Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

(in cooperation with Detroit Adventure)


OPEN CITY free Medical clinic will cure any hippy disease you’ve picked up lately, or any other medical problem. Clinic-hours 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 4726 Third.-Come an hour early to sign in.

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with Sixten Ehrling conducting a program of Beethoven, Gutche, and Brahms piano concert No. 1, with Bruno Gelber, pianist. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

FRI. NOV. 14

RALLY on WSU Mall; 10:30 a.m.

RALLY TO STOP THE WAR—Stop the Trial; 11:00 a.m. at the Federal Building, Fort St. at Shelby.

TEACH-IN on the anti-war movement; 12:30 p.m., New Student Center, WSU.

SEND OFF RALLY for Washington March; 5:30 p.m., Matthaei Gym, WSU.

THE BAND (Music from Big Pink), Pretty Things (an ex-Rolling Stoner) and (Latest fave rave) King Crimson at the Eastown-Grande-Riviera, or whatever. Grand River & Joy Rd. Adm. $5.

SONS (formerly of Champlain), Jagged Edge (if they make it) and Promise provide the jams at the Palladium, 136 Brownell in beautiful downtown Birmingham.

PETER, PAUL & MARY in concert at Masonic. 8:30 p.m.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT has music by the Plain Brown Wrapper and the Stuart Avery Assemblege, plus free popcorn and old-time flics. 12 Mile & Northwestern.

FOLK MUSIC by the Minority Group and Bill Clayton at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse, 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham.

DIONNE WARWICK in concert along with Woody Herman & his orchestra. At U of D. 8:30 p.m. Tickets $5, $4, & $3.

NO MORE EXCUSES (1967) Robert Downey’s goonish satire on sex and evolution, Presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild. 7:30 & 9:45 shows. 50 cents in Lower DeRoy.

SYNTAGMA MUSICUM. Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, re-created on period instruments by outstanding ensemble from Amsterdam. Det. Inst. of Arts Theatre. 8:30 p.m. Tickets $5 and $2.50.

GEORGE PLIMPTON, CONTRAST!!! Concert and lecture by this well known author. Sponsored by OCC. 8:30 p.m. Call 642-6211 for location.

SEX LECTURE. This week’s exciting lecture is: Everybody’s Complaint: The Psychologists Look at Love and Sex. At the Engineering Soc. of Det. Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SAT. NOV. 15

MARCH FOR PEACE; Washington D.C., join the Red-Flag Brigade!

I’LL BE DOWN TO GET YOU in a taxi honey, better be ready by half past eight, honey, don’t be late, I want to be there when THE BAND starts playing… plus the Pretty Things and King Crimson at the Grande-what’s it’s name. Magic Veil Lights. Joy Rd. & Grand River. $5.

FREAK FUN at the Palladium with Sons (of Champlain), Jagged Edge and Plain Brown Wrapper. 136 Brownell in Birmingham.

THE WOOLIES and PROMISE are on hand for the music, free popcorn and old-time flics for fun at Something Different. 12 Mile and Northwestern.

CHIP STEVENS BLUES climb up to Silverbell along with Promise, Top of Bald Mt, on Bald Mt. Rd.

FOLKY MUSIC by the Minority Group and Roger Janes at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse. 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham.

NO MORE EXCUSES. Satire on sex, “a cross between the Marx Brothers and Lenny Bruce.” Presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Lower DeRoy Aud. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

YOUNG MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Detroit premiere of new musical dramatization at the Det. Inst. of Arts Theatre. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. $1.00.

SYNTAGMA MUSICUM. Ensemble members present lecture-demonstration of authentic period instruments; Krumm horn, recorder, gems horn, shawm, sackbut, etc. Lecture Hall, Det. Inst. of Art. 11 a.m. Adm. $1.50

INGMAR BERGMAN’S The Virgin Spring, presented at WSU Community Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m. Adm. 75 cents for students, $1.00 others.

BORIS GUDONOV in color, complete opera (film) at the Brahms Conservatory of Music. 3164 Main St., Royal Oak. 8:00 p.m. For more info call 398-5714.

