Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 65, October 31-November 13, 1968

Fri. Nov. 1

JEFF BECK GROUP back at the Grande to do some heavy blues (English style) along with the Toad and Pavement. Check out the hippy bullshit counter run by Barry Kramer and Bob Stark, they have some real trippy groovies on sale just in case you get bored. You gotta be 17. Grand River & Beverly

BREATHLESS. The story of an amoral young thug, played by Jean-Paul Belmondo, who patterns his life on the image of Humphrey Bogart. Based on a story by Truffaut. And, “Happy Anniversary” (short) presented by the WSU Cinema Guild. Lower DeRoy Aud. Shows at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Only 50 cents.

AMERICANS FOR DEMOCRATIC ACTION rally at Ford Aud, 8 p.m. Guest speakers include: Georgia Legislator Julian Bond, Joseph Rauh, Jr., Lonnie Peek, Pres. of Assoc. of Black Students, Congressman Conyers Jr., Rev. Eberhard and Robert Tindal. Lower DeRoy Aud. $1.00 for students, tickets at Wayne Box Office. The war, poverty, and racism will be discussed.

UNDERGROUND FLICS at the Det. Repertory Theatre. Don’t forget that every weekend flics are shown at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. This weekend’s. goodies are: Lapis, Up Tight… L.A. is Burning, God is Dog Spelled Backwards, Muggins, Legend at Big Sur, The Tender Game, & Free Fall. 13103 Woodrow Wilson.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN presented by the U of D Theatre, at the Ford Life Sciences Bldg. 8:30 p.m.

RAYA DUNAYEVSKAYA, author of Marxism and Freedom, will speak on “Marxism and Humanism” at the Robert Frost School, Scotia at Nine Mile Rd., in Oak Park. 8:30 p.m.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS presented by the Student Enterprise Theatre of Oakland U. This medieval vamp musical is a satirical take-off of the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea ” At the Barn Theatre. 8:30 p.m. Take I-75 to Rochester University Dr. and follow signs.

CONCERT, I Madrigalisti Di Venezia presented by Italy’s celebrated chamber ensemble. At the Det. Inst. of arts. 8 30 p.m.

FOLK DANCING. Learn different folk dances with the International Folk Dance Club. At the International Inst. 8 p.m. John R & Kirby.

ANGEL IN LOVE a comedy by Hugh Mills, presented by the Univ of Windsor Essex Hall Theatre. 8 15 p.m. For info call 253-4565.

A FLEA IN HER EAR at the WSU Hilberry Classic Theatre. Cass & Hancock 8:30 p.m.

Sat. Nov. 2

JEFF BECK continues at the Grande along with the McKennon Mendelson Mainline; plenty of heavy vibes if you can dig it, plus psychedelic lights. freaks and probably groupies. But you gotta be 17. Grand River & Beverly.

THE MC-5 kick out the jams in a benefit concert for The Paper (underground news of Lansing) at the MSU Union Ballroom.

BREATHLESS continues at the Lower DeRoy Aud. Shows at 7 30 & 9:45 p.m.

FIESTA MEXICAN part of the Masonic Temple “Pop” series. Masonic Temple, 8:20 p.m. A south of the border happening.

WOMAN IN THE DUNES directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, part of a series of famous films of famous directors sponsored by the UCAE at Rackham Aud 8:30 p.m.

“J.B ” presented by the Center Theatre. A delightful comedy at the Jewish Comm. Center. Meyers & Curtis Student rates. 8:30 p.m.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN at U of D. 8:30 p.m.

ANGEL IN LOVE. Essex Hall, Univ. of Windsor. 8:30 p.m.

A FLEA IN HER EAR at the Hilberry Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS at the Barn Theatre, Oakland U. See Nov. 1st for info.

Sun. Nov. 3

CHARLIE CHAPLIN FLIC called “His New Job” and “Steamboat Bill, Jr ” starring Buster Keaton at the Henry Ford Museum Theatre. Shows at 2 & 4 p.m. Greenfield Village.

