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C-8Art THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Tuesday, September 17, 1991 lour draws stops from artist's scenes P lowen f " '! Cintrnn If you have recently been told your cholesterol is 270 or greater and You are 18-75 years of age. You may receive up to $450 foryourtime. If you have pain, swelling, redness, scaling, blisters, or itching, primarily between the toes and on the sole of the footfeet, and You are 12 years of age orolder. You may receive up to $100 foryourtime. Participants In Future Healthcare Studies Receive Study Medication And Doctor Office Visits At No Charge. 984-6868 Future Healthcare RESEARCH CENTER 7720 Montgomery Road -Cincinnati, Lowest prices of the Year! Now on Sale! America's Most Wanted Contemporary Designs. One Week Only! Our exclusive factory connection allows us to bring you contemporary styling at its best with the lowest prices of the year, plus the comfort, quality craftsmanship and selection you expect from Leugers. Choose from the many exciting styles and the 250 exquisite fashion fabrics that fit your lifestyle and enjoy the lowest prices of the year now! a Sofa and Loveseat, Reg. from 1658, Now from 999.95 Sofa only, Now 599.95 Loveseat only, Now 549.95 b 78" Sofa, Reg. from 899, Now from 599.95 c Chair, Reg. from 499, Now from 349 ea. 2 for 599.95 oModuar Seating Units Sq. Corner Unit, Reg. from 449, Now from 299.95 Armless Unit, Reg. from 369, Now from 249.95 Wedge, Reg. from 749, Now from 499.95 ' Ottoman, Reg. from 299, Now from 199.95 Top Grain -All Leather Upholstered J 1 1 kr m The drawings of Caroline Williams are the theme of a Cincinnati Historical Society bus and walking tour of Cincinnati on Saturday. For 35 years Williams produced weekly drawings of "A Spot in Cincinnati" for The Enquirer. The tour will explore "out-of-the-way treasures of the city," said docent Phyllis Radcliff, who will conduct the tour. "These are places that, unless you're taken there, you might not see," she said. The tour departs from the Union Terminal Museum Center at 9 a.m. Saturday and travels through downtown, Over-the-Rhine, Fairview, Clifton and Prospect Hill. Among the sites to be visited will be Oritz and Antique alleys and Pitt and Excelsior streets. Walking is optional; tour participants may stay on the bus if they wish. Cost of the tour is $15 per person. For reservations, contact Lydia Senton at the Cincinnati Historical Society education depart ARTS SAMPLER: "More Than Meets the Eye" will be the theme of the 1992 Fine Arts Sampler Weekend in February, and the theme of a Fine Arts Fund poster contest for area high school students. Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky High School students are eligible to compete for prizes of $500, $150 and $100. Posters should highlight the ' spirit of the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Contemporary Arts Center, Taft Museum and May Festival, and should celebrate the cultural and ethnic diversity of those organizations. Entries are to be dropped off at the front desk of the Cincinnati Art Museum no later than Oct. 10. Information: Fine Arts Fund, 871-2787. HISTORY COURSE: Movements in modern art will be explored in a 10-week art history . survey at the Cincinnati Art Muse-' um. The course is offered in Wednesday evening and Thursday morning sessions, starting Sept. 25 . and 26. The course will present a basic , introduction to major movements : of the modern period, starting with the 18th century. Peggy Sambi, associate curator for education, . will teach the course. Course fee is $50. Contact the museum educa-' tion department at 721-5204. PRINTS FROM THE ' UKRAINE: Prints by Ukrainian ' artist Moses Zalmanovich Fradkin are featured in two exhibitions, one at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, ' the other at the Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton. Fradkin was an influential artist ; and illustrator in the Ukraine from the 1920s until his death in 1974. The exhibition was organized by , the Kharkov Art Museum in Kharkov, Cincinnati's sister city. There is an opening for the Art . Academy exhibition 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Chidlaw Gallery of ; the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Eden Park. The Art Academy exhi-. bition continues through Oct. 