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18 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Saturday, January 9, 1988 King observances span month of civil rights leader's birth ES, Thursday f I ajSEKVS ""A"; SpXSZ&SSl r-cwi-oazetie stati writer A,ioinftiniarirftminn,in. , r.,iL.mn. u Hisrjanlc Forum of Pittsburgh, non. Jan. IS is the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. And although Jan. 18 is the date it officially will be observed, tributes to King begin tomorrow and continue through Jan. 27. Scheduled events announced are: Sunday Salvation Army, Maj. Edward For-ster, speaker, 11 a.m., 427 Boulevard of the Allies, Downtown. Black Presbyterians, 4 p.m.. Valley View Presbyterian Church, Aiken Avenue and Black Street, East Liberty. East End Baptist Fellowship, 7 p.m.. St. Paul Baptist Church. 5169 Broad St., Bloomfield. Monday Association of Black Seminarians, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, chapel services, 10 a.m. daily through Friday, Hicks Memorial Chapel, 616 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Wednesday Baptist Ministers Conference, old-fashioned prayer meeting, 7 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 7053 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. r 1 .v - The Col. James Anderson Memorial, Symbol of It is a great pleasure to be able to write that the past has been recaptured. The lost Col. James Anderson Memorial has been rebuilt at great effort in Allegheny Center a few feet from where the original once stood. In a historically stupid act in the 1960s, the first memorial was unceremoniously removed from in front of the Allegheny Branch of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and probably buried in an unknown dump. If the structure's bronzes had not been saved at the library, there would have been no way to reclaim the sculpture. But in their existence lived the hope that one day the memorial had a second chance at immortality. The reason is noble. Andrew Carnegie donated the memorial to the region to honor the man who opened his personal library to the public when Carnegie was a bobbin-boy. The colonel became a model for Carnegie's giving away some 3,000 libraries around the world. So in effect the exedra memorializes the philanthropic instinct that would come to be the guide to those of wealth and that is still seen in today's giving. Much energy and thought have been spent on redesigning and raising more than $200,000 to place the 1903 bronze bust of Anderson and the allegorical "Labor Reading" back on the exedra, the tall granite bench originally designed by Henry Bacon, architect of the Lincoln Memorial. v f ; ft Unload your dishwasher and clean up! PressPost-Gazette Classified. 263-1201 AMBEBSON AVENUE JUST Oft FIFTH Acta tt For the Handicapped 1 1 A.M. .. , . . A Recognition of James H. Blackwood Of Paitor Emriul "... A VERY WARM A KINDIY PERSON" Dr. F. Morgon RotxwM, preothing BroodcctthuWPIT3 00PMAKDyA 1 105 PM Association of Black Seminarians, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, the Rev. Louis F. Vallone, pastor, St. Benedict the Moor Roman Catholic Church of Pittsburgh, speaker, 7:30 p.m., Hicks Memorial Chapel, 616 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Friday YMCAYWCA, annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, Dennis Brutus, chair, department of black community education research and development, University of Pittsburgh, award-winning poet, native of South Africa, speaker, 6:30 a.m., Pittsburgh Hilton and Towers, reservations, $12, 227-3821. Centre Avenue YMCA, Robin Cole, linebacker, Pittsburgh Steel-ers, speaker, 7 p.m., 2621 Centre Ave., Hill District. Carnegie Mellon University, Afro-American migration symposium, visiting scholars, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Skibo Ballroom, CMU campus, registration, free, 268-2446. Generations TogetherReizen-stein School, Ann Sawyer Berkley, speaker, 10 a.m., Reizenstein Middle School, 129 Denniston Ave., East Liberty. Pittsburgh