SUN. NOV. 16

SPARE CHANGE, a new radio show hosted by boy wonder Harvey Ovshinsky and Eat It chick Judie Davis. WXYZ 101 FM. 7 pm. Editors of Creem mag will rap and Open City’s Dr. Fred Alpern will answer medical questions.

INTERLOCHEN Arts Academy Orchestra, Nicholas Harsanyi conducting. Ford Aud. 3:30 p.m.

GET DOWN with the Nolman James Blues Band; 7:00 at Alvins Finer Deli, 5756 Cass Ave. Adm. $1.00.

MON. NOV. 17

FREE MEDICAL ATTENTION at the Open City clinic. 4726 Third, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come an hour early to sign in.


WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, presented as part of the film as an art series. Det. Inst. of Art. Aud. 8 p.m.

FILM COMEDY, W.C. Field’s Barber Shop and the Clown Princess. 10 a.m. Explorers Room, Main Library. Don’t be too surprised if everyone is over 65 years there cause this is a part of the retirement series, and the mayor’s council on aging.

WED. NOV. 19

VIOLENCE ON THE MOVIE SCREEN, film and lecture on this thrilling topic. Seaholm High School, Cranbrook -at Lincoln Rd., Birmingham. 8:30 p.m.

QUARTETO ITALIANO, concert at WSU Community Arts Aud. Cass & Kirby. 8:30 p.m.


OPEN CITY CLINIC, same time (6:30-8:30 p.m.). Same place (4726 Third) Same.story (come an hour early-to sign in.).

WSU CHORAL UNION and Orchestra, Malcolm Johns conducting. Program includes Dvorak’s “Te Deum” and series of motets by 16th-20th century composers. Old St. Mary’s Church, Monroe & St. Antoine. 12:15 p.m.

DETROIT WOMEN’S SYMPHONY, Nathan Gordon conducting. Soloist: June de Toth, pianist. Cobo Hall. Call 538-1485.

GALLERY TALK: Happiness is One Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixty-Nine Toys. Magot Pearsall, Curator, Det. Hist. Museum. 3:30 p.m.
STRUCTURE OF GREEK TRAGEDY, lecture sponsored by WSU at WSU McGregor Memorial Room B. 4 p.m.

FRI. NOV. 21

THE NICE, Johnny Winter, Spooky Tooth, Santanna and of course, Magic Veil Lights at the Grande-Riviera, Grand River & Joy. Adm. $5.

ROCKIN’ AND ROLLIN’ with Little Richard at the Palladium and Norfolk & Western. Adm. $3. 136 Brownell in Birmingham.

WABX presents GORDON LIGHTFOOT, 8:30 p.m. at Ford Aud. Tickets $4.50, $3.50, $2.50.

YOUNG TORELESS. “A Beautiful movie about the cruelty of man.” presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild in Lower Deroy at 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

DIG THE SAVAGE GRACE at the East & West Ballrooms of Mercy College, Southfield at Outer Drive, 8:30 p.m. till 12:30 a.m.

SEX LECTURE. This week’s topic: Sex Before and After Marriage: A Gynecologist’s View. At Engineering Soc. of Det. Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SAT. NOV. 22

JOHNNY WINTER, The Nice, Spooky Tooth, Santanna and Magic Veil Lights do it up at the Grande (Eastown) Riviera. Grand River & Joy: Adm. the usual $5.

LITTLE RICHARD rock ‘n’ roll man, and the March Bros. fill the Palladium with heavy sounds. 136 Brownell in Birmingham.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT brings you the Heads over Heels and Richmond, plus free popcorn. 12 Mile & Northwestern in Southfield.

MOUNTAIN HIGH MUSIC with Norfolk & Western and the Bump at Silverbell, on top of Bald Mt.

YOUNG TORLESS (1968) Using the structure of a boy’s boarding school as a microcosm of society, director Volker Schlondorff traces the mentality and development of Nazi Germany. Lower DeRoy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.,

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Dick Myers rod puppets perform the classic fairy tale. Det. Inst. of Arts Theatre. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Adm. $1.25.

