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Exhibits
Acrylic Paintings, by Anne James Breiholz, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Andy Goldsworthy: Mountain and Coast, Autumn into Winter, Museum of Art, through April 13. Presenting a rich overview of the work of this British environmental sculptor, the exhibit explores Goldsworthy’s interest in working with and within the natural world. For more than two decades, Goldsworthy has been shaping leaves, branches, snow, ice, petals, earth and stone into temporary landscape creations that reflect a deep reverence for a connection to nature. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
African American Music Collection and NC Standifer Video Archive of Oral History, Black American Musicians, includes rare scores, sheet music, photographs, original 78 rpm recordings (now on CD), movie scripts, rare manuscripts and videotaped interviews with historically important Black musicians. Viewing and listening facilities are available. 101 West Hall, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Fri, 764-8338.
African Art of Dual Worlds, Museum of Art, Curtis Gallery. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Architecture Fellows Exhibition, Art and Architecture Building, College Gallery, through April 28. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Art Dolls, by Rosie Chapman, University Hospital Lobby, Display Cases, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Ben Rubin, 5 p.m. April 10, Art and Architecture Building Auditorium (Photo courtesy SoAD)
Art Glass, by Epiphany, April and Jason Ruff, Taubman Lobby, South, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Arts of Zen, Museum of Art, through June 15. The exhibit brings together Chinese and Japanese portraits, landscapes and calligraphy of the 16th through 20th centuries, made by monks or for consumption in the monastic milieu, to consider basic questions about the relationship between artistic style and religious meaning. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Ceramics, by John & Suzanne Stephenson, Cancer Center & Geriatrics Center, Main Lobby, Floor B2, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Children’s Artwork, by Saline Public School Students, Taubman Lobby, South, Floor 1, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Cuadros from Pamplona Alta, Textile Pictures by Women of Peru, Taubman Lobby, South, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Decorative Eggs, Taubman Lobby, North, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Desmatosuchus, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The museum’s display of this 200 million-year-old fossil has been updated with new labels and two contrasting models—one, an aquatic model made by museum sculptor Carleton Angell, and the second, a terrestrial model. Scientists are not certain whether Desmatosuchus was an aquatic or land animal. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Digital Art, by Art Alchemists, Taubman Lobby, North, Floor 1, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Drypoint Watercolors, by Marcella Pioch, Cancer Center & Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Eighteenth-Century French Prints and Drawings, Museum of Art, through May 4. The 18th century was a period of great transition, and throughout the century outstanding draftsmen and printmakers marked the shifts in society, taste and the marketplace. Drawings and prints were collected as freestanding, independent works of art. The 18th century also witnessed an important development in printmaking. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Engineering Class of 2003 Time Capsule, Pierpont Commons, Front Lobby, April 21-May 2. The Class of 2003 will submit items to be recovered at the celebration of its 25th reunion. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts and Programs, 647-6838.
Exposure—Portrait of a Corporate Crime, by Raghn Rai, Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge Gallery, through April 12. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts and Programs, 647-6838.
First Annual All-Undergraduate Exhibition and Awards Competition, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Warren M. Robbins Center for Graduate Studies, and Work, 306 S. State St., April 11-26. Reception at all three galleries 6-9 p.m. April 11. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.
Five from Ten, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through April 25. Reception 7-9 p.m. April 11. A collection of 50 artworks in glass, five pieces on loan from each of 10 Midwest regional collections. Part of Michigan Glass Month. Sponsored by the Mardigian Library, (313) 593-5058.
Frames of Identity: Images of Self, Residential College Art Gallery, through April 12. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.
Hot Glass Sculpture, by Alex Krentzin, Taubman Lobby, Display Cases, Floor 1, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Individual and Society in Ancient Egypt, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, through August 9. How can we explore the ancient Egyptian concepts of identity and individualism, and the relationship of individuals to the greater society? The exhibit integrates artifacts from the museum’s Egyptian collection, as well as loan objects from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the University of Pennsylvania Museum, with new data from ongoing Michigan excavations at Abydos in southern Egypt. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 764-9304.
Jewelry, by Susan Julius, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Main Lobby, Floor B2, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Jiingtamok: Exploring the Powwow Highway, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, through June 30. Features photographs, memorabilia, interviews and sound exploring the meanings and traditions of Native American powwows, with a special focus on powwow traditions in Michigan. Numerous Native individuals were interviewed, and their direct quotations tell much of the story. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Ka-Boom! Meteor and Asteroid Impacts, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The display explains the differences between space dust, meteors, meteorites, meteoroids, asteroids and comets, and speculates about the roles asteroids may have had in Earth’s history (including the theory that an asteroid impact contributed to the demise of the dinosaurs). Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Mars Exploration, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Rotunda, through April. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Memorials of Life in Ancient China: Chinese Mortuary Art Across Four Millennia, Museum of Art. Since the beginnings of Chinese civilization, one of its identifying characteristics has been a concern with the welfare of the dead. This exhibition traces evolving customs of burial across four millennia and reveals major shifts in political, social and religious history. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Mixed Media Printmaking, by Chia Haruta, University Hospital, Main Corridor, Floor 2, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Mixed Media Solo Exhibition, by Michael Anne Erlewine, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, through April 25. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts and Programs, 647-6838.
More Contrast, Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge Gallery, April 14-26. Experimental works challenging traditional darkroom techniques. Reception 5-7 p.m. April 18. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.
Nature Photography, by Mark and Lisa Graf, Taubman Lobby, North, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Pastels, by Geoff Gillespie, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, through April 17. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Pastels, by Laura Strowe, University Hospital, Main Corridor West, Floor 2, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Sea Series, oil paintings by Judy Enright, Michigan League Buffet, through April 25. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Sentenced, by Carol Jacobsen, Lane Hall Lobby, through April. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
The Stearns Collection, One of six major collections of musical instruments in North America; contains more than 2,000 instruments, ranging from typical period pieces to rare items, School of Music, 763-4389.
'Decorative Eggs,' through April 17 at the Taubman Clinic lobby (Photo courtesy Gifts of Art)
Suave Mechanicals: Early to Modern Binding Styles, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections Library, through July 26. A retrospective look at the long history of bookbinding, and a sampling of the many styles and decorative techniques used in the book arts. Sponsored by the University Library and Friends of the University Library, 764-9377.
Tempera Paintings and Glass Sculpture, by Idea Studio, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, April 21-June 19. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Treasures of Islamic Art from UMMA Collections, Museum of Art. The Islamic art in the UMMA collection is well known to scholars throughout the world, but may be much less familiar to regular museum visitors. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
U-M Detroit Observatory, the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Recently restored, it houses exhibits and collections highlighting the observatory’s role in introducing scientific research to campus, and significant discoveries made by its astronomers. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Wonder Tales, Washtenaw Community College, Gallery One, through May 30. Using combinations of image, text, sound and object, School of Art and Design faculty member Stephanie Rowden and alumna Lisa Olson exhibit work inspired by poetry of the folktale. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.
Youth Prison Art Workshop, Pierpont Commons, Atrium Gallery, April 17-18. Boys and girls from juvenile facilities will display the work they have created while working with U-M students and faculty from Prof. Janie Paul’s Art Workshops in Prison class. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts and Programs, 647-6838.

