May 22, 2008
Weekend Guide


Showing at Cineplex
Another Indiana Jones movie

Movie: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf
Director: Steven Spielberg
Genre: Action
Running Time: 124 min
Release Date: May 22, 2008
Rating: PG-13 for adventure violence and scary images.

Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artefacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

Also Showing:

What Happens in Vegas
Two people discover they’ve gotten married following a night of debauchery in Vegas, with one of them winning a jackpot after playing the other’s quarter. The pair tries to undermine each other and get their hands on the money... falling in love along the way.

Ben Campbell is a highly intelligent student at M.I.T. in Boston. He is introduced by his unorthodox math professor into a secretive club of five students, whom are being trained by the professor of the skill of card counting at blackjack. Using their skills of code talk and hand signals, they make hundreds of thousands of dollars in winning blackjack casino after casino in Las Vegas.

Mad Money
Bridget Cardigan is shocked to learn that she is on the verge of losing her comfortable lifestyle when her husband is downsized from his job. She takes the position as a janitor at the Federal Reserve Bank. Bridget forges an unexpected bond with Nina and Jackie. Caught up in a system that underestimates their talents and keeps their dreams just out of reach, Bridget, Nina and Jackie set out to even the score.

Made of Honour
Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He’s a serial dater, she wants marriage but hasn’t found Mr. Right. Hannah gets engaged and asks Tom to be her “maid” of honour; he agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her.

Iron Man
When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armoured suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil.

Yet another blockbuster from Bollywood.

Entry: Shs 11,000. Shs 5,000 tickets Monday to Thursday for university students with valid IDs. Offer not valid for blockbuster movies.

For details, call 0312 261 415.
Garden City Mall, Yusuf Lule Road



Bakayimbira play exposes corruption

Bakayimbira Dramactors were at Theatre Labonita over the weekend exposing the guys who are consuming taxpayers’ money like it is part of their job descriptions.
The play Olwendo lwa Tendo rotates around a kingdom eaten up by corruption. The Emperor (Patrick Ssembusi) does everything to spread the epidemic when he turns a deaf ear to stories that his men are corrupt.
The centre of attraction in the play is the battle for who will be queen to the emperor. Two resembling young girls (Jean Nakacwa and Farida Ndausi) are competing to become queen. The head of cultures (Benon Kibuuka) brings Ndausi who is not the right queen to the palace and tries to kill Jean but spiritual powers protect her and ends up becoming the queen and Benon and group die as they struggle to steal the position.
-Abu-baker Mulumba

National Theatre
Thursday: Comedy Night with Theatre Factory in the lower gardens.
Time: 8.30p.m.
Entry: Shs5,000.

Monday: Musicians’ Club 89 presents the Jam Session featuring both upcoming and established artistes.
Time: 8p.m. for free!

Tuesday: Percussion Discussion Afrika present their weekly music programme, African Sounds Evening starting 7.30p.m. for free.

Theatre La Bonita
Friday & Saturday: The Ebonies, fresh from filming in Dubai, Denmark and Sweden presents their sixth Romantic Night; Woman at 7p.m. They will be welcoming back Olga (Rita Tusubira) who has been away for some time.
Sunday: The Ebonies present Agony and Ecstasy; Obulumi N’Okunyumirwa at 7p.m.
Entry: First Class, Shs 25,000, Second Class Shs 20,000, Shs 15,000 for third class and Shs 10,000 for students with valid IDs.



Petima Gardens – Kireka

Petima Gardens together with Walugembe and Sons, TV Center – Ndeeba, will be hosting the Artiste of the Year Ronald Mayinja in a show dubbed Mwebale kuwagira Mayinja this Saturday. He will be accompanied by Doreen Mutiibwa, Stella Kayaga, Matia Luyima and Sauda Nakakawa.

Time: 7p.m.
Fee: Shs 4,000

Kirk Franklin in live concerts
Uganda Telecom presents gospel singer, Kirk Franklin in a VIP concert at Kampala Serena Hotel this Thursday. Tickets go for Shs 150,000.
There will be a family show at Lugogo Cricket Oval on Saturday. Fee is Shs 50,000 for VIP and Shs 25,000 for general public.

Thank God it’s Xtra Friday at Ange Noir
Smirnoff brings you Xtra Friday at Ange Noir. Only hits of the 90’s in Ange Mystique while the latest urban jams in hip-hop, R&B, and East African music will be played. There will free black ice for the first 100 ladies.
Entry: Shs 3,000, Shs 10,000 and Shs 15,000 for Ange Noir, Ange Executive and Ange Mystic respectively.

Tuesday is Movie night with the latest blockbusters.
Time: 7p.m. and 9p.m.
Fee: Free plus a complimentary packet of popcorn.
Wednesday is Rock night with a touch of R&B.
Fee: Free to all university students with valid IDs, the rest pay Shs 5,000.
Thursday is Corporate night where business and pleasure mix. Music policy is 80% Oldies.
Fee: Free to all the Corporates, the rest pay Shs 5,000.
Friday is Party night. Top hits to get you in the weekend mood with DJ Polly.
Fee: Free to ladies before 1a.m. and Shs 10,000 for men.
Saturday is Freaky Saturday with the very best in R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae, Dancehall.
Fee: Free entrance to all before 9p.m.

Club Liquid Masindi
Open seven days a week, Monday is Corporate night with Jazz Classic and Oldies music. Tuesday Movie night, music is live on the screen; Wednesday Turn around nite (ladies free), Thursday Liquid night for Hip Hop and R&B lovers. Friday is karaoke night, Saturday Stars night (local artistes night) and Sunday is African night.
Every last Thursday of the month is declared leggie-raggae night.
Entry: Monday: Shs 5,000, Shs 3,000 week days and Shs 5,000 weekend

Vee’s Club – Bakuli Mengo
Wednesday is Ladies’ Night. Entry is free for ladies and Shs 3,000 for men.
Friday is campus night – free for university students with IDs, others pay Shs 3,000.
Saturday: 7p.m. till late is Variety Night. Entry is Shs 3,000.
Sunday is African Night/Oldies and is free entry.

Live Band at Rock Bar
Tonight, Off Cuts band will stage a live performance at Rock Bar, Speke Hotel; starting 8p.m. Entry is free.
Every Wednesday is Video Night featuring Hip Hop, RnB, Retro and Soul, Jazz and Rock. Tuesday is Karaoke Night. Entry is free.

Hotel Equatoria
It is Jazz night at Hotel Equatoria with Mr. Stoney Band. Friday is Variety Night with Xtreme Sounds, Saturday is African Night with Bantu’s Band and Sunday is Family day with Afrirena Band. All shows start 7p.m and end 11p.m.
Entry is free.

Imperial Hotel – Coffee Terrace
Flash Band is playing music from Monday – Saturday.
Free entrance. Come with a friend and enjoy a coffee evening.

Compiled by Simon Musasizi. Send your weekend programme to smusasizi@ugandaobserver.com