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Exhibits

Ann Arbor Public Schools Student Show, Taubman South Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-
June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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, through April 17. Sponsored by RC, 763-0176.
Categories, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, U-M-Dearborn, through April 23. The exhibit will celebrate Michigan Glass Month with a presentation of works selected from a permanent collection of antique and contemporary studio art glass. Sponsored by the Art Museum Project, (313) 593-5058.
Pianist Alfred Brendel will perform at 8 p.m. April 15 in Hill Auditorium.
(Courtesy Colbert Artists)
Ceramics, by Susan Crowell, University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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.
Children's Science Book Fair, Exhibit Museum of Natural History, through 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.
Conservation Genetics, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Opens April 14. A display exploring the application of genetics to evolutionary history and conservation biology, using the endangered harpy eagle as an example. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
Contemporary Lampwork Beads & Jewelry, by Barbara Hollosy, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, through April 14. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Art & Design master of fine arts degree candidate Susan Skarsgard will lecture at 7 p.m. April 6 at the Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 W. Liberty St. Skarsgard will discuss “Imagine/Align”—her installation of 20,000 daffodils at Nichols Arboretum. (Courtesy School of Art & Design)
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, through 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, through April 24 (see Discovery I description). Sponsored by Pierpont Commons Arts & Programs, 647-6838.
East Meets West, by Michigan Quilt Artists, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Fellows Exhibition, Taubman College Gallery, Room 2106, through 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.
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.
Landscape Paintings, by Keri Coran Wagner, University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Richard Kamler’s ‘Out of Holocaust’ (above)—a full-size reconstructed section of one of the barracks at Auschwitz. Kamler will lecture at 5 p.m. April 8 in the Michigan Theater, part of the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series. (Courtesy School of Art & Design)
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.
Lighthouse Watercolors, by Margaret Glinke, Cancer Center & Geriatrics Center, Turner Clinic Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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., through May 16. The show features works by School of Art & Design (A&D) second-year mater of fine arts degree candidates. 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.
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.
Nursing Dolls, by Linda Strodtman, Taubman North Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-June 16. 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, through April 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.
Sculpture, by Wendel Heers, Cancer Center & Geriatrics Center Main Lobby, Floor B2, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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, through May 16. This year's show has expanded to include works by all School of Art & Design (A&D) undergraduate and graduate students. 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.
Tapestries, by Sherri Smith, University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1, April 19-June 16. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
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.
The Tree of Life, Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Opens April 14. An interactive, large plasma screen display illustrating the evolutionary tree. Visitors can explore the relationships between different organisms and look at current research and conservation efforts. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 764-0478.
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 Monette Thorrez, Michigan League Cafe, through April 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

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.
English classes for families of international students, faculty and staff, Family Housing Language Program. Registration for Spring Term is underway for child, teen and adult classes. Native speakers of English also are needed as volunteer conversation or classroom partners. For more information, call (734) 763-1440 or e-mail familyhousing@umich.edu.
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.
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.

Current
Ongoing>


April 5-26

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: LSA Faculty Meeting, 4:10 p.m., Angell Hall, Auditorium B. For more information, call 764-0322.
Meeting: Evening Herb Study Group, 7 p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG), Room 125 (see Don't Miss, page 16).
Video: National Public Health Week, America in Black and White: Healthcare, the Great Divide, noon-12:45 p.m., William S. White Building, Room 2153, U-M-Flint. Sponsored by U-M-Flint Health Sciences and Administration, (810) 762-3172.

