(in cooperation with Detroit Adventure)
THURS. NOV. 27
THANK GOD! Just like your forefathers did. Kill a turkey for peace. Many places will be closed so call ahead before you go out.
FRI. NOV. 28
BEAUTY & THE BEAST directed by Jean Cocteau (This is not the version starring Bill Rowe and Peter Werbe). Presented by the WSU Cinema Guild at 7:30 & 9:45. Lower DeRoy Aud. 50 cents.
PUZZLED? CONCERTED? FRIGID? Eugene Litwack of U of M explains it all in a lecture on sex roles in modern society. 8:30 at Rackham Aud. Sponsored by UCAE. Admission charge.
TIRED OF UNFUNNY FUNNIES? “The Golden Age of Comedy” with Laurel & Hardy, the Keystone Kops, etc. Is better for you than Geritol. 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. at Henry Ford Museum.
ALEXANDER GIBSON comes all the way from Scotland to conduct the Detroit Symphony. Van Cliburn solos. 8:30 p.m. at Ford Aud. Admission charge.
HOW SWEET!!! The Nice, along with the Wilson Mower Pursuit and the Sky at the Paladium, 134 Brownell in Birmingham. $3.00.
NOEL REDDING STRIKES BACK! Fat Mattress, Jethro TUll and CTA at the Grande-Riviera.
DETROIT’S OWN ONE AND ONLY Bob Seeger System, along with All the Lonely People at the Something Different. 12 Mile & Franklin Rd. in beautiful Southfield.
BROWN & SHAW, and Frank Allison at the Absolute Zero, 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham. Adm. $1.50.
NORMAN JAMES Blues Band at Alvin’s Deli. Heavy blues and hot pastrami. 8 p.m. Cass and Palmer, $1 adm.
SAT. NOV. 29
WSU CINEMA GUILD again presents Cocteau’s non-fairy-tale fairy-tale Beauty and the Beast, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Lower DeRoy Aud. 50 cents.
MORE of the SAME GOLDEN FUNNIES. The Golden Age of Comedy, Laurel & Hardy, etc. 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. at Henry Ford Museum.
ALEXANDER GIBSON & VAN CLIBURN again join the Detroit Symphony. 8:30 p.m. at Ford Aud. Admission charge.
YOUNG FILMS for young people! A youth film festival at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. at the Det Inst. of Arts Theatre.
IF YOU LOVED CLYDE BARROW you’ll like Warren Beatty in Robert Rossen’s “Lilith” with Jean Seburg. 8:30 at Rackham Aud. Sponsored by UCAE. Admission charge.
SAPAH!! Jethro Tull, Fat Mattress & CTA again at the Grande Riviera, same time, same price.
NORMAN JAMES BLUES BAND at Alvin’s Deli. 8 p.m., Cass at Palmer, $1 adm.
JUST IN CASE you managed to miss them last weekend the Nice return to the Paladium again tonight, this time with the Brownsville Station & Blackstone Drake. 134 Brownell, Birmingham. $3.00.
WOULD YOU BELIEVE Everlon Nevermore? at the Something Different with the Underground Wall and free popcorn (the kind you eat) & free movies.
SRC and VIRGIN DAWN together at last. One night only. Silverbell on Bald Mt. Road off I-75.
BROWN & SHAW and Frank Allison at the Absolute Zero, 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham.
ORMANDY & TACKLEBOX at the Borderline. 4 miles south of Monroe on Telegraph.
SUN. NOV. 30
LIFE GIVING YOU A PAIN IN THE NECK? Come see someone with a real problem: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” with Lon Chaney and the short “Very Nice, Very Nice” presented by the Humanities Club in the Performing Arts Aud of Grosse Pointe North High School. 7 p.m.
CONCERT at Fort Street Presbyterian Church. “Cantata Academy” conducted by Arthur Stephon 4:30 p.m. 631 W. Fort.
SAME FUNNY PICTURES at the Henry Ford Museum. “The Golden Age of Comedy” with Laurel & Hardy, Will Rogers, etc. 2 & 4 p.m.
MON. DEC. 1
LON CHANEY again plays Quasimodo out in Grosse Pointe. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” 7 p.m. Grosse Pointe North H.S.
