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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, March 3, 1994 - 7

F I L M S 0 P E N I N G:

T H U R S D A Y

T H U R S D A Y

T H U RHS D A Y

ANGIE Thelma makes a comeback in a role that originally starred Madonna.
Is Geena Davis taking herself too seriously or are we just tired of her? At
Showcase: 12:45, 3:05, 5:20, 7:45, 10:10, 12:30.
THE CHASE Charlie Sheen and Kristy Swanson strive to cancel out any
acting talent Henry Rollins might have. At Briarwood: 1:50, 4:40, 7:40,
@10:00; at Showcase: 1:20, 3:20, 5:20, 7:20, 9:20, 11:20.
CHINA MOON Madeline Stowe and Ed Harris get together for another crappy
film noir loser. At Briarwood: 1:20, 4:10, 7:25, 9:40; at Showcase: 1:00,
3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:45, 12:00.
GREEDY Michael J. Fox just seems to have his sights set on losers lately.
This stars all those rejected from "Once Upon a Crime." At Briarwood:
1:00, 3:45, 7:00, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:40, 3:00, 5:15, 7:35, 10:00, 12:20.
THE REF A sneak preview of Denis Leary continuing his quest to prove he
can act. You'll also get "On Deadly Ground." At Showcase: 8:00 (Friday).
WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE Johnny Depp in yet another art film. Thank
*god this isn't another Burton film. At Showcase: 12:45, 3:10, 5:30, 8:00,
10:20, 12:30.

RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) Finally
the Michigan is getting back on
track. This film does for retail what
"Searching for Bobby Fischer" did
for chess. Mich Th 7:10.
THE LAST BUTTERFLY (1993)
Extinction at its best. Mich Th 9:30.

WHIPTAIL, MR. WIGGLY AND THE TERRAPLANES Three bands at the Blind Pig at 9
p.m. for $5. And it benefits ArtNet! Blues and.Rock and stuff.
RESTROOM POETs I hear they've revamped their sound. At Cross Street.
DEBBIE FOGEL AND GARY ALLEN Jazz at Espresso Royale (on State). How odd for
a coffee house.
JOHN ZEDD Acoustic guitar and vocals at Espresso Royale (on Main). Hey,
another free show! 8 p.m.

F R I D A Y

AMERICAN ME (1992) After
working on Miami Vice all those
years Edward James Olmos must
have learned a little about directing.
Chrysler 5:00 Free.
THE LAST BUTTERFLY (1993) See
Thursday. Mich 5:00.
RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 7:20.
BEFORE THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE: A
HISTORY OF PUPPET ANIMATION If Tim
Burton's "Nightmare Before
Christmas" didn't do it to you, this
certainly will. Nat Sci 8:00.
THE LONG DAY CLOSES (1992) Yet
another personal memoir from
director Terence Davies. The man
will not be stopped. Mich Th 9:45.
FORGOTTEN '30S CARTOON CLASSICS
There's probably a very good reason
these were forgotten. Nat Sci 10:00.
LED ZEPPLIN: THE SONG REMAINS THE
SAME And it's still boring. State
Theater 11:30.
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Time for a
little more Ultraviolence. State
Theater 11:30.

F R I D A Y
BOP-ZOO SINGERS See this vocal quartet at the Bird of Paradise. Call 662-8310
for details.
DOUGHBOYS & ANTENNA These two very excellent rock bands come to St.
Andrew's Hall with special guests Horse. The Doughboys' latest release is
called "Crush" and Antenna's is called "Hideout." Sure to be a rockin' evening.
Doors open early at 6 p.m. and advance tickets are $6.50.
KISs ME SCREAMING Ann Arbor's college rock darlings perform an acoustic set
at Cava Java. Show's at 9:30 and costs only $3.
CARL MICHEL Jazz guitar at Espresso Royale (on Main). Hey, it's free! 9 p.m.
MONKEY MEET Something for everyone in this Los Angeles based band. A little
funk, some jazz, and a dash of reggae. See them perform at Rick's.,
RFD BOYS Ann Arbor's favorite Bluegrass/Country band performs at The Ark.
$8.75. Call 761-1451 for details.
SLUG BUG Rockin' the Cross Street Station in Ypsilanti. With special guests
Simple Marine Life. Call 485-5050 for details.
KOKO TAYLOR The Queen of the Blues, Taylor consistently sells more records
than any other female blues artists. She'll be performing at The Majestic in
Detroit with local favorites Big Dave & The Ultrasonics opening. A very
impassioned and exciting evening of blues. Doors open at 8 p.m. and advance
tickets are $13.50.
JANET TENAJ Catch this fantastic jazz duo at Leonardo's (North Campus
Commons). 8 p.m.
COLLAGE CONCERT A fast-paced, varied sampling of the School of Music's most
talented groups, Hill Auditorium, 8:15 p.m., free, 763-4726.

