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RY 13, 1953



Dance Group
To Perform
At University
Program To Include
Dancing Workshops,
Informal Discussions
Modern dance enthusiasts will
have a chance to work with and
to attend a performance of the
Bennington College Dance Group,
which will appear Wednesday at
the University.
Nine women and a man, stu-
dents at Bennington College in
Bennington, Vt., compose the
THE DAY'S program will start
ith an informal lesson and dis-
cussion for an assembly of women
physical education majors from 8
to 10 a.m. at the Women's Athle-
tic Building. This discussion will
be followed by a "Kaffee Klatch."
Two dance workshops will be
conducted in the afternoon in
the Barbour Dance Studio. Any
student who has had instruc-
tion in modern dance or who is
enrolled in a modern dance class
at the present time may take
part in the elementary and be-
ginning program from 2 to 3
Directly following, an interme-
diate and advanced workshop will
be held for students at that level.
R* *
CONCLUDING THE day's acti-
vities will be a dance concert at
7:30 p.m. at Sarah Caswell Angell
Hall in Barbour Gym.
A fee of 50 cents will be
charged for the workshops, and
tickets for the concert may be
purchased for 75 cents. Stu-
dents participating in the work-
shops and attending the con-
cert will be admitted to both at
a bargain rate of $1.
Tickets will go on sale Monday
and may be jurchased from mem-
bers of the Modern Dance Club,
junior women who are physical
education majors or in Office 15,
Barbour Gym.
THE GROUP'S appearance at
the University is sponsored by the
Department of Physical Educa-
tion for Women as part of a pro-
gram for emphasizing modern
dance in education.
In addition to appearing at
the University, the group will
travel approximately 3,000 miles
to keep 29 other engagements
before returning to Bennington.
These tours, started in 1945 as
part of Bennington's plan that
each student spend 10 weeks each
year as a non-resident working
away from campus, are organized
and managed by the majors in
dance as an educational exper-
Yvonne Franz and Ruth Lieb-
ling are co-chairmen of the group.

Medical Students To Give
All-CampusCaduceus Ball
Decorations To Center Around Ancient Greece;
Favors, Entertainment Will Carry Out Theme

Soph Cabaret To Open Tonight

NATIONAL CHAMP--Carol Leybourn, a comic pianist and former
national 4-H talent contest winner will be one of the contestants
in the fifth annual Gulantics Talent Revue to be held at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 21 in Hill Auditorium. Carol also participated in
last year's show.
League of Women Voters
To Hold Monthly Meeting

Ancient Greece will come to life
again at the annual Caduceus Ball
to be held from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday, February 21, at the
The dance, which is sponsored
annually by the Galens, an honor-
ary medical society, is held es-
pecially for students and staff
members of the Medical School
but is open to the entire campus.
* * *
DANCERS at the semi-formal
ball will find themselves inside
the Temple of Caduceus, complete
with Doric pillars and sacrificial
One room will be set aside as
a Greek art gallery with carica-
tures of the Medical School fac-
ulty in Grecian roles. Each of the
five medical fraternities and one
sorority will also be represented
in the gallery by their fraternity
Jim Gilmartin's band will pro-
vide the music for the dance and
will also feature a vocalist.
termission will be emceed by Brian
McCabe and will feature a skit
about surgery. A quartet entitled
"The Four Oedipus Wrecks" will
also contribute their talents to the
Co-chairmen of this enter-
tainment are Larry Brackey,
George Porretta and Carl
Programs for the dance will be
a unique parchment scroll sealed
with wax.
be given this year. Last year only
one prize, a blood pressure appa-
ratus, was given at the door.
The caduceus, after which the
dance is named, is a symbol de-
picting the winged staff of Mer-
cury, the healer, around which
are entwined two serpents, rep-
resenting the ancient craft of
This shield has come to symbol-

ize the dedication of the medical
profession and has been adopted
by the Army Medical Corps as its
official insignia.
TICKETS are available from
all Galens, certain sophomore and
freshmen representatives and At
the Galen's newsstand in the Uni-
versity hospital.
It is specifiically requested
that flowers not be worn at the
This year marks the 21st anni-
versary of Caduceus Ball, the an-
nual social event of the Medical
Last year's dance was based on
the theme "A Doctor's Dream."
Decorations caricatured professors
and other members of the profes-
"Musico-therapy" has been the
theme of previous dances in which
the trials and tribulations of the
famed master of medicine, Dr. Mal
Practice, were presented as en-
Regular Friday night services
will be held at 7:45 p.m. tonight
at the Hillel building, 1429 Hill
St. After services Suzanne Sar-
noff will speak on "Trends in
Modern Jewish Art." Services
will also be held Saturday
morning at 9 a.m.

