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14B --The Aigan Daily - Weekenctc. Magazine - Thursday, !ptember 21, 2000
A weekly guide to who's Thursday, Sept. 21
why you need to be there ... h e L ist Wednesday, Sept. 27

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e Michigan Daily - Weind, etc. Magazine

Up coming season revives polih of 1920s, se,

Films opening


Almost Famous Respect the Crowe and
tame the ho! Have a great lunch. Did you
like those nachos ... well, you didn't come
here for the food. At Quality 16: 11:15
(Sat. & Sun.), 12, 1:45, 2:25, 4:15, 5, 7,
7:30. 9:30. 9:50. 11:45 (Fri. & Sat.). At
State: 1:30 (Sat. & Sun.), 4:30 (Sat. &
Sun.), 7, 9:30, 11:45 (Sat.).
Urban Legends: Final Cut Hmmm. The

original didn't seem to merit a sequel in
my book. At Quality 16: 11:20 (Fri. &
Sat.). 1. 1:30, 3:05, 3:40, 5:10, 5:45.
7:25, 7:45, 9:25, 9:45, 11:25 (Fri. &
Sat.). 11:50 (Fri. & Sat.).
Woman on Top This film raises the bar
for modern cinema. At Quality 16:
11:30 (Sat. & Sun.), 1:25, 3:20, 5:15,
7:10, 9:10, 11 (Fri. & Sat.).

Films holding
A An Instant Classic
B Very Good
C Fair
D Not recommended
F Not Worth Your Time, or Your Money

The Art of War Come study the finer
points of battle with Wesley "Willie
Mays Hayes" Snipes. At Quality 16:
Bait B You've got the touch, you've
got the power, when all hell's breaking
loose you'll be right in the eye of the
storm. At Quality 16: 11:05 (Sat. &
Sun.), 14:05, 1:30, 2:30, 4, 5:05, 7:35,
9, 9:55.
Bless This Child Blessings for those of
you who have seen this movie. You've
been to hell, looked Satan in the eye,
and still managed to read this far on
the list. At Quality 16: 11:30 (Fri. &
Bring It On B Think you can take out
the women's basketball team this year?
Guess what, you can't. So bring it on.
Blue Ballyhoo through and through. And
on that note, I guess we out. At Quality
16: 11:50 (Sat. & Sun.), 1:50, 3:50.
5:50. 7:50, 9:50, 11:50 (Fri. & Sat.).
The Cell C- Hells, bells enter the cell.
we can t sing much but we sure rap
well - "What you want is some boom-
bastic romantic fantastic lover, Shaggy,
Mr. Lover lover, Mr. Lover lover, girl, Mr.
Lover IIt'er, She call me Mr.
Boombastic say me fantastic. touch me
in me back she say I'm Mr. Ro...mantic,
She call me Mr. Boombastic say me
fantastic, touch me in me back she say
say me fantastic." At Quality 16:
12:40, 3. 5:20, 7:35, 9:45, 12 (Fri. &
Chicken Run A- Run, run, as fast as
you can, can't catch me - I'm da
"Chicken Run" man. At Quality 16:
11:10 (Sat. & Sun.), 1:05, 4:45.
Coyote Ugly D+ U-G-L-Y, you ain't got
no alibi, you ugly, you ugly. At Quality
16: 11:05 (Fri. & Sat.).
Highlander: Endgame This is a very,
very sad movie, so don't go unless
you're prepared to do a little weeping.
At Qualm 16: 11 (Fri. & Sat.).
Love and Sex What's the most impor-

tant thing in the world? Necessity.
After that comes love and sex. At
Quality 16: 7:05, 9:05.
Nurse Betty C+ When I was just a lit-
tIe girl, I asked my mother, "What will I
be? Will I be pretty? Will I be rich?"
Here's what she said to me: "Que sera,
sera. Whatever will be, will be; The
future's not ours to see. Que sera. sera,
What will be. will be." At Quality 16:
12:25, 2:40. 4:55, 7:15, 9:35, 11:55
(Fri. & Sat.). At State: 1:30 (Sat. &
Sun.). 4:30 (Sat. & Sun.). 7. 9:30,
11:45 (Sat.).
The Original Kings of Comedy Yet anoth-
er joint from our favorite Knicks fan
Shelton "Spike" Lee. At Quality 16:
11:20 (Fri. & Sat.), 1:55, 4:20, 7:05.
9:35, 11:55 (Fri. & Sat.).
The Replacements C- Uhhh, those
replacements didn't do so well on
Saturday ... let's bring back the first
stringers. Lloyd. At Quality 16: 12:15.
2:35, 4:50. 9:20.
Scary Movie What's your favorite scary
movie. Scotty? At Quality 16: 2:50,
7:20, 9:15.
Space Cowboys See if the government
can round up four brothers with stuff
righteous enough to travel into outer
space and save the world. Is Clint
Eastwood a master of the universe?
Does He-Man have rippling muscles? At
Quality 16: 11 (Sat. & Sun.), 1:35,
4:05, 6:40.
The Watcher C- Think I can't rap,
watch this - "Lakers go climb a tree,
the Pistons are the public enemy." Ha.
At Quality 16: 12:20, 2:35, 4:40, 6:50,
8:55, 11:05 (Fri. & Sat.).
Way of the Gun A- This movie can cut
glass, it's that razor sharp. At Quality
16: 11:15 (Fri. & Sat.).
What Lies Beneath "What?" What ain't
no country. and there sure isn't any-
thing lying beneath it. Say "what"
again. At Quality 16: 11:30 (Sat. &
Sun.), 2, 4:35, 7:15, 9:55.

