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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                ibergfihn part of events ABn GJntagwfll visit AeSotfh Texas Slate University campus 10 through 12 for a series of AD wiH be held on the SWTSU and arc free to public discussion through Ginsberg featuring professors Paul Cohen June jiHankms Nfichad Hennessy and Steve jrtWflson Flowers Hall Free Life and times of Flowers Hill 5 April Reading Altai Ginsberg reading from his work Auditorium Liberal Arts bufld Reception Book Signing books for Evans Auditorium April 12 Questionandanswer with Allen Ginsberg Mines Center Room 202 For more information contact Steve at 512 2452163 The Dining Room continues Grace Carol Blssett warns her daughter Carolyn Bteen Cote that H would be a bad idea to choose to see a play with her maiden aunt over going to dancing school in this scene from THE DINING The unique human comedy by A R Gumey continues this weekend at Circle Arts Theatre Tickets are available at ChinasThings For reservations call 6094092 Monday through Saturday 3 to 7 only There will be Circle Arts wfll hold Big River auditions April Anyone whos ever wished to travel the Mississippi following the adven turous journey of Huckleberry Finn might want to attend auditions for Cir cle Arts Theatres summer musical BIG Readings and singing tryouts will be held this coming Monday April 15 starting at Those auditioning need to bring their own sheet music an accompanist will be provided As usual this musical will require 12 to 14 men a commodity which is always difficult to said director Elizabeth Elliott But if we could cre ate Hell Dolly with a total of 17 peo ple Im going to remain confident that we can handle this Roles exist for eight to 10 women as well Some of the colorful characters besides Huck himself and his friend Jim a black slave are the Widow This musical will require 12 to 14 men and eight to 10 women Douglas and her stem sister Miss Wat son the uproarious King and Duke who may not be as harmless as they seem Tom Sawyer and a rowdy gang of pays Hucks drunken father and the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain the shows music and lyrics were composed by the late Roger Miller the king of country music The original production garnered seven Tony Awards including Best Musi cal Score and Book Those unable to attend Mondays auditions may call 6254824 to make other arrangements to read and sing for a role ICanyon Lake photo 3 J Icontest still growing New Braunfels Art League 5 Canyon Lake will be hosting the annual photo contest sponsored hoy Canyon Lake One Hour Photo The contest held in 1994 saw 74 gentries Last year there were 199 Gentries j We are expecting even more entries ithis said Dana Breiman Jones Sowner of Canyon Lake One Hour Pho We have expanded the number f categories from four to five for years contest Children and ani s landscapes people of Canyon celebrations and Panoramic C3fK Children and animals nave been as one category instead of individual categories as they were dast year All photos with either a child animal or with both will be judged the same category Landscapes saw the most number Sjf entries last year especially hill coun Jjry views The photos can be of any landscape in the world People of Canyon Lake is a new jategory Subjects of the photograph be residents of Canyon Lake jnay be of any age but cannot be a portrait We are looking for rjandid shots people in action image true to the human spirit of people in our Jones Celebrations take place year round Birthdays Christmas weddings they jjjare all opportunities to make a photo gentry Think about the unusual too They barbecue a childs first bicy Panoramic format is another new category These are the photos that are extra long either three and onehalf inches by ten or four by ten inches A singleuse camera or a special camera that takes these photos on any film is available at any photo lab and at some supermarkets If you are unfamiliar with this type of format ask any pho to processing laboratory or contact Dana or Bruce Jones at Canyon Lake One Hour Photo The judges will be looking for best use of the panoramic format There is no entry fee Photos must be five by seven inches in size except for panoramic format photos which wfflbeeither3 by inches Digitally altered professiohalbr copyright photos are not eligible Entries are limited to two photos per category per person Entries will be taken between Monday April 29 and Friday May 17 Judging will take place the morning of Friday may 24 The public is invited to attend the judg ing Prizes will be awarded for first through third in each of the five cate gories Beginning Saturday May 18 Thursday May 23 the public may also come to Canyon Lake One Hour Photo and vote for their favorite photo The winning photo will receive the Peoples Choice Award The panel of judges will also pick the best of the first place winners in each category and award the Best of Show to the photographer Entries should be turned in to and details may be obtained from Canyon Lake One Hour Photo 1427 FM 2673 in Sattler 210 9077901 form may be requested by calling Pat Deltz at 210 6294607 or the Art League Gallery at 210 6298022 Written inquiries should be addressed to NBAL Box 310325 New Braunfels TX 78131 Wurstfest Association makes donation toward Art Gallery renovations Some of the artists participating in the Floral Expressions art show at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery include Pat Deltz Virginia Haas CllsWr Coldeway Laura SottrOary and Marie Rawls The public is invit ed toa reception Thursday April 11 from 8 to 8 at the gallery 239 Antonio The show continues through April Artist to demonstrate Southwest landscape in oil Cliff Cavin of San Antonio will paint a southwest landscape in oil at the Tuesday April 16 meeting of the New Braunfels Art League Cavin was accepted in the 1995 Oil Painters of America national exhibition and has had a painting accepted in the Top 200 in the National Arts in the Parks competition His art was includ ed in a cultural arts exchange with San Antonios sister city in Japan Repre sented by Texas Trails Gallery in San Antonio he has had articles written about him in Southwest Art Art West and San Antonio Magazine as well as local newspapers Currently he is working with Jesse Trevino on a ninestory tile mural for Santa Rosa Hospital The public is invited to the meeting at the NBAL Gallery 239 S San Anto nio Apply for space at Spring Arts Crafts Show Spring has sprung and it is time for area artists to apply for space at the 32nd annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show sponsored by the New Braunfels Art League The event is scheduled for May 25 and 26 in the New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S Seguin Exhibitors may show original work only no kits no nudes no commercial exhibits