The Michigan Daily - Spring Fashion. - Thursday, March 24, 1994-13
T H U R S D A Y
T H U R S D A Y
T H U R S D A Y
AsOvE THE RIM Probably way under our expectation. At Showcase: 12:40,
2:50, 4:55, 7:10, 9:20, 10:00, 11:30, 12:05.
D 2: THE Mmmny DUCKs Poor Emilio, he used to be in good films like "Men
at Work," and "Young Guns." At Briarwood: 11:45, 2:00, 4:15, 7:00, 9:15;
at Showcase: 12:00,2:25, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30, 11:55.
FARAWAY, SO CLOSE Although the sequel to "Wings of Desire" looks
promising, what's with the bungee shit? At Ann Arbor: 9:50 (Friday), 2:15,
9:50 (Saturday & Sunday).
THE PAPER Ron Howard needs a winner after "Far and Away," but he picked
this loser instead. At Briarwood: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30, 10:00; at
Showcase: 12:10, 2:35, 5:00, 7:30, 9:55, 12:20.
SMENs Before her debut in Playboy, Elle MacPherson tries to act. Get ready
for "Alien from L.A. 2." With Piano man Sam Neil. At Ann Arbor: 4:50,
7:20 (Friday), 12:00, 1;50, 3:40, 5:30, 7:35, 9:35; at Showcase: 12:50, 3:00,
5:10, 7:30, 9:50, 11:50.
"Now that we're in 'The Paper' together, explain how in hell you won an Oscar."
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
AcE VENwURA: PEr DETECTVE 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: 3:05, 5:00.
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: 12:00, 5:20,7:45.
BuE Finally the Ann Arbor 1 & 2 is getting some good stuff. With
damaged Juliette Binoche. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 5:00, 9:45 (Friday), 12:15,
5:00, 9:45 (Saturday & Sunday); at State: 2:00, 4:30, 9:30.
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:
GUARDING TEis "In the Line of Fire," the comedy. Why isn't Nicholas Cage
Working with the Coen Brothers anymore? At Briarwood: 12:30, 2:45, 4:45,
7:15, 9:10; at Showcase: 12:20, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:45, 11:50.
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: 1:10, 4:00, 7:00, 9:50, 12:10.
LIGHNTENING JACK After destroying his own career, Crocodile Dundee has set
his sights on Cuba Gooding Jr. Witness the carnage if you dare. At
Briarwood: 12:45, 2:45, 4:40, 8:00, 9:50; at Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:05,
MorNKE TRouBI.E No one would care about this loser if Harvey Keitel
wasn't in it. Wait, Harvey Keitel? Yeah. At Briarwood: 12:15, 2:20,4:20,
7:40, 9:45; at Showcase: 12:30, 2:40, 4:55, 7:25, 9:45, 11:50.
NAKED Believe the hype, folks. This is Mike Leigh at his best and his worst.
Have fun. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 7:20, 9:50 (Friday), 12:00, 2:25, 7:20, 9:50
(Saturday & Sunday).
NAKED QUN 33 1/3 Not to be confused with "Naked," this film is about the
intellectual struggles of a man trying to get over starring in "Surf Ninjas."
At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:00, 5:15, 7:50, 9:30; at Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00,
THE PIANO This film will not go away. It isn't human, it can't be stopped.
And it wasn't shut out at the Oscars. Aaahhh! At the State: 2:00 (Saturday
& Sunday) 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
PuLAME'PHIA No, no, no. Not Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia, P.C. At
Briarwood: 4:30, 7:10, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:40, 7:00, 9:30, 11:55.
REmmw BrEs 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: 12:45, 3:05, 5:20, 7:40, 10:00, 12:10.
THE REF This movie must be good, Denis Leary and director Ted Demme
were on Charlie Rose after the Oscars! At Showcase: 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45,
THE SNAPPER An art film about a turtle? At State: 7:00.
ScHINDLER's LisT Seven Oscars later this masterpiece still holds up. At
Showcase: 12:30, 4:15, 7:50, 11:15.
SHADOwLANDs Huh, huh, huh, C. S. Lewis is still pretty cool. Fire, fire, fire!