Regular Meetings
Alcoholics Anon, Unity AA Group, closed discussion, cross-addicts welcome, 12:10 p.m. Mon-Fri, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, 662-5189.
Guild House, Free casual Sunday supper for students, 6-7:30 p.m., 802 Monroe, 662-5189 or guildhouse@umich.edu.
Health System Pulmonary Rehab, Ann Arbor Better Breathers, 2-4 p.m., 1st Mon, Domino’s Farms EBA Club, 998-8723.
HIV/AIDS Support Group, 5:30-7:30 p.m., alternate Thursdays, Taubman Center, 936-8186 or (888) 224-7939.
LGBT Affairs, Creative Expressions Group, 1 p.m. Sat, call for room number, 763-4186.
Sailing Club Weekly Meetings, 7:45 p.m., every Thursday, 120 Dennison, 426-4299.

Recreation
Yost Ice Arena: Public skating, noon-12:50 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8-9:50 p.m. Thursday; 2-3:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 764-4600.

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April 7-21

Monday, April 7
Concert: Concert Band, 8 p.m., Michigan Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Svetozar Ivanov, piano guest recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Fair: Education Fair, 7-8:30 p.m., IT Zone, 330 E. Liberty. The fair offers an opportunity to learn about and compare training options and requirements for jobs in information technology. Sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women, 998-7080.
Film: Cultural Film Series, West Beirut, 6:15 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by U-M-Dearborn, (313) 593-1902.
Lecture: Johan Schot, Becoming a World Leading Harbor: Regime Transformations in Infrastructures and Transshipment Technology in Rotterdam, 4-5:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 2609. Co-sponsored by the Science, Technology & Society Program and the European Union Center, 615-8482.
Lectures: Short presentations by MFA candidates, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.

