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“Into the Labyrinth: A History of Physics From Galileo to Dark Matter”: U-M Center for World Performance Studies.:
U-M music professor Michael Gould, Oakland University music professor Alberto Rojo, and U-M grad student Nicholas Balla premiere their original mixed-media piece highlighting turning points in the history of physics that alternates spoken word fragments from the writings of 13 of the most prominent physicists (including a newly translated work by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek) with original songs based on each fragment. The songs are set to music blending elements of jazz and Argentinian folk music that is performed by a 20-piece music student wind ensemble conducted by Balla and featuring Rojo on guitar and vocals and Gould on drums. With narration by U-M drama professor Malcolm Tulip. 8 p.m., U-M Residential College Keene Theater, 701 E. University. Free; limited capacity so arrive early. 936–2777., . . . . . .