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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, April 8, 1999 - 9A

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



Thursday, April 8
Wednesday, April 15


ye Diggs and Desmond Askew romp across the screen In "Go."
Films opening
Go The first "Pulp Fiction"-ish movie to get it right. This film follows the lives of several people telling
the same story from various perspectives. At Briarwood: 12:10, 2:30, 5, 7:40, 10:10. At Showcase:
12:35, 3, 5:20, 7:35, 9:50, 11:15 (Fri. & Sat.).
Foolish Any movie with Andrew Dice Cla tha's not screening for critics must be good! At Showcase:
12:45, 1:15, 2:45,3:15, 4:45, 5:15, 6:45, 7:15, 8:45 9:15, 11 (Fri. & Sat.),11:30 (Fri. & Sat.).
Never Been Kissed Drew Barrymore returns to high school as an undercover reporter. At Briarwood:12.
2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40. At Showcase: 12:15, 2:40, 5, 7:20, 9:45, 12:05 (Fri. & Sat.).
Twin Dragons Another Jackie Chan import from Hong Kong that has been dubbed into English. Even
tough this film has already been released on video in the U.S., this story of twins on the run from evil
ers is making its way to the big screen. At Briarwood: 1, 3:10, 5:15, 7:20, 9:30. At Showcase: 1:05,
:05,;5:05, 7:10, 9:10, 11:15.

**** Excellent
*** Good
** Fair
* Not Worth Your Time, or Your Money
Films holding
10 Things I Hate About You *** A fun
teen update of "The Taming of the Shrew."
At Showcase: 12:40, 1:10, 2:55, 3:25,
5:10, 5:40, 7:25, 7:55, 9:35, 10:05, 11:45
~r. & Sat.), 12:15 (Fri. & Sat.).
Affliction *** Nick Nolte and Oscar-win-
ner James Coburn star in this film about
small town sheriff Nolte and his battle with
himself and his father, Coburn. At Ann Arbor
1&2: 12:30 (Sat., Sun., Tues.), 2:45 (Sat.,
Sun.,Tues.), 5, 7:20, 9:35.
Analyze This **i A very amusing and
entertaining film about a mobster and his
shrink. At Briarwood: 12:20, 2:50, 5:10,
7:30, 10. At Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 5:25,
7:50, 10:10, 12:20 (Fri. & Sat.).
by Geniuses A film (get this!) about
art babies. At Showcase 12:05, 2:15
(Fri:-Sun.), 4:20 (Fri.-Sun.), 6:15 (Fri.-Sun.).
Doug's First Movie This TV-cartoon moves
to the big screen a ia "Rugrats." At
Briarwood: 12:15, 2:10, 4:10, 6:05. At
Showcase: 12:5C. 2:50, 4:40 (Mon.-Wed.),
4:50 (Fri.-Sun.), 6:30 (Mon.-Wed.), 6:40
Edtv *** An un-Truman look at a man
captured on camera 24/7. At Briarwood:
7:50, 10:15. At Showcase: 1:25, 4:15,
6:50, 9:20, 11:50.
*abeth *** A costume drama about the
rgin Queen's early years. At State: 1:30
(Sat. & Sun.), 7.
Forces Of Nature I A romantic comedy in
which Ben Affleck has to brave a hurricane
and Sandra Bullock to make it home for his
wedding. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:35, 4:55,
7:45, 9:55, 12 (Fri. & Sat.).
The Last Days *** The Oscar-winning
documentary about five Holocaust sur-
vivors returning to the concentration
camps. At State: 4 (Sat. & Sun. only).
eIsBeautiful **** A terrific film about
ather who tries to spare his son from the
horrors of the Holocaust by turning it into a

