The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on September 29, 1996 · Page 45
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THE art The photography of Nan Goldin, who has lived and snapped the urban cultural and sexual underground for 25 years, will be presented at New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art this Thursday through Jan. 5. Included will be portraits, interiors and landscapes captured in cities around the world, notably Boston, New York, Bangkok and Berlin. Show It should be pretty funny, and entertaining, to see ex-'80s pop star Debbie Gibson (author of the top-10 hits Only in My Dreams and Lost in Your Eyes) cast as legendary Ziegfeld Follies star Fanny Brice in a stage revival of Funny Girl. The musical kicks off a tour in Pittsburgh this Tuesday, with stops in 30 cities. Of course, for some, the real Funny Girl will always be Barbra Streisand, who defined the role in the '60s. book QctoberisNational Breast Cancer Month. Available this week: a collection of stories from 32 survivors,^ Tribe of Warrior Women (CRANE HILL, $39.95), by photojournalist Melissa Springer. The book combines photographs with poignant vignettes — such as one about Rita Wright, a Birmingham, Ala., homemaker who persevered through three New book focuses on those who beat a disease that strikes one in eight women. miscarriages and a stillbirth in addition to breast cancer, and now is raising three girls. She once asked God to "let me stay" to raise her kids. Now, she experiences "utter joy." Also next month: Race for the Cure events, Oct. 12; National Mammography Day, Oct. 18. now on video: Once Upon a Time ... When We Were Colored (K) plot: Based on a celebrated novel by Clifton Taulbert, this coming-of-age story is set in rural Mississippi before desegregation, The boy, played by three different actors as tie ages, is less Important than the people who surround and form dim; his parents (Al Freeman Jr. and Paula Kelly), his aunt (Phylicia Rashad) and people in his neighborhood, including a preacher and an ice deliwryman. tho good*; Good storytelling that mostly manages to adeptly juggle a large cast of characters. movie Grace of My Heart, opening nationwide this weekend, is the story of Edna Buxton, an heiress who wants to make it as a singer-songwriter in the '50s and '60s. Renamed Denise Waverly by her manager, Edna (loosely based on Carole King) runs into beaucoup trouble from lousy men in the music biz. It's a good first starring role for Illeana Douglas of To Die For. Director: Allison Anders (Gas Food Lodging). E3 IHeana Douglas stars. for teen issue reprints You can order copies of our special issue The Great Divide: Teens & the Gender Gap (Sept. 6-8). The price includes shipping and handling. Specify The Great Divide." Send your request and a check or money order to the address below. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. Jtotry Services IM. 37-39 Fort Point St. tot Norwilk, Con. W855 5 10 56 $10 By Myron B.Pitts, with Uurte Werner Send comments to "The Week,* 1000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22229-0012; e-mail: theweek@usawe«kend,com 6 USA WEEKEND • Sepi. 27-29, IW6 I I I

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