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THURS., JULY 18
A FAR OUT FLICK called The Old Lad Vanishes will be shown at the Studio I. It’s a melodrama and comedy with the Hitchcock touch. 13325 Livernois. Show times 7:30 & 9:30.
FILM Oakland Community College is sponsoring THE INFORMER, directed by John Ford. Ferndale High Aud. 881 Pinecrest Dr. 8 p.m. $1.50 adm.
REPERTORY Thieves’ Carnival will be presented by the U of D players as a part of the Summer Theater Festival. 8:30 p.m. U of D Memorial Bldg. for info call 342-1000.
FRI., JULY 19
LECTURE, The Friday Night Socialist Forum is holding a lecture and discussion on Cuba. Topic: The struggle for Power; The Revolutionary War and the Evolution of Leadership. 8 p.m. Debs Hall, 3737 Woodward.
FILM, David Lean’s direction of Charles Dicken’s classic, OLIVER TWIST. Studio I, 13325 Livernois. 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
COURT THEATRE OF DETROIT presents two comedies, The Private Ear and the Public Eye. Ferndale High Aud. 8:30 p.m. $1.00 adm.
FLOWER POWER. There will be an outdoor flower market in Kennedy Square. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
BASEBALL FANS The Detroit Tigers continue their rampage as they try to annihilate the Baltimore Orioles. 8 p.m. Tiger Stadium.
UCAE Friday Night Film Series is showing Case of the Mukkinese Battle Horn with Peter Sellers. And, Man in the Moon. Don’t miss it, they may never show such a unique double feature again! Rackham Aud. 80 Farnsworth. 8:30, $1.00.
CONCERT The Detroit Concert Band will be at the State Fairgrounds band shell. 8:15 p.m. Listen to music under the stars. Its FREE.
GRANDE BALLROOM This time Uncle Russ has two out-of-sight groups to play with your minds. FEVER TREE and SPIRIT, plus JAMES GANG. $3.50 adm. You gotta be 17. Grand River & Beverly.
SAT., JULY 20
SEE THE TIGERS play Baltimore at Tiger Stadium. You can even get a suntan if you sit in the bleachers. 2:15 p.m.
FILM Breakfast at Tiffany’s U of D Student Union Bldg. 7:30 p.m. 75 cents.
OLIVER TWIST is at the Studio I. 13325 Livernois. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. shows.
COURT THEATRE presents The Private Ear and The Public Eye. Delightful twin comedies. Ferndale High Aud. 8:30 p.m. $1.00.
CONCERT Music under the stars. Listen to the Detroit Concert Band, while nature puts on a show in the sky for you. State Fairgrounds, Band Shell. 8:15 p.m.
GRANDE BALLROOM Uncle Russ invites you to groove on two totally freaky groups, Fever Tree and Spirit. $3.50 adm. 17 age limit. Grand River and Beverly.
SUN., JULY 21
EVERYTHING but the kitchen sink and maybe even that can be seen and bought at the Summer Flea Market along lower Woodward. 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. There is also a band concert at Kennedy Square 3-5 p.m.
DOUBLEHEADER Detroit plays Baltimore two games at Tiger Stadium. 1:30 p.m.
IN WHITE AMERICA will be presented by the Court Theatre of Detroit at Ferndale High Aud. 881 Pinecrest Dr. 7:30 p.m. $1.00 adm.
DETROIT CONCERT BAND will play at the State Fairgrounds band ‘shell. It’s FREE and outdoors so you can groove on ‘the stars or just listen to the music. 8:15 p.m.
FILM Bryan Forbe’s “Whistle Down the Wind.” A deep moving film of a child’s belief, devotion and faith. Starring Haley Mills. Studio I 13325 Livemois, 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
NO AGE LIMIT gig at the Grande Ballroom with FEVER TREE and SPIRIT. Also, Stuart Avery Assemblage. 7-11 p.m. $3.50. Grand River & Beverly.
MON., JULY 22
FILM Bryan Forbe’s “Whistle Down the Wind.” A flick you don’t wan’t to miss. Studio I, 13325 Livemois. 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
TUES., JULY 23
“WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND”, Starring Haley Mills and Alan Bates. Studio I, 13325 Livemois. 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
FILM CLASSIC presented by Oakland Community College, CITIZEN KANE. Orson Welle’s greatest, (1941) Ferndale High Aud. 881 Pinecrest 8 p.m.
WED., JULY 24
LAST WEEK of the film festival. Francois Truffaunt’s “Shoot The Piano Player.” Studio I 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
FILM “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” U of D Student Union Bldg. 75 cents, 8 p.m.
LECTURE Summer Lecture Series sponsored by the UCAE. Father Cunningham will speak on Race and Religion in the cities. 8:30 p.m. Rackham Aud. 80 Farnsworth $1.00 adm.
MUSICAL CONCERT in Kennedy Square 6:30 p.m. FREE
LECTURE Friday Night Socialist Forum, Discussion on Cuba. The development of the Cuban Revolution: Its defiance of aggression and its socialism. Debs Hall 3737 Woodward. 8 p.m.
THE FANTASTICKS will be presented by the Court Theatre of Detroit. Don’t miss this great musical comedy, Ferndale High 881 Pinecrest. 8:30 p.m.
