Arts & Entertainment
takes the stage 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
May 10, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Dearborn's Ford Community and
Performing Arts Center presents the
big-band sound of the Glenn Miller
Orchestra 8 p.m. Friday, May 16. $25-
$30. (313) 943-2354.
Conductor Leif Segerstam leads the
Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Brahms'
Symphony No. 2 1:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and
8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9-10, at Orchestra
Hall. $15-$80. (313) 576-5111.
The Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan
performs Italian songs and arias from the
Renaissance to the present 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 11, in a Brunch with Bach
ON THE STAGE
Arts &7 Entertainment
concert at the Detroit Institute of Arts. $11-
The Players Guild of Dearborn pres-
$22 concert and brunch/$5 concert only.
the musical Gypsy 8 p.m. Fridays
May 23. Tickets for moms
The Mozart Society of Greater Detroit presents
matinee Sunday, May 11.
Tchaikovsky competition winners violinist Movses
Yolles of Birmingham
Pogossian and cellist Suren Bagratuni, with mezzo-
soprano Patricia Green and pianist Pauline Martin,
3 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Birmingham Unitarian
SRO Productions stages English playwright David
Church in Bloomfield Hills. A reception follows the
Hare's drama Amy's View 8 p.m. Fridays and
concert. $12-$18. (248) 683-9626.
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 18 at
Brazilian-born pianist Maria Meireles performs
church in Burgh Historical Park in Southfield.
works by Chopin in a Detroit Chamber Winds &
Strings concert 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Hagopian
meeting between abolitionist titans
World of Rugs in Birmingham. $10-$19; preceded by
and John Brown, Harper's Ferry
hors d'oeuvres reception at 8 p.m. (248) 559-2095.
asks whether violence brings justice. The play takes
the stage at Detroit's Matrix Theatre Company 8
p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays
through May 18. $12. (313) 967-0999.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts guitarist/singer Patty
A celebration of movement and music, Blast!, win-
Larkin, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 10, $17.50; Ray
ner of the 2001 Tony for Best Special Theatrical Event,
Benson's Western swing dance group Asleep at the
marches back to Detroit's Fox Theatre 8 p.m. Tuesday-
Wheel, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 11, $30; and folk
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m.
troubadour Chuck Mitchell, 8 p.m. Wednesday,
Sunday, May 13-18. $25-$59. (248) 433-1515.
May 14, $15. (734) 761-1451.
Lansing's Boarshead Theater mounts a produc-
Canadian teenage rock sensation Avril Lavigne
tion of David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning
LET THE ART FAIRS BEGIN
he Birmingham Fine Art Festival, in its
22nd year, helps kick off the outdoor
art festival season in southeast
Michigan. Filling Mother's Day weekend, May
10-11, the event features the work of 300 artists
from across America, art activities for the fami-
ly, live entertainment and a variety of foods.
The festival, held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday in Shain Park and
the surrounding area, showcases talents in 17'
media, including ceramics, paints, fiber, furni-
ture, glass, jewelry and photography.
Planned by the Birmingham Bloomfield
Art Center and the Birmingham Bloomfield
Chamber, the festival will have a fine art
silent auction of works donated by artists.
Other upcoming art fairs include:
Mt. Clemens Annual
Downtown Mt. Clemens
Livonia Art in the Village
Greektown Arts Festival
Streets of Greektown
Women of Bloomfield
Art & Craft Show
First Presbyterian Church,
East Lansing Art Festival
Downtown East Lansing
Spring Juried Art Show
May 31-June 1
Grosse Pointe Farms
Art on the Avenue
Monroe Street, Dearborn
Art on the Pointe
Edsel & Eleanor Ford
House, Grosse Pointe Shores
drama Proof May 15- June 8. Call for show times.
$8-$29. (517) 484-7805.
THE BIG SCREEN
The Woodward Film Society and Detroit Docs
screen the documentary Sister Helen, about a tough,
salty Benedictine nun and her wards at a halfway
house for alcoholics and drug addicts in the South
Bronx, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the Uptown
Palladium 12 in Birmingham. Director Rob
Fruchtman will answer questions following the film.
$6-$8. (248) 644-FILM.
THE SMALL SCREEN
Detroit Public Television-Channel 56 broadcasts
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites, a
documentary telling the epic story of the Jews and
the creation of one of the world's great monotheistic
religions. Part I airs 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 14; Part
II airs 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 21.
THE ART SCENE
Detroit's College for Creative Studies presents its
Student Exhibition and Sale, featuring more than
2,500 works of art, May 16-June 1. To purchase tick-
ets for the 5-6 p.m. patron's preview or 6-9 p.m. exhi-
bition opening on Friday, May 16, call (313) 664-
7464. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and
noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, May 17-June 1; free.
Metal artist Aimee Golant and fiber artist Mary
Ann Newman, both of Northern California, have
their works on display at the Temple Israel Judaic and
Archival Museum through Aug. 31. (248) 661-5700.
Liberty Fest Fine Art &
Fine Craft Show
Heritage Park, Canton
Fine Art at
Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair
Royal Oak Memorial Park
Ann Arbor Street Art Fairs
City of Ann Arbor
Grand Blanc Art Fair
Grand Blanc High School
Royal Oak Clay &
Washington St. in
Downtown Royal Oak
Howard Alan Events West
Bloomfield Art Festival
Henry Ford Medical Center,
Maple Road west of
Orchard Lake Road
Art in the Woods
Hootin' in the Park
Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28
Village Park, Pinckney
Northville Art in the Sun
Wyandotte Street Art Fair
Along Biddle between Oak
and Eureka (734) 324-4506
Ferndale Art Fair
Strawberry Festival of
Arts & Crafts
Trinity Episcopal Church,
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