18, . the Skirball exhibition through Oct. 19. TANG CERAMICS: Pottery figures, animals and vessels from Subterranean authorship of ENQUIRER WIRE SERVICES To be the genius of Western literature or not to be? That is the question. To most scholars, William Shakespeare is one of the greatest writers in the English language. But to some persistent skeptics, he was an ill-educated bumpkin acting as a shill for a true literary genius. "There's a lot of people in the world with a lot of time on their hands who have to do something," said Robert Fehrenbach, a professor of English at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., talking about the skeptics. Three people from New Mexico admitted digging a hole on the grounds of historic Bruton Parish church in Williamsburg last week in a vain effort to find evidence they said would prove that Francis Bacon wrote the plays. "Good luck," said Ward Elliott, a political science professor at Claremont McKenna College near Los Angeles. Elliott was a member of a team that did a computer analysis of Shakespeare's works and concluded that it was unlikely that Bacon wrote them. The Bruton Parish connection goes back to 1938, when Marie Bauer Hall of California, leader of the Veritat Society, dug on the ,1 riiiuocii I. Art notes .V, V s This tomb figure will be part of the Taft's exhibit of Tang dynasty ceramics. the Chinese Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-906) are featured in "Tang Dynasty Ceramics from the Hart-man Collection" opening Thursday at the Taft Museum, 316 Pike St., downtown, and continuing through Oct. 27. The exhibition features 47 works from the collection of Alan and Simone Hartman. The Hart-mans will talk about the collection during the opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Thursday. OUTDOOR DESIGN: The artists who have studios at the Pendleton Design Center will hold an outdoor show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Pendleton Center courtyard, 430 Reading Road, Over-the-Rhine. Twenty-five artists will be showing their work. Information: 621-7619. MORE AT CAC: It seems like just last week that the Contemporary Arts Center opened a new exhibition. It was but another show is being added. Conceptual and environmental sculpture of Mel Chin, opening Friday and continuing through Oct. 26. Don't get dressed up yet, though. The reception won't be until Oct. 10, when the artist will present a gallery talk at 6 p.m., followed by a reception. Admission is $5, free to museum members. "Autumn in Cincinnati" fea tures recent work by members of the Cincinnati Art Club, 1021 Parkside Place, Mount Adams. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Thursday-Sun day. The exhibition opening is 6-9 p.m. rnday. scholars debate Shakespeare grounds of the church in search of a vault the group said held docu ments proving that Bacon and group of more than 30 others wrote the plays. Hall said she was guided in her search by a code contained in the works of Bacon. Mysterious life Fehrenbach said Shakespeare's life remained mysterious, which led to the beliefs that Shakespeare didn t write the plays. Most scholars believe Shake speare wrote the plays, he said Much of the evidence skeptics put forward is circumstantial, he said, for example, that the playwright had no more than a grammar school education. "It puzzles a lot of people that the guy never went to the university," Fehrenbach said. Many of his manuscripts have never been found, and, at the height of his career as a playwright, he stopped. "He was a good businessman," Fehrenbach said. "He quit, went home, bought the biggest house in town and raised sheep. That doesn't sound like someone interested in high art." Those who believe that Shakespeare wrote the plays are called Stratfordians and supporters of Bacon, Baconians. Dining Chairs e Parson Leg Side Chair, Reg. 449, Now 299.95 f Parson Leg Side Chair, Reg. 599, Now GPanel Back Arm Chair, Reg. 749, Now 499.95 One Week Only! OH 45236 Deciding on furniture isn 't easy. Deciding where to buy it should be. 399 TRI-COUNTY 35 Tri County Pkwy. rnf I s Condo Trio, 3 pc. Sleeper Unit If Unqtm- " Ns Upholstered corner table with laminate top plus If usELfucERs !Sisn1 two single sleepingseating units... arrange them If CONVENIENT I I charge caro wZ" as you like. . . 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