Australia's garage rock foursome The
Shoemaker and the Elves through May
Vines performs Wednesday, March 24, at
2. Call for show times. $7.50/ages 3 and
Performing an all-Beethoven program, the Takacs
Clutch Cargo's in Pontiac. Doors at 7
up. (248) 349-8110.
Quartet takes the stage 6 p.m. Sunday,. March 21, at
p.m. $19. (248) 645-6666.
First Theater Guild of Birmingham
Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor. $22-$40.
Folk-pop group Great Big Sea takes the
presents a youth production of The
stage 8 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at
Emperor's New Clothes 8 p.m. Friday, 2
Cranbrook Music Guild hosts the Bartok Quartet,
Royal Oak Music Theatre. Doors at 6:30
and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday,
performing works by Haydn, Bartok and Beethoven, 8
p.m. $25. (248) 645-6666.
March 26-28, in the Knox Auditorium at
p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at Christ Church Cranbrook
Detroit native Kid Rock rocks the Palace
the First Presbyterian Church, 1669
in Bloomfield Hills. $30. (248) 644-6352.
of Auburn Hills 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday,
Maple Road, in Birmingham. $5 $8.
Arts & Life Editor
The U-M School of Music Opera Theatre pres-
March 25-26. $37.50. (248) 645-6666.
(248) 644-2087, Ext. 151.
ents Mozart's Don Giovanni, with a libretto written
Smooth jazz saxophonists Gerald
by Jewish-born Lorenzo da Ponte, 8 p.m. Thursday-
Albright, Richard Elliot and Paul Taylor join key-
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25-28, at Lydia
boardist Jeff Lorber in Groovin' for Grover, a concert THE ART SCENE
Mendelssohn Theatre in Ann Arbor. $15-$20/$8
celebrating the music of Grover Washington Jr.,
Paint Creek Center for the Arts in Rochester
students. (734) 764-2538.
Friday, March 26, at the State Theater in Detroit.
holds a student and faculty art show March 19-
Doors at 6:30 p.m. $29.50 - $50. (248) 645-6666.
April 10. Opening reception: 6 8 p.m. Friday,
March 19. (248) 651 4110.
Downtown Rochester kicks off its annual series of
Combining traditional klezmer with jazz and clas-
ON THE STAGE
Art Gallery Strolls, a free, self-guided tour of down-
sical influences, Ann Arbor ensemble Into the
The Oakland Theatre Guild presents Frank
town galleries featuring a variety of traditional and
Freylach performs 8 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at
Wildhorn's musical Jekyll and Hyde, based on the
contemporary artworks, 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 26.
Canterbury House, 721 E. Huron, in Ann Arbor.
novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, 7:30 p.m. Fridays
Additional strolls will take place June 25, Sept. 24
$5-$10. (734) 764-3162.
and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, March 19-28, at
and Nov. 26. (248) 656-0060.
Grammy Award-winning Jewish singer-songwriter
the Starlight Theatre in Summit Place Mall. $12-
The University of Michigan Museum of Art pres-
Melissa Manchester teams up with composer/singer
$14. (248) 335-1788.
ents A World of Orchids: Japanese Prints of
Paul Williams for an evening of songs and stories 7
Ann Arbor Civic Theater stages Dinner with
Species Orchids From the Villa Oyamazaki, a series
p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Macomb Center for the
Friends, Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize- winning
of Japanese woodblock prints on paper, March 20-
Performing Arts. $37-$48. (586) 286-2222.
play about the repercussions of a crumbling marriage,
11. (734) 764-0395. As a nice complement to
Detroit's Music Hall Center for the Performing
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday,
the Ann Arbor Orchid Society holds an
Arts presents soul singer supreme Al Green 7:30
March 19-21, at Washington Community College
orchid show and sale noon-4:30 p.m. Saturday and
p.m. Sunday, March 21. $48-$78. (248) 645-6666.
Towsley Auditorium. $13-$19. (734) 971-2228.
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20-21, at
The Institute for Retired Professionals hosts
U-M Musket mounts a production of Kander and
Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Ebb's Cabaret, a musical capturing the decadence in
Germany during the rise of Nazism, 8 p.m. Friday
for the Arts presents its
Bolcom and mezzo-
and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19-21, at the
annual arts fundraiser, with a strolling dinner, open
Power Center in Ann Arbor. $8-$13. (734) 764-2538.
bar, dancing, art gallery featuring the work of local
and silent auction, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April
a concert of
Fisher Building in Detroit. $100/all pro-
Detroit arts education initiatives.
songs, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, March 22,
irreverent views on politics and the social scene 7
at the Jewish
Sunday, March 21, at the Michigan Theater in
Ann Arbor. $38.50-$48.50. (248) 645-6666.
in West Bloomfield.
The annual benched Detroit Kennel Club Dog
Free and open to
Comes to Shove, political satirists The Capitol Steps
Shows return to Cobo Hall 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
the public. (248)
perform a combination of skits and songs 8 p.m.
and Sunday, March 20-21. More than 150 breeds
Melissa Manchester performs at Friday, March 26, at Macomb Center for the
compete for honors. $10 adults/$8 children
Macomb Center on Sunday.
8/$30 family packs (2 adults/3children).
The Motor City
The Junior League of Birmingham hosts the
and Detroit Music Awards present Rockin' On
American Girl Fashion Show, featuring girls and
Through the Years, a star-studded evening featuring
their American Girl dolls dressed in fashions from
Main Stage Theatre Guild presents Snoopy, a
some of the Motor City's best regional talent from
various time periods, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2-
sequel to Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 8 p.m.
yesteryear to the present, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
4.p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30 -4:30
Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, March 19-
Thursday, March 25, at Detroit's Hard Rock Cafe.
Sunday, March 20-21, at Castello di Bologna,
$10/benefits the MCMF's recognition awards to be
Canterbury Village in Lake Orion.
held April 23 at the State Theater. (313) 964-7625.
$3/must be purchased in advance. (248) 203-9841.
Cranbrook Institute of Science hosts
Trumpeter/conductor Doc Severinsen leads the
Smuckers Stars on Ice, featuring many top names
Archeology Day, with hands on exhibits, 1 4 p.m.
DSO Pops in a salute to Duke Ellington 10:45 a.m.
in the skating world, takes to the ice 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 20. Free with museum admis-
and 8 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Saturday, March 20, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
sion. (877) 462-7262.
and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25-28, at the Max M.
$28-$63. (248) 645-6666. I
Northville's Marquis Theatre stages a musical
Fisher Music Center. $15-$86. (313) 576-5111.
version of the Brothers Grimm tale The
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