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AGNES OF GOD
Three of America's finest actresses, Jane Fon-
da, Anne Bancroft, and Meg Tilly are the leads in
this psychological quasi-mystery. A young nun
(Tilly) is found in a room with a strangled newborn
infant, presumably hers, but claims that a miracle
has occurred. Fonda is an inquiring psychologist
who squares off against the convent's Mother
Superior (Bancroft). At the Campus Theater, 1214
S. University, 668-6416.
AFTER HOURS
A black comedy about a young man who is
plunged into a night of bizarre, comical, and
frightening adventure after a first date with a
woman from SoHo. Critically well accepted. Stars
Terri Garr, Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne. At
the Ann Arbor Theatre, 210 S. Fifth, 761-9700.
BACK TO THE FUTURE
A Speilberg-presented, Robert Zemeckis-
directed fantasy about a high-school student who
rides a souped-up DeLorean into the 'W0s, and is
forced to insure his own existence by playing mat-
chmaker for his parents. A little too cute, but well
handled. At the State Theatre, 231 S. State, 662-6264
and the Wayside, 3020 Washtenaw, 434-1782.
BETTER OFF DEAD
Action and off-the-wall humor mix as a young
man caught up in the pitfalls of love begins to think
he's better off dead. At the State Theatre, 231 S.
State, 66246264.

THE BLACK CAULDRON
Sword and sorcery-filled animated feature from
Disney. Although aimed at restoring Disney to its
former reputation,the film wallows in its own
mediocrity. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briar-
wood Mall, 7694780.
COCOON
Gentle post-Speilbergian fantasy about
benevolent aliens, children, and geriatrics. Direc-
ted by Ron Howard (Splash). At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
COMMANDO
Arnold Swarzenegger's performance as The
Terminator was all in good fun, but this latest ef-
fort from Mr. Muscle looks a little too much like
Rambo. A retired mercenary is forced back into
action when his daughter is kidnapped. At the Fox
Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
FOLLOW THAT BIRD
Big Bird plays a golden fowl who gets lost wan-
dering away from Sesame Street. Includes a clever
scene where Big Bird finds himself (herself?) in
the same precarious field that Cary Grant en-
countered in North-by-Northwest. Cameos by
Snuful-Upagus. From the Children's television
Workshop. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood
Mall, 769-8780.
THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY
A marvelously imaginative comedy about an
African bushman who mistakes a Coke bottle that
falls from an airplane for a dropped trinket of the
gods and decides to return it. The laughs are pure
slapstick, but ingenious and relentless. A cult
classic and deservedly so. Now approaching its fir-
st year of running. At the Movies at Briarwood,
Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.

THE JAGGED EDGE
A murder-mystery thriller that involves a
savage slaying, a man wrongly accused of the
murder,;a female assistant district attorney, and of
course, a romantic subplot. Stars Glenn Close and
Jeff Bridges. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briar-
wood Mall.7694780.
JOSHUA THEN AND'NOW
A free spirit traverses two continents in pursuit
of life, love, and success. Stars Alan Arkin and
James Woods. At the Movies at Briarwood, Briar-
wood Mall, 7694780
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
William Hurt supplies the emotional power. This
film adaptation is faithful to the dialogue of
Manuel Puig's book, but lacks some of its heart.
Recommended nonetheless. At the Ann Arbor
Theatre, 375 S. Fifth, 761-9700.
KRUSH GROOVE
The story of a young man's dream of starting the
ultimate record company. At the State Theatre;231
S. State, 6626264.
MARIE
No information available at press time. At the
Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
PLENTY
A heroic Englishwoman is haunted by memories
of the passion and idealism of her experience as a
fighter in the French Resistance. At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769.8780.
RE-ANIMATOR
A medical student develops a serum which can
bring the dead back to life. At the State Theatre,
231S. State, 6624264.

REMO WILLIAMS: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS
An ordinary cop turned secret agent brings
justice to international criminals with the help of
his mystical training in the martial arts. Based on
the Destroyer book series by Warren Murphy and
Richard Sapir. At the Fox Village Theatre, 375 N.
Maple 769-1300.
SILVER BULLET
Another Steven King story turned into a movie.
King himself wrote the screenplay about a young
boy trying to save his town from a werewolf. At the
Fox Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
ST. ELMO'S FIRE
Seven young friends share their fantasies at a
D.C. bar. Call it The Little Chill. Stars Rob Lowe,
Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson. At the Movies in Briar-
wood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
SWEET DREAMS
The story of legendary country singer Patsy
Cline and her turbulent romance with Charlie
Dick, her second husband. Stars Jessica Lange. At
the Fox Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
WARNING SIGN
Man meets virus thriller. Mutates drama. At the
Fox Village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.

FRIDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Apartment - (769-4060) - The
Top 40 sounds of Glass.
The Ark - (761-1451) - Bluegrass
favorites the RFD Boys.
Bird of Paradise - (662-8310) -
Red-hot jazz by the Rob Pipho Quar-
tet.
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - Party
hardy with the Blue Front Per-
suaders.
The Earle - (994-0211) - Rick
Burgess and Patty O'Connor jazz the
night away.
The Heidelberg - (663-7758) -
Shawn Williams - a little bit country.
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - New York City comic
Bill Miller.
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
Fly to your feet with the Falcons.
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133) -
Laugh and sing with Ron Coden.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - Dance to the DJ.
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)
- The Watusies are back.
U-Club - (763-2236) - DJ Tom
Simonian spins the discs.
Performance
Aterballeto - University Musical
Society.
This 15-member troupe from the
town of Reggio Emilia is one of Italy's
finest ballet companies. Its repertoire
consists of both traditional anid con-
temporary ballets. 8 p.m. at the
Power Center. Tickets are $12 to $16
in advance at Burton Tower and at
the door. For more information call
665-3717.
The Bill Gaither Trio/The New
Gaither Vocal Band/Sandy Pat-
ty - University Office of Major Even-
ts.
This concert presents three top-

name acts, including the contem-
porary gospel music of the widely
recorded Bill Gaither Trio, perfor-
mers of such familiar songs as "He
Touched Me" and "Because He
Lives". The Gaither Vocal Band,
featuring Larnelle Harris, and
Grammy-winner Sandy Patty, whose
LP, Live! More Than Wonderful,
achieved gold status. 8 p.m. at Crisler
Arena. Tickets are $9-$10 at
Schoolkid's, PJ's and the Michigan
Union Ticket Office. For more infor-
mation call 763-8587.
The Dining Room - University En-
semble Theatre
Richard Oberlin directs University
students in A.R. Gurney's humorous
play depicting the disappearance of
the WASP culture. The cast of three
actors and three actresses handle 58
roles in this series of juxtaposed
scenes. The production begins at 8
p.m. at the Trueblood Theater, Frieze
Building. Tickets are $5-$8 in advance
at the box office in the Michigan
League and at the door. Call 763-5213
for more information.
Faculty Harpsichord Recital -
University School of Music.
Music professor Edward Parmen-
tier, a member of Ars Musica, per-
forms J.S. Bach's Partita III, in ad-
dition to works by Froberger and
Sweelinck. 8 p.m. at Rackham
Auditorium. Admission is free. For
more information call 763-4726
Orpheus Descending - Ann Arbor
Civic Theater
Tennessee William's adaptation of
the Greek myth about a young poet
who descends to Hades to rescue his
lovely Eurydice, will be directed by
Ala Faik. The play is set in a small
southern town, and focuses on the
relationship that develops between a
musician and a woman married to an
invalid. Faik directed the Civic
Theater production The Diviners two
years ago. The show will begin at 8
p.m. at the Lydia Mendelsshon
Theater. Tickets are $8
Call 662-7282 for more information.

