Films opening

Gosford Park Come see the new film from the master of the ensemble cast picture there would be no “Magnolia” or “The Royal Tennenbaums” without Robert Altman. At Showcase: 12:10, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20, 12:25 (Fri. and Sat.).

Orange County JB and Tom”s son Colin play stupid in this MTV “comedy” that also resurrects Chevy Chase from the cinematic graveyard. At Showcase: 12:20, 12:50, 2:30, 3:00, 4:40, 5:10, 6:45, 7:15, 9:15, 9:45, 11:20 (Fri. and Sat.), 11:50 (Fri. and Sat.).

Films holding

Ali “I got in one bad fight and my mom got scared and said you”re moving in with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air.” At Showcase: 12:40, 4:10, 8:00, 11:10 (Fri. and Sat.).

A Beautiful Mind If Russel Crowe wins another Oscar, I am definitely never going to the movies again. At Showcase: 1:00, 1:30, 3:45, 4:15, 6:40, 7:10, 9:30, 10:00, 12:10 (Fri. and Sat.).

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer”s Stone When will this movie finally fly away on the broomstick it rode in on? At Showcase: 3:40, 6:50.

How High What?! No 4:20 showing! At Showcase: 1:05, 5:15, 8:10, 10:25, 12:20 (Fri. and Sat.).

Impostor Hollywood has to stop making films based on Phillip K. Dick novels. They can only go downhill after “Total Recall.” At Showcase: 12:25, 2:45, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20, 12:15 (Fri. and Sat.).

In the Bedroom Miramax has finally released a film worthy of all the Oscar advertising it provides take that “Chocolat”! At Showcase: 1:20, 4:05, 6:55, 9:55, 12:25 (Fri. and Sat.).

Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius Is this the sequel to “Max Keeble”s Big Move”? At Showcase: 12:00, 12:30, 2:40, 3:10, 4:45, 6:35.

Kate and Leopold A romantic comedy with Meg Ryan, what clever casting! At Showcase: 1:35, 4:50, 7:30, 10:05, 12:30 (Fri. and Sat.).

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring “Rudy” and “The Good Son” unite to fight the dark lord Sauron. 12:15, 12:45, 1:15, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 7:45, 8:15, 9:00, 11:15 (Fri. and Sat.).

The Majestic Carrey attempts drama once again Carrey”s dramatic film bombs once again. At Showcase: 8:30, 11:40 (Fri. and Sat.).

Monsters, Inc. Shrek can kick Sulley”s ass. At Showcase: 12:55, 2:55, 4:55, 7:00.

Not Another Teen Movie Anyone see Jaime Pressly in Maxim? Man, she is hot! 10:30, 12:40 (Fri. and Sat.).

Ocean”s 11 Just as cool as “Out of Sight”, but “Out of Sight” takes place in Detroit so it wins. At Showcase: 1:45, 4:20, 7:05, 9:10, 9:40, 11:30 (Fri. and Sat.), 12:00 (Fri. and Sat.).

The Royal Tenenbaums Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman prove that they did not lose all their acting ability in “Behind Enemy Lines”. At Showcase: 1:10, 4:25, 7:20, 9:50, 12:05 (Fri. and Sat.).

The Shipping News Did you know that it took triplet sisters to play the role of Kevin Spacey”s daughter in this film? And not one of them can act. At Showcase: 1:55, 5:05, 7:40, 10:10, 12:35 (Fri. and Sat.).

Vanilla Sky Go rent the far superior original “Abre los Ojos” instead. At Showcase: 1:25, 4:35, 7:25, 10:15.

Today

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie So that is where they make good romantic comedies, in France of all places. State Theater. 7 & 9:15 p.m.

In the Bedroom Nick Nightingale from “Eyes Wide Shut” directed this intense portrait of grief. Michigan Theater. 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.

Intimacy Lots of nudity and lots of awards won. State Theater. 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Do they? Do they, Gandalf? Michigan Theater. 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC

The Jackson Hustlers Jackson as in 5 or as in prison, I”m scared either way. T.C.”s Speakeasy, Ypsilanti, 10:30 p.m. $3 483-4470.

Taj Mahal Slip and slide with this slide guitarist. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $35 761-1451.

Soulstice Finally a soul to squeeze, someone call Flea. Habitat Lounge, Weber”s Inn 3050 Jackson Road 8:45 p.m. Free 665-3636.

Stephan Genz, baritone German lyric baritone Genz, one of Europe”s most sought-after lieder interpreters, performs the works of Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Wolf. 8 p.m. Mendelssohn Theatre. $20-$35. 764-2538.

ALTERNATIVES

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” In memory of U-M School of Architecture grad Morris D. Baker, this exhibit features images of people and landscapes from various 20th century artists. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395.

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” This exhibit features 20th century works from the UMMA”s permanent collection that focuses on abstraction in landscapes, objects and figures. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395.

Friday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 7 & 9:15 p.m.

Gosford Park Ryan Phillipe proves once again that he is no Freddie Prinze, Jr. Michigan Theater. 8 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 6 & 9:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Donkey Punch CD Release They only release after they punch so wear a helmet. The Blind Pig, 208 S. 1st St., 10 p.m. $5 ($7 under 21) 996-8555.

Al Jacquez Smooth R&ampB with cry baby blues and some foot somping rock. Crazy creative on the jazz six string. Zou Zou”s, Chelsea, 8 p.m. Free 433-4226.

