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FRIDAY, MARCH 13,.1953

THE MICHIGAN DAILY'

PAGE SEVEN

Singers To Perform at Concert

Fred Waring
sWill Return
To Campus
Fred Waring and the Pennsyl-
vanians will return to Ann Arbor
for two concerts scheduled for 7
and 9:30 p.m. tomorrow in Hill Au-
ditorium.
Tickets for the performances are
priced at $2.40, $1.80 and $1.20 and
are on sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
today and tomorrow at the Hill
Auditorium Box Office.
Waring has made several vis-
its to the University during his
long career in the music field
including one which was his
first profesional performance.
The last time the Pennsylvani-
ans appeared in Ann Arbor was
Nov. 1, 1947. Tomorrow's concerts
will mark the thirty-first anniver-
sity of Waring's beginning for it
was on March 31, 1922 that he
played at the University for a J-
Hop and was "discovered."
Performing in Ann Arbor tomor-
row will be many of the soloists
who appear on the Waring televi-
sion program. The talent roster
includes pianists, vocalists, danc-
ers and comics,.
Keith and Sylvia Textor who
specialize in vocal harmony will
be among the featured acts. The
Textor team was formerly associ-
ated with the Honey Dreamers
L where they sang with Stan Ken-
ton and Mischa Auer.
Another team to perform at
the Men's Glee Club, Panhellen-
ic Association sponsored con-
certs will be Virginia Morley and
Livingston Gearhart, duo-pian-
ists.
The pianists met in Paris where
they were both scholarship stu-
dents at the Fontainbelleau Con-
servatory.
Frances Wyatt, a soprano and
Bob Sands, a tenor will be fea-
tured vocalists with the Waring
Glee Club.
Lou and Jean Eley, violinists
and Daisy and her gang, a comedy
quintet will comprise other acts in
tomorrow night's concerts.
Joyce DeYoung, known as "the
girl with the bangs" by the
viewers of Waring's television
programs, will also appear in
Ann Arbor.
The former Baltimore secretary
is a vocalist who claims that she
"always liked to sing." She was
discovered singing at one of the
Waring Choral Workshops.
The Waring television program
recently was awarded the Chris-
topher medal for creative works
in television.
The national religious organiza-
tion presented the award with the
citation that the Waring group
reflected "the power for good that
can be exerted by one individual
organization in the literary and
entertainment fields."
The Christopher awards are
3 made to encourage personal re-
sponsibility and individual initia-
tive in serving the common good
in the fields of communication.
Faculty Women's
Club
The Square Dance group of
the Faculty Women's Club will
hold their monthly square dance
at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Tap-
pan Junior High School.

ON THOS__
By SHIRLEY BLOOM
A balmy breeze seems to be blowing over the campus and with
it comes promises of a weekend full of activity.
All kinds of "Bad Luck" is in store for couples attending the
Phi Kappa Tau party tonight. Broken mirrors and live black cats will
play up the Friday the 13th atmosphere.
HUGE PLAYING CARDS will set the scene for Delta Delta Delta's
"Monte Carlo" Party. Prizes will be awarded to the luckiest and the
unluckiest couples.
Chi Phi members will be attending a "Cowtie Formal" attired
in Square Dance fashion. A Jordan-Anderson House mixer is on
the agenda for this evening. Sports, dancing and refreshments will
take up their time.
Komic Karactors will come to life at the Sigma Alpha Mu's "Com-
ic Book Parade." A "Super Sam" Cartoon, fried chicken, Comic
Books and Cartoon Strips will all have their place in the evening of
fun.
THE ZETA BETA TAU house will be transformed into a French
Cafe, complete with a five piece orchestra, for their "Apache" Party.
Poker hands, Dice games, revolving disks and card tables
will add to the nite club effect at the Pi Lambda Phi's "Monte
Carlo" party. One floor will be set aside for dancing to the music
of Mel Sachs, while another floor will resemble "the room behind
the green door."
The Alpha Tau Omega's will be spinning platters in an informal
atmosphere, while fiddles will be tuned up for Alpha Xi Delta's Square
Dance.
THE PHI GAMMA DELTA house will be turned into a bum's ha-
ven for their "Hard Luck" Party tonight. Superstitions and the Sign
of the Zodiac will add to the general "had times."

