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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, October 10, 2002 - 9A

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

Th

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Weekly List

Thursday, Oct.'10
through
Wednesday, Oct. 16

Films opening

Thursday

Brown Sugar Will someone please
explain this title to me? It's not about
cooking as far as I can tell. At Show-
case: 1:45, 4:30, 7:05, 9:35, 12:00
(Fri. and Sat.)
Just a Kiss Fisher Stevens, aka Iggy
from the "Super Mario Bros" movie,
finally directs his first film. Did you know
his real name is Steve Fisher? Did you
care? At Madstone: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15,
7:15, 9:15
Rules of Attraction "Harold, you're
my lawyer, so I think you should
know...I've killed quite a few peo-
ple." Patrick's brother Sean is just
as crazy, and he has a bone busi-
ness card as well. At Madstone:
1:00, 3:05, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 At
Showcase: 12:30, 2:55, 5:20,

7:45, 10:10, 12:30 (Fri. and Sat.)
Swept Away As the rivers flows
into the infinite, swallowing ocean,
so goes Guy Ritchie's career with
Madonna as his leading lady. At
Showcase: 1:05, 3:15,. 5:25, 7:35,
9:40, 11:45 (Fri. and Sat.)
Tuck Everlasting Disney once again
wows the public with its ability to take
chances on unique, controversial films
about family and eternal life. At Show-
case: 12:55, 3:00, 5:05, 7:20, 9:25,
11:25 (Fri. and Sat.)
White Oleander I would never see this
film, and even if I did I would never
admit to seeing it three times and cry-
ing harder with each viewing. At Show-
case: 1:25, 4:15, 7:25, 9:55, 12:15
(Fri. and Sat.)

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Films holding

The Banger Sisters Sarandon was
great in "Dead Man Walking." I
don't ever remember Hawn being
good in anything. How did she
become famous again? At Show-
case: 2:30, 6:55 2 stars.
Barbershop I went to a barbershop
this past weekend and it was noth-
ing like the one in the movie. The
barbershop I went to was in West
Bloomfield, and called itself a
Salon but still...where was Ice
Cube? At Showcase: 12:50, 3:05,
5:30, 7:50, 10:25, 12:25 (Fri. and
Sat.) 4 stars.
lgby Goes Down This boy must real-
ly need some cash because I can't
remember anyone going down for
this long. At Madstone: 1:30, 3:30,
5:30, 7:30, 9:30 At Showcase:
1:15, 3:25, 5:35, 8:05, 10:25,
12:30 (Fri. and Sat.) 3 1/2 stars.
Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie
Woops, we forgot to review Jonah
and his friends. If you saw the
movie, e-mail us here at the Daily
and maybe we'll print your review.
At Showcase: 12:40, 2:40, 4:40,
6:30, 8:30.
The Master of Disguise If you think
Dana Carvey showed the art of hid-
ing in this film, check out his
career now that studio execs have
seen its box office numbers. At
Showcase: 12:35.
Moonlight Mile Hey Susan, don't
think we forgot about "Banger Sis-
ters" just because you showed up
in an actual good flick. We will
never forget "Banger Sisters,"
never. At Showcase: 1:35, 4:00,
6:30, 9:10, 11:30 (Fri. and Sat.) 4
stars.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding It is
official, "Greek" has passed "Blair
Witch" as the highest grossing
independent film of all time. One
bad film passing another. At Mad-
stone: 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9:10