"Music Heaven" will be the
scene of this year's Sophomore
Cabaret, which will take place
from 8 p.m. to midnight today
and tomorrow on the second floor
of the League.
The carnival-like event features
a floorshow in the Lydia Mendel-
ssohn Theatre and dancing in the
League Ballroom and Michigan
In addition, special booths will
be located on the Concourse and
in the Vandenberg and Hussey
Rooms of the League.
COUPLES attending the Caba-
ret will find Paul Root's orchestra
playing smooth dance music in
the League Ballroom, which will
be decorated as Music Heaven.
A vibraharp, which adds a mel-
low quality to musical tones, is
featured in Root's group.
The Ann Arbor Alleycats will
hold forth in the Michigan
Room, which will represent the
song, "Blue Champaigne." They
will play jazz numbers, polkas,
Charlestons and other novelty
numbers for dancing.
By having two musical organiza-
tions present, the central commit-
tee has tried to satisfy the varied
musical tastes of all those attend-
ing the event.
entitled "The Lost Chord in Music
Heaven," will be presented at 9
p.m. and 10:30 p.m. nightly.
The production deals with the
trials of Pizzicato, a sweet six-
teenth note who yearns to be a

jazz note against his parent's
His parents object to this de-
sire because Jazzland is on the
wrong side of the tracks in Mu-
sic Heaven.
While Pizzicato is having his
.troubles, the Queen of Music Heav-
en becomes spellbound when she
hears a buzzing in her ears.
* * *
poses inane songs which are sent
to earth, much to the disgrace of
Music Heaven.
During the course of the play,
The Lost Chord is found and
Jazzland is restored to its right-
ful place in Music Heaven. Piz-
zicato no longer finds any oppo-
sition to his dream of becoming
a jazz note.
Many varied booths will be open
to test the skill of couples attend-
ing the affair.
AMONG THEM are "Test Your
Perfect Pitch," a ring-toss game,
"Get on Key with Three Sharps,"
a dart game and "Bean Bop," a
bean-bag game featuring carica-
tures of members of the faculty.
A grab-bag game entitled
"Find the Lost Chord," a foot-
ball guessing game, "Who's Play-
ing Second Fiddler for the Wol-
verines?" and the game of Mu-
sical Chairs will also be fea-
Prizes will be awarded at all
booths and a door prize will be
presented to the person who
guesses the correct number of
"beats" in a measure.

will also be on hand to chart th
laughter of those attending th
Cabaret. From the graphs of the
laughter, couples may learn the
In addition, a photographer
and caricaturist will be presen
at the event.
Tickets will be on sale today
the League and Mason Hall. The
may also be obtained from men
bers of the central committee an
may be bought at the door. Ad
mission is 90 cents per person.
Proceeds from the productic
will be used to furnish the new li
tening room in the League. La
year they were donated to ti
University Fresh Air Camp.
al Building will be open to m
and women students from 7:30
10:30 p.m. tonight. All the buil
ing's facilities, including volley
ball, paddleball, badminton, band
ball and swimming, will be oper
An ID card is required for admis
* * *
MICHIFISH - All Michifil
members will meet at 10 a.m. to
morrow at the Union Pool in bath
ing suits. The 'Ensian groam
picture will be taken at this tim
Plans for the annual spring wate
show will also be made.

All interested women are invited
to attend the monthly meeting of
the Campus League of Women
Voters which will be held at 7:30
p.m. Tues., Feb. 17 in the Student-
Faculty Lounge of the League.
The topic for discussion will be,
"Your Role in Local Affairs."
"Women interested in the prob-
lems and functions of their gov-
ernment will have an opportunity
to become better informed citizens
by using the facilities available to
the members of the Campus Lea-
gue," said Sue Riggs, 154, presi-
dent of the local group.
The Campus League, now a well
organized group, began less than
a year ago. Now it is connected
with the National headquarters.
All women, not just those of
voting age, are qualified to be
members of the Campus group.
The informal monthly meetings
are conducted by the women in
the group and are aimed at edu-
cating the members so that they
will be better able to take an ac-
tive part in government.
t Each month the League dis-
cusses a different phase of gov-
ernment, and the discussions are
conducted and directed by the
members themselves. s -
The information for these dis-
cussions is sent to the members by
* designed to please
* 4 stylists
* no waiting
The Dascola Barbers
Near Michigan Theatre

the National headquarters, and
additional information is obtained
through special meetings and lec-
tures by leaders in the organiza-
Every member of the' group
chooses one phase of government
which is most interesting to her,
and she leads the discussion on
that topic when it is on the agen-
At special meeting with the Ann
Arbor League the women gather
available information and return
to the local meetings to inform
the entire group.
Guest speakers are often invited
to speak to the group when the
material is particularly complex,
but usually the meetings are con-
ducted entirely by the members
At this February meeting the
;roup will discuss local problems
which should be familiar to most
students and all members, new
and old are invited to attend.


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