Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 105, May 14-27, 1970

in Cooperation with Detroit Adventure

Thurs., May 14

FROM THE WAYNE CINEMA GUILD… Picnic on the Grass and Le Bonheur, both in color. Upper DeRoy Auditorium. 7:00 p.m. 75 cents.

OPEN CITY FREE MEDICAL CLINIC. Come get cured of your ills and aches and pains and anything else that hurts. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4225 Second at Canfield.

Fri., May 15

THE PALLADIUM has a really groovy lineup tonight with the SRC, UP, and Salvage. Your best bet would be to take advantage of the free popcorn. 136 Brownell in Birmingham.

FOLKY MUSIC. Marc Chover, Nancy Vokes, and Dan Smith keep the Absolute Zero filled with folk tunes all evening. adm. $1.50. 388 No. Woodward in Birmingham.

THE “CREATION” a Benefit for Open City, with great (?) entertainment and a light show. St. James Church, Woodward at Hazelhurst, in Ferndale. $1.00 8 p.m.-1 A.M.

BLACK GIRL and Barom Sarret, directed by Ousame Sambene, sponsored by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Upper Deroy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Adm. 50 cents.

NEW LINE CINEMA. VALI, the Witch of Positano (USA). Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

ART AUCTION at the Bloomfield Art Association. Anything over a thousand dollars may be considered. 1516 So. Cranbrook Rd. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

COPPER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL in Ontonagon, Mich. Call the Mich. Tourist Council for further details.

BIG STEEL a new place to hang out in Ann Arbor. Catfish and Dhobis Itch will be on hand for the music. On Main St.

Sat., May 16

LET YOUR MIND TAKE OFF ON A JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, or let the Jefferson Airplane take off your mind. At Eastern Mich. Univ. 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 & $5.50. Ypsilanti.

VALI, THE WITCH OF POSITANO (USA) New line cinema at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

BLACK GIRL and Barom Sarret directed by Oosame Sambene. Sponsored by the Wayne Cinema Guild at WSU. Upper DeRoy Aud., 7,9 & 11 p.m. Adm 50 cents.

THE SILVER BUTTON, Board a ship bound for adventure and excitement in a live musical production based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnapped.” Theatre, Detroit Institute of Arts. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $1.25.

Sunday, May 17

FAMOUS EARLY FLICS: Fairbanks Festival. Thief of Bagdad (1924) with Douglas Fairbanks. Henry Ford Museum. 2 & 4 p.m.

(hic hic hic) A CHAMPAGNE EVENING for the Arts. Music, poetry and an art exhibition. Benefit for DSACE. 1760 Lincolnshire Drive, Palmer Woods.

GAY LIBERATION MEETING. 3 p.m. St. Joe’s Church.

What, STEVIE WONDER? The little boy from Motown who struck it rich, at Cobo Hall.

PETER WERBE on the radio, WXYZ FM. Spare Change 7-8 p.m. Hank Malone, Sol Goldfarb, local renaissance man will rap on Hank’s show. Public Service Experiment 6-7 p.m. WXYZ FM. 2 Good Shows to Listen to.

AN EVENING OF AUTHENTIC AND ORIGINAL DANCES’ DeRoy Theatre, Meyers at Curtis. 8:30 p.m. $2.00.

Mon., May 18

CAN THE FUTURE BE HUMANIZED? Is there any hope OR are we all doomed? Let Hubert Locke tell you about it at the WSU Community Arts Auditorium. Cass & Kirby. 8 p.m. Free.

IT’S MICHIGAN WEEK! Let’s hear it for Michigan! Take an exciting tour of Downtown Detroit and See!!!—see what?? bus leaves at 10, 11 AM, 12 noon, 1 & 2 p.m. in front of National Bank of Detroit. Free.


Tues., May 19

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. Show in the Aud. of the Det. I nsti. of Arts. 8 p.m. It’s Free.

SEE THE SCENIC TOLEDO Museum of Art. (That’s Ohio, not Spain). For more info. call 644 – 0866.

Wed., May 20

CABARET CONCERT. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hayman conducting, with Duke Ellington and his orchestra, “The Most Popular Pops” Light Guard Armory, 4400 E. 8 Mile 8:30 p.m.