INGMAR BERGMAN’S Smiles of a Summer Night, presented at the WSU Community Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m.

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in concert, Sixten Ehrling conducting. Soloist: Jeffrey Stegel, pianist. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SUN. NOV. 23

KING OF SOUL James Brown in concert at Cobo Hall along with Nipsy Russell.

FILMS ON ART, Images Medievales and Chartres Cathedral. Medieval European artistry in film studies of illuminated manuscripts and of one of the great architectural masterpieces. Holley Room, Det. Inst. of Arts. 1:30 p.m. Free.

FAMOUS DOCUMENTARIES, Nanook of the North and The Silent Enemy. Henry Ford Museum Theatre. 2 & 4 p.m.

RADIO RAP with the representatives from the Venceremos Brigade (the group going to Cuba to harvest the sugar crop). Hosted by Harvey Ovshinsky and Judy Davis on WXYZ 101 FM at 7 p.m. Radio talk celebrity and ex-disc jockey Paul Winter will also be on hand to talk about the old days in Detroit radio.

OPEN CITY General Meeting for the community. 2 p.m. at Unitarian Church. Cass & Forest.

MON. NOV. 24

THE ROLLING STONES at Olympia, along with B.B. King and Terry Reid. Produced by Russ Gibb and everyone’s favorite burn artist, Mike Quatro. Sho time 8:30 p.m. Tickets outrageously priced at $6, $7, and $8.

OPEN CITY CLINIC. Free medical attention for all. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4726 Third. Come an hour early to sign in.

WSU WOMAN’S CHORALE, Robert Norris conducting, and a tree-lighting ceremony, Kennedy Square. 5 p.m.

CITY LIGHTS. This is Detroit aglow night. All lights downtown will be turned on to brighten Detroit. Camera freaks should probably take advantage of it. 5-10 p.m.

OPEN CITY Housing Committee, 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Cass & Forest.

OPEN CITY Jobs Committee, 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church,Cass & Forest.


CANTATA ACADEMY concert. Arthur Stephan conducting. “Itinerant composers of the 18th Century” works by Caldera, Handel and Haydn. Soloists: Marilyn Cotlow and Caroll Jayne. First Presbyterian Church of royal Oak. Hendrie Blvd. at Sixth. 8:30 p.m.

OPEN CITY Food Committee. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Cass & Forest.

OPEN CITY Nurseries Committee. 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, Cass & Forest.

WED. NOV. 26

HIPPY DISEASE? Open City’s Free Medical Clinic can take-care of it for you. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 4726 Third. Better come an hour early to sign in.

KILL, KILL, “Violence on the Movie Screen,” another discussion and lecture at Seaholm High School, Cranbrook at Lincoln Rd. 8:30 p.m.

WSU ORCHESTRA in concert. Valter Poole conducting, featuring Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer, 1915,” Soloist Jeanette Dagger. WSU Community Arts Aud., Cass & Kirby. 8:30 p.m.

OPEN CITY Legal Committee, 7:30 p.m. at the WSU Student Center, Sixth floor.



ALEXANDER CALDER, gouaches. J.L. Hudson Gallery, 2891 Somerset Mall, Troy. Thru Nov. 8.

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ART FACULTY show. Det. Artists Market. 1452 Randolph. Thru Nov. 11.

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE: Art for Beginning Collectors. Bloomfield Art Assn. Thru Nov. 16.

HAROLD HASNEN, paintings. The Lantern Gallery, Inc. 201 N. Main. Ann Arbor. Thru Nov. 16.

THINGS, still-life paintings. Art Gallery of Windsor, Willistead Park. Thru Nov. 12 16th

ANNUAL CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR. WSU McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Cass & Kirby. Thru Nov. 15.

COLLECTOR’S CORNER: All Kinds of Candle holders. Kresge Hallway. Det Hist. Museum. Thru Nov. 16.

