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9B - The Michigan Daily - WAe.A, 4 - Thursday, November 2, 1995

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First-Run Films
ILMS OPENING:
: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 Showcase:
1:00, 3:10, 5:30, 7:45, 9:50, 12:00.
Gold Diggers The 1995 version of this cinematic classic features
Christina Ricci and that "My Girl" chick practicing their synchro-
nized swimming skills. At Briarwood: 1:10, 3:10, 5:15, 7:30, 9:50; at
Showcase: 12:30, 2:40, 4:50, 7:20, 9:30, 11:40.
Home for the Holidays Another Jodie Foster-directed sob-fest.
At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:10, 7:15, 9:30; at Showcase 12:45, 3:00, 5:15,
7:30, 9:45,12:00.
Mighty Aphrodite Still trying to get over Soon-Yi and get on with
his romantic life, Woody Allen attempts to pick up the goddess of
love. At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1:10: 3:10, 5:10, 7:30, 9:35.
Persuasion Forget Jane Austen ... Emma Thompson spends two
hours bitching about soon-to-be-former husband Kenneth Branagh.
What a jerk: Always quoting "Macbeth" during sex. At Ann Arbor 1
& 2: 12:40, 2:45, 4:50, 7:10, 9:20.
,FILMS HOLDING:
Babe Movie about a charming pig - and he's not that Arnold on
"Green Acres," either. At Showcase: 12:00, 4:20.
The Big Green Kiddie flick with a vengeance. At Showcase:
12:00, 2:10.
Copycat Holly Hunter talks, Harry Connick Jr. is ugly and
Sigourney Weaver has hair in this murder mystery-thriller. At
Briarwood: 1:30, 4:30, 7:20, 10:00; at Showcase: 1:15, 4:00, 4:30,
7:10, 7:409 9:55, 10:15,12:30.
Dead Presidents The Hughes brothers direct James K. Polk
and Millard Fillmore on their reunion tour. Watch for the "Memory"
song-and-dance number. At Showcase: 1:50, 7:05, 9:40, 12:10.
Get Shorty Everybody tries to throw John Travolta from the train.
At Briarwood: 12:45, 3:00, 5:20, 7:45, 10:15; at Showcase: 12:10,
2;40, 5:00, 7:20, 9:50, 12:15.
How to Make an American Quilt Just ask Winona Ryder. Knit
one, purl two. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30, 10:00,12:30.
Never Talk to Strangers Rebecca DeMornay rocks Antonio
Banderas's cradle. At Showcase: 12:20, 9:30, 11:30; at State: 1:30,
4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
Now and Then And any other time. I'm never going to see
Hester Moore and Melanie Banderas in some "Steel Magnolias" rip-
off. No way. At Showcase: 12:20, 2:45, 5:00, 7:15, 9:35, 11:50.
Powder Albinos Albinos Albinos. At Showcase: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50,
7:25, 9:55, 12:15.
Pulp Fiction 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. At Briarwood: 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, 9:45; at Showcase:
1:00, 4:00, 7:35, 10:15, 12:30.
Strange Days Strange movie. At State: 11:30.
Three Wishes Self-explanatory genie picture with Patrick
Swayze (sans Robin Williams). At Briarwoood: 1:45, 4:15, 6:50,
9:15; at Showcase: 2:20, 4:40, 7:00.
To Die For Nicole Simps - er, I.mean Nicole KIDMAN is well
worth the consequences. Tom Cruise can vouch for that. At State:
1::30, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30.
Vampire in Brooklyn Eddie Murphy ain't got no ice cream...
but he does have fangs! At Briarwood: 1:15, 3:40, 7:10, 9:40; at
Showcase: 12:30, 1:00, 2:45, 3:15, 5:00, 5:30, 7:25, 7:55, 9:40,
10:20,12:00, 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
Blue in the Face (1995) "Smoke: The Sequel." Mich 7:00.
Art for Teachers of Children (1995) A compelling and contro-
versial look at what teachers can and cannot do. Mich 9:00.
F R I D A Y
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 7:00 & 10:45.
I Like You, i Like You Very Much (1994) And I'm not afraid of
the rain either. Nat Sci 7:00.
Art for Teachers of Children (1995) See Thursday. Mich 9:00.
S A T U R D A Y
Babe (1995) This is a movie about a pig with an identity crisis. I kid
you not. Mich 4:30.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Firer Fire! Firel Fire! Nat Sci
7:00.
The Prodigal Son (1934) Sponsored by the Goethe Institute
with an introductory lecture at 6:30 by University professor Dr.
Rentschler. Mich 7:00.
The Silence (1963) Ingmar Bergman in kick-ass form. Nat Sci 8:30.
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 9:45.
Wild Strawberries (1957) Tripping with Ingmar Bergman. Nat Sci
10:10.
SUNDAY
it'a Always Fair Weather (1954) Except in Michigan. Mich 5:00.
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 9:00.
Art for Teachers of Children (1995) See Thursday. Mich 7:15.
M O N D A Y
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 7:30.
The Old and Young King (1935) A royal leader tries his luck with
Rogaine and scores a lot. Mich 7:00.
T U E S D A Y
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 9:30.
Bashu: The Litle Stranger (1992) Trouble in Iran. Lane 7:00.
Free.
QIgi (1958) Gidget: Uncut. Mich 7:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
The Old and Young King (1935) See Monday. Mich 4:00.
Completely Alive: The Peace Corps Experience (1994)
Former volunteers present a short film profiling the efforts of many.
Intl Ctr 7:00. Free.
Fugitives (1933) Harrison Ford and his clone. Mich 7:00.
Blue in the Face (1995) See Thursday. Mich 9:00.

