28 - The Michigan Daily Weekend Magazine - Thursday, October 16, 1997
The Michigan Daily Weekend Magazine - Thursday, October 16,.197 - 158
Kiss Me, Guide See Thursday. Mich. 7:30
Ticketmaster's fee places curse on many concert fans
Sy Mw Burt by the number of ticket-buying oppor- every mainstream event in the country, ticket convenience charge" The simple But to many concertgoers, the service
r ttunities implied by the sign. Indeed, in as well as many non-mainstream pro- statement implies that the charge is charge is a big deal, and its presence has
"We're a Ticketmaster Ticket Center," the expensive arena of entertainment ductions, and it has the power to price really no big deal, and to many people, created a love/hate relationship between
a sign in the Michigan Union Ticket ticket purchasing, all roads lead to them as the Master wishes. it isn't. Ticketmaster and ticket buyers.
office proudly proclaims. One might Ticketmaster. The Web page for Ticketmaster Tony Scalia, a Kinesiology senior, "The service charge is outrageous,'
feel reassured upon reading these As its name implies, Ticketmaster is a (http://wws ticketmastercom) warns, said, "I don't know enough about what said Leah Sneider, an LSA senior, who,
words. After all, Ticketmaster is a name godlike force in the ticket-selling busi- "Each ticket purchased through ticket it costs to put on a show, but I'm sure while waiting in a long line for tickets
everyone knows. ness. It is omniscient and omnipotent. It centers, over the telephone, or on it's expensive. So I don't think the ser- to the upcoming Indigo Girls concert,
Or perhaps one might feel liberated knows the time and location of nearly Ticketmaster Online is subject to a per vice charge is too much:" See TICKETS, Page :lOB
Tastes of Ann Arbor Dining G
Kiss Me, Guido See Thursday. Mich. 7:30
and 9:30 p.m.
Ani DiFranco Nearly everyone - males and
females - wants her, and with good cause.
Hill Auditorium. 8 p.m. $22.50, $18.50.
Leon Redbone Described by the San
Francisco Chronicle as "a bluesman who
stepped out of an R. Crumb comic." The Ark.
8 p.m. $15.
Michigan Chamber Players U-M School of
Music faculty performs Schubert, among
others. Rackham Auditorium. 4 p.m. Free.
Third Eye Blind Mediocre American band has
mediocre British band, Reef, opening the
concert. St. Andrew's Hall, Detroit. 313-961-
Ave Maria Played Softly See Thursday. 2
Baltimore Waltz See Thursday. 2 p.m.
Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk See
Thursday. 2 p.m.
Marilyn Horne Lecture Richard LeSueur dis-
cussing the life and career of singer Horne.
Ann Arbor District Library. 2:00 p.m. Free.
Rhythm Writers With featured performers
The Articles and Gerry LaFemina. Pierpont
Commons. 2-4 p.m. Free.
The Marriage of Bette and Boo See.
Thursday. 2 p.m.
Sweeney Todd See Thursday. 2 p.m.
Kiss Me, Guido See Thursday. Mich 9:00
Orlando (1993) Virginia Woolf's classic tale
of one person's adventures in Europe over a
period of 200 years. Mich 6:30 p.m. Free.
The Woman in the Window (1944) A col-
lege professor's innocent flirtation leads to
blackmail and murder. Mich 4:10 p.m.
Acoustic Open Mic Once again, Chris
Buhalis hosts. Tap Room, Ypsilanti, 201 W.
Michigan Ave. 9:30 p.m. Free.
Kiss Me, Guido See Thursday. Mich. 9:15
Orlando (1993) See Monday. Mich. 4:10
Singin' in the Rain (1952) American musical
presents the motion picture industry during
the advent of "talkies." Mich. 7 p.m.
Jazz Jam Session Hosted by the 2:00 Jazz
Ensemble. Gypsy Cafe, 214 N. 4th Ave. 8-10
Plum Loco Eclectic Ann Arbor quartet plays
the local bar scene. Ashley's. 10:30 p.m.
Sister Machine Gun TVT industrial rdck
comes to A. Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. $10 in
Alberto Manguel Writer, translator, and edi-
tor reading from his best seller, "A History of
Reading," recently released in paperback.