Friends Meeting, silent worship service, 7:30 p.m. 4836 Ellsworth Ave., Oakland. iiffrljiiii)iiMllvrJh"''"'"'",v,',if""r-- will mmm now in place at Allegheny Center. Carnegie's giving returns rrw 1 Donald Miller Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the "Seated Lincoln" in the Washington temple and the "Minuteman" in Concord, Mass., did the Anderson bronzes. A queen's credit for this restoration goes to Ann Wardrop, life member of The Carnegie board of trustees and long-time Museum of Art docent, who did what to many seemed impossible. An ardent fan of Carnegie, who did so much for American and world culture, Wardrop had studied Carnegie's life closely and was primed to take on what had to be one of the great challenges in her life. Even so, she said, credit must also go to Dan Rooney, Pittsburgh Steel-ers president, who fondly remembered the memorial from earlier years and helped with funding, as did many foundations, corporations and individuals. The plan was conceived in 1981, but the money to rebuild was mostly gathered in the last five years. It took endless hours of ex EAST LIBERTY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH A Center For Renewal Penn and Highland Aves. 8:00 a.m. Good Samaritan Worship 9:00 a.m. Early Communion Service MORNING WORSHIP 1 1:00 a.m. "THE VALLEY OF ACHOR" Swmon by OR. GERALD R. JOHNSON Evtryon Wleom! (Broadcast WEOO-AM, 810, at 4 .00 p.m.) The Downtown Churches Welcome You FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sixth Avenue near Wood Street 10:45 A.M. "ON TELLING THE TRUTH TO OUR OWN TIMES" Or. Bruce W. Thielemann, preaching Sarmon Broaden! WP1T (73), 4 30 p m i KDKA (1020) 10 05 p.m. Pgh. TCI CabU Ch. 9 Fri. 7pm, Sat. Sun. 1 1am & 7pm (Trinity Episcopal (Cathcbral Sixth Avenue 355.C461 THE VERY REV. GEORGE I. W. WERNER, DEAN SUNDAY SERVICES t OO A 10 30 a m. HOtY EUCHARIST A SERMON 9:30 a.m. CKrnrian Education for all Agf Th CothtSrol rfthtAr trilh Dan Wn Sunday ol 30 a m an WTKN (970 AM) Accail tor tha dltablad KeL- .. Martin Luther King Jr. Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Congressman Floyd H. Flake of New York, speaker, 7:30 p.m., Hicks Memorial Chapel, 616 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Cartow College, "Keeping the Dream Alive" program with Dr. Elsie Jackson, director of the Matilda Theiss Day Care Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, ' mmmmmmmm plaining the need for the restoration and asking for funds to make the new memorial possible. But there it is. Sylvester Damianos did the drawings recreating the Bacon original. The only deviation is that the steps leading to the central platform are not as deep as the original because of the new placement along the walkway facing the library entrance. The project is not yet complete and correction of some staining will be necessary. One of the great discoveries is how the bronzes now appear in their natural placements. They have taken on not just majesty but a fresh sense of increased size and importance. It is because the viewer again looks up at them. The work will be formally dedicated this spring. The second annual "Artists-Teachers Exhibit" in the County Courthouse GalleryForum is a worthwhile endeavor because it gives Pittsburgh art teachers as a group a wider platform than classrooms. Of course some city teachers are regular exhibitors in Associated Artists shows. The incident of the censored announcement (see today's People) was unfortunate. But it was heartening to hear people involved in the matter speak so positively on behalf of artistic freedom, a longstanding tradition here and one we must never retreat from. Let's hope this forum for art teachers will continue ASSEMBLIES Of COD SOUTH HILLS ASSWBLY(XGOO 1725 Bl Church Rd B P1i Pastor Rotxrl C. Owen Sun. I, 10 00 I 600-05-7761 Wed. 7J0 BUM Shidvf rn. AMEKCAM BAPTIST WT LEBANON BAPTIST CHUPCH Alabama at w. Liberty, Dormont Worship 1J am Ouch Scht :45 Excl mus-t-chirdren church program Dr. Jam S. Cowtn, Minister BAPTIST-SOUTHEBJ PITTSBURGH BAPTIST CHURCH 3100 Pioneer Ave. 341-1660 Rev. Danny M- Crow S.S. 45--Vorihip 11 am C.T. 6-00-lfVorihtp 7"00 p.m. Wed. Praver Service 7 00 p.m. CATHOLIC-LATH. MASS OU UDV Of FATIMA J107 Sidney St (X Hit St. So. Side january 10th, the feast of the holy family. 