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Thursday, September 10, 1998 - The Michigan Daily - 11A
A weekly guide to who's Thursday, September 10
where, what'shappening and through
why you need to be there ... Wednesday, September 16


Films opening
et's Talk About Sex Described
y the director as a guerrilla
assault on the private sex lives
of women. At Showcase: 1:20,
3:15, 5:15, 7:20, 9:15, 11:10
Rounders Matt Damon and
Edward Norton star in this
story of gambling with the
Russian mob. At Showcase:
1:15, 1:45, 4, 4:30, 7:10,
7:40, 9:45, 10:15, 12:30
Simon Birch The story of a
emarkable small boy. Inspired
by the John Irving novel, "A
Prayer For Owen. Meany." At
Showcase: 12:05, 2:30, 5,
7:25, 9:50, 12:15. At Ann
Arbor 1&2: 12:15, 2:30, 4:45,
7:10, 9:30

Wild Man Blues (1998) A documentary show-
casing Wood Allen's New Orleans jazz band,
chronicling his daily life. Mich. 7 p.m.
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) A twist on the two-
strangers-meeting-on-a-train romance. Mich. 9:30
Stephen Fearing This Canadian singer/songwriter
sings folky ditties about beer, hockey and maple
syrup. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 8 p.m.
Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise Don't tell
anyone, but the surprise is that he's a rock and
soul singer. Blind Pig, 208 S. First Ave. 9:30 p.m.
Buster Wylie & the Buster Blues Band Blues,
Buddies and Beer - It's gonna be bitchin'!
Cavern Club, 210 S. First Ave. 10 p.m. $5.
Uncle Booby It's gonna be a party and if you're
lucky you can touch! Cross Street Station, 511
W. Cross St., Ypsilanti. 10:30 p.m. Free.
Marcus is Walking: Scenes from the Road A play
with vignettes concerning the great American
pastime of car travel, extended performances due
to popular demand. The Purple Rose Theatre
Company, Chelsea. 8 p.m. $20. (734)-475-7902.
Autumn Dances A dance program comprised of an
amalgam of six choreographers' styles and
moods. Performance Network, 408 W.
Washington St. 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can. 663-
Jennifer Robertson Professor of anthropology at
the University hosts a reception to celebrate the
publication of her book "Takarazuka: Sexual
Politics and
Popular Culture
in Modern.
Japan." Shaman
Drum. 4-6 p.m.
Beverly Jenkins
As part of the
monthly meeting
of the Romance .
Readers Group,.
local author
reads from and
discusses her
novel "Thru theS9l
& Noble. 7:30

Yep, even the drummer. He's Moe too. Espresso
Royale, 214 S. Main St. 9-11 p.m. Free.
Marcus is Walking: Scenes from the Road See
Thursday. The Purple Rose Theatre Company,
Chelsea. 8 p.m. $25.
River Japanese American artists Eiko and Koma
perform this nature-inspired piece within the con-
fines of nature. Nichols Arboretum, Huron River.
8:15 p.m. $25. 764-2538.
Autumn Dances See Thursday. 8 p.m. Students
$12, others $15.
Stardust (1998) A family comedy about a boy
who discovers his vacuum cleaner's newfound
mind of its own. Mich. 2:45 p.m.
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) See Thursday. 4:45
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) A romantic
comedy about a gay photographer who has a ten-
dency toward straight men. Mich. 7 & 9 p.m.
Raging Bull (1980) Robert DeNiro stars in this
Scorcese classic about a middleweight boxer.
Mich. 11 p.m.
Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival: Gallup Park An
all-star show featuring Rick Roe Quartet,
Poignant Plecostomus, Michael Ray & the
Cosmic Krewe, Olu Dara, Atomic Fireballs, Groove
Collective. Gallup Park. Noon. $12.50.
Bob Marley Festival See Friday. 11 a.m.
Lou Donaldson Quartet See Friday. 9 & 11 p.m.