Shaman Drum. 8 p.m. Free.
C A M P U S. C I N E M A
Star Trek: First Contact (1996) The eighth
"Star Trek" movie features the Enterprise's
contact with the notorious Borg. U-Club 9
They Might Be Giants Everybody's favorite
quirky pair of Johns invades Tree Town.
Michigan Theater. 7:30 p.m. $21.50.
Arlo Guthrie Folk legend returns to town.
The Ark. 8 p.m. $17.50.
U-M Concert Band Come see the musical
talents of some of your fellow students. Hill
Auditorium. 8 p.m. Free.
Jane Hirshfield Celebrating her two new
books, "Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of
Poetry" and "The Lives of the Heart. "
Shaman Drum. 8 p.m. Free.
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Favorites for over 30 years.
The End of Violence The much-anticipated
latest film from Wim Wenders. At Ann Arbor
1 & 2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20; 9:50.
Playing God David Duchovny's first major
movie since making it big. At Showcase:
12:35, 3:00, 5:20, 7:35, 9:55, 11:50; at
State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:30.
Devil's Advocate Al Pacino plays the Devil.
At Briarwood: 1:20, 4:15, 7:20, 10:15; at
Showcase: 1:00, 1:30, 4:00, 4:30, 7:00,
7:30, 9:50, 10:20, 12:35.
i Know What You Did Last Summer A fright-
ening "Prom Night" clone. At Briarwood:
1:30, 3:50, 7:10, 9:40; at Showcase:
12:30, 1:10, 2:50, 3:30, 5:10, 5:45, 7:25,
8:00, 9:45, 10:15, 12:00, 12:30.
The Edge Alec Baldwin and Anthony
Hopkins are stranded in the wilderness. At
Briarwood: 1:40, 4:45, 7.30, 10:10; at
Showcase: 1:05, 6:10. '
The Full Monty Down-and-out Scots show
us the monty! At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00,
Gang Related The late Tupac Shakur
appears in yet another film about crime in
the 'hood. At Showcase: 12:00, 10:25,
In and Out Kevin Kline stars as an "outed"
high school teacher in small-town Indiana.
At Briarwood: 12:50, 3:00, 5:15, 7:45,
-10:00; at Showcase: 12:40, 2:45, 5:00,
7:15, 9:25, 11:30.
Kiss The Girls Morgan Freeman once again
tracks down a murderer. At Briarwood: 1:00,
3:40, 6:50, 9:30; at Showcase: 12:15, 1:15,
3:10, 4:10, 7:10, 8:15, 9:40, 11:00, 12:00.
L.A. Confidential This stylized crime thriller
is one of the year's best. At Ann Arbor 1&2:
1:30, 4:20, 7:00, 9:40; at Showcase:
12:40, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20, 12:05.
Most Wanted Keenen Ivory Wayans takes
another stab at success on the big screen.
At Showcase: 10:30, 12:25.
The Peacemiaker 4eorge Clooney hunts, for
stolen nuclear warheads. At Showcase:
12:50, 3:50, 6:40, 9:15, 11:45.
Rocket Man An unlikely hero's strange trip
to Mars. At Briarwood: 12:40, 2:50, 5:00,
7:15, 9:20; at Showcase: 12:20, 2:35,
4:45, 7:05, 9:00.
Seven Years in Tibet Brad Pitt romp
through the Himalayas. At Briarwood: 1:10,
4:00, 7:00, 9:50; at Showcase: 12:45,
2:20, 3:45, 5:05, 6:45, 7:45, 9:35, 12:20.
Soul Food Generations gather at the
Sunday dinner table. At Showcase: 12:10,
2:40, 5:15, 7:40, 10:05, 12:25.
U-Turn Oliver Stone's latest project stars
Sean Penn. At State: 11:30.
Phone Numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700;
Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox Village; 994-8080;
Michigan Theater: 668-8397; Showca t.973-
8380; State: 994-4024.
Late shows at Ann Arbor 1 & 2 and State are
for Friday and Saturday only. Matinees at Ann
Arbor 1 & 2 are for Saturday, Sunday and
Tuesddy only; matinees at State are fosr
Saturday and Sunday only.
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