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1990
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To publicize JanuaryFebruary Calendar events, send formatted listings by December 15 to AGENDA, 202 E. Washington #512, Ann Arbor, Ml 48104, (996-8018). Ustings for more than five events must be sent to AGENDA on Macintosh disc. Send SASE If you want your dlsc returned. FORMAT- Date, event, sponsor, time and place. One or two sentence description, fee, phone number. Unless otherwise noted, all events Usted in the CALENDAR are free and open to the public. All locatlons are in Ann Arbor unless otherwise noted. 1 Saturday NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Qullt Panels Exhibitlon: Arts and Prog. 7 am to 2 pm, Mich. Union Art Lounge. Display of 7 panels. 764-6498 Frelghthouse Hollday Bazaar: Ypsilanti Farmer's Market 8 am to 3 pm, Depot Town, Ypsilanti. Quality crafts, gifts and decorations for all ages. Sweet eider, baked goods, fresh produce, cheeses and more. 483-1480 Santa Paws: Humane Society of Huron Valley 9:30 am to 5 pm, Fountain Plaza, Washtenaw Ave. (near Builders Square), Ypsilanti. Get your pet's photo taken with Santa. All dogs must be on leash. Cats, guineapigs, and rabbits must be in secure carrier, $7-12. 662-5545 Quilting Bee: Arts and Prog. 10 am to 4 pm, Mich. Union Art Lounge. Help assemble individual ñames panels into one large panel to be sent to the Names Project for inclusión in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. 764-6498 Klds in the Farm Kitchen: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 1 0 am to noon (ages 57), 1 to 3 pm (ages 8-12) Cobblestone Farm, 2781 Packard. Children will bake gingerbread in a wood stove and créate a surprise craft to take home, $10. Register 994-2928 Planning Meeting for Anti-war Actions: The National Campaign for Peace in the Middle East 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, Riverside Church, 120th Street and Riverside Dr, NYC. Help plan actions under the theme "Home for the (212) 727-3069 Cooking Encounters: Ypsllanti Food Co-op 11 am to 5 pm, 312 River St, Ypsilanti. Learn about food items you can make as holiday gifts. 483-1520 Holiday Parade for Creative Toys and TV for Chlldren: The Campaign Against Violent Toys 1 1 am, William at S. State. Signs, costumes, and nstruments weteome. 764-2547 Fear No Art: Performance Network 2 to 6 pm and 30-minutes prior to showtimes, thru 2 Sun, 408 W. Washington. Controversial text, found images, classical and contemporary art you are invited to contribute to. Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardián. 764-6498 25th Anniversary Reunión: Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice 5:30 pm, Memorial Christian Church, 730 Tappan. Where are the places to witness now? How shall we support each other and others in the 1990s? Dinner by Pilar Celaya, speech by Rev. Dick Fernandez, dialogue, challenges and singing, $7-$15. 663-1870 Gene Loves Jezebel: Prism Productions 7 pm, Latin Quarter, 3067 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit, $16.50 advance. 665-4755 "The Public": Intersect Theater 8 pm, Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. Lorca's first "impossible theater" work exposing humanity's superficiality, and uncontrolled passions, $9$7 studs. & srs. 663-0681 "Washington's Accelerating War Drive and the Fight to Stop it": Pathfinder Books 8 pm, 231 Michigan Ave., The Mlch. Room, Days Inn, Detroit Grog McCartan, editor of the socialist newsweekly, The Militant, will speak. Party to follow. 831-1 178 2 Sunday ÑAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels Exhibition: Arto and Program. 9 am to 1 am (see 1 Sat) Holiday Open House: Brookville Gard en s Herb Farm 10 am to 5 pm, 7885 Brookville Rd , Plymouth. Craft demonstrations at noon and 3 pm. Gift ideas, refreshments. 