The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 9, 1997 · Page 28
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?1 -P_^!P.A_Y._ MAY 9, 1997^ Friday, Saturday Events for these days can be found on the two-day calendar under the "A Look Ahead" heading on Page A2. encore! THE SALINA JOURNAL W S GOING ON • CONCERT: Clay Walker, Terri Clark, James Bonamy and Emilio. 7 p.m., Bicentennial Center. $24.50, $22 50. 888-826- SHOW. • MUSIC: Country and Bluegrass Jam, Salina Association of Pickers. 2-5 p.m., Mid-State Mall. Listeners and new players welcome. 827-8539. • CHAPMAN: 71st Annual Class Night. 2:30 p.m., Chapman High School. • LINDSBORG: Opening reception for artist Greg D. Maxwell. 1-3 p.m., Mingen- back Art Center, Bethany College. 2273311. • LINDSBORG: Senior vocal recital, Melissa Stockman Johnson. 3 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3311, • LINDSBORG: Senior vocal recital, Randy Fast. 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3311. • SHARON SPRINGS: Rattlesnake Roundup and Prairie Festival, Wallace County Fairgrounds. 852-4935. 12 Monday • BOOK DISCUSSION: 'The Book of Ruth," by Jane Hamilton. 7 p.m., Campbell Room, Salina Public Library, 301 W. Elm. 825-4624. • CONCERT: Salina Central High School Orchestra. 7:30 p.m., Concourse, Salina Central High School. Free. 8264751. • PROGRAM: 'The Upside of Down," musical encouraging youngsters to say no to drugs, Sunset Elementary School sixth- grade honor night. 7 p.m., 1510 W. Republic. 826-4660. • PROGRAM: "Our Grief Seems So Different," SHARE, Parents' Grief Support Services. 7:30 p.m., Santa Fe Campus, Salina Regional Health Center. 452-6839. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina City Commission. 4 p.m., Room 107, City-County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-7250. • PUBLIC MEETING: Ell-Saline School Board. 7 p.m., Happy Corner School, 1757 N. Halstead. 827-1121. • TOWN MEETING: "Creating the Future," a discussion to consider the future of Salina schools. 7 p.m., Lowell Elementary School, 1009 Highland. 826-4727. • GYPSUM: Public meeting, Southeast of Saline School Board. 7:30 p.m., Room 101, 5056 E. K-4 Highway. 536-4291. • LINDSBORG: Senior trumpet recital, Michael Dreier. 7:30 p.m., Presser Hall, Bethany College. Free. 227-3311. • RUSSELL: Program, "Honoring Mothers," After 5 Club, Christian Business and Professional Women. 7 p.m., Russell Elks Club. $6.75. Reservations by May 8. 483- V BOOKS Three seniors will be featured at the concert — Amy Collins (left) and Heather Herrmon, both on cello, and Kevin Jacobs on violin. Central High Orchestra to perform The Salina Central High School Orchestra will present its annual May concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The event will be in the Concourse at Central and is free. The concert will begin with the Avison "Concerto in E Minor," one of the selections played by the String Orchestra this year at the state music contest. Senior violinist Kevin Jacobs will be featured on the Bach "Violin Concerto No. 1," and two senior cellists, Amy Collins and Heather Herrman, will perform Vivaldi's "Concerto for Two Vio- loncelli." Kristen Stelljes and seniors Mike Weber and Grant Matthews will play a "Marimba Trio," which re- ceived a I rating at the state solo contest. The theme of the concert is "An Evening in Moscow," and the full orchestra will present Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet" and the "Russian Chorale and Overture." Senior soprano Jasmine McGee will perform a vocal solo, "Un Certo Non So Che." A string orchestra arrangement of John Williams' "Schindler's List" will complete the program. The Central Orchestra is team taught by Susan Higbee and Gayle McMillen. Cen- . tral's Strolling Strings will play several numbers. Letters in orchestra will be presented, and the National School Orchestra Award winner will be announced. Office, 1511 Gypsum. 826-4700. 14 Wednesday • COFFEE: Job Club Coffee, Older Kansans Employment Program. Guest speaker Sister Beth Stover, director of Catholic Charities. 9:30 a.m., Sirloin Stockade. 827-4857. • CONCERT: The India Children's Choir. 7 p.m., Youth and Family Life Center, First Covenant Church, 530 E. Cloud. 823-3792. • DANCE: Jolly Mixers Dance, music by "Ramblin 1 Andy." 8-11 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1700 Beverly. No smoking or drinking. 827-3797. 15 Thursday • CONCERT: "Springs Strings!" elementary orchestra concert. 