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The Eatmore Cafe Robert Macadaeg's new play tells the story
of a woman trapped by her own dependency. 5 p.m. at the Arena
Theater in the Frieze Building basement. Free.
M. Butterfly Ann Arbor Civic Theater presents the Tony-
winning drama by David Henry Hwang, a beautifully-crafted
deconstruction of traditional East-West stereotypes. 8 p.m. at the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Tickets are $15. Call 971-AACT for
more information.
OPUS VII/The Conversation The popular OPUS Mime
Company returns to Ann Arbor with a new collection of origin'al
vignettes. 8 p.m., Performance Network (408 W. Washington), $12
($9 stu/sen, pay-what-you-can-Thursday). Call 663-0681.
Angels in America: Perestroika Tony Kushner's Pulitzer
and Tony-winning drama comes to Detroit. Subtitled "A Gay
Fantasia on National Themes," "Angels" is a two-part meditation
on AIDS in the '80s directed to the social conscience of the '90s.
"Perestroika," the second half, alternates with "Millennium Ap-
proaches," the first half. 8 p.m. at the Fisher Theater in Detroit.
Tickets range from $20 to $40. Call (313) 872-1000 or (810) 645-
6666.
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.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare plays with fairies
and magic potions. 8 p.m. at the Hilberry Theater on the Wayne
State University campus in Detroit. Tickets are $16.50 to $9.50.
Call (313) 577-2972 for information.
F R I D A Y
An Evening of Cabaret Musical Theater Program junior Job
Christensen sings a mix of popular and Broadway songs, accom-
panied by School of Music senior Michael Budewitz. 9 p.m.,
University Club (Michigan Union), $4 at the door.
Portuguese Rodeo Clown Co. Hold on to your cowboy cafe
latte, buckaroos. Get down and dirty with this improv group. 9
p.m., Not Another Cafe (South University at S. Forest), free. Call
(810) 646-1673.
Sleeping Beauty of Loreland The Livingston Symphony
Orchestra's adaptation of the classic fairy tale set to Tchiakovsky's
music. On Friday, the Pinckney players perform an on-stage
Afterglow. 7:30 p.m., Jane Tasch Performing Arts Theater
(Pinckney), $8 ($6 stu/sen, $5 for Afterglow). Call (810) 231-0905.
The Eatmore Cafe See Thursday, 5 p.m.
M. Butterfly See Thursday, 8 p.m.
OPUS ViI/The Conversation See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY
The Eatmore Cafe See Thursday, 5 p.m.
M. Butterfly See Thursday, 2 & 8 p.m.
OPUS VII/The Conversation See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Angels in America: Perestroika See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S U N D A Y
OPUS VII/The Conversation See Thursday, 7 p,m.
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Angels in America: Perestroika See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.

