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The Michigan Daily - Wu4, e, . - Thursday,_February 1, 1996 - 11B
A weekly listing of who's where,
what's happening and why you need
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First-Run Films
Black Sheep A fine step up from Farley's and Spade's first
filrm "Tommy Boy." (Sheaah, right!) At Briarwood: 1:10, 3:15,
x:20, 7:30, 9:45; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:25, 9:45,
12:10.
The Juror Another DEEP look inside the O.J. Simpson trial (in
tase you missed it the first time). At Briarwood: 1:15, 4:00, 7:00,
9:40; at Showcase: 1:30, 4:20, 7:35, 10:15, 12:30.
White Squall "Gilligan's Island" meets "Dead Poets Society,"
"Wind" and 15-year-old naked boys all in the same movie. At
Showcase: 1:15, 4:30, 7:05, 9:55, 12:30.
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Bed of Roses "I wanna lay you down in a bed of roses."
Please tell us this isn't another Jon Bon Jovi and "Moonlight and
Valentino" thing. At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:10, 5:15, 7:40, 10:00; at
Showcase: 1:10, 3:15, 5:15, 7:10, 9:20, 11:30.
Big Bully Have you seen "Tommy Boy?" Are you planning on
seeing this movie or "Black Sheep?" If you answered "yes" to
both of these question, then you are a loser. Get help! At
Briarwood:1:30; at Showcase: 12:00.
pBiodome Uhhhhh, Pauly Shore is totally into the environment,
instead of, uh, having jury duty. At Briarwood: 3:45, 6:50, 9:10.
Dead 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, 4:10, 7:30, 10:15, 12:30.
Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking
Your Juice InThe Hood Warning: Do NOT try to say this in
ne breath. At Showcase: 9:15, 11:25.
For An Eye Don't shoot, Sally! At least not while you look
nstipated. At Briarwood: 1:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30; at Show-
: 1:05, 3:35, 5:45, 7:55, 10:20, 12:20.
Rooms Find out what it's really like behind those DO
DISTURB signs. At State: 9:30.
fo Dusk Till Dawn Quentin Tarantino and that dude from
:"R" take a break from success to be in this movie about vam-
pores - a wise career choice. Uh - hello? At Briarwood: 1:40,
'4;0, 7:20, 9:50; at Showcase: 2:10, 5:10, 7:50, 10:20, 12:30.
Me t With Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Val Kilmer - the
'Emperature is sure to rise! At Showcase: 9:10, 12:15.
Jumanji If you can say the name, then you can play the game.
At Showcase: 12:05, 2:15, 4:40, 7:00.
L4eaving Las Vegas No, not the song by Sheryl Crow - don't
worry, it's much better than that. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:20, 2:35,
4:50, 7:20, 9:55; at Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:35,
12:00.
Mr. 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,
7:00, 9:40; at Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00,10:00.
Othello From Ike Turner to a Shakespeare character? What a
range, Laurence Fishburne. At State:1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
The Postman Special delivery, coming your way! At State:
1:30, 4:30, 7:00.
Screamers AAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Is that what you want?
At Showcase: 12:20, 2:50, 5:20, 7:40, 10:00, 12:15
Sense and Sensibility Don't have time to read the book?
Don't worry. Check out Jane Austen 101 - at a theater near you!
AtShowcase: 12:30, 3:30, 7:15, 10:05, 12:30.
Showgirls What happened to Jessie Spano? At State: 11:45.
Toy Story With the help of some snazzy computer animation,
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen have a little G-rated fun. At Showcase:
12:45, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00.
Twelve Monkeys And don't forget special appearances by
Jason Alexander and Dunston. At Briarwood: 1:20, 4:15, 7:15,
10:10; at Showcase: 1:25, 4:25, 7:20, 10:10, 12:30.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood.' 769-8780;
Fox Village: 994-8080; Michigan: 668-8397; Showcase: 973-8380;
State: 994-4024. All late night shows are Friday and Saturday only.
Ann Arbor 1 & 2 matinees are weekends and Tuesdays. State
matinees are Saturday and Sunday only.
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Campus Cinema
THURSDAY
Let's Get Lost (1989). A stylized documentary about the life of
1960s "cool school" jazz trumpeter and singer Chet Baker. Mich
7:00.
Restoration (1995). Director Michael Hoffman's period epic about
one (of the many) tumultuous periods in British history stars Robert
Downey, Jr. and Meg Ryan, among others. Mich 9:30.
F R I D A Y
I Like it Like That (1994). This film, about a Latina/African
American woman who must care for her three children after her
husband is arrested, was the first major studio picture written and
directed by a black woman. Chrysler 5:00. Free.
The Yellow Wasps (1995). A documentary that studies crimes
committed by Serbs in Eastern Bosnia in 1992. Nat Sci 7:00.
Free.
S A T U R D A Y
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). A fascinating
biography 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 5:00.
On the Edge of Peace (1994). A unique film in which three
Israelis and three Palestinians were given home video cameras to
document their lives during the implementation of the peace ac-
cords. Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
Restoration (1995). See Thursday. Mich 7:00 & 9:00.
S U N D A Y
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). See Saturday.
Mich 5:00.
Restoration (1995). See Thursday. Mich 7:00 & 9:00.
M O N D A Y
Cries and Whispers (1972). Bergman at his best. Mich 4:15.
Theremin - An Electronic Odyssey (1995). See Saturday.
Mich 7:00
Restoration (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:00.
T U E S D A Y
Restoration (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
Restoration (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.

