Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 100, March 5-18, 1970

in Cooperation with Detroit Adventure


DETROIT TUBE WORKS, turn on your tube to John Lee Hooker, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Terry Reid and Dr. Paul Lowenger of Lafayette Clinic, plus an Open City rap. Channel 56, 10:30 p.m. It’s free.

KING KONG (1933) and ALPHAVILLE (1965) The biggest ape of them all returns, as does Eddie Constatine in Jean-Luc Godard’s futuristic spy tale. DeRoy Aud. 8:30 p.m., single feature 50 cents, double 75 cents.

The Scholar’s Choice, REMBRANDT AND HIS PUPILS, a lecture by Ernst Scheyer, Lecture Hall, Det. Inst. of Arts, 2 p.m.

OPEN CITY FREE MEDICAL SERVICE, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come down at 5:30 for appt. 4225 Second.


Ssssh, it’s the 10 YEARS AFTER getting it on at the EASTOWN along with Pig Iron and Fiddler Crab, plus trippy lights by Magic Veil. 8041 Harper.

SOUTHWIND, Savage Grace and the Blues Train provide the jams at the Palladium, 136 Brownell in Birmingham.

DAVID & ROSELYN, and Gentlecraft with folk music for you at the Absolute Zero Coffee House, 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham.


TEN YEARS AFTER, Pig Iron, Fiddler Crab, Magic Veil lights and other neat things at the Eastown, 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

THE SPIRIT is alive and well and for one night only at the Palladium, along with South Wind and the Blues Train. 136 Brownell in beautiful downtown Birmingham.

OR HOW ABOUT SILVERBELL? Just a short ride up to Bald Mt. Road will enable you to see the Savage Grace, and All the Lonely People (where do they all come from?).

FOLKY (stuff) MUSIC with DAVID & ROSELYN and Gentel Craft at the Absolute Zero Coffee House, 388 N. Woodward.

HIGH SCHOOL and LAW AND ORDER. A Frederick Wiseman creation at high schools and Kansas City Police Dept. DeRoy Aud. 7:30 and 4:45.

LORNA DOONE, exciting adventure story of 17th century Scotland. Theatre, Det Inst. of Arts, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Free.

Jean Luc-Godard’s MASCULINE-FEMININE (1966) Rackham Aud., 8:30 p.m.

AZNAVOUR, Masonic Aud. 8:30 p.m.

Michigan Conference for the REPEAL OF ABORTION LAWS. 9:30 am, Ballroom of the Student Center WSU. There will be many prominent speakers featured, including state Senator Coleman Young, and Mrs. Ethelene Crockett MD. All interested persons are invited and urged to attend. It is free.

TRY JUDGE HOFFMAN. Join the jury with guerrilla theatre at Unitarian Church, Cass at Forest, 8 p.m., free.


IMPORTANT: Interviews with the CHICAGO 8, Arlo Guthrie, Bill Kuntsler, et al on Harvey Ovshinsky’s radio program “Spare Change,” 7 p.m. on WXYZ (101 FM).

TRAVELING ROMAN ROADS, another lecture on Romans in Rome, away and at home and anyplace else a Roman would roam. WSU Community Arts Bldg., Cass & Kirby, 2 p.m.

THE MUSIC BOX (1932), the only Laurel and Hardy flit ever to win an academy award and the Horn Blows at Midnight, starring Jack Benny. Henry Ford Museum Theater, 2 & 4 p.m.

Donizetti’s DON PASQUALE, sung in English, Valter Poole, conducting. Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward. 2:30 p.m.

“RACISM IN THE SIXTIES:” films and discussions planned by People Against Racism. Northwest Unitarian Church, 23925 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield. 7:45 p.m. $1 for students, $1.50 for adults.

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF NARCOTIC USAGE ON LEARNING IN YOUTH will be discussed by Dr. Juanita Collier, First Unitarian Church, 4605 Cass Ave., 7 p.m.

