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July 24, 1985 - Image 1

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ART FA IR '85 Pullout Section Inside
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p ____ ___Ninety-five years of editoria/ freedom

Vol. XCV, No. 37-S CohTheMhgaDIy
City welcomes
art air with
wide-open arms
By CHRIS LAUER reputation - has evolved from its
Today, like every year at this time, origin as simply a sales impetus for
Ann Arbor welcomes all manner of local merchants into a complex,
art-loving multitudes with open arms; sprawling multi-faceted cultural event
and God knows this is a city with big that has something to please about
arms. There's so much here besides everybody.
just what's for sale, and all it takes is a THIS YEAR'S FAIR - the 26th for
lot of people to make this fiesta the the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the
city's largest, most entertaining spec- oldest of the fairs, and the 15th for the
tacle of the year. Ann Arbor in late Summer Art Festival, the youngest of
July is just the kind of place the fairs - promises once again to
Hemingway would like to drop in on - front everything from the most
and peruse the streets and cafes with organized arrays of artists' booths to
an inebriated eye. If only there were the most random, impromptu street
bull fights; maybe you can get the performances.
meter maids to chase you through the The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the
streets. original juried art fair, sponsored by
The street art fair - really three the South University Merchants
separate fairs, each with its own par- Association, is located again this year
ticular location, characteristics, and See ART, Page 10
*e J eA racial discrimination case filed
Civil rights against an off-campus student
housing cooperative was dropped af-
db ter the Michigan Department of Civil
d ep t Rights ruled there was insufficient
evidence of discrimination, a depar-
fo tment official said.
n o ba sis o r The Inter-Cooperative Council was
notified late last week that the case
filed in March by a former Stevens
racis case Co-op member was closed, said Jim
Jones, executive director of the ICC.

Wednesday, July 24, 1985 Fifteen Cents

Doily Photo by KATE O'LEARY
These young musicians provide free entertainment and gain experience as they perform in the Nichols Arcade
yesterday. Phoenix Michaels is on violin, and Azul Lewis and Ben Langenderfer are the flautists.

IN A statement filed with the civil "It's about time" the case is over,
rights department, Roderick Dean said Steve Rutz, president of Stevens.
had charged that "because of my race "I'm not surprised (with the out-
and/or color, I have been subjected" come)," he added.
to "unfair housing practices" at THE DISCRIMINATION case was
Stevens Co-op. filed after the co-op rejected a
After the five month investigation, payment plan from Dean, in January
the department found that there was who owed the co-op about $350 for rent
"insufficient evidence to warrant or and phone bills.
indicate unlawful discrimination," In a co-op, if a member cannot
said Edward Chastang, director of the make rent payments on time, he is
enforcement bureau for the depar- required to submit a payment plan to
tment. See CIVIL RIGHTS, Page 2

policy stirs
A representative of the Latin
American Solidarity Committee was
asked to leave Alice Lloyd dormitory
yesterday after he set up an infor-
mation booth without authorization,
setting off a controvemsy over the
orientation program's policy of
restricting the flow of information to
incoming students.
Maureen Burns, acting assistant
director for orientation, informed
LASC member Dave Bucher that he
was in violation of fire ordinances and
orientation department policies by
.setting up a table in a hallway leading
to the cafeteria.

S.A. army continues raids, 441 blacks now arrested
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (UPI) - IN LONDON, Britain called on South Africa to some 25,000 blacks attended funeral services in
Security forces raided the headquarters of South end the state of emergency and take steps to the city's sports stadium for 15 victims of anti-
Africa's largest black anti-apartheid organization eliminate racial strife, saying apartheid is "unac- apartheid riots. Heavily armed security forces
yesterday while Bishop Desmond Tutu led some ceptable, unworkable and indefensible." surrounded the stadium, but no incidents were
25,000 cheering blacks in chants of "We shall be At least eight black people have been killed in reported.
Sfreer" riots since the emergency decree - the first in 25 TOTU, WHO won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984
The white-minority government announced years - gave South African security forces for his passionate opposition to his government's
police have arrested 441 blacks since a state of sweeping new powers of arrest, search and policy of racial segregation known as apartheid,
emergency took effect early Sunday and, despite seizure. addressed the crowd and told them to repeat: "We
worldwide criticism, gave no indication they in- See S.A. Page 15
tend to stop the mass arrests. In Kwa-Thema, 25 miles east of Johannesburg, S '

Booties Simmer Exploring
The City Council may bring back the Sunny with temperatures in the low to
Denver Boot. mid 80s. A review of "The Explorers."
Opinion, Page 5. Arts, Page 6

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