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F R I D A Y
Comedy Company Big Show. Big fun with a not-so-big
student group thatil crack you up. Mendelssohn Theatre,
8 pm. $4.50 advance, $5 door. 763-1107.
The WIL Kuumba sponsors this'70s version of the
"Wizard of Oz,* in which Diana Ross was the original
Broadway lead. Power Center, 8 pm. $12.50,;$8.00
students. 763-TKTS.
U-M Concert Band. Hear students play rare works lke
Leemans' March of the Belgian Parachutistes. Hill Aud.,
8 pm, free.
A Polite Evening of Marriage & Cuckoldry. Two comedies
by George Bernard Shaw explore adultery and marital
relationships. East.Ouad/RC Aud., 8 pm. $5, $2 students.
747-4354.
Bizarre Circus. Frank's Absurd Repertory offers its keen
but odd perceptions of the world. At Hang ON!, 8 pm. $9,
$7 students. 663-0681.
Party of Three. Celebrate March 17 early with a pint o'
ale as Michigan's finest Irish trio plays Celtic songs.
Pittsfield Union Grange Hall, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd.,
7:30 pm, $5. 769-1052.
SAT U R DAY
Pirin, Bulgarian National Folk Ensemble. One of the best
of its genre. Hill Aud., 8pm, $10-$20:.763-TKTS.
The Friars' 35th Annual Best Concert Ever. Coo at
college males singing a capella. Rackham Aud, 8 pm, $4.
763-TKTS.
Great American Jazzwith Red Richards, a legendary
pianist. Kerrytown Concert House, 8 pm, $10-$15. $8
students.
A Pole Evening of Marriage & Cuckoldry. See Friday

Bizarre Circus. See Friday.
The Wiz. See Friday. 1 pm& 8pm
Comedy Company Big Show. See Friday.
Pianist Robert Jordan gives Master Class. Critically
acclaimed pianist Robert Jordan gives a master class
from 12:30 to 3:30 pm at the School of Music Recital
Hal. Free.
SUNDAY
George Thurougood and the Delaware Destroyers. Groove
to good o'rock 'n' roll with these b-b-b-bad boys in
concert. Hill Aud, 7:30 pm, $17.50. 763-TKTS.
Guest Artist Recital. Robert Jordan on piano, U-M School
of Music Recital Hall, 4 pm, free. 763-4726.
Concerto Concert. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime
chance to hear a tuba solo, along with other unusual
soloists. Mich. Theatre, 4 pm, $6-$10.
Benefit Concert. Find out what happens when a mezzo-
soprano, a cellist, and a pianist get together. Rackham
Aud, 4 pm. $10, $6 students to benefit U-M's Modern
Greek Studies program. 995-1665.
A Polite Evening of Marriage & Cuckoldry. See Friday. 2
p.m.
Bizarre Circus. See Friday. 630.
Pianist Robert Jordan recital. Robert Jordan will culminate
his visit to U-M with a 4pm recital in the School of Music
Recital Hall. Free.
MONDAY
No Survivors. Tak to Us portrays the experiences of
Holocaust survivors. Hillel, 1429 Hill St., 7:30.
Mr. Greek Week. A male beauty pageant put on by
fraternities. Michigan Theater,.7:00. $4.
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY
Cabaret. A stage performance of the classic wartime
play. Power Center, 8pm. $6.50. 764-0450.
The New Piano Trio, presented by Music at Mid-day. A
piano, cello and violin trio from U-M Flint Mich. Union,
Pendleton Rm.,12:15pm.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Zubin Mehta and his
travelling band come to Ann Arbor for a return
engagement. Hill Aud., 8pm. $14-$39. 763-TKTS.
Fogel and Speiing Dance Works Jessica Fogel and Peter
Sparing premiere four dance pieces relating to sexuality
and Margaret Atwood's lhe Female Body." Dance
Bldg. Studio A, 8pm. $7.
Jazz Combos. Student jazz musicians perform for diners.
North Campus Commons Dining Hall, 8pm. Free.
Dance Thesis Concert. U-M MFA candidates perform
their solo and group choreographical works which explore
human feelings. Dance Bldg. Studio A, 8pm. $4.763-
5460.