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: Neil Malamuth, The Importance of Individual Differences to Understanding the Effects of Sexually Explicit Media, noon-
1 p.m., School of Education Building, Schorling Auditorium. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender,
764-9537.
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: Julia Seng, Gender and PTSD: Understanding the Effects during the Childbearing Years, 4 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
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. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Meeting: Science Research Club (SRC), Jan Pemberton, An Introduction to Bio-dynamic Cranial Sacral Therapy, 7:30 p.m., Dental Building, Room G-390. Sponsored by SRC, (734) 761-4320.
Seminar: Tax Smart Ways to Save and Invest, 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Wolverine Tower, Suite 18. Sponsored by TIAA-CREF, (800) 842-2044 or http://www.tiaa-cref.org 
Talk: 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.
Video Presentation: National Public Health Week, Dr. James Marks, The Burden of Chronic Disease and the Future of Public Health, noon-12:45 p.m., William S. White Building, Room 2153, U-M-Flint. Sponsored by U-M-Flint Health Sciences and Administration, (810) 762-3172.

FE, HRD & IT Classes

Faculty Exploratory
http://www.lib.umich.edu/exploratory/
(734) 647-7406
Registration required; most classes
for faculty only

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, 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.
Crash Course in PowerPoint for Windows XP (FE), 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.

Tuesday, April 13
PowerPoint I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday April 14
Performance Reviews that Make a Difference (HRD), 8:30 a.m.-noon
PageMaker Intermediate (IT),
9 a.m.-noon
Excel II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, April 15
Word I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver II (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Friday, April 16
Writing It Right: Grammar (HRD),
9 a.m.-noon
Managing Your Citations
with EndNote 7 (FE), 1-3 p.m.
Excel III (IT), 1-4 p.m.
Illustrator Introduction (IT), 1-5 p.m.

Monday, April 19
How to Become an Online Learner (online course) (HRD), 24 hours
Dreamweaver III (IT), 1-3 p.m.
Planning for Retirement (HRD),
4-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 20
Access Introduction (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Word II (IT), 9 a.m.-noon

Wednesday, April 21
Developing a Productive Organization Using Appreciative Inquiry (HRD),
8:30 a.m.-noon
WWW HTML Authoring Introduction (IT), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Planning for Retirement (HRD),
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Excel IV (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, April 22
Feel the Anger and Do the Conflict Anyway (HRD), 9 a.m.-noon
Access Queries I (IT), 9 a.m.-noon
Dreamweaver IV (IT), 1-3 p.m.

Friday, April 23
InDesign (IT), 9a.m.-noon
Photoshop I (IT), 1-4 p.m.

Monday, April 26
Dreamweaver V (IT),
10:30 a.m-12:30 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, April 14
More Fresh and Fabulous Fish,
6-8 p.m.


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.
Lecture: William Schafer, Brain Imaging in Worms, 12:10 p.m., Natural Science Building, Room 2004. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 936-2842.
Lecture: Text in Community Series, Paul Finkelman, Brown v. Board of Education: America's Most Revolutionary Supreme Court Decision, 7:30 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1072, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn Office of the Provost, (313) 593-5030.
Screening: Health screenings for diabetes, heart disease, stroke and hypertension, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Urban Health and Wellness Center, Room 1145, U-M-Flint. Sponsored by U-M-Flint Health Sciences and Administration, (810) 762-3172.
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. 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.
Concert: Residential College (RC) Afro-Cuban Class, 8 p.m., RC Auditorium. Sponsored by RC, 647-9960.
Lecture: Barbara Daly Metcalf, The Poet and the Maulana: Debating Islamic Politics in Interwar India, 4:10 p.m., Rackham Building Amphitheatre. Sponsored by LSA, (734) 998-6251.
Lecture: Richard Kamler, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Lecture: Text in Community Series, Paul Finkelman, Affirmative Action for the Master Class: Understanding the Proslavery Constitution and its Implications for Reparations, 6 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by the U-M-Dearborn Office of the Provost, (313) 593-5030.
Lecture: Cold Weather Sailing, 7:45 p.m., Mason Hall, Room 3447. Sponsored by the Sailing Club, http://www.umich.edu/~umsc 
Lecture: Lynn Spigel, Inside the Smart House: New Media and Posthuman Domesticity, 8 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Meeting: U-M Retirees Association (UMRA) 3:15 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, 610 Hilton Blvd. Former NASA astronaut Jack Lousma will discuss his experiences and space exploration. Sponsored by UMRA, 747-9220.
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. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater. Miller is visiting campus in conjunction with the celebration-a production of well-known and rarely performed Miller works being produced by the Department of Theatre and Drama of the School of Music. Conceived by Mark Lamos, an internationally acclaimed director, the production highlights the depth of work Miller has contributed to the American and world stage. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Screening: Health screening and presentation for HIV, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Urban Health and Wellness Center, Room 1145. Sponsored by U-M-Flint Health Sciences and Administration, (810) 762-3172.
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.
Lecture: Michael Foote, Origination and Extinction in the History of Life, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 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, 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.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 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 April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 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. 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 11
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 2 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 10 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.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).

