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February 07, 2003 - Image 92

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-02-07

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Arts Entertainment

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Principal
Conductor Itzkak Perlman performs and conducts
Bach's Violin Concerto in G Minor and leads the
DSO in Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Joseph
Haydn and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8-9, at Orchestra
Hall. Perlman, who is to undergo surgery on his
right shoulder next week in New York, is scheduled
to appear in his next concerts with the DSO April
10-12. The DSO offers A French Valentine, with
conductor Paolo Carignani and pianist Angela
Hewitt, 1:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14-15, at Orchestra Hall. The
French-Chemed program includes
works by Berlioz (Overture to Le
Corsaire), Mozart (Piano Concerto No.
_9, "Jeunehomme"), Dukas (Music
from the ballet La Peri) and Ravel
(Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and
Chloe). $15-$56. (313) 576-5111.
Young musicians from the Detroit
Symphony Civic Orchestra perform
music from the chamber music literature
at a "Brunch with Bach" concert 11:30 a.m. Sunday,
Feb. 9, at the Detroit Institute of Arts. $22/adults;
511/children under 12; $5/concert only stairwell seats.
(313) 833-7900.
University Musical Society hosts the Ying Quartet,
three brothers and a sister from Chicago who cur-
rently serve as artists in residence at the Eastman
School of Music, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Rackham
Auditorium in Ann Arbor. In addition to pieces by
Haydn and Dvorak, the program includes three
works by Chinese-American composers, including
U-M Professor and MacArthur "Genius" Grant win-
ner Bright Sheng. $16-532. (734) 764-2538.
Performing in musical genres including opera,
Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spiritual and gospel,
Three Mo Tenors take the stage at the Detroit Opera
House 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 11, 13-14. $18-$65. (248) 645-6666.
The classical trio Luminare will perform at a
noon Tuesday, Feb. 18, luncheon of the Beth Elders
of Temple Beth El in the temple's Handleman Hall.
Trio members include pianist Eugenia Hakobyan,
cellist Yuri Leonovich and violinist Henry
Karapetyan. Open to the community; $10/Beth
Elders members; $12/guests. For reservations by
Feb. 13, call (248) 352-5882 or (248) 354-9569.


Singer-songwriter Stewart Francke, joined by spe-
cial guests Jill Jack and Jody Rafoul, takes the stage
Saturday, Feb. 8, at Ferndale's Magic Bag in a con-
cert sponsored by classic rock station WCSX. Doors
at 8 p.m. $9.47. (248) 544-3030.
Michigan Performing Arts presents Jammin' with
Pops, a new musical review with Barry Harman
spotlighting jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald and Louis

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the classic family musical The Music Man
Armstrong, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at
8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday,
Southfield's Millennium Theatre. $28-
Feb. 14-15. $40-$45. (586) 286-2222.
$45. (248) 557-5729.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts National
Scottish Fiddle Champion Jeremy Kittel,
playing Scottish, Irish and Cape Breton fid-
dle tunes, jazz, bluegrass and more, 8 p.m.
Asking the question "Is Henry Kissinger,
Tuesday, Feb. 11. $13.50. (734) 761-1451.
America's revered elder statesman and
The Pretenders, featuring frontwoman
Nobel Peace Prize winner, a war criminal?"
and former Midwesterner Chrissie Hynde,
is The Trials of Henry Kissinger (USA/UK
bring their "Loose Screw" tour to the
Arts e' Entertainment
- 2002 - Eugene Jarecki), a BBC docu-
Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor 7:30 p.m.
mentary attempting to establish accounta-
Friday, Feb. 14. $37.50. (248) 645-6666.
bility through international law and a paper
Musical Hall Center for the Performing
trail. The most controversial film at New York's
Arts presents Grammy Award-winning songstress
Human Rights Watch Film Festival screens at the
Roberta Flack 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in her first
Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts
Motor City appearance in more than a decade. $30-
7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. $6.50. (313) 833-3237.
$75. (313) 963-2366.



Wayne State University's Hilberry Theatre opens
William Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, with
themes of mistaken identity and separated family
members, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8. The
production runs in repertory through April 3. Call
for show times. $12-$20. (313) 577-2972.
Meadow Brook Theatre stages Larry Shue's come-
dy The Foreigner, with former Detroiter Ted Raimi
in the lead role, Feb. 12-March 9. Call for show
times. $19-$38. (248) 377-3300.
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts presents


Melba Winer, a member of the
Jewish Women in the Arts
Awards Committee, was not told
about a secret meeting to choose
this year's nominees. That's
because the other members
wanted to vote her into the ros-
ter of honorees.
Winer, who is being recog-
nized for her theater work in
producing and directing many
shows for Jewish organizations,
will be one of seven award win-
ners introduced during a pro-
gram that begins 2 p.m. Sunday,
Feb. 9, at the Janice Charach
Epstein Gallery in West
The Festival Dancers, under
the direction of Harriet Berg, will
present an original program to
celebrate the women and their
achievements. Berg had the idea
for the recognition program four
years ago, and she makes the
selections with dancer Margo

Detroit Public Television-Channel 56 airs The Perilous
Fight: America's World War II in Color, narrated by
Martin Sheen and capturing America's wartime experi-
ence through original color film footage and passages .
from letters and diaries, 9-11 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb.
12 and 19. Check your local listings.


Sculpture, paintings, works on paper and photo-
graphs from the past 200 years are highlighted in

Cohen, writer Sonny
Lipenholtz, designer
Ruth Adler Schnee, artist
Deanna Sperka and artist
and gallery director
Sylvia Nelson.
"It's not very often that
women, particularly
Jewish women, are sin-
gled out for their
achievements," Nelson
says. "As an artist and
director of the Janice
Charach Epstein Gallery,
I'm very proud to be part
of this effort."
The other award win-
Arlene Sorkin, a member ┬░lithe Festival
ners and their categories
Dancers, will be among the performers
of recognition are
honoring Jewish women in the arts.
Beverly Baker, art sup-
port and promotion;
"I'm very proud to be chosen
Barbara Fink, dance; Barbara
for this award because of all the
Keidan, painting; Hope Palmer,
well-known names," says Keidan,
education; Merry Silber, exhibi-
of Beverly Hills, whose large
tion planning; and Joan
acrylics have been purchased for
Weisman, literature.
private homes and businesses.
Each will be given a framed
"My most recent show was in

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