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____ The Michigan Daily - Weekend etc. - Thursday, April 6. 1995 -13

FILMS OPENING: THURSDAY

THURSDAY THURSDAY

BAD Boys The film that was just too stupid for homeless, unemployed, ex-
Saturday Night Livers Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey was apparantly perfect
for Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 6:40, 9:15.
At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:05, 9:40, 12:05.
DON JUAN DEMARCO Love me two times, baby. Winona Ryder reject Johnny
Depp is a modern-day Don Juan whose life-long winning streak comes to a
resounding halt when, after having successfully swept the elegant, ageless,
feather-like Faye Dunaway off her feet, he is literally unable to budge
Marlon Brando. At Briarwood: 1:15, 3:40, 7:40, 10:15. At Showcase:
12:45, 3:00, 5:10, 7:35, 7:40, 9:45, 10:10, 12:00, 12:30..
THE FOUR CORNERS OF NOWHERE Cryptic, humorous, non-condescending
twentysomething film shot in and around Ann Arbor. You know someone
in it. Don't miss it. At State: 11:30 p.m.
A GOOFY MOVIE Why would anyone want to watch a full-length movie about
Goofy? And why wasn't Kato asked to star? At Showcase: 12:00, 1:50,
3:40, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30.
ONCE WERE WARRIORS Acclaimed documentary. At State: 1:30,4:30, 7:00,
9:30.
ROB Roy see Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange frolic in some far-off land.
Or don't.At Showcase: 1:00, 4:10, 7:15, 10:05, 12:30.

