TO DO! Calendar Sponsored by
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January 15, 22 & 29
Featuring Rabbi Aaron Starr
Of Isaac and Ishmael:
A Discussion of the
CSZ B'nai Israel Center
Jews of Greece
CSZ B'nai Israel Center
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Check It Out:
Arts & Culture
Watch a Documentary Channel
program, Seeds of Summer, 5 p.m.
Jan. 17, on Dish Network Channel
197. Two young female Israeli mili-
tary recruits embark on a trans-
formational journey to become
confident soldiers. Check local
Show up for Agnes Miller's "Red
Hot Art Show" through Jan. 31, at
Lawrence Street Gallery, 22620
Woodward, Ferndale. (248) 544-
CIO January 15 * 2009
Peruse more than two dozen his-
toric chess sets belonging to Dr.
George and Vivian Dean, Jewish
collectors, through March 22, at
the Detroit Institute of Arts. (313)
Cinema & Stage
Appreciate Frannie Shepherd-
Bates' direction of No Exit by
Jean-Paul Sartre, presented by
Magenta Giraffe Theatre Company,
8 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16,
at Griffon Theatre in the Park Bar,
2040 Park, Detroit. Tickets: $12-
$15. email@example.com ,
Come again for the Reel Israel
Film series 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan.
18, at Temple Beth El, 7400
Telegraph, Bloomfield Twp. Live
and Become is about Solomon,
a young Ethiopian swept up into
Operation Moses, the effort to
relocate Jewish refugees from
Africa to Israel. The temple's Israel
Chai Committee also presents Dr.
Charles Greenberg's post-screen-
ing discussion. No charge. (248)
851-1100, ext. 3149.
Prepare a one-minute monologue
for play audition 10 a.m. Saturday,
Jan. 24, at Baldwin Theater,
415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak.
Stagecrafters, the community
theater, will present Dr. Cook's
Garden by Ira Levin weekends:
April 3-19. Details: David Zublick,
director: (248) 288-9425,
Go Beyond the Rainbow for a
play about Judy Garland, pre-
sented through Feb. 1, at Oakland
University's Meadow Brook
Theatre, Rochester. Tickets: $24-
$39. Schedule: (248) 370-3316.
Take in actor Loren Bass' per-
formance in Tom Stoppard's
classic play Rosencrantz and
Guildenstern are Dead, through
Feb. 22, at Performance Network
Theatre,120 E. Huron, Ann Arbor.
Schedule/tickets: (734) 663-0681,
Enjoy a restaging of Garson
Kanin's Broadway hit Born
Yesterday, through April 11, at
Wayne State University's Hilberry
Theatre, 4742 Cass, Detroit. The
humorous play is also a political
love story set in Washington, D.C.,
following World War II. Tickets:
$10-$30. Box office: (313) 577-
2972, www.wsushows.com .
Take the family to Adam
Bedtime Stories, directed by
Adam Shankman for Walt Disney
Studios. Consult local listings for
show times. www.disney.com/
Delight in "From Russia With
Love," a Detroit Symphony
Orchestra's program of Russian
composers, 8 p.m. Thursday and
See the photogra-
phy of Marji Silk
on display at the
Feb. 14. (248) 544-
Downtown Detroit by Marji Silk
Friday, Jan. 15-16; 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 17, and 3 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 18, at Max Fisher
Music Center, 3711 Woodward,
Detroit. Tickets: (313) 576-5111,
Hear pianist Omri Shimron and
cellist David Peshlakai 8 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 22, and the Ellen
Rowe Quartet, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan.
23, both at Kerrytown Concert
House, 415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor.
Get cooking with "Good Food
Fast," sponsored by Ruach
Hadassah Group, 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Jan. 27, at Bonnie's Kitchen,
Bloomfield Twp. See the prepara-
tion of two healthy meals, hearty
and delicious, that can be made
quickly at home. $20 includes
tasting, coffee and dessert. RSVP
required to Hadassah: (248) 683-
Explore resources for Jewish
genealogical research, with
Enjoy a night out listening to
Michigan Opera Theatre soloists
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at
Farmington Players Barn Theatre,
32332 W.12 Mile, Farmington
Hills. Selections will range from
Broadway standards to pop favor-
ites. $19; discounts for seniors and
students. Purchase advance tick-
ets weekdays at Costick Center,
28600 W.11 Mile, Farmington Hills.
Cultural Arts Division: (248) 473-
Relax with the Palmer Woods
"Music in the Homes" series, this
time featuring Taslimah Bey's
Ragtime Mardi Gras Band with
trumpeter Dwight Adams, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 24, at a private
neighborhood home in Detroit.
$30 admission includes a taste
of red beans, rice and other tra-
ditional treats, and beverages.
Hear storyteller Corrine Stavish
present "Stories of Hope,
Opportunity and Change" 2:30
p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, at Hadassah
House, 5030 Orchard Lake Road
in West Bloomfield. Free. Open
to the public. Sponsored by the
Sholem Aleichem Institute. (248)
special emphasis on Michigan,
2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, at
the Holocaust Memorial Center,
Zekelman Family Campus, 28213
Orchard Lake Road, Farmington
Hills. Presenting will be Gayle
Saini, librarian for the Jewish
Genealogical Society of Michigan.
$5, free for JGSMI members;
includes light refreshments.
Details: www.jgsmi.org , programs®
jgsmi.org , (248) 496-1324.
Improve communication with your
teen and gain expert advice on
parenting at the eight-part series
"Please Stop the Rollercoaster,"
starting 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan.
26, at Hillel Day School, 32200
Middlebelt, Farmington Hills.
Designed for parents of seventh
and eighth graders, the Monday
night series will feature instructor
Amy Yashinsky, LLMSW. Through
March 30 (no classes: Feb.16,
March 9). Tuition: $50 per person.
Registration required: (248) 357-
Save memories through scrap-
booking 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday,
Jan. 31, at Birmingham Area
Seniors Coordinating Council and
Center, 2121 Midvale, Birmingham.
All skill levels welcome. Save $5
with pre-paid registration of $25
by Jan.18; includes breakfast,