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To publicize Calendar events send formatted listings to: Agenda Calendar, P. O. Box 3624, Ann Arbor, Ml 48106 Format: Date, event, sponsor, time and place, 1 to 2 sentence description, phone number. Unless otherwise noted, all events listed in the Calendar are free and open to the general public (including all of the committee meetings). Also, unless otherwise noted, all addresses are in Ann Arbor. 1 Thursday AGENDA wishes everyone a Happy New Year ! 2 Friday General Meeting: Nov. 29th Committee for Palestine (N29)) 5 pm in the Michigan Union ask for room number at the nformation desk. 764-6958 or 764-5011 Womyn's Afternoon Tea: Women's Crisis Center and Lesbian Network 5:30 to 7 pm at the Women's Crisis Center, 306 N. División (Lawrence St. entrance of St Andrew's Church). Informal feminist fun and social support. All women nvited. 763-4186 or994-9IOO 5 Monday General Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) 6 pm in Room 4304 of the Michigan Union. Observers are welcome. 483-3478 Lesbian-Gay Male Religious Groups Open House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm at Canterbury House, 218 N. División. 665-0606 or 763-4186 6 Tuesday General Meeting: World Hunger Education-Action Committee 6 pm in the Michigan Union. Ask at front desk for room. We will be discussing projects for the term. We are planning to volunteer as a group at one of the meal programs in Ann Arbor. 663-3560 Volunteer Orientation: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 7 pm at the Women's Crisis Center, 306 N. División (Lawrence St. entrance of St Andrew's Church). Learn about peer counselor training and other volunteer opportunities and expectations. 761-9475 or 994-9I00 7 Wednesday Volunteer Orientation: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 7 pm (see 6 Tuesday) General Meeting: Pay Equity Coalition 7:30 pm- for place cali 665-5652 8 Thursday General meetings: Humanitarian Assistance Project for Independent Agricultural Development in Nicaragua (HAP-NICA) 5:30 pm in the Michigan Union. We will discuss upcoming fundraiseractivities and the continuing needs of the soil lab construction brigade project and split up the tasks associated with the layout and publishing of the next issue of the HAP-NICA newsletter. 769-1442 General Meeting: Adopt a Political Prisoner of Apartheid (APPA) 6:30to7:15pminRoom 111, West Engineering Bldg. General Meeting: Bread for the World 7:30 pm at the First Presbytarian Church. 668-4064 or 487-9058 Feminist Interest Group Meeting: New Jewish Agenda (NJA) 7:30 pm at 328 S. Seventh. More discussion of family and ritual, unlearning homophobia, songbook and more. 769-1714 General Meeting: La tin American Solidarity Committee (LASC) 8:00 pm at the Michigan Union ask at the front desk for room. Further discussion and planning of the Central America policy protest actions will take place. 665-8438 Gay Men's Coffee House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm at Guild House, 802 Monroe. 763-4186 or 1977 "Yn": Performance Network and Streetlight Theater 8 pm at the Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. "Yn,"acollagist performance script partially based on the works of Thomas Pynchon, is Streetlight's most experimental fulllength program to date. Through action and images it presents and becomes the comedy, sobriety and drunkenness of our 20th Century Death Culture marching on the Road to Oblivion. Refreshments will be served. Suggested donation $3. 663-0681 9 Friday General Meeting: Nov. 29th Committee for Palestine (N29) 5 pm (see 2 Friday) Womyn's Afternoon Tea: Women's Crisis Center and Lesbian Network 5:30 to 7 pm (see 2 Friday) "Scherzo for Z" and "Yn": Performance Network 8 pm at the Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. "Scherzo for Z" pussyfoots back to Vaudeville featuring music by Martin Simmons, choreography by Jay Cowling, animation by Dan Bruell and spontaneity by some of The Network's favorite Ann Arborites, and the debut of the Bob and Dave Dance Troupe with their special guest, Wolfgang A. Mozart. "Yn" (see 8 Thursday). $6 with $1 discount for seniors and students. 663-0681 Retreat: Zen Buddhist Temple AttheZen Buddhist Temple, 1214 Packard Road. One day retreat to commemorate Buddha's enlightenment. Non-members $30 Members$ 20. 