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CLASSICAL NOTES

FAMILY FUN

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, with pianist
Marc-Andre Hamelin and conductor Ion Marin,
performs The Romance of Rachmaninoff, featuring
the composer's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Berlioz's Le
Corsaire and Symphonie Fantastique, 8 p.m. Friday
and Saturday, July 11-12, at Meadow Brook Music
Festival. $9-$55 advance/$14-$60 at the door.
(313) 576-5111.

The city of Oak Park's Funday
includes activities at Shepherd Park begin-
ning 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 4, with the
annual Three Mile Run, followed at 9
a.m. with a Youth Assistance Pancake
Breakfast and at 11 a.m. with the city
parade. Food and game booths, pony
rides, petting farm, moonwalk and more
run 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Moose and Da
GAIL ZINIMERNIAN
Arts ks:-- Entertainment
Sharks entertain in concert at 1 p.m.
Editor
(248) 691-7555.
Michigan Opera Theatre performs The
Musicians of Bremen, from the Brothers Grimm
story, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Birmingham's
WHATNOT
Baldwin Public Library. (248) 647-1700.
Storytellers Badria Jazairi and Laura Pershin
Raynor share memories of growing up in Jewish
and Arabic households in Family Fortunes:
THE ART SCENE
Memories of Colorful Characters From Our Arab
The Wyandotte Street Art Fair runs 9 a.m.-10
and Jewish Past, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the
p.m. Wednesday-Friday, July 9-12, along Biddle
Ann Arbor District Library in downtown Ann
Avenue between Oak and Eureka. (734) 324-4506.
Arbor. (734) 327-4200.
Plymouth's Art in the Park fills the city's Kellogg
Ypsilanti's historic Depot Town invites Elvis fans
Park noon-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and
to the annual Michigan Elvisfest, running 5 p.m.-
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 11-13. (734) 454-1314.
12 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-12 a.m. Saturday, July
Four Seasons in Japanese Art, an ensemble of
11-12, at Riverside Park. $7/10 and under free.
paintings, prints, ceramics and lacquerware of the
(734) 327-4560.
18th-20th centuries in which seasonal and calendri-
Editorial Assistant Bobbi Charnas contributed to
cal motifs play a major role, runs July 5-Jan. 4,
this column.

POP/ROCK/JAZZ/FOLK

DTE Energy Music Theatre welcomes classic
rockers Boston, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 5,. $28.50-
$43.50; country star Kenny Chesney with special
guests Keith Urban and Deana Carter, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 6, $32.50-$52.50; pop/rock groups
The Knack, The Smithereens and The Outfield,
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, $15.50-$29.50; rock-
ers Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat with special guest
Mountain, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, $17.50-
$27.50; and classic rockers John Kay & Steppenwolf
with special guest Mark Farner, 7:30 p.m. Friday,
July 11, $18.50-$29.50. (248) 645-6666.
Meadow Brook Music Festival presents pop/jazz
singer Norah Jones with special guest Richard
Julian, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 5, $30-$50; Grammy
Award-winning singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman
with special guest Joseph Arthur, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 8, $20-$32.50; and jam rock band
Widespread Panic, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9,
$28. (248) 645-6666.
Taking the stage at Sterling Heights' Freedom
Hill Amphitheater are veteran rocker Joe Cocker,
7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5, $20-$35; rock star
and former Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth,
7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, $25-$35; and Earth,
Wind & Fire, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, $25-
$45. (248) 645-6666.
The Ark in Ann Arbor presents the English pub
songs and traditional ballads of John Roberts &
Tony Barrand, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, $15; blues
harmonica player Charlie Musselvvite, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9, $17.50; jazz by renowned studio
and backup musicians The Jeff Coffin Mu'tet, 8
p.m. Thursday, July 10, $15; and Finvarra's Wren, a
Michigan quartet playing Irish, Scottish and Celtic-
American folk music, 8 p.m. Friday, July 11,
$13.50. (734) 764-1451.
Ramsey Lewis Trio and Angela Bofill perform 7
p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Detroit's Chene Park
Amphitheatre. $15. (248) 645-6666.
Enjoy two evenings of local jazz pianists at Ann
Arbor's Kerrytown Concert House as Rick Roe and
Charles Boles take the stage 8 p.m. Friday, July 11;
and Bess Bonnier and Gary Schunk perform 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 12. $10-$25. (734) 769-2999.

2004, at the University of Michigan
Museum of Art. (734) 764-0395.
Ferndale's Au Courant Interior Design
Studio/Gallery features Parallel Motion,
the paintings of Detroit artist Sally
Schluter Tardella, through Aug. 9. (248)
548-3770.
Through July, Del Gallery in
Southfield hosts the paintings of Yuriy
Savchenko of Ukraine, whose work is
prominent in public and private collec-
tions throughout the world, including
Israel. (248) 423-7270.

Lipshultz, whose profes
sional experience includes
numerous stage credits.
Jackie and the Beanstalk,
written by Michelle Vacca,
represents I,ipshultz's direc-
torial debut at the Hilberr-y.
It features SUS= Korson as
Jackie, who finds a world of
new adventures after climb-
Kelly

Nancy Lipshultz, who has appeared with the
Jewish Ensemble Theatre and the Readers
TI10004t,,the Jewish Community. Center, is
directing Jackie and the Beanstalk for Wayne
State University's Hilberry Theatre.
The music-AI adaptation of the classic tale, with
a female lead character and a pop-rock score, runs
through July 12.
"Our version is very positive and shows a
positive relationship between Jackie and her
Sarah 1{orson and Chris Hazlett j Rn°g:tishi
teh as i bnjean
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mom," says Lipshultz, professor of voice at the in `Jackie and the Beanstalk"
like the upbeat movement
WSU Department of Theatre. "It shows little
and the moral tone of the
girls that they can be independent and coura-
play,' says Lipshultz, whose father was Jewish. "I
geous as well as sweet and lovely."
think the kids will find this version very engaging."
Lipshultz has lived in Michigan on and off since
1989, now back since 1999. Besides working on ffing
---- Suzanne Chessler
Lear at the Hilberry and A Moan fir the Misbegotten at
the Bonstelle Theatre, she has acted in New York,
Jackie and the Beanstalk will be performed 10:30
California and Chicago, where she grew up.
a.m. July 7-12 at the Hilberry Theatre on the
"I was a prison matron on the TV series MIker,
Wayne State University campus. $4/$3 per person
Texas Ranger, and I appeared in the production Irwin
for groups of 10 or more. (313) 577-2972.
Largel y New York with Bill Irwin on Broadway," says

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7/ 4
2003

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