Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1976 · Page 18
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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, April 18, 1976 FAYEIlEVUir. ARKANSAS Tony /Awards Sef Tonight On ABC ' Bv WILLIAM GLOVER ' r A P Drama Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway fans find out tonight (April 18); who gets the 1976 Tony Awards, Winners of the stage equivalents of Hollywood's Oscars will b* announced during a two- hour nationwide telecast over the ABC network starling at 9 p.m, (EST). -. Unless there's a lie -- which occasionally happens -- 18 winners will rush to the stage of the Shubert Theater for the three-inch silver medallions, and 54 also-rans will s mile bravely or wipe a tear, Victors are decided by a secret vote of 450 representatives of branches of the profession. all Lasers itoii. have some consbla- Am?ng those who never have won are Geraldine Page; George C. Scott, who is having another chance this year; Nei Simon, whose money-making plays have never been cited an d K atharine Hepburn, who was never even nominated. , Others somehow passed over at Tony time include such celebrities as Marlon Brando, Lee J. Cobb, Julie Andrews, Warren ·Beatty and Jane Fonda. A mon g overs eas emin enl: I "who have appeared here, Lore Olivier has never been calle fonvard for a presentation. honored only as a director Sir John Gielgud has been ' honored only as a director Lynn Fontanne, wife of Alfrei ··Lunt, was neglected until bot 1 received a special, non-com "petitive trophy. The same happened to Noel Coward, ·· 394 TONY TROPHIES · ; "" Altogether, 394 Tony tropic have been passed out in com F pftitive classes, and 70 winner -have taken more than one. Th 1 champion is Harold Price, will 12 as a producer or director. Gwen Verdon and Julie Har -,;ris are the top performing f . tlisls, with four each. Miss Ver .,don is among this year's minees. · Arthur Miller is the onl. recipient of two "best play ^Salesman" and "The Crucible/ -^Biit Tom Stoppard . has :chance to tie that record i "Travesties" wins this year. I , 1968 he copped with ' 'Rosen crantz and Guildenstern AT Dead." .The only performer ever t win a Tony and an Oscar in on season was Ellen Burstyn, Sh won an Academy award las :year for "Alice. Doesn't Liv simply announced nomination round. ·ay's Tony (or "Same Time Vcxt Year. 11 ·,· The American Theater Wing, which , began as a wartime ervice organization, estab- ished-the Tony Award in 1047, t was named for Antoinette 'orry, the organization's chair- inn and secretary. Winners during the first few ·ears were vithout any Carh received a , compact or ·igarette lighter plus a scroll. ?he famous medallion with the masks of 'Tragedy 1 and. Comedy vasn'l designeduntil later.; In 1967, administration of the wards . was assigned to, the League'of New York Theaters and Producers, which turned it nto a major promotional event complete with TV coverage. Trie annual- ceremony, has been produced ever 'since by Alexander IL Cohen, to general critical praise and high audience ratings. . = In the beginning, seven "kinds Two Authors Publish Book Dr. Robert L. Savage, assistant professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, is Hie co a u t h o r of a book just published. · The book,'which was written with'Dr. Dan, Nimmo, professor of political science at the University o f . .Tennessee, is entitled "Candidates and Their mages: Concepts, Methods and Findings." It is 'described by he publisher as M lhe first ful- engih empirical s t u d y - o f the nature und dimensions of the rnages of political candidates," The book is a result ol a lumber ot research projects undertaken by the authors ove: a period of years, all aime at understanding h o w citizens see/think, and feel about candidates tor public office. The research grew put.ol a general interest; the authors said, in jolitical and voter of artistic merit; were re warded. Later t h e r e .were 21 