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12A- The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 16, 1998

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

The List

Thursday, April 16
WednesdayApril 22


Films opening
Major League 3 A minor
league team lead by their ide-
alistic manager (Scott Bakula)
takes on the Minnesota Twins.
At Showcase: 12:15, 2:35, 5,
7:20, 9:30, 11:35 At
Briarwood: 12:30, 2:50, 5:10,
7:20, 9:30
Mrs. Dalloway Starring
Vanessa Redgrave and based
on the 1925 Virginia Woolf
novel. At State. 1:30, 4, 7
The Object Of My Affection
Jennifer Aniston stars in this
pseudo-romance as she falls in
love with her gay roommate. At
Showcase: 11:20, 1:45, 4:15,
6:50, 9:20, 11:45 At
Briarwood: 11:50, 2:15, 4:40,
7:30, 10
Paule Kid flick featuring a
talking parrot. At Showcase:
11:10, 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10,
9:10, 11:10
Suicide Kings Christopher
Walken is, duh, scary in the
Tarantino-esque caper. At
State: 1:30, 4, 7:30, 9:45, 12
Films holding
As Good As It Gets ** Jack
Nicholson and Helen Hunt took
home Oscars for their roles in
this romantic comedy. At
Showcase: 1:20, 4, 9:15 At
Ann Arbor 1&2: 1:20, 4:15, 7,
Barney's Great Adventure Yes,
they gave the big, purple guy a
movie. Frightening, isn't it? At
Showcase: 11, 12:40, 2:20,
4:05, 5:45
City Of Angels * Nicolas Cage
and Meg Ryan star in this
remake of the '80s classic,
"Wings Of Desire." At
Showcase: 11:30, 12, 2, 2:30,
4:45, 5:15, 7:15, 7:45, 9:45,
10:10, 12:10 At Ann Arbor
1&2: 12:20, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10,
Good Will Hunting ***i
Robin Williams, Matt Damon
and Ben Affleck star. At
Showcase: 7:30, 10:05, 12:30
At State: 9:15, 12
Grease The movie musical is
back after 20 years. At
Showcase: 5:30 At Briarwood:
1, 3:30
Lost In Space ** A remake
of the campy '60s television
series. At Showcase: 11,
11:30, 1:40, 2:10, 4:20, 7,
9:50, 12:20 tt Briarwood:
11:40, 2:20, 5, 7:45, 10:20
Mercury Rising ** A young
boy cracks a top-secret code
and Bruce Willis has to save
the day. At Showcase: 11:15,
1:50, 4:40, 7:35, 10, 12:15
My Giant ** Gheorghe
Muresan's big-screen debut.
"Chicks dig it." At Showcase:
11:05, 6:40 At Briarwood:
12:45, 6:50
The Odd Couple I ** Jack
Lemmon and Walter Matthau
reprise their roles in this Neil
Simon production. At
Showcase: 11 45, 2:15, 4:30,
6:45, 9

The Players' Club ** Ice
Cube's directorial debut.
Enough said. At Showcase:
12:10, 2:25, a"55, 7:25, 7:55,
9:45, 10:15, 12, 12:30
Primary Colors **** The
story of a presidential cam-
paign that looks all too familiar.
At Showcase: 11:15 At
Briarwood: 7, 9:50
Species 2 ** After
"Species," what more of
Natasha can be shown? At
Showcase: 12:45, 3, 5:20,
7:40, 9:55, 11:55, 12:25 At
Briarwood: 12:20, 2:40, 4:50,
7:10, 9:40
Titanic ***i Maybe if you
watch it seven times, it will
finally sink. At Showcase:
1:30, 6:30, 10:15 At
Briarwood: 12, 4, 8
Wild Things **I Neve
Campbell and Matt Dillon get
naked in this Gen-X film noir. At
Briarwood: 3:15, 9:15
Phone Numbers: Ann Arbor 1
& 2: 761-9700; Briarwood:
480-4555; Fox Village; 994-
8080; Michigan Theater: 668-
8397; Showcase: 973-8380;
State: 994-4024.
Showtimes are effective
Friday throughaThursday. 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; matinees at
State are for Saturday and
Sunday only.