455-8602 "The Perils & Pleasures of Writlng for Theatre": Grads and Young Professionals 1 1 30 am, Lawyers' Club, Law Quad. Brunch with local playwright and errant theatre critic, Rachel Urist. Bagel brunch, $3. Reserve 769-0500 Children's Slorytlme: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 2 pm, 217 S. State. Jeff Pickell will read and weave holiday stories for 2 12 to 6 year olds. 995-9887 Alternative Gift Fair: Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice 3 to 7 pm, First Baptist Church, 512 E. Hurón (enter off Washington). Gifts sold by SERRV Self-Help Handcrafts and other local grassroots groups working for peace and justice. 663-0362 Selecting the Perfect Pet: How to Choose Your New Dog or Cal: Humane Society of Hurón Valley 3:30 pm, Arborland Consumer Malí, Washtenaw Ave. Purebred vs. mixed breed, temperment, care, financial considerations and more, $2 under 12 free. 662-5545 Meeting: Hurón Valley Greens 6 pm, Guild House, 802 Monroe. Business Details Committee and Working Group reports. 663-0003 "The Public": Intersect Theater 6:30 pm (see 1 Sat) "Jullet of the Spirits": U-M Film & Video Studies 7 pm, Angelí Hall. Aud A. Fellini psychodrama 764-0147 The Plxies: Prlsm Productlons 7 pm, Latin Quarter, 3067 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit, $16.50 advance. 99-MUSIC. Meeting: Ypsilantl Gay MaleLesblan AA 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 118 N. Adams, downstairs. Lighted parking, non-smoking area available. 484-0456 Meeting: Ypsilantl Gay MaleLesbian Alanon 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 118 N. Adams, upstairs. Lighted parking, non-smoking area available. 484-0456 Meeting: Ann Arbor Libertarían League 9 pm. Student Libertarían group unconnected to the Libertarían Party. For location: Jesse 761-8041 3 Monday "Middle East Perspectivas" 6:30 pm, 88.3 FM. WCBN. News and commentary on popular struggles for social change throughout the Middle East. 763-3501 Academy of Early Music: U-M Arts & Programming 8 pm, Mich. Union, Pendleton Rm. Seasonal baroque music for recorders, viols, harpsichord and sackbuts. 764-6498 Electirc Hot Tuna: Prism Productions 8 & 11 pm, Blind Pig, 208 S. First, $12.50 advance. 99-MUSIC. Open House for Lesbians & Gay Men: Gay Liberation 8:45 pm, Canterbury House, 218 N. División. 763-4186 4 Tuesday "Closet s are for Clothes": Lesbia n Gay Radio Collective 6 pm, 88.3 FM, WCBN. Call-in talk show. 763-3501 "Faces of Wonnen1': U-M Film and Video Studies & Center for Afroamerican and African Studies 7 pm, Angelí Hall Aud. B. A female chorus spins together two stories - each showing vromen successfully challengng the old-fashioned patriarchal system that undetmines womans' role in society. 764-0147 "Sexuality and AIDS": U-M School of Public Health 7 pm, 3001 Henry Vaughn Bldg. (Public Health I). Panel led by Sylvia Hacker. 764-6498 5 Wednesday "Where ara We In the AIDS Epidemie?'': U-M School of Public Health noon, auditorium, Thomas Francas Bldg (Public Health II). With Dr. June Osbome. 764-6498 "Soviet Jews' Immigration to Israel and the Current Crisis in the Middle East": United Jewish Appeal 2 pm, Hillel, 1429 HUI. Freeda Keet is wellknown for her unique style of m casting and as a keen observer of Israel's social, cultural, poNtical and economie life. 769-0500 "Womyn's Rites & Rhythms" 6 pm, 88.3 FM, WCBN. Tune in to womyn's issues. 763-3501 Dhoruba Bin Wahad: Black Students Union 7 pm, U-M. For location, Syovata Edari 764-0077 "Hannukah in Our Day": Hillel Orthodox Minyan 7 pm, Hillel, 1429 Hill. Rabbi Reuben Drucker will discuss some of the phibsophical underpinnings of a holiday that is too often considerad based on gift giving and receiving and show how it has relevance to Jews and Jews view of the wortd. 769-0500 Nine-Ball Toumament: U-M Arts & Programming 7:30 pm, Billiards and Games Room, 2nd floor, Mich Union, $6. 763-5786 Meeting: Latin American Solidarlty Committe (LASC) 8 pm, ask for rm. at front desk, Mich. Union. 665-8438 Advanced Bulgarlan Dance: U-M Folkdance Club 8 pm, Angelí Elementary School, 1608 S. University. Leam two classic "hot shot" dances: Cereska and Zborinka. 