Featuring Rebecca Starr
10 AM to 4 PM - Sunday, August 23
This class is for anyone interested in learning or
re-learning Hebrew reading skills! $60 includes lunch
& materials. Open to the community.
High Holy Day Talmud Class
with Rabbi Eric Yanoff
7:30 PM • Thursdays, September 3 & 10
CSZ B'nai Israel Center
Join Rabbi Eric Yanoff for Tractates Rosh Hashanah and
Yoma to explore how our Rabbis understood the holiday
season. No charge for members, 518 for non-members.
To RSVP for any of these exciting Adult Education opportunities,
please call Karen Davis in the Education Department
at 248/357-5544 x60 or e-mail kdavis@shaareyzedekorg
consists of Michigan bands, artists
and businesses. The event orga-
nized by the Factory at 334 S. Main
will have mini-golf, face painting
and promote green initiatives. www.
Peruse "DAM Small Show,"a large
selection of small artworks con-
tinuing through Aug. 22, at Detroit
Artists Market, 4719 Woodward,
Detroit. Deborah Kashdan of
Southfield is an exhibitor. Free. (313)
Attend photography exhibit Views
of Life 2 continuing at Janice
Charach Gallery at the West
Bloomfield JCC. Featured works
by Steven Tapper and his daugh-
ter, Julia; Joyce Brodsky and her
daughter, Lesley Serri; and husband
and wife Al Van Mil and Annette
Blady Van Mil. Free. (248) 432-
Talk about good books:
• Congregation Shaarey Zedek,
536 per family
$12 per add. adult
RSVP to Tobve Bello
27375 Bell Road, Southfield:
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane
Ackerman 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18.
Sharon Berry will facilitate program
for CSZ Sisterhood Book Club.
Guests always welcome. No charge
to attend. (248) 357-5544, www.
• Hadassah, Davidson Hadassah
House, 5030 Orchard Lake Road,
West Bloomfield: Friendly Fire by
on "Friday Night
Live" 7-8:30 p.m.
Auq. 14, at Detroit
Institute of Arts,
Kathy Kosins will
appear with jazz
Barefield and bassist Paul Keller. Free with museum admission.
(313) 833-7900, www.dia.org .
film series 1 p.m. Saturdays and
Sundays, Aug. 15-16, 21-22 and 28-
29, at Detroit Historical Museum,
5401 Woodward. Detroit Historical
Society will present two differ-
ent episodes from Soupy's classic
children's show. Free with museum
admission. Also see new historical
exhibit about Vernor's ginger ale.
Check It Out!
Arts & Culture
Find laughs at Kwame A River Part
2: The Wrath of Conyers, playing
Thursdays-Sundays, at Andiamo
Watch news anchor Chaim Yavin's
Israel-focused documentary The
Land of the Settlers with Branch
11 members of Ameinu, formerly
Novi Theatre, 42705 Grand River.
It picks up with Kwame Kilpatrick,
Labor Zionist Alliance, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15, at a private
the hip-hop mayor, out of jail and in
exile in Texas. Monica Conyers has
become president of City Council.
home in Farmington Hills. Free.
Directions: (248) 553-6667.
Through Dec. 31. Tickets: v'v'w.tick-
Get exercise and socialize with
the Jewish Hikers of Michigan
11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Dolph
etmaster.com, (248) 348-4448.
Peek behind the curtain on
Preservation Wayne's annual
Detroit Theatre Tour 9-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15. Tour will visit
p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, and until 5
p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Olde World
seven downtown Detroit historic
entertainment venues. Departures
every half hour from Fillmore
Theater lobby, 2115 Woodward.
Detroit. $40, with box lunch at
Canterbury Village, 2369 Joslyn
Court, Lake Orion 48360. Event
includes a teen art competition.
Free admission and parking. (248)
685-3748, www.HotWorks.org .
Find original tile art at summer sale
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15,
and noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at
Pewabic Pottery, 10125 E. Jefferson,
Detroit 48214. (313) 822-0954,
August 13 • 2009
Experience the uplifting, original
Jewish music of Azamra, the
father-daughter duo of Steve and
Caitlin Klaper, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug.
Peruse works by more than 125
international artists at juried show,
North Oakland County Art Festival,
6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14;10 a.m.-8
Detroit Opera Theater. (313) 577-
7674, www.preservationwayne.org .
Bring along your dog to the inau-
gural Gold Music & Arts Festival
noon Sunday, Aug. 16, in downtown
Rochester. The free, nonprofit out-
door music and arts collaborative
Open daily except Monday-Tuesday.
(313) 833-1805, www.detroithistori-
A.B. Yehoshua 10-11:30 a.m. Monday,
Aug. 31. In this novel, the author
wrestles with the complexities of
Israeli identity. The Greater Detroit
Chapter's Book Discussion Group
welcomes guests at no charge.
15, at Temple Emanu-El, 14450
W.10 Mile, Oak Park. Band mates
Randy Leipnik, Dave Taylor, Dan
Kolton, Rune Palland and Judy
Lewis will join program featuring
pop, jazz, folk, blues, reggae and
Latin rhythms. $10 at door, free for
children. (248) 541-6265, WWW.jeW -
Park, a half-mile south of Jackson
and Wagner roads, Ann Arbor.
Temple Beth Emeth of Ann Arbor
co-sponsors monthly hike open to
all ages, married or single. Bring
backpack, munchies and water,
Cinema & Stage
Ride the Big River, the Tony Award-
'inning version of The Adventures
of Huckleberry Finn, featuring
music and lyrics by country artist
Roger Miller, through Aug. 16, at
the Village Theater at Cherry Hill,
50400 Cherry Hill at Ridge, Canton
Township. The 8th Wonder profes-
sional theater company presents.
$17 adult, $13 senior or youth. Pay
$5 only for shows 10 a.m. Thursday
and Friday, Aug. 13-Aug. 14. Tickets:
Rediscover childhood memo-
ries watching the Soupy Sales
Food, Fun, Fireworks
Treat the gang to Temple Shir
Shalom's Food, Fun &
held rain or shine, 6:30-
10:30 pm. Monday, Aug. 17,
outside the temple, 3999
Walnut Lake Road, West
Bloomfield. Event includes
children's bouncies, train rides,
face painting, remote control
race cars; signature dishes from more than 25
local area restaurants; sounds of Sunset Boulevard and
fireworks show. Advance tickets: $20 adult, $10 ages 5-12;
(pay $5 more for tickets at door). RSVP ASAP: (248) 737-
8700, www.shirshalom.org .