The Michigan Daily - Friday, May 13, 1988 -- Page 11
Friday^mer for Bob Seger, and his band the bands and actors are scheduled to ap-
Issue, headline a benefit concert for pear, and Fully Loaded will perform
r Nthe Center for Independent Living afterwards.
*French North African guitarist Pierre tonight at the Blind Pig ... The -The Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
bluegrass to the Ark, with a little bluesy-rock of Steve Nardella's Rock grandstands at the Lydia Mendellsohn
blegrass toe thrkwith fa little 'n' Roll Trio pervades Rick's. at 8 p.m. with their production of the
Celtic influence thrown in for go ____________ poua muiaTeMuia.I
measure He'll also be at Herb popular musical, The Music Man. It
Guitar Studio from 2 to 4 pm *ITuesday runs all weekend.
g g . --If you missed it before, catch Em-
Ssigning autographs ..Detroit-based , yieo h u See pebr'
Reguar Bys ock he BindPig .Aire of the Surf , Steven Spielberg's
Regular Boys rock the Blind Pig -The University's Hospital Arts Pro- latest epic, at the Michigan Theatre
withn thei u fban song Lovedy at gram continues with a demonstration at 9 p.m.
Millions kick off a two-night stay at ofcneprrpJpns etl
Rick's tonight ... Local favorites of contemporary Japanese textile
techniques by Ann Arbor artist Lucy*ui~e v
Map of the World spin into the Alley tehte byAnAbrritLc Thursday
p oArai-Abramson. It's at 12:30 p.m. in
Door Fthe first floor lobby of the University 'The Andy Boller Band, a newly-
tered Images, a production based a Hospital, and, best of all, it's free. formed group made up of Ann Arbor
oral histories of the handicapped that 'Juice, runner-up in U-Club's Battle musicians, plays Boiler's originals
share the common theme of coping WaukeshaWisconsin's musical claim to fame, The Bodeans, tonight with Bands, squeez concoction of tonight at the Blind Pig ... The
and adjusting in society. It's at Per- made their last Michigan appearance as the opening act for town and '60s hits ... Detroit's own Folkminers bring their mother lode
formance Network, 408 W. David Bowie's show at the Silverdome last year. They have Hysteric Narcotics t into the Blind Ricks to celebrate the national
Washington at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 most recently appeared on Robbie Robertson's latest album. Pig with their neo-psychedelic rant- distribution of their EP ... The
n advance and $7 at the door. The trio plays at the Michigan Theatre tonight at 8 p.m. Smothers Brothers of folk, Reilly
'Buming Spear, a hot Jamaican reg- Tickets are $15. and Maloney, harmonize at the Ark.
gae group, sear St. Andrews in De- -The Community High Fine Arts
troit. s -Michigan Theatre hosts the Anima- Wednesday Repertory Company presents Crimes
ur it tion Festival at 8 p.m., a collection of the Heart, the warm Southern tale
u of computer-animated short features of three zany sisters. It's at the
-Rory Block, one of the few white that are both entertaining and 'Performance Network hosts its Community High Auditorium, 401
-Thconvention comea Jto Rackham female blues guitarists, appears at the technologically innovative, spring benefit, Riffs: A Theatre and N. Division, at 8 p.m. Tickets are
Auitornium featug porac e Ark. 'Comedian Judy Tenuta, known for Blues Cabaret, at 8 p.m. Many local $5 for students.
Auditorium, featuring performances ATrBysCk. ofAnAbo ed her male-bashing routines and self-
by 12 of the visiting groups. Tickets 'The Boys Choir of Ann Arbor head- heprecating humor, makes her Ann TUDIO
are $8 for all day. Check it out. lines an Evening of Vienna, high- Arbor debut tonight at the Main- HI-FI ST UDIO
folksy anecdotes to the Ark (and yes bert's Mass in G Major and Mozart's Street Comedy Showcase. ANN ARBOR RADIO & TV ' TAPE RECORDER SERVICES
heisHarry's brother) ... George' Missa Brevis in C. It's at 8 p.m. at IPROFESSIONAL AUDIO - VIDEO SERVICE & RENTALS
Bard and the Bonnevilles cruise into St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 306
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malcy - a couple of tracks sound back-to-the-Stones feel, this spirited
Peter Murphy like they were pulled offLet'sDance band uses a formula that's familiar
Love Hysteria - most of Love Hysteria is intel- to everyone - but with an energy
Beggar's Banquet legent and well-crafted. Even if you level that makes it all new again.
As lead singer and chief ghoul for can't wear black and contemplate Highlight tracks are the blistering
British gloom kings Bauhaus, Peter suicide to it. "Ain't What I Call Home," "Outta
Murphy won fame for his '30s-B- -Jim Poniewozik Luck," and "Need My Head," but the
grade-horror-movie-villain drawl and band can also slow down for a
lyrics that could have fit in a Black The Pontiac Brothers bluesy ballad on "Doin' it Again."
Mass hymnal. But on his second Johnson Originality might not be in the
solo LP, Murphy continues his Frontier Records chords, but the band pulls it off so
move away from the macabre. "Johnson's" identity might be in well that rock 'n' roll feels good
Love Hysteria finds Murphy question, but the Pontiac Brothers again.
lightening up both lyrically and are a group that is sure to be well- -Beth Fertig
musically, replacing the screechy, known. With their raucous, R&B,
ripping sheet-metal guitar of former
Bauhaus bandmate Daniel Ash with
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