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T H U R S D A Y
Johnny Socko If you have any inkling as to whether this eight-
bugled ska outfit is as super-cool as the old Japanese TV series
(and I certainly don't), drop everything else to catch them playing
Rick's at 10:15 p.m.
FR I DAY
John Hiatt For those who don't know, he's one of those singer/
songwriter-types who's been 'round for ages writing tunes for
everyone from Bonnie Raitt to yer granny. With special guest Ron
Sexsmith, at the Michigan Theatre. Tickets available at all
Ticketmaster locations charge by phoning (810) 645-6666.
The Bucket The Our Gang of Funk hosts their CD Release Party
at the Blind Pig. Phone 99-MUSIC for more info.
Alan Jackson Yeee-hah! Ninja Cowboy! With Wade Hayes and
Emilio at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Tickets available at all
Ticketmaster locations or charge by phoning (810) 645-6666.
RFD Boys Bluegrass at the Ark for $8.75. Showtime's at 8 p.m.
Jupiter Coyote Pieced together from the remnants of Pluto
Roadrunner, this band will play the 10:15 p.m. slot at Rick's.

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Blithe Spirit Ann Arbor Civic Theater presents Noel Coward's
witty look at a seance gone wrong. 8 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater, $15 ($13 stu/sen). Call 763-1085.
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.
Shear Madness You solve the murder in this interactive
mystery. Set in the Shear Madness Unisex Salon, a salon owner
and his gum-chewing manicurist are about their business -
until someone murders the eccentric pianist upstairs. A guaran-
teed good time, and never the same twice! 7:30 p.m., Gem
Theater (Detroit), $16-$24 (Wed. & Thurs. half-off through Feb.).
Call (313) 963-9800.
F R I D A Y
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,
Blithe Spirit See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
Blithe Spirit See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Burning Bright See Friday, 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 6 & 9 p.m.
S U N D A Y
Keeping the Word In her one-woman show, Bess Welden ex-
nlores the nresent through .lwish folktales of the oast. 7:30. Hillel

John Hiatt only looks like an average Joe. Hear his bluesy guitar work Friday.
SATU R DAY
Elephant Ear With openers Like Hell and Red Tree playing an
all-ages show at St. Andrew's Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and
tickets are $7 in advance at all Ticketmaster locations or charge by
phoning (810) 645-6666.
The Restroom Poets With Jes Gru and The DT's at the Blind
Big. Phone 99-MUSIC for info.
Tom Rush Founder of the Boston folk revival plays The Ark at
eight. Tickets are $16.75 in advance. For information call (313) 761-
1800.
Gangster Fun plays Rick's at 10:15 p.m.
The King's Singers Singing British madmen. See 'em at Hill at
8 p.m. Tickets range from $28 to $18.
James Taylor with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Lan Shui, conductor. Orchestra Hall, 8 p.m. Call (313) 833-3700.
Society of Musical Arts Annual Competition School of
Music dogfighting. Recital Hall, 12-6 p.m.
S U N D A Y
Susan Werner plays the Ark at 8 p.m. $10.
Garrick Ohlsson Recital V of "The Complete Piano Music of
Frederic Chopin" series. 4 at Rackham Auditorium, tickets $36 to
$24.
James Taylor with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Lan Shui, conductor. Orchestra Hall, 8 p.m.. Call (313) 833-3700.
M O N D A Y
Jono Manson Helter Swelter- red hot blues at the Blind Pig,
Tickets available at all Ticketmaster locations or charge by phoning
810-645-6666.
Reggae Ambassadors play Rick's at 10:15 p.m.
University Philharmonic Orchestra Pier Calabria, conduc-
tor. Spanish stuff. Hill Auditorium, 8 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
Buckwheat Zydeco playing at 8 p.m. The Little Rascals of
Louisiana folk host a Mardi Gras Party. Tickets available at all
Ticketmaster locations or charge by phoning (810) 645-6666.
Ozzy Osbourne The Madman who wrote the book on one of the
corniest of rock genres plays with KORN and The Deftones at the
Palace of Auburn Hills. Tickets available at all Ticketmaster loca-
tions or charge by phoning (810) 645-6666. Hmmm... curious.
Spencer Bohren plays the blues at The Ark. Tickets are $10 at
the door and showtime is 8 p.m.
University Symphony Orchestra Kenneth Kiesler and David
Tang conduct. Three three three works. Hill Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Meg Ryan and Robert Downey Jr. wonder how they got themselves into a
mess of a film like "Restoration."
F R I D A Y
Sheldon Danzinger appears at Shaman Drum bookstore
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