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THE INDOCHINA PEACE CAMPAIGN (IPC) is a national coalition dedicated to implementing the 1973 Paris Peace Accords by cutting U.S. aid to the Thieu and Lon Nol regimes in Indochina. This week is the second anniversary of the signing of the Accords, yet the U.S. based war continues. The local chapter of the IPC is presenting a series of commemorative events including the Mobile Education Project, a multi-media presentation scheduled to be at the Briarwood Mall through February 2 and at EMU the 3rd and 4th. This Friday night at Hill Auditorium the Michigan Assembly to Save the Accords will feature nationally known speakers including Fred Branfman, director of the Indochina Resource Center in Washington, D.C.; David Harris, formerly an imprisoned conscientious objector who recently was thrown out of Saigon for demonstrating against the war there; Jean Pierre Debris, once a political prisoner of the Thieu regime; and Bob Chenowith, formerly an imprisoned POW in Hanoi. A Vietnamese dinner of authentically prepared chicken, fish and vegetables will be served Saturday night at East Quad. A film and slide show will accompany the dinner, all for a contribution of $3,

MICHIGAN MUSIC . . . Esther Phillips graces the Watts-Mozambique Nightclub in Detroit through February 2. Esther's career dates back to the '50's with the Johnny Otis show. Now she's a successful and unusual jazz/blues recording artist. Aretha Franklin once proclaimed Esther as the real First Lady of Soul. Be sure to catch her . . . Two blues giants are coming to Detroit's Savoy. Howlin' Wolf, Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, and Muddy Waters, Feb. 11-16 ... Rod Stewart and the Faces make an appearance at Cobo Hall Feb. 14th . . . Mahogoney Rush, the Jimi Hendrix influenced pop rock band will be at the Brewery in East Lansing Feb. 10 ... Pharoah Sanders checks into the Stables Feb. .3-8.

LOCAL SOUNDS . . . Jr. Walker and the All-Stars, plus Mojo Boogie Band at Chances Are Monday Feb. 3 ... The World Community Food Bank is presenting the Dramatics, 24 Carat Black, the Brotherhood, and Junie of the Ohio Players, all on one night at Bowen Field House Sunday, Feb. 2. All proceeds go to feed starving children in Africa... 

FILMS to watch tor . . . The Friends of the SUN present The Unquiet Death of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg on Wed.. Feb. 12 at MLB 3, 7 & 9 pm, $1.50 . . . The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff's tremendously favored movie will once again be shown in Ann Arbor, this time on Feb. 15 at the MLB.

ON THE TUBE . . . The People's Republic of China has been popping up all over the place on TV recently, and there's more to come. Channel 56 will present part 5 in the One Man's China series at 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 4. On Feb. 5 Women and Children in China will be the subject of a special at 7 p.m., while at 8 p.m. there's another entitled The Commune. One Man's China number 6 looks at acupuncture and other Chinese traditional medical practice. All on Channel 56.

LOCAL MOTION means Alternative Community Funding, and it's just about to start chugging. On Saturday, Feb. 15, Local Motion will sponsor a FAIR at Community High School on North Division Street . . . There will be six bands of varied music ranging from jazz to country and western and admission is free. Also, booths staffed by the member organizations of LM selling crafts, T-shirts, information and the like AND FOOD! It starts at noon, and spins on all afternoon till 5. For more see LM story on page 8.

Friends of the SUN present the Unquiet Death of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Wed. Feb. 12 at MLB. The Rosenbergs were accused of giving the secret of the Atomic Bomb to Russia. After the most famous political trial of the 1950's they were executed, still protesting their innocence.