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J S THE PALM BEACH POST TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1997 3D" NEWS AND VIEWS ABOUT SENIORS TODAY B Mary Ann Connelly in A Time for Singing, 8 p.m., Crest Theatre, Old School Square, Delray Beach. Features theater and popular music. Tickets $15; reservations required. Call 243-3183. v. B Michael Rose Or 'Lost lips' don't have to sink looks flllll chestra, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Eddie D'S (in Crystal Tree Plaza), 1201 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. Jimmy Falzone, Wednesday through Saturday; Jimmy Falzone with Scotti Clements and Bobbi B., Fri Dear Anita: At 62, 1 feel young, for the most part. What is bothering me is that my face looks different. My photographs when I was younger showed my lips being more full and luscious. Now they seem to have shrunken and appear smaller. What do you know about "lost lips?" Dear Reader: The loss of the lip line and the TAR OF THE WEEK Belle Solinsky Belle Solinsky cannot contain her need to be busy and useful. Solinsky, a retiree who lives in Kings Point in Delray Beach, contributes her time and efforts to numerous groups and activities. Some of her activities have been derailed as she recovers from her, recent surgery to remove a tumor from her lung, but she is planning to soon pick up her volunteer efforts again. 81 I reduction in the volume of the lips is a normal part of the aging process. However, there are new, permanent methods for lip , enhancement. According to plastic surgeon, Dr. Alan Jacobson, Alloderm, a natural product, is inserted into the lips to offer fullness and to create a new lip line. He said it is painless and takes 45 minutes for the entire procedure. Dr. Jacobson also de i TlBedlWl Anita Finley STARS6 first, there is her music. Solinsky, 73, sings alto in Izzy Siegel's Glee Club at Kings Point. She also plays organ for singalongs at Kings Point each week. Then, there is her work with the elderly. About three times a week, Solinsky visits residents of King Point who are unable to get out. She spends about four hours with each geriatricpreparing a meal, reading and talking to them. "I just don't like to hang around Let holiday gift suit relationship :f with grandchild ;; By KENT S. COLLINS Los Angeles Times J Q: My budget is too small, my ideas too few and my bones too tired to find" good gifts for my grandchildren this -"- holiday season. Can you suggest some 1 ! inexpensive, bound-to-please, easy-to-; ' get gifts? Grandma Pearl A: Give gifts that suit the relation'-'; ' ship you have or would like to have with each grandchild. If you are ;" giving out of duty, give money. If, however, you are giving to enhance 'V relation- ships, to Trie v build good Tcmi;d : will, then JENIOR-::: R? FORUM ;i times together. A grandmother in Michigan receritv! ly wrote to brag about giving Reader's'"'1 Digest to a 10-year-old granddaughter! The 74-year-old lady was delighted to- be coaxed and cajoled by the little girK into reading articles to each other. "My granddaughter likes the sto--"-' ries about heroes and good deeds," wrote the woman. "The stories are short enough for bedtime. She learns new words in every reading." " The magazine rack in the children's-section of the public library can also ' 1 yield ideas for gifts to read. The short ' articles of magazines are common ground for grandparent and grandchild; ' to share and learn. ;. n ' A small book just out also might encourage relationships between ' " young grandchild and grandparent. Grandma, Grandpa and Me by Stuart - Hample and Eric Marshall (Workmari, '' $7.95) offers cute quotes from kids about their grandparents: '"' "My grandfather comes to all of my ballgames and roots for the team'. "' He always tells me how great I did, ' -' ' even when I stink." Tyler, age 10 1 B "If you don't have kids, you t don't get to be a grandparent. That's - the deal." Jeffrey, 8 u But it also offers quotes about the things that make relationships: Never I j forgetting birthdays, love for love's t sake, respect, sharing and manners. The best gifts whether to be read or otherwise require shared : j use. i i If your question fits this space, send it to The Senior Forum, co the Los ; Angeles Times Syndicate, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA 90053. Solinsky days and Saturdays; Juanita Dixon, JJ. McKinney and Ed Koch, Mondays. Entertainment starts at 8 p.m. Call 626-7373. B Holiday tree lighting, 5 p.m., Memorial Fountain on South County Road in Palm Beach. Sponsored by area merchants. Features a musical. B Reading and book signing by poet Mark Doty, 4 p.m., Room 116, General Classroom South of FAU's Boca Raton campus on Glades