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The Michigan Daily -Thursday, November 16. 1995
A weekly listing of who's where,
what's happening and why you need
to be there...

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First-Run Films
FILMS OPENING:
The American President Michael Douglas, Annette Bening,
Martin Sheen and Michael J. Fox try to do some career resuscita-
tion. At Briarwood: 11:30, 2:20, 5:00, 7:45, 10:30; at Showcase:
11:00, 12:30, 1:30, 2:55, 4:00, 5:20, 7:20, 7:50, 9:50, 10:15, 12:10.
Goldeneye Suave Pierce Brosnan stars as Bond. James Bond.
At Briarwood: 11:15, 2:00, 4:45, 7:30, 10:15; at Showcase: 11:00,
1:00, 1:40, 3:50, 4:20, 7:15, 7:45, 9:55, 10:30, 12:30.
It Takes Two After rejecting big-money offers to star in
"Showgirls," the Olsen twins opted to act with Kirstie Alley and
Steve Guttenberg in this family flick. What an unfortunate choice! At
Showcase: 11:00, 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, 9:50, 12:00; at State: 1:30,
4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
FILMS HOLDING:
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Jim Carrey spends two
hours making fart noises with his armpits. Weeeeellllll aaaalrighty
then! At Briarwood: 12:30, 1:20, 3:30, 4:20, 7:00, 8:00, 9:10,10:20;
at Showcase: 11:10, 12:30, 1:20, 2:40, 3:30, 4:50, 5:30, 7:10, 7:35,
9:25, 10:00, 11:30, 12:00.
Copycat Holly Hunter talks, Harry Connick Jr. is ugly and
Sigourney Weaver has hair in this murder mystery-thriller. At
Briarwood: 1:30, 4:00, 6:50, 9:30; at Showcase: 11:20, 1:55, 4:30,
7:40, 10:10, 12:30.
Fair Game In order to off-set Cindy Crawford's lack of acting
experience (and talent), producers chose master thespian Billy
Baldwin to co-star opposite her. Nice decision, folks! At State: 1:30,
4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:30.
Get Shorty Everybody tries to throw John Travolta from the train.
At Briarwood: 11:45, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40; at Showcase: 12:10,
2:40, 5:00, 7:25, 9:45, 12:15.
Gold Diggers The 1995 version of this cinematic classic features
Christina Ricci and that "My Girl" chick practicing their synchro-
nized swimming skills and tricking those pesky bad guys. At
Showcase: 11:00, 1:10, 3:20, 5:30.
Home for the Holidays Another Jodie Foster-directed sob-fest.
At Briarwood: 12:00, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50; at Showcase 12:45,
3:00, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45, 12:00.
Mighty Aphrodite Moving on with his life, Woody Allen attempts
to pick up the goddess of love. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1:00: 3:05, 5:10,
7:30, 9:40.
Now and Then And any other time. I'm never going to see
Hester Moore and Melanie Banderas in some "Steel Magnolias" rip-
off. And I'm not going to cry, either. No way. At Showcase: 11:45,
2:10, 4:25, 7:05, 9:35, 11:50.
Persuasion How can I convince you to go see this film ... ? At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25.
Powder Albinos Albinos Albinos. Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum. Weird. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:25, 4:40, 7:00,;9:20,
11:40.
Pulp Fiction Just remember: "I am not a hero. I am just a
coffeeshop manager!" Now and forever ... Aww yeah, boy! At
State: 11:30.
Seven Except for the fact that Brad "Duh" Pitt is in it, this is one of
the year's best. And it's FUH-REAKY! At Showcase: 11:15, 2:00,
4:40, 7:30, 10:10, 12:30.
Vampire in Brooklyn Angela Bassett perfects her skills as one
pumped-up female badass, and Eddie Murphy ain't got no ice
cream ... but he does have fangs! At Showcase: 8:00, 10:20,
12:30.
Phone numbers: Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 761-9700; Briarwood: 769-8780;
Fox Village: 994-8080; Michigan: 668-8397; Showcase: 973-8380;
State: 994-4024. All late night shows are Friday and Saturday only.
Ann Arbor 1 & 2 matinees are weekends and Tuesdays. State
matinees are Saturday and Sunday only.

