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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Entertainment New Texas Page 7 Out n about Gala dance Saturday Tickets for the Blue Ribbon Gala sponsored by Comal County Junior Livestock still are available at Comal Saddlery High Brehm New Braunfels Franks Western New Braunfels Kanz Peed Store in Saltier and Bulverde Lumber and All area ag students and the Comal County Extension Service office will be sell ing The dance is Saturday at Wursthalle from 9 to 1 with music by Clay Blaker and the Texas Honky Tonk Nightlife The Watering Hole 1390 Old McQuccney will play host to Bobby Lloyd and his country music tonight from 8 to Vercttc will take his country and western dance music to the Watering on Saturday from 9 to 1 The local The will be playing at The Shanty at Canyon Lake from 10 to 2 Hear some Texas swing with Alvin Crow at Oruene Hall Saturday Fashion Show Doncastcr will present a Fashion Show at the Woodlands at Canyon Lake Golf and Country Club March A Chinese luncheon buffet will be served beginning at The Fashion Show starting at noon will include styles for day and as well as sport and casual The charge for the luncheon is per per Reservations may be made by calling Toby Lohr at 6253369 or the Woodlands Country Club at Door prizes will be Silence a rare feminist slasher flick ByJOEBELK Staff Writer The Silence of the Lambs mixes intensity and emo tion with a unique feeding on two Oscarcaliber performances and deft direction by Jonathan The film certain to be one of the best of the year is a feminist slasher which has got to be a The anonymous American Girl victim is given some brains and composure rather than just while the heroine is one of the more competent and complex women youll see on Jodie Foster plays FBI trainee Clarice who is given a chance by bureau higherups to interview a psychopathic killer in hopes of obtaining information on an atlarge serial killer known as Buffalo The incarcerated killer is Hannibal Lecter Anthony a psychiatrist with a penchant for eating his Lecter treated Buffalo Bill briefly during his inchoate stages of and has some insight into his the only problem is that he nor mally doesnt like to share Both Foster and Hopkins are phenomenal in their respective with the developmental scenes between them ranking among the movies most As Foster portrays a woman excelling in maledominated profession of law The level of her work doesnt make her any more readily perhaps even less she stands her ground at all times and even for ces the issue of being treated equally and with Attractive but not at all Clarice is a rare her oine who does the ground work herself and does not require male assistance to get out of a The character of Lecter is drawn in by all of these aspects of Clarices and even more so by his accurate perception of the ghosts of her The film reverses all of the conventions of its genre including in the things missing from the film are an underlying romantic theme between Clarice and her a stalking of Clarice by Lecter who is other wise an equal opportunity flesh eater and an actual slasher Foster is an ideal choice to play more for her acting skills than her history as a target of an American Her Hinckley exorcise is called Five Cor and along with this is among the standout perfor mances of her distinguished Just as fortunate for the movie is the choice of Demme as director a more heavyhanded filmmaker such as Alan Parker or Oliver Stone would have ruined this by hammering down the storys because of the subtlety exhibited by the often fullforce intensity is broken up by the films restraint and The expository scenes are anything but forced clippings and pictures on the FBI wall show immediate insight to the Buffalo Bill while the introductions to Clarice a grueling run through an obstacle course and Lecter a perfectly calm and upright stance in the dungeon of an insane asylum have similar The movie should help Demme as much as he aug mented One of the countrys most consistent and innovative his movies even the wonder ful Married to the Mob and classic Melvin and Howard have always lacked usually in the its a major compliment to say this is his best Completely enthralling and usually for intensity The Silence of the Lambs is in company with the relatively recent mindblowers Dead Ringers and Full Thats an unequivocal recommenda tion at least for anyone who can sit through Grade The Spring Concert of featuring the Opening Door Dance Theatre at will be presented this Spring Concert of Dance this weekend A Spring Concert of Dance will be featured March tonight and Saturday at with a matinee perfor mance Sunday at 2 in the Speech and Drama Center on the Southwest Texas State University Presented by the Opening Door Dance the professional dance company in resident at the per formance is sponsored by the dance division of the SWT Department of Physical Education and alumni and professional choreographers will perform seven original modern five premier dances and two encore Three of the selections will be featuring original music by Austin Senior dance student Amy Bailey will perform her critically acclaimed dance presented in the advance cho reography showcase last In aother encore Opening Door Dance Theatre artistic director LeAnne Smith Stedman will perform Vesper Light which pre miered last April in honor of former SWT professor Ralph Each performing choreographer will present their own unique style of modem We believe in the beauty of the human spirit and the human body in Stedman Also performing will be Cathy alumni Joan dance Karen company SKATE CENTER SEGUIN FRI NITE 3010 30 AFT 1 03 30 7 JO1G 3G I PARTY INFO manager Craig new York cho reographer currently residing in Aus tin and Sandy company executive Tickets for the concert are for adults and for students with IDs in advance and for other students and For more infor call the theatre box office at TCBV1 The Best All Yogabars 208 Loop 337 6251313 DearAbby Smoking claims sisters life her story saves others DEAR ABBY When everything and I do mean everything else I finally quit smoking when someone sent me the enclosed col umn you wrote in Will you please run it again GLORIA IN WINNIPEG DEAR GLORIA I Here it is DEAR ABBY About a year and a half a woman wrote you a very moving letter about her sister who had died of lung Then a i Denver woman wrote to say that the letter had caused her to quit smok Please run them Some one I love very much needs to see those letters in CANADA DEAR WILLIAM 1 are Here they DEAR ABBY I am hurting more right now than I ever have in my whole My beloved younger sis ter died nine months I still cant believe I will never be abl j to call her on the phone again to gossip and giggle as only sisters how I miss her I asked her doctor what actually killed and without batting an he Cigarettes Now I feel 60 guilty because her older Thank I was able to quit in She tried to but it was too late for Hjr husband and children ure I have learned a lot from this terrible A smoker has a lot more to worry about than My sisterH stay in the hospital with lungcuncer wiped ouli her family why do advertisorb mukuj cigarette ads so attractive they should run a beforeandallur picture of a oncebeautiful woman vomiting and bald from radiation I know this letter is too long for your but if it will help just one person to reach into her pursui or his pocket and throw thai pack of cigarettes in the it will bo worth GRIEVING DEAR ABBY On April read a letter in your column in the Rocky Mountain News that did something for me that nothing else was able to It made me decide to quit smok It was written by a woman signed whose beloved younger sister had died from lung Her doctor bluntly Ciga rettes killed Grievings final paragraphs hit me like a please tell Grieving that her letter made this fourpackaday woman reach into her purse and throw her cigarettes in the trash Ive taken an oath never to smoke Too bad she didnt sign her She deserves to be thanked FREE IN DENVER DEAR FREE She did sign her but requested that her letter be signed Grieving if I telephoned her to tell her what a terrific impact her letter had made and asked if I could reveal her She If you think it will help just one go orchids to Dorothy Sosebee DEAR ABBY Thank you for your continuing efforts to get people to quit My beloved brother died last He was a special loved by He was a good Christian and we find some comfort in knowing that he is with our but self we want him here with us He knew that cigarettes could but he never thought it would hap pen to He loved us and did not want to cause us all this pain and please give this message to your readers If you cant quit smok ing for please do it for those who love HEARTBROKEN IN INDIANA Everything youll need to know about planning a wedding can be found in Abbys How to Have a Lovely To send a self addressed plus check or money order for in Canada to Dear Wedding Box Mount Postage is American 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