Tuesday, April 13
Concert: Arts Chorale, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Jazz Ensemble, with special guest Chris Potter, saxophone, 8 p.m., The Ark. Sponsored by the School of Music,
763-4726. Fee required.
Lecture: Andrew Jones, Black Internationale: Notes on the Chinese Jazz Age, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Diane Kirkpatrick, Playful Art Ceramic Vision of Pablo Picasso, 10-11:30 a.m., Briarwood Mall, Madstone Theater 1. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, 764-6831. Fee required.
Lecture: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Women and Depression, noon-1:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
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 (see story, page 7).
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.
Performance: Brooms, Bowls and Bedlam, 8 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring,
1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Reading: Arab American Series, Wafa Hajj, 4 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, (313) 583-6334.
Recital: French Horn Studio Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Words and Music Class Recital, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth St. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Talk: Artists-at-Work Series, Fun with Mirrors: How Anne Carson and Kim Anno collaborated on "The Mirror of Simple Souls," noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Love Scenes, 5 p.m.; Men and Women in Trouble, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Wednesday, April 14
Art Video: Ming Garden, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art, Media Room. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Forum: Frances Wilson Thompson Critical Issues Forum, John Stossel, Freedom and Its Enemies, 12:30 p.m., Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw, Flint. Sponsored by the U-M-Flint Office of Institutional Advancement, (810) 762-3351. Registration and fee required.
Lecture: Charles King, States and Non-States in the South Caucasus, 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: Evolution in Action Project, David Mindell, An Evolutionary Guide to the Tree of Life, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. 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 April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Seminar: Marisol Tellez, Epidemiology and Risk Factors of NOMA, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Women Take Control, 5 p.m.; Love Scenes, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Thursday, April 15
Fiction Reading: Peter Ho Davies, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Lecture: Charles Falco, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Partnered with artist David Hockney, Falco's extensive visual investigations of Renaissance artists' use of optical devices-as well as studies of the use of the concave mirror in science and art-demonstrate that optical instruments were used by audiences nearly 200 years earlier than previously thought possible. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
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 
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. The rock musical that introduced a new era in musical theatre. Sponsored by the Musical Theatre Department, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Performance: Dance Department Freshman Touring Company, modern dance,
12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Recital: Alfred Brendel, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Seminar: Mark Ribick, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-2202.
Workshop: Regression Analysis, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., School of Public Health II, Room M4332 (morning) and Computing Classroom C (afternoon). The class will continue 8:30 a.m. April 16. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research,
764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Women Take Control, 5 p.m.; Men and Women in Trouble, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Friday, April 16
Concert: Girls Choir of Harlem, 8 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Concert: Symphony Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Charles Langmuir, A New Composition of the Upper Mantle and its Implications for the Origin of Mantle Heterogeneity, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
Lecture: Paul Davies, Did Life Come from Mars?, 7 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium. Davies will explain why Mars was a more favorable environment for life to get started and why it still may harbor life today. Sponsored by the Department of Physics' Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, 763-9698.
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see April 15 description).
Panel: Parenting and Serious Mental Disorders, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rackham Building, Assembly Hall. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Performance: Second Thursday Performance Series, Comments and Music on a Garden Theme, 7 p.m., Museum of Art, West Gallery. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater. Miller is visiting campus in conjunction with the celebration-a production of well-known and rarely performed Miller works being produced by the Department of Theatre and Drama of the School of Music. Conceived by Mark Lamos, an internationally acclaimed director, the production highlights the depth of work Miller has contributed to the American and world stage. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Screening: Health screening and presentation for HIV, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Urban Health and Wellness Center, Room 1145. Sponsored by U-M-Flint Health Sciences and Administration, (810) 762-3172.
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.
Lecture: Michael Foote, Origination and Extinction in the History of Life, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 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, 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.
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 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 April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 8 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 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. 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 11
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Play: An Arthur Miller Celebration, 2 p.m., Frieze Building, Trueblood Theater (see April 8 description).
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 10 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.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).