Citizen Kane (1941) Orson Welles's film master-
piece, considered by many to be the best ever.
Rosebud. Mich. 4 p.m.
Mrs. Dalloway (1997) Vanessa Redgrave stars in this
adaptation of the 1925 Virginia Woolf novel. Mich. 7
and 9 p.m.
Dr. John Find out if your parents' taste in music is
valid. The Ark. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. $20.
Poignant Pecostomus The Daily music staff's sec-
ond favorite local band rocks the State Street
Poetry Project with improvisational audio poetry.
Rackham Auditorium. 7:30 p.m. $2
Johnny Griffin Quartet Rare performance by saxo-
phone bop legend with pianist Michael Weiss. Bird
of Paradise. 8 and 10 p.m. $20.
UM Chamber Choir Presenting music of Derr,
Rheinberger and Barber. Hill Auditorium. 8 p.m. Free.
TR3 Tim Reynolds from the annoyingly popular Dave
Matthew's Band presents his side-project. Blind
Pig. 9:30 p.m. $10.
UM Chamber Choir Presenting music of Derr,
Rheinberger and Barber. Hill Auditorium. 8 p.m. Free.
BFA/BDA Thesis Concert Dance concentrators pre-
sent their semester finale. Betty Pease Studio, behind
the CCRB. $5 at the door. 763-5460.
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.
The Merchant of Venice Presentation of the comical
story of Shylock and how he steals people's pounds
of flesh. Ann Ann Arbor Civic Theater Playhouse,
2275 Platt. 8 p.m. $14 for students. 971-AACT.
Rent Jonathan Larson's smash contemporary rock
musical hits Detroit with a bang as its Angel tour
opens. Fisher Theatre. 8 p.m. (313) 872-1000.
West Side Story The Leonard Bernstein / Stephen
Sondheim masterpiece is sold out for the entire week-
end. Good luck finding tickets. Power Center. 8 p.m.
$7 for stdents. 764-
Dorothy Allison The
author of "Bastard out
of Carolina" and the
new novel
"Cavedweller" reads.
Borders. 7 p.m.
State Street Poetry
Project Gala In cele-
bration of National
Poetry Month, the
State Street Poetry
Project features stu-
dent poets, Latino
scholar Ruth Behar
and poets from the
Boysville juvenile
detention center.
Rackham Auditorium.
7:30 p.m. $2.
Robin Robertson
Robertson's "A
Painted Field" won
Britain's Forward
Poetry Prize for Best Squint your eyes and loo
First Collection and Davis, opening for Sister
the Scottish First Book
Award. Shaman Drum.
8 p.m.
The Suicide Machines Prepare for an onslaught of
erotically aggressive music. Clutch Cargo's. 7:00
p.m. $8.
Dee Carstensen Original folk music from multi-instru-
mental singer songwriter. Carstensen appeared at
last year's Ann Arbor Folk Festival. The Ark. 8:00
p.m. $11.
UM Symphony & Concert Bands Under the direction
of Kevin Sedatole and James Tapia, the two bands
come together for a joint concert. Hill Auditorium. 8
p.m. Free.

Freddy Cole Quartet Jazz musician employs wonder-

ful piano and vocal skills. Bird of Paradise. 9 and 11
p.m. $18.
Audrey Becker A very special evening of local
acoustic pop favorites. Gypsy Cafe. 9:30 p.m.. $4 a
Morsel Extremely talented experimental artists rise
from the poetic guitar underground with Godzuki.
Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m.
BFA/BDA Thesis Concert See Thursday. 8 p m.
Book of Days See Thursday. 8 p.m.
The Merchant of Venice See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Rent See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Semele The Handel opera is presented by the new
student group Michigan Opera Works. McIntosh
Theater, School of Music. 8 p.m. Free admission
through reservations at 763-2697.
West Side Story Sold out. See Thursday. 8 p.m.
La Bete Humaine (1938) An outstanding example of
the French film style known as "poetic realism."
Directed by Jean Renoir. Nat. Sci. 7 and 10:15 p.m.
$4, $5 for two.
Shoot The Piano Player (1960) French with English
subtitles, this is the story of Charlie, a Parisian
pianist who attempts to live a life without responsi-
bility and fame. nat. Sci. 8:45 pm. $4, $5 for two.
'M' Fest An afternoon of bands and music outside in
the sunny Hill Area. Palmer Field. 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Joan Baez Folk goddess enters campus to promote
her new album and play classics. Michigan Theater.
8:00 p.m. $30.
Dan Bern Goofy story-filled songs from solo artist.
The Ark. 8:00 p.m. $10.
Mary Lou Lord Come check out if she is hip or just
hype. Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. $8. Supe
Men's Glee Club ence
Famous large group of
testosterone-driven ed thi
- college boys singing South
sotto voce. Hill
Auditorium 8 p.m . $5. MUS
l-V-1 4
A-Deuce Rap meets Band
industrial with this drink'
local band as they
headline a testos- Mar
terone filled night of betw
rowdy music. The A
Heidelberg. 10:00
p.m. Paul
are gi
BFA/BDA Thesis
Concert See Thursday. West
8 p.m.
Book of Days SeeT
Thursday. 3 & 8 p.m. Hous
The Merchant of local
Venice See Thursday. "Britt
CourtesyofElektraRecords 8 p.m. Field.
S coser ts o Eiia co4th A
closer - It's Alana Rent See Thursday 8 9749
Hazel on Wednesday. p.m.
West Side Story Sold 3 & 8
out. See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Semele Saturday's performance is sold out. See music
Friday. 8:30 p.m. Sam
-- - _--_-_-_-_-_- _aroun
Sunday Union

Courtesy of Columbia Records
rhunk of stage and screen Harry Connick Jr. graces Hill Auditorium with his sweet, swingin' pres-
for a performance of standards and modern pop and blues on Wednesday.


