E-mail items to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail items to Calendar, the Jewish News, 29200 Northwestern Highway, Suite 110, Southfield, MI 48034
Fax items to (248) 304-8885
Deadline: noon Tuesday, nine days prior to publication.
about Jewish life in Detroit by Sue
Marx and Allyson Rockwell that was
broadcast on Detroit Public Television.
$25. Available from Jewish Historical
Society of Michigan: www.michjewish-
history.org or (248) 432-5517.
Check It Out!
ARTS & CULTURE
See works by Marcia Freedman and
Jaclyn Schanes among 22 artists in
group show "Re:Collect" opening 6-11
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Re-view
Contemporary Gallery, 444 W. Willis,
Units 111 and 112 in Detroit. Music by
DJs Dinthe D and Mike M.E.D.O.W. Show
through Dec. 24. (313) 833-9000 or
Join Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood Book
Club discussion, facilitated by Marjorie
Saulson, of The Last Ember by Daniel
Levin, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in
Southfield. Free. (248) 357-5544, ext.
48 or email@example.com .
Explore hundreds of new volumes at
book fair continuing through Dec. 9,
at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield.
Details: Lauren@temple-israel.org . Two
• Book talks: Start-up Nation by Dan
Senor, with facilitator Jacqueline Fox,
9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, and 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 (dinner).
Both require RSVP. Check for space
availability: judy®temple-israel.org or
Admire works by Wayne State profes-
sors Stanley Rosenthal, a printmaker,
and Adrian Hatfield, a painter, at their
sabbatical exhibition through Dec. 10,
in WSU Art Dept. Gallery, 150 Art Bldg.
in Detroit 48202. Hours:10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesdays through Thursdays, and until
7 on Fridays. (313) 577-0770.
Purchase gifts made by more than
140 artists at Holiday Shop open
daily through Dec. 17, at Birmingham
Bloomfield Art Center,1516 S. Cranbrook,
Birmingham. (248) 644-0866.
Celebrate Bob Dylan, Carly Simon
and other musical icons in tribute
show, "Jews Who Rock," featuring
pictures by celebrity photographer
and former Detroiter Lynn Goldsmith,
through Dec. 23, at Janice Charach
Gallery inside West Bloomfield JCC.
Free. Includes sale of vintage posters,
records, photos and books. (248) www.
charachgallery.org or (248) 432-5579.
Find more than 45 artworks by Linda
Sterns and Alice Frank 9:30 a.m.
daily through Dec. 31, upstairs and in
the cafe at Southfield Public Library,
26300 Evergreen. (248) 796-4200.
CINEMA O. STAGE
Consider a Chanukah gift DVD,
Detroit Remembers, a documentary
o st4ISH ENsosif Preview Week
See preview week performances of Sonia
'‘'A Flew, a play inspired by true story of
Operation Pedro Pan, which transported
.4 14,000 children out of Cuba in 1960,
7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday,
r) Dec. 8-9, and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec.
11, at Jewish Ensemble Theatre inside
West Bloomfield JCC. Opening night: 8:30
p.m. Dec. 11. Co-production with Jewish
Performance Network in Ann Arbor will be
staged Thursdays through Sundays, including matinees, through Jan. 2.
Schedule/tickets: www.jettheatre.org or (248) 788-2900.
by Jordan B. Gorfinkel •
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Audition for the comedy Red White
and Tuna, 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at
Barn Theater, 32332 W.12 Mile in
Farmington Hills. Farmington Players
seeks two actors to play 20 characters
of both sexes. farmingtonplayers.org
or (248) 553-2955.
Watch the film, A Yiddish World
Remembered, with the Jewish
Genealogical Society of Michigan, 11
a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at Holocaust
Memorial Center, Zekelman Family
Campus, 28123 Orchard Lake Road
in Farmington Hills. Free. (248) 553-
2400 or www.holocaustcenter.org .
COMEDY & CONCERTS
Hear Sara Davis Buechner in concert
8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Max M.
Fisher Music Center. Performance
hosted by Pro Musica Society of
Detroit. $45. (313) 576-5111.
Bring family to a Chanukah concert of
rock, blues, jazz and folk music from
Reb Yosil's group, Kosher Gravy Co.,
4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at The Shul,
West Bloomfield. Includes pasta, soup
and salad bar; also a menorah light-
ing. $14 adult, free for children. RSVP:
www.theshul.net or (248) 788-4000.
