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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, December 9, 1993 -

(' I L M S 0 P E N I N G: THURSDAY

THURSDAY THUR S DAY

GERONIMO Following the tradition started with "The Magnificent Seven,"
Hollywood once again rips off a Japanese classic, Pat Morita's "Bonsai!"
At Briarwood: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50 (no showings before 7:00 on Friday), 7:20,
9:50; at Showcase: 11:50, 2:40, 5:10, 7:40, 10:15, 12:30.
THE PIANO Sorry to disappoint, but we cannot make any snide remarks
about this film with Holly Hunter, Bad Lt. Harvey Keitel and dinosaur
hunter Sam Neill. At Ann-Arbor 1&2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:15, 9:35; at
Showcase: 11:45, 2:30, 5:00, 7:35, 10:10, 12:30.
*ISTER ACT 2 If the funniest thing they can come up with for the subtitle is
"Back in the Habit," we cringe to think what they came up with to fill
another 90 minutes. More of Whoopi singing? At Briarwood: 12:30, 2:45,
5:00 (no showings before 7:00 on Friday), 7:45, 10:15; at Showcase: 11:30,
2:00, 4:30, 7:10, 9:45, 12:00.
WAYNE'S WORLD 2 "You'll Laugh, you'll cry, you'll hurl." You'll wait for
it to come out on video. At Briarwood: 12:00, 1:00, 2:15, 3:15, 4:30,
5:30 (no showings before 7:00 on Friday), 7:00, 8:00, 9:15, 10:30; at
Showcase: 12:00, 12:30, 2:20, 3:00, 4:50, 5:20, 7:20, 7:50, 9:35, 10:10,
'2:00, 12:30.

No FILMS SCHEDULED
FRIDAY
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARF
(1937) The first feature-length
animated film ever churned out of
the giant Disney machine. Grumpy
and Dopey shine, while Sneezey an
Sleepy struggle to hold their own in
this star-studded picture. MLB 3
7:00 & 9:00.
BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) For allc
you who ever hated the holidays, b
loved "Superman," Margo Kidder
stars in this classic B film in which
is stalked by a campus psychopath.
Also shown with the original
"Rudolph The Red Nosed Rein-
deer." MLB 4 7:30 & 9:30.
S A T U R D A Y
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARF
(1937) See Friday. MLB 3 7:00
& 9:00.
S U N D A Y
No FILMS SCHEDULED
M O N D A Y
NO FILMS SCHEDULED
T U E S D A Y
No FILMS SCHEDULED
W E D NE S D A Y
No FILMS SCHEDULED