game. At Ann Arbor 1&2: 12:15 (Sat., Sun.,
Tues.), 2:30 (Sat., Sun., Tues.), 4:45, 7,
9:20. At Showcase: 12:20 (Fri.-Sun.), 1:50
(Mon.-Wed.), 2:35 (Fri.-Sun.), 4:10 (Mon.-
Wed.), 5:35 (Fri.-Sun.), 6:40 (Mon.-Wed.), 8
(Fri:-Sun.), 9 (Mon.-Wed.), 10:15 (Fri.-Sun.),
12:25 (Fri. & Sat.).
Lock, Stock, & Two Smoking Barrels **
Despite its bad review, this is a highly enter-
taining and funny British crime comedy. At
State: 9:30.
The Matrix **** The rockingest movie
released so far in 1999, is about a war
between humans and machines in a com-
puter program called the Matrix. At
Briarwood: 12:40, 3:40, 6:50, 9:50. At
Showcase: 12:30 (Fri.-Sun.), 1, 1:30 (Fri.:
Sun.), 1:45 (Mon.-Wed.), 2:15 (Mon.-Wed.),
3:30 (Fri.-Sun.), 4, 4:30, 5 (Mon.-Wed.)
6:30 (Fri.-Sun.), 6:45 (Mon.-Wed.), 7 (Fri.
Sun.), 7:15 (Mon.-Wed.), 7:30 (Fri.-Sun.),
7:45 (Mon.-Wed.), 9:30, 10, 10:30, 12:15
(Fri. & Sat.), 12:35 (Fri. & Sat.).
The Mod Squad I k* If it weren't for its
stupid plot, this update of the old TV show
about three young crocks turned cops
would have been a contender. At Showcase:
12 (Mon:-Wed.), 9 (Fri:-Sun.), 11:10 (Fri. &
The Out-of-Towners * A not so funny
remake of the old Neil Simon screenplay. At
Briarwood: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7, 9:20. At
Showcase: 1:20, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, 9:40,
11:35 (Fri. & Sat.)
Rushmore **** A wonderful comedy
about a 15-year old and a millionaire who
fall in love with a first grade teacher. At
State: 12:15 a.m. (Fri. & Sat.).
A Simple Plan **** Sam Raimi's incredible
film about two brothers and their friend finding
$4.4 million and the struggle that ensues over
it. At State: 12 mid. (Fri. & Sat.).
Shakespeare in Love **** The title pret-
ty much says it all: Shakespeare falls in
love. At State: 1:30 (Sat. & Sun.), 4 (Sat. &
Sun.), 7:15, 9:45. At Showcase: 12, 2:20,
4:40, 7:05, 9:25, 11:45.
TrueCrime*** This thriller about a reporter
trying to save a man from death row is quite
g ood. At Ann Arbor 1&2: (Thurs. only) 4:45,
:20, 9:45. At Showcase: 12 (Mon.-Wed.),
8:05 (Fri.-Sun.), 10:25 (Fri.-Sun.), 12:40 (Fri.
& Sat.).

The Children Of Heaven (1997) An Academy Award nom-
inee for Best Foreign Language Film, this movie tracks a
poor boy who loses his sister's shoes and plot to cover it
up. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. 7 p.m. $5.50.
Last Grave At Dimbaza and Cry The Beloved Country
(1974 & 1951) The first is a secretly made documentary
that looks inside the sociopolitical nature of '70s South
Africa. In the second, a rural minister searches for his son
and has a fateful encounter with a bigoted white landown-
er. Angell Hall, G127. 7 p.m. Free.
The Phantom Tollbooth (1969) An animated feature about
a bored boy who finds himself on a magical journey in a
strange land where letters and numbers are at war. Ann
Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave. 10:30 a.m. Free.
Superstar (1986) Director Todd Haynes uses a Barbie doll
to tell the story of Karen Carpenter's bagel with anorexia.
Roosevelt Hall, EMU. 9 p.m. Free.
Tango (1998) An Academy Award nominee for Best
Foreign Language Film this is a story about the progres-
sion of this most erotic dance. Michigan Theater, 603 E.
Liberty St. 9 p.m. $5.50.
BuckONine Ska never sounded so bad. They're really
cool. And, unlike a lot of things fun, they won't give you
cancer. St. Andrews Hall, 431 Congress, Detroit, (313)
961-MELT, 9 p.m. $9.
Creative Arts Orchestra Led by conductor Ed Sarath, the
ensemble presents improvisational and eclectic jazz
pieces. Rackham Auditorium. 8 p.m.
Deep Space Six These guys do great Grateful Dead and
'60s covers for hippie hangers-on. They voyage deep into
your mind and get you feeling good and chilling out. Cross
Street, 511 West Cross St., Ypsilanti, 485-5050. 10:30
p.m. $4.
Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer If you like music duos who
are women, this twosome could be for you.No promises,
but there's a good chance. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 761-
1451 8 p.m. $10.
Finger 11 They have fingers, They play with their fingers.
They have at least 11 fingers (we are therefore sure there
is at least two people in the band.) St. Andrew's Hall 431,
Congress, Detroit, (313) 961-MELT. 7 p.m. $7.
Opera Workshop A portion of Massenet's opera
"Werther," based upon a Goethe novel, comes alive
through Joshua Major's students. McIntosh Theater, E.V.
Moore Bldg. 5 p.m.
Opera Workshop Joshua Major's students perform
French and Italian operas, including works by Mozart and
Debussy. McIntosh Theater, E.V. Moore Bldg. 7 p.m.
The Big Slam Spice and sexy atmosphere abound in this
play written by Bill Corbett. Purple Rose Theater, 137 Park
Road, Chelsea. 475-7902. $15-25. 8 p.m.
The Gondoliers The University's Gilbert and Sullivan
Society offers comic reiief, opera style, in this story of two
Venetian brothers and their wives. Mendelssohn Theater,
Michigan League. 764-0450. $7-16. 8 p.m.

