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Page 18--Wednesday, July 23, 1980-The Michigan Daily
Movies, concerts at fair

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By MARK COLEMAN
It may take a few hours or it could
only take a few minutes-but even-
tually you're going to get bored with
what passes as "art" in the Ann Arbor
Art Fair. Fear not--there's a lot more
to do this week than gaze at turquoise
jewelry or velour landscape paintings.
The best entertainment bet among
the high-priced hype that dominates
this annual event are the free films.
Ann Arbor Film Co-op is offering
movies every night of this long, long
week.
TONIGHT, AT 7 P.M., the co-op
features Nicholas Ray's bizarre Bigger
Than Life at 7 p.m. and the film adap-
tation of Hemingway's The Sun Also
Rises, starring Errol Flynn at 9 p.m.
Both are in Auditorium A, Angell Hall.
Tomorrow is French-with-English-

subtitles night, starting with Jane Fon-
da in the obscure but excellent The
Game Is Over and a three hour mon-
strosity called Celine and Julie Go
Boating at 8:15 p.m. These films are in
Auditorium A also-did I forget to tell
you the place isn't air conditioned?
Well, the Modern Language Bulding
is, and its huge Auditorium B will be the
scene on Friday in cool comfort for the
low-budget Canadian (that can't be as
bad as it sounds) Going Down the Road
at 7 and 10:20 p.m. In between is the
venerable Katherine Hepburn in
Christopher Strong at 8:40 p.m.
TWO JOHN FORD epics shown on
Saturday at MLB are Drums Along the
Mohawk at 7 p.m. and Young Mr. Lin-
coln at 9 p.m.
And if you don't like movies? Well
there are all kinds of free concerts

scheduled at various locations
throughout the fair. For information
regarding who's playing, where they're
playing and when, turn to the enter-
tainment schedule on page 16.
A number of local bars feature
musical entertainment, though they
will undoubtedly be hopelessly crowded
so it's best to go early. V
Perhaps the best part-of the Art Fair
is the spontaneous jams that
usually take place on the Diag: Last
year I heard everything from folk
music to African percussion ensembles
to free jazz sax players and howling
dogs. For once quantity overcomes
quality as far as the Art Fair is concer-
ned-if you don't like what's in front of

you there's always something different
a few steps away.
YOUR BEST BET for entertainment
during the Art Fair is another free
event-the Ann Arbor Summer Sym-
phony will perform in acoustically per-
fect Hill Auditorium tomorrow evening
at 8:30 p.m.
All kinds of entertainment can be
found along the pathways of the Ann
Arbor Art Fair. An open mind and a
comfortable pair of shoes are essential:
If one adopts the motto of Pere
Ubu-Don't Expect Art-it can be an
enjoyable experience.
Mark Coleman is The Daily-Arts
Editor.

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Pizza " Italian-American Food
Sandwiches * Beer * Cocktails
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Friday and Saturday
DIXIELAND SING-A-LONG
Wed.&Thurs. 11:30am-midnight
Fri.&Sat. 11:30am-2am
DOWNTOWN ANN ARBOR 114 East Washington 665-3231

Merchants prepare
for bargain days

(Continued from Page 13)
The Attic Manager Kay McVean said
she wasn't sure exactly what her store
would be putting outside. "We just get
whatever is lgft over from the other (At-
tic) chain stores," she said. The Attic
hired five extra people to help with the
fair.
On Main St., merchants are also
gearing up for the fair. Wilkinson's
Luggage Shop plans to put out half-
price billfolds and other sale items, ac-
cording to salesperson Nancy Lamer-
son. Lamerson is not sure how sales will
go this year. "Business has been down
lately," she explained.

ART FIlR SPECIAL
25%o«
SUNJUNS

At Siegel's Men's Store, partner Doug
Sager is enthusiatic about the fair.
"Business has always been great for
us," said Sager, adding his store will be
putting out all its spring/summer ap-
parel. "We're expecting a great sale,"
he said.
"I think business will be better than
last year. People are looking for
bargains," said Norman Zureich,
assistant manager of Kline's Depar-
tment store. Kline's will hold a
sidewalk sale of summer merchandise
from all departments. "You just have
to pray for dry weather," Zureich said,
grinning.
?ar
Welcomes 1980Art Fair
Participants & Visitors
* Largest Selection in
the Midwest-Over
50,000 Titles in Stock.
* 10% Discount on Most
Hardcovers.
* Largest Selection of
Publishers' Remainders
* Art Gallery & Custom
Framing.
9:30 Mon-Wed & Sat
9:30-8:30 Thurs & Fri
12-6 Sun
303 SOUTH STATE ST.
ANN ARBOR
668-7652

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Reg $24.00
NOW $1800

Reg $24.00
NOW $100

Reg. $27.00
NOW2025

529 E. LIBERTY Hours:
ANN ARBOR MasterCharge and VISA honored M-F 9:30-8:00
NS-1797 SAT 9:30-6:00

ENERGY.
We can't
afford to
waste it.

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