Tuesday, April 8
Class: Improving Your Listening Skills, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Word III, 9a.m.-noon, Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Concert: Jazz Combos, 7 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theatre. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Saxophone Studio Recital, 7 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Chamber Choir, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Event: U-M-Flint Family Carnival Night, 6-8 p.m., Harding Mott University Center, U-M-Flint. Features magicians, jugglers, face painting and prizes. Sponsored by the U-M-Flint Campus Programming Board, (810) 766-6604.
Lecture: Scott Clark, Horse-Driving, Flood Control, and the Art of Rulership in Early China, noon-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Douglas Rogers, The Moralities of Moonshine: Work and Drink after Soviet Agriculture, noon, Rackham Building, Room 520. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: David Finkelhor, Crimes Against Children and the Concept of Development Victimology, 1-2 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1840. Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Research Program on Violence Across the Lifespan, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and the Office of the Vice President for Research, 764-9537.
Lecture: Jerome B. Wiesner Science, Technology and Policy Lecture Series, Frank von Hippel, Preventing Nuclear Terrorism, 4 p.m., Pierpont Commons, East Room. Von Hippel is professor of public and international affairs, Princeton University, and former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Research, 647-9085.
Lecture: William Peck, Egyptian Connections: From Petrie to Carter in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5:30 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium C. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Music: Jazz Night, 8-10 p.m., Leonardo’s. An evening combining combos with jazz jam. Jazz combos entertain with standards, bebop and improv. Bring your instrument and join in or come to listen. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Reading: Marvin Arnett, 5-6:30 p.m., College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Arnett’s memoir, “Pieces from Life’s Crazy Quilt,” is comprised of 30 related essays that tell her story as a young African-American girl born and raised in Detroit, beginning with her birth during the Great Depression, moving through World War II and ending with the Detroit Race riots of 1943. The event also includes a book signing and reception. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn African and African American Studies Program, (313) 593-5213.
Seminar: Halcyon Skinner, Parity, Reproductive Factors and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Women, noon-1 p.m., School of Public Health II Building, Room M1152. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Workshop: Ruth Campbell, Creative Aging, noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Average life expectancy in the United States is 84 for women and 81 for men. How do we make the most of this extended time? Co-sponsored by the Work/Life Resource Center, Center for the Education of Women, and the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program, 936-8677.

Wednesday, April 9
Art Video: Nature and Nature, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. A documentary that further explores the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Class: Managing Your Investments, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: WWW Getting Started with Web Publishing at U-M, 9 a.m.-noon, Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: PageMaker Intermediate, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: More Magnificent Mushrooms, 6-8 p.m., East Ann Arbor Health Center Demonstration Kitchen. Sponsored by MFit, 975-4387, ext. 236. Registration and fee required.
Concert: Jazz Lab Ensemble, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Trombone Ensemble, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Lecture: Jeremy King, On the Use and Abuse of Ethnicity for the Study of East Central Europe, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 647-4185.
Lecture: Third Annual Distinguished Lecture in Physics, Carl Wieman, Bose-Einstein Condensation: Quantam Weirdness at the Lowest Temperature in the Universe, 4 p.m., East Hall, Room 1324. Wieman, who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize, will discuss a new form of matter at the coldest temperatures in the universe that could be the key to constructing an atomic laser that eventually could lead to a better atomic clock, the creation of tiny nano-devices, or extremely sensitive measuring devices. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 764-4437.
Lecture: Ama Ata Aidoo, Women, the Notion of Wholeness and Identity in African Performance, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Koessler Room. Sponsored by the International Institute’s Center for World Performance Studies, 936-2777.
Lecture: Leo Panitch, The New Imperial Challenge, 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Program in Comparative Study of Social Transformations, 936-1595.
Lecture: Salim Tamari, End of the Two-State Solution?, 4-6 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Center for Political Studies, Department of Political Science and the International Institute, 936-6520.
Luncheon: Faculty Women’s Club (FWC) spring luncheon and business meeting, 11:30 a.m., Michigan League, Ballroom. The FWC is comprised of more than 600 women faculty and spouses or partners of faculty members and their guests. Sponsored by the FWC, 426-5669. Registration required.
Mini-Course: Study Groups for Seniors, Dev Pardanani, Classical Music of India: Ragas and Talas, 10-11:30 a.m., Anna Botsford Bach Home, 1422 W. Liberty.
Movie: The Rookie, 8 p.m., Michigan League, The Underground. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Seminar: Jonathan Weissman, Mechanism of Amyloid Formation and Propagation: Lessons from a Yeast Prion, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 764-8028.
Seminar: Dr. Marlene Goldman, Evaluation of a Teamwork Intervention in Labor and Delivery: Planning a Cluster-based Randomized Clinical Trial, 3-4 p.m., School of Public Health I, Room 3040. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology and the Women’s Health Interdepartmental Concentration, 764-5436.
Seminar: Caring for Aging Relatives, 6-8 p.m., Cancer and Geriatrics Center, Room 1139. Topic include: the caregiver role, Medicare and Medicaid, legal issues, community resources, depression and dementia, substance abuse, physical changes and planning for the future. Sponsored by the Turner Geriatric Clinic, 764-2556. Registration and fee required.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 2-5 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Workshop: Drawing Flowers in Pastels, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652. Fee required.

