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Midget with an attitude

Tim Cigelske

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

"Ever see a midget eat popcorn?" he says. "They stick their whole arm in the bucket and come out with one kernel." There's more. "How do you drown a midget? Spit on him." His jokes about midget sexual positions, however,...

Betsey, Bacon Delafield fertile ground for film setting for

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

In theory, yes. But the writers and producers of the upcoming independent film "Red Betsy" don't quite agree with that idea, at least not for their movie. For them a movie about Wisconsin needed to take place in the dairy state....

New exhibit at Haggerty

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Starting today, the Haggerty Museum of Art presents an exhibit from a highly regarded, innovative contemporary artist, Peter Sehringer. This is the first time Sehringer's work will be shown in the United States. The exhibit,...

Whoopi Goldberg reviewed

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

On one hand there's "Whoopi," (7 p.m., Tuesdays, NBC) starring former center square Whoopi Goldberg as freewheeling outspoken hotel operator Mavis Rae. Selling itself on the outrageous and slightly offensive humor of Goldberg,...

Phish bassist swims in expirmental waters

Lydia Cox

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Understandably quirky, the film won the Audience Award at South by Southwest festival in 2000. Upon completion of the film, Gordon took the score from the movie and reworked the songs into new jams. In a sense, Inside In could...

Thursday’s gone with the wind

Tim Cigelske

September 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Such plaudits came at a time when Thursday — the band, not the weekday — had sold a mere 300,000 copies of its second album on a tiny Chicago-based indie label. So imagine the band members' surprise when the Times — a paper...

MUSG Weekend Movies

Tim Horneman

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Government

Last year, movies were shown on Friday nights only. This year, movies are shown at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturdays. All showings are at the Varsity Theatre and cost $2 with a valid Marquette Card and $3 without. Movies...

‘Richard’ crippled by era, saved by lead performance

Libby Fry

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The show opened at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater last weekend to launch the theater's 50th Anniversary season. Set just after the end of England's War of the Roses, in which the House of York defeated the House of Lancaster...

Football series gets stopped at goal line

Libby Fry

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Following in the cleats of "Any Given Sunday," ESPN takes its first shot at a dramatic series with "Playmakers" (8 p.m., Tuesdays, ESPN). While a cut above previous ESPN attempts at original programming, "Playmakers" is still...

Organ transplant

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Saturday begins the season at around 1 p.m. with the first American feature length comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance," a 1914 classic starring Charlie Chaplin. The season will run through May, with one silent film showing per...

UWM travels the globe for restorated movie series

Lydia Cox

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

According to Luke Sieczek, program manager for Union Theatre, the decision was made last semester to start showing strictly 35mm prints on Wednesday and Thursday nights. In the past, those nights were reserved for theme-oriented...

Guerilla book fuels feminism

Tim Cigelske

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The book is written by an anonymous group of women activists and artists who don gorilla masks and take the names of famous dead women. The group burst on the New York scene in 1985 with billboards suggesting that posing nude...