Campus Cinema
Birdy (Alan Parker, 1985)
Flashbacks are employed to trace
the friendship of Al and Birdy. After
the Vietnam war, Al is called to an
Army hospital to help his friend, who
is in a catatonic state assuming
bizarre bird-like poses. MLB 3, 7:00
p.m. and 9:05 p.m. $2.50
Carmen (Francesco Rosi, 1984) MTF
A priest falls in love with a young
woman, and the two must flee their
country and the authorities to stay
together. An exciting and passionate
version of Bizet's opera. Mich, 7:00
p.m. and 9:00 p.m. $3, $2.50/students,
seniors.
The Go Masters (Junya Sato and
Duan Ji-Shun, 1982) JFS
A Chinese and a Japanese master of
the game of Go play a match that
spans 30 years of war and destruction.
In Japanese and Chinese Mandarin,
with English subtitles. Aud A, 8:00
p.m. Free.
The Seven Samurai (A. Kurosawa,
1954) C2
An exciting, action-packed film
directed by a master of Japanese
cinema. Seven samurai are hired to
defend a village of farmers from a
gang of marauding bandits. MLB 4,
8:00 p.m. $2.50.
Women in Love (Ken Russell, 1970)
AAFC
The story of two couples exploring
friendship, love and death. Russell
provides superb directing and some
unforgettable shots. Based on the
novel by D.H. Lawrence.
Nat. Sci, 7:00 p.m., $2.50/single,
$3.50/double.
Lolita (Stanley Kubrick,1962) AAFC
A middle-aged man, played by
James Mason, is infatuated by an
adolescent girl and marries her
mother for the sole reason of getting
closer to the girl. Vladimir Nabokov
wrote the screen adaption of his con-
troversial novel. Nat. Sci, 9:20 p.m.
$2.50/single, $3.50/double.

Furthermore
International Folk Dancing - Univer-
sity Folk Dance Club
Every Friday the Folk Dance Club
teaches steps from 7:30 to 9 p.m. or
so, and then fills the rest of the
evening with open invitation dancing.
No partner is necessary. 8 p.m. at the
Ingalls Mall. Call 665-0219 for more in-
formation.
SATURDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Apartment - (769-4060) -
Glass breaks all the records.
The Ark - (761-1451) - June
Millington. See Performance.
Bird of Paradise - (662-8310) -
Another evening of jazz with the Bob
Pipho Quartet.
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - R&B
with Bootsie X and the Lovemasters.
The Earle - (994-0211) Jazz -
Rick Burgess and Patty O'Connor
style.
The Heidelberg - (663-7758) -
More from Shawn Williams and his
magical guitar.
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - A night of laughs with
Bill Miller.
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
The Falcons take flight.
Mountain Jack's - (665-1133)
Another laugh with Ron Coden.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - DJs turn the tunes.
Rick's American Cafe - (996-2747)
- Party it up with the Watusies.
Performance
Aterballeto - University Musical
Society
See one of Italy's finest ballet com-
panies. Performances at 2 p.m. and 8
p.m. See Friday's listing.
The Dining Room - University En-
semble Theater

Depiction of the demise of the
WASP culture. Shows at 5 p.m. and 9
p.m. See Friday's listing.
June Millington: Homegrown
Women's Music Series - The Ark
Feminist singer/songwriter/rock 'n
roller June Millington strums away in
this exciting showcase. Millington
was formerly the singer and lead
guitarist in Fanny, which holds the
distinction of being the first all-
woman rock band to gain national
prominence. She has also produced
and added her guitar accompaniment
to LPs by Cris Williamson and Holly
Near. Now she's done it all herself on
her first solo LP, Heartsong, for
which she produced, arranged, wrote,
played, and sang all the songs herself.
The one-woman dynamo goes on at 8
p.m. at the Ark, 637% S. Main. Tickets
are $7 ($6 for members) at the door.
For more information, call 761-1451.
Orpheus Descending - Ann Arbor
Civic Theater
This Tennessee Williams play,
directed by Ala Faik, continues.
Matinee, 2 p.m., $7. Evening, 8 p.m., $8.
See Friday's listing
University Contemporary Directions
Ensemble - University School of
Music
Featured in tonight's performance
is the world premiere of local com-
poser Richard Campanelli's Concerto
in three movements for solo
oboe/English horn and chamber en-
semble, with oboe and English horn
solos by University music professor
Harry Sargous. Also included in this
program of slightly obscure but
fascinating 20th-century music are
Schoenberg's Mahler's Songs of the
Wayfarer and Robin Holloway's Fan-
tasy - Pieces, variations of
Schumann's Heine Liederkreis. Vocal
soloist for the Schoenberg piece is
baritone Norman Spivey. Soprano
Priscilla Peebles adds her special
touch to the Holloway piece. Concert
begins at 8 p.m., at the Rackham
Auditorium. Free. Call 763-4726 for
more info.
Campus Cinema
Breaking Away (Peter Yates, 1979)
MED
Four young townies, desperate to
prove themselves as worthy as the
college students in their town,
challenge the fraternities in a bicycle
race. Well paced film that builds to an
exciting climax. Hill St., 7:30 p.m. and
9:30 p.m. $2.50
A Clockwork Orange (Stanley
Kubrick, 1971) CG
Alex (Malcolm McDowell) and his
roving gang terrorize a futuristic
society at the extreme end of social
decay. When Alex is sent to prison, he
is placed on a new program that at-
tempts to psychologically condition
him to be good, forcing him to have
sick reactions to sex and violence.
MLB 4, 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. $2.50.
Country (Richard Pearce, 1984) Alt
Act
A beautiful film with splendid
cinematography, Country deals with
a midwestern family devastated by
the government's foreclosure of their
farm. The family struggles for their
rights. MLB 3, 6:30 p.m. and 10:10
p.m. $2.50/single, $3.50/double.

