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The Michigan State Fair is open thru Labor Day with activities and muslc all day long, $2.50 on weekdays and $3 on weekends and Labor Day with children under 12, free. Cabaret Dance at the Stage One Ballroom with Carolyn Franklin on Sept. 3-5, tickets- 861-6566. 28th Annual Flower Show at the Briarwood Mali in Ann Arbor on Sept. 45 with all flowers glven away after the show on Sept 5, and the Schoole of Musicke on Sept. 12, both at lOam and ll:15am at the Institute of Arts, 832-2730. Ten Artists: The New Decade, thru Sept. 12 at the Institute of Arts, with young American sculptors and painters. All For One. . . Our Best For Harbinger! with a benefit at the Showcase Theatre featuring Ron English, Mickey's Pulsating Unit, The Mime Ensemble, All Directions and of course The Harbinger Dance Company. All on Sept. 11, 8:30pm, 925-9292. Watercolors at the Klein-Vogel Gallery on North Woodward in Royal Oak, featuring Karen Anne Klein, Tues-Sat., 10-5:30, 647-7709 Founder's Society Concert Series starts off with the Buffalo Philharmonic Michael Tilson Thomas on Sept. 14, at the Art Institute. Art In The Park, a community event in Birmingham sponsored by frlends of Common Ground, Sept. 17-19 in Shain Park. Jazz show at the Langston Hughes Theatre on Sept. 26 with Ibe Ade Oluntnaji and The Positive Force. Jamaican Day in Detroit with Reggae Music on Belle Isle on Sept. 12. Ethnic Festival '76, Sept. 3 & 4 in downtown Ann Arbor. Fri. noon-Sat. night. D1SCOS cAnn zArbor ,Ben's Hi-Chapparal, 6683 Gratiot, 923-0601: Disco every night. Bert's Black Horse Saloon, 8239 Gratiot nr. Van Dyke, 921-3739: Disco Thurs.-Sat., Paco, D.J. Bogart's, 26355 Michigan Ave., Inkster, 2777651: Disco every night. Boogie Down Lounge, 9933 Greenfield (betw. Chicago and Plymouth) 835-5811. Open every night. Club Fever, McNichols at Woodward, 867-9568. Coral Gables, 2245 N. Woodward, Berkley, 3987333, Tues.-Sun., "Terra-Nova." Cravat Lounge, 10630 Grand River, WE3-9000, Thurs.-Sun., "Ken Watts & the Beaty Players." Diamond Lounge, 15350 Fenkell (1 bik. east of Greenfield), 493-9635, Thur.-Sun., D.J. Sweet Jerry. Elephant Disco, Livernois & Long Lake Rd., Troy, 879-6810, Disco everynight. Giraffe, Raleigh House, 10 Mile & Telegraph Southfield, 353-4451. Golden Coach, 3045 0 Van Dyke, Warren, 5 737850: Open every night except Sunday. Green's Playroom Lounge, 8121 Linwood, 8964530. D.J. -The Rag Man on Mon. and Thur. Sun. The Landing, 25060 Southfield Rd. at 10 Mile, Southfield, 557-5035, open seven nites, cover charge of $5.00, including 2 drinks, dining upstairs. Latin Quarter, Grand Blvd. at Woodward, TR56600: Disco every Wed. L'Esprit, Shelby at Lamed, 963-6902. Jazz West, 8418 Fenkell, 341-7118, disco everynight. Murphy's Cocktail Lounge, 7419 Puntan, 8648340, D.J. Rappin' Roge every night. Ocies Parad ise Lounge, 8202 Fenkell, 861-5111, open everynite with D.J. Rappin' Rino. Oliver's, 16360 Harper, nr. Whittier exit off 1-94, 881-7230: Disco dancing to: Circus. Poison Apple, 38418 Ford Rd., Westland, D.J. John, everynight. Rose Room, Michigan Ave. at 24th, 894-1860, Wed.-Sun. with Arthur "Baby" Hughes. Síndrome, Telegraph at Ford Rd., Dearborn Hts.. Disco all week. instructions on Mon. Subway Disco, 525 W. Lafayette, 964-7938, , live disco bands and D.J. 's Bob Grant and Brent Hudson. Uncle Sam's, 14060 Telegraph at Schoolcraft, Redford, 638-1645, dancing seven nights a week with D.J. Jim Tupper. THEATRE Detroít & Suburbs "Selma" continúes at the Music Hall with Tommy Butler starring and directing the story of Martin Luther King, ario starring Kim Weiton and LaVerna Masón. "Carnaval Do Brasil" at the Fisher Theatre direct from Rio, a resplendent panorama of folklore expressed in songs and dance. Tues.