100 .m. LOW MASS 10 00 a m SOLEMN MASS I BENEDICTION BROADCAST ONE HOUR rVEDO-iiO AW). WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13TH. THE BAPTISM Of OUR LOR0. IMS o.m. 10 MASS 7 llom LOA MASS 1 SENFOKTN "The ADoition of the t before receiving Holy Communion can be and, regretfully, often is, ft cause of erertlng IrrWraMe pressure in favour of tecriligious Commu nmns". THE VERY BFVD. MONSIGNOR KB MOOGsON PASTOR ntnr Carloui rnmnut Saturday Wilkinsburg NAACP, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1511 Swlssvale Ave., Wilkinsburg. Jan. 17 Black-Jewish Dialogue Group, Martin Luther King Jr. exhibit, through Jan. 23, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. Homewood YWCA, Rev. Leroy Patrick, speaker, 1 p.m., Baptist Temple, Race and Sterrett streets, Homewood. AME Ministerial Alliance, benefit program, $5, 3 p.m. 2701 Centre Ave., Hill District. Daniel B. Matthews Historical Society, reading of winning essay, 4 p.m., St. Matthews A.M.E. Zion Church, 345 Thorn St., Sewickley. Emory United Methodist Church, Rev. Louis Vallone, speaker, and Gospel Choir, 4 p.m., church, 325 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. North Side United Methodist Cooperative, Bishop Roy C. Nicholas, speaker, 4 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, Allegheny and Beech, North Side. Bethany Presbyterian Church, in-terfaith service with Johnnie Mon x' 1 PsttKm?.! Darrell Sapp Post-Gazette indefinitely. Impressive work was juried in by Carnegie curator John Caldwell. A black and white wool and linen rug by Hillary Steel received an award for excellence. An extraordinarily large pen and ink study "Crowquill" with an amazing amount of feathered detail by Daniel Bolick is certain to find wide favor. Charlotte Oliwa Toal's postmodern hard-edge abstracts, Anthony G. Massaro's serial study of an Italian town, Philip Mendlow's wood sculpture of a sleeping woman are among the 26 works that could stand up to scrutiny anywhere. (Through Feb. 5.) What do you do if you love a style that has passed its peak of popularity? If you are Ben Klaas, showing optical abstract paintings at Studio Z Gallery, you persist. I saw Klaas' first show in a Dormont beauty salon years ago and remember his gallery on Library Road in Castle Shannon. There is not too much difference between the paintings of then and now. Klaas' paintings are zingers. If you aren't careful they can send you back to a 1960s psychedelic state. His paintings are well-executed but their ultra-boldness and eye-boggling patterns keep them from being taken as seriously as he would like. If only his conceptions had the subtlety of his brushwork. (Through Feb. 6.) CHRISTIAN 4 KlSSIOim ALLIANCE ALLEGHENY CENTER ALLIANCE CHURCH 750 E. Ohio St. 321-4333 Sunday, 10:45 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE FIRST CHURCH CHRIST, SCIENTIST Brentwood, 3337 Brownsville Rd Church & Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Wed Testimony Meeting I p.m. First Church Of Christ Scientist 210 Pearce Mill Rd Weiford Church t Sun Schl 10am DISCIPLES Of CHRIST MT LEBANON CHRISTIAN Cedar Blvd. & Ho-iycrest Rev Vernon Bowers Minister Fellowship Hour - t5 am. Biwe School 45 a.m. Worshv Service 11:00 a.m. w,.rt.-.fWirwtir.-my--.'v...in.M..' W t:V::iitim..-...v.V.,.-. SJ To Include Your Notice in the Post Gazette Church Directory Hispanic Forum of Pittsburgh, dinner dance, 4 p.m. to midnight, Market Square Theater, Downtown. Jan. 18 Jewish Community Center, preschool education program, various times, 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. Carnegie Mellon Action Project, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Skibo Hall Wherrett Room, CMU campus. Baptist Ministers Conference, morning worship, 11 a.m., Monumental Baptist Church, 2240 Wylie Ave., Hill District. Vintage. 