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Saturday, July 13, 1985
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SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1985 JJittsburciI) ipost-lfiazctfc1 -Ml Et cetera Calling all pieceworkers Entry forms are now available for the fourth annual Jigsaw Puzzle Championships set for Aug. 17-18 in Athens, Ohio. The timed competition will be limited to 380 singles and 185 doubles who will put their fingers and finesse to work on 500- and 1,000-piece Springbok puzzles, made by Hallmark Cards Inc., one of the event's sponsors. Above is Nigel Foster of Pittsburgh who competed last year. Entry forms are available from participating Hallmark Cards shops and from The Dairy Barn, P.O. Box 747, Dairy Lane, Athens, Ohio 45701. Cost is $10 for singles, $15 for doubles. All entries must be received by Aug. 2. In 'Jeopardy'' Two finalists from the auditions held here in May for the game show "Jeopardy" will vie for riches on the program a few weeks hence in Los Angeles. By coincidence, they are married to each other. Robert Devlin was called Tuesday with the news of his selection. His wife, Priscil-la, heard about her appearance Wednesday. His taping date is July 24, hers is July 29, The shows wjll probably air about three months later. "My husband will win the money, if either of us do," Priscilla Devlin said. "I will be in third place, but I'll have a lot of fun." KDKA-TV, which carries "Jeopardy" here, may send a crew along to record the Devlins' fortunes. By the book auras CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH SflHSS 1 812 00097 3645 Those distinctive striped codes used to identify most grocery items will begin showing up on the library cards used by patrons of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland as the library switches to a computerized circulation system on July 29. By that date, patrons should re-register for a bar-coded card at either the main library in Oakland or at the Woods Run, Downtown or Business branches. The computerized system should allow faster access to books and simplify check-in and checkout time. For more information, call 622-3102. Valerie's back Valerie Harper, best known as Rhoda on TV's "Mary Tyler. Moore Show" and later on her own Rrogram, is making a new comedy series for BC. "Valerie," as the show is now titled, will begin production in September and be a probable mid-season replacement on the network. Harper will portray a woman married to an airline pilot, whose job leaves her with primary responsibility for raising their three teen-age sons. Jason Bateman, late of "It's Your Move," plays the oldest son. The show puts Harper on the same road as her old pal Mary. Moore is making a comedy for CBS, also slated for a midseason start. No. 3 for Princess Di? Is she, isn't she, or was she just teasing? Princess Diana was reported yesterday in British tabloids as telling judges at lunch during a visit to London's Old Bailey Central Criminal Court Thursday: "I might be eating for two." But Queen Elizabeth II's press secretary said later the story was "rubbish," that Diana was not E regnant and that she never said it, to which the laily Express retorted: "People who thought she had said it were amongst the judges, court officials and civil dignitaries lunching with the princess in the dining room at the Old Bailey." Earlier, a palace press officer had stated less emphatically: "If there is any announcement to be made, it will be made in due time." Diana and Prince Charles have two children, Prince William born on June 21, 1982, and Prince Harry born Sept. 15. -r- Compiled by Sue Puskar O 5. The best: Classic videos A budding new mail-order videocassette rental club called Home Film Festival in Scranton is specializing in hard-to-find videos of classic films for dedicated movie mavens. There are films such as 'The Emperor Jones" with Paul Robeson; Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window," shown above; rarely seen Ingmar Bergman titles such as "Port of Call" and French classics such as "A Nous La Liberte," and cult favorites such as "Heartland." To receive a free information package, contact: Home Film Festival, 305 Linden St., Scranton, Pa. 18503, or call 800-633-3456. Source: The Bst Report X. fmlf''Wf'llWrF'1 SBtU 11 Wfll'!!"""" " -xj ::;::',-:':: ;:;: jjli :, - -. ;vt! i . 7't 1' - tt, 11 i l .f-.,-- itfti&J X-fx Judy and Johnny Zarra outside their club, the Electric Banana in Oakland. Never too young for nightclub fun By Crocker Coulson - Post-Gazette Staff Writer It is Sunday night at the Electric Banana, and the Vampire Lezbos are on the stage grinding their way through "Stop Killing the Seals." A surging circle of young toughs in mohawks and storm-trooper boots races around and around in front of the stage. The dancers wheel drunkenly, bouncing off the crowd which presses in around them. As the song reaches its crescendo, one dancer leaps high in the air, knocking four onlookers to the ground. The crowd breaks into applause and helps him back to his feet, patting him on the back as he heads back toward the dance floor. Despite appearances, there is no alcohol being served at the bar, and the average age of the dancers is 17. The Electric Banana is one of several area nightclubs which have begun to hold "under-21" or "all-ages" nights on a regular basis. Mirage, City Limits, the VIP clubs and Celebrity hold similar events. The clubs charge admission for dancing or live music and serve soda at the bar. VIP, a national chain with four clubs in the area, was the