classes -- including since discontinued accolades for orches ra conductors and stagehands. The number of categories has ranged from 'seven to. 21. Since 1972, I t * h a s been 18. Last year from three to six nominations in each class were allowed, but this year the League stipulated precisely four. Alert to artistic senilives and practical considerations, the ATW and the League from the start have regularly handed out special Tony Awards to individuals and institutions for theatrical merit. There are four this year, bringing to 93. the number of Tony Awards recipients who have known in advance and have not had to fret through the extravagant ritual of opening "and the winner is ..." envelopes. The specials are being presented Eo the Areana Stage Company of Washington; th e Cucle-in-the-Square, which began off-Broadway 25 years ago; Mathilda Pincus, a veteran mu sic copyist, and the late Thomas Fitzgerald, a lighting expert. achavior. More- importantly, they added, it is a result of a conviction' tliut election campaigns arc.playing an increasingly important role in .shaping voters' opinions of candidates. The book deals with such topics as the technology of persuasion in political campaigns, the character of popular beliefs, values and expectations aboul polilics l and the measurement of political perceptions.- The volume represents a departure from conventional political science studies, according to Dr. Thomas Bellows, chairman of the UA Department ol Political Science. He said (bat the work emphasizes a 'limited set of problems relating to formation of candidates" images, sucb as. the effect of victory. or defat on the way voters look at - candidates, which allows an exploration of various explanations for a ph enomenon a s complex as personal imagery.' 1 UA Accountant Mono? Students At Banquet At [he annual awards bannuel ot the Department of Accounting o[ the University of Arkansas Wednesday at the Holiday Inn. S29.725 m sclloiarslii]js were awarded to 55 students.' Awards also went to students and faculty members for outstanding accomplishments. Beta Alpha Psi. tlie nationa' accounting honor society, instal ted new officers for the 1976-7! vcar. Department Chairman James' Modisettc said that $27.500 of the total arnount came from private sources, while the remaining came f r o m - t h e Uni versity's General Scliolarship Fnncl. .. ' . , . There were 46 CPA firms and Individuals who contributed the private funds. Alumni ( , com prised the majority of the indi viduals .making cifls and in i numbtirV r '··*·*·.*, thpi r donat;ons were matched by Ihe .various firms' matching programs. . Among (how honored wore Deborah R. West from Storey, the "Outstanding Senior for 137570; .: and Klizabeth i F. Staples of Bloomfield, Iowa, the "Outstanding .Junior" lor 137576. . Dr Doris Cook was named -Outstanding Facnlty,Mcmber" bv Beta Alpha Psi, "Outstand- ng Teacher" award from the Sazorback aiinual slaEC w c n l . L o Dr. Jackson A'. White. Both faculty members arc professors n the Department of Accounting. · : Area students earning scho larships included .Penelope S. Campbell of West Fork. Debbie I Herriven of Siloam Springs; Allen H. Duncan, William B. Garrison, Doris L. Goff,, Kyle K t £ i n , Kathryn Mackenzie Guardsman Graduates National Guard Airman Gordon W. Shook Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Shook of JRoute 4, Siloam Springs, has graduated at Chanute AFB, 111. from the aircraft electrical He is-now back with his Arkansas National Guard unit at the Here Any More," then Broad- Fort Smith Airport. Buy a DELUXE Central Air Conditioner now for add-on or replacement and get a cash refund direct from General Electric. You get cool air at a cool price! $100 CASH REFUNDS on DELUXE Central Air Conditioners, depending on model and capacity. Make your best buy now and get quality coolina at a moderate cost. March 1 through April 30, 1976 is refund time for 6E DELUXE Central Air Conditioners at all participating