The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 27, 2001 · Page 27
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THE SALINA JOURNAL encoreV FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2001 D3 ALONG CAME A SPIDER •* CENTRAL RATED R Morgan Freeman returns as Dr. Alex Cross, hero of "Kiss the Girls," in another thriller where a mad criminal constructs a diabolical puzzle for him to solve. BLOW CENTRAL RATED R The based-on-fact story of George Jung, who started by dealing a little weed and at one point was supplying 85 percent of the cocaine in America. Johnny Depp plays Jung. BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY CENTRAL RATED R Renee Zellweger stars as a 32- year-old Londoner who smokes, drinks and eats too much and determines to reform herself and find the Right Man. Hugh Grant and Colin Firth play the candidates. CROCODILE DUNDEE IN LOS ANGELES MID-STATE RATED PG Another retread of the original formula, in which Croc pits his genial naivete and utter competence against the hazards of the big city. Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski star again. DRIVEN ••1/2 CENTRAL RATED PG-13 Burt Reynolds owns a racing team with a hot young rookie (Kip Pardue) and a veteran (Sylvester Stallone). Lots of crashes, nonstop action, wall-to-wall music, good guys and smiley-face ending. FREDDY GOT FINGERED No STARS CENTRAL RATED R Tom Green as a hostile retard in a movie about urine, semen, licking wounds and swinging babies by their umbilical cords. JOE DIRT MID-STATE RATED PG-13 David Spade stars as a white trash orphan who tours the country like a low-rent Forrest Gump. JOSIEANDTHE PUSSYCATS CENTRAL RATED PG-13 Would-be comedy about a girl band that is not dumber than the Spice Girls but as dumb as the Spice Girls, which is dumb enough. ONE NIGHT AT McCOOLS CENTRAL RATED R Liv Tyler plays a femme fatale who mesmerized three victims: a bartender (Matt Dillon), a lawyer . (Paul Reiser) and a cop (John Goodman). They tell their stories to listeners; Dillon hires a hit man (Michael Douglas), Reiser hires a shrink (Reba McEntire), Goodman turns to a priest. We see Tyler through three sets of eyes, and each guy imagines a different version of the other two. SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE ART CENTER CINEMA RATED R Two films in one: a vampire thriller and the merciless backstage story of the making of FW. Murnau's 1922 classic "Nosferatu." John Malkovich is Murnau, Willem Dafoe is the ominous star Max Schreck, and Murnau knows a secret: Schreck really is a vampire and has been promised the blood of the leading lady as payment. Creepy and wickedly funny, with Dafoe providing a brilliant re-creation of the real Schreck. SPY KIDS •**y2 CENTRAL RATED PG Antonio Banderas and Caria Gugino play enemy spies who fall in love and marry. When they're kidnapped, it's up to their kids to rescue them, in a colorful, cheerful, inventive movie. TOWN & COUNTRY •* CENTRAL RATED R A romantic comedy about married couples that stars Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton among others, but it's top heavy on talent and too light on story. From Wire Service Reports FrMay, Saturilay Events for these days can be found in the two-day calendar under the "A Look Ahead" heading on Page B2. 29 SunJay • COMMENCEMENT: 109th annual Brown Mackie Graduation with guest speaker Phil Coleman. 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Holidome, 1616 W. Crawford. • MUSIC: Salina Symphony Spring Concert. 4 p.m., Sams Chapel, Kansas Wesleyan University. 827-1321. • THEATER: Kansas Wesleyan University theater department presents "Steel Magnolias." 2 p.m., Fitzpatrick Auditorium, Sams Hall of Fine Arts. $5 for adults, $3 for students and Wesleyan students free. 827-5541, Ext. 5109. • CONCORDIA: Cloud County Historical Society annual open house. 