compiled by Naomi Epel
THURS. DEC. 26
MC5 at the Fillmore East, New York, free tickets obtainable if you happen to be heading in that direction. Call Trans-Love 1/769-2017.
GUERRILLA THEATER: a pacifist play by Sam Cohen performed at the Red Roach at 9:30 pm. Followed at 11 pm by Father John’s Purple Cone, a light-sound-motion poem performed by Tamara and Peter. And at Midnight Body Decorating for Xmas. All at the Red Roach. Don’t be put off by its location at Plum and Fifth. It’s what’s inside that counts. Free!
BASKETBALL: Detroit vs. Los Angeles. Cobo Arena.
GRANDE BALLROOM: Fleetwood Mack and the Rotary Connection. 7 to 11 pm. $3.50.
FRI. DEC. 27
SRC and Tesh at the Hideout 3 in Southfield.
AN ODE TO WILHELM REICH, a sexual-intellectual play by Sam Cohen at the Red Roach. Plus a performance by David & Rosylin and films. Free.
THE IMPERIAL NIGHTINGALE performed by the Studio Company of Meadowbrook, Rochester, 2 pm.
UNDERGROUND CINEMA featuring: Motion Painting, A Trip Down Memory Lane, Blotto, Warm Waves, Painted Day and Moon Bird. At 11 pm and 1 am. at The Detroit Repetory Theater.
HOCKEY: Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Olympia, 6:30 pm.
GRANDE BALLROOM: Fleetwood Mack, the Stooges and Wicked Religion. $3.50.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Van Morrison with the Shags. Call 358-0226 to see if it’s still on.
SAT. DEC. 28
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS at Olympia. Against the Keener dj’s?
GRANDE BALLROOM: Rationals, the Frost and the Caste. $3.50.
BASKETBALL: Detroit vs. San Francisco at Cobo Arena.
TEEGARDEN AND VAN WINKLE plus Dutch Shultz’s Vision at the Silver Bell. Call 358-0226 for directions and times.
THE IMPERIAL NIGHTINGALE at Meadow-brook Theater at 11 am and 3 pm.
ODE TO WILHELM REICH and a performance by David & Rosylin at the Red Roach. Free.
UNDERGROUND CINEMA at the Detroit Repetory Theater. Shows at 11 pm and 1 am. See Dec. 27 for listing of films.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Van Morrison and the Shags. Call 358-0226 to make sure it’s there.
SUN. DEC. 29
SPENCER DAVIS GROUP, Teegarden and Van Winkle, and the Molka at the Silver Bell. Call 358-0226 for location and times.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Van Morrison and the Shags. Call first.
EAT IT AT ALVIN’S: Bagels for breakfast. 11 to 3 pm.
UNDERGROUND CINEMA: See movies listed for Dec. 27 at the Detroit Repetory Theater at 7:30 and 9:30 pm.
HOCKEY: Detroit vs. Boston at Olympia at 6:30 pm.
GRANDE BALLROOM: Benefit with Orange Fuzz. $1.50.
MON. DEC. 30
GRANDE BALLROOM: Fugs plus the Popcorn Blizzard. 7 to 11 pm. Must be 17. $3.50.
TUES. DEC. 31
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
TRIP TO THE MOON, Song of a Nation, and the Shoemaker and Elves. Films at the Children’s Museum at 1 pm.
HOCKEY: Detroit vs. Minnesota at Olympia. 6:30 pm.
RED ROACH NEW YEAR’S EVE THING: All sorts of things with light and sound, music and film and body decoration. Beginning at 10 pm. Please go down there early before the 29th to pick up an invitation to be admitted.
JACKIE MASON at the Roostertail for only $50 per couple; if you can dig it!
NEW YEAR’S PARTY at the International Institute with ballroom dancing and food for only $3.00 (or if you got tickets early $2.50).
GRANDE BALLROOM: New Year’s Eve with SRC and the Stooges and Wilson Mower Pursuit and Stuart Avery Assemblage. $3.50.
SPENCER DAVIS GROUP at the Crow’s Nest in St. Clair Shores. $3.00.
