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performances
F R I D A Y
Olivia Street Stompers. Old time jazz,
ragtime, and Dixieland music. Sponsored
by the Kelsey Museum Jazz Benefit. Also
appearing: Troupe Ta'amullat with folkloric
and classical dances and desserts made
from the recipes of ancient Rome.
Michigan League Ballroom. 9 pm. 763-
3559. $10 for students, $25 for Kelsey
Associates and $30 for non-members (with
a four-month trial membership included).
Shu Lea Cheang. Second part of the
Video Art Series. Sponsored by The
University Program in Film and Video
Studies. Angell Hall Aud. A. 7 pm.
764-0147. Free.
A BenefIt Performance for
WELLNESS NETWORKS, Huron
Valley. Dr. William R. Johnson will speak
and Local Artists will be performing.
Sponsored by The Guild House Campus
Ministry/Memorial Christian Church & the
Lesbian and Gay Male Programs Office of
the University of Michigan. Memorial
Christian Church. 8 pm. 662-5189. $10
donation asked.
S A T U R D A Y
Kolos. Infusing klezmer and cantorial roots
with American and African-pop, jazz,
reggae, Latin, and funk. Sponsored by
Hillel. Irwin Green Auditorium. 8 pm. 769-
0500. $18, $10 (students).
Starbound Talent Show. Sponsored by
UAC. Mendelssohn Theater. 763-1107.
University Javanese Gamelan
Ensemble. Traditional Javanese music, a
composition of Dr. Trustho and two
-+ dances, in which he will either drum or
dance. Rackham Lecture Hall. 8 pm. 764-
0594. Free.
S U N D A Y
Israeli Dancing. An hour of instruction
followed by an hour of open dancing.
Sponsored by Hillel. All levels welcome. 8-
10 pm. 769-0500. $2 donation asked.
The Ethnic Connection. Eastern
European folk music. Kerrytown Concert
House. 1 pm. 662-5253. $7, $5 (students
and seniors).
M O N D A Y
Composers Forum Series. Students of
composition at the Univeristy present their
work-to the public. School of Music Recital
Hall. 8 pm. 764-0594. Free.

Campus Orchestra Winter Concert.
Hindemith's Konzertmusik, Op. 49 and
Haydn's Symphony No. 104 in D. Hill
Auditorium. 8 pm. 764-0594. Free.
WEDNESDAY
Tim Harrod, Tommy Manion
(tentative) at UAC Laughtrack. 10 pm.
763-1107. $3. Student ID Required.
Life on a Curve. The Residence Hall
Repertory Theatre Troupe. A Show About
Education. Alice Lloyd. 10 pm. Ann Pardo
764-8678.
THURSDAY
Alison Swan and David Wolf read from
their own fiction and poetry works.
Sponsored by The Guild House Campus
Ministry/Friends of Guild House. 8:30 pm.
Steve Gibbs 995-8343. Free.
Trailblazers andrTroubadours: Forty
Years of Modern Dance. Part of a
series of lyric dances from some of this
century's most influncial choreographers.
Presented by the University Dance
Company. Power Center. Tom Loewe 936-
3301. Tickets 764-0450.
bars and
clubs
The Ark
(761-1451)
Friday: The RFD Boys. Saturday:
Mustard's Retreat. Sunday: Neil
Woodward. Tuesday: Open Stage.
Thursday: Norman Kennedy.
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The Blind Pig
(996-8555)
Friday: George Beddare and the Kingpins.
Saturday: The Sun Messangers. Sunday:
Blues Jam Night. Tuesday: The Smashing
Pumpkins. Wednesday:Big Dave & the
Ultrasonics. Thursday: Goon Skwad.
Club Heidelberg
(994-3562)
Friday: Urge Overkill with Wig. Saturday:
Typhoid Mary plus Fair Game. Tuesday:
The Poetry Slam, 8:00. Thursday: Primal
Shells plus Southgoing Zak.
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Rick's American Caf6
Information unavailable at press time.
(996-2747)
Cross Street Station
(485-5050)
Friday: Luna Park. Saturday: Big Richard.
Thursday: LaTrinity.