1-5 p.m., 635 Broadway. Free. (785) 243-2866. • HAYS: Fort Hays Stamp Club 11th annual Stamp and Coin Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Country Kitchen, 3203 Vine. Free. (785) 625-3066. • HAYS: 36th annual Fort Hays State University National Intercollegiate Rodeo. Championship, 1:30 p.m., Fort Hays Outdoor Arena. (785) 628-4206. • HUNTER: Annual Pork Burger Barbecue. 5:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Freewill offering. (785) 529-3725. • LINDSBORG: "Short Stuff," one act plays. 8 p.m., Mlngenback Theater, Bethany College. (785) 241-0731. • LINDSBORG: Artists reception for 103rd Midwest Art Exhibition. 2-4 p.m., Birger Sandz6n Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First. (785) 227-2220. • LINDSBORG: Opening reception for art exhibit "Organized Chaos" by Julie Taylor. 2-4 p.m., Mlngenback Art Center, Bethany College. (785) 227-3311. • OBERLIN: Oberlln Arts and Humanities Commission presents 'The Oberlln Tornado of 1942: Remembering the Tragedy — Sharing and Telling Our Stories." 4 p.m., Wheatridge Terrace. Free. (785) 475-2473. • RUSSELL: Opening reception for "Local Color," annual Russell-area artists exhibit, 2-4 p.m., Deines Cultural Center, 820 N. Main. (785) 483-3742. • WATERVILLE: Victorian Days. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $20 for adults and $5 for children under 12. (785) 363-2045 or (785) 363-2061. for the Sallna Art Center's "Plgnic 2001" pig roast, auction and dance on May 5, Roiling Hills Ranch. • PROGRAM: Adult workshop with storyteller De Cee Cornish. 2-4 p.m., Prescott Room, Sallna Public Library 825-4624. • PUBLIC MEETING: Sallna Planning Commission. 4 p.m.. Room 107, City-County Building. 309-5720. • PUBLIC MEETING: Saline County Commission. 11 a.m., Room 107, City- County Building. 309-5825. • LINDSBORG: Voice recitals by Jenny Kling and Lisa Mooney. 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. (785) 227-3311. Wichita to see Bill Cosby Bus leaves at 4 p.m. from far southwest parking lot of the Bicentennial Center. $54 per person. 309-5765. • LINDSBORG: Bethany College Choir and Chamber Choir 2001 spring home concert. 7:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church. Freewill offering. (785) 227-3311. • McPHERSON: "1964" The Tribute in concert. 7:30 p.m.. Brown Auditorium, McPherson College. $16 and $19. (620) 241-1504, • McPHERSON: McPherson Gem and Mineral Club ninth annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sale and Swap, 4-H Grounds, Free, (620) 241-7003, • CONCORDIA: Steven Elisha and Laura Kennedy cello and piano concert. 2 p.m., Brown Grand Theatre. $5. •(785)243-2553. • GLASCO: Steven Ellsha and Laura Kennedy cello and piano concert. 5 p,m„ Christian Church. $3, (785) 2432553, • HAYS: Big Band Reunion, 2-5 p,m„ Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars, 22nd and Vine, (785) 282-6689, • McPHERSON: McPherson Gem and Mineral Club ninth annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sale and Swap, 4-H Grounds, Free, For more Information, call (620) 241-7003, • McPHERSON: McPherson County Historical Society presents "History of Aviation and Airports in McPherson County." 2 p.m., McPherson Municipal Center. • WILSON: "Celebrating 100 Years." Roast hog, sauerkraut and trimmings, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; dance to Dean Hansen, 2-6 p.m., Wilson Opera House. 2 Wednesday 5 Saturday 30 Monday • PARENTING CLASS: "Positive Discipline." 6-8 p.m.. First Presbyterian Church, 308 S. Eighth. Free. 825-4493. • PROGRAM: Tai chi Instruction with Linda Zarata. 4:30-5:30 p.m.. University United Methodist Church. Donation suggested. 825-7664. • PROGRAM: Storytime with storyteller De Cee Cornish. 10 a.m., Salina Public Library 825-4624. • BAVARIA: Saline County Rural Fire District 3 board. 7:30 p.m., Bavaria Station. • SCANDIA: Judge Deanell Reece Tacha Day Open House. 6-8 p.m., Scandia Community Center. (785) 3352374 or (785) 335-2241. 