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Much To Do!
to benefit Akiva. Admission: $36. Info: www.
FRIDAY, DEC. 14
THURSDAY, DEC. 20
MONDAY, DEC. 24
ISAAC STERN FILM
5:45 pm. Oak Park Temple Emanu-El's
Brotherhood Chanukah latke dinner; Shabbat
service at 7 pm. Adults, $15; children, $8; under
5, free. RSVP: 248-967-2040.
COJAR LUNCH/ LEARN
Noon lunch and 1 pm concert. S'Wonderful
Gershwin Review with pianist Marty Mandelbaum
and singers John DeMerell and Diana Turner at
Oak Park JCC. Paid RSVP for $3 lunch required
by Dec.18. Concert is $1. 248-967-4030.
2 pm. Movie, Isaac Stern: Life's Virtuoso in
the Greenberg Suite at West Bloomfield JCC.
BIM BAM SHABBANUKAH
Pirke Avot before Council for Orthodox Jewish
6 pm. Shabbat service followed by a Chanukah
dairy/vegetarian potluck dinner at Temple Kol
Ami, West Bloomfield. Latkes, etc. $2/adult; $1/
child. RSVP: Julie@tkolami.org or 248-661-0040.
Active Retirees at Oak Park JCC. $2. 248-967-
MONDAY, DEC. 17
Noon 1 pm. Chaya Sarah Silberberg discusses
TUESDAY, DEC. 18
SATURDAY, DEC. 15
HAVDALAH FOR KIDS
1 pm. The film The Hermitage Museum, part III,
facilitated by Joe Tazelaar at Oak Park JCC.
5:15 p.m. Farmington Hills Adat Shalom
Synagogue Young Families sponsors "Saturday
Night Lights," a Havdalah program for families
with kids, kindergarten and younger. Older sib-
lings welcome. Free. RSVP: Lauren Reich,
SUNDAY, DEC. 16
6 p.m. Akiva Day School hosts An Evening in
Harmony," a Chinese auction with buffet and
bar, at Cong. Shaarey Zedek in Southfield. Prizes
include TVs, computers, trips, etc. All proceeds
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19
PJ'S, PASTA & STORIES
6 pm. Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington
Hills invites families with preschoolers through
first graders to pasta supper and a craft project.
Rabbi Rachel Shere is story reader. $3 per per-
son up to $18 a family. RSVP: Debi Banooni, 248-
626-2153 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
BROZA AT BERMAN
7:30 p.m. Together with Israeli singer-songwriter
David Broza, four multicultural youth musicians
from Israel's Polyphony Youth Ensemble, a group
that brings together Arabs and Jews through
musical education, perform at the Berman
Center at the West Bloomfield JCC. Tickets:
bermancenter.jccdet.org or 248-661-1900.
TUESDAY, DEC. 25
BOUNCE PARTY FOR KIDS
3 5 pm. Cong. Shaarey Zedek of Southfield event
for kids pre-K to grade 2 at Franklin Athletic Club,
29350 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, featuring
bounce houses, a rock wall, an inflatable obstacle
course and more. $15 per child. RSVP by Dec. 21:
Alexis Zimberg, Jewish Family Educator, 248-357-
5544 or email@example.com .
SUNDAY, DEC. 23
HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT JET
9 pm. Join CommunityNEXT and Come Play
Detroit at Fifth Avenue, 215 Fifth Ave., Royal
Oak. $10 cover after 10 pm.
2 pm. The Jewish Historical Society of
Michigan's "Afternoon at the Jewish Ensemble
Theatre" presents the musical I Do! 1 Do!, about
a couple's multi-decade marriage, at the West
Bloomfield JCC. Afterglow with cast members
follows play. JHSM members $34; others $38.
Afterglow only, $10. Tickets: 248-432-5517.
THURSDAY, DEC. 27
Noon lunch and 1 pm concert with entertainer
Jack Dalton at Oak Park JCC. Non-refundable
paid RSVP for $3 lunch due by Dec. 24. $1 for
CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM PRESENTS
SOO SUNNY PARK: VAPOR SLIDE
NOVEMBER 17, 2012 THROUGH MARCH 17 2 013
"From Here to There: Alec Soth's America," is the first major U.S. survey to explore the past
15 years of work by one of the most compelling voices in contemporary photography, artist
Alec Soth. Featuring over 100 photographs, the exhibition includes a new body of work
that is the result of a road trip the artist took across Michigan in the weeks leading up to
the presidential election in November. "Alec Soth's America" is organized by the Walker Art
Soo Sunny Park's large-scale installation SSVT (South Strafford, Vermont) Vapor Slide (2007),
is the artist's response to the undulating, snowy hills of South Strafford, Vermont. This
exhibition inaugurates a new series of one-person exhibitions that will showcase the work
of Academy alumni.
FROM HERE TO THERE: ALEC
For more information:
248 645.3323 or www.cranbrook.edu
NOVEMBER 17, 2012 THROUGH MARCH 30, 2013
December 13 • 2012