At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 4:50, 7:20 (Friday), 11:50, 4:50, 7:20 (Saturday &
WHAT's EATING GILERT GRAPE Johnny Depp in yet another art film. Thank
god this isn't another Burton film. At Showcase: 2:45, 10:10, 12:20.
THERE'S LIKE NO FLMs TONIGHT. THAT
SUCKS, HUN, HU, HUN.
F R I D A Y
MALCOLM X (1992) Check out the
movie that should have won best
picture at last year's Academy
Awards. Chrysler 5:00 Free.
UNFINISHED BUsINESS (1991) Three
Japanese Americans try to figure out
why they were convicted and
imprisoned for Executive Order
9066. Lorch 7:00 Free.
THE IDIOT (1951) Don't let the title
throw you off, this was made by
Kurosawa before he lost his mind
and started dreaming and making
movies with Richard Gere. Nat Sci
Au REvom MON AMOUR (1991)
Well, maybe let the title influence
your taste here. This is a sappy story
of a night club singer who falls in
love with a dangerous man. Ooooo.
Lorch 8:00 Free.
SARAJEVO GROUND ZERO (1993)
This is it, folks. You thought Mortal
Combat was cool, then Mortal
Combat 2, but this video game will
blow you away. Bring your
shotguns and 9 millimeters. Perf Net
FRz inE CAT (1972) After you see
this movie, you'll wonder what all
the Jessica Rabbit fuss is about.
H EAv MErAL (1981) "Hey,
Butthead. Is this that 'Melted TV'
stuff?" "Yeah. This stuff's cool.
Huh, huh." State 11:30.
S A T U R D A Y
THE IioT (1951) See Friday. Nat
AU REVOIR MON AMOUR (1991) See
Friday. Lorch 8:00 Free.
SARWVo GROUND ZERO (1993) See
Friday. Perf Net 10:30.
FRrmz THE CAT (1972) See Friday.
Perf Net 11:30.
HEAv METAL (1981) See Friday
S U N D A Y
FoRBIDDEN GAMEs (1951) Yet
another story of a World War II
orphan who falls in love with the
son of the family that adopted her.
God help us all - keep this stuff
Nat Sci 7:00 Free.
M O N D A Y
THE CoOK, THE THIEF, His WIFE, AND
HER LoVER (1989) Peter
Greenaway rules. Despite the long
title, this films pretty slick. Dig
those deep focus shots. Be sure to
bring the kids. Mich 4:10.
GUELwAAR (1992) Yet another
deceiving title. This movie actually
clams to be a comedy. More fun for
the family! Mich 7:00.
T U E S D A Y
GUELWAAR (1992) See Monday.
TEL AVIV SToRIEs (1992) More
stories of three women caught
between three men. Rock on. Mich
THE Cook, THE THIUE, His Wii, AND
HER LOVER (1989) See Monday.
COwBOY JUNKIES If you're into that good old psychedelic-blues guitar driven
stuff, this is the show for you. Freedy Johnston starts things off with some
powerful solo acoustic work. At the Michigan Theater, tickets are $20 at the
door, $17.50 in advance from Ticketmaster, 8 p.m. showtime.
THE LEMONHEADS Who knows? Maybe you want to trek out to the MSU
auditorium in East Lansing to check out Evan Dando and the boys for the
zillionth time. But then again, maybe you're really into Flop, the special guest.
Show starts at 7:30 p.m., tickets are $12.50 for students, $15.00 for all others,
available at Wharton Center box office, 517-336-2000, or through good ol'
Ticketmaster. Also, don't miss Evan's in-store appearance here in Ann Arbor
at Tower Records at 6 p.m.
RosA~uE SoRRELs How could you not want to head over to The Ark to check out
this Idaho-based traveling folk artist? Tickets are $8.50 at the door for students,
seniors, and members, $9.50 for other humans. Doors open at 8 p.m.
WCBN SPRING BENEFIr BASH If you don't support your campus radio station,
you'll be like the main character in that song by Beck. Yeah, a loser. Features
great local bands Morsel, Larynx Zillion's Novelty Shop, The Melba and
Whiptail. Tickets are just $6, and for this special occasion, you only need to be
18 to get into the Blind Pig. Doors open at 9 p.m.
