Events Calendar

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Fifth Estate # 75, March 20-April 2, 1969

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JOHN WATSON speaking on the South End newspaper and its defense. Militant Forum, Debs Hall, 3737 Woodward. 8 p.m. Adm.

DETROIT CITY BALLET COMPANY will perform in concert in the Det. Inst. of Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m.

THE ASSOCIATION, sponsored by U of D Pop Concert Series in U of D Memorial Building. 8:30 p.m. Adm.

SEVEN BLACK ARTISTS, an exhibition of art work thru April 17. Detroit Artists’ Market.

A LION IN THE WINTER presented by the U of D Theatre in the Ford Life Science Building. 8:30 p.m. Adm.

RICHARD III at Hilberry Theatre. Cass at Hancock. 8:30 p.m.

COMING TO TERMS WITH DEATH, lecture by Max Warren, M.D. and Lawrence P. Tourkow, M.D. sponsored by UCAE. Rackham Aud. 8:30

SAM LAY at the Chessmate. Adm. $3.50.

MARCH BROTHERS & 3rd POWER playing at the Village Pub. Adm. $2 & $3.

UNDERGROUND CINEMA at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. This weekend’s flicks include: Mrozek’s three act farce, Tango and Fishinger’s Coloratura Circle, Optical Poem, American March and others. 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.

JEFF BECK is back at the Grande Ballroom with Sweetwater and Dick Rabit. You must be 17.

LECTURE. SCHOLARS CHOICE–Rolf Nesch and German Expression by Donald Gorden, Department of Fine Arts, Dickinson College. Art Inst. Lecture Hall. Adm. $2.50.

THE FOUR SEASONS in person at Masonic Temple Aud. 8:30 p.m. tickets: $2.50,$5.50.

TED LUCAS will be performing at Eastern Mich. University.


MAJOR BARBARA will be performed at Hilberry Classic Theatre at 2:30 p.m.

THE EMPEROR’S NIGHTINGALE performed by the Velleman Puppets from Toronto. Detroit Inst. of Arts Aud. at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

THE TRIAL, directed by Orson Welles, sponsored by UCAE will be shown in the Comunity Arts Aud., Cass at Kirby. 8:30 p.m.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Ford Aud. Valter Poole conducting and the Severo Ballet Company presenting “Madelne.” 3:30 p.m.

UNDERGROUND CINEMA at The Detroit Repertory Theatre. For information on this weekend’s films see March 21.

TONY BENNETT at the Masonic Temple. 9 p.m. Tickets: $4.50–$7.50.

JEFF BECK and supporting groups at the Grande Ballroom. Grand River at Beverly.

DEMONSTRATION. Michigan Freedom for Greece Committee protesting Greek Independence Day celebrations. Masonic Temple. 8 p.m.


ANTI–WAR POP CONCERT benefit sponsored by SMC. Featuring The Chalk Circle, Ted Lucas, Ron Coden, Bill Rutledge, Richard Keelan, and Charley Latimer. 2 p.m. at the Community Arts Aud. Adm. $2, students $1.

WEST AFRICA, ANOTHER VIETNAM? and The Demonstration, two films sponsored by PAR, will be shown at the Northwest Unitarian Church, 23925 Northwestern Hwy. Southfield. 7:45 and 10 p.m. Adm. $1.50, students $1.

PROCOL HARUM at the Village Pub. Two performances, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Adm. $2.50 and $3.50 for nonmenbers.

CLANCY BROTHERS and TOMMY MAKEM, groove with the “Minstrels of the Emerald Isle” they’ll blow all your freaky minds. Sponsored by the ACLU. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SWEETWATER and RED, WHITE, and BLUES BAND. at the Grande Ballroom. You must be 17. Adm. $2.


CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN Chamber Music Marguerite Kozenn Chajes conducting. Friends Aud., Main Library. 8:30 p.m.

MAN OF LAMANCHA, starring David Atkinson and Patricia Marand and New York cast. U of M Professional Theatre Program, Hill Aud., Ann Arbor. 8:30 p.m.


FREE JAZZ CONCERTS at the Art. Inst. 7:30

WSU CAMPUS CONCERT SERIES presents James Tocco, award winning pianist and WSU alumnus. WSU Community Arts Aud. at 8:30

ROLF NESCH AND PRINT innovations. lecture with Ernest Scheyer, WSU Prof. of Art History. Lecture Hall, Det. Inst. of Arts. 8 p.m.

THE ALCHEMIST, with Wm. Hutt, directed by Jean Gascon, U of M Professional Theatre Program. Mendelssohn Theatre. Ann Arbor. Tues. and Wed. 8 p.m., Thurs. 2:30 p.m.