Thursday, April 10
Class: Beyond Customer Service: Managing Confrontational Clients, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Developing a Productive Service Organization Using Appreciative Inquiry, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Access Introduction, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Flash Action Scripting, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: GoLive Introduction, 1-4 p.m., Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Grace Bumbry, soprano, guest master class, 5 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: This Product May Contain Peanuts, 8 p.m., Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater. Six choreographers and their original works. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5461. Tickets available at the door.
Information Night: For students interested in earning a master’s degree at U-M-Flint, 7 p.m., Harding Mott University Center, Michigan Room D, U-M-Flint. Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Programs, (810) 762-3171.
Lecture: Timon Screech, Strange Vessels: National Isolation and Ship Iconography in Edo Japan, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Piotr Michalowski, The Antiquity and Antiquities of Iraq, noon, Rackham Building, Room 520. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Applied Physics Symposium, Carl Wieman, Resonant BEC: A New Macroscopic Quantam System, 2 p.m., West Hall, Room 340. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 764-4437.
Lecture: Miller Converse Lecture, Sidney Verba, Political Equality: Why Do We Want It?, 4-5:30 p.m., Institute for Social Research, Room 6050. Sponsored by the Center for Political Studies, 763-1348.
Lecture: Tom Bancroft, Conservation: Passion and Science, 4-6 p.m., Dana Building, Room 1040. Sponsored by the Ecosystem Management Initiative of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, 615-6431.
Lecture: Priscilla Connell Memorial Lecture, Dr. Eric Wieschaus, From Long Range Gradients to Local Changes in the Cytoskeleton: How Drosophila Embryos Control Cell Shape, 4:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Auditorium. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.
Lecture: Ben Rubin, 5 p.m., Art and Architecture Building, Auditorium. Working with sound, video and digital electronics, Rubin creates performances, installations and architectural projects. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art and Design, 936-2082.
Musical: Oklahoma!, 8 p.m., Power Center. Sponsored by the Musical Theater Department (see story, page 15).
Panel: Settlement: Space and Resources in Israel and Palestine, 4-6 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium C. Sponsored by the Center for Middle East and North African Studies, 936-6510.
Performance: Department of Dance Freshman Touring Company, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby. Dance majors perform around the state as part of their training in modern dance. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Performance: Piano Summit—Steinway and Sons’ Anniversary Celebration, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Steinway and Sons celebrates its 150th anniversary this year with three concerts in June at Carnegie Hall. This event features piano music performed on the Steinway Model B Art-Case Grand Piano, on permanent loan to the museum from the School of Music. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Performance: Identities on Trial: A Kitchen Protest Prayer, 7:30 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater. A new dramatic work by Glenda Dickerson. Sponsored by the International Institute’s Center for World Performance Studies, 936-2777.
Poetry Reading: Richard Tillinghast, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1276. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Seminar: Leo Panitch, From Rival Imperialisms to American Empire, 10 a.m.-noon, Tisch Hall, Room 1023. Sponsored by the Program in the Comparative Study of Social Transformations, 936-1595.
Seminar: Dr. Melanie Cushion, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-8429.
Workshop: Creative Designs in Color, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652. Fee required.

