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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, September 16, 1993 - 7

FILMS OPENING: T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y T H U R S D A Y

AIRBORNE This movie about hormones and rollerblading looks gauche, but
the soundtrack, replete with two new cuts from the king of cool, Jeremy
Jordan, should make this the biggest box office flop since "Ishtar." At
Showcase: 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:00, 9:15, 11:20.
INo THE WEST A grown-up's children's movie. Horses, tykes and
teepees. At Showcase: 12:35, 2:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:20, 11:20.
SiuNa DISTANCE This Willisian epic will surely do for aquatic police
squads what the 1990 smash "Men At Work" did for garbage men. Square
Pegs. At Showcase: 12:50, 3:00, 5:15, 7:30, 9:50, 11:55.

THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993) A
funny situation comedy about a gay
man forced into a cross-cultural
heterosexual marriage. Mich Th
7:10
ROAD SCHOLAR (1993) Andrei
Codrescu of NPR travels across
America on film. Mich Th 9:30.
F R I D A Y
MANHATTAN (1979) Arguably the
greatest love story ever. Visceral
and intense- Woody's master-
piece. Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
GLEN OR GLENDA: I CHANGED MY SEX
(1953) Transexuality hits the silver
screen. Angell A 7:30. Free.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
Kubrick's bizarre epic. Special
effects decades ahead of their time.
Nat Sci 8:45.
Km., BABY, KLL (1966) Ghostly
Italian horror film from Mario
Bava. Angell A 9:00. Free.
S A T U R D A Y
ANIMANIA Japanese animation at its
best and longest- 420 minutes!
Angell A 5:00. Free.
L'ATALANTE Newly restored French
masterpiece. Nat Sci 7:00, 8:40 &
10:20.
S U N D A Y
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940)
Grant, Stewart and Hepburn team
up in this classic romantic comedy.
Mich Th 2:00.
THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 6:20 & 8:40.
ROAD SCHOLAR (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 4:30.
THE CONFORMIST (1970) Brilliant
story of a fascist who must kill his
professor. Nat Sci 7:00. Free.

ACID TEST Alternative rock at Industry, 15S. Saginaw, Pontiac. Doors open
at 9:00, $2 before 11:00, $3 after, 334-1999.
BARBED WIRE PLAYPEN Alternative rock and roll from Ann Arbor, with Hand
Over Head, at the Heidleberg.
HOLY Cows Homegrown rockers record a live album at the Blind Pig, $3,
doors open at 9:30 p.m.
ROYAL TRux Grunge-punk with special guests Couch and Breech. 18 and over,
doors open at 8 p.m., $5,
961-MELT.
TANNAHILL WEAVERS Scotland's most powerful band, 7:30 and 9:30 at the Ark.
GIFTS OF ART Traditional music of the British Isles performed by Skylark,
University Hospital Lobby, Floor 1, 12:30 p.m., free, 936-ARTS.
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA Beethovenfest in Cleveland! Symphonies 4 & 5,
conducted by Dohnanyi, Severance Hall, Cleveland, 8:00 p.m., 1-800-686-
1141.

THE KATHY & Mo SHOW: PARALLEL
LIVES Susan Arnold and Annemarie
Stoll team up to perform a comic
series of vignettes. The show was
originally created by Mo Gaffney
and Kathy Najimy for cable TV and
was revamped by Performance
Network and Enough Rope produc-
tions. Performance Network, 8 p.m.,
$10, $7 students/seniors, 663-0681.
THE NERD Ann Arbor Civic Theater
presents this hilarious play about a
Vietnam veteran and the horribly
inept nerd who saved his life in
Vietnam. U professor Charles
Jackson directs. Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, 8 p.m., $12-$16, 763-1085.

