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Fifth Estate # 18, November 15-30, 1966

The Gran-de Ballroom gets better and better every week, and it’s my own opinion that anyone who doesn’t go out there at least one night a week is just crazy. Frank Fox says so too. Likewise the MC5 keeps taking …

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Fifth Estate # 17, November 1-15, 1966

The WSU Artists’ Society’s fall concert/reading series is now set and will continue with a concert by the Contemporary 4 at the Community Arts Auditorium Thursday, November 3, at 8:30 p.m. Charles Moore will introduce his new band, featuring Kirk …

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Fifth Estate # 16, October 16-31, 1966

Detroit is full of openings! Last weekend: Uncle Russ’s Gran-de Ballroom broke into the open with the MC5 and the High Society’s light show, both of which were just as they have to be—TOO MUCH. (William Blake: “Enough! or Too …

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Who’s Afraid of Black Power?

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Fifth Estate # 16, October 16-31, 1966

The poster announced a mass rally at Rev. Cleage’s Central United Church of Christ, where the “friends of Snick” present STOKELY C. CARMICHAEL, Chairman, Student Nonviolent Co-ordinating Committee. The spelling is different now though—”Snick” (picked up from TIME magazine’s bastardization …

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The Snakes will be Dealt With

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Fifth Estate # 98, February 4-18, 1970

Editors’ Note: The following is the introduction to a speech written by John Sinclair at Marquette prison and read by Jesse Crawford at the Free John Sinclair Day benefit at the Grande Ballroom, Jan 24. Contrary to reports on WABX’s …

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Fifth Estate # 15, October 1-15, 1966

THE MFS MESS: Emil Bacilla’s article on the Midwest Film Society last issue touched off a lot of under-the-table shit, which was, even weirder since Emil was in SF when the paper came out and couldn’t see what was happening. …

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Fifth Estate # 14, September 15, 1966

News of a new independent artists’ group in Detroit: The Instage, a gathering of musicians, dancers, painters, and others to present their own work in their own context, has been drawn together by pianist Kirk Lightsey, bassists Ernie Farrow and …

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Fifth Estate # 13, August 30, 1966

I want to take this space this week to tell you of some of the work the Detroit Artists’ Workshop is doing, because I think you should know about it in as much detail as I can give you here. …

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Fifth Estate # 12, August 15, 1966

It’s good to be back with you again. The Festival Sunday was one of the most beautiful things I have ever experienced, and I think a lot of the people there had the same experience as myself. There were SO …

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Fifth Estate # 10, July 15, 1966

“any image around which any people concentrate & omit themselves is a usable one just because it is theirs.” —Charles Olson, Apollonius of Tyrana

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