761-6520 10 Saturday Volunteer Orientation: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 1 1 am (see 6 Tuesday) "Pay Equity": Pay Equity Coalition 1 :00 pm in the basement of the Ann Arbor Public übrary. A public forum sponsored by the Coalition and other groups, will feature a videotape and speaker Marcia Miller, who conducted the pay equity study for the state of Ohio. 665-5652 Open Meeting: Gray Panthers of Huron Valley 2 to 4 pm, 2nd ftoor conference room, Ann Arbor Fire Station, 107 N. 5th Ave. A speaker from the health care sector to discuss ramifications of a national health program is planned. 663-0786 Monthly Introductory Talk: Zen Buddhist Temple 7 to 8 pm in the Zen Buddhist Temple, 1214 Packard. "Zen Buddhism in North America: History, Philosophy, and Practice." 761-6520 "Silent Movie": Hill Street Cinema 7 and 9 pm at the Hillel Foundation , 1429 Hill St. Mei Funn (Brooks), a movie director making a comeback, convinces producer Sid Caesar to finance a silent comedy, provided he can supply some big name stars. $2 Send-off party: A2MISTAD 7 pm at the CHd Second Ward Building, 310 S. Ashley. Oldandnew supporters are invited to join in a Salvadoran dinner with speakers and folk music to be followed by live entertainment by the Bluegrass band, Footloose, and The Fugue beginning at 10 pm to send-off the A2MISTAD Construction Brigade. Suggested donation is $10 for the entire evening and $4 for music only. To reserve a place at the dinner table, please cali and leave your name and the number in your party. 761-7960 "Scherzo for Z" and "Yn": Performance Network 8 pm (see 9 Friday) 11 Sunday Vegetarían Potluck In-service: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 12 to 2:30 pm in the Guild House, 806 Monroe. This month's program will address sexual harrassment. All women invited. 76 1 -9475 or 994-9 1 00 Winter Family Fun Day and a Forum of Ideas: Ecology Center 1 to 4 pm at Leslie Science Center, 1831 Traver Rd. The 24 acres of the Leslie Science Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland with sledding, ice skating, ice igloo, games and solar-heated hot cocoa. Inside the historie buildings will be displays and presentations for science fair ideas, including indoor composting, a display design workshop at 1 :30 with Dick James, recycling experiments, horticultural projects and much, much more. This event is a cooperative event sponsored by the Ann Arbor Department of Parks and Recreation, The Ecology Center of Ann Arbor, Project Grow, and several local businesses. 761-3186 Temporary Emergency Housing Network Planning Meeting: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 3 pm in the Guild House, 802 Monroe. Help area women develop a program to match host family homes with women and children in emergency situations. 761-9475 or 994-9100 Membership and General Meeting: Wellness Networks, Inc.-Huron Valley (WNI-HV) 3:30 to 5:30 pm at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ann Arbor (enter through outpatient entrance). 662-6134 "Yn": Performance Network and Streetlight Theater 6:30 pm (see 8 Thursday) Israeli Dancing: Hillel 7:30 pm at the Hillel, 1429 Hill St. One hour of nstruction followed by two hours of open dancing. For beginning and advanced students. 663-3336 Monthly Meeting: WAND 7:30 pm at St. Aidan'sNorthside Church, 1679 Broadway. A talk on the Nuclear Arms Race and the Third World. Janice Michael of Michigan Alliance for Disarmament (MAD) will speak about U.S. nuclear policy and militarism and the relationship the United States has with third world countries. Doors open at 7 and the meeting begins at 7:30 with the speaker at8:30. 761-1718 "All Quiet on the Western Front": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at the Hillel, 1429 Hill St. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, this film of the book by Eric Maria Remarque traces the adventures of seven young boys entering the Germán Imperial Army of 1914. $2 12 Monday General Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) 6 pm (see 5 Monday) General Meeting: Free South África Coordinating Committee (FSACC) 7 pm in Room 1 1 1 West Engineering. 971-7994 or 769-8549 Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays: Gay Liberation 7:30 pm at First Methodist Church, State at Huron. 763-4186 Planning Meeting: Free University Network (FUN) 7:30 pm at 1402 Hill Street. (Children are welcome.) Please cali anytime if you have any ideas, suggestions, or questions. We look forward to learning with you! 994-4937 Lesbian-Gay Male Religious Groups Open House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm (see 5 Monday) Shabbat Potluck: New Jewish Agenda (NJA) For time and place cali 662-5731 or 994-5171 13Tuesday Deadline for News and Feature Articles: AGENDA By mail to P.O. Box 3624, Ann Arbor, 48106. Hand Deliverto 1 Jefferson Ct. or cali 996-8018 General Meeting: World Hunger Education-Action Committee 6 pm (see 6 Tuesday) Open House: Hill Street Cinema 6:45 pm at Hillel, 1429 Hill St. Join this student run co-op. . . see what ifs all about. 