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Calendar of Events

Tuesday, January 25, 2022






 
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 10-11:30 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ongoing Meditation, Teachings, and Practice.": U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Tues. Bilha Birman Rivlin of Still Mountain Meditation gives talks(via Zoom) on mindfulness practice for older adults.
For URL, email info.tswp@umich.edu or call 998-9353.


 TBA.  Free! 

Scrabble: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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All seniors invited to play. Available if there is sufficient interest; call ahead.
2401 Plymouth Road. For more information and URL, email info.tswp@umich.edu or call 998-9353. [map]


 1-2 p.m  Free! 

"Ethical Learning and Character Development": U-M Center for Positive Organizations Positive Links Speaker Series:.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
Free, registration required to obtain login information: https://myumi.ch/xmY4z
Individuals' experiences at work can provide the opportunity for them to become a better person, in all aspects of their life. Instead of helping workers make more ethical decisions in the moment, organizations can and should create environments that help them become more ethical people in the long run.
In her talk, Maryam Kouchaki will present a bottom-up approach to ethics, focusing on what individuals can do for themselves to take ownership over their moral development at work. She will also talk about a top-down approach to helping workers develop moral character at work, focusing on what organizations can do to create a workplace environment conducive to ethical learning.
Virtual. Free. cpo-events@umich.edu https://myumi.ch/xmY4z



 1-3 p.m.  Online 

"It's About Time... Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. - G.M.(?)": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U-M (50+).

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This study group will be online. Does time indeed fly (or flow)? What defines the arrow of time? Why can we remember the past but not the future? Is time, like space, continually being created?
These are some of the questions we'll ponder in this course, based on a Great Courses series by Laura Helmuth, editor in chief of Scientific American, "Examining the big questions of time". (Spoiler alert: we won't find answers to these questions.)
Instructor Craig Stephan is a retired industrial physicist who has led many previous OLLI courses including "The End of Time", "The Science of Climate Change", "Cosmology", and "Paleontology".
This study group will meet Tuesdays beginning January 25 through March 1.
Pre-registration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the study group will be e-mailed to you approximately one week prior to the first session.
Online. Online. $45. 7349989351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org



 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Bridge: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Tues. & Fri. if there is sufficient interest; call ahead.
2401 Plymouth Road. Free. 998-9353, info.tswp@umich.edu. [map]


 1-4 p.m. or so. 

Duplicate Bridge: Ann Arbor City Club.

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Every Tues., Thurs., & Fri. All invited to play ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge. Partners required on Fridays only. If you plan to come without a partner on Tuesday or Thursday, email ronmeade@comcast.net beforehand. Refreshments available.
Games start at 1-4 p.m. or so (arrive by 12:50 p.m.), City Club, 1830 Washtenaw Ave. $6 per person. Masks required. ronmeade@comcast.net. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ethical Learning and Character Development": U-M Center for Positive Organizations.

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Northwestern University management and organizations professor Maryam Kouchaki discusses (via Zoom) the workplace as a moral laboratory.
For URL preregister at positiveorgs.bus.umich.edu/events. Free.


 4 p.m. 

"Knowing What's at Stake: Epistemology and Criminal Justice Reform": U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

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Livestreamed talk by U-M philosophy professor Sarah Moss on the importance of jurors knowing the potential sentencing consequences of a conviction. She argues that without this knowledge, jurors may be unable to grasp the legal standard of proof they are being asked to apply.
https://events.umich.edu/event/90122.


 4-5 p.m.  Online 

"Book Beat.": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Discuss what's new in the world of books.
Free for members. $25 annual membership. For more information and to register, see olli-umich.org or call 998-9351.


 4:30-5:45 p.m.  Free!  Hybrid 

"The Origins of Korean Cuisine: Prehistoric Foodways from Foraging to Farming": U-M Nam Center for Korean Studies Colloquium Series.

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Livestream talk by University of Oregon anthropology professor Gyoung-Ah Lee.
1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Also available via Zoom, preregister at myumi.ch/Axw7x. Free. Masks required. ncks.info@umich.edu 764.1825. [map]


 6-9 p.m. or so.  Online 

"Knit Happens": Ann Arbor Stitch 'n' Bitch.

