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Various aspects of ceramic art are repre-
Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesdays-Thursdays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Fridays. Lee offers a lecture 4 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 21, in the Music Recital
Hall adjacent to the gallery; an opening
reception follows from 5-8 p.m. Both
are free and open to the public. (313)
Recently named Musical America's
Conductor of the Year, Osmo Vanska
spent 11 years as an orchestral clarinetist
and nearly two decades transforming
Finland's Lahti Symphony into a world-
Joined by supremely talented
Canadian pianist Louis Lortie, the Lahti
Symphony makes its University Musical
Society debut 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.
26, at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor.
The program includes Kokkenen's
Interludes from the Last Temptations,
Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 3 in
E-flat Major, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto
No. 1 in D-flat Major and Sibelius'
Symphony No. 2 in D Major.
Tickets are $ 10-$56; call (734) 764-
2538 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . CI
music with Antonio Vivaldi. Join
zookeepers and the AASO for a String
Instrument Petting Zoo in the
Michigan Theater lobby, 2:30-3:30
p.m., where children ages 3-8 will learn
what real orchestra instruments feel and
sound like. Michigan Theatre, Liberty
St., Ann Arbor. (734) 994-4801 or
Young musicians are invited to enter the
Orchestra's Young Artist Concerto
Competition. Deadline is Jan. 28.
Winners in piano and instrument cate-
gories receive cash prizes; senior winners
perform with the orchestra. For infor-
mation: (248) 645-2276 or www.bbso-
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Special to the Jewish News
It was particularly sad to read that
among those killed in the tsunami
were the daughter and granddaughter
of famous British director/actor Sir
Richard Attenborough (Gandhi).
During the 1930s, Sir Richard's
parents housed German Jewish
refugee children while their transit to
America was arranged. The family
had two German Jewish sisters stay-
ing at their home when war broke
out in 1939, making travel to
America impossible. Realizing the sis-
ters had nowhere to go, the entire
family agreed to make a big financial
sacrifice and, in effect, adopt the sis-
In recent weeks, many celebs have
emulated the spirit of the
Attenboroughs and have helped the
tsunami relief efforts. One is
STEVEN SPIELBERG, who gave
$1.5 million. While Spielberg nor-
mally keeps his charitable donations
private, his spokesman explained that
he was making an exception to
encourage other wealthy people to
The ultra-popular band Linkin
Park has formed a charity with the
Red Cross called Music for Relief
The group got the ball rolling with a
$100,000 donation and is asking fans
and musicians to help, too. ROB
BOURDON, the group's Jewish
drummer, said, "We're trying to create
awareness, and all the money that's
donated through the bands and fans
and everybody out in the music com-
munity is going to go directly to the
international response fund and go
directly to help the victims of this
horrible disaster over there."
Other Jewish celebs mentioned in
connection with charitable events
include rocker ADAM LEVINE of
Maroon 5 and actor MICHAEL
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