Chicago  Wed., Mar. 4, 12:15 p.m.: Humanities professor Herman Sinaiko, AB’47, PhD’61, speaks at a Downtown Luncheon. Sun., Mar. 8, 2­3:15 p.m.: The Living Seder, a Seder experience featuring Passover taste traditions. Sat., Mar. 14, 10­11:30 am: Genealogy workshop at the Newberry Library, followed by refreshments.
Los Angeles  Wed., Mar. 4: First annual entertainment forum, with actor Ed Asner, X’48. Sat., Mar. 28:  An evening of theater. Sat., Apr. 25: Annual day at the ball game. Sun., Apr. 26: Illustrated Indian Manuscripts at LACMA.

Minneapolis/St. Paul  First Wednesdays—Mar. 1, Apr. 1, May 6, 8 p.m.: Pub night at Sparky’s Bar and Grill, 2001 University Ave., SE, in Minneapolis. Contact Tania Munz, AB’95, 612/824-9493 (h).
New York  Third Thursdays—Mar. 19 and Apr. 16, 7 p.m.: Young alumni happy hour at St. Mark’s Bar, 132 First Ave. Contact Judy Kwon, AB’93, 212/517-2723 (h). Sun., Apr. 26: President Hugo F. Sonnenschein speaks at a program that will also feature several distinguished faculty members. Final Thursdays—Mar. 26 and Apr. 30, 7­9 p.m.: The book club meets at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church (Fifth Ave. and 56th St.) to discuss Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons and Thomas Mann’s Dr. Faustus. Contact Lou Stanek, PhD’74, 212/751-9847 (h).

Portland  First Tuesdays—Mar. 3, Apr. 7: Young alumni happy hour at the Lucky Labrador Brewpub, 925 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Contact Aaron Varhola, AB’92, at avarhola@
mail.aracnet.com, or 503/287-7063 (h).
San Francisco  Sun., Mar. 1, 7 p.m.: The BBC Orchestra at Davies Symphony Hall. Sun., Mar. 8, 2 p.m.: San Francisco book club meets. Contact Sydney Rosen, PhB’46, AM’49, PhD’73, 415/776-0504 (h). Wed., Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m.: Reception with President Sonnenschein. Sun., Mar. 15, 1:30 p.m.: East Bay book club meets. Contact Ruth Abel, AB’36, 510/849-9308 (h).
Washington, DC  Thurs., Mar. 5, 7 p.m.: Washington Wizards vs. NY Knicks. Sun., Mar. 22, 2­4 p.m.: Wine tasting—Join Jackie Quillen, founder of Christie’s U.S. wine department, for a wine tasting at her Georgetown home. Sun., Mar. 29: The Presentation and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat, as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade, a play by Peter Weiss. Sat., Apr. 25, 2 p.m.: The Steward of Christendom, a play by Sebastian Barry. For either play, contact David Sobelsohn, AB’74, at dsobelso@capaccess.org, or 202/484-8303 (h). To subscribe to the drama group’s on-line list, send the message join theatre to: theatre-req@
jskay-consulting.com. Thurs., May 21: Reception with President Sonnenschein.

In your city Here’s who to call if you’re in... Central New Jersey: Doreen Blanc Rockstrom, AB’64, MAT’69, 908/281-9155 (h). Denver: Gerald Forney, SM’74, 303/830-8447 (h). Houston: Nancy Parra, AM’66, PhD’73, 713/528-2678 (h). Milwaukee: Alan Levy, AB’63, JD’65, 414/273-3912 (w). Philadelphia: Amy E. Gedrich, AM’81, 215/732-7855 (h); Jonathan Fox, AB’79, PhD’85, MD’87, 610/664-3664 (h); or Jennifer Wu, MBA’93, 215/636-0192 (h). Phoenix: Joann Polk, AB’89, and Jay Polk, AB’89, 602/596-4064 (h). Portland: Myra LaVenue, AB’87, 503/299-6176 (h). San Diego: Gary Osborne, JD’89, 619/557-0343 (w). Seattle: Jim Thompson, AB’87, 425/348-8090 (w). St. Louis: Jill Gerber and Geoff Gerber, AB’90, 314/227-8506 (h).

For details, contact Marilyn Melvan, the Alumni Association, at 773/702-2157 (ph); at 773/702-2166 (fax); or at clubs@uchicago.edu

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