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The Michigan Dly Weekend

2B - The Michigan Daily Weekend Magazine - Thursday, September 5, 1996
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WELCOME TOWeeke idMagazine
As you might have noticed, The Michigan Daily's ~ "Student feature," which spotlights a different
Weekend, etc. section has a new look. But the student for unique achievements each week.
changes don't stop at appearance - the content "
is different as well. Look for these new regular status of musi, film, and other genres of art.
features.:
V "About Town," a focus on area stores and Along with these new additions is the weekly
restaurants. 'cover story, the famous photostory, the helpful
List of weekly events and various other in-depth
~ "In the Community," a focus on entertainment features on weekend entertainment. Welcome to

ALTERNATIVES

CAMPUS CINEMA
Emma See Thursday. Michigan 7:00 p.m.

Michael Moore (Yes, the "Roger & Me" guy)
speaks on his new book "Downsize This!" 7:00
p.m., Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Street.
Free.
tuesda

The Cro%
3:20, 5:
3:25, 5:

Purple Noon

See Tuesday. Michigan 9:15 p.m.

CAMPUS CINEMA

The Cabinet
der mystery
by a doctor.

of Dr. Caligari (1920) Silent mur-
about two young lovers haunted
Michigan 7:00 p.m.

Purple Noon (1960) Alain Delon stars in this
re-release of the French film based on Patricia
Highsmith's novel "The Incredible Mr. Ripley."
Michigan 9:00 p.m.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917) Based on
Kate Douglas Wiggin's book. Michigan 4:10 p.m.
MUSIC

and issues in the Ann Arbor area.

the new Michigan Daily Weekend, etc. Magazine!

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm See Tuesday.
Michigan 5:00 p.m.
MUSIC
Emma Peel Indie rock from former members
of Boss Hog and Pussy Galore. With Melk and
Gerty. Blind Pig.
The Lapdogs Ann Arbor's own funk and soul
with horns. Rick's.
firt-unflms
Bogus Whoopi Goldberg and Gerard Depardieu
star in this film about a young boy and his
imaginary friend, Bogus. At Briarwood: 1:40,
4:20, 7:00, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:25,
4:55, 7:20, 9:45, 12:05.
Bullet Proof With Adam Sandler and Damon
Wayans, the action comedy is about a cop
who has to transport a former mobster to Los
Angeles. At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:10,
9:10; at Showcase: 1:00, 3:00, 3:30, 5:00,
5:30, 7:25, 7:55, 9:25, 9:55, 11:25, 11:55.
Fly Away Home Separated for years, a father
and daughter mend their relationship. At
Showcase: 7:30 (Saturday only) and 2:30
(Sunday only).
The Spitfire Grill A young woman searches for
direction in a small community. At Ann Arbor
1 & 2: 12:10 and 2:30 (Saturday, Sunday and
Tuesday only), 4:50, 7:20, 9:40; at Showcase:
12:05, 2:30, 5:05, 7:30, 10:00, 12:20.

Emma
10:05,

Open Mic
p.m. Blind

Come and test out your stuff. 9:30
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Tastes of
Ann Arbor
Dining Guide

Tracy Bonham Eugene, Oregon native rocks
the 7th House. Doors at 8:00 p.m. (810) 335-
8100 for more info.
ALTERN A T IVES
Publication Celebration For Borka
Tomljenovic's new book "Requiem for
Yugoslavia." 4 p.m. Shaman Drum. Free.
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Italan Restaurant
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When Metallica
was announced as
the headlining act
for Lollapalooza
'96 last spring,
alternakids every-
where were as dis-
traught as if some-
one had ripped out
their beating little
Brian A. Gnatt hearts and
Daily Ar stomped them flat
Da__yArtsEd__ on the floor. This
was their precious Lollapalooza. How
could some testosterone-overloaded
metal band headline their festival?
In its sixth year as a showcase and
breeding ground for alternative bands
to get national exposure, Lollapalooza
took an unexpected turn to the musical
right. Instead of attempting to focus
on off-the-wall indie bands like it had
in the past, festival organizers (with-
out the help of festival originator.

Perry Farrell, who left the organiza-
tion after the '95 show) decided to
have their own Monsters of Rock con-
cert. With the bill comprised of
Metallica, Soundgarden, the Ramones
and Rancid, among others, the Gen-
Xers were stripped of their precious
alternative field day.
I don't think anyone rioted. You
know we are a generation of slackers,
right? But we hit 'em where it hurt -
their bank accounts. Ticket sales were
down, and there wasn't even a
Lollapalooza held on this side of
Michigan.
Despite the fact the festival was
being headlined by old metalheads,
Metallica was surprisingly the best
headlining act at Lollapalooza in the
past few years.
Hands down, Metallica is a great live
band. They play tight, strong and loud.
But aside from Lars Ulrich's superb
drumming and James Hetfield's rich

growl lies something that few bands
ever master - a powerful stage per-
sona.
Loaded with charisma, charm and
arrogance, Metallica knows how to
entertain its audiences. After 15 years
of playing their 10-minute thrash-metal
epics, it's an impressive feat to keep
crowds awake and on their toes.
Last year's headliners, Sonic Youth,
may have been an indie rocker's wet
dream of Lollapalooza, but in no way
did the noise artists have the ability
to headline an outdoor festival of that
proportion. The previous year,
Smashing Pumpkins had the same
problem. Despite all his rage, Billy
Corgan was still just a wuss on the
stage. Crowd interaction was mini-
mal or non existent, and the band
members had their feet glued to the
floor.
But Metallica knows how to party.
The best test of a band's ability to play

a good live show is whe
who knows little or nor
former's music can listen
concert. Metallica is one
that can entertain pretty r
First of all, pyrotechi
They don't make a show,
do add a bit of flair to it
important thing is that ar
they are having fun per
wants to see some poo
pissed off because he has
of a rock 'n' roll star?
The whole arena expei
plified by good theatr
around the stage screan
way to get your audier
Good sing-alongs also r
fun. To see 20,000 people
ing and arms flailing v
"Searching ... S
DESTROY!" at a Met
pure entertainment.
Unfortunately, there a

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