FROM

PING-PONG TO

ME RMA I DS-

Students Will View Variety of Activities

At Annual Union Open House

Tomorrow

a'

Women may satisfy their curi-
osity as to the inner workings oi
the Union at the annual Union
Open House to be held from 1 to
5 p.m. tomorrow.
With every nook and cranny of
the building open to feminine, in-
spection, John Munn and Richard
Roth, co-chairmen, promise an
entire afternoon, of entertainment
to those attending the event.
* * *
ATHLETIC competition will be-
gin at 1:30 p.m. with the semi-
finals in pool and the billiards and
ping-pong championships. Stu-
dents may also watch the pool fi-
nals to be held at 3 p.m.
Other championships will be
contested when male bowling ex-
perts attempt to strike "300" at
the bowling finals from 1 to 3
p.m.

maids, guests may then wander
down to the Union pool where some
of the members of Michifish will
stage an aquashow.
A sneak preview of a variety
of entirely new formations will
be perfromed by this precision
swimming group as one of the
feature attractions in the two
shows which will start at 2:30
and 3:30 p.m.
The show will feature such num-
bers as "An American in Paris,"
"Adios," and "Opus in Pastel."
* * *
TAKING the spotlight, Margaret
Lord will do a take-off on Hol-
lywood swimmers in a novelty solo,
"Jealousy."
The swim shows will end with
the traditional block "M" for-
mations.
Those who prefer to glimpse the

more scientific subjects, may do
so at General Motors' "Previews
of Progress" exhibition to be staged
from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and from
4 to 5 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.
After viewing the show students
wishing to take a few trips around
the dance floor, may do so from 3
to 5 p.m. in the North Lounge. Mu-
sic in this room will be provided
by the Ann Arbor Alleycats.
Hostesses will be on hand to
serve free refreshments to guests
attending the dance.
Michifish
There will be a meeting of
all Michifish members at 9 a.m.
tomorrow in the Union Pool.
Block M practice for the group's
Union Open House show will bO
held.

BOB SANDS

JOYCE DeYOUNG

Stages, Floor Show, Crews
Of JGP Prepare for Show

Part of the male element at the
University is suffering from lack
of dates as the junior women are
sacrificing all social engagements
to work on the forthcoming "Van-
ity Flair," the 1953 Junior Girls'
Play, March 19, 20, and 21 in Lydia
Mendelssohn Theater.
Deep in the confines of the Art's
Theater back stage, construction
of eastern and western scenery is
now taking shape for the JGP
production.
SAWING, hammering and
pounding Scenery Chairman Lynn
Robbins and her committee are
working in conjunction with Stage
Manager Georgia Shambes to
complete the flats and stage set-
tings in time for the first dress re-
hearsal of the play next Tuesday,
The scenery production suf-
fered a setback when a house
for the musical comedy was
painted green and pink instead
of white as called for by the
script.
Dircetor Sue Shafter an Jane
Thompson, author of "Vanity
Flair," manned paint brushes to-
day to help the scenery commit-
tee repaint the prop.
* r s
THE CAST 'of over 120 junior
players are finessing both blue-
books and dates to attend long
hours of rehearsals which are be-
ing held every day until show
time.
Dances and songs are con-
stantly being revised so. that ev-
ery dance routine will be without
a flaw, and every song minus a
flat note for the critical senior
audience.
The senior women will view the
first performance on Thursday,
March 19, in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater in keeping with the JGP
tradition.
* s s
IN THE PAST the seniors at-
tending the opening night of JGP
in a body frequently demanded re-
petition of lines or parts in the
play as the players stepped onto
the stage.
4nticipating that the seniors
will make use of this perogative,
the "Vanity Flair" cast is work-
ing to present a professional
show.

The junior play will climax
Senior Night festivities which in-
clude a long march around the
mall, and a dinner in the League
Ballroom before attending the
Premiere of the 1953 production of
JGP.
* * *
ABANDONING the traditional
caps and gowns for the second
year in a row, the senior women
will attend Senior Night in in-
formal attire.
Tickets for Senior Night are
$2.80 and may be purchased from
the senior representatives in each
dormitory and house.
The public performances of
"Vanity Flair" are scheduled for
Friday and Saturday, March 20
and 21, in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater. The evening shows will
begin at 8 p.m. and the Saturday
matinee will open at 2 p.m.
Basketball Club
Members of the Basketball
Club will meet teamrs from Ann
Arbor and University High
Schools in a round-robin tour-
nament at 4 p.m. today in Bar-
bour Gym.

The Fred Waring Concert will
be the main event of tomorrow
night, but Tau Delta Phi, Alpha
Delta Phi, Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa
Psi, Delta Chi, Chi Psi and Sig-
ma Alpha Episolin members
have scheduled "Cokes and
Comfort" dances after the show.
Triangle members will be cele-
brating "St. Patrick's Day" at
their dance, while Trigon and Phi
Delta Theta men will be listen-
ing to many a great bandl via
records.
* * a'
A "RIVERIA Roundavo" will
take place in the "Waterfront
Dive" run by Cooley anj Hayden
House men. Don Kenney and his
orchestra will play for the semi-
formal.
A Pledge Initiation Dance plus
dinner awaits all Phi Delta Epsi-
lon men and their dates Satur-
day.
Mosher Hall will assume a
League of Nations appearance
Sunday as each floor is changed
into a different country for their
open open house.

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