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JAZZ / FOLK
The Ark presents the
36th annual Ann
The theater is located at
261 E. Nine Mile. $5-$15.
Arbor Folk Festival,
with two different
nights of traditional
folk and roots music,
A one-night-only broad-
Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, at Hill
cast to movie theaters nationwide at 7:30
Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Friday night's p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, One Night
headliner is Canadian singer-songwriter
Stand: Creating a Play in a Day follows
Dallas Green, better known under the
some of New York's top comedic actors
moniker of City and Colour; also appear- (Rachel Dratch and Richard Kind,
ing will be Detroit's own Rodriguez,
among many others), writers, compos-
the singer-songwriter whose story is
ers and directors as they are given 24
at the center of the Oscar-nominated
hours to write, cast, compose, rehearse
documentary Searching for Sugar Man.
and perform four short musicals at New
Saturday night's headliners include the
York City's Gramercy Theatre. For local
Civil Wars and Lucinda Williams. $35-
theaters screening the film, go to
$47.40 for a single night/$60-$85 for
series tickets. (734) 763-8587; mutotix.
THE ART SCENE
At 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, the Ark
hosts Vagabond Opera, a Portland-
The Janice Charach Gallery at the Jewish
Ore.-based ensemble offering a mix of
Community Center in West Bloomfield
European cabaret, vintage Americana,
hosts an exhibit tilted Women VI
Balkan belly dance, neo-classical opera
Exhibition and Sale through Feb. 7.
and Old World Yiddish theater. The
Curated by Barbara Keidan, the show
four vocalists in the group sing in 13
features works by Keidan and fellow
languages. Be prepared to hear a bit of
local artists Leslie Masters, Darcy Scott,
klezmer or Kurt Weill. At the Ark, 316
Elizabeth Sylvester, Andrea Tama and
Fran Wolok. (248) 432-5579; jccdet.org.
S. Main, in Ann Arbor. $15. (734) 761-
Wayne State University's Elaine Jacob
Gallery presents When Art Works:
University Musical Society presents the
Martha Graham Dance Company Jan.
25-26 at the Power Center in Ann Arbor.
The 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, program
includes dances inspired by myth and
Jungian psychology. The 8 p.m. Saturday,
Jan. 26, program features a classic piece
of Americana: Graham and composer
Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.
$22-$54. (734) 764-2538; ums.org .
Flint native Sandra Bernhard — come-
dian, actress, recording artist, author
— returns to Michigan for two perfor-
mances at the Ark in Ann Arbor at 8
p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2. Her
most recent show, I Love Being Me, Don't
You, played to sold-out crowds last sum-
mer in Los Angeles. It's "like hanging out
with a hip and funny friend who never
fails to lift you up with her outrageous
freedom," said the Los Angeles Times.
$35-$50. (734) 761-1451; theark.org.
Ferndale's Go Comedy! Improv
Theatre presents its 10th original sketch
comedy revue, Lame Duck Soup, a col-
lection of scenes ranging from movie
icons and mythological creatures to
neighbors and new love, at 8 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays through Feb. 28.
African Utilitarian Objects From the
Faxon Collection through Feb. 8. The
featured objects, collected by former
state Sen. Jack Faxon, founder and
headmaster of the International School
in Farmington Hills, were once used in
African homes, workplaces and religious
shrines. (313) 993-7813;
The Detroit Institute of Arts is cur-
rently displaying its collection of early
American silver, which has not been
on view for 10 years and features work
by famed Boston silversmith and patriot
Paul Revere as well as Sugar Bowl with
Cover (c. 1755), made in New York by
Myer Myers, the most important Jewish
silversmith active in colonial America.
This sugar bowl was donated to the
DIA in 1955 by "Members of the Jewish
Community of Detroit in honor of the
American Jewish Tercentenary 1654-
1954:' (313) 833-7900; dia.org.
The Novi Home Improvement Show
showcases the latest trends in design and
remodeling Friday-Sunday, Jan. 25-27, at
Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi.
$7-$8/12 and under free.
THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN
OF AN ICONIC ENSEMBLE!
FEBRUARY 1-3, 2013
TICKETS & PRE-PAID PARKING CALL 313.237.SING
or visit michiganopera.org
Bank of America
Opening Night Sponsor
"RETURN TO HARLEM" party on the stage
Saturday, February 2, 2013 following the performance.
Featuring the DTH dancers - tickets $75 per person
For info call 313.237.3268 or e mail email@example.com
The 2012-2013 Dance Series is
made possible by Marlene Boll,
Joanne Danto and Nora Moroun.
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Also Grilled Octopus. Chicken Lemondo.
Lavraki-Branzin (whole fish)
Private Banquet Room up to 200 people I
Brunch Saturday & Sunday
Made to order Omelets & much more
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Open 7 days a week
Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner
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January 24 • 2013