The Evening Sun from Hanover, Pennsylvania on May 3, 1980 · 16
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The Evening Sun from Hanover, Pennsylvania · 16

Hanover, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, May 3, 1980
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The Evening Sun Saturday, May Star Trek .Convention Sunday At Towson A science fiction and Star rek Mini-Convention, Cosmicon I, will be held Sun-av. May 4, from noon to 8 p.m. t "Towson State University. The Science Fiction Club of SU is sponsoring the convenor which will take place on le third floor of the University mon Building. It is the second lim-convention sponsored by le club who, in conjunction 'ith the Star Trek Association f Towson, held a Star Trek iim-con in July 1979, Shore eavel. Symphony Will Feature Pianist Jean-Louis Steuerman, enowned pianist from Rio de laneiro, makes his debut with he Baltimore Symphony Or-ihestra on Friday, May 9 in the BSOs Friday Favorites senes. He will perform Rachmaninoffs Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1. The program, conducted by Maestro Sergiu Comissiona, also includes Borodins Overture to Prince Igor and Tchaikowskys Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36. This is the last Friday Favorites concert of the 1979-80 season, and concludes the series of performances of the symphonic works of Tchaikowsky. The concert begins at 8 :15 p.m. Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1949, Jean-Louis Steuerman began his study of piano and composition at a very early age. His teachers have included Balint Vazsonyi, Arnaldo Estrella, Vincenzo Vitale, and Maria Curcio Diamond. Steuerman made his debut in 1963 with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. He has been the recipient of many awards, including first prize in the Lorenzo Fernandez and Bahia Competitions, and second prize in the fourth Johann Sebastian Bach International Competition in Leipzig. Next season the Friday Favorites series will feature all nine symphonies of Beethoven. . For ticket information on the final Friday Favorites concert of this season, please call 837-5691. FAMILY FUN BEGINS WITH MUSIC Wurlitzer Pianos and Organs, Guitars, Band and Orchestra Instruments A Rental Purchase Plan Can Be Surprisingly Affordable Join The Nearly 400 Carroll Countians Taking Music Lessons Carroll Plaza Shopping Center Westminster 848-3357 876-6883 3, 1980 Registration opens at noon at the TSU Ticket Office on the first floor of the University Union. Persons registering in advance and persons wishing to register at the door may pick up their admission badges and proceed to the third floor convention area. A number of guest speakers will highlight the convention. There will be a panel discussion of the proposed United Nations Moon Treaty, with Leigh S. Ratiner, counsel and Washington representative to the L-5 Society, and Steve Bond 2 New Thrill Rides Ready For Hersheypark Opening HERSHEY Hersheypark creates a never-ending world of thrills with rides that go up, down, around, over, under, and back again, much to the delight of its guests. New for 1980 are two thrilling family rides, the Cyclops and the Pirat. These rides are two of the most popular rides in the theme park industry today, said Robert B. Payne, assistant general manager at Hersheypark. The Pirate and fThe Cyclops were selected for Hersheypark because we know they will appeal to a large segment of the parks Her-sheyparks guests." Weve expanded Her-sheyparks boundary northward by over an acre to accommodate these rides, states Payne. The structures of these new rides are especially attractive and well lit. They will look quite impressive whether close up or at a distance. Hopkins Glee Club In Concert The Johns Hopkins University Glee Club, under the direction of Kenneth Kiesler, will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Shriver Hall on the Universitys Homewood campus. Entitled Potpourri, the concert is co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Special Events. Works to be performed include Haydns Te Deum Laudamus, Mozarts Missa Brevis in F of the Department of State. There also will be a film presentation on the Space Shuttle Enterprise by Vince Gigliot-ti of Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, followed by a question and answer period. (Programming may be subject to change.) Featured films will include Star Trek episodes; four Flash Gordon episodes; Demon With the Glass Hand, an Outer Limits episode; and two features, earth vs. the Flying Saucers and the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers. When we begin looking for new rides, we have to consider who the ride will appeal to, what the capacity will be and what its reputation in the business is, reports Payne. The Pirat is a swiftly moving pendulum motion boat ride that hurls its seaworthy adventurers high above sea level, then swoops them down again.. only to have them repeatedly tossed above the stormy sea. The journey finally ends with the crew safely anchored. The Pirat boat reaches a height of 66 feet at full swing. The actual boat size is 86 feet wide and 43 feet long. This popular boat ride is manufactured by Wilhelm Huss & Co., West Germany. Ride capacity per hour is 1,400 riders. The Cyclops, a centrifugal force spinning wheen, begins to build suspense from the moment guests take their places on board. The suspense increases as the Cyclops starts to move, slowly at first, than in- Major, and The Lamentations of Jeremiah by Alberto Ginastera, as well as several shorter pieces such as William