F R I D A Y

ANN ARBOR BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL SEE ARTICLE, page 3.
JACKOPIERCE Dallas based pop band. Free warm-up, Michigan Wherehouse
Records, 4 p.m.
SPOON Formerly Groove Spoon, this funk band will appear at Rick's.
JESSIE COUN YOUNG Acoustic music that embraces love, at the Ark.
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Neeme Jarvi conducts the Choral Union of the
University Musical Society in Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Also on the
program is Wieniawski's2nd violin concerto with soloist Tamaki Kawakubo,
Orchestra Hall, Detroit, 8:00 p.m., $15-$50, (313) 833-3700.
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA See Thursday, Beethoven Symphonies 8 & 5,8:30
p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
FRANK ALLISON AND THE ODD Sox A CD release party for his new release on
Waterdog Records at Rick's.
ANN ARBOR BWES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL SEE ARTICLE, page 3.
BIG CHIEF With Outrageous Cherry and Grasshopper, St. Andrews, all ages,
doors open at 8 p.m., $10, 961-MELT.
GUMBO Industry, 18 and over, doors open at 9 p.m., $7, 334-1999.
JACKYL Hard rock at the State Theatre, with My Little Funhouse, all ages,
doors open at 7 p.m., $10, 961-5450.
DICK SIEGEL WITH THE NA-NA'S These nationally recognized artists return with
keyboardist Al Hill for theatrical fun at the Ark.
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA See Friday, 8:30 p.m.
ANN ARBOR DANCE WORKS Three works, staged by Gay Delanghe, Jessica
Fogel and Linda Spriggs, Power Center, 8:00 p.m., $10, $6 students, 763-
5460.
LUTE AND VIOLIN LutistToyohiko Sato is joined by baroque violinist Shigetoshi
Yamada in an all-Bach program, Kerrytown Concert House, 8:00 p.m., $10-
$15, $5 students, 769-2999
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA See Thursday, Beethoven Symphonies 4 & 5, 8:30
p.m.

These two kids ride around on a horse in "Into the West." Fun, huh?
FILMS HOLDING:
FIRST FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS Collection of celebrated
shorts. Call State Theater for show times 994-4024 (9/17-9/23 only).
FREE WILLY The money whore of '93. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40.
THE FUGmvE Best film of the summer. At Showcase: 12:50, 3:50, 7:20,
10:10, 12:40.
HARD TARGET Jean-Claude Van Damme's latest tour-de-force. Nice mop.
At Showcase: 12:40, 3:00, 5:20, 7:45, 10:05, 12:15.
JURASSIC PARK Hosted by Carl Sagan, this searing PBS documentary could
be the sleeper of the early fall. At Showcase: 12:00, 4:50, 7:35, 10:15,
12:40.
MANHATTAN MURDER MYSTERY "Clue" meets "Annie Hall." Sparks fly. At
Showcase: 12:10, 2:35, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40, 11:55.
MAN WmoUT A FACE The final installment in the "Toxic Avenger" trilogy
features Mel Gibson as both actor and director. His face may look all
messed up, but his buns are as firm as ever. At Showcase: 1:30,4:10, 7:00,
9:40, 12:10.
MENACE B1 SOCIETY Tough-as-nails urban drama. At Showcase 7:45,
10:00, 12:05.
MONEY FOR NOTHING A miraculously bad film. At Showcase: 2:35.
MUCH ADo ABOUT NOTHING Bill at his best. At Ann Arbor 1&2. Call for
show times 761-9700.
ORLANDo Based on Virginia Woolf's controversial 1928 best seller about
Magic center Shaquille O'Neal. At Ann Arbor 1 &2. Call for show times
761-9700.
THE REAL MCCOY Universal, always desperate enough to gamble on
untalented actors, gives Kim Basinger a chance to rectify her uninspiring
career with a plot ripped off from "Hudson Hawk". Yes, "Hudson Hawk".
At Showcase: 11:55, 2:15, 4:35, 7:25, 9:50, 12:05.
SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER Best chess movie ever. At Showcase: 1:30,
4:10, 7:05, 9:35, 11:55.
THE SECRET GARDEN Closed down by federal marshalls in the late '30s, this
Indiana hemp farm has continued to blossom through the years. In 1976, a
group of young children discover it while playing in the deep woods. Based
on the cult sensation "Reefer Madness," Warner Brothers, in conjunction
with NORML, has redefined child exploitation in bringing a Broadway
smash onto the silver screen. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:45, 5:05.
SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Sentimental crap. At Showcase: 7:05, 9:30, 11:45.
THE STORY OF QIU JU The director of "Raise the Red Lantern" returns
with a passionate look into the Chinese proletariat. At Ann Arbor 1&2.
Call for show times 761-9700.
TRUE ROMANCE The great pooh-bah of "Reservoir Dogs" Quentin
Tarantino penned up this powerful script which would have been much
better off left out of the hands of Christian Slater. At Showcase: 1:10,
3:55, 7:10, 9:55, 12:25.
UNDERCOVER BLUES "Look Who's Talking 3" with Kathleen Turner and
Dennis Quaid. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:40, 4:45, 7:15, 9:25, 11:25.

