Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan on April 5, 2012 · Page Z25
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Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan · Page Z25

Detroit, Michigan
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Thursday, April 5, 2012
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BLOOMFIELD HILLS LECTURE EXPLORES WW II INTERNMENT CAMPS Filmmaker and author Sharon Yamato will be featured atan Oakland Town Hall Lecture Series program. She cowrote, coproduced and codirected the film “Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn,” which explores the detention in concentration camps of more than110,000 people of Japanese descent during World War II, and she authored “Moving Walls — Preserving the Barracks of America’s Concentration Camps,” which follows a trip by volunteers to Wyoming to gather an original World War II barracks building for the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. Yamato’s parents and seven of her brothers and sisters, all American citizens,were interned at the Poston War Relocation centerin Arizona. She was born in Denver, where her family resettled. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. George Cultural Center, 43816 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. $20 for the lecture. (The deadline for the luncheon portion of the program has passed.)Becky Hahn: 248-625-5844. ROYAL OAK BUNNYVILLE EVENT AT DETROIT ZOO Celebrate spring with costumed characters, treats, crafts and more during Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo. Off Broadway Productions will present a musical titled “The Bunny Follies,” and Two of a Kind will perform music and ask for audience participation. There also will be games and prizes. “Bunnyville is one of the most popular and high- lyanticipated events on the zoo’s calendar,” said Patricia Mills Janeway, communications director for the Detroit Zoological Society. “It’s a great way for the entire family to hop into spring.” 9a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. Ten Mile, Royal Oak. 248-541-5717 or . $6 for nonmembers with a canned food donation to Gleaners Community Food Bank, free for members, who are also encouraged to donate.Photos with Easter Bunny: $10. DETROIT BERLIN ARTISTS VIEW DETROIT View paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography and digital video in the “No.Town Beyond the Wall — Berlin Artists in Detroit” exhibit at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery. “This exhibition ties into our season of international art that has been featured at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery,” said the gallery’s Thomas L. Pyrzewski. “We’ve brought in numerous international artists and curators who were able to see Detroit. Their reactions and interactions with the city have been very positive. The ‘No.Town’ exhibition in particular brings together concepts that coincide between Berlin and Detroit. It has been a wonderful experience working with the Berlin artists and curators.” 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday. Through June 22.Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, 480 W. Hancock, Detroit. 313-993-7813 or . WWW.FREEP.COMAPRIL5- 11,2012DETROIT FREE PRESS PLAY25 BEST OF THE REST BEST BETS DETROIT ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY “The Bunny Follies,” a musical, will be stagedduring Bunnyville on Saturday at the Detroit Zoo. —MARY LENDZION, FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER

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