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BAD COMPANY This virtual reality experience first forces you to pick a date
with one of the following: Dom DeLuise, Chuckie or Jim "Ernest" Varney.
At Showcase: 12:30, 3:00, 5:25, 7:50, 10:15, 12:25.
BoYs ON THE SIDE The shocking, true story of the man behind the morals:
Newt Gingrich uncovered at last. To be showed as a double bill with "John
Wayne Bobbit: Uncut." Sneak preview at Showcase, Saturday 8:00.
IMMORTAL BELOVED Gary Oldman may think that he's playing Beethoven,
but he's actually playing Newt Gingrich! In this book-to-film version of
Newty's insta-classic bestseller, the tortured Oldman plays a sleazy car
salesman named Ute who tries to pawn off a bunch of shoddy Datsun's as
the cars of the future. With Don Knotts, Michael Caine and Phyllis Diller
as "The Temptress." At Showcase: 1:30, 4:35, 7:35, 10:15, 12:30.
MURDER IN THE FIRST O.J., O.J., O.J., isn't it a little early to be selling the
rights to our life story? We haven't even been tried yet, have we? Let's at
least pretend that we still consider ourselves innocent. At Briarwood:
12:30, 3:15, 7:10, 10:15. At Showcase: 1:25, 4:30, 7:20, 10:05, 12:30.
F I L M S H O L D I N G:
DEMON KNIGHT This film version of "Tales From the Crypt" is as lame as
the TV show. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:10, 4:55, 7:45, 10:00, 12:10.
DISCLOSURE At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:15,7:00, 10:00. At Showcase: 1:15,
4:10, 7:05, 10:10, 12:30.
FAR FROM HOME (THE ADVENTURES OF YELLOW DOG) Who is Yellow Dog and
why does he get a whole movie? At Briarwood: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 6:00. At
Showcase: 12:20, 2:20,4:20, 6:20.
HIGHER LEARNING The latest from "Boyz in the Hood" director John
Singleton. At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:10, 7:30, 9:50, 10:10, 12:25, 12:30."
HOUSEGUEST At Showcase: 12:15, 2:40, 5:00, 7:40, 9:55, 12:10.
IQ. Tim Robbins and Meg Ryan generate less steam than Tim Robbins
and Walter Matthau. At Briarwood: 8:00, 10:10. At Showcase: 9:30, 11:40.
THE JUNGLE BOOK Features Madonna getting it off with various Disney
characters, including all of the seven dwarves at once. Rumour has it that
Dopey has a lot more going for him than anyone ever suspected. At
Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00.
LEGENDS OF THE FALL Makes "Demon Knight" look original. At Briarwood:
1:00, 4:00, 7:05, 9:50. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:15, 7:00, 9:50, 12:25.
LITLE WOMEN At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:05, 9:30. At
Showcase: 1:10, 4:00, 7:25, 10:00, 12:30.
NELL Hell. At Briarwood: 1:10, 3:45, 7:35, 10:05.
PULP FICTION Give in already. At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 8:00, 11:00. At
Showcase: 8:15, 9:15, 11:20. _
NOBODY'S FOOL Jessica Tandy, Paul Newman, and Hume Cronyn play
Bingo and stuff. Not for the faint of heart. First 50 viewers get free prunes.
At Briarwood: 1:20, 4:30, 7:20, 9:45. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50,
7:15, 9:40, 12:05.
READY TO WEAR Only if you're really ugly. At Ann Arbor I & 2: 11:30,
2:00,4:30, 7:20, 9:55.
RIHHIE RiCH Dumb. At Showcase: 12:25, 2:45, 5:05.
DUMB AND DUMBER Dumbest. At Briarwood: 1:15, 3:40, 7:15, 9:30. At
Showcase: 12:05, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45, 12:15.
SECOND RUN FILMS:
FRANKENSTEIN At Fox: 7:30, 10:00.
JUNIOR At Fox: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:20.
THE LION KING At Fox: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:15.
THE PAGEMASTER At Fox: 12:45, 3:00, 5:10.
THE PROFESSIONAL At Fox: 9:20.
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION At State: 1, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:45.
SPEECHLESS At Fox: 1:15, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
STARGATE At Fox: 9:40.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood: 769-8783; Fox
Village: 994-8080; Michigan: 668-8480; Showcase: 973-8380; State: 994-
4024. All late-night shows are Friday and Saturday only. Matinee shows
at Ann Arbor 1 & 2 on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday only. Matinee shows
at Fox Village on Saturday and Sunday only.
215 S. State St.
Ann Arbor
995-DEAD
(upstairs)

