K-grams treats kids to gymnastics event at Crisler

Kids, gymnastics, giveaways … what’s not to like? Michigan women’s gymnastics teams up with K-grams in Crisler Arena today at 7:30 p.m.

University students and their K-grams elementary school pen pals get in free to watch the 9th ranked Wolverines battle 4th ranked Nebraska.

The event will include giveaways, contests, autographs and photo sessions.

Group to auction lunch with ‘U’ pres, guitar lessons

The Habitat for Humanity auction is taking place at various locations, including the Sophia B. Jones Room in the Michigan Union, the School of Art and Architecture and the School of Social Work.

The auction, which started Monday, will run through tonight at 9 p.m. Items to bid on include guitar lessons, $500 off Kaplan classes, lunch with University President Mary Sue Coleman and a capella concert tickets.

Royal Shakespeare residency forum hosted by prof

English Prof. Ralph Williams will facilitate an open forum wrap-up discussion on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s residency at the University in Hale Auditorium on Monday at 7 p.m. The discussion will include a dialogue session on the residency’s plays.

Scandinavian culture celebrated with music, film

The Scandinavian Culture Festival will kick off with a performance by the Chamber Choir in Britton Hall tonight at 8 p.m.

A film about Swedish choir director Eric Ericsson and a lecture by producer Peter Berggren will be in Britton Hall tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. The School of Music will perform at the University Reform Church tomorrow at 8 p.m.

Visiting speakers explore issues of law, morals

Gideon Yaffe from the University of Southern California will speak on “Conditional Intent and Mens Rea” tonight in the Kuenzel Room of the Union today at 3 p.m. as part of the 23rd Annual Michigan Colloquium in Philosophy “Moral Responsibility.” Other speakers include Gary Watson from the University of California at Riverside who will speak tomorrow at 9 a.m. in the Union Pendleton Room, and Gideon Rosen from Princeton University, who will speak tomorrow at 11 a.m., also in the Pendleton Room.

Visiting dancers perform at Gamelan event

A Javanese Gamelan concert and dance will be held in Rackham Auditorium tonight at 8 p.m. The dancing performance will feature visiting dancers Wasi Bantolo and Olivia Retno Widyastuti.

Chamber performs classic pieces

The Michigan Chamber Players will perform in Britton Hall Sunday at 4 p.m. Selections include Weber’s “Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano,” Schafer’s “Theseus” and Brahm’s “Quartet for Piano and Strings.”

Series of slavery-related films presented by CAAS

“The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow,” a four-part PBS series showing in the Center for African American Studies library, starts Monday at 5 p.m. The first film is titled “Promises Betrayed (1865-1896).”

The other three programs run Tuesday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Extinction issues discussed by prof

Jianrong Tang of Washington University will host a colloquium titled “Attempts for Investigating Extinction of Aversive Memories” in 4448 East Hall today at 3 p.m.

Novelist reads excerpts at Shaman Drum

Daniel Asa Rose, author of “Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace their Family’s Escape from the Holocaust,” will read excerpts and discuss his book at Shaman Drum Bookshop today at 1 p.m.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter

Emily Kraack.

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