Tuesday, April 13
Concert: Arts Chorale, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Jazz Ensemble, with special guest Chris Potter, saxophone, 8 p.m., The Ark. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726. Fee required.
Lecture: Andrew Jones, Black Internationale: Notes on the Chinese Jazz Age, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Diane Kirkpatrick, Playful Art Ceramic Vision of Pablo Picasso, 10-11:30 a.m., Briarwood Mall, Madstone Theater 1. Sponsored by the Geriatrics Center, 764-6831. Fee required.
Lecture: Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Women and Depression, noon-1:30 p.m., Lane Hall, Room 2239. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
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 (see story, page 7).
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.
Performance: Brooms, Bowls and Bedlam, 8 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Reading: Arab American Series, Wafa Hajj, 4 p.m., CASL Building, Room 1030, U-M-Dearborn. Sponsored by the Center for Arab American Studies, (313) 583-6334.
Recital: French Horn Studio Recital, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Words and Music Class Recital, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth St. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Talk: Artists-at-Work Series, Fun with Mirrors: How Anne Carson and Kim Anno collaborated on "The Mirror of Simple Souls," noon, Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-1930.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Love Scenes, 5 p.m.; Men and Women in Trouble, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Wednesday, April 14
Art Video: Ming Garden, 12:15 p.m., Museum of Art, Media Room. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Forum: Frances Wilson Thompson Critical Issues Forum, John Stossel, Freedom and Its Enemies, 12:30 p.m., Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw, Flint. Sponsored by the U-M-Flint Office of Institutional Advancement, (810) 762-3351. Registration and fee required.
Lecture: Charles King, States and Non-States in the South Caucasus, 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: Evolution in Action Project, David Mindell, An Evolutionary Guide to the Tree of Life, 7:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. 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 April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Seminar: Marisol Tellez, Epidemiology and Risk Factors of NOMA, 3 p.m., School of Public Health I, Auditorium I. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5436.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Women Take Control, 5 p.m.; Love Scenes, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Thursday, April 15
Fiction Reading: Peter Ho Davies, 5 p.m., Davidson Hall, Room D1270. Sponsored by the Department of English and Office of the Provost, 615-3710.
Lecture: Charles Falco, 5 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Partnered with artist David Hockney, Falco's extensive visual investigations of Renaissance artists' use of optical devices-as well as studies of the use of the concave mirror in science and art-demonstrate that optical instruments were used by audiences nearly 200 years earlier than previously thought possible. Supported by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Fund. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
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 
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts. The rock musical that introduced a new era in musical theatre. Sponsored by the Musical Theatre Department, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Performance: Dance Department Freshman Touring Company, modern dance, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Recital: Alfred Brendel, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Seminar: Mark Ribick, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 2548. Sponsored by the Program in Medicinal Chemistry, 764-2202.
Workshop: Regression Analysis, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., School of Public Health II, Room M4332 (morning) and Computing Classroom C (afternoon). The class will continue 8:30 a.m. April 16. Sponsored by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research,
764-7828. Fee required.
Workshop: Opera Workshop, Women Take Control, 5 p.m.; Men and Women in Trouble, 7:30 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Friday, April 16
Concert: Girls Choir of Harlem, 8 p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Concert: Symphony Band, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Charles Langmuir, A New Composition of the Upper Mantle and its Implications for the Origin of Mantle Heterogeneity, 4 p.m., C.C. Little Building, Room 1528. Sponsored by the Department of Geological Sciences, 647-9911.
Lecture: Paul Davies, Did Life Come from Mars?, 7 p.m., Business School, Hale Auditorium. Davies will explain why Mars was a more favorable environment for life to get started and why it still may harbor life today. Sponsored by the Department of Physics' Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, 763-9698.
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see April 15 description).
Panel: Parenting and Serious Mental Disorders, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Rackham Building, Assembly Hall. Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 764-9537.
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description)