Darts + Dart Supplies
Darts starting at only $12.00
Boards, Shafts, Flights, + Parts

T H U R S D A Y
THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF TOM
THUMB (1993) The Robert Reich
story. Mich 7:00.
WOMEN & DIFFERENCES FILM SERIES
Four short films that examine the
roles of women in different societies.
1300 Chem 7:00. Free.
SLEEP WITH ME (1994) The movie
which answers the question: what is
Bill Clinton most often heard saying
to visiting female dignitaries at
White House state dinners? Mich
9:00.
F R I DAY
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES (1991)
"The Frugal Gourmet" goes
Hollywood. Chrysler, 5:00. Free.
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
Shockingly realistic satire on the
state of world affairs and nuclear
weapons during the height of the
Cold War. Modern in both style and
content, this is one of the funniest yet
sobering films ever made. Mich 7:00.
SONG OF THE EXILE (1991) Hong
Kong epic loosely based on the
Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main
Street" album. In Chinese. Aud A
8:00. Free.
MAKING UP (1993) Short film about
the frenzied life of a comic strip
writer who uses her best friend for
inspiration. Shown with "The
Coriolis Effect" about two tornado
chasers. Mich 9:00.
DARR (1993) It's "Rrad" spelled
backwards. Nat Sci 8:15.
S A T U R D A Y
THE CRIMINAL LIFE OF ARCHIBALDO DE
LA CRUz (1955) Spanish flick about
the repressed childhood memories of
one man who enjoys committing
sexual crimes. Sounds funny. Nat Sci
7:00 & 9:00.
TOTALLY F***ED UP (1994)
Director Greg Araki's commentary
on AIDS, homosexual relationships
and gay teen suicides, modeled as a
"queer John Hughes flick." Aud A
7:00 & 9:00.
S U N D A Y
MAKING UP (1993) See Friday.
Mich 5:30.
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) The
tragic story of Jack Kevorkian and
his wife. Mich 7:30.
MONDAY
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) For all
the death and destruction fans out
there: lots of anticipation and
explosions in this one! Mich 7:45.
TUESDAY
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) If you
immediately recognize Sterling
Hayden, then you are really cool.
Mich 7:00.
GRIEF (1994) A talented gay editor
for a sleazy soap opera is attracted
to his co-worker. Mich 9:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
THE PANAMA DECEPTION (1992) The
first and only film in the "deception"
series chronicling the sickeningly

laughable Bush administration.
Rackham 7:00.
PU. MY DAISY (1959) The little-
known sequel to "Spanking the
Monkey." Mich 7:00.
DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) Movie
about the quack who Lisa Marie and
the King of Pop visit for marriage
counseling. Mich 9:00.

