Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 20, 1998 · Page 5
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THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL ArtsJEntertainment FRI., MARCH 20-SAT., MARCH 21, 1998 — A-5 Billboard ' Willits to host musical 'Creation' Continued from Page A-3 Jeri Thurkow, writing in the Main Street News said, "This play, performed originally 50 years ago, is an emotional roller- coaster that touches everyone who sees it, regardless of age or lifetime experiences. It is as important a show today as it was in 1949. Hats off to Michael, the production crew and the entire cast for allowing Ukiah to see the craft of theatre done so well." Major underwriting support for Death of a Salesman was provided by Fetzer Vineyards. Tickets for this weekend's final performances are $9 to $12 and may be purchased at Mendocino Book Company on South School Street, Crow's Nest in the Pear Tree Shopping Center or charged by telephone at the Playhouse box office at 462-9226. Concert of songs set for Sunday MENDOCINO - Celebrate the coming of spring with a concert of songs and music presented by Ana Lucas, soprano, Eric Van Dyke, clarinet and Marion James, piano. These local musicians will perform for the Opus 10 Chamber Music Series 3 p.m. Sunday, at Preston Hall in Mendocino Village. There will be a variety of duos and trios. •.The combination of voice, clarinet and piano will include Three Nocturnes by Arnold Gooke, and Parto, Parto, Aria of Sestus from La Clemenze di Tito by Mozart. Ana Lucas, accompanied by Marion James, will sing Five Songs Without Words by Prokofiev, Six Spanish Songs by Granados and Rodrigo, and two Brahms songs. Eric Van Dyke and Marion James will perform Concertino Op. 26 by CM. von Weber and Sonata, Op. 120, No. 2 by Brahms for clarinet and piano. Tickets will be available at the door for a suggested donation of $8; with students admitted free. Opus Chamber Music Series is affiliated with the Symphony of the Redwoods. Jazz pianist KZYX Celebrated jazz Pianist Marian McPartland celebrates her 80th birthday with an all-star tribute in New York. KYZX 90.7 and FM and KZYZ 91.5 FM will broadcast the concert Sunday at 6 p.m. The show will feature Ray Bryant, Kenny Burrell, Barbara Carroll, Bill Crow, Harry 'Toots" Edison, Tommy Flanagan, Benny Green, Herbie Mann, Christian McBridge, Joe Morello, Lewis Nash, Rene Rosnes, Jacky Terrasson, Joe Williams and James Williams. Dance tonight at college The Associated Students of Mendocino College invites everyone to come join them for Club Night '98! It will be held tonight from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Come early and groove to the mixes of DJ MemoDread. It will also feature live music by Rootstock Acoustic Trio and Warty Gourd. Come dance the night away at the Mendocino College Gym. Admission is $3 or $2 with an ASB card (college or high school). There'll be lots of new faces to see and club activities to participate in. For more information call, the ASMC office at 468-3094. Woodblock print on display The large woodblock print entitled, "Tiger and Tigress," by famous Japanese artist Toshi Yoshida is now on display in the Main Gallery of the Mendocino County Museum in Willits. Created in 1980, "Tiger and Tigress" depicts two large cats in motion and, at 7-feet long, is one of the world's largest single woodcut prints ever made. Two decades ago, Bill Zacha, founder of the Mendocino Art Center in Mendocino, made a significant and lasting connection with the highly respected Japanese woodblock printer, Toshi Yoshida. Born in 1911, Toshi Yoshida descended from a long tradition of family artists dating back to the Edo Period. For several years, Toshi taught woodblock printing in Mendocino at the invitation of Zacha. So impressed was he with the arts community and educational center in Mendocino that he returned to his homeland in the Japanese Alps to establish an art center modeled after the Mendocino Art Center. ""Tiger and Tigress" is a gift from Toshi Yoshida to the people of Mendocino County. It may be viewed at the Mendocino County Museum, 400 East Commercial Street, Willits, on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. For further information, please call 459-2736. Willits artist and musician Malakai Schindel will perform in a one-night musical concert titled "Creation" which will play at the Willits Community Theatre Playhouse Sunday. Schindel, a native of Willits, is the son of Donna and Greg Schindel. He graduated from Willits High School in 1996. He performed as an actor in several Teens Acting Out productions in the mid-90s and he painted and strikingly beautiful and visionary "desert into rainforest" mural on the west wall of the St. Francis of the Redwoods Episcopal Church in Willits. Malakai intends that "Creation" will showcase his many talents. His visual artwork will be exhibited in the Playhouse lobby, and he will be reading selections from his poetry during the show. He will perform on the classic mystical Aboriginal folk-trance instrument, the didgery-doo. oining Malakai will be his father, Greg Schindel, a Malakai Schindel folksinger and songwriter, and his sister, Heidi. Also joining in the music will be Ukiah jazz pianist Will Myers, who will accompany Malakai, who will play the flute. Show time for the Sunday is 7 p.m. Admission is $5 to $10, slid- ing scale, and advance tickets are available at Goods' Stamp Shoppe, 56 South Main St., Willits. For additional call 459-2281. information, 'Colors' •. - Continued from Page A-3 they shouldn't use it. Jack says that if they don't, the other side will. Better to get it out before it does more harm. ."^'In the way "Primary Colors" Handles this issue, it shows more insight and maturity,than all but a. 'handful" of re'c'ent friairistream rriqvies: Th'is is, a gro^n-up film about real issues in the real world. Among its pleasures is the y/ay it lets us examine the full frame, and observe how characters at the side or in the background react; whole characters are developed in asides. '."'It is also very funny at times, a's when Stanton, Jemmons and pthers get in a "momma-thon," praising their mothers into the night. Or when Susan snatches Jack's ever-present chicken d'fumstick out of his hand. Or when the candidate, his wife and his aides search a roadside for a cell phone thrown from a car in anger. The movie is endlessly inventive and involving: You get swept up in the political and personal suspense, and begin to understand why people are engulfed in political campaigns. Will "Primary Colors" hurtor..>: help the Clinton presidency? To some degree, neither; it's a treatment of matters the electorate has already made up its mind about. The film has certainly not in any sense "softened" its portrayal of its Clintonesque hero those rumors are exposed by its almost brutal candor. But in a strange way "Primary Colors" may actually work to help Clinton. While a lesser film would have felt compelled to supply an "answer," this one knows that the fascination is in the complexity, in the strong and weak qualities at war with one another. The secret of what makes Jack Stanton tick is as unanswerable as the meaning of Citizen Kane's "rosebud." And the resemblance doesn't stop there. 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