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10A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, October 15, 1998

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



Thursday, Oct. 15
Wednesday, Oct. 22


Films opening

Beloved ***f Oprah Winfrey stars in the adaptation
of the Toni Morrison novel. At Ann Arbor 1&2: 12, 3:15,
6:35, 9:55
Bride Of Chucky You, too, may have hoped that he had
died in the last installment. At Briarwood. 12:40, 2:50,
5, 7:30, 9:50 At Showcase: 12:45, 1:15, 2:45, 3:15,
4:45, 5:15, 7:10, 7:40, 9:20, 9:50, 11:20, 11:50
The Impostors The travails of two down-on-their-
luck actors who stow away on a cruise ship. At
State: 1:30, 4, 7, 9:15

The Mighty Kieran Culkin and Sharon Stone star in this
story of two kids' triumph over elementary-school bul-
lies. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:20, 6:50, 9:10, 11:35
Pecker A young photographer is discovered by the
national media and pushed to stardom. The title of the
film, however, has nothing to do with what you're think-
ing. At State: 1:30, 4, 7:15, 9
Practical Magic Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock star
in this romance with a magical twist. At Briarwood:
1:20, 4, 7, 9:40 At Showcase: 12:20, 12:50, 2:40,
3:10, 4:55, 5:25, 7:15, 7:45, 9:10, 10:10, 12, 12:30

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman contemplate their new-found magical powers and skimpy out
fits In "Practical Magic," which opens tomorrow.

Films holding

***** A Classic
**** Excellent
*** Good
** Fair
* Not Worth Your Time, or Your Money
Antz ***i Woody Allen and Sly Stallone provide
lend their voices, along with a myriad of other
stars, to this computer-animated insect epic. At
Ann Arbor 1&2: 1, 2:45, 5, 7, 9 At Showcase:
12:05, 12:35, 1:05, 2:05, 2:35, 3:05, 4:05, 4:35,
5:05, 6:05, 6:35, 7:05, 8:05, 9:05, 11:05
Clay Pigeons **** A serial killer who never for-
gets a friend infiltrates a small Western town in
this dark comedy. At Showcase: 10, 12:15
Holy Man ** Eddie Murphy plays a home-shop-
ping guru in this sluggish comedy. At Briarwood:
1:10, 3:50, 6:45, 9:15 At Showcase: 12:25,1:25,
2:55, 4:15, 7:20, 7:50, 9:45, 10:15, 12;05, 12:35
Night At The Roxbury * It's from SNL, but it's no
"Wayne's World." At Briarwood: 12:50, 3, 5:10,
7:20,n9:30 At Showcase: 12:15, 2:15, 4:25, 6:40,
9, 11'
One Tough Cop Stephen Baldwin stars in this film
based on the true story of the travails of an NYPD
detective. At Showcase: 12:10, 5

7:10,- 10 At Showcase: 12:55, 3:35, 6:30, 9:15,
Rush Hour ** East meets West in this action-
comedy movie starring Jackie Chan and Chris
Tucker. At Briarwood: 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:40, 10:10
At Showcase: 12:40,3,5:10, 5:40, 7:35, 8:20,
9:55, 10:25, 11:55, 12:25
Saving Private Ryan **** Ed Bums, Tom Hanks and
Matt Damon star in this ultra-realistic conception of
World War IL At Showcase: 1:30, 4:50, 8:15, 11:40
There's Something About Mary *** Brett Favre
stars in this chronicle of the life of an NFL quar-
terback. At Showcase: 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:25,
Titanic **** It's not playing anywhere - I'm
just keeping the hope alive. Leo forever! Plus you
can hit the video store.
Urban Legend *i A myriad of teeny-bopper head-
liners get slaughtered at a small college. Not a
bad idea, in principle. At Showcase: 12:30, 2:50,
5:20, 7:30, 9:30, 11:45
What Dreams May Come *** Robin Williams
makes a run at his second acting Oscar in this
vicual mast rnin P At B riar nnd. 1.0 A41

