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The Michigan Daily - Wu$**/.4 e. - Thursday, February 29, 1996 - 7B

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First-Run Films
DQwn Perisoope Kelsey Grammar makes the leap from televi-
,1on to the big screen. Lucky for us ... NOT! At Briarwood: 12:45,
2;50, 5:00, 7:40,9:45; at Showcase: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00,7:20, 9:35,
11:45.
French Twist Check out this foreign film about a woman, a bad
'rrriage and her relationship with her lesbian plumber. Bizarre love
trangle, anyone? At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
Up Close And Personal Oooh, la-la!! Let's watch Robert
Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer get it on in an ocean for two hours. At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2:12:20 and 2:20 (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday
only), 4:40, 7:05, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:35,10:15,
12:30.
Films Holding
Beautiful Gls Uma Thurman, Matt Dillon and Rosie O'Donnell
get together for "Singles" Part Two. At Briarwood: 1:10, 4:10, 7:30.
Before and After Based on the bestseller by Rosellen
Brown, this film stars Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep as two
parents whose son is accused of murder. At Ann Arbor 1& 2:
12:20 and 2:40 (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday only), 4:55,
7:20, 9:50; at Showcase:12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:25, 9:50, 12:10.
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: 1:00, 3:20, 5:40, 8:00, 10:20, 12:30.
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,
7:20, 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: 1:00, 3:10, 5:10, 7:45, 9:50, 12:00.
Leaving Las Vegas No, not the song by Sheryl Crow. At
Showcase: 2:50,9:15,11:45.
Mary Reilly Coming from her last bomb "Something To Talk
About," Julia Roberts tangos with Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde in an
attempt to boost her career. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:40; at
Showcase: 12:15, 2:45, 5:05, 7:30,10:00,12:15.
Mr. Holland's Opus Richard Dreyfuss stars in this feel-good
movie about music. At Showcase: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00,10:05.
Mr. Wrong "While You Were Sleeping" meets PMS. At Showcase:
12:45, 5:10, 7:10.
Muppet 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, 9:15, 11:30.
The Postman Special delivery, coming your way! At State: 1:30,
4:30, 7:30.
Rumble In The Bronx Hiiyyyyy-yah!!!! Jackie Chan's at it again.
Need we say more? At Briarwood: 1:15, 4:20, 6:50, 10:00; at
Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 5:30, 7:15, 7:45, 9:20, 9:50, 11:15,
11:45.
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, 7:10, 10:00, 12:30.
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: 11:30.
Unforgettable Wait, what was this movie about again? At
Briarwood: 10:10; at Showcase:12:30, 3:00.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood: 769-8780; Fox
Village: 994-8080: Michigan: 668-8397; Showcase: 973-8380; State:
994-4024. Late shows are Fri. and Sat. only. Ann Arbor 1 & 2 matinees
are weekends and Tues. State matinees are Sat. and Sun. only.

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Campus Cinema
T H U R S D A Y
Ulysses' Gaze (1995). Havey Keitel stars in this film, the
winner of the Golden Palm at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
Mich 6:00.
Georgia (1995). Director Ulu Grosbard's surprisingly moving film
stars Jennifer Jason Leigh as Sadie, an aspiring rock star who
lives in her celebrity sister's shadow. Mich 9:30.
If Lucy Fell Elle Macpherson, Sarah Jessica Parker and Eric
Shaeffer caught in a love triangle. Nat. Science. 8 p.m. Free
posters.
F R I D A Y
Richard III (1995). Sir Ian McKellen stars in the title role of
Shakespeare's classic drama, set in 1930s fascist Europe. Mich
7:00.
Georgia (1995). Mare Winningham is nominated for a Best
Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role as the title
character, Sadie's star folk singer sister. See Thursday.
Mich 9:15.
S A T U R D A Y
Richard 1ii (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Georgia (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.
S U N D A Y
Georgia (1995). See Thursday. Mich 5:00.
Richard iii (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:30.
M O N D A Y
Richard 1ii (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Georgia (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.
TU ESDAY
Richard III (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Georgia (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.
W E D N E S D A Y
Richard III (1995). See Friday. Mich 7:00.
Georgia (1995). See Thursday. Mich 9:15.

