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12A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, November 13, 1997




A weekly guide to who's
ere, what's happening and
y you need to be there ...

a r. .. < .f U x

Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (1997)
The latest acclaimed, offbeat documen-
tary from master Errol Morris. Mich. 7
Hijacking Hollywood (1997) Michigan
native Neil Mandt's satire stars Henry
Thomas (a.k.a. "E.T."'s Elliot). Mich. 9
Diana Krall Trio Jazz vocalist/pianist's
group will feature Russell Malone, and
Ben Wolfe. The Ark. $17.50. 7:30 and
9:30 p.m.
New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars With
Jazzhead and Fez. Motor Lounge,
Hamtramck. (313) 369-0090.
Stephen Rush Pianist and composer
presents a concert/ritual of traditional
Indian "Ye Mise Thura Linga." McIntosh
Theater in the School of Music. Free.
3 Speed Local trio includes a stand-up
bassist. Blind Pig. $4. 996-8555.
The Child and the Enchantments & The
Nightingale Two one-act operas are
presented through the School of
Music's Opera Department. Power
Center. 8 p.m. $8 with ID. 764-0450.
Escanaba in Da Moonlight Jeff Daniel's
farcical slapstick comedy about life in
Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Purple
Rose Theater, Chelsea, Mich. $20-$25.
8 p.m. 475-7902.

Martin Sexton Boston folk do-it-all will
play tonight and tomorrow. The Ark.
$15. 8 p.m.

Thursday. 3 & 8 p.m.
Fat Men in Skirts See Thursday. 7 p.m.

A Little Night Music
8 p.m.

See Thursday 2 &

KMFDM Boy, do they
Mode! Clutch Cargo's,

hate Depeche
Pontiac. (810)

p.m.-1 a.m.
Harry Connick Jr. Not an entirely terrible
actor, either. Detroit Music Hall, Detroit.
(248) 348-2800.
The Meaning of Life University students
write, and present original plays that
confront social issues. Location TBA. 9
'p.m. Free. 769-0500 ext. 433.

The Leisure Project Rock, blues and
funk explosion. Touchdown Cafe. Cover
Required. 10 p.m.
Pat Metheny Group Grammy-winning
jazz ensemble ventures in Detroit. State
Theatre, Detroit. (313) 961-5450.
Zooru Clarinets and saxophones abound
in group that used to be known as Small
change. Blind Pig. $5. 996-8555.
The Child and the Enchantments & The
Nightingale See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Escanaba in Da Moonlight See
Thursday. 8 p.m.
Fat Men in Skirts See Thursday. 7 and
11 p.m.
A Little Night Music See Thursday 8 p.m.
The Waiting Room See Thursday 8 p.m.
Ron Suny Signing copies of his book,
"The Soviet Experiment: Russia, the
USSR, and the Successor States."
Shaman Drum. 4 p.m. Free.
s0 aturday
Con Jai Nai 4 An all-day screening of
Japanimation at its finest. MLB 3. 10
a.m. Free.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Director
David Lean's Academy Award-winning
desert epic. Nat. Sci. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
Batman and Robin (1997) Hopefully,
the final horrible installment in the once-
innovative fantasy film series. Angell
Hall Aud A. 8 p.m.
Goldfinger With the wonderfully named
Save Ferris opening. St. Andrew's Hall,
Detroit. (313) 961-MELT.
Hip Hop 101: Classroom Essentials DJ
Chino and DJ MoChanges host show-
case. League Underground. $5. 8 p.m.
Ekoostik Hookah Expect plenty of hairy
clones doing that idiotic noodle dance.
Blind Pig. $8. 996-8555.
Brian Lillie Supporting his locally-
acclaimed album, "Rowboats." The Gypsy
Cafe, 214 N. 4th Ave. $3. 9:30 p.m.

The Waiting Room See Thursday 8 p.m.
Tnuatron Dance Theater Israeli troupe of
teen-age dancers present a contempo-
rary dance performance. Mich. 7 p.m.
$10 for children, $20 for adults. 764-
s u nda j

Miles Hoffman National Public Radio-
contributor discussing "The NPF.
Classical Music Companion." Borders.
7:30 p.m. Free.




Beethoven the Contemporary: American
String Quartet Second performance in
the Beethoven series. Rackham
Auditorium. 4 p.m. $16-$30. 764-2538.
G. Love & Special Sauce Tastiest export
from Philly this side of cheese steaks.
Mich. $16.50. 7:30 p.m.
Jimmie's Chicken Shack Has no func-
tion. Magic Bag, Ferndale. $7. 8 p.m.
(248) 544-1991.
Peggy Seeger Folk legend returns from
her 30 years of living abroad in England.
The Ark. $12.50. 8 p.m.
Squirrel Nut Zippers Surprising lounge
heroes come to the area. Clutch
Cargo's, Pontiac. (810) 333-2362.
The Child and the Enchantments & The
Nightingale See Thursday. 2 p.m.

Persona (1967) Ingmar Bergman's self-
referential drama. Mich. 4:10 p.m. Free.,
West Side Story (1961) The famous
update of "Romeo and Juliet" that won
numerous Oscars. Mich. 7 p.m.


Fat Men In Skirts SA
from Basement Arts.
1501 Frieze Building.

black comedy
Arena theater,
7 p.m.

Thursday. 2

in Da Moonlight


A Little Night Music See Thursday 2 p.m.