7:30 p.m., Salina Central High School gymnasium. Free. 826-4751. • DISCUSSION: Viewing and discussion of the film "Basquiat," facilitated by Saralyn Reece Hardy. 7 p.m., Art Center Cinema, 150 S. Santa Fe. 8271431. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina Housing Authority Board. 4 p.m., 469 S. Fifth. 8270441. • PUBLIC MEETING: Board of Zoning Appeals. 4 p.m., Room 107, City-County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-7270. • PUBLIC MEETING: Accessibility Advisory Board. 4:30 p.m., Room 201, Bicentennial Center. • TOWN MEETING: "Creating the Future," a discussion to consider the future of Salina schools. 7 p.m., Hageman Elementary School, 409 W. Cloud. 826-4727. gles Dance. 8 p.m.-Midnight, Knights of Columbus, 114 N. Main. $5. Age 21 and over. 316-793-6323. • LINDSBORG: Music from singer/guitarist Brent Pierce. 9 p.m., Coffeehouse of Lindsborg, 124 S. Main. 227-2842. 17 Saturday • MUSIC: Ryan McCall, pop and light rock. 7:30 p.m., The Coffee Gallery, 104 S. Fifth. 823-5093. • PROGRAM: "Breakfast with the Birds" with Doug Rudick of Wild Bird Crossing. 8 a.m., Lakewood Discovery Center, 250 Lakewood. $2.50. 826-7434. • PROGRAM: "Kansas Archeaology" with Virginia Wulfkuhle, Kansas State Historical Society. 2 p.m., Community Room, Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron. Free. 826-7460. • THEATER: "Weekend of Shorts," evening of one-act plays. 8 p.m., Salina Community Theatre, 303 E. Iron. $6, $4. 827-6126. • WORKSHOP: Budget workshop, sponsored by Consumer Credit Counseling. 9 a.m.-Noon, 1201 W. Walnut. $5. 827-6731. • HERINGTON: Herington Train Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Herington Community Building. 257-3501. 18 Sunday • DEMONSTRATION: Dog Day with The Salina Kennel Club, Inc. Noon- 4 p.m., Central Mall. 227-4387, 825/ 4247. • HERINGTON: Herington Train Show. 11 a.m,-5 p.m., Herington Community Building. 257-3501. Intheluture • JUNE 13-15: Smoky Hill River Festival, Oakdale Park in Salina, 826-7410. • JULY 25-27: Third annual All-Nighters Music Festival, Oakdale Park in Salina. Benefit for Hotline-Crisis Information and Referral. 827-4747. • SEPT. 5-14: Kansas State Fair, the fairgrounds, Hutchinson. 16 Friday t Capitol moms Why are issues important to working mothers getting more attention in Congress? Because more and more legislators are working moms. Meet the newest force on Capitol Hill.. .this week in US A WEEKEND. % USA WEEKEND "" Salina Journal OEtflT PLUS TfltflTPt Kansas Premier Professional Regional Theatre FIDDLER ON THE ROOF June 12-22 A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING September 11-21 DRIVING MISS DAISY July 10-20 FRANKENSTEIN October 9-19 CHRISTMAS MEMORIES December 11-21 ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE August 7-17 A TUNA CHRISTMAS November 6-16 Box Office 913-263-4574 Open Dally 9 am-5 pm -^j ~jf\ 300 N. Mulberry Abilene /W 3558. 13 Tuesday • CONCERT: Pops Concert, Salina Central High School vocal department. 7 p.m., Oakdale Park Stage. Free. 8264751. • PUBLIC MEETING: Saline County Commission. 11 a.m., Room 107, City- County Building, 300 W. Ash. 826-6540. • PUBLIC MEETING: Recruitment Committee, The Partnership. Noon, Central Kansas Foundation, 1805 S. Ohio. 825-6224. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina Downtown, Inc. Board of Directors and Business Improvement District No. 1 Advisory Board. 3:30 p.m., 114-A S. Seventh. 8250535. • PUBLIC MEETING: Tobacco Prevention Committee, The Partnership. 3:30 p.m., Salina/Saline County Health Dept., 125W. Elm. 825-6224. • PUBLIC MEETING: Salina School District Board of Education. 5 p.m., District • CONCERT: Vocals and jazz from Tescott High School, Art a la Carte Concert Series, sponsored by the Salina Arts and Humanities Commission. 12:20 p.m., Campbell Plaza. Free. 826-7410. • DANCE: Salina Twirlers Square Dance. 7:30 p.m., American Legion, 142 S. Seventh. $4. 823-9547. • MUSIC: Alice Thomas, sweet and sassy piano. 7:30 p.m., The Coffee Gallery, 104 S. Fifth. 823-5093. • THEATER: "Weekend of Shorts," evening of one-act plays. 8 p.m., Salina Community Theatre, 303 E. Iron. $6, $4. 