-Sat. 8:30pm, Sun, at 7prn, Matinees Sat. and Sun. at 2pm, $5-12. s "Aladdin," a new musical fantasy for children featuring the world famous life-size marionettes presented by the producers of the popular Pinocchio opens at the Fisher on Sept. 27 for one week only $3 50 and $2.00. "Seasons Reason's" by Ron Milner at the renovated Midtown Theatre on Canfield, Thur.Sun., beginning Sept. 15. "Circle Of Voices" a mystery by Gerold Lemmons at the Langston Hughes Theatre, Thur.-Sun., Sept. 2-5. "The Cat and The Canary" a comedy-mystery at the Will-O-Way Theatre in Bloomfield Hills. "Star Spangled Girl" at the Somerset Inn, Troy. Ypsílantt "No Tears For The Ghetto Man" at Pease Aud., EMÚ, 8:30 pm, Sept. 10-12. $2 at the door. Afro Renaissance Theatre Co. f MOTOR CITY COLLEGE OF 1 MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE The College of Musical Knowledge has been establtshed as a regular weekly feature to keep you up on the most creative and most exciting musical events happening in this area. Information is supplied by a vasL team of researchers from the Motor City Cultural Association, and final determinations are made by your course instructor and Kulchur Editor, Frank Bach. Let us waste no time then, fellow music lovers, To start with, fiere are the Top Ten musical performances scheduted through September 12: Aretha Franklin at the State Faii on Friday, Sept. 3 (4:30 and 8:30). One of the greatest vocalists of modern ti"ies, no matter what musical category you're talking about. Don't miss her this time! Speaking of vocalists, Eddie Jefferson is still making history (see page 9) with his unique singing style-he's at Dummy George's Sept. 2-6 and at the MUSIC Station in the Midtown Theater Sept. 10, 1 1, and 12. Leon Thomas, yet another lyrical inventor, makes beautiful sounds at the cozy Baker's Keyboard Lounge through Sept. 4. The multi-talented Teddy Harrisgives us something special (see page 1 7) with the help of choreographer Clifford Fears at the JMorthwest Activities Center Sept. 10 and 12. lf you are at all turned on by blues you won't want to miss one of the pure, original specialists of the music still performing today: Ms. Sippie Wallace, playing with Detroiter Louis (Mr. Bo) Collins at the Compared to What coffeehouse in the Trinity Methodist Church in Highland Park Sept. 10. The Benefit for the Harbingei Dance Company at the Showcase Ballroom is packed with fine stuff, including College of Musical Knowledge gradúate Ron English, Mickey's Pulsating Unit, All Directions, and tlie Mime Ensemble, Sat., Sept. 11. Carolyn Franklin gets it on with her new backup band at the Stage One Theater Sept. 3, 4, and 5. Rock and Roll? The Rockets really know how-they're at the Roadhouse again (out Ann Arbor way) through Sept. 4. , Bassist Michael Henderson (who happens to sing on all of Norman Conners' hit records) returns to the Metro Detroit área with a two-nighter at the Trouble Disco in the Sheraton Motor Inn at Metro Airport, Sept. 8 and 9. Mercer EUington (Duke's son) leads the EUington Orchestra at the P'Jazz scène on the terrace of the Pontchartrain Hotel, Wed., Sept. 8. J cMOVIES Detroit O Suburbs Cabaret Cinema, 25570 w. 8 Mlle Rd., BeechDaly. Southfleld, 356-4666: Alice Cooper's "Welcome To My Nightmare" and Frank Zappa's "200 Motels Detroit Film Theatre, Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward, 832-2730, shows at 7-.00 and 9:30 pm.: Sept. 3, "Samurai Rebellion" (Japan-1967, Masaki Kobayash); Sept. 4, The Godfather" (U.S.