Campus Cinema
T H U R S D A Y
Wild Reeds (1995) The award-winning French coming-of-age film,
set at the end of the Algerian War. Mich 9:15.
F R I D A Y
Okoge (1992) The title is a Japanese word for a woman who prefers
the company of gay men. In Japanese. Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
The Begotten (1991) The Ann Arbor Film Co-op presents this
hallucinatory depiction of the birth of the world. If the scene showing
God disemboweling himself doesn't scare you, this probably will:
Susan Sontag calls it the best movie ever. Aud A 7:30 & 9:30.
S A T U R D A Y
Wild Reeds (1995) See Thursday. Mich 3:00.
Animania Six straight hours - that's right: SIX straight hours - of
your favorite Japanese cartoons. MLB 3 5:00. Free.
Citizen Kane (1941) Rosebud is the sled. Nat Sci 7:00 & 9:15.
Endless Winter (1995) No, it's not about life in A-squared. This is a
ski adventure directed by eternal surfer dude Warren Miller. Mich 7:30.
Nadja (1995) The first of many artsy black-and-white vampire flicks to
be released this year. How tasty! Mich 10:00.
S U N D A Y
West Side Story (1961) Watch it and see if you get sick-to-your-
stomach when that whole dancing-gangs bit appears. Mich 5:00.
Nadja (1995) See Saturday. Mich 7:55.
Wild Reeds (1995) See Thursday. Mich 10:00.
M O N D A Y
La Habanera (1937) The Nazis' idea of a Hollywood melodrama.
Mich 7:00.
Nadja (1995) See Saturday. Mich 9:00.
T U E S D A Y
Cabaret (1972) Bob Fosse's deliberately decadent anti-musical. Mich
7:00.
Tales of Arab Detroit (1995) An examination of tensions be-
tween Arab and American cultures in our neighboring metropolis.
Lane 7:00. Free.
Nadja (1995) See Saturday. Mich 9:30.
W E D N E S D A Y
Romance in Another Key (1943) Another Nazi flick. Mich 7:00.
Carrington (1995) Emma Thompson and Jonathan "Brazil" Pryce
star in this period drama that rocked Cannes. Mich 9:00.

THURSDAY
A Midsummer Night's Dream The School of Music Opera
Theater's "hip" retelling of Benjamin Britten's operatic retelling of
Shakespeare's magical story. 8 p.m., Power Center, $16-$12 ($6
students). Call 764-0450.
I Am A Man The Department of Theater and Drama presents
OyamO's powerful play, focusing on the 1968 Memphis Sanitation
Workers' Strike, which led directly to the assassination of the
Reverend Martin Luther King. 8 p.m., Trueblood Theater, $12 ($6
students). Call 764-0450.
Devil Love Department of Theater and Drama professor John
Neville-Andrews directs this new play by K. Masters as part of the
Basement Arts series. 5 p.m., Arena Theater (basement of Frieze
Building), FREE.
Little Shop of Horrors SophShow presents the Alan Menken-
Howard Ashman cult musical about an overgrown, hungry plant. 8
p.m., Mendelssohn Theater, $7 ($5 students). Call 764-0450.
Falsettos EMU presents the William Finn-James Lapine double
bill of musicals, "March of the Falsettos" and "Falsettoland." 8
p.m., Sponberg Theater (EMU campus), $10-$5. Call 487-1221.
Jeffrey Paul Rudnick's play about gay dating in the age of AIDS.
8 p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theater (2275 Platt Road), $9 ($8 stu/sen).
Call 971-AACT.
Playing Bare The line between art and life is blurred in this
Beckett-esaue existential drama. 8 q.m., Performance Network
(408 W. Washington), $12 ($9 students/seniors, pay-what-you-can-
Thursdays). Call 663-0681.
Escanaba in da Moonlight Hunting humor from the pen of
Jeff Daniels. More fun than "Dumb and Dumber." 8 p.m., Purple
Rose Theater (137 Park St., Chelsea), $25-$15. Call 475-7902.
Beyond the Horizon Eugene O'Neill's play, a haunting drama
of dreams won and lost. 8 p.m., Hilberry Theater (Wayne State
University campus, Detroit), $16.50-$9.50. Call (313) 577-2972

F R I D A Y
What the Butler Saw The RC Players present Joe Orton's
satirical farce. 8 p.m. RC Auditorium (East Quad), $5 ($3 students
A Midsummer Night's Dream See Thursday, 8 p.m.
I Am A Man See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Devil Love See Thursday, 5 p.m.
Little Shop of Horrors See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Falsettos See Thursday, 6 p.m.
Jeffrey See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Playing Bare See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beyond the Horizon See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
Prelude to a Kiss Do you believe in fairy tales? If not, you're
going to have a real problem with this one. 2 & 8 p.m., Hilberry
Theater (Wayne State University campus, Detroit), $16.50-$9.50.
Call (313) 577-2972.
A Midsummer Night's Dream See Thursday, 8 p.m.
I Am A Man See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Devil Love See Thursday, 5 p.m.
Little Shop of Horrors See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Falsettos See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Jeffrey See Thursday, 8 p.m.
What the Butler Saw See Friday, 8 pm.
Playing Bare See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Beyond the Horizon See Friday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
A Tuna Christmas See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

