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B -The Michigan Daily - Weekend, etc. Magazine - Thursday, September 28, 2000

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The Michigan Daily - eekend, etc. Magair

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



Thursday, Sept. 28
Wednesday, Oct. 4


Films opening

eautiful Sometimes, there's so much
eauty in the world, I feel like I can't han-
le it and my heart just fills up like a big
alloon. and then I look at Joey Lauren
dams and that balloon just pops. At
howcase: 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30.
1:45 (Fri. & Sat.).
he Exorcist Seems that the makers of
ie movie thought that their baby was
ettirT a little dusty, so they ran it
Trough the car wash and now they
ave this beautiful, shiny. spiffed up
ersion of their baby and they brought it
ere to Ann Arbor to show off to the
orld, so grab the keys and hop in and
e careful not to drive over 15 miles

per hour because there are occasional
speed bumps on the road of life. At
Showcase: 1, 1:30, 4, 4:30, 6:40, 7:10,
9:20, 9:50. 12 (Fri. & Sat.), 12:30 (Fri.
& Sat.).
Remember The Titans Fourth quarter
comeback this Sunday versus the
Steelers? Never thought that Steve
"Air" McNair was going to make it back
in there, but Huah, never doubt the
brother. And while you're at it, doubt
the Lions right now because they're
going nowhere but down this year, my
friend. At Showcase: 1:15, 1:45, 3:45,
4:20. 7. 7:30, 9:25, 9:55. 11:45 (Fri. &
Sat.), 12:15 (Fri. & Sat.).

Films holding
An Instant Classic
Very Good
Not recommended
Not Worth Your Time, or Your Money

ymosA Famous He never gives up. hes
always there, fighting for freedom
vhere ever there's trouble over land
and sea and air, Cameron Crowe, a real
American hero. Cameron Crowe is
:here. At State: 1:30 (Sat. & Sun.),
4:30 (Sat. & Sun.), 7, 9:45. At
Showcase: 12:30 (not Sat. & Sun.). 1.
1:30, 3, 4:15, 4:45, 5:30, 6:45, 7:15.
3, 9:15, 9:45, 10:30, 11:40 (Fri. &
Sat.), 12:10 (Fri. & Sat.). B+
Bait Come find out what our friend Dirk
uses as bait to bring in the ladies. Use
:aution, though, as he has the tenden-
:y to get a tiny bit crazy at times. At
Showcase: 1:50, 4:25, 6:55, 9:35.
12:05 (Fri. & Sat.). B
Bring It On Huah, you think you're
gonna throw Charlie out of school and
not get a piece of my mind. Huah, not
happening boys. I may be blind but I
car straight through yourlies.
Huah: bring it on. At Showcase: 12:45.
3:15, 5:25, 7:40, 10, 12:05 (Fri. &
Sat.). B
The Cell Wise up friends and read the
writing on the walls - up, up, down,
down, left, right, left, right, B, A, B, A,
start. At Showcase: 5:45, 8:05, 10:20.
12:30 (Fri. & Sat.). C-
Duets So there's this huge fight in
Philadelphia over the weekend between
"Duets" and the infamous Shadowboxer
and they're slugging it out, blood flying
everywhere, mouthpieces are out. teeth
are loose and they just keep pounding
each other and "Duets" keeps on
singing and Shadowboxer just keeps rip-
ping uppercuts and then, what's this,
down goes "Duets" saddled with the
dreaded F and then theacrowd starts
singiie'osoftly at first, and then every-
one joins in "You've the got the touch,
you've got the power, when all hell's -
breaking loose, you'll be right in the eye
of the storm." It was nothing short of
awesome, and Fiona Apple wasn't even
there. At Showcase: 12:15, 5, 7:35. F
Highlander: Endgame Why should you
go see this movie? Cause the Mack
Daddy'll-make you wanna jump! Jump!
Kris Kross'll make you jump! Jump! Uh-
huh. Yeah. At Showcase: 10:25, 12:20
(Fri. & Sat.).
Nurse Betty Renee, Renee, Renee. That
loud crash you heard was your career
hitting rock bottom. Jerry Maguire
would not be very happy with you right
now. And neither would Denise "The
Piece" for that matter. And your cat, lit-
tle Ponie, well let's just say he didn't
appreciate the homemade cookies.