Mainstreet Comedy Showcase
(996-9080)
Friday: Gary Lazer 8:30, 11:00. Saturday:
Gary Lazer 7:00, 9:00, 11:00. Tuesday:
Open mic 8:30. Wednesday and Thursday:
Best of the Midwest.
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Nectarine Ballroom
Information unavailable at press time.
(994-5436)
U-Club
(763-2236)
Friday: New Music with DJ Jeffrey.
Saturday: Frank Allison and the Odd Sox.
Monday: Greek-Only Week Party.
Tuesday: Reggae and more with DJ
Creole Kid. Wednesday: Laughtracks.
Thursday: Mr. Edamy.
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Polo Lounge
Information unavailable at press time.
(761-7800)
campus
F RI D A Y
Grease
The film musical based on the Broadway
smash that catapulted the careers of John
Travofta and Olivia Newton-John.
Featuring such timeless classics as
"Greased Lightning", "Hopelessly Devoted
to You", and "You're the One that I Want."
International Center 7:00
Simon of the Desert
Bearded thinker plops himself up on an
after to communicate better with God.
Comedy from Luis Bunuel.
(Luis Bunuel,1965)
MLB 4 7:00
Kwaldan
Lafcadio Hearn's supernatural stories
based on his experiences while living in
Japan deal with everything from samurais
to monks.
(Masaki Kobayashi, 1964)
MLB 4 8:20
The Blue Angel
Nerdy Professor falls for clarinet-playing
Marlene Dietrich who then proceeds to
ruin his Jife in this classic from the genius of
Joseph von Stenberg.
Aud B 7:00
Othello
Lawrence Olivier stars, but does not direct
this excellent version of the Shakespearian
tragedy.
(Stuart Burge, 1965)
Aud B 9:00

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Blood for Oil? (cover story)
It has been billed as a war to "prevent further aggression." It has been billed as a war
to liberate the people of Kuwait. But in a lot of ways, the war is caused by the
presence beneath the sands of the Arabian peninsula of an extremely precious
commodity - oil.See Page &
Rap in Review
And here's one more "best of" list, a look back at the ten most important rap albums
and songs of the past year.See Page 4'
Meet the Bootlegs
Some advice: Look around cautiously before entering the risky but rewarding world
of Beatles bootlegs.See Page 12.
Also:
Out to Lunch
Mike Gill
Larry Hu
Craig Linne
Jesse Walker
Sketchpad by F. Zinn
The Weekend List
Cover photo by the Associated Press (not Jose Juarez)

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Welcome to the first February Weekend! I
my love, but I'm Erica Kohnke and I'm angry
stuff. Seeing that this space is now to be used
controversial lalala, I have my own flamboyant
First of all, I am not free Sunday through V
overbearing editor, Gil, claimed two weeks ag
readers of Weekend as his editorial assistant (f
calling me then, as it is making me angry.
Second, I am left-handed and this makes m
tional scars and a limp because I'm so damn n
lefty desk in a classroom, I am either snuggled
professor or balanced on the balcony of an adj<
teethe on coursepacks.
Finally, I'm angry because I've eaten one v
to be that chickens led joyful chicken lives rur
children and pecking at each other. Now in th
cially-lit coops, they're mad mad mad, and the
and now I'm angry. Everything's like that nov
vengeful calves.
Now I have the Weekend, and oh what tre,
reading path this week. Gil, the aforemention(
passive-aggressive hamburgers) has been pum
angry lot of Beatles songs in preparation for hi
ripped-off in pursuit of those extra notesand %
walrus and me.
Forrest Green III and Peter Shapiro have c
accomplishments for the past year. It's an inte
despite the anecdotal names, rap is a sympton
As a follow-up to last week's gulf coverage,
cover story about the impact of the conflict on
to find out the role of oil in the war, and this is
So to release us from all the mad tension, e
bracing, blustery Ann Arbor February, and has
page to soothe all angry souls.
The mysterious, controversial Out to Lunc
hang-outs where you thought no one would fi.
Listen, don't think you can take up vegeta
once. Once. Then they were ripped curtly fro
You'd be mad too.
Our columnists are cranky lot.
Jesse "Sky" Walker analyzes how a capital
country's homeless Roman Catholics in a capt
tary. Actually, he doesn't, but we like to prete
be in a very silly mood this week.
Mike Gill, he of the poorly-cropped head,
to a column I am just too angry to read. Sports
Craig Linne exposes the seamier side of zc
gative novella, which was not written under th

