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Arts Entertainment

Best Bets

Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13, at
8 p.m. Monday, July 14, $13.50.
Detroit's Ford Field. $56. (248) 645-6666
(734) 761-1451.
The Golden Rain Percussion Ensemble plays
DTE Energy Music Theatre hosts
Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello
transcriptions of classics, ragtime, jazz compositions
pop/rock musician Michael McDonald,
takes the stage 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
and contemporary percussion literature on marim-
7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, $18.50-
July 15, at Sterling Heights' Freedom
bas, xylophones, timpani, gongs, bells and more than
$32.50; Blues Traveler and Ziggy
Hill Amphitheatre. $25-$35.
100 instruments belonging to the percussion family
Marley, 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, $18.50-
(248) 645-6666.
6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday, July 11, as part of Fine Arts
$32.50; tribute show ABBA, The Music,
The city of Oak Park presents
Friday Night at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Free
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, $18.50-
jazz/pop/R&B artist Kimmie Horne 7:30
with museum admission. (313) 833-7900.
$29.50; classic rockers
p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Shepherd Park,
Also at the DIA, a Brunch with Bach concert,
GAIL ZIMMERMAN
Queensryche/Dream Theatre, 7 p.m.
at the corner of Church and Northfield.
Arts d' Entertainment
featuring sopranos Audrey Luna, pianist Brad
Thursday, July 17, $23-$38; and
Free. (248) 691-7555.
Editor
Caldwell and percussionist Allen Otte, takes place
Lollapalooza 2003, with rocker-turned-
Rock group Train, with special guest
Sunday, July 13. Brunch at 11 a.m./concert at 11:30
observant Jew Perry Farrell and Jane's
Matt Nathanson, takes the stage
a.m.; $22 adults/$11 children under 12. Concert
Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus and more, 12:30
Thursday, July 17, at Clutch Cargo's in Pontiac.
only stairwell seating: $5. (313) 833-4005.
p.m. Friday, July 18, $57.50. (248) 645-6666.
Doors at 6 p.m. $25. (248) 645-6666.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs_Mostly
Meadow Brook Music Festival presents con-
The Community House Jazzfest in
Mozart, a concert featuring the composer's Overture to ductor/trumpeter Doc Severinson, longtime
Birmingham, featuring Sheila Landis, Brazilian
Don Giovanni, Divertimento in D major and
bandleader of the Tonight Show, leading the
Love Affair, Alexander Zonjic and Friends, Gato
Symphony No. 39 — with Haydn's Concerto for Cello
DSO and vocalist Carmen Bradford in a tribute
Barbieri, Thornetta Davis, Kenny Garrett, David
thrown into the mix — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
to Duke Ellington, 6 p.m. Sunday, July 13, $13-
Benoit and more, all performing in Shain Park,
July 18-19, at Meadow Brook Music Festival. $9-$55
$55; and boogie-woogie jazz pianist Michael
runs Thursday-Saturday, July 17-19. Free. Info:
advance/$14-$60 at the door. (248) 576-5111.
Kaeshammer, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16,
(248) 644-5832.
$10-$20. (248) 645-6666.
The Ark in Ann Arbor offers bluegrass ensemble
Robinella & the CC String Band, 7:30 p.m.
ON THE STAGE
Eminem performs to a home audience, with spe-
Sunday, July 13, $13.50; and dance show Steve
The Dearborn Summer Music Festival presents
cial guests Missy Elliott and 50 Cent, 7:30 p.m.
Riley and the Mamou Playboys,
Side by Side with Sondheim, a review of music and
lyrics by the legendary composer, 8 p.m. Friday and
Saturday, July 11-12, at Dearborn's Ford
away from simple,
NICE JEWISH BOYS
Community & Performing Arts Center.
sweet pop songs to a
$15-$16. (313) 943-2354.
more cluttered, elec-
The Dexter Community Players present composer