A Little Night Music Stephen
Sondheim's brilliant musical. Civic
Playhouse, 2275 Platt Rd. 8 p.m. $16-
$18. 971-AACT.
The Waiting Room Three women from
various time periods meet in a medical
waiting room. Performance Network,
408W. Washington. 8 p.m. $12-$15.
Jim Henry Reading from his collection of
short stories." Borders. 7:30 p.m. Free.
Ryszard Kapuscinski Polish journalist
and author discussing "The Russian
PuiZle: Why I Wrote Imperium."
Raham Ampitheatre. 8 p.m. Free.
The,-Lfe and Opinion of Masseur ichi
(1962) The times of a samurai warrior.
Nat:$ci. 7 p.m. Free.
Sanmural Part I1 (1955) The story of the
most famous warrior who sees the 19th-
certury consolidation of Japan. Nat. Sci.
8:30, p.m. Free.
Beethoven the Contemporary: Ursula
Oppens Program launches a three-year
cycle of the complete Beethoven
sonatas. Features Oppens, one of
Ameica's great pianists. Rackham
Auditorium. 8 p.m.$ 16-$30. 764-2538.
Indigo Girls Tentatively slated to play in
next year's Lilith Fair. Hill Auditorium.
$22.50-$25. 8 p.m.

The Waiting Room

See Thursday 2 & 7

Rhythm Writers Featuring a book
designing and marketing workshop.
Ann Arbor Art Center. 2 p.m. Free.
Spotlight Walk An opportunity to ven-
ture outdoors at night. Leslie Science
Center, 1831 Traver Road. $4 per per-
son, $15 per family. 7-8:30 p.m.
"Witness"- 10th Anniversary
Celebration Peter Stine, the editor of
the Michigan-based journal. Shaman
Drum. 2-4:00 p.m. Free.

John McLaughlin Guitar virtuoso plays
another area gig. The Majestic Theater,
Detroit. (313) 833-9700.
Lords of Acid Not quite as melodic as
the Beatles. Clutch Cargo's, Pontiac.
(810) 333-2362.
Sawdoctors Lauded Irish folk-rockers
come to Ann Arbor. The Ark. $13.50. 8
University Philharmonic Orchestra
Show featuring works by Elgar, Vaughn-
Williams and Dvorak. Conducted by
Pier Calabria. Hill Auditorium. Free. 8
JKeith Taylor Ann Arbor poet reading,
with 'the University Visiting Writers
series. Rackham Ampitheatre. 4 p. MY-
Free. --
George Rabasa Reading from "Floating
Kingdom." Shaman Drum. 8 p.m. Free.
Flamenco (1995) Documentary about
the mysterious dance form. Mich. 7 p.m.:
Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (1997)
See Thursday. Mich 9:15 p.m.
Big Ass Truck Plays tunes from its new
album, "Kent." Motor Lounge,
Hamtramck. (313) 369-0090.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Performs
works by Handel, Mozart and Elizabeth
Brown with pianist Richard Goode. Hill
Auditorium. $16-$45. 8 p.m.
Karen Pernick Supporting her CD debut
of contemporary folk. The Ark. $10. -8
Wesley Willis Kooky, less-than-tuneful
Chicago keyboardist returns to town.
Blind Pig. $5. 996-8555.
Yoruba-Inspired Poetry Reading An
Acknowledgement of African heritage.
Washtenaw Community College, Morris
Lawrence Building Art Gallery. 6:30
p.m. Free.

The Apartment (1960) Jack
stars in the classic comedy
Best Picture. Mich. 4:10 p.m.

that won

Mahogany and Auburn Lull
from East Lansing. Halfway
Quad. $3. 9:30 p.m.

Inn, East

Martin Sexton
opened by Dee
$15. 8 p.m.

This performance is
Carstensen. The Ark.

Fast, Cheap and Out of Control See
Thursday. Mich. 7 & 9 p.m.
Gigi (1958) Vincente Minnelli's Academy
Award-winning musical. Mich. 2 p.m.
Secret Daughter (1996) Documentary
about the filmmaker and her relationship
with her white mother. Angell Hall Aud B
6:30 p.m. Free.

Slaughter Up all night, sleep all day.
Harpo's, Detroit. (313) 824-1700.
Women's Glee Club One of the campus'
largest vocal groups. Hill Auditorium. 8
p.m. Free.
The Child and the Enchantments & The
Nightingale See Thursday. 8 p.m.

maker in

Night A tribute to Alan
the most famous phantom film-
Hollywood. Green 7 p.m. Free.

Bird of Paradise Orchestra A big band
jazz ensemble. Bird of Paradise. $3. 9


in Da Moonlight


Re Crnr tBraroo:1:0,4:5

films opening
The Jackal Sidney Poitier stars in this
updated international spy thriller. At
Briarwood: 1:40, 4:30, 7:10, 10:00; at

The Rainmaker Sneak preview of the
John Grisham thriller. At Showcase: 7:30
(Saturday only).
fril s hold ing

Eve's Bayou Samuel L. Jackson leads
this quaint Southern drama. At
Showcase: 12:25, 2:45, 5:10, 7:50,
10:10, 12:30.
The Full Monty Crazy Brits show us the
mrnhI At Statp" 1 . A-RO4(j7.00 lq00_

Red Corner At Briarwood: 1:50, 4:45,
7:40, 10:10; at Showcase: 12:50, 9:30..
Rocky Horror At State: 11:30.
Starship Troopers Sci-fi warfare epic. At ;
Rriarwnnd- 1.00. 345.7.00. 9.50. at a

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