BUY A FLOWER to wear in your hair or just come and look at them. Outdoor Flower Market. Kennedy Square 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CARILLON CONCERTS of organ and chimes at the tower on Belle Isle. 5:30 p.m. FREE
BAND CONCERT State Fairgrounds 8:15 Band Shell. FREE
PSYCHEDELIC The Scot Richard Case will be at The Pumpkin, 290 S. Wayne Rd. between Ford Rd. & Mich. Ave. in Westland.
GRANDE, Call Uncle Russ’s answering service to find out who is there, right now nobody knows or at least nobody’s talking. call 834-9348 and uncover the big mystery.
SAT., JULY 27
JULES AND JIM, Beautifully portrayed film at the Studio I. 13325 Livernois. 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
FILM Friday Night Film Series sponsored by the UCAE presents double fun entertainment with a Laurel & Hardy Flick and also “Under the Yum Yum Tree.” Rackham Aud. 80 Farnsworth. 8:30 p.m. $1.00 adm.
COURT THEATRE presents “The Fantasticks.” Ferndale High Aud. 881 Pinecrest- Dr. 8:30 p.m. $1.00 adm.
GRANDE Same Deal, you gotta call 834-9348 to find out who’s there.
SUN., JULY 28
SUMMER FLEA MARKET along lower Woodward. Here’s your chance to get all kinds of junk. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
FILM “The 400 Blows” at the Studio I. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
CARILLON CONCERTS at the Belle Isle tower, 5 p.m. FREE
IN WHITE AMERICA will be presented by the Court Theatre at Ferndale High Aud. 881 Pinecrest Dr. 8:30 p.m. $1.00 adm.
UP AGAINST THE WALL. Harvey Ovshinsky’s freeky radio show on WABX 99.5 FM from 11-12 midnight.
MON., JULY 29
BASEBALL, Tigers vs. Yankees. 8 p.m. Tiger Stadium
FILM “400 Blows” at the Studio I. 7:30 & 9:30 shows.
TUES., JULY 30
BASEBALL Tigers and yankees play at Tiger Stadium. 8 p.m.”
400 BLOWS”. Film at the Studio I, 13325 Livemois.
WED., JULY 31
CONCERT. It’s a musical happening or something, at Kennedy Square Downtown Det. 6:30 p.m. FREE
FLICK FESTIVAL All about the pop festival with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and others. Studio I. 7:30 & 9:30 shows
ELVIRA MADIGAN is at the Studio North. Said to be “The most beautiful love story ever.” Woodward & 9 Mile
BENJAMIN Studio New Center. Third & Grand Blvd.
FESTIVAL with Bob Dylan starts July 31. Studio I, Livernois & Davison.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY A totally trippy flick with fantastic colours and weird sounds. Don’t Miss It. Summit Theatre. Washington Blvd. at Lafayette.
TAKE A TRIP through the Detroit Institute of Arts. Groove on all the paintings, statues, and misc. Open Tues. thru Sun. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. FREE
W.S.U. ART EXHIBIT is still on until July 28. Presented in the Community Arts Gallery. 450 W. Kirby.
GRAPHICS for young collectors now on exhibit thru July 31. J.L. Hudson Gallery 1206 Woodward, Det. Oscar °P:agentine, Director.
THE GRAPHIC ART of Mary cassatt. 80 prints are on exhibition now until Aug. 18. Detroit Institute of arts.
DETROIT SUMMER THEATRE presents with an all professional cast: “Guys and Dolls,” July 17-21. “Finian’s Rainbow,” July 21-28. “Carousel” July 31-Aug 1. Art Institute Aud. John’ R. Entrance., Ticket info call 832-2730.
SUMMER REPERTORY THEATRE presents “Thieve’s Carnival,” July 18, 19. “The Fantasticks,” July 20-26. 8:30 U of D Life Science Bldg. For info call 342-1000
GREENFIELD VILLAGE PLAYERS presents “Needles and Pins” at the Henry Ford Museum Theatre. July 19. 8:30.
CITY OF DETROIT TENT SHOW Fantasy Show July 19. Variety Show July 20. Musical Review by Professionals. 8:30 Palmer Park. Woodward & 6 Mile.
Court Theatre of Detroit has plays every weekend. See individual dates for specific listings.
CHESSMATE Spider John Kerner is there July 16-21. Then comes Terry Knight (back by popular demand?) July 21-28. Livemois & McNichols. For ticket info call: 862-1554.
RAVEN GALLERY has folk singer Danny Cox to entertain you. Open every night but Mon. Greenfield Rd. just North of 12 Mile. For ticket info phone 353-1778.
LIVING END Phil Marcus Esser is staying on at the Living End at least until July 31. Come see him belt out ballads and folk music in a unique fashion. You must be 21. 8225 John Lodge. 872-4990.
FREE FUN Go down to Grand Circus park one evening and dig the deep colours of the fountain. There are benches so you can sit and groove on it for quite awhile.
HEY When was the last time you were at the ZOO? Come to the Detroit Zoological Park, Woodward and 10 Mile Rd. The animals will love it if you do. Open every day.
UPTIGHT ON SUNDAY NIGHT? Then Listen to Up Against the Wall with Harvey Ovshinsky on WABX, 99.5 FM. Harvey plays some beautiful, freeky music and makes ya feel alright. 11-12 midnight.