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Every Tues. All knitters invited to work on their projects and swap tips.
Panera Bread, 903 W. Eisenhower. $2 monthly dues. Facebook.com (search "Ann Arbor Stitch 'n Bitch"), momofpipi@gmail.com. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Online 

Sufi Class with Imam Kamau Ayubbi: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for a Sufi class via Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.org. Donation $5-10 per class.
Zoom. Online. Donation. 7343270270. Interfaithspirit.org


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Capture The Flag Fridays": All Hands Active.

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Every Fri. All invited to try to capture a virtual flag by solving a computer security problem (or series of problems), ranging from basic computer usage to some programing. Led by AHA members; beginners welcome.
For URL preregister at MeetUp.com/AllHandsActive. Free, but donations required.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Huron Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

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Every Tues. All male singers invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
Interfaith Center, 704 Airport Blvd, Ann Arbor. Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 796-7467, info@HVharmonizers.org. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Skazat! Poetry Series.

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Zoom reading by Thailand-based queer poet (and Midwest native) Jasmine An, author of the 2015 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize-winning Naming the No-Name Woman, a collection praised for its clear, luxurious language and fierce eroticism. Her recent Porkbelly Press collection Monkey Was Here plays with myth in a modern context. Preceded by open mic.
Free. Register at facebook.com/skazat for the Zoom link. 223-3165.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Virtual Trivia Night: Ann Arbor Adventure Club.

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Every Tues. All invited to form teams of 4 or so persons to compete in a 2-round family-friendly trivia contest on Zoom featuring a range of questions from entertainment and history to pop culture and geography. Solo competitors are matched up together.
For URL email burrbarr7@hotmail.com. Free.


 7-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. Female singers invited to join the weekly virtual rehearsals of this local 40-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
For URL email Info@VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). 612-7580.


 7-9 p.m. or so  Online 

"Bluegrass Jam Circle": Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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All musicians invited to bring their acoustic instruments to play bluegrass-style music. Vocalists welcome. Masks required. For updates, see a2bluGrass.com.
Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $5. Masks required. For updates, see a2bluGrass.com. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Practical Buddhism": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center Sunday Talks.

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Jan. 11 & 25 Recorded talks by the late Jewel Heart founder Gelek Rimpoche. Followed by livestream discussion.
For URL preregister at bit.ly/practicalbuddhism. Free. 994-3387.


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with the long-running group German Speakers Round Table.
7-10 p.m., Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free admission. 453-2394. [map]


 7:30 p.m. or so 

Pub Quiz: Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub.

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Every Thurs. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular outdoor weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people). Prizes.
Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee that goes to the winning team. 665-2968. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

Faculty and Guest Recital: U-M School of Music.

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Two U-M music professors-pianist Matthew Bengston and violinist Aaron Berofsky-join Cornell University cello professor in Fanny Mendelssohn's Hensel, and Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in C minor.
Britton Recital Hall, 1100 Baits. Free. Masks required. 764-0594. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

"Comedy Experiment": Beer Grotto.

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Every Tues. Stand-up showcase featuring sets by local comics TBA.
The Beer Grotto, 8059 Main, Dexter. Free. bit.ly/comedybeergrotto. [map]


 8:30-9:30 p.m. 

Social Dance: The Dance Pavilion.

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Every Tues. & Fri. Ballroom dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. Preceded from 8-8:30 p.m. by practice (Tues.) or a group lesson (Fri.). Bottled water & chips provided.
8:30-9:30 p.m. (Tues.) & 8:30-10:30 p.m. (Fri.), 1918 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti. $12 (Tues.) & $15 (Fri.). TheDancePavilion.com, 369-9700. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blue LLama: Patrick Fitzgibbon Band

Detroit jazz ensemble led by composer-percussionist Fitzgibbon. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: John Remmers

Local ragtime pianist. 6-8 p.m. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Easy Street Jazz Band

Dixieland and swing by this veteran local ensemble led by trombonist Terry Kimura. [venue info]

 
 


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