Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

Compiled in cooperation with Detroit Adventure


THE GOLDEN AGE OF COMEDY a selection from over 2,000 reels of magic moments with Laurel and Hardy, Will Rogers, Harry Langdon and others. And HAPPY-ANNIVERSARY (1961) and RUPTURE (1967) two delightful French shorts by Pierre Etaix. Rackham Aud. 60 Farnsworth. Adm. $1 students 75 cents.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY Orchestra, FREE concert, at Belle Isle’s Music Hall. 8:30 pm. Valter Poole conducting.

A GRANDE DANDY—Chuck Berry, Slim Harpo rocking and rolling at Uncle Russ’ Grande Ballroom, Grand River and Beverly, You gotta be 17

THE THIRD POWER and the Sunday Funnies make it happen at Something Different, 28875 Franklin Rd., in Southfield. Low adm. prices.

EASTOWN THEATRE—Buddy Miles, rockin’ soul music plus Teddy Nugent and the boys—(Dukes) and the Rush. Jerry Younkins provides the light show. 8041 Harper at Van Dyke. Air-conditioned

BOB SEGER and the VIRGIN DAWN at the Crow’s Nest East on Harper in St. Clair Shores. Call 294-6670 for more info.

RED ROACH COFFEEHOUSE, plum and fifth, Live bands and light shows open till dawn.


INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM FESTIVAL Concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Hetu, guest conductor. Ford Aud., 8:30 pm.

SCARAB CLUB Spring Festival of Art. The Scarab Club of Detroit, 217 Farnsworth 8-11 pm.

ROCK’N’ROLL with Chuck Berry and Blues with Slim Harpo at the Grande Ballroom. Grand River at Beverly.

THE THIRD POWER is joined by the Geyda at Something Different, 28875 Franklin Rd. Unique lighting and flics also.

MOUNTAIN CLIMBING See the Frost and the Underground wall at the only nightclub on a mountain top, Silverbell, 4385 Bald Mountain Rd.

EASTOWN THEATRE—Buddy Miles, Amboy Dukes and The Rush entertain while Magic Veil provides the psychedelic lighting. 8041 Harper at Van Dyke. Air conditioned.

EDDY ARNOLD in concert at Meadowbrook. 8:30 pm.


THEY’RE BACK!! The good old Flea Markets are back again all along lower Woodward. This year, even more outasight clothing, antiques &. junk. 11 am—6 pm.

GOLD CUP RACES on the Detroit River, starting at 12 noon.

INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM FESTIVAL, free films. Cinema Canada, outstanding (?) films produced by the Nat’l Film Board of Canada, Ford Aud. 8 pm.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a FREE concert at the Band Shell on Bell Isle. Valter Poole conducting 8:30 pm.

DRAFT COUNSELING, Detroit Draft counseling center, Central Methodist Church, Woodward at Grand Circus Pk. 8-10 pm.


FREE MEDICAL SERVICE, provided by Open City, 4726 Third at Forest, from 6 to 8 pm.

THE FANTASY OF DANCE AND MUSIC, by a nationalities revue at Ford Aud. 7:30 pm.


FIREWORKS down at the Detroit River, bring the gang and start the evening off with a bang! 7:30 pm. and 9 pm.

FREE JAZZ CONCERT. Austin Moro Orchestra This is the final performance in jazz concert series. Art Inst. 7:30 pm.

ART EXHIBITS in the City-County Building.

FREE COUNSELING SERVICE provided by Open City, 4726 Third St., Call in (831-2770) or come down from 7 to 11 pm.


International Freedom Festival presents DUKE ELLINGTON, NORTH OF THE BORDER—with the Ron Collier Orchestra of Toronto, Canada. Ford Aud. 5:30 pm & 8:30 pm. FREE

FREE MEDICAL ATTENTION provided by Open City at 4726 Third St., Corner of Forest St. from 6 to 8 pm.


SAVOY BROWN a little bit of blue matter, & more, at the Grande Ballroom. Grand River & Beverly, 1 block south of Joy Rd. No Age Limit from 7 to 11 pm.

MEADOWBROOK CONCERT at the BALDWIN Pavilion. Lay in the grass and groove to an evening of Beethoven and Bartok. 8:30 pm. Take I-75 to University Drive, Rochester.

First day of NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL. Playing will be mostly jazz groups including: Kenny Burrell, Young-Holt Unlimited, George Benson, and Sun Ra, Newport, R.I. Ticket info: Tel: (401) 846-5500.

FREE COUNSELING SERVICE at Open City 4726 Third St., at Forest from 7-11 pm. Call 831-2770 or come on down.


