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FILMS OPENING FRIDAY:

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y

.@BETHOVEN The word "dog" takes on a new meaning with Charles Grodin's latest
comedy (in the grand tradition of K-9 and Turner and Hooch), about a family
disrupted by a rabid St. Bernard. Oh, wait, that was Cujo ... At Briarwood: 10,
11:45, 1:30, 3:15, 5:15, 7:05, 9, 11; at Showcase: 12:05, 1:55, 3:40, 5:25, 7:15,
9:25, 11:30.
ROADSIDE PROPHET's Ex-X punk rocker John Doe and Beastie Boy Adam
Horovitz team up for this: a) Easy Rider for the '90s, or b) pathetic sequel to
Flashback. You be the judge. With David Carradine, John Cusack, Arlo Guthrie
and Timothy Leary. At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:10, 9:15, with a
special free sneak preview tonight at 7:10.
Root-A-DOODLE Elvis as a cartoon rooster? Somebody please assassinate Don
Bluth. Featuring the voices of Glen Campbell and Sandy Duncan. At Fox Village:
11:45, 1:30, 3:15, 5, 6:30 (full-price); at Showcase: 12, 1:30, 3, 4:30, 6, 7:30.
STiucmT Tmx Dolly Parton'll steal your heart once again, this time as a sweet
talking switchboard operator who becomes a radio host, while falling in love with
gruffy old James Woods. All together now: "Aww ..." At Showcase: 12:25, 2:40,
4:40, 7:25, 9:35, 11:45.
THNlNDEmIEART FBI agent Val "the Lizard King" Kilmer hangs out at an Indian
reservation and learns the way of the shaman. (What's with Kilmer and Indians in
the desert?) Actually, should be a neat thriller, directed by Michael Apted (35 Up)
and co-starring Sam Shepard, Graham Greene and Fred Ward. At Briarwood: 10,
12:15, 2:35, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40, 11:50; at Showcase: 12:20, 2:35, 5, 7:40, 10:05,
12:25.

It's a short hop from switchboard to billboard for Parton in Straight Talk.
FILMS HOLDING:
*AIa.LE 99 At Fox Village: today only at 4:50, 7:30, 10.
BAsic INsTINcr Un-P.C. it might be, but it's a damn fine thriller. Better and
funnier than Fatal Attraction, the film features the stunning Sharon Stone and
Michael Douglas doing his best Kirk Douglas impression. At Briarwood: 10, 12:20,
2:40, 5, 7:30, 10, 12:10; at Showcase: 1, 3:45, 7:15, 7:40, 9:45, 10:10, 12:10, 12:30.
BEAUY AmD THE BEAST The Greatest Love Story Ever has racked in 100 million
big ones and a Best Picture nomination for those greedy bastards at Disney. At
Showcase: 12:10, 2:20, 4:20, 6.
THE CUrNc EDGE D.B. Sweeney ("Shoeless Joe" Jackson from Eight Men Out)
stars as a hockey player-turned-Olympic figure skater who somehow ends up
falling in love with his temperamental partner (Moira Kelly). What a neat idea: a
mismatched couple! At Showcase: 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:40, 9:55, 11:55; at
Briarwood: 10:15, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 7:45, 9:50, 11:45.
EurouA EuwowA At the Ann Arbor 1 & 2: today only at 4:45.
FATHER OF THE BRIDE Does for the Oedipus complex what UHF did for late-nite
underground cable stations run by guys who did bad parodies of Michael Jackson
songs. At Fox Village: 8, 10.
FIUED GREE TomAToEs Four Southern women git togetha fer sum down-home
female bonding. More fun than an episode of Hee Haw. At Showcase: 12, 2:25,
4:50, 7:20, 9:50, 12:20.
Hoo What a drag it is gettin' old ... At Fox Village: 12:30, 4:20, 7, 9:40.
JFK Does for wacko commie conspiracy theories what Wayne's World did for
annoying catch phrases (i.e. "Ex-squeeze me.") At Showcase: 9.
Lanucs Still pissed that the cartoon Rover Dangerfield never made it to Tree
Town? Well don't panic: The comic genius' latest masterpiece is here, and this
time, Rodney's coaching a soccer team of 13-year-old girls! With Jack6e. At
Showcase: 12:45, 2:50, 5:05, 7:35, 9:50, 11:40; at Briarwood: 10, 11:45, 1:45, 4, 7,
9, 11.
THE LAwNmOwER MAN Pierce Brosnan meets Virtual Reality in the latest bad
Stephen King adaptation. At Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 12, 2:15, 4:40, 7:30,
10; at Briarwood: today only at 10, 12:30, 2:45, 4:55, 7:15, 9:30; at Showcase:
today only at 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:25, 9:50.
MEaIE MAN At Showcase: today only at 2:50, 9:40, 11:55; at Briarwood:
today only at 10, 12:05, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15, 11:15.
M COUsiN Vimy "How low can you go?" Last year's Best Supporting Actor Joe
'The Super" Pesci keeps on trying to find out, this time as a sleazy lawyer
defending his cuz, the Incredible Ralph Macchio. At Briarwood: 10, 12:15, 2:35,
455, 7:20, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:05, 2:30, 4:50, 7:30, 9:55, 12:15.
Oam Upon A Com At Showcase: today only at 12:25, 2:35, 4:35, 7:20, 9:35,
11:50.
THlE POwER OF ONE Another melodramatic boxing flick from the director of
Rocky, this time set in South Africa. With Morgan Freeman and Sir John Gielgud as
'5St. John" (please don't let this be his last movie.) At Showcase: 12:35, 2:45, 4:55,
7:35, 10, 12:15.
*TWE PIuc OF TIDEs At the AnnArbor 1 & 2: today only at 9:20.
RocKY HommoR PincruE SHOw No advance screening; not yet reviewed. At
Briarwood: Fri & Sat only at 11:30.
Rumy At Showcase: today only at 12:30, 2:40, 5, 7:45, 10:05, 12:25.
SHADows AND Foc Woody's mediocre new offering, with a gratuitous Madonna
cameo. At Fox Village: starting tomorrow at 12:15, 2:30, 4:30, 7:45, 9:50; at
Briarwood: today only at 10:15, 12, 2, 4, 7, 9.
STOp! OR My Mom WILL SHOOT Does for Sly Stone's career what Terminal
Bliss did for Luke Perry's. At Fox Village: today only at 4:30, 7:45, 9:50.
WAYNS WORLm DEATH TO ALL WAYNIACS! Oops. Sorry. This potential
Strange Brew II actually has at least five funny moments, with director Penelope
Spheeris (both Decline of Western Civilization films, Suburbia) at the helm. At
Briarwood: 10, 12, 2, 4:15, 7, 9, 11:15; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:20, 4:40, 7:25, 9:30,

