The Ithaca Journal from Ithaca, New York on October 25, 1991 · 19
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The Ithaca Journal Friday, October 25, 1991 FeaturesColumnsContinued Stories 9B i. SI CALENDAR . TODAY Adirondack Mountain Club Slide show on the Adirondacks by Carl Heilman, Rural Urban center, 208 ' Broadway, Montour Falls, dish-to- .. pass,6:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by ; "Audubon and the Sierra Club. Slide 'show, 8 p.m. I Al Anon Support group for 1 people affected by someone elses '' drinking, Presbyterian Church, 10 a.m. '. Caroline Center Church Fish Fry, 24 Poor Shots Club, West Creek Road, Richford, 5 p.m. Cayuga Bird Club Field trip, ! Swan pen at Stewart Park, 4 p.m. Dryden Sertoma Club Fourth Annual Spaghetti Supper to help support the youth soccer program, Drydeh High School Cafeteria, 5:30-7:30 p.m. ' Lansing Boy Scout Troop 48 Haunted House. Lansing Annex, 7-9 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous , Tompkins County Mental Health Center, 201 E. Green St., 8 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous Discussion, American Red Cross, 201 W. Clinton St., noon-1 p.m. Square-A-Naders Halloween party, Newfield Elementary School . Cafeteria, 7 p.m. Tompkins County Country Dances New England Contra and Square Dance, Montessori School, 120 E. King Road, 8 p.m. Whitney Point and Community Fall Pumpkin Festival, community . round and square dance, old fashion cake walk auction, Middle School, Teacher- (Continued from Page 10B) dergraduate students on our film crew, I think it puts the children at "ease," Maas says of the success the filmmakers had in maintaining a relaxed atmosphere. "We don't just come barging in and out. We live with these classes . . . After a while, they don't even know we're there." Woodall depicted at home, leading a - teacher-training workshop and in the classroom says that she's glad she took part in , the documentary. "Because it does put a focus on education . . . and on the important role of science from the very early grades," she says. For the children, anticipation of the documentary's debut has been building for months. "They have been asking me ever single week, 'when is it going to be .on? When is'it going to be on?,' " Woodall says. "Probably the hardest thing has been waiting all this time." Making "To Light a Fire" has ' been, for Maas, a kind of busman's Stranger (Continued from Page 10B) He had the mental ability of a . third-grader when he arrived at the ' rehabilitation center, but he pro-; gressed quickly, eventually earning - a high school diploma. , Today, he works in a Las Vegas hospital, does volunteer work for an ambulance company and takes college classes. He hopes to become a doctor. But the memories never came back. ' !Does he have flashes of anything , frpm his first 17 years? " '"I've given up," he said Wednesday. "I don't search like I used to."- (DIRECTED BY GARY MARSHALL DAILY 7:00 & 9.30 P.M. , SAT. & SUN. 2:00-7:00 & 9:30 P.M. THE STAR OF 'QUANTUM LEAP" SCOTT BAKULA IN sSnfcy A Banc of loners, i gang of loners, looniet and losers are about to become wmething they've never been before... a team. DAILY 7:15 & 9:30 P.M. SAT. ft SUN. 2:00-7:15 & 9:30 P.M.. JIT MJ!WJ 1. i V TV-" VI (jinny Lee Cafe Join us on Sunday for our sumptuous Join us on Sunday for our sumptuous Brunch Buffet (10-2) $9.95 Beginning November 1, .... we will be serving a-la-carte breakfast from - 8-10:30 on Fridays Saturday "-., , -. o niMNLR HOURS & MENU k ttn.ian Feast Buffet FRIDAY" o'wuu SATURDAY: prime Rib '- . ..lAAn nervation? Route 11,7 p.m. SATURDAY Adirondack Mountain Club Hike near Hammond Hill areas, meet at Caroline School, Route 79, 10 a.m. Cayuga Bird Club Field trip up the east side of the lake, meet at Lab of Ornithology, Sapsucker Woods Road, 8 a.m. Center Ithaca Merchants On Center, in Center Ithaca Story Trunk, sstory telling for kids, 1 1 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Enfield Center Spaghetti dinner, home made pies, Grange Hall, 4 p.m. Adults $4.50, children 5-12 $2.25. Freevllle United Methodist Church Turkey supper and bazaar, bazaar opens 2 p.m., dinner, 4:30 p.m. Groton Community Church, United Church of Christ Annual Turkey Harvest Supper, Fellowship Hall, Church Street, 4:30-7 p.m. Hinckley Foundation Museum Children's workshop on Hexes, 410 E. Seneca St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Halloween Cajun Dance Party and Costume Ball Dr. Bubba's O.K. Bayou Dance Band and a Cajun dance workshop, Masonic Temple, 115 N. Cayuga St., 8 p.m.