F R I D A Y
EMERSON STRING QUARTET This two-time Grammy winning quartet plays both
contempary and classical music. This show is at 8 p.m. at Rackham; tickets
range between $20 and $29, call 764-2538 for more information.
EMU CHAMBER CHOIR This is a benefit show with Leonard Riccinto conducting.
6:30 p.m. at McKenney Union Ballroom. Call 487-2255 for more information.
FLAT Duo JETS Check out the acoustic classic rock stylings of this Chapel Hill,
NC outfit, along with special guests Twistin' Tarantulas. This is an early show,
so you'll have to skip your last class to get down there when the doors open at
6:00. Tickets are a mere $6 in advance, 18 and over welcome.
THE LOLLIPOP GUILD Psychedelic Pop at Cava Java.
LUCKY HAsKINs Heavy-Duty rockabilly from this talented local trio at PJ's used
records. Of course, this show is free, and will start around 7 p.m.
RFD BOYS No, we didn't run the wrong music list again. These Ann Arbor
based bluegrass/country boys are playing their second show in two weeks over
at the Ark, starting at 8p.m. Tickets are $7.75 at the door for the in-crowd, $8.75
for everyone else.
DAvE SAYERS & JEFF FESsLER This sax-and-vibes duo will be doin' some jazzy
stuff at the Espresso Royale on Main Street.
UNCLE TUPELO Even if you don't go for country-rock, you should go to this
show because Uncle Tupelo transcends any mere, petty genre. They're powerful,
they're loud, they rock and they cry -it's anything you could want from music.
Catch 'em and then buy their major-label debut, "Anodyne" which will soothe
your pain. At the Majestic; doors open at 8 p.m. and advance tickets are $9.50.
Bottle Rockets are opening.
WIDESPREAD PANIC Serious rock 'n' roll happenin' at the Michigan Theater at
8 p.m. They've got a reputation for having an explosive live show. Tickets are
$12.50 in advance, show starts at 8 p.m.
THE WILD SHEEP RIDERS Four piece country band at The Heidelberg.
S A T U R D A Y
BIG SUGAR Maybe you were really blown away by the serious airplay this band
got on 89X. Or maybe you're like most people. Tickets are $7.50, and this show
happens at The Majestic with special guests Tyrone's Power Wheel.
5 GUYs NAMED MOE This Cava Java thing is really starting to pick up. Might
as well go check out this free show.
GEORGE BEDARD AND THE KINGPINS At The Heidelberg.
GREEN DAY Seems like everyone digs this California-based trio's hybrid of
acessible pop and high-energy punk. And, for God's sake, get to St. Andrews
Hall early to check out opening acts Tilt and Tiger 100. Tickets are just $6.50
in advance, the doors open at 8 p.m., and get this: all ages are welcome!
LESuE MCHENRY Classical piano and multimedia presentations at this recital
at the School of Music McIntosh Theatre. Free!
TIsH HINOJOSA American country mixed with Mexican musical stylings?
You've got to see it to believe it, unless you caught it at the last Ann Arbor Folk
Festival. Fortunately, you've got two chances, at 7:30 and 10 p.m. at The Ark,
Tickets are $10.75.
S U N D A Y
CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE sEX MACINE Think you can stop those wacky Brits
Jim Bob and Fruitbat? I doubt it. This South London duo's expanded into a trio
for their American tour, but they've still got those bitingly cynical musical and
lyrical quirks that make their music unique. Opening for them are up-and-
coming popsters Lotion. Tickets are just $7.50 in advance, doors open at 8 p.m.
And with the word "Sex" in the band's name, do you really think you'll be able
to get in if you're under 18? Well, you can't.
CHILD'S PLAY H No, not the God-awful film. This is piano music of Bizet,
Mozart and Poulenc! Featuring Anne Beth Gajda and Garik Pederson on piano.
4 p.m., Alexander Music Building Recital Hall. Free.
SON HOUSE MEMORIAL BLUES FEST Yeeow! Fifteen, yes, fifteen Michigan
blues bands play at the Blind Pig at this tribute concert. Show up any time
between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. with $5 and you're sure to see some fantastic blues
going on. 19 and over, as usual.
