Vagina Monologues author speaks, work to be performed

Eve Ensler, feminist author of the “Vagina Monologues,” will speak in 1800 Chemistry today at 3 p.m.

The talk, titled “Imagining V-World,” will discuss a world without violence against women.

The V-Day College Campaign will hold two performances of the Vagina Monologues at the Power Center Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15 or $10 for students and can be purchased through the Michigan Union Ticket Office.

Lecture covers civil rights and new security acts

A forum titled “Know Your Rights: A Forum on Civil Rights” will be held in the Michigan Union Ballroom Monday at 7 p.m.

The forum will cover topics such as the USA PATRIOT Act, the Homeland Security Act, immigration issues, labor rights and civil rights.

Tango club to host free lessons and open dance

Bring your dancing shoes for a free tango lesson followed by an open dancing session in the Pendleton Room of the Union tomorrow. The lesson begins at 8 p.m.

The event is open to all and sponsored by the Michigan Argentine Tango Club and Rackham Graduate School.

Film society will screen Japanese anime selections

The Michigan Japanese Animation Film Society is sponsoring a free anime screening marathon in the Modern Languages Building tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Selections will include Abenobashi Magical Shopping District, RahXephon, and Hack. All films are subtitled in English.

Taubman College hosts guest architecture lecturer

Lindy Roy, an architect with Roy Design, will give a lecture in auditorium 2104 of the Art and Architecture Building Monday at 6 p.m.

The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning is sponsoring the lecture.

The Ark presents storytelling series and family concert

A festival designed to celebrate the art of storytelling will take place at the Ark on 316 S. Main St. Events will start at 8 p.m. today and tomorrow and will conclude with a family concert Sunday at 1 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for today and tomorrow, $10 for Sunday and can be purchased at the Michigan Union Ticket Office.

Storytellers include Irish storyteller Batt Burns, “the Catholic Garrison Keillor” Ed Stivender, and many others.

Music faculty to perform in chamber group

The Michigan Chamber Players, a music faculty ensemble, will give a free performance in the Music School Recital Hall at 1100 Baits Dr.

The performance takes place Sunday at 4 p.m. Selections will include Martinu’s Madrigals, Schonefield’s Trio and Kahn’s Serenade.

Count Basie Orchestra to play at Music School

The Count Basie Orchestra, led by Grammy-award winning trombonist Grover Mitchell, will perform at the Power Center tomorrow at 4 p.m. Tickets are $18-30 and can be bought at the door or in advance.

Call 764-2538 for ticket information. The University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble, led by Dennis Wilson, will open the concert.

Early physics lecture looks at time and evolution

Vaughn Cooper, an assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, will speak in 170 Dennison tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.

His lecture, part of the Saturday Morning Physics Series, will explore time as viewed though the lens of evolution.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Emily Kraack.

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