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Arts & Culture
Hear from Southfield-based art-
ist Ruth Adler Schnee 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, at Birmingham
Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S.
Cranbrook. Her exhibition, "Show
the Colors: A Life in Design,"
continues through Aug. 29. (248)
Talk about books worth reading.
Guests are welcome at no charge:
• Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah, 5030 Orchard Lake
Road in West Bloomfield: The Book
Discussion Group will review The
Book of Names by local authors
Jill Gregory and Karen Tintori,
10-11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25.
Registration: (248) 683-5030.
• JPM/JCC Book Club, Oak Park
JCC: Discuss Joyce Carol Oates'
The Gravedigger's Daughter 1 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28. (248) 967-
Berkowitz Gallery in the Mardigian
Library, U-M-Dearborn campus,
4901 Evergreen. (313) 593-3592.
Visit the show, "Objects d'Art:
Illuminated Pleasures," through
Aug. 30, at Lawrence Street
Gallery, 22620 Woodward, south
of Nine Mile in Ferndale. (248)
Explore the "Summer Select"
exhibition, including artist Michael
Goldberg, through Sept. 13, at
David Klein Gallery, 163 Townsend
in Birmingham. (248) 433-3700,
Check out the "Unfiltered" art
show through Sept. 21, at Octane
Gallery, 22750 Woodward, Suite
B1, in Ferndale. Eclectic exhibi-
tion emphasizes the work of self-
trained artists. (248) 399-2355,
Audition to sing in a local chorus:
Madrigal Chorale of Southfield:
Come prepared to sing a brief
solo and sight-read a piece of
music 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at
Rochester Church of Christ, 240
W. Avon in Rochester Hills. (248)
• Farmington Community Chorus:
Open auditions will be held 7:30
p.m. on three Tuesdays, Sept. 2-
16, at Costick Activities Center,
28600 W.11 Mile in Farmington
Hills. All voice parts are welcome.
Chorus gives a holiday concert in
December. (248) 471-4516, www.
Register by Nov. 17 to be an
artisan or vendor at the Gift
Emporium 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday,
Dec. 14, at Oak Park JCC. Details:
(248) 957-4030, ext. 2006.
See the Michigan Water Color
Society Traveling Exhibition
through Aug. 28, at Alfred
Reserve your place on the Jewish
Federation's Family Mission to
Israel. Dates are Dec. 25, 2008-
Learn the basics of salsa, the
cha-cha and other Latin dances
at Mambo Marci's eight-week
course meeting Saturday, Sept.
6, at the West Bloomfield JCC.
Intermediate-level classes: noon-1
p.m. Beginners:1-2 p.m. No part-
ner required. Tuition: $120, or $96
for JCC members. Marci lwrey:
(586) 506-8891 or marcimambo@
Listen to music at free outdoor
• Birmingham, Shain Park in
downtown Birmingham: Paul
Keller Orchestra plays jazz, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27.
• Detroit Zoo, 10 Mile at
Woodward in Royal Oak: Evening
series concludes with James
Coffey (children's), 6:30-8 p.m.
Wednesday Aug. 27, in the Picnic
Grove. Free with zoo admission.
• Southfield, City Centre Plaza,
Central Park Blvd., a block west
of Evergreen: Eat to the Beat
Series continues 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursdays, through Sept.11. (248)
Cinema & Stage
Head Into the Woods, through
Aug. 24, at Starlight Theater
inside Summit Place Mall, 315 N.
Telegraph in Pontiac. Performance
times/tickets: (248) 335-1788,
Audition for Matrix Theatre
Company's fall production, To
Kill a Mockingbird, 4-7:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 25, at 2730 Bagley
in Detroit. All roles will receive
performance stipends. Details/
appointments: (313) 967-0999.
See what you can identify with
at Jewsical! The Musical, a
Second City production through
Sept. 7, at 42705 Grand River in
Novi. Comedy sketches satirize
American Jewish culture. $15.
Schedule: (248) 348-4448, www.
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Get involved with a new Jewish
singles group for ages 45-60.
Walks are planned 10:30 a.m.
Sundays, Aug. 24 and 31, at West
Bloomfield Trails, Arrowhead off
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Lake Road). Rain location is out-
side Tapper's inside Orchard Mall
on Orchard Lake Road. Details
from Pam: (248) 420-3784.
Take a two-hour narrated boat
cruise of the Detroit River with
Glennwood ORT 3 p.m. Sunday,
Aug. 24. Meet at Miller Parking
on Atwater. $14 includes parking
voucher; dining on your own fol-
lows at Sindbad's Restaurant,100
St. Clair in Detroit. RSVP for space
availability to Olivia Hammer:
Learn the latest trends in energy
efficiency and green building,
architecture, interior design, ame-
nities and materials at Parade
of Homes, an exhibition of 37
new model homes in southeast-
ern Michigan, through Sept. 14.
Sponsors are Building Industry
Association of Southeastern
Michigan and Bank of America
Mortgage. (248) 862-1032, www.
Pick up fresh veggies, bread
and preserves at the Southfield
Farmers Market 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursdays at Millennium Centre,
15600 J.L. Hudson Drive. Final
date: Aug. 28. Details:
See an exhibit by photog-
rapher Marji Silk 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at
School, 2065 Cass Lake
Road, Keego Harbor, as part
of the Bloomfield North Area
Chamber Big Fish Festival.
Find lots to see and do at the
Labor Day Round-Up Parade and
Fair, sponsored by the Franklin
Community Association. Hours:
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, on
the Village Green, Franklin Road
between 13 and 14 Mile, next to
the Franklin Library. Features
include games, petting zoo, classic