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The Michigan Daily - W4e4, 4. - Thursday, December_7, 1995 - 118

A weekly listing of who's where,
what's happening and why you need
to be there...

F I L M

First-Run Films
FILMS OPENING:
Father of the Bride Part ii Steve Martin chokes on his
Metamucil when he discovers that wife Diane Keaton is preg-
nant. At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:10, 6:50, 9:15; at Showcase: 11:00,
1:20, 4:00, 7:20, 9:40, 11:50.
Sabrina Harrison Ford romances Julia Ormond - a woman
only half his age. So what's new? Sneak preview (Saturday only).
At Briarwood: 7:40; at Showcase: 7:30.
FILMS HOLDING:
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Jim Carrey spends two
hours making fart noises with his armpits. Weeeeellllll aaaalrighty
then! At Briarwood: 12:50, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30; at Showcase:
12:10, 2:10, 4:20, 7:40, 9:50, 12:10.
The American President Michael Douglas, Annette Bening,
Martin Sheen and Michael J. Fox try to do some career resusci-
tation. At Briarwood: 1:30, 4:40, 7:30, 10:15; at Showcase: 11:00,
1:30, 4:00, 7:20, 9:50, 12:10.
Carrington On the rebound after divorcing ex-hubby Kenny
Branagh, Emma Thompson falls in love with a gay man. At Ann
Arbor 1 & 2: 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25.
Casino Sexy Sharon Stone steals the show in Scorsese's saga -
and she doesn't even need an ice pick to do it! At Briarwood:
12:40, 4:20, 8:00; at Showcase: 12:00, 1:00, 3:30, 4:30, 7:10, 8:00,
10:30 (Friday through Sunday only), 11:20.
The Crossing Guard Sean 'Spicoli" Penn directs another
radical movie, dude! At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
Get Shorty John Trvolta in a really rad 'do, man. He'll tell you
how it is, At Briarwood: 4:50, 10:00; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:30,
5:00, 7:40, 10:00, 12:20.
Goldeneye Suave Pierce Brosnan stars as Bond. James Bond.
At Briarwood: 1:00, 3:50, 7:00, 9:50; 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: 11:15, 1:30, 4:00, 7:00 (except Satur-
day).
Mighty Aphrodite Moving on with his life, Woody Allen
attempts to pick up the goddess of love. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2:
12:45, 5:05, 9:35.
Money Train Twins Woody and Wesley finally prove the point
that we are all brothers in this world. At Briarwood: 1:20, 3:40,
7:15, 9:40; at Showcase: 11:10, 1:30, 4:10, 7:45, 10:10, 12:30.
Nick of Time Johnny Depp's new movie couldn't have been
released at a better moment. At Briarwood: 1:50, 7:40 (except
Saturday); at Showcase: 9:50, 11:50.
Persuasion How can I convince you to go see this film ... ? At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 2:50, 7:25.
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.
Toy Story With the help of some snazzy computer animation,
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen have a little G-rated fun. At Showcase:
11:00, 11:30, 1:00, 1:30, 3:00, 3:30, 5:00, 5:30, 7:00, 7:30, 9:00,
9:30, 11:00.
White Man's Burden John Travolta has to bear the weight of
Harry Belafonte who just won't stop singing that "Day-O" song.
At Showcase: 11:10, 1:05, 3:10, 5:15, 7:20, 9:30, 11:30; at State:
1:30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:00, 11:30.
Wild Bill Life DEEP inside the White House, as told by that
Flowers chick. At Showcase: 11:20, 1:30, 4:00, 7:25, 9:50,
12:10.
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 Tuesdavs. State
matinees are Saturday and Sunday only.
T H U R S D A Y
The Bucket Come get you're groove on at Rick's, my brother.
Judy Collins See what you're parents used to think was "outta
sight." 8 p.m. Hill Aud. Call 763-TKTS.
Ekoostik Hookah What's in a name? Blind Pig
Sister Seed Riding the acoustic/feminazi bandwagon at Cross
Street.

