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The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, January 13, 1994 - 7

FI L MS OPENING: THURSDAY

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

DEATH WisH 5 Charles Bronson is back, he's pissed, and he's after the Wet
Bandits. Here's hoping that Macaulay gets caught in the cross fire. At
Showcase: 12:40, 3:00, 5:05, 7:15, 9:20, 11:25.
HOUsE PARmT 3 Why? At Showcase: 12:10, 2:10, 4:20, 7:30, 9:40, 11:40.
IRON Wiu. The Iditarod in Alaska is a test of iron will? Try trekking to our
damn English class. At Briarwood: 12:30, 2:45, 5:05, 7:25, 9:40; at Show-
ase: 12:15, 2:40, 4:55, 7:10, 9:30, 11:50.
HILADELPHIA No, no, no. Not Philadelphia, PA; Philadelphia, P.C. At
Briarwood: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:40, 10:15; at Showcase: 11:10, 4:00, 7:20,
10:05, 12:30.

BAD BEHAVIOR (1993) No, it's not a
'70s porn flick. The dialogue for the
film with Stephen Rea and Sinead
Cusack was improvised during
rehearsal periods. That should tell
you something about the level of
this film. Mich Th 7:15.
F R I D A Y
ZEBRAHEAD (1992) Another inter-
racial love story, this one was filmed
in the Motor City. Presented by the
College of Engineering in conjunc-
tion with the Martin Luther King,
Jr., Day Film Series. Chrysler 5:00.
GETTYsBURG (1993) Plop your ass
down for four and a half hours. And
people complain that "Les
Miserables" is too lengthy. Mich Th
7:30.
DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVIUZATION
(1981) Directed by Penelope
Spherris, the same woman who
directed the original "Wayne's
World" movie. But don't let that
scare you off. This is really a great
glimpse into the Los Angeles
underground scene. MLB 3, 8:00 &
10:00.
S A T U R D A Y
VIRIDIANA (1961) "It's awesome,"
quoth our film editor. Nuns and the
Last Supper. "It's awesome," he
repeats. In Spanish with English
subtitles. Nat Sci 7:00 &10:15.
THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL (1962)
Well, it's directed by Luis Bunuel,
who also directed "Viridiana," so
this one must be awesome too. Also
in espanol with subtitles in ingles.
Nat Sci 8:40.
S U N D A Y
BOYZ IN THE HOOD (1991) John
Singleton's directorial debut
detailing violence in South Central
L.A. If you've seen "Poetic Justice,"
Singleton's second film, set aside all
prejudices and see this one. Mich Th
7:00.
GETTYsBURG (1993) See Friday.
Mich Th 2:30.
M O N D A Y
No FILMS SCHEDULED
T U E S D A Y
LET IT BEGIN HERE (1987) A short
documentary about the Peace Corps.
Following the film, an information
session will be led by Peace Corps
volunteers. Int'l Ctr 7:30.
GETTYSBURG (1993) See Friday.
Mich Th 7:00.

MOsE ALusON Without a doubt, Allison is one of the best and most influential
jazz/blues guitarists to ever grace the face of this planet, and we are lucky
enough to be honored with three performances at the Bird of Paradise from the
legend this weekend. Only tonight's show will be an all-ages event; all the
others are 21 & over. Tonight's all-ages concert begins at 8 p.m., with student
tickets a bargain at $8; there's also another show at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
there are two shows both nights at 9 and 11 p.m. -advance tickets are only $10.
By all means go to one of these shows - this is a legend we're talking about.
Besides, the Pixies wrote a song about him.
BwG DAVE & THE ULTRASONICS Ann Arbor's blues-rock heroes perform a benefit
for Ann Arbor's Alternative News monthly, "AGENDA," at the Blind Pig. The
fun starts at 9:30, tickets are only $5.
PETER "MADCAT" RUTH You're used to seeing his blues as part of a duo; catch
a solo show (his first one in three years) at Cava Java tonight for only $3.
TONY VivIANO DUO Jazz duo at the Espresso Royale at Main.
JOHN ZEDD An acoustic guitarist who sings, performing at Espresso Royale at
State.

HUCK & PUCK The Performance
Network presents this original work
by local artists Linda Kendall, Jim
Posante and Peter Knox. The
performance answers the question
what if Huck from "Huckleberry
Finn" met Puck from a "Midsummer
Night's Dream"? Performance
Network, 8 p.m., $7-$10, 663-0681.
ZOOMAN & THE SIGN The murder of
a 12-year-old girl caught between
rival gangs' crossfire causes the
entire neighborhood to become
intimidated and refuse to identify
the murderer. Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, 8 p.m., $13-$16, 971-
AACT..