Courtesy of Miramax
Matt Damon is a successful law student turned cardshark in John Dahl's 'Rounders.' With Ed Norton,
left, and John Turturro, right, poker may now be his only hope.

courtesy o ureamwos ictures
Private Ryan' rolls on.
,ilms holding
54 * Mike Myers takes his
first dramatic role in this por-
trayal of the late '70s night
club. At Showcase: 12:50,
3:05, 5:35, 7:55, 10:25, 12:25
Air Bud 2 Disney's athletic
canine is back in action. At
Showcase: 12:10, 2:05, 4:05
rmageddon Ben Affleck and
ruce Willis star in yet another
effects-laden, apocalyptic
vision. At Showcase: 12, 2:45,
7:15, 10
Blade Move over, Buffy!
Wesley Snipes, AKA "The
Man," stars in this comic book
spinoff about a vampire slayer.
At Showcase: 1:10, 1:40,
4:25, 4:55, 7:05, 7:35, 9:40,
10:20, 12:20
ad Man On Campus Glad to
see Mark Paul Gosselar sur-
vived his "Saved By The Bell"
years. Sort of. at Showcase:
5:25, 12:35
Ever After A revision of the
:, fairy tale classic, Cinderella,
starring Drew Barrymore. At
Showcase: 1:50, 4:20, 6:50,
Halloween H20 No, there
haven't been 2') installments
of the horror series, and this
one will make you glad of that.
At Showcase: 9:20, 11:20
How Stella Got Her Groove
Back Whoopi Goldberg plays
the best friend in this romance.
At Showcase: 1:35, 4:10,
6:55, 9:30, 12:05
anock Off The latest Van
amme masterpiece, with Rob
Schneider. At Showcase:
12:20, 2:40, 4:45, 7:50,
10:10, 12:10
Parent Trap The remake of the
Haley Mills classic Disney film.
At Showcase: ":05, 3:45, 6:40
Saving Private Ryan Steven
ppielberg's ultra-realistic World
Jar II portrayal, starring Tom
Hanks, Matt Damon and Ed
Burns. At Showcase: 12,
12:30, 3:20, '50, 6:15, 6:45,
7:45, 9:35, 1u:05, 11At Ann
Arbor 1&2: 12:30, 3:30, 6:30,
Snake Eyes Nicholas Cage
stars in this conspiracy thriller.
At Showcase: 1, 3:10, 5:20,
7:30, 9:55, 12
dhere's Something About Mary
But what about Brett Fav -
re?" With Matt Dillon, Ben
Stiller and Cameron Diaz. At
Showcase: 12:15, 12:45, 3,
3:30, 5:30, 6:35, 8, 9:05,
10:30, 11:30
Why Do Fools Fall In Love The
story of three women who
loved one man, and the conver-
gence of their lives over his
*eath. At Showcase: 1:25,
3:55, 6:30, 9, 11:25
Your Friends And Neighbors At
Showcase: 1:30, 4:15, 7 9:10,
:,Phnna Aihar- Ann Arhnr I

Circus McGurkis Step

right up and feast your
eyes on the center-ring
act of pop-rock and mod-
ern-rock. 9:30 p.m. Blind
Pig. $4.
Original Brothers and
Sisters of Love This
acoustic band hails from
Brighton. Heidelberg,
215 N. Main St. 10 p.m.
Marcus is Walking:
Scenes from the Road
See Thursday. The Purple
Rose Theatre Company,
Chelsea. 3 and 8 p.m.
River See Friday. 8:15

Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) See
Saturday. 7 p.m.
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) See Thursday.
Mich. 9 p.m.
Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival Robert Jones,
Root Doctor, Rosie Ledet, Paul deLay, New
Orleans Klezmer All-tars and the man himself, Bo
Diddley with his square guitar. Gallup Park. Noon.
Bob Marley Festival See Friday. 11 a.m.
Iris DeMent Her country voice will take you back
to a better time. The Ark. 8 p.m. $15.
Autumn Dances See Thursday. 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Rudolf Steiner's Contribution to the Arts, with
Special Reference to the Blackboard Drawings
Lecture by Michael Howard of Sunbridge College,
Spring Valley, NY during the opening reception of
the Rudolf Steiner Exhibition, with reception fol-
lowing. Slusser Gallery, School of Art and
Architecture. 2 p.m.
Dreamscapes: The Surrealist impulse Docent led
tour of this exhibition of surrealist art. University
Museum of Art. 2 p.m.
Macbeth (1948) Orson Welles' interpretation of
the Shakespearean classic. Mich. 4:10 p.m.
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) See
Saturday. 7 p.m.
FBI's War On Black America Documentary cen-
tering on attacks against Black nationalist move-
ments. Parker. 7 p.m. free.
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) See Thursday. 9
The Randy Napoleon Quartet Classic jazz and
original composition performance. Leonardo's,
Pierpont Commons. 8 p.m.

