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Exhibits

Archaeologies of Childhood: The First Years of Life in Roman Egypt, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, through September. The University's holdings of material from Roman Egypt show what children looked like and how they learned and played. They also help to illustrate the expectations and concerns of children in a North African culture that existed 2,000 years ago. The material in this exhibition is part of new research by U-M faculty and students to recover knowledge of childhood in Roman Egypt. Sponsored by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, http://www.lsa.umich.edu/kelsey/.
Audubon Watercolors, by Catherine McClung, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Car Bombings, 1980-2004, by Ellen Wilt, Residential College (RC) Art Gallery, March 26-April 17. Reception 4-6 p.m. March 26. Sponsored by RC, 763-0176.
Categories, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, March 29-April 23. The exhibit will celebrate Michigan Glass Month with a presentation of works selected from a permanent collection of antique and temporary studio art glass. Reception 7-9 p.m. April 2. Sponsored by the Art Museum Project, (313) 593-5058.
The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art, Museum of Art, through May 23. The exhibition explores the changing taste, aesthetics and uses of gardens from the late 16th to 20th centuries. Organized by the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, the exhibition features more than 150 works-prints, drawings, photographs, illustrated books and some paintings-by nearly 100 artists. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
The Tallis Scholars will perform at 8 p.m. March 25 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Ann Arbor. The group's concert, under the direction of Peter Phillips, is part of the University Musical Society's 125th season. (Courtesy James Brabazon)
Children's Science Book Fair, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, April 1-May 31. Offered annually by the Association of Science Technology Centers, this exhibit features 37 new science trade books for K-12 students, ranging from picture books to in-depth scientific discussions on topics such as astronomy, paleontology, environmental science, health and medicine, physics and technology. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Common and Uncommon Occurrences, by Margo Mensing, Lane Hall Art Gallery, through May 28. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Contemporary Lampwork Beads & Jewelry, by Barbara Hollosy, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. 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.
Discovery I, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, March 28-April 24. The first show from nine students representing the final class of scientific illustration concentrators to pass through the School of Art & Design. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Discovery II, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, March 28-April 24 (see Discovery I description). Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Double Exposure: Hinton and Saito, Buckham Gallery, 134-1/2 W. Second St., Flint, through April 2. Recent mixed media works by School of Art & Design (A&D) Professor Alfred Hinton and artist Sel Saito, featuring paintings inspired by rhythms in nature and the texture of carnivale. Sponsored by A&D, (810) 239-6334.
Earth and Sky: Art Quilts Inspired by Nature, Pierpont Commons, Wall Gallery, through March 27. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Fellows Exhibition, Taubman College Gallery, Room 2106, March 29-April 16. By Luke Bulman, Walter B. Sanders Fellow; Reto Geiser, William Muschenheim Fellow; and Steven Mankouche, William A. Oberdick Fellow. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Floral Landscapes, by Andrea Tama, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
A work by Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitor Jeremy Blake. He will lecture at 5 p.m. March 25 in the Michigan Theater. (Courtesy School of Art & Design)
In-Running, Out-Flowing Web, mixed media installation by Jim Cogswell, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room, through March 26. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
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.
The Life of the Lakes, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, through May 31. The exhibit explores the science of the Great Lakes, including the role of people in lake health and biodiversity. It will highlight one artist's view of Michigan lake and wetland habitats with a memorial display of the work of local printmaker Alice Berle Crawford. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and the Michigan Sea Grant College Program, 764-0478.
Lifelines and Dreams Between, Washington Street Gallery, 120 E. Liberty, through March 28. Recent paintings by School of Art & Design (A&D) Adjunct Assistant Professor Catherine Arnold. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Life Sciences Institute, Commons Building, Palmer Commons, The Van at State Street, Warren Robbins Gallery, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 W. Liberty St., April 2-May 16. The show features works by School of Art & Design (A&D) second-year mater of fine arts degree candidates. Reception 6-9 p.m. April 2. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
Masterworks of African Art: The Congo Basin, Museum of Art, Curtis Gallery of African and African-American Art, through May 2. Examines the rich imagery found in the Congo River Basin. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
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.
Recent mixed media works by School of Art & Design Professor Alfred Hinton and artist Sei Saito are showing through April 2 at the Buckham Gallery in Flint. Their paintings are inspired by rhythms in nature and the texture of carnivale. (Courtesy School of Art & Design)