F R I D A Y

F R I D A Y

Tom

Hanks in "Philadelphia." Will losing 30 pounds win him an Oscar?

F I L M S H O L D I N G:

BILLY JOEL The piano master, live and in concert for the first time since his
famously wonderful 1989-90 Storm Front tour. See him perform hits from his
multi-nominated Grammy album "River of Dreams," as well as old favorites.
He's better in person than on disc if you can imagine that. To quote one D.C.
concert goer, "It was a religious experience." At The Palace, 8 p.m., scalper
prices.
MOSE ALLSON See Thursday's list.
BARKMARKET They've been through town twice already, but we can never tire
of Barkmarket's galvenizing punk/industrial hard-rock. Catch them with
Season to Risk and Cher UK at Three Floors of Fun at St. Andrew's; doors open
at 9 p.m. for those 18 & over and the cover is a mere $5.
DIVISION STREET Long-time veterans of Southeast Michigan's bluegrass, folk
and traditional dance scenes converge for an intoxicating serving of bluegrass
standards, instrumentals, "New Age" dance originals and, everyone's favorite,
'70s pop songs. See them at the Ark at 8 p.m.; tickets are $7.75 for students,
members and seniors, $8.75 for all others.
RHYTHM CORPS Yeah, they've been around for a while but they're still good and
you can still see them at Rick's.
VIOLET WINE As everyone whose anyone knows, Violet Wine is the Daily's
favorite local band and you should make sure to catch their acoustic show at PJ's
Used Records & CDs at 7 p.m. It's free so you won't waste anything but your
time.
TONY VIVIANO QUARTET Yesterday Viviano's Duo performed - today it's his
Quartet at the Kerrytown Concert House. Tickets range from $12, $8 and $5 for
students.
WHIRLING ROAD Supporting their way-cool EP, Whirling Road brings its
swirling punk-folk-pop to Cava Java tonight at 9:30. Tickets are only $3.
U-M GAMELAN ENSEMBLE Javanese gamelan music, Rackham Auditorium, 8
p.m., free, 763-4726
S A T U R D A Y
BILLY JOEL See Friday.
MOSE ALLISON See Thursday.
BERMUDA MOHAWK Rock & roll at its finest at Cross Street Station; Whirling
Road provides support.
5 GUYs NAMED MOE From Django Reinhardt to Louis Jordan, Colby Maddox
of Deadbeat Society and Myron Grant of Footloose provides some wonderful
stringed fun at Cava Java tonight at 9:30 for only $3.
HANNIBALs East Lansing's favorite sons are once again at Rick's.Sweet, Buddy.
GROOVE SPOON Playing the Blind Pig with Run Westy Run opening the whole
shebang. Call for details.
MUSTARD'S RETREAT A celebration of 20 years of delightful songs, stories and
humor at the Ark. Tickets are $8.50 for students, members and seniors, $9.50
for all others. The concert begins at 8 p.m.
JAKE REICHBART TRIO Coffee and jazz at the Michigan Union Tap Room at 2p.m.
It's absolutely free.
GERALD ROss If you can't make it to Allison, check out Ross' jazz guitar at the
Espresso Royale at Main Street beginning at 9 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.