In "The Chase," Charlie and Kristy seem to take themselves too seriously.
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
THE ACCOMPANIST The balzing story of something to do with music. We
guess it's probably good and boring. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:15, 2:30,
5:00, 7:30, 9:45.
ACE VENTURA : PET DETECTIVE It's.going to take a long time for people to
recover from this one. Remember, there were six Police Academy movies
and two Home Alones. So far. At Showcase: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:35, 9:35,
11:40.
BLANK CHECK Just when you thought "Iron Will" was too much, this turkey
is thrown in your face. Only two questions: where's Mac and what the hell
is Miguel Ferrer doing here? At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:00, 7:10; at Showcase:
1:00, 3:00, 4:55, 7:00.
BLUE CHIPS The good news is that director William Friedkin actually got
another job. The bad news is that no one remembers "The French.
*Connection." At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:30, 7:05, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:5o,
3:00, 5:10, 7:25, 9:45, 12:00.
EIGHT SECONDS Yee Haw! Ride those horses Dil-uh, Luke! The best part of
this turkey has to be the Ministry music they used in the preview. At
Showcase: 9:15, 11:30.
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER The Son and Holy Ghost couldn't make it, so
they got Emma Thompson and Daniel Day-Lewis instead. Amen. At
Showcase: 1:30, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50, 12:20.
MRS. DOUBTFIRE Yet another cross-dressing movie to make over $200
million. Is America's subconscious finally coming out of the closet? At
*Briarwood: 12:45, 3:30, 7:15, 9:45; at Showcase: 1:15, 7:00.
MY GIRL 2 Even though Mac's character was killed by a bee, none of the
executives were susceptible to stings or common sense so they green lighted
the dumbest idea for a sequel since "Texasville." Dan, we hardly knew you.
At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:20.
ON DEADLY GROUND Steven Seagal is back on safe ground with a three word
title. And it would appear that he knows how to direct. Wow. At Showcase:
1:00, 3:20, 5:30, 7:50, 10:10, 12:20; at State: 7:00.
PHILADELPHIA No, no, no. Not Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia, P.C. At
*Briarwood: 7:20, 9:50; at Showcase: 4:00, 9:45, 12:20.
REAUTY BITES Fantastic, yet another witty comedy about suffering as a
twentynothing. Get ready folks, there are at least twenty of these "new"
comedies on the way. Just think of it as "21 Candles," or "The Brunch
Club." At Showcase: 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:50, 10:10, 12:20.
ROMEO Is BLEEDING This time Juliet explains to Romeo what that time of the
month stuff is all about. At State: 4:30, 9:30.
SCHINDLER'S LIST Skip the Oscars and watch this masterpiece instead. At
Showcase (Friday and Saturday): 12:45, 4:15, 8:00, 11:45.
SHADOwLANDs Huh, huh, huh, C. S. Lewis is still pretty cool. Fire, fire, fire!
*At Briarwood: 9:10.
Six DEGREES OF SEPARATION Auteur Fred Schepisi does his best to destroy
John Guare's brilliant play. Witness the carnage. At State: 4:30, 9:30.
THE SNAPPER Neither a prequel nor a sequel, this movie has something to do
with "The Commitments." Staring that guy from Deep Space Nine. At Ann
Arbor 1&2: 1:00, 3:00, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30.
SUGAR HILL Wesley Snipes, rapidly becoming the next Michael Caine, stares
in this mob picture where they just keep pulling him back in! At Showcase:
1:20, 4:10, 7:05, 10:00, 12:30.
SECOND RUN FILMS:
BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM At Fox: 12:20, 2:00 (Saturday & Sunday).
BLINK At Fox: 8:10, 10:00.
THE FUGmVE At Fox: 4:15, 7:00, 9:40.

