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The Michigan Daily - W ue, e4 - Thursday, November 9, 1995 -138
A weekly listing of who's where,
what's happening and why you need
to be there...

Fi
First-Run Films
FFILMS OPENING:
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Weeeeelllll aaaalrighty
then! At Briarwood: 12:30, 1:20, 3:30, 4:20, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:20;
at Showcase: 11:10, 12:30, 1:20, 2:40, 3:30, 4:50, 5:30, 7:10, 7:45,
9:25,10:00, 11:30, 12:00.
The American President Michael Douglas stars as another
Commander-in-Chief who sleeps with someone to whom he is NOT
married. Sneak preview. At Showcase: 7:30 (Saturday only).
FILMS HOLDING:
Babe Movie about a charming pig - and he's not that Arnold on
'Green Acres," either. At Showcase: 12:00, 5:05.
The Big Green Kiddie flick with a vengeance. At Showcase:
12:00, 2:10, 4:25.
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: 11:20, 11:45, 1:55,
2:25, 4:30, 5:00, 7:10, 7:40, 9:55, 10:15, 12:30.
Dead Presidents The Hughes brothers direct James K. Polk
and Millard Fillmore on their reunion tour. Look for the "Memory"
song-and-dance number. At Showcase: 9:45, 12:10; at State: 9:30.
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 Showcase:
1:00, 3:10, 5:30, 7:45, 9:50, 12:00.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make an American Guilt Just ask Winona Ryder. Knit
one, purl two. At Showcase: 2:30, 7:30, 10:00, 12:30.
Mighty Aphrodite Moving on with his 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.
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.
Persuasion How can I convince you to go see this film ... ? At
Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 12:40, 2:45, 4:50, 7:10, 9:20.
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.
The Scarlet Letter Demi Moore attempts to act; Gary Oldman
tries to be good. It'll fail! At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00.
Seven Except for the fact that Brad "Duh" Pitt is in it, this is one of
the year's best. At Briarwood: 1:00, 7:10; at Showcase: 11:15, 2:00,
4:40, 7:35, 10:15, 12:30.
Strange Days Strange movie. At State: 11:30.
To Die For Nicole Simps - er, I mean Nicole KIDMAN is well
worth the consequences. Tom Cruise can vouch for that. At Show-
case: 7:30 (except Saturday); 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: 4:15, 9:45; at Showcase:
12:30, 2:45, 5:00, 7:25,9:40, 10:05, 12:00, 12:20.
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.

L M
Campus Cinema
T H U R S D A Y
Completely Alive: The Peace Corps Experience (1994)
Where you go with a liberal arts degree. Intl Cntr 7:00.
F R I D A Y
Summer Vacation: 1999 (1988) A film about four Japanese
boys. But they are all played by girls. Nat Sci 7:00. Free.
The Sea Beast (1926) There she blows. Mich 7:00.
M 3-1: The Movie (1983) 3-D "Sextravaganza." I kid you not. Lorch
7:30 & 9:30.
Women from the Lake of the Scented Souls (1993) One
really long Brut commercial. Aud A 8:00. Free.
Coldblooded (1995) Jason Priestley gets serious. Mich 9:30.
S A T U R D A Y
Rear Window (1954) Alfred Hitchcock at his finest. Nat Sci 7:00.
North by Northwest (1936) Hitchcock kicking it old school. Nat Sci
9:15.
S U N D A Y
Noah's Ark (1929) World War One and romance on the ark. "Love
Boat" as political allegory, if you will. Sheraton 3:00.
M O N D A Y
Amphitryon - Happiness from the Clouds (1935) Plautus'
classical play on screen. Part of the Goethe-fest. Mich 7:00.
Coldblooded (1995) See Friday. Mich 9:00.
TUESDAY
Dreams of Hind and Kamiliya (1988) Thelma and Louise in Egypt.
Lane 7:00.
West Side Story (1961) You know the story. Mich 7:00.
Wild Cartoon Classics Looney Tunes on acid. Mich 10:00.
W E D N E S D A Y
La Habanera (1937) Another film in the German film festival. Mich
4:00.
The Broken Jug (1937) Nasty drunken frat boys start a food fight
at the Brown Jug, killing several well-meaning busboys. Mich 7:00.
Wild Reeds (1995) French kids learning about sex, politics and other
neat stuff. Mich 9:00.