Shape up or ship out. At State: 2 (Sat.
& Sun.).p5 (Sat. & Sun.), 7:15, 9:30. At
Showcase: 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20.
9:40. 11:55 (Fri. & Sat.). C+
The Nutty Professor 2 Eddie, Eddie.
Eddie. Do we have to give you the same
speech we gave Renee, or do you know
what you did wrong? At Showcase:
1:20. 3:35.
The Original Kings of Comedy No word
on whether or not it has anything to do
with Jerry Lewis. But he may be the
top-secret-supersonic fifth comedian on
the tour. At Showcase: 1:35, 4:05,
6:35, 9:05, 11:30 (Fri. & Sat.). B
The Perfect Storm "Okay, now you're
talking above my head. I don't know all
of this industry jargon, YP, MP. All I
know is that I can't get a record con-
tract, we cannot get a record contract
unless we take those tapes to the
record company. And granted, the tapes
themselves are a uh urn oh, you own
them, alright, but the magic that is on
those tapes. That heart and soul that
we put onto those tapes, that is ours
and you don't own that! Now I need to
take that magic and get it over to the
record company. And they're waiting for
us, we were supposed to bethere a
half hour ago. We look like assholes,
man!" Is Reed Rothchild talking about
the mastertapes for this movie or for
the mastertapes from his successful
recording career, see the movie, get
the straight story. At Showcase: 12:20,
2:50, 5:20, 7:20. C-
Scary Movie There is no such thing as
a scary movie, only scary people. At
Showcase: 2:45. 10:15, 12:10 (Fri. &
Space Cowboys Tom Wolfe stars in this
adaptation of "The Right Stuff."
Kidding, although the movie is a huge
-rip. At Showcase: 1:05, 3:50, 6:30 (Fri.
& Sat.).
Urban Legends: Final Cut Snip, snip,
snip, snip. Watch out, Dirk, someone's
running with scissors. At Showcase:
12:40, 1:10. 2:55, 3:25, 5:10, 5:40,
7:25, 7:55. 9:40, 10:10, 11:50.(Fri. &
Sat.). 12:20 (Fri. & Sat.). D-
The Watcher Whoa. I'd like you to meet
two of my friends Becky and Keanu.
This Reeves dude is one hell of an
actor. At Showcase: 12:35, 3:05, 5:15.
7:45, 10:05, 12:25 (Fri. & Sat.). C-
Way of the Gun Careful now, that thing
is loaded. At Showcase: 9:10, 11:35
(Fri. & Sat.). A-

Shower (1999) Everyone has to take
them, so you might as well see the
movie. Michigan Theater. 7 p.m.
Wonderland (1999) No malice, no
Alice. No further comments needed,
Michigan Theater. 9 p.m. $5.50.
Guy Clark This Guy's a country player
from Texas. Don't mess with him.
(Cuz he's from Texas? Get it? Don't
messhwith Texas ... never mind.) 8
p.m. The Ark, 316 S. Main. $16. 761-
Ron Brooks Trio Local
clubowner/bandleader/bassist kicks
out some jazz. 9 p.m. Bird of
Paradise, 213 S. Main. $5. 662-8310.
The Sun Messengers These fellas
scavenged the cosmos just to bring
back some Latin jazz, R&B party
music. It's sure to be hot and
gaseous. 9:30 p.m. Karl's, 9779
Gotfredson, Plymouth. $3. 455-8450.
The Maiden's Prayer This comedy
looks at the lives of two sisters and
how they deal with sex, loss and love.
Performance Network, 120 E. Huron.
8 p.m. $17 ($3 discount for seniors;
group rates available.) 663-0681.
Some Natural History - Chris Doyle
Doyle uses man-made materials to
recreate nature. Media Union. 12-6
p.m. Free. 764-0395.
Christopher Rice First-time author
reads from his first book, "A Density of
Souls." Borders Books & Music. 7 p.m.
Free. 668-7652.
Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan Authors
read from their book "Mean Genes."
Shaman Drum Bookshop. 8 p.m. Free.
The White House Collection of
American Crafts This exhibition fea-
tures the work of over seventy of
America's leading craft artists work-
ing today. These artists express them-
selves through creative and beautiful

