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2B - The Michigan Daily Weekend Magazine - Thursday, April 9, 1998

People make the place ...
Nowhere is that more true than on the University campus, where
thousands of interesting men and women lead diverse lives within just a
few square miles. Some of their faces are familiar to many. Students
roaming Central Campus recognize the men who sell incense at the
arcade and arch. Regulars on the big blue busses probably know who
greets each and every passenger with a hearty hello. Other faces are less
familiar. Maybe they answer our phone calls to the operator, or make the

A weekly guide to who's
wh yu ee tbe ther..Te L s
where, what's happening

behind-the-scenes decisions and discoveries that affeCt the way we live.
For this Weekend, etc., we spoke to a number of interesting mem-
bers of the campus community. Not everyone we approached agreed to
be interviewed. Luckily, Ann Arbor has no shortage of fascinating person-
alities that make the University community a fascinating place.
- Weekend, etc. editors


Films opening
City of Aigels Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan
star in this romace. At Ann Arbor 1&2:
12:20, 2:30,4:45, 7:10,9:45. At Showcase:
11:30, 12:15, 2, 4:45, 7:15, 7:45, 9:45,
10:15, 12:10.
My Giant Gheorghe Muresan's big-screen
debut. "Chicks dig it." At Briarwood: 12:10,
2:30, 5:10, 7:30, 10. At Showcase: 11:45,
2:10, 4:30, 6:50, 9:15, 11:30.
The Odd Couple 2 Jack Lemmon and Walter
Matthau reprise their roles in this Neil Simon
production. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:25, 4:35,
6:45, 9, 11:15.
The Players' Club Ice Cube's directorial
debut ought to garner awards come Oscar
time next year, right? At Showcase: 12:40,
3, 5:15, 7:35, 10, 12:25.
Species 2 After "Species," what more of
Natasha can be shown? At Briarwood: 12:20,
2:40, 4:50, 7:10, 9:40. At Showcase: 12:45,
2:50, 5, 7:20, 9:30, 10:30, 11:45, 12:30.
Films holding
The Apostle **** A drama about a
Southern preacher written by, directed by and
starring Robert Duvall. At State: 1:30, 6:45.
As Good As it Gets **l Jack Nicholson
plays an othe-edge middle-aged man ...
again. But heck, he won an Oscar. At Ann
Arbor 1&2: 1:20, 4:15, 7, 9:35. At
Showcase: 11:40, 2:20, 9:55.
Bamney's Great Adventure Kid flick or horror?
You decide. At Showcase: 11:10, 2:40, 4:25,
The Big Lebowski*** The Coen brothers'
latest offering. At State: 4, 9:30, 12.
Good Will Hunting ***1 At the Oscars,
Robin Williams won Best Supporting Actor
and Damon and Affleck won Best Original
Screenplay for this drama. At State: 4, 7,
9:45, 12:15. At Showcase: 11:50, 4:55,
7:40, 10:10.
Grease The movie musical is back after 20
years. At Briarwood: 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30.
At Showcase: 11:05, 1:40, 4 (except Sat.),
6:10, 8:20, 12:30.
Lost In Space ** Starring the stupid actor
from "Friends" and the high-pitched-voice girl
from "Party of Five"; a remake of the campy
'60s television series. At Briarwood: 11:40,
2:20, 5, 7:45, 10:20. At Showcase: 11, 1:30,
2:30, 4:15, 5:05, 7, 7:30, 9:40, 10:05,
The Man in The Iron Mask * The adapta-
tion of the Dumas novel. At Showcase: 11.
Mercury Rising ** A young boy cracks a
top-secret code and Bruce Willis has to save
the day. At Showcase: 11:15, 1:45, 2:30,
4:40, 5:10, 7:25, 7:55, 9:50, 10:20, 12:15,
The Newton Boys ** The story of
America's greatest bank robbers. At
Briarwood: 12:45, 6:50.
Primary Colors **** The story of a presi-
dential campaign that looks all too familiar.
At Briarwood: 12:30, 3:20, 7:20, 10:10. At
Showcase: 1:35, 4:20, 7:10.
Titanic *** How long has this movie
been out, anyway? Six, seven months? At
Briarwood: 12, 4, 8. At Showcase: 11,
12:30, 4:10, 8, 11:40.
Wild Things **i Neve Campbell and Matt
Dillon star in this Gen-X drama. At Briarwood:
3:30, 9:50. At Showcase: 12:35.
Phone Numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700;
Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox iage; 994-880;
Michigan Theater: 668-8397; Showcase:
973-8380; State: 761-8667.
Showtimes are effective Friday through
Thursday. Late shows at Ann Arbor 1 & 2 and
State are for Friday and Saturday only. Noon
and mid-day matinees at Ann Arbor 1 & 2 are
for Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday only; mati-
nees at State are for Saturday and Sunday