Come to Detroit Opera House for Too
Hot to Handel, a jazz gospel perfor-
mance, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at
1526 Broadway in Detroit. $99 family
four-pack. www.michiganopera.org or
Listen to pianist Simone Dinnerstein
and Bach's "Goldberg Variations" 8
p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Seligman
Performing Arts Center on campus of
Detroit Country Day School, 22305
W.13 Mile in Beverly Hills. Tickets for
this Chamber Music Society of Detroit
start at $43. www.ComeHearCMSD.org
or (248) 855-6070:
• Pre-concert dinner: 5 p.m. at Bacco
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A Warsaw Ghetto photo taken by a
See 85 still photographs at
"A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto:
A Birthday Trip in Hell,"
opening 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec.
12, at Holocaust Memorial
Center, 28123 Orchard Lake
Road, Farmington Hills.
Images from 1941 were hidden
for 40 years. Cohn-Haddow
Center for Judaic Studies at
Wayne State and Workmen's
co-sponsor through March
or (248) 553-2400.
German soldier inside the ghetto.
Ristorante in Southfield; pre-concert
talk by Prof. Steven Rings at 6:45.
at the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble's
"20/20 Dance" concert 8 p.m. Friday,
Dec. 10, at Seligman Performing Arts
Enjoy two Chanukah concerts offered
by the Zamir Chorale of Metropolitan
Detroit on Sunday, Dec. 5. Sponsored
by JCC, Zamir performs Jewish choral
music under the direction of Cantor
Penny Steyer, with Ted Wyman as
accompanist. 1:30 p.m. at Cong. Beth
Shalom in Oak Park, and 4 p.m. at
Cong. Shaarey Zedek in Southfield.
Free. Dan: (248) 543-0984.
Center, 22305 W.13 Mile, at Detroit
Country Day School in Beverly Hills.
$8-$16. Box office: (248) 559-2095.
Join Friends of the Oak Park Library
for free performance by blues singer
Alberta Adams 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5,
14200 Oak Park Blvd. (248) 691-7483.
Catch a holiday program, including
Chanukah, 9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6,
on the Disney Channel. Check local
Have a sparkling time with Borealis
String Quartet, presented by
Cranbrook Music Guild, 8 p.m. Tuesday,
Dec. 7, at Christ Church Cranbrook,
430 Church Road off Lone Pine Road
in Bloomfield Hills. $30, includes can-
dlelight reception. (248) 645-0097.
Hear singer-songwriter Lucy
Kaplansky 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at
the Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. $35.
www.theark.org or (734) 761-1800.
Celebrate 20 years of visionary dance
Women, have free coffee and dough-
nuts at "Caffeine for the Soul," 11
a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at Beaumont
Medical Center, 6900 Orchard Lake
Road in West Bloomfield. Sponsors:
Sara & Morris Tugman Bais Chabad
Torah Center in West Bloomfield
and Federation's Alliance for Jewish
Education. www.baischabad.com or
Play bingo and eat pizza 12:15 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 5, at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek. $18 per family. RSVP
to Martha: mgoldberg®shaareyzedek.
org or (248) 357-5544, ext. 46.
Meet Aaron Lansky, president and
founder 30 years ago of the National
Yiddish Book Center in Massachusetts,
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Eastern
Michigan University Student Center
Auditorium in Ypsilanti. Free. He'll
speak on "Gevalt!: The Last Minute
Rescue of Modern Jewish Culture."
Details: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Let the JCC's Center Travel escort
you on overseas vacations, including
"Cuba" ($3,099), Feb. 9-17 and April
20-28. Details from Marilyn: mwolfe@
jccdet.org or (248) 432-5471.
• Daytime outings: Also register
(see above) to take Center Travel bus
trips. Upcoming: Detroit Symphony
Orchestra (DSO) concerts on Fridays,
Dec. 3 and 10 (if DSO strike settled);
Best of Friends at Purple Rose Theatre,
Chelsea, Wednesday, Dec. 8; and Mary
Poppins Thursday, Dec. 16, and Wednesday,
Dec. 22, at Detroit Opera House.
EVENTS THAT HELP
Assist toward an extensive, eco-friend-
ly renovation of a JARC home for six
women with developmental difficulties.
The campaign culminates with a graffi-
ti party Thursday, Dec. 9, at the home
in Huntington Woods. Donate to "Raise
Calendar on page 52
December 2 . 2010