GE'dealers. All units have two-speed fans to control outside noise, and they are available in capacities of 24,000 to 60,000 BTUH. Equipment must be installed by May 3lsl, 1976. Your Refund Will Be: UNIT CAPACITY REFUND AMOUNT 2-2KTONS 5 50 3-3/,TONS S 75 4-5TONS $100 CAUL TODAY FOB A FREE ESTIMATE AND HOME SURVEY. H E L T O N A L E S E R V I C E 451 E. Township Rd. Foyetteville, AR 442-9340 Doyle Shelton (Offer void in area: whert pronibit«d, taxed or restricted by law.) Music Program SeiOnKUAF "Jlrjsical · Theater-East ' and West" is the title of the "Musical Melting Pot" Bicentennial presentation^ for, 7 p.m. today over the University of Arkansas radio station, KUAF. The program deals with. two plays by the innovative Ameri can playwright David Bleasco, Surfing Said Growing In Popularity HONOLULU AP) -- When the Big Kahuna speaks 'every one listens, , , The 'llig'Kalmhn is a mythic il Hawaiian witch doctor, a ilcnil-jjod, · who watches over surfing. At 1 his.command waves rise and surfers fall, : - r Right now, according : I George Downing, (he Big Ka huna is b r e w i n g ' b i g ' m a g i c to surfing.' Downing should :kno\ because he is a Big Kahuna ii his own right. He is consulerei to be one of Hawaii's grealcs living surfers, one of the mos influential ! in the sport since th legendary Duke Kahanamoku. . The [ Duke, a full blooded Ila wnuan, 'was three 1 limes member of the U.S. Olym'pi ·cam and winner ' O t two gol medals 'for ssvimmiug- the 10 rnciers -Irecstyle event. Called Ihc' world's ,, grcates iurfcr,'lie turned surfing into" iclebrity sport by teaching th )uke of Windsor, Douglas 'Far lanks and scores'of-other ni ables how to ride the waves a Vaikiki. Then,' he popularize he sport in California and -An ralia and went on to appear movres. · - '·- ;· "· A Duke Kahammioku -set . (b record for tlie world's longc surfing ride, a mile and a qua lor across Waikiki Bay, endin up on a , ripple against tl sands of t h e . Royal ,IIawaiia Hotel beach. George ·'. Downin 'Passover Plot'Pictures Jesus As Jewish Agitator Donald W. Slone, Sharon S. Stuart, Steven W Hurry. Sulton and James H. Young Jr. all o( Fayetteville. William P McBee and James Kirk Thomoson of Soringdale: Carl .Dean Spears of Summers ana .Con stance ; S. Tucker . nf ..Prairie Grove. . . . . . : : , Also as part of .the, evening s events, new officers were in slallert for 'n7B77. T h e v a r e A l l e n Dimcan, president Honald J.. Gardner., vice presi dent lor memhersliirj: Ronald M. Clark, vies president for Droarams; Denbie .1. Derdevti recording secretary: Elizabeth Staples , corrosnonrNn" secre tar'. and Dee W. Hency treasurer. and director, which were made into Italian operas by Ciacomo Puccini -- "Madame Butterfly" and "The Girl of (he Golden Wes t." The prog ram will conclude' with excerpts from the original cast recording of the new musical, "Bright Horizons," which opened on Broadway .in January. The m u s i c a l deals with ; the Policy,' : westernization of Japan and is The course a work for the American uneater using many of the conventions of, Kab'uki theater. Doyle Martis of Fayelleville is (he announcer. Randy Johnson of the Journalism Department is engineer and Dr. Bar- jara Jackson of the Music ) e p a r t r n e n t prepared t h e script. UA Piano Recital Set At Arts Hall Rano Papini, Jr., a junior piano major from Rogers, will be presented in recital by the University-of Arkansas Department of Music at 3 p.m. today in the Fine Arts Concert Flail. Papini. the 1976 winner of the coveted Tovey Award, also will be f ealu reel wi Eh th e North Arkansas Symphony in three performances of Mendelssohn's "Concerto in G minor" at BentonvilJe, Fayetteville and Eureka Springs April 22, 23, and 25. He is a pupil ol Professor Jerome Rappaport and the son of Mr, and Mrs. Rano Paini of Rogers. The pianist will play selections by Bach, Schubert, Brahms, Prokofieff, and Liszt. English Course Offered At UA A new course will'be'olterei by the English