Check It Out!
Livernois, Ferndale. Gallery hours
are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-
Saturdays. (248) 541-4700.
Listen to the Borromeo String
Quartet in a program sponsored by
7:30 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20,
Look through small works of art
the Chamber Music Society of
Detroit at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17,
at Congregation B'nai Moshe,
6800 Drake, West Bloomfield. The
through Jan. 28 at the Neal Davis
group presents all kinds of Jewish
music. (248) 478-0631.
Gallery, 314 W. Fourth, Royal Oak.
Gallery hours are noon-6 p.m.
Audition to appear with the Zamir
Chorale of Metropolitan Detroit
first displayed as holiday gifts
at the Seligman Performing Arts
Center, 13 Mile at Lahser, Beverly
Hills. $38-$75. (248) 855-6070.
Hear musician Ben Opengeym
Wednesdays-Saturdays. (248) 296-
entertain at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19,
at the Oak Park JCC. The free pro-
Browse the drawings of Barry
Avedon as part of the three-artist
gram is sponsored by the
Holocaust Survivors and Families
Join a discussion of the book
Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva at 7
show Kindred Spirits scheduled
through Feb. 5 at the Washington -
Support Group. (248) 967-4030.
p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at the West
Bloomfield JCC. West Bloomfield
Street Gallery,120 E. Liberty, Ann
Arbor. Gallery hours are noon-5
librarian Elisabeth Shubow con-
ducts the session. Call Fran
p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, noon-9
p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m.
Sundays. (734) 761-2287.
Menken at (248) 432-5546.
View the photos of David Maisel in
the exhibit Imaging a Shattering
Earth through Dec. 18, at the
Bring your holiday gifts to Toys R Us in Novi for wrapping with
proceeds going to ORT's worldwide network of schools and
programs. Volunteers will be wrapping at 43460 W. Oaks Drive
through Dec. 24. For more information or to volunteer to be a
wrapper, call (248) 723-8860.
View the 40-minute
Richard Trank doc-
Rochester. The gallery is
open noon-5 p.m. every
day except Mondays. It
also is open evenings
during Meadow Brook
Dec. 17, at
Look through the Holiday
Show running through Dec.
23 at the Detroit Artists Market,
of Oak Park. It
Susan Adelman is among the 50
artists displaying their works.
Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-
American-born classically trained
musician, and her blind Palestinian
Saturdays. (313) 832-8540.
Muslim student, Rasha Hammad,
See the paintings of David Deutsch
and others through Jan. 14 at the
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, 700
Schreiber, (248) 443-8792.
See a new musical puppet show A
Banana for Turtle at 2 p.m.
Saturdays, Dec. 17 and Jan. 14, 21
and 28, at Detroit Puppet Theater,
25 E. Grand River, Detroit. $7
who is autistic. Narrated by Brooke
Shields. Tickets for the event, at
Have lunch and hear a concert
performed by the Bel Canto Choir
at noon Thursday, Dec. 15, at the
Oak Park JCC. $2.75 lunch, $1 pro-
gram for non-members.
adults, $5 children, $8. Puppet
Reservations required for lunch by
workshop after performance. (313)
calling (248) 967-4030.
Experience the funny side of the
"Klezmer for Katrina," which
holiday season with "The Chrisma-
begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18,
at Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Southfield, 27375 Bell Rd. The New
Orleans Klezmer All Stars will per-
their own lunches for the free
class. (248) 865-0612.
Attend the free Writer's Corner
with facilitator Norma Goldman at
1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Oak
Park JCC. (248) 967-4030.
Hear a concert and support
explores the rela-
Orthodox Jewish piano teacher
Devorah Schramm, who is an
4719 Woodward, Detroit. Jeweler
ages 12 and up only: Lynne
Acculturation" noon Thursday,
Dec. 15, at Temple Beth El, 7400
Telegraph, Bloomfield Township.
Participants are asked to bring
Meadow Brook Art Gallery, 208
Wilson Hall, Oakland University,
Hear educator Keren Alpert dis-
cuss "Assimilation and
Hana Kwanzaa Holiday
Spectacular" at the Improv
Inferno, 309 S. Main, Ann Arbor.
Showtime is at 8 p.m. Fridays and
Saturdays through Dec. 30. $10.
$8 per person, include a pizza din-
ner and dessert. Reservations,
form to raise funds for repairing
and rebuilding synagogues dam-
aged by this year's storms. $18
concert, $90 concert and Creole
afterglow. (248) 646-3100.
Discuss current events with Dave
Weiner at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at
the Oak Park JCC. (248) 967-4030.
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Listen to Rabbi Daniel Nevins dis-
cuss evangelical Christianity in the
final session of the series "Jewish
Faith in Relation to Christianity,
Islam and Buddhism" at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 15, at Adat Shalom
Synagogue, 29901 Middlebelt,
Farmington Hills. There is no
charge, but reservations are
requested. Call Sheila Lederman at
Hear motivational speaker Sylvia
Rubeck discuss "Just Who Do You
Think You Are?" at 1 p.m.
December 15 - 2005