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Elliott (Photo by Peter Smith)

Musical memorial to MLK

The School of Music will host a "Memorial to Martin Luther King" at 8 p.m. tonight (Feb. 2) in Hill Auditorium.

The concert, with music by Oskar Morawetz, will be performed by the U-M Symphonic Band and conducted by director of bands and professor of music Michael Haithcock. The event also will feature cello soloist and professor of music Anthony Elliott.

For more information, call (734) 764-0594.

Music of Russian composers meets modern dance

The University Dance Company will present "Dances for Petersburg" at 8 p.m. Feb. 5-7 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Power Center for the Performing Arts.

Roche Janken and Montgomery White perform a pas de deux from "Shostakovich String Quartet" by guest choreographer Alonzo King —one of six modern dance works that will be presented Feb. 5-8 in "Dances for Petersburg." (Photo by Peter Smith)

Part of the University's "Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance" festival, the performances will feature modern dance set to music of Russian composers.

Tickets, $15 and $20—$8 for students with ID—are available at the Michigan League Ticket Office, by phone at (734) 764-2538, or at

Fair presents options for long-term care insurance

The Housing Bureau for Seniors, a service of the U-M Health System, will host a Long-term Care Insurance Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C.

Barbara Zaret, coordinator of the Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program, and Jim Schuster, a certified elder law attorney, will be the keynote speakers.

The event will help participants determine if long-term care insurance is a wise choice; understand terminology, policy features and costs; learn what to look for and what to avoid; meet with insurance representatives; and gather information.

To register for the fair, call (734) 998-9339.

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