THE SMALL SCREEN
Cinemax screens Adam Sandler's
Eight Crazy Nights, the comedian's
2002 Chanukah-themed animated
comedy, 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20.
Check your local listings.
The PBS one-hour special A
Chanukah Celebration airs 2 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21, on WTVS-Channel
56. It features a recipe from chef,
author and television host Jeff Nathan
(Neu) Jewish Cuisine); home celebration
and decorating tips from Teresa
Strasser, host of While You Were Out on
the Learning Channel; musical per-
formances from Craig Taubman and
Theodore Bikel; a contemporary telling
of the "Eight Lights of Chanukah" by
Rabbi Irwin Kula; and the award-win-
ning puppets from Alef ... Bet ... Blast-
Offl Actress Fran Drescher begins the
program with her own Chanukah
memories and introduces each segment.
Check your local listings.
Family Workshop, featuring films, a
discussion of the traditions and mean-
ing of the Festival of Lights, the
chance to play dreidel games and
make gifts to take home, 1-3 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21. Refreshments will be
served. The workshop is designed for
children ages 5-10; cost is $3 per child
in addition to regular admission.
Reservations: Call Amy DeWys-
VanHecke at (313) 833-9720.
Schiffinan and her puppet pal "Coco"
present Coco Celebrates Chanukah,
as part of a family fun day including
arts, crafts and games, noon Thursday,
Dec. 25, at the Jewish Community
Center in Oak Park. Free for J.C.C.
members/$10 per nonmember fami-
lies. (248) 967-4030.
Twin brothers San and Laz
Slomovits, of the musical duo
Gemini, perform Good Mischief, a
concert with sing-alongs, tunes
accompanied by hand motions, folk
tales and music from around the
world played on nearly a dozen instru-
ments, 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at
the Detroit Institute of Arts. Free with
museum admission. (313) 833-7900.
Storyteller Lainie Levin presents
World Tales, taking audiences on a
journey from Appalachia to the shtetls
of Europe and beyond, 1:30 and 3
p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Detroit
Institute of Arts. Free with museum
admission. (313) 833-7900.
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Fran Drescher hosts PBS's 'A Chanukah
Celebration" on Dec. 21.
CBS airs the 26th Annual Kennedy
Center Honors Friday, Dec. 26 (check
local listings for time). Honorees
include Godfather of Soul James
Brown, country singer Loretta Lynn,
actress/comedian Carol Burnett and
Jewish recipients director Mike
Nichols and Itzhak Perlman, violinist
and Detroit Symphony Orchestra
principal guest conductor. Replacing
venerable host Walter Cronkite (he
had laryngitis for the Dec. 7 taping) is
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg.
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum,
located at 100 Strand Dr. on Belle
Isle, holds a Children's Chanukah
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A display of hand-crafted Judaica,
created by the Pomegranate Guild of
Southeastern Michigan, is on display
at the Novi Public Library, 45245 W.
10 Mile Road, through the end of
December. Free. (248) 349-0720.
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event, features hundreds of original
works by professional, amateur and
student ice carvers and runs Thursday-
Monday, Jan. 15-19, during daylight
and early evening hours in Plymouth's
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