movie at 8
14, at the theater, located in the West Bloomfield
p.m.) Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Showcase Cinemas of
Community Center. $50. Reservations:
The Michigan Coalition on Donation (MCOD)
Pontiac, located in Bloomfield Township. $45 per per-
presents Alive 2002, an inaugural benefit concert
son/$100 per person patron tickets. (248) 258-5511.
featuring local performers including Mitch Ryder
and Stewart Francke, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at
the Royal Oak Theatre. Funds raised will be used to
Voyage, by Jean-Luc Ponty. _
DIRECT FROM CLEVELAND
inform the general public about making educated
"We perform a lot in the Jewish
decisions about organ, tissue, cornea and bone mar-
row donation. $25 per person; VIP tickets, at $75
hen the Cleveland
each, include a pre-glow party with the performers.
Orchestra appears in
find his work
Detroit, the concert
both idiomatically Jewish and
will include a violinist who grew
suitable for the concert stage."
ON THE STAGE
up in the city and a pianist-vio
The Warners, members of the
linist team who soon will return
Purple Rose Theatre Company presents the world
Cleveland Symphony for 23 years,
premiere of Jeff Daniels' Across the Way, 8 p.m.
to the area for a more intimate
connected with Umble, who holds
Wednesdays-Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2
a doctorate degree from the
p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 1. $22.50-$32.50.
Violinist Judy Berman, a former
University of Michigan and teach-
northwest Detroiter who studied
es at Youngstown State University,
The Theatre Company on the U-D Mercy Outer
at Mumford and Cass high schools
during a recital. He invited them
The Cleveland Duo Plus One
Drive campus stages Lillian Hellman's The Children's
before going on to the Juilliard
to work on a CD, which turned
Hour, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m.
School in New York, will be in the
out to be very successful.
Sundays, through Oct. 20. $12. (313) 993-1130.
orchestra 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.
"We'll be playing Beethoven's
"Our son goes to a Jewish
The award-winning percussion sensation Stomp
9, at Orchestra Hall, for a concert
Symphony No. 6, which is just
school and plays the violin with a
sponsored by Ann Arbor's
returns to Detroit's Fisher Theatre 8 p.m. Tuesday-
beautiful: It's a tone painting and group from the school," Warner
University Musical Society.
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Very evocative of sounds in
says. "We're glad we become part
Sunday, Oct. 8-13. $30-$45. Info: (313) 872-1000;
Cleveland Orchestra pianist
nature," said Berman, who also
of Jewish functions through the
tickets: (248) 645-6666.
Carolyn Gadiel Warner and violin-
appears with chamber music
school and through music."
The U-M School of Music's Musical Theatre
ist Stephen Warner, a husband-wife
groups in Ohio and has per-
— Suzanne Chessler
Program stages the Stephen Schwartz musical
combo known as the Cleveland
formed Jewish-themed music at
Children of Eden, a fable for children and adults
Duo, also will appear 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland's Fairmount Temple.
based on the Book of Genesis, 8 p.m. Thursday-
Sunday, Oct. 13, in a free musicale
"We have a new conductor,
The Cleveland Orchestra will
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10-13, at the
at West Bloomfield's Temple Israel.
Franz Welser-Most; and he likes
perform 8 p.m. Wednesday,
The couple will become the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in Ann Arbor. $15-
to include pieces from his home-
Oct. 9, in Detroit's Orchestra
$20/$8 students. (734) 764-2538.
Cleveland Duo Plus One when sax- land of Austria, so we'll be doing
Hall. $20-$60. (734) 764-
' phonist James Umble joins them.
von Suppe's Poet and Peasant
2538. The Cleveland Duo
In her 22nd season with the
Overture: Gruber's Frankenstein»
Plus One will be featured
Cleveland Orchestra, Berman
is a new piece for the orchestra."
UMS hosts the Culberg Ballet in Mats Ek's high-
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13,
has previously worked with the
On the program at the Temple
ly contemporary adaptation of Swan Lake 8 p.m.
Israel concert are Suite liebraique
Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Power Center in Ann Arbor.
by the late Canadian composer
$18-$38. (734) 764-2538.
married and has two grown chil-
Srul Irving Glick, a Mozart sonata,
tickets: (248) 661-5700.
dren, one a violinist with the
music from the film Schindlers
List, and a jazz piece, Imagi nary
Comic Barry Diamond presents an array of charac-
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