Events Calendar

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Fifth Estate # 79, May 15-28, 1969

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* ROCK CONCERT, Savage Grace, Red, White and Blues Band. WSU Upper DeRoy Aud. 8 p.m. Adm. $1.


* FACTS OF DEATH “Death and the Human Imagination” with Eugene J. McNamara from the University of Windsor. Rackham Aud. 8:30

* 21st MILES MODERN POETRY WEEK, local poets will present their work in WSU’s Lower DeRoy Aud., 8 p.m.

*COME OUT! COME OUT!: Confrontation on the Columbia Campus. A student made film about the disturbances on the Columbia campus in the spring of 1968. Det. Arts Inst., 8 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Also showing May 17.

BACH AT CRANBROOK, featuring the Cranbrook Bach Orchestra at Christ Church, Cranbrook, 615 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Mi. 8:30 p.m.

SHAW’S MAJOR BARBARA will be performed at Hilberry Theatre, Cass and Hancock. 8:30 p.m.

* HIGH SPIRITS, Martin and Gray’s play about a novelist who unintentionally brings back his first wife by inviting a medium to his home. WSU Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward. 8:30 p.m.

* TEEGARDEN & VANVVAKLE, Red White & Blues Band, Third Power, Savage Grace and Train at Cooley High School, 15055 Hubbell, Adm: $2, 7:30 p.m.

* SOUL OF DARKNESS, two plays from Black Experience at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, 13103 Woodrow Wilson. Adm. $3.50. students: $2.00.

* BLUES from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. with the Gold Bros. “Father John’s Purple Cone” by Tamara in sound and light at midnight. Red Roach Coffee House, Plum St.

* THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND, sponsored by Creem, at Ford Aud. 8 p.m.

PETULA CLARK in Concert, with Buddy Rich at the Masonic Temple Aud. 7 and 10 p.m.

* WSU CINEMA GUILD presents “Forbidden Games” Clement’s anti-war film seals with two French children who become playmates during the war in 1940. Also, “The Hand,” a movie about the art of puppetry. WSU Lower DeRoy Aud. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Adm. 50 cents.

* THE RATIONALS and the Brownsville Station will appear at the Hideout, 870 North Main, Clawson.

* SOMETHING DIFFERENT presents the Sunday Funnies. 28875 Franklin, Southfield.

* LED ZEPPLIN and Sun Ra will appear at the Grande Ballroom, Grand River and Beverly for two shows. $5.00

* THE NEW CINEMA presents a collection of short films by the directors of the ’60s. Two programs 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Adm. $2 for one program. $3 for the series of 2 programs. Students $1.50 for one program, $2.25 for series of two. Rackham Aud. 60 Farnsworth, Same schedule for Sat, the 17th


MEET THE MICHIGANDERS, story about the Indians who first inhabited the state. Children’s Museum at 10 a.m.

YOUTH THEATRE: Young Andy Jackson at the Detroit Inst. of Arts Aud. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

DUERRENMATT’S THE VISIT will be presented at Hilberry Theatre, Cass & Hancock 2:30

MILES Modern Poetry Week, poet John Barryman will read his collection of works. The Miles Memorial Reading at WSU Memorial Conf. Center. at 8 p.m.

BONSTELLE THEATRE presents Martin and Gray’s play, “High Spirits” for more info see May 16.

THE DETROIT REPERTORY THEATRE presents “Tango.” Three act farce by Mrozek. 8 p.m. Adm. $3.50, students: $2.

* THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION, Zappa and the Mothers will be organizing your head at Ford Auditorium at 8:30 p.m.

* JAZZ SESSIONS at the Rappa House from 2 to 5 a.m., 96 E. Fisher Fwy.

* WSU CINEMA GUILD will present the anti-war film, “Forbidden Games” and a short flick, “The Hand.” 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Adm. 50 cents

YOUNG DANCERS GUILD 69 presents a dance concert at the Jewish Community Center, 18100 Meyers. 8:30 p.m. Adm. $1.25

* THE GRANDE BALLROOM presents the MC5 and Sun Ra for a night of exploding entertainment. Grand River at Beverly.

* POETRY. Diane DiPrima, Hugh Fox, Michael Mathis, Dave Fraser, Bob Serling, the bad Sinclair Brothers, Michael Vranich, Archie Anderson and others. Rock music by the Gold Bros. and Roxy Jazz by the Freedom Jazz Quintet. Also films and a photography display. WSU Upper DeRoy Aud. 3 p.m. to midnight. DiPrima will read at 8 p.m. & it’s all free, so dig it.

BLUES WITH THE GOLD BROS. 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Pink Fuzz Night at the Red Roach Coffee house. Plum St. and 5th.


BIRTH OF MICHAEL BAKUNIN, 1814. Celebrate it the way he would have.

FAMOUS EARLY MOVIES “An Arizona Wooing” with Tom Mix and “Tumbleweeds” with William S. Hart at the Henry Ford Museum Theatre. 2 and 4 p.m.

* JAZZ CONCERTS by a group of the Creative Musicians Assn. Lecture Hall, Cranbrook Academy of arts. 5:30 p.m.

CONCERT. Lawrence LaGore, pianist and Edward Kingins, tenor, in a voice piano recital. Lecture Hall, Detroit Inst. of Arts. 8 p.m.

* LE ROI JONES, nationally-known poet and dramatist will be speaking at the Shrine of the Black Madonna, 7625 Linwood. 6 p.m. Adm. $2.

* FREE CONCERT from 6 p.m. until ? Any band or ind. can play. 50 cents food charge. Red Roach Coffee House. Plum St.

