"Lather, Rinse, Repeat." B.FA. Thesis
Concert featuring four seniors, a graduate
student and faculty of the Dance
Department. Amy Drum examines
superficial rhetoric of political
speechmaking in "Peace Dividends," Janet
Lily depicts memories of a Midwestern
childhood and Jessica Fogel confronts the
world of the unknown in "School of Ives."
Studio A Dance Building. 8 p.m. $5. 763-
Symphony Band and Concert Band. H.
Robert Reynolds, Gary Lewis and Dennis
Glocke conducting. Hill Aud., 8 p.m. 763-
Faculty Recital. Lynne Aspnes plays the
harp. Recital Hall, School of Music. 8 p.m.
Second City. The national touring
company of the comedy group which
spawned careers of John Candy and many
Saturday Night Live alums stops in Ann
Arbor. Michigan Theater, 8 p.m. $12.50 at
The Tower Brass Quintet. Northern Ohio-
based ensemble offers a musical tour
through four centuries of music written for
brass instruments from Renaissance pieces
to newly commissioned works. Museum of
Art. $10 or $5 with Student ID. 747-0521
Tandem Press New Editions Art. Nine
artists working at Tandem Press exhibit
their work through Dec. 21 including
Largo Desolato. Vadav Havel's comic play
autobiographically depicts the life of a
philosopher in an eastern block country.
Performance Network, 8 p.m., $9, $7
Fool for Love. Sam Shepard's tale of a
brother and sister's haunting past and
undying devotion to each other comes to
the Ann Arbor Civic Theater. 8 p.m., $7;
The Ties that Bind. A psychologist who
specializes in intimate relationships finds
her career a success but her personal life
a failure in this tragicomic drama. The
Purple Rose Theatre Co., 137 Park St.
Chelsea, 8 p.m. $25, $10; 475-5817
Evita. Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical
about the first lady of Argentina is
presented by MUSKET. Power Center, 8
p.m. $6.50, $5.50 stu; 763-TKTS
Eumenides. Aeschylus' trilogy the Orestia
results in this story of justice and
empowered females. Presented by the
BasementArts. Arena Theatre, 5 p.m.
"Lather, Rinse, Repeat" See Friday.
Men's Glee Club. Jerry Blackstone
conducts "In the Stadium and on the
Stage" wth the Ohio State University
Men's Glee Club. "The Friars" also
appearing. Hill Aud., 8 p.m.
Tickets $3-$8. Call 764-8350.
Drum Circle. Weekly percussion open
house for all interested adults. Guild
House, 802 Monroe, 8-10:00 p.m. 662-
Fool for Love. See Friday.
The Ties That Bind. See Friday.
The Fantasticks. See Friday.
Evita. See Friday.
Largo Desolato. See Friday.
Eumenides. See Friday.
Campus Chamber Orchestra. Matthew
Savery conducts Mozart's Overture to
"The Marriage of Figaro," Shubert's
"Symphony No. 8 in B minor ('Unfinished')"
and Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5 in C
Minor op. 67". Hill Aud., 3 p.m. Free; 763-
Ellis Marsalls and Marcus Roberts.
Extremely influential jazz musicians.
Marsalias is father to Wynton and
Branford, and a formidible talent of his
own. Roberts is a pianist of equal talent.
Rackham Aud., 7:30 p.m. $16.50 & $12.50
French Classic Series. Organist Michele
Johns, Trumpeter Darin Kelly featuring
music of Couperin, Vivaldi and Leoillet.
Blanche Anderson Moore Hall, School of
Music, 4 p.m. Free; 763-4726
Largo Desolato. Performance Network,
6:30 p.m. See Friday.
M 0 N D A Y
Chamber Choir and University Choir.
Chamber choir performs 20th century
American music including Conrad Susa's
"Chamber Music." University Choir
performs works by Brahms and Mozart.
Theodore Morrison and Jerry Blackstone
conducting. Hill Aud., 8 p.m. Free; 763-
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Zora Neale Hurston. The National Black
Touring Circuit portrays the prolific,
opinionated folklorist who's works included
the reknowned Their Eyes Were Watching
God. Mendelssohn Theater, 7:30, $16.50,
$12.50 stu/Children; 763-TKTS
UnIversity Symphony Orchestra. Guest
conductor Paul Makanowitzky leads the
Orchestra in Beethoven's "Symphony No.