Thurs., May 21

BELLE DE JOUR (Benefit for Lafayette Clinic to help finance Methadone treatment program for drug addicts.) Seeking sexual gratification, a beautiful bourgeois housewife spends afternoons in a bordello, finding fulfillment only in the most unspeakable perversions. And LES BICHES, an outstanding study of bisexuality and the multiple facets of personality. Upper DeRoy Aud. 7 p.m. double feature $1.00.

YAHOO. It’s the country fair of yesteryear, and everyone’s invited (for a small price). Parades, farm animals, craft demonstration, races, games, and hobby exhibits. Greenfield Village. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DUKE ELLINGTON and the DETROIT SYMPH ORCHESTRA mix in martial magnificence making more music mutually, with Richard Hayman conducting at the Light Guard Armory, 4400 E. 8 Mile. 8:30 p.m.

Fri., May 22

ALICE IN WONDERLAND? Not exactly, It’s Alice (Cooper) in Birmingham. At the Palladium with Julius Victor and Justice.

THE GYPSY joins Andy Cohen for a super folk time at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse. 388 No. Woodward.

THE VIRGIN PRESIDENT (USA), Shadows of an Apple (France) and Action Speaks Louder than Platforms (USA). New Line Cinema shown at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

HERE’S YOUR LIFE, directed by Jan Troell. Sponsored by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Upper DeRoy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

Sat., May 23

It’s OH GO FLY YOUR KITE DAY in Battle Freek, Mich., and everyone is invited to do just that.

LET THE GYPSY entertain you and Andy Cohen too, at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse in Birmingham. 388 No. Woodward. adm. $1.50.
THE VIRGIN PRESIDENT (USA), Shadow of an Apple (France) and Action Speaks Louder Than Platforms (USA). Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.
HERE’S YOUR LIFE, directed by Jan Troell. Upper DeRoy Aud. 7,9, & 11 p.m. 50 cents.

“TIME TO DANCE” dance demonstration by students of the Detroit Community School, directed by Lisa Novak. 2:30 p.m. Free. Aud, WWJ. 615 LaFayette.

A PUPPET SPECTACULAR. Detroit Institute of Arts Theatre 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $1.25.

Sunday, May 24

It’s FREE CONCERT TIME AGAIN, brought to you by friendly radio WABX at Tartar Field on the WSU Campus. Bring food, wine, smokes, blankets and machetes to cut the grass. Groups include Catfish, SRC, Third Power and Virgin Dawn, and possibly a few more unnamed as yet. 1-6 p.m. Stay tuned to ABX for further details.

GAY LIBERATION meetings, 3 p.m. at St. Joe’s Church.

PETER WERBE (OUR sigh) 7-8 p.m. on the radio, WXYZ FM and Hank Malone 6-7 p.m. Hank will have workers from the Ford Rouge and ExCello Plants on to rap.

Monday, May 25

MADAME BUTTERFLY? No, Cavalleria Rusticane, opening nite for the Metropolitan Opera, Kurt Adler conducting. Masonic Aud. 8:30 p.m.
OPEN CITY MEDICAL CLINIC. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4225 Second.

POETRY READING. Lower DeRoy, 8:00p.m. Evan Jones—Paul Gherman—Peter Fenton

Tues., May 26

LA TRAVIATA with Molinari-Pradelli conducting with Richard Tucker and Robert Merrill.

POETRY READING. Lower DeRoy, 8:00p.m. Chris Fessler—Faye Kicknosway

POETRY READING. Lower DeRoy, 4:00p.m. Archie Anderson—Robert Serling (!) Gotta go.

Wed., May 27

LUCIA DI LAMMARMOOR, Metropolitan Opera. Masonic Aud. 8 p.m.

POETRY READING. Lower DeRoy 8:00p.m. Andrei Codrescu (!) Even if you think you don’t like poetry, GO. You’ll be happy you did. (Codrescu will also read May 28 at 4:00p.m. at Wilson Hall/Oakland University. Like I said, if you miss him, it’s your loss.)