Friday, April 11
Class: Dreamweaver I, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Concert: Chamber Music Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: This Product May Contain Peanuts, 8 p.m., Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater (see April 10 description).
Dance Lessons: Swing Night, 9 p.m.-midnight. Features the U-M Lab Ensemble and free dance lessons from 9-10 p.m. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Event: Take Back the Night, 7 p.m., U-M Diag. Ann Arbor’s 24th annual march and rally against sexualized violence. Sponsored by University Women against Rape, tbtn-info@umich.edu.
Film: Fallen Angels, 8 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Musical: Oklahoma!, 8 p.m., Power Center. Sponsored by the Musical Theater Department (see story, page 15).
Public Interview: Ama Ata Aidoo, noon, International Institute, Room 2609. Sponsored by the International Institute’s Center for World Performance Studies, 936-2777.

Saturday, April 12
Concert: Early Music Ensemble, 4 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Men’s Glee Club 143rd Annual Spring Concert, 6 & 9 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Organized in 1859, the 100-member Men’s Glee Club is the second-oldest collegiate chorus in America and the oldest collegiate chorus on the U-M campus. The club has performed at the White House and in concert throughout the nation and world, including Eastern Europe, South America and Australia. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-1448. Tickets required.
Concert: Contemporary Directions Ensemble, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: This Product May Contain Peanuts, 8 p.m., Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater (see April 10 description).
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Katie Freese, Dark Matter and Dark Energy in Cosmology, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Hall, Room 170. What is the dark matter that makes up most of the mass in the universe, and what is the dark energy that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate? Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 764-4437.
Musical: Oklahoma!, 8 p.m., Power Center. Sponsored by the Musical Theater Department (see story, page 15).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. The spring sky contains a few bright stars, but several significant constellations. It also is the best time of year to see the “Big Dipper.” Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Narrated by “Star Trek’s” Patrick Stewart, this program presents a history of the planet and reasons for our interest in it. Following the program, a brief live discussion will update viewers on current issues about Mars. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Free, 30-minute, docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits. Sign up day of the tour. Limit 15 people. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.

Sunday, April 13
Concert: Life Sciences Orchestra, 2 p.m., Pioneer High School, 601 W. Stadium Blvd. Concluding its third season, the nation’s only life sciences orchestra is made up of members of U-M’s medical and life sciences community. Sponsored by Gifts of Art and the U-M Health System, 936-2787.
Concert: Symphony Band, 3 p.m., Michigan Theatre. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Martin Canin, piano guest recital, 4 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 674-0594.
Concert: Jazz Guitar Ensemble & Chamber Jazz: The Music of Tad Dameron, 8 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theatre. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Film: Rivers and Tides, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. The film follows Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy over the course of a year, capturing his creative process on film. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: Mark Clague, The Theremin and Silver Screen: Instrument Technology and the Expansion of the Hollywood Sound, 2 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Lecture: Kathryn Clark, What’s NEXT for Mars?, 3 p.m., Michigan League (see story on this page).
Lecture: Gil Omenn, New Perspectives on Human Cancers: Genomics and Proteomics, 4-5:30 p.m., Hutchins Hall, Room 100. Sponsored by the Life Sciences, Values, and Society Program.
Musical: Oklahoma!, 2 p.m., Power Center. Sponsored by the Musical Theater Department (see story, page 15).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Free, 30-minute, docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits. Sign up day of the tour. Limit 15 people. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.

Monday, April 14
Class: Maintaining and Upgrading Your PC, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Concert: Brass Studios Recital, 4:40 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: University Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Michigan Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Forum: Composers’ Forum, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Lecture: Keith Breckenridge, From the Dompas to the Smart Card: Panoptic Fantasies in Modern South Africa, 4-5:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1644. Sponsored by the Science, Technology and Society Program, 615-8482.

Tuesday, April 15
Class: Time Management: A Whole Life Approach, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Excel I, 9 a.m-noon, Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Word Mail Merge, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, 1-4:30 p.m., Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Event: Hopwood Awards Ceremony, 3:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Translator and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard will deliver a lecture following the announcement of the awards. Sponsored by the Hopwood Awards Program.
Lecture: Li Bozhong, Involution: The Huang Debate, What We Know, Why We Should Care, noon-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Arab American Writers Series, Lisa Suhair Majaj, 4-5 p.m., College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building, Room 1030. Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, (313) 593-5209.
Music: Jazz Night, 8-10 p.m., Leonardo’s. An evening combining combos with jazz jam. Jazz combos entertain with standards, bebop and improv. Bring your instrument and join in or come to listen. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Poster Presentation: Case studies in environmental sustainability, 3-5 p.m., Media Union. Sponsored by the ConsEnSus Program, 647-1747.
Showcase: Young Choreographers Showcase, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5460. Tickets free and available at the door.