663-3336 Monthly Meeting: Amnesty International 7:30 pm in the Michigan Union, ask at the front desk for room. 761-1623 or 761-3639 14 Wednesday Monthly Meeting: Gradúate Employees Organization (GEO) 7:30 pm in the Kuenzel Rm of the Michigan Union. 995-0221 General Meeting: Coalition Against Rape 7:30 pm at Community Access in the Fire Station, Fifth Ave at Huron. Plans for the annual Take Back the Night Maren begin. 761-9475or994-9100 Self-Defense Workshop for Women: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the Michigan Union. A basic awareness raising, assertiveness training, and simple maneuvers workshop for the public. $3 donation requested, or tree if that's better for you. For information and to register call994-9IOOor76l-9475 General Meeting: Latin American Solidarity Committee (LASC) 8:00 pm (see 7 Wednesday) "Living the New Story: CreationCentered Spirituality": New Dimensions Study Group 8 pm at the Yoga Center, 205 E. Ann. A program with Lois Robbins concerning a centuries-old esoteric tradition in Christianity, compatible both with contemporary scientific evolutionary theory and with traditional Scriptural treasures, creation spirituality seeks to heal the rift between science and religión, and to restore their harmony with nature. Lois Robbins is founder and director of the Kairos Institute in Birmingham, ML, and author of "Waking Up in the Age of Creativity." Free, but small donations welcome. 971-0881 "Five Easy Pieces": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at the Hillel, 1429 Hill St. Jack Nicholson is a man fleeing from his heritage and family, his personal failures and ultimately himself. The action is fast and plenty in the open oil fields of the Southwest. $2 Gay Men's Support Group: Gay Liberation For time and place, cali 763-41 86 15Thursday Deadline for Ad space reservations: AGENDA Send to P.O. Box 3624, Ann Arbor, 48106 or cali 996-801 8 General Meeting: Adopt a Political Prisoner of Apartheid (APPA) 6 :30 to 7: 1 5 pm (see 8 Thursday ) Women Rising in Resistance meeting: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) 7 pm at the Women's Crisis Center, 306 N. División. A network of individuals and community-based organizations who carry out dramatic nonviolent actions for peace, social justice, and equality. Michigan área women have been working to end incarceration of battered women who do not belong in prison. 761-9475 Membership Meeting: New Jewish Agenda (NJA) 7:30 pm at 2309 Packard. Vote on new structure. Dessert potluck. 994-5717 Workshop: Ann Arbor War Tax Dissidents 7:30 to 9:30 pm at Ann Arbor Public Library meeting room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. "National and International Efforts to Créate Legal 'Altemative Service' for Our Tax Dollars." Dance Concert: People Dancing 8 pm at the Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. $6.50, $5 50 students and seniors. 663-0681 16 Friday General Meeting: Nov. 29th Comm. for Palestine (N29) 5 pm (see 2 Friday) Womyn's Afternoon Tea: Women's Crisis Center and Lesbian Network 5:30 to 7 pm (see 2 Friday) Gay Men's Coffee House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm (see 2 Friday) Dance Concert: People Dancing 8 pm (see 1 5 Thursday) 17Saturday Soup Demonstration: Ypsilanti Food Co-op 1 1 am to 4 pm at 31 2 N. River St., Ypsilanti. Tnere will be a demonstration in the Co-op on how to prepare soups. Recipes will be available for four soups: Mexican, black bean, carrot and borscht. 483-1 520 Lesbian-Gay Male U-M Alumni: Gay Liberation 5 pm at Michigan Union, 530 S. State. For room location, cali 763-4186 "Harold & Maude": Hill Street Cinema 7, 9 pm and Midnight at the Hillel Foundation, 1429 Hill St. A wealthy, death-obsessed teenager (Bud Cort) who stages phony suicides falls in love with a free spirited, lively octogenerian (Ruth Gordon). Cat Steven's music captures the film's toneperfectly.$2 Dance Concert: People Dancing 8 pm (see 1 5 Thursday) 18 Sunday Dance Concert: People Dancing 4 pm (see 1 5 Thursday) Volunteer Training Session for the Shelter Association: World Hunger EducationAction Committee 4 to 6 pm at 520 W. Huron. 663-3560 Israeli Dancing: Hillel 7:30 pm (see 1 1 Sunday) 663-3336 General Meeting: ACLU 7:30 pm at the First UnitarianUniversalist Church, 1917Washtenaw Avenue. 