than the Michigan Football Team. They don't fum-
ble anything! Bird of Paradise. 9 p.m. $3.
Kaplan Educational Centers College Admissions
Seminar Provides information to students and
parents. Borders. 7 p.m.
Guild House Writers Series Patrons welcome all those
interested in creative writing and poetry for a discus-
sion and open mic. Guild House. 8:30 p.m.
The Movies Begin Part of the Silent Film Series,
a compilation of early shorts by various artists.
With live organ accompaniment. Mich. 4:10 p.m

Maceo Parker Aw
Yeah! Brought to
you by the 1998
Ann Arbor Blues
& Jazz Festival,
this saxman is
the 'unk' in
'funk.' Michigan
Theater. 8 p.m.


Dances See
8 p.m.
$12, others

Courtesy of What Are Records?
Maceo Parker and his sax will scorch the stage


at the Ann Arbor Blues and JaE

z Festival. Annette Dixon and Carole
McNamara As part of
the "Dreamscapes: the
Surrealist Impulse" exhibition, they lecture on
surrealism. University of Michigan Museum of Art
Media Room. 11 a.m.

Bob Marley Festival A three-day festival celebrat-
ing the man. Lots of dreds and incense. Lots of
reggae and world beat acts. Lots of fun. Frog
island, Ypsilanti. 5-11 p.m. $10.
Lou Donaldson Quartet This disciple of Charlie
Parker will knock you socks off and throw you
down with his also sax renditions of be-bop clas-
sics. Bird of Paradise, 207 S. Ashley St. 9 & 11
p.m. $20 in advance.
Aurora Their psychedelic sounds will make you
see stars. Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. $4.

The Kid & Safety Last (1921) Two black-and-
white silent features. "The Kid" was Charlie
Chaplin's first feature-length film, "Safety Last,"
one of Harold Lloyd's funniest. Clarion. 3 p.m. $4.

Five Guys Named Moe They're all named Moe. Raging Bull (1980) See Saturday. 4:30 p.m. Bird of Paradise Orchestra This big band is better

courtesy orMiramax
Hope Davis coyly attracts barflys in 'Next Stop
Next Stop Wonderland (1998) See Thursday. 7
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) See
Saturday. 9:15 p.m.
Greg Greeway, Carrie Newcomer He's intelligent
and she sounds like a man. It's gonna be a ball.
The Ark. 8 p.m. $10.
Explosion: Cerebral Man I don't wanna be on
Brain detail. I'm like Superfly TNT! Bird of
Paradise. 9 p.m. $5.
Subhumans They're below you, but above all other
UK techno-goth. St. Andrews, 431 Congress,
Detroit. 7 p.m. 313-961-MELT.
Kevin Sandler Reception and book signing as the
editor celebrates the publication of "Reading the
Rabbit: Explorations in Warner Bros. Animation."
Shaman Drum. 4 to 6 p.m.
--------- -
Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975) From the director
of acclaimed films "The Truman Show" and "Dead
Poets Society," a haunting film about the strange
disappearance of three girls. Mich. 7 p.m.

Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Saturday. 9:15 p.m.


Local H Grunge is back in town and it has Billy
Joe's seal of approval. St. Andrews. 8 p.m.
Paperboys Irish-Canadian flavored mix of Celtic-
Bluegrass will shake you and break you. The Ark.
8 pm. $10.
Johnnie Bassett and the Blues Insurgents Noted
blues band featuring former John Lee Hooker fret-
man. Not frat-man. Fret-man. Cavern Club. 10
p.m. $5.
Clayton Eshleman Noted author visits the inde-
pendent book store for a reception and reading
from his latest book of poems "From Scratch.
Shaman Drum. 8 p.m.
Alzina Stone Dale Renowned Dorothy Sayers
vnert discsses such works as "Gaudy Night."

Courtesv ofHollvwoond Pictures


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