The Mirror of Simple Souls, a handmade libretto by Kim Anno with Anne Carson, Rackham Building, Room 520, April 7-May 30. Opening reception 4:30 p.m. April 12. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Mixed Media Group Show, by Washington Street Gallery, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Oil Paintings, by Suzanne Beutler, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Outlet, Pierpont Commons, Atrium Gallery, April 4-25. School of Art & Design students in Beili Liu's advanced computer imaging class take a multimedia approach to artwork, focusing on clarity of concept and effectiveness of execution. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Pastels, by Jill Stefani Wagner, Pierpont Commons, Piano Lounge, through March 26. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
The S*Show, Duderstadt Center, Video Studio, 5-8 p.m. April 2. An evening of installations, interactive sculptures, video, performance and other manifestations of sound in space by students in the School of Art & Design (A&D) Sound Plus class. Sponsored by the A&D, 936-2082.
Sculptural Clothing, by Susan Byrnes, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Second Annual All-Student Exhibition, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Warren Robbins Gallery, Work, 306 S. State St., and the Duderstadt Center Gallery, April 2-May 16. This year's show has expanded to include works by all School of Art & Design (A&D) undergraduate and graduate students. Reception 6-9 p.m. April 2. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.
The Stearns Collection, School of Music. 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. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4389.
Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art, Museum of Art, through July 25. The exhibit explores the way artists from Persia, India, Bali, China and Japan have created, in visual form, the most enduring narratives of their respective cultures. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Textile Wall Hangings, by Renee Harris, University Hospital Main Corridor West, Floor 2, through April 14. 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.
Treehouse: Designing for Supermobility, Taubman College Gallery, Room 2106, through March 26. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. The oldest in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. 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.
Watercolor, by James Clark, Michigan League Cafe, through April 2. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Watercolor, by Monette Thorrez, Michigan League Cafe, April 3-30. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.
Wearable Art, by Carol Furtado, Cancer Center and Geriatrics Center Lobby, Floor B2, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
A World of Orchids: Japanese Prints of Species Orchids from the Villa Oyamazaki, Museum of Art, through July 11. The Villa Oyamazaki was the estate of Japanese entrepreneur Kaga Shotaro, a collector and cultivator of orchids. In the 1940s, he commissioned Ikeda Zuigetsu to record the collection in paint and a group of craftsmen to reproduce the paintings as color woodblock prints. The 20 prints in the exhibition illustrate this Japanese art form at its technical peak. Sponsored by the Museum of Art and Center for Japanese Studies, 763-8662.

Regular Meetings

Adventures in Parenting-Life with Your Turbo-charged Child, ages 3-6, Center for the Child and the Family, 525 E. University, Suite 1465, 6-8:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning March 16, 764-9466 or bvidovic@umich.edu.
Alanon, support group for family and friends of alcoholics, 6 p.m. every Thursday while U-M is in session, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, (734) 662-5189.
Alcoholics Anon, Unity AA Group, closed discussion, cross-addicts welcome, 12:10 p.m. Mon-Fri, Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, (734) 662-5189.
Caring for Aging Relatives, a six-week seminar for those who are caring for older family members, Turner Geriatric Clinic,6-8 p.m. Thursdays, (734) 764-2556. Registration and fee required.
Guild House, Free casual Sunday supper for students, 6-7:30 p.m., 802 Monroe, (734) 662-5189 or guildhouse@umich.edu.
Language Enrichment Group (LEG): A Stroke Support Group for Adults, Center for the Development of Language and Literacy, 1111 E. Catherine, 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, 764-8440.
Language Therapy Groups for Children, Center for the Development of Language and Literacy, 1111 E. Catherine, 764-8440.
Mind-Body Skills, a 10-week group program that will teach skills caregivers can use to enhance their health and well being, Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, (734) 998-0033.
New Ways to Feel Good, a therapy group for adults 60 years and older who feel depressed, anxious or excessively worried,2-3:30 p.m. 10 consecutive Wednesdays beginning in March, Turner Geriatric Clinic, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., (734) 764-2556.
Social Skills Groups, ages 6-14, Center for the Child and the Family, 525 E. University, Suite 1465, 764-9446 or bvidovic@umich.edu.