The Life And Times Of Rosle The Riveter (1987)
Documentary following the lives of five women who
rose from the ashes of the Depression to become
wartime engineers. Ann Arbor District Library, 343
South Fifth St. 7 p.m. free.
Touch Of Evil (1958) Orson Welles's final director-
ial work, starring himself and Charlton Heston.
Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty St. 7 & 9:15
The Articles The best band in the world plays yet
another local show. Be there or be square. Karl's,
9779 Gotfredson, north off M-14 exit, between
Ann Arbor and Plymouth. Free.
Better Than Ezra Trying to be the next Radiohead?
Head downtown to see if this alt-rock trio actually
recorded a new record, or is just playing the same
old crap. St. Andrew's, 431 East Congress St.,
Detroit. (313) 961-MELT.
Funktellgence Funky Ann Arbor septet mixes it up
at yet another show. Blind Pig, 208 South First St.,
Jars of Clay This radio famous band will be throw-
ing contemporary Christian rock instead of clay
pottery. Pease Auditorium, Eastem Michigan
University. $15, $20. Call 487-1221 for details.
Anything Goes The original love boat, where Cole
Porter's music sets the course for a toe-tapping
adventure on the high seas. Mendelssohn Theatre,
911 North University, 8 p.m. Students $7, others
$14. 7640450.
Avenue X: an a cappella musical Characters in this
racially torn 1963 Brooklyn neighborhood find a
common language in music. Performance Network,
408 West Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-
can. 6630681.
Endgame Samuel Beckett's enigmatic and
thought-provoking play will be performed by
University Theatre Department. Trueblood Theatre,
Frieze Building, 105 South State St., 8 p.m. $14,
Students $7.764-0450.
The Jealous Type Black Bag Productions presents
this dark, unflinching look at sex, love and addic-
tion in the 90's. Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron
Ave., Ypsilanti. 8 p.m. (734)-651-3651.
ArtVideos Two short films examining the work of
photographers Robert Doisneau and William Klein,
with complimentary coupon good for one regular
hot or cold beverage that evening at Espresso
Royale, 324 S. State St.. Art Media Room,
University Museum of Art, 525 South State St.
7:30 p.m. 7640395.
Loren Esteman Local author reads from
"Jitterbug," the fifth work in his historical series set
in WWII Nicola's Books, Detroit. 7 p.m.
Norah Labiner New author reads from her debut
novel "Our Sometime Sister." Shaman Drum, 313
South State St., 662-7407. 8 p.m.
The Lfe and Times of Rosle the Riveter Post-film
Discussion As part of the World War 11 Film and
Discussion Series, there is a film on women in the
work force. Discussion lead by University lecturer
David Fitzpatrick. Ann Arbor District Library, 343
South Fifth St., 327-4200. 7 p.m.
Lawrence Sallote Local businessman, teacher and
writer discusses his new book i="The 10 Emotions
of Power: How to Make Your Emotions Work for
You." Barnes & Noble, 3245 Washtenaw Ave., 677-
6475. 7 p.m.
StandUp Comedy Jim Hamm, a Motor City come-
dian, uses facial dexterity and voice inflections to
make his performance animated and fast paced.
Main Street Comedy Showcase, 314 East Liberty
St. 8:30 p.m. $10. 996-9080.
Y2K: The Year 2000 Problem Panel Discussion. A
panel discussion will inform listeners on the year
2000 and its impact on home PC users. Borders,
612 East Liberty St., 668-7652. 7 p.m.
Dune (1986) The film version of the science-fiction

classic. Natural Science Auditorium. 7 & 10 p.m.
TwentyFour Eyes (1954) Twelve first-graders in a
progressive Japan come to demise in the face of a
supposedly bright future. Japanese with English
subtitles. Lorch Hall. 7 p.m. free.
2nd Annual Edgefest Gathering of improv-based
avant jazz including the likes of Andy Laster's,
Hydra, Tim Rood's Death of the Cool, Joe McPhee
& Paul Plimley. Late night performance by Pink
Noise Sax Quartet. Various locations. Call (734)
769-2999 for more information.
3 Speed Blues-rock trio made up of guitar, standup
bass, and drums. Detroit's own Face opens up the
show. Theo's. 10:30 p.m. $4.
Chamber Choir Theodore Morrison will conduct the
chamber choir in the world premiere of Ed Sarath's
"Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva" and music by J.S. Bach,
Haydn, and Rheinberger. Hill Auditorium, 825 North
University Ave., 7648350.8 p.m.
Mickey Hart - Planet Drum Former Grateful Dead
drummer clings to long lost glory for yet another
year. State Theatre, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit.
7:30 p.m. (313) 961-5451.
Panchita These talented musicians will perform
Carrbean music. Leonardo's, Pierpont Commons,

erUlMdI~ p1Ce Ht. ra woou: L:,3, :i ,
Ronin ** Robert DeNiro stars in this tortuous 6:50, 9:20 At Showcase: 1:10, 2:10, 3:55, 6:55,
conspiracy thriller. At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:30, 7:25, 9:35, 10:05, 12:10, 12:30

