The fourth annual Detroit Musical Festival features
a lineup of new and old R86B and hip-hop artists,
including R. Kelly, Nelly, the Gap Band, the Isley
Brothers and India.Arie, beginning 5 p.m. Saturday,
July 24, at Detroit's Comerica Park $30-$100. (248)
DTE Energy Music Theatre hosts pop-rock bands of
the '80s The Knack, The Fixx and Missing Persons,
7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, $18.50-$28; alternative
punk pop/rock band Sugar Ray, 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
July 25 ; $18.50-$32.50; modern rockers Linkin Park,
with Snoop Dogg, Korn, Less Than Jake and The
Used, doors at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 26, $52.50;
jam rock pioneers The Dead, with special guest blues
rocker Warren Hayes, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July.27,
$42.50-$52.50; alternative rock groups the Gin
Blossoms and Seven Mary Three, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 29, $18.50-$32.50; and southern rock
group the Marshall Tucker Band, 7:30 p.m. Friday,
July 30 $15-$28. (248) 645-6666.
Jerome-Duncan Ford Theatre at Freedom Hill in
Sterling Heights welcomes Australian pop duo Air
Supply, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24, $15-$35; classic
rock band Boston, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27; 077
artists Benoit/Freeman Project with Angela Bolfill,
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, $10-$20; and
roots/rock band O.A.R. , with special guests Howie
Day and Matt Nathanson, 7 p.m. Friday, July 30,
$19.50-$25. (248) 645-6666.
Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya
London, Tamyra Gray and a host of other top finalists
perform 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Joe Louis
Arena during the American Idols Live! tour. $38-$48.
Contemporary jazz group Spyro Gym takes the stage
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Chene Park Music
Theatre in Detroit. $10-$15. (248) 645-6666.
Pop singer/actress Hilary Duff performs with special
guest and sister Haylie Duff 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July
29, at the Palace of Auburn Hills. $35-$45. (248) 645-
The Ark in Ann Arbor presents Texas honky-tonk
singer-songwriter Delbert McClinton 8 p.m. Friday,
July 30. $40. (734) 761-1451.
Hanson — the three brothers are out with their
third studio album, Underneath — plays Detroit's State
Theatre Friday, July 30. Doors at 6:30 p.m.; all ages
welcome. $25-$33. (248) 645-6666. -
Prince and his "Musicology Tour" return to Detroit
for two more concerts, Friday, July 30, at Joe Louis
Arena, $49.50-$78; and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31,
at the Palace of Auburn Hills, $49.50-$77.50. (248)
Love songs in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and English,
drawn from the Jewish tradition, the music of modern
Israel, the Broadway repertoire and more, will be per-
formed in a concert titled Love Songs Under the Stars,
featuring Cantor Stephen Dubov, sopranos Aleks
Dobov and Crystal Webster and Friends, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 1, at Congregation Chaye Olam in
Bloomfield Township. $18 adults/$9 children/proceeds
support music education and enrichment at Chaye
Olam. Seating is limited and prepaid reservations
encouraged; call (248) 851-7485.
ON THE STAGE
(Diane Keaton) and Best Director
(Allen), 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 23-24, at the Redford
Theatre in Detroit. Organ overtures
begin one-half hour prior to screenings.
$4. (313) 531-4407.
The Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
screens Lost Boys of Sudan (USA —
2003 — Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk),
the story of two Sudanese refugees who
seek to become part of their new
American communities, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 26. $6.50. (313) 833-
Water Works Theatre Company, a non-
profit professional theater company that
provides professional caliber experience to
the emerging professional theater artist,
stages its fourth annual Shakespeare in the
Park in Royal Oak with a production of
Twelfth Night in Ragtime, set in 1910
New Orleans, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 3
and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays,
July 29-Aug. 8, at
Starr Jaycee Park, 13
Mile Road between
Crooks and Main
Street, in Royal Oak.
Featuring 40 young performers
Works also presents
Rachel and Jackie Gubow of
Woods, Players Guild of
three-day (Aug. 2-4)
Dearborn stages Hunchback — The
Shakespeare camp for
Musical, a comedy for both adults and
kids in Starr Jaycee
children that bears little resemblance to
Park with a free per-
Nancy Lipschultz of Royal Oak and Eli
Disney or the Victor Hugo clas-
Magid of Detroit rehearse their roles as
p.m. Friday-Sunday, July 23-
Aug. 4, on the Starr
Maria and Feste in Water Works Theatre
Jaycee stage. (248)
Company's production of "Twelfth Night."
Madison, in west Dearborn. $5/general
seating. (313) 561-TKTS.
The Treetown Performance Festival presents I Know
Stagecrafters Youth Theatre presents a musical
What You Improv'd Last Summer, a horror-movie-
version of The Wizard of Oz 7 p.m. Friday-
themed improv spooktacular, 8 p.m. Thursdays-
Saturday, July 23-24, and 1 p.m. Sunday, July 25,
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, July 29-Aug. 8, at
at the Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak. $6-$9. (248)
Performance Network in Ann Arbor.. $17-$20/pay-
what-you-can Thursdays. (734) 663-0681.
Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of
The Oakland Theatre Guild presents the musical
Toys, based on the top-rated preschool televi-
Seussical, based on the stories of Dr. Seuss, 7:30 p.m.
sion show, travels to Detroit's Fox Theatre
Fridays, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m,
Wednesday-Sunday, July 28-Aug. 1. Call for show
Sundays, July 30-Aug. 14, at the Starlight Theatre in .
times. $19 -.50-$40.50. (248) 433-1515.
Summit Place Mall in Waterford. $10-$14. (248) 335-
Purple Rose Theatre Company in Chelsea has
extended Mitch Albom's new comedy, Duck Hunter
The 2004 Concours d'Elegance at Cranbrook
Shoots Angel, originally scheduled to close Aug. 28,
features classic cars from around the world includ-
through Sept. 18. Performance times for the remainder
ing a collection of modern V16 concept vehicles
of the engagement will be 8 p.m. Wednesdays-
that have never before been exhibited together,
Saturdays, with 3 p.m. matinees Wednesdays and
by more than 20 vintage V16 cars,
Saturdays and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. $22.50-
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 25. $25/under 12
$32.50. (734) 433-7673.
free; proceeds benefit the Women's Committee for
Hospice Care and Cranbrook Educational
Community. (248) 539-2150.
Novi hosts a Michigan '50s Festival Wednesday-
Dave Coulier performs 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and
July 28-Aug. 1, featuring a car show and
Saturday, July 23-24, at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle
family activities and entertainment
in Royal Oak. $20-$23. (248) 542-9900.
Thursday: Rocky and the Rollers;
Comedian Carrot Top brings his ever-changing
Saturday: Herman's Hermits
crate- of props to the stage of Meadow Brook Music
Free. For a complete sched-
Festival 8 p.m. Friday, July 30. $18-$28. (248) 645-
Preservation Wayne offers its annual tours of
historic theaters in downtown Detroit's Grand
Circus Park entertainment district beginning 10
THE BIG SCREEN
a.m. Saturday, July 31. $30 includes lunch at the
The Motor City Theatre Organ Society screens
Detroit Opera House. Reservations: (313) 577-
Woody Allen's romantic comedy Annie Hall, which
won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actress
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