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The Michigan Daily -Wede,,,e.k. - Thursday, January 25, 1996 - 9B
A weekly listing of who's where,
what's happening and why you need
to be there...

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First-Run Films
bed of Roses "I wanna lay you down in a bed of roses." Please
tell us that this isn't another Jon Bon Jovi and "Moonlight and
lntino" thing. At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:10, 5:15, 7:40, 10:00; at
case: 1:10, 3:15, 5:15, 7:20, 9:35, 11:40.
-3Ig Illy Quick quiz: Have you seen "Tommy Boy?" Are you
planning on paying money to see both this movie and "Black
Sheep?" If you just answered "yes" to these questions, then you are
a loser. Get help At Briarwood: 1:50, 4:30, 7:00, 9:10; at Showcase:
12:15, 2:25, 4:30, 7:25, 9:40, 11:50.
Screamers AAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Is that what you want? At
Showcase: 12:20, 2:50, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20, 12:30.
White Squall "Gilligan's Island" meets "Dead Poets' Society,"
ind" and 15-year-old naked boys all in the same movie. At
owcase 9:15 (Saturday only).
Films Holding
Biodome Uhhhhh, Pauly Shore is totally into the environment,
instead of, uh, having jury duty. At Briarwood: 1:15, 3:30, 7:30, 9:40.
The Crow Check out the cool makeup! At State: 11:45.
|ad Man Walking: Like, Susan Sarandon stars as the nun who
.counsels, like this gnarly murderer Sean Penn guy on death row.
Right on, dude! At Showcase: 1:20, 4:20, 7:25, 10:10, 12:30.
Dpn't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking
Yur Juice In The Hood Warning: Do NOT try to say this in just
one breath. At Showcase: 7:40, 9:40, 11:45.
Dunston Checks in Starring Jason Alexander and an orangutan.
Same difference. At Showcase: 12:00, 1:50, 3:40.
Eye For An Eye Don't shoot, Sally! At least not while you look so
opristpated. At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30; at Showcase:
:10, 2:30, 5:10, 7:35, 9:55, 12:15.
our Rooms Find out what it's really like behind those DO NOT
'QI TURB signs. At State: 1:30, 4:30, 9:30, 11:45.
From Dusk Till Dawn Quentin Tarentino and that dude from ER
take a break from success to be in this movie about vampires - a
q s- career choice. Uh - hello? At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:20, 7:20,
: at Showcase: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30, 10:00, 12:20.
;lumpier Old Men We really need to see Matthau and Lemmon
rake pot shots at each other for another two hours. AS IF! At
:B[iarwood: 1:30, 6:50; at Showcase: 12:10, 2:20, 4:40.
at With Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Val Kilmer - the tempera-
re is sure to rise! At Showcase: 8:00, 11:30.
:Jumanji If you can say the name, then you can play the game. At
Showcase: 12:00, 2:15, 4:40, 7:05, 9:20, 11:35.
Leaving Las Vegas No, not the song by Sheryl Crow - don't
vpry, it's much better than that. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:20, 2:35,
4:, 720, 9:55; at Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:30, 10:05, 12:30.
M,4 Holland's Opus Richard Dreyfuss stars in this feel-good
movie about music. Brings back memories of trying to learn an
instrument in the fifth grade, huh? At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1:00, 4:00,
0, 9:40; at Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 10:05.
Thello From Ike Turner to a Shakespeare character? What a
'arge; Lawrence Fishburne. At State:1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
The Postman Special delivery, coming your way! At State: 7:00.
Sense and Sensibility Don't have time to read the book? Don't
worry. Check out Jane Austen 101 - at a theater near you! At
Showcase: 12:30, 4:00, 7:15, 10:10, 12:30.
Toy Story With the help of some snazzy computer animation, Tom
Hanks and Tim Allen have a little G-rated fun. At Showcase: 1:00,
3:00, 5:00, 7:00, 9:30.
Twelve Monkeys And don't forget special appearances by
ason Alexander and Dunston. At Briarwood: 1:20, 4:15, 7:15,
10:10; at Showcase: 1:30, 4:30, 7:20, 10:10, 12:30.
Two If By Sea First Keanu, then Bill Pullman and now DENIS
LIEARY? Come on Sandra, surely you can do better than that. At
Showcase: 5:30.
Waiting To Exhale Shoop, shoop with Whitney and her gang -
and dQn't forget to breathe! At Briarwood: 3:45, 9:15.