Heartland (Richard Pearce, 1984) Alt-
Act
A wonderful portrayal of Americans
surviving the rigors of life on the
Montana frontier, circa 1910. Their
strong commitment and love of the
land ensures their survival. MLB 3,
8:30 p.m. $2.50/single, 3.50/double.
Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan
Seidelman, 1985) MTF
A housewife, bored with her life,
assumes the fast-paced lifestyle of
Susan (Madonna). She not only steals
Susan's suitcase of personal
belongings, but her identity as well.
Mich, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. $3.00,
$2.50/students, seniors.
Diva (Jean-Jacques Beiniex, 1982)
MED
A young mail carrier is infatuated
with an opera star and becomes in-
volved in a political murder. Great
cinematography. Nat Sci, 7:30 p.m.
and 9:45 p.m. $2.50.
The Family Game (Y. Morita, 1983)
AAFC, CG, C2
Hilarious film that reveals the in-
tense pressure parents place on their
kids to succeed in their scholastic
work. Winner of last year's Japanese
Oscar for Best Picture. Japanese,
with subtitles. Aud A, 7:00 p.m. and
9:00 p.m. $2.50.
Furthermore
The Comet Halley: Once in a
Lifetime/Autumn Stars - University
Exhibit Museum
Once again it's time to go star-
gazing with two new shows! The
Comet Halley: Once in a Lifetime and
Autumn Stars. 11:30 a.m. (Autumn),
1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m., and 4 p.m.
(Comet Halley), at the Exhibit
Museum Ruthven Planetarium, Ged-
des at N. University. $1. Call 764-0478
for more information.
SUNDAY
Bars and Clubs
The Ark - (761-1451) - Classic
blues with Dave Van Ronk.
Main Street Comedy Showcase -
(996-9080) - Once again it's Open
Mike Night.
Mr. Flood's Party - (995-2132) -
The Maynard G. Krebs Quintet.
The Nectarine Ballroom - (994-
5436) - DJ the Wizard, will amaze
you.
Performance
The American Trio - University
School of Music
This trio of accomplished Univer-
sity music professors includes
violinist Charles Avsharian, cellist
Jerome Jelinek, and pianist Joseph
Gurt. Their program will consist of
Mozart's Piano Quartet in G-minor,
Schubert's Trout Quintet, and the
Piano Trio by University composer
Ross Lee Finney. The performance
begins at 4 p.m. at Rackham
Auditorium. Admission is free. Call
763-4726 for further info.
Fall Festival Concert - Ann Arbor
Cantata Singers
Bradley Boom will conduct this
local group as it begins its 25th season
with this special concert. The
program will include works from