THE SEVERO BALLET COMPANY in Poulenc’s “Concerto” and Meyerbeer’s “Les Patineurs” in conjunction with Roseville Arts Festival, Roseville High School Aud., 16250 Martin, 3:30 p.m.

THE VIENNA CHOIR BOYS, often called the world’s most beloved choir, Ford Aud. 8:20 p.m.

GAY IS GOOD! The homosexual liberation group will meet to discuss ways of liberating the gay scene in Detroit. 3 p.m. St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, Woodward at Holbrook. Everyone interested is invited, free.

SECOND FACULTY CONCERT, commemorating the 200th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. Int. Inst. 3 p.m.

COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR YaHoo! with Charlie Pride, Bill Anderson and Merle Haggard, and more. Cobo Hall, 2 & 8 p.m.


Got a social disease that you don’t particularly want? Then come to the OPEN CITY FREE MEDICAL CLINIC and they will fix you up. 4225 Second at Canfield, 6-8:30 p.m.


SECONDS (1966), John Frankenheimer’s story of a man who undergoes an operation to become a new person—with horrifying results. DeRoy Aud. 8:30 p.m. 50 cents.

REMBRANDT’S LANDSCAPES. Learn about Rembrandt’s green thumb, or was it blue? Lecture Hall, Det. Inst. of Arts, 8 p.m.


THE FAMOUS DUBLINERS direct from Ireland, 8 p.m., Ford Aud. Don’t forget to wear green!


FAHRENHEIT 451 (1967) directed by Francois—Truffaut, and Rod Steiger as THE ILLUSTRATED MAN (1969). DeRoy Aud. 7 p.m. single feature 50 cents, double 75 cents.

ONE WAY TO KEEP YOUR COOL, or Frivolous, Fabulous and Functional Fans. Yep, you guessed it, a gallery talk on fans. What will they think of next? Det. Hist Museum, 3:30 p.m.

THE BOX, that’s what they thought of next, only this is a panel discussion with Larry Bell, and Don Judd, sculptors. Lecture Hall, Detroit Inst. of Arts, 8 p.m.


WAR, featuring that animal himself Eric Burden and the Family and Jerry Yonkins’ unfamed Shiva, all at the Eastown, plus super psychedelic lights by Magic Veil, 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

It’s THE JAMES COTTON BLUES BAND from Chicago making their return to the Detroit scene at the Palladium and The Rumors. 136 Brownell. Free popcorn too.

That humdinger folksinger, CHARLIE LATIMER with Paul Bowels and Company make their appearance at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse, 388 N. Woodward.

THE 5TH DIMENSION, up, up and away in a concert arranged to drive away all generation gaps. Memorial Bldg., Univ of Detroit, 8:30 p.m.

FOLK DANCING at the Int. Inst. 8 p.m.

Jean Renoir’s BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING, Detroit premiere, Wayne Cinema Guild, Upper DeRoy Aud., 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

PSYCHO THERAPY Lecture on multiple family group therapy, Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

ENCORE! WSU Men’s Glee Club in concert WSU Comm. Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m.

THE ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET doing variations on Strike Up the Band and other selections. Masonic Aud. 8:20 p.m.


WAR! with Eric Burden, Shiva and the Family at the Eastown plus Magic Veil lights. 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

CHICAGO BLUES with the James Cotton Blues Band and All the Lonely People at the Palladium, free popcorn and movies. 136 Brownell.

FOLKSINGER Charlie Latimer backed up by Paul Bowles who’s backed up by a few other groovy guys at the Absolute Zero coffeehouse 388 N. Woodward, Adm. $1.50.

Jean Renoir’s BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING, Detroit premiere, about a society dropout Upper DeRoy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.

Richard Burton’s DOCTOR FAUSTUS (1968) Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

DETROIT CITY BALLET, annual performance. Aud. Det Inst. of Arts 8:30 p.m.