Alice Et Martin (1998) Et tu Alice?
That's what Carol said to her once
trustworthy maid when she found her
in the sack with Mister Brady.
Michigan Theater. 9 p.m. $5.50.
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Welcome to paradise! Michigan
Theater. 7 p.m. $5.50.
The Tao of Steve (2000) Come find
out the magical powers used by cap-
tain Steve Yzerman in his quest to
lead the Detroit Red Wings to yet
another appearance in the Stanley
Cup finals. Michigan Theater. 7:15 &
9:15 p.m. $5.50.
Killah Priest w/ SUN The Wu-Tang
family's Killah Priest and Ypsi-based
emcee SUN team up for a night of
hip-hop. The Shelter, 431 E.
Congress. Detroit. 313-961-MELT. 9
p.m. $12.
Suburban Delinquents Making an
appearance with 12 Angry Steps and
Slowpoke, to name just a few. St.
Andrew's, 431 E. Congress, Detroit.
7pm. $7.
Women and Wallace Young Wallace
comes home from school to discover
his mother dead in the kitchen.
Watch as this traumatic experience
affects his dealings with women as
well as his entire life. Arena Theater.
Time TBA. Free. 764-6800.
Some Natural History - Chris Doyle
Students appear in this artistic stop-
acticn video piece. Media Union. 12-6
p.m. Free. 764-0395.
J. D. Nolan Reads The first author this
year in the University's Visiting Writers
Series, Nolan reads from his first novel,
"Phoenix, A Brother's Life." Rackham
Auditorium. 5 p.m. Free. 647-6471.

Fashion is unquestionably a
volatile industry. What's in vogue
can be as sophisticated and elegant
as the fincrv worn by classic icons
Clark Gable, Audrey Hepburn and
Jackie 0.. as bohemian as Janis
Joplin's bells and beads or as flashy
as Puff Daddy and Madonna's mater-
ial girl.
Though countless crazes abound
in the world of fashion, if recent
trends are any indication, it is indeed
an industry of retrograde recycling.
This year's fall and winter lines
incorporate everything from the
refined styles from the 1920s and
30s to the punk-rock look of the
Christina I larachian, the buyer and
mana<er of Y.C.I. on South

By Elena Lipson
Daily Arts Writer

that is "feminine and girly,"
Harachian said.
Earthy tones are also back for the
fall and winter, Harachian said, with
green, brown and beige being "huge"
Lisa Weiss, the buyer for Bivouac
on State Street, noted that stripes
will be a popular pattern in the
upcoming seasons as well. Tweed,
first popularized in the '20s and
'30s. is also making a notable come-
Coordination is key this season as
well, as matching, polished outfits
offer the groomed appearance char-
acteristic of the '20s and '30s.
LSA senior Matt Wolfson, a
Bivouac employee, has noticed that
this is true even for men, whose
style this season has not been influ-
enced by the trends of the '20s and
"Men now are more concerned
with looking sharper and more put
together, he noted.
He mentioned that for men Polo is
a big brand for the fall and winter as
well as Mavi and Diesel jeans, par-
ticularly dark denim.
Andrew Peerless, a senior
Architecture student, admitted to fol-

Courtesy of Dreamworks Pictures
Fledgling reporter William (Patrick Fugit) follows the band Stillwater on tour
in Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous."



The White House Collection of
American Crafts More than 70 of the
biggest names in American crafts pre-
sent work in this display. Twentieth
Century Gallery, Museum of Art.
Free. 764-0395.
Poetry Slam Angie Colette Beatty and
Dee Dee White of Soul Speak will
open the first slam of the season -
"Estrogen Rush." Union. 9 p.m. Free.
Woman on Top (2000) Judging by the
content of their lyrics, we shouldn't
expect to see any members of 2 Live
Crew at this show. Michigan Theater.
7 & 9 p.m. $5.50.
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo.(1970)
Sounds like a good one, eh? And it's
free to boot. Lorch Hall. 7. Free.

