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ARTS

Page 9

Friday, July 18, 1986

The Michigan Daily

Give me your tired, hungry, and artistic

By Nolan Feintuch
IF YOU WAKE up one morning
-land take a stroll down East or
South University and encounter more
than 100,000 people crowded on the
streets, the answer is no it is not
another football game; it is the 27th
Annual Original Juried Ann Arbor Art
Fair. This event will take place July
23rd through the 26th and will feature
over 240 different nationwide artists
displaying their art, in addition to
cultural entertainmentsuch as dance,
theatre and music.
The goal of this art fair is to gather,
the country's most progressive and
talented artists to form the highest
quality four-day art festival in the
country. The Ann Arbor Art Festival
Committee set up a twopart judging
system to select the most capable ar-
tists to ensure the highest calibre of
work at the festival. This selection
process includes slide reviewing of
the artwork and "on the street

jurying" of the art for the possibility she said. R&B, and the southern favorite,
of renewing the current artist's "They (the artists) are challenged Dixieland.
booths for the following year.'This proces to continually explore the limits of Nineteen artists and members of
is administered by the Art Fair's Accept- their medium, and the fair is con- the Potters Guild will give fairgoers a
ance Committee, which consists of outside tinually challenged to seek the most chance to see the creative processes
professional artists. This two part innovative and exciting artists. We do behind hand-built porcelain, ikat
process of jurying provides fairgoers not seek to exclude artists who have weaving, reduction block printing,
a chance to experience new forms of participated in past fairs, and are paper making, jewelry making, and
art that are created by the country's delighted that so many return. Good many more art crafts. Caryle Crisler
foremost artists. In the 1985 fair, no artists realize that an art fair with a will demonstrate for visitors how she
artists in painting, drawing, prin- tough acceptance process is one in uses chalk pastels and a model
tmaking and 2-D mixed media were which they will be fully recognized for wearing a costume to create a
juried on the street and invited back; their outstanding talent." drawing that represents not only what
all these artists had to re-submit and Besides the art, this fair is known she sees, but what she feels through
be judged with all the other artists in for and is always rich in visual arts. her choice of color and line.
their respective media class. As a There are many other entertaining The famous fish, which will be seen
result, over half the artists in this events that are scheduled to take flying over the art fair became
year's fair are either new or re- place on a stage on East University tradition when local merchant Bruce
submitted, allowing the fairgoer to called The Graceful Arch. An array of Henry, of Artisans, donated the
experience the works of seventy new top-quality groups have been asked to Japanese paperfish. They have been
artists. Acceptance committee co- perform dance, music and theatre. a commonplace to the fair ever since.
chairperson Jean Lau feels that this One can enjoy the many different Along with the entertainment and
system has a positive effect on the varieties of dance available: Middle art exhibits, there will be refresh-
ongoing integrity of the fair. Eastern, Indian, Modern, African, ments and sidewalk sales conducted
"It is a good way to avoid and even Jitterbug. One can say the by local merchants.
stagnation, both of the fair and same for the music, stemming from For those lost and confused, there
perhaps the artists themselves ..." folk, jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, will be a special information booth

staffed by willing and knowledgeable
volunteers comprised of students and
townies, old and young, who will be
able to answer all but the most
unlikely of questions. This booth will
be located at the corner of South and
East University Avenues and will
remain open the same hours as the
fair: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday
through Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on
Saturday.
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of The University of Michigan

The calendar combines meeting, lecture
workshop and conference announcements
with other events happening each week on
campus. It is based on The University
Record calendar, and is open to a Univer-
sity sponsored groups and organizations
recognized'by the Michigan Student Assem-
bly. Items must be submitted in writing by 5
p.m. the Tuesday before publication. Ad-
dress allinformation to: University Record,
412 Maynard St. Asterisk (*) denotes events
to which admission is charged. v
FRIDAY
Juy 18
*AAFC-Pretty Poison, 7:30 pm; Psycho, 9:15
pm, MLB 4.
*Brecht Co-Play, The Cuacasian Chalk Circle,
7:30 pm, Residential Coll north courtyard,
701 E Univ. For info, call 995-0532.
*Intl Folk Dance-Dance club, 8:30-10:30 pm,
Angell Sch, 2nd fl gym. No partner nec.
For info, call 764-6564.
International Students Fellowship-Mtg, 7 pm.
For ride, call 994-4669.
Microcomputer Ed Ctr-Workshops: Macintosh
System Selection, 1-5 pm, 4003 SEB; dBASE
III PLUS Pt 2, 1-5 pm, 3001 SEB. For info,
call 764-5356.
Alumni Assoc-Summer Festival Enrichment, H
Schumacher, "The Music of Dizzy Gilles-
pie, " 4 pm, Alumni Ctr. For info, call 763-
9753.
Tae Kwon Do Club-Practice, 6 pm-ield adja-
cent to Chrysler Ctr parking lot. For info,
call 665-2958, 665-7399.

