Birmingham Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra
presents its "Between the Holidays Special," con-
ducted by Felix Resnick, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30,
at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township. Pianist
David Syme will perform Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody
on a Theme of Paganini and Gershwin's Piano
Concerto in F. $25/children free. (248) 645-2276.
At Orchestra Hall, the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Neeme Jarvi, plays
Romantic Interludes by Richard Strauss, Brahms,
Beethoven/Oundjian and Hindemith 8 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 8; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10; and 3
p.m. Stinday, Jan. 11. $18-$86. (313) 576-5111.
Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings'
Nightnotes Series hosts French Twist, an evening of
French classics featuring pianist Pauline Martin,
violinist Paul Kantor, violist Adrienne Jacobs and
cellist Debra Fayroian, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at
Hagopian World of Rugs in Birmingham. A recep-
tion begins at 8 p.m. $19. (248) 559-2095.
Chamber Music Society of Detroit hosts the
Bergen Woodwind Quintet, with Israeli-born
pianist Orli Shaham, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 10, at Seligman
Performing Arts Center in Beverly
Hills. The concert will feature
works by Barber, Mozart and
Reicha. Shaham is the sister of vio-
linist Gil Shaham; she received her
first scholarship for musical' study
at the age of 5 from the America-
Israel Cultural Foundation. $20-
$67. (248) 855-6070.
The George Crumb Trio, with
flutist Norbert Girlinger, cellist
Andres Pozlberger and pianist
Sven Birch, plays a Brunch with
Bach concert ranging from the classical repertoire
to contemporary music for trio 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Seating begins at 11 a.m.; $22 adults/$11 chil-
dren under 12/$5 concert only stairwell seating.
Ferndale's Magic Bag hosts Ekoostik Hookah,
with vocalist/keyboardist Dave Katz, Friday and
Saturday, Dec. 19-20, doors at 8 p.m., $15; Grateful
Dead re-creation band Dark Star Orchestra,
Tuesday, Dec. 30, doors at 8 p.m., $20; and the
10th annual Anti-Freeze Blues Festival, Friday, Jan.
2, with headliner The Black Keys, doors at 7 p.m.,
$20, and Saturday, Jan. 3, with headliner Chris
Duarte and featuring Pazman's Super Session, doors
at 7 p.m., $20. (248) 544-3030.
The Ark in Ann Arbor presents its second annual
Concert for Peace, with musicians Dick Siegel,
Kevin Meisel, Sari Brown and more, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21, $11; and folk rock band Eddie
From Ohio, 8 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
Jan. 10-11, $20. (734) 761-1451.
Howard's satire about a small town in
At the Palace of Auburn Hills: Jane's
two actors take all the roles, Jan. 7-
Addiction, with co-founder and now
Feb. 1. Call for show times. $22-$38.
observant Jew Perry Farrell, joins with
Marilyn Manson for a performance 7
We Are Not Good Girls, a blues musi-
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, $39.50; leg-
written by Kate Hart, with additional
endary rocker David Bowie takes the
by Susie Woodman and Kathi
stage 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, $43.50-
centers on five feisty women
$63.50; and Bette Midler hits the road
blues singers on tour; the second act is an
for the first time in four years with her
all-original blues revue. It runs Fridays
"Kick My Brass" Tour 8 p.m. Saturday,
and Saturdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 1, at the
Jan. 10, $39.50-$175. (248) 645-6666.
Lafayette Grand, 155 Saginaw St., in
The Paradise Jazz Series at the Max M
downtown Pontiac. Featured in the pro-
Fisher Music Center hosts the Regina
duction are Hart and Woodman, along
Carter Quintet 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15,
with Barbara Bredius, Emily Rose and Rick Zeldes.
at Orchestra Hall. Detroit native Carter has been
$25/includes dinner at 7 p.m., followed by the
named best violinist four straight years in
show. (248) 366-0027.
Downbeat's Critics' Poll. $18-$85. (313) 576-5111.
WSU's Hilberry Theatre debuts its production of
Blues master B.B. King performs 8 p.m. Friday,
Macbeth, directed by Gillian Eaton, 8
Jan. 16, at Detroit's Fox Theatre. $29.50-$49.50.
Saturday, Jan. 9-10. It runs in reper-
tory through March 4. $12-$20. (313) 577-2972.
Dearborn Theatre Guild presents Ray Cooney's
Funny Money, about a mild-mannered CPA who
accidentally picks up a briefcase filled with money
and decides to keep it, Jan. 9-25. Call for show
times. $11. (313) 561-8587.
Troy's Ridgedale players stages The Glass
Menagerie, Tennessee Williams' tale of a Southern
family caught in a fragile web of relationships, Jan. 9-
25. Call for show times. $11-$12. (248) 988-7049.
Performance Network Theatre presents the
Fireside Festival of New Work, a series of staged
readings of new plays in development, Jan. 14-18.
Call for times. $5 per reading/$25 for series pass.
Desdemona, a Play About A Handkerchief is a
dark comedy by Paula Vogel that challenges the so-
called "rules of femininity" that have constrained
women for centuries. Directed by Ph.D. candidate
Lisa Hodge Kander, it runs 8 p.m. Thursdays-
Saturdays, Jan. 15-24, at WSU's Studio Theatre. $6-
$8. (313) 577-2972.
THE BIG SCREEN
Bette Midler takes the stage at the Palace of Auburn
Hills on Jan. 10.
ON THE STAGE
Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam, winner of the
2003 Tony for Best Special Theatrical Event, fea-
tures eight, diverse young poets who speak from the
heart about topics ranging from politics to Krispy
Kreme donuts, and comes to Detroit's Music Hall
Center for the Performing Arts Dec. 30-Jan. 4. Call
for show times. $19.50-$49.50/all opening night
seats are $22.50. (313) 963-2366.
Meadow Brook Theatre in Rochester presents
Greater Tuna, Joe Sears, Jaston Williams and Ed
Ferndale's Magic Bag hosts the 11th Annual
Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Animation
Festival, featuring a compilation of bizarre, tacky
and tasteless brand-new animated shorts, Dec. 22-
Jan. 4. All shows are for 18 and over only. Tickets
are $7 at the door. For a complete schedule of
shorts, days and times, call (248) 544-3030.
Young Black Stallion, a prequel to the 1979 clas-
sic and Disney's first live action dramatic feature
made for the giant screen, debuts Thursday, Dec.
25, at the Henry Ford IMAX Theatre in Dearborn.
The film's story and screenplay were written by
Jeanne Rosenberg (The journey of Natty Gann). For
IMAX tickets and show times, call (313) 271-1570.
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts hosts
Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz, an interactive theatrical
film experience for the whole family, 3 and 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 11. Audience members are invited to
dress as Wizards characters for a pre-show costume
parade. $18-$25. (586) 286-2222.
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