PIERRE ALECHINSKY, recent paintings. J.L. Hudson Gallery. 1206 Woodward. thru Nov. 22

CHONG BAEPARK Sculpture. Birmingham Gallery, 1025 Haynes, Birmingham. Thru Nov.

New York painter IRVING MINK in Borzoi Galleries. New works in-the sculpture gallery, group salon and gallery of contemporary crafts. International Art. Inst. 132 Madison Thru Nov. 25.

PLANETARIUM DEMONSTRATION. “Comets and Meteors” Cranbrook Inst. of Science. Sat. and Sun. 2;30 & 3:30 p.m. Thru Nov.

ROBERT GOODNOUGH, paintings. Gertrude Kasle Gallery 310 Fisher Bldg. Thru Nov.

WATERCOLORS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION. 83 works, some rarely or never exhibited, by 19th and 20th century artists displaying the brilliance and immediacy of the medium. Det Inst. of Arts. Thru Nov.

DRAWINGS by ELIHU VEDDER. Expatriate new Yorker revealed in some 50 vignettes of life in Italy and France. Det. Inst. of Arts. Thru Nov.

CHILDREN FROM MANY LANDS illustrate Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Main Library, 3rd floor. Thru Nov.

CHRISTMAS SHOW featuring gallery artists’ paintings and international graphics. Latern Gallery, Inc. 301 N. Main St. Ann Arbor. From Nov. 7 thru Dec. 24.

BOOK FAIR Nov. 8-16. 18th annual Jewish book fair, author speakers and other programs. Jewish Community Center. 18100 Meyers Rd.

MICHIGAN STATE U. ART FACULTY SHOW. Detroit Artists Market. Oct. 19—Nov. 11.


EASY RIDER, Cannes Film Festival winner at Studio New Center & Warren Cinema.

ALICE’S RESTAURANT (you can get anything you want) at Radio City. Woodward & 9 Mile.

MEDIUM COOL at the Studio North. Woodward & 9 Mile.

GRAND OPERA FILM FESTIVAL films every Saturday (7:15 & 10:15) and Sunday (8:30). Brahms Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall 3165 Main St. royal Oak. Call 398-5714 for info.


DETROIT DRAFT COUNSELLING CENTER at The Central methodist Church. Woodward and Adams. 6-10 p.m. Sundays.

DETROIT RESISTANCE at 31 King Street, 6-10 p.m. Tues. evenings. Phone: 874-4334.


LA STRADA, a new musical based on Fellini’s film about a street entertainer in Italy. Fisher Theatre. Mon.—Sat. 8:30 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1-22.

THE BOYS IN THE BAND, a hilarious comedy of our time, at the Vest Pocket Theatre. Grand River near Greenfield. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9-15, 16-22,23-29.

THE COCKTAIL PARTY, sponsored by Meadow Brook Theatre at Matilda R. Wilson Hall, Oakland Univ. Tues- Sat. 8:15 p.m. Sun. 6:30 p.m. Wed. 2 p.m. Nov 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN, WSU Hilberry Theatre, Cass & Hancock. Nov. 13, 14, 19, 21, 27, 29. 8:30 p.m.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. WSU Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward. Nov. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. 8:30 p.m.

LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE, Barn Theatre, Oakland Univ. Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21, 22. 8:30 p.m.

ARTHUR MILLER’S After the Fall. WSU Hilberry Theatre. Cass & Hancock. Nov. 21, 22, 28. 8:30 p.m.

CONCEPT EAST THEATRE presents Rat’s Mass and Examination. Fri, Sat & Sun.,8:30 p.m. Thru Nov. 21. 401 E. Adams at Bruch. $1.50 students, others $2.00

UN-STABLED THEATRE will reopen with Revue and A Slight Ache by Harold Pinter. Opening date is Nov. 15 at 8:30 p.m. Jamison Hall, Holbrook at Woodward. (St. Joe’s Episcopal Church).


CHRISTMAS ANTIQUE SHOW at The Light Guard Armory. Nov. 19-23.

ICE FOLLIES at Olympia. Thru Nov 28.

AUTO SHOW at Cobo Hall. Nov. 15-28