-1972. Francis Ford Coppola) Sept. 5, "Night of the Hunter" (U.S.-1955, Charles Laughton); Sept. 10, 'Grey Gardens" (U.S.-1975, David and, Albert Maysles);Sept. 11, "The Godfather, Part II" (U.S.-1974, Francis Ford Coppola); Sept. 12, "Sweet Smell of Success" (U.S.1957, Alexander Mackendrake). Royal Oak Public Library Sound Film Series, 222 E. Eleven Mile Rd., Free, 6:30pm.: "A Man For All Seasons" Paul Schoffleld; Sept. 23, "Stairway To Heaven" David Niven. "Harry and Walter Go To New York" at the Dearborn, Eastland, Macomb Malt, Movies, Oíd Orchard, Pontiac Mali, Quo Vadis, Southland, Village. "The Gumball Rally" at the Livonia Mali, Movies, Tel-Ex. "Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars & Motor Kings" at the Palms. "Seven Beauties" and "Swept Away" at the Studio 4. "Drum" at the Grand Circus, Beacon East, Mercury, Showcase, Wyandotte, and driveins: Bel Air, Blue Sky, Ford Wyoming. "The Human Tornado" and "Dolemite" at the Adams, Norwest, West S de. . "The Devil In Miss Jones" and "Deep Throat" at the Studio 8, Jewel, Art II, Krim I, Park. 'Murder By Death" at the Americana, Beacon East, Carousel, Gateway, Farmington 4, La Parisién, Movies, Showcase, Somerset Mali, Southgate. "Tunnel Vision" at Eastland, Movies, Old Orchard, Parkway, Quo Vadis, Showcase, Towne, Wyandotte, Miracle MMe. "The Omen" at the Abbey, Americana, Falrlane, Farmington 4, Plaza, Showcase, Southgate, Vogue, Galaxy Drive-In. ' Lifeguard" at the Alger, Calvin, Farmington 4, Kingswood, Livonia, Macomb, Northgate, Parkway, Punch & Judy, Radio City. Royal Oak, Showboat, Taylor, Tel-Ex, Terrace, Universal City, Warren, and Drive-lns: Commerce, Dearborn, Eastside, Ecorse, Grand River, Michigan, Mt. Clemens, Van Dyke, Waterford, Wayne. "The Groom Tube" "Flesh Gordon" and "The Cheerleaders" at the Bel-Air, Jolly Roger, Wayne. "3 The Hard Way" and "A Good In vest ment" at the Pussycat and Lldo. "Sin of Lust" at the Penthouse and Stage. "Face To Face" at the Cinema II, Troy, "Logan's Run" at the Abbey, Dearborn, Livonia, Macomb, Northland, Quo Vadis Showecase South land and Drive-lns: Algiers, Fort George, Gratiot, Holiday, Pontiac, Troy, Willow. "Silent Movie" at the Americana, Allen Park, Movlès, Showcase, Terrace, Warren. "In Search Of Noah's Ark" at the Camelot, Carousel, Civic, Farmlngton, Gateway, Hills, Penn, Roseville, Riverland, Shores, Showboat, Taylor, Tel-Ex, Westborn, Oak DriveIn. "Midway" at the Americana, Mai Kal, Showcase, Southgate, Warren. "Futureworld" at the Abbey, Birmingham, Dearborn, Quo Vadis, Tel-Ex, Universal City, Woods. "Blazing $addles" at the Bloomfield and Woods. Survive at the Madison. "T reasure of Matecumbe" and 'The Apple Dumpling Gang" at the Allen Park, Main and Warren. cAnn cArbor Ann Arbor Film Co-op, Aud. A- Angelí Hall or Modern Languages Bldg., U of M, 769-7787: Showtimes 7 & 9, adm. $1.25. 98, "Midnight Cowboy" (1969, John Schlesinger) 99, "Last Tango in Paris" (1972, Bertolucci); 910, "The Producers"i(1968, Mei Brooks; 7 & 10:30 MLB 3,VThe Twelve Chairs (1970, Mei Brooks) 8:45 only MLB 3, "Start The Revolution Without Me" (1970, Bud Yorkin) 7 & 10:30 MLB 4, "Quackser Fortune Has a Coustn In the Bronx" (1970 Hassein) 8:45 only MLB 4; 911, "East of Eden" (1955, Elia Kazan) 7 only MLB 3, Rebel Without a Cause" (1955, Nicholas Roeg); and a short early tv show of James Dean 'The Unlighted Road", 9 only MLB 3 'And Now For Something Completely ' ferent (1972, Monty Python) 7 8-45 & 10:30 MLB 4; 913, "That Loved One" (1965, Tony Richardson) 7 only, "That Cold Day in a Park" (1969, Robert Altman) 9 only MLB 3. Cinema Guild, Old Architecture Aud. (Tappan & Monroe), 662-8871: Showtimes 7:30 & 9:30, adm. $1.25. 