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FIRST D~RAFT, TlOOpm

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The Ark
(761-1451)
Friday: JohnScofield, jazz. Saturday: Tom Paxton,fok.
Sunday' Homegrown Women's Music Series, featuring
Ann Doyle, Stephanie Ozer, and Repercussions. Tuesday:
Dave Van Ronk, blues, ragtime, and fok. Thursday: Hear
Darden Smith and Anne Hills for free.
Bird of Paradise
(662-8310)
Friday: Cynthia Dewberry and Friends, jazz.
The Bind Pig
(996-8555)
Friday: Frank Allison and the Odd Sox, rock. Saturday:.
Blues Fest, with many Ann Arbor and Detroit greats.
Sunday: St. Patrick's Day Blues Out, complete with
green beer. Tuesday: Pontiac, rock'n'roll. Wednesday:
Orange Ruffies with Laughing Hicks opening. Thursday:
Captain Dave and the Psychedelic Lounge Cats, men of
meaty lyrics.
CityUmits
(665-4444)
Sunday: Pat McCaffrey's Irish Trio, perfect for St.
Patty's Day.
Club Hedlerg
(994-3562)
Friday: Culture Shock with Trenchmouth, Chicago rockers.
Saturday: Tad, Babes in Toyland, and Zu Zu's Petals, all
thrash. Thursday: Supreme Dicks, Azalia Snail, and
Hwaseem tear up the place.
Cross Street Station
(485-5050)
Friday: Soul Station, rock. Saturday: Southgoing Zak,

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The Life and Timnes of Red (cover story
Red Berenson and Michigan. Perfect together. Family, friends, colleagues and
Red himself look back at the career of Michigan's greatest hockey player and
current coach. See Page 6.
The Road to Respectability
How the mighty had fallen. Before Red Berenson took over as hockey coach,
the Wolverines were tiny shrews. Today, they are shooting for a national
championship. See Page 4.
Pre-Hoopla Picks
Weekend Arts Editor Tony Silber previews the awards ceremonies and
considers this year's picks for the Best Picture Award See Page 8.
Also:
Out to lunch
Jonathan Chait
Jesse Walker
Sketchpad by F. Zinn
The Weekend List
Cover photo by Jennifer Dunetz

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what else but reggae.
Mainstreet Comedy Showcase
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Friday, Saturday: Tim Cavanagh.
Nectarine Ballroom
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Wednesday: Johnny Winter, 9pm, $13.50. Tickets from
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Saturday: Paul Vomhagen Quartet, saxy jazz.
Rick's American Cate
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Saturday: The Difference, rock. Sunday: St. Patrick's
Day with the Attic, classic rock. Monday: Cuppa Joe, let
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Wednesday: Laughtrack. Thursday: The Knives, original
and classic rock.

AccordingI
I might as well come out and say it. I am not
which is the main subject of this week's Weekena
incarnation is a wonderful sport, featuring excite
feats of courage and skill. The grace of Gretzky
for-leather cavalry charges speak well for the gar
But college hockey's defensive arsenal freque
maneuvers. For example, it is not uncommon to
complete control of the puck be stripped of wha
enemy agent who flails his stick at our hero and
Winning a hockey game in such a deceitful w
team is better; rather, it proves that one side was
and referees with greater efficiency. Any game i
rampant will have a worthless outcome.
Now, brace yourself for a contradiction.
I am glad that somewhere in sports, such che:
When it comes to sports, I am an incurable ro
hockey represents the last bastion of the rough-a
which used to exist, a world in which cheating a:
part of the game. The many sports leagues have
cleaning themselves up. Happily, somewhere p
win.
Speaking at Michigan two years ago, A. Bartle
arbitrator of justice and truth, said that sports ca
athletes are placed on an even playing field. If ti
one side, the game no longer has any meaning.
From this, one can infer that so long as both s
opportunity to win, the game will be tainted, bu
be tough to win. If a batter can just dig in and hi
possibility that the next pitch may pound into h
easier and the feat less noteworthy.
The contact sports - football, hockey, baseb
be played by gentlemen. The performers used t
played all out and who hated their opponents as
Today, one sees too much fraternization amo
from both teams hang around the batting practic
action would not have been tolerated twenty ye
Isiah Thomas of the Pistons and Magic Johnson
each other!
Back in the days when the highest paid playe
off-season in order to make ends meet, the play<
desire for more money, so they fought as hard as
meant that bread was being taken out of their fa
saying went. Athletes who wanted to stay on the
they had to scratch and claw. Ty Cobb went be)
his spikes and stick them into anyone who got it
tremendous success and is in the baseball Hall c
such tactics worked.
Granted, such rough play brings with it an ele
brings an element of excitement, since one is ei
who got hurt would usually live to fight another
today's millionaire players are unwilling to risk t
career-ending injuries. This is certainly understa
attitude has removed a lot of intensity from athl
Yet this spirit of competition still survives in
which can not be played by the faint of heart, nc
weak of stomach. Let's hope that at least one re
remains unreformed and unrepentant.
Gil Renberg is Weekend Editor.

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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 Manager-Lisa Greenberg
Assistant Sales Manager-Cyndi Peters

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