no food items and not items purchased for resale Artists and crafts men who have not displayed with the Art League before should send sever al pictures or slides representative of their work for screening purposes and a selfaddressed envelope for their return The fee is for 8 by 10 foot space Entry deadline is April 15 with acceptance by April 25 late entries will be taken on standby An entry Rusty Brandt president of the Wurstfest Association presents a check to Pat Deltz of the NBAL for continuing renovations of the Art League building at 239 W San Antonio The New Braunfels Art League has received a donation from the Wurstfest Association toward build ing renovations of the New Braunfels Art League Gallery 239 W San Anto nio We are pleased that the Wurstfest Association has this continuing confi dence in our campaign to better the downtown said Elaine Felder NBAL president They also provided a gift last year Since then we have completely replaced the roof We are looking forward to accumu lating enough money for the next pro In his letter informing the group of the donation Rusty Brandt president wrote The members of your organi zation have worked very hard to devel op the gallery which has certainly become an asset to the downtown The Wurstfest Association has pro vided much financial assistance in improving Landa Park and New Braunfels landscaping and building projects Among other benefits they also pro vide exchange trips to Braunfels Ger many for four area students The gaUery has become a tieehive of downtown activity Youth ArtBeat activities included being the collection point of art work site of die judging by Felder and Annette LeBoeuf and site of the poetry comer and face painting last Saturday Hundreds of works were displayed there over the An art show called Floral Expres sions will run through in the side gallery Flowers bloom in still lifes landscapes and strictly florals A reception will be held Thursday April 11 from 6 to 8 and trie public is invited Nine classes in oil watercolor and drawings are available to adults and children The childrens class is held on Sunday afternoons Last month the Art League spon sored an Artistic Outreach fiee to mem bers of the community The 32nd annu al Spring Arts and Crafts Show will be held in the gallery all 10 days of the festival We stay very busy anil we like it that Felder said The Arts and Business are keeping these days g Every now and then I realize how dated my terms are like keeping corn for instance That goes all the way back to the time I was a teenager Sand you dont want to know how long that was I suppose the phrase jtoday would be theyre an I think my longgone label jlworks best the arts and business Ware in good company with each other they both know it In fact theres new marketing focus steadily surging the states these days its Cultural Municipal agencies are looking increasingly to as their potential customers for theatres museums and con Icerts That bit of information was irecently printed in the San Antonio and the Texas Com i on the Arjs backed that idea to hilt in its last newsletter But its not only the agencies are convinced of the value of the cultural bureaus and The Art of the Matter not only between the visiting consumer and the arts or business community but also and even more importantly between business and the arts One could say if one felt a little mis chievous that what we have going is a healthy 1 eg Him ate menage a In other words business is sup porting the arts Elizabeth Elliott whiph attract cul tural tourists which in turn spend money in restaurants accommodations bou tiques etc development officials are ing Die mesfnige loud and clear f STEP ASIDE BIG CITIES Yes we know about Chicago and e people who stormed the city to visit the Art Institutes exhibit of French impressionist Claude Monet A ranking chamber of commerce official summed it up succinctly Monet money And weve heard about Santa Fe New Mexico which attracts close to outofstate visitors to its sum mer Opera Festival But for a town our size we cant be beat We have enough diversity of arts and cultural exhibits and performances to satisfy the most artshungry tourist possible And heres the best news so many of our local businesses have come to the same conclusion whats good for the arts is good for them I hear some of you saying Boy is she naive If Business is doing some thing for the Arts then there must be something in it for Exactly I know that That fact makes the arts community even more proud We who labor in galleries museums theatres and concert halls have known for a very long time that we had valid com modities And now the business com munity is acknowledging the winwin situation Weve become partners not just to enhance our citizens quality of life but also to enrich our coffers THE LINEUP Its scary when you think you might omit someones name because almost all the businesses in our fair city have gotten on the bandwagon supporting the arts but there are some very obvi ously dedicated to the winwin goal like Target WalMart Texas Commerce Bank Schlitterbahn Vic toria Bank Norwest Bank Pinto Ranch Grill Plaza Diner TreeTops Riverside Grill Lacks First Commercial Bank Lubys and the list goes The final word is were proud of the partnership It not only puts more coins in our purses it lends stature to our endeavors Elizabeth Elliott is a guest columnist for the HeraldZeitung writing on the arts and Prospero the lead character in Shakespeares The weaves white magic to help regain his throne The musical production adapted by J Jay Jennings will be staged April 9 through 13 and again April 16 through 20 at nightly at the Gtade Theatre on the west cam pus of Southwest Texas University The show is spon sored by Century Telephone of San Marcos and admission Is free For more Information call the University Theatre Box Office at 512 2452204 Local voices sing with TLC choir Two New Braunfels residents are members of the 199596 Concert Choir at Texas Lutheran College These students are Max J Ebert and Preston D Voosen Ebert is a sophomore music major and Voosen is a freshman at the col lege in Seguin The 44voice select choir which includes students from six states and one foreign country has just returned from a 10day concert tour through Caj jfomia Jn California the choir sented concerts in San Diego Visalia Sacramento Palo Alto and the San Francisco area Under the direction of Dr Sigurd Christiansen holder of the Mary Gibbs Jones Chair in Choral Music at Texas Lutheran the choir is already plan ning its 1997 spring tour which will take the group north to the Upper Mid west Texas Lutheran College was recog nized by US News and World Report in its 1996 college guide as one of the top ten regional liberal arts colleges in the western part of the Unit ed States and as one of the best finan cial values   

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