Wednesday, April 16
Art Video: The New World, 12:10 p.m., Museum of Art. The film situates Andy Goldsworthy’s art in a larger social context, investigating the interaction between sculptural art and nature during the second half of the 20th century. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Class: Managing Effectively by Delegating Work to Others, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Filemaker Pro I, 9 a.m.-noon, Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Windows File Management, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Dreamweaver II, 1-4 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Lecture: Dennis Thiele, The Role of Copper in Growth and Development: A View from Yeast to Humans, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 615-1286.
Seminar: Caring for Aging Relatives, 6-8 p.m., Cancer and Geriatrics Center, Room 1139 (see April 9 description).
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 2-5 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.

Thursday, April 17
Class: Time Management: The Next Steps, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Class: Access Forms, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Relational Database Design, 9 a.m.-noon, Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: GoLive Layouts and Special Effects, 1-4 p.m., Room 2078, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Colloquium: Jodie Plumert, Using an Interactive, Immersive Bicycling Simulator to Study Children’s Road-Crossing Behavior, noon-1 p.m., Transportation Research Institute, McCormick Conference Room, 2901 Baxter Road. Sponsored by the U-M Transportation Research Institute, 936-2070.
Concert: The Chris Smith Quartet, classic jazz, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Meeting: Board of Regents monthly meeting, public comments begin the meeting at 1:30 p.m., Fleming Administration Building, Regents Room, 764-3883.

Friday, April 18
Class: Dreamweaver III, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Visual Basic Introduction, 1-5 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Concert: Spring Dance Concert, 8 p.m., U-M Flint Theatre. Sponsored by the U-M Flint Department of Theatre & Dance, (810) 237-6520.
Conference: American Music Conference, Criss Cross: Conversations about America’s Music, Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).

Saturday, April 19
Conference: American Music Conference, Criss Cross: Conversations about America’s Music, Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Allen Britton Memorial Concert, 3:30 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Performances by School of Music students and faculty. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Faculty Recital, Martin Katz, piano, and David Dillard, baritone, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594.
Concert: Spring Dance Concert, 8 p.m., U-M-Flint Theatre. Sponsored by the U-M-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance, (810) 237-6520.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Free, 30-minute, docent-led tour of the dinosaur exhibits. Sign up day of the tour. Limit 15 people. Sponsored by the U-M Credit Union, 764-0478.

Sunday, April 20
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).

Monday, April 21
Class: Dreamweaver IV, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 2074, CSSB. Sponsored by IT Education Services, http://www.itd.umich.edu/education 763-3700. Registration required.
Class: Planning for Retirement, Session E, 4-7 p.m. Sponsored by HR Development, http://www.umich.edu/~hraa 764-7410. Registration required.
Meeting: The Daytime Herb Study Group of the Friends of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, noon lunch, 1 p.m. program, Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Road. Sponsored by the Daytime Herb Study Group, (734) 484-0913.
Meeting: Washtenaw Community Health Organization (WCHO), 7:30-9 p.m., North Campus Holiday Inn. The event, which features a talk by Dr. William McFarlane from the University of Maine, will help families of people with serious mental illness and mental health professionals understand the multi-family group approach to mental health care. Sponsored by the WCHO and U-M Health System, (734) 477-7457.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).
Planetarium Show: The Mars Show, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 12 description).

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Wednesday, April 23
Workshop: Optimal Aging, research-based ways to optimize quality of life and overall health throughout retirement and beyond, 12:30-3 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road. Dr. Suzana Makowski will present an interactive talk on optimizing health and well-being and lead an exercise session; Martha Kimball will discuss “Midfulness, An Invigorating Journey” and Laura Struble will discuss how the environment affects health and well-being. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, 764-2556.

Thursday, April 24
Performance: The Police Gazette, 8 p.m., Clements Library. A musical performance based on characters and songs of the period of the New York publication of the same name. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-0594. Tickets required.

Friday, April 25
Lecture: John L. Kemink, M.D., 11th Memorial Lecture, Dr. Madjid Samii, Surgery of Cranial Nerve Schwannomas, 4 p.m., Maternal Child Health Center, Auditorium. Sponsored by the Department of Otolaryngology and Department of Neurosurgery, 936-8675.

Sunday, April 27
Lecture: Friends of Matthaei Botanical Gardens Spring Lecture, Roger Sutherland, The Fascinating World of Bees and Beekeeping, 1 p.m. Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The facts about bees and our relationship with them. Sponsored by Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 998-7061. Fee required and reservations recommended.