ATHENIAN DUO, classic guitarists in concert Hall Det. Inst. of Arts, 8:30 p.m.

AN EVENING OF RENAISSANCE DANCE and MUSIC 16th Century music and dance in authentic costumes, Cadillac Hall, Marygrove College. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.

THE MAGIC WORD. Unique entertainment featuring poetry from limericks to classics. Theater, Det. Inst. of Arts, 11 am & 2 p.m.

NETHERLANDS DAY, the Dutch Immigrant Society and persons of Dutch descent are invited to enjoy fellowship, “REMBRANDT AFTER 300 YEARS” exhibition and a special program. Lecture Hall 3:30 p.m. Det. Inst. of Arts.


B.B. KING, LITTLE RICHARD and SHA NA NA invade the Michigan Theater in an outasight concert of blues and rock ‘n roll. Tickets are $5.50, $6.50. 2 shows 4 and 8:30 p.m.

BIZARRE RADIO on “the other” radio station. Hank Malone’s “The Public Service Experiment” 8-9 p.m. on WXYZ fm.

VENCEREMOS BRIGADE will rap about Cuba on “Spare Change” at 7 p.m. on WXYZ (101 fm)

THE ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, 2:30 p.m.

WSU CHORAL UNION & ORCHESTRA in “A Salute to the Music of Poland” at St. Stanislays Church, Medbury near Chene, 3:30 p.m.


“RACISM IN THE SIXTIES” films and discussions. Northwest Unitarian Church, 23925 Northwestern Hwy, 7:45 p.m.


MONDAY MORNING BLAHS got you down? Come down to the OPEN CITY CLINIC and get free medical treatment. 4225 Second at Canfield, 6-8 p.m.


THE DAY THE EARTH CAUGHT FIRE, shown in the Aud. Det. Inst. of Arts, free, 8 p.m.

MUSIC OF 17th Century Europe, 201 Dodge Hall Aud., Oakland Univ., 8 p.m., free.

REMBRANDT AS A TEACHER, Lecture Hall Det. Inst. of Arts, 8 p.m.

THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF DETROIT presents the Zurich Chamber Octet, WSU Community Arts Aud., Cass & Kirby, 8:30 p.m.


WITCHCRAFT, BLACK MAGIC and the modern occults, or have you seen your mother, baby, standing in,the shadows? A lecture with Marcello Truzzi at Friends Aud. Det Public Library, 8 p.m., free.


PROJECTS 1970, an exhibit of experimental work using new material and new ideas. Detroit Artists Market, 1452 Randolph. thru March 17.

MARY JANE BIGLER EXHIBITION, Lantern Gallery, 301 N. Main, Ann Arbor. Tues-Sat. 3-5 p.m. thru March 18.

FRENCH IN AMERICA, Round Hall, Det. Historical Museum, thru March 22.

PAINTINGS BY RAY PARKER. Gertrude Kasle Gallery, 310 Fisher Bldg. Mon-Sat 11 a.m. thru 5 p.m. thru March 26.

ETCHINGS BY REMBRANDT at the Det. Inst. of Arts thru April 5.

THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS, Tom Bert, Phil Davis and Bob Vigellati at the 831 Photographic Gallery, 831 E. Maple Rd, Birmingham, thru March 31.

COLLECTOR’S CORNER: Civil War Soldier. Kresge Exhibit Hallway, Det Historical Museum thru April 5.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Impressions of nature. Society of Arts and Crafts. Mon-Thurs, 10 am thru 4 p.m., thru March 28.

BOGHOSIAN RECENT CONSTRUCTION’ The J.L. Hudson Gallery, 1206 Woodward, thru March 28.

BENNIE WHITE, water colors and oil paintings. AAA Gallery, 2805 Grand River, March 8-May 2.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY MONETA SLEET, JR. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in feature photog.


ICE CAPADES, March 10-22, Olympia Stadium.

