Jazz ensemble

What: Bandleader Dave Holland will perform. Holland won a Grammy in 2006 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble.

Who: Dave Holland Octet and Big Band

When: Today at 8 p.m.

Where: Michigan Theater

Fiction reading

What: Writer Marshall Klimasewiski, author of the novel “The Cottagers,” will read selected works.

Who: Zell Visiting Writers Series

When: Today at 5 p.m.

Where: Residential College Auditorium, East Quad

LGBT event

What: A discussion about the repercussions of revealing someone to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender

Who: The Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Affairs

When: Today from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: MSA Chambers, Room 3909, Michigan Union

Anti-violence policy lecture

What: A lecture on how race and class affect anti-violence strategies

Who: Beth Richie, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago

When: Today at 4 p.m.

Where: Room 2239, Lane Hall

Three things you should know today

1 There is now a 12-step program for e-mail addicts, The (London) Sun, reported. Marsha Egan, an executive consultant in Pennsylvania who developed the program, plans to hold “e-mailers anonymous” meetings.

2 As an undergraduate at the University, acclaimed poet Robert Hayden took a literature course with W.H. Auden . Hayden credits Auden, who taught here for one year in 1941, for adding sophistication to his writing.
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3 IKEA, the popular furniture retailer, will now charge customers 5 cents for every plastic bag, in an effort to discourage their use, Reuters reported. IKEA estimates shoppers use 70 million bags a year.

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