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T H U R S D A Y
Gabriel Yacoub French guitarist plays the Ark, with bagpipe
bower Gerry O'Beirne. 8 p.m., Tickets are $11 in advance at
Schoolkids' Records.
"um Distortion rockers play an all ages show with Shiner at St.
Andrew's Hall. Doors at 8 p.m. Call 961-MELT for more information.
Crossed Wire Local rock for free at PJ's Used Records, 617B
Packard from 7:30 to 8:30. They just want to sell you things.
Rex Brooklyn rock at the Blind Pig featuring a cellist and a former
Codeine drummer. With Gondolier.
Holy Cows They always play. With Brothers Grimm at Rick's.
Plumbobs Local country punk from guys who always seem to be
watching every show in town at Cross Street.
Rollie Tussing 1ii Steel acoustic. Intriguing. At the Tap Room.
_Detroit Symphony Orchestra The DSO performs Verdi,
.Mozart, and Dvorak under the conduction of Lan Shui at Orchestra
''Hall. For more information call (313) 833-3700.
Lapdogs play a free show at the Michigan League.Doors open at
8:30 p.m. Call 763-4652.
F R I D A Y
Luther Allison Doors open at 9:30 p.m. at the Blind Pig, Tickets
are $10.

M u s I c
Vinx A drummer from some group who is soloing. 8 p.m. at the Ark,
$13.75 in advance.
John Valby Dr. Dirty is back!!! At the State Theatre. Tickets are
$12.50 in advance. Call Ticketmaster at (810) 645-6666.
Shelter At the Shelter with Shades Apart. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call
(313) 961-MELT.
Arianna String Quartet Stravinsky and Haydn are on the program.
8 p.m. at EMU's Alexander Recital Hall. Free.
Jupiter Coyote plays at Rick's.
Stoney Curtis plays the Heidelberg.
The Jane Does Folk and stuff at Cava Java.
The Prodigals Surf. At the Tap Room.
Steve Somers Band Horny, as in several horns. The Crow Bar.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra The DSO performs Verdi, Mozart,
and DvorAk under the conduction of Lan Shui at Orchestra Hall. For
more information call (313) 833-3700.
Claudia Anderson The guest flutist presents a free recital at the
School of Music's Recital Hall. 8 p.m.
SATURDAY
An Evening of Gershwin Marcus Roberts performs Gershwin with
his trio and septet at the Power Center. 8 p.m. Call 764-2538.
Mighty Mighty Bosstones Ska-core Bostonrband puts on the best
live show in rock'n'roll. With Hag fish and Alligator Gun at St. Andrew's
Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Ozzy Osbourne The real "Bat Man" plays the State Theater. Tickets
from his cancelled October show are honored.
Skunk Anansie With Solid Frog at the Shelter. Doors open at 9 p.m.

more information call (313) 833-3700.
S U N D A Y
Superchunk with Seaweed and Guv'ner. Indie rock super show at
St. Andrew's Hall. Doors open at 7:30. Call (313) 961-MELT.
Csaba Erdelyi Viola solo recital at Curtif and Alf, 1221 Prospect.
Freee at 4 p.m., but RSVP at 665-2014.
Drive Train Modern acoustic at Borders at 1 p.m. for free.
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir They join with the
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra to perform at the St. Francis of Assisi
Catholic Church, 2250 East Stadium Blvd. Tickets are $20. Call 764-
2538.
Boychoir of Ann Arbor No known NMBLA affiliation. 4 p.m., St
Andrew's Church, N. Division at Catherine.
Vincent York Saxophonist. At the Ark. 7:30, $12.50 in advance.
Ann Arbor Bluestage Open mic blues. Blind Pig, 9 p.m., $2.
i-V1. Orchestra Big band. 7 p.m. to 9:30. Heidelberg.
M O N D A Y
Let's Go Bowling Okay ... with No Doubt at the Shelter. Doors
open at 7:30 p.m.
U-M Symphony Orchestra presents a free concert at Hill Audito
rium. '8 p.m.
Vudu Hippies Local eternals. Rick's.
T U E S D A Y
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 8 p.m., Rackham
Auditorium. Tickets range from $26 to $14. Call 764-2538.
Laura Smith and Michael Jerling play a free show at the Ark at

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