Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 96, January 8-21, 1970

in Cooperation with Detroit Adventure


FROM SOCIAL DISEASES to the common cold, Open City will cure it, at their free medical clinic. 4425 Second at Canfield. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call first or come in for an apt 831-2770.

PINK PILLS for PALE PEOPLE: Detroit’s Panaceas, this is another exciting gallery talk at the Detroit Historical Museum. 3:30 p.m.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with Sixten Ehrling conducting, soloists: Birgit Finnila, contralto, and Jerome Rosen, violinist. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.


KICKING IT OUT with a totally new set and more together than ever, the MC5 get down to the Eastown Ballroom, along with the five are Kaliedscope and Mr. Clean, and trippy lights by (Gail & Sherry) Magic Veil. Adm. $3.50. Harper at Van Dyke.

FOLK MUSIC with Brown & Shaw, Nancy Vokes, Sandy Vitali and Jim Perkins at the basement coffeehouse better known as the Absolute Zero. 388 N. Woodward. $1.00.

YOU CAN ENJOY AN EVENING with Tee-garden and VanWinkle, and the March Bros. at Something Different. 12 Mile & Northwestern Hwy. Plus free old-time flics.

AMBOY DUKES, Ohio Power, Sky. All at the Paladium in Birmingham.

YOGA CLASSES for all you gurus at the International Inst. 6:30 p.m.

FOLK DANCING at the International Inst 8 p.m.

SAT. JAN. 10

HEY KIDS, LET’S GET TOGETHER and have a ball tonight at the Eastown, the MC5 (be sure to observe the groupies vying for Wayne Kramer’s sexy body, the Kaliedscope and Mr. Clean (formerlly the Rush). Plus that far-out psychedelic, trippy lighting by Magic Veil. Adm. $3.50. Van Dyke & Harper.

ALICE’S RESTAURANT is alive and well with music by the Salvage and the Stonewall Blues Band, plus the intergalaxic light show. 11 pm-6 a.m. Adm. $2. 6421 Chene St.

JAGGED EDGE,and the SKY make it up to Silverbell on Bald Mt. Rd.

SKIP AND DAVE more formally known as Teegarden and VanWinkle will make their appearance at Birmingham’s Hippy Haven, the Paladium along with the Virgin Dawn and the Amboy Dukes for all you Ted Nuegent fans. Plus free popcorn.

FOLKY STUFF by Brown & Shaw, Nancy Vokes, Sandy Vitali, and Jim Perkins at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse, 388 N. Woodward in Birmingham.

ROMAN POLANSKI’S “Knife in the Water” (1962). One of Polanski’s finest works which was postponed from the fall semester due to the WSU Mail Strike. Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m. Students 75 cents, others $1.00.

DISCOVERING JAZZ–Detroit’s own popular Hal McKinney QUintet on stage in a special Saturday show. Theatre, Det. Inst. of Arts. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Adm. $1.25.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Sixten Ehrling conducting. Soloists: Birgit Finnila, contralto, and Jerome Rosen violinist. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SUN. JAN. 11

YA WHO!! It’s the country music spectacular for all you country music fans from the country. Ferlin Husky, Carl Smith, Jim Ed Brown, Grandpa Jones and others will be at Cobo Hall to entertain you. 2 shows only. 2 & 8 p.m. Tickets $2.50, $3.50, $4.00 & $4.50.

THE TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE (1948) Another Bogart flic at the Henry Ford Museum Theatre at Greenfield Village. 2 & 4 p.m.

George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION brought to you by the Meadow Brook people at the Det Inst. of Arts. 7:30 p.m.

PETER AND THE WOLF (Not Werbe and Gotkin) presented by the Detroit Severo Ballet Co. and Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Ford Aud. 3:30 p.m.

MON. JAN. 12

NEW YORK PRO MUSICA, music of the Italian courts at the end of the Renaissance. Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor. 8:30 p.m.

OPEN CITY FREE MEDICAL CLINIC. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Second and Canfield. Call 831-2770 for an appt.


TWO MEN, a portrait of Lenin, part of the series All the World’s a Stage, at OCC, 8:30 p.m. Orchard Ridge Commons Building J.

THE CLICHE-VERRE (a “handsome negative” on light sensitive paper) A lecture at the Det. Inst. of Arts. Holley Room. 8 p.m.

GET IT ON for BROTHER JOHN. Benefit for the John Sinclair Defense Fund with Tim Leary, the UP, Teegarden and VanWinkle at U of M Hill Aud. 8 p.m. Donation. More info from 761-1709.

WED. JAN. 14

RAP IT OUT at the counseling clinic at Open City. Call 831-2770 for appt


RADICAL SEMINAR at Macomb College, brought to you by the RYM people. Activities include: Newsreel films, workshops on political repression and US Imperialism. Speakers from White & Black Panther Parties. Films begin at 10 a.m. (Rm. B-112) Speakers at 1:30 p.m. (Rm 129).