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

CRASH TEST DUMMIES Come on down to the all ages show at the State
Theatre in downtown Detroit. Concert starts at 7:30, Bass is Base opens.
Tickets at Ticketmaster for $27.50 and $20.00 in advance.
MOTOR CITY AWARDS BENEFIT Fifteen bands for $5. Doors open at 8 p.m. for
those 18 and over at St. Andrew's.
FIVE Guys NAMED MOE Hey, weren't they here last week? Catch this
acoustic quintet once more at The Ark. Doors at 8, tickets for $6.
KENNY NEAL The guy plays more than one instrument and has a jammin'
band. A must-see for all blues fans. The Blind Pig opens for this at 9:30,
tickets $6 in advance at Schoolkids' or through Ticketmaster.
MILK & CHEESE Catch this quirky local four-piece at Rick's.
LUNAR OCTET Shake it to this band's jazz with Latin roots at the Tap Room.
JOHN E. LAWRENCE TRIO Free jazz music anyone? Be at Ashley's Pub.
EDDIE BRILL Stand-up comic from New York City. 8:30 p.m. at Mainstreet
Comedy for $10.
COLLAGE CONCERT Free at Hill Auditorium , at 8:15 p.m.
F R I D A Y
RFD Boys Bluegrass and country from these Michiganders. The Ark
throws open its doors at 8 p.m., fork over $8.75 upon arrival.
FRED HERSCH At Kerrytown Concert House at both 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets
are $15, $10, and $5 for students. Yay!
SOUTH NORMAL tours in support of their release, "It's Life Itself." Free at
PJ's Used Records & CDs. Showtime 7-8 p.m.
SCOTT MORGAN'S KEY TO THE HIGHWAY A band with the '60s Motor City
Rock sound. At the Heidelberg. They are funky...
FIRST LIGHT bring their reggae sound to Rick's. Cover is $5 for 19+.
MULE Ann Arbor's prodigal princes of "cowpunk" return to the Blind Pig.
Tickets are $5 in advance at Schoolkids or Ticketmaster. Doors at 9:30.
ANTI-MUSIC SHOWCASE All the bands on Detroit's indie label Anti-Music play
a show at the Green Room. The entertainment starts at 9:30 p.m.
LADY SUNSHINE & THE X BAND do the blues, R&B and soul in the Tap Room.
EDDIE BRILL At 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. at Mainstreet Comedy Club, $10 a ticket.
S A T U R D A Y
GIMME SHELTER A fundraiser for "My Sister's Place," a domestic violence
shelter. Catch the following all girl bands at St. Andrews: Motor Dolls,
Ms. X, Beggars Opera, Whiptail, Day 28, Mary McGuire. Doors at 8 p.m.,
show one hour later, tickets $5 at the door.
WOOL makes you sweat in the Shelter with Guzzard and Forehead Stew.
Doors at 9 p.m. for 18 and over. Shell out the $8 when you arrive.
LARRY MCCRAY Michigan blues guitarist plays at Rick's.
MUSTARD'S RETREAT Acoustic duo plays at 8 p.m. at the Ark. $8.75.
BIG DAVE AND THE ULTRASONICS Blues band does the Blind Pig.
WILD SHEEP RIDERS Local country at the Heidelberg.
JOE TIBONI's BENEFIT B-DAY BASH Proceeds to Performance Network.
Headliners are George Bedard & the Kingpins. Show at 10:30 at Perfor-
mance Network, $6 at the door, refreshments provided.
FINGERS Generated from the Maytricks, acoustic pop at Cava Java.
EDDIE BRILL gives shows at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. for $10 at Mainstreet Comedy.
ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents "Dances Around the World."
Dancer Job E. Christenson performs with the orchestra. Showtime 8 p.m.
at the Michigan Theater for $23, $19, $15.
S U N D A Y
FENWICKS AND CITIZEN KING shake their stuff at Industry. 18 and over only
please, doors open at 8 p.m.
RICHARD SHINDELL returns to promote his latest release at the Ark. Doors at
8 p.m., $8.75 to enter.
MIDI-LIVEI A benefit for the digital music studio at EMU. Show at 7 p.m.,
Alexander Music Building on East Circle Drive on EMU campus.
ANN ARBOR BLUESTAGE Come one, come all to this open mic session. Hosted
by Jerry Mack and the Terraplanes. At the Blind Pig, 9 p.m.
SIGUND BRUHN, PIANO Works by Schoenberg, Webern, Berb and Messiaen. At
Recital Hall in the School of Music beginning at 4 p.m. Free.
M O N D A Y
JOHNNY SACKO does the ska thing at Rick's.
T U E S D A Y
MARTYN WYNDHAM-READ This Brit is at the Ark at 8, tickets $10 at the door.
SALT CHUNK MARY Revel in modern rock with this band and the Epicurians.
Venue: The Blind Pig.
CHERYL NG, PIANO Works by Shostakovich, Bach, Faure and Schubert at the
Kerrytown Concert House. Show at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $10. 769-2999.
UNIVERSITY PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Concert of Copland, Brahms and
Schubert. Hill Auditorium. 8 p.m. Free.