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T H U R S D A Y
Big Block Just like your normal rock, except much, much
bigger. But not too big, because that would be offensive. Blind
Pig.
Brothers Grimm Come to this show and we'll try and give the
Brothers something to smile about. Rick's.
Knee Deep Shag Hippies unite and come roll around on the
carpet with the rest of us. Cross Street.
Jane Doe You can only come to this show if you can remember
your real name. No amnesia patients welcome. Tap Room. Free.
Open Mic Come and show your stuff in front of a captive audience.
All restraints are allowed. 9 p.m. T.C.'s Speakeasy. Free.
7 Mary 3 If your life has become cumbersome, come to this show
and let off some steam, but only if you already have a ticket. The
show's sold out. With guest Poe. St. Andrew's Hall.
Doors at 7:30 p.m. All ages.
Holy Cows I hear they wear costumes with big black and white
spots. Find out if it's true and bring praise and reverence. Bow to the
cow. With guests 19 Wheels and See Dick Run. Magic
Bag. 8 p.m. $5 at door.
The Bucket Did you really think a week could go by without a
Bucket show? But this time it's in Pontiac. Industry. Call (810)
645-6666 for more information.
FRIDAY
Famous Coachman's Indoor Blues Festival With
midterms, this type of music tells it like it is. Uncle Jesse White &
the Twenty-Ninth Street Band, Memphis James, Blues-o-matic and
more. Magic Bag. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance,
$12 at door.
No Use For A Name Come see some band playing some-
where in some city in some country. There's no use in telling you
any more details. St. Andrew's Hall. 6 p.m. $6 in advance or call
961-MELT.
The Itals Jamaidan roots reggae in Detroit. With
DJ Brian Tomsic. The Majestic. 9 p.m. Call 833-
9700 for more information.
Ten High Are they the reverse of a high five? Or two of them?
With Mondo Mod. Blind Pig.
Joshua Bell and Catherine Basrak Violin and viola stuff
composed by Mozart at Orchestra Hall in Detroit at 8 p.m. Tickets
$15 to $38.
S A T U R D A Y
Howling Diablos If you're feeling devilish, you might want to
check these guys out. Remember, Satan told you to come. Blind
Pig.
Give Me Shelter Benefit Come to this 89X benefit show with
many local bands including the Motor Dolls,
Miildred Pierce, Whiptai, Lizard and Mary McGuire.
St. Andrew's Hall. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $6.
American Jam Just what exactly is American jam? And does it go
well with my peanut butter sandwich? Harpo's.
Famous Coachman's Indoor Blues Festival The blues
continues with Johnnie Bassett, Lynn Bland, Poppa
Lee. See Friday.
Joshua Bell and Catherine Basrak Violin and viola
stuff composed by Mozart at Orchestra Hall in De-
troit at 8:30 p.m. $15 to $38.

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Michelle Pfeiffer gets "Up Close and Personal" inside of Robert Redford's
shirt.

SU N D A Y
Famous Coachman's Indoor Blues Jam Are
tired of the blues yet? Tonight we have
Davis, Lady Sunshine and Zoom. See Friday.
Joshua Bell and Catherine Basrak Violin
stuff composed by Mozart at Orchestra Hall
troit at 3 p.m. $15 to $38.
Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra Wagner,
Dvorak, at 7 p.m. at Orchestra Hall. $6 to $25.

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T H U R S D A Y
The Marriage Dance Roxy Font directs the premiere produc-
tion of Toby Leah Bochan's play about a psychiatrist and who,
through interactions with her patients, gains insight into herself.
Arena Theater (basement of Frieze Bldg.), 5 p.m., FREE.
Famous Orpheus Calypso-filled interpretation of the classic
Greek myth, by renowned playwright and University Prof. OyamO. 8
pm., 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 in Richard Kalinoski's play. 8 p.m., Purple Rose Theater
(137 Park St., Chelsea), $10-$25. Call 475-7902.
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Music of the Night Colm Wilkinson
leads a cast of 15 singers and dancers, showcasing the famed
composer's most famous work from "Phantom of the Opera," "Evita,"
"Sunset Boulevard" and more. 8 p.m., Fox Theater (2211 Woodward
Ave., Detroit). Call (810) 433-1515.
Bhear Madness You solve the murder in this interactive
riystery. 7:30 p.m., Gem Theater (Detroit), $16-$24 (Wed. &
Thurs. half-off through February). Call (313) 963-9800.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Big See Thursday, 8 p.m
S A T U R D A Y
Famous Orpheus See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beast on the Moon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Andrew Lloyd Webber ... See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Everything in the Garden See Friday, 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.
Andrew Lloyd Webber ... See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Shear Madness See Thursday, 2 & 6 p.m.
Big See Thursday, 2 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
A Midsummer Night's Dream Oh that wacky Shakespeare,
Here he goes again with fairies and love potions. 10 a.m., Hilberry
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M O N D A Y
Ten Foot Pole I thought most people from Poland
were between 5 feet and 6 feet. Ten feet - that's
darned tall. Special guest Blanket. All ages. 7:30
p.m. Tickets are $6.
John Sinclair and His Blues Scholars More blues. If these
guys are really scholars of the blues, they probably really appreciate
Michigan weather. Alvin's.
TUESDAY
Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band If you can't get away to those
warmer climates for spring break, you could at least see a band that
hails from somewhere warm. Metropolitan Musicafe. Call (810) 542-
1990 for more information.
W E D N E S D A Y
Nils Lofgren Spend an evening with the former Neil Young and
Bruce Springsteen guitarist. Magic Bag, Doors at 8 p.m. $15 in
advance.
Michael Kroll Come see Michael at the beautiful Seventh
House. With Mary Stewart. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets
are $6. 18+

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