-1 p.m. Mecklenburg Firemen Ladies' Auxiliary Roast turkey harvest supper, Fire House, 5 p.m. Adults $5, children under 12 $3. International Management Council Quality Improvement seminar, Emerson Power Transmission, ,, 620 S. Aurora St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $35 for members; $45 non-members. holiday. In addition to his filmmaking duties and research in the field of sleep deprivation, Maas teaches the largest single lecture course in the nation. The introductory psychology course, which he has taught since 1964, packs 2,000 students into Cornell's Bailey Hall -three times a week. He says that some 200 hopefuls are turned away each year for lack of space. Maas chalks up the course's sue- ' cess to his conversational style and love and command of his subject matter. He has long used visual aids in his teaching, and believes that the multitude of slides and film clips that he uses' in his lectured bring a real-world flavor to the class. "You're teaching in the largest . context you could," Maas .says of the immediacy of using sight and sound in teaching. "It's not just in the classroom, but beyond the classroom." While Maas says he has never felt burned-out from teaching the same course year after year, he acknowl At New Medico,.' therapists hoped his letter jacket, medals and other high school memorabilia :would trigger memories. . , "He felt like his. life had been stolen from him," said Ann Cloud, admissions coordinator ; at New Medico. ' - ' , "'. Now the family cherishes its memories of the old Steve, but also loves' the new person who has emerged. "We're so close now it's unbelievable," Mrs. Thompson said. "It's like it was before. We're friends. It's wonderful to have that friendship again." t.i HliTlHT ' . Q $11.95 K.t12.95 T"q "- Lunch (11-4) Mon.-Sat. (Z:30-4:30j sun. Rt. 414, Lodi 607-582-6574 Ithaca Ballet BoyceBall video, perspective on how dancers, choreographers, costumes and music combine to become a finished work of art, Willard Straight Theater, 5:15 p.m. - Ithaca Church of Christ Winter clothing give-away, 1210 N. Cayuga St., 9 a m.-noon. Narcotics Anonymous American Red Cross, 210 W. Clinton St., 8 p.m. North Spencer Christian Academy Annual Craft Fair, 721 Ithaca Road, Spencer, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Overeaters Anonymous Newcomers and step, American Red Cross, 201 W. Clinton St., 1 1 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Parents Without Partners OctoBeerFest, dish-to-pass, 7 p.m. RSVP Constance 272-3343. ; Planned Parenthood Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey, former catholic nuns and authors, Hubbard Auditorium, County Office Building, 56 Main St., 7:30 p.m. Tompkins Community Hospital "Diagnosis and Treatment of Young Stutterers" workshop, by Edward G. ( Conture, Conference Room, Medical Office Building, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Co-' sponsoreed by the Southern Tier Area Speech and Hearing Association; Leaner Weigh free introductory . session, Room 105, Medical Office Building, 7 p.m. To submit items to the calendar, send information, name, date and place, at least tour days in advance, to ' Calendar, care of The Ithaca Journal, 123 W. State St., Ithaca. edges that making "To Light a Fire" was a rejuvenating experience. "I was reminded by looking at these master teachers how much energy it takes to do the job well," Maas says. "My batteries were recharged by watching these people work." PARAMOUNT PICTURES PKESEHTS A NICITALLOYO ,,.,, DEMI MOORE JEFF DANIELS THE BUTCHER'S WIFE GEORGE DZUNDZA FRANCES McOORMAND MARGARET COLIN mid MARY STEENBURCEN SS3 ARNE SCHMIDT T EZRA LITWAX t MARJORIE SCHWARTZ TWALLIS NICITA AMD LAUREN LLOYD ""TORY HUGHES djgfe 1 PG13 PUttlUJiniMtlYCAiniOIBI! 