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Weekly highlights for arts and entertainment in the Triangle.

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2 WEDNESDAY
Hey, smartie-pants! Learn about "Multiple Intelligence" theory from Associate Director of the Franklin Humanities Institute Richenel "Muz" Ansano when he discusses Silent Spirits and Academic Stories: One Approach to Multiple Intelligence. Noon to 1 p.m., Room 240, John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies, 2204 Erwin Road (corner of Erwin & Trent), Duke Campus, Durham. Vouchers provided for medical center parking deck next to the Franklin Center. Free.

3 THURSDAY
UNC's University Center for International Studies holds a reception for Seeing Eye to Eye: A Cultural Exchange, a documentative exhibit featuring collage, painting, drawing, photography and writing on the challenges of diversity by students from Jordan Matthew High School in Siler City. Sponsored by UCIS in conjunction with the Rockefeller Foundation. 6-8 p.m., 223 E. Franklin St., UNC-Chapel Hill campus. 843-6842.

4 FRIDAY
Claire Holley Benefit Concert: Proceeds from the Yep Roc Records recording artist's concert will go to Urban Ministries of Durham, which provides emergency shelter and meals to those in need. Snacks and beverages will be available. 7 p.m., St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Durham. 682-5708. $12.

5 SATURDAY
First Annual Arts 'Round Town Festival features visual artists, musicians, dancers, poets, storytellers and actors. Wander downtown Franklin Street any time between 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Local businesses will also house works of art and hold events, rain or shine. Pick up a schedule of events, including participating businesses, artists,and performers from the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission information tent. 968-2888, ext. 377. Free.

6 SUNDAY
"Sell when you can, you are not for all markets." Shakespeare's As You Like It, performed outdoors by the UNC Department of Dramatic Art, Studio 1, features some of the best Shakespearian insults and cross-dressing of all time. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Seating begins 1/2 hour pre-performance. Forest Theatre, outdoors on Country Club Road, UNC-Chapel Hill Campus. 962-8359. Donations accepted.

7 MONDAY
Reparations in Perspective: A public conversation about how different societies redressed (or failed to redress) past violence takes place today from 4-6 p.m. with a live interactive webcast at www.duke.edu/web/institute/reparations. Sponsored by Franklin Humanities Institute, a popular organization this week. Bryan Center, Von Canon B & C, Duke West Campus. The public is also invited to attend a follow-up video conference/webcast with scholars from Harvard University and Spelman College at noon on Wednesday, April 9, at the John Hope Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road, Durham and www.duke.edu/web/institute/reparations. 688-1901. Free.

8 TUESDAY
What's better than free yoga? Free yoga in a luscious garden in April on your noon lunchbreak! Meet at the arched bridge in the Asiatic Arboretum in Duke Gardens and join the group in a grassy area for 40 minutes of informal stretching and balancing.

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