At Showcase: 12:45, 2:45, 5:00,
7:15, 9:15, 11:15 (Fri. and Sat.) 3
stars.
One Hour Photo Like a run-by-fruit-
ing, Sy the photo guy sneaks up on
you and pulls out his camera. Scary
stuff. At Showcase: 4:45, 9:05,
11:20 (Fri. and Sat.) 4 stars.
Red Dragon I would like to take a
poll to see who out there actually
liked "Hannibal." Now, I'm not the
biggest fan of "Red Dragon" but it
should have made more money that
Ridley Scott's literal no-brainer. At
Showcase: 12:40, 1:10, 1:40,
2:10, 2:40, 3:20, 3:50, 4:20, 4:50,
5:20, 6:10, 6:40, 7:10, 8:10, 9:00,
9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:40
(Fri. and Sat.), 12:10 (Fri. and
Sat.) At Madstone: 1:00, 3:25,
5:50, 8:15, 10:35 1 1/2 stars.
Sex with Strangers No, it is not
"Perfect Stranger" but now that I
mentioned it, wouldn't you like to
see Balki make some love. At Mad-
stone: 1:45, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45, 9:45
0 stars.
Signs Only two screenings is a
"sign" that Mel's flick is finally
leaving theaters. It doesn't take a
"sixth sense" to know that. Kill me
now. At Showcase: 3:30, 10:20 4
stars.
Sweet Home Alabama According to
your TMD it is the "date movie of
the year." Yep, that's right, "Swim-
fan" finally lost the title. At Show-
case: 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:50,
4:10, 5:10, 5:40, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00,
9:20, 9:50, 11:35 (Fri. and Sat.),
12:05 (Fri. and Sat.), 12:35 (Fri.
and Sat.) At Madstone: 1:20, 3:20,
5:20, 7:20, 9:20 3 stars.
The Tuxedo Jackie joins the list of
actors who outact Jennifer Love
Hewitt while not even understand-
ing a word of english. At Show-
case: 1:20, 3:35,°5:45, 10:05,
12:20 (Fri. and Sat.) 11/2 stars.

BOOKS
University Visiting Writers Series Philip Levine, one of
America's major contemporary poets, gives a lecture
titled "My Spanish Civil War." 5 p.m. Michigan Union,
Pendleton Room, 530 S. State. Free. 647-6471.
CAMPUS CINEMA
The Good Giri New "Friends" update of the week: Mon-
ica is useful for helping the new baby stop crying, but
what will Rachel do with Monica living in Tulsa? State
Theater 7 & 9 p.m.
Mostly Martha No offense to Martha, but I don't know
how this film can play for two weeks while "Kid Stays
in the Picture" played for one. Bob Evans is gonna be
mad. Michigan Theater 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.
One Hour Photo Can't wait for that Robin Williams
HBO special to come out on DVD; have you ever seen
someone drink more water? State Theater 7:15 &
9:15 p.m.
Secretary Oh, Maggie, how bad we feel that your
brother had to shoot your bunny of a boyfriend in the
eye. Michigan Theater 7 & 9:15 p.m.
MUSIC
Adam's Castle CD Release Party Well it isn't so much
a castle, more of a bastion really. Blind Pig, 208 S.
First St., 10 p.m. $4 ($6 under 21). 996-8588.
Serious Johnson They suck serious johnson. So its not
just a clever name... Club Above, Heildberg 215 N.
Main St., Ann Arbor. 10 p.m. $5. 734-663-7758.
The Ron Brooks Trio Beware Ron's seducive bass
work. Sounds so good but so evil. Bird of Paradise,
312 S. Main St., 9 p.m. $5. 662-8310.
THEATER
Imaginary Invalid This play by Moliere is a brilliant and
satirical look at the medical profession. Argan is a
hypochondriac on the verge of financial ruin who devis-
es a scheme of marrying off his daughter to one of his
corrupt doctors in exchange for free medical care for
life. 8 p.m., Trueblood Theatre, Frieze Bldg, $8-20.
764-2538.
4.48 Psychosis Basement Arts will be performing this
controversial piece written by Sarah Kane, which deals
with one woman's humorous and bleak struggle with
depression and suicide. 7 p.m., Arena Theatre, Frieze
Bldg, Free. 764-6800.
Friday
BOOKS
Buff Given Reads Guest lecturer and writer of scholarly
documents Given reads from and signs copies of her
first venture into fiction "A Small Flirtation." 7 p.m.
Nicola's Books, 2513 Jackson. Free. 662-4110.
James Endredy Book Signing and Talk Endredy, author
of "Earthwalks for Body and Spirit," talks about nature
and shamanism in the mind/body/spirit connection. 7
p.m. Crazy Wisdom, 114S. Main. Free. 665-2757.
CAMPUS CINEMA
The Good Girl See Thursday. State Theater 7:15 p.m.
The Lady & the Duke I think Rohmer wants to make
the Guiness Book of World Records for being the only
man legally dead to continue directing new films.
Michigan Theater 9 p.m.
Mostly Martha See Thursday. Michigan Theater 7:15

