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AIfy Hall Al Pacino. John Cusack. Bridget Fonda. (Say this in
a deep voice.) Sounds tough, doesn't it? At Briarwood: 1:20,
5, 7:20, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:40, 5:10, 7:35, 10:10,
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"Happy Gilmore Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore. What's the
difference? It's all about a golf ball, baby. At Briarwood: 12:50,
3:00, 5:10, 7:15, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:40, 2:50, 5:00, 7:25,
9:45, 12:00.
Mr. Wrong "While You Were Sleeping" meets PMS. At
Showcase: 1:00, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:35, 11:45.
Muppet Treasure Island "Cutthroat Island: The Uncut
Version" - with X-rated performances by Kermit, Fozzie, Miss
yPiggy and Gonzo. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20,
11:30.
Things To Do in Denver When You're Dead 1. Attend
your funeral. 2. Walk around to see if people notice you. 3. Do
the food shopping. 4. Uhhhh. At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30,
1l30.
Films Holding
-Bab* This surprise hit of 1995 is a nominee for Best Picture.
Check out the pig that everyone's talking about. At Briarwood:
12:45, 2:45, 5:00.
Beautiful Girls Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon and Rosie
O'Donnell get together for "Singles" Part Two. At Briarwood:
1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:20,
9:50, 12:10.
Bed of Roses "I wanna lay you down on 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; at Show-
Case: 4:30, 7:00.
Black Sheep A fine step up from Farley's and Spade's first
film, "Tommy Boy." (Sheaah, right!) At Briarwood: 1:10, 3:15,
1:20, 7:30, 9:45; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:45, 9:55,
12:00.
Braveheart Over three hours of sitting in a theater with butt
Cramps. How can you resist? At Showcase: 9:00.
Broken Arrow Christian Slater takes a break from his "Bed
of Roses" to star opposite John Travolta. At Biarwood:1:45,
4:30, 7:10, 10:15; at Showcase: 12:30, 1:00, 2:50, 3:20, 5:10,
5:40, 7:30, 8:00, 10:00, 10:20, 12:20.
Dead Man Walking: Like, Susan Sarandon stars as the nun
who counsels, like, this gnarly murderer Sean Penn guy. At
Showcase: 1:20, 4:10, 7:40,10:20,12:30.
The Juror Another DEEP look inside the Q.J. Simpson trial.
At Briarwood: 7:00, 9:40; at Showcase: 2:35, 5:15, 7:50, 10:20,
12:30.t
Leaving Las Vegas No, not the song by Sheryl Crow. 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. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:40; at
Showcase: 1:00,4:00, 7:05,10:10.
The Postman Special delivery, coming your way! At State:
1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:30.
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, 3:30, 7:15, 10:05, 12:30.
Toy Story Tom Hanks and Tim Allen have a little G-rated fun.
At Showcase: 12:10, 2:30.
Twelve Monkeys And don't forget special appearances by
Jason Alexander and Dunston. At Briarwood:10:00.
White Squall "Gilligan's Island" meets "Dead Poets Soci-
ety," "Wind" and 15-year-old naked boys. At Showcase:
12:00.
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.