LOWELL NESBITT—Cape Kennedy and the moon paintings. Kasle Gallery, 310 Fisher Bldg. May 1-20

MADE IN MICHIGAN: Recent paintings, sculpture and graphics by Lawrence Barker, Sheldon Iden, Rollo Lodise & others. Franklin Siden Gallery, 213 David Whitney Bldg., May 1-22

FRANK STELLA. J.L. Hudson Gallery, Downtown Store, May 1-23

LATEST PAINTINGS by Voelker in Borzoi Galleries New works in the sculpture gallery group salon and gallery of comtemporary crafts, International Art Inst., 132 Madison May 1-26

ROUAULT, The Major Graphic Works: 18711958. London Arts Gallery, 321 Fisher Bldg May 1-29

GERALD GLADSTONE. JL Hudson Gallery Somerset Mall, Troy, May 1-30

FOCUS ON PHARMACY. Special Exhibits Room, Detroit Historical Museum, May 1-31 COLLECTOR’S CORNER:

Spoons that recall history (Sounds exciting!), Kresge Hallway, Detroit Historical Museum, May 1-31

CHARLES HINMAN—Recent paintings, Donald Morris Gallery, 20082 Livernois, May 2-30

ANNE FINES & ROBERT RUDKIN. Windsor artists, Canada Award winners, show paintings, drawings and sculptures done during the past year. Art Gallery of Windsor May 5-31

GLASS EXHIBITION, Regional Invitation. Hanamura-Hagopian Gallery, 14000 W. 8 Mile Rd., May 3-31

GERMAN ARTISTS An exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings by members of the Artists’ Guild of Stutt Gart-Esslingen. Art Gallery of Windsor May 5-31

ART AS AN OBJECT: COLOR Field paintings by Detroit area artists. Detroit Artists Market. May 8-29

A COLLECTOR’S TREASURE: The Tannahill Bequest. The greatest single gift ever received by the Detroit Institute of Arts in its 84 year history. May 13-Aug. 6

JAMES WILSON Painting and Photographs. Gallery 7, 8232 W. McNichols. May 24-31


Two one-act plays, “Liberty or Death,” by Stanley Smith, and “Papa’s Daughter,” by Dorothy Ahmad, every Fri, Sat & Sun at 8:30 p.m. Concept East Theatre, 401 E. Adams corner Brush

ROSE—Detroit Repertory, 13103 Woodrow Wilson. Phone: 868-1348 for ticket info.

Noel Coward’s HAY FEVER at the Group Theatre, 16535 Livernois, May 1,2,3,7,8,9,10, 14,15, & 16. $2.00 students, $4. others. 8:30.

HADRIAN VII with Hume Cronyn, New York and London’s distinguished dramatic hit about a man who would be pope. Fisher Theatre, Mon.—Sat. 8:30 pm, Sun. 7 pm. May 1-30

Shakespere’s MACBETH, WSU Hilberry Theatre Cass at Hancock, May 6,7,14,15,20,21,22, 2:30 pm

Peter Ustinov’s THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER AND HIS WIFE, WSU Hilberry Theatre, Cass at Hancock, 8:30 pm May 8,16,21.

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward. May 8,9,15,16,22, 23,24, 8:30 pm

Moliere’s THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN, WSU Hilberry Theatre, May 9,22. 8:30 p.m.

Ron Wilner’s WHO’S GOT HIS OWN, DSACE Cultural Center, 7330 12th St. at W. Grand Blvd. May 10,14,15,16,17,21,22,23,24,28,29, 31. 8:30 p.m.

Eugene O’Neills AH WILDERNESS! presented by Meadow Brook. Wilson Hall, Oakland U, May 10,12,13,14,15,16,17,19,20,21,22,23,24, 27,28,29,30,31. 8:15 p.m.

Edmond Rostand’s CYRANO de BERGERAC, WSU Hilberry Theatre, May 13: 2:30 p.m., May 14, 23: 8:30 p.m.



WOODSTOCK at the Madison, downtown

“Z” at the Village in Troy and other locations

PUTNEY SWOPE at the Studio New Center

Dirty double with DECAMARON ’69 and THE MARRIAGE MANNUAL at the Summit.


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. to 1 a.m. every Friday and Saturday at Cass Ave. & Edsel Ford Freeway. $1.50 Adm.

FILLING STATION: music every evening, Eddie Kay on Sun., Hank Phillips Mon. – Wed., Dean Rutledge Thur. – Sat. 7 Mile just east of Greenfield. You Must Be 21.

Rock Bands on Mon. nite at the Driftwood Lounge. Grand River & 8 Mile. You Must Be 21.

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

Duchess Lounge, rock group NAKED LUNCH every night but Mon. $1. covercharge on weekends. 7 Mile and Van Dyke. Yeah, You Must Be 21.