M O N D A Y

THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 7:00 & 9:20.
T U E S D A Y
THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS
Orson Welles' follow-up to
"Citizen Kane." Mich Th 7:00.
THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993)
See Thursday. Mich Th 9:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS See
Tuesday. Mich Th 7:00.
THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 9:00.

S U N D A Y
ANN ARBOR BWES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL See article, page 3.
CATHALL MCCONNELL AND LEN GRAHAM One of the best Irish floutists and one
of the best Irish vocalists, at the Ark.
THREE BANDS FOR THREE BUCKS Up and coming local bands take the stage at
the Blind Pig: India Green plus two others, just $3.00.
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA See Friday, 3:30 p.m.
Luos NAGEL Pianistand EducatorNagel performs and lectures on Beethoven's
"Tempest Sonata," Kerrytown Concert House, 4:00 p.m., $5, 769-2999.
ANN ARBOR DANCE WORKS See Saturday, 4 p.m.
M O N D A Y
GROOVE YARD Alternative rock from East Lansing at Rick's.
T U E S D A Y
OVER THE RHINE IRS recording group, reminiscent of the Cowboy Junkies,
with special guest Red C at the Blind Pig.
OZONE HOUSE BENEFIT This benefit concert features O.J.Anderson, David
Goldfinger, Catie Curtis, David Menefee, and a special surprise guest.
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA See Thursday, Symphonies 8 & 4, 8 p.m.
W E D N E S D A Y
AZTEC TWO-STEP Mainstays of the folk world, with twin guitar and vocal
harmonies, at the Ark.
RESTROOM POETS Psychedelic music for the '90's, 7:00 p.m. at Michigan
Wherehouse Records, free, 663-5800.
SHEEP ON DRUGS Techno-punk-rock at Industry, doors open at 9 p.m.,
334-1999.

F R I D A Y
THE KATHY & MO SHOw: PARALLEL
LIVES See Thursday. 8 p.m.
THE NERD See Thursday. 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
THE KATHY & MO SHOw: PARALLEL
LIVES See Thursday. 8 p.m.
THE NERD See Thursday. 2 p.m., 8
p.m.
GOODTIME SATURDAYS AT THE NETWORK
As part of Performance Network's
series for kids from two to 102, Marc
Thomas and his sidekick Max the
Moose present a show of humor and
music. Performance Network, 2
p.m., $6 ($4 children under 12), 663-
0681.
S U N D A Y
THE KATHY & MO SHOW: PARALLEL
LIVES See Thursday. 7 p.m.
MURDER, MYSTERY & MAYHEM A
seven-course Italian dinner, followed
by a mystery play. A benefit for a
children's medical center in China.
Genittis Hole-in-the-Wall
(Northville), $35, 380-9999 for
reservations.
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