various Renaissace through 20th
century composers such as Purcell,
Gabrielli, Schuetz, Mendelssohn and
Sibelius, and the American George
Rochburg. The performance will
begin at 4 p.m., at St. Andrews
Episcopal Church, 306 N. Division.
Tickets are $6, or $15 for the 3-concert
series. Call 663-6285 for more info.
The Dining Room - University En-
semble Theater Company
Richard Oberlin's The Dining
Room continues its run at the
Trueblood Theater at 2 p.m. See
Friday's listing for details.
Don Giovanni - University Musical
Society
The San Francisco Opera Center's
Western Opera Theater will perform
Mozart's popular opera, Don Giovan-
ni, the story of Don Juan. The opera
will be sung in English and accom-
panied by the ensemble's own or-
chestra. The opera begins at 8 p.m. at
the Power Center. Tickets are $14 -
$18 in advance at Burton Tower and at
the door. Call 665-3717 for more info.
Harry Belafonte - University Office
of Major Events/Ann Arbor Com-
munity Center
The world famous singer-actor
Harry Belafonte will perform tonight
to raise money for the Heddy Berger
Educational Fund. Belafonte, in-
stigator of the African famine relief
project, We Are The World, will per-
form such hits as "Dayo," "Jump
Down, Spin Around," "Kingston
Market," and "Man Smart (Woman
Smarter)." The money raised will
benefit Berger's fund for local studen-
ts that was started 20 years ago. The
concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Hill
Auditorium. Tickets are available for
$10 - $15 at Wherehouse Records, the
Michigan Union Ticket Office, and all
Ticketworld outlets. Call 763-8587 for
more info.
Motley Crue - University Office of
Major Events
The MTV-featured heavy-metal
band will rock Crisler Arena Sunday
at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for
$15 at the Michigan Union Ticket Of-
fice, Wherehouse Records, Hudson's,
and all Ticketworld outlets. To charge
by phone, or for more info, call 763-
8587.
Organ Dedication Recital - Univer-
sity School of Music
The series of recitals by University
faculty members to dedicate the new
Fisk-Silberman organ will continue
today. Robert Glasgow will perform
works by Clerambault, deGrigny,
Brahms, and Mendelssohn. The
recital is at 3 p.m., University School
of Music Building Organ Recital Hall.
Admission is free. Call 769-2999 for
more info.
Today's Brass Quintet - Kerrytown
Concert House
This local ensemble's program will
include a wide variety of pieces by a
variety of composers from Handel to
Duke Ellington, and will be followed
by a wine reception. The concert will
begin at 2 p.m. at the Kerrytown Con-
cert House, 415 N. 4th Ave. Tickets
are $5. For reservations or more info.
call 769-2999.
Violin and Piano Recital -
Kerrytown Concert House
Violinists Borijov and Martinic-

Jeric and pianist Robert Conway will
perform the works of Mozart,
Beethoven, Wieniausky, Drokofiev
and Schoenburg. 8 p.m. at the
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. 4th
Ave. $3. Call 769-2999 for more info.
Campus Cinema
The Angels of Sins (Robert Bresson,
1943) CG
Theresa despises a nun who tries to
redeem her for her criminal acts.
Theresa plots against the nun and
seeks her destruction. French, with
subtitles. MLB 4, 7:00 p.m.
$2.00/single, $3.00/double.
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne
(Robert Bresson, 1944) CG
An emotional story of love and
revenge. A rejected mistress marries
her ex-lover off to what is supposed to
be his perfect match. The bride turns
out to be a prostitute. MLB 4, 8:30
p.m. $2.00/single, $3.00/double.
Arsenic and Old Lace (F. Capra,
1944) MED
A macabre comedy about a man
being jarred out of complacency by
his two aunts. Starring Cary Grant.
Nat. Sci., 7:30 p.m. $2.50/single,
$3.00/double.
The Philadelphia Story (G. Cukor,
1940) Med
Katharine Hepburn is a wealthy
heiress in search of romance. Also
starring Cary Grant and James
Stewart. Nat. Sci., 9:30 p.m.
$2.50/single, $3.00/double.
A Matter of Courage (J. Harvey,
1985) CG
Folk singer and guitarist Richie
Havens tours America, singing and
speaking with people working for
peace and social justice, Nat. Sci.,
7:00 p.m. Free.
A Raisin in the Sun (Daniel Petrie,
1961) Hill St.
Sidney Portier stars as a poor man
who receives a life insurance check
for $10,000. With the help of the check,
all of his family's dreams and
frustrations are realized. Hill St., 7:00
p.m. and 9:15 p.m. $2.00.
The Winning of Barbara Worth
(Henry King, 1926) AAFC
A silent western starring Gary
Cooper, the film is noted for its rejec-
tion of the western plot formula by
giving characters depth and
development. Aud A, 7:00 p.m.
$2.00/single, $3.00/double.
Furthermore
The Comet Halley: Once in a Lifetime
- University Exhibit Museum
The Comet Halley shows at 1:30,
2:45, and 4 p.m. See Saturday's
listing.
MONDAY
Bars and Clubs
Bird of Paradise - (662-8310) -
Tune into the jazz with Paul Vor-
nhagen and friends.
The Blind Pig - (996-8555) - Los
Chickens cluck out the tunes.
The Earle - (994-0211) - Larry
Manderville on the keyboard.

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