Stagecrafters 2nd Stage presents
Cowgirls, an Off-Broadway style musical
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
featuring an all-female cast of six in a
under conductor Neeme Jarvi, performs
mix of classical and country music, April
Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3
25-May 11 at Royal Oak's Baldwin
("Scottish"), joined by violinist Helene
Theatre. Call for show times. $10. (248)
Grimaud playing Bartok's Piano Concerto
No. 3, 1:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and 8:30
Rochester Hills' Avon Players mount a
p.m. Saturday, April 25-26. $15-$56/$80
production of Kander and Ebb's Cabaret
box seats. (313) 576-5111.
8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m.
Trio Lyra, featuring Mark Childs on
April 25-May 17. $15. (248)
viola, Erica Goodman on harp and
Suzanne Shulman on flute, returns to
Macomb Center for the Performing
Temple Israel in a Schmier Chapel
Arts presents the Tony Award-winning
Chamber Series concert 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27,
musical Fosse, highlighting the life of the leg-
at the temple in West Bloomfield. The Canadian
endary dancer/ choreographer, 8 p.m. Friday and
trio's repertoire ranges from the Baroque to contem-
2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 25-26. $40-$45.
porary composers. Free and open to the public. For
complimentary tickets, call (248) 661-5700.
Vocalist/keyboardist Dave Katz,guitarist Steve
Sweney and bassist Cliff Starbuck, along with the
rest of the members of Ekoostik Hookah, perform
Friday, April 18, at Ferndale's Magic Bag. Doors at
8 p.m. $15. (248) 544-3030.
Folk and bluegrass tunes by banjoist Cathy Fink
and electric guitarist Marcy Marxer come to the
stage of The Ark in Ann Arbor Saturday, April 19,
when the Grammy Award-winning duo perform a
family concert 1 p.m. ($7) and an adult concert 8
p.m. ($13.50). (734) 761-1451.
The Ark hosts singer/songwriter Dar Williams, in
concert at Ann Arbor's Power Center, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 22. Opening act is the Ben Taylor
Band, a folk-rock trio led by the son of James Taylor
and Carly Simon. $25-$35. (734) 761-1451.
All Through the Night: The Music and Lyrics
of Cole Porter, an original revue of well-loved
Cole Porter songs, will be performed 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25-
27, at Lucky Buck's Café, 131 E. Michigan Ave.,
in Saline. $15/includes dessert. (734) 944-8848.
ON THE STAGE
Ann Arbor's Performance Network stages the
Michigan premiere of Sin, Wendy McLeod's corn-
edy about a radio traffic reporter who meets the
modern incarnations of the seven deadly sins, 8
p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m.
Sundays, April 24-May 18. $19-$27.50/pay what
you can April 24. (734) 663-0681.
The Spotlight Players perform A Funny Thing
Happened on the Way to the Forum, with book
by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart and music
and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, $ p.m. Fridays
and Saturdays, April 25-May 10, with an addi-
tional performance 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the
Watertower Theater in Northville. $10-$14.
The hyper-wacky Carrot Top brings his comedy
of the absurd to the stage of Macomb Center for the
Performing Arts 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24. $33-
$42. (586) 286-2222.
THE BIG SCREEN
Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman's
Domestic Violence, observing the caseworkers
and the abused victims at a Tampa, Fla., shelter
for battered women, screens at the Detroit Film
Theatre at the DIA 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 21.
$6.50. (313) 833-3237.
THE SMALL SCREEN
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the
Kindertransport, the Oscar-winning documentary
about thousands of Jewish children from Germany,
Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland placed in
British foster homes during the Nazi era, airs 9 p.m.
Wednesday, April 23, on WTVS-Channel 56.
Detroit's PuppetArt hosts Natasha Khusid's
CarOvan Puppets in Matrioshka's Long Journey, a
show about Russian nesting dolls, 2 p.m. Saturday,
April 19. $5-$7/$8 workshop. (313) 961-7777.
THE ART SCENE
The Art Gallery of Windsor presents Critical
Graphics from the Weimar Period, an exhibition of
prints and drawings made in Germany from 1918-
1933, through June 8. (519) 977-0013.
West Bloomfield's Art Leaders Gallery hosts more
than 30 national glass artists, including Leon
Applebaum, Mark Rosenbaum and Bernard Katz,
through April 30. (248) 539-0262.
The Michigan Modernism Exposition, featuring
20th-century design, returns to the Southfield
Municipal Complex on Evergreen Road 6-10 p.m.
Friday (opening night gala featuring jazz artist
Kathy Kosins, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar), 10
a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday,
April 25-27. $8/$35 at the door opening night.
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
works of four living composers
ill present a day of music
in their presence, including the
Sunday, April 27, in Southfield.
late Aaron Copland, who was
The Cultural Commission
so pleased he kissed her on the
hosts Southfield pianist
Helen Kerwin, with violinist
Gail Aiken and cellist Tim
Nicolia, at 3 p.m., perform-
ing Beethoven's Trio No. 7
("Archduke") and the
Arensky Trio in D Minor.
The congregation's Young
Artists' Showcase features
mezzo-soprano Aviva Ezring,
accompanied by Nan
McSwain, in a vocal recital of
classical operatic and Hebrew
selections at 7 p.m.
cheek. She continues to teach
Kerwin, a popular soloist as
piano to students ranging in
well as duo and chamber music
age from 7 to 80.
pianist, has performed the
Ezring, the daughter of a
Boca Raton-based rabbi and
granddaughter of a retired can-
tor, is currently a graduate fel
low at the University of
Michigan, where she will
be receiving her master of
music degree in perform-
ance Recently featured as
a soloist with the Ann
Arbor Symphony under
the baton of Maestro Arie
Lipsky, in June she will
perform a program of
music by Jewish corn-
posers at Temple Israel in
her hometown of
Both concerts are free and
open to the community at no
charge. For more information,
call (248) 357-5544.
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