Road. Also features a reception. Call (561) 297-3830. B Poetry readings, 8:30 p.m., O'Shea's Pub, Clematis Street, West Palm Beach. The Dead or Alive Poets Society invites you to read your own work or other poets' works. Admission is free. Call 833-3865. B Hanukkah gift and dessert exchange, 7:30 p.m., Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. Sponsored by the Western Community Sherut Hadassah. Call Adele at 798-3054. COMING WEDNESDAY fl 27th Annual Street Parade, 7 p.m. Wednesday, along Federal Highway from Southeast Eighth Street north to Mizner Park in Boca Raton. It features a holiday theme. Free. Call 393-7806. LOOKING AHEAD B Dominick Dunne book signing, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Classical Music and Book Store, 214 Poinciana Way, Palm Beach. Dunne will sign his book Another City, Not My Own. Call 659-6700. B Fifth Annual Cowboy Ball, 7:30 p.m.-mid-night Friday, Old School Square in Delray Beach. Tickets: $50 advance; $60 at the door. Features live music, barbecue dinner and auctions. Benefits the George Snow Scholarship Fund. Call 994-1021. B Bonfire on the Beach, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Lake Worth Municipal Beach, off Lake Avenue. Food available. Call 533-7362 Ext. 103. B Kaleidoscope International Tree Lighting, 9 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Square, Clematis and Narcissus streets in downtown West Palm Beach. Also features multicultural entertainment. Free. B Holiday Boat Parade of the Palm Beaches, 6:30 p.m. Saturday from Peanut Island to Jonathan's Landing along the Intracoastal. Sponsored by the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. Call 624-9092. B Christmas in the Village, 5-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Yesteryear Village in South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Lights, decorated homes, strolling minstrels and miniature train. Tickets $2 adults, children under 6 free. Call 793-0333. scribed a process in which a synthetic material is inserted into the lips using a tiny incision with similar results as the Alloderm. Remember to always consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. Dear Anita: Thanksgiving was the usual hassle for my wife and me. Our son and his wife insist on having the dinner at their home and won't allow any of our friends to come, so we always eat and run. They don't understand us and we don't want to hurt their feelings, but we don't want to stay and spend a lot of time with my son in-laws. They are cranky and aggravating and complain about everything. Dear Reader: Families are often friends you didn't get to pick. Don't give up. Why don't you have the "bird" at your home next year? Then you could also invite your friends. Anita Finley's STARS Seniors Taking Active Roles in Society specializes in seniors' concerns. Write to her co The Post, P.O. Box 24700, West Palm Beach, Fla. 33416-4700. THE BEST YEARS with people doing nothing," said Solinsky, who came to Florida after retiring from the New York State tax department about 10 years ago. "I like to be useful. I feel very good when I come home from helping a shut-in." Solinsky, who is single, also performs stand-up comedy for local groups' meetings. She is a reporter for the Kings Point newspaper and a regular columnist. And she is a "Sunshine Girl" for a local Mason's group, sending get-well and birthday cards to local residents. She also enjoys playing bingo and mah-jongg each week, attending movies and dining out with friends. "This is all the things I do that I enjoy," explained the grandmother of five. "I hate to be idle. I hate to be home alone so I keep busy." JENNY VOGT ED HECHTMAN If HENRY... AT YOUR AGE, YOU GID BfflSKWb PF... WHERE DID SHE COME UP WITH VIWf 9 r i var i iw, ... YOUR LESS LOOK LIKE VH r I j I THAT CRA2Y IDEA? L)r rmlsJ iimiQ New Magazines For 'New Women' Famous actors, everyday Joes get same treatment;! Mi in Ji jd don't come back here. 1 have the most high standards." . v Standards are pretty low elsewhere, according to Nozawa. "In, other sushi bars you can ask for tuna with cucumber. Nooooooop,'. he shouts with a pained expres:; sion on his face. , . "Some customers I just don't need. I don't need them putting things on my fish. I don't care: Other sushi bars are McDonalds style and if you want that get out of here. Bye bye, OK? I love money1 but I don't need that type of cus-: tomer." Better than sex? His sneech is delivered at tot i Redbook considers men to be: potential ex-husbands. B Jane road-tests: cellulite creams, stiletto pumps. Conde Nast Sports for Women road-tests: running shoes. Woman's Day road-tests: seven versatile new chicken recipes. B Somehow Jane missed this: SI WomenSport chronicles