Saturday, April 17
Concert: Early Music Ensemble, 4 p.m., School of Music, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Men's Glee Club 144th Annual Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the Glee Club, 764-1448. Tickets required.
Concert: Contemporary Directions Ensemble, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
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.
Meeting: U-M Alumnae Council, 8:45 a.m., Alumni Center. Luncheon at 11:45 a.m., Michigan League, featuring Jenifer Martin Lowry, administrator, Bioterrorism Preparedness Initiative. Sponsored by the Alumnae Council, (734) 663-7244 or redrose6637@aol.com. Reservations and fee required.
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see April 15 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
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 Arts at Michigan and the Brown v. Board of Education Commemoration, http://www.umich.edu/~urel/brown50/ 
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 10 description).

Sunday, April 18
Concert: Shoghaken Ensemble, 6 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Sponsored by the University Musical Society, 764-2538. Tickets required.
Concert: Residential College (RC) Chamber Music Class, 2 p.m., RC Auditorium. Sponsored by RC, 647-9960.
Concert: Euphonium/Tuba Ensemble, 3 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Musical: Jesus Christ Superstar, 2 p.m., Power Center for the Performing Arts (see April 15 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Recital: Piano Studio Recital, 2 p.m., Stearns Building. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Recital: Faculty/Guest Recital, A Tribute to Rachmaninoff, 4 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 April 10 description).
Tour: Guided tour of "The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art" exhibit, 2 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.

Monday, April 19
Concert: An April Cabaret, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth St. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Concert: Latin Jazz Ensemble, Graduate Jazz Quartet, Jazz Guitar Ensemble, 8 p.m., School of Music, McIntosh Theater. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: 41st Don W. Gudakunst Memorial Lecture, Dr. King Holmes, Randomized Controlled Trials of Individual, Population and Multilevel Interventions for Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections: What Has Worked?, 3 p.m., School of Public Health II Auditorium. Sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology, 764-5435.
Recital: Phillip Bush, piano, 8 p.m., School of Music, Britton Recital Hall. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.

Tuesday, April 20
Ceremony: Hopwood Graduate and Undergraduate Awards, 3:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. The winners of the Winter Term writing contests will be announced, followed by a lecture from novelist Mary Gordon. Sponsored by the Hopwood Program,
764-6296.
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.
Concert: University Philharmonia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Music, 763-4726.
Lecture: Town Hall Celebrity Lecture Series, Joan Benny, 11:30 a.m., Michigan League Ballroom. Sponsored by the Margaret Waterman Alumnae Group, (734) 663-6472.
Lecture: Zhu Qingsheng, Recording and Deciphering Images from the Han Dynasty: The Current Projects at the Han Art Institute of Peking University, noon, School of Social Work Building, Room 1636. Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, 764-6308.
Lecture: Darcy Lecture, Allen Shapiro, Recent Advances in Characterizing Ground Water Flow and Chemical Transport in Fractured Rock: From Cores to Kilometers, 4 p.m., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building, Room 1200. Sponsored by Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, http://www.engin.umich.edu/soc/greenpeas/esepseminar.html 
Seminar: IntraLase, noon-1 p.m., Michigan League, Michigan Room. Learn about the new bladeless LASIK surgery available at the Kellogg Eye Center (KEC). Sponsored by KEC, 615-6914 or lasik@umich.edu.

