tortamment Best Bets
show is at 8 p.m.; a light dinner is avail-
able. $20. (586) 268-3200.
The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival contin-
ues with subscription and non-subscription per-
formances through June 29. For a complete sched-
ule, go to vvvvvv.greatlakeschambermusic.com or see
the June 6 issue of the Detroit Jewish News.
THE BIG SCREEN
Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals take the
stage with Jack Johnson and DJ Greyboy 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24, at Meadow Brook Music Festival.
$40. (248) 645-6666.
Enjoy three evenings of jazz during Jazz Nights at
Rothstein Park, sponsored by the city of Oak Park
Recreation Department, Jewish Apartments and
Services, Federation's Neighborhood Project, Hillel of
Metropolitan Detroit and the Jewish Community
Center. Featured performers are Neil Alexander & the
Klezmer Fusion Band, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22;
Jeff Haas Trio & Friends, 7:30 p.m. Monday, June
23; and Paul VornHagen, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24.
Family activities include a moonwalk, clowns, face
painting, arts and scraps, and food and refreshments.
Information: (248) 967-4030 or (248) 691-7555.
DTE Energy Music Theatre welcomes Neil Young
& Crazy Horse, with special guest country/blues
singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams, 7 p.m. Sunday,
June 22, $30.50-$62.50; Pearl Jam, with special
guest Buzzcocks, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26 (June
25 concert is sold out), $41.50-$43.50; and
singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, with special guests
Steve Earle & The Dukes and Kelp' Mo', 7 p.m.
Friday June 27, $25.50-$39.50. (248) 645-6666.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts the Great Southern
Golf Scramble Benefit Concert, with performances
by favorite Ark artists including Tom Paxton, Chris
Smither, Matt Watroba and more, 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
June 22, $15; bluegrass music by Mountain Heart , 8
p.m. Wednesday, June 25, $15; and blues/jazz/
funk/folk guitarist and singer Erin McKeown, 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 26, $13.50. (734) 761-1451.
The sounds of country music come to Sterling
Heights' Freedom Hill Amphitheater with Dwight
Yoakam, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26, $25-$35;
and Loretta Lynn, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, $25-
$45. (248) 645-6666.
ON THE STAGE
Bloomfield Hills' Cranbrook Art Museum hosts
Voices on the Road: Take a Ride with the
Citywide Poets of Detroit, a two-hour presentation
during which beginners and mature poets present a
mixture of poetry inspired by the road, 3 p.m.
Saturday, June 21, on the grounds of the museum,
weather permitting. Free. (877) 462-7262.
Howie Mandel entertains at the Andiamo
Celebrity Showroom in Warren Wednesday and
Thursday, June 25-26. Seating begins at 7 p.m.;
Family Night at the Detroit
Historical Museum includes guided
tours, special programs and activities,
food and snacks, 5-9 p.m. Friday, June
27. (313) 833-9720.
Relentless: The Struggle for Peace in
Israel, a film with graphic footage that
features clips from Palestinian TV, reli-
Birmingham's Robert Kidd gallery
gious sermons and political rallies to
hosts New Faces '03, showcasing the tal-
reveal a behind-the-scenes look at
ents of more than 14 artists new to the
Palestinian politics and culture, screens
Arts & Entertainment
Detroit area, June 21-July 26. (248) 642-
p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Uptown
Palladium 12 in downtown Birmingham,
Portrait from the Eisenhowers to
$15; and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Keter Torah
the George W. Bushes, an exhibit of presidential
Synagogue, 5480 Orchard Lake Road, in West
photos by renowned photographer Harry Benson, is
Bloomfield, followed by a 30-minute moderated
on display at Birmingham's Community House
discussion, $10 adults/$5 children. Advance tickets:
through June 22. (248) 644-5832.
(888) 883-4726 or www.discoveryproduction.com .
Call for artists: Our Town 2003, an all-media
exhibition and sale running Oct. 15-18 at
Birmingham's Community House, requires submis-
sions by Friday, Aug. 1. (248) 644-5832.
Meadow Brook Music Festival presents Detroit
THE ART SCENE
Public Television's Kids' Club Live, featuring
Arthur, Sesame Street's Elmo and Clifford the Big
Red Dog, 1 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. $12-
$15. (248) 645-6666.
Michelle Vacca's Jackie and the Beanstalk, direct-
ed by WSU voice professor Nancy Lipschultz, turns
the classic fairy tale on its ear and comes to WSU's
Hilberry Theatre 10:30 a.m. June 26-27, 30; July 1-
3, 7-12. $4. (313) 577-2972.
Ann Arbor's Wild Swan Theater hosts a production
of Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad, geared toward chil-
dren ages 3-8, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday and
Friday and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26-28,
at Washtenaw Community College, Morris J. Lawrence
Bldg., Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr.
$81$6 children. (734) 424-9591.
udaica jewelry and ceramics
will be available this year at
the West Bloomfield Art
Festival, planned 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, June 21-22, at
the Henry Ford Medical Center
in West Bloomfield.
Local artist Marcy Feldman will
be showing new Judaic pendants,
while Canadian ceramists Sheldon
and Fiona Collins will have
menorot, seder plates and trivets.
In its ninth year, the West
Bloomfield event will feature the
original pieces of 200 artists
working in a variety of media.
The artists, often from distant
cities, will be on hand to discuss
their work as musicians and
gourmet fOod add to the mood.
Arranged by the West
Learning @ the Opera House, Michigan Opera
Theatre's summer learning institute, runs June 23-
August 17 with lectures, workshops, performances
and demonstrations for the whole family. Course
catalogues are available by calling (313) 237-3238.
The International Freedom Festival presents 100
events on both sides of the Detroit River, including
the "Motion Picture Madness" themed annual fire-
works display, beginning 10:06 p.m. Wednesday,
June 25 (rain date is June 26). (313) 923-7400.
— Editorial assistant Bobbi Charnas
contributed to this column
Bloomfield Chamber of
Howard Alan Events,
the festival requires no
Information is available at
(248) 626-3636 and
Sheldon and Fiona Collins: Challah board
During almost the
same time period — 10
added sushi sets in champagne to
a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10
green palettes, will be among a
a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, June 21-22,
number of Jewish artists repre-
local potter Carole Berhorst will
sented in the event, which
be among 150 artists showing
charges a $3 admission fee.
their work for the third annual
Items displayed for sale include
Fine Art at Meadow Brook
Music Festival. An outside panel
ceramics, jewelry, fibers, glass,
of art specialists as arranged by
photos, wood and mixed m.edia.
event partners Palace Sports and
Artists will be judged for cash
Entertainment and the Creative
awards. Information can be
Arts Council juried the entries.
obtained at (248) 377-0100.
Berhorst, who shows dinner-
— Suzanne Chesskr
ware and serving pieces and has
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