11:15 a.m., 401 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. National Conference of Christians and Jews, Rabbi Mark J. Mahler, speaker, noon, Trinity Cathedral, Sixth Avenue, Downtown. Lemington Home for the Aged, Lonzo Green, speaker, 2:30 p.m., 1625 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty. Baptist Ministries Conference, community worship service, 7 p.m.. Monumental Baptist Church, 2240 Wylie Ave., Hill District. Mount Zion Baptist Church, youth cultural evening, 7 p.m. church, Mountain Road, Library. Jan. 19 Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Radio and TV officials ponder 'Kids' future By Jane Crawford Post-Gazette Staff Writer "Kids America" is gone, but it's not forgotten. And some of the people who most loudly bemoan its recent demise aren't even kids. They're adults who are radio and television station executives. They're trying to develop a plan that would either return the public radio program to the air or possibly replace it with a similar one. Several radio station representatives from eastern cities met here this week to discuss the situation. The program which, until Jan. 1, was heard in 26 markets and here on WDUQ was targeted toward children ages 6 to 11. It featured live, interactive call-in opportunities for its young listeners. Produced by WNYC radio in New York, the show had a yearly budget of nearly $1 million. It was canceled after three years because of funding cutoffs from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which provided half of its production costs, and the Kool Aid Koolers division of General Foods. Judy Jankowski, station manager of WDUQ, is spearheading the effort here to investigate saving or replacing the show. "We wanted to see if there was anything we could do to keep the show," she said. Among the possibilities being considered, Jankowski said, is a statewide show in conjunction with WXPN in Philadelphia which started a local children's show last week with the former co-host of "Kids America," Kathy O'Connell. Obtaining the rights to "Kids America" from WNYC to produce the show or creating a new one were also discussed at the meeting. Funding for any of these ventures would be sought from corporations or foundations, Jankowski said. She believes a similar show could be produced less expensively, for "about half a million dollars to ensure quality," she said. But getting that money is not likely, according to Wallace Smith, vice president and general manager for radio at WNYC, the man who made the decision to cancel the program. "If a station the size of WNYC cannot find funding, it is highly improbable that a station of fewer resources can do it," he said. Smith raises a larger issue about children's shows on radio. "Children's radio is not radio that managers will program. Children will not COME TO CHURCH EPISCOPAL MOVE Of COD Pgh. Revival Cen. Br. Dan, Sr. Ann 4555 McKnlght Rd No Hills Sun 11:30 l l lfTues thru Frl 1:15 Radio WPIT dally 1 lam, Sun 12 noon Church 315 Shady Ave at walnut St 8:00 AM Holy Eucharist 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist Sermon Rev. Arthur McNutfy Church SchlBaby Nursery Avail. IMS PM Holy Eucharist tRamp Entry Available) ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1066 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon Rev. William T. Pickering, Rector Sun Worship 8:00, ! J0 1 10:30 Church Schl I Adult Educ 9:30AM Visitors Welcome FULL COSPEL the pgh. east full gospel 2015 O'Bloch Road, Plum Boro Just Off Rout J80 Lee D. Krlcher Pastor 793-1600 Sunday Worship V & 11am Deaf Wmislrv Avail 9am Service MkJ Week Family Nioht 7;00 pm TRINITY CHAPEL Veetinfl At Mt. Lehanon Woman's Club Worship 10 AM Wednesday 700 PM John Edoar, Pastor B35-?677 NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH OF DfVINE LOVE 94J Upland St. Homewood Worship Service Dam Pastor J. W. Stevenson Fefton Hughes Chairman of Dec on Board. 