W E D N E S D A Y
THROAT SINGERS OF TUVA The Ark hosts this unique act.at 8 p.m. Tickets
$14.75 in advance at Schoolkids. Don't try this at home. Please.
CATHERINE blows into town from the Windy City with their psychedelic
sound created by their three guitarists. 55FFR opens at the Blind Pig.
SWISHBELLY See this neo-hippie band at Rick's, whatever that means.
JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL, rFUTE Considered by most to be the world's premiere
flutist, Rampal brings his fluttering pipes to Hill Auditorium at 8 p.m. With
John Steele Ritter, piano. Tickets cost $16-$46, but student rush tickets will
be available for $9 the day of the performance. Call 764-2538 for more
info.
& THURSDAY NO COVER AT

LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
Though New York critics dubbed it
"Travesty on the 23rd Floor," Neil
Simon's latest is his biggest audience
pleaser yet, a high-tempo comic fiesta
where one-liners, sight gags and
rimshots fly from all sides. Jerry Zaks
directs this comic free-for-all, and
Howard "Dr. Johnny Fever"
Hesseman stars. Deliciously
irreverent, slyly affectionate and
debilitatingly funny. 8 p.m., Fisher
Theatre, $29-$37.50, (313) 872-1000
for info, (810)645-6666 for tickets.
THE WORLDG OES 'ROUND A
stunning tribute to the music of
John Kander and Fred Ebb, the
team that created "Cabaret," "New
York, New York," "Chicago" and
"Kiss of the Spider Woman." This
tightly-knit, wonderfully talented
cast of five goes through
showstopper after showstopper
without missing a beat. 1993
Musical Theatre alum Danny
Gurwin stars, and seeing such a
gifted performer is well worth twice
the price of admission. 8 p.m.,
Birmingham Theatre (211 South
Woodward, Birmingham), $27.50
($19.50 students), (810) 644-3533,
groups call (810) 644-1529.
WITHOUT A NET Parachuting in the
Union. No, really, a comedy show.
And it's not Comedy Company, so
you're safe. 10 p.m., U Club, $3
(Entree plus it).
F R I D A Y
THE HoSBIT The story of a short -
uh, vertically challenged - and ugly
- I mean, aesthetically challenged
- guy. A play about Mickey
Rooney? I'm there ... 7:30 p.m.,
Performance Network (408 W.
Washington), $6 ($4 kids), 663-0681.
THE UaLy DUCKLuNG Not the classic
A.A. Milne story, but rather the
inspirational story of Oprah Winfrey
and her personal triumph. 8 p.m.,
Huron High Meyers Auditorium, $4
($3 stu/sen), 994-2097.
THE CEMETERY CwB Ivan Mitchell's
uplifting comedy centering around
three Jewish widows and how each
deals with the death of her favorite
rock star's career. To add an
audience-participatory element, a few
lucky ticket-holders play the rotating
roles of Boy George, Michael Bolton
and Keith Richards. 8 p.m., Croswell
Opera House (129 E. Maumee,
Adrian), $10-$12, (517) 264-SHOW.
LAuHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
THE HOBBIT See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
THE UGLY DUcKuNG See Thursday, 8
p.m.
LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR See
Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND See
Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
THE CEMETERY CLUB See Friday, 8
p.m.
S U N D A Y

THE HOBBIT See Thursday, 2:30 p.m.
THE CEMETERY CLUB See Friday, 3
p.m.
LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR See
Thursday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND See
Thursday, 2p.m.
TUESDAY
LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR See
Thursday, 8 p.m.
WEDNE SDAY
LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR See
Thursday.8 p.m.

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