TH E A T E R
T H U R S D A Y
I Am A Man Playwright/University professor OyamO presents his
new drama, told through the eyes of union leader T.O. Jones during the
1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike, which led to the assassina-
tion of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 8 p.m., Trueblood Theater
(Frieze Building), $16-$12 ($6 students). Call 764-0450.
Falsettoland The William Finn-James Lapine one-act musical
examines love, relationships and family values in a new light.
Directed by Job Christenson in conjunction with the Basement Arts
series; co-sponsored by Queer Unity Project. 6 p.m., Arena Theater
(basement of Frieze Building), free.
Comedy Company Their new thing, "Show Dogs." 8 p.m.,
Mendelssohn Theater, $5. Call 763-1085.
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.
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 Tuna Christmas Jaston Williams and Joe Sears portray every
wacky inhabitant of Tuna, the third smallest town in Texas, when
they try to save the Tuna Little Theater Christmas show. 8 p.m.,
Fisher Theater (Detroit), $35-$22.50. Call (313) 872-1000.
F R I D A Y
What the Butler Saw The RC Players present Joe Orton's
satirical farce, involving a nymphomaniac wife, a sex-crazed bell-
boy, an overbearing clinical psychiatric inspector, a no-nonsense
police sergeant and a scheming husband. 8 p.m. RC Auditorium
(East Quad), $5 ($3 students).
Arsenic & Old Lace Who would ever suspect two charming old
ladies of murder? 8 p.m., Little Theater at St. Luke's (120 N. Huron
St., Ypsilanti), $8 ($6.50 stu/sen). Call 487-PLAY.
Playing Bare The line between art and life is blurred in this
Beckett-esque existential drama. Don't miss the chance to give
feedback after this weekend's performances. 8 p.m., Performance
Network (408 W. Washington), pay-what-you-can. Call 663-0681.
Beyond the Horizon Eugene O'Neill's first Broadway 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.
I Am A Man See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Falsettoland See Thursday, 6 p.m.
Comedy Company See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 8 p.m.
A Tuna Christmas See Thursday, 8 p.m.
S A T U R D A Y
I Am A Man See Thursday, 8 p.m.
Falsettoland See Thursday, 2 & 6 p.m.
ComedyCompany See Thursday, 8 p.m.
What the Butler Saw See Friday, 8 p.m.
Arsenic & Old Lace See Friday, 8 p.m.
Playing Bare See Friday, 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.
S U N D A Y
I Am A Man See Thursday, 2 p.m.
Falsettoland See Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
What the Butler Saw See Friday, 7 p.m.
Arsenic & Old Lace See Friday, 2 p.m.
Playing Bare See Friday, 7 p.m.
Escanaba in da Moonlight See Thursday, 2 & 7 p.m.
A Tuna Christmas See Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Jim Carrey can't disguise the fact that he always plays the same character.-