1 Tuesday o DEADLINE: Reservation deadline T BOOK REVIEW • DANCE: Jolly Mixers, Uptowners playing. B-11 p.m.. Moose Lodge. No smoking or drinking. 827-7870. • EVENT: Storytelling performance by storyteller De Cee Cornish. 7 p.m., Salina Art Canter, 242 S. Santa Fe. 827-1431. • PROGRAM: Information session at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sallna. 5:30 p.m., 227 N. Santa Fe, Suite 305. To sign up, call 825-5509. 3 Thursday • CONVOCATION: Honors convocation. 11 a.m.. Miller Chapel, Kansas Wesleyan University. 827-5541, Ext. 1280. • PROGRAM: Steven R. Smith, Las Vegas, will present "Is Food The Best Medicine: Can Balanced Nutrition Prevent Or Reverse Disease?" 7:30 p.m.. Room 201, Peters Science Hall, Kansas Wesleyan University. $2 donation suggested. 825-5403. • COURTLAND: Courtland Community Arts Council presents the Glen Miller Orchestra. 7 p.m., Pike Valley Elementary School Gymnasium. $10 for bleacher seats and $15 for reserved table seating. (785) 3744231. 4 Mday • DANCE: Salina Twirlers Square Dance. 7:30 p.m., Sunset Elementary School, 1510 W. Republic. (785) 6554171. • EVENT: J.H. Brandt Enterprises presents 'Writers Nighf and talent showcase. 6-9 p.m., G. Wlllikers. (785) 392-2925 or (785) 827-3037. • MUSIC: Salina Arts and Humanities Commission presents Art a la Carte featuring Mexican folk music by Musica Maestro. 12:20 p.m., Campbell Plaza, 100 block of South Santa Fe. Free. 309-5770. • PROGRAM: Storytime with storyteller De Cee Cornish. 10 a.m., Sallna Public Library 825-4624. • TRIP: Sallna Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a trip to • CONCERT: Rock 'n' Roll Revival II. 7 p.m.. Bicentennial Center. $35.75, $32.75 or $26.75. 1-888-826- SHOW. • DANCE: Sallna Singles Dance with music by Reflections. 8 p.m.- midnight, American Legion, 142 S. Seventh. All singles welcome. 8238330. • EVENT: Sallna Human Relations Commission presents the fourth annual Ethnic Festival. Noon-5 p.m., Oakdale Park Stage. 309-5745. • EVENT: Sola Gratia music festival with games and concessions. 2-9 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 743 E. Magnolia. 825-6551. . EVENT: Yard Waste Day 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., east end of old airport runway Limbs, branches, brush, leaves, clippings and other yard waste accepted. • EVENT: Annual Multiple Sclerosis Walk. 8 a,m., check in; 9 p,m. start, Kenwood Park, 823-8382, • FUND-RAISER: Sallna Public Library Book Sale, 9 a,m,-3 p,m„ 301 W, Elm, Hardbacks, 50 cents; paperbacks, 25 cents or 5 for $1, • McPHERSON: McPherson Gem and Mineral Club ninth annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sale and Swap, 4-H Grounds, Free, (620) 241 -7003, • WHITE CITY: Christian Church Centennial Celebration and Old Fashioned Carnival and Magic Show. 11 a.m., church yard. $3 a plate for meals, (785) 349-2283, + G American Red Cross ira ]r(d [(e ]ni IPaurty Sunday, April 29th 1:30-3:30 ireini Acines Gaundieinis 8853 E. Cloud Salina, KS $15 per person or $25 for two All proceeds benefit the American Red Cross. • You will be entertained by the dynamic duo of Steve Hanson & Lessie Diener. ' Enjoy fresh and delicious appetizers provided by Laurel's Garden Fine Catering. • Taste and enjoy Smoky Hill Vineyards great selections of wines. • Chip Miller will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. For ticket information contact the American Red Cross at 785-827-3644 6 Sunday • FUND-RAISER: Sallna Public Library Book Sale. 1-3 p.m., 301 W. Elm. Hardbacks, 50 cents; paperbacks, 25 cents or 5 for $1. • PROGRAM: "Don't Call Me A Monkey," Is it a monkey or an ape? 3-5 p.m.. Rolling Hills Refuge, 625 N. Hedvllle. All ages. $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. 827-9488, Ext. 17. • ABILENE: Presentation by textile artist and quilter Chris Wolf Edmonds. 