How I Learned to Drive Paula Vogel's Pulitizer Prize-win-
ning drama. Performance Network, 408 W. Washington
Ave. 663-0681. 8 p.m. Donations welcome.
Orphan Train Playwright Dennis North tells the tale of
orphans, combining elements of poverty, community and
hope. Trueblood Theater, Frieze Building. 764-0450. 8
p.m. Students $7
The Sound of Music AACT presents Rodgers and
Hammerstein's classic musical about the Austrian von
Trapp family. Civic Playhouse, 2275 Platt Road. 971-
AACT. Students $16, $18 for others. 8 p.m.
Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline Set in Italy, this show
details one man's revenge scheme involving swords and
daggers. Arena Theater, Frieze Building, 764-6800. 7 p.m.
ArtVideos "The New York School" discusses New York
abstract expressionism, showing artists in their studios
talking about their work. University Museum of Art, 525
S. State St. 764-0395. 7:30 p.m.
Silvana Patemostro Author reads from "In the Land of God
and Man: Confronting our Sexual Culture," her book about
how our culture's ideas about women affect them sexual-
ly and in the work place. Shaman Drum, 313 S. State St.,
662-7407. 8 p.m.
Wooden Man's Bride (1995) Set in a remote village in
Northwestern China during the 1920s, a young bride is
kidnapped on her way to her wedding and her groom acci-
dentally kills himself rushing to free her. Angell Aud. A. 8
p.m. Free.
Atlantis Trio A celebration of their two newest releases,
the Atlantis Trio returns to the Kerrytown Concert House
with music by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. Kerrytown
Concert House, 415 N. FourthaAvenue. 769-2999.8 p.m.
Buckwheat Zydeco If you like cajun food, or just like zyde-
co music, this is the show for you. This guy is know all over
for his amazing talent and great sounds. Blind Pig, 208 S.
First St., 99-MUSIC, 6:30 p.m. and10:30 p.m. $15.
Eve 6 Some like Eve's half sister, three, but numero seis
is truly the talent in the family. The Eves are sort of like
George Foreman's family - everyone's named Eve, they
just go by their number. St. Andrews Hall, 431 Congress
St., Detroit, (313) 961-MELT. 6 p.m. $12.
The Friars This men's a capella group presents music for
the attentive ear. Rackham Auditorium. 763-TKTS. 8 p.m.
Gimble The co-ed a capella group present "Mystery A
Capella Theatre 3000: Gimblers of the Lost Ark."
Auditorium B, Angell Hall. 8 p.m. $4.
Opera Workshop Students under Joshua Major perform
Leonard Bernstein's "Trouble in "Tahiti." McIntosh
Theater, E.V. Moore Bldg. 5 p.m.
Paperboys This eclectic mix of musics form all over will
make you scream and shout. If you arrive with proof of a
high score in the videogame version, you will receive a free
tadpole. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 761-1451. 7:30 p.m.

Symphony Band H. Robert Reynolds conducts the band in
music that includes the world premiere of a new piece for sax-
ophone and band by William Bolcom. Hill Auditorium. 8 p.m.
Zen Tricksters Chill out and relax while searching for
Nirvana at this cool show. The Tricksters are a great break
from studying and worth the long car trip. Magic Bag, 22920
Woodward Ave., Femdale, (248) 544-3030.8 p.m. $10.
Orphan Train See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Zastro: The Master of Discipline See Thursday. 7 and
11 p.m.
How I Learned to Drive See Thursday. 8 p.m. $15,
Students $12.
The Gondoliers See Thursday. 8 p.m.
The Sound of Music See Thursday. 8 p.m.
The Big Slam See Thursday. 8 p.m.
Come & Go to Catastrophe Residential College Drama
performs a variety of works by playwright Samuel Beckett.
R.C. Auditorium, East Quad. 8 p.m.
Exhibition Opening Faculty artists will be on hand to infor-
mally discuss their works, while refreshments are served.
The exhibit is called, "Seeing Through: Faculty Artists
from the School of Art and Design." West Gallery,
University Museum of Art. 7 p.m.
John Koethe The author reads from his latest book of
poetry, "The Constructor." He has won many awards
including the Kingsle Tufts Poetry Award. Shaman Drum,
313 S. State St., 662-7407.8 p.m.
Suspended The annual Choreographic Production and
Design Concert will feature works by first year graduate
students Jovita Weibel and Atala-Nicole Loud. The pro-
gram's inspirations range from Magdalena Abakanowicz's
work to family ties. Betty Pease Studio Theater, Dance
Building, 1310 N. University Court. 8 p.m.
Tim Wendel The baseball fan/author reads and signs his fic-
tion debut, "Castro's Curveball," a story about Bill Bryan.
Bryan relives his baseball days and discovers his place in his-
tory after going through an old scrapbook. It is a love/base-
ball/communism story that is sure to make you warm
inside. Borders, 612 E. Liberty St., 668-7652.7 p.m.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) One of the best films of
all time tells the story of technology out of control and a
group of astronauts hopelessly lost deep in space. Angell
Aud. A. 8:30 p.m. $4, $5 dbl.
Killer's Kiss (1953) Stanley Kubrick's second feature, the
film tells the story of a gangster who falls in love with a
woman from a dancehall who doesn't love him. Angell
Aud. A. 7 p.m. $4, $5 dbl.
Train To Pakistan (1997) In the summer of 1947, a village
where Sikhs and Muslims have always lived together
peacefully seems unaffected by the partition between
India and Pakistan until a local moneylender is murdered.
Nat. Sci. 7 p.m. Free.

Phone Numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox Village; 9948080;
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; matinees at State are for Saturday and Sunday only.

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