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Arts

The Michigan Daily

Friday, July 23, 1982

Page 7

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Perfect pottery
is the goal of
ceramic artist

One of Ann Arbor's most popular bands, The Urbations, plays at the
Rick's/Pizza Bob's stage on Church Street during the art fair.

By Jill Beiswenger
ANN WOOD'S goal is to make a per-
fect cup. She was at one time a
math and chemistry student, but also
studied art and experimented with a
variety of mediums, including painting
and wood working. Two years ago she
took a good look at the dissatisfaction
she felt from not having the time or
energy to reach perfection in either one
of these mediums. She wanted a balan-
ce in her life. And most of all she wan-
ted a peaceful flow from one moment to
the next.
At that time Wood was making raku,
claywork which attains color
modulations 'in the glaze from quick
firing at high heat, then plunging the
still hot piece into sawdust or dry leaves
and then water. She decided to go to
Japan in order to benefit from the
teachings of a master. %
After hitch hiking all over Japan, she
spent eight months in a small mountain
village under the tutelage of Yoshiko
Uichi. Here she learned that the secret
of performing at her optimum level is
elimination of distractions. She
rediscovered the intense pleasure of
finding her natural rhythm, while
focusing on the doing of one thing as
beautifully and as thoughtfully as
possible.
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"1.00 TUESDAY IS DISCONTINUED"
A MIDSUMMER
NIGHT'S SEX 12:30
COMEDY 2:30
WOOY AULN 4:15
---- MA FARROW 7:00
- OS E 9:30

11 a.m.-
At the Graceful Arch on East
University, the Downtown Dancers
show off differenet types of
choreography, from jazz to ballet.
Noon-
Jazz from Matt Thornton and a
group of stalwart players at the
Graceful Arch.
At the Michigan Union stage on
State Street, Ann Doyle and Percy
Danceforth play individual sets of
original and favorite music.
12:30 p.m.-
Franz Harary confounds audien-
ces with "Odyssey in Illusion," a -
magic act that his assistants might
not survive at the Graceful Arch.

Union stage.
3 p.m.-
A preview of upcoming produc-
tions from Common Gound Theater
Ensemble is presented at the
Graceful Arch.
3:30 p.m.-
The Sunday Funnies perform
comedy skits at the Michigan Union
Stage.
4 p.m.-
Strange rock 'n' roll from Mike
Gould. Plenty of original fun at the
Graceful Arch.
I-Tal plays a great, daneable
reggae set, covers the masters (Bob
Marley is a must), presents a strong
bass line accompanied by keyboar-
ds, brass, and congos, and carries it
all off with a smile. At Rick's/Pizza
Bob's stage on Church Street.
4:30 p.m.-
Steve Nardella, a. perennial Ann
Arbor favorite, plays at the
Michigan Union stage.
5 p.m.-
Rock from a group called Trees
at the Graceful Arch.
6 p.m.-
Graceful Danse Orientale from
Troup Ta'Amullat at the Graceful
arch.
Jazz from Les Bloom Quartet at
the Michigan Union stage.
7 p.m.-
Gemini plays a round of original
and traditional folk songs at the
Graceful Arch.
8 p.m.-
If you're into harmonicas, -,you
know all about virtuoso Peter
"Madcat" Ruth.
More fun than you're supposed to
have at the Graceful Arch.

The pottery Wood's is showing at the
Art Gair is simple and elegant. The
smooth glaze is an opalescent silvery
black which reflects any colors around
it in subdued glimmers.
Wood's art is based on method and
approach. What she strives for is work
as a kind of meditation. ''I am probably
a boring person," she says, "but I'm
not afraid of change anymore."
THE MOVIES AT BRIARWOOD
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-MIDNITES--
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DAWN OF THE DEAD
ROCKY HORROR
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AND USE
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1 P.M.-
African music comes alive at the
Graceful Arch through the talents of
the Afromusicology Koindu Ensem-
ble.
At the Michigan Union stage,
Bruce Barth plays some progressive
jazz.
2 p.m.-
The Junior Theater Strolling
players act out the musical-comedy
How Does Your Garden Grow? at
the Graceful Arch.
Gerry the Fool mimes popular
fables at the Michigan Union stage.
2:30 p.m.-
Blues and more blues from the
Stark Raving Revue at the Michigan

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