The Prince of Tides (R)
A sneak preview of Barbra Streisand's latest
directorial effort, an adaptation of the Pat
Conroy novel. We're sure everybody who's read the
novel will love her adaptation. (At Briarwood:
Saturday at 9:40 only; at Showcase: Saturday at
Ramblin Rose (R)
Laura Dern and Robert Duvall star in a fine
coming-of-age-in-the-South drama by Martha1
Coolidge, director of Valley Girl. (At Showcase:
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Rocky Horror Picture Show
Held over! 832nd smash week! (At Briarwood: Fri
& Sat 11:15)
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (PG)
The elderly crew is back for what is probably their
final mission. Yeah, you'd probably wear Spock
ears before you'd admit to being a Trekkie, but
this is insightful entertainment And even the head
of Disney admits this installment's a good one. (At
Briarwood: 10, 12:10, 2:30,4:50, 7:15, 9:45,
11:50; at Showcase: 12:10 pm, 12:40, 2.30, 3:00,
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The Ties that Bind. A psychologist who
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Marat/Sade. Peter Weiss's multi-faceted play
chronicles the life of Jean-Paul Marat through the
stagings of The Marquis de Sade during his stay in
the insane asylum. A University Production
directed by visiting director Lewis Palter. Power
Center, 8 p.m., $12, $9, $6 with ID.; 764-0450
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Raise the Roof. A variety show and fundraiser
for the Performance Network. A dozen local
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dancing at 7 p.m. Show at 8 p.m, $15; 663-0681
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Half-life. Basement Arts presents student
playwright/director Heather Hill's production
about two sister's struggle for reunion and
healing. Arena Theater, 5 p.m., Free.
Handel's Messiah. Hajellujah Thomas Hillbish
conducts the University Choral Union, Ann Arbor
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traditional Ann Arbor opening of the holiday
season. Soloist include Carla Conners, soprano,
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tenor and David Arnold, baritone. Hill Aud., 8 p.m.
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The Nutcracker. 4 p.m. See Friday.
Contemporary Directions Ensemble. Musical
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Croissant Concert: Today's Brass Quintet.
This annual festive holiday concert features five
area's virtuoso brass performers with croissants,
juice, coffee for a juicy morning of music. Works
from Baroque to contemporary periods will
conclude with audience participation in a grande
finale. Kerrytown Concert House, 11 a.m., $9; 769-
Drum Circle. Weekly percussion open house for all
interested adults. Guild House, 802 Monroe, 8-
10:00 p.m. 662-5189
MaratVSade. See Friday.
The Ties That Bind. See Friday.
Half Lfe.See Friday.
Raise The Roof. See Friday.
Percussion Ensemble. Director Michael Udow
presents a rhythmic show featuring Lou Haison's
"Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra'
with Stephen Shipps guest violin soloist, and
Udow's 'Dinosaur Dance' with guest timpani
soloist Salvatore Rabbio. McIntosh Theater, School
of Music, 4 p.m.
Handers Messiah. 2 p.m. See Saturday.
Thi Nutcracker. 2 p.m. See Friday.
MARAT/SADE. See Friday.
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The Ties that Bind. See Friday.
Chamber Choir with University Symphony
Orchestra & University Philharmonia
Orchestra. Theadore Morrison and Donald
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No. 1: Zodak the Priest, Britten Cantata
'Misericordium, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9
('From the New World'). Hill Aud., 8 p.m.;
Yo-Yo Ma. Mr. Ma returns for his sixth Ann
Arbor performance with his partner of nearly a
decade, pianist Emanuel Ax. The recital's
highlight's include the Ann *bor premiere of the
sonata for Cello and Piano by William Bolom,
University Professor of Music, Leonard
Bernstein's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Brahms
Sonata No.1 in E minor and Chopin's Sonata in G
minor. Hill Aud., 8 p.m. $18-$45; 764-2538.
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