ESTA NOCHE TEATRO, play performed in Spanish by the compagnia de Delfor Peralta. Arts Inst. Aud., 2 and 8:30 p.m. Adm.

CONCERT with Anthony di Bonaventura, pianist. Dodge Hall Aud. 8:30 p.m.


AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES workshop begins and lasts thru June 5, every other Thurs. Sponsored by the Detroit Public Library. Three branches: Mark Twain Branch, Parkman Branch, and Richard Branch. 7-9 p.m.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with Sixten Ehrling conducting and soloist Maureen Forrester. Ford Aud., 8:30 p.m. Adm.


ROLE OF WOMEN IN REVOLUTION, Topics: Arab women & Arab Liberation, Black women & Black Liberation, and Cuban women and the Cuban Revolution. Militant Forum, Debs Hall, 3737 Woodward. 8 p.m. adm.

U of D CHORUS SPRING CONCERT. U of D Union Ballroom. 8 p.m.

AGING AND DEATH: Beliefs, Attitudes, Rituals Lecture with Rabbi Mordecai Halpern; Msgr. Clement Kern; Rev. Robert Marshall. Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m.

HAMLET with Kenneth Welsh and Leo Ciceri, directed by John Hirch. U of M Professional Theatre, Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor, 2830 eves at 8 p.m. Sat. 2:30 p.m.

NEW CINEMA with two new feature films and short flicks from Eastern Europe. Sponsored by UCAE. Det. Inst. of Arts Aud. 8 & 8:45 p.m. Adm. $2.

UNDERGROUND CINEMA at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, 13103 Woodrow Wilson. This weekend’s groovey flicks are: Defense D’ Afficher, Gone for Tomorrow, Inspiration, Lotus Wing, and Voyage Optique. 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.

THE GRANDE BALLROOM presents Sweetwater and supporting acts. You must be 17. Grand River at Beverly.

THE DOORS with The Sky and Frost at Olympia Stadium. 8 p.m. Tickets: $4, $5, and $6.


LORD OF THE FLIES, directed by Peter Glenville, sponsored by UCAE in Rackham Aud. 8 p.m. and adm. is 75 cents.

NEW CINEMA with two Eastern European films See March 28 for details.

SWEET WATER at the Grande. Grand River at Beverly. For more information call 834-4904 or 834-9348.

STUDIO NEW CENTER, 3rd at W. Grand Blvd. The Monterey Pop Festival of 1967. Film: “Monterey POP.”

STUDIO NORTH, Woodward at 9 Mile Road. “FACES” directed by John Cassavetes. Sat: 5:15, 7:30 and 9:45. Sun: 5:15, 8:00 and 10:20

STUDIO 8, Greenfield at 8 Mile Road. Franco Zeffirelli’s “Romeo and Juliet.”

AMPHITRYON ’38 at Meadow Brook Theatre, Oakland University, Rochester. 8:15 p.m.

DETROIT REPERTORY THEATRE. For information, see March 28.


LECTURE. The Transcending of Racism, John Howard Griffin, author of “Black Like Me”. Clearly Aud. Windsor. 8:20 p.m.

BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS with The Rationals and The Sunday Funnies at Ford Auditorium. 3 p.m. Tickets: $3.50, $4.50, $5.50.

CU CHI GUERRILLA VILLAGE and Four American Soldiers, two films about Vietnam, presented at the Northwestern Unitarian Church. 23925 Northwestern Hwy. Southfield. 7:45 and 10 p.m. Students $1, adults $1.50.

DETROIT REPERTORY THEATRE showing groovey flicks, 9 & 11 p.m. See the listing under March 28 for details.

TOROS Y TOE ROS, an exhibition of linocuts by Pablo Picasso. London Arts Gallery, 321 Fisher Building.


APRIL FOOL’S DAY: Attend the Open City Benefit at the Studio 1 Theatre, Livernois at Davison. Celebration will include Shirley Clark’s film “Portrait of Jason” plus live music and theatre. Also animation classic “Lapis”. Costs $3.50. Tickets purchased in advance to Open City. Fun starts at 8:30 p.m. Call 831-2770 to find out where you can buy tickets in your area.

DAVE VAN RONK begins his engagement at the Chessmate. Livernois at 6 Mile Rd. $3.50.

FREE JAZZ CONCERTS at the Art Institute. 7:30 p.m.


AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT will be performed at Hilberry Classic Theatre at 8:30 p.m.


MAJOR BARBARA presented at Hilberry Theatre, Cass at Hancock. 8:30 p.m.

SWEET WATER and The Flower Company at the Grande Ballroom. You must be 17. Grand River at Beverly. Adm. $2.