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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-03-26

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Violinist Joshua Bell, accompanied by pianist
Simon Mulligan, performs in a Chamber Music
Society of Detroit concert 8 p.m. Saturday, March
27, at Seligman Performing Arts Center in Beverly
Hills. $20-$67. (248) 855-6070.
Hailed as one of the most exciting new keyboard
talents in years, Chinese-born pianist Lang Lang
performs works by Schumann, Haydn, Schubert,
Tan Dun, Chopin and Mozart 8 p.m. Thursday,
April 1, at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. $10-$50.
(734) 764-2538.
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski joins conductor
Lawrence Foster and the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra in a concert featuring pieces by Esa-Pekka
Salonen, Mozart and Schumann 10:45 a.m. and 8
p.m. Friday and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2-3, at
the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. $15-
$105. (313) 576-5111.


A resident Lincoln Center orchestra featuring 18
prominent soloists from the Latin jazz scene, the
Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra takes the stage 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 27, at Hill Auditorium in Ann
Arbor. $10-$40. (734) 764-2538.
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts folk artists Susan
Werner, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 27, $15; Joan
Baez, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 28, $25-$45; and
John McCutcheon, 8 p.m. Friday, April 2, $17.50.
(734) 761-1451.
New York-based singer-songwriter Jen Chapin
(Harry's daughter) performs at Ferndale's Magic
Bag Tuesday, March 30. Doors at 8 p.m. $8.
(248) 544-3030.
Texan-born Jewish rocker Ben Kweller performs 8
p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Royal Oak Music
Theatre. Doors at 6:30 p.m. $15. (248) 645-6666.
Jazz vocalist Sheila Landis brings her six-piece
group Brazilian Love Affair to the Lila Jones Theater
at Oakland Community College in Royal Oak 7:30
p.m. Friday, April 2. $15. (248) 246-2627.
Featuring a different lineup each night of new and
veteran acoustic folk artists, the third annual
acoustic showcase benefit for the Motor City Music
Foundation/Detroit Music Awards (to be held April
23 at the State Theater) takes place 7 p.m.-midnight
Friday and Saturday, April 2-3, at Ferndale's Xhedos
Cafe. $5 cover. (248) 399-3946, Ext. 10.








WSU's Hilberry Theatre presents Robert
Schenkkan's The Kentucky Cycles, Parts I and II, a
two-part epic following a 200-year history of three
families' servitude to land and blood. Running in
repertory through May 15, Part I debuts 7 p.m.
Friday, April 1, and Part II debuts 7 p.m. Saturday,
April 2. Call for additional show times. $12-$20.
(313) 577-2972.

In a tribute to one "of U-M's most
3, at the Power Center, $15 adults/$7
famous alumni, the Department of
children. (734) 764-2538.
Theatre and Drama presents An Arthur
Miller Celebration, combining scenes
from both well-known and rarely per-
formed works by the renowned play-
Comedian Steve Brewer; host of his
wright as well as notes from his autobiog-
own standup comedy special on
raphy Timebends, 8 p.m. Fridays and
Showtime, debuts Blue Monday, an
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, April 2-
Arts 6- Lifi, Editor
evening of "dirty comedy" with some of
11, at Trueblood Theatre, located in the
the best politically incorrect comedians in
Frieze Building on the Ann Arbor cam-
Detroit, the last Monday of each month,
pus. $8-$15. (734) 764-2538. Arthur Miller will
beginning 8 p.m. Monday, March 29, at Mark
appear in a symposium about his work 10 a.m.
Ridley's Comedy Castle. $7. (248) 542-9900:
Thursday, April 1, in the Mendelssohn Theatre, 911
N. University in Ann Arbor; open to the
public/admission is free.
West Bloomfield's Yolanda Fleischer directs The
Winner of six European Film Awards, including
Drawer Boy, Michael Healy's play about an eager
picture, screenplay and actor, Good Bye,
young actor who volunteers to help on a farm and
(Germany — 2003 — Wolfgang Becker), a
stumbles upon keys to painful memories, 8:30 p.m.
set during German reunification in 1989
Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays
screens at the Detroit Film Theatre at the
and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, April 1-May 23, at
9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4
Detroit Repertory Theatre. $17. (313) 868-1347.
March 26-28. $5.50-$6.50.
Chelsea's Purple Rose Theatre Company presents
the Michigan premiere of The Underpants, an adap-
Cranbrook Art Museum's 20th Century Art and
tation of Carl Sternheim's classic 1910 farce by actor
Film Series screens Daniel Libeskind:
Steve Martin, April 1-June 5. Call for show times.
to the 21st Century, in which the archi-
$22.50-$32.50. (734) 433-7673.
tect, his critics and supporters air their views on the
Jewish Museum in Berlin and Libeskind's other con-
troversial projects, 1 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at the
museum. Free with admission. (877) 462-7262.*
Les Ballets Africains, Africa's most accomplished
touring company, brings a mix of traditional dance,
music, acrobatics and storytelling to the Detroit
Opera House 8 p.m. Saturday, March 27. $28-$43.
The Detroit News Young People's Concerts pres-
(313) 237-7464.
The Way We Work, in which the Detroit
Billed as a "Middle Eastern Riverdance, the
Symphony Orchestra demonstrates how sounds
Bellydance Superstars perform 7 p.m. (doors at 6
come together to make beautiful music with selec-
p.m.) and 10 p.m. (doors at 9 p.m.) Saturday, March
tions from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, 10 a.m. and
27, at Ferndale's Magic Bag. $20. (248) 544-3030.
11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at Orchestra Hall.
Inspired by the Tennessee William's play, the
(313) 576-5111.
North Carolina Dance Theatre performs A Streetcar
Named Desire, a work choreographed by Mark
Diamond that incorporates jazz, contemporary and
classical music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday
The 26th annual Ann Arbor Spring Art Fair runs
and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1-4, at the
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Detroit Opera House. $25-$70. (313) 237-7464
Sunday, March 27-28, on the Washtenaw Farm
Eisenhower Dance Company and the Warren
Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $5.
Symphony Orchestra come together in Music in
(800) 888-9489.
Motion, choreographed by Laurie Eisenhower
The Detroit Institute of Arts hosts the 67th annu-
and featuring music by Britten, Respighi, Satie
al Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition, fea-
and Gershwin, 8 p.m. Friday, April 2, at
turing hundreds of objects in all media by students
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. $15-
kindergarten through 12th grade, March 27-May
$22. (586) 286 2222.
8, at the Detroit Public Library, across Woodward
Tricodex, a new work by French cinema, circus
Avenue from the museum. (313) 833-4202.
and theater artist Philippe Decoufle, who staged
Ferndale's Lawrence St. Gallery presents
the opening and closing ceremonies of the
Exposures: Photography '04, an exhibit and com-
Albertville, France, Olympics, features 30 dancers,
petition juried by Linda Soberman, March 30-April
150 costumes and video projections and will be
performed 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 2-3, at 30. Opening reception: 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 2.
(248) 544-0394.
the Power Center in Ann Arbor, $14-$42. There
In advance of its "Celebrate Glass Month" show
will be a family performance 1 p.m. Sunday, April
opening April 4, the Janice Charach Epstein Gallery


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