Barenaked Ladies Canadian group
makes an appearance on the other
side of the border. Pine Knob Music
Theatre, Clarkston. 7:30 p.m. $33.50-
Underground Jazz Quartet Live soulful
jazz in Ann Arbor from four musicians.
Club Felix. 9 p.m. Free.
Meropoix They are joined by special
guests Blissfield and Inner Recipe.
Blind Pig. 9:30 p.m. $5.
Some Natural History-Chris Doyle
See Thurs. Media Union. 12-6 p.m.
Free. 764-0395.
The Maiden's Prayer This comedy,
written by Nicky Silver, is about two
sisters and their friends who deal
with the trials of friendship, sex, loss
and love. Performance Network, 120
E. Huron. 8 p.m. Thurs-Sat, 2 p.m.
Sun. $20 Fri-Sat, $17 Thurs and Sun.
$3 discount for seniors; group rates
available. 663-0681.
Patricia Yaeger The University profes-
sor introduces her book, "Dirt &
Desire: Reconstructing Southern
Women's Writing, 1930-1990."
Shaman Drum Bookshop. 4 p.m. Free.
Johnathan Rand Reads Michigan
writer reads from his latest book
"Gargoyles of Gaylord." Borders
Arborland, 3527 Washtenaw. 7 p.m.
Free. 677-6948.
Ken Wachsberger Author reads from
his book, "100 Banned Books" in
honor of Banned Books Week.
Shaman Drum Bookshop. 8 p.m. Free.
The White House Collection of.
American Crafts See Thursday.
Twentieth Century Gallery, Museum
of Art. Free. 764-0395.
Art Bridgman & Myrna Packard
Classes and lecture demonstrations
showcase these leaders in the art of
dance duet. Dance Building. 2:45

"Everything goes back to what it
was. Fashion is just a big circle.
Now, anything reminiscent of the
'20s and '30s is very fashion for-
ward" for women.
This look includes scarves, turtle-
necks, knits, cardigans, sweater
coats, waistband coats cut to the
knee, skirts of mid-calf length, pen-
cil skirts and just about anything else

"People have been wearing them
for a couple of years," he said. "They
look nice and they're a step up from
regular jeahs."
Looking nice and wearing denim
are, in fact, big trends for the fall and
winter men's lines, according to
Richard Baadsgaard, the merchan-
diser for Urban Outfitters on State
"In past seasons, men have played
it safe, wearing a lot of Gap and
Abercrombie & Fitch, but now there
is more fashion into men's stuff,"
Baadsgaard explained. "Guys dress
better now.
Baadsgaard noted that some of the
hottest trends for men this season
include the resurgence of corduroys
and denim, while khakis and cargo
pants are on the wane. Pants with
slimmer silhouettes are -also big this
season, along with bulky sweaters
and jean jackets.
Harachian and Weiss both noted
that slimmer pants are also on the
rise in women's fashion, although the
trend has not really caught on here in
Weiss explained, "In New York you
see slimmed down pants, but here we
have a resurgence of bell bottoms.
The trends are different here than in
New York."
Anything leather and suede is also
a must-have for the female fall and
winter trendsetter, with both coming
in a variety of colors. Harachian said
purple is particularly in this year and
will be popular through the spring.
Also eve-catching are crocodile, alli-
gator, ostrich and fur clothing and
But these luxurious fabrics can be
pricey and animal rights activists
clearly don't endorse this trend.
Instead of purchasing the real thing,
Weiss suggests buying items made of
pleather, a synthetic fabric made to
look like leather, which is an afford-
able, animal-free alternative usually
more in line with people's pocket-
books and politics.
Another women's trend for fall
and winter noted by Baadsgaard is
the "sweet, innocent school girl
looks mixed with the '80s punk-rock
look," a style diametrically in con-
trast with the polished styles influ-
enced by the '20s and '30s.
"The media is really pushing this

lowing this
pair of dark

trend as he purchased a
jeans this past weekend.

Kinesiology junior Melissa Myers shows o
'80s thing," Baadsgaard said with ;
smirk. "It's really going to take off
whether we want it to or not."
This 80s thing," which signal:
the revival of the mini-skirt, the
motorcross jacket and metallics, wil
be around for a while, Baadsgaard
predicted. Not only have designer
avoided what he calls the "excessiv
Michael Jackson zipper looks," bu
they have also flocked to vintae
stores for inspiration for their new
Accessories are also really big for
the fall and winter. For jewelry

Get your events in
The List.
Call Jenni or Elizabeth
at 763-0379.
Phone Numbers: Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox Village; 994-8080; Michigan Theater: 668-
8397; Quality 16: 827-2837; Showcase: 973-8380; State: 761-8667.
Showtimes are effective Friday through Thursday. Matinee times at State Theater are
effective for Saturday and Sunday only.

Adorned in black and boasting shades, Kinesiology junior Melissa Myers and LSA junior
Jeremy Lee search the library for tips on how to stay in style.


Weekend, Etc. Editors: Jenni Glenn, Elizabeth Pensl
Writers: Gautam Baksi, Sarah Blitz, Kiran Divvela, Josh Gross, Gina Hamade', N
Lipson, Maraget Pensler, Darren Ringel, John Uhl
Photo Editors: Louis Brown, Jessica Johnson
Photographers: Carrie McGee, Brad Quinn
Cover: Carrie McGee
Arts Editors: Gabe Fajuri, Chris Kula, Managing Editors. Ben Goldstein, Associat
Editor in Chief: Mike Spahn

courtesy of Reprise Records
Barenaked Ladies celebrate their new release, "Maroon," with a show at Pine
Knob on Friday.

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