Campus Cinema
T H U R S D A Y
Rumble in the Bronx (1996). Let's get ready to rumble! Sneak
preview of the new Jackie Chan movie about a Hong Kong cop who
karate-chops his way through the Big Apple. Nat Sci 8:00. Free.
F R I D A Y
Eat Drink Man Woman (1995). Ang Lee's pre-"Sense and
Sensibility" love romp set in Taipei, involving many tasty food
metaphors. Chrysler 5:00. Free.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). James Earl Jones and
Richard Harris star in a story of race relations in 1940s South
Africa. Mich 7:00.
Traps (1995). A moving story set in colonial Vietnam. Mich 9:15.
S A T U R D A Y
Traps (1995). See Friday. Mich 5:00.
Animania. Japanimation with a vengeance. MLB 3 5:00. Free.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00 & 9:15.
Pride and Prejudice (1940). Laurence Olivier stars in the grand-
daddy of all Jane Austen film adaptions. Nat 7:00 & 9:15.
S U N D A Y
Shuroo (1991). The wacky hijinks of a small-time hustler named
Asher, who lives in Tel Aviv. In Hebrew with subtitles. Mich 7:00.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Friday. Mich 9:00.
M O N D A Y
Modern Times (1936). Chaplin's classic final film. Mich 4:15.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Deluge (1993). Story of the student uprisings that led to the demise
of the Ethiopian monarchy. Chem 7:00. Free.
Crumb (1995). Director Terry Zwigoff's brilliant documentary about
the underground comic book artist. Mich 9:15.
T U E S D A Y
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Crumb (1995). See Monday. Mich 9:15.
WEDNESDAY
Modern Times (1936). See Monday. Mich 7:00.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Friday. Mich 9:00.

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Love's Labours Lost Margaret Jones directs Basement Arts'
presentation of this rollicking Shakespeare comedy. 5 p.m., Arena
Theater (basement of Frieze Building), free.
Famous Orpheus Calypso-filled interpretation of the classic
Greek myth, by University Prof. and renowned playwright OyamO.
8 p.m., Performance Network (408 W. Washington), $12 ($9 stu/
sen, pay-what-you-can-Thursday). Call 663-0681.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Two minor
"Hamlet" characters explore their existence in Tom Stoppard's
modern comedy. 8 p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theater (2275 Platt
Road), $9. Call 971-AACT.
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.
Shear Madness You solve the murder in this interactive
mystery. 7:30 p.m., Gem Theater (Detroit), $16-$24 (Wed. &
Thurs. half-off through Feb.). Call (313) 963-9800.
Big Pre-Broadway world premiere of this new musical, based on
the hit 1988 film. Music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby
Jr., directed by Mike Ockrent, choreographed by Tony-winning
Susan Stroman, with the design team of "Crazy for You." 8 p.m.,
Fisher Theater (Detroit), $25-$60. Call (313) 872-1000.
F R I D A Y
Love's Labours Lost See Thursday, 5 p.m.
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Big See Thursday, 8 p.m
SATURDAY
Patti LuPone The Broadway diva sings with the Ann Arbor
Symphony Orchestra. Be there or die lonely and Patti-less. 8 p.m.,
Hill Auditorium, $15-$50. Call 764-2538.
Love's Labours Lost See Thursday, 5 p.m.
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Ouldenstern ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 6 & 9 p.m,
Big See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.

