February 2 , 2004

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What's Up This Week
February 2, 2004

MONDAY 2/2

CONCERT: MICHIGAN SYMPHONY BAND
Michael Haithcock, conductor; and Ariel Toews, guest conductor with Anthony Elliott, cello perform works by Sweelinck, W. Schuman, Grainger, Morawetz, and Evan Chambers.
Time: 8:00 p.m
Location: Hill Auditorium
Cost: Free

LECTURE: SANKOFA SYMPOSIUM: A COMMEMORATION OF BLACK ACTIVISM AT U-M.
Alexa Canady, The Power of Activism,
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Michigan League, Henderson Room.
Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Black Student Union and Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, 764-5517.

TUESDAY 2/3

LECTURE: 49TH ANNUAL ERMINE COWLES CASE MEMORIAL LECTURE.
Paul Sereno, Dinosaurs and Drifting Continents.
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Rackham Building, Amphitheater.
Sponsored by the LSA Museum of Paleontology/Geological Sciences, 764-0489

WEDNESDAY 2/4

FILM: LALSALU
From Bangladesh, "Lalsalu" directd by Tanvir Mokammel in 2002 is a tragic-comic study of religious hypocrisy, as a disreputable cleric convinces villagers that their community is home to a famous holyman's grave.

The UM Center for South Asian Studies sponsors a series of 6 films this term,one from each of the major countries the Center concerns itself with: India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. All films have English subtitles.
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lorch Hall Auditorium
Cost: Free

THURSDAY 2/5

LECTURE: ROBERT HILL, C.L.R. JAMES’S AMERICA AND THE MAKING OF A CARIBBEAN INTELLECTUAL, 1938-1958.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Haven Hall, Room 4701.
Sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican Studies, Department of History, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 764-5517.

LECTURE: FIONA RABY
Currently a partner in the design practice Dunne & Raby, Fiona Raby also led the Royal College of Art's Critical Design Unit with industrial designer Anthony Dunne. Projects include: "Weeds, Aliens, and Other Stories," a collection of psychological furniture for home and garden; "Placebo," electronic objects exploring mental well-being in relation to domestic electromagnetic fields; and their recent book, "Design Noir: The Secret Life of Electronic Objects."
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Michigan Theatre
Cost: Free

DANCE: CELEBRATING ST. PETERSBURG: 300 YEARS OF CULTURAL BRILLIANCE FESTIVAL.
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Power Center for the Performing Arts.
The University Dance Company will delve into St. Petersburg's rich traditions of dance and music. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 764-2538 or http://www.umich.edu/stpetersburg
Tickets required.

CONCERT: COMPULSIVE LYRES
A Cappella at its best.
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m
Location: The League Underground
Cost: Free

FILM: BARBER SHOP II
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Michigan Union
Cost: Free with UM ID

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS. PURDUE
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Crisler Arena
Tickets Required

FRIDAY 2/6

CONCERT BAND
Steven D. Davis conducts, with Nancy Ambrose King (oboe) and Amy Porter (flute) with selected guest artists. Program includes Schiedt, Canzona Battaglia; Tacheli, A Fugal Concerto; McCallister X2 for the UM LarryTeal Graduate Saxophone Quartet and Wind Ensemble.
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hill Auditorium
Cost: Free

DANCE: CELEBRATING ST. PETERSBURG: 300 YEARS OF CULTURAL BRILLIANCE FESTIVAL.
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Power Center for the Performing Arts.
The University Dance Company will delve into St. Petersburg's rich traditions of dance and music. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 764-2538 or http://www.umich.edu/stpetersburg
Tickets required.

MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING VS. MICHIGAN STATE
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Canham Natatorium
Tickets Required

SATURDAY 2/7

CONCERT BAND
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hill Auditorium
Cost: Free

PLANETARIUM SHOW: GREAT BALLS OF FIRE.
Time: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Museum of Natural History.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE SOLAR SYSTEM: TAKE A DEEP BREATH.
Time: 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Museum of Natural History.

MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. PURDUE
Time: 12:17 p.m.
Location: Crisler Arena

SUNDAY 2/8

CULTURE BUS: WRIGHT MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Bus departs from in front of the Museum of Art at 1:30 p.m.
A Plowshares Theatre Company musical that celebrates the lives of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Louis Armstrong.
Sponsored by Arts at Michigan, http://www.umich.edu/~arts or 936-5805. Tickets required.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: GREAT BALLS OF FIRE.
Time: 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Museum of Natural History.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE SOLAR SYSTEM: TAKE A DEEP BREATH.
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Museum of Natural History.

DANCE: CELEBRATING ST. PETERSBURG:
300 YEARS OF CULTURAL BRILLIANCE FESTIVAL.
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Power Center for the Performing Arts.
The University Dance Company will delve into St. Petersburg's rich traditions of dance and music. Sponsored by the Department of Dance, 764-2538 or http://www.umich.edu/stpetersburg
Tickets required.

Links to other calendars at Michigan:

UM Arts Calendar
Michigan Union Ticket Office Upcoming Events Calendar
UM Events Calendar
UM Athletic Events Calendar
Career Center Calendar of Events
Culture Bus Calendar of Events
UM University Record
LSA Calendar of Events