827-6126. • HOISINGTON: Central Kansas Sin- i.ilimi Iliyli School <'fulfill V'ocJil Dcpl. l*f«.'scnls 'I'lii'ir Aniiii: For a while, private eye Spenser faces trouble Pops Concert Oakdale Stage Tuesday, May 13 7:00 pm Free, Open to the public A chicken dinner will precede the concert starting at 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the dinner will be $5.00 per person and can be purchased through Central vocal students or by calling Tony Claus, 826-4751 during school hours. Robert Parker again makes us care for his cartoon-like main character in his latest mystery By ROBERT GROAN Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Spenser is strong and he's smart. He's pretty cultured for a private eye-jock-hunk. He's a gourmet cook, sensitive toward women and monogamous to boot. Spenser also believes he's invulnerable, and that gets him into big trouble in Robert Parker's latest, "Small Vices." An ex-girlfriend, now a prosperous lawyer, hires Spenser to investigate a case in which a young black man was convicted in the rape and murder of a wealthy white coed. T MOVIES $9 to see a film? Only in New York By MICHAEL H. PRICE Furl Worth Star-Telegram There's no question that the prisoner has committed several heinous crimes for which he wasn't apprehended, but it soon becomes apparent that he did not commit this murder. As he uncovers the facts of the murder, Spenser meets with lies, hostility and threats to himself and his significant other of 20 years — a beautiful psychotherapist who is named Susan. He refuses to drop his investigation and before long he is the target of a deadly professional killer — a man in gray who is described by an FBI agent as "the most deadly man I have met in 40 years." Book Review Still fearless, Spenser refuses to back off, and here, Parker brings his hero very close to meeting his match — and his maker. A near-fatal injury and yearlong recuperation give a fallen Spenser time to divulge his noble thoughts on ethics, mankind and some lighter topics. We all know he's going to shape up and bring the culprit to his knees — literally, in one climactic scene — but that's not the solution to the mystery. Moreover, even when the legal knots are un-' raveled, the moral issues remain unresolved. One of the things that makes Parker's Spenser novels so durable is his ability to infuse a rather superficial basic premise with genuine humanity and food for thought beyond the cartoon-like characters who populate his creative world. B u Los Dos Amigas Mother's Day Breakfast Buffet - 6 a.m. -11 a.m. Biscuits & Gravy • Hash Browns • Scrambled Eggs • Pancakes • Bacon & Sausage Fruit • ColTce • Orange Juice Mother's Day Luncheon Buffet -11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Roast Beef • Ham • Turkey & Dressing • Fried Chicken • Mashed potatoes • Vegetable • Dessert Kids Under 12 $3.50 Under 2 FREE Adults $6.50 Sr. Citizens $5.50 NEW YORK — Forget the imaginary perils of "Volcano" and "Anaconda." The real terror of the box office this season is the $9 movie ticket. So far, however, the record-high admission price has been quarantined to one theater in Manhattan and appears unlikely to spread. But last week's New York hike is reflected in a 25-cent increase at the same company's Sony Cityview showplace in southwest Fort Worth. That brings Cityview's general admission to $6.50, about par with the general run of Sony's 135 theaters in 16 states. Mark Pascucci, vice president for advertising with Sony-Loews in New York, said, "We've gone two to three years, in some cases, without raising paid admissions. "Our Lincoln Square theater — the one in New York — is the $9 house, up from $8.75. It's a flagship theater, in Manhattan, where the cost of doing business is outlandish to begin with." Pricing depends on how much the market will bear, and on the age, location and appearance of a theater. First-run admission is as high for a flop movie as for a hit. The balance of power between distributors and theaters is such that 50 percent of the gross on a newly opened inovie belongs to the studio that released it. "Of course, the longer a movie plays, the more of the ticket price that goes to the theater," Pascucci said. delicious way Grandma Max's Mother's Day Buffet Featuring Grandma's Hand-Carved Roast Beef Oh sure. You could prepare a meal (his grand... slow-baked ham, real mashed potatoes, fabulous fried chicken and tender turkey. But who's going to clean it all up? (On second thought, take her to Grandma Max's.) We'll even welcome every Mom with a beautiful long-stemmed rose! We serve only Iresh ground whole bean eollee I944 Norili 9ili Bosselmiin Travel Comer Salina Mother's Kids create a personalized planter for Mom! May 10th from 1 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at the Fountain Also, receive a coupon for a FREE flower for your planter courtesy of Earth Care. Limited to the first 200 kids. While supplies last. CENTRALMALL

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