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First-Run Films
Before and After Based on the bestseller by Rosellen
rown, this film stars Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep as two
parents whose son is accused of murder. At Ann Arbor 1& 2:
yak 20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:20, 9:55; at Showcase:12:10, 2:30, 4;50,
25, 9:50, 12:10
Mary Reilly Coming from her last bomb "Something To Talk
About," Julia Roberts tangos with Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde in order to
bost her career. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:40; at Showcase:
42:15, 2:45, 5:05, 7:30, 10:00, 12:15.
#,umble In The Bronx Hiiyyyyy-yah'!!1 Jackie Chan's at it again.
ANeed we say more? At Briarwood: 1:15,4:20, 6:50, 10:00; at
Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:15, 9:20,9:50,11:15,11:45.
Unforgettable Wait, what was this movie about again? At
Briarwood: 1:30, 4:15, 7:40,10:10; at Showcase:12:00, 2:35, 5:00,
7.35, 10:10, 12:30.
Films Holding
Beautiful Girls Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon and Rosie O'Donnell
gat together for "Singles" Part Two. At Briarwood: 4:10 (excluding
Friday), 9:30.
Black Sheep A fine step up from Farley's and Spade's first film,
"Tommy Boy." (Sheaah, right!) At Briarwood: 1:10 (excluding
Friday), 7:30; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7:45.
Broken Arrow Christian Slater takes a break from his "Bed of
Roses" to star opposite John Travolta. At Briarwood:1:45, 4:30, 7:10,
10:15; at Showcase: 12:30, 2:50, 5:10,7:30, 10:00, 12:20.
City Hall Al Pacino. John Cusack. Bridget Fonda. (Say this in a
deep voice,) Sounds tough, doesn't it? At Briarwood: 1:20, 3:50,
720, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:15, 2:40, 5:10, 7:35, 10:10, 12:30.
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.
From Dusk Till Dawn Quentin Tarentino and that dude from
"ER" take a break from success to star in this film about vampires. A
wise career choice! Uhhh, hello? At State: 9:30, 11:30.
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.
Leaving Las Vegas No, not the song by Sheryl Crow. At
Showcase: 7:10, 9:35, 12:00.
Mighty Aphrodite Look out Greek mythology, here comes
Woody Allen. At State: 1:30 (Saturday and Sunday only), 4:30, 7:00.
Mr. Holland's Opus Richayd Dreyfuss stars in this feel-good
movie about music. At Ann Abor 1 & 2: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:40; at
Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:05,10:10.
Mr. Wrong "While You Were Sleeping" meets PMS. At Showcase:
1'00, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:35, 11:45.
uppet Treasure Island "Cutthroat Island: The Uncut Version"
with X-rated performances by Kermit, Fozzie, Miss Piggy and
Gonzo. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20, 11:30.
The Postman Special delivery, coming your way! At State: 1:30
(Saturday and Sunday only), 4:30, 7:30.
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.
Things To Do in Denver When You're Dead 1. Attend your
ftneral 2. Walk around to see if people notice you. 3. Do the food
opping 4. Uhhhh. At State: 9:30, 11:30.
Toy Story Tom Hanks and Tim Allen have a little G-rated fun. At
'Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 4:30.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood: 769-8780; Fox
Village: 994-8080; Michigan: 668-8397; Showcase: 973-8380; State:
994-4024. Late shows are Fri. and Sat. only. Ann Arbor 1 & 2 matinees
are weekends and Tues. State matinees are Sat. and Sun. only.
- Campus Cinema
* THURSDAY
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988). Docu-
mentary of the enigmatic jazz legend. Mich 7:00.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). James Earl Jones, Richard
Harris star in a storyof 1940s South Africa. Mich 9:00.
FRIDAY
.akota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee. Story of Native
American rights movement in 1973. Chrysler 5:00. Free.
Cry the Beloved Country (1995). See Thursday. Mich
7:00 & 9:15.

