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May 08, 1987 - Image 9

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Arts Update

The Michigan Dily - Friday, May 8, 1987 - Page 9

FRIDAY: Those of you who
found The Color Of Money to
be a glorified pool video may just
want to see the real thing (and those
of you who didn't had better.) Well,
tonight's your chance. The
Hustler, with Paul Newman creat -
ing the fast Eddie Felson role, plays
tonight at 7:15 and 9:30 at MLB 4.
Local rockin' faves George
Bedard and the Bonnevilles
celebrate their third anniversary to -
night and tomorrow night at the
Blind Pig in what promises to be a
pretty wild birthday bash.
SATURDAY: Blue Velvet,
the movie that didn't win all the
Oscars but should have, plays
tonight at 7, 9:30 and 11:55 at the
Michigan Theatre. Also, at MLB 4,
Stanley Kubrick's masterful adap -
tion of Nabokov's Lolita will be
on display at 9:00.
SUNDAY: Some people can
just do it all. One of them, virtuoso
guitarist, blues and jazzman, rocker,
songwriter, and entertainer David
Bromberg brings his diverse act
into town tonight for two shows at
the Ark, 637 1/2 South Main. The
shows are scheduled for 7:30 and 10
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so plan ahead. Call 761-1451 for
information.
TUESDAY: Boston garage
band and underground wonders The
Neats blow into the Blind Pig
tonight. Their second album, Crash

Del Fuegos. Doors open at 10.
Cult classic A Boy and His
Dog plays tonight at the Michigan
Theatre at 8 pm. This bizarre black
comedy features our favorite scruffy
hero, Don Johnson, wandering the
post- apocolyptic earth with his
talking dog. Don finds the food and
the mutt sniffs out women for his
master.
WEDNESDAY: Tonight is
the first of a series of screenings by
Black and African filmmakers at the
Performance Network, 408 W.
Washington. Three documentaries
will be shown: From These
Roots by William Greaves, the
Ann Arbor premiere of Storme:
The Lady in the Jewel Box
by Michelle Parkerson, and Brick
by Brick by Shirikiana Gerima.
The latter explores the displacement
of countless thousands via "Urban
Removal," focusing on Washington
D.C. The shows are at 7 and 9 pm.
Call 663-0681.
THURSDAY: Tonight the
neon and black lighted Nectarine
Ballroom will be transformed into
The Cotton Club in a benefit
for WEMU. The evening's
performers include Koke Mc -
Kesson in a "A Tribute to Duke

Ellington," The Sultans tap
dance troupe, as well as T h e
Kalamazoo Big Band and
headliner Cab Calloway. For
you eeg- nor- ant folk, he was one
of the top big band leaders and all
around entertainers of the prewar era
during the heyday of opulent
ballrooms as well asthe Hi-De-Ho
guy from the Blues Brothers movie.
Tickets are avilable at Schoolkid's
Records and PJ's Used Records or
call WEMU at 487-2229 and find
out more.
Also tonight, the Andes Moun -
tain music group Sukay performs
at the Ark. They play the music of
the countries that used to form the
Incan Empire. So weird sounding
we had to mention it, this concert
promises to be "marked by vivid,
exciting rhythms and melodies."
And if you're feeling mellow and
want to check out a flick, one of
last years best, and the other movie
that didn't win all the Oscars but
should have, Oliver Stone's Sal -
vador, plays at the Mich. at 7:30
and 9:55.
ONGOING: The University
Museam of Art continues the
From Seedtime to Harvest

George Bedard
at Crush, was recently released to
critical schmoozing and they're
supposed to be pretty good, often
heine favorahlv comnared to the

exhibit in ifs West Gallery. This
collection of prints, photographs,
pottery, and farm implements
illustrates the "dignity and hard
work of farm families the world
over." That's right because bread
don't grow on trees you know.
-Alan Paul

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