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About this issue
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Ei Szdntgan lOatigu
happening around Ann Arbor
The voting: The first four sections of this
issue, and, of course, the "Best Responses"
section, are based on a voluntary vote of
Michigan Daily readers. More specifically,
these sections represent accurately the
tabulated choices of these voters, who
either cut the ballot from Weekend
Magazine, and delivered it to the Daily, or
filled out a ballot in the Fishbowl. A number
of measures designed to prevent fraud were
employed, and these measures necessarily
limited the number of ballots. The Best of
Ann Arbor is not a scientific poll, nor should
Best Food, Businesses, Campus Life,
Responses, and The Worst of Ann Arbor
were compiled by: Dov Cohen, Georgea
Kovanis, John Logie, Bill Marsh, Tom
Miller, and Jackie Young
Best Sports was compiled by Adam Martin
and Barb McQuade
BIRD OF PARADISE (662-8310) -
Paul Vornhagen & Friends.
THE BLIND PIG (996-8555) - Tracy
Lee and the Leonards, rock 'n' roll.
THE EARLE (994-0211) - Rick
Burgess and Patty O'Connor, jazz.
THE HEIDELBERG (663-7758) - 2-
plus-2, folk and country.
MR. FLOOD'S PARTY (995-2132) -
Willie DeYoung Blues Band.
Best Arts was compiled by Beth Fertig and
Ballots were counted by D.J. Boyd, Rob
Earle, Beth Fertig, Seth Flicker, Erika
Herzog, John Logie, Bill Marsh, Joseph
Pigott, Kurt Serbus, and Wendy Sharp
Ann Arbor's excellent eats
BEST CAMPUS LIFE
The best of everything else1
THE WORST OF ANN ARBOR
Those lovable losers
The year's superior snaps 1 6
A great year for Wolverines 1 4
Choice concerts and cinema
Just what the hell happened here
From our oh-so-clever voters
What's happening around Ann Arbor 2 6
EDITOR ..................................................................John Logie
ASSOCIATE EDITOR............................................Bill Marsh
LIST EDITOR ............................................................Joyce W elsh
ASSOC. LIST EDITOR ........ .................................... Katherine Hansen
BUSINESS MANAGER ................................................. Dawn Willacker
SALES MANAGER ....... ................................... Cynthia Nixon
ASST. SALES MANAGER .........................................Kathleen O'Brien
Cover photos by the Daily Photo Staff
Weekend Magazine is edited and managed by students on the staff of The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann
Arbor, Michigan 48109. Phones: Weekend, (313) 763-0379; News, 764-0552; Circulation, 764-0558; Display Adver-
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ner, stand-up comedy.
THE NECTARINE BALLROOM'
(994-5436) - DJ, dance music.
RICK'S AMERICAN CAFE (996-2747)
- I-Tal, reggae.
U-CLUB (763-2236) - DJ, new music
rock 'n' roll.
SCANDINAVIAN FOLK DANCING -
Scandinavian Folk Dancers of Ann
Arbor, 3-5 p.m., Michigan Union An-
derson Rooms C & D.
Host of Swedish, Danish and Fin-
nish dances will be taught. No partner
STRANGER THAN PARADISE (Jim
Jarmusch, 1985) CG, 7, 8:45 & 10:30
p.m., Nat. Sci.
A young Hungarian girl and two
New York hoods journey through the
most perversely mundane America
ever captured on film.
BROKEN SKY (Ingrid Thulin, 1982)
SSP,1 p.m., Aud. A.
A thirteen-year-old girl in a
depressed working class district wan-
ts to experience a new kind of life, so
she leaves home during the Big War to
venture into the outside world.
BRIAN'S SONG (Buzz Kulk, 1971) Hill
St., 8:30 p.m., Hill St.
A powerful tale of brotherhood bet-
ween two Chicago Bears football
players. From their tender friendship
springs a sublime optimism for the
future of human beings.
ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY OR-
CHESTRA - Washtenaw Council for
the Arts, 3:30 p.m., Michigan Theater
Carl St. Clair will conduct Mozart's
The Magic Flute, Tchaikovsky's
Violin Concerto, and Respighi's Pines
of Rome. Local musicologist Edna
Kilgore will discuss David Gregory's
Once Around the Block in a free con-
cert prelude, 2-3 p.m., in the
Michigan League Henderson Room
- Rita Rud-
(complimentary desert and
beverages will be served.)
JEWISH MUSIC IN THE CLASSICAL
REPERTOIRE - Hillel, 7 p.m.,
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N.
University student violinist Amy
Shevrin and alumna pianist Michele
Cooker will be assisted by cellist Ar-
nold Friedman. The trio will perform
works by Jacoby, Paul Ben Haim,
Maurice Ravel, and Ernest Block.