first to introduce the idea to Pittsburgh five years ago. The club saw it as a way to tap into a younger market and get around Pennsylvania's liquor law. "In order to serve liquor on Sundays you have to serve 40 percent food. This was the only way to keep the club open," said Paul Zaremski, manager of the Bridgeville VIP At first, the attendance was meager, but now the turnout for under-21 nights is as good or better than the regular nights, Zaremski said. "We're double what we were when we started. I think it took a while for the kids to find out about it and the parents to learn to trust us." The bands at VIP are as young as the customers. "We give local kids a chance to audition for free on Sun- . days and figure they'll bring their friends with them." Celebrity, which caters to a black clientele, also tries to encourage local talent, sponsoring rap music contests. Tom Barnes, who oversees all four VIPs, said that the idea is catching on nationwide. "With the raising of the drinking age in many states, it's becoming much more prevalent." (Continued on Page 12) The Sunday crowd shows off its moves and dress 4 -si r w j; " : . Is 5T7 lift . jl, f J vmvA f 5a 9k i Waiting in line before the music starts. Joyce Mendelsohn Post-Gazette photos Audience of 1 billion expected for Live Aid By Lee Under . Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA - Live Aid, the biggest rock concert the world has ever known, will connect Britain and the United States in a session today that may be beard by more than 1 billion people, all in an effort to aid hungry Africans. Only 162,000 people will see the pop music extravaganza in person 90,000 in Philadelphia's John F. Kennedy Stadium and 72,000 in London's Wembley Stadium. It begins in England at 7 a.m. and winds up here 17 hours later at midnight. Conceived by Bob Geldof, the charismatic 32-year-old leader of the British rock group Boomtown Rats, the huge concert will feature the biggest stars in pop music performing free in hopes of raising up to $50 million from ticket sales, souvenirs and appeals for donations from viewers to help feed the starving in famine-ridden African nations,. "We have without a doubt the most important people over the past 25 years in pop music, Geldof said, tagging the project "a global jukebox." It was Geldof who last year brought together 37 top English recording stars as a group dubbed "Band-Aid" to make the hit record "Do They Know It's Christmas" for famine relief. It was the forerunner of "We Are the World," a song composed by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie in a similar effort in this country. The two records raised more than $30 million, and hundreds of tons of food, medicine and clothing have been shipped to Africa. The live acts start in Philadelphia at 9 a.m. During lulls between the musical acts, the crowd will turn to mammoth television screens around the stadium to watch by satellite what's happening on the Wembley stage across the Atlantic. Organizers say 86 countries are carrying parts of the concerts live, while 40 to 50 other countries will take videotape. The all-music cable TV channel, MTV, in the United States is the only outlet planning to carry all the music from start to finish. ABC-TV will carry three hours of the spectacle as a prime-time special starting at 8 p.m. Rain or shine, the show will go on, and nobody gets a refund. The Philadelphia tickets at $35 each, with several thousand reserved $50 seats, sold out a few hours after they went on sale. In England the fans gobbled them up just as quickly at $31.50 each. .The action starts in Philadelphia at 9 a.m. with actor Jack Nicholson introducing singer Joan Baez. Among the 39 acts scheduled to take the stage in Philadelphia are Tina Turner, the Beach Boys, Madonna, Hall & Oates, Mick Jagger, Billy Joel, Kris Kristoffer-son, Cyndi Lauper, Teddy Pendergrass, Paul Simon, the Temptations, Duran Duran, Patti LaBelle, Bob Dylan, Rick Springfield, Rod Stewart, Huey Lewis and the News, Boy George, the Cars and Crosby, Stills & Nash. . t L , ,-..'; , - , .... . ' " ' , ; l - ' Associated Press photos Symbol of the rock extravaganza next to stadium stage. K Some of the starts to perform are, from left, Madonna, Kris Kristofferson, Boh Dylan and Mick Jagger. , DOSSIER s Name: Dr. Owen P. Cantor. Occupation: Family dentist and musician, founder of Summerfest Chamber Music Festival. . . Born: July 8, 1947, West Penn Hospital.- - Accomplishment you're proudest of: Dynamic and happy marriage. First job: Playing French horn for $5 in a pickup orchestra. Secret vice: I don't brush and floss after every meal. Most memorable vacation: Playing the French horn in Bennington, Vt Chamber Music Conference. Book you want to read when you get the time: "Marketing fpr Non-Profit Organizations" by Philip Kotier. What you'd like to get around to doing one ol these days: Discover and perform antique and unpublished Chamber music for wind ensembles. Things you can do without: Television. ' : Things you cannot do without: My typewriter, my French horn, my city. Whom in the world you'd most like to have dinner with: Dean George Warner of Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh, Mozart, architect Louis Kahn. Movie you could see again any time: Any early Woody Allen film. Things most likely to be in your refrigerator Routine staples with few surprises and occasional kids' leftovers. What you do in your spare time: What spare time? People may. be surprised to know that: Being a dentist is fun. 9

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