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Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Spencer Tracy and Kate Hepburn team up
for the last time as middle American
parents who are more than a little I
surprised at their daughter's fiance, Sidney
Poitier.
(Stanley Kramer, 1967)
MLB 3 7:30
A Raisin in the Sun
A Sidney Poitier double-feature! In one of
his best early pictures, a black family
moves into a white Chicago neighborhood
in this drama of race relations.
(Daniel Petrie, 1961)
MLB 3 9:30
S A T U R D A Y
Boudu Saved From Drowning
Renoir comedy has book dealer rescuing
Boudu from the Seine, takes him home
where he wrecks chaos on the homefront.
(Jean Renoir, 1932)
Aud A 7:00
A Day In the Country
Renoir night at Aud A continues with this
film version of the de Maupassant story
about the loves of a mother and daughter.
Ahhhhhhhh.
(Jean Renoir, 1936)
Aud A 8:30
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The Rules of the Game
Weekend hunt at a French estate turns
ugly when fellow hunters, not animals,
become the prey. Highly touted, influencial
landmark in French Cinema.
(Jean Renoir, 1939)
Aud A 9:20

48 HRS.
Eddie Murphy gets a two-day pass from
prison to hunt down killer with tough cop
Nick Nolte.
In the process, they have a good ole' time,
especially at a Country/Western bar.
(Walter Hill, 1982)
MLB 3 8:00 & 10:00
All-Fear Eats the Soul
Brigitte Mira plays 60-year old widow who
falls for 30-year old Arab in this Rainer
Werner Fassbinder comedy from 1974.
MLB 4 7:30
in a Year of 13 Moons
Excessively disturbing Fastbinder drama
about an abandoned transsexual who's
mother runs out when her husband is
thrown into a prison camp. Dificult to
swalloww, but powerful.
(Rainer W. Fassbinder, 1979)
MLB 4 9:15
S U N D A Y
Fantasia
Disney's animated tour-de-force is a little
dated, but still gorgeous. The music is as
great as ever with Beethoven,
Mussorgsky, and Tchaikovsky to name a
few. If Roger Waters was around in 1940,
this would have been The Wall.
(Walt Disney, 1940)
Mich Th. 3:00, 5:30, & 8:00
Cyrano De Bergerac
Benefit screening of this 1990 version of
this 17th Century play. If you a want a
version in English, go rent Roxanne.
(Jean-Paul Rappeneau, 1990)
Ann Arbor Th. 7:15

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Weekend Editor-Gil Renberg
Weekend Associate Editor-Josephine Ballenger
Weekend Arts Editor-Tony Silber
Editorial Assistant-Erica Kohnke
Cartoonist-Fred Zinn
Food Consultants-Noah Finkel, Eric Lemont
Columnists-Jonathan Chait, Scott Chupack, Mike Gill,
Larry Hu, Craig Linne, Jesse Walker
Artist-Adam Levine
Business Manager-Dionne E. Webster
Special Sections Coordinator-Nancy Sagar
Sales ManagerLisa Greenberg
Assistant Sales Manager-Cyndi Peters
Weekend is published by The Michigan Daily almost every Friday. Copyright 1991. All rights reserved. You may not
reproduce or transmit any part of this magazine without a written note from your mother.
Items for the Weekend List must be submitted at the latest by the Friday before publication. List submissions
and letters can be dropped off at the Daily or mailed to us at:
Weekend
420 Maynard Street
Ann Arbor, Ml 48109
(313) 764-0552

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Present" was by Melissa Peerless and Tami P
their by-lines. They did a lot of hard work on
unkind reward.
In the cover story, we mistakenly identifie
In fact, Jerusalem is the capital. We apologize
and Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek for any rr
resulted from our blunder.

February 1, 1991

WEEKEND,

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