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Check It Out!
ARTS & CULTURE
View "The Auschwitz Album: The
Story of a Transport," an exhibit from
Yad Vashem, through April 18, at the
Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123
Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills. A
woman prisoner discovered photos of
herself and other Hungarian Jews in an
album kept by the SS on the same day
American forces liberated the Dora-
Mittlebau German concentration camp.
Informatin and museum hours: (248)
Enjoy a photography show through
April 30, at Lawrence Street Gallery,
22620 Woodward, Ferndale. Reception
6-9 p.m. Friday, April 9. (248) 544-
CINEMA & STAGE
Take in the Michigan premier of
Henrietta Hermaline's Fall from
Great Heights, the latest installment
of the 2010 Late Night Series through
April 17 at Planet Ant Theatre, 2357
Caniff Ave. in Hamtramck, Fridays and
Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
To reserve seats: (313) 365-4948 or
email reservations®planetant. com . For
more information: www.planetant.com .
Revisit sultry New Orleans at A
Streetcar Named Desire, presented by
the Stagecrafters Thursdays-Sundays,
through April 11, at Baldwin Theatre,
415 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. Tickets:
$14 and $16. Schedule: (248) 541-6430:
Watch Leslie Ann Handelman as
one of four bored Englishwomen
who comes alive at the Italian sea-
side in Enchanted April at Oakland
University's Meadow Brook Theatre,
207 Wilson Hall, Rochester. Weekend
shows through April 11. $24-$39. Box
office: (248) 377-3300
Attend a performance of new and popu-
lar dance works by the Eisenhower
Dance Ensemble, Saturday, April 10,
at Macomb Center for the Performing
Arts, 44575 Garfield, Clinton Township.
Behold "Spring Dances" by
MoreDances Contemporary Dance
Company 8 p.m. Saturday, April 17,
at Azar's Oriental Rug Gallery, 670 S.
Woodward, Birmingham. $14-$16 at
door. Janet: (586) 899-2629.
View the 2008 drama Adam
Resurrected at 7 p.m. Saturday, April
17, at Congregation Shir Tikvah
Movie Night. This intense film about
a Holocaust survivor was directed by
Paul Schrader and stars Jeff Goldblum
and Willem Dafoe. In German, Yiddush,
and Hebrew with English subtitles. No
charge. Soft drinks provided, please
bring a snack to share. Congregation
Shir Tikvah, 3900 Northfield Parkway
in Troy. (248) 649-4418 or
Learn about the road Detroit-area
playwright-composer Cindi Rosner
Kelly took to bring her musical The
Key, to the stage in "The Key: The
Documentary" 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18,
at the Farmington Civic Theater, 3332
Grand River, Farmington. $15. Tickets:
www.thekeythemusical.com or (248)
Attend a screening of The Band's Visit
at Foreign Film Night at 6:30 p.m.,
Monday, April 19, at the Northville
District Library, 212 West Cady Street.
Humor and empathy combine when an
Egyptian ceremonial band is acciden-
tally dropped off at a remote Israeli vil-
lage. In Hebrew and Arabic with English
subtitles. No charge. (248) 349-3020.
Laugh at the zany comedy Little
Shop of Horrors, through May 9, at
Performance Network Theater,120 E.
Huron, Ann Arbor 48104. Book and
lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by
Alan Menken. Tickets $25-$44, senior
and student discounts available. Tickets
and showtimes: (734) 663-0681 or
Congregation T'chiyah of Oak Park will
sponsor the 2 p.m. matinee of Palmer
Park on Sunday, April 25, at the JET
Theater at the West Bloomfield JCC.
• Adat Shalom Men's Club presents
Holocaust survivor Aron Zoldan 9:15
a.m. Sunday, April 11. At 11:15, Cantor
Daniel Gross performs excerpts
from "I Believe: A Shoah Requiem."
Michael Feldman and Murray
Sittsamer are making arrangements.
All are welcome. $5 breakfast charge
at door. (248) 851-5100.
• Commemorate Yom HaShoah at a
program featuring scholar Susannah
Heschel, daughter of the late Jewish
theologian Abraham Joshua Heschel,
at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at the
West Bloomfield JCC. Co-sponsored
by the Holocaust Memorial Center,
the JCC, Federation and the Michigan
Board of Rabbis. Open to all. Free.
• Attend a Yizkor Yom HaShoah
program at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April
11, at the Holocaust Memorial
Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Road
in Farmington Hills. Presented by
Shaarit Haplaytah with Hidden
Children, Child Survivors Association
of Michigan and C.H.A.I.M. No charge.