Jack Spack Jr. Yet another acoustic singer/songwriter. Does
anyone remember the electric guitar? Tap Room. Free.
FRIDAY
U-M University Symphony Band Robert Reynolds conducts. 8
p.m. Hill Aud. As always, its free.
The Friars The eight-member division of the men's glee club
performs at the Power Center. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at
the Union Ticket Office.
The Nylons Come see your favorite Christmas hits, a capella.
Tickets range from $15 to $27.50 in advance. 8 p.m. Michigan Theater.
Restroom Poets Straight from Mason Hall to Cava Java, 9:30 p.m.
Jorma Kaukonen Former Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist
rocks The Ark. If anyone who's been around that long still has the
ability to rock, that is. Show time 8 p.m. Tickets are $14.75 in advance.
Wig They'll scare the pants off ya, with the help of Gondolierand
Perplexa. Blind Pig.
First Light Rasta men from Cleveland? Check 'em out mon. Rick's.
Riddle Me This More local pop/rock to be shoved down your throat.
Theo's
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Henry Charles Smith conducts
and Brenda Lynne Leach performs on organ. 8 p.m. Orchestra Hall.
S A T U R D A Y
Ass Ponys The name alone is worth the price of admission, and
as a bonus, you also get the Holy Cows! Blind Pig.

Campus Cinema
F R I D A Y
Harvey (1950) Jimmy Stewart is a confused heavy drinker who
talks with his invisible, six-foot-three-inch friend Harvey - a
rabbit. Strangely enough, people think he's totally loony. Nat Sci
7:00.
A Chinese Ghost Story (1988) Chinese film in which a young
tax collector falls in love with a spirit in a temple. Aud A 8:00. Free.
Walls of Malapaga (1949) Love story about a French fugitive and
an Italian waitress who form a complicated relationship. Nat Sci 8:45.
Key Largo (1948) John Huston directs Bogey and Bacall in this
post-WWII action classic. Nat Sci 10:20.
S A T U R D A Y
Animpnia Wacky Japanimation for all you "Speed Racer" fans out
there. MLB 3 5:00. Free.
MONDAY
Double Happiness (1994) Chinese-Canadian film (the next in the line
of oh-so many ...) about a young woman torn between her desire to be
an actress and her parents' wishes to have her look like Connie Chung.
All for the love of that Maury fella. Mich 7:00.
Citizen Kane (1941) Orson Welles' classic tale of a newspaper
publisher and his sled. It's only like the greatest movie ever made - so
what better reason to go see it. Mich 9:00.
T U E S D A Y
Double Happiness (1994) See Monday. Mich 7:00.
Canadian Bacon (1995) Not exactly "Citizen Kane." The late John
Candy's last film (that probably should have gone the way of its star).
Mich 9:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
Double Happiness (1994) See Monday. Mich 7:00.
Canadian Bacon (1995) See Tuesday. Mich 9:00.

T H E A T E R
T H U R S D A Y
The Grand Duke University Gilbert and Sullivan Society's final collabo-
ration. 8 p.m., Mendelssohn Theater, $12-$8 ($5 students). Call 763-1085.
Oliver! Musical about that famous adorable orphan (and I don't
mean the one with the dog). 7:30 p.m., Ann Arbor Civic Theater
(2275 Platt Road), $7 ($5 youths). Call 996-3888.
Antigone The Young Actors' Guild presents the Sophoclean
tragedy. 8 p.m., Performance Network (408 W. Washington), $12 ($9
students/seniors, pay-what-you-can-Thursday). Call 663-0681.
Once in Doubt The Raymond Barry play closes the Basement Arts
season. 5 p.m., Arena Theater (basement of Frieze Building), Free.
Escanaba in da Moonlight Humor from the pen of Jeff Daniels. 8
p.m., Garage Theater (137 Park St., Chelsea), $20-$15. Call 475-7902.
Stomp The British percussion group can make a rhythm out of just
about anything, from paper bags to Zippo lighters. Fisher Theater
(Detroit), $30-$22.50. Call (313) 872-1000 or (810) 645-6666.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Donny
Osmond stars in the Andrew Lloyd-Webber/Tim Rice musical. 8
p.m., Masonic Temple Theater (Detroit). Call (313) 832-5900.
F R I D A Y
Pericles The Hilberry Theater presents Shakespeare's rarely-
produced tale of the Prince of Tyre. 8 p.m., Hilberry Theater (Wayne
State University, Detroit), $16.50-$9.50. Call (313) 577-2972.
The Grand Duke See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Oliver! See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Antigone See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Once in Doubt See Thursday, 5 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Stomp See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
Slag & Escape from Happiness Under the direction of John
Neville-Andrews, Another Bloody Theater Company presents a
double bill. 2 ("Slag") & 8 ("Escape"), Trueblood Theater, FREE.
Antigone See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Oliver! See Thursday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Once in Doubt See Thursday, 5 p.m.
The Grand Duke See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Stomp See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Pericles See Friday, 8 p.m.