success stories of pregnant athletes, including ultramarathoner Sue Olsen, who competed in a 24-hour race 30 hours before giving birth to a baby boy. B The Jane poll asks: Would you consider being a surrogate mother? (Yes: 33 percent.) The Conde Nast poll asks: Would you let your date beat you in sports, even though you're better? (Yes: 5 percent.) The New Woman poll asks: Do men want more sex? (Yes: 70 percent.) B Firm butt, then: Alternate-leg kicks, vertical scissors, jumping jacks McCall's. Firm butt, now: In-line skating. "You feel it in your butt right away," champion Peggy Tillinghast tells Conde Nast. v B Scorpio rising: "People may get disgruntled by your successes in September but by October they'll all be begging for a piece of your cake." my horoscope in Jane. Or is it? "A group you belong to or a project you're working on is central to you this month." my horoscope in McCall's. Forget recipe lists and laundry hints these publications boast sexy updates and focus on fitness. By Alex Beam Tne Boston Globe So what do the new women's magazines tell us about the New Woman? Three new publications have appeared more or less simultaneously Jane, Sports Illustrated WomenSport and Conde Nast Sports for Women vying for distaff mind share and the almighty Clairol advertising dollar. My conclusions thus far: New Woman much like the Old Woman: I've been savoring the debut issue oijane, the hot new Disney-Fairchild rag that seems to be targeting the same demographic as GQ. Those GQ men who are looking for second wives, that is. The eponymous Jane is 34-year-old editor Jane Pratt, a twice-failed talk show host, whom The Wall Street Journal dubs "a firecracker who has made more noise than money." In 246 advertising-choked pages oijane, I spotted three flashes of semi-originality: 1. "It Happened to Me," a grown-up version of YMs terrific "Say Anything" column. Instead of menstrual mishaps, Jane showcases the unpleasant consequences of testifying in a sexual harassment case. 2. "Fashion Isn't Brain Surgery," a brief essay on fashion by ... a brain surgeon. 3. Posing as a personal assistant to John F. Kennedy Jr., Kato Kaelin and others, a Jane staffer tries to score complimentary tickets to an upcoming U2 concert. John-John and Carolyn get Women are athletes and men competition in this new magazine from Sports Illustrated. All-Access passes. As for the K-Man: "We're so sorry, Mr. Kaelin, but we don't have any more tickets to give away." Even New Women have to eat: Jane prints six recipes, most of them elementary. The current issue of Good Housekeeping has 23. Articles In Jane you won't find in Good Housekeeping. "I Hate the Spice Girls"; "Helium May be an Acquired Taste." (Helium is a Boston band.) Vice versa: "Pet Insurance; Is it Worth It?"; "Does Pre-Treating with Detergent Work?" a . Jane celebrity interview: "Did you know there's a fish in Belize that can reproduce with itself? That's so groovy and empowering." Drew Barrymore. GH celebrity interview: "I am more balanced because of David and the children" Michelle Pfeiffer. Conde Nast Sports for Women celebrity interview Weight lifting and running shoes are hot items in Conde' Nast Sports for Women. that could run in GH. "It's funny, I have a very psychotic, wild side, but I also love knitting." Tea Leoni. (On second thought, maybe not.) B Jane advertisers you won't find in the women's sports mags: Virginia Slims, Misty Light Slims, Parliament Lights, Kamel Cigarettes, Skyy Vodka. B Old Woman asks: "When my husband and I first met, we made out all the time. Why doesn't he like to make out anymore? Are most guys like this once they're married?" Red-book. New Woman asks: "I have been told that lifting free weights can stunt your growth. Should I continue weigh tlifting?" Sports Illustrated Women! Sport. B Jane considers men to be: meat. SISW considers men to be: competition. SUSHI From ID studio executives stand outside, rain or shine, for up to an hour, waiting to be seated and possibly abused by a man tjiey say makes the best sushi in town. The nondescript-looking eatery, located in a Studio City strip-mall, does not take reservations, has no valet parking and lacks any of the other amenities of a trendy restaurant. The clock on the wall runs 30 minutes fast to encourage diners to leave when they finish eating. At the handful of tables, customers are allowed to choose their sushi from the menu, but a seat at the sushi bar, where owner Kazunori Nozawa presides, is where the real action is. While New York's Soup-Nazi grudgingly allows customers to pick their own soup from the menu, there are no such niceties here. When you sit at the sushi bar, Nozawa decides what you are going to eat. Sit down, shut up Here the old