Events Calendar


Fifth Estate # 97, January 22-February 4, 1970

In Cooperation with Detroit Adventure


MORE FREE MEDICAL HELP at the Open City Clinic. 4425 Second at Canfield. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 831-2770 before you come if possible.

ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF JAPAN, a lecture on this beautiful topic will be given at 8 p.m. in the Art Gallery of Windsor.

HISTORY BOOK HOUR, topic-Detroit, the City Beautiful: Early Souvenir and Guide Books, at the Det. Historical Museum. 3:30 p.m. Free.

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with Thomas Schippers as guest conductor. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

THE LAST LAUGH, directed by F.W. Murnau (1924) silent flic. Architecture Aud. U of M, Ann Arbor. 7 & 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.

FRI. JAN. 23

THE SOCIAL EVENT OF THE YEAR, Dave Miller, local bon-vivant and wierdo weds his lady love in a formal ceremony at the Grande Ballroom. Uncle Russ is best man. Music by the Up, Richmond, Woolies, Blues Train, and the Poison Oak. Half the proceeds go to Miller and his wife. Adm. $3. Grand River & Beverly.

THE DUKES RETURN to the Eastown, along with Cold Blood, and Steve Booker. Plus the Magic Veil Lights. $3.50. 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

WILBERT HARRISON—ONE MAN BAND is joined by the Red, White and Blues and the Tea at the Paladium. 136 Brownell in Birmingham. Adm. $3.00.

A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HOLIDAY with the Brownsville Station, and Shakey Jake at Something Different. 12 Mile and Northwestern Hwy. Free old-time flics too.

THE FOGG makes it down to Alvins Finer Deli and Goodtime Shoppe. Rock ‘n’ blues from 9 p.m. until whenever. Cass Ave. & Edsel Ford Fwy. Adm. $1.00.

FOLKY MUSIC WITH THE MINORITY GROUP and Roger James at the Absolute Zero Coffee house. 388 N. Woodward in beautiful downtown Birmingham.

LOVE AFFAIR, or the case of the missing switchboard operator presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild in Upper DeRoy Aud. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

ACTION ON WHEELS, Roller Derby with the S.F. Bay Bombers vs World Champs Northeast Braves. Cobo Hall. 8 p.m. Tickets $5, $4, & $3.

GARY PUCKETT AND THE UNION GAP in concert at the Univ. of Detroit Memorial Bldg. 8:30 p.m. Tickets $5, $4, & $3.

THE NATIONAL BALLET with a program: Full length “Giselle” Frederic Franklin, dir. Masonic Aud. 8:20 p.m.

AUTO-RAMA presents its first Annual Rock-aRama with the Brownsville Station at 8 p.m. the Rationals at 8:45 p.m. and Bob Seeger 9:30 p.m. All this and more at Cobo Hall. Adm. $2.50

SAT. JAN. 24

IT’S JOHN SINCLAIR DAY, so lets get it on for Brother John. At the Grande Ballroom 2 p.m. til 1 a.m. Adm. $3.00. Music with Commander Cody, Amboy Dukes, MC5, Stooges, Bob Seeger, Up, Rationals, 3rd Power, Brownsville Station, Mitch Ryder, Scorpion, Richmond, Wilson Mower Sky, All the Lonely People, Floating Circus, Jagged Edge, Sunday Funnies, plus movies and Abbie Hoffman, Ed Sanders, Jerry Rubin and lots of other groovies. Don’t miss it!!

DOES HE OR DOESN’T HE? Find out the truth about Teddy Neugent as he plays at the Eastown. Along with the Amboy Dukes, Cold Blook and Steve Booker. Adm. $3.50. And lights by Magic Veil. 8041 Harper at Van Dyke.

ONE MAN BAND Wilbert Harrison does it again at the Paladium. Also Richmond and Featherstone. 136 Brownell in Birmingham. $3.

UP TO SILVERBELL with the 3rd Power and Bhang. Take I-75 to Lapeer exit, then find Bald Mt. Road.

ROCK ‘N’ BLUES with the Fogg at Alvins Finer Deli and Goodtime Shoppe. 9 p.m. till early morn. Adm. $1.00.

THE MINORITY GROUP and Roger James. Folk music at the Absolute Zero Coffeehouse. 388 N. Woodward.