This is Goofy with his son Max in "A Goofy Movie." Who would
procreate with Goofy anyway? Yikes!
F I L M S H 0 L D I N 0:
BORN TO BE WILD Yes! Finally, the Newt Gingrich/Rush Limbaugh/Arlen
Hatch summer road trip movie we've all been waiting for. At Showcase:
12:20, 2:55, 5:30.
CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Leprosy: It sucks, but you gotta teach the
kids sometime. At Showcase: 7:50, 10:15, 12:20.
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS Oh, boy, a heartwarming tale of teenage love in Ireland.
Newcomer Minnie Driver is cool but watch out for Chris "Guppy"
O'Donnell as the object of her affection. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:10, 2:25,
4:40, 7:00, 9:20. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30, 9:55, 12:15.
*DOLORES CLAIBORNE Kathy Bates and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the latest
from Stephen King. All is well with a re-united mother and daughter until a
mysterious, e-mailing houseguest, known only as "Jakato" arrives, seeking
Little Debbie's, "Big Gals" and a laptop computer. Chaos ensues when the
ghost of former houseguest Kirk Cameron returns to haunt, demanding
puberty and the return of his career. At Briarwood: 1:10, 4:15, 7:00, 9:40.
At Showcase: 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:50, 12:25.
EXOTICA Dirty Dancing in Canada! At Briarwood: 1:45, 7:10. At Showcase:
12:00.
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE Finally, the Bush bio-pic we've all been
*praying for. At Ann Arbor I & 2: (th) 4:45, 7:05, 9:15.
MAJOR PAYNE The sequel to "In the Army Now." This time, Pauly Shore
gets his behind kicked by Damon Wayans and a whole slew of decent,
good-movie watching Americans. At Briarwood: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:20,
9:30. At Showcase: 12:40, 2:50, 5:05, 7:25, 9:30, 11:50.
MAN OF THE HOUSE In a desperate attempt to latch onto the celebrity port-o-
potty on which his ample-and-growing behind no longer resides, Chevy
Chase and some blond twirp bring us the first Kato Kalin bio-pic. At
Showcase: 2:20, 4:35.
MURIEL'S WEDDING Cool, quirky Aussie flick about a non-traditional gal who
*finds a way to have it all. At Ann Arbor I & 2: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:20,
9:40. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:35, 5:00, 7:40, 10:10, 12:20.
OUTBREAK Rainman, Lightning Jack and David Cassidy all break into Taco
Bell, hoping to find the secret of the ooze. Watch sparks fly when they
catch Bill Clinton on one of his late night munchie runs. At Briarwood:
130, 4:20, 7:15, 10:00. At Showcase: 12:30, 3:30, 7:10, 10:00, 12:30.
PiLP FICTION Although shunned out at the Oscars by Forrest "I'm a good
American" Gump, this is still one of the best films of the year. At State:
1:30, 4:30, 8:00, 11:00. At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:20, 10:20.
TALL TALE The interactive, O.J. movie has finally arrived. At Showcase:
12:00.
TANK GIRL Lori "Annoying Chiuawa" Petty stars in this futuristic comic
book adventure flick. At Briarwood: 4:40, 9:45. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:45,
5:10, 7:25, 9:40, 11:55.
TOMMY Boy Saturday Night Live's Chris Farley and David Spade star in the
true life, wacky adventures of Arts Editor Tom "Tommy Boy" Erlewine and
Metal Editor Kirk "The Kirk" Miller. Watch sparks fly when they meet
Susan Powter, Bill Shatner and Dom Deluise, who are all trying to bum a
ride to Kato's MTV Unplugged and Unconscious live from Daytona Beach
*special. At Briarwood: 12:45, 3:00, 5:15, 7:30, 9:50. At Showcase: 12:15,
2:40, 4:50, 7:20, 9:35, 11:50.
SECOND RUN Films:
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COMPLETELY AUVE: THE PEACE CORPS
EXPERIENCE (1994) Short film
profiling the endeavors of six
volunteers. With a discussion
afterwards. Intl Ctr 7:00. Free.
SANKOFA (1993) Ethiopian epic
about a present day African caste
system of slavery as seen through
the eyes of a modern woman. Mich
7:00.
SURNAME VIEr, GIVEN NAME NAM
(1989) Conclusion of the Women
and Differences Film Series with
this study of the life of Vietnamese
women. 1300 Chem 7:00. Free.
SEX, DRUGs AND DEMOCRACY (1994)
The Teddy Kennedy story. Mich
9:30.
F R I DAY
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) A
special 70mm presentation of the
classic space epic about humans and
technology. Mich 6:30.
AMERICA AMERICA (1963) Elia
Kazan's account of a young Greek
boy who attempts to receive passage
to the U.S. First film of the Greek
film festival. Nat Sci 7:30.
SANKOFA (1993) A two-hour film
about instant coffee. Mich 9:15.
SEX, DRUGS AND DEMOCRACY (1994)
The story of United States Repre-
sentative Sonny Bono (ha!). Mich
midnight.
S A T U R D A Y
VAN GOGH (1992) Director
Maurice Pialat's study of the last 67
days of the artist's life. MLB 3 7:00
& 9:40.
REMBETIKO (1984) Part of the
Greek film festival, this movie
depicts the "great disaster" of 1922
as seen through the lives of a singer
and his family. Nat Sci 7:30.
S U N D A Y
LYSISTRATA (1976) Aristophanes'
story of ancient Greek women who
go on a "sex strike." Part of the
Greek film festival and shown with
"Never on Sunday." Nat Sci 2:00.
KING OF KINGS (1928) DeMille's
epic about the life of Jesus of
Nazareth. Sheraton 3:00.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
My God, it's full of stars! Mich
3:00.SANKOFA (1993) A two-hour
film about instant coffee. Mich
9:15.
SEX, DRUGS AND DEMOCRACY
(1994) Film whose title is taken
from the first words of the original
draft of the Declaration of Indepen-
dence. Mich 8:15.
M O N D A Y
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
For God's sake, go see it! It is only
one of the greatest films of all time.
Mich 7:00.
SEX, DRUGS, AND DEMOCRACY
(1994) Really, it is a documentary
about life in Holland. Mich 9:45.
T U E S D A Y
CINEMA IN INDIA FILM SERIES
Featured film is "Masala" about a
South Asian community in Toronto.
Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
IVAN AND ABRAHAM (1993) Story of

the friendship between two boys,
one Jewish, one gentile, in 1930s
Poland. Mich 7:00.
SEX, DRUGS, AND DEMOCRACY
(1994) Hash Bash revisited. But
this time it is not just a bunch of
annoying high school students and
old fart hippies. Mich 9:15.
W E D N E S D A Y
INSIDE OUT (1994) An epic saga
about belly buttons! Aud B. Free.
EASY RIDER (1969) Get your motor
runnin'. Head out on the highway.
Lookin' for adventure ... Mich
7:00.

