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"Today's menu at Little Daddy's Family Restaurant is the difference
between daylight and evening darkness..." Danny Raskin 2014
Hailed as New York's "Best
Rosa Raisa (1893-
Indie Comedy Night" by
1963) was a Polish-
New York magazine, the
born (nee Raitza
comedy show Pretty Good
trained and Jewish
Friends, featuring Russian-
born American come-
soprano, who, in
dian and writer Eugene
1926, created the title-character role in
Mirman and U.K. comedian Daniel
Turandot at La Scala in Milan.
Kitson, makes a stop at Ferndale's
Michigan Opera Theatre, which has
Loving Touch at 9 p.m. Friday, May 9.
produced the Puccini masterpiece four
Doors at 8 p.m. $20-$25. (248) 546-
times previously, closes its spring sea-
son at the Detroit Opera House with the
Brody Stevens, Howard Michael
opera-fan favorite. Performances are at
Kremer and Adam Cayton-Holland join
7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10; Wednesday,
together for the Funny or Die: Road 2
May 14; Friday, May 16; and Saturday,
Oddball Tour, coming to Mark Ridley's
May 17; with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on
Comedy Castle in Royal Oak at 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 18. Featuring "Nessun
Tuesday, May 13. $10. (248) 542-9900;
Dorma," the most famous tenor aria
in the opera canon, Turandot is set in
ancient Peking and tells the story of
beautiful, icy Princess Turandot and the
prince who dares to win her hand in
Teddy Abrams conducts The Magical
marriage. It will be sung in Italian with
Life of Mozart, an interactive Detroit
English supertitles. $25-$125. (313)
Symphony Orchestra Young People's
237-7464; michiganopera.org .
Family Concert, recommended for ages
6 and up, at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10,
POP / ROCK / JAZZ / FOLK at Orchestra Hall in Detroit. $20-$40.
(313) 576-5111; dso.org .
The Ark in Ann Arbor hosts an evening
with "alternative" singer-songwriters
THE ART SCENE
Suzanne Vega and Ari Hest at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13, $40; and folk icon Arlo
Wayne State's Elaine Jacobs Gallery
Guthrie at 8 p.m. Wednesday (with open- presents Praxis, an exhibit that explores
er A.J. Croce) and Thursday, May 14-15,
political movements of the late '60s and
$50-$75. (734) 761-1451; theark.org.
'70s through the work of artists includ-
ing feminist painter Judith Bernstein
ON THE STAGE
and photographer Cindy Sherman,
through June 27. More info: (313) 577-
A tour of the Broadway revival of West
Side Story, with music and lyrics by
Leonard Bernstein and Stephen
Sondheim, returns to the Fisher
Theatre in Detroit at 8 p.m. Tuesday-
Howard L. Feinstein, attorney and
Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and
author of the memoir Fire on the
2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13-18.
Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights
Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur
Battlefield (Fathead Books) visits the
Huntington Woods Public Library
Laurents' Broadway direction and the
original Jerome Robbins choreography
at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15. Free.
will be part of the production. $36-$76.
Registration requested: (248) 543-9720;
(313) 872-1000; broadwayindetroit.com . huntington-woods.lib.mi.us .
Founder and creator Michael Goldman
THE BIG SCREEN
presents the 25th-anniversary edition of
Motor City Comic Con, featuring more
The Uptown Birmingham 8 and Royal
than 300 pop-culture guests, including
Oak's Landmark Main Art Theatre are
comic-book creators, writers, artists and
among the venues screening a Royal
actors from television and movies, at
12:30-7 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Opera House production of Verdi's
Nabucco on Thursday evening, May
Saturday, and 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday,
15, and Sunday afternoon, May 18.
May 16-18, at the Suburban Collection
Placido Domingo stars as the biblical
Showplace in Novi. Highlights include
Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), whose
Jewish actors William Shatner (Star Trek)
imprisonment of the Hebrews is part of
and Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead).
the plot. Details and tickets are available Advance ticket holders are welcome 30
at theater box offices and at
minutes prior to show open. For a full
schedule of events and to purchase tickets,
go to motorcitycomiccon.com .
DADDY'S FRESH, HEALTHY
AND DELICIOUS ALL THE TIME!
Come to Little Daddy's and try our wonderful new dishes
for BREAKFAST LUNCH AND DINNER from Chef Keith!
20 different salads including Kale
and Apricot, Fresh Shrimp Salad,
Quinoa Power Bowls and Fresh
Selections from around the world and
our family favorites you have always
enjoyed at Little Daddy's!
NOW IN TIME FOR MOTHER'S DAY
LEMON RICOTTA PANCAKES
WITH WARM BLUEBERRY SAUCE!
M — F 7 AM - 9 PM • Sat Sun 8 AM - 9 PM
Livonia open Sunday-Thursday 8 AM - 9 PM
Friday and Saturday 8 AM - 10 PM
Now Full Bar at Livonia Little Daddy's
ittledadd ► s.com
Southfield - Northwestern Hwy At Inkster 248-358-1700
Bloomfield Hills - Woodward At Long Lake 248-647-3400
Taylor - Eureka Rd At Southland Mall 734-287-8600
Livonia - 19333 Victor Parkway 734-744-5555
MOTHER'S DAY 4-ocusitel
Large Group Seating
Owners: Shan Tarn and Johnny Tarn
Birthdays • Anniversaries
Carry Out • Catering
27626 Middlebelt Road
at 12 Mile • Next to CVS
Seating for up
to 200 people
Hours of Operation:
Mon.-Thurs.: 11am — 9:30pm
Friday: 11am — 1 Opm
Saturday: Noon — 1 Opm
Sunday: Noon — 9pm
May 8 • 2014