A SEX COMEDY is what you’ll see, as the Wayne Cinema Guild presents Love Affair. 7:30 & 9:45 shows. Upper DeRoy. 50 cents.

Sergei Eisenstein’s IVAN THE TERRIBLE Part II perhaps the greatest movie ever made. Shown at Rackham Aud. 8:30 p.m. Students 75 cents, others $1.00.

PIANIST A RRAU is in concert at Masonic. 8:20.

THE MAGIC STALK, the Bixby Marionettes give Jack and the Beanstalk a 1970 treatment. Theatre Art Institute. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $1.25.

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, the original version presented by the WSU Children’s Theatre. Aaron DeRoy Aud. Jewish Community Center. 18100 Meyers Rd.

SCANDINAVIAN SYMPHONY SOCIETY. Soloist: James Tocco, pianist. Henry Ford High School. 20000 Evergreen. 8:30 p.m.

AUTO-RAMA continues its First Annual Rocka-Rama with the Woolies at 2 and 8 p.m. the Rationals at 2:45 and 8:45 p.m. and Mitch Ryder at 3:30 and 9:30 p.m. Afternoon show is $2.50 with the price going up to $3.00 for the evening. Cobo Hall.

SUN. JAN. 25

HELP FREE JOHN SINCLAIR and all political prisoners for that matter. 3-11 p.m. at the Grande Ballroom and the Eastown Theatre at the same times. Adm. $3. Music by the MC5, Stooges, Up, Bob Seeger, Rationals 3rd Power, Mitch Ryder, Brownsville Station, Wilson Mower Richmond and other local groups plus more groovies with Abbie Hoffman, Ken Cockrel, Skip Taube, Jerry Rubin & Ed Sanders. This is an STP coalition presentation, stay tuned to WABX for more details.

JOEL EBERSOLE, lyrico spinto tenor, in concert at Mercy College of Det. McAuley Aud. 8:00 p.m.

ELEANOR FELVER, contralto with the Univ. of Windsor singers. Univ. of Windsor, University Centre. 2:30 p.m.

SPORTS CAR FILM at the Henry Ford Museum. 1 & 5 p.m. Greenfield Village.

VIRDIANA, dir. Luis Bunuel. Uncompromising probing of repressed sexuality, exploding into a beggar’s banquet. Architecture Aud. U of M in Ann Arbor. 7:00 & 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.

AUTO-RAMA at Cobo Hall this afternoon. The Woolies at 2 p.m. and the Rationals at 3 p.m. Adm. $3.00.

MON. JAN. 26

LECTURE ON TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION as taught by Maharishi Mahesha Yogi. 12:30 & 8 p.m. WSU University Center, Room 583. For more info call 833-3336.


THE HELL OF IT, the life of Adolph Hitler, discussion with film. At Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus. 8 p.m. $1.50

WED. JAN. 28

OPEN REHERSAL with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Thomas Schippers, guest conductor. Ford Aud. 2 p.m.

MUSIC FROM MARLBORO. Mozart, Schubert, Strauss, and Lanner works. Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor. 8:30 p.m.

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


Lecture on the PSYCHOLOGY of SEXUALITY with Dr. Natalie Shainess. Marygrove College Aud. 1:40 & 8 pm.

THE FORT WAYNE BARRACKS: An example of 19th century Military Architecture, a gallery talk. Det. Hist. Museum. 3:30 p.m.

MORE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF JAPAN. This is the last lecture of the series, so if you miss this one you’ll never know what goes on in Japan (Art wise). Art Gallery of Windsor. 8 p.m.

THOMAS SHIPPERS conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to make beautiful music. Ford Aud. 8:30 p.m.

FRI. JAN. 30

GRANDE FUN with the same old Grande freaks and groupies plus NRBQ and local bands. Grand River, 1 block south of Joy Rd.

ALICE COOPER, with the Stooges and Frut of the Loom at the Eastown Theatre. Also trippy lights by Magic Veil. Adm. $3.50. Harper at Van Dyke.

THE WILSON MOWER PURSUIT and the Chip Stevens Band plays at Something Different 12 Mile and Northwestern in Southfield. Free popcorn too!!

ALVIN’S DELI AND GOODTIME SHOPPE has rock ‘n’ blues with the Alnite Drugstore, from 9 p.m. onwards. Adm. $1.00. Cass Ave. & the Edsel Ford Frwy.