Recreation

Indoor Track Building: Public jogging and walking, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 763-5088. Fee required.
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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March 22-April 12


Monday, March 22
Lecture: Azzan Yadin, The Question of Oral Tradition: Rabbi Aqiva and Paul, 11 a.m., Frieze Building, Room 3040. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Barbara Wojcik, American Attitude: Whistler and His Followers, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the International Institute Area Studies Center, 615-7317.
Lecture: The John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture, Ben van Berkel, Working with Unfolding, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and the European Union Center, 764-1300.
Panel: Careers in Traditional Health Care, 7-8:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.

Tuesday, March 23
Colloquium: Lawrence Schneider, Improving Occupant Protection in Frontal Crashes of Airbag-equipped Vehicles through Field Investigations and Laboratory Testing, noon-1 p.m., U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), McCormick Conference Room. Sponsored by UMTRI, 936-2070.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Research Reflections on Depression and "Women Who Think Too Much," noon-1:30 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women, Work/Life Resource Center, and the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program, (734) 998-7080.
Lecture: Elif Shafak, Foreign Lands, Homelands and the Borderland of Fiction: Placing Women in Turkish Literature and the Displacement of the Woman Writer, noon, Rackham Building, Room 520. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Lecture: Hugh Shapiro, The Birth of Nervousness: Neurasthenia in Modern China, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Claire Renzetti, Poverty, Community and Violence Against Women, noon-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Educational Conference Center. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Elif Shafak, Foreign Lands, Homelands and the Borderland of Fiction: Placing Women in Turkish Literature and the Displacement of the Woman Writer, noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Open House: Children Summer Language Program, 5:30-6:30 p.m., University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy (UCLL), 1111 E. Catherine St. Improve language in the areas of speaking, reading, writing, spelling and social skills in intensive, individual and/or group therapy sessions. Sponsored by UCLL, 764-8440.
Seminar: Azzan Yadin, Rabbi Aquiva, Rabbi Ishmael and the Place for Midrash in Tanniatic Literature, 3 p.m., Frieze Building, Room 3050. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.

Wednesday, March 24
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Film: Second Annual African Film Series, The Guguletu Seven, 4-6 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies South Africa Initiatives Office, 764-5513.
Film: Eyes on the Prize: The Keys to the Kingdom, 1974-80, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/.
Lecture: Helen Epstein, What and Why Do Jewish Women Write When They Write Memoir?, noon-1:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Good News in Hard Times? Reaping New Resources through Collaboration Series, Nettie Seabrooks, The Detroit Institute of Arts: Its Mission for the Future, noon, School of Education Building, Whitney Auditorium. Sponsored by the Nonprofit and Public Management Center, 763-4214.
Lecture: Deborah Brown, Targeting of Proteins and Lipids to Membrane Rafts, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 647-7963.
Lecture: Christopher Paul Curtis, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" and other Stories, 3:15-4:30 p.m., East Quad, Residential College Auditorium. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/.
Lecture: The Jerome and Isabella Karle Collegiate Professorship in Chemistry Inaugural Lecture, Carol Fierke, Biochemistry of Zinc: Catalysis and Homeostasis, 4:10 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheatre. Sponsored by LSA, (734) 998-6251.
Lecture: The Wallenberg Studios Lecture III, John Maeda, To Digital or Not to Digital, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and the European Union Center, 764-1300.
Lecture: Steven Strogatz, Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order, 6 p.m., East Hall, Room 1324. Sponsored by the Mathematical Biology Research Group, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, 763-3408.
Seminar: Kathryn Jacobsen, Hepatitis A Transmission: A Model-Based Analysis, and Dr. Thomas Riggs, A Stochastic Model of Vaccine Trials for Endemic Infections Using Group Randomization, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 1-4 p.m., 1398 E. Ann St. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Workshop: Statistical Analysis with R, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., School of Public Health II, Computing Classroom C. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, 764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Charcoal Drawing, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room D. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

HRD & IT Classes

Human Resources
& Affirmative Action
Human Resource Development
http://www.umich.edu/~hrd
(734) 764-7410
Registration and fee required

Information Technology
Central Services
IT Education Classes
http://www.itd.umich.edu/education
(734) 763-3700
Registration and fee required

Monday, March 22
WWW HTML Authoring Introduction (IT), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dreamweaver IV (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, March 23
PowerPoint II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel III (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24
FileMaker Pro I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Windows Introduction (IT),
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dreamweaver V (IT), 1-3 p.m.
Newsletters: A Guide to Design
& Production (HRD)
, 1-5 p.m.

Thursday, March 25
Elements of Leadership (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-noon
Word II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Excel IV (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Friday, March 26
Photoshop II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Monday, March 29
Flash Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver Navigation Bars, Table Data, and Searches (IT), 3-5 p.m.

Tuesday, March 30
WWW Getting Started with Web
Publishing at U-M (IT)
, 9 a.m.-noon

Wednesday, March 31
FileMaker Pro III (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
UNIX Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Flash Intermediate (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, April 1
Access Tables and Relationships (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Effective Web Design II (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Visual Basic Introduction (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Friday, April 2
Photoshop Creating Web Graphics (IT),
9 a.m.-noon

Monday, April 5
Maintaining and Upgrading Your PC (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, April 6
Excel I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Managing Conferential Clients (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Windows File Management (IT),
1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, April 7
Access Reports (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
FileMaker Pro II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Thursday, April 8
Relational Database Design (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Acrobat (IT), 1-3 p.m.
GoLive Forms (IT), 1-3 p.m.
Wearing Too Many Hats? How to Manage Your Multiple Roles and Responsibilities (HRD), 1-4:30 p.m.

Friday, April 9
Access Macros (IT), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Monday, April 12
Outlook (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Access Forms (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Cooking Classes

East Ann Arbor Health Center
Demonstration Kitchen
4260 Plymouth Road
Sponsored by MFit
(734) 975-4387, ext. 236
Registration and fee required

Wednesday, March 24
Casseroles, 6-8 p.m.



Thursday, March 25
Concert: The Tallis Scholars, 8 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 E. Stadium Blvd. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org 
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, 8:30-10 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. A dance concert presented by three master of fine arts in dance candidates. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5461. Tickets required.
Film: Peppermint Candy, 7 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Lecture: Helen Lee, Travelogues and Guidebooks in Colonial Discourse: Voices of Elite and Working Class Japanese in Colonial Korea, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, 764-6307.
Lecture: Mary Chamie, Global Perspective on Disability and Human Function, 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the U-M Initiative on Disability Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Division of Kinesiology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the International Institute, and the U-M-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center, http://www.umich.edu/~uminds
Lecture: Barbara Krueger, The Art and Architecture of Stained Glass, 4:30 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 764-0446.
Lecture: Jeremy Blake, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty. Blake's projections, prints, paintings and drawings are visual semi-narratives, combining the representational and the abstract. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Open House: Children Summer Language Program, 10-11 a.m., University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy (UCLL), 1111 E. Catherine St. Improve language in the areas of speaking, reading, writing, spelling and social skills in intensive, individual and/or group therapy sessions. Sponsored by UCLL, 764-8440.
Open House: Faculty Open House, 10 a.m., Life Sciences Institute (LSI). See the new institute from the inside, meet LSI faculty, and learn about the new kind of science being practiced at LSI. Sponsored by LSI. To attend, RSVP to lifesciences@umich.edu.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. Mozart's opera about a devilish charmer. Sponsored by the School of Music, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Panel: Continuing the Conversation, School Desegregation in the 21st Century: Fulfilling the Promise of Brown, 7:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium.
Performance: Suzanne Smith, cello, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Recital: Soren Hermansson, horn, and Michael Gould, percussion, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Helen Callus, viola, 8 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theatre. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Kiarri Kershaw, HIV-1 Vaccine Development: Constrained Peptide Immunogens Show Improved Binding to the Anti-HIV gp41 Mab, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 647-8429.
Workshop: Introduction to Pastels, 6-8 p.m., Michigan League, Room 4. Sponsored by the Michigan League Programming Office, 763-4652.

Friday, March 26
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Climate Injustices, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Dana Building (8:30 a.m.-noon, School of Public Health). Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc. 
Conference: Artemisia, 6-11 p.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Sponsored by the Michigan League, 764-0446.
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater (see March 25 description).
Lecture: Teresa Goforth, Professional Organizations, Michigan Museums and Money Woes, noon, Haven Hall, Room 4701. Sponsored by the Museum Studies Program, 936-6678.
Lecture: Mark Zoback, Friction, Pore Pressure and Strength of the Crust, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
Music: Digital Music Ensemble, Northstar, 8 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
Poetry Reading: Denise Riley, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.

Saturday, March 27
Concert: Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, directed by Arturo O'Farrill, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538 or http://www.ums.org
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Catalysts for Climate Justice, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative,http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc. 
Dance: Shades of Three, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater (see March 25 description).
Festival: 32nd Ann Arbor Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. (ceremonial grand entries at noon and 7 p.m.), Crisler Arena. Experience authentic Native American cultural activities, including champion dance and drum competitions and exhibits by award-winning Native American artists. Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, U-M chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Native American Law Student Association, Native American Public Health Association, Native American Business Student Association, Native American Programming Task Force, and the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, a division of Student Affairs, 647-6999 or powwow04@umich.edu. Tickets required.
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Leopoldo Pando Zayas, Black Holes in String Theory, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Music: Digital Music Ensemble, Northstar, 8 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
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 few bright stars, but several significant constellations. It also is the best time of year to see the most famous pattern in the sky-the Big Dipper. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. "Take a deep breath" sounds like an easy suggestion, but on any other planet in the solar system, it is impossible. This humorous show uses weather reports from the nine planets to compare Earth's atmosphere with the varied environmental conditions elsewhere in the solar system, and explains why Earth's atmosphere is well-suited to support life. 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, March 28
Concert and Ceremony: Shakuhachi Flute Concert and Japanese Tea Ceremony, 2 & 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Ancient melodies of the shakuhachi flute, played by flute master Michael Gould, will enchant visitors to the Japanese gallery. Gould will provide background on the history of the shakuhachi flute, which was prized by Zen Buddhist monks for its evocation of the sounds of nature. Tea demonstrators Yoko Watanabe, Masako Ito and Kyoko Mangyo will perform a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in full kimono. Entitled "Spring Mist Blurring Distant Mountains," the ceremony will be translated and narrated by Yasuo Watanabe. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Conference: Just Climate? Pursuing Environmental Justice in the Face of Global Climate Change, Merging Agendas, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Dana Building. Sponsored by the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative, http://sitemaker.umich.edu/snre-ejcc. 
Festival: 32nd Ann Arbor Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (ceremonial grand entry at noon), Crisler Arena (see March 27 description)
Music: Michigan Youth Jazz Improvisation, 8 p.m., Stearns Building, Cady Room. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Opera: Don Giovanni, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see March 25 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Trip: Culture Bus, Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta/The Perfect Combination, Kalamazoo Valley Museum and the Kalamazoo Art Institute. Bus departs from in front of the Museum of Art at 10 a.m. Sponsored by Arts at Michigan,http://www.umich.edu/~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.

Monday, March 29
Concert: Michigan Youth Ensembles, 7 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Fair: An Education Fair: Training for Computer-related Careers, 7-8:30 p.m., IT Zone, 330 E. Liberty St. Learn about and compare training options and requirements for jobs in information technology, ranging from certification programs to degrees in computing fields. Sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women (734) 998-7080.
Lecture: Roger A. Pack Lecture in Papyrology, Dorothy Thompson, History in the Tax Rolls of Greco-Roman Egypt: A Papyrological Exploration, 4 p.m., Michigan League, Vandenberg Room. Sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies, 764-0360.
Lecture: Elliott Horowitz, 4 p.m., Tisch Hall, Room 1014. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Lecture: Takeo Igarashi, Interactive "Smart" Computers: Sketching Interfaces for 2D/3D Graphical Applications, 4-5:30 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1005. Sponsored by the Department of Computer Sciences, 647-1752.
Workshop: Communications Lab, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by CEW, (734) 998-7080. Registration and fee required.

Tuesday, March 30
Concert: Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Campus Symphony Orchestra and Campus Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: 2004 Winkelman Lecture, Successful Aging: Myth or Reality?, 3:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1840. Sponsored by the School of Social Work, 763-3395.
Lecture: Phillip Brian Harper, On Not Knowing Spanish: Speculations on Race, Sexuality and 'Community' in the Transnational City, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Conversations on Europe, Orit Kedar, Voter Behavior in State and Federal Elections, with Evidence from Germany, 4 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 2609. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies, 615-7317.
Open House: Faculty Open House, 11 a.m., Life Sciences Institute (LSI). See the new institute from the inside, meet LSI faculty, and learn about the new kind of science being practiced at LSI. Sponsored by LSI. To attend, RSVP to lifesciences@umich.edu.

Wednesday, March 31
Art Video: Mahabharata, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Lecture: Joel Samuels, A Possible Solution to the Kurile Islands Dispute: Building a Condominium under International Law, 12:10- 1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Lecture: Melody Neely, Fishing for Virulence Genes-Zebrafish as a Model Host for Bacterial Pathogenesis, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 764-7592.
Lecture: Christie Jo Hartley, Dependency and Contractualism, 3-4:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Lecture: Third Annual Peter M. Wege Lecture, Peter Newman, Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems, 4-5:30 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Reception 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Systems, 764-6453.
Lecture: Ford Motor Company Distinguished Lecture in Physics, Robert Laughlin, The Emergent Age, 4:15 p.m., East Hall, Room 1324. Reception 3:45 p.m., East Hall Atrium. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Lecture: Good News in Hard Times? Reaping New Resources through Collaboration Series, Geneva Williams, Building New Links for Community Solutions, 4:30 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Educational Conference Center. Sponsored by the Nonprofit and Public Management Center and the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy, 763-4214.
Panel: Michigan Debates on Urbanism II: New Urbanism, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.
Seminar: Poul Erik Peterson, Oral Health, General Health and Quality of Life: Challenges to Health Promotion in the 21st Century, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.

Thursday, April 1
Film: The Virgin Bare by Her Bachelors (Oh! Su-jung), 7 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Lecture: The Second Annual Nancy Cantor Distinguished Lectureship on Intellectual Diversity, Claude Steele, The Effect of Negative Stereotyping on Academic Performance, 10 a.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs, in collaboration with the Provost's Faculty Committee on Education for a Diverse Democracy.
Lecture: Miller Converse Lecture, David Sears, On Acorns and Oaks: Revisiting the Partisan Realignment of the White South, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Institute for Social Research, Room 6050. Sponsored by the Center for Political Studies, 763-1348.
Lecture: BZ Petroff, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Petroff is head of production at Wild Brain, an award-winning animation studio working with clients such as Coca-Cola, Ford, Sony, Target and others. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Reception following at Work, 306 S. State St. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Lecture: Robert Thomson, The American Tradition of Biblical Commentary, 7 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Part of the Michigan Lectures on Judaism and Christianity in the Roman World. Sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, 615-1287.
Open House: Rediscover Rackham: Celebrating a Campus Jewel, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Rackham Building.
Performance: Sarah Bast, classical piano, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Performance: Clear Box Left, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5460. Tickets required.
Recital: Trombone Studio Recital, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, corner of State and E. William streets. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Screening: Free Prostate Screening, 5:30-9 p.m., New Hope Outreach Clinic, 229 Chapin St. Sponsored by the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Geriatrics Center, and the New Hope Clinic, (800) 865-1125. Registration encouraged; drop-ins welcome.
Symposium: Arthur Miller Symposium, 10-11:30 a.m., Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726. Admission is free, but tickets required.
Tour: Guided tour of "The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art" exhibit, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Museum of Art docents will guide visitors through prints, photographs and paintings documenting the changing taste of gardens in Europe and America. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, April 2
Dance: Salsa Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons, Leonardo's. Lessons begin at 9 p.m. with open dancing until midnight. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: 2004 Walter J. Weber Jr. Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Science and Engineering, Jerald Schnoor, Environmental Grand Challenges, 3-5 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1200. Sponsored by the Environmental Engineering Department, 615-8523.
Lecture: Musicology Lecture, Ellen Harris, Confrontations with History (When We Don't Like What it Reveals): Handel as Orpheus, 5 p.m., McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Performance: Clear Box Left, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5460. Tickets required.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater.
Recital: Beginning Gamelan Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Flute Studio Recital, 8 p.m., Stearns Building. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Seminar: Kinesiology Seminar Series, Dr. David Gater, Exercise on Glucose Metabolism in Spinal Cord Injury, noon-1 p.m., Kinesiology Building, Bickner Auditorium. Sponsored by the Division of Kinesiology, steinc@umich.edu.

Saturday, April 3
Concert: Women's Glee Club, 6 & 9 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726. Tickets required.
Concert: Chester String Quartet, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Festival: Southeastern Michigan Flute Association Annual Flute Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Stearns Building. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726 or http://www.semfa.org 
Film: A One and a Two, 8 p.m., Angel Hall, Auditorium A. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Hockey: Third Annual Hearts on Ice Hockey Challenge, Blades vs. Pills, 5 p.m., Ann Arbor Ice Cube, 2121 Oak Valley Dr. Proceeds from the game will help support cardiac surgery transplant patients who cannot afford the cost of post-operative medications. A drawing will be held for U-M hockey and football tickets. Sponsored by the U-M Health System Section of Cardiac Surgery and Division of Cardiology, (800) 588-5844 or heartsonice@umich.edu. Tickets required.
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Gregory Tarle, Dark Energy and Our Runaway Universe, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Performance: Clear Box Left, 8 p.m., Betty Pease Studio Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 763-5460. Tickets required.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).

Sunday, April 4
Concert: Campus Band and University Band, 4 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Percussion Ensemble, 4 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Event: Family Event, The Changing Garden, 1-5 p.m., Museum of Art. This event will celebrate spring in conjunction with the museum's exhibition "The Changing Garden." Families can explore the galleries with a guide and learn about a new garden on campus. Staff and volunteers from Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be on hand to guide children in designing and creating their own "garden" in a hands-on terrarium activity. The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale will perform two brief concerts at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Event: Fabulous Birds and Wondrous Beasts, 1-5 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. See the diverse animals in the University's research collections. Take a creative look at life on the planet, and create an imaginary creature. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 2 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Recital: MUSED 407 Class Recital, African Traditional Music and Dance, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).

Monday, April 5
Lecture: Diane Willard, Queens, Goddesses and Divas, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the European Union Center and Center for European Studies, 615-7317.
Meeting: Evening Herb Study Group, 7 p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG), Room 125. A demonstration of Easter egg decoration using natural herbs and plants for coloring. Sponsored by the Friends of MBG, (734) 998-7061.

Tuesday, April 6
Lecture: Cynthia Brokaw, Book Culture in the Hinterland: The Sibao Publishers of Qing China, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Artists-at-Work Series, William Bolcom and Leonard Slatkin, Bolcom and Blake: Innocence and Experience, noon, School of Social Work Building, Educational Conference Center. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Lecture: Lauren Sickels-Taves, Preserving Lighthouses, Endangered Beacons of Maritime Tradition, 3 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann St. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.
Lecture: Distinguished University Professorship Lecture, Bright Sheng, The Silver River, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheatre. Reception 5 p.m., Rackham Building, Assembly Hall.
Lecture: Susan Skarsgard, Imagine/Align, 7 p.m., Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 W. Liberty St. A lecture by Skarsgard in conjunction with the exhibit documenting her installation Imagine/Align at Nichols Arboretum, featuring 20,000 daffodils planted in a single line. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.

Wednesday, April 7
Art Video: In the Gardens of Delight, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art, Media Room. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Film: Second Annual African Film Series, Waiting for Valdez, A Drink in the Passage, Blood On Our Hands, 4-6 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies South Africa Initiatives Office, 764-5513.
Film: To Sleep with Anger, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/.
Lecture: Brian Porter, Fides et Ratio: Catholicism's Modernity in Poland, 12:10-1 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, 764-0351.
Seminar: Dawn Misra, The Effect of Maternal Socioeconomic Status over the Life Course on Infant Birth Weight, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 1-4 p.m., 1398 E. Ann St. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.

