The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 10, 1997 · Page 32
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1997 encorel THE SALINA JOURNAL CELEBRITY Music, dancing Entertainment highlights during the week of Oct. 1218: • 75 years ago: The premiere in Hollywood of "Robin Hood," starring Douglas Fairbanks, was also the opening of Sid Grauman's Egyptian Theater. • 40 years ago: After a year of whirlwind success and a string of hit singles, Little Richard publicly quit rock 'n' roll for LITTLE religion during RICHARD a performance in Sydney, Australia. • 35 years ago: Little Richard returned to rock 'n' roll — and the stage. He toured England, with the Beatles, local and unknown at the time, opening for him. • 30 years ago: with the Beatles in attendance, the premiere of "How I Won the War" took place in London. John Lennon was the only Beatle starring in the anti-war satire directed by Richard Lester. • 25 years ago: Thirteen- year-old Michael Jackson had a No.1 solo hit, a song about a rat called "Ben." Written for the movie "Ben," the song was originally intended for Donny Osmond. • 10 years ago: Actor Robert Redford announced that he would produce a series of independent, low-budget films to be released by Cineplex Odeon Films. Redford said "A River Runs Through If would be one of his first projects. • Five years ago: Bob Dylan was honored at New York's Madison Square Garden with an all-star 30th anniversary celebration concert. • Spoken 10 years ago: "When you do a movie you still have to do your schoolwork. I'd work on the film all day. On my lunch hour, I'd study. I'd come home at night, exercise, take a shower, read my lines for the next day, study and go straight to bed." — DREW BARRYMORE 12-year-old star of the CBS film, "Conspiracy of Love" From Wire Service Reports Lawrence band to play for contra dancing A contra dance featuring the Lawrence band Calliope is planned for Oct. 17 in the Maria- mante at Marytnount Ballroom, 2035 E. Iron. A potluck dinner (drinlc provided) begins at 6:30 p.m. A beginner's workshop follows at 7, and the dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30. Admission is $3; children under 12 are admitted free. At a contra dance, participants dance in long lines while a caller keeps the patterns moving. The caller will be Mike Rundle. The dance is sponsored by the Salina Arts and Humanities Commission and the Smoky Hill Museum. A cappella group to sing at KSU-Salina Blind Man's Bluff will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the College Center at the Kansas State University-Salina campus. The show is free. ' The group is a rock a cappella group that also includes comedy in their performances. The performance is in conjunction with the KSU-Salina Family Weekend. Coffeehouse to feature Manhattan folk singer LINDSBORG — Folk singer Ann Zimmerman will perform from 9 to 11 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Coffeehouse of Lindsborg. Zimmerman, a Salina native, has performed throughout the United States and has released an album, "Love and Weather." Zimmerman is a staff attorney for Flint Hills Legal Services. Bethany College Choir to perform opera LINDSBORG — The Bethany College Choir will perform Tuesday what many scholars believe to be the first significant opera written in English. Henry Purcell's opera, "Dido and Aeneas," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall Auditorium on the campus of Bethany College. The work, composed in 1689, is still considered to be one of the best English operas ever written. There is no admission charge. REDFORD BARRYMORE Quilt show Scores of quilts to be displayed at show About 150 quilts — large and small, antique and contemporary — will be on display Oct. 18 and 19 at Salina's Bicentennial Center. The quilt show, "Handing Down the Memories from A to Z," is sponsored by Silver Needles Quilt Guild. Special features at this year's event include displays by internationally known quilter Lynnette Jensen, owner ofThim- bleberries, and the late Mae Leiker, former longtime member of the guild. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $3. A miniature quilt auction is set for 1 p.m. Saturday. A merchants mall will be open both days. Art exhibit Exhibit to feature computer imagery A Manhattan man will exhibit computer imagery this month at Kansas Wesleyan University. The sabbatical exhibit by Bob Hower will be on display at the University Gallery in Sams Hall of Fine Arts. The shows opens Wednesday and closes Oct. 31. Hower is the head of the visual communications department at Kansas State University, Manhattan. He formerly was the head of the art department at Marymount College in Salina. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. The Columbian Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Presents DROP HBBP^^ MMIM ^^^^^^^^fHPHPH!