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About
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Program, (517) 432-
3493.

The Detroit
Symphony
ON THE STAGE
Orchestra will per-
form at Carnegie
Frannie Shepherd-
Gail Zimmerman
-
Hall for the first
Bates helms Burn the
Arts Editor
time in 17 years on
Red Banner: Or, Let
May 10, 2013, one
the Rebels Have Their
of six orchestras that will participate
Fun, a collection of plays by Michigan
in the third annual Spring For Music
playwright Franco Vitella that riffs
festival. For its three-hour program,
on the Russian comedy aesthetic, at
the DSO, conducted by Music Director
the Abreact Performance Space. Show
Leonard Slatkin, will play all four
times are 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays,
Charles Ives symphonies.
Feb. 3-25, with a 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
"For our first trip together to New
19, matinee. 1301 W. Lafayette, #113,
York, the DSO and I are proud to pres- in Detroit's Corktown. Free/donations
ent a landmark musical event',' said
welcomed. reservations@theabreact.
Slatkin, who is well known for his
com; www.theabreact.com .
affinity for American composers. "To
Meadow Brook Theatre presents
our knowledge, this is the first integral the Michigan premiere of Friedrich
Schiller's Mary Stuart (adapted by
performance of the four symphonies
by Charles Ives anywhere."
Peter Oswald), a "revisionist" historical
In support of the DSO, a Detroit
commentary on the last days of Mary,
Queen of Scots, who is sentenced
contingent will accompany the musi-
cians to New York. For more informa-
to death by her cousin Elizabeth
tion about joining them, call (313)
I of England, Feb. 8-March 4. The
576-5147. Patrons may reserve their
cast includes Loren Bass as Robert
Dudley, Earl of Leicester, a favorite of
concert tickets ($25 general admis-
sion) now at the Max M. Fisher Music
Elizabeth's. $24-$39. Show times: (248)
377-3300; www.mbtheatre.com .
Center box office or by calling (313)
576-5111.

POP / ROCK
JAZZ / FOLK

Cleveland-based klezmer band
Yiddishe Cup revives the Jewish
humor of the '50s and '60s by paro-
dying everything from cha-cha to
doo-wop to rock — so get ready for
songs like 'Gentile on My Mind" and
"K'nock Around the Clock" as the
group returns to the Ark at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 4. A klezmer dancer will
get the audience on their feet, and the
band will debut tunes from its new
CD, Klezmer Guy. 316 S. Main St., Ann
Arbor. $20. (734) 761-1451; www.
theark.org.
The folk-pop group Girlyman —
including vocalist-songwriter Nate
Borofsky — returns to the Ark at 8
p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, to celebrate
its 10th anniversary creating amazing
harmonies. $22.50. (734) 761-1451;
www.theark.org .
Janet Macoska, primary photog-
rapher for the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and Museum in Cleveland,
presents Jews Rock!: A Celebration
of Jews in Rock and Roll, a lecture
and photographic exhibit of many of
the photographs she has made during
a 35-year career in rock journalism,
at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Wonders
Hall Kiva on the campus of Michigan
State University in East Lansing. For
more info, contact the Jewish Studies

Presented by

FRIDAY, FEBUARY 10. 2012 8:00 PM

Terry Johnson's
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Meet & preet
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The Shades of Blue

THE BIG SCREEN

The Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit
Institute of Arts screens Being Elmo:
A Puppeteer's Journey, winner of
the special documentary prize at the
2011 Sundance Film Festival, 7 and
9:30 p.m. Friday; 4, 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday; and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday,
Feb. 3-5. The movie tells the parallel
stories of Sesame Street puppeteer
Kevin Clash and the furry red puppet
and how they evolved together to cre-
ate one of the most beloved superstars
in the history of children's entertain-
ment.
The filmmaker behind the project
is director Constance Marks, who
began her filmmaking career more
than 30 years ago as an assistant edi-
tor for the renowned cinema verite
pioneers David and Albert Maysles.
Marks also directed 1994's Let's Fall
in Love: A Singles Weekend at the
Concord Hotel; set in a kosher hotel
in the Catskills, it was selected by the
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and
Sciences as one of the outstanding
documentaries of the year. $6.50-
$7.50. (313) 833-4005; tickets.dia.
org.



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