GOT A SOCIAL DISEASE; leprosy, athletes foot, bad breath? Open City Medical Clinic helps these and more serious problems. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4726 Third, sign up at 5 p.m.
TUES. DEC. 2
CLEAR YOUR HEAD WITHOUT DRISTAN. Open City’s free psychological counseling. 7-10 p.m. Call for an appointment. 4726 Third.
WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK OPERA? This nagging question will not be answered by the Student Opera Workshop, sponsored by the WSU Music Dept., but those interested in opera as a career or just a serious pasttime might do well to attend. WSU Community Arts Aud. 8:30 p.m.
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY Dramatic Arts Film Society presents “Death of a Cyclist. 7:30 & 9:00 p.m. at the Hills Theatre, Rochester. Call 377-2000 for info. Admission charge.
CHORAL CONCERT presented by the Madrigal Club of Detroit at the Detroit Inst. of Arts Lecture Hall. 8:30 p.m. Call 892-6200 for more info. Admission charge.
WED. DEC. 3′
MORE PROBLEMS, more free psychological counseling by Open City. 7-10 p.m. Call for an appointment.
CLASSIC SPANISH GUITARIST Carlos Montoya plays his Spanish Classical guitar in concert at the Sports and Recreation Building at Oakland University. 8 p.m. Admission charge.
THURS. DEC. 4
AND MORE FREE MEDICAL HELP from your friendly Open City. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up at 5:00. 4726 Third.
COUNT BASIE & his jazz orchestra appear in concert at Troy HS. Sponsored by OCC. 8 p.m. 3179 Livernois, for information call 642-6211. Admission charge.
ALEXANDER GIBSON guest conducts the Detroit Symphony. 8:30 p.m. at Ford Aud. Adm.
FRI. DEC. 5
BOGEY & KATHERINE HEPBURN star in “African Queen” probably John Huston’s greatest, and one of the all time best films. 7:30 & 9:45 presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Lower DeRoy Aud. 50 cents.
CONTRAST!!! the National Shakespeare Company performs “School for Wives” and “Macbeth” at Southfield HS. 24675 Lahser. 2:30 & 8:30. Sponsored by OCC, for info call 642-6211. Adm.
SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER. Charles Aznavour plays an ex-concert pianist who can’t relate to anyone because of his past and falls in love and looses again. Directed by Francios Truffaut 7:30 p.m. in the Library Lecture Hall, Marygrove College, Admission charge.
WSU’s happy Dr. Parson lectures on the “Active Volcanoes of Central America” for all you volcano fans. 8:15 at Cranbrook School Aud., Cranbrook Inst. of Science. Admission Charge.
WSU CHAMBER SINGERS & Men’s Glee Club presents an “Advent Concert”. Sponsored by the WSU Music Dept. 8:30 p.m. at WSU Community Arts Aud.
BACK AGAIN FROM ENGLAND the Fleetwood Mac along with Detroit’s Third Power. At the Grande-Riviera, or maybe at the Eastown. Call ahead to make sure which.
DICK WAGNER leads the Frost into the Paladium with the Dog. 136 Brownell, Birmingham. Free popcorn & movies too!
DAVID & ROSLYN and George Dunn at the Absolute Zero. 388 N. Woodward, Birmingham.
GI SPEAKER from FT. KNOX COFFEEHOUSE. 8 p.m. Unitarian Church, Cass at Forest.
SAT. DEC. 6
THE NEW CENTER THEATRICAL GROUP performs “Black Lilacs” a new play by Hal Blay, who also directs it. 8:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. 6 Mile at Gratiot. $2.00 or $1.50 for students and senior citizens. Call 873-6320 for more info.
WSU CINEMA GUILD again presents Bogey at his best in “African Queen” Katherine Hepburn remains in the cast, and John Huston again directs. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Lower DeRoy Aud. 50 cents.
DET. INST. of ARTS YOUTH THEATRE presents “A Christmas Carol” and “The Littlest Angel” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Aud.
DETROIT’S SEVERO BALLET CO. performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” with the Muskegon Symphony at Central Campus Aud. corner Southern & Stanford in Muskegon. 8:15 p.m.