S A T U R D A Y

As YOU LIKE IT Shakespeare takes a
light-hearted look at the games
people play when they are in love.
Bonstelle Theatre in Detroit, 8 p.m.,
$7-$9, 577-2960.
LIps TOGETHER, TEETH APART Two
couples spend the Fourth of July in a
recently inherited beachouse. The
show raises many questions about
AIDS awareness, prejudices that
exist between the gay and straight
community and the importance of
acceptance in all relationships. Attic
Theatre (7739 3rd Ave at W. Grand
Blvd., Detroit), 8 p.m., $14-$24,
875-8284.
MADAMA BUTTERFLY The New York
City Opera National Touring
Company presents this classic opera
which tells the story of a Japanese
woman who renounces her family
and marries an American. He leaves
her for many years, and her life
hangs in balance, until she hears that
he has taken an American as his
"real" wife. Power Center, 8 p.m.,
$20-$42, 764-2538.
AsYLUM/ASYLUM In the courtyard of
an asylum the inmates who have
been forbidden to speek, take refuge
in play by acting out their
frustrations. Performance Network,
8 p.m., $7-$10, 747-8613.
F R I D A Y
DR. FAUSTUS University professer
Ralph Williams plays the doctor
who sells his soul for 24 years of
power. Part of the University's evil
semester. St. Andrew's Episcopal
Church, 306 N. Division, 8 p.m., $4,
663-0518.
As You LIKE IT See Thursday, 8 p.m.
LIPs TOGETHER, TEETH APART See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
MADAMA BUTTERFLY See Thursday, 8
p.m.
ASYLUM/ASYLUM See Thursday, 8
p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
AN EVENING WITH SHELDON HARNICK
The Musical Theatre Program
presents an evening of songs by
Sheldon Harnick ("Fiddler on the
Roof," "She Loves Me").
Mendelssohn, 7:30 p.m., $6-$10,
764-0450.
ARTRAIN The museum housed within
a train is preparing to depart Ann
Arbor for it's 1994 tour. NEW
Center, 1100 N. Main St., 10 a.m. -
5 p.m., $2-$4, 747-8300.
DR. FAUSTUS See Friday, 8 p.m.
As YOU LIKE IT See Thursday, 8 p.m.
LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART See
Thursday, 5 p.m. & 9 p.m.
MADAMA BUTTERFLY See Thursday, 2
p.m.
AMERICAN BUDDHIST SONGS A concert
of just that. Unitarian University
Church, 1917 Washtenaw, 4 p.,m. -
6 p.m., $5.
ASYLUM/ASYLUM See Thursday, 8
p.m.

S A T U R D A Y

UN CHIEN ANDALOU/SIMONE OF THE
DESERT (1928/1965) Get ready
for more surrealist fun than you can
shake a stick at. Aud A 7:00 &
10:15.
TWIN DRAGONS (1992) It's a Jackie
Chan movie. See it; you'll have fun.
Lorch 8:00 Free.
FORGOTTEN '305 CARTOON CLASSICS
See Friday. Nat Sci 8:00.
'REPULSION (1965) This movie will
make you sick. No kidding. See it,
it's great. Aud A 8:15.
BEFORE THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE: A
HISTORY OF PUPPET ANIMATION See
Friday. Nat Sci 10:00.
LED ZEPPLIN: THE SONG REMAINS THE
SAME See Friday. State Theater
11:30.
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE See Friday.
State Theater 11:30.
S U N D A Y
LEAP YEAR (1922) A "Fatty"
Arbuckle movie! Yeah, of course
you don't know who he is. Go see
the movie and find out. Sheraton
3:00.
THE LONG DAY CLOSES (1992) See
Friday. Mich Th 6:00.
TWENTIETH CENTURY (1934) It's
Howard Hawks and it's free. What
else are you doing Sunday night?
Nat Sci 7:00 Free.
APOCALYPSE Now (1979) What can
be said about this film that hasn't
been said already? Oh, yeah, go see
it. Mich Th 8:00.