DO THE RIGHT TINc (1989) Spike
Lee's masterpiece, an incendiary look at
racism starring Lee and Danny Aiello.
Mich Th. 5:30
HEARTS OF DAwchEss (1991) Love
the smell of napalm in the morning?
Then check out Gene Siskel's favorite
film of '91 (yeah!), a stunning docu-
mentary about the harrowing production
of Apocalypse Now. Mich Th 8:00
JUNGLE FEvER (1991) Another film
from greedy visiting speaker Spike, this
one an incendiary look at interracial
romance starring Wesley Snipes. Mich
Th 10:15
F R I D A Y
REAR WINDOw (1954) Alfred "Alf"
Hitchcock, Jimmy Stewart and Grace
Kelly team up for this voyeuristic
thriller. Aud A 7:00
THE Twp (1967) Missed those Dead
shows last week? Then drop some acid
with Peter Fonda in this Roger Corman
classic (written by Jack Nicholson!)
MLB 4 7:30
ONLY THE LONELY (1991) John
Candy in a comedy from the makers of
Home Alone? Woof woof. International
Ctr 8:00 free (on video)
Do THE RIGHT TmmNe (1989) See
Thursday. MLB 3 8:00
THE WAGES OF FEAR (1952) More
great suspense, this time from French
director Henri-Georges Clouzot. In its
fully-restored glory: a 140 minute,
newly struck 35mm print. Aud A 9:00
BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOus
(1970) Quintessential '60s camp-fest
about an all-girls band, from director
Russ Meyer (and written by Roger
Ebert!) MLB 4 9:20
SHE's GoTTA HAvE IT (1986) Spike
Lee's controversial first film, loosely-
based on Zora Neale Hurston's Their
Eyes Were Watching God. MLB 3
10:00
SATURDAY
THE RULEs OF THE GAME (1939)
Classic Jean Renoir. Aud A 7:00
COVERUp: BEHIND THE IRAN-CONTRA
AFFAIR (1988) Throw the rascals
out! An important documentary,
immediately followed by a lecture from
Mideast expert Larry Brayboy. MLB 4
8:00
Do THE RICHT T iNG (1989) See
Friday. MLB 3 8:00
WEEKEND (1967) Take a ride on the
French New Wave with Jean-Luc
Godard. Hillel 8:30 & 10:30
THE WAGES OF FEAR (1952) See
Friday. Aud A 9:00
GoD's COUmRY (1988) French
wizard Louis Malle's moving film
about farmers. MLB 4 10:00
SHE's GoTrA HAVE IT (1986) See
Friday. MLB 3 10:00
S U N D A Y
CAR WASH (1976) The Comedy
Semester enters the realm of the
tasteless with Michael Schultz's
obnoxious cult classic, featuring
Richard Pryor (when he was still
funny), George Carlin (ditto) and the
Pointer Sisters. Aud A 7:00 free
M O N D A Y
Mississippi MAsALA (1992) Denzel
Washington and Sarita Choudhury fall
in love 'cause they ain't supposed to, in
this Jungle Fever from the director of
Salaam Bombay! Mich Th 7:10
BEYOND THE Waus (1984) Israeli
film about Arabic and Jewish prisoners
who learn to be friends and play nice.
Hillel 7:30