t has been four years since
of Wayne share a sharp
tronic sound first
Stephen
Schwartz's Pippin, the pop-rock musical
Fountains of Wayne and Ben
pop sensibility that
shown on his CD
about
the
son of Charlemagne, 8 p.m. Fridays and
Lee put out full-length albums,
places emphasis on
Breathing Tornados.
Saturdays
and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 11-13 and 18-
and while the band and the solo
melody and catchy
The changes, though,
19,
at
Dexter
High School, 2200 N. Parker Road at
artist haven't previously toured
hooks.
should take nothing
Shield, in Dexter. Ticket price TBA. (734) 426-
together, their summer concert
Welcome Interstate
away from Lee's electri-
5060.
jaunt is a match made in
Managers picks up
ing stage presence, a
The Michigan Shakespeare Festival runs July 15-
Hebrew school, as both Lee and
right where Fountain
skill he's been honing
Aug.
3, in Ella Sharp Park in Jackson, Mich. For
Fountains of Wayne's Adam
of Wayne's Utopia
since his first shows in
more
information, call (517) 788-5032.
Schlesinger are former bar mitz-
Parkway left off in
Adam Schlesinger Sydney at age 13.
The
Actors Company stages the Detroit premiere
vah boys.
1999. Their school-age of Fountains of
Unlike previous Lee
of
Bat
Boy: The Musical, a comedy/horror show
Heralding the release of
masterpiece paid horn- Wayne and Ben
tours, it's unlikely the
about
a
half boy/half bat creature who is discovered
Fountains of Wayne's Welcome
age to Coney Island
Lee: An emphasis musician will be
in
a
cave
near Hope Falls, W Va., 8 p.m.
Interstate Managers and Lee's Hey tattoos, planetarium
accompanied by
on melody and
Thursdays-Saturdays,
July 17-Aug. 1, at Village
You. Yes You. (which was released laser shows and myriad
actress Claire Danes,
catchy hooks.
Players
Playhouse
in
Birmingham.
$15-$18.
last year in his native Australia
teenage rites of pas-
his girlfriend of six
(248)
644-2075.
but is just now coming out
sage. Their new CD's
years. Rumors have
Stagecrafters Youtheatre mounts a production of
stateside), the 16-date tour stops subjects skew a bit older.
swirled that the Terminator 3:
The
Adventures of Tom Sawyer 7 p.m. Thursday
at Detroit's Saint Andrew's Hall
It's stocked with characters
Rise of the Machines star will
and Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.
for an all-ages show on
with mind-numbing post-college convert to Judaism for her
Sunday, July 17-20, at the Baldwin Theatre in Royal
Wednesday, July 16.
jobs and nascent alcohol prob-
longtime beau, but they are as
Oak. Featured performers include Joel Silverman of
The pair make something of
lems (no word on whether that
yet unsubstantiated.
Franklin,
Jeffery Astrein of Huntington Woods,
an ironic couple: Schlesinger is
includes too much Manischewitz
— Erin Podolsky
Kayla
Freedman
of Oak Park and Jessica Phillips of
35 but — along with singer
at the holiday table) — though
West
Bloomfield.
$5-$7. (248) 541-6430.
Chris Collingwood — often
not before the first single,
writes songs from a teenager's or
"Stacy's Mom," can paint a
early twentysomething's perspec- cocksure picture of a boy dating
Fountains of Wayne and Ben
FAMILY FUN
tive; Lee is 24 but has been put-
Lee play Saint Andrew's Hall
a girl just to get a chance at her
Dig up fossils, get dirty and discover everything
ting out adult-sounding records
in Detroit in an all-ages show
mother.
there is to know about dinosaurs during Dinosaur
for nearly a decade.
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16.
For Lee, Hey You. Yes You. is
Days, running 1-4 p.m. Saturdays, July 12 and Aug.
But no matter what their sub-
$15. (248) 645-6666
something of a departure, con-
9, at Cranbrook Institute of Science. Free with
ject matter, Lee and Fountains
tinuing the musician's move
museum admission. (248) 645-3210.

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