SUNDAY
Escape from Happiness & Slag
See Saturday, 2 ("Escape") & 8 ("Slag") p.m.
Antigone See Thursday, 7 p.m.
Oliver! See Thursday, 2 p.m.
The Grand Duke See Thursday, 8 p.m..
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.
Stomp See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
TUESDAY
Stomp See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
WNEDNESDAY
Stomp See Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Joseph ... See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Pericles See Friday, 8 p.m.
L OO K I N G AINGAHEAD
Les Liaisons Dangereuses Dec. 14-17 at 8 p.m., Trueblood
Theater, $12 ($6 students). Call 763-TKTS.
The Government Inspector Dec. 14-16 at 8 p.m., Dec. 17 at 7
No, despite the amazing resemblance, this is not Weekend, etc, editor Jen p.m., Performance Network, $7 ($5 youths). Call 663-0681.
Buckley. It is the equally lovely Julia Ormond, who stars opposite Harrison Ford in The Nutcracker Dec. 15-16 at 8 p.m., Dec. 16-17 at 2 p.m.,
"Sabrina." Buckley will soon be releasing her own film entitled "Stress." Power Center, $15 ($7 youths). Call 763-TKTS.

M u

S I C

Frank and Kevin Allison Local boy makes good at Cava Java,
9:30 p.m.
The Bucket There's no such thing as too much Bucket. Cross
Street.
Kiss Reunion Tour Disclaimer: Its only Ace Frehley and Peter
Criss, so don't get too excited yet. Harpos. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Matt Watroba This amazing solo acoustic artist is also the host of
WDET's "Folks Like Us." 8 p.m. The Ark. $10 at door.
Gil Shaham This violin virtuoso plays for free at 1p.m. at Border's,
then plays for $14-$36 at 8p.m. at Hill Aud. Ask your favorite Econ.
major about which is the better buy.
Lonnie Brooks Come for the frat boys, stay for the music. Rick's
Knee Deep Shag You like a the funk, they give you the funk.
Theo's.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Roberta Flack, Peabo
Bryson, James Ingram, and Melissa Manchester, performing a
program entitled "The Colors of Christmas." 8 p.m. at Orchestra
Hall.
S U N D A Y
Natalie Merchant Merchant comes to Ann Arbor minus the other
9,999 maniacs. Hill Aud. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 in advance. Call
763-TKTS.
Steve Nardella Benefit A benefit for Nardella with more music
than you can shake a stick at. With George Bernard and the
Kngpins, the Steve Springer Band, Madcat & Kane and much more.
6 p.m. to Midnight. Rick's, $10 at the door.
Allison Krauss & Union Station You asked for it, Krauss
returns after being featured at the '95 Ann Arbor Folk Festival.
Michigan Theater. 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $18.50 to $27.50.
Call 763-TKTS
Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Roberta Flack, Peabo
Bryson, James Ingram, and Melissa Manchester, performing "The
Colors of Christmas." 8 p.m. at Orchestra Hall.

M O N D A Y
U-M Organ Recital An evening of 20th century French Composers 8
p.m. Hill Aud.
T U E S D A Y
Open Mic Go down and show 'em what you got. Blind Pig.
Borax "Theatrical trash rock with a circus attiude." Finally. Rick's
W E D N E S D A Y
Open Stage You were so good last night at the Pig, they invited you to
the Ark. Sign up begins at 7:30. $3 at the door.

Natalie Merchant is praying that you will come check out her Hill show Sunday.

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