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FEATURED PLAYER - Christopher Marks sits at the organ in Kimball Recital Hall. Marks will celebrate the release of his CD...
 FEATURED PLAYER - Christopher Marks sits at the organ in Kimball Recital Hall. Marks will celebrate the release of his CD featuring the organ music of Seth Bingham at 7:30 p.m., March 29 in Kimball Recital Hall. For more information, go to Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Organ celebration
Christopher Marks has a secret.

Top News
Buhs' clips document Iraq war toll with clips
The war in Iraq weighs on Eric Buhs.

Quilt museum grand opening is March 30
The International Quilt Study Center and Museum will celebrate a grand opening with a free public open house event 1:30-4:30 p.m. March 30.

Research Fair opens April 1
The sixth annual UNL Research Fair celebrates research and creative activity with events for faculty, staff and students April 1-3 at the Nebraska Union.

A Piece of University History
From the Archives - Degree Promotion - Home Economics, 1929
1929 VIEW - This image, published April 16, 1929 by the University of Nebraska Home Economics department, promotes job opportunities open to women graduates at the time.

The art of Shibori
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is featuring "The Art of Shibori: Untied Treasures," a solo show of work by Carter Smith of Massachusetts, through April 11.

Other Arts News

'Technology's Impact on Design' exhibit opens March 28
The Kruger Collection at UNL opens its 2008-2009 exhibition, "Technology's Impact on Design," March 28 in Architecture Hall-West.

Time for Three plays City and East campuses
The string trio Time for Three will offer three performances April 1-2 at UNL.

Dreher's book explores black entertainers
A new book by UNL assistant professor of English and Ethnic Studies Kwakiutl L. Dreher investigates the literary voices of six Black women entertainers and how they negotiated the tensions between the entertainment industries and the Black community.

Student cast readies for 'Carousel'
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has joined forces with the Lied Center for Performing Arts to present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel." This award-winning musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 4 and 5 at the Lied Center.

Blakeman event is March 27
Scott Blakeman, an award-winning political comedian, will speak at 7 p.m. March 27 in College of Business Administration, room 25. The lecture, sponsored by UNL's Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies, is free and open to the public.

'City of Men,' 'Band's Visit' open March 28 at the Ross
"City of Men," a film about Brazilian youth rushed into adulthood, opens March 28 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Great Plains museum hosts LPS exhibition
The Great Plains Art Museum will exhibit artworks created by students in the Lincoln Public Schools Visual Arts Mentoring Program April 4-27. A public reception for the exhibit will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 11.

'One Mind' exhibit closes March 28
The student chapter of the Nation Art Educators Association will present the exhibition, "One Mind: Artist/Teacher," through March 28 at the Rotunda Gallery in the Nebraska Union. A reception is 5 to 7 p.m. March 28. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ying Quartet to play March 28 at Sheldon
The Ying Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. March 30 at the Sheldon Museum of Art.

Palma to discuss photo exhibit during March 28 opening
"Metaphors of the Heart," featuring the spiritual and spellbinding photographs of Luis Gonzalez Palma, will open March 28 at Sheldon Museum of Art. Palma will speak at the exhibition opening at 2 p.m. in the museum's Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium. The exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public.

American Life in Poetry
In this endearing short poem by Californian Trish Dugger, we can imagine "what if?" What if we had been given "a baker's dozen of hearts?" I imagine many more and various love poems would be written. Here Ms. Dugger, Poet Laureate of the City of Encinitas, makes fine use of the one patched but good heart she has.

For the Record

IANR faculty, staff receive Holling awards
For the Record - Faculty, staff and students
Obituary - Shirley M. Thomsen
In Brief

Cesar Chavez celebration is March 31
Libraries launch research program April 1
African Week events feature film, lectures on Lost Boys of Sudan
March 29 weather symposium to raise funds for Kansas town
EAP moves downtown April 1
Free financial counseling available in April
East Campus garden plot lottery is April 2
Advertise student job openings online
Human Resources offers seminar for supervisors
NET Radio, Television to present 'Caring for Your Parents' project
Murder, violence symposium is April 16-19