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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 19, 1991 - Page 9.

Treat me like a
fool, treat me
mean and cruel
You can finally watch TV again
- The Simpsons are back with
a new season, beginning tonight
at 8 on the Fox network
(Channels 36 and 50 in Ann
Arbor). In tonight's episode,
Homer gets locked in an insane
asylum with a 300-pound white
guy who thinks he's Michael
Jackson. Brilliant. But we really
can't wait for the upcoming
episode in which Jackie Mason
does the voice of Krusty the
clown's rabbi father.

who what where when

Just added to the Michigan Daily
concert calendar. Michelle Shock-
ed comes on the greener side at the
Power Center on October 16.
Tickets go on sale Friday.
The British-guitar-bash-fest con-
tinues. The Candy Skins, touring in
support of their new album Space
I'm In, appear at Industry on
Thursday. Doors open at 9 p.m. and
cover is $4. For more information
(like about what the Candy Skins
really sound like) call 334-1999.
The Blake Babies return to fuck
with your mind this Friday at
Alvin's in Detroit. The bi-gendered
trio play Stooges-folk (or some-
thing like that), including a way-
cool cover of "Temptation Eyes."
Tickets are $7.50 in advance from
TicketMaster (p.e.s.c.) and doors
open at 9 p.m.
Pato Baton appears at the Blind
Pig Saturday. Baton, from the slums
BOOKS
Continued from page 5
afternoon or weekend this fall do-
ing something besides studying or
watching the tube.
Ruth Kraut, who works at the
Ecology Center, has done a magnifi-
cent job rearranging and supple-
menting the original 1976 edition.
Two whole new sections have been
added, one concentrating on outly-
ing towns like Manchester and
Chelsea and the other laying out
three walks in Ann Arbor along the
Huron River.
But the real jewels of this col-
lection are the sections on Ann
Arbor and on the county's park and
recreation areas. "Sometimes,"
Kraut writes, "people in Ann Arbor
may feel that its inhabitants are so
transient that Ann Arbor has no
history. The walks in the Ann
Arbor section... are meant to dispel
this particular ignorance."
And dispel it they do - with a
vengeance. On the central campus
walk, you'll learn about the
O'TOOLE
Continued from page 5
dyeing her materials is in keeping
with the control ith which she
weaves and arranges her composi-
tions. This control, she states, is just
her way of approaching the whole
process, and is not present because
precision is necessarily needed in
weaving. "People do a lot of things
with fiber," she says. "I am basi-
cally incredibly controlled."
O'Toole does have a passion,
however, for the unique and precious
materials that contemporary wea-
vers are choosing to use. These
materials appear in her smaller
works, usually framed, which she
sees as miniatures of her larger wall
hangings.

of Birmingham, England, does in-
ternational reggae, M.C. style.
Soothing, varied and different,
Baton is a witty rapper whose per-

offers ArtVideos, free programs on
art and artists every Wednesday at
noon. Today's video program is ti-
tIed "Daimyo" and will be held in
the AV room at the museum.
Musket is holding auditions for
their production of Evita Sept. 20-
23. Sign up for an audition time at
the UAC Office, 2105 Michigan
Union. Call 763-1107 for more info.
Basement Arts is holding audi-
tions for Aeschylus' Eumenides
Sept. 20th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
(3532 Freize Building) and Sept.
21st from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. (2518
Frieze Building). For more info call
Sallie at 930-6594
The Residential College Players
are holding open call auditions for
Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Sept.
25th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in 3532
Freize Building. Sign up on the
Basement Arts call board in the
basement of the Freize.