TODD RUNDOGREN Legendary producer/songwriter/interactive technology pio-
neer performs at the State Theatre in Detroit at 7:30, tickets are $20, call 961-
5450 for more details.
HOLIDAY CHORAL FESTIVAL For the first time in history, the Women's Glee Club,
the Men's Glee Club and the Arts Chorale come together to perform holiday
x works. Featured are Benjamin Britten's magnificent "Ceremony of Carols" and
John Rutter's saccharine hit, "Gloria," Hill Auditorium,8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
EMU JAZZ AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Sambas and Folk Music conducted by
David Woike and Whitney Price, Ypsi High School, 8 p.m., free, 487-2255
nd
n JAU COMPOSER ORCHESTRA Student jazz performances, directed by Ed Sarath,
Rackham Auditorium, 8 p.m., free, 763-4726.
STEVE NARDELLA Solo performance from Ann Arbor blues legend. Cava Java,
of 9:30 p.m., tickets are $3.
ut
F R I D A Y
BUTTHOLE SURFERS Sorry, folks, this show's been canceled. There goes your
weekend.
DETERANTS Ann Arbor local faves play an acoustic set at Wherehouse records
at 7 p.m.
TAR Chicago's violent indie-rockers invade St. Andrews Hall. Doors open at 9
p.m., and tickets are an amazing $5.00! 18 and over welcome.
SYMPHONY BAND & CONCERT BAND H. Robert Reynolds, Gary Lewis and Dinnis
S Glocke conduct, Hill Auditorium, free, 763-4726, free, 763-4726
GUEST AND FACULTY RECITAL Jean Kim plays the baroque violin, accompanied by
harpsichordist, Ed Parmentier, Recital Hall (School of Music), 8 p.m., free,
763-4726
S A T U R D A Y
FRANK ALLISON AND THE ODD SOx Omnipresent local standards play at Rick's
American Cafe. Call 996-2747 for more information.
LAUGHING HYENAS Wild-eyed Jazz/punksters play the Blind Pig. Doors open at
9:30 p.m., tickets are just $5.00, 19 and over welcome.
LAURA NYRO Legendary folk-pop artist brings songs which pioneered the
feminist singer-songwriter genre to the Majestic Theatre. Show starts at 7:30,
tickets are $17.50.
THE CANADIAN BRASS Virtuoso brass players, known for their wit as well as their
technical excellence. The program will include seasonal fare, Hill Auditorium,
8 p.m., $14-$26 ($8 student rush tickets), 764-2538.
/
S U N D A Y
ANN ARBOR BLUESTAGE The Terraplanes along with a myriad of local artists play
both traditional and experimental blues at the Blind Pig. 10 p.m., tickets are $2,
19 and over.
THE CONNELLS Georgia's Brit-popsters play at St. Andrews Hall with special '
guest Queen Sarah Saturday. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are $6.50, 18 and
over welcome.
SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK World- renowned female a cappella group performs
at The Music Hall Center at 7 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
AIMEE MANN Remember those mid-'80s one-hit wonders, 'Til Tuesday? Well
their vocalist is back with a pure pop singer/songwriter groove. St. Andrews
Hall, Doors 8 p.m., tickets $6.50, 18 and over are welcome.
W E D N E S D A Y
Die Loud, innovatively warped rock band play St. Andrews Hall promoting
their self-titled debut album, along with British- sounding shoegazers, Drop
Nineteens. Doors open at 9 p.m., tickets are $6, 18 and over are welcome.
THE JES GRU One of Ann Arbor's top acts appears at Rick's American Cafe.
Call 996-2747 for more information.

Do you

have a

Wayne and Garth party with Aerosmith in "Wayne's World 2."
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES Before [deleted due to editor's politics] bashed
Murphy Brown, there were the original advocates for "family values" -
John and John Quincy. At Showcase: 12:40, 3:10, 5:30, 8:00, 10:20, 12:30;
Ot State: 2:00, 4:30, 7:15, 9:45, 11:45.
CARLTo'S WAY Of course, we're talking Al here, so you gotta see it. But if
that's not enough for you, catch Sean Penn doing his impersonation of "If
Art Garfunkel and John McEnroe had a kid." At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00,
7:10, 10:05, 12:40.
A DANGEROUS WOMAN Quote from Letterman: "Lorena Bobbitt is apparently
seeing a golf pro. It's not romantic - she just wants to work on her slice."
At Showcase: 5:00, 9:40, 11:50.
MAN'S BEST FRIEND Whose best friend craps on the rug and sticks their nose
in everyone's crotch? At Showcase: 7:50, 9:50, 11:50.
*MRS. DOUBTFIRE Robin Williams plays a gray haired woman who tends to
be a bit 'blue.' Is grandma getting any -residuals? At Briarwood: 12:45, 3:30
(no showings before 7:00 on Friday), 7:10, 10:00; at Showcase: 11:00,
1:35, 4:15, 7:00, 9:55,.12:25.
MY LIFE Film version of the famous theme song from "Bosom Buddies,"
with Michael Keaton as Kip/Hildegard and Nicole Kidman as Henry/Buffy.
At Ann Arbor 1&2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:15, 9:35; at Showcase: 1:30, 4:30,
7:30, 10:00, 12:20.
TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS In the sequel to "A
hristmas Story," Ralphie gives lots of welts shooting at coeds from Burton
ower with his bb gun. At Briarwood: 12:20, 2:00, 3:45, 5:30 (no showings
before 7:00'on Friday), 7:30, 9:30; at Showcase: 11:20, 1:20, 3:10, 7:50.
GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER NBC gave us the first with "A
Dangerous Woman," and while we are waiting for CBS's docu-drama, we
can enjoy ABC's Lorena Bobbitt movie about the "briss heard round the
world." At Showcase: 11:00 am.*
A PERFECT WORLD Finally, a movie about a place where beer is still two-bits
and relationships actually make sense. At Showcase: 11:15, 2:00, 4:40,
7:25, 10:10, 12:35; At State: 2:00,4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:30.
EMAINS OF THE DAY In the near future, Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins
and Merchant-Ivory will be worshipped as gods, though we do wonder
about the communion. Fava beans and a nice Chianti? At Ann Arbor 1&2:
1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:50, 3:50, 7:00, 9:50, 12:30.
SHORTCUTS This film is the hottest bed of cameos apperances since 'Loaded
Weapon 1.' At Briarwood: 12:15, 4:00 (no showings before 7:00 on
Friday), 8:15.
THE THREE MUSKET.VRS Oliver Platt, the lawyer from "Indecent Proposal,"
works out a similar deal between Chris O'Donnell and Charlie Sheen,
driving Tim Curry mad. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50, 7:40, 10:20, 12:40.
VE'RE BACK: A DINOSAUR'S STORY Why are they still here?. Showcase:
11:15, 1:15, 3:10, 5:20.
SECOND RUN FILMS:
AGE OF INNOCENCE At Fox: 1:00 (Sat & Sun), 4:30, 7:10, 9:45.

