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W-6-INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM LONG Sl : / CN 11. CALIF. SUNDAY. JULY . 11*1 Major Minor Notes STAGECOACH 'HOLDUP 1 IN A FRONTIER TOWN By RACHEL MORTON I, P-T Muik Crit.-c On our recent vacation among the b e a u t i f u l Tclon Mountains of Wyoming we took several auto trips with Stan Boyle, oldest bus driver in the region. "Stan," who prew up in these mountains, has been driving the roads since he was a boy of 13. A jovial host, he regaled us on our trip to lovely .lenny Lake w i t h a condensed retelling of the novel. "The Virginian," a hero of these parts. One evening, in his own car and w i t h o u t charge, he drove us t h r o u g h rugged t e r r a i n lo "Two Ocean Lake," so called because its waters seep out on one side to the Pacific Ocean and on the other, tn the Atlantic. The flaring sunset of nrange and gold lighted up the beautiful fir nnd pine-clasped lake, as silver and pewter streaks of light played upon the placid waters, rish jumped high and busy beavers hurried through the waters, heads well out. What « thing of beauty lo remember! WILD FLOWLRS blooming p r o f u s e l y in the meadows o( this Grand Tcton country arc another of nature's extravagances. Whole fields of the red-orange Indian paintbrush and scarlet gilia vie w i t h the b r i l l i a n t yellow balsam-root. Our own lovely lupine was hard to distinguish from the low blue larkspur. There were even deep blue forget-me- nots peeping up t h r o u g h the green grass. Coming back to earth from all this paradise of nature's wonders, we drove, on another occasion, to the l i t t l e frontier town of Jackson, little changed from the days of the wild and woolly west. During the summer evenings the. square is lined with tourists, gathered tn witness a "live" stagecoach holdup. As it comes c l a t t e r i n g into town, the p.un shots of the villain frighten the horses who rear up and whinny; the pretty school teacher is dragged out and whisked away by the masked bandit on his fast steed, fiul the sheriff's posse comes galloping i n t o town just in time; the bandit is caught, a noose is put around his neck and RS he is being hanged to a tree, a r i f l e shot puts a speedy end to the show and to the culprit. It is all such f u n . * if * THERE IS warm hospitality in a land where m o u n t a i n s and sky meet. A ne.w-found friend took us to Coulter Bay, where Jackson Lake is wide, with heavily wooded shores. Here there are camp sites, log cabins, a cafeteria seating 2flO and even an open air theater and a recreation hall. - W h a t an out-of-door paradise fnr a f a m i l y vacation. As we motored leisurely back to Jackson Lake Lodge we espied a herd of b u f f a l o gra/.ing close to the fence, enclosure. We watclicd enthralled as these mighty-headed p.nd heavily-bearded scions of the plains, feasting on Ihe lush grass, moved slowly and s t e a d i l y forward, the mothers followed by their young. Many deer and elk loped across Ihe meadows as we watched and the snow-white trumpet swans flew overhead to their resting place on the water's edge. For this glorious sojourn, we and many others must he forever endebted to John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who gave nnt only 33,(100 acres of t h i s fabulous land, known now as The Grand Teton N a t i o n a l Park, but who also gave $S million to build Jackson Lake Lodge. New Gallery Opening Doors Joanna Hodges LB, Pianist fo Play Bach Festival Concert fnhnlnits , . , thil \ rnzr* IKftfl j u i t # i#lfl . . . it'i * collecHni ot Impoftptt original* (mm turnpn , . . (hipped Hired In in from thi hand ctAfrlfflen theimelvn . . . rjor.'t mill ttil* eic-tir.i] pvenl] · Imported summer jewelry · imported summer handbags · imported straw hafs OF TRIPOLI 5018 E. 2nd St. Beimont Shore On Stage- COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE. S6!l E. Anaheim SI.. "Th« Tmii of IIM CccUn." l:*s p.m. Thuntjay; 6:30 (J.nv Fritfay Ard Saturday. MAGNOLIA THEATRE, 1WO Mao'lll* Aw*.. "Marriage Go-Round," 1-31 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Oir.RrosoSvay Tftealrt, 111 L'imt Avr, '".Vitncis or Ihr Proiccullon." 