Days of Being Dumb (1993). A comedy about those wild
Fong Kong gangsters! Angel Hall Aud A 8:00. Free.
SA T U R D A Y
Last Year at Marienbad (1961). Movie about an affair and a
scorching case of deja vu. Nat Sci 7:00.
La Jetee (1962). Inspired "12 Monkeys." Nat Sci 8:45.
Breathless (1959). Godard's classic French New Wave
movie. Nat Sci,9:20.
SU N D A Y
Rasputin - Saint or Devil? (1928). This French silent
film lets you answer that pressing question. Sheraton 3:00.
Wild Reeds (1995). Sensual coming-of-age flick. Mich 3:15.
Georgia (1995). Acclaimed new film directed by Ulu Grosbard
and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh. Mich 5:30 & 8:00.
M O N D A Y
Things to Come (1936). A look at life after WWII. Mich 4:15.
Lookina for a SPace. Lesbians and Gay Men In Cuba

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Glengarry Glen Ross Brandon Epland directs David Mamet's
high-octane real estate drama as part of the Basement Arts
series. Arena Theater (basement of Frieze Bldg.), 5 p.m., FREE.
The Male Animal TV impresario and University alum Hal Cooper
directs the Department of Theater and Drama's production of James
Thurber's 1940's collegiate comedy. 8 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater, $16-$12 ($6 students). Call 764-0450.
La Traviata The New York City Opera Company presents
Giuseppe Verdi's tender tragedy; sung in Italian with English
supertitles. 8 p.m., Power Center, $44-$24. Call. 764-2538:
Famous Orpheus Calypso-filled interpretation of the classic
Greek myth, by University Professor 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.
Antigone Concordia College presents Jean Anouilh's version of
the classic Greek tragedy. 8 p.m., Kreft Center for the Arts (4090
Geddes), $5 ($4 stu/sen). Call 995-4612.
Beast on the Moon A couple finds freedom and love in
America 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
Glengarry Glen Ross See Thursday, 5 & 11 p.m.
The Male Animal See Thursday, 8 p.m.
La Traviata See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Antigone 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
Closer Than Ever Mike Babel directs a group of Musical Theater
students in this collection of songs by Richard Maltby Jr. & David
Shire. 9 p.m., University Club (Michigan Union), $3 at the door.
Glengarry Glen Ross See Thursday, 5 p.m.
The Male Animal See Thursday, 8 p.m.
La Traviata See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Antigone 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
The Male Animal See Thursday, 2 p.m.
La Traviata See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Closer Than Ever See Saturday, 9 p.m.
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 2 & 6 p.m.
Big See Thursday, 2 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
Big See Thursday, 8 p.m.
W E D N E S D A Y
Without a Net It's improv comedy like you've never seen before.
9 p.m., University Club (Michigan Union), $3 at the door.
Big See Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY
RichIe Havens This child of Woodstock now comes to The Ark
to spread a li'l free love. University student Michael Hsu opens.
Two shows, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets $17.50.
Mose Allison This man has been living the tunes of jazz since
the '50s, and he's still going strong. Come to the Bird of Paradise
and find out why. Two shows, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Josh Clayton-Felt I just love those hypenated last names.
Cruise on down to Detroit to check out this guitar player/banjo
lover. Shelter.
The Bucket These guys rocked the Blind Pig a few weeks ago.
Now they're coming to Rick's to celebrate the release of their
debut CD, "Jams and Preserves." DJ Bubbiliscious joins in with
scratches and mixes along.
Immigrant Suns Sounds from 'round the world can be heard as
this Detroit band performs Slavic, Asia Minor and Klezmer melodies.
Blind Pig.
Robert Jones The crowd will be left tearless after being wooed by
Mr. Jones' emotional acoustic blues. Come see for yourself in the
Michigan Union's Tap Room. Free.
Free Jazz Jam Yes, it's jazz, and yes, it's free. So what are you
waiting for? Rush on down to Ypsi's Green Room. 8 p.m.
DSO Jerzy Semkow conducts. Orchestra Hall at 8 p.m.
FRI DAY
Wil Downing This brotha can sing some old-school R&B like
you haven't heard since you last heard Luther Vandross. This
concert is gonna be phat. Fox Theater.
Holy Cows Country meets punk, and boy are we shore glad.
The Gigantics will open. Blind Pig.
Brooks Williams Six-String Coffee House at Michigan League,
8:30 p.m. Tickets $2 for students, $6 for everybody else.
The Bucket This time they're at the Crow Bar. See Thursday.
Johnnie Bassett & the Blues Insurgents Could this be a
blues band? Damn skippy. Check 'em out at Theo's.
The Impatients They're local. They're pop-rock. They're at
Cava Java, 9:30 p.m.
Terrance Simien & the Mallet Playboys I have no clue
what these guys play, but Rick's promises a great show. So you
best go.
Monsters of A Cappella Amazin' Blue, The Friars and the
Harmonettes display the pipes some one gave them at Racklam
at 8. It's only $6. With Desperate Measures and Unaccompanied
Women.
Chamber Choir Recital Hail, 8 p.m.
DSO Jerzy Semkow conducts. Orchestra Hall at 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
Joan Baez This folk music legend's appearance at the Michigan
Theatre is sure to be a sold-out extravaganza. Purchase your tickets
early at Schoolkids' Records or call 668-TIME, $20-$30.
Velvet Sky, Molasses Grass Brother-sister acoustic roots duo,
Cava Java, 9:30 p.m.
Tommy Flanagan Trio This Detroit native made his debut 41
years ago with Dexter Gordon. If this man doesn't know jazz swing,
then nobody does. Kerrytown Concert House, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.,
$10-$25.
Tension Splash They play modern rock. Cross Street.
Chucklehead Ann Arbor's own Baked Potato opens for this
Boston ska group. Happy happy, joy joy. Blind Pig.
Vudu Hippies Hailing from some Detroit suburb or another, these
guys play modern rock and pop. Don't miss their show, or they may
cast a spell on you. Crow Bar.
Monsters of A Capella Amazin' Blue, The Friars and the
Harmonettes display the pipes some one gave them at Rackham at
8. It's only $6. With X-Tension Chords and Hullabahoos.
DSO Jerzy Semkow conducts. Orchestra Hall at 8:30.
SUNDAY
Ellis and Branford Marsalis Father/son jazz-making
extraordinaires combine their musical prowess in a presentation that
is sure to please. Detroit's State Theater, 7 p.m.
University Campus Band Damien Crutcher conducts. Hill
Auditorium 4 p.m. Free.
Andy Cohen & David Rice These two have picked a fine day to
sing gospel music. The Ark, 8 p.m., $10 at door.
Carolyn Lypp She plays the harpsichord. I'll be there. Concordia
College Chapel, 3:30 p.m. Free.
Keller-Kocher Quartet The second part of the University
student organization, Eclipse Jazz's, "Java and Jazz" series, this
quartet will play at The Tap Room in the Michigan Union, 2-4:30 p.m.
The show is free, and so is the coffee, so head on down to the union.
You have no excuse.
Sequentia plays the music of Hildegard von Bingen at 7 at the St.
Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2250 East Stadium Boulevard.
Early music for $16.