GRAND CANYON (1991) A bunch of
yuppie losers whine about their
miserable lives, and this time, it's a lot
less entertaining than The Big Chill. U
grad Larry Kasdan directed this
pretentious dog. Mich Th. 9:30
T U E S D A Y
GRAND CANYON (1991) See Monday.
Mich Th. 7:00
Mississippi MasALA (1992) See
Monday. Mich Th 9:40
W E D N E S D A Y
WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN'
(1988) Oscar-nominated documentary
about the racially-motivated murder of

THE DIFFERENCE Local band who always remains the same: B-ring, but it is a
benefit so go anyway, Rick's, 996-2747
GANGSTER FUN ska is cool, Blind Pig, 996-8555
JAzz COmBOs Ed Sarath still directs these weekly fun sessions, $2, North Campus
Commons, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
JOHN KIST Area folk, singer-songwriter artist type, Ark, 8 p.m., $8.75, 761-1451
SAMAmTANS Local reggae, Cross Street, 485-5050
F R I D A Y
ANGELA CHRIsTIE & CoLw RUSH Country-tinged rock, City Grill, 994-8484
LONNIE BROOKs Blues from Chicago at is finest, Rick's, 996-2747
FAcULTY REaTAL Edward Parmentier, harpsichordist, Blanche Anderson Moore,
free, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
FRAmK ALUsON & FRIENDS PJ's Used Records, FREE, 663-3441
MONSTER BAIT w/COUNTRY BOB AND THE BLOOD FARMERS & THE JAX
Heidelberg, 663-7758
PEARL. JAM wELEvEN The best band in the country at the moment, and the
show's sold out - ha ha, St. Andrew's Hall, 961-MELT
EDDIE RUss TO Cool jazz at a cool place, Bird of Paradise, 662-8310
SOaAL FABRc Alternative, Cross Street, 485-5050
SOUTHGOINc ZAK w/MIssIONARY STEw Sparling of SZ apparently doesn't like
The List so we have to write something nice now: "something nice." SZ sucks (ha
ha), Blind Pig, 996-8555
TERESA TwULL & BARBARA HIGRE REUNION TOUR More singer-songwriters,
Ark, 7:30 & 10 p.m., $10.75, 761-1451
UmVERSIrY CHOIR Bruckner, Gabrieli and Wilberg, Hill Aud., free, 8 p.m., 763-
4726.
VAN HALEm The boys from Cali return to make up dates missed in February,
Palace, 8 p.m., $22.50 in advance at TicketMaster, 377-0100
WiND ENsEMBLE Rackham Aud., free, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
S A T U R D A Y
ANGELA CHmsTIE AND COLD RUSH See Friday.
THE CLUMPs of Dirt alternative, Cross Street, 485-5050
RomERT EARL KEEN, JR. More singer-songwriters, old hat at that, Schoolkids, 2
p.m, free; Ark, 7:30 & 10 p.m., $9.75, 761-1451
EDDIE RUss Two See Friday.
THE SAMPLES A band from Colorado, Blind Pig, 996-8555
ENEMY SQUAD w/CHUTES AND LADDERS Alternative bands that sound like
kiddie games, Heidelberg, 663-7758
HUNTUNES Seek and you shall be rewarded, find and you will die, Rick's, 996-
2747
VAN HALEN See Friday.
WOMEN'S CLEE CLUB Spring concert, Rackham Aud., 8 p.m., $5, $3 students,
763-4726.
S U N D A Y
BENEFIT FOR BOOGIE WOOGIE RED w/MR. B, GEORGE BEDARD, LAZY
LESTER, STEvE NARDEuA, & GARY DETL.EF's Blues, Blind Pig, 8 p.m., 996-
8555
DIGITAL UNDERGROUND Damn cool rap dudes do an all-ages show, State Theater,
961-5451
JAMEs KEELAGHAN Singer-songwriting singing, Ark, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $10.75
JAPANESE Music STUDY William Malm directs, Rackham Aud., 8 p.m., free,
763-4726.
PERCUssIOm ENSEMBLE Works performed by Green, Breuer, Wyre and Udow,
McIntosh Theatre, 4 p.m., free, 763-4726.
SHAKING RAY LEVIs Vocal, percussive and electronic sound sources, with
special guest, Major Dents, Performance Network, 9:30 p.m., $6 in advance, 663-
0681.
M O N D A Y
THE ERU w/MIRROR IMAGE Herman, I have the erj, the erj to merge, Rick's,
996-2747
T U E S D A Y
CHAMBER CHOIR Sousa, Bolcom, Hill Aud., 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
POSTER CQLDREu Yes, the band that blew Swervedriver off the stage hit the Pig,
$7.50, 996-8555
JUsIY SPRAUcE sounds like Jimmy Buffet, Rick's, 996-2747
MIKE STEi/Bou BERG BAND Rocking jazz stuff, Ark, 7:30 & 10 p.m., $13.50,
761-1451
NOwrbcOAsT Jazz ensemble, Rackham Aud., free, 8 p.m., 763-4726.
W E D N E S D A Y
AmRs CHORALE Including Faur's Requiem, Hill Aud., 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
LuKA BLoom w/THE VERLAINEs Pseudo-alternative singing and songwriting,
Blind Pig, $7.50 in advance at TicketMaster, 996-8555
MATT "GUITAR" MURPHY The man who was in Blues Brothers, he's therefore
cool, Rick's, 996-2747

