The University of Minnesota Department of Music and the Italian Cultural Center are joining up to present a concert of Italian songs and arias, to be performed by UM vocal performance majors. There will be background information on songs and composers, as well as copies and translations of the music texts and the opportunity to interact with the performers. The concert will be held Thursday, May 2, at 6 pm, at the Hennepin Center for the Arts suite 502. Tickets are $5. For more information or to register for the event, go to http://www.theitalianculturalcenter.org/SHBroughtbyicc?eventId=671894&EventViewMode=EventDetails.