Baton
formances keep you on your toes.
The show starts at 9:30 p.m. and
tickets are $10 in advance from
TicketMaster (p.e.s.c.).
The University Museum of Art

Our 1991/92
ConcertMakers Season

University's first days in Ann
Arbor in the 1830s, when Mason
Hall housed all of the classrooms, a
chapel, both the library and the mu-
seum collections, and a dormitory
for the seven boarding students.
Walks through Ann Arbor's down-
town recall its German roots and
trace its frequently chaotic, often
heartless development. And the
jaunt up to Sunset Lookout offers a
stunning, easily accessible overlook
of the entire city.
For truly spectacular views,
there is no parallel to the 11 walks
in the parks and recreation section.
Introduced with a short, easy-to-use
explanation of Washtenaw's geo-
logical and natural history, these
walks are the best in the entire col-
lection. Here, you'll discover Bird
Hills Park, a getaway only a stone's
throw from the downtown but
miles away from its hustle and bus-
tIe. Like similar short walks near
the downtown included in Foot-
loose, such as Saginaw Forest or
Marshall Park, Bird Hills offers a
natural experience with few dis-

turbances and even fewer - if any
-people.
Illustrated with helpful maps as
well as drawings and sketches, the
walks in Footloose are both fun and
educational, thanks to Kraut's de-
tailed catalogue of both what eco-
logical habitats dominate each walk
* and, by extension, what particularly
unique life forms await the walker.
Footloose is only an.introduc-
tion to Washtenaw's human and
natural treasures, and that is the
book's merit. Those calling them-
selves hikers instead of walkers
might want to consult Jim
DuFresne's Fifty Hikes in Lower
Michigan for extensive coverage of
trails in the beautiful Pinckney Re-
creational Area, such as the Silver
Trail or the Crooked Lake Trail;
Footloose, however, is the kind of
fun, fact-filled book that first turns
couch potatoes into walkers. Pick it
up and you might be a hiker some-
day, too. You'll certainly be a
hooked walker - I guarantee it.
-Mike Fischer

One of her works, available at
the Ann Arbor Art Association, is a
stunning piece of a silvery weave in-
terlaced with gauzy copper and
black ribbon, shot through with sil-
ver dowels. Mounted on a black
background, it is a work of impres-
sive presence. The woven strips of
cloth shimmer with metallic
threads and provide the one element
of abandon which O'Toole allows in
her works: strands of threads are set
loose from the weave and flow out
from and across the composition in
waves of movement. The threads re-
lax the symmetry of the work, as do
the uneven ends of the dowels, rib-
bons and woven material.
Still, the precision of the loom is
apparent in her works. But

O'Toole's human involvement is
also felt, her weaver's hands are
sensed arranging and creating. And
in the Ann Arbor area, the presence
of the artist is gladly welcomed.

September 29
Juilliard String Quartet
October 3
Murray Perahia, pianist, and the
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
October 12
National Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Wendy Warner, cellist
October 13
Ekaterina Maximova & Vladimir Vasiliev
Stars of the Bolshol Ballet and Company
(2 performances)
October 15
Guarneri String Quartet and
Ida Kavaflan, violist
October 17& 18
Les Ballets Africains of Guinea
October 27
Arleen Auger, soprano
November 2
Emerson String Quartet
November 9
Canadian Brass
November 17
Oslo Philharmonic
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violinist
December 7 &8
Handel's Messiah
December 10
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Emanuel Ax, pianist
December 13
The King's Singers
January 25
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitarist
Michala Petri, recorder
January 30
Isaac Stern, violinist#

February 1 & 2
Mazowsze, Polish Folk Dance Company
February 8
Soviet Philharmonic
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Vlktoria Postnikova, pianist
February 9
Charles Rosen, pianist
February 12, 14, & 15
New York City Opera National Company
Puccini's Tosca
February 18
Borodin String Quartet
February 19 &20
Kodo Drummers of Japan
March 4
Vienna Choir Boys
March 6
Consort of Musicke
March 11
Ivo Pogorelich, pianist
March 21
Beaux Arts Trio
March 28
The Waverly Consort
March 30
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
April 14
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Richard Goode, pianist
April21 £22
Miami City Ballet
April23
Dresden Staatskapelle
Andre Previn, conductor
April29
Cleveland String Quartet and
Norman Fischer, cellist
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