100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

February 20, 2014 - Image 35

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 2014-02-20

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

>> editor's picks

CLASSICAL
NOTES

About
4•1

p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, the
Jewish musician performs
In the first decade
in a concert titled Paul
of the 20th cen-
Simon & Sting, a musical
tury in the city
collaboration in which the
of St. Petersburg,
two musicians will perform
the cultural heart
on stage together, as well as
Gail immerman
of Csarist Russia,
solo and with their respective
Art s Editor
a group of young
bands, at the Palace of
Russian Jewish com-
Auburn Hills. $43-$253.
posers forged a national style of Jewish
(800) 745-3000; palacenet.com .
art music, melding Chasidic melodies,
Yiddish folksongs and Jewish synagogue
ON THE STAGE
chants with the styles and techniques of
their teachers and mentors, including
Detroit's Hilberry Theatre continues
great Russian composers of the period
its season with Moon Over Buffalo,
such as Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazunov
playwright Ken Ludwig's backstage
and Scriabin. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
farce centering on fading actors George
22, hear a University Musical Society
and Charlotte Hay as they attempt to
concert featuring today's St. Petersburg
save their touring repertory theater
Orchestra, playing works by Rimsky-
company — and their marriage. Opening
Korsakov, Kancheli and Tchaikovsky, at
night is at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, with
Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. $10-$85.
performances running in repertory
(734) 764-2538; ums.org .
through April 5. $12–$30. (313) 577-
At 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Orchestra
2972; hilberry.com .
Hall in Detroit hosts the finals of the
Matrix Theatre Company, located
17th annual Sphinx Competition, in
in the heart of Detroit's Mexicantown,
which three senior division finalists,
presents Collected Stories by Donald
accompanied by the Sphinx Symphony
Margulies at 8 p.m. Fridays and
Orchestra, will compete for monetary
Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb.
prizes. The diversity-promoting Sphinx
21-March 16. The play explores the
Organization, founded in 1996 by Aaron
relationship between Ruth, a renowned
Jewish writer and college professor, and
Dworkin, encourages the participation
Lisa, Ruth's non-Jewish student and pro-
of blacks and Latinos in classical music.
tege, and poses a major ethical question
$10+. (313) 576-5111; dso.org .
regarding creative freedom. $15-$20.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the
(313) 967-0599; matrixtheatre.org .
DeSalle Auditorium at the Cranbrook
Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Detroit
Ann Arbor's Performance Network
Chamber Winds & Strings presents
stages Venus in Fur, an analysis of the
Strauss Deconstructed, an interactive
psychological side of sadomasochism,
concert that allows audiences a chance to Feb. 27-April 6. The most produced
theater script of 2013-2014 in America,
hear their musical preferences incorpo-
rated into a performance of Strauss' Suite according to Theatre Communications
for Winds, op. 4. Also on the program
Group, and now translated into a new
film by famed director Roman Polanski,
is the premiere of Devil Winds, a work
for wind trio by DCWS composer-in-
was credited by the New York Times as
residence Greg Simon, a doctoral stu-
"90 minutes of good, kinky fun:' In the
dent at U-M. $25 adults/$22 seniors/$10
play, Thomas, a beleaguered playwright/
students/$5 more at the door. (248) 559-
director, is desperate to find an actress
2095; detroitchamberwinds.org .
to play Vanda, the female lead in his
adaptation of the classic 1870s sadomas-
POP / ROCK / JAZZ FOLK ochist tale Venus in Furs; soon the lines
between play and reality blur, entering
Founded in the early 1960s in South
into an increasingly serious battle of
Africa by Joseph Shabalala, three-time
submission and domination. Mature
Grammy Award-winning vocal group
audiences only. $22-$42/discounts for
Ladysmith Black Mambazo catapulted
seniors and students. (734) 663-0681;
to fame following their collaboration
performancenetwork.org .
with Paul Simon, who, in the mid-
WHATNOT
1980s, incorporated the group's rich
tenor/alto/bass harmonies into his
famous Graceland album, a landmark
The Southfield Pavilion Antiques
Exposition runs 2-8 p.m. Friday, 10
recording that was considered pivotal in
a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
introducing world music to mainstream
audiences. The a cappella vocal group
Sunday, Feb. 21-23, at the Southfield
Municipal Complex in Southfield. One
appears at the Macomb Center for the
Performing Arts in Clinton Township at
paid admission good for all three days
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. $10-
of show: $10/$8 with listing/age 12
$38. (586) 286-2222; macombcenter.com .
and under free. facebook.com/mandm.
And speaking of Paul Simon: At 8
enterprises. ❑

C.111111
SMOKE

MUST

GRILL

NOW SERVING
WEEKEND BRUNCH

Join us on

Saturdays and Sundays
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Omelets • Specialty Egg and Benedict Dishes
French Toast • Waffles • Pancakes • Biscuits and Gravy
House Smoked Salmon • Steel Cut Oats
Granola Parfait • Salads • Burgers and Sandwiches
House Smoked Specialties and much more!

4,4

248.438.6741 • www.cayagrill.com
1403 S. Commerce Rd., Wolverine Lake

1895740

THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION

STOMPONLINE.COM

0 IF

MARCH 14-16 • FOX THEATRE

THE FOX THEATRE & JOE LOUIS ARENA BOX OFFICES
TICKETMASTER.COM I CHARGE BY PHONE 800.745.3000

OlympiaEntertainment.com

FOX

THEATRE SERIES

February 20 • 2014 35

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan