The University Record, November 15, 1999

AIDS Awareness Week is Nov. 28–Dec. 4

AIDS Awareness Week, sponsored by many University units and several community organizations, will be held Nov. 28–Dec. 4. Events include:

  • AIDS Awareness Art Exhibition, Nov. 22–Dec. 3, Pierpont Commons Atrium Gallery.

  • AIDS Awareness Week Kick-Off, 8 p.m. Nov. 29, Michigan League Underground, concert featuring performances by 58 Greene and Amazin’ Blue, followed by a showing of the movie Philadelphia.

  • HIV-AIDS Open Discussion, time TBA Nov. 30, Stockwell Residence Hall. Al and Jane Nakatani will facilitate an open discussion on HIV-AIDS and share their experience of losing two sons to the virus.

  • World AIDS Day Fair, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 1, Michigan Union Ballroom, featuring representatives from caregiving and faith-based organizations that assist persons with HIV-AIDS.

  • Free HIV Antibody Testing, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Parker Room, Michigan Union.

  • Candlelight Vigil, 5 p.m. Dec. 1, steps of Michigan Union.

  • Choral performance in recognition of World AIDS Day, 6 p.m. Dec. 1, Rackham Auditorium.

  • “Honor Thy Children,” 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Rackham Auditorium, lecture/discussion with alumni Al and Jane Nakatani, who lost two of their sons to AIDS-related complications.

  • “Let’s Talk About Sex: An Evening with Dr. Ruth Westheimer,” 8 p.m. Dec. 1, Michigan Theater, $10, $5 for students.

  • AIDS Awareness Symposium, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 2, Pond Rooms, Michigan Union.

  • HIV-AIDS Open Discussion, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, MGS Lounge, Bursley Residence Hall, open discussion with Al and Jane Nakatani.

  • HIV-AIDS: The Real World, 8 p.m. Dec. 2, Rackham Auditorium. Mohammed Balal, friend of Pedro from The Real World San Francisco, will share his perspective on losing a close friend to AIDS-related complications.

  • Quilt Making, all day Dec. 3, Michigan Union Basement, all materials provided.

  • Charity Ball, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, Michigan Union Ballroom, $10 donation goes to Camp Heartland, a camp for children affected by HIV-AIDS.

    All events are free unless otherwise indicated. For more information, contact Carrie Wolocko, 647-6838.