8:33 p m. Ffirfay and Saturday. Curtain at 8 "The Big C h i e f , " in French w i t h English subtitles, will be shown Tuesday through Thursday at 8 at Bay Theater, Seal Beach. Starring Fernandel, the f i l m is an adaptation of 0. Henry's classic "Ransom nf Red Chief." It is directed hy Henri Verneuil who collaborated in adapting the story for (he screen. 'My Fair Lady 1 Michael Evans and Caroline Dixon star in the musical, "My Fair Lady," at the Biltmore Theatre, Los An- gclcs. P e r f o r m a n c e s a r e scheduled nightly, e.vcepl Sundays, through Aug. fi, with m a t i n e e s Wednesdays and Saturdays. Pianist -loanna Hodges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Hodges, 1053 Cartagena St., will he f e a t u r e d a r t i s t in an 11 a.m. concert J u l y i n at the Caimcl Bach Festival. In keeping w i t h the I K l h century t r a d i t i o n of the fcs- l i v a l , she will play Mnzari's "Sonata Nn. Ifi, K 570"; Haydn's "F Minor A n d a n t e and Variations"; and Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in E M i n o r , " The concert is a prelude to her third European tour. She will leave J u l y 31 for appearances in Milan, Bucharest. V i e n n a , S t u t t g a r t , Hamburg and Cologne. * V t * AI-TER HER concert in Hamburg in 1D53 the West German newspaper, "Die- well" devoted an editorial to her music, praising the "rare spiritual quality" of her performance. "I love lo play," says this poised, attractive y o u n g woman simply. "It is ex- c i t i n g to perform in Austria and Germany where it is the custom, if the audience likes you, for people lo stomp their feet and come running lo the stage a f t e r you play." Joanna f i n d s an increasing interest in music in America and believes recorded and "edited" performances are no s u b s t i t u t e for live concerts. * * * + SHi; BEGAN her p i a n o studies in Long Beach with Jane S t a n l e y a n d later studied with Mae Gilbert Reese in Los Angeles. Other teachers were Rudolf Firkusny in Aspen, Colo.; Bruno 'Rose Marie 1 at Burnett Seidlhofer and Richard Hauser in Vienna, and John Crown at USC. .loanna received her bachelor of music degree at Los Angecls Conservatory of Music, he- fore she f i r s t toured Europe in 1957. She will r e t u r n from her forthcoming tour t o play with the Kern Philharmonic Orchestra in Bakers f i e I d Dec, 4. It is likely she will enter t h e Tschaikowsky competition next April in Moscow. "Music is a wonderful universal language," she says. "It reaches all peoples of the earth; it is an international ambassador." Orange County Philharmonic Plans Concert Orange County Philharmonic Society will present "Summer Symphonic. Music," its seventh a n n u a l summer concert, Aug. 26 in Irvine Bowl, Laguna Beach. Frieda B e l i n f a n t e will conduct the fid-piece Orange County Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. G u e s t artist.-, will be announced later. Proceeds will support tiie society's county-wide musical program to be given next season. Overall chairman is Mrs. Frank Foster of Anaheim. Members of the coordinating committee are Urban Beh, chairman; Clifford Hakes, president of Orange C o u n t y P h i l h a r m o n i c ; Mmes. William H. Mend, Lloyd L. Aubert and Moreland Lei (hold. Dr. Lloyd P. Smith; H. Verne Woodruff and Robert Guggenheim Jr. Ry ELISE EMERY A i l s P*gt Edilcr Opening today of t h e B-Q Art Gallery, 3920 E. Fourth St., is additional proof that residents in the Long Beach area are interested in buying as well as viewing a r t . For 15 years. Harry Quinn, owner of the new gallery, had a picture framing business at 3714 E. Broadway. To show off his product lo best advantage, he began displaying original paintings --framed--in his windows. So many people came in to buy the originals that Quinn eventually had an art gallery with a picture framing business in the back of the shop. if fc- * * DURING the three weeks t h a t Quinn has been preparing his new. more spacious quarters. 