662-1334 "The Mad Adventures of "Rabbi Jacob": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at Hillel, 1429 Hill St. An antiSemitic businessman disguised as an orthodox rabbi tries to escape from Arab secret pólice in this crazy comedy classic. French with subtitles. $2 19 Monday February issue deadlines: AGENDA Deadline for the Community Resource Directory (CRD), photos, graphics, and Calendar listings. Mail to P.O. Box 3624, Ann Arbor, 48106. Hand deliver to 1 Jefferson Ct or cali 9968018 March: The Commemoration of a Dream Committee 1 2 noon. A march from Washtenaw and S. University to the diag in honor of Martin Luther King's Birthday. We urge all Ann Arborites to take the day off and join us. General Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) 6 pm (see 5 Monday) Women in Judaism Series: Hillel 7 pm at the Hillel, 1429 Hill St. This month's topic is "Women in Jewish Law," a look at the halachic (Jewish law) prescriptions and proscriptions for women and how they have changed n three lectures by Professor Tivka Frymer Kensky. 663-3336 Mass Meeting on South África: Free South África Coordinating Committee (FSACC) 8 pm in the Michigan Union. 971-7994 or 769-8549 Lesbian-Gay Male Religious Groups Open House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm (see 5 Monday) 20 Tuesday General Meeting: World Hunger Education-Action Committee 6 pm (see 6 Tuesday) "Will There be One Jewish People in the Year 2000?: A Dialogue: Orthodox and Reform Perspectives": Hillel 7:30 pm at the Hillel Foundation, 1429 Hill St. Rabbis Walter Wurzburger and Eugene Lipman. 21 Wednesday Deadline for camera-ready ads: AGENDA By mail to P.O. Box 3624, Ann Arbor, 48106. Hand Deliverto 1 Jefferson Ct. or cali 996-80 18 General Meeting: Coalition Against Rape 7:30 pm (see 14 Wednesday) General Meeting: Latín American Solidarity Committee (LASC) 800 pm (see 7 Wednesday) "Lenny Bruce Performance Film": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at Hillel, 1429 Hill StAn unexpurgated nightclub performance by this astonishing satirist. Filmed in San Francisco after his infamous New York obscenity trial, it still explodes with spellbinding intensity. $2 22 Thursday General meetings: Humanitarian Assistance Project for Independent Agricultural Development in Nicaragua (HAP-NICA) 5:30 pm (see 8 Thursday) General Meeting: Adopt a Politica! Prisoner of Apartheid (APPA) 6:30 to 7:15 pm (see 8 Thursday) Middle East Interest Group Meeting: New Jewish Agenda (NJA) 7:30 pm in the Welker Rm. of the Michigan Union. Discuss speakers, World Zionist Congress vote, and update on Middle East and Israeli peace movement. 662-921 7 Workshop: Ann Arbor War Tax Dissidents 7:30 to 9:30 pm at Ann Arbor Friends Meetinghouse meeting room, 1420 Hill St. "Legislative Efforts in the U.S.: the U.S. Peace Tax Fund Bill - a Legal Mechanism for 'Alternative Service" for Tax Dollars." Abortion Rights Rally: Women's Crisis Center (WCC) Time and place to be announced 14th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decisión giving women the right to legal abortion. 23 Friday General Meeting: Nov. 29 th Committee for Palestine (N29) 5 pm (see 2 Friday) Womyn's Afternoon Tea: Women's Crisis Center and Lesbian Network 5:30 to 7 pm (see 2 Friday) Richard Meyers Retrospective Weekend: Ann Arbor Film Festival 7 pm at the Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. Second in a series of experimental film screenings. Filmmaker and Kent State University teacher, Meyers work has received awards from the San Francisco Film Festival, the Kenyon Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Chicago International Film Festival. His films "give universal meaning to an intensely personal highly abstract visión of life-with almost no recourse to any conventional narrative devices." Meyers will be on hand to introduce and talk about his films. Friday night showing "First Time Here," "Coronation," and "Deathstyles." $3. 663-0681 24 Saturday Lunar New Year's Celebration: Zen Buddhist Temple 5 pm in the Zen Buddhist Temple, 1214 Packard. Service and Dharma talk by Zen Master Samu Sunim followed by a community meal and evening of celebration. All welcome. 761-6520 "A Clockwork Orange": Hill Street Cinema 7 and 9:30 pm at Hillel, 1429 Hill St. A merciless visión of the near future, based on the Anthony Burgess novel, in which the streets are controlled by gangs of violent youths. Richard Meyers Retrospective Weekend : Ann Arbor Film Festival 7 and 9:30 pm at the Performance Network, 408 W. Washington, (see 23 Friday). 