The University of Chicago Magazine February 1996
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Alumni Chronicle

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In the Clubs

Boston Thurs., March 21, 7 p.m.: Happy hour at Marketplace Cafe, 300 Faneuil Hall Market (Government Center T stop). For more information on happy hours, call Julekha Dash, AB'93, at 617/625-6932 (h). To join the Great Books group, call Celia Shneider, X'72, 617/739-1303 (h). For information or to be a club volunteer, call club president Andrew Wrobel, AB'85, MBA'87, at 617/563-5450 (w).

Chicago Sun., March 31, 3 p.m.: Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe.

Dallas Thurs., Feb. 22: GSB professor Robert Aliber speaks at the annual Dallas Business Forecast Luncheon, sponsored by the GSB club.

Denver Sat., Apr. 27: English professor emeritus Ned Rosenheim, AB'39, AM'46, PhD'53, speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series.

Detroit Sat., Mar. 16: Motet Choir performs at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor. Volunteers and hosts are needed. For more information, call Eric Hjelmfelt, SB'88, at 810/288-2067 (h) or 810/649-5717 (w).

Kansas City Tues., Mar. 19: Divinity School professor Martin Marty, PhD'56, speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series.

Los Angeles Sat., Mar. 9: Tour of Cal Tech's Jet Propulsion Lab, preceeded by a talk with its director, Edward Stone, SM'59, PhD'64. Sun., Mar. 24: Brunch and tour of Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Orange County.

Milwaukee Thurs., Apr. 25: Political science associate professor Michael Dawson speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series.

New York Sat., Feb. 25, 3 p.m.: The American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Tues., Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.: Salon and poetry reading with poet and NYU professor M. L. Rosenthal, AB'37, AM'38, at Casa Italiana, 24 W. 12th Street. March: Invitations will be mailed for a young-alumni happy hour with Scotch tasting and food, hosted by Dewar's. Tues., Mar. 19, 8 p.m.: Motet Choir performs at St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Avenue (at 54th Street). To host singers, call Coco van Meerendonk, AB'64, at 718/875-2129 (h) or 718/522-1660 (w), or Carolyn Fluckinger, AM'86, at 212/873-4157 (h). Tues., Apr. 9, 6 p.m.: Tour of New York Public Library. Sat., Apr. 20: Ballroom-dance social and lesson at Dance New York, 237 W. 54th Street. Book clubs: All meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Bartholomew's Church, 109 E. 50th Street. Mon., Feb. 26: Mafouz's The Palace Walk. Thurs., Mar. 28: Jane Austen's Persuasion.

Philadelphia Sun., April 24: Divinity School professor Martin Marty, PhD'56, speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series.

Rochester Mon., Mar. 18: Motet Choir concert. Volunteers and hosts are needed; call Sherrie Negrea, AB'82, at 716/258-2419 (w).

San Francisco Sat., Mar. 2: GSB ski weekend in Lake Tahoe. Wed., Mar. 13, 8 p.m.: Reading and lecture by Oliver Sacks. Sun., Mar. 24, 10 a.m.: Hike and picnic at Jasper Ridge in Palo Alto. Thurs., Apr. 18, 7 p.m.: Young alumni pizza party in Berkeley. Sun., Apr. 28: English professor emeritus Ned Rosenheim, AB'39, AM'46, PhD'53, speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series. Book clubs: East Bay group meets Sun., Feb. 18; Sun., Mar. 17; and Sun., Apr. 21, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Ruth Abel, AB'36. San Francisco group meets Sun., Feb. 18 and Sun., Mar. 10 at the home of Sydney Rosen, PhB'46, AM'49, PhD'73.

Toronto Sun., Mar. 17: Motet Choir concert at Deer Park United Church. Hosts and volunteers are needed; call Patricia Maynard, MBA'72, at 416/964-8016 (h). Sat., Apr. 13: An evening of opera with Humanities Dean Philip Gossett. Dinner and Rigoletto by the Canadian Opera Company follow a reception and lecture.

Washington, DC February: Meetings of the modern-drama discussion group held at Carmella Kitty's, 1602 17th Street NW (at Q Street). For information, call David Sobelsohn, AB'74, 202/484-8303 (h). Fri., Feb. 23: Associate professor of law Dennis Hutchinson speaks on "Kennedy Justice Revisited." Wed., Mar. 13: Modern-drama discussion group examines The Dance of Death. Thurs., Mar. 14: Luncheon with retired senator Charles Percy, AB'41, a University trustee. Tues., Mar. 19: Modern-drama discussion group attends Death of a Salesman. Wed., Mar. 20: Motet Choir performs at the National City Christian Church. For information, call Tim Rooney, AB'93, at 703/522-8697 (h) or 202/623-5871 (w).

For details, contact Marilyn Melvan, U of C Alumni Association, at 312/702-2157; at 312/702-2166 (fax); or at (Internet).

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