Dokken They're baaack! Remeber these guys?
It's the best of 80's hard rock all over again. Put
on your wife beater and head over to Harpo's,
Detroit. 8 p.m. Call (313) 824-1700 for more infor-
mation on directions and prices.
The Exceptions Local ska combo is back at the
Shelter for an early all ages show. Supported by
the interestingly named John Cusack Attack, Kung
Fu Heroes and Employee Handwash. The Shleter,
431 Congress St., under St. Andrews, Detroit. 5
p.m. $5. (313) 961-MELT.
Ybodoo Glow Skulls Latino ska-punk in the Motor
City. On tour supporting their latest release, "Band
Geek Mafia." With Zeke and The Criminals. St.
Andrew's, 431 Congress St., Detroit, 8 p.m. (313)
Anything Goes See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Avenue X: an a cappella musical See Thursday. 8
Boomtown See Friday. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. $25
The Compleat Works of WLLM SHKSPR (abridged)
See Friday. 8 p.m.
Endgame See Thursday. 8 p.m.
The Jealous Type See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Oliver See Friday. 8 p.m.
Stand-Up Comedy See Thursday. 8 and 10:30 p.m.
David West Reynolds Author of "Star Wars:
Incredible Cross Sections" and "Star Wars: The
Visual Dictionary" discusses and answers question
about Star Wars. He will also be singing his books.
Borders, 612 East Liberty St., 668-7652. 1-3 p.m.
Stand4Up Comedy See Thursday. 8 and 10:30 p.m.
Pleasantville (1997) Two contemporary teens who
are caught in a black-and-white world bring
vibrance and freedom to the denizens thereof
Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty St., 6:30 p.m.
$15. reserved seating only.
Guameri String Quartet The longest continuing
artistic collaboration of any quartet in the world,
the Guameri String Quartet are a favorite in Ann
Arbor, with 27 previous local performances.
Rackham Auditorium, 915 East Washington St., 4
p.m. $22-36. 763-2538.
lV4- Orchestra More Sunday swingn' at the Big
Band & Ballroom Dance Ni. 79:30 p.m. $5.
Heidelberg, 215 North Main St., 663-7758.
Lee Rocker Ex-Stray Cats bassist struts his stray-
cat style into the swing night at the Blind Pig. His
rockabilly band features Brophy Dale and is preced-
ed by swing lessons and DJ Villareal. Blind Pig, 208
South First St., $10 in advance. 763-TKTS.
Henry Rollins The man with the world's biggest
neck comes to recite poetry and lift weights.
Clutch Cargo's, Pontiac. $15, 7 p.m. Details are
just a phone call away: (248) 333-2362.
Anything Goes See Thursday. 2 p.m.
Avenue X: an a cappella musical See Thursday. 2
and 7 p.m.
Boomtown See Friday. 2 p.m. $20.
The Compleat Woks of WLLM SHKSPR (abfdged)
See Friday. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Endgame See Thursday. 2 p.m.

staffers poke at the trials, tribulations and scan-
dais of political leaders and public figures.
Michigan Theater, 603 East Uberty St., 8 p.m.
$20-32. 764-2538.
The Compleat Works of WLLM SHKSPR (abridged)
An attempt to perform all 37 of the Bard's plays in
one sitting, the show will include such sketches as
"Backwards Hamlet" and "The Othello Rap." Ann
Arbor Civic Theatre, 2275 Platt Rd. 8 p.m. $12,
Students $9. 971-2228.
Endgame See Thursday. 8 p.m.
The Jealous Type See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Oliver Eastern Michigan University opens its 1998-
1999 Season with this musical based on Charles
Dickens' "Oliver Twist." EMU's Quirk Theatre,
Ypsilanti. 8 p.m. $12, $2 discount for tickets pur-
chased 30 minutes in advance. Call 487-1221, for
more details.
Publication CelebratIon Editors of "The Iconic Pae
in Manuscript, Print and Digital Culture," George
Bomstien and Theresa Tinkle celebrate its recent
publication. Shaman Drum, 313 South State St.,
662-7407, 4 p.m.
StandUp Comedy See Thursday. 8 and 10:30 p.m.
Touch Of Evil (1958) See Thursday. 7 & 9:15 p.m.
Swingers (1996) "This place is dead anyway."
Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty St., 11:45 p.m.


