Compiled by Mark Vitale

Arizona Daily Wildcat


Come hear the Arizona Contemporary Ensemble, along with special guests Marimolin, perform in the newly designed Crowder Hall located in the UA Fine Arts Complex, Music Building. The Arizona Contemporary Ensemble, which dedicates itself to the performance of 20th century music, returns to the stage after a year and a half hiatus. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. For tickets and additional information, call the School of Music's hotline, MusiCall, at 621-2998.

The Screening Room, 127 E. Congress, will be paying homage to women filmmakers by showing "Overseas," director Brigitte Rouan's first feature. The film centers on the story of three sisters living in colonial Algeria during the 1940s. The films will be shown tonight at 8 p.m., Friday, March 10 at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 11 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the Screening Room at 628-1737.

Frank Black, the former Pixie who used to be known as Black Francis, will be performing at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. For the event, Frank will be teaming up with Chris Cacavas, Inch, and Duane Jarvis to produce some quirky, distorted, melodically warped rock 'n' roll. The music starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call Club Congress at 622-8849.

Jim Harrison, author of popular novels Legends of the Fall, Wolf, and the newly released Julip, will be in Tucson to give a talk on his writings and sign books. The event takes place today from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Arizona Inn, 2200 E. Elm Street and is sponsored by the Friends of the UA Library. For more information, call 881-3641.

Mary Chapin-Carpenter and the Mavericks, two of country music's most popular acts, will be performing together for a big concert right here in our little pueblo. The performance will start at 8 p.m. at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave., so call 791-4266 for more information.


New Movie Releases:

"Outbreak." The community of Cedar Creek, California is exposed to a deadly virus from Western Africa that is more contagious than the common cold. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman and Rene Russo.


Spring Break starts here

'80s glam-metal's favorites Cinderella are coming to Tucson tonight for a special performance. The band will be pumping out their brand of rock at 8 p.m. at the Rock, 136 N. Park Ave. For more information, call 629-9211.

The Tucson Jazz Society presents the Primavera Jazz Festival this weekend, a Celebration of Women in the Arts. Today's concert features pianist Geri Allen, and vocalist Carmela Ramirez. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Pima Community College Center for the Arts, Proscenium Theater, 2202 W. Anklam Road. Tickets are available at Hear's Music, 2508 N. Campbell and Antigone Books, 600 N. 4th Ave. For more information, call 743-3399.


The Kingston Trio helped invigorate the folk scene of the late '50s and early '60s and paved the way for the less-traditional artists such as Bob Dylan and Judy Collins. The Trio consists of originals Bob Shane and Nick Reynolds, and George Groove, who has been with the group since 1976.

The Kingston Trio will be performing tonight at 7 p.m. at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. For more information, call 622-2823.

It's family day at the Center for Creative Photography! In celebration of Arizona Youth Art Month, UA's own CCP is hosting its first Family Day, featuring family-oriented activities like making portraits with a Polaroid, transfering pictures onto watercolor paper, and enlarging and transfering slides to watercolor paper. There will also be special exhibitions by professionals and local children. The event will take place from 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 621-0768.


Though surf bands were once pretty common in the United States, the craze never really seemed to catch on in Norway. Laika and the Cosmonauts is one of the few Norwegian surf rock bands in existance, and they're coming to Tucson. Their performance takes place tonight at 10 p.m. at Club Congress. Call 622-8849 for more information.


Le Ballet National du Senegal is made up of 35 dancers, musicians and drummers performing a program called "Pangols"Äa West African tribal word referring to the spiritual nature of all things - at Centennial Hall tonight at 8 p.m.. For tickets and additional information, call the Centennial Hall box office at 621-3341.



Spring Break has come to an end ...

End your Spring Break on a healthy note by joining the Vegetarian Resource Group of Tucson for their annual Great American Meat-Out. The event will feature hot dogs, hamburgers, and all the fixin's Äall meat-free Äat Reid Park Ramada #28, South East of Broadway and Country Club. March 19 is also Earthday, so come celebrate. For more information, contact the Vegetarian Resource Group of Tucson at 570-8896.

Star Trek: Generations is beaming into Gallagher Theater today through Thursday, March 23 with nightly showtimes at 7:30 and 9:50 p.m.. Although "Generations" primarily features the cast from the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation some of the original Enterprise crew do make an appearance. Call 621-3102.

Ivo Pogorelich, a classical pianist who has been described by the Los Angeles Times as a "Superior artistic and technical accomplishment and the special edge of a probing musical mind" will be performing tonight at 8 p.m. at Centennial Hall. For more information, call box office at 621-3341.


7 Year Bitch, Grotus and Season to Risk will be performing tonight at 8 p.m. at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Don't go to this show for riots and don't call the band members "babes." Just call 'em when you want your butt kicked by a hard brand of rock 'n' roll. For more information, call 622-8819.

For publication in the Arizona Daily Wildcat's alterNation Calendar, send event information to Student Union, Room 4, or call 621-3106.

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