Wednesday, June 28, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 28, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Wednesday June 28 1995 HeraldZeitung 7 e i t u n g Arts Entertainment THE ART OF THE MATTER Borrowed finery was a better choice Its like the past two weeks Ive been feeling a little shall we say with the heat a big summer musical to produce and oh yes the ridiculous amount of idiotic and destructive irresponsibility being practiced to perfection across the board in our beloved country Whew that was a mouthful wasnt it Oh I know a lot of good things are going on Elizabeth Elliott too but some how it feels like ignorance greed and cowardice have the edge at least for the time being Youre having a hard time believing one of my favorite songs is Cockeyed arent you Well Ive looked everywhere for Pollyanna and she seems to have gone into hiding temporarily Dont worry find her again But even we tough guys get a bit discouraged now and then Im sure glad I have you to talk to Anyway since I couldnt find cheerful in my dictionary today and since its too hot to stand on a soap box and since you deserve every good thing I can give borrowed some wise and wonder ful words from some dear friends whom Ive never Richard Bach In his amazing book Illusions You are led through your life time by the inner learning creature the playful spiritual being that is your real self Dont turn away from possible futures before youre certain you dont have anything to learn from Message to Bosnia And every other place where brother fights brother This mes sage comes from the Tao Te Ching High winds do not blow all morning Heavy rain does not fall all day Are not these made by heaven and earth If the power of heaven and earth Cannot make violent activity last How can you From Joseph Pintauro If you look back you can almost see the wall of time The moss on it is still wet You can smell it Looking forward there are no walls so get on your mark get ready get once we didnt know how to believe in a rocket ship or even a lawn Make space in your brain for tomorrows Thats what Im trying to do But I have to get todays clutter out of the way first Elizabeth Elliott is a guest columnist for the HeraldZeitung writing on the arts and humani Wonderful watercolors Full slate of bands to play at Music Slam The Stretch Williams Band will headline the River Fever Music Slam I this Sunday from 2 to midnight on the Guadlupe River at Hwy 306 and Sattler Rd Also appearing at the Music Slam are Guy Forsyth The Real Deal Jack and The Rippers Monty Guitar Tyler and Dionysus Special Guest Advance tickets are on sale for at JAKS Junction and they will be at the gate Entry forms for the ItsyBitsy Tee ny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini Contest 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place to be held Sun day can be picked up at JAKS Carrie Allbritton and Sarah Wetz watch as Carol Light of Georgetown contemplates her next brush stroke at a watercolor workshop held last week for the New Braunfels Art League Light was the instructor for the workshop and also demonstrated for the Art League meeting A full house at the meeting included members from Houston Gonzales Coppell and nearby cities and guests from Salt Lake City Ursula Brinkerhoff of Houston commented Im impressed to see what a great building the Art League has bought The Houston art groups would love to have their own building but New Braunfels native joins Willie at Picnic Singer and songwriter Aaron Allan will be performing two songs and serv ing as a coMaster of Ceremonies at Willie Nelsons Fourth of July Picnic in Luckenbach Allan who graduated from New Braunfels Independent School District in 1947 is the son of Mrs Hugo E Crenwelge and the late Hugo Cren welge His sister Mrs Sherry S Jean Hill also resides in New Braunfels Allan went straight into radio after graduation at KITE with 30minute singing show sponsored by Mission Valley Mills He is presently working at KCTI in Gonzales He has had three different radio shows including one called WritersDIay in which song writers including Willie Nelson have made guest appearances to discuss their work Some of Allans work has been recorded by artists such as Nelson Stoney Edwards on Capital Claude Gray the Osborne Brothers Charlie Walker and Country Roads on RCA in Sweden A preparatory school choir in Africa and Linda Cass a country singer from England have also performed his songs Some of the radio and television sta tions Allan has worked for include WOAI TV and radio now KMAC KENS and KBER in San Antonio and WLVN in Nashville and KIXX in El Paso among others Some of the performers sched uled to appear with Nelson and Allan at the July Fourth Picnic include Steve Fromholtz the Geezinslaws Ray Wylie Hubbard Kris KristofFerson Ian Moore Band Gary P Nunn Ray Price and Leon Russell Gates open at noon and the music starts at 2 continuing until 10 Tickets are each and are available through Ticketmaster in San Antonio Blockbuster music locations Foleys Department Store and Star Tickets 512416STAR in Austin Aaron Allan RACE CAR CARPENTERS Hobbyist creates car kits for Childrens Museum summer classes Mix one grandfather 15 boys and girls a handful of nails bottles of glue hammers rubber bands sand paper paint and a bag of assorted wood shapes What do you have Race Car of the summer classes offered at the Chil drens Museum in New Braunfels Thank you PaPa This is the coolest thing Ive ever said Christopher Williams at the end of his twoday effort to produce the car Youre welcome I enjoyed hav ing you in class you did really said PaPa aka Richard Tucker retired executive woodworking hob byist grandfather and greatgrandfa ther The wooden cars were built using factorymade wheels steering wheels axles and hubcaps Tucker handcrafted the other 21 body parts for each car creating a kit for each student I originally