Campus Cinema
T H U R S D A Y
When Night is Falling (1995). An intriguing new film about two
women caught in a lesbian love triangle. Mich 7:45.
Kicking and Screaming (1995). First-time director Noah Baumbach's
comedy about a group of college grads heading into middle age. Mich
9:00.
FR I DAY
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). In one of Daniel Day-Lewis' first film
appearances, he plays the lover of a Pakistani who inherits his uncles
London laundromat. Chrysler 5:00. Free.
Kicking and Screaming (1995). See Thursday. Mich 7:00.
Tai-Chi Master (1993). A fictionalized story of the invention of Tai-Chi
during China's Ming dynasty. Aud A 8:00. Free.
When Night is Falling (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.
SATURDAY
Repulsion (1965). Catherine Deneuve stars in Roman Polanski's first
English-language film, the story of a sexually repressed girl who lets her
erotic fantasies get the best of her. Nat Sci 7:00.
Macbeth (1971). Polanski's adaptation of the classic Shakespearean
tragedy. Nat Sci 9:00.
SUNDAY
Crumb (1995). One of the best films of 1995, this is director Terry
Zwigoff's interesting documentary about the life of underground comic
book artist R. Crumb. Mich 4:45.
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). A fascinating biogra-
phy of the Russian genius who virtually invented electronic music in the
1920s (and whose self-titled instrument is featured in such songs as the
Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"). Mich 7:15.
When Night is Falling (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:00.
M O N D A Y
Jacob's Ladder (1990). Tim Robbins posessed. Mich 4:15.
People Power (1989). Shown with "Testimonies," another short film
about war and non-violence. Chem 7:00. Free.
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). See Sunday. Mich
7:00.
Crumb (1995). See Sunday. Mich 9:00.
T U E S D A Y
Cafe Au Lait (1990). Film about a strange love triangle between a
Jewish bike messenger, his West Indian girlfriend and the son of an
African diplomat. Mich 5:00.
Jacob's Ladder (1990). See Monday. Mich 7:00.
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). See Sunday. Mich
9:20.

T H U R S D A Y
Remember Me Two lovers face the harsh reality of AIDS in this
tragicomedy by local playwrights Ryan Patterson and Stephanie
Pascaris. 8 p.m., Performance Network (408 W. Washington), $12
($9 stu/sen, pay-what-you-can-Thursdays). Call 663-0681.
Beast on the Moon A couple finds freedom and love in America
against all odds in Richard Kalinoski's play. 8 p.m., Purple Rose
Theater (137 Park St., Chelsea), $25-$10. Call 475-7902.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Go, go,
go, go! Donny Osmond stars in the Andrew Lloyd-Webber - Tim
Rice biblical musical. 8 p.m., Masonic Temple (500 Temple Ave.,
Detroit), $65-$22.50. Call (313) 832-2232 or (810) 645-6666.
Party Seven gay men get drunk and bare their souls, along with
their, ahem, other parts. 8 p.m., 1515 Broadway (two blocks
south of Grand Circus Park between Woodward and Madison),
$25. Call (313) 965-1515 or (810) 645-6666.
F R I D A Y
The Contemporaries Musical Theater prof. Gary Bird directs
this compilation of scenes and songs dating from 1980 to the
present, including "The Secret Garden," "Big River" and many
others. 8 p.m., Trueblood Theater (Frieze Building), FREE.
Burning Bright The Residential College Players present this
adaptation of John Steinbeck's story of love, pride and self-
sacrifice. 8 p.m., RC Auditorium (East Quad), $5 ($3 students).
Call 996-4068.
Myths, Masks & Magic Techniques of mask, mime, dance,
music and American Sign Language meld in this multicultural
exploration of "the beginning." 10 a.m. & 1 p.m., Towsley Audito-
rium (WCC Campus), $6 ($4 youths). Call 995-5350.
Remember Me See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Party See Thursday, 7:30 & 10 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
k: Impressions from Kafka's "The Trial" Under the aus-
pices of University Musical Society, the renowned Guthrie Theater of
Minneapolis makes its Ann Arbor debut with this story of a man
whose sudden arrest shakes him to his core. 8 p.m., Power Center,
$28-$16. Call 764-2538.
Blueprints Contemporary retelling of three biblical tales. 8
p.m., Hillel (1405 Hill St.), $5 ($3 students). Call 769-0500.
Remember Me See Thursday, 8 p.m.
The Contemporaries See Friday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Burning Bright See Friday, 8 p.m.
Myths, Masks & Magic See Friday, 2 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Party See Thursday, 7:30 & 10 p.m.

