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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-05-09

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Arts & Entertainment

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takes the stage 7:30 p.m. Saturday,
May 10, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
(248) 645-6666.
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
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
(313) 833-4005.
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-
of Huntington
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 &
(248) 827-0701.
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



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.
(248) 644-0866.
Other upcoming art fairs include:


Mt. Clemens Annual
Art Fair
May 9-10
Downtown Mt. Clemens
(586) 469-8666

Livonia Art in the Village
June 7-8
Greenmead Historical
Village, Livonia
(734) 466-2540

Greektown Arts Festival
May 16-18
Streets of Greektown
(248) 689-8734

Women of Bloomfield
Art & Craft Show
Jane 11
First Presbyterian Church,
(248) 335-8308

East Lansing Art Festival
May 17-18
Downtown East Lansing
(517) 319-6804

Spring Juried Art Show
May 31-June 1
The Hill,
Grosse Pointe Farms
(313) 882-4626

Art on the Avenue
June 7-8
Monroe Street, Dearborn
(313) 943-3095
Art on the Pointe
June 7-8
Edsel & Eleanor Ford
House, Grosse Pointe Shores
(313) 884-4222

drama Proof May 15- June 8. Call for show times.
$8-$29. (517) 484-7805.


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.


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.


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
June 19-22
Heritage Park, Canton
(734) 394-5460
Fine Art at
Meadow Brook
June 21-22
Oakland University,
Rochester Hills
(248) 377-0100

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair
July 12-13
Royal Oak Memorial Park
(248) 246-3180

Ann Arbor Street Art Fairs
July 16-19
City of Ann Arbor
(734) 662-3382

Farmington Founders
July 17-19
Downtown Farmington
(248) 932-3378

Grand Blanc Art Fair
July 26-27
Grand Blanc High School
(810) 694-7374

Royal Oak Clay &
Glass Show
June 14-15
Washington St. in
Downtown Royal Oak
(734) 216-3958

Howard Alan Events West
Bloomfield Art Festival
June 21-22
Henry Ford Medical Center,
Maple Road west of
Orchard Lake Road
(954) 472-3755

Art in the Woods
June 28-29
Huntington Woods
Lutheran Church
(248) 543-9720

Hootin' in the Park
Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28
Village Park, Pinckney
(800) 783-3491

Northville Art in the Sun
June 14-15
Downtown Northville
(248) 349-7640

Wyandotte Street Art Fair
July 9-12
Along Biddle between Oak
and Eureka (734) 324-4506

Ferndale Art Fair
Aug. 2-3
Geary Park
(248) 988-1310

Strawberry Festival of
Arts & Crafts
June 13-15
Trinity Episcopal Church,
(734) 699-3361

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least three weeks before the scheduled event. Photos are appreciated but cannot be returned. All events and dates listed in the Out & About column are subject to change.

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