THE FOGG make it out to Cupids Den, 31660 John R. north of 13 Mile in Madison Hgts.

WILLIAM KUNSTLER, conspiracy trial lawyer, speaks on the anti-riot act, the Conspiracy trial and growing repression. Right on. 8 p.m. at the Aud of Det. Inst. of Arts. Tickets $1.00, Students 50 cents in advance. Can be purchased at the ACLU office, 808 Washington Blvd. Bldg. or the WSU ticket office.

Roman Polanski’s CUL—DE—SAC, a comedy of perversity presented by the Wayne Cinema Guild. Upper DeRoy. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT Cabaret Concert, sponsored by Oakland Univ. at Oakland U. Vandenberg Hall. 8 p.m. Ticket info call: 377-2000, ext. 2182.

THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC, dir. by Robert Bresson, plus short: Woody Woodpecker presented by the U of M Cinema Guild, Architecture Aud. 7 p.m. & 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.

JOAN SUTHERLAND in concert at Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor. 8:30 p.m.

FOLK DANCING at the International Inst. John R. & Kirby. 8 p.m.

SAT. JAN. 31

NRBQ provide the music along with local groups at the Grande Ballroom. Grand River & Beverly.

THE EASTOWN THEATRE presents Alice Cooper, the Stooges, Frut of the Loom and of course, the Magic Veil Light Show. Adm. $3.50 Harper at Van Dyke.

IT’S THE SRC and the Virgin Dawn, high up on Bald Mt at the Silverbell.

BLUES at Alvins with the Norman James Blues Band. Don’t forget Alvins Deli Delights too. Starts at 9 p.m. $1.00. Cass Ave. and the Edsel Ford Frwy.

CUL-DE-SAC, a wounded criminal interupts the privacy of a transvestite recluse and his wife to inflict a reign of terror. Presented by the Wayne Cineam Guild. Upper DeRoy. 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. 50 cents.

MAGIC SHOW. A trip into the land of illusion with mystic Muzel and Company. Det. Inst. of Arts. Theatre. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $1.25.

DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST DIR by Robert Bresson. Bresson expects the audience to bring “not their brains but their capacity for feeling” Presented by the U of M Cinema Guild Architecture Aud. 7 p.m. & 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.

SING ALONG WITH MITCH and his orchestra at Masonic Aud. 8:20 p.m. Tickets at $3.50, $4.50, and $5.50.


THE AGE OF THE ROCOCO and 1848—films investigating the culture of France during the vigorous and turbulent 18th and 19th centuries. Holley Room. 1:30 & 2:30 p.m. Free.

DETROIT ADVENTURE TOUR to Toledo Museum of Arts for current exhibitions. For more info call 577-2330


PHOENIX THEATRE’S production of Harvey with Helen Hayes and James Stewart. Mendelssohn Theatre. Ann Arbor. 8 p.m.

LECTURE of Transcendental Meditation as taught by Maharishi Mahesha Yogi. Lower DeRoy Aud. 8 p.m. For more info call 833-3336.


SAPLES/DOPPMANN SONATA RECITAL. Sponsored by Chamber Music Society at WSU Community Arts Aud. Cass and Ferry. 8:30 p.m.

I SHOT JESSE JAMES (1949) and Run of the Arrow at the Architecture Aud, Ann Arbor, 7:00 and 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.


AN EVENING OF MUSICAL THEATRE. Highlights from “Don Pasquale” “Student Prince” “Oklahoma” and “Fiddler on the Roof” WSU Symphony Orchestra, Morris Hochberg conducting with guest soloists. WSU Community Arts Aud. Cass & Ferry. 8:30 p.m.

SHOCK CORRIDOR (1963) presented by the U of M Cinema Guild at the Architecture Aud in Ann Arbor. 7:00 and 9:05 p.m. 75 cents.



PHOTOGRAPHY AS PRINTMAKING. 45 examples of unusual and imaginative techniques from the 1800s 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.

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


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.

Moliere’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 2631. 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. 27-31.

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 runs Jan 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. Students $1.50. Call 8638280.


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 pm Tues. evenings. Phone 874-4334.


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

SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGHEE thru Jan. 25. Princess and the Frog Jan. 27—Feb. 1 at the Raven Gallery. Greenfield at 12 Mile.