T H U R S D A Y
David Mosher & Jeff Taylor Former Deadbeat Society
member meets acoustic-electric composer. Let the eclectic
mixture of urban and rural acoustics begin. 8 p.m. at The Ark,
$8-$10 at door.
John McLaughlin This guitarist will be performing with his
newest trio, The Free Spirits, at the Michigan Theater. We think
it's jazz. Tickets are $15-$20 for the 7:30 p.m. show.
Deepspace Six They sound so good Blind Pig won't even
have an opening act for them when they appear.
First Light Reggae! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout. Get to
Rick's, and if you see Shaggy tell him I said "'sup!"
F R I D A Y
Joshua Redman Voted 1994 Jazz Artist of the Year by
Rolling Stone Magazine and Down Beat critics, saxophonist
extraordinaire graces Eastern Michigan University's Pease
Auditorium at 8 p.m. It's a show no true jazz lover would dare
miss.
Reeltime Here we've got fiddlers, guitarists and pianists
twiddling to the tune of everything from jazz to Hawaiian to Texas
swing music. Don't get dizzy. 8 p.m. at The Ark, tickets are
$12.50 at Ticketmaster.
Slot They play music; last I heard it was indie. Check it out at
the Blind Pig and let me know how it was. Oh, there will be an
opening band, only the Blind Pig hasn't chosen one yet. Procras-
tination will be the death of them yet.
Classical Roots Concert Leslie B. Dunner, conductor.
Orchestra Hall at 8p.m. Call (313) 833-3700.
Moscow Virtuosi Vladimir Spivakov, conductor and violin.
Strauss, Mozart and Bartok. Rackham. 8 p.m. Tickets from $35
to $26.
University Symphony Band H. Robert Reynolds conducts.
8 p.m. Hill. Free.
S A T U R D A Y
University Gospel Chorale Last year's concert was as
beautiful as it was uplifting. This choir almost makes you want to
start going to church again. 5 p.m. at the Rackham Auditorium.
Kirk Whalum Memphis saxophonist brings his R & B and
contemporary jazz instrumentals to 7th House in Pontiac. Also
with Peter White, Mark Antoine and Rick Braun. Shows begin at
7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., 18 and over only.
God Lives Underwater Something tells me this concert
isn't going to be anything like what University Gospel Chorale is
putting on.You be the judge. St. Andrew's.
RFD Boys Performing since 1969, this bluegrass band is out
to show why it's one of Ann Arbor's favorites. 8 p.m. at The Ark,
tickets $7.75 at door.
Mark Braun This blues/boogie-woogie pianist performs two
shows (one at 7 p.m., the other at 9 p.m.) at Kerrytown Concert
House. Tickets are $10 or $15. Call 769-2999 for reservations.
Frank Allison & The Odd Sox It's a local turd band. But
hey, not all turd is bad. Hell, e. coli eat it. So go to the Blind Pig;
as if you have anything better to do.
Kol HaKavod Campus a cappella group performs Jewish
tunes at the U-Club, first floor of the Union. 8 p.m. $5 at the door.
SamulNori at the Power Center. Percussion and dance from
the traditions of Korea. $26-$18, at 8 p.m.
Classical Roots Concert See Friday. 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
SamulNori See Saturday. 4 p.m.
Michigan Chamber Orchestra A preview performance
before their official debut in Detroit next month. 4:30 p.m. at
Kerrytown Concert House. Tickets can be bought in advance
($10-$15) by calling 769-2999.
Java and Jazz Eclipse Jazz presents Atmospheric Distur-
bance. Tap room. 2 p.m.
Cypress Hill/311/Pharcyde Even though Cypress Hill's
most recent CD sucked, this hip-hop concert is still gonna be off
da hook. State Theater, Detroit.
Bach Open School Think public school does nothing but
teach kids to fail SATs? HahI It also houses Folk Festivals. It's
the second year Pioneer High has put on this one. At the school
auditorium at 2 p.m. Tickets ($6 children, $7.50 adults) at Fourth
Avenue Birkenstock, Herb David Guitar Studio, Oz's Music (the
one on Packard, you dope) and at the door. Call 665-2439.
M O N D A Y
Lii' Sister Texas doesn't just have oil fields, ranches and lots
of prison executions. It also has neo-hippie bands. Come to
Rick's and decide for yourself - the music or the electric chair?

TUESDAY
5ive Style Super cool Sub Pop band plays at 7th House in
Pontiac with Igloo and Disarray. It's an all-ager, with 7:30 p.m.
doors and tickets are only $6.
Casan Tan Pronounced "kiss-on ton" and meaning "kiss of
fire," this Welsh group will be creating some exotic sounds at the
Ark. They even have a harpist. 8 p.m., tickets are $9-$10 at door.
Ja.kop.erce I like the group name. Do you think a guy
named Jack thought of it? Blind Pig.
Gren If you've got a little time on your hands, try checking out
this punk/rock trio who put on a great live show. At the Small
Planet in East Lansing. Tickets are only $2.921
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Ellen DeGeneres fights off Bill Pullman (we have no Idea why) in "Mr. Wrong."
ALTERNATIVES
T H U R S D A Y
Randy Basling. The latest in the University's Visiting Writer
Series. Poetry is cool. Rackham, 5 p.m. Free.

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