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
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
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.