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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Shamu swims to symphony Sea World of Texas Shamu the San Antonio Symphony and AM 550 KTSA plan to make music and magic Thursday April 18 in a unique extrav aganza to benefit San Antonios Rape Crisis Center By choreographing the power grace and athleticism of Sea Worlds killer whales to music performed by the San Antonio Symphony this evening gala promises to be an unprecedented aquatic said Ron Aaron executive director of the Rape Crisis Center Shamu has already donned a black and white tuxedo in anticipation of this orches tral Aaron said The ShamuSan Antonio Sympho ny collaboration is set to begin at 8 at Sea Worlds Shamu Stadium The Texas Chic black tie and den im affair will be preceded by an ele gant buffet at 7 catered by Sea World Tickets are per person With proceeds going to the Rape Crisis Center According to San Antonio Sym phony Music Director Christopher Wilkins a program of waterand whalerelated music has been cho sen especially for this unusual event On The Beautiful Blue And God Created Great Whales and other splashy pieces will highlight the evening as Shamu and the Symphony perform in perfect harmony Barbara left and Alicia Llvesay rehearse a scene for the next production Best of Friends which opens at Krause House on Bulverde Road on Thursday April 25 and runs through Saturday May 11 Call 2104382339 for Information and reservations gives UBest of Friends performances The next STAGE production Best of a comedy by James Elward will be presented at Krause House 1300 Bulverde Road at 8 v April May and 11 I Sunday matinees on April 28 and I May 9 will be at I Director Rolla Nuckles of San Anto nio will present nine performers in this I witty comedy that starred Shirley I Booth in its American tour he play I wright deals hilariously with the prob lems caused by the unexpected return of a long absent writer to his family in company with the pretty young tiling he now wants to marry Show tickets are 10 for adults and for students and senior citizens age 62 and Opening night April 25 will be a benefit for the Bulverde Opti mist Ciubvs Youth1 and Sthr6latsWpi M A champagne punch and cheese reception follows the performance on opening night Food will be available at Krause House beginning at on Thursday Friday and Saturday The doors open at 1 for Sunday lunch and matinee April 28 and May 5 Kevin KJossner at the keyboard will provide entertainment before most of 4 f forreder vations and information Hill Country Chorus unpacking voices for Grandpas Attic April 28 at 4 The Hill Country formerly known as the South Texas New Braunfels own chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America is proud to announce their upcoming show our the Harmony The theme for this years show is Grandpas Attic The show will be held on Sunday April 28 4 at Jackson Auditorium at Texas Lutheran College in Seguin Tickets are on sale now for senior citizens general admission advance and at the door They are available at the Senior Citizens Center Comal Flower Shop the Chamber of Commerce here in town and the chamber in Seguin They area also available from any Hill Country Chorus barbershopper Featured in our show will be the Texas Jubilee a quartet from the San Antonio area and an upandcoming new quartet heading for big things down the from San Marco and New Braunfels The Hill Country Chorus meets every Tuesday night at the First Baptist Church Choir Room comer of Cross and Santa Clara streets in New Braunfels We would like to invite any male singers to visit with us in harmony and good JjW X You do not have to be an accomplished singer nor do you have to audition Wed just like to have you come by and visit with us n 1 Regional local artists jazz up Fiesta Regional and local jazz greats will perform at the St Marys Universitys Fiesta Jazz Con cert held annually on the last Friday of the Fiesta Week cele bration ManyW the performing musi cians also lead jazz clinics for 35th Annual Jazz Stage Band Festival in which more than 20 of South Texas finest junior and senior high school jazz band ensembles will perform for critique and awards These local and regional stu dent musicians will have the opportunity to learn firsthand from jazz professionals what it is like to be a jazz musician This MidAmerica Arts Alliance program is made possible with generous support from the Lila WallaceReaders Digest National Jazz Network a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts with additional sup port from the Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts The Fiesta Jazz Concert is Fri day April 26 from 1 to 10 at St Marys University Pecan Grove A barbecue lunch will be served at per person The Jazz Stage Band Festival will be Saturday April 27 from 8 to 5 at St Marys Uni versity Center These free familyoriented events are intended to promote live jazz music and education Plenty of parking is available on campus For more information call John Rankin or Mary Rippy St Marys music department Ball sings Saturday Readymade grownup star with the rare gift of seem ing totally relaxes while he kicks the slats out of a Ball Is stopping traditionalist country fans dead and there is more to come His career at Gruene Hall has come full circle from when he played in the front room In the past to the main presently on Saturday April 20 Tickets are Appearing at Gruene Hall While everyone else romances the road Joe Ely lives It Call him what you wandering min strel gypsy cowboy visionary song poet or houserocker on fire whatever he Is Elys covered a lot of ground in his time All part of the relentless quest for revelation that only a journey can satisfy His journey will lead him to Gruene Hall Friday April 19 Tickets are For mall order credit card or money order tickets call 6295077 Tickets can be bought at Gruene Hall for cash only 6061281 for information They are also available at the Josephine Street Cafe In San Antonio which accepts credit cards or cash 210 2246169 for information Lockhart theater performs comedy The Lockhart Community Theater will present Footlight a com edy about what goes on behind the stage during rehearsals for a play Cur tain time is 8 on April 12 13 and 27 On Thursday April 18 the show starts at 7 Ticket prices are for general admission an for students and senior citizens The theater is located at the comer of Walnut and Commerce streets in the Presbyterian Life Center For infor mation or reservations call 512 398 3812 OJ i el New Braunfels Art League Floral Expressions blooming at gallery through April Bluebonnets roses irises hibiscus and flowers of all types are in bloom at the Floral Expressions art show in the side gallery at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery now through April 30 Flowers are depicted in landscapes still lifes and florals in oil and watercolor The New Braunfels Art League Gallery 239 W San Antonio is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 to 5 Space applications accepted for arts and crafts show May 2526 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 no items purchased for resale Artists and craftsmen who have not dis played with the Art League before should send several pictures or slides representative of their work for screening purposes and a selfaddressed envelope for their return The fee is for an eight by 10 foot space An entry form may be requested by calling Pat Deltz at 210 6294607 or the Art League Gallery at 210 629 8022 Written inquiries should be addressed to NBAL Box 310325 New Braunfels TX 78131 Pick a hand Photo by BILL HAAS SX w Dr n W of choosing hands with hit fitter Sally Carol Bissett In this scene from The Dining currently at Circle Arts Theatre The stakes of her choice9 are all the dining room furniture which her brSher also wants Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 nee this Sunday April 21 Tickets are available a For reservations call Monday through n
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