Bamboo and gong concert showcases Filipino music

The University Bamboo and Gong Ensembles will be presenting
“Gong Pinoy” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Britton Recital
Hall in the School of Music. This free concert will feature
Filipino music.

The ensembles are under the direction of Felicidad Prudente, a
professor of ethnomusicology at the University of the Philippines.
She is currently visiting the University’s School of Music
and teaching a class on the music of the Phillipines.

Comp Lit show explores human nature and jealousy

Students in Comparative Literature 436 are producing something a
little different from the average term paper this semester. Tonight
at 8 p.m. and tomorrow at 2 p.m. the class will perform a staged
version of “Decreation: A Hypothetical Opera in Three
Parts” in the video studio of the Duderstadt Center, formerly
called the Media Union.

The event is free and open to the public, but seating is
limited. It is suggested to reserve tickets at
“mailto:decreationticketes@umich.edu”>decreationticketes@umich.edu.

The production written by Anne Carson is a reflection of
jealousy in three different scenarios.

Architects debate potential benefits of urbanism

A discussion titled “Michigan Debates on Urbanism III:
Post Urbanism” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Art
and Architecture Building Auditorium. This is the final event in a
series of three in-depth, one-on-one debates designed to explore
three schools of urbanism that have emerged in the last decade in
America and Europe: Everyday Urbanism, New Urbanism, and
Post-Urbanism.

The event will feature Peter Eisenman, principal architect at
Eisenman Architects in New York, and Barbara Littenberg, principal
architect at Peterson Littenberg Architecture and Urban Design in
New York.

‘U’ celebrates new art exhibit

The Institute for the Humanities will be hosting the opening
reception for the new art exhibition “The Mirror of
Souls.” The event will take place Monday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
in the Osterman Common Room in the Rackham Building. The art
exhibit will be at the University until May 30.

The artist, Kim Anno, worked in collaboration with Anne Carson,
an English professor at the University, to publish a book titled
“The Mirror of Souls.” The art exhibit features the
illustrations from the book.

Student production honors famous University alum

In conjunction with playwright Arthur Miller’s visit to
the University, “An Arthur Miller Celebration” will be
presented tonight at 8 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2
p.m.

The show will be held in the Trublood Theater in the Frieze
Building. Directed by Mark Lamos, the production highlights the
depth of work Miller has contributed to the American and world
stage. It focuses on the Great Depression, love and
persecution.

The play contains scenes or monologues from 12 of Miller’s
works: “All My Sons,” “Death of a
Salesman,” “The Crucible,” “A View From the
Bridge,” “After the Fall,” “Incident at
Vichy,” “The Creation of the World and Other
Business,” “The American Clock,” “A Memory
of Two Mondays,” “Broken Glass,” “Mr.
Peter’s Connections” and “Resurrection
Blues.”

Poets walk in Arb, read poetry

The Fifth Annual Poets’ Walk will be at noon Sunday. The
walk will start at the Reader Center in the Nicholas Arboretum and
faculty members from the Department of English Richard Tillinghast
and Keith Taylor will lead a walk through the Arb with stops
throughout for poetry readings and recitations.

Acappella group performs concert

The Friars, part of the Men’s Glee Club, will present the
“48th annual Best Concert Ever” at 8 p.m. Saturday in
Rackham Auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the Michigan Union Ticket
Office or $6 at the door.

 

— Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Melissa
Benton.

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