25 customers have bought paintings in the nol- yct-opencd gallery. Today the doors will be formally opened to the public with a reception from 1 to 9 p. m. I n addition lo works of more than SO artists from France. Italy, Holland and the United Slates, t h e r e will be a one-man show of oils, caseins and ink drawings hy the local a r t i s t , Forrest 6. Hooper. On e x h i b i t are paintings which range from a realistic sunset-on-the-Pacific to p o r t r a i t s , impressionistic l a n d s c a p e s , subject i v e clowns, surrealistic compositions and abstracts. William F. LaVatlce, gallery director, will present a new one-man show each month in his "Artist of the Month" on View" series. « * * * FRIENDS of the Museum will serve refreshments today from 2 to 4 p. m. at Long Beach Museum of Art at the formal opening of July displays. Exhibiting this m o n t h arc Robert Carty and Eugene Wallin, who have one-man shows, and Ron Boise who has a display of metal sculpture. Works available for rental are in the upstairs west gallery; transactions will be conducted during reception hours. i v * 4 THE EXCITING "Arts of Thailand" exhibit will open Wednesday at Los Angeles County Museum in Exposition Park. Displayed for I he first time abroad, the treasures have been assembled from the Royal Collections, the National Museum in Bangkok, a n c i e n t Buddhist monasteries and six other na- tional collections in the kingdom. Valued at StO,000,000, the exhibition includes more than 300 pieces of sculpture, paintings, ceramics, i l l u m i - nated manuscripts, silk, crystal and decorative gold and silver objects. Organized by Indiana U n i - versity, the show has been scccn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and Toledo Museum of Art. After the Los Angeles showing it will go to Seattle, San Francisco and Honolulu; the t n u r is u n d e r patronage of the President of the United States and the King of Thailand. Admission is SO cents for adults, 25 cents for children. Hours arc 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., daily except Monday. .lapancsse prints and ceramics, and prints from Jack Gotschall's collection go on view today at Palos Verdcs Art Gallery. There'will be a preview presentation and tea, to which the public is invited, from 3:30 to 5 p. m. * * i * MARIE SNOW, Downey artist now exhibiting in South Gate Art Gallery, 982!) W a l n u t St., South Gale Park, will be in the gallery to greet viewers from 1 to 4 p. m. today. She has had many one- man shows and has received awards from Pasadena Art Institute, Los Angeles City Hall Tower Gallery. Friday M o r n i n g Club, Whittier. Greek Theatre, Ebell of Los Angeles and Ebell of Laguna. Zill Exhibition Shows 'Artist in Transition' By VlRGIfVIA LADDEY KARL SEETHALER, director of Long Beach Academy of Art, First SI. and Atlantic Ave., is a jubilant man. Two months ago he s u f f e r e d a coronary thrombosis; thin week he lias been told by his doctor that he can resume teaching. He will be assisted in his summer courses hy Bruno Palacios, John Q u i t m a n and Frank Woelfel. The three, and Jack R u t h e r f o r d , kept academy classes open w h i l e Karl was convalescing. Karl has more t h a n 200 of ' his own works on display at his residence-studio, 45 Hermosa Ave. and will be happy to arrange private viewing hours. PRESENTATION of S6.000 In cash prizes and awards will he made today at 3 p. m. at Los Angeles ninth annual All-City Art Festival in B a r n s d a 11 Park. There will be a continuous program of music, dance and a r t s and crafts demonstrations from 11 a. m. until the show closes at 7 p. m. You'll be pleisanlly surprised at thi difference ipaclaliiatian mikts THE SECRET I S . . . "Especially-Trained" Workmanship DON'T YOU THINK IT I S , , , W i s f i TO CARE , , , THAN REPAIR? WHY TAKE CHANCES WITH YOUR HAIR! VISIT THE SHOP fOR PARTICULAR WOMIN1 "Yo-j Go (» o S f f C M l l S f hr fcvr tftt -Vc»r T.tid-Wli)' Ncl Your Hojr?" OPEN DAY NIGHT Reg, S25 Lanolin Dyed and Bleachid Corap. 