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of Detroit hosts
to life in the Disney On
Ice skating spectacular
Dare to Dream, pro-
duced by sisters Nicole
and Juliette Feld, March
14-17, at the Palace of
Auburn Hills. $18-$65.
Show times and tickets:
two young artists —
Braun, an LA native
who studied at the
Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles
under Jascha Heifetz Distinguished
THE ART SCENE
Chair pedagogue Robert Lipsett, and
cellist Erik Asgeirsson, a Detroit native The Detroit Institute of Arts is dis-
and 2011 Tuesday Musicale of Detroit
playing one of Vincent van Gogh's
Artist of the Year — joined by CSD
most famous paintings from the
Artistic Director Pauline Martin on
Musee d'Orsay in Paris through May
piano at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9,
28. Bedroom in Arles is on view in
at the Birmingham Unitarian Church,
the Dutch Galleries along with three
38651 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield
other van Gogh paintings owned by
Hills. $30/$10 students under 25. (586)
the DIA: The Diggers, an interpretation
944-5353; chambersoloistsdetroit.org .
of a painting by Jean-Francois Millet;
The Berman Center for the
Performing Arts hosts Michigan Five:
Choreographer Showcase, highlighting
creative dance talent from colleges
and universities throughout the state,
including Oakland University, Hope
College, Western Michigan University,
Grand Valley State University
and the University of Michigan,
at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9. U-M
choreographer Jessica Fogel and her
work, Hath Purest Wit: Anagrams
for Eight Dancers and Thirteen
Letters, is an interactive collaboration
between audience and performers. A
performance installation in the lobby
invites audience members to translate
what they see into words or sketches.
What they see and interpret in the lobby
will be reimagined onstage, not just
through movement but also through
music and text. Tickets: $21 adults/$16
JCC members/$12 students/$11 groups.
(248) 661-1900; theberman.org.
Justin Roberts & the Not Ready
for Naptime Players dish out intel-
ligent and whimsically rocking music
for kids and their parents. Roberts'
Meltdown CD was named to Time
Out New York's list of best children's
music of the last 30 years (his album
Why Not Sea Monsters? Songs from the
Hebrew Scriptures includes tunes of
Bible stories from the Old Testament).
He comes to the Ark in Ann Arbor
at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, with a
brand-new collection of lullabies.
$12.50. (734) 761-1451; theark.org .
Relive memorable moments from
Tangled, The Princess and the Frog and
Cinderella as a cast of world-class skat-
ers bring moments from these films
The Portrait of the Postman Roulin
and Self-Portrait. Among van Gogh's
influences were the Jewish painter
Jozef Israels, one of the leading paint-
ers of van Gogh's generation in the
Dutch Republic and his tutor, Dr. M.B.
Mendes da Costa, a Jewish teacher in
Amsterdam; Jewish art dealers played a
prominent role in the marketing of his
art, and a whole variety of other mod-
ern artists. (313) 833-7900; dia.org.
The Kresge Foundation presents
Woman Image Hot, an exhibition of
works by female artists, including local
artists Liz Cohen, Barbara Dorchen
and Lauren Kalman, through March
31 at the Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth,
in Detroit. On Friday, March 22, from
6 9 p.m., a Divas, Crones, Warriors
and Wild Women Celebration will be
held. (313) 831-1250; scarabclub.org .
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You don't have to be Irish to love St.
Patrick's Day. The 55th Annual St.
Patrick's Day Parade — with march-
ing units, pipe and drum bands, floats,
clowns and more — kicks off at 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, on Michigan Avenue
in the Corktown area of Detroit. (313)
Auditions for actors will be held
1:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20,
at the Jewish Community Center in
West Bloomfield for a radio play to be
performed at the JCC Stephen Gottlieb
Music Festival in May. Performers
will be dressed in white top and black
bottoms and be on stage with their
scripts sitting on stools. The lead role
in this non-equity performance will
be played by veteran Broadway actress
Tovah Feldshuh. For more informa-
tion and to make an appointment,
contact Linda Levy at (248) 432-5652
A mother finds a new faith and all hell breaks loose in this
laugh-out-loud comedy by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Directed by
Tony Casselli, End Days features cameos from Jesus Christ to Stephen
Hawking as well as an Elvis impersonator... just to mention a few.
aFHE COURAGE TO DEAL WITH THE END OF THE WORLD, EXISTENTIAL TRUTHS
AND PATHETIC ATTEMPTS TO LOVE IN THE MIDDLE OF A BLACK HOLE...WOW!'
A Co-Production with Williamston Theatre & Michigan State University
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JET Performs in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre in the JCC - Corner of Maple & Drake Roads in West Bloomfield
March 7 • 2013