T H U R S D A Y
Barb Barton Folk singer plays the Ark at 8 p.m. $10 at the door.
Al Hill Love Butlers' front-man goes solo at the Tap Room.
Hypnotic Clambake mesmerizes the Rick's crowd.
Pam Tillis Country siren hits the Michigan Theater at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $17.50 to $22.50. Call (810) 645-6666.
Trusty Punk outfit plays the Blind Pig with Starfish. 18+ only.
University Jazz Combos Concert featuring Jazz Janitors and
other ensembles. Rackham, 8 p.m. Free.
Jake Reichbart Jazz quartet plays as part of Michigan League
concert series. Run to the League at 8:30 p.m. for this free show.
F R I D A Y
Goo Goo Dolls If they are the normal ... God help us. St.
Andrew's Hall. With Universal Honey. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Call 961-
MELT.
Frank Allison & the Odd Sox play the Blind Pig.
Patrick Ball Celtic harpist and storyteller plays 7th House in
Pontiac at 8 p.m. Tickets $12. Call (810) 645-6666.
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M u s I c
Dorothy East Lansing co-ed band plays Rick's with Gravity.
Gangster Fun Ska at the Station - Cross Street, that is.
Heavyweights of Blues Featuring Bobby "Blue" Bland, Clarence
Carter, Johnny "Guitar" Watson and Little Milton. Fox Theater,
Detroit.Tickets $27.50. Call (810) 645-6666.
Lapdogs East Quad veterans play Cava Java.
Slack Key Guitar Hawaiian guitar virtuosos Keola Beamer, George
Kahumoku and Raymond Kane play two shows at the Ark, one at 7:30
p.m. and one at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $13.50 at Schoolkids'. Call 763-8587.
Matt Smith "Ragtime Millionaire" plays free show at 6178 Packard
from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Campus Philharmonia Orchestra Program includes works by
Mozart, de Falla, and Bizet. 8 p.m. at the McIntosh Theater. Free.
Wind Ensembles H. Robert Reynolds and Dennis Glocke conduct
pieces by Franz Krommer, Stravinsky and Jean River. 8 p.m. at
Rackham Auditorium. Free.
Men's Glee Club Jerry Blackstone conducts a program of music
ranging from classical to folk to spiritual. 8 p.m. at Hill Auditorium.
Tickets $10, $8, $5, and $3. For more info. call 764-1448.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs the fifth symphonies of
Schubert and Mahler under the direction of Marek Janowski. 8 p.m. at
Orchestra Hall. Call 833-3700.
S A T U R D A Y
Big Dave and the Ultrasonics play Rick's.
Ron Brooks Trio does $5 gig at the Bird of Paradise.
Michael Franks at the Fox Theatre, 8 p.m. Tickets $25 at all
Ticketmaster locations or by phoning 810-645-6666.
Lucky Haskins A2 rockabilly whippersnappers play Cava Java.
RFD Boys Yesterday's whirlingRoad, today. Playing the Ark at eight.
Tickets are $8.75 at the door.
Dick Siegel Ann Arbor folk hero plays 7th House in Pontiac at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $10 in advance. Call (810) 645-6666.
Stone Soup Mmmm. Playing Cross Street Station.
Yo La Tengo New Jersey trio plays the Blind Pig with Glasgow
power-poppers the Pastels. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $6 at
Schoolkids' Records or call (810) 645-6666'
Keller-Kocher Quartet Local jazz at the Bird of Paradise.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra See Friday. 8:30 p.m.
Men's Glee Club See Friday. 8 p.m.
William Grant Still Concert II Sponsered by the Black Arts
Council. 8 p.m. at the McIntosh Theater. Free.

S U N D A Y
Joan Armatrading England's singing/songwriting queen is still
going strong.Michigan Theater, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $18.50 to $23.50.
Call (810) 645-6666.
Ari Eisinger Ragtime and blues. Free gig at Borders. 1 p.m.
Primus Here come the bastards. With the Meat Puppets at the Fox
Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $21.50. Call (810) 645-6666.
David Roth & Brooks Williams Williams' slide/acoustic guitar
playing, "Lou Reed-style ferocity" (Dirty Linen) and all-star backing
band are sure to bring down the house. The Ark at 8 p.m. $10.
Il-V-I Orchestra Big band. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Heidelberg.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra See Friday. 3 p.m.
M O N D A Y
Mundahs Bostonian trio plays Rick's with special guest Guster.
Francis Whang and Barbara Rowan The two guest pianists
perform at Recital Hall. 8 p.m. Free.
T U E S D A Y
Bluegrass Banjo Clinic Lee Kaufmann hosts a workshop at the
Herb David Guitar Studio on "Adding Style to Bluegrass Banjo." 7-
8:30 p.m. $10 per person.
Greta with Gren and Ulster's Schtum at Rick's. Notice: Grendel,
Schmersh and Schmoo will not be appearing as scheduled.
Flirtations A cappella at the Ark. $13.50 in advance at Schoolkids'
Records or by phoning 763-8587. Come on by at 8 p.m.
Ben Harper Blues/slide guitar semi-legend does the Blind Pig thing
at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.50 in advance at Schoolkids' Records or
by phoning (810) 645-6666.
Arts Chorale and Chamber Singers Hugh Floyd conducts the
campus ensemble. 8 p.m. at Hill Auditorium. Free.
Michigan Chamber Players They perform Beethoven and
Messiaen at Rackham Auditorium. 8 p.m, Free.
W E D N E S D A Y
Fabulous Thunderbirds land at Rick's.
From Good Homes to the Blind Pig at 9:30 p.m. Tickets available at
Schoolkids' or call (810) 645-6666.
Tafelmusik One of the world's leading Baroque chamber ensembles
presents a program featuring works by Henry Purcell. 8 p.m. at Rackhar
Auditorium. Tickets $26, $24, $18, and $14.

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