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Events & Concerts
Tsianina Lomawaima will discuss the experiences of American Indian children forced into boarding schools through the American government's policy of assimilation. Lomawaima, a professor of American Indian studies, will lecture in Room 150 of the Harvill building tonight at 5:30. For more information, call 621-0760.
Tonight, hear Diana Garcia read her poetry inspired by "the sweet-salt toil of harvesting the fields." Born in a California migrant labor camp, Garcia is the author of "When Living Was a Labor Camp" and has published numerous poems. The reading will begin at 8 p.m. in the Modern Languages Auditorium. Call 621-3765 for details.
A brutal murder, a lewd affair and a friendly eel: Japanese filmmaker and Cannes Palme d'Or winner Shohei Imamura has been likened to the Japanese equivalent of the Coen brothers. Find out why on Friday at 7:30 p.m., when the International Arts Society Film Program presents Imamura's film "The Eel (Unagi)." The movie will play in the Modern Languages Auditorium, and best of all, it's free.
Listen to the poetry of prolific author Joanne Kyger and learn how to improve your own writing this weekend. Kyger will read her Beat-style poetry Saturday at 7 p.m. in the West Gallery of St. Philip's Church on the northeast corner of Campbell Avenue and River Road. On Sunday, a poetry workshop will be held at the Poetry Center, 1216 North Cherry Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Admission to the reading is $5 general or $3 students, and the participation fee for the workshop is $10. Call 620-1626 for more information.
Head down to Holsclaw Hall for an afternoon organ concert, courtesy of the School of Music and Dance. Douglas Cleveland, assistant professor of organ and church music at Northwestern University, will perform the Roy A. Johnson Memorial Organ Concert on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Holsclaw Recital Hall is located on campus at the south end of the underpass by Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for UA employees and senior citizens, and $4 for students. Information is available at 621-2889.
Enjoy an evening of Faure, Poulenc, Satie and Debussy Monday at Crowder Hall. "An Evening of French Art Song," featuring the voices of Wanda Brister and Mary Dibbern, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 general admission, $8 for UA employees and senior citizens, and $4 for students. Call 621-2889 for information.
DuVal Auditorium will take on a distinctly Caribbean flavor on Tuesday when the UA Steel Band will play calypso, reggae and classical tunes as part of the Center Stage performance program. The free performance begins at noon at University Medical Center's DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.