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Southfield native Mike
Young, creator of the Young
Music Society of
American Comedy Tour,
Detroit presents the
returns to Detroit from his
current home in LA to per-
of the Renaissance
form at the third annual A
Night of Giggles er Gloves
event at 8 p.m. Saturday,
the rustic music of the peasantry as well
March 23, at the MGM Grand (doors
as the elegant sounds of the professional
open at 7 p.m.). Young splits his time
wind bands of the late Medieval and
between comedy, writing and producing
Renaissance periods, at 8 p.m. Saturday,
for television and film. He is currently in
March 23, at the Seligman Performing
production on his directorial debut, My
Arts Center in Beverly Hills. Pre-concert
Man Is a Loser, to be released later this
talk: 6:45-7:30 p.m. Tickets: $30-$60/
year. The event will be hosted by Detroit
half-off students. (248) 855-6070;
1-8-7 actress and Mittens for Detroit
founder, Erin Cummings. Jewish-owned
On Friday, March 22, from 7-7:45
Bruner Hat & Glove, based in Auburn
p.m., the group appears in a strolling
Hills, is providing one new pair of gloves
concert through some of the Detroit
for every ticket purchased. Tickets: $15
Institute of Art's Renaissance galleries;
general admission; $35 preferred seat-
ing; $75 VIP (table seating and cocktail
service). netpix.com .
Ferndale's Go Comedy! presents two
POP / ROCK / JAZZ / FOLK
new shows: The Best of Go Comedy!,
Vocalist Monica Mancini, daughter of
a 90-minute presentation of the the-
famed movie composer Henry Mancini,
ater's most hilarious sketches, at 8 p.m.
will bring her father's music to the stage
Fridays through March 29 ($15); and
at Orchestra Hall, performing with the
Laughterhouse Five, an improvised re-
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, in Monica imagining of the Kurt Vonnegut classic
at the Movies, led by DSO Assistant
Slaughterhouse-Five, directed by Gary
Conductor Teddy Abrams, at 10:45
Lehman, at 8 p.m. Thursdays through
a.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m.
March 28 ($10/$5 with library card).
Sunday, March 22-24. The DSO will join
(248) 327-0575; gocomedy.net.
Monica on this Pops Series program
performing such Mancini hits as "Pink
THE ART SCENE
Panther," "Moon River; music from Porgy
and Bess and more. $19-$68/$105 for box
In observance of the Passover season,
seats. (313) 576-5111; dso.org .
the Toledo Museum of Art exhibits
Josh Nelson, one of the most popular
three contemporary Haggadahs
performers and composers in modern
from the museum's collection through
April 7. On display will be the Szyk
Jewish music, takes the stage for a free
Haggadah, illustrated by Arthur Szyk;
concert open to the community at 7 p.m.
Haggadah for Passover, illustrated by
Saturday, March 23, at Temple Beth El
in Bloomfield Township. A multi-instru-
Ben Shahn; and A Passover Haggadah,
illustrated by Leonard Baskin.
mentalist and songwriter whose music is
celebrated and integrated into the reper-
Haggadah expert and Toledo native Ira
toire of congregations, camps and com-
Steingroot will give a free presentation
at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, in the muse-
munities around the world, Nelson also
um's Little Theater, including informa-
heads the Josh Nelson Project, five tal-
ented performers who deliver high-octane tion about the museum's Haggadahs
Jewish rock while presenting a positive
and a slideshow encompassing 700
role model. No reservations needed. (248) years of Haggadah illustrations. Free.
851-1100, ext. 3150; tbeonline.org.
2445 Monroe St. (800) 644-6862;
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
returns to the Detroit Opera House,
performing the company's classics along
with new works by contemporary chore-
ographers, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday,
2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30
p.m. Sunday, March 21-24. $25-$80. For
tickets and/or detailed repertory infor-
mation, call (313) 237-7465 or go to
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.
"THE 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
participate OM MB on-line auction NOW
Get Your Tickets Today!
248.788.2900 • www.JetTheatre.org
JET Performs in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre in the JCC - Corner of Maple & Drake Roads in West Bloomfield
The 18th annual Novi Backyard, Pool
& Spa Show runs 3-9 p.m. Friday, 11
a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-
5 p.m. Sunday, March 22-24, at the
Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
Admission: $8; $4 children 6-14; chil-
dren 5 and under free. Discount cou-
pons for $2 off adult admission available
at the show's website. (734) 398-9700;
29110 Franklin Rd.
Southfield, MI 48034
BIGA (ROYAL OAK)
711 S Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
29410 Northwestern Hwy.
Southfield, MI 48037
March 21 • 2013