Michigan Chamber Orchestra Recital Hall, 4 p.m.
Campus Band Damien Crutcher conducts. Hill, 4 p.m.
M O N D A Y
Tokyo String Quartet This four-piece group is internationally
loved. Their program of Bartok, Beethoven, Neikrug and Shubert will
set Rackham Auditorium on fire. 8 p.m., $26-$35. Advance purchase
at 764-2538.
Guster Meet Forrest Gump's cousin. Actually, it's a neo-hippie
threesome. Same difference. Rick's.
Tokyo String Quartet With Pinchas Zukerman, violin. 8 p.m. at
Rackham $26-$35.
TUESDAY
John Williams No, this isn't the John Williams; it's some classical

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Marty Swick University Visiting Writers Series welcomes the
fiction writer. Rackham Amphitheatre, 5 p.m. Free.
F R I D A Y
Janet Kaufman Kaufman reads from "World a Woman Could
Walk." Shaman Drum, 8 p.m. free.
S A T U R D A Y
Story Telling Festival Greg Harris, Nancy & Jerry Bell and
Roslyn Bresnick-Perry. The Ark, 8 p.m.
Winter Antiques Market Quality antiques - go buy some old
stuff. U-M Sports Coliseum, Hill & 5th Ave., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $4.
(800) 653 6466 for more info.
S U N D A Y

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