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1400 N. Cedar. (785) 263-3118. Book recounts flight of El Duque* By JEFF GUINN Fort Worth Star-lilegram In ' December 199-7, star Cuban pitcher Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez sailed from the communist island nation on a raft, accompanied by his young wife and determined to achieve freedom and major- league stardom in America. That was the story fed to the world, and it was partly correct. Hernandez, who had been suspended from the Cuban team after the earlier defection of his brother, Livan, did leave Cuba planning to auction ofT his baseball services to the highest American bidder His "raft" was, in fact, a climky motorboat, and there were companions in addition to his wife, some of whom El Duque disdained once he made his millions from the New York Yankees. Authors Fainaru, a sportswriter for "The Washington THE DUKE OF HAVANA By Steve Fainaru and Ray Sanchez Villard Publishing $24.95 Post," and Sanchez, former Latin American correspondent for "Newsday," present a fascinating study of political repression and financial avarice. The latter was exhibited mostly by sharklike amateur American sports agents who saw in Hernandez and other Cuban stars the kind of naive baseball talents who might foolishly sign away many of their future millions in return for help escaping Fidel Castro and communism. Readers expecting a standard sports biography won't, or at "least shouldn't, be disappoint­ ed with "The Duke of Havana." No, there aren't descriptions of El Duque's many Yankee Stadium triumphs once he and his friends are rescued from the deserted island where their escape vessel runs aground. Instead, this is a scintillating study of a Cuba in the final throes of economic collapse, and of the talented athletes torn between loyalty to their country and personal fortune. This Sunday in... WEEKEND 1 \ \y I Believe us! ' '^\ Ihe Kids Are Alriglit: Parents. cirtiL More than 84.000 stiidGnts tell us m mean more'to tliam f than iheir nose rintjs or tatloos Other siirprtsing results inside nm\ or.TcM Hrtcted's mm tor mncss ami Pam fltiitwofl s tw rHicnotnenal lal««s : Teen Survey results are here, America's endangered redwoods, make some phenomenal fajitas... Salina Journal Conriecling comvivniries ivith information. Kansas Storytelling Festival ;ansaTstate ^^^"^^"j |J||^ April 27-28 Downs, Kansas Eighth Annual Festival Features Music, Authors and Storytellers Friday 1:00 PM Registration 1:30 Grand Opening 3:00 PM junior Storytellers, Ise Story & Gospel Stories 4:00 PM Teacher PDP Workshop, Historic Cemetery Tour 5:00 Dinner with the Storytellers 7:00 PM Tall Tale Contest and Storytelling Sampler Saturday 10:00 AM Storytellers at Four Locations V- 11:00 AM Storytellers at Four Locations NOON Food and Free Music at the Gazebo 2:00 PM Storytellers at Four Locations 3:00 PM Storytellers at Four Locations 4:00 PM Master Storyteller Terry Koops, Story Swaps 4:00 PM Free Tour of Richardson Organs 7:00 PM Concert of Stories Featuring Lynn Moroney ^ Admission: Adults $10, Students $5, Children <10 Free Partial funding for this event Is provided by the Kansas Arts Commission, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and these sponsors. The Storytelling Capital of Kansas •k Downs Kansas SIMPLY WONDERFUL (DaNTWS^sC^undl For more information call 800-877-1980. *Sunday, April 29,2001 4:00 p.m. Sams Chapel Kansas Wesleyan University Ail-Tchaikovsky Concert Works by Pyotr Llyich Tchaikovasky Swan Lake Suite Scene Dances of the Little Swans Hungarian Dance Neapolitan Dance Mazurka Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza Hopak from the opera, "Masepa" David Lowe, conductor Pezzo Capriccioso Variations on a Rococo Theme Available at the door General Admission $8 Senior Citizen $6 Chndren 18 an^ under FREE! •Note Datel Season tickets have a mis-printed date for tliis concert.

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