1 toV.ui fcMiliilil NIMH H STARTS TODAY 4:15-6:50-9:20-11:30 "BETTER THAN bbb asasi mmm m m m S Trie 10 - David $h.hin, KNSC-TV THE PAJAMA JAM! NEW LINE CINEMA Presents A JACKSONMcHENRY "a F,im h DOUG arm GEORGE" KID 'N PLAY "HOUSE PARTY 2" FULLFORCE TISHA CAMPBELL IMAN QUEEN LATIFAH arm MARTIN UWRENCEas"BllAL"':"REGINALDHUDUN CRUSTY CUNDIEFF "tRUSTYCUNDIEffandDARYLG.NICKENS "X?D0UG McHENRVm GEORGE JACKSON Q Rirj!-: miHss) ;sis7;;,; NEW LINE CINEMA NOW SHOWING 4:00-7:00-9:40-11:50 Sex life enhanced by reindeer horns Dear Ann Landers:' Three months ago I wrote to you about my husband (age 34) who was. losing interest in sex. He had read about powdered reindeer horns in a magazine and sent away for a ship--ment. (The price was $300.) You said it was a racket. Well, Ann, I want to tell you it worked. Ever since "John" has been taking that stuff our sex life has been a lot livelier. What do you say now? Caracas, Venezuela Dear Friend: I say congratulations. If your sex life is livelier it's because John believes in "that stuff" which, according to my authorities, is worthless. But as the saying goes "Whatever turns you on . . ." "'.-;'". ... Dear Ann Landers: We live on a private road with 10 other families. Except for our next-door neighbor, everyone contributes to maintain the road (paving, snow removal, pruning, etc.). Whenever we approach the people next door about contributing ., their fair share, they become extremely unpleasant. So far they have yet to give a dime although they enjoy all the benefits made possible by the rest of us. The immediate .problem involves their Halloween display which usually stays up until Thanksgiving. If it were only jack-o'-lanterns, scarecrows and witches, we wouldn't mind, but they have assembled a chilling facsimile of a graveyard, with tombstones every- where. A skeleton hangs from a tree and a hand comes out of the ground giving this area an eerie and frightening appearance. They've recently installed powerful flood- OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY 3:50-6:40-9:10-11:30 THE BUTCHER'S WIFE 4:15-6:50-9:20-11:30. THE FISHER KING 3:45-6:30-9:30 HOUSE PARTY 2 4:00-7:00-9:40-11:50 ERNEST SCARED STUPID PG 4j10 PARADISE 4:20-7:05-9:45-11 :50 PG13 DECEIVED 7:00-9:25-11:30 PG13 CURLY SUE 4:30-7:10-9:50-11:55 PG nnnanaaiiam'.f' Vy ITHACA CINEMAS UnuTe PYRAMID MALL nUala 257-2700 rlnbT! ITHACA CINEMAS HlJ!Il3 "St?." fin J fil I ANN LANDERS lights that turn night into day and make the street look like a tourist attraction. Is there anything we can do about this? Victims in New England Dear New England: Have you checked with an attorney to determine if any of the neighbor's circus antics are infringing on your rights? For example, do the floodlights keep you up at night? If these people are within their legal rights, you . might consider building a high and thick wall between your property and theirs. I suggest brick. Expensive? Yes. But well worth it in the long run. Dear Ann Landers: I am a young woman of Chinese ancestry. I work for a large firm in California. Please help me sort out my thinking Saturday - 5 oz. Steak w choice of 2 side dishes, salad bar, country toast or roll, jello cake. Only $5.75 Sunday - Roast Pork & Stuffing w choice of 2 side dishes, salad bar, country toast or roll, jello wfruit. Only Mh$ m$ far bnmktmM fm. tfcr ff. is Seiq A Sminiwhh Lvmth MptM $mrrmm Mea.-rri. 1 1 am-2pm RT13 CORTLAND, N.Y. 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Send questions to Ann Landers, Creator's Syndicate, 5777 W. Century Blvd., Suite 700, Los Angeles, Calif. 90045 at the Golden Skillet $5.75 Wacko, weirdo, lunatic fringe theories of how the world works from those who don't. 'TWIN PEAKS HAS GOT NOTHING ON THIS PLACE" John Haiti, SEATTLE TIMES AVERY RJNNY MOVIE rrtOM TOE HEART OFTEXAS" Kn,lkMniin.nKVILUIiEVWCE JJ S5 EW YORK TUVIES, Vincent Canby; "...AN UNQUALIFIED WINNER." sJ;--at. 2:15 & 4:30 JohnTurturro John Goodman BARTON FILM BY JOEL COEN & ETHAN COEN TKI ': . TIOUSING ENTEflWNMENT. JUST A Gf EAT KME i "V-ftj m aim mows: ktarfCMM IIMI MMMJM "THtCOMMIIMEMIS'lS A tOUO, ROLLICKING Comic Exisawganza' - iq. (tat ocoo lumwu 9:45 i&TI "SOUL-SHAKING!" - Cwyn Jwim, THE NEW YORK TIMES "Gerard Depardieu is marvelous!" - MaratMl Fhw, GANNETT NEWS SERVICE "TERRIFIC! 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