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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-05-07

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Best Bets

Chapel Chamber Series 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
May 16, at the temple in West Bloomfield.
Free and open to the community. For
reservations, call (248) 661-5700.

Tour, featuring songs and performanc-
es by artists from the 0 Brother, Where
Michigan Opera Theatre presents Gilbert and
Art Thou? and Cold Mountain sound-
Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, including per-
tracks, with Alison Krause and Union
formances by Broadway stars Andrew Varela (Les
Station, Jerry Douglas, Ralph Stanley
Miserables, King David) and David Gagnon, May
and numerous others, stops at Detroit's
8-16 at the Detroit Opera House. Call for per-
Fox Theatre 8 p.m. Thursday, May 13.
Classic rock group Yes performs 8 p.m.
formance times. $26-$113. (313) 237-7464.
$42-$55. (248) 433-1515.
Saturday, May 8, at the Palace of Auburn
The DSO's principal cellist Robert DeMaine
Art Garfunkel, joined by Maia
Arts & Life Editor
Hills. $29.50-$59.50. (248) 645-6666.
and pianist Pauline Martin perform in a special
Sharp and Buddy Mondlock, per-
Under the direction of Ben Cohen,
Mother's Day Brunch with Bach program noon
forms songs from his latest album,
Zamir Chorale of Metropolitan Detroit
Sunday, May 9, in Kresge Court at the Detroit
to be Noticed, 8 p.m. Friday, May
presents Oh Mama, a multigenerational Mother's
Institute of Arts. $25-$50/for special packages,
Ford Community & Performing
Day concert featuring a wide range of songs in
including brunch, concert, a tour of "American
Arts Center. $35-$39. (313) 943-2354.
honor of mothers, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 9, at
Attitudes" featuring Whistler's Mother and/or a talk
The 22nd annual Downtown Hoedown, a free
the Jewish Community Center in West
by Whistler's Mother author Margaret McDonald,
country music festival featuring the Charlie
Bloomfield. Free and open to the community.
call (313) 494-5230.
Daniels Band, LeAnn Rimes, Tracy Byrd, Buddy
(248) 661-1000.
Sir Andrew Davis conducts
and other artists, runs noon-2 p.m. and 4
New papa (with wife Kate
the Detroit Symphony
Friday, noon-midnight Saturday
Hudson) Chris Robinson and the
Orchestra and French pianist
May 14-16, at Detroit's
New Earth Mud take the stage
Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Grieg's
Hart Plaza.
Monday, May 10, at Detroit's St.
Concerto for Piano 8 p.m.
Andrew's Hall. Doors at 7 p.m.
Thursday and Friday and 8:30
$17.50. (248) 645-6666.
p.m. Saturday, May 13-15, at
Harry Connick Jr. brings his
the Max M. Fisher Music
"Only You Tour" to Ann Arbor's
As part of its Open Borders Initiative, Breathe Art
Center. Tippet's Little Music and
Hill Auditorium 8 p.m.
Theatre Project presents Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-
Elgar's Symphony No. 2 round
Monday, May 10. $35-$79.50.
winning 1998 play, How I Learned to Drive, the
out the program. $19-$105.
(248) 645-6666.
portrait of a complex relationship between a niece
(313) 576-5111.
New York City-based band
and her uncle by marriage, Thursday-Saturday, May
The Cleveland Duo — violin-
The Strokes perform Monday,
13-15, at the Capitol Theatre in Windsor, Ontario,
ist Stephen Warner and pianist
May 10, at Detroit's State
$20 CDN; and Friday and Saturday, May 21-22, at
Carolyn Gadiel Warner — with
Theatre. Doors at 6:30 p.m.
the Studio Theatre, located in the lower level of the
classical saxophonist James
Hilberry Theatre in Detroit, $10 USD. Call for
Chris Robinson performs
Umble perform in a return visit
The Great High Mountain
show times. (519) 253-7729.
to Temple Israel's Schmier



politicians, community
The quotations listed
below offer some thoughts
for the celebration of
Mother's Day:

Mama Said

"Quotable" draws inspiration from 317 Jewish women.


Special to the Jewish News


laine Bernstein Partnow has had a mission
since the 1970s — calling attention to
statements made by notable women, from
biblical to modern times. Her fifth edition of The
Quotable Woman, published in 2001, became a
tome that had grown with each publication.
This year, Partnow is coming out with a new
book of statements that she found elicited her per-
sonal emotions. The Quotable Jewish Woman:

Wisdom, Inspiration 6- Humor from the Mind and
Heart (Jewish Lights Publishing: $24.95) turned
out to be a fun way to explore her own roots.
Partnow found statements that resonated.with
her through books, magazines and the Web.

5/ 7



"I want to raise the visibility
of women and used my own
sensibilities to do that," says
Partnow, 60, who also does pre-
sentations about a handful of
those she has referenced. "The
latest book has 2,400 quota-
tions from 317 women."
Partnow has divided state-
ments according to many sub-
jects, such as "Beauty &
Appearance," "Community &
Citizenship" and "Money,
Business & Economics." At the
end of the book, she has short
biographies on the people
quoted — writers, entertainers,

"The only thing I know
for sure is that I would
rather have a child than a

— Anne Roiphe,
"Fruitful, " 1996

"My mother said I drove
her crazy. I did not drive
my mother crazy. I flew
her there. It was faster."

— Robin Tyler, standup

"The Quotable Jewish Woman" offers
reflections on Jewish motherhood.

"Only a mother remem-
bers her children's land-
marks as her own."

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