STAGE FRIGHTENED? UCAE presents the stage frighter of them all, Peter Brooks “Marat/ Sade” at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m. Adm.
ALEXANDER GIBSON guests again with the Detroit Symphony, conducting Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 among others. 8:30 p.m. at Ford Aud Admission charge.
DAVE BRUBECK plays a new cantata of his own composition, along with the Oakland University chorus, the Brubeck Trio, and soloists Harold Orbach and M. Boatwright. Sports and Recreation Bldg., Oakland University. 8:30 p.m. For more info call 377-2000 ex 2301. Admission charge.
FLEETWOOD MAC and the Third Power again hold forth at the Grande—What’s its name or the Eastown. Call to find out which.
THE FROST and the DOG move to the Silver-bell on Bald Mountain Road.
THE AMBOY DUKES and New Hope replace’ them at the Paladium along with free popcorn and free movies. 136 Brownell, Birmingham.
DAVID & ROSLYN and George Dunn at the Absolute Zero. 388 N. Woodward, Birmingham.
SUN. DEC. 7
EVER DREAMED of seeing a film on “Paintings in the White House” or “The World of Andrew Wyeth”? Well your dream comes true at 1:30 p.m. in the Holley Room of the Det. Inst. of Arts.
GOING APE? Henry Ford Museum has “Tarzan of the Apes” with Elmo Lincoln (the original Trazan) and “The New Adventures of Tarzan” at 2 & 4 p.m. Admission charge.
ALFRED NASH PATTERSON gets his turn as guest conductor with the Detroit Symphony, with the Worchester Chorus singing Handel’s “Messiah” 3:30 p.m. at Ford Aud. Admission charge.
DIG YOUNG JAPANESE VIOLINISTS? See Mari Tsumaca at 8 p.m. in the McAuley Aud of Mercy College.
HOW ABOUT SENIOR RECITALS? The Senior Recital of Gerald Goodale will be presented by the WSU Music Dept. in the Lecture Hall of the Det. Inst. of Arts. 8 p.m.
THE NEW CENTER THEATRICAL GROUP matinees “Black Lilacs” at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. 6 Mile at Gratiot. $2 ($1.50 for senior citizens & students with ID) for more info call 873-6320.
MON. DEC. 8
AND STILL MORE FREE MEDICAL HELP from Detroit’s only Open City. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up at 5 p.m. 4726 Third.
TUES. DEC. 9
SPECIAL DISCOUNT RATES for paranoids at Open City’s free psych counseling. Tonight only. Call for an appointment. 4726 Third.
THE UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR SINGERS world premiere “Incarnation” by Jens Hanso. 8:30 p.m. at Assumption Church, 2775 University West, Windsor. Call 963-6112 for info.
WED. DEC. 10
TODAY’S SPECIAL is schizoids. Come one, come all to Open City’s free psych counseling, but be sure each of you calls for an appointment first. 831-2770.
TOWERS EXHIBITION, designs, models and photographs of historic & modern towers. Galleries, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Dec. 1-7.
MODEL SOLDIERS, Det. Public Library. Dec. 1-9.
HOLOGRAMS AND LASERS, three dimensional photographs and evironmental sculpture using laser beam. Galleries, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Dec. 1-14 and Richard DeVore, one man show, also at Cranbrook, Dec. 1-14.
MAJOR LOAN EXHIBITION of 13 paintings & 34 drawings by Balthus, one of France’s leading living artists. Donald Morris Gallery. 20082 Livernois. Dec. 1-20.
THE CITY WITHIN. 150 photographs of central city and its people, by J. Edward Bailey III. North Wing, Det. Inst. of Art. Dec. 1-21.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION, featuring-international and national graphics, paintings & sculpture. Latern Gallery. 301 N. Main St, Ann Arbor. Dec. 1-24.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION/SALE. Painting, drawings, graphics, sculpture. Garelick’s Gallery, 20208 Livernois, Dec. 1-30.
WAYS OF WAYANA: Artifacts from the tribes of the remote Guianas. Cranbrook Inst. of Sci. Thru Dec.
HOLIDAY MELANGE, five galleries of holiday treats. New paintings, sculpture, prints and an exciting selection in the gallery of contemporary crafts. International Art Inst. 132 Madison. Thru Dec.