Department'a the University, of Arkansas entitled "Language and Pumn follow tin \vorkshop method, meeting twi periods each afternoon for three weeks from June I lo'June 18. Subjects of the course are: the language of the business world, especially advertising. the language of politics (political speeches, Watergate), the language of war and peace, racist, classist,'. and sextsl language, and the medm. The course is, ibased upon recent recommendations from the National Coxincij - of Teachers oM English urging .greater attention to commercial, poli : tical 'and other public uses of language.' ' ' ' · · " ' . . j. The texts are published by Nationa] Council. . . . . . ; Interested 'persons should contact Professor James R, Bennett; English Department, U r i v e r s i t y o f Arkansas," Fayetteville, 72701. Recruiting Recruiter Chuck Tate has announced that there ings in the Coast Guard in such duplicated this feat but stoppe short of the beach, by' 10 yar [o keep the Duke's record i tact. RESPKCTS TRADITION' A man who respects-traditti is George Downing. And a ,mi who is intent.on seeing surfin as popular a sport as baaelb. and football. Ever .,since/ f gave up winning atl the surfii titles around,, Downing h worked to develop a , stand a of professionalism ,for the;spoi Now he is ready to launch iipon the world, vi'ifh a wor series of professional Surfing be held 1 on four continents th. year, ; including events in A tfalia, 1 Japan, Hawaii, Bra and the United States. l ,'.The'sport has changed gre ly from what ' it was in I Duke's lime, Downing nbtcs\. the early clays" of the sport,' I main "point of s u r f i n g , was f t loiig rii]p. .Surfers used 'hea redwood boards 17 feet long ririe a wave ,from i(s peak the way to shore; Then, thJe'e phasis changed, to the ;tri ride, with surfers riding in t dent or with one standing the shoulders of another. In I 1950s, the sport was Ira formed into the wild ride as surfers tried,to out-macho ,each other in risking the biggest and fiercest waves around. L Downing, 44, survived tins period witb a worldwide, reputation for daring and skill.,. Many of his contemporaries, however; did , noE. They fell victim to crushing waves 25 feet : high or| a forest of pilings in Ihe path of Iheir waves. The high rate ( , of injuries and fatalities gave Stirling an unpleasant image and for a while threatened the existence of (he sport. ; Downing was one of the first ;o realize the damage done to Ihe sport and sought to transform the wild ride into , the skilled ride, vi'here performance was judged on a surfer's ability to maneuver his hoard into zigzags and turns while riding the face of a wave. S K I L L E M P H A S I Z E D "The emplinsis ; on skills will open the sport to everyone, Downing claims. ; "There's:; no need to search for the bigges* and highest waves, because zigzags and turns .can be per gh Priest; and Harry ··Andi'*f John the "Baptist. American. ar Scott Wilson plays Judas, Campus says major sara ere purposely passed over so s not to prejudice the viewer i anccplion of Christ. By MARCUS KL1ASOX JERUSALEM AP igry ' revolutiomiry" - An ·Hh ecn: sense of politics stages his execution to win martyr- oni. He talks in street slang the ' p ks lh populace ; with at are taken · ; : "The Passover lot," a new American film Jesus Chrjsl that is being dazzles the rtful gimmic ir "miracle's." It's all part of lot in Israel,: This 'is not a film 'about esus Christ," insists the pro- ticer." "It's a' film about'Yesh- a, a Jew: fighting the Roman ccupation.'Vi' 1 ' 1 '-" i ; '',··"·'·* · ' But the 'Controversial content Mhe movie is nonetheless not. o the liking of some believers. -The Lutheran - Redeemer Church in Jerusalem, where esus 1 trial -was to have .'been ilmed, refused permission. ·"That's the kind of problem vc'ro ^ o f t e n running into," said VolE Schmidt, the producer.;' one day, and therefore was in no position to "rise from the dead" on Easter .Sunday. · i The script is written