STEvE TILSTON & MAGGIE BOYLE Lots o' genuine Celtic music at The Ark at 8
p.m. Tickets are $8.75 for members, students 'n seniors, $9.75 all you others.
U-M PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Why not go and shout out requests for old
Einsturzende Neubauten songs. At the the School of Music McIntosh Theater
at 4 p.m., free!
M O N D A Y
JOHN LAWRENCE Duo Two shows happenin' at Sweet Lorraines at 6:30 p.m.
and 9:30 p.m.
GUILD HOUSE WRITERS SERIES This edition features classical guitarist Patrick
Reed at the Guild House, 802 Monroe, of course. 8:30 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
THE MAsIC FUTE The University's
School of Music Opera Theatre
presents Mozart's enchanting opera
about a young prince who attempts
to rescue a kidnapped princess.
Aided by honor, a fanciful bird-man,
and a magic flute, he triumphs over
evil and discovers love.
Mendlessohn Theatre, 8 p.m., $6-
$14, 764-0450. All performances
are SOLD OUT.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF MUSKET
presents the classic Sheldon
Harnick-Jerry Bock collaboration
which narrates the life of a close-
knit Jewish family in Russia. Power
Center, 8 p.m., $7-$8, 764-0450.
PEOPLE DANciNe: TEN YEAs An
evening of new works by Whitley
Setrakian combined with a video
biography celebrate her company's
10th anniversary. Performance
Network, 8 p.m., $7-$10, 663-0681.
THREE SisitERs Not to be confused
with the aforementioned "Two
Sisters," this show involves three
sisters who long for life outside of
their small Russian town after their
father passes away. Ann Arbor
Civic Theatre (2275 Platt Rd.), 8
p.m., $8 (2-for-1 Thursdays), 971-
THE NOT MIKADO The Birmingham
Theatre presents Worth Gardener's
spoof of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The
Mikado," a hilarious jab at pop
culture. The Birmingham Theatre
(211 South Woodward), 8 p.m.,
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Presented by
Wayne State University's graduate
theater ensemble, Wendy
Wasserstein's play "chronicles" the
life of.Heidi, a baby-boomer
feminist art historian, and the
relationships which shape her life.
Hilberry Theatre (4743 Cass,
Detroit), 8 p.m., $9-$14, 577-2972.
THE SOUND OF Music Climb every
mountain and all that crap. This new
touring company features Marie
Osmond (Julie Andrews must have
been busy). Fisher Theatre, 1 p.m.
and 8 p.m., $25-$47.50, 872-1000.
F R I D A Y
ANN ARBOR Pow Wow Cultural
events surround a weekend of
activities. Over 1000 champion
dancers and singers perform
traditional, American Indian song
and dance. Crisler Arena, 5-9 p.m.,
$3-$7 ($20 family pass), 764-9044.
THE MAGIC FLUTE See Thursday, 8
FIDDLER ON THE RoOF See Thursday,
PEoPLE DANCING: TEN YEm~s See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
THREE SISTERs See Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE NOT MiKADo See Thursday, 8
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE SOUND OF MUsiC See Thursday,
S A T U R D A Y
MUcH ADo ABOUT NoTHING
Shakespeare's classic comedy
comes to life in this engaging
production. Love, betrayal, revenge,
intrigue and mistaken identities run
rampant. Hilberry Theatre (4743
Cass, Detroit), 8 p.m., $9-$16.
THE MAGIC FwTE See Thursday, 8
FIDDLER ON THE RooF See Thursday,
PEOPLE DANCING: TEN YEARs See
Thursday, 8 p.m. .4
ANN ARSoR Pow Wow See Friday,
11 a.m.-9 p.m.
THREE Sisr See Thursday, 8 p.m..
THE NoT MiKmuo See Thursday, 8
THE SOUND OF MUSIC See Thursday,
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
SECOND RUN FLMs:
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Like this shit doesn't play every
BEETHoVEN 2ND At Fox: 1:10, 3:10 (Saturday & Sunday), 5:10, 7:15.
THE FuGmE At Fox: 9:15.