New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 23, 1996, Page 7

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 23, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 8 A O HeraldZeltung f3 Wednesday October Wall band plan return to Gruene for another Saturday Night show After three critically acclaimed albums Chris Wall is on the front lines with his fourth Any Saturday Night in Recorded live at Gruene Hall the release captures the essence of the Texas honkytonk experience as well as the breadth of the considerable tal ents of one of Texas most admired Wall and his band Cowboy Nation return to Gruene Hall to play the CD release party Nov 2 The show begins at 9 with Bruce Robison opening Tickets are at the door For more information call 6061281 Any Saturday Night in at times rowdy and raucous at times poignant and poetic is filled with 13 Community Chorale concert set for Sunday The New Braunfels Community Chorale will present its fall concert at 4 Sunday at the First Baptist Church Directing the chorale for his third year is Perry Dean who also directs the choir at Smithson Valley High School JoAnn Lemmon is the accompanist for the 14th year The Community Chorale performed its first concert during Wurstfest on Nov 4 1979 Over the years many styles of music have been presented V This years concert is on the light side titled Down Memory and includes such favorites as Stormy Moon Get Hap Star Oh Lady Be Good and The Rhythm of The group will also sing a collection by Irving Berlin A Century of including Theres No Business Like Show Shaking The Blues Alexanders Ragtime Blue Steppin Out With My Puttin On The Give Me Your Tired Your and God Bless Come and enjoy some toetapping music with the chorale this Sunday Tickets may be purchased from any member of the chorale They will also be sold at the door at China V Things and at Johnson Fur niture Co Adult tickets are and seniorstu dent tickets are Submitted by the Community Chorale Wurstfest posters earn recognition for NBHS students Three New Braunfels High School students won cash awards and ribbons for their posters promoting the upcom ing Wurstfest Art Show to be held at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery next month Alan Gamez won first place Josh Vela second and Misty Roberts took third Their posters are on display in the gallery windows Other student posters are displayed in downtown windows The 33rd annual Wurstfest Art Show almost as old as Wursfest itself will fill the two galleries with paintings in oil watercolor acrylic and pastel sculpture in paper and clay jewelry and more A juried competition will precede the show and sale The art show will run daily during Wurstfest from 10 to 6 except for the final day when it ends at The NBAL Gallery located at 239 W San Antonio recently under went some structural improvements Workers gave a facelift to the build ings front and back exterior walls and the meeting room also was reno vated A new sign will be mounted before Wurstfest Submitted by the New Braunfels Art League original songs never before recorded but familiar to Wall fans who cheer and sing along on the live recording The release featuring appearances by some of Walls friends Kelly Willis Dale Watson Bruce Robison and guitarslinger Mary Cutrufello is part testimony part confession and part biography as Wall continues to pen the smart and incisive lyrics that have made him a standout in the crowded firmament of Texas music Long a favorite of such legends as Jerry Jeff Walker and Guy Clark among others Wall proves again his ability to poke a little fun at himself Gal From San and the coun try music establishment Songs on Any Saturday Night in Texas range from country twosteps to Zydeco rhythms to fourlaneblacktop truckdriving rock Any Saturday Night in Texas also showcases Walls growth as a per former This recording wellpaced and upbeat hums along like a pickup on a West Texas highway Blending tunes like fine wine Wall takes listeners on a journey through the heart and times of a gifted observ er From the opening I Feel Like Singing in which an imagi nary songwriter contemplates suicide but quickly opts for life to the rousing 33 Reasons to Say it is a heck of a trip a few stops to reflect a few to ponder the future one to remember a beloved uncle another to Chris Wall and his band Cowboy Nation play at Gruene Hall on Nov 2 recall an exwife and of course a stop for a beer with some old friends Submitted the McGuckin Enter tainment Group Share and share alike One of the advantages of join ing the New Braunfels Art League is the opportunity to gain feedback from others Above Dee Dee Dale stand ing recently taught a collage and watercolor floral work shop at the leagues gallery at 23d W San Antonio St Laurlce Bremer and Sharon Neuhaus took part in the workshop which included students from Canyon Lake San Antonio and New Braunfels Left Candv Lapaqlia and Angle Banta Brown look over Georgie Stoks sketches dur ing a recent San Antonio Watercolor Group paintout in Gruene All three are league members Submitted by the New Braunfels Art League Dixie Chicks to roost at TLU for celebration Tickets are now on sale for the Nov 16 performance of the Dixie Chicks at Texas Lutheran University The popular cowgirl