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEXUALITY, a lecture and discussion 1:40 pm and 8 p.m. Marygrove College. 6 Mile & Greenlawn.

WHAT WERE DOLLS MADE OF? Just in case you’re interested in this sort of thing, there is a lecture on dolls, etc at the Det Hist. Museum. 3:30 p.m.

INTERIOR SPACE AND ARCHITECTURAL Tradition, a lecture at the Det. I nst of Arts. 8 p.m.

Or how about ART AND ARCHITECTURE of Japan? This is first in a series at the Art Gallery of Windsor. 8 pm

FRI. JAN. 16

THE MINORITY GROUP and Nicholas provide the entertainment at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse at 388 N. Woodward, Birmingham. $1.50.

ME & MY BROTHER, a flic about homosexuality and psychopathy, starring Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky. Presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Upper DeRoy. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

YOGA CLASSES at 6:30 and FOLK DANCING at 8 pm at the international Inst John R & Kirby.

FLYING FEET with JOSE GRECO and Nana Lorcas’ Flamenco Dance Theatre. Masonic Aud. 8:20 p.m. Tickets $3.50, $4.50 & $5.50.

Films on EGYPTOLOGISTS, Notes on a Triangle, Around a Big Lake and Universe. Cranbrook School Aud. 8:15 p.m.

SPORTS CAR FREAKS will be happy to know there is a lecture on sports car subjects by outstanding designers and racing personalities. Henry Ford Museum Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

SAT. JAN. 17

THE MIGHTY BYRDS in concert in Ann Arbor. Come see original Byrd Roger McGuinn along with guitarist Clarence White and Drummer Gene Parsons do cuts from their latest hit album Easy Rider. Plus Commander Cody, at Hill Aud. 8:30 p.m. Tickets $2.50, $3.00 & $3.50. (They may be purchased by mail–send to the Cantebury House, 330 Maynard Ann Arbor).

ROBERT FRANK’S “Me & My Brother” (in color) starring Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky. Upper DeRoy. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

RUMPLESTILTSKIN, a modern musical adaptation of this fairy tale presented at the Art Inst. Theatre. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Adm. $1.25.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in concert with guest conductor Morton Gould. “”An evening of American Classics” Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

SUN. JAN. 18

SPORTS CAR FLIC at the henry Ford Museum Theatre. 1 & 5 p.m.

MATTHEW BRADY and The Weapons of Gordon Parks, films show pioneer Civil War photographer Brady and contemporary photographer journalist Parks of “Learning Tree” fame. At the Holley Room Det. Inst of Arts. 1:30 & 2:30 p.m.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Valter Poole conducting. Soloist: Andres Segovia, guitarist

MON. JAN. 19

FEELING RUN DOWN? Got a case of the blahs or iron poor blood, or just took too many reds? Whatever the problem, Open City Free Medical Clinic will Make You Feel Better! 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4425 Second at Canfield. Call 831-2770 to sign up.


FANTASTIC VOYAGE, a freaky science fiction flic in the aud. of the Det. Inst of Arts. 8 p.m. Free.

A NEW KIND OF VISION, a flic on Rimskey Korsakov. This is a comment on history with a flair that erases war and politics momentarily from memory. OCC Orchard Ridge Commons (Building J) 8:30 p.m. $1.50.

CULTURE TOUR. Gallery tour of London Arts Gallery, Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Betty Foster’s Studio of Creative Glass. Lunch included. Call 644-2341 for more info.

THE CANTATA ACADEMY, Arthur Stephan conduction “From the Sublime to the Ridiculour” At the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak, 529 Hendrie. 8:30 p.m.

WED. JAN. 21

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, a flic with those far-out Marx Brothers at the Jewish Community Center. Meyers & Curtis. Adm. $1.00.

THE NIKOLAIS DANCE CO. does folk dances and songs from various parts of Venevuela, Peru, Argentina and Guatemala. Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor. 8:30 pm



PHOTOGRAPHY AS PRINTMAKING. 45 examples of unusual and imaginative techniques from the 1800’s to the present.. Det Inst of Arts. Thru Jan. 18. Free.

HAPPINESS IS One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty-Nine Toys! Kresge Exhibit Hall, Det. Hist Museum. Thru Jan. 19.

GRACE HARTIGAN, recent paintings and collages. Gertrude Kasle Gallery, 310 Fisher Bldg. Thru Jan. 28.

NEW POLISH BOOKS from Towarzystwo Lacznosci. Adam Strohm Hall, Det Public Library. Thru Jan. 15.

PRIMITIVE ART, 1969-1970. University Art Gallery, 208 Wilson Hall, Oakland Univ. Thru Jan. 31.

PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS by Antonio Angula of Bolivia and Josef Drapell of Czechoslovakia. The Little Gallery, 915 E. Maple, Birmingham. Thru Jan. 31.

