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to closely $6 million.
He added that the University con-
tinues to benefit from last year's
national championships. But "as
people tend to focus on the next
year,' Goss said, those benefits will
Goss also said he does not expect to
receive the same amount in merchan-
dising royalties.
Last year's national champi-
onships pushed those numbers to
record levels
Last fall, the seven-game football
season brought in $15.4 million, while
the upcoming six-game season is
expected to generate $13.9 million.
Goss said many operating expens-
es are high - especially coaches'
He added that the University is
not expected to attend as lucrative a
bowl as last year's Rose Bowl, and
the budget reflects this by not
including such a trip.
Construction on the Michigan
Stadium continues to progress.

Theteats in the stadium will be
finished in time for the football sea-
son, Goss said, along with the score-
boards and video screens.
"It's really turning out to be an
incredible stadium," Goss said.
He added that eventually,
University games could be broad-
cast on the Internet.
Goss said it will also be possible to
recapture archives of past games.
Goss said the University may be able
to makea deal with One-on-One Sports
to broadcast University football games
across the country.
"All 12 games will be on national
radio," Goss said. "Only Notre
Dame has a whole season on nation-
al radio."
Goss said the proposed budget will
reflect an increase in radio and televi-
sion revenues.
In addition, the University will
generate funds from the new video
As part of the operating budget,
hockey tickets will now cost $17, $14
and $12.
Basketball tickets will cost $5 and

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ART FAIR having a lot of fun," Davis said. "I'm
a former fine arts major, so I'm real-
Continued from Page 1 ly interested in what works people
"I heard about the Ann Arbor show are doing nowadays."
from an artist friend of mine who used Davis said there are many inexpen-
to live in Michigan. Ten or 15 years sive items that people can buy .at the
later, I finally got here," Miller said. "I various exhibits
did it for the first time last year and was "There are a lot of good sales," Davis
invited back." said. "Stores are having sidewalk sales,
Miller said the weather did not stop so I'm pretty stoked about that."
many from shopping. Stores all over Ann Arbor set up
"The response is pretty good, booths and tables to sell their mer-
though when it gets hot, people get chandise Wherehouse Records on
lethargic, Miller said. "But they are South University was one of the
always appreciative." businesses which was represented
But not all the artists are new to the on the sidewalks, taking the oppor-
ambience that pervades the streets of tunity to sell sale items and music
Ann Arbor during the Art Fair. accessories. Erick Haight, an assis-
"Actually, my parents were doing tant manager at Wherehouse
art fairs since before I was born," Records, said he was very pleased
said Ananda Bricker, a native of with the business that the Art Fair
Empire, who creates delicate porce- generated.
lain flowers, along with her mother "We've had a really good turn out
and sister. "My father was a jeweler, and have beat our sales numbers from
and my mother made these porcelain last year by a sizeable margin," Haight
flowers, so I practically grew up said. "Although, I wish we would have
under the table at the art fair." done more advertising.
The flowers in her exhibit are "As for the customers, one would
inspired mostly by images of think that during hot days, people
Northern Michigan wildflowers and would get abrasive, but that hasn't been
are formed with porcelain, sheet cop- the case;' Haight added.
per and paints. LSA junior Andrea Lipps agreed
"We did the Ann Arbor Art Fair in the with Haights. She accepted a temporary
mid '60s to the early '70s, and then Art Fair position at the Footprints booth
began again in the '80s,' Bricker said. outside its store, located on South
Bricker added that touring at art fairs University.
around the country "is really a lifestyle, "The customers I have been dealing
and I love it" with have been pretty good," said Lipps.
Although artists and artisans are the "They have been pretty laid back."
main attraction of the Art Fair, residents Lipps also said active selling on the
of Ann Arbor and visitors have come to sidewalks has been very effective at the
expect much more from the celebration. Art Fair.
Eastern Michigan junior Joe Davis "We've been selling a lot and been
said he looks forward to visiting the Art having lots of great sales," Lipps said.
Fair each year. "People are out there wanting to spend
"I've been coming to the Art Fair money, albeit the heat."
for a lot of years now, and I've been The high temperatures and extreme
humidity may have discouraged some
visitors, but it did not dampen their
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six years, and have attended the A
Fairs years after year," said Peter Joh, a
LSA senior.
Alumnus and current resident
Fenton, Diane Wujiak said she enjoye
the art and atmosphere of the Art Fair.
"I've been here for a couple of hour
and I'm not shopping for anything i
particular," Wujiak said. "But it's nic
to be here, enjoying the art and listenin
to the music."
Street performers are another ancipi
tated aspect of the Art Fair. Many o
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area. But some have traveled much fu
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Bakra Bata, a percussion group fro
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gos and more, the band's music lit u
the faces of its audiences and picked u
their feet when Bakra Bata performe
on the corner of Thompson St,4
Liberty St.
Art and music weren't the onl
things that visitors feasted their ses
es on. Food vendors selling snack
from gyros to elephant ears sur
rounded the area.- But the mos
sought out vendors were those th
could most successfully quench th
mid-July heat and humidity.
"The art fair has been great. W-'
been selling tons and tons of wa ,
noted Amy Barbee, an Easter
Michigan senior and worker at th
Absopure Water booth on Sout
University Ave. "It was such a goo
idea to set up a booth like this and ha
been oodles and oodles of fun."
Tina Mason, Barbee's fello
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