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visation and the chance
to see comedy stars in the
making, to the Ark in Ann
Arbor at 8 p.m. Friday and
Society of Detroit
Saturday, Oct. 4-5. $25; $20
students. (734) 761-1451;
Gail Z immerman
Quartet — with
Named Las Vegas
Ar is Editor
Comedian of the Year nine
Drucker and Philip
years in a row, Rita Rudner,
Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton and cel-
whose show has become the longest-
list Paul Watkins — playing works by
running solo show in the history of Sin
Haydn, Britten and Beethoven, at 8 p.m.
City, is known for her "clean" comedy and
Saturday, Oct. 5, at Seligman Performing
sweet-as-pie delivery of shrewdly funny
Arts Center in Beverly Hills. $30-$60;
stream-of- consciousness observations
$15-$24 students. (248) 855-6070;
on everyday life that everyone can relate
to. Although the Jewish comedian's
Music Director Leonard Slatkin
influences in comedy were Jewish,
directs the Detroit Symphony
Rudner tends to steer clear of overtly
Orchestra, in works including
Jewish material in her act; she told
Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5,
London's Jewish Chronicle. don't do
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1
Jewish stuff because I don't want people
(featuring pianist Conrad Tao) and the
to be left out. If I mention the Torah
DSO premiere of Aaron Copland's Hear
in Alabama, it's not going to go down
Ye! Hear Ye!, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 10:45
that well." Rudner performs at 8 p.m.
p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
Saturday, Oct. 5, at Macomb Center for
10-12, at Detroit's Orchestra Hall. Tickets
the Performing Arts in Clinton Township.
start at $15. (313) 576-5111; dso.org .
$43-$58. (586) 286-2222; macombcenter.
POP / ROCK / JAZZ / FOLK
Twelve-year-old pianist, composer, singer,
entertainer and humanitarian (he's raised
about $30 million for charity through
benefit concerts) Ethan Bortnick was
recently certified a Guinness World
Records title-holder as the "World's
Youngest Solo Musician to Headline
His Own Tour" His wide repertoire
includes jazz, classical music, rock 'n
roll and his own original compositions.
Bortnick returns to West Bloomfield
at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, bringing his
performance to the stage of the Berman
Center for the Performing Arts. $42 lower
level/$32 upper level. (248) 661-1900;
ON THE STAGE
The University of Michigan School of
Music, Theatre and Dance stages a pro-
duction of A Little Night Music, with
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim,
at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays
and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct.
10-20, at the Lydia Mendelsohn Theatre
in Ann Arbor. Set in the birch groves
of 1900 Sweden, the musical sings and
waltzes its way through the lives of mis-
matched couples about to make some
surprising discoveries about their true
desires. $22-$28; $10 students. (734) 764-
2538; tickets.music.umich.edu .
The Second City brings its 2013 Happily
Ever After Tour, providing audiences
with its classic satire, cutting-edge impro-
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Zoo Boo, featuring a trick-or-treat path,
live entertainment, a haunted reptile
house and a Zombie Zone filled with
spooky games and activities, returns to
the Detroit Zoo 6-8 p.m. Fridays, and 5-8
p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 11-27.
Advance tickets, at $8, are recommended.
Details: (248) 541-5717; detroitzoo.org.
Follow an endless path of hand-
carved jack-o'-lanterns (meeting colorful
characters along the way), dress in
costume and enjoy 11 themed treat
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From Our Perspectives: A National
Women's Art Exhibition, curated by
Lynne Avadenka and featuring the art
works of 32 women from Michigan and
around the country, will be on exhibit
through Oct. 25 at the Smith Theatre
Gallery at Oakland Community College's
Orchard Ridge Campus, 27055 Orchard
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