Thursday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine A bank that gives free guns for opening accounts … I’m there. State Theater 7 & 9:30 p.m.

Nicholas Nickleby Food for thought: What if Charlie Kaufman did an adaptation of David Copperfield? That would be weird. Michigan Theater 6:45 & 9:30 p.m.

The Pianist The best film of 2002. State Theater 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.

Real Women Have Curves Yeah, but what do fake women have? Michigan Theater 7 & 9 p.m.

MUSIC

The Ron Brooks Trio Rumor has it, Ron sleeps with his bass cradled in his arms. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $5. 662-8310.

Timeless Does that name seem a bit presumptuous to anyone else? Blind Pig, 208 S. First St., 10 p.m. $5 ($7 under 21). 996-8588.

Music of the 21st Century University students play works by University composers. Now that HAS to be good! Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth St., 7:30 p.m. $7 ($5 stu) suggested donation. 769-2999.

Friday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine See Thursday. State Theater 7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Pianist See Thursday. State Theater 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.

Rabbit Proof Fence Kenneth Branaugh can actually do something other than Shakespeare. This man has talent! Michigan Theater 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Ann Arbor Folk Festival Washed up hippies and bland modern folkies. Sweet. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., 7 p.m. $25-35. 668-8463.

Paradime I can’t decide if that’s a witty pun or sheer stupidity. Blind Pig, 208 S. First St., 10 p.m. $10. 996-8588.

Cliff Monear Trio & Stephenie From the rich jazz tradition of Flint, Michigan. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $10 ($7 stu). 662-8310.

Saturday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine See Thursday. State Theater 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:30 & 11:45 p.m.

The Pianist See Thursday. State Theater 3:15, 6:15 & 9:15

Princess Mononoke Makes you want to cry. State Theater Midnight

Rabbit-Proof Fence See Friday. Michigan Theater 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.

MUSIC

Ann Arbor Folk Festival Is Taj Mahal really worth that price hike? Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., 6 p.m. $30-45. 668-8463.

Back to Bassists If they don’t play “Big Bottom,” you have the right to riot. Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth St., 7:30 p.m. $10-25 ($5 stu). 769-2999.

Funktelligence Maybe Jackson does the astro, astro. Leopold Bros., 523 S. main St., 10 p.m. $7. 747-9806.

Sunday

CAMPUS CINEMA

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

Monty Python and the Holy Grail What kind of swallow brings your coconuts? Michigan Theater 6 & 8:15 p.m.

The Pianist See Thursday. State Theater 3:15, 6:15 & 9:15 p.m.

Rabbit Proof Fence See Friday. Michigan Theater 3:30, 5:45 & 8 p.m.

Real Women Have Curves See Thursday. Michigan Theater 3:45 p.m.

MUSIC

Bird Jazz Jam Ron Brooks eats babies. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 9 p.m. $3. 662-8310.

Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings That name just screams polka. The Firefly Club, 207 S. Ashley St., 5 p.m. $7. 665-9090.

Monday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine See Thursday. State Theater 7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Pianist See Thursday. State Theater 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.

Rabbit-Proof Fence See Friday. Michigan Theater 7 & 9:15 p.m.

MUSIC

The Tad Weed Freedom Ensemble If you ask nicely, they might play Spinal Tap’s “Free-Form Jazz Exploration.” Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $3. 662-8310.

University Philharmonia Orchestra Mainly intended for the parents of those involved, so you aren’t expected to be there. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., 8 p.m. Free. 668-8463.

Tuesday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine See Thursday. State Theater 7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Pianist See Friday. State Theater 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.

Rabbit-Proof Fence See Friday. Michigan Theater 7 & 9:15 p.m.

MUSIC

Blind Pig Showcase Night Advance-booked open mic night. Makes a lot of sense. Blind Pig, 208 S. First St., 10 p.m. Free ($2 under 21). 996-8588.

The Ron Brooks Trio Even Satan himself quakes in Ron’s presence. Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $5. 662-8310.

Wednesday

CAMPUS CINEMA

Bowling for Columbine See Thursday. State Theater 7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Pianist See Friday. State Theater 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.

Rabbit Proof Fence See Friday. Michigan Theater 7 & 9:15 p.m.

MUSIC

The Slackers Ska is just plain evil. Don’t go. Blind Pig, 208 S. First St., 7 p.m. $7. 996-8588.

Los Gatos One-hundred tacos for $100. How can anyone pass that up? Bird of Paradise, 312 S. Main St., 8 p.m. $5. 662-8310.

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