663-3885 6 Thursday University Dancers: U-M Arts & Programming 12:15 pm, Mich. Union, Pendleton Rm. Choreographies from fall term presentations. 764-6498 Meeting: Homeless Action Committee (HAC) 5 pm, 219 Angelí Hall. Meet to discuss actions to end homelessness. 936-3076 Meeting: Washtenaw County Libertarían Party 6:30 pm, Dominick's, 812 Monroe. Discussion and planning. 475-9792 Reading: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 7 pm, 217 S. State. Annemarie Stoll will read from her writings for the stage, and her poetry and "prose. 995-9887 Meeting: Lesbian and Gay Men's Rights Organizing Com. (LaGROC) 7:15 pm, 3100 Mich. Union. 761-2962 Princess Ida: The U-M Gilbert and Sullivan Society 8 pm, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, $7.50-$10$5 stud. rear sections, 763-1 085 Rolling in the Green II: Environmental Action-U-M 9:30 pm, The Blind Pig, 208 S. First. Benefit with Frank Allison & the Odd Sox and Juice. 18 and up welcome, $5. 930-0999 7 Friday Juried Pholography Exhibit: Precisión Photographics Gallery thru Jan. 18, all day. 830 Phoenix Dr. Juried by Bill Pelletier. 971-9100 Coffeebreak for Lesbian and Bisexual Wimmin: U-M LesbianGay Male Programs Office & Common ' Language Bookstore 4 pm, 214 S. Fourth Ave. Come socialize and network. 763-4186 Fourth Annual Raise the Roof Benefit: Performance Network 6:30 pm buffet reception, 8 pm variety showcase, 408 W. Washington. Mr. B, Malcolm Tulip, Elise Bryant.Chenille Sisters, Sat. night dance party, $15$5 dance party only. Reserve 663-0681 Opening Reception: Precisión Photographics Gallery 7 to 9 pm, 830 Phoenix Dr. Juried photography exhibit. 971-9100 Steve Somers: Friends Meeting House 8 pm, 1420 Hill. Terrega, VillaLobos, Gershwin, Thelonius Monk program $65 stud. & srs. 668-6211 Princess Ida: The U-M Gilbert and Sullivan Society 8 pm (see 6 Thur) Gay Men's Coffee House: "Brothers" 9 pm, Guild House, 802 Monroe. 763-4186 The Connels: Prism Productions 9:30 pm, Blind Pig, 208 S. First, $7 advance. 99-MUSIC. Dance Jam: People Dancing 10 pm, People Dancing Studio, 1 1 1 Third St. An alternativo to the bar scène for people who love to dance. Highly varied recorded dance music. Feel free to bring own music and acoustic instruments. and free. Children welcome, $2. 665-791 1 8 Saturday Freighthouse Holiday Bazaar: Ypsilanti Farmer's Market 8 am (see 1 Sat) Anti Arbor Record Show: Orangapoid Productions 9:30 am to 5 pm, Elks Lodge, 325 W. Eisenhower Pkwy, $2. Dan 665-2926 Country Christmas: Dept. of Parks & Ree. noon to 4 pm, Cobblestone Farm, 2781 Packard. Traditional decorations, caroling, baked holiday treats and more, $1.50. 75 youth & srs. 994-2928 Anti-war Demonstraron: Emergency Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 12:30 pm, Daly Plaza, Chicago, IL. Regional action sponsored by 50 organizations. "No Blood for OH." Awards Ceremony: Beyond War 1:45 pm, 2011 Modern Languages Building. Live telecast honoring Gro Harlem Brundtland, Vaclev Havel and the people of Czechoslavakia and Earth Day International 1990. Then local honors go to Jenny Zimmer, The Ecology Center of Ann Arbor and The Huron Valley Greens. 995-2951 Princess Ida: The U-M Gilbert and Sullivan Society 2 & 8 pm (see 6 Thur) Raise the Roof: An Opus in 5 Acts: Performance Network 6:30 pm buffet, 8 pm showcase, 1 1 pm dance party (see 7 Fri) Aztec Camera: Prism Productions 9 pm, Latín Quarter, 3067 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit, $10.50 advance. 99-MUSIC. 9 Sunday Country Christmas: Dept. of Parks & Ree. noon (see 8 Sat) Children's Storytime: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 2 pm, 217 S. State. Torn Zieziul will read his book, "Sticky the Christmas Tree Nobody Wanted" accompanied by fiddle and art, to 4-9 year olds. 995-9887 Princess Ida: The U-M Gilbert and Sullivan Society 2 pm (see 6 Thur) Sherlock Jr.": U-M Film & Video Studies 7 pm, Michigan Theatre, 608 E. Liberty. Buster Keaton's silent comedy about a projectionist who projects himself into a movie of his own making. With live organ. 