• Observe Yom HaShoah with a
learning and remembrance service
7 p.m. Monday, April 12, at Temple
Beth El. Jerry Manko will talk about
his experiences in prewar Germany
followed by a candlelighting ceremo-
ny. Free, open to all. 7400 Telegraph
in Bloomfield Twp. Contact Barbara
Following the play that re-creates the
neighborhood and the elementary
school that are integral to the memo-
ries for many, there will be a Q&A with
the director. T'chiyah will hold an after-
glow with refreshments. For discounted
tickets, contact Sid Simon at sidneysi-
COMEDY & MUSIC
Hear the sounds of world/classical
fusion group Loop 2.4.3 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 10, at Kerrytown
Concert House, 415 N. Fourth, Ann
Arbor. Tickets $5-$25: (734)769-2999
or www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com .
Listen to pianist Richard Goode
perform works by Bach, Haydn and
Schumann, presented by the Chamber
Music Society of Detroit, Saturday,
April 10, at 8 p.m. at the Seligman
Performing Arts Center on the campus
of Detroit Country Day School, 22305
Take a tour of Jewish historical interest 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday,
April 11, in the Polish Mission of St. Mary's Seminary Adam
Cardinal Maida Library, 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake.
Genealogist Ceil Jensen and mission director Marcin Chumiecki
will discuss holdings of the Association of Former Political
Prisoners of German and Soviet Concentration Camps, including
uniforms, displaced persons' memoirs and yearbooks containing
thousands of signatures of Polish Jewish youngsters. Free for
members of Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan, $5 plus
service charge for guests. RSVP: www.jgsmi.org .
West 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills.
A pre-concert dinner at Bacco
Ristorante on Northwestern Highway
in Southfield, with special reduced din-
ner price for CMSD ticket-holders, will
take place 5-6:15 p.m., followed by a
pre-concert talk by Goode at 6:45 p.m.
Single tickets are $43 - $75, students
$25. To order, please call 248-855-
6070 or visit www.ComeHearCMSD.org .
Attend a concert titled "Classic Violin
Works of Yesterday and Today" spon-
sored by the Fair Lane Music Guild,
with violinist Gabriel Bolkosky and
pianist Michele Cooker, at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 14. Dessert served
starting at 7 p.m. Henry Ford Estate
- Fair Lane, U of M Dearborn Campus,
4901 Evergreen Road. $15 general
admission, $14 seniors, $9 students.
Tickets and information: (313) 593-
5330 or www.umd.umich.edu/fair_lane_
Hear comedian Howie Mandel 7 and
10:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, at the
Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, 7096
E.14 Mile, Warren. (586) 268-3200 or
www.AndiamoShowroom.com ; ticket-
master.com or (800) 745-3000.
Appreciate the music of Franz
Schubert in three concerts by local
pianist Martin Katz and baritone Jesse
Blumberg at Kerrytown Concert House,
415 N. Fourth, Ann Arbor. 8 p.m. Friday,
April 16: "Die Schoene Mullerin; 2
p.m. Saturday, April 17: Schubert
Masterclass; 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18:
"Die Winterreise." Tickets: (734) 769-
• Learn about Yom HaShoah at "A
Day to Remember," at Temple Beth El
in Bloomfield Twp.'s Lunar Learn and
Lunch and noon Learn Wednesday,
April 14, and 7 p.m. Thursday, April
15. Free. RSVP: (248) 865-0612.
Attend the 67th Annual
Commemoration of the Warsaw
Ghetto Uprising at a candlelighting
ceremony with music and readings,
at 7 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the
Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123
Orchard Lake Road. Sponsored by
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring in
collaboration with the Holocaust
Memorial Center. Free and open to
the public. RSVP: (248) 432-5677 or
• Go to the Cohn-Haddow Center for
Judaic Studies Annual Holocaust and
Armenian Genocide Commemoration
at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 18, at
the Bernath Auditorium in the
Undergraduate Library at Wayne
State University. Professors Sidney
Bolkosky and Gerard Libaridian will
speak on the theme "Challenges and
Opportunities of Oral Testimony."
Free. RSVP required: (313) 577-2679.
Listen as pianist Ralph Votapek plays
music of Copland, Schubert, Ravel and
Albeniz at the Vivace Series concert, 8
p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Birmingham
Temple, Farmington Hills. $20-$23,
group rates available. Tickets from
Joyce: (248) 788-0338.
Enjoy a free concert featuring Israeli
soprano Yael Handelman 2-3 p.m.
Sunday, April 18, at the Oak Park
Public Library,14200 Oak Park Blvd.
Join the DSO and Principal Guest
Conductor Peter Oundjian welcome
French pianist Helene Grimaud for a
performance of Beethoven's serenely
intimate Piano Concerto No. 4 in
Beethoven & Vaughan Williams. The
concert opens with the DSO premiere
of Jacques Hetu's Le Tombeau de
Nelligan based on the poetry of Emile
Nelligan, and concludes with Ralph
Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 4.
Performances take place in Orchestra
Hall on Friday, April 9, at 10:45 a.m.,
Saturday, April 10, at 8:30 p.m., and
Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. Box office:
Give the gift of life by donating blood
at the Shir Tikvah Blood Drive on
Sunday, April 11, from 10 a.m.-4
p.m., 3900 Northfield Parkway, Troy.
Individuals 17 or older please bring Red
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