Several bottles of Hershey's chocolate
syrup, a bunch of stuffed animals and a
blue tarp combined to recreate the
Exxon Valdez oil spill in the middle of
the Diag.
Student group EnAct put together this
creative display in 1999 to mark the 10th
anniversary of the largest oil spill in U.S.
history, just one of the group's efforts to
further environmental causes. During its
30-year history, EnAct has educated
thousands of' students on "green" issues
and protested dozens of companies with
poor environmental records.
The members frequently lug signs and
mailing materials out to the Diag in a red
Radio Fiyer wagon. Once there, they talk
to students about the issues and ask them
to sign postcards addressed to political
or corporate officials. These mailings
range from plastic bottles addressed to
Coca-Cola asking the company to keep
its recycling promises to postcards read-
ing "Save the Ferrets."
In addition to the group's staple activ-
ities - service days, mass mailings and
voter education - -EnAct hopes to cre-
ate a T-shirt this year to promote voting
featuring the 1980s television action
hero Mr. 'I
Behind these lighthearted appeals lie
substantive issues. EnAct members are
active in causes from animal rights to
recycling. The group's latest campaign
involves- a drive to implement the use of
more environmentallv-friendly paper at
the Infotrmation Technology Division.
which accounts for five percent of the I
campus' paper usage. according to <

Environmental group takes aim at ITD's brand ofpaper, 0o

By Jenni Glenn
Weekend. E t .'Editor

EnAct. Chris Barbeau, ITD's manager
for marking engine technologies, said 16
million pages are printed every year at
campus computing sites.
The paper currently used at these sites
contains dioxins, byproducts of the chlo-
rine bleaching process that makes the
paper white. A few teaspoons of these
dioxins could contaminate all of the
Great Lakes, said EnAct facilitator
Steven Krieger, a junior in the Business
After a three-year search, EnAct
members discovered Rolland New Life
DP 100, an alternate paper that uses
hydrogen peroxide instead of chlorine.
This brand also has other advantages
over the one used in campus computer
labs now
It is "100 percent post-consumer con-
tent, so every ounce of the paper has
already been recvcled," Krieger said.
EnAct members will meet with ITD
and the University's office supplies
buyer in the next two weeks to mount the
final hurdle of the campaign. The
University needs to ensure that the chlo-
rine-free paper will not generate a large
cost increase before ITD will agree to
switch. The paper currently used already
costs 5.08 cents per piece, while students
are charged just 5 cents. The new paper
would add a quarter cent per page to that
Once ITD has negotiated a discount
for the volume of paper they plan to pur-
chase from the manufacturer, ITD will
run a pilot test in January to see whether
the recycled paper is cost effective. This
will involve putting the current and pro-
posed paper brands in new printers at
one of.the University's busiest computer

Jazz musician John Scofield brings his band back to Ann Arbor with a Friday
show at the Ark. $20.

crafts. Twentieth Century Gallery,
Museum of Art. Free. 764-0395.
Ann Arbor Dance Works Watch as the
dance department's residential com-
pany demonstrates the latest moves.
Pease Studio, Dance building. 8 p.m.
$8, $5 students, seniors. 763-5460.
Videoculture; Three decades of video
art. Dutch artist Aernout Mik exhibits
three video projects in a construction
specifically for the Slusser Gallery.
Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Art and
Architecture building. 12-8 p.m. Free.
In Imagi Dei Master of fine arts candi-
date Kayb Carpenter features sculp-
ture work. Warren M. Robbins center
for Graduate Studies, Art and
Architecture building. Free. 936-2082.
Bittersweet Motel (2000) It's all hood
with this documentary on Phish.
Michigan Theater. 9:30 p.m. $5.50.

Woman on Top (2000) Can't wait for
the proposed sequel "Woman on the
Bottom."Get moving on it Hollywood.
Michigan Theater. 7:15 & 9:15 p.m.
Shower See Thursday. Michigan
Theater, 7 p.m. $5.50.
The John Scofield Band Sco's back at
the Ark, the site of his legendary '99
Conquest. Be there. 7 and 9 o.m. The
Ark, 316 S. Main. $20. 761-1451.
Larry Nozero Quartet He's big. He's
bad. He's Larry from Detroit and his
axe is the sax, man. Don't give him no
jive, dig. 9 p.m. The Firefly Club, 207
S. Ashley. $8. 913-9900.
Sublimation It's their last show!!!! Holy
crap, I've never heard of them but
they're'breaking'up! So if I go to their
last show it will be like having the
echoes of a dying man's last whisper in
my head. Like the pureness of ar lke's
experiences unadulterated by rocky
roads or peaks and valleys, only the
final perfected essence of a lifeform
wafting through my brain for all eterni-
ty. Far out. 10 p.m. Blind Pig, 208 S.
1st. $5. 996-8555.
Thornetta Davis Detroit blues diva and
Cavern Club regular. 10 p.m. Cavern
Club. 210 S. 1st. $5. 332-9900.
The Maiden's Prayer See Thursday.
Performance Network, 120 E. Huron.
8 p.m. $17 ($3 discount for seniors:
group rates available.) 663-0681.
Some Natural History - Chris Doyle
See Thursday. Media Union. 12-6 p.m.
Free. 764-0395.
William Kowalski Author reads from
and signs his book "Eddie's Bastard."
Borders Books & Music, 7 p.m. Free.
Murray Sperber Sperber reads from