burning desire
to write for the
Arts section?
Are you tor-
mented by your
incredible
passion for the
arts?

THE BALTIMORE WALTZ The Perfor-
mance Network presents this absurd
play in which a woman and her
brother set off on a flight across the
Atlantic Ocean to search for the cure
to a fatal disease that she may have
caught from a toilet seat. Perfor-
mance Network, 8 p.m., $7-$10,
663-0681.
SLEEPING BEAUTY A comedic and
updated version of the original
classic tale, performed by the Ann
Arbor Civic Theatre. Ann Arbor
Civic Theatre, 2275 Platt Rd., 8
p.m., $8, 971-AACT.
THE DANCE AND RELATED ARTS
CONCERT Collaborative effort
between the U Dance Dept., and
different musicians, designers,
sculptors, photographers, vocalists
and writers. Studio A, UM Dance
Bldg 8 p.m., $5, 763-5460.
THE VAST DIFFERENCE Written by Jeff
Daniels, a male flight attendant goes
through an identity crisis in this
comedic look at the changing roles
of the American Male. Does this
mean the man actually stops and
asks for directions? Purple Rose
Theatre of Chelsea, 8 p.m., $10-$25,
475-7902.
STAGED MADNESS The middle and
high school performers of the Junior
Theatre take to the stage with their
"scripted blooper." Locations vary,
5 p.m., free, call 994-2300 ext. 23
for more info.
F R I D A Y
SLEEPING BEAUTY See Thursday, 8
p.m.
THE BALTIMORE WALTZ See Thurs-
day, 8 p.m.
THE NUTCRACKER Tchaikovsky's
lassic holiday ballet as performed
by the Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre.
Michigan Theater, 8 p.m., $9-$14,
668-8397.
THE VAST DIFFERENCE See Thursday,
8 p.m.
THE DANCE AND RELATED ARTS
CONCERT See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
RAISE THE ROOF The Performance
Network's annual sampler or Ann
Arbor talent. Mendelssohn Theatre,
7 p.m. reception, 8 p.m. perfor-
mance, $5 for the dance party that
hollows, $15-$25, 663-0681.
THE BALTIMORE WALTZ See Thursday.
R p.m.
THE DANCE AND RELATED ARTS
CONCERT See Thursday, 5 p.m.
THE VAST DIFFERENCE See Thursday,
SLEEPING BEAUTY See Friday, 2 and 8
rHE NUTCRACKER See Friday, 2 and 8
p.m
S U N D A Y
rHE BALTIMORE WALTZ See Thursday,
5:30 p.m.
THE VAST DIFFERENCE See Thursday,

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
SLEEPING BEAUTY See Thursday, 2
p.m.
rHE NUTCRACKER See Friday, 2 p.m.
M O N D A Y
PRESENTATION OF FINAL PROJECT
Presentations made by the
Playwriting 227 and Theatre 423
:lasses. Audience members will
assist in judging the works.
Trueblood Theater, 6-9 p.m., free.
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