A WONDERFUL LIFE - University
Musical Theater Program, 2 p.m.,
Power Center (764-0450).
See Friday's listing.
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW -
Suspension Theater, 6 p.m., Perfor-
mance Network, (665-1400).
See Friday's listing.
LYLE MAYS - Eclipse Jazz, 7:30
p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theater,
Michigan League (763-8587).
Mays, keyboardist of the Pat
Methany Group, leads this jazz trio.
The group includes drummer Alex
Acuna and bassist Marc Johnson.
YOUNG MICHIGAN PRIZE WIN-
NERS CONCERT - Washtenaw
Council for the Arts, 4 p.m.,
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N.
Concert of solos and duets by mez-
zo-soprano Katherine Eberle and
soprano Jill Pierce. Solos include
Dvorak's Gypsy Songs by Eberle and
Poulene's Banateles by Pierce.
Bars and CLubs
THE ARK - (761-1451) - Linda
Shapanka and Gloria Larrieu,
Homegrown's Women's Music Series.
BIRD OF PARADISE (662--8310) -
Dave Wild Trio, jazz.
DEL RIO BAR (761-2530) - Paul
Vornhagen & Friends.
MAIN STREET COMEDY
SHOWCASE (996-9080) - Open Mike
THE NECTARINE BALLROOM -
(994-5436) - DJ, dance music.
GLENDA JACKSON, RON ARON-
SON, AND JANICE TERRY -
"Racism Here and Now," American
Friends Service Committee, 1-5 p.m.,
ROBERT HARRIS THOMPSON -
"Kongo Art in Two Worlds: Parallels
with American and Tabwa Art,"
University Museum of Art, 2 p.m.,
Business Administration Hale
ARBORETUM WALK -
Washtenaw Audubon Society, 8 p.m.
Meet at Washington Hts. entrance (off
Take a leisurely walk through
the Arb to look for early warblers and
other spring migrants, or just to get
away from the city for a bit.
The 'List' compiled by Joe Acciaocil, Katherine Han
sen, and Joyce Welsh.
APRIL FOOL'S DAYt
Deborah Foreman (My Chauffer) invites af
group of college friends over to her parents'p
island estate for a calm get-together. Unfor-
tunately, it turns out to be a weekend of murder.
At the State Theatre, 231 S. State, 662-5296.
BAND OF THE HAND<
A man rescues a grup of five juvenile offendersF
off the streets of Miami and puts them through at
vigorous training program in the Everglades. At
the Fox village Theatre, 375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
A thriller-fantasy directed by Terry Gilliam
(Time Bandits) takes place somewhere in the
20th century in a bureaucratic state in which
computers can go on the blink with horrific con-
sequences. Stars Jonathan Pryce, Robert
DeNiro, and Kathleen Helmond. At the State
Theatre, 231 S. State St., 662-5296.
THE CARE BEARS MOVIE II
Those wild and crazy bears are back for more
fun and excitement. At the Movies at Briarwood,
Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
CLAN OF THE CAVE BEARI
Something about Daryll Hannah and cave
men. At the Ann Arbor Theatre, 210 S. Fifth,'
THE COLOR PURPLE
Spielberg's attempt at a serious picture. Based
on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning novel
about Celie, an oppressed black woman living in
the South in the early 1900s, At the Movies at
Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
Michael Keaton and Gedde Watanabe (Sixteen
Candles) star in this film about a washed up
Pennsylvania auto factory which is taken under
the wing of a Japanese firm. Cute but corny. At
The Movies at Briarwood, Briarwood Mall, 769-
HANNAH AND HER SISTERS
Woody Allen's latest venture starring Mia
Farrow, Barbara Hershey, Dianne Wiest,
Michael Caine, Carrie Fisher, Max von Sydow
and himself. The movie, itself, touches on life,
death, love, lust, adulty, childbirth, religion and
art. A must-see for any Woody Allen fan. At the
Movies at Briarwood.Briarwood Mall, 769-8780.
Tom Cruise is a free spirited hermit who
becomes a hero when he combats the evil Lord of
Darkness, played by Tim Curry, to rescue the
Princess. At the the State Theatre, 231 S. State,
A love story about unrequited love and foot-
ball. Stars Kerri Green (Goonies) and Corey
Haim (Silver Bullet). At Fox village Theatre,
375 N. Maple, 769-1300.
Tom Hanks and Shelley Long buy a house.
What appears to be a fantastic buy turns out to
be a financial disaster. And guess what - it's
produced by Steven Speilberg. At the State
Theatre, 231 S. State, 662-5296.
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