created 16 kits and then I got a little nervous and made more for spare parts just to be sure Its a good thing because we needed a few replacements here and Tucker had taught two previous classes for CMNB and realized that the car would be the most difficult project He took on an assistant for the wife Nelle I guess I said Mrs Tucker even though he said I didnt have a choice that I had to be there to help I really didnt mind we both like working with children We think its important for them to be suc cessful and proud of themselves Richard did a lot of work to make the kits Also we like to be active and involved and this is an opportunity to visit our daughter Museum Director Susan Williams and keep up with what is going on at the Childrens The kids all did noted PaPa Its so interesting to see the differ ences in how they work Some of them look at the model and just sometimes too others want to have every little step checked and rechecked I was surprised to have girls in the class I dont know my own daughters always like build ing Iguess I just thought a car class would appeal more to One girl Melanie McDermott thought along the same lines as PaPa about the class being for boys and did not sign up when her brother Dustin registered for the class But then I saw his car and I watched and I knew 1 could make one and I wanted to do it because it looked like fun and it was a real nice car Although the next class was filled Proud new car owners from race car carpenters class at CMNB back row I to r Andrew Rust Christopher Williams Matthew Llndley and Kyle Shepherd in front Brendan Shepherd and Claire Lindley to capacity the Tuckers made a spe cial appointment with Melanie to make a car The best part it was all the best J liked the whole said Melanie Me said PaPa Ill have to think up another p jject for another Summer classes at CMNB contin ue through the first week of August Call 6200939 Family Feud Now see here young roars Horace Vandergelder scolding his niece Ermengarde as her sheepish boyfriend Ambrose and Dolly wearing a Hesrunningtruetoform expression look on The scene Is from Circle Arts Theatres summer musical Hello opening July 6 From left are Gary Schumann Robin Williams Thor and Cathy Clark Benefit performances will be given on July 13 for the New Braunfels Music Study Club and on July 20 for the Childrens Museum No passes are redeemable on those nights Tickets for all shows are available at ChinanThings For reservations call 6093092 TuesdaySaturday 3 to 8 for this production MdTexas Symphony Society gets new officers for 199596 The MidTexas Symphony Society has recently elected JoAnn Aniol of New Braunfels president for the 1995 96 season Other recently elected members of the executive committee are Yale Kalmans bylaws and rules Arlene Buhl guild Richard and Carol Glanville marketing Gloria de la Cer da planning and Kathie Ninneman public relations All are from New Braunfels and are vice presidents of the symphony soci ety Seguin members of the executive committee are Terry Keith develop ment Eithne Goetz education Bill Dean treasurer and finance Jerry Weers corresponding secretary Martha Rinn recording secretary and Kathy Nossaman past president Anita Windecker is the symphonys founder Members of the board of directors are Joe and Irma Alvarado Dick Buhl Edward Dedeke Fred Frueholz Betty Lou Rushing Olga Wilson Ken Daniels Terri Brotze Hellen Reese Katie and Vic Sponenberg Bill and Genevieve Tart Robert Orr Frank Streightoff and Caroline Weston all of New Braunfels Board members from Seguin are Tim Fox Jane Horn Carole McCul lough Marj Peters Bettye Lindenberg Sandra Moline Ruth Thompson Carl McCauley Warren Nossaman and Susan Rinn The MidTexas Symphony is a pro fessional symphony orchestra which is supported jointly by the citizens of New Braunfels and Seguin The 199596 season will begin on Sunday Sept 17 with a concert at Jackson Auditorium in Seguin Three concerts will be held at the Civic Center in New Braunfels For information on season tickets call the symphony office at 6290336 in New Braunfels or 3728089 in Seguin Kathy Folbre is orchestra man ager of the MidTexas Symphony Send submissions for the Arts and Entertainment Page to HeraltfZeitung Entertainment New Braunfels TX 78130 Or fax submis sions tP STAGE reps attend festival STAGE representatives Bobbye and Frank Streightoff of New Braunfels Zada and Earl Jahnsen and Tom Balmos of Bulverde and Monty Truitt of San Antonio attended the National Festival of American Community Theatres in Mid land Texas June 2025 This is the first time the national festival has been held in Texas Hundreds of volunteers and the staff of the Midland Community Theatre worked over three years to accomplish this First place at the festival went to the Oak Ridge Community Playhouse of Oak Ridge for their production of Second place went to Out North of Anchorage Alaska for The Mommy and the Kalamazoo Civic Players of Michigan captured third place with Dancing at STAGE will host a meeting of the southcentral region of community theatres at Krause House on Saturday July 1 All interested individuals are also invited to the lunch meeting and afternoon workshops An RSVP is necessary for lunch Theatre arts students of STAGE instructors Krizan Byxbee and Skip Summers will complete their summer classes with a recital at 7 on Sunday July 9 The public is invited to this free recital The next STAGE production Jenny Kissed opens on Thursday July 20 at 8 dinner available at More information about Jenny Kissed Me will follow next week Please call 2104382339 for more information now Gruene appearance Health Happiness Show the hot new band backing up Butch Hancock on his nationwide tour will be appearing Sunday July 2 at Gruene Hall Rolling Stone said Health Happiness Show plays music that confesses its sins while slipping out the back gate to Their latest CD is entitled Instant Living