NATIONAL HOLIDAY—Some institutions will be closed, better call first.

LET’S HEAR IT for the Stars & Stripes. Show your patriotism, hurry down to the Let Freedom Ring Festival at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, 12 noon.

TOM JONES in his first U.S. Concert at Olympia. Ticket prices are $10, $8, & $5.

RUSS GIBB makes his own mini-pop festival with Savoy Brown, Pentangle & Terry Reid. Probably at the Grande, better call 834-9348 to find out where for sure.

SAUGATUCK POP FESTIVAL with: SRC, Pro-col Harum, MC5, Amboy Dukes, Red White & Blues B and, The Qiste, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Bob Seger, Big Mama Thornton, Rotary Connection, Muddy Waters, Brownsville Station, Stooges, Fruit of the Loom, The Frost, Savage Grace, John Lee Hooker and others. Admission $5.00. Pottawatamie Beach, one mile north of Saugatuck. 3 pm to midnight. Tickets at these places: Hudson’s, Grinnells’,Groove Shop, Mixed Media. An SRC production, arranged by Mike Quatro.

DETROIT SYMPHONY at Meadowbrook in an evening of Beethoven and Bartok. 8:30 pm.

ATLANTA POP FESTIVAL Brubeck, Paul Butterfield, Canned Heat, Johnny Winters, and many more outasight groups. Tickets: $6.50. For info write International Pop Festivals, Inc. P.O. Box 54498, Civic Center Sta., Atlanta, Ga. 30308.

NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Rhode Island. Jeff Beck, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jethro Tull & others.

THE SATYRICON—opening night. The last days of Pompeii Sin, Sex,and Sensuality! Also songs (classical and latest hot-rock!), wrestling, belly dancers and a glimpse of Cecil B. deMille’s Hollywood. Stratford, Ont. 7:30


SAVOY BROWN, PENTANGLE, and Terry Reid at the Grande Ballroom, Grand River & Beverly. Call 834-9348 to find out the price.

SAUGATUCK POP FESTIVAL continues at Pottawatomie Beach. See July 4 for info.

A NEW WORLD OF MUSIC, the Don Waisanen Concert presented by the Trinity Association, Inc. at Ford Aud. 8:00 pm. Tickets: $2.50.

DETROIT SYMPHONY at Meadowbrook, Baldwin Pavilion. 8:30 pm. Ehrling conducting; Izthak Perlman, violinist.


FLEA MARKET along lower woodward. All sorts of hip old clothing. Furniture and junk. 11 am to 6 pm

BACH/ROCK. Procol Harum and Stratford Festival Orchestra. England’s famous rock ensemble in a unique program of J.S. Bach. Straford Ont. 2 pm.

DETROIT SYMPHONY at meadowbrook with a program of Brahms, Hovhaness & Beethoven, conducted by Sexton Ehrling. 8:30 pm. Take I-75 to University Drive, Rochester.

DRAFT COUNSELING Central Methodist Church. Woodward at Grand Circus. 8-10 pm.


FREE MEDICAL SERVICE, have Open City cure your ills, 4726 Third at Forest. 6-8 pm.

EXHIBITION OPENING. Modern Mediums: Ashley—Silk screen on Aluminum; Dunbar—Light & Plexiglas; Gertrude Kasle Gallery, 310 Fisher Building. 11 am to 5 pm. Mon-Sat. thru July.


ITZHAK PERLMAN and VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY at Meadowbrook. Part of the Special Events series. Oakland University, Baldwin Pavilion 8:30 pm.

6th ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT series: Alicia de Larrocha, pianist. Rackham Aud, 8:30 Info. 665-3717.

GROSSE POINTE MUSICAL FESTIVAL and Benefit for Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Rd. Grosse Pt.

FREE PSYCH COUNSELING by Open City Medical people. 4726 Third, from 7-11 pm. call 831-2770.


JENNY TOUREL & JON VICKERS at Meadowbrook. 8:30 pm. Baldwin Pavilian. Oakland University. Rochester.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES: “Is The Future a Thing of the Past?” Rackham Aud. 8:30 pm.

CROW’S NEST EAST is now open on Wednesday nites. The fabulous Frost freak freely there. Harper St., in St. Claire Shores, call 294-6670 for more info.

FREE MEDICAL ATTENTION at Open City office, 4726 Third St., at Forest. from 6-8 pm. 831-2770.


DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Meadowbrook, Ehrling conducting; Itzthak Perlman, violinist. 8:30 pm.

AUDITIONS FOR TALENT SHOW at the Rappa House See July 11.


