forming works by Dvorak, Vivaldi, Bartok,
Tansman and Bazelaire in groups of two,
three, four and five, 8:30 p.m. Friday, May
21, at Hagopian World of Rugs in
Birmingham. $10-$19. (248) 559-2095.
DSO flautists Jeffrey Zook and
Sharon Sparrow join pianist Michele
Cooker to perform works by Reinecke,
Martin and Bach 8 p.m. Friday, May 21,
at Ann Arbors Kerrytown Concert
House. $10-$25. (734) 769-2999.
on the comic Voltaire satire, 8 p.m.
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22-23,
at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
Appearing in the production are interna-
tionally acclaimed mezzo-soprano
Frederica von Stade, Broadway singer-
actor Harvey Evans, the AASO and U-M
musical theater students, all under the
Arts & Lift Editor
direction of Martin Katz and Brent
Wagner. $27-$52. (734) 994-4801 or
Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents the
Shanghai Quartet, with violinist Arnold Steinhardt
and pianist Reiko Aizawa, performing works by
Jiang, Haydn and Chausson, 8 p.m. Saturday, May
15, at Seligman Performing Arts Center in Beverly
Hills. $30-$67. (248) 855-6070.
Mexican tenor Manuel Acosta makes his Michigan
debut, accompanied by pianist Kevin Bylsma, in a Pro
Musica Society of Detroit concert 8 p.m. Saturday,
May 15, in the Recital Hall of the Detroit Institute of
Arts (Woodward entrance only). Private guided tours
of the Diego Rivera murals begins at 7 p.m./afterglow
follows concert. $35.
This year's UMS Distinguished Artist
Award goes to Sweet Honey in the Rock,
Pro Mozart Society of
who will be honored at Ann Arbor's Hill
Greater Detroit per-
Auditorium Saturday, May 15, beginning at
forms its 44th annual
6 p.m., when a video tribute will follow a
concert of chamber
recital by the African-American a cappella
work masterpieces by
group. $10-$85. (734) 764-2538.
Ann Arbor's the Blind Pig hosts Dylanfest
pianist Pauline Martin,
2004, in which local folk, country, blues and
rock performers each perform two of their
Pogossian and Varty
favorite Dylan songs, 8-10 p.m. Saturday,
May 15. $8 at the door/proceeds benefit
James van Valkenburg
Ann Arbor SAFE House. (734) 996-8555.
and Theresa Rudolph
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts Four Bitchin'
and cellist Robert
Babes, including current Babes Suzzy Roche,
deMaine, 3 p.m.
Sally Fingerett, Camille West and Debi
Sunday, May 16, at the
Smith, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 15, $20; and
Birmingham Temple in
folk veteran Tom Rush, 8 p.m. Thursday,
May 20, $20. (734) 761-1451.
Talented Youth Prelude
Wynton Marsalis jazz trumpeter protege
Clockwise from lower left:
begins at 2:15
Shannon Eagen, Stephen Sussman Nicholas Payton brings his Sonic Trance
and the sound of New Orleans to the Max
and Rachel Rubin appear in an
the concert. $10-$20.
M. Fisher Music Center in a Paradise Jazz
Oakland Theatre Guild produc-
(248) 683-9626 or
tion of "Oliver!" through May 23. Series Concert 8 p.m. Friday, May 21. $18-
$85. (313) 576-5111.
In his final 2003-2004
concerts with the Detroit
Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor
ON THE STAGE
Itzhak Perlman leads the DSO in Beethoven's
The Oakland Theater Guild presents the Lionel
Symphony No. 5 and two works by Mozart, Symphony
musical Oliver!, based on the novel by Charles
No. 29 and Horn Concerto No. 2, with DSO Principal
7:30 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Horn Karl Pituch as soloist, 10:45 a.m. Friday, 8:30
and 2 p.m. Sundays, through May 23, at
p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21-23, in
the Starlight Theater in the Summit Place Mall.
Orchestra Hall at the Max M. Fisher Music Center.
$10-$14. (248) 335-1788.
$15-$105. (313) 576-5111. (The DSO Volunteer
Featuring a cast of adults and as well as area high
Council holds its fourth annual fundraiser auction,
students from the three Ann Arbor high
An Evening with Itzhak Perlman, beginning 6 p.m.
The Heiress, based on the Henry James
Wednesday, May 19. $175-$300. For details and
a well-to-do but plain young woman
tickets, call (313) 576-5477.)
an attractive but impoverished young
Great Lakes Lyric Opera presents Johann Strauss
man, will be performed 8 p.m. Thursday and
Jr.'s comic operetta Die Fledermaus ("The Bat"), a
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday,
comedy set amidst the merriment of Viennese high
20-23, at the Riverside Arts Center, 76 N.
society, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m.
St., in Ypsilanti. $12-$16. (734) 663-7167.
Sunday, May 21-23; and 10 a.m. Wednesday, May
Arbor Symphony Orchestra and
26 (schools and seniors), at the Marquis Theatre in
in honor of its 75th anniversary,
Northville. $10-$15. (248) 349-8110.
production of Leonard
Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings hosts Celli
Bernstein's inventive theater score Candide, based
Jam, a collaboration of Detroit's finest cellists per-
THE BIG SCREEN
Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA screens Since
Otar Left (France/Belgium - 2003 - Julie
Bertuccelli), a surprise hit at the Cannes, Toronto
and New York Film festivals featuring a performance
by 90-year-old Polish-born actress Esther Gorintin, 7
and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 and 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 14-16. $6.50. (313) 833-3237.
NEW ON DVD
In commemoration of the 350th anniversary this
year of Jewish history in America, Ergo Media is
making available The American Jewish History
Anniversary Collection, a set of 10 videos that
begin with the first Brazilian Jews who landed on
Manhattan Island in 1654 and continue up until
today. Titles may be purchased individually or at a
special set price. For information, go to
vvwvv.jewishvideo.com or call (800) 695-3746.
Youtheatre presents a musical adaptation of Hans
Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15-
Special to the Jewish News
ee, pretty actress Marla Sokoloff (The
Practice) has had some choice Jewish
boyfriends. Sokoloff, 23, was linked for the
last few years with the smoldering James Franco
(lames Dean, Spider-Man).
Now, Us Weekly reports that she is going out with
Jaron Lowenstein, of the musical duo Evan and
Jaron. She was "spotted" celebrating Jaron's 30th
birthday with him at a Los Angeles restaurant.
Sokoloff, by the way, is also a musician - she sings
Nate Bloom, editor of www.Jewhoo.com, can be
reached at Middleoftheroadl Gaol. corn
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