ON THE STAGE
Fine Arts Friday at the DIA features violinist
David Litven and pianist Mick Dobday, perform-
ing the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Aaron
Copland and Ferruccia Busoni, 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Friday, June 13, at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Free
with museum admission. (313) 833-7900.
The Jewish Community Center's Encore Concert
Series presents the Zamir Chorale 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 15, at the JCC in West Bloomfield.
Free. (248) 432-5577.
After a barbecue dinner at Kensington Metropark's
Martindale Beach, Paddle to the Symphony by
canoe across the lake to Maple Beach and enjoy the
Detroit Symphony Orchestra in concert. The event
runs 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, with proceeds to
benefit the Michigan Council of Hostelling
International American Youth Hostels. $18/$12 for
children 12 and under. (248) 545-0511.
Enjoy an intimate performance by avant-garde
Jewish rocker Lou Reed 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 14, at Detroit's St.
Andrew's Hall. $35. (248) 645-6666.
Meadow Brook Music Festival hosts
the all-day V98.7 Smooth Jazzfest,
beginning 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June
14, with Rick Braun, Down To The
Bone, Earl Klugh, Alexander Zonjic
and more. $30-$45. (248) 645-6666.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis joins
local performers bassist Rodney
Whitaker, pianist Rick Roe and
drummer Randy Gelispie 7:30 and
9:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, at Ann
Arbor's Kerrytown Concert House. $30-$50. (734)
769 - 2999.
Janis Siegel, Grammy-winning vocalist of the
Manhattan Transfer, leads a jazz ensemble 9 and 11
p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Firefly Club in Ann
Arbor. $20 at the door. (734) 665-9090.
Freedom Hill Amphitheater welcomes Art
Garfunkel, with Don McLean, 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
June 19. $25-$45. (248) 645-6666.
Ferndale's Magic Bag presents the country and blues
sounds of Jorma Kakonen & Blue Country Friday,
June 20. Doors at 8 p.m. $18. (248) 544-3030.
NORA EPHRON is one funny
woman. Now 62, she first made her
reputation as an essayist for magazines.
She recently wrote a hilarious account
for the New York Times of her time as
an intern in the Kennedy White House.
It was prompted by the recent disclo
sure that Kennedy had an affair with
19-year-old intern Mimi Fahnestock.
Ephron first took issue with the woman
THE ART SCENE
Performance Network in Ann Arbor
University of Michigan School of Art
presents Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou
& Design presents Double Vision, an
Johnson, an imaginative allegory using
A&D staff exhibition in a range of media,
fantastic situations and characterizations
June 13-July 3. Opening reception: 6-9
to probe into the nature of modern rela-
p.m. Friday, June 13, at Work, 306 S.
tionships, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and
State St., in Ann Arbor. (734) 998-6178.
2 p.m. Sunday, June 13-15. $18/$15 sen-
This weekend's outdoor art fairs, running
iors/$10 student rush tickets. (734) 663-
Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15, include
the Royal Oak Clay & Glass Show on
Arts & Entertainment
Ann Arbor native Rick Sperling directs
Street in downtown Royal Oak,
Mosaic Youth Theater, a nationally
(734) 216 3958, and Northville Art in the
acclaimed Detroit-based ensemble of
Sun in downtown Northville, (248) 349-7640.
young performers ages 12-19, in Reality, a reality
In conjunction with its current exhibit on wood
TV show adapted from Moliere's The Learned
turning, Janice Charach Epstein Gallery in the West
Ladies, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m.
Bloomfield JCC hosts Coffee, Culture,
Sunday, June 19-22, at Performance Network in
Conversation with guest lecturer Sean Ulmer, cura-
Ann Arbor. Performances are preceded at 7:30 p.m.
tor of modern and contemporary art at the U-M
by the Mosaic Singers. $18/$15 for seniors/$10 stu-
Museum of Art, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19.
dent rush tickets. (734) 663-0681.
Reservations: (248) 432-5448.
Ann Arbor Civic Theater's Songwriters Showcase
Art Gallery of Windsor presents Michael Graston:
Concert features more than two dozen vocalists and
Mirror Image, a display of editorial cartoons, through
singer-songwriters, performing show tunes, blues,
July 20. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 20.
pop, rock, ballads and gospel, 8 p.m. Friday and
Waterworks, showing the various ways Canadian
Saturday, June 20-21, at 408 W. Washington, in
artists have depicted or used water in their work, runs
Ann Arbor. $10. (734) 971-2228.
June 14-24, also at the AGW. (519) 977-0013.
The Purple Rose Theatre Company of Chelsea
Ariana Gallery in Royal Oak displays wood fired
stages Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit 8 p.m.
ceramics by John Jessiman through June 30. (248)
Wednesdays-Saturdays, with matinees 3 p.m.
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, June 19-Aug. 30.
$17.50-$32.50. (734) 433-7673.
NEW ON DVD
Miramax Home Entertainment has released Frida,
the biopic starring Salma Hayek as famed Mexican
artist Frida Kahlo, in a two-disc DVD set with com-
mentary by Best Score Oscar winner Elliot
Goldenthal and director Julie Taymor, as well as
additional programming on the real-life Frida.
THE SMALL SCREEN
Dance in America: Othello from the San
Francisco Ballet explores human emotion through
contemporary dance and music with a specially
commissioned score by composer Elliot B.
Goldenthal (Frida) 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19,
on Detroit Public Television-Channel 56.
who "fingered" Fahnestock as Kennedy's
mistress and who "cattily pointed out
that Mimi can't type." Ephron said
this remark was incredibly unfair in that
interns were not provided with a desk
and there was no place for them to type.
Ephron, whose screenplays include
Heartburn (from her novel - a thinly
disguised account of her marriage to
journalist CARL BERNSTEIN),
Greenfield Village stages its annual Motor Muster,
one of the area's premier car gatherings, with more
than 500 automobiles, racecars, motorcycles and
bicycles from 1933-1973, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, June 15-16. Free with
museum admission. (313) 271-1620.
This year's Detroit Zoological Society's black-tie fund-
raiser, Sunset at the Zoo - 75 Years of Celebrating
Wildlife, featuring a strolling supper by area restaurants,
entertainment by Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band,
dancing, a beer garden and wine tasting, takes place 7-
11 p.m. Friday, June 20. $125-$500. (248) 398-0900.
Borders on Liberty Street in Ann Arbor hosts a
reading and book signing with Julie Sussman,
author of Dare to Repair, the home repair guide she
co-wrote with Stephanie Glakas-Tenet, 7 p.m.
Friday, June 20. (734) 668-7652.
When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in
Seattle, ended her piece with this
"It has become horribly clear to me
that I am probably the only young
woman who ever worked in the
Kennedy White House whom the pres-
ident did not make a pass at.
"Perhaps it was my permanent wave,
which was a truly unfortunate mistake.
Perhaps it was my Wardrobe, which .
mostly consisted of multicolored dynel
dresses that looked like distilled
"Perhaps it's because I'm Jewish
don't laugh, think about it, think about
that long, long list of women JFK slept
with. Were any Jewish? I don't think so.
"On the other hand, perhaps it's sim-
ply because JFK somehow sensed that
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