GEORGE BEDARD & THE KINGPINS Very popular local band shows their stuff at
the Heidelberg. Call 663-7758 for details.
BLACK MALI Detroit rockers rock the Cross Street Station. Rockin'! Call 485-
5050 for rockin' details.
BOP-ZOO SINGERS See Friday.
MARK HYNES TRIO Tenor saxophone from one of the best reedmen in town. See
Hynes play with bass and drums at Cava Java. Show's at 9:30 p.m. and costs
only $3.
SCRAwL Next to the Afghan Whigs, Scrawl is Ohio's best band. See them
perform with co-headliners The Restroom Poets at the Blind Pig. Doors open
at 9:30 and advance tickets are only $5.
STRAIGHT AHEAD A female jazz band not afraid to cross borders into other genres.
See them at The Ark for two shows (7:30 and 10 p.m.). Tickets are $12.50 in
advance.
WHIRLING ROAD Rock'n'Roll at Espresso Royale?! I smell unplugged. Show's
at 8 p.m.
ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Samuel Wong conducts American music by
Zwilich and Harbison, Michigan Theatre, 8 p.m., $14-$22, 668-8397
TRIO TCHAIKOVSKY Piano trios by Mozart, Smetana and Shostakovich, Rackham
Auditorium, 8 p.m., $14-$24, 764-2538.
S U N D A Y
MICHIGAN CHAMBER PLAYERS Romantic-era music by Dvorak, Mendelssohn and
Brahms, Rackham Auditorium, 8 p.m., free.
MONDAY
WHY STORE Anybody know who this is? Still, it's sure to be a great show at
Rick's.

S U N D AY

T U E S D A Y

M O N D A Y

APOCALYPSE Now (1979) See
Sunday. Mich Th 4:10.
RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 7:00.
THE LONo DAY CLOSES (1992) See
Friday. Mich Th 9:25.
T U E S D A Y
APOCALYPSE Now (1979) See
Sunday. Mich Th 7:00.
RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) See
Thursday. Mich Th 9:50.
W E D N E S D A Y
RUBY IN PARADISE (1993) See

HIP Hop JAM Tony Brown, host of WCBN's Saturday Night Jams, hosts this
hip hop extravaganza with two phat groups, Lockdown Productions and Phase
Two, plus surprise DJs and rappers. All this in one evening at the Performance
Network. The phat phun begins at 9 p.m.
THE BORODIN STRING QUARTET The first of five consecutive concerts by the
Borodin quartet, in which the 15 quartets of Dmitri Shostakovich will be
performed. This is a rare opportunity, not to be missed. Rackham Auditorium,
8 p.m., $14-$24, 764-2536. $8 Student Rush Tickets available.
W E D N E S D A Y
PAULA DENTON Acoustic guitarist/vocalist performs songs from the '60s and
'70s. 8 p.m. at Leonardo's.
FAIR GAME Metal, metal and more metal! With fellow metalers Youth Corpse.
At the Blind Pig. Call 996-8555 for details.
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JAPAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL The Japan
Student Association presents this
melange of Japanese culture. Food,
dancing, calligraphy, martial arts, a
traditional tea ceremony, and a
sneak peek at new electronic
products from major Japanese
companies. Union Ballroom from 12
p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free!
DR. FAUsTUs See Friday, 8 p.m.
As YOU LIKE IT See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Lips TOGETHER, TEETH APART See
Thursday, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
ARTRAIN See Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5
p.m.
ASYLUM/ASYLUM See Thursday, 7
p.m.
WEDNESDAY.

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