SPRING ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE, E. 8 Mile Armory, March 11-15.


ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL, March 10-15, Architecture Aud.

BEEF & ALE, with Rodriguez and a revolving art show, every Thurs., Fri. and Sat.

THE FOREST THEATRE COMMUNITY gathering. Fri & Sat, 7:30 p.m. til? Sun 5 p.m. til midnight.

Bands, folk, jazz, blues, food. Fri & Sat 75 cents, Sun. free. Call Open City for more info.

Adam Strohm Hall, Det. Pub. Library, March 9 thru April 30.

ALUMNI SCULPTURE SHOW and Tom Simpson furniture design. Galleries, Cranbrook Art March 10-April 5.

RECENT PAINTINGS OF LESTER JOHNSON Donald Morris Gallery, 20082 Livernois, March 14-April 4.

INTAGLIO PRINTS & SCULPTURE by Dean Meeker. Birmingham Gallery, 1025 Hayes, in Birmingham. March 14-April 4.


WEST SIDE STORY, presented by Dominican High School, Dominican High Aud, 9740 McKinney Ave. Adm $1.50, 8 p.m. March 6-8, 13-15.

ZAKU: AN AFRICAN ODESSEY. North-End Family Center, Belmont at John R. $2.00 adm. March 13-15. Call 873-6320 for Inf.

Franz Kafka’s THE CASTLE, presented by Meadowbrook Theatre at the Det. Inst. of Arts 8:30 p.m., March 5-8, 7:30 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE’S “AS YOU LIKE IT,” Meadowbrook Theatre, 8:15 p.m., March 5-7.

Arthur Miller’s AFTER THE FALL, WSU Hilberry Theatre, Cass at Hancock, 8:30 p.m., March 5 and 21.

SHAKESPEARE’S “MACBETH” at Hilberry Theatre, March 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 25, and 26 at 2:30 p.m.

Edmond Rostand’s CYRANO DE BERGERAC, story of the swashbuckling poet whose soul outshone his ugly visage. Hilberry Theatre, 8:30 p.m., March 6, 13, 14, and 19.

Moliere’s THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMEN, Hilberry Theatre, 8:30 p.m., March 7, 12 & 20.

APPLAUSE, Fisher Theatre, thru March 21.

I DO! I DO! with Phil Ford and Mimi Hines at Hill Aud. Ann Arbor, 8:30 p.m., March 12 & 13.

Tennessee Williams’ SUMMER AND SMOKE, Oakland Univ. M.R. Wilson Hall, 8:15 p.m. on March 12-15, 17-19, 22, 24-29.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Essex Hall Theatre, Univ. of Windsor, 8:15 p.m., March 1315, 20-22.

MARAT/SADE, Barn Theatre, Oakland Univ. 8:30 p.m., March 13, 14, 19-21.

YOUR OWN THING, new rock musical, Hill Aud. Ann Arbor, 8:30 p.m., March 18 & 19.

HELLO DOLLY, Broadway musical with Pearl Baily at Fisher Theatre, March 23-31.

Peter Ustinov’s THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER and HIS WIFE, Hilberry Aud. 8:30 p.m. March 26-28.


REMBRANDT AFTER 300 YEARS. Major exhibition of the year commemorating the 300th anniversary of the Dutch Master’s death. S. Wing, Detroit Inst of Arts, Feb. 25-Apr. 5.

SALVADOR DALI drypoints illustrating the legend of Tristan and Isolde. London Arts Gallery, 321 Fisher Bldg., Feb. 18-Mar. 18.


DETROIT DRAFT COUNSELLING CENTER at the Central Methodist Church. Woodward and Adams. 6-10 p.m. Sundays.


ALVIN’S FINER DELI & GOODTIME SHOPPE Rock ‘n’ blues from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $1.00 $1.50. Every Friday & Saturday. Cass Ave. & Edsel Ford Fwy.