764-0147 Sixth Anniversary Party: Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament 7:30 pm, St. Aidan'sNorthside Church, ground floor, 1679 Broadway (across from Baits Dr. entrance to U-M North Campus). All WAND members, former members, future members, friends and supporters are invited to share a potluck dessert. Have fun, catch up with friends and regroup for the coming year. Bring a dish to share and a reusable plate and silverware. Accessible. 761-1718 Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian AA 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian Alanon 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ann Arbor Libertarían League 9 pm (see 2 Sun) 10 Monday Meeting: Hurón Regional Alliance 6:30 pm, room 3409 Mich. Union. The primary topic will be the Comprehensive Plan (see pg. 10). 663-0003 "Middle East Perspectives" 6:30 pm (see 3 Mon) Open House for Lesbians & Gay Men: Gay Liberation 8:45 pm (see 3 Mon) The Special Beat: Prism Prod. 9 pm, Nectarine Ballroom, 510 E. Liberty. Ska spectacular with former members of The Specials and The English Beat, $13.50 advance. 665-4755 11 Tuesday "Closets are for Clothes": Lesbia n Gay Radio Collective 6 pm (see 4 Tue) "Mumia Abu Jamal From Death Row": Ypsilanti City Councilmember James Brown 7:30 pm, Pine Grove Family Housing, Community Room, EMU, Ypsilanti. Video and discussion. 487-7017 Meeting: Amnesty International Group 61 7:30 pm, Mich. Union, check rm. # at desk. Activities to protect human rights and free prisoners of conscience around the world. 761-1628 12 Wednesday Buhrrr Blast: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 4:15 pm, Buhr Park outdoor rink, 2751 Packard. Broomball-a version of hockey. Brooms and balls provided. Heimet req., $21 .50 youth & srs. 971-3228 Anti-War Rally: Coalition for a Peaceful Solution to the Gulf Crisis 5 pm, Federal Building, Detroit. Testimoniáis by Vietnam War veterans followed by indoor speakout at a nearby church. Jackie 548-3920 "Womyn's Rites and Rhythms" 6 pm (see 5 Wed) International Folkdancing: U-M Folkdance Club 7:30 to 10:30 pm, Anderson Rm., Mich. Union. One hour of instruction followed by requests. Line and circle dances from the Balkans, Europe and the Middle East. 663-3885 Nine-Ball Tournament: U-M Arts & Programming 7:30 pm (see 5 Wed) Meeting: LASC 8 pm (see 3 Wed) Third Annual UJA Bash: Hillel 9:30 pm, 1429 Hill. Let off steam before finals with a live band and lots of refreshments. Steve 662-3885 13Thursday Meeting: Homeless Action Committee (HAC) 5 pm (see 6 Thur) Meeting: Washtenaw County Libertarían Party 6:30 pm (see 6 Thur) Meeting: LaGROC 7:15 pm (see 6 Thur) Reading: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 8 pm, 217 S. State. Patricia Lesko will read from her fiction and non-fiction work. 995-9887 "The Caliban Motel": Prospero Theater Co. 8 pm, Performance Network, 408 W. Washington. Inspired by Shakespeare's "The Tempest," a new play by Malcolm Tulip, formerly of Theatre Grottesco, $10$8 studs. & srs. 663-0681 14 Friday "The Caliban Motel": Prospero Theater Co. 8 pm (see 13 Thur) 15 Saturday JanuaryFebruary Issue Deadline for Calendar & Community Resource Directory: AGENDA by 5 pm, 202 E. Washington #512, 48104. Please give a contact phone number. 996-8018 Freighthouse Holiday Bazaar: Ypsilanti Farmer's Market 8 am (see 1 Sat) Skate With Santa: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 2:30 to 4:30 pm, Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Rink, 2751 Packard. Holiday treats and skating with the jolly old elf, $21.50 youth & srs. 971-3228 "The Caliban Motel": Prospero Theater Co. 8 pm (see 13 Thur) 16Sunday Holiday Open House: Brookville Gardens Herb Farm 10 am to 5 pm (see 2 Sun) Granite Line Writers Poetry Reading: Freight House Cafe 2 pm, Cross at River, Ypsilanti. Pat Smith and David Gansz will read from new work, $3. 