Art Stephan No one can argue it”s ART! T.C.”s Speakeasy, Ypsilanti 6 p.m. Free 483-4470.

THEATER

Rennie Harris Puremovement: “Rome & Jewels” Combining themes explored in “West Side Story” and the Baz Lurhmann film, “Romeo + Juliet,” this dance performance recreates the classic Shakespeare play with hip-hop choreography, rap and Elizabethan language. 8 p.m. Power Center. $18-36. 764-2538.

ALTERNATIVES

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

Saturday

BOOKS

Craig Holden Reads Holden introduces and signs his newest love story and crime novel The Jazz Bird. 2pm, Nicola”s Books, 2513 Jackson, free 662-4110.

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 2, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:30 p.m.

Gosford Park See Friday. Michigan Theater. 4, 7 & 10 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 3:30, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 2:30, 7& 10:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Dianogah w.s.g Presidio Chicago indie group. The Blind Pig208 S. 1st St., 10 p.m. $5 ($7 under 21) 996-8555.

Demonsweat I wonder what kind of deodorant this Danzig tribute band requires. Elbow Room, Ypsilanti, 10 p.m. $4 483-6374.

Jay Stielstra & the Country Quartet Created The North Country Opera. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $13.50 761-1451.

THEATER

Rennie Harris Puremovement: “Rome & Jewels” See Fri.

ALTERNATIVES

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

Sunday

BOOKS

James H. Madison Reads Madison reads and signs copies of his book A Lynching in Heartland: Race and Memory in America. 4pm, Borders Books & Music, 612 E. Liberty, free 668-7652.

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 2, 4:30, 7 & 9:15 p.m.

Gosford Park See Friday. Michigan Theater. 2:15, 5 & 8 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 4:30 & 7:30 p.m.

La Passion de Jeanne D”Arc With live organ accompaniment old and silent but still great today. Michigan Theater. 2 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 2:30, 6& 9:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Madcat & Kane I don”t know who Madcat is but all those storylines with Kane and the Undertaker were just getting old. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 7:30 p.m. $11 761-1451.

Phil Ogilvie”s Rhythm Kings Knowledge is KING! The Firefly Club, 207 S. Ashley St. 5 p.m. $7. 665-9090.

Open Mic Sidze Show Eclectic showcase almost any weird talents welcome. T.C.”s Speakeasy, Ypsilanti 9 p.m. $2 483-4470.

ALTERNATIVES

“Haydn”s Seven Last Words of Christ” The world-famous Brentano String Quartet and Pulitzer prize-winning poet laureate Mark Strand present this artistic representation to accompany Haydn”s musical meditations of Christ”s last words on the cross. 4 p.m. Mendelssohn Theatre. $25-35. 764-2538.

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

Monday

BOOKS

Eric Scholsser Reads Scholsser reads and signs copies of his book Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. 7pm, Borders Books & Music, 612 E. Liberty, free 668-7652.

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 7 & 9:15 p.m.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari & Un Chien Andalou No More Kubrick films but we now have Dali slicing up eyeballs. Michigan Theater. 7 p.m.

Gosford Park See Friday. Michigan Theater. 9 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 7:45 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Leonardo”s Open Jam Talent and audience invited. 2101 Pierpoint Commons, North Campus, 8 p.m. free 764-7544.

The Bird of Paradise Orchestra 14 piece jazz big band. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 9 p.m. $5 662-8310

Avant Mondays: The Tad Weed Ensemble Tad Weed is the pianist in the Ron Brooks trio. The Firefly Club, 207 S. Ashley St., 8 p.m. $5 665-9090.

ALTERNATIVES

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

Tuesday

BOOKS

Verse Magazine Poetry Reading Poets and Verse Magazine editors read from their work. 5pm, Intermedia Gallery, McKenny Student Union, EMU Campus, free 487-1817.

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 7 & 9:15 p.m.

Gosford Park See Friday. Michigan Theater. 7:30 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 7:45 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Blind Pig Showcase Night Feat. Sprout & The Orange, The Submarines, Debauchery and Patrick Couples. The Blind Pig, 208 S. 1st St., 10 p.m. free ($2 under 21) 996-8555.

Gabriel Yacoub Front man of popular French folk group Malicorne. The Ark, 316 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $12.50 761-1451.

The Ron Brooks Trio Does this mean all three of them are named Ron Brooks? Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 9 p.m. $5 662-8310

ALTERNATIVES

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

Wednesday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Amelie See Thursday. State Theater. 7 & 9:15 p.m.

Gosford Park See Friday. Michigan Theater. 7:30 p.m.

In the Bedroom See Thursday. Michigan Theater. 7:45 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See Thursday. State Theater. 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Chubby Styles Chubby is not only a style but a state of mind. Leopold Bros. 517 S. Main St., 9:30 p.m. $3 747-9806.

Rumplestiltskin Mowing through Motown hits. Habitat Lounge, Weber”s Inn 3050 Jackson Road 8:45 p.m. Free 665-3636.

Los Gatos For those of you not familiar with foreign tongues, that means the cats. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 9 p.m. $5 662-8310

ALTERNATIVES

Art Video: “Aaron Siskin: Making Pictures” Explores the life and works of this famous American photographer. 12:15 p.m. U-M Museum of Art, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395.

“A Matter of Degree: Abstraction in Twentieth Century Art” See Thurs.

“People and Places: The Baker Gift of 20th-Century Photography” See Thurs.

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