April 13 - April 19, 1995

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CAN'T BEAT STEEL: Dance in the aisles with the UA Steel Band in this free concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Crowder Hall on the UA campus. The program for the percussive blues band includes a selection of arrangements and original compositions, and a preview of cuts like "Calypso for Pan" and "Confusion Reggae" from their forthcoming CD, Quite Frankly. As an added bonus, the album will be available at a pre-release $10 special. The Tucson High School steel band, led by Laslo Veres, and the UA Extended University Adult Steel Band class will open the concert.

BUNNY TRAIL: Get your Easter grass in gear and hop down to the Foley's wing of Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Road, for your final photo-op with the Easter Bunny during mall hours Thursday through Saturday, April 15. We're sure E. Bun has a surprise or two in his basket o' tricks. Call 293-7330 for information.

HELP YOURSELF: If packing heat doesn't appeal to you, take matters into your own hands, so to speak. Jae Kim's Martial Arts School, 6450 N. Oracle Road, offers free self-defense classes for women 14 and older from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. All classes are taught by Master Jae Kim, who has 30 years' experience in martial arts. Call 797-0122 for registration and information. Classes are limited to 20.

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE: Tucsonans recently returned from delegations to Mexico and Central America will give updates on socio-political developments in indigenous and refugee communities in Chiapas and Nicaragua. Speakers include Nancy Bissell of Witness for Peace, Pueblo por la Paz delegate Guy Lopez and Pastors for Peace caravan drivers Amy Lawless and Trudy Shergalis. Lectures are free and begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at St. Michael and All Angels Parish Hall, Wilmot Road and Fifth Street. A question-and-answer session will follow. Call 623-3063 for information.

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April 13 - April 19, 1995

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