sites and seeing how many paper jams
and other problems result in two to three
months. If the recycled paper causes
extra wear on the printer, that increases
costs for ITD and, consequently, stu-
"We would obviously like to be at the
forefront of the movement if we can do
so in a way that is cost efficient and
won't increase costs for students,"
Barbeau said.
Krieger and his fellow facilitators
have confidence that the new paper will
be cost efficient. They see this campaign
potentially leading to a campus-wide
change to the environmentally-conscious
brand of paper.
"If ITD will be the catalyst, I think the
departments will follow suit," Krieger
If the campaign works, it will be
another addition to EnAct's list of suc-
-cesses. The group took part in the
nationwide boycott that convinced
Home Depot and Lowe's to phase out the
selling of old growth wood in the next
five vears.
"You get a chance to feel like you're
doing something important instead of
waiting to get out in the real world,"
facilitator Sara Kennedy, an LSA senior,
said of EnAct's impact.
The group focused on the national
Dirty Jobs boycott, now called Eco
Pledge, as its primary project last year.
This campaign enlists students to sign
forms stating they won't work for certain
companies with particularly poor envi-
ronmetital records until the corporations
meet certain standards. General Motors,
quit the Global Climate Coalition, an
organization that disputes the theory of
global warming, under the campaign's
Closer to home. EnAct held boycotts
last year of the BP Amoco station on
North Campus to protest the company's
attempts to drill in the Arctic. This year's
team of facilitators plan to hold protests
at Staples due to the store's purchasing of
paper products .made from old growth
They also are investigating boycotts of
companies using genetically-modified
organisms, such as Nestle and Kellogg's.
When these corporations use crops that
are genetically engineered to maximize
food production, that can have a negative
impact on the environment. Animals
such as monarch butterflies die from eat-
ing genetically-modified corn, and the

EnAct's campus credits
m Campaigning to convince ITD to use a 100 per-
cent post consumer, cholrine-free recycled paper.
Took part in a nationwide boycott against Home
Depot. As a result, Home Depot stopped selling
products made from old growth wood.
Active in the Dirty Jobs Boycott asking students
not to work for some environmentally-unfriendly
corporations until they clean up their act.
Organizes annual campus Earth Week.

SNRE junior Becca Meuninck, a facl
criticizing Gore's environmental poli
process decreases the nutritional valu
food as well as the fertility of the soi
This new interest shows how En
takes a different direction with its effi
each year, depending on what iss
interest the members. They are orgar
events and initiate new campaigns.
facilitators, a group of six to eight,
the organization as a collective. En.
also works with other environmet
organizations on campus, since th
groups tend to be focused on a spec
"We want to work with a lot ofgroi
to get their expertise on certain issue,
also use our strength in numbers," s
facilitator Becca Meuninek, a junior
One project EnAct members ap
their muscle to every vear is creat
recycled notebooks. After collect
empty cereal boxes from the resider

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Phone Numbers: Briarwood: 480-4555; Fox Village; 994-8080: Michigan l heater: 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.

Phish, Rolling Stone's "most important band of the '90s" makes its theatrical
debut in "Bittersweet Motel," 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Michigan Theater. $5.50.


Weekend, Etc. Editors: Jenni Glenn, Elizabeth Pen.
Writers: Gautam Baksi, Jee Chang Kiran Divvela, Jenni Glenn, Gina Hamadey
Darren Ringel, Luke Smith, JohnTJhl
Photo Editors: Louis Brown, Jessica Johnson
Photographers: Peter Cornue, Sam Hollenshead, Abby Rosenbaum
Cover: Sam Hollenshead
Arts Editors: Gabe Fajuri, Chris Kula, Managing Editors. Ben Goldstein, Assoc
Editor in Chief: Mike Spahn

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