7" and Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet
Overture-Fantasy." Matthew Savery
conducts Deniz's "Ince Copper Sky." Hill
Aud., 8 p.m. 763-4726
Billy Bragg and the Redd Stars. England's
social conscious returns to the area with a
new album and more attitude. With
Disposible Heroes of Hiphoprisy and
Barrry Crimmons. Michigan Theater, 8 p.m.
$15 & $12.50 in advance at TicketMaster.
Largo Desolato. See Friday.
The Ties that Bind. See Friday.
Friday: DJ the Meistro, spinning Eurobeat
and new Hip Hop. Saturday: Live band,
TBA. Wednesday: Laughtracks. Thursday:
DJ P MS. Productions. House music
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Friday: The RFD Boys, bluegrass band
appears at this benefit of the Alzheimer's
Association. Saturday: Ferron, songwriter.
Sunday: Ronnie Gilbert, ex-Weavers
appears. Wednesday: Open Stage, you
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Bird of Paradise
Friday-Saturday: Detroit All-Star Renunion
Quartet, jazz. Monday: Bird of Paradise
Orchestra, big band. Tuesday: Paul Keller
and Company, jazz. Wednesday: The Ron
Brooks Trio, jazz.
Friday-Saturday: Frank Allison and the
Odd Sox, hardcore Ann Arbor rap.
Sunday: Gary Detley's Bad Attitude Arts
Ensemble, blues jam. Monday: Wishing
Field, members of the Bluefields. Tuesday:
Loudhouse, Sub Pop. Wednesday: Sun
Friday-Saturday: Johnny and the Boomers,
Friday-Saturday: Rick Burgess Trio, jazz.
Monday: Rick Burgess, jazz piano.
Tuesday: Rick Roe, jazz piano.
Wednesday: Harvey Reed, jazz. Thursday:
Rick Burgess, jazz piano.
Mainstreet Comedy Showcase
Friday-Saturday: Lowell Sanders.
Tuesday: Showcase Night, a variety of
performers. Wednesday: Kirkland Teeple.
Rick's American Cafe
Friday-Saturday: First Light, reggae.
Tuesday: YMi, '70s rock to folkish funk.
Wednesday: Big Dave and the Ultrasonics,
blues. Thursday: Frank Allison and the Odd
Sox, sing it man.
F R I D A Y
The Bicycle Thief
A very great Italian neorealist film about a
stolen bicycle, featuring fine performances
by a pair of non-actors.
(Vittorio De Sica, 1949)
MLB 4 7:00, 8:40 & 10:15
The Ballad of Orin
A coming-of-age allegory, part of the
Japanese-Period film series.
(Masahiro Shinoda, 1978)
Lorch 7:00 FREE
New existential film noir set in Death Valley.
ABC's Gary Franklin said "Trust me... it's a
10," but it might be good anyway.
(Carl Colpaert, 1991)
Mich Th. 7:30
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Check out 16-year-old Andrew Strong as
the hot lead singer of Parker's rollicking
Dublin soul band.
(Alan Parker, 1991)
Mich Th. 9:45
S A T U R D A Y
From the director of Solaris , World War IIl
begins in Tarkovsky's final film.
Cinematography by Bergman's right hand
man, Sven Nykvist.
(Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986)
Aud A 7:00 & 9:30
The Legend of the Suram Forest
More from the Armenian master (The Color
of Pomegranites), based on a Georgian
(Sergei Paradjanov, 1969)
MLB 4 7:30 & 9:00
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A Virus Knows No Morals
(Rosa Von Prauheim, 1986)
Hillel 8:00 & 10:00
S U N D A Y
Vivre sa Vie
More wacky Nouvelle Vague stuff from the
director of Breathless, shown with his own
short, All Boys Are Called Patrick. Part of
FilmNideo's Fall Classics Series.
(Jean-Luc Godard, 1962)
Aud A 7:00 FREE
. . . . . .
The Naked Gun
Comic genius Leslie Nielson at his best,
shown back to back with the rip-roarin'
(David Zucker, 1988)
Mich Th. 5:15
The Naked Gun 2-112: The Smell of Fear
The sequel is almost as funny as the
original, with plenty more Barbara Bush
(David Zucker, 1991)
Mich Th. 9:00
M 0 N D A Y
It All Comes Out (cover story)
The overwhelming majority of students are happy at Michigan, but everyone
has complaints and pet peeves. Well, it's catharsis time, folks. See Page 8.