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Look at your shirt; this ain't Hawaii.
& 9:30 p.m.
One Hour Photo See Thursday. State Theater 9:15 p.m.
Secretary See Thursday. State Theater 7 & 9 p.m.
MUSIC
The RFD Boys Really Frickin' Dumb or Red French
Dolly, Either way I guess. The Ark, 36 S. Main St. 8
p.m. $10 ($9stu/sen). 7611451
Bobby Broom Put your own "sweaping up the shit"
joke here.Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 9 p.m.
$15. 662-8310.
THEATER
Imaginary Invalid See Thursday.
4.48 Psychosis See Thursday, 7p.m. and 11 p.m.
Urban Tap World renowned artist, dancer and choreog-
rapher Tamango and his group of wildly creative
dancers and musicians will be bringing Ann Arbor audi-
ences three performances of live dance theatre span-
ning the genres of tap, jazz and hip-hop. 8 p.m., Power
Center, $18-24; 734-764-2538.
Children Of Eden The University's Musical Theatre
Department opens it's 2002-03 season with this popu-
lar musical my Stephen Schwartz. In two acts, "Chil-
dren Of Eden" tells the story of Adam and Eve and
Noah and the Flood from the old testament. 8 p.m.,
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, The Michigan League, $8-
20; 734-764-2538
ALTERNATIVES
Dance Marathon Skate Night Benefits will go to chil-
dren in need of pediatric rehabilitation at Motts Hospi-

tal and William Beaumont Hospital. Yost Arena. $4.
9:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
BOOKS
Maxine Clair Reads In honor of the National Book
Festival, author Maxine Clair ("October Suite," "Rat-
tlebone") reads from her work. 2 p.m. Ann Arbor Dis-
trict Library, Loving Branch, 3042 Creek Dr. Free.
994-2353.
CAMPUS CINEMA
The Good Girl See Thursday. State Theater 2:45
& 7:15 p.m.
Interview with the Vampire Is it safe for me to
say Kirsten Dunst was hot way back then?
Lestat might hurt me but he won't kill me;
"Never drink from the dead." State Theater Mid-
night.
The Lady & the Duke See Friday. Michigan The-
ater 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Mostly Martha See Thursday. Michigan Theater
4:15, 6:15 & 8:30 p.m.
One Hour Photo See Thursday. State Theater 5 &
9:15 p.m.
Secretary See Thursday. State Theater 2:30,
4:45, 7, 9 & 11:45 p.m.

Phone Numbers: Michigan Theater: 668-8397; Quality 16:827-2837; Showcase: 973-8380;
State: 761-8667; Madstone Theater: 994-1000.
Showtimes are effective Friday through Thursday. Matinee times at State Theater are effective
for Saturday and Sunday only.

MUSIC

02/03 Fall Season - . !um . . _

$10 Rush Tickets on sale 10 am-5
pm the day of the performance or
the Friday before a weekend event
at the UMS Ticket Office, located in
the Michigan League.
Tumango's Urban Tap
Full Cycle
Fri10/118 pm
Sat1/12 8 pm

50% Rush Tickets on sale
beginning 90 minutes
before the event at the
performance hall Box
Office.
A master of improvisa-
tion, Tamango blends
the aesthetics of hip-
hop culture with world
music, video artistry,
and the traditional jazz
idioms of bebop and

UM School of Music " Musical Theatre Dept.
with generous support in part from the TJN4YJ'fT
Directed by Mark Madama
Musical Direction by Karl Shymanovitz
Choreography by Beth Dukleth
October 10-12 at 8pm * October 13 at 2pm
Mendelssohn Theatre
League Ticket Office 734.764.2538
Remember that rebellious stage you had in high-school? Parent-
child conflicts have been happening since the beginning of time.

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Power Center

swing.

v4 Venice Baroque
Orchestra
Andrea Marcon conductor
and harpsichord
Giuliano Carmignola
baroque violin
Sun 10/137:30pm
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic

Devoted to recapturing
the dazzling brilliance
and evocative moods
of the Italian Baroque
style,the Venice Ba-
roque Orchestra brings
fresh energy to this
All-Vivaldi Program
including the Four
Seasons.

Church
Abbey Theatre
of Ireland

"The most essential
ticket of the theater
season" (The New York

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