WED. JAN. 1
ZENTA MONSTER TOKE DOWN in New York City if you’re there at the time with the MC5 at 597 Broadway.
THURS. JAN. 2
ASHANTI DRUMMERS plus light, motion and poetry at the Red Roach. Free but donation appreciated.
FRI. JAN. 3
SCULPTOR ROBERT YOUNGMAN’S drawings interpreted into light, dance and music at the Red Roach, starting at 9 pm. Performances also by David and Rosylin.
BASKETBALL: Detroit vs. Atlanta at Cobo.
SAT. JAN. 4
SOMETHING DIFFERENT: SRC plus Brewer and Shiply.
UNDERGROUND CINEMA features: Hay Mama, I Know an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly, Contrition, Fat People Skinny People, The Big Thumb, Muscle Beach, Mosaic. At the Detroit Repetory Theater at 11 pm and 1 am.
GRANDE BALLROOM: Amboy Dukes.
SUN. JAN. 5
Same happenings as those listed for Jan. 4th.
MON. JAN. 6
SOMETHING DIFFERENT: SRC and Brewe and Shiply of California.
UNDERGROUND CINEMA with the films listed above for Jan. 4 shown at 7:30 and 9:30 pm
EAT IT AT ALVIN’S: Bagels and all the coffee you can drink. 11 to 3 pm.
TUES. JAN. 7
HOCKEY: Detroit vs. Pittsburgh at Olympia at 6:30 pm.
BASKETBALL: Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Cobo
THURS. JAN. 9
JUSTICE: The Mad Bomber’s pre-trial hearing: continue at Recorder’s Court, Judge Poindexter
MOTOWN REVIEW: Dec. 25-Jan. 1 at the Fox Theater at 3, 7 and 11 pm.
SAM LAY and his Chicago Blues Band with Billy C therein at the Chessmate thru Jan. 4.
THE PAR LIMENTS at the 20 Grand, 14th St. and W. Warren, Dec. 27-Jan. 5.
YELLOW SUBMARINE at the Studio New Center Theater. The Beatles!
2001 at the Summit Theater on Lafayette.
ROMEO & JULIET at the Studio 8 Theater, Greenfield and 8 Mile Road.
FRENCH ART EXHIBIT at the Art Institute thru Dec. 29.
SDS NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING in Ann Arbor, Dec. 26-Jan. 1. Call 663-6610 in Ann Arbor for info.
ICE SKATING at local parks throughout the city. Including the State Fair & Palmer Park.
XMAS CARNIVAL at Cobo Hall, 9 to 9 daily thru Dec. 28. Free.
WIZARD OF OZ at the Art Institute, Dec. 2629 at 11 am and 2 pm. Sun. at 3 and 7 pm.
THE MAGISTRATE at Meadowbrook Theater thru Dec. 29th.
THERE’S A GIRL IN MY SOUP, with Don Ameche at the Fisher Theater, thru Jan. 4th.
GRANDE BALLROOM, Beverly at Grand River one block south of Joy Road.
DETROIT REPERTORY THEATER, 13103 Woodrow Wilson.
WSU HILBERRY CLASSIC THEATER, Cass and Hancock.
RED ROACH, Plum Street and Fifth.
SOMETHING DIFFERENT, 12 Mile and Northwestern Highway, Southfield.
ALVIN’S DELICATESSEN, Cass nr. Ford Xway
FREE DRAFT COUNSELING
Macomb Draft Counseling Center, 7872 Hahn Road, Utica 739-0380, Tues. 5-9 p.m. Sun. 3-5 p.m.
Central Methodist Church, 23 West Adams, at Grand Circus Park, Sun. 8-10 p.m.
Highland Park, 249 LaBelle, Highland Pk. 867-8438, Tues. 8-10 p.m.
Western Wayne County D.C. Center, Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 29425 Annapolis, Westland 728-4898, Sun. 2-4 p.m.
Wayne State University Resistance, 407 Mackenzie Hall (Cass & Putnam), Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Resistance, 31 King St. 874-4334, Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Christian Movement 874-2639, Newman Hall, 5705 Woodward Ave., Mon. & Thurs. 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., Tues. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.