in modcrr day parlance --/ "we gotta gc oula hcfc," says Judus to Jcsu -- and the Son of God himself played by New York actor Za man King, is dressed anil com Led in the, scruffy street slyl of the timci ·'-· · . The book tried to debunk mir aclcs such as the restoration o sight to the blind beggar.; Thu the film*shows Ihe beggar to b a thief feigning blindness to 'f. cilitate his 'filching. Jesus spit in his face, the surprised ma "The Passover 1 1'lot" is not ust another telling' 1 ' of : the his eyes,. and the di -- portrayed somewha NOW SHOWING Show Start* 7:15 * W**t ·*·' [rcaiesl story ..'ever told. In this ersion Jesus is a : streetwise gilator dedicated to expelling he Romans and restoring' Jew sh morality, and he" orchcs rates his own crucifixion with he calculated aim of attaining martyrdom. ; , s -. A": group "of \ Jerusalem clergy men issued : a circular to' report- e r s ' c a l l i n g the' film "a direct ittack on Jesus Christ ... in such a way as to destroy the whole '-basis' of the Christian lilh." - ' ; f : V .' · -'-··''''· · ; . B A S E D ' O N NOVEL ^ The film is based on the',1967 best seller of the same name, written by British scholar Hugh Schonfield. Schonfield contends : ' that Jesus ordered Judas to betray htrri;' believing that only 'a ma tic crucifixion'could win him immortality. ; ,'. r . His miracles 'invariably had a rational 'explanation, ! Schonfield wrote. And he said -that 'because crucifixion was a .drawn out and "vicious ".punishment, Jesus could n o t ' Have died in opens ciples like primitive publicity men -race :about (own proclaiming miracle. «c 't ·- . · ' ' BIG NAME STARS "We could haw shot Ihe film in Utah," says director Michael Camp. "But it makes a tremendous" difference working here, where it all actually happened. Something ; exudes from the soil, and actually affects[| the actors;" The big-name .stars in the $2 million film are English actors Donald Pleasence, who* plays Pilate; Hugh Griffith as thel · PLUS · .STARTS 7:15 THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING BURT REYNOLDS'SARAH MJLE5, ·WED: THRU TUES: STARTS 7:20. PJA, He sold his soul for rock n'roll. UARK 649 West Dickson T©mmy Fields ; as boating i protection law afoty, and enforcement, environ mental search and rescue Interested p e r s o n s should'call him collect at 918 581-7128 in Tulsa, formed even on smal prove - No. one .has to waves. he can beat a big'-wave or-be ashamed of' not facing up to . the rough ones." · " . ' · - . ' . - · : , For the' ; professionals, though there is still enough risk to ex cite the most ardent thrill seek er." · ; · · ' " ; . · . ; " Easter Dinner Swiss Steak Whipped pota1o«s, vegetable, salad bar. QK *·* Baked Chicken On Rice Pilaf Served with 025 vegetable and ^ safad bar/ Golden Glaze Baked Ham Served with candied yams, vegetable and lalad bar. 395 All of the above served with our famous home - baked bread and the dessert of th* day. FROM 11 AM to 8 PM ONLY! PHAMTOM of the PARADISE PLUS RACE WITH THE DEVIL A'Columb'i Fifties irvd Robed 5tfg*wd Otfliirlut-'on Shows Saturday 7:00, 9:30 and 12:00 Shews Sunday 7:00 and 9:30 'CATHERINE and JOSEPH MALFITAKO DUO" Voice and Violin i . appearing under th« aupt«s of Northwest Arkansas Community Concert Association Tuesday, April 20 . 8:00 p.m. University Men's Gym Fayetteville Admission by Membership Card or Sludcnt Activify Card Only APRIt-21 THURSMY APftIL 12 fKIMV fiPKIL 23 ANNIVERSARY WE'RE PROUD Of AMERICA... m WATT'S CAFETERIAS ANNIVERSARY MENU GEORGE WASHINGTON SPECIAL WtifftW WiCK6tf WITH CRWM WW THOMAS JEFFERSON SPECIAL SWFF 8£U P£PP£R ' PAUL REVERE SPECIAL BOWL OF CHICKEN AN$OUWUNGQ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SPECIAL MKEQ MEAT LOAf WITH C#£0i SAUCE VALLEY FORGE SPECIAL CF UYl WITH ONIONS FRANCIS SCOTT KEY SPECIAL FmQCQKHMTHTAtrMWCB JOHN ADAMS SPECIAL tofiST 7WWAW DRESSING CHILD'S PLATE (QljmANNIVEIAW ONLY) LUUfltt CflfCURIflS

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