the first female to have her work commission
Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty St., 7 p.m.
Touch Of EvIl (1958) See Thursday. 9 p.m.
Bird of Paradise Orchestra Eternally playing
big band jazz at - surprise! - Bird of Paradi
Bird of Paradise, 207 South Ashley St. 9 p.m.. $
Composer Forum A showcase of recent compo
tions by student composers will be perfo
Britton Recital Hall, E.V. Moore Bldg., School
Music. 8 p.m.
Alanis Morisette' This Canadian star is about
release a record however she did not write any
the songs. Isn't it ironic, don't you think? Sta
Theatre, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit. (313) 96
The Randy Napoleon Quaetet A Monday nig
favorite, get ready for another evening of class
jazz and original compositions. Leonardo'
Pierpont Commons, 2101 Bonisteel Blvd. 8 p.
Stomp The international percussion sensatic
returns to Ann Arbor for two performances, aft
their last appearance with five sold-out show
Power Center, 121 Fletcher St., 8 p.m. $354
Robert Lutz Automobile management expert di
cusses his "Seven Laws" and teaches how to ha
ness creative power needed for the workforc
Borders, 612 East Liberty St., 668-7652. 7:30 p.r-
Sonya Pouncy As part of the Guild House Writer
Series, noted poet reads. There will also be a
open mic and discussion. Guild House, 802 Monro
St., 662-5189. 8:30 p.m.

Artemisia (1997) See Monday. 7 p.m.
Male And Female (1919) Silent film directed
Cecil B. DeMille about a lady betrothed to a nbl
man who falls in love with a butler. Mic a
Theater, 6:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m.
Un Air De Famille (1998) A French fanil
gathers with the pretense of dinner, settin
up a verbal war of prodding wit. French wit
English subtitles. Michigan Theater, 60
East Liberty St., 9 p.m.
Fuck Matador Records signed this band with quit
possibly the best name in the world. Two Dll
Guitar opens for them, but don't expect any chea
pom. The Magic Stick 120 Woodward
Detroit. (313) 833-9700.
Galactic New Orleans acid jazz funk bring
its spaced-out tunes to the Blind Pig, 20
South First St. 9 p.m. $10 in advance. 76
Liz Phair Watch Liz Phair feel like hurling on
as she tries to combat her stage fright. if you
lucky she will get naked for you, too. Clutc
Cargo's, Pontiac. 7 p.m.. For tickets or direction
call (248) 333-2362.
Stomp See Monday. 4 p.m., $35, and 8 p.m.,
University Symphony Orchestra Kennet
Kiesler conducts the orchestra in works b
Verdi, Walton and Tchaikovsky. A cello sol
will be performed by 1997-1998 Concert
Competition Winner Thomas Gregory. Hil
Auditorium, 825 North University Ave.
p.m. 764-8350.
Brown Bag Lecture Series Univeit
Anthropology Prof. Erik Mueggler will d e
his lecture on, "Exorcism and Geography i
Southwest China." Room 1636, Internationa
Institute, School of Social Work Buikding
South University Ave. Noon.
Thomas Lynch Noted poetry reads fromn' his
new collection "Still Life in Milford."
Shaman Drum, 313 South State St., 662
7407. 8 p.m.
Donald Neuchtereln Author uses his-uni ' his
torical perspective to discuss his new book " I
War Odyssey." Borders, 612 East Liberty St..
7652.2 p.m. 1
James Tobin As part of the Ann Arbo
District Library's film series, author and
National Book Criticis Circle Award winner
discusses "Ernie Pyle's War." Ann Arbor
District Library, 343 South Fifth St., 327-
4200. 7-8:30 p.m.
The Jew In The Lotus (1997) A documentary fo-
lowing the personal struggle of one Roger
Kamenetz, whose visit with the Dalai Lama bnings
him back to Judaism. Michigan Theater, 603 East
liberty St., 7 p.m.
Un Air De Faille(1998) See Tuesday. 9 p.m
Concert Band Kevin Sedatole conducts the
Concert Band in music by Sousa, Compland,
Bennett, Benson and Bernstein. Hill Auditorium,
825 North University Ave., 764-8350. 8 p.m;
Nashville Pussy The name says it all. he
Hookers and the Candy Snatchers might be
working the corner, but plan to open for this


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