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campus at Willamette University, University, 900 State St., Salem. There is a full day of activities planned, all presented presented by TIUA students. The activities include Japanese drumming, classical dance, a tea ceremony, martial arts demonstrations and toy making. There also will be food for sale. Call: (503) 373-3300. 373-3300. 373-3300. Pmnlf m In P$lmm liwwn lull ill buawiil It's going to be heavy and wild tonight in downtown downtown Salem. Venti's Cafe is bringing another all-ages all-ages all-ages show to the second floor of the Reed Opera House, 189 Liberty St. NE. The show's four bands all play music so heavy it makes Ozzy look like a lightweight. The bands are: Portland-based Portland-based Portland-based Portland-based Sumara, Salem-area Salem-area Salem-area band Mammals Mammals in the Hardrive, Portland band Believing in June and Portland band Inked in Blood. Cost is $3 at the door. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Call: (503) 399-8733. 399-8733. 399-8733. GUMMA'S The Mexican Independence Independence Celebration is 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Sunday in downtown Woodburn. Activities include children's children's storytime, sack racing, crafts, a pinata, mariachi bands and traditional traditional food. The highlight is a greased pole at 8 p.m. Sunday containing gifts such as ostrich skin cowboy boots, a cowboy hat, watches and belts. There is no cost for this all-ages all-ages all-ages event, but food donations will be accepted accepted for the local food bank. The celebration will be at First and Garfield streets. Call: (503) 980-2485. 980-2485. 980-2485. iilliiiyiij SflUTE -From -From Esther Glocke of Salem: I met an angel named Debiat Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart. I was having a lot of trouble walking so she came and helped me. I had never met her before, but she was a great help and I appreciated it. Thank you. To thank or recognize someone, contact us, Attn. Morning Salute, at: Morning Salute, Statesman Journal, P.O. Box 13009, Salem, OH 97309; e-mail e-mail e-mail to Life or fax to (503) 399-6706. 399-6706. 399-6706. Include your name, address and phone number. Limit submission submission to 50 words. ... For Dating My Teenage Winkler starred with p.m. Tuesdays, ABC) has been a SEE RITTER 8D f " ' -, -, Johnny Cash: 1932-2003 1932-2003 1932-2003 Fade. n One of music's original rebels and most influential legends died Friday 1SLC1C S BY JOHN GEROME The Associated Press ( t; X S V : f N" I it; if I NASHVILLE, Tenn. Johnny Cash, a towering musical figure whose rough, unsteady voice championed the downtrodden downtrodden and reached across generations generations with songs like "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues," died Friday. He was 71. Cash, known as "The Man in Black," died at 2 am in Baptist Hospital of complications complications from diabetes that resulted in respiratory failure, said his manager, Lou Robin. In his songs, Cash crafted a persona as a dignified, dignified, resilient voice for the common man but there always was a dark edge. One of the most haunting couplets in popular music comes from "Folsom Prison Blues," which went to No. 4 on the country charts in 1956: "I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die." JJ Forty-seven Forty-seven Forty-seven years later, Cash's arresting video 'J for "Hurt" a cover of Trent Reznor"s song with Nine Inch Nails was nominated for six MTV Video Music Awards, winning one. His deeply lined face fit well with his voice, which was lim ited in range but used to great effect to sing about prisoners, heartaches and tales of everyday life. As news of his death spread, other musicians praised Cash for his independent, rebellious streak that made him a powerful powerful influence in country, rock, folk and gospel music. "His influence spread over many generations," said Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. "I loved him as singer and a writer." Marty Stuart, who once was in Cash's band and married to his daughter Cindy, said Cash "answered to no one but himself, what he heard in his own heart and own mind and own souL He was never dictated to by a trend or convention or by corporate powers that be. He did it his way." He had battled a disease of the nervous system, autonomic autonomic neuropathy, and pneumonia in recent years. His second wife, singer June Carter Cash, died in May. "I know that the angels will sing today and heaven heaven is a better place with the addition of Johnny Cash," said country singer George Jones, a longtime longtime Cash friend. "I'm sure he is happier now that he is with his beloved June." Cash wrote much of his own material and was among the first to record the songs of Bob Dylan SEE THE MAN IN BLACK 8D Statesman Journal file FATHER: Johnny Cash addresses the bride, Laura Weber of Corvallis, and the groom, his son John Carter Cash during their July 1 , 2000 wedding in Corvallis. Influential Cash made musical mark on Salem BY RON COWAN Statesman Journal In a career that covered so many years, so many miles and so much music, it's inevitable that Johnny Cash would have a personal presence in Salem. Cash, who died Friday at 71, visited here at least three times, first in 1966 and then in 1980 and 1983 for shows, and his son even married a Corvallis woman. John Carter Cash married Laura Weber of Corvallis in July of 2000. Weber is a national fiddle champion, and their paths crossed in the music business. She was touring as a fiddle player with singer Patty Loveless, and on that tour she met the Cash family. Wedding bells followed. The wedding was held in the Corvallis Corvallis home of of Gary and Regena Stockton. Stockton. About 150 people attended, including including Johnny and June Carter Cash. Laura's parents are Pat and Sharen Weber, We all know what a brilliant artist Cash was, not just as a country or gospel artist but as a man who was an influential figure in the blues-country blues-country blues-country fusion that led to rock 'n' roll. He was one of the first country artists to reach SEE APPRECIATION 8D JJbm r ' JOHNNY CASH IN 1977 The Associated Press HEALTH & FITNESS WILDLIFE VIEWING

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  1. Statesman Journal,
  2. 13 Sep 2003, Sat,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 25

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