Welcome N The Terrordome (1994)
Filmmaker Ngozi Onwurah will be present
for the screening of his bleak view of the
future. Mich. 5:30 p.m. Free.
Welcome to Sarevo (1997) Woody
Harrelson co-stars as a foreign corre-
spondent covering the war in Bosnia.
Mich. 7:45 p.m.
John Hammond Don't ever underesti-
mate the power of an acoustic guitar,
especially Hammond's. With special
guests Little Charlie and the Nightcats.
The Ark. 8 p.m. $15.
Huffamoose These eclectic middle-of-
the-roadsters fill the Blind Pig with hits
and more, while helping out Detroit's
own Jill Jack, who is opening the show.
Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. $7.
Antigone A modern version of the sequel
to "Oedipus," U-Prod's version is set in
1930s Kenya and directed by professor
Glenda Dickerson. Trueblood Theater.
8 p.m. $7. 764-0450.
Life in Refusal An Roth's new play about
a Russian refusnik who is helped to emi-
grate to the States by an American film-
maker. Performance Network. 8 p.m.
Pay-what-you-can. 663-0681.
Book of Days World premiere of Lanford
Wilson's newest script, about the effects
of a hunting accident in a small town.
Purple Rose Theater, 137 Park St,
Chelsea. 8 p.m. $15-$25. 475-7902.
RENT Jonathan Larson's smash contem-
porary rock musical hits Detroit with a
bang as its newest tour opens. Fisher
Theatre. 8 p.m. (313) 872-1000.
Lou Rosenfeld and Peter Morville The
authors of "Information Architecture for
the World Wide Web" discuss their book.
Borders. 7:30 p.m.
Mrs. Daloway (1997) The movie
based on Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel,
starring Vanessa Redgrave. Mich. 7
and 9 p.m.
Best of Banff Festival of Mountain Films
Jury-selected films from the Banff
Festival. Rackham. 8 p.m. $4.
Frozen (1997) This movie, anonymously
created and set in mainland China,
explores the realms of artistic freedom.
Angell Aud. A. 8 p.m. Free.
Boogie Nights (1997) Marky Mark stars
as a porn king in this look at America in
the '70s. Mich. 11 p.m.
Black vibes 2nd Annual DJ Contest
Hosted by Gerald Olivari, a panel of disc
jockeys will compete for prizes. U-Club in
the Union. 7 p.m. $3.
Special Consensus This quartet plays a
unique set of bluegrass, gospel and
swing tunes. Local bluegrass favorites
The RFD Boys open the show. The Ark. 8
p.m. $11.

Courtesy o f riversiy Producuons
Sophocles' "Antigone" opens Thursday.
The Specials The second wave of ska
stops by Detroit to complement the
third. The Majestic. (734) 833-9700.
Kings of the Road Tour Featuring The
Reverend Horton Heat, Face to Face and
The Mighty Blue Kings, this tour brings
back in-your-face rock. State Theater,
Detroit. 7:30 p.m. (313) 961-5454.
Miss Julie Basement Arts presents the
play in its black-box theater. Arena
Theater, ground level of the Frieze
Building. 7 & 11 p.m. Free.
Antigone See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Life in Refusal See Thursday. $12. 8 p.m.
Book of Days See Thursday. 8 p.m.
RENT See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Billy Collins As part of the Visiting
Writers Series, Collins, the author of
"The Art of Drowning," reads from his
poetry. Rackham. 4 p.m.
Animania A collection of varied Japanese
animation. Japanese with English subti-
tles. MLB Aud. 3. 5 p.m. Free.
The Taste Of Cherry (1997) A man must
arrange his funeral before committing
suicide. Mich. 5 p.m.
Mrs. Dalloway (1997) See Friday. Mich.
5 p.m.
Boogie Nights (1997) See Friday. Mich.
11 p.m.
Big Bad voodoo Daddy This swing band
is so money! Borders. Call 668-7652 for
time. Free.
Save Ferris This Orange County ska
group shows off its cutelead vocalist in
Detroit. St. Andrew's Hall. 5:30 p.m. $6.
Maschina Local weird rock favorites wel-
come special guests The Triggers. Blind
Pig. 9 p.m.
Indian Dance Show Dance and music
from India, with music by Bharat Natyan.

Proceeds go to charity. Me
Theater. 8 p.m. $3.
Antigone See Thursday. 8
Miss Julie See Friday. 7 p
Life in Refusal See Thursc
8 p.m.
Book of Days See Thursd
8 p.m.
RENT See Thursday 8 p.m.
Billy Collins Reading from
collection of poetry, "Picn
Lighting." Borders. 1 p.m.
Mrs. Dalloway (1997) Se
Mich. 5 p.m.
The Taste Of Cherry (199
Saturday. Mich. 9 p.m.
Ann Arbor Bluestage Bee
by the Terraplanes. Ann A
Brewing Company. 8 p.m.
House Blend Series Stag
of new plays by local play
turing "What Motivates M+
Katie Bohr. Gypsy Cafe, 2
Ave. 7 p.m. $2. 913-974
Antigone See Thursday.
Life in Refusal See Thurs
7 p.m.
RENT See Thursday. 8 p.r
The Piano (1993) A pian
the medium for a new rel
between a man and a wo
in an arranged marriage.
4:10 p.m.
Mrs. Dalloway (1997) Si
Mich. 7 and 9 p.m.
Evgeny Kissin This Russ
prodigy, now in his 20s,
to Beethoven, Brahms ar
Auditorium. 8 p.m. $20-$
MerI Sunders and the Ra
Saunders, the "psychede
Piper," and his band play
funk, blues, jazz and roc
9:30 p.m. $15 in advanc
door. (248) 645-6666.
Dr. David Klein Klein dis
first book, "Saying Good
Your Aging Parents." Bo
7 p.m.
Lionel Jensen Jensen, a
the University of Colorad
"Manufacturing Confuci
Chinese Traditions andI
Civilization." Shaman Dr

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