1) Art Benjamin Sensei this Friday, April 16 Art Benjamin Sensei will be teaching again this coming Friday, April 16. Definitely a great opportunity to work on your technical aikido. Come with questions if you have them.
2) Dues Reminder Just a reminder to send in your dues for April if you haven’t yet. As always, paypal is available (using ChgAikClub@gmail.com). Checks to Chicago Aikido Club may also be mailed to P.O. Box 180224, Chicago, IL 60618-0617.
3) Yuki Hara Sense at Aikido North (Anchorage, AK) this Weekend Everyone remember to give a big shout-out to our own Yuki Hara Sensei, as she’s off to Alaska this week to teach at Aikido North in Anchorage. More info at: http://www.aikidonorth.org/downloads/Yuki10.pdf.
4)Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan at May Fair Seminar, Oberlin College Aikikai (Oberlin OH) Another reminder that Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan will be teaching at the annual May Fair Seminar at Oberlin College in Ohio at the end of the month. More details at: http://www.oberlin.edu/stuorg/Aikido/.
5) The Wreck of the Medusa Reminder that club member Ian Miller’s group the Plagiarists has a new play up and running at Angel Island Theater, The Wreck of the Medusa. Information available at the Plagiarist website at http://www.theplagiarists.org/. See Time Out Chicago’s review at http://chicago.timeout.com/articles/theater/84689/the-wreck-of-the-medusa-at -the-plagiarists-theater-review.
6) Closing Weekend for 12 Angry Men It’s the final weekend to watch me and eleven others display some very un-aikido attitude in 12 Angry Men at Raven Theatre <http://www.raventheatre.com/>. Performances starting at 8:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday (no Sunday matinee).