7 pm: "Floorshow," "a rich stream of consciousness flow of images that encompass past, present and fantasy." 9:30 pm: "Jungle Girl;" this film combines the destruction of the old neighborhood movie palace and the loss of a childhood dreamplace with a personal inquiry into the fate of Francés Gifford, the star of the serial. Meyers will be speaking in between screenings. $3 for single, $5 for doublé feature. UJA Kickoff Blitz: Hillel 9 pm at the U-Club. Featuring New Music and door prizes. $2 cover. 7479595 or 662-2650 25 Sunday Week of Chanting for World Peace: Zen Buddhist Temple At the Zen Budhist Temple, 1214 Packard. January 25 through 31 . 7616520 Begorra (Folktales from the British Isles): The Story Doers 1 2 and 2 pm at the Performance Network, 480 W. Washington. Benefit for Hebrew Day School. The Story Doers teil folktales using mime, puppets, music and improvisational theatre. Tickets at Herb David $3 child, $4 adult; at the door $4, $5. 6630681 Annual Meeting: Ecology Center 2 to 5 pm at the old Second Ward Building, 21 OS. Ashley. Following the half-hour general meeting, there will be an "Ann Arbor Area 2000 Futuring Session" to encourage participation in the future plans, incorporating concerns and hopes for the Ann Arbor Area. Israeli Dancing: Hillel 7:30 pm (see 1 1 Sunday) 663-3336 "Going in Style": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at Hillel, 1429 Hill St. Three talented, aging actors, finding t difficult to survive on their social security checks, decide to rob a bank. $2 26 Monday General Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) 6 pm (see 5 Monday) Lesbian-Gay Male Religious Groups Open House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm (see 5 Monday) 27 Tuesday General Meeting: World Hunger Education-Action Commitiee 6 pm (see 6 Tuesday) 28 Wednesday General Meeting: Coalition Against Rape 7:30 pm (see 1 4 Wednesday) "The Way of the Psychic": New Dimensions Study Group 8:00 pm at the Yoga Center, 205 E. Ann. How do developed psychic abilities alter your experience of yourself and the world? To what extent are those abilities present in all of us, and what can we do to improve our awareness of them and of our inner life? A discussion of these issues by Kathleen Conat, a psychic since childhood who has worked as a trance medium and with crystals and strongly advocates opening to your own inner psychic. Free, but small donations welcome. 971-0881 General Meeting: Latin American Solidarity Committee (LASC) 8:00 pm (see 7 Wednesday) 29 Thursday Zen Meditation Beginner's Course: Zen Buddhist Temple Six Thursday evenings at the Zen Buddhist Temple, 1214 Packard. Please register ahead of time. $1 20, $1 00 for students and those who are unemployed. 761-6520 General Meeting: Adopt a Political Prisoner of Apartheid (APPA) 6:30 to 7:1 5 pm (see 8 Thursday) Workshop: Ann Arbor War Tax Dissidents. 7:30 to 9.00 pm at Ann Arbor Friends Meetinghouse meeting room, 1420 Hill St. "Individual Conscience and Social Ftesponsibility." "A Taste of Jewish Mysticism: The Hidden Light": Hillel 7:30 pm, Hillel Aud„ 1429 Hill St Lecture by Dr. Daniel Matt, an Associate Professor of Judaic Studies at the Center for Judaic Studies, Gradúate Theological Union, Berkeley. "Alsino and the Condor": Hill Street Cinema 8 pm at the Hillel, 1429 Hill St. The first fictional feature ever made in Nicaragua, this film depicts the life and dreams of a young boy in the midst of a revolution torn country. Spanish with subtitiles. $2 "The Maids": Performance Network 8 pm at the Performance Network, 480 W. Washington. The Maids," written by Jean Genet and directed by Shawn Yardley. Two sisters work as maids for a wealthy young woman. Night after night, they enact a chilling ritual in which they murder their mistress. In their fantasy, her murder will glorify their humble lives. But their role playing takes over and one night the game merges with reality. Runs through Feb. 15. Tickets: 663-0681 30 Friday General Meeting: (N29) 5 pm (see 2 Friday) Womyn's Afternoon Tea: WCC & LN 5:30 to 7 pm (see 2 Friday) Gay Men's Coifoe House: Gay Liberation 8 to 1 1 pm (see 2 Friday) "The Maids": Performance Network 8 pm (see 29 Thursday) 31 Saturday "Catch-22": Hill Street Cinema 7and9:30pmatHillel, 1429 Hill St. In conjunction with Hill Street Forum's presentation of Joseph Heller on February 1 . $2 "The Maids": Performance Network 8 pm (see 29 Thursday)

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