Raise cash for cancer research at Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society will be holding “Relay for Life,” a fundraiser for cancer research, at Palmer Field starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow and ending Sunday at 10 a.m. Events include the “Quarter for a Cure” event tomorrow at 8 p.m., which is open to the public. Participants will try to line the track with quarters. The Luminaria Ceremony will take place at 9 p.m.

Tuba ensemble and euphonium will hold concert

The University of Michigan Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble will perform in Britton Recital Hall Sunday at 3 p.m. They will perform selections by Berlioz and Wagner.

Southeast Asian night to feature ethnic food

The Thai Students Association, Permias and Vietnamese Students Association will be holding a Southeast Asian night in the William Monroe Trotter House Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The night will include food from various Southeast Asian countries and a contest with prizes.

Steven Davis will conduct band performance

The University of Michigan Concert Band, conducted by Steven Davis, will perform in the Michigan Theater Monday at 8 p.m. Selections include works by Dietz, Hanson, Daugherty, Halvorsen, Grainger and Press.

Learn the mambo at salsa night

Leonardo’s will hold a salsa night Friday starting at 9 p.m. Professional dance teachers will teach the bachata, cha cha cha, mambo and rhumba.

Speech will focus on Roman dining

Classical archeology and classics Prof. Susan Alcock will give a speech titled “Power Lunches in the Eastern Roman Empire” in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union today at 4:10 p.m. The speech will explore Roman eating habits and how they affected Greek life.

Philosophical causation to be discussed at talk

Massachusetts Institute of Technology philosophy Prof. Ned Hall will speak on “The Intrinsic Character of Causation” in room 3406 of Mason Hall today at 3 p.m.

Performance to feature piano, dance improv

Svetozar Ivanov, a guest pianist, will perform in Britton Recital Hall Monday at 8 p.m. The performance will feature a dance improvisation by Peter Sparling titled, “Short Stories.” Ivanov will perform works by Cowell, Crumb, Scriabin and Feldman.

Speech to focus on creation of global society

Philosophy Prof. Daniel Little, the Dearborn campus’s Chancellor, will give a speech titled “Towards a Global Civil Society” in room 1636 of the School of Social Work Building today at 2 p.m. His speech will finish the “Globalization’s Critical Connections: Research, Responsibility and Practice” lecture series.

Prof will lecture about magma properties

Ian Carmichael from the University of California at Berkley will speak in room 1528 of the C.C. Little Building today at 4 p.m. about “Experiments, Thermodynamics and the Evolution of Magmas.”

Correspondent will explore Islamic politics in Indonesia

Indonesian MetroTV correspondent Muchlis Ainuraffik will give a speech titled “Politics, Media, and the Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Indonesia” in room 1644 of the School of Social Work Building today at noon.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter

Emily Kraack.

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