adage "The customer is always right" has mutated into "The customer knows nothing." With a piercing look that some might take for total disdain, Nozawa assesses your palette and decides what you are going to eat. "He has a professional eye," his wife Yumiko said. "He knows your tongue and tries to treat your tongue. Some people like tuna with lemon or prawn sauce, but he refuses. If they want to argue with him or pressure him, he kicks them out." At least two or three times a month customers find themselves banished, never again to savor the delights of Nozawa Sushi. In this restaurant, the mandatory "We reserve the tight to refuse service to anyone" is not lip service, it is a battle cry. Behind the counter another sign spells out the rules to new customers: "Today's Special Trust Me." And don't nibble on your sushi. It is one piece one bite. This is not negotiable. Nozawa, 52, does not mince his words. "They don't know sushi, American people, so I have to teach American people good style, so trust ffie," he said. "I have to teach Americans sushi manners. If you don't like it 1 .1 iH.n .1.11 1 11 ijk. WiitlWB' liniw vj i i volume in front of all his custom-' ers. Indeed they might better be; called his devotees. Many diners approached the sushi bar before leaving to shower Nozawa with praise for the "experience" with which he had graced, their lives. One suggested it Was better than sex. " Tim Zagat of restaurant guides Zagat Survey said it was the combination of good food and an odd-' ball chef that made the restaurant a winner. "This is one of the highest-rated restaurants in the survey . . . it is fabulously highly rated," Zagat said. "If you have wonderful food and you see the abuse element as a fun thing to come and see it can be amusing. As long as your expectations are right it can be a turn-on." Nozawa said he has been making sushi for 34 years and still it is not enough. His quest in life, he said, is to make his rice softer and softer. This is what makes him happy. v. "Rice, fish, seaweed, wasabi and soy sauce, that's it. Five kinds and five kinds of best is the best way," he said. "I have the five best, and the technique too." .; Emmy-winning actress HeleJi Hunt, star of the situation comedy Mad About You, said the "sushus simply the best in town." ' ' ',; Other famous actors, and character actors whose names you never remember no matter how often you see them, also eat-'at Nozawa Sushi. But they do not get any special treatment. "We don't know who are khe very famdlis people. Thby're all just customers," Nozawa's wife said. : Mailman explains 'Santa Claus Coming to Town' Holiday TV mas Donkey: An orphan donkey leads Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem. Animated. (:30) 249395 6:30 p.m. FAM Bear Who Slept Through Christmas: Curious Ted E. Bear tries to stay awake. Animated. (:30) 230647 7 p.m. FAM Santa Claus Is Coming to Town: A mailman (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains why Santa has whiskers, lives at the North Pole and bhngs presents once a year. Animated. (1:00) 788869 8 p.m.TNhT Marty Christmas Party: Marty Stuart, a country star who does his concert tours in an imaginary star ship, survives a crash-landing at the North Pole. CJ (1:00) 649227 1 p.m. (S Perry Como' Irish Christmas: Como sings carols and Irish airs at Point Theatre in Dublin; the Artane Boys Band; the Chorus of the Glasnevin Musical Society. (2:00) 64598 2:15 p.m. STARZ A Hollywood Christmas: Rare clips and deleted sequences show film's treatment of the holiday; host Jane Seymour. (1:30) 2477260 5 p.m. FAM Bugs Bunny Looney Christmas Tales (:30) 524598 5 3Q p.m. FAM Noel: An elderly glassblower's tear of joy brings a Chnstmas ornament to life. Narrated by Charlton Heston. Animated. Q (:30) 242482 6 p.m. FAM Nestor, the Long Eared Christ Today's holiday television shows: 7 t.m. ffl 3) Good Morning America: NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon; Italian Christmas; guilty pleasures (Part 2 of 5); personal finances. Q (2:00) 72043 35753 7:25 a.m. SHO Movie: Babe In Toyland (1961) Ray Bolger. Bamaby trie to keep Tom Piper from Mary Contrary. Mutical ((1:55) 92881227 1 7:30 a.m. AMC Movie: I'll Be Seeing You (1944) Ginger Roger. Girl from prison love thell (hocked veteran at Chrlttmas. Romance BW (1:30) 646482 10:30 a.m. NIK Emmet Otter' Jug Bam) Chrlatma: Muppets perform the tale of a poor little otter and his widowed mother. Music by Paul Williams. (1:00) 438550 11 a..m. (JQ) Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: "Mike s Dream a Chnstmas Tale" On Christmas Eve, the spint of Charlotte Cooper (Diane Ladd) helps Mike re-examine her life, tj ( 1 :00) 20666 78840

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