T H U R S D A Y
COMEDY COMPANY The Big Showdown
is the title of this term's production,
Mendelssohn, $5, 763-TKTS, 8 p.m.
FoxFImE Ann Arbor Civic Theater, $7, 8
p.m., 662-7282. Thursdays are 2-for-.
HIGHLY IMPROVABLE Ann Arbor
improvisational troupe is still
performing at the U-Club, 763-2236.
MORE FUN THAN Bowum $15-$25.
Purple Rose Theatre, Chelsea, 475-7902
SPliNG DANcEs Annual showcase of
Modern Dance, Performance Network, 8
p.m., $9, $7 students, 663-0681.
F R I D A Y
COMEDY COMPANY See Thursday.
FREDERICK BIRKHLL Opening
reception for the artist, whose
lampworked glass will be on display at
16 Hands Gallery, 7 to 9 p.m., 761-1110.
FoxFmE See Thursday.
MORE FuN THAN BOwuNG See
Thursday.
SPRING DANCES See Thursday.
S A T U R D A Y
ADULT PHOTOCOLLACE WORKSHOP
$5, 10:30 a.m., University Museum of
Art, 764-0395.
COMEDY COMPANY See Thursday.
FOXFIRE See Thursday.
MORE FUn THa BOwuNc See
Thursday.
NOT LOslNc HER MEMORY Sympo-
sium on the issue of women's lives, in
conjunction with the Joanne Leonard
opening at the University Museum of
Art, 2 p.m., Aud B; reception following
at 4 p.m. at the Museum, 764-0395.
SPRING DANCES See Thursday.
S U N D A Y
FREDERICK BIRKmHLL Slide lecture ($5)
and lampworking demonstration (free) at
16 Hands, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., 761-1110.
ECO-CADARET The Underground
Railway Theater presents, on a national
tour, The Christopher Columbus Follies
at the Tappan School Auditorium. $6, 5
p.m., 663-1870.
LADIsLAV HANKA "Alluvial Medita-
tions: Reflections on Landscape and
Waters," prints and drawings, Claire
Spitler Works of Art, 3 to 6 p.m., 662-
8914.
MORE FUn THAN BOwuNG See
Thursday.
REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVEs El
Teatro De La Esperanza produces a show
which explores the humor in realistic
women's shapes, as the workers at a
factory fill an order for 100 prom
dresses. Mendelssohn, 7:30 p.m., $16.50,
$12.50 students, 763-TKTS.
SPRINc DANCES See Thursday, 6:30.
M O N D A Y
PLAYFEsT '92 Rehearsed staged read-
ings of student works from the Play-
writing Toward Production Workshop,
free, 5 p.m., 994-3174. Tonight,
Rainbow Chasers by Jenie Dahlmann.
DIANE WAKOsKa Poetry reading,
Rackham Amphitheatre, 4 p.m., free
T U E S D A Y
PLAYFEST '92 See Monday. Tonight,
Get Your Kicks by Will Curl
W E D N E S D A Y
PLAYFEST '92 See Monday. Tonight,
Drag by Sarah Huack.

ANN ARBOR FIGURE SKATING CLUB
Spring Ice
Patch, Free Style, Dance
Precision Team Tryouts
Group Lessons
For Information - 761-9753
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