OPEN CITY PARTY to raise funds for Free Clinic and switchboard. At Alvin’s Finer Deli at Cass and Palmer on the WSU campus. 8:00 pm. food, music, donation is one dollar. Do this!!!

ANIMAL FARM (1955) a feature length cartoon version of George Orwell’s famous novel. And, Man in the White Suit (1952) an Alec Guinness classic. Rack ham Aud. 60 Farnsworth, adm. $1:00 Students 75 cents, air cond.

MUDDY WATERS, BIG MAMA THORNTON and the 3rd Power at the Eastown Theatre, 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

THREE DOG NIGHT and Kaleidescope at the Grande Ballroom.

RAPPA HOUSE—This week and every Friday night, Rappa House will have a talent show, open to anyone who does anything in the performing arts. People from Recording Co.s will be there and are interested in new talent. Remember, this is open to anyone who sings, acts, dances and also to bands. It may be the big break you’re waiting for. Auditions on Thurs. nights 96 E. Fisher Frwy. For more info call Mrs. Rogers at WO1-9846.


MIDWEST GRAND CLASSIC Car Meet, vintage luxury cars compete for national honors. Greenfield village activities field. Dearborn. 12-5 pm

ELECTRIC BLUES with MUDDY WATERS at the Eastown Theatre. And Big Mama Thornton and the 3rd Power. Jerry Younkins provides the light show. Plenty of seats and its air condi.

THREE DOG NIGHT and KALEIDESCOPE brought to you courtesy of Russ Gibb at the Grande Ballroom be sure and trip on over to the hippie bullshit counter.



TREASURES of the HENRY FORD MUSEUM Henry Fd. Mus. July 1-31.

GROUP SHOW, works by Sue Brose, Peggy Midener, Walter Midener, Bill Antonow. Detroit Artists’ Market. July 1-31.

SOL GOLD RELIEF PAINTINGS, plus sculpture and crafts. International Art Center, 132 Madison. July 1-31.

TAPESTRIES by Arp, Leger, Miro and others. Donald MOrris Gallery, 20082 Livernois. July 1-31.

WATERCOLORS from the Permanent Collection Art Institute. Thru July.

FIRE FIGHTING in OLD DETROIT, Det. Hist. Museum. Thru July.

ANNUAL SUMMER STUDENT EXHIBITION, best works from all departments, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Thru July.

JOHN CLEM CLARK and other contemporary artists, in all mediums, Franklin Siden Gallery, 213 David Whitney Building. Thru July.

CUT GLASS and ITS COUSINS Kresge hallway, Detroit Historical Mus.

BUILDINGS OF DETROIT an exhibition based on the book by W. Hawkins Ferry, WsU Comm. Arts. Aud. Gallery.

GORDON PARKS: A Poet and His Camera, photography and poetry. Adam Strohm Hall, Det. Public Lib. thru July.

AFRO-AMERICAN ARTISTS, paintings, drawings & sculpture. Children’s museum. thru July.


HAY FEVER by Noel Coward. This amusing comedy concerns a weekend in the country with a family of eccentrics. Presented at Essex Hall Theatre, Patricia at Wyandotte, Windsor. June 28 – July 13. 8:15 pm. (daylight time) No performance on Mondays.

PLAZA SUITE, starring Forrest Tucker in this play by Neil Simon. Comedy at the Fisher Theatre. Mon-Sat 8:30 pm Sun, 7:30 pm. Wed & Sat., 2 pm matinee Thru July 26.

A TRIP TO CHINATOWN at the American drama festival, presented by the Greenfield Village Players. Henry Ford Mus. Theatre., 8:30pm. July 8 – 12.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS presented by U of D. Players. U of D. Ford Life Science Building. July 10-19 at 8:30 pm.


KENNY BURRELL jazz quartet at Bakers Keyboard Lounge. Livernois at Eight Mile Rd. July 11 – 12.

DANNY COX, folksinger at the Raven Gallery Greenfield Rd. and 12 mile. through July 20.

TABATHA Coffee House, 19530 Warren near Evergreen is trying to keep the place from having to close. Lots of folky and hip music with Sue Palid, Jim Perkins, Stonewall Blues Band, Ron Brentz, Siddharthe, and Nichon. All Wknd. June 26-29. Make it out there, they’d appreciate the business. 8:30 to 12:30 pm.


SOUTHFIELD HIGH School Fair, Rides, food, and other groovies. At Lahser and 10 Mile Rd. July 2-6.

GREEKTOWN FESTIVAL in GreekTown with food, dancing, lots to drink and lots of fun. July 3, 4, and 5.