The Calgary Albertan from Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 18, 1977 · 31
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The Calgary Albertan from Calgary, Alberta, Canada · 31

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Tuesday, October 18, 1977
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THE ALBERTAN Tuesday Oclobar 18 1877 31 Jean Beaudln'i J A Martin Photograph hu received 13 nominations Including Beat Feature Film far the 1977 Canadian Film Awards Also nominated for beat feature film are Robin Spry's One Man Outrageous by Richard Benner and Silvio Narizzano'a Why Shoot The Teacher The Judging group composed of representatives from unions guilds of the industry and additional regional representation viewed about 85 hours of film in eight days Other nominations are: For best documentary (over 60 minutes): FamiUe ef Variations- Homage to Chagall The Inquiry Film Jeux de la XXle Olympiad — Montreal 1976 Canadian Film Awards nominees For best documentary (under GO minutes): Greenpeace Voyages to Save the Whales Henry Ford's America Potters at Work Ritual For best animation: The Read Game: A Cosmic Christmas Spinolio Symbiosis For best theatrical short I Chateau de Sable Outtakes Silent Sky Sportive For best TV drama: Dreamspeaker Happiness Dance ballerina dance natural ability Renaissance music enjoys a rebirth HALIFAX (CP) - It didn't made the bit parade charts In mainland Nova Scotia this rummer but Renaissance music provided by a croupe ut five students was obviously popular Kenneth Fields of Sydney N 8 leader of the Maritime Minstrels describes the summer as “an unforgettable experience The students raging In age from 18 to 26 provided free entertainment in vartuus parts of the province “We soon became famous" said Pamela Fraser a thlrdyear student at Dulhousie University “So much so that we were recognised in our local launch omai" Costumes made by the students were patterned after those worn in England in Hie 1520s Velvet chinks silken ruffe ostrich feathers and specially created leather were some of the materials uaed “We didn’t have the money to rent a cab when we were playing in Halifax so we travelled in our costumes on buses which caused quite a atfr" said Debbie Williams of Ottawa a fourth-year Dulhousie University music student Another group member Claire Fraser of Vtctorta-by-theSea PEI expressed her enthusiasm over the group’s reception when it performed at the Halifax waterfront this “We never realised the extent of interest in Renaissance muaic" she said “After each performance we would have many people come up to us to aak about the different instruments we use” Instruments used were recorders crum horns tabors tambourines copper bowls Renaissance five-bells finger cymbals and wood blocks “The soft quality of the music blends wen with our voices” said Mias Fraser “We never felt we were bring dominated by any Instrument" The group which waa supported this summer by a Young Canada Works federal grant hopes to keep together by accepting engagements at garden parties and other social gatherings for a union-scale fee REGINA (CP) - Canadian ballerina Karen Kain took to her art form easily but had mare difficulty with the lifestyle that goes with it In Regina with the National Ballet to perform La Fills Mai ijordee Ms Kain 26 said in a weekend interview she came from a family with no dancing tradition She was barn in Hamilton ami it wasn't until she was “seven or eight” that she saw her first ballet It soon became apparent to those who taught her at the ballet school in Ancaster Ont that she had natural ability “1 took to it like a fish takes to water" she recalled At the age of 11 she auditioned for the National Ballet School and left home to study under the National Ballet masters "I suppose my biggest problem at that time waa getting used to being away from home” But there was no time to be depressed Ms Kain even today must spend 90 minutes daily in formal classes and on days when she is not performing up to six hours practising '' CANTOUR NOSCOW CIRCUS CANADA STAMPEDE CORRAL OCT 20-23 psrfonnsnoas only Ibwa An lot M N M TICKETS Tin id M 6 IN pa Sit m4 las ! 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