POLLUTION MACHINES, sculpture by Edwin Owre. Univ. of Windsor, at the University Center Gallery. Thru Jan. 23.

GORKY, drawings. The JL Hudson Gallery. 1206 Woodward. Thru Feb. 7.

MIXED SHOW, paintings, sculpture and graphics. London Arts Gallery, 321 Fisher Bldg. Thru Feb. 14.

TWO MAN SHOW of drawings and construction by Ablert Mullen and sculpture and prints by John Mills. Lantern Gallery, Inc. 301 N. Main St. Ann Arbor. Thru Jan. 31.

ROBERT MORRIS RETROSPECTIVE. First major museum showing of Morris’ paintings, drawings, primary sculptures, “soft works” and “waste pieces.” South Wing. De. Inst. of Arts. Thru Feb. 8.

OWEN SHAPIRO, paintings on and in plexiglass boxes. Lawrence Stevens Gallery, 1433 Randolph. Jan. 10–Feb. 7.

RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION of sculpture by the late Assoc. Prof of Art George Zambrzycki WSU Community Arts Gallery, 450 W. Kirby. Jan. 11–Feb. 1.

THE FIGURE, oils, acrylics, drawings, graphics, photographs, sculpture by Michigan artists, selected by David Tammany. Det Artists Market. 1452 Randolph St. Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan 11–Feb. 9.

SPORTS CARS IN REVIEW, featuring American Sports Cars. Special Exhibit Area, Henry Ford Museum. Jan. 16-31.


Shakespeare’s MACBETH. WSU Hilberry Theatre, Cass at Hancock. Jan. 8 (2:30 p.m.) 8, 10, 16, 22, 31 at 8:30 p.m.

ANTIGONE, presented by the Univ. of Det Theatre. Ford Life-Sciences Bldg. Jan. 8, 9, 10, 11 at 8:30 p.m.

Arthur Miller’s AFTER THE FALL. WSU Hilberry Theatre. Jan. 9, 15, 24, 30 at 8:30 p.m.

Muliere’s THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN at the Hilberry Theatre. Jan. 10 (2:30 p.m.) and 17, 23, 29 at 8:30 p.m.

Henrik Ibsen’s HEDDA GABLER, presented by the Meadow Brook Theatre at Oakland Univ. Matilda R. Wilson Hall. Jan. 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31. Sun. at 6:30 p.m. Tues.–Sat at 8:15 p.m.

Shakespeare’s TAMING OF THE SHREW. WSU Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward. Jan. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. 8:30 p.m.

ROSENCRANTZ AND GILDERSTERN ARE DEAD. Sponsored by the Univ. of Mich. Professional Theatre. Hill Aud. in Ann Arbor, Jan. 23, 24, 8:30 p.m.

Jose Triana’s THE CRIMINALS. Sponsored by the Univ. of Mich. Professional Theatre. Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor. Jan 26 through 31. 8 p.m. (Mat Thurs & Sat, 2:30 p.m.).

THE BARBWIRE THEATRE of San Francisco presents The Cage by Rick Cluchey. The troupe is made up of former convicts from San Quentin. Det Inst. of Arts. Aud. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27 through 31.

Alan Arkin’s LITTLE MURDERS, a scary comedy by Jules Feifer, Vest Pocket Theatre. Grand River near Greenfield. Adm. $6.00 ($7.00 on weekends).

NAKED, Luigi Pirandello’s rarely done masterpiece presented at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. 13103 Woodrow Wilson. Call 8681347 for ticket info.

ZORBA! A musical with Gary Krawford and Marsha Tamaroff, adapted from Zorba the Greek. Begins Jan. 13 Mon.–Thurs. 8:30 p.m. Sun. 7:30 p.m. Fisher Theatre.

A TASTE OF HONEY at the Group Theatre, 16535 Livernois. Plus short after play jazz concerts. Opens Jan 9 and rund Jan 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. Students $1.50. Call 8638280.


JAMES BOND THRILLER “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” Mercury Theatre, 6 Mile & Schaefer & other neighborhood shows.

JOHN AND MARY with Dustin Hoffman & Mia Farrow at Michigan, Camelot, Harper, Mai Kai & Universal City.

OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR! at the Studio North. Woodward & 9 Mile.

PUTNEY SWOPE, Studio New Center, Grand Blvd. & Third.


DETROIT DRAFT COUNSELLING CENTER at the Central Methodist Church. Woodward and Adams. 6 through 10 pm Sundays.

DETROIT RESISTANCE at 31 King Street 6 through 10 pm Tues. evenings. Phone 874-4334.


ALVIN’S FINER DELI & GOODTIME SHOPPE Rock ‘n’ blues from 9 pm through 1 a.m. $1.00 Jazz from 2 through 5 a.m. $1.50. Every Friday & Saturday. Cass Ave. & Edsel Ford Fwy.