44U547, JSI-4691 PRESBYTERIAN THIRD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 5th Ave. at S. Negiev 45 Onrch school 11am Worship "You'll Never Be The Same Again" Rev. Barton B. Leach 263-1404 Call Church, Women's Day Luncheon, noon, 123Gilkeson Roaa, mi. Lepa- Jan. 20 Christ United Methodist Church, 8 a.m., church, 44 Highland Road, Bethel Park. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, films, "Martin Luther King" and "Martin Luther King, Jr.: Legacy of a Dream," 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m.. Downtown Branch, One Mellon Bank Center, Oliver Avenue and Grant Street. Jan. 21 Pittsburgh Ethnic Coalition, English Only Movement panel, 8:30 a.m.. William Pitt Union, Dining Room A, University of Pittsburgh campus. Jan. 22 University of Pittsburgh School of Law, James Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality, speaker, 4 p.m. ground floor courtroom, Law School Building, Pitt campus. Jan. 27 Community College of Allegheny County Allegheny Campus Cultural Advisory Board, Yolanda King, speaker, 1 p.m. gymnasium, Ridge Avenue, North Side. listen to public radio," he said. When asked if he thinks children's programs could be successful on commercial radio, he said the chances are "zero." However, if funding had been secured, Smith said he would have continued "Kids America" because he believes that, with some modifications, it could have been more marketable. Smith said there are several parties interested in the rights to the program and he will make a decision about that in a week or two. In what could be considered a curious involvement, KDKA, which operates a commercial radio station here, paid the costs to bring in the six public radio station representatives to attend Tuesday's meeting. Through the efforts of the station's creative director, Arthur Green-wald, KDKA had also committed funds to underwrite the cost of broadcasting "Kids America" locally in 1988. Greenwald said the cancellation of the show is "a shame and in a sense a national disgrace. If there's a system that should be looking out for kids, it's public broadcasting," he said. KDKA-TV has an interest in seeing "Kids America" succeed because of its own on-going commitment to children's programming. KDKA vice president and general manager Joseph Berwanger, who listened to the show with his chil-' dren, said, "There's not anything like what those people were doing on the radio. I thought it was such a unique venture that combined entertainment and education. I'm disappointed but I do understand the realities of funding," he said. Other disappointed listeners have reacted to WNYC. "We've gotten hundreds of letters and phone calls from parents and children expressing their unhappiness about the show," said Liza Vicini, the show's production coordinator. "Some of them even offered to chip in money for the show." Richard Madden, director of the radio program fund for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, D.C., made the decision not to allocate money for "Kids America." He said, "I think the project is one of remarkable contrasts. It is an artistic and promotional success, but a marketing failure. It could generate thousands of calls a day from youngsters, but it can't generate more than two dozen stations to take it." QUAKER RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS 4834 Ellsworth Avenue, Oakland Meeting For worshv 10-30 Sunday To include Your Notict in lh Post Gaiatfo Church Directory co 263-1404 UNITARIAN UNIVERSALE ALLEGHENY Uu-W. North AvI t Resaca PI. Ham Tom Cow "ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE NORTH SIOE" EAST SUBURBAN U.U. YMCA Rte 286 10:30am-Conareoatlon discusses hiring a Minister 3274245 FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH Morewoofl fj, Ellsworfh-e21-00l Church Serv I Church Schl II am "A QUESTION BOX SERMON" Paul H. Beattle UU. CHURCH Of THE SO. HILLS 1240 Washington Rd Mt, Lebanon 10: Worship I, Church School A Martin Luther King Service Rev. Marilyn Magnus ten

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