DETROIT IRONY. Art in all media relating to the automobile, including advertising art and fine art by commercial artists. Art Place II, 6558 Third, thru Dec.
COLLECTOR’S CORNER: DOLLS FOR CHRISTMAS, Kresge Exhibit Hallway, Det. Hist. Museum. Thru Dec.
ANNUAL ARTISTS-CRAFTSMEN SHOW. Ceramics, silver, glass, weaving. Det. Artists Market. Thru Dec.
HAPPINESS is One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty-nine toys! Kresge Exhibit Hall, Det. Hist. Museum. Thru Jan. 19.
PAINTINGS BY JON COSMA. Birmingham Gallery, 1025 Haynes, Birmingham, Thru Dec.
SHAPED CANVASES by Ed Morais. Lawrence Stevens Gallery, 1433 Randolph. Dec. 2—Jan. 3.
PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS by Antonio Angula of Bolivia and Josef Drapell of Czechoslovakia. The Little Gallery, 915 E. Maple in Birmingham. Dec. 2—Jan. 17.
PLANETARIUM DEMONSTRATIONS. “The Christmas Star” Cranbrook Inst. of Science. Sat. & Sun. 2:30 and 3:30 pm. Dec. 6-28.
JULIAN STANCZAK, recent paintings. London Arts Gallery, 321 Fisher Bldg. Dec. 3—Jan 10.
PLAYS & THEATRE
A LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT by Eugene O’Neil. Presented at the Group Theatre, 16535 Livernois. Nov. 27, 28, 29, &30. Dec 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, & 20. 8 p.m. For more info call 863-8280.
MAN OF LA MANCHA, Fisher Theatre, Dec 1-6, 8:30 p.m.
T.S. Eliot’s THE COCKTAIL PARTY, Det. Inst. of Arts Aud. Dec. 3-6, 8:30 p.m. Mat. Wed. & Thurs. 2:30 p.m. Dec.7 7:30 p.m.
THREE ONE-ACT PLAYS: “The Bald Soprano,” “The Happy Journey,” and “White Lies,” Meadowbrook Theatre, Oakland U. 8:15 p.m. Dec. 3-6.
MILLER’S “AFTER THE FALL” at Hilbirry Theatre, Cass & Hancock, Dec. 4, 12, 20. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at 2:30 p.m.
ANTIGONE, presented at the Ford Life-Sciences Theatre, U of D, Dec. 4, 5, 6. 8:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN, at the Hilberry Theatre, Cass & Hancock. Dec. 5, 13, 18. 8:30 p.m.
JULIUS CAESAR at Hilberry, Dec. 6, 11, 19. 8:30 p.m.
ARTHUR MILLER’S THE PRICE, Fisher Theatre. Dec. 8-27, 8:30 except Sun. 7:30.
THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT’ THE SMELL OF THE CROWD, Essex Hall Theatre. Patricia at Wyandotte, Windsor. 8:15 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, 7.
NAKED, Luigi Pirandello’s rarely done masterpiece presented at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, 13103 Woodrow Wilson. Opens Dec. 4. Call 8684347 for ticket info.
CONSORT OF IMAGINATION. Sights, sounds and songs from 3,000 years of western theatre. Westminister Church—Fellowship Hall, 17567 Hubbel at Outer Drive. Nov. 28, 29. Dec. 5, 6, 8:30 p.m. Students 18 & under $1.50, Adults $2.
DETROIT’S NUMBER ONE folksinger Ted Lucas, appearing at the Raven Gallery, thru Dec. 7. Then it’s the Baker Street Irregulars. Dec. 10—Jan 6. Greenfield Rd. north of 12 Mile.
EASY RIDER at the Studio New Center and a few other places. Check movie guide.
MEDIUM COOL, at the Studio North, Woodward at 9 Mile.
GRAND OPERA FILM FESTIVAL, films every Saturday (7:15 & 10:15) and Sunday (8:30). Brahms Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall, 316-1/2 Main St., Royal Oak. Call 398-5714 for more info.
DETROIT AUTO SHOW, Cobo Hall. Nov. 30-Dec. 8.
CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT, Henry Ford Museum, Dec. 6—Jan 5.
FREE DRAFT COUNSELLING
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.