12 s5 SILVER BLONDING A SPECIALTY! STYLINGTsHAPING AT COMPARABLE SAVINGS __-- LIMITED TIME ONLY. 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The Canadian Rockies and California provide backgrounds for the spectacular dance numbers, and such song favorites as "Indian Love Call" and "Rose Mftrio." Recorded music hy Rudolph Friml played by M a n - tovani will precede the sho\v and be heard during intermission. "Sound of Music 1 Tickets pn nn sale Mon- | day for "The Sound nf ' Music." next offering of Los Angeles Civic Light Opera at Philharmonic A u d i t o r i u m . The production will follow "Bye Bye Birdie." which closes in two weeks. Reservations may be made at the box office. Southern California Music Company and all M u t u a l Agencies. Pilgrimage Play A cast of IPO will l a k e part in !he 31st production nf Ihe Pilgrimage Play which opens Monday in the nut- door Pilgi image Theater across the freeway from Hollywood Bowl. Beictfonte Opening Sef af Greek Harry Rclafonle will open a three-week engagement Monday at Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, w i t h performances scheduled nightly, except Sundays, at 8:30. New to the show is stylistic South A f r i c a n songstress Mirian Makeba. Also f e a - tured will he the singing of the Vocal V and the accompaniments of Millard Thomas, Ernest Calabria, Daniel Barrajanos and Norman Keenan. Ralph H u n t e r will direct the Greek Theatre Orchestra for the show which is produced hy Phil Stein and staged by Ralph Alswang. Betsy Zill's work which will be shown at the Veil- man G a l l e r y for the next two weeks is a f a s c i n a t i n g opportunity lo catch an artist in a moment of transition. "Bremerton Moon" is the only work showing her pie- vious interest in ships; "Slow Game," an ink drawing and wash, is the only one w i t h exploding p r i s m a t i c shapes. "Leaf From the Notebook of Hammurabi" keys n new theme. Knur casein works in hlues and oranges abstract from the cuneiform tablet of the ancient lawgiver, while other works incorporate lettering. Mrs. Zill is an artist of compelling o r i g i n a l i t y . FRAN SOLRINI School nf Art will exhibit at t h e R m h Bach Library through August. Twenty-six a r t i s t s represent as m a n y styles and techniques. Media r a n g e from nil glaxe on u n d c r p a i n t - ing a s practiced in the R e n - aissance to modern encaustic--baked crayola on beeswax. This minuscule feminine dynamo has the ability to Bowl Bills to Feature Costa, Arrau The. second week of Symphonies U n d e r t h r Stars programs in Hollywood Bowl, will f e a t u r e soprano Mary Costa Tuesday, and pianist C 1 a u d i o A r r a u Thursday. Erich Lcinsdorf will conduct Lo. Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in works hy Mozart, Strauss, Prokof i e f f and Brahms. Miss Costa will sing a r i a s by Mozart and Brahms. Arrnu will play Brahms' "Concerio No. 2 in B Flat." students to f i n d expressing their guide her ing and, own basic I ruths. The only Soldini mark is. perhaps the , prevalence of harmonies of | muted colors. Ages range from 12-year- old Carl Pierce to many who arc "over 20." Variation on I Ihe same underseas s t i l l - l i f e , i for example, go from Carl's I lovely walcrcolor lo Helen . Wilson's duco version, "Br- | nealh the Sea," in which ! wrinkled drying of Ihe thickly-applied paint gives the interesting effect of brain coral. i Jack Fstridge Works in the .. direct t e c h n i q u e of contour | drawing. The exhibit shows ! Ihe many ways there are lo m a k e a picture, as well as ihn v a r i e t y and high q u a l i t y of i n d i v i d u a l expressions. collection OREN CREEN'S of contemporary H U N T / N G T O N SCHOOL FOR iOYS and GIRLS K I N D E R G A R T E N UPPER and LOWER THRU THIRD GRADE Florence K. L 1 4 1 6 E. Ocean ,!, Dirrc'er H E 7 - 3 3 4 S .vh's O'tfFLf Established Piivale school' 1 head first in fun hc.iH 5t.u( on vacation amour . , . w:'h a heiutt- full;- stykH c o i f f u r e . You'll feel and look Invchcr in a dishing new stvlc! 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