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Martha Graham Dance Company.

The Martha Graham Dance Company will perform at Northrop Auditorium on October 20. UMAA members receive discounts on tickets.

Get connected, fall 2006

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Save on Northrop dance and jazz UMAA members receive discounts on arts and cultural events, including the Northrop Dance and Jazz Seasons, two of the most popular series on the Twin Cities arts calendar. Members can save $3 each on up to two tickets in the dance and jazz seasons as well as other Northrop performances. This year, the acclaimed Martha Graham Dance Company will return to Northrop Auditorium on October 20 for the first time since 1978 to open the 2006-07 dance season. Now in its 80th year, the Martha Graham Dance Company has been called "one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe." The dance season also includes a performance on November 8 by tap dance phenomenon Savion Glover, as well as performances by the Miami City Ballet, Les Ballets Africans, American Ballet Theatre, and the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg. The Northrop Jazz Season opens on September 17 with Sonny Rollins and includes performances by The Bad Plus, McCoy Tyner Sextet, the World Saxophone Quartet playing Jimi Hendrix, and others. For tickets and other information, call 612-624-2345.

Receive Minnesota magazine The September-October issue of Minnesota magazine includes a look at engineering and technology students reaching out to inner city children, a profile of the University alumnus who founded the Chicago Climate Exchange, a historical story about the 1924 football Gophers, the fall arts preview, and more. To receive every issue of Minnesota, mailed to 56,000 members of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, call 612-624-2323 or 800-862-5867 or visit www.alumni.umn.edu.

Send an e-greeting The UMAA invites you to send an e-postcard on us. Visit www.alumni.umn.edu and click on "E-Postcards & Multimedia." Invite a friend to an event at the U, congratulate an alumnus or student on a new job or accomplishment, or just say hi. Choose from a selection of e-postcards, including Northrop Mall, the Weisman Art Museum, the Washington Avenue bridge, the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, the St. Paul campus, and more. Invite a friend to join you at the McNamara Alumni Center, where you receive a discount on dining at Gateway Cafe by D'Amico & Sons. Our Maroon & Gold Greetings section includes birthday, graduation, and thank-you cards.

Check out a chapter near you The UMAA has over 60 local chapters that help graduates and friends stay connected to the U. Located throughout Minnesota, across the United States, and in a dozen countries, chapters host a variety of activities, including lectures by University faculty, social gatherings, Gopher pre- and post-game events, and more. Each chapter has a volunteer board of alumni and friends. To find out more about chapters in your area, go to www.alumni.umn.edu or call 1-800-862-5867 or 612-624-2323.