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.
Forum: Frances Wilson Thompson Critical Issues Forum, Diana Eck, A New Religious America, 12:30 p.m., Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw, Flint. Sponsored by the U-M-Flint Office of Institutional Advancement, (810) 762-3351. Registration and fee required.
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
Concert: Residential College (RC) Creative Musicianship Class, 7 p.m., RC Auditorium. Sponsored by RC, 647-9960.
Concert: Karita Mattila, 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. The final concert of the University Musical Society's (UMS) Annual Choral Union Series. Sponsored by UMS, 764-2538.
Interview: Daniel Herwitz, director of the Institute for the Humanities, will conduct a public interview with Bernard-Henri Levy,
1 p.m., Rackham Building, Osterman Common Room. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
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 
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.
Performance: Dev Singh, acoustic folk music, 12:10 p.m., University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1. Sponsored by Gifts of Art, 936-2787.
Tour: Museum of Art docents will relate stories from India, Persia, Bali, China and Japan told through the paintings, scrolls and prints on view in the "Stories from the Past: Narrative in Asian Art" exhibit, 7 p.m., Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.

Friday, April 23
Lecture: Bernard-Henri Levy, Who Killed Daniel Pearl?, 1-3 p.m., Michigan League, Hussey Room. Levy will discuss his theories about the death of Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and killed in 2002. Part of the 2004 Ann Arbor Book Festival. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for European Studies, 936-3518.
Performance: Visa, 7 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio. A video performance about the new United States visa policy, cultural differences and bureaucracy in America, written and conducted by School of Art & Design (A&D) master of fine arts degree candidate Teresa Rocha. Sponsored by A&D, 936-2082.

Saturday, April 24
Concert: Rossetti String Quartet with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, 8 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. The final concert in the University Musical Society's (UMS) regular season. Sponsored by UMS, 764-2538.
Event: Ann Arbor Book Festival, Discovering the World through Books: A Celebration of Children's Nonfiction, featuring the Children's Science Book Fair, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Insideout Poetry Writing Workshop Series, 9:30 a.m.-
5 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History. Sponsored by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History and the Women in Science and Engineering Program, 764-0478.
Panel: Ann Arbor Book Festival Event, The Book That Changed My Life, 10 a.m., Modern Languages Building, Auditorium 3. Panelists include: U-M President Mary Sue Coleman, Head Football Coach Lloyd Carr, fiction writer Charles Baxter, poet Thylias Moss, former Detroit Book Club president Joan Knoertzer, Ann Arbor District Library director Josie Parker, and young adult fiction author Zibby Oneal. Sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, 936-3518.
Performance: Visa, 7 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio (see April 23 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 12:30 & 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Reception: Susan Skarsgard, Imagine/Align, 1-3 p.m., Nichols Arboretum. Opening reception for the exhibit documenting Skarsgard's installation, featuring 20,000 daffodils planted in a single line. Sponsored by the School of Art & Design, 936-2082.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 10 description).

Sunday, April 25
Performance: Visa, 7 p.m., Duderstadt Center, Video Studio (see April 23 description).
Planetarium Show: The Stars of Spring, 1:30 & 3:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Planetarium Show: The Solar System: Take a Deep Breath, 2:30 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 9 description).
Talk: Curator's Talk, The Changing Garden, 3 p.m., Museum of Art. Assistant Director for Collections and Exhibitions Carole McNamara will chronicle the changing tastes reflected in European and American gardens from the late 16th through 20th centuries. An expert on prints and drawings-and a gardener herself-McNamara will explore how artists have represented the various social and aesthetic dimensions of gardens. Sponsored by the Museum of Art, 763-8662.
Tour: Dinosaurs, 2 p.m., Exhibit Museum of Natural History (see April 10 description).