^^ .comedy that'll jutt kill ya! October 1740 ft 84-26 Friday ft Saturday 7:30 pin Saturday ft Sunday Matinees 2:00 pm vfjQ^^ tickets Show: 113.50/Adult ft 18.00/CWld Dinner ft Snow; 128,00/Adwit ft (16.50/CnUd Theatre, Museum & Art Center 521 Lincoln Ave. 785-456-20291 Warnego, Kansas 66547 800-8994893 Piano duo to perform today for Art a la Carte Side by Side, a piano duo, will be the featured performer at today's Art a la Carte concert series. Art a la Carte will be from 12:20 to 12:50 p.m. at the Salina Government Commons between the City-County Building and the Salina Public Library. Concert-goers are welcome to bring a brown bag or purchase a lunch for $3. In bad weather, the performance will be held in the Memorial Hall Lobby. Admission is free. As a duo, Eric Street and Linda Newfield have played hundreds of concerts in the United States and toured five continents. Street has performed individually in Carnegie Hall and has taught at Bethany College in Lindsborg. He was the featured soloist in a 1995 fall concert by the Salina Symphony. He now directs keyboard studies at the University of Dayton. Newfield is a faculty member at Bethany. Art a la Carte is presented by the Salina Arts and Humanities. The members of Side by Side are Linda Newfield (left) and Eric Street. Kanopolis is site of Haunted Hike KANOPOLIS LAKE — The fifth annual Haunted Hike takes place at Kanopolis State Park Oct. 26. The event is from 7 to 11 p.m., beginning at the Kanopolis State Park office on the east shore on the north side of the dam. Vehicle permits for $4 are required, the fee is waived for those with annual permits. ''.'r At the shelter across from the" park office, guests will hear a storyteller tell the tale of "The .Great Train Robbery at Kanopolis," followed by a walk down a haunted trail. Guests will ride hay wagons back to the parking lot. Children of all ages are invited. Flashlights are not allowed. For information, call Wendy Bowles at (785) 546-2565. Workshop to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Theater 'House of Usher' to be staged at Central A modern-day version of Edgar Allan Foe's short story, "The Fall of the House of Usher," will be presented next week by the Salina Central High School drama department. The play will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16,17 and 18 at the school audition, 650 E. Crawford. Tickets are $4 for adults, $3 for students and $2 for senior citizens. Children 5 and under are admitted free. The show is not recommended for young audiences. Halloween Gala set at Great Plains Theatre ABILENE — The Third Annual Halloween Gala Benefit Party for the Great Plains Theatre Festival will be Oct. 18 at the Tietjens Center for the Performing Arts. Food, spirits, entertainment and prizes will follow the evening performance of "Frankenstein" from 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Party-goers can mingle with the cast during the party, which will feature cabaret-style piano playing by Kim Manz in the concert hall, magic by Dan Dan the Magic Man and music by the Abilene High School Ensemble. Costumes are optional, although there will be a costume contest and prizes for the best Frankenstein costume. Tickets for the party are $20 in advance (785-263-4574) and $25 at the door. University of Kansas, will present the program, "Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman." Her talk coincides with the museum's exhibit on women's inventions. The program will be in the Prescott Room of the Salina Public Library, 301 W. Elm, and will look at other contributions by women. To illustrate her points, Holt will use information from early U.S. Department of Agriculture and home extension programming, which was designed to bring rural women into step with the 20th century. Since 1993, Holt has been a member of the Kansas Humanities Council Speakers Bureau, which funded the presentation. Festival Music, parade set for Gypsum Fall Festival GYPSUM — This town's annual Fall Festival will be Oct. 18, with a golf-chipping contest starting at 9 a.m. and registration for the Kids Pedal Tractor Pull beginning at 10. Also available will be a fish pond for children and a "Sling Shot" ride. Food booths and activities will be available throughout the day. The Southeast of Saline Jazz Band will perform at 12:30 p.m. in the City Auditorium. Also planned are tricycle races at 1 p.m., a parade at 3, a free barbecue at 5, costume contest at 6:30, followed by a performance by the Southeast of Saline Madrigals. The evening will end with a Lions dance featuring Tina Dunn and the Bill Burrows Band. Program Program to look at women's contributions A woman will present a program at 2 p.m. Sunday in conjunction with the Smoky Hill Museum's exhibit "Her Works Praise Her." Marilyn Holt, who works as a Hn i T historical and ed- nuLI itorial consultant for the history department at the Moonlight hikers to dispel monster myths MILFORD LAKE — The sixth annual Monster Myths by Moonlight hike is scheduled for Oct. 18 at Milford Lake State Park near Junction City. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a hayrack ride from Rush Creek Marina parking lot to the Waterfall Trailhead. Along the 0.6-mile trail, participants will find witches and wizards, Little Red Riding Hood and her wolf, spiders, snakes, bones and bats, and a troll performing tricks. The event isn't designed to be CALL US BY ONE ON FRIDAY, OR YOU CAN KISS SUNDAY GOODBYE! 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Hughes and his cousin Helen Dingier wrote a family history- in 1970 to celebrate the 100th an- : niversary of their grandparents' settlement in this area. The workshop is sponsored by the Smoky Hill Museum. ' The workshop is free. For information, call Debbie Weaver or Stella Weidenbener at 826-7460. ',. i DIGITAL SOUND! Fri. (*4:15)-7:00-10:00 Sat.-Sun. (*1:30-*4:15)-7:00-10:00 Mon.-Thurs. (*5:00)-8:00 morgan freeman ashleyjud kiss the girls based on tha acclaimad bast sailing nova) DIGITAL SOUND! Frl. (*4:25)-7:10-9:50 IB Sat.-Sun. (*1:40-*4:25)-7:10-9:50 Mon.-Thurs. 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