* COMMON GROUND Exhibition. New works of 22 local artists. 2 to 6 p.m. at Artists’ Market, 1452 Randolph. Show continues thru June 14.

DRAFT COUNSELING. Central Methodist Church, Woodward at Adams St., 8 to 10 p.m. FREE.


FREE MEDICAL SERVICE provided by Open City. 6 to 8 p.m. at the Open City office, 4726 Third St. Office No. 5, corner Forest. Check it out.

OSCAR STEWART exhibition of photoprints of Michigan wild life. National Bank of Detroit, Woodward at Fort. May 19 to 30.



JAZZ at the Detroit Inst. of Arts Aud. 7:30 p.m. FREE

NINOTCHKA, film starring Great Garbo, Det. Inst. of Arts Aud. at 8 p.m.

* AN EVENING OF AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC, Wayne Men’s Glee Club is presenting Willie Edwards. Wayne Community Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m.


* THE VISIT. Hilberry Classic Theatre, Cass & Hancock. 8:30 p.m.


* MAJOR BARBARA at the Hilberry Classic Theatre at 8:30 p.m.

* ST. JOAN, at Meadowbrook Theatre, Oakland University. 8:15 p.m. Adm. Rochester, Mi.

COUNTRY FAIR OF YESTERYEAR, Fair at Greenfield Village. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adm. May 22-24.


BONNIE & CLYDE ambushed in 1934. Off the pigs, 1969.

* THE FACTS OF DEATH series. “Facts, Fancies and Frauds” Anthony Lenzer. Lecturer in Public Health. U of M Engineering Soc. of Det. Aud. at 8:30 p.m.

* ST. JOAN presented by John Fernald Company at Meadowbrook Theatre, Oakland U. 8:15 p.m.

THE DETROIT REPERTORY THEATRE presents the farce “Tango”. 13103 Woodrow Wilson 8 p.m. Adm. $3.50, students $2.

* WSU HILBERRY CLASSIC THEATRE presents The Visit at 8:30 p.m. cass and hancock.

BONSTELLE THEATRE will perform the play “High Spirits” at 8:30 p.m. 3424 Woodward.

* MC5 and the Underground Wall will be kicking out the jams at the Hideout, 870 North Main St. Clawson. Mi.

* SOMETHING DIFFERENT will present Teegarden & VanWinkle without supporting acts. 28875 Franklin St.

* WSU CINEMA GUILD presents the grandaddy of all monster movies “King Kong,” along with an award winning film called “Help! My Snowman’s Burning Down”. This is a special benefit for the Leukemia Foundation. Adm. is $1 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

* GRANDE BALLROOM. Rumor at press time has it that Dr. John and Arthur Brown will perform. Call 834-4904 to check it out.

* ENTERTAINMENT at the Red Roach Coffee House on Plum St.


YOUTH THEATRE presents Hansel and Gretel, by the Smithsonian Inst. Puppet Theatre. Det. Inst. of Arts Aud. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE’S RICHARD III will be presented at Hilberry Theatre, Cass and Hancock. 2:30 p.m.

* GENERAL MOTORS CHORUS (?) at WSU Community Arts Aud., Cass and Kirby. 8 p.m.

* FAMOUS FILMS OF FAMOUS DIRECTORS. Marcel Camus’ “Black Orpheus” will be shown at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m. Adm. $1., students 75 cents

* WSU CINEMA GUILD PRESENTS KING KONG and a short film “Help My Snowman’s Burning Down” for a Leukemia Foundation benefit. $1 adm. Lower DeRoy, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.

* SPENCER DAVIS GROUP and the Plain Brown Wrapper entertain you with good musical vibrations at Silver Bell, 4385 Bald Mountain.

* SOMETHING DIFFERENT presents the Wilson Mower Pursuit, along with other bands from around town. 28875 Franklin.

* JAZZ SESSIONS at the Red Roach Coffeehouse from 2 to 5 a.m. 5th and Plum.

SOUL OF DARKNESS three act play from Black Experience will be performed at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, 13103 Woodrow Wilson. 8 p.m. Adm. $3.50. students $2.

BLUES AT THE RED ROACH. The Heinz Jaeger Band, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Red Roach Coffeehouse. Plum St.


DR. JAMES CONE, Black theologian and author will speak at the Shrine of the Black Madonna, 7625 Linwood. 6 p.m. Adm. $2.

DRAFT COUNSELING Central Methodist Church Woodward at Adams. 8 to 10 p.m. FREE.

FREE CONCERT at the Red Roach Coffee House on Plum St. Any group or Ind. can play. 50 cents adm. food chg. 6 to 10 p.m.


FREE MEDICAL SERVICE provided by OPEN CITY at the Open City Office, 4726 Third St., Office No. 5. corner forest. 6 to 8 p.m. Check it out.

RIGOLETTO, Opening night of the Metropolitan Opera, Masonic Temple. 8:30 p.m. Adm.

* JAZZ CONCERT, Wayne State Community Arts Aud. Cass and Kirby. 8:30 p.m. Adm.


ADRIANNA LECOUVREUR, Metropolitan Opera. Masonic Temple Aud., 8 p.m. Adm.

* JAZZ SESSIONS. Detroit Inst. of Arts. Sculpture Court. 7:30 p.m. FREE.


DER ROSENKAUALIER. Metropolitan Opera. Masonic Temple Aud., 8 p.m. Adm. chg.

ST. JOAN at Meadowbrook Theatre. Oakland University. 2 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Adm. chg.