THE MIDWEST PREMIERE OF LUCIA, "the Cuban epic film of love and revolution" will be presented as a benefit for this newspaper on Saturday, November 30 in the Modern Language Building Auditorium No. 3 at 8pm. Tickets are $1.50 at the door or in advance at the SUN office. Lucia was formerly banned by the nefarious U.S. State Department--since being allowed in this country it's been receiving rave reviews on the east and west coasts.
ART IN NEW CHINA will be the subject of a talk, travelogue and slideshow being presented this Friday & Sat.,Nov. 22 &23 by the US-China people's Friendship Association. The presentation starts each night at 7:30pm in the Henderson Room of the Michigan League. Art in People's China--a revolution in form and content.
ANN ARBOR MUSIC happenings are sparse over Thanksgiving. Aerosmith will play its brand of rock and roll at Crisler Arena on Friday the 22nd, the same night the anti-abortion group Seals and Crofts is at Bowen Field House at EMU. Diane Marcovitz is at the Ark Nov. 22 and 23. Coming up, afraid there's nothing more exciting than the Doobie Bros. at Crisler Dec. 14.
DETROIT MUSIC is highlighted by the appearance of the acapella group the Persuasions at the new Savoy Room in the Shelby Hotel, Nov. 26 through Dec. 1. The band also has a new album out on A & M...Hugh Masakela is at Baker's Keyboard Lounge Nov. 25 for 7 nights...Dave Mason plays Masonic Nov. 25...Wishbone Ash from England at Masonic Dec. l...and the George Harrison tour stops at Olympia Dec. 4, that is, if you've got 9 bucks.
TV features some good music this week. Gladys Knight and the Pips are featured on Channel 56, 9pm on Thursday the 28th...Edgar Winter is on Channel 7 at 1am on Nov. 29. ..and the Persuasions sing out on the tube Nov. 30 on Channel 56.