PSYCHEDELIC BENEFIT Concert for the U of D free university and the Detroit Society of Experimental Arts. Music by the Maend. Washboard Willie, Time Merchants, & David and Roselyn. At the student Union Ballroom, U of D, 8 p.m. $2.00

JEFF BECK and the Joyful Wisdom provide the jams for this 7-11, no age limit concert. Grande Ballroom Grand River & Beverly.

NANCY WILSON and O.C. Smith in concert at Masonic Temple. 8 p.m.

Mon. Nov. 4

AMERICA HURRAH, three one-act plays presented by OCC at Oak Park High School Coolidge at 9-1/2 Mile Rd. It has been described as a Hurricane or horror which satirizes contemporary society, Americans style. A very hip trilogy which should not be missed. Tickets, $1.50 & $3.00. 8:30 p.m.

Tues. Nov. 5


PISS ON ‘EM (the candidate of your choice that is) at the mens and ladies johns in the Oakland Center building, Oakland University, Rochester, Mich Sponsored by Oakland SDS. Free!!

WILD FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES An exciting lecture that will set your mind straight on the differences of wild flowers and butterflies. Another great in the Retirement Series at the Det. main Library explorers room, 10 a.m.

YOGA LESSONS. for those of you that are into the yoga thing or just want to learn new positions to sit in when smoking dope or listening to music, they are held at the International Inst., John R. & Kirby at 7 p.m. every Tues. night. Call 871-8600 for more info.

Wed. Nov. 6

“J.B.” Presented at the Jewish Comm. Center, Meyers & Curtis. 8:30 p.m.

AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT, presented at the WSU Hilberry Theatre. Cass & Hancock 8 30 p.m. It will also be presented on Nov 7 & 8.

Thurs. Nov. 7

THE ARTS and SOCIAL REVOLUTION A lecture by Harold Taylor author, critic, and educator. Cranbrook Academy of Art 8 p.m.

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Sixten Ehrling, conducting Ford Aud, 8 30 p.m.

Fri. Nov. 8

SERGIO MENDES & BRAZIL ’66 in concert at the U of D Mem. Bldg. 8:30 p.m.

BUDDY GUY BLUES at the Grande. This time it’s Chicago Style Blues, plus other local groups. More fun than a barrel of honkies. You gotta be 17. Grand River & Beverly.

MC-5 FOLLOWERS The five will be at a thing at Henry Ford Comm. College in Dearborn, along with the Jagged Edge. Go to it.

THE MALTESE FALCON, a private eye melodrama, plus a W C. Fields short Presented by the WSU Cinema Guild. Lower DeRoy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.

THE TRIAL, by Orson Welles at Rackham Mem. Aud. 7 30 & 9 45 p.m.

UNDERGROUND FLICS at the Det. Repertory Theatre. This weekend’s flics include Moon Fire, Odd-Easy, Short Subject, Wipeout, Some Don’t & Allegreto.

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

Sat. Nov. 9

BUDDY GUY BLUES continues at the Grande along with the 18 Hooley and the March Bros. Don’t forget that Barry Kramer has a psychedelic bullshit counter imported from the Mixed Media. Trippy hippy Bob Stork is the head salesman. Dig it. You must be 17. Grand River & Beverly

THE MALTESE FALCON and a W.C. Fields flic at the Lower DeRoy Aud. Sponsored by the WSU Cinema Guild 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.

VAN CLIBURN in concert with his piano. Masonic Aud. 8:20 p.m.

THE MC-5 in Grosse Pointe? Yes, if the pigs let them past the city limits, they will play at Lady Star of the Sea High School.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, comedy play at the Barn Theatre at Oakland Univ 8:30 p.m.

THE TRIAL. Directed by Orson Welles at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

Sun. Nov. 10

ANGEL IN LOVE, a comedy play by Hugh Mills at the Univ. of Windsor Essex Hall Theatre. 8:15 p.m.

CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP, Boughton Hall, Det. Inst. of Musical Arts. 5330 John R. 8 p.m.

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Cleary Aud. Windsor. 8:20.

Mon. Nov. 11

DEBATE DAY, sponsored by Wayne State. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. WSU McGregor Conference Center, 495 W Ferry

Tues. Nov. 12

ICE FOLLIES open at Olympia with Peggy Fleming and others. 8:30 p.m.