AIR UP THERE Forget Nike Airs. Nothing beats a good bag of ganja to get
you flying. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:40, 5:00, 7:30, 9:50, 12:10.
BEETHOVEN's 2ND While we personally prefer Beethoven's 9th, lord help us
if this dog of a series makes it that far. At Briarwood: 12:15, 2:20, 4:30,
7:20, 9:15; at Showcase: 1:00, 3:10, 5:15.
*ABN BOY Catch it today! It won't be here tomorrow. At Showcase: 12:40,
2:50, 4:40, 7:25, 9:20, 11:15.
FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE It won at Cannes. Sounds good. BUT IT'S STILL
THREE HOURS LONG!. At State: 4:00, 7:00, 9:45.
GRUMPY OLD MEN Great! Two hours of Nixon and Goldwater sitting
around, bitching about what they did wrong. At Briarwood: 12:00, 2:10,
4:40, 7:05, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:30, 11:45.
HEAVEN AND EARTH Next up for Stone is "Evita." Word is cancer didn't do
her in; it was a ricochet from the guy in the grassy knoll. At Showcase:
7:50, 9:50, 11:50.
O Rs. DOUBTFIRE Yet another cross-dressing movie to make over $100
million. Is America's subconscience finally coming out of the closet? At
Briarwood: 12:45, 3:30, 7:30, 10:10; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:35, 5:10, 7:45,
10:20, 12:35.
THE PELICAN BRIEF Yet another trash novel made into an even trashier film.
Staring Pretty Woman and the Mighty Quinn. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00,
7:10, 10:00; at Showcase: 12:30, 3:45, 7:10, 10:00, 12:35.
4THE PIANO Yeah, yeah, the film's a masterpiece, but we hated it. At Ann
Arbor 1&2: 4:00, 7:00, 9:45; at Showcase: 7:40, 10:10, 12:30.
REMAINS 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 the State: 4:00,
7:00.
SCHINDLER'S LIsT It's awesome. Accept it. See it. At Showcase (Friday and
Saturday): 11:30, 3:15, 7:05, 10:50; (Sunday through Thursday): 12:30,
4:15, 8:00.
SHADOWLANDs Heh, heh, heh. C.S. Lewis is cool. Yeah, fire, fire, fire! At
Showcase: 1:00, 4:15, 7:05, 9:45, 12:20.
SHORTCUTs Who cares how brilliant it is - my butt's tired. At State: 9:30.
IsTER ACT 2 And even though Whoopi is the highest paid actress in
Hollywood, is it really over between her and Ted? At Showcase: 12:00,
5:25, 7:40, 9:55, 12:10.
TOMBSTONE Many years ago, a great film called "My Darling Clementine"
took on the same subject. Now, after the decline of western civilization we
have this turkey with every actor who just couldn't cut it as Marlon Brando.
At Showcase: 1:15, 4:30, 7:20, 10:10, 12:30.
SECOND RUN FILMS:
CARuTo's WAY At Fox: 7:00, 9:45 (Friday).
COOL RUNNINGs At Fox: 5:20, 7:30 (Friday).
JURAssiC PARK At Fox: 1:30 (Saturday & Sunday), 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.

INHERIT THE WIND The true story of a
Southern school teacher who is
charged with teaching about
evolution in the dark ages of the
1920s. Croswell Opera House, 8
p.m., $10-$12, 517-264-SHOW.
WAIT UNTIL DARK This thriller is
about a blind woman who is visited
by three criminals looking for drugs.
Pioneer High School, 8 p.m., $3-$5,
994-2191.
HUCK & PUCK See Thursday, 8 p.m.
ZOOMAN & THE SIGN See Thursday,
8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
TOADS & DIAMONDS The Goodtime
players present this family musical
about two completely opposite
sisters who are visited by their fairy
godmother. Performance Network, 2
p.m., $4-$6, 663-0681.
COMIC ADVENTURES WITH JUDITH
SLOAN This evening of comedy is
part of Hillel's Celebration of
Jewish Arts. Sloan is a "perfor-
mance activist" whose characters
confront many political issues.
Hillel Foundation Green Aud., 8
p.m., $5-$10, 769-0500.
HUCK & PUCK See Thursday, 8 p.m.
ZOOMAN & THE SIGN See Thursday,
2 & 8 p.m.
INHERIT THE WIND See Friday, 8 p.m.
WAIT UNTIL. DARK See Friday, 2 & 8
p.m.
S U N D .A Y
NIINSKY DANCES OPENING LECTURE
Guest Curator Beth Genne Dis-
cusses Nijinsky's "Afternoon of the
Faun" ballet. A reception follows.
Angell Hall Aud B, 2 p.m., free,
764-0395.
HUCK & PUCK See Thursday, 7 p.m.
INHERIT THE WIND See Friday, 2 p.m.
M O N D A Y
AIN'T GOT LONG TO STAY HERE The
Tennessee Repertory Co. comes to
Ann Arbor with this production
which chronicles the life of Dr.
Martin Luther King through the
letters and speeches he created.
Michigan Theater, 8 p.m., $13-$20,
668-8397.
TUESDAY
NO EVENTS SCHEDULED
WEDNESDAY
NO EVENTS SCHEDULED
Events?
Does your band
have a gig?
Are you putting
on a play?

S U N D A Y

W E D N E S D A Y
GETTYsBURG (1993) See Friday.
Mich Th 7:00.

PalmR OF THREE Celtic music performed by Jon Babula & Chris Rietz of East
Lansing and Marty Somberg of Ann Arbor. It's at the Ark, it's at 8 p.m. and it's
a Schoolkids Records free concert.
MICHIGAN CHAMBER PLAYERS Romantic-era music by Dvorak, Mendelssohn and
Brahms, Rackham Auditorium, 8 p.m., free.
MONDAY
THE WINANs Absolutely the best Urban Contemporary Gospel group perform-
ing today, Detoit's own perform at the Power Center at 8 p.m. at the close of
MLK Day celebrations. Tickets are $21, $16 and $11 for students.
TUESDAY
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