THE IMPATIENTS It's almost like having a band playing right in your own home.
Come see this retro-inspired band play in the Michigan League Basement. And
free is a very good price. Michigan League Underground. 8:30 p.m.
JUNE TABOR Featured on the "Beat the Retreat" CD, this Irish folk star also has
a new disc out on Green Linnet. The Ark. $11 at door. 8 p.m.
STEEL POLE BATHTUB Yet another punk band from the Bay Area. But, this one
integrates spoken word. How original! Also listen for the Helmet-ish punk of
Philo Bedow and psychedelic noise rock stuff from Love 666. Blind Pig. $5 in
advance at Schoolkids' or call 810-645-6666. Doors 9:30 p.m.
JOHNNY Sooko Ska? Indianapolis? See Johnny Socko and find out if it's true.
Rick's.
MORPHINE Come toot your horn with Morphine, who put on some great live
shows. Will this be one of them? 18+ at St. Andrew's Hall. 8 p.m.
TRAGICALLY HIP With theirnew CD,"Day For Night,"the Hip are back with their
earthy, backroads rock songs for Neil Young. Royal Oak Music Theater. Call
810-546-74610.
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL See the Shaq attack in person at the State Theater in Detroit.
Call 313-961-5450.
ROYAL CONCERToEBOUw ORCHESTRA OF AMSTERDAM See one of the greatest
orchestras in the world perform under the direction of Riccardo Chaihly. 8:00
p.m. at the Hill Auditorium. Tickets are $55, $45, $36, $18. Call 764-2538.
F RIDAY
SPECIAL CONSENSUS A national bluegrass act that will be joined onstage by
former Deadbeat Society (no, not the Dead Poet Society) member Colby
Maddox. The Ark. $10 at door. 8 p.m.
BIG DAVE AND THE ULTRASONICS This local fave plays jump blues as close by
as the Blind Pig.
BROTHER RABIT A college pop/rock cover band. Rick's.
SYMPHONY BAND & CONCERT BAND with conductors H. Robert Reynolds,
Gary Lewis, and Dennis Glocke. 8:00 p.m. at the Hill Auditorium. Free.
S ATURDAY
PAT SMmI She's a poet, a leader, and she all-around rocks. See her
perform an acoustic and intimate show in memory of her late husband, Fred
"Sonic" Smith. With Lenny Kaye and others. The Ark. $15 Schoolkids' or
call 763-8587. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
VERVE PIPE This newly signed RCA power pop quartet plays two shows.
The first is all ages and the second is 19+. Blind Pig. 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
GANGSTER FUN Ska, ska, and more ska! Nadsat Nation (whose name we see
all over campus) opens with ska inflected modern rock. Rick's.
JESTER'S CRowN Celebrating the release of their new CD, "Above the
Storm," is this local rock outfit. U-Club in the Michigan Union. Free with
student I.D. 7 p.m.
TODAY Is THE DAY Show up for the show and see if they're anything like you
could possibly imagine. Saint Andrew's Hall. Call 313-961-MELT.
MEN'S GLEE CLUB 135TH ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT The Glee Club sings under
the direction of Jerry Blackstone at the Hill Auditorium. Tickets are $10, $8, $5,
$3. Call 764-1448.
ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO MILT JACKSON Part of the Ameritech Just Jazz Series. 8:00
p.m. at Orchestra Hall. Tickets are $50, $32, $31, $26, $11. Call (313) 833-
3700.
THE PITTSBURGH BOYCHOIR The choir will make a stop at St. Andrew's Episcopal
Church on their "Heartland Tour '95." 7:30 p.m. For info. call 663-5377.
SUNDAY
MARTY SOMBERG AND FRIENDS Irish music and other stuff that makes you want
to jig. Played by assorted people including Chris Rietz, John Babula, Debbie
Jackson, and more. The Ark. $9 at door. 8 p.m.
BRASS ENSEMBLE CONCERT Student brass ensembles with a guest appearance by
the Faculty Brass Quintet. Recital Hall, School of Music at2:00. Free.
ITZHAK PERLMAN Special recital appearance at Orchestra Hall. 4:00 p.m. Tickets
are $100, $60, $40, $20. Call (313) 833-3700.
MONDAY
FAT AMY Hey, the name may sound pretty unattractive, but give this modern
rock group from East Lansing a listen. You might be surprised. Or you might
not be. Rick's.
HOMEBOY SHOwCASE A lineup of some of the best of Detroit's modern rock,
including Big Block, Crossed Wire, Forehead Stew, Jes Gru, Hope Orchestra,
and more. 18+ at Industry. $5. 8 p.m.
HARP STUDIo RECITAL The students of Lynne Aspnes perform at Recital Hall,
School of Music. 8:15 p.m. Free.
T UESDAY
CAKEKITCHEN Now that you're hungry, go to Rick's and see this Merge
recording act. The rock might be a little controlled, but what do you expect?
The singer's from New England.
THE KILuOYS Attention all you 89X listeners! If you've heard them on the radio,
you might even like them in person. What's more, Chameleon's Dish opens
with original modern rock from A2. Blind Pig. $5 in advance at Schoolkids' or