663-0546 Big Circle Meeting: Huron Valley Greens 6:30 pm, Guild House, 802 Monroe. 663-0003 Banquet Dinner with Bishop Thomas Gumbleton: The Palestine Aid Society 6 pm, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 E. Stadium. Come enjoy an authentic Middle Eastern dinner. Proceeds to a mobile clinic to opérate in remóte villages in the West Bank, $25$15 stud. 668-6430 "The Caliban Motel": Prospero Theater Co. 6:30 pm (see 13 Thur) Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian AA 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian Alanon 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ann Arbor Libertarían League 9 pm (see 2 Sun) 17 Monday "Middle East Perspectives" 6:30 pm (see 3 Mon) Open House for Lesbians & Gay Men: Gay Liberation 8:45 pm (see 3 Mon) 18Tuesday Ice Rink Clinic: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 10:30 am, West Park Ice Rink, 313 Chapin. Demonstration and "how to" material on making your own rink. Gary 994-2769 "Closets are for Clothes": Lesbian Gay Radio Collective 6 pm (see 4 Tue) 19 Wednesday Buhrrr Blast: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 4:15 pm.Buhr Park outdoor rink, 2751 Packard. Big Wheels on Ice. Watch your little ones take a spin on their big wheels, $21.50 youth & srs. 971-3228 "Womyn's Rites and Rhythms" 6 pm (see 5 Wed) International Folkdancing: U-M Folkdance Club 7:30 to 10:30 pm, Angelí Elementan School, 1608 S. University. Review session followed by requests. Mostly line and circle dances from the Balkans, Europe and the Middle East. 663-3885 Meeting: LASC 8 pm (see 5 Wed) 20 Thursday Meeting: Homeless Action Committee (HAC) 5 pm (see 6 Thur) Meeting: Washtenaw Cty Libertarían Party 6:30 pm (see 6 Thur) Meeting: LAGROC 7:15 pm (see 6 Thur) Reading: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 7 pm, 217 S. State. Torn Holden will read Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales," and more. 995-9887 21 Friday Coffeebreak for Lesbians and Bisexual Wimmin: Common Language Bookstore 4 pm (see 7 Fri) Gay Men's Coffee House: "Brothers" 9 pm (see 7 Fri) Dance Jam: People Dancing 10 pm (see 7 Fri) 23 Sunday Santa on Ice: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 1 to 3 pm, Veteran's Ice Arena, 2150 Jackson Ftd.. Skating, candy canes, music, and Santa, $32.50 youth & srs (skate rental $1.50). 761-7240 Children's Storytime: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 2 pm, 217 S. State. Jeff Pickell will read and weave Christmas stories. 995-9887 Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian AA 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) ■EESaMïm Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian Alanon 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ann Arbor Libertarían League 9 pm (see 2 Sun) 24 Monday "Middle East Perspectives" 6:30 pm (see 3 Mon) 26Wednesday Buhrrr Blast: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 4:15 pm, Buhr Park outdoor rink, 2751 Packard. Nerf Ball Hockey- a silly version of hockey with brooms and a nerf ball. Heimet required, $21.50 youth & srs. 971-3228 "Womyn's Rites and Rhythms" 6 pm (see 5 Wed) 27 Thursday Meeting: Homeless Action Committee (HAC) 5 pm (see 6 Thur) Meeting: Washtenaw County Libertarían Party 6:30 pm (see 6 Thur) 30 Sunday Children's Storytime: Kaleidoscope Books and Collectibles 2 pm, 217 S. State. The Woods family will teil stories of Kwanza, a mid-wjnter African American celebration. 995-9887 Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian AA 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ypsilanti Gay MaleLesbian - Alanon 7:30 pm (see 2 Sun) Meeting: Ann Arbor Libertarían League 9 pm (see 2 Sun) 31 Monday Marathon Skate: Dept. of Parks & Ree. 11 am to 1 pm adults, 1 to 5 pm children, Veteran's Ice Arena, 2150 Jackson Rd.. Great escape from the holiday rush, $32.50 youth & srs. 971-3228 "Middle East Perspectives" 6:30 pm (see 3 Mon)

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