Thursday, April 8
Colloquium: Jane Bishop, Korean-American Identities and South Korean 'Anti-Americanism,' 4-6 p.m., School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, 764-1825.
Concert: William Bolcom's "Songs of Innocence and of Experience," 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Leonard Slatkin will conduct Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726. Tickets required.
Concert: Residential College (RC) Afro-Cuban Class, 8 p.m., RC Auditorium. Sponsored by RC, 647-9960.
Lecture: Richard Kamler, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Artist/activist Kamler has been making issue-driven art since his 1976 installation, "Out of Holocaust," a full-size reconstructed section of one of the barracks at Auschwitz. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Lecture: Cold Weather Sailing, 7:45 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 3447. Advice from experts on how to prepare for and be comfortable in cold and blustery sailing conditions. Sponsored by the Sailing Club, http://www.umich.edu/~umsc. 
Performance: Musical selections by The Borodin Society, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Performance: Second Thursday Performance Series, Comments and Music on a Garden Theme, 7 p.m., Museum of Art, West Gallery. David Michener, assistant curator at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, will talk about the history of gardens in conjunction with the exhibition "The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art." The talk will be punctuated by music performed by faculty members of the Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts, selected to complement the themes represented in the exhibition.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Seminar: David Wustrow, Structure Activity Relationships of Compounds Related to Pregabalin, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-2202.

Friday, April 9
Dance: Swing Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Pierpont Commons, Leonardo's. Featuring The Johnstown Cats and free dance lessons from 9-10 p.m. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
Lecture: Daphne Berdahl, Pudding Pow(d)er and Stasi Vans: Museums and Memory in the Former GDR, 2-4 p.m., Modern Languages Building, Room 3308. Sponsored by the Museum Studies Program, 936-6678.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Reading: Anne Carson's "Decreation: A Hypothetical Opera in Three Parts," 8 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. Sponsored by the Program in Comparative Literature, Institute for the Humanities and the Duderstadt Center, 936-1870.

Saturday, April 10
Film Screening: Lost Worlds-Life in the Balance, 3 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Narrated by Harrison Ford, this 45-minute film explores the variety of life on Earth and how valuable it is to people. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Reading: Anne Carson's "Decreation: A Hypothetical Opera in Three Parts," 2 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio (see April 9 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Sunday, April 11
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 2 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 2 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see March 27 description).
Monday, April 12
Concert: Concert Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Jazz Lab Ensemble, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Forum: Student Composers' Forum, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Panel: Michigan Debates on Urbanism III: Post Urbanism, 5:30 p.m., Art and Architecture Building Auditorium. Sponsored by the Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 764-1300.

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Tuesday, April 13
Lecture: Distinguished University Professorship Lecture, Dr. David Ginsburg, To Bleed or Not to Bleed, That is the Question, 4 p.m., Rackham Building, Amphitheatre. Reception 5 p.m., Rackham Building, Assembly Hall.
Music: Jazz Jam, 8-10 p.m., Pierpont Commons, Leonardo's. Bring your instrument and join in or come to listen. Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.

Wednesday, April 14
Art Video: Ming Garden, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art, Media Room. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Thursday, April 15
Lecture: Racing for Dummies, 7:45 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 3447. Practical racing instruction for sailors. The class will cover basic rules and strategies. Sponsored by the Sailing Club, http://www.umich.edu/~umsc. 
Performance: Dance Department Freshman Touring Company, modern dance, 12:10p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.

Saturday, April 17
Lecture: Saturday Morning Physics, Gregory Tarle, Shedding Light on Dark Energy: An Experimental Perspective, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dennison Building, Room 170. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, 763-2588.
Trip: Museum Day: The Grand Rapids Museum of Art and the Frederick Meijer Gardens, Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999. Bus departs at 9 a.m. Sponsored by the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/.

Monday, April 20
Colloquium: Jean Shope, Adolescent Motor Vehicle Crashes: Alcohol Policy and Graduated Driver Licensing, noon-1 p.m., U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), McCormick Conference Room. Sponsored by UMTRI, 936-2070.

Wednesday, April 21
Art Video: Artists Gardens of Europe, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art, Media Room. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Film: Second Annual African Film Series, Promised Land, 4-6 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies South Africa Initiatives Office, 764-5513.
Tour: U-M Detroit Observatory, 1-4 p.m., 1398 E. Ann St. It is the oldest observatory in the United States to retain its original telescopes in their mounts. Sponsored by the U-M Detroit Observatory, 763-2230.

Thursday, April 22
Lecture: Racing Skills and Tactics, 7:45 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 3447. Skill-building techniques for sailors interested in racing. Sponsored by the Sailing Club, http://www.umich.edu/~umsc. 
Performance: Dev Singh, acoustic folk music, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.