SATURDAY
July 19
*AAFC-Amadeus, 6:30 & 7:40 pm, MLB 4.
Mus Art-Storytelling, Sharon Roberts, African
folktales & music, 2 pm, Mus Art.
HAP-NICA-AMISTAD Bash featuring music,
theater, mime, speakers, games, etc. Child
care available. Beg at 1l am, West Park. For
info, call 761-7960.
*Brecht Co-See July 18.
SUNDAY
July 20
*Brecht Co-Play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle,
2 pm, Residential Coll north courtyard, 701
E Univ. For info, call 995-0532.
Univ. Lutheran Chapel-Worship, 9:15 am, 1511
Washtenaw Ave.
WELS Campus Ministry-Worship, 9 am, Re-
deemer Lutheran Church, 1360 Pauline. For
info, call 662-0663.
Lord of Light Lutheran Church-Worship,
10:30 am, 801 S Forest.
MONDAY'
July 21
*HRD-See July 14.

*Outdoor Rec Ctr-Horseback riding pre-trip
meeting, 7 pm. Reg req. For info, call 764-
3967.
TUESDAY
July 22
*UM-Flint-Film, Farewell to Arms, 7 pm, Univ
Ctr Kiva. For info, call 762-3439.
Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshops: Basic
Concepts of Local Area NetWorks, 1-5 pm,
4003 Sch of Educ Bldg; Programming in
dBASE II, Pt I, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Learning
to Use the Macintosh, 1-4 pm, both in 3001
Sch of Educ Bldg.
U-M Hospitals-Lumpectomy grp meetings,
noon. For loc and reservations, call 763-
9953.
Chemistry-Sem, "Spectroscopic Pursuit of the
Isomers of Cyanamide in the IR and MW Re-
gions, "2 pm, 3403 Chem Bldg.
*Outdoor Rec Ctr-Pictured Rocks Natl Lake-
shore pre-trip meeting, 7 pm. Reg req. For
info, call 764-3967.
WEDNESDAY
July 23
Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshop, Micro-
soft Word for IBM PC Compatible Micro-
computers, Pt. 1, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 3001
Sch of Educ Bldg.
Student Wood & Craft Shop-Safety class for
new shop users, Session I, 6-8 pm, SAB.
For info, call 763-4025.
Psychiatry-Lec, H Nasrallah, "Brain Imaging
and Schizophrenia: CT and MRI Studies, "
10:30 am-noon, Child & Adolescent Psychi-
atric Hosp Aud. Aft seminar, "Neurology of
Schizophrenia, "2:30-4 pm, CFOB Conf Rm,
3rd level. For info, call 764-9527.

Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshops: Micro-
soft Word for IBM PC-Compatible Micro-
computers, Pt II, 8:30 am-12:30 pm; Versa-
term, 10 am-noon, both in 3001 Sch of Educ
Bldg.
Student Wood & Craft Shop-Safety class for
new shop users, Session 11, 6-8 pm, SAB.
For info, call 763-4025.
FRIDAY
July 25
Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshop, IBM PC
and PC-Compatible Microcomputer System
Selection, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, 4003 Sch of
Educ Bldg.
SUNDAY
July 27
*Amer Soc Pharmacognosy, Coll of Pharmacy
-27th annual 4-day conference begins. Reg
req. For info, contact Therese Birney, 764-
8053.
MONDAY
July 28
Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshops: Mac-
Draw, 10:30 am-12:30 pm: MS-DOS Basic
Skills, Pt. 1, 1-3 pm; MS-DOS Basic Skills,
Pt II, 3-5 pm. All in 3001 Sch of Educ Bldg.
TUESDAY.
July 29
*AAFC-Summer and Smoke, 7:30 pm; Street-
car Named Desire, 9:40 pm, MLB 4.
*UM-Flint-Film, The Wild One, 7 pm, Univ
Ctr Kiva. For info, call 762-3350.
Microcomputer Educ Ctr-Workshops: Pro-
gramming in dBASE III PLUS, Pt II, 8:30
am-12:30 pm; Programming in dBASE II, Pt
I, 8:30 am-12:30 pm; FinalWord II Pt 1, 1-5
pm, all 3 in 3001 Sch of Educ Bldg. Intro to
Microcomputers, 1-3 pm, 4003 Sch of Educ
Bldg.
Chemistry-Sem, "/2, 31-Wittig Sigmatropic
Rearrangements in Organic Synthesis, " 4
pm, 1300 Chem Bldg.

Microcomputer Ed Ctr-Workshop, Basic Con-
cepts of Microcomputer Word Processsng,
10:30 am-12:30 pm, 4003 SEB. For reg tifo, T
call 763-5356.
*HRD-Workshop, Written Communications J
Seminar, 9 am-4 pm, HRD Ctr. For info, call 24
764-7410. Cont Med Educ-2-day Conf, "Nutrition and
Turner Geriatric Svcs-Housing Bureau for Sen- Related Concerns of Chronic Illness, " Tows-
iors forum, "Senior Housing: The Private ley Ctr, Med Campus. For info, contact
Sector," 1:30-3:30 pm, Oliphant Marshall Janet Boomer, 763-1400.
Aud, Kellogg Eye Ctr, 990 Wall St. For info, *Amer Heritage Night-Ozarks, Mich League
call 763-0970. Cafeteria, 5-7:15 pm.

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