call 810-645-6666. 9:30 p.m.
DEL AMm For all you mellow, boring alterna-pop listeners, come see Del
Amitri as they tour for the new album, "Twisted." Beware, you might fall
asleep. 18+ at Saint Andrew's Hall. $7.50. 8 p.m.
INDIGO GIRLS Folksy, yet almost too harmonious, music from two flanneled
females. The Palace at Auburn Hills. Call 810-377-0100.
CAMPUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Performs at the Hill Auditorium. 8:00. Free.
W EDNESDAY
DAR WILuAMS Promoting her new album, "The Honesty Room," and touring
as a headliner for the first time, this folk singer has opened for the likes of Arlo
Guthrie and Ani DeFranco. The Ark. Free. 7:30 p.m.
SUm OFF SATURN Escape to another planet and hear these new modern rock
originals. Simple Marine Life opens. Blind Pig.
AmO NEL The pianist performs at Recital Hall, School of Music. 8:00 p.m.
Free

H.M.S. PINAFORE The University of
Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan
Society's production of this wacky
naval-oriented operetta. 8 p.m.,
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, $8-
$12, 761-7855.
SorEn The Department of Theatre
and Drama presents the college
premiere of Darrah Cloud's provoca-
tive drama. Set in a women's prison,
a group of women struggle to free
themselves from the destructive
cycles of dependency and spousal
abuse. Guest artist Lynn Thomson
directs. 8 p.m., Trueblood Theatre
(Frieze Building), $12 $6 students)
general admission, 764-0450.
THE MARRIAGE DANCE Original play by
Toby Bochan, part of Playfest. 5 p.m..
Arena Theatre, FREE, 764-5350.
WITHour A NET Last show of the year
with this improvisational troupe. 10
p.m., U Club (Michigan Union), $3
(entree plus it!), 763-1107.
THE ICE WOLF An Eskimo folk-tale
translated for a family audience,
brought to you by the Young People's
Theatre. 7:30 p.m., Performance
Network (418 W. Washington), $6
($4 youths), 663-0681.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
The kooky classic about a fun-
loving rebel who chooses to serve
his jail sentence in a mental ward.
But beware of Nurse Ratched. 8
p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
(2275 Platt Road), $8, 971-AACT.
THE BLACK AMERICAN DREAM EMU
Theatre explores issues of unem-
ployment, education, absentee
fathers and single mothers. 8 p.m.,
Quirk Theatre (EMU campus), $9-
$5, 487-1221.
HANG THE MOON A disillusioned
Vietnam Vet must fight an equally
agonizing war when he returns,
fighting guilt, memories and
forgiveness in this original play by
Michigan resident Suzanne Barr. 8
p.m. Purple Rose Theatre (137 Park
Street, Chelsea), (313) 475-7902.
F R I D A Y
A STAR IS REom Original play by
Denver Rochon, part of Playfest. 5 p.m.,
Arena Theatre, FREE, 764-5350.
DEUTSCHES THEATER Two German-
language plays poking fun at human
nature. There will be no subtitles.
Ha ha. 8 p.m., Residential College
Auditorium (East Quad), $5 or two
cans of food, 747-4378.
U-M CHILDREN'S THEATRE Serve
week performance, 5 p.m., Wolver-
ine Room (Michigan Union), FREE,
668-6715.
H.M.S. PINAFORE See Thurs., 8 p.m.
SIRENS See Thurs., 8 p.m.
THE ICE WOLF See Thurs, 7:30 p.m.
CUCKOO'S NEST See Thurs., 8 p.m.
THE BLACK AMERICAN DREAM See
Thurs., 8 p.m.
HANG THE MOON See Thurs., 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
IS THERE BEAUTY IN SODOM? An
original play by Gordon Smith, part
of Playfest. 3 p.m., Arena Theatre,
764-5350.
SECOND SATURDAYS A multimedia
gonzo (?) extravaganza. Your guess

is as good as mine. 10 p.m, People
Dancing Studio, $5, 761-7855.
H.M.S. PINAFORE See Thurs., 2 & 8
p.m.
SIRENS See Thurs., 8 p.m.
DEUTSCHES THEATER See Fri., 8 p.m.
THE ICE WOLF See Thurs., 2 & 7:30
p.m.
CUCKOO'S NEST See Thurs., 8 p.m.
THE BLACK AMERICAN DREAM See
Thurs., 8 p.m.
HANG THE MOON See Thurs., 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
MENTATION/EMOTION/MORAuTY/

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