97, "On The Waterfront" (1954, Elia Kazan); 98, "Animal Crackers" (1933, Marx Brothersjt 99, 'The Wizard of Oz (1939, Victor Fleming); 910, "Rebecca (1940, Alfred Hitchcock); g11 "Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtlz); 912, "Viridiana (1968, Louis Bunuel). Cinema II, Aud. A- Angelí Hall, U of M 7697787: Showtimes 7:30 & 9:30, adm. $1.25 98-10, "To Have And Have Not" (1944 Howard Hawks); 911, "Without Love" (1945, Harold S. Bucquet); 912, "Lost Horizon" (1939, Frank Capra). SEPT. 4 The Gino Washington Show with music, guests and talk, 6 pm, Ch. 62. Black On Black, talk and panel, 8:30 pm, Ch. 62. Future Shock with James Brown hosting the dance show, 9 pm, Ch. 62. The Loü Gordon Show with a male disco dancer and a discussion of "Pyramid Power", 10 pm, Ch. 50. SEPT. 5 Detroit Black News, produced by Ron Scott, directed by Bob Rashjd, 8 pm, Ch. 56. 1976 U.S. Wrestling Federation National Junior Championships with high school wrestlers from all over the country, 4:30 pm, Ch. 56. Black On Black with Allen Davis, talk & panel 4:30, Ch. 62. Future Shock, dance show with James Brown, 6 pm, Ch. 62. 'CThe Moonstone", a 'who done it' mystery n five parts, 9 pm, Ch. 56. The Lou Gordon Show with Dr. Byron Rigby discussing Transcendental Meditation and reducing the crime rate.lO pm, Ch. 50. Sammy And Company with Redd Foxx, Lola Falana, and the Blue Notes. 11:30 pm, Ch. 4. SEPT. 6 Off The Record discusses state legislative news of the week, 7 pm, Ch. 56. Washington Week In Review, bringing viewers the inner circles of the Capítol press corp 8 pm, Ch. 56. Wall Street Week with a panel of experts reviewing the week's market activity, 8:30 pm, Ch. 56. USA: People and Politics, up-date and info, 9 pm.Ch. 56. Black Perspectiva On The News. 9:30, Ch. 56. The PackerBackers", a spotlight on football with rare footage and action, 7:30 pm, Ch. 56. 'The Stanley Baxter Big Picture Show" with a one-man circus, 9 pm, Ch. 56. SEPT. 8 The Silent Years II presents "The Phantom of the Opera", original with Un Chaney at hls best, 10 pm, Ch. 56. "Nova"-What Do Babies Really Know?, 8 pm Ch. 56. Attack Heart Attack, where viewers can phone in questions to a panel of medical experts, 9 pm, Ch. 56. This week- 'the great American dief. "The Pawnbroker" with Rod Steiger and Geraldine Fitzgerald in the 1963 drama, 8 pm, Ch 62. Dlnah with guests Lola Falana and the Stapte Singers, 10 pm, Ch. 4. SEPT. 9 Tiger Baseball, Detroit at Boston, 7:30 pm, Ch. 4. SEPT. 10 Midnight Special, Aretha Franklin, guest hostess, with Lou Rawls and Marshall Tucker Band 1 am, Ch. 4. SEPT. 11 Film Festival "76 Doublé Feature with "The Rocking Horse Winner", about a ten year old boy who predicts the horse races, and Ingmar Bergman's "Winter Light", at 9:00 and 10:30 pm, Ch. 56. The Gino Washington Show with dance and ' talk, 6 pm, Ch. 62. Black On Black with Allen Davis, 8:30 pm, Ch. 56. Future Shock with James Brown's dance show 9 pm, Ch. 56. Supersonic with Sailor, Jethro Tull, Ginger Baker and Elvin Stardust, 1:30 am, Ch. 9 The Lou Gordon Show with Martha Jean "The Queen" steinberg, 10 pm, Ch. 50. SEPT. 12 Detroit Black Journal, 8 pm, Ch. 56. Black Journal, 8:30 pm, Ch. 56. Black On Black with Allen Davis, 4-30 pm Ch 62. Future Shock, James Brown's dance show, 6 pm, Ch. 62. EVERYDAY The Scène, local dance show, 5 pm, Ch. 62. Mon.-Fri.: Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, 11:30 pm, Ch. 2. METRO DETROIT CALENDAR WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 3, 1976