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Be A Critic!
Lend your voice and opinions
at the 2007 Seymour J. & Ethel
S. Frank Festival of New Plays
at 7:30 p.m. Mondays, March 5
and 12 and April 23 and 30, at the
West Bloomfield JCC. The program also
is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6 and 13 and April
24 and May 1, at the Oak Park JCC. The series is part of the
JET season. (248) 788-2900.
Check It Out!
Arts & Culture
Look through the exhibit Mazel
Toy! The Art of Marriage through
March 8 at the Janice Charach
Epstein Gallery at the West
Bloomfield JCC. Gallery hours are
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and 10
a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays. (248) 432-
Celebrate the 75th year of the
Detroit Artists Market by looking
through Detroit Next, an exhibit
featuring the work of young art-
ists running March 2-April 7 at
4719 Woodward. The works of
Richard Kozlow also will be on
view. The public opening and
reception goes 6-10 p.m. Friday,
March 2. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-
6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. (313)
performed 8 p.m. Wednesdays-
Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays,
7 and 9 p.m. Saturdays and 8 p.m.
Sundays. $15-$20. (248) 348-
the skating of
Disney on Ice
at the Palace of Auburn Hills, 5
Championship Dr. Show times are
7:30 p.m. March 1-4 and 11 a.m.
March 2, 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
March 3 and 11:30 a.m. and 3:30
p.m. March 4. (248) 377-0100.
See Dancing at Lughnasa staged
by SRO Productions through
March 11 at Berg Rd. and Civic
Center Dr., Southfield. Curtain
times are 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
and 2 p.m. Sundays. $10-$12.
Browse the exhibit Tergloba
March 10-April 15 at the Oakland
University Art Gallery, 208 Wilson
Hall. The exhibit presents many
views on globalization through
photography, video and Internet
media. There will be an artist's
lecture at 3 p.m. Friday, March
9; an opening reception 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, March 10; and an art-
ists' panel discussion at 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 11. Gallery hours
are noon-5 p.m. daily except
Mondays. (248) 370-3005.
Catch the Neil Simon comedy
Chapter Two performed March
2-17 by the Avon Players, 1185
Washington Rd., Rochester Hills.
Performances start at 8 p.m.
Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m.
Sundays. $12-$14. (248) 608-
Watch Breaking the Code, about
the man who cracked the German
Enigma Code of World War II, run-
ning March 2-18 at the Players
Guild of Dearborn, 21730 Madison.
Performances start at 8 p.m.
Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m.
Sundays. $15. (313) 277-5164.
Cinema & Stage
Try to take a humor break with the
Second City and its 29th revue,
Michigan Impossible: All Laid
Off & No Place to Go, at 42705
Grand River, Novi. The revue is
Audition for the Frank Loesser
musical How to Succeed in
Business Without Really Trying
at 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday,
March 5-6, at the Players Guild of
Dearborn, 21730 Madison. (313)
View the Village Players as they
perform W;T, about dealing with
cancer, March 9-18 at 34660
Woodward, Birmingham. The show
starts at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays
and 2 p.m. Sundays. $15. (248)
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Observe the bilingual program at
Congregation Beth Shalom, 14601
W. Lincoln, Oak Park. Open house
is 10-11 a.m. Thursday, March 8.
Catch up with Peter, Paul & Mary
at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph,
Bloomfield Township. $50-$500.
Annual Model Passover Seder
by the Dove Institute will be
held 4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at
Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph,
Bloomfield Township. Led by Rabbi
David Castiglione, dessert will be
served after the seder. $15. RSVP
by March 6 by calling (248) 557-
Listen to Joshua Shriman Davis
and his band, Steppin' in It, at 8
p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Trinity
House, 38840 W. Six Mile, Livonia.
Reservations are required. $15.
Take the kids to hear the Ann
Arbor Symphony Orchestra in a
performance of Fairy Tales, which
includes John Williams' music
from the movie Harry Potter
and the Sorcerer's Stone and
Prokofiev's Cinderella at 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 11, at the Michigan
Theater, 603 E. Liberty, Ann
Arbor. $5-$12. (734) 994-4801.
Party with the Founders Junior
Council of the Detroit Institute
of Arts as the group hosts Cirque
2007, a masked ball, 7 p.m.-mid-
night Saturday, March 3, at 1001
Woodward, Detroit. $100 includes
pre-party, $75 includes festivities
starting at 8:30 p.m. (313) 833-
Listen to educator Rivy Poupko
Kletenik discuss "Illuminations:
Exodus from the Ordinary" in
a program sponsored by the
Women's Campaign and Education
Meet with Rabbi Norman
Roman, guest speaker at the Yad
Ezra Lunch and Learn at noon
Wednesday, March 7, at 2850 W.
by Jordan B. Gorfinkel •
11 Mile, Berkley. His topic will be
"From Purim to Pharaoh: Following
the Scent of the Red Heifer." $7.
RSVP by March 6 by calling (248)
R E ALLY RIPPING SEEN HIM
Department of the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7,
at Adat Shalom Synagogue, 29901
Middlebelt, Farmington Hills. There
will be a sampling of Passover
foods and wine. $36. Reservations
must be made by March 2. Call
Jennifer Greenhill at (248) 203-
Learn about DuMouchelle Art
Gallery with Tikvah Group of
the Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah at 10:30 a.m. Thursday,
March 8. Lunch will follow at
Sweet Lorraine's in Detroit. $25.
Reservations required by March 2
by calling (248) 737-2681 or (248)
Hear cultural historian and jour-
nalist Andrew Heinze discuss
cultural exploitation in America at
7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies,
202 S. Thayer St., Room 2022,
Ann Arbor. Call Matt Weingarden
at (734) 615-8503.
Meet Gil Hoffman, national
political correspondent for
the Jerusalem Post, at 5:45
p.m. Saturday, March 10, at
Congregation Shaarey Zedek B'nai
Israel Center, 4200 Walnut Lake
Rd., West Bloomfield. The topic
will be "Israel After the Lebanese
War: What Lies Ahead." RSVP by
calling (248) 357-5544.
Participate in the first annual
Euchre Tournament planned
by Kulanu, the new-
est group of the
Hadassah, at 6 p.M.
Saturday, March 10,
at Hadassah House,
5030 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. $18. (248) 683-5030.
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March 1 a 2007