Dawson's Evry Time I Feel the Spirit and Ernst Tochs Geographical Fugue. Tickets, at $3.50 general admission and $2.50 for students and senior citizens, are available in advance at the Hopkins Union Desk at Homewood and also will be sold at the door. Tentative panel discussion topics include What is the Star Trek Philosophy? and-The Nature of Star Trek-Science Fiction Fandom. There will be a Star Trek Science Fiction trivia quiz, dealers, a salute to television science fiction, and a costume exhibition. Persons carrying potentially hazardous weapons as part of a costume (sucn as swords) are asked to keep them sheathed. Anyone disregarding this rule or disrupting the convention in any way will be asked to leave. A $3 donation will be charged creases momentum. Suddenly land and sky become confused as this prehistoric monster forces its arms 65 feet skyward. Those elapsed clasped tightly in its grasp are stunned by the blurred vision of the outside world, rapidly spinning in circles, perpendicular to the ground.. ..the center eye is un-mistaka'Die.-the Cyclops has arrived. The Cyclops reaches a height of 65 feet and has 20 gondolas that accommodate 1,200 riders per hour. This ride is also manufactured by Wilhelm Huss & Co., West Germany. In addition to the parks two new thriller riaes, Hersheypark also supports an arsenal of three roller coasters. Roller coaster buffs and thrill seekers alike who visit Hersheypark this summer are experiencing what Newsweek Magazine nas called the biggest roller coaster whirl since the amusement park heyday of the 1920s. Last summer Hersheyparks roller coasters carried close to thrt million riders on the thrill of their life. This season, the superdooperlooper, Comet and Trail Blazer are making the roller coaster renaissance another happy experience. Hersheypark opens May 10 with a new restaurant-theater, the Pennsylvania Fest Haus; a new line-up of season-long entertainment shows; new exhibits at ZOOAMERICA like a 500-gallon aquarium. per person for all those registering in advance, and a $5 donation at the door. Advance registrations must be received by Saturday, May 3. All registrations must include the name, address and telephone number of all persons covered in the registration fee, each on a separate registration form or piece of paper. Checks and money orders should be made payable to TSU Ticket Office and mailed to: Cosmicon I, Armed Forces Day Celebration Set Armed Forces Day 1980 will be celebrated at Aberdeen Proving Ground from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The theme for this years open house activities is U.S. Armed Forces, Strong and Ready. The day is designed to be a family affair, with tours, demonstrations and exhibits that should appeal to every age group. Juried Show Planned By Museum The Baltimore Museum of Art has announced its plans for the 1980 Maryland Biennial juried competition and exhibition, scheduled to be shown at the museum in the newly-renovated main floor galleries from Dec. 14, 1980 through Feb. 1, 1981. Guest curator of the exhibition will be Robin Greene, formerly the museums community coordinator. She will work with the museum staff in coordinating the details of the exhibition. The museum will once again invite a curator and an artist to serve as jurors for the 1980 Maryland Biennial. The names of the jurors will be announced shortly. Entry forms and the prospectus will be amiled out in early June. Professional artists residing in Maryland who wish to receive the Prospectus and entry forms should contact the museum at 396-7101 (Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), to have his or her name placed on the Artists Biennial mailing list. Towson State University Ticket Office, University Union, Towson, 21204. Anyone wishing a receipt should enclose a self-addressedstamped envelope. For more information on Cosmicon I, contact Patti at 242-9039; Tim at 744-1604; or Marla at 838-6768. Inquiries also may be mailed with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Science Fiction Club of TSU, Box 1978, Towson State University, Towson, 21204. A main event in the festivities will be the public viewing of some of the equipment currently being tested here, and will include many of the armaments of the 80s. The Proving Ground is unique in Americas defense plan because of the wide variety of research and test projects conducted here, ranging from selecting new field uniforms to developing the latest in armored vehicles. Many of the people and most of the pieces of hardware that will contribute to Americas strength and readiness during the decade ahead will be on hand to help an anticipated 20,000 plus visitors see and become familiar with the Proving Grounds role in the defense of Americas liberty. Other scheduled highlights of the day-long affair include bus tours of many areas on the installation, such as the Munson Automotive Test Course and the site of historic Old Baltimore. The Maryland National Guard will hold rapelling and parachuting demonstrations and Maryland Air National Guard wul conduct a fly-by over the Main Front demonstration area. Other items of interest on the agenda include tours of the U.S. Army Ordinance Museum, a display of Warsaw Pact weaponry, exhibits and demonstrations from nearby universities and other groups that support the Proving Ground mission. Food and drink stands will be available at central locations around the post, with free bus transportation provided to and from exhibit and tour areas. There will be adequate public facilities.

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