Red Hot Rockers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers return to Detroit this Weekend, so Daily Arts
Staffer Scott Sterling caught up Eddie Vedder, whose group Pearl Jam is
touring with the Peppers, to find out what they're really like See Page 4.
Daily Arts Staffer Jeff Rosenberg interviews Billy Corgan, lead singer/songwriter
of the up-and-coming alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins. See Page 5.
Struggling to Succeed in Hollywood
U alumnus Joey Craine recounts his experiences trying to break into the
behind-the-scenes end of show business. See Page 12.
Food For Thought
Staying in Ann Arbor for Thanksgiving? Here are recipes which will enable
you to host a Thanksgiving dinner for others who chose to stay See Page 11.
"Nuts and Bolts" and "Tram to Nowhere."
Jonathan Chait and Jesse Walker both take a look at the Michigan Student
Assembly. One chortles; the other philosophizes. Neither likes what he sees.
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Clowns to the le
jokers to the rig]
MSA elections. They always
This year is no different.
As a student interested in ef
disgusted that onceagain our sa
same group of half-baked reject
as anybody can remember.
As a humor columnist, howe
crop of representatives shows tr
providing material for anothery
The philosophy behind MS
JONATHAN We, the regular students, agree
CHAT really annoying students in retu
away and leave us alone.
The system usually works p
students take our money, retreat to their officemin the Union, a
resolutions using elaborate legal terminology to insult each oth
to deal with it.
A good example of this principle in action is the flurry of la
campaign. At one point, every party was suing every other part
lengthy reports detailing their grievances and demanding exac
actually had a little MSA trial at the MSA court, complete with
determine whether one party had to fork over the ten bucks. '
activity which they should be engaging in.
But sometimes they begin to think they're a legitimate go
actually do something, like send their friends on fact-finding n
print up T-shirts with pictures of themselves protesting. Rem
T-shirts? You know the short bearded guy in the middle? Tha
coincidentally happened to chair the committee which decide
don't know about you, but I would be willing to voluntariy cor
sure that they never, ever, ever print a T-shirt with James Gre
would probably be considered obscene anyway, according to r
So as of now we got nothing out of MSA, and I'm satisfied.
This semester's election campaign featured the Conservati
Progressive Party. The Progressives would like to stress that t
of past leftist parties such as "Common Sense." and "Action!"
includes no punctuation whatsoever at the enc. This is becaus
exclamation point having already been used, the only punctua
the semicolon and the question mark. And they were hardly li
with a slogan like "Vote Progressive?"
The Progressive party draws its strength from Rackham, w
most left-wing party available. Anybody who is left of center is
for Rackham. Past Rackham representatives include Jeff Hint
Max Ochoa, Felipe, Matty, and Jesus Ochoa, Abbie Hoffman,
As a result, the Progressive Party basically consists of caree
age of 47 years. Many were originally elected on a platform of
War. We have the only student assembly in the nation which r
This presents some problems for MSA. First of all, any der
be concerned about the proliferation of Ochoas on the assemb
Then his brother, Max, joined in the winter. Ihave calculated
MSA keeps increasing at this rate, by 19% the entire assembl
the year 2000, there will be over 57 million Ochoas on MSA
The other major, non-Ochoa party is CC. As a student, I su
has done, which is nothing.
Oh, they try and say that they're fighting for our rights. Thi
incident at South U, for instance. By the time they actually car
incident, most of the people who were there were either dead
For contrast, look at the previous administration. Now that
When the University decided to deputize a police force, we h
Duderstadt's lawn and the Fleming Building. There were no;
of course, so in terms of actually forcing them to stop deputizai
occupying the South Quad Snackbar, but the point is, they ga
CC, on the other hand, has not done much. President Gre
accomplishment was to kick out the reps who were not attend
reprehensible act on Green's part My attitude is, an MSA rep
drunk during sessions is an MSA rep who is not sending his fri
to the Middle East with my money.
So CC had it all wrong to make these promises about work
students. I say, it's time they really lived up to their campaign
mine with extra pepperoni.
If it is Jesse Walker you seek, you need go no further than page
seek, then you need to seek help, and soon.
WA MOECOULID You
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