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July 21, 1977 - Image 3

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Crowds flock to Fair

Some came seeking bargains, others cne to people watch,
others came to admire the art work ftut whatever their reasons,
thousands of people braved the blazing san and descended upon
the city yesterday as the four-day Ann Arhor Art l aii opened.
"The sales are so great, exclaimed Jackie Ehels. "I want
to catch up on everything I've wanted to bay the whtote year"
CAROL BAKER, a satlesperson at SAks, said the mere sight of
sale signs makes many people forget ahbit ttie art displays and
the sweltering temperature.
But not everyone likes the sdsallk sates which accompany
the annual extravaganza
"This seems Imore like a bazaar cather than an art fair,"
Lance Meyer complained. Meyer said he was interested in the art
work and could shop for sales any time.
SHELLEY HARt found it impiossible to ctiiibtin her interest
in art with here love of sidewalk sales.
"I like everything," she said. But after glancinug at the price
of a pair of sandals she was trying on and logakinig at the art work
in the booths, she pointed to the sales racks aid said, "There
might be better bays out there."
High prices didn't interfere with Steven Loftus' enjoyment
of the Fair, however.
"ON THE WHOLE, it's fantastic," lie said. His only conuptlaints
See ART, Page 6

IMAGES OF ART FAIR: A fiddling printmaker (above), courts passerby on South University; an-
other artist (below) creates a silk screen; and on Liberty St. a rack of pots glares out at the
street, awaiting an owner.

Soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's recital, original-
ly scheduled for July 18, has been rescheduled to
this Saturday, July 23 in Rackham Auditorium. July
-1 tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date.
The show is sold out, but for last-minute ticket avail-
ability and standing room, concertgoers should call
Joining the crowd
Joining the list of organizations protesting last
week's Narciso-Perez guilty verdict, the Detroit Dis-
trict of the Michigan Nurses Association issued a
statement Monday saying the Detroit MNA Board
of Directors was "concerned as to whether or not
all related facts in the Narciso-Perez case were
entered as testimony during the trial for consid-
eration by the jury and endorses the Narciso-Perez
appeal of this verdict through legal channels." The

Detroit MNA members also pledged to cooperate
with the Philippine Nurses Association, which has
staged protests against the verdict in Detroit and
Ann Arbor, "to restore our faith that beyond the
shadow of a doubt, justice will prevail."
Happenings .
... only a couple billion things happening today,
the foremost of which, of course, is the Art Fair's
second day. The fair will be on State St., South, East
and North University, Maynard and Liberty from
9 to 9 ... the extension service is holding its 2 Z'n
annual summer art conference at 8:30 a.m. in MLB-
... and also an Industrial Fire Brigade Training
Workshop in the Civil Defense Disaster Training
Center at 9 am. .. Small Press books will exhibit
is the Union's Pendleton Room at 12:10 ... the Bio-
logical Research Review Committee - "Committee
C - will meet at 3 in 3087 School of Public Health

I .. the Christian Science Organization will hold its
weekly meeting in 4304 Michigan Union at 7:15 ..
the A/V Center presents the children's film Rikki-
Tikki-Tavi in MLB 3 at 7:30 ... and a midsummer
pops concert featuring carillon and dance will take
place at Burton Bell Tower at 7:30.
On the outside
When you're hot, you're hot. And when you're
not, you're in Fairbanks. We trotted north to Whit-
more Lake yesterday, just to see if it was any
cooler, and let us assure you, it was about' as en-
joyable as the lint screen of a Maytag dryer. New
York had 99. Chicago had 96. Even Minneapolis
had 100 degrees. But today forward-thinking Ann
Arbor leads the nation into cooler times, with a
cloudy day marked by morning thundershowers and
a high of only 85. Tomorrow look for a' sunny,
83-degree day.

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