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Old Times The second show from the Guthrie Theater is this
diabolically insightful Harold Pinter play. 7 p.m., Power Center, $28-
$16. Call 764-2538.
k: Impressions ... See Saturday, 2 p.m.
Remember Me See Thursday, 7 p.m.
The Contemporaries See Friday, 2 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.
Burning Bright See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Myths, Masks & Magic See Friday, 2 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 1 & 5:30 p.m.
Party See Thursday, 3 & 6 p.m.
W E D N E S D A Y
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward's witty comedy looks at the dark side
of seances and summoning spirits. 8 p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theater
(2275 Platt Road), $15 (some studentsdiscounts). Call 971-AACT.
Joseph 333 See Thursday, 1 & 8 p.m.
Party See Thursday, 8 p.m.

Mary Stuart Masterson and Christian Slater on a "Bed of Roses." How sweet.

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T H U R S D A Y
Knee Deep Shag It's not just a plush carpet...it's a band that plays
funky rock originals at Rick's! d.t. 's open.
Plumbobs Punk for all you insane slackers. We know you're out
there, so come to the Blind Pig.
Steve Hummer and Diane Glen A free acoustic rock duo
performing in the Tap Room.
Joseph Christopher Pratt Guitarist plays flamenco and
classical at the Kerrytown Concert House. Tickets for the 8 p.m.
show are $10, $7 and $5 for students. 769-2999 for more info.
FRIDAY
North Campus Winter Jam For the first time ever, you can listen
to music while hanging out with the polar bears! Go see the Doug Horn
Jazz Group, the Raisin Pickers, Mulligan Stew, Sheila Landis, the Blue
Tops, and more. 6 p.m. 'til midnight. North Campus Commons Cafete-
ria . $4 (adult), children free at door.
Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band For those of you who crave reggae
but can only travel as far as Rick's, see this steel drum ensemble with
roots in Trinidad and homes in Ypsi.
Baked Potato Neo-hippie local rock at the Blind Pig.
whirlingRoad What could go better together than coffee and
melodic, eclectic modern rock? Find out at 9:30 at Cava Java.
Motor Dolls Winners in the Detroit Music Awards "Best Live
Performance" cataaorv. this female rock band brinas their show to

Freddy Jones Band Come see this ever-popular rock band hailing
from the Windy City. Blind Pig.
Los Diablos A new country band featuring ex-Blue Vinyl drummer and
members of that A2 rockabilly band, Lucky Haskins. 9:30 p.m. Cava Java.
Caelum Bliss If you've never been to a record release party
before...don't bother. It's not like the band's even gonna BE at St.
Andrew's Hall anyway. 8 p.m. $7 in advance. Call 313-961-MELT.
into Another Sunday nights at the Shelter are so mellow... With
special guests Sense Field. 6 p.m. $8 in advance. Call 313-961-MELT.
Wired Masses Watch as Storm Records presents Wired Masses along
with Johnny Law, Happy Accidents, and Nativ Rage. 8 p.m. The Majestic.
Call 313-833-9700.
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra The AASO celebrates Mozart's
240th birthday with a few of his works. (Take note: Cake will be
served). This year's youth competition winner, Nelson Lee, performs
Violin Concerto #5. 8 p.m. at the Michigan Theater. $15-25, and
student discounts are available.
Gospel Chorale Ninety member choir performs at Second Annual
Gospel Night. 8 p.m. U-Club. $3. Call 763-3281 for more information.
S U N D A Y
Ann Arbor Bluestage Open mic blues jam featuring The
Terraplanes. 9 p.m., Blind Pig.
Hammerhead Come see this band play with lots of special guests
including Thrall, Cromwell, and Liquor Bike. 7:30 p.m. $6 in advance. Call

Sprobay Blues Local acoustic blues quartet with TopKat guitarist.
Rick's.
University Symphony Orchestra gives the annual Mozart
Birthday Concert at 8 p.m. in Hill Auditorium. The concert's free.
What? No cake?
W E D N E S D A Y
Reid Flemming A local outfit thats been compared to the Rollins
band, but do they have as many tattoes? Also with Peachfish and
Melk. Blind Pig.
DJ John King it's a big o1' dance party at Rick's with a DJ spin-
ning "party" tunes, whatever those may be. 9:30 p.m. $3
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