FILMS ON ART, Resistance, Revolution, and Protest. Artistic reaction to periods of social upheaval examined in a series of films. Lecture Hall, Det. Inst. of Arts. 8 p.m.

YOGA CLASS at the International Inst. John R & Kirby. 7 p.m.

Wed. Nov. 13

FILMS. Age of the Buffalo, The Totem Pole, and many more groovies to be shown at the Cranbrook Inst of Science, 8 15 p.m.

AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT. Presented et the WSU Hilberry Classic Theatre. Cass & Hancock. 8:30 p.m.

Thurs. Nov. 14

SOPRANO BIRGIT NILSSON at Hill Aud. Ann Arbor. 8:30 p.m.


A FLEA IN HER EAR at the Hilberry Classic Theatre. Cass & Hancock. 8:30 p.m.

JEWISH BOOK FAIR. Yiddish, Hebrew & English books. Jewish Comm Center, Meyers & Curtis. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Closed Fri. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sat. Nov. 9 and 17.

CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE Graphics Festival at Garelick’s gallery. 20206 Livernois. Nov 10 to 23, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


UNDERGROUND CINEMA. Det. Repertory Theatre 13103 Woodrow Wilson. Shows: Fri & Sat.

UNDERGROUND FILMS in Ann Arbor Mad Mary Surovvitz strikes again. Thurs-Sun, 11 p.m. at the Fifth Forum Theatre.

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK Studio North, Woodward & 9 Mile. Shows at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

I LOVE YOU ALICE B. TOKLAS at the Radio City and other theatres.

BARBARELLA at the Michigan.

2001: A Space Odyssey. Last weeks to see this. Summit Theatre, Washington Blvd. at Lafayette.

THE TWO OF US at the Studio 8. Greenfield & 8 Mile Road.


WSU University Christian Center, Putnam at 4th Mon, Thurs, Fri, 1 to 5 p.m.

CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH, Woodward & Adams. Sun 8 to 10 p.m.

MARTIN DE PORRES CENTER, 2234 Gratiot, Sun. 4 to 6 p.m.

DRAFT RESISTANCE COMMITTEE 249 LaBelle, Highland Park. Mon-Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


24th ANNIVERSARY. Artists Group Show & Indian Art AAA Gallery, 2811 Grand River. Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1-Jan. 5

MEDITERRANEAN THEMES, Paintings and drawings by Olga Constantine & others; sculpture too. Detroit Artists Market, 1452 Randolph. Nov. 1-12.

DAVID BECKER, paintings, Lawrence Stevens Gallery, 1433 Randolph. Tues-Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1-16.

MICHIGAN Art for Collectors, paintings & watercolors by outstanding Michigan artists. Bloomfield Art Assoc. 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd., Birmingham. Nov. 1-17.

MINIATURE MANNEQUINS. Kresge Exhibit Hall, Detroit Historical Museum Nov. 1-30.

SCULPTURE AND JEWELRY by Fred Woeil. Birmingham Gallery, 1025 Haynes, Birmingham. Tues-Sat, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 2-27.

DRAWINGS AND PRINTS. Willistead Art Gallery. Willistead Park, Windsor Phone (519) 252-1197 Nov. 6-14.

ARTS AND CRAFTS of LITHUANIA Adam Strohm Hall, Detroit Main Library, Nov. 6-Dec. 24.


MASADA: Fight for Freedom on Herod’s stronghold. Most popular archeological exhibition at Detroit Inst. of Arts. South Wing. Thru Nov. 10.

BOOK FAIR. Sponsored by the Detroit Free Press. WSU Comm. Arts Gallery. 450 W. Kirby. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thru Nov. 15.

AVIATION IN MINIATURE. Model planes by The International Plastic Modelers Society. Detroit branch. Cass Concourse, Detroit Main Lib. Nov. 1-23.

AUTOMOTIVE EXHIBIT. Industrial Hall. Det. Hist. Museum. Nov. 1-30.

TOY FAIR and SOUTH AMERICAN “BAZAAR”. Adler/Schnee. Inc. 240 E. Grand River. Nov 1-30.

ANTIQUE MARKET & SALE. Sponsored by Goodwill Industries. 6522 Brush at E. Grand Blvd. Sat, Sun, Mon, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tues, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 9-12