Snot Living (1998) The world premiere of U-M art stu-
dent Kenneth A. Priebe's film featuring both live
action and clay animation is also a masquerade ball.
With live organ accompaniment. Mich. 4:30 p.m.
Wag The Dog (1997) Robert DeNiro, playing a presi-
dential aide, enlists the help of a movie producer
(Dustin Hoffman) to cover up a scandal in the White
House. Mich. 5:30 p.m.
Nil By Mouth (1997) Gary Oldman wrote and direct-

sion tl
Nil By
1st S

is dark piece following a working class family in
London. Mich. 7:45 p.m.
Orchestra Take your girlfriend out for some Big
music, ballroom dancing, and a few too many
s. Heidelberg. 7:00-9:30 p.m.
le Adam Is there some unspoken correlation
een female singer songwriters and this venue?
rk. 8:00 p.m. $15
Finkbeiner's Jazz Jam All the beatnik hipsters
oing to be there. Bird of Paradise. 9 p.m-1a.m.
Side Story Sold out. See Thursday. 2 p.m.
Merchant of Venice See Thursday. 2 p.m.
e Blend Series Staged
ngs of new plays by
playwrights, featuring
le Branches" by Brad,
Gypsy Cafe, 214 N.
Ave. 7 p.m. $2. 913-
of Days See Thursday.
& Colossus A new
al written by students
Davis and Ron Nyren,
show is developed
d a biography of Mina
written by Carolyn
Video Studio, Media
. 8 p.m. Free admis-
hrough reservations at
See Thursday. 8 p.m
le See Friday. 8 p.m
nday Joan Baez performs
the Michigan Theat
The Dog (1997) See Sunday. Mich. 7 p.m.
y Mouth (1997) See Sunday. Mich. 9:15 p.m.
rsity Philharmonic Orchestra Music for intellec-
and pseudo-intellectuals. Hill Auditorium. 8:00
of Paradise Orchestra Indulge in this weekly
ay night jazzy big band event. Bird of Paradise.
p.m. $5.
& Colossus See Sunday. 8 p.m.
torytelling Festival A six-day salute to National
y Week. Little Professor Book Company. 7 p.m.
There (1979) Peter Sellers stars a child in the
of a 50-year-old man who bases his world on
he's seen on television. Mich. 7 p.m.
Jam Session Anything goes ... keep it real.
y Cafe. 8:00 p.m. Free

University Symphony Orchestra, Choir & Chamber
Choir Orgasmic collection of artists performi
Mahler's Resurrection symphony. Hill Auditorium.
p.m. Free.
Family A night of euphoric techno in the city that
spawned it. Motor Lounge, Detroit. 9 p.m.
Poignant Plecostomus Reserved for the open minded
jazz adventurists who crave something daring. Bird of
Paradise. 9 p.m. $5
Mina & Colossus See Sunday. 8 p.m.
Hopwood Awards Ceremony With a lecture by John
Barth. Rackham Auditorium. 3:30 p.m. ;
1st Storytelling Festival See Tuesday. Little Professor
Book Company. 7 p.m.
Debra Albery Local
poet and author of
Walking the Distance"
reads from her collec-
tion. Borders. 7 p.m.
Shaman Drum Poetry
Contest Winners Reading
by the contributors to
Shaman Drum's thIrd
annual contest, with an
open mic following the
K readings. Shaman Drum. 8
The Sweet Hereafter
courtesy of Guardian Records (1997) Chronicles the jour-
Saturday evening at ney of a lawyer looking for
answers after a school bus
accident in a small
Canadian town. Mich. 7
Nil By Mouth (1997) See Sunday. 9:30 p.m.
Sister Hazel Alana Davis joins this evening of what's
currently popular among conformist college students.
Clutch Cargo's. 6 p.m.
Harry Connick, Jr. A full orchestra joins this popuafr
musician for a night of romantic sounds. Hill
Auditorium. 7:30 p.m. $25.
Plas Members of Transmission and Larval get jig
with some jazz flavor. Espresso Royale on M
Street. 8 p.m. Free.
Solar Disco D rocks the house at Ann Arbor's only
own miniature post-rave era rave. Blind Pig. 10
BFA/BDA i Dance students will perform dane
repertory. Betty Pease Studio Theater, Dane
Building. 2:30 p.m. Free.
Los Muiequitos do Matanzas Rumba comes to
Power Center. 8 p.m. $10.
Daniel Allen Butler Researcher discusses his book,
"Unsinkable: The Full Story of the RMS Titanic."
Borders. 7 p.m.
1st Storytelling Festival See Tuesday. Little Professor
Book Company. 7 p.m.


Alberta Watson and Bruce Greenwood star carry on an affair in Atom Egoyan's Oscar-nomi
Sweet Hereafter," showing Wednesday at the Michigan Theater.

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