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T H U R S D A Y
Adam Druckman and Dan Shere will folk their hearts out at
the Michigan League. Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Free.
Poi Dog Pondering plays Alvin's. Doors at 9 p.m. Advance
tickets are $10. Call (313) 832-2355.
Palace Brothers play with Immigrant Suns at the Blind Pig.
Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $6.
Toasters play with Murphy's Law at St. Andrew's. Doors at 7 p.m.
Al & Emily Cantrell Husband-and-wife duo play country and
'bluegrass at the Ark at 8 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.
Green Day Snot-nosed punks play with the Riverdales at Cobo
Arena in Detroit. Tickets $15.50 in advance.
",os Straight Jackets With the Henchmen. Majestic. Doors 9 p.m.
F R I D A Y
Rocket From The Crypt plays with Blood Loss at the Majestic.
Doors open at 9 p.m. Advance tickets are $6.
vwhirlingRoad Local heroes play with Crossed Wire and Nineteen
Wheels at the Blind Pig. Call (313) 996-8555.
1964 (The Tribute) Tribute to the fab four by mock wannabes. 8
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p.m. at the Michigan Theater. Tickets $12 and $10.
The Cantrells play traditional contemporary music with Four Hands
at 7th House in Pontiac. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $8.
Rich Mullins and the Ragamuffin Band Christian rock. With
Ashley Cleveland. Hill Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $16 and $13.
The Bucket Funky 11-piece band at Rick's. Call 996-2747.
Vudu Hippies Detroit's rock originals play Theo's. Call 485-6720.
Frank and Kevin Allison Pop-rock duo play Cava Java.
Botfly Funk at Cross Street Station. Call 485-5050.
Concord Trio Acclaimed ensemble performs at the Museum of Art.
8 p.m. Tickets $15; $7 for students with ID. Call 747-0521.
ENACT Local ska-boys Aks Mama, punk-rockers Big Willie and the
Flaming Debutants, and Elliot play this Earthweek '96 benefit show at
East Quad's Halfway Inn. Doors 9:15 p.m.. Tickets $3 at the door.
S A T U R D A Y
Urge Overkill swingin' with the Geraldine Fibbers at the Palladium
in Roseville. All ages show. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Call (810) 788-8150.
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult play with Eve's Plumb and Big
Stick at St. Andrew's. Doors 7:30 p.m.
White Zombie plays with the Ramones and Supersuckers at the
Palace of Auburn Hills. Call (810) 645-6666 for more information.
Holy Cows Those crazy rock originals play Theo's. Call 485-6720.
Gary Primich Texas-style blues harp at 7th House. 8 p.m. $10.
Evan and Jaron Frat boys at Rick's! Call 996-2747.
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S U N D A Y
... A Name You Never Got Ronda Slater performs her one-
woman play about adoption. 2 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom, $10
($8 students). Call 971-2230.
A Midsummer Night's Dream See Thursday, 2 p.m.
I Am A Man See Thursday. 2 p.m.
Little Shop of Horrors See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Falsettos See Thursday, 2:30 & 8 p.m.
What the Butler Saw See Friday, 7 p.m.
Playing Bare See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.
A Tuna Christmas See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
T U E S D A Y
A Tuna Christmas Jaston Williams and Joe Sears portray
every wacky inhabitant of Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas. 8
p.m., Fisher Theater (Detroit), $35-$22.50. Call (313) 872-1000.
W E D N E S D A Y
Lea DeLaria This wonderfully bawdy, witty, musical comedian
has been called the "lesbian Lenny Bruce." 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.,
Mainstreet Comedy Showcase, $15. Call 996-9080.
A Tuna Christmas See Tuesday, 8 p.m.

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University Musical Society at 764-2538.
Great Lakes Quartet Vocal quartet-plus-pianist performs at
Kerrytown Concert House. 4 p.m. Tickets $15 and $10.
T U E S D A Y
Mr. Bungle includes Faith No More singer Mike Patton. With Melt
Banana at St. Andrew's. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Call 961-MELT.
Red Belly plays with Clover at the Shelter. Call 961-MELT. Doors 8
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