band will perform at in the universitys Jackson Auditorium as one event in the 10th anniversary celebration for the building The public is invited Tickets all are general admission and are each Tickets may be purchased at the Texas Lutheran University bookstore located in the schools Alumni Stu dent Center Bookstore hours are Mon day through Friday from 9 to 4 and Saturday 11 to 1 Telephone credit card orders may be placed by calling 210 3728180 The Dixie Chicks are a country music said Susan Rinn director of special events at Texas Lutheran but that description alone doesnt come close to conveying the true essence of this dynamic trio of female Rinn says that the Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines awardwinning fiddler Martie Seidel and dobroban player Emily Erwin together present a refreshing blend of powerful harmonies distinctive instrumental abilities and great country music The Dixie Chicks have received increasing notice from and con cert promoters as well as from a grow ing legion of fans The band has been voted the best country band in Dallas at the Observ er Music Awards for four years in a row In recent years the band has per formed yearround and worldwide Notable appearances include tours of six countries the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Gala the Grand Ol Opry the Dallas Cowboys halftime show during a Monday Night Football telecast the Nashvilles Summer Lights Festival and the National Cov girl Hall of Fame The group also has appeared on such nationally televised programs as Nashville Music City American Music Texas Connection and Garrison Keillors American Radio on the The Dixie Chicks have been fea tured in articles in Western Styles Elle Texas Monthly and D Magazine We had people coming to us and asking us to book the Dixie said TLUs Rinn The group has developed a tremen dous following and we are thrilled to have them here in Seguin as part of our 10th anniversary festivities at Jackson Submitted by Texas Lutheran Uni versity True West to open Sam Shepards True West will open Nov 9 and run through Nov 24 at the San Antonio Public Theatre at 108 Blue Star Performances are Nov 9 and 10 Nov 14 to 17 and Nov 21 to 24 Thursday through Saturday perfor mances begin at 8 Sunday mati nees begin at Tickets are for adults for senior citizens and military personnel and for students To reserve tickets call San Antonio Public Theatre at 210 829PLAY The plays guest director Bill Rhoten of Dallas has established him self as an accomplished director actor and acting teacher His directing credits include the world premiere of Brad Baileys Elec tric as well as Baileys The Real Queen of Hearts Aint Even Pret which Rhoten directed as a feature film Most recently Rhoten directed the pilot episode of Jesses a syn dicated television show In True two estranged broth ers face off in a funny violent contest for a piece of the American dream Austin on the brink of success as a Hollywood writer is threatened by the arrival of his mysterious brother Lee whose life as a drifter is more authen tic than anything written for the silver screen Names in the News MacLaine returns to role of firefighter to save home MALIBU Calif AP It was deja vu for Shirley MacLaine The Terms of Endearment star was out Monday defending her Malibu home from a nearby wildfire roaring above the Pacific Coast She and other residents hosed down their roofs as burning ashes fell MacLaine whos been through 10 blazes said she loves the area but quipped They ought to change the area code though and make it Just in case MacLaine packed sev eral suitcases with pictures books and some clothes Childhood pictures and pictures of my life Do you know how many pictures tliat is she asked Not just this added a laughing MacLaine a wellknown believer in reincarnation I have pictures from Island nation celebrates its World Series star WILL AMSTpD Curacap AP Every time Andruw Jones hits a home run it lights the sky over Curacao This tiny Caribbean island is so crazy about its native son that resi dents light fireworks whenever he hits homers for the Atlanta Braves Jones 19 did that twice Sunday night becoming the youngest player ever to homer in the World Series and leading the Braves to a 121 victory over the New York Yankees in the first game of the series The Braves won again Monday night 4rO but Jones was hitless This town is said Geovanne Viceisza the local businessman who scouted Jones Hes really a national Curacao a 38milelong island just off the coast of Venezuela has a pop ulation of about about three tirnes Yankee Stadiums capacity Van Dyke says goodbye to California hello to Arkansas LOS ANGELES AP Jerry Van Dyke is leaving California for life as a Razorback The star of Coach is selling his suburban Toluca Lake estate so he and his wife Shirley can spend more time on their SOOacre cattle ranch in Arkansas His San Fernando Valley estate is listed at million Van Dyke who has played assis tant coach Luther Van Dam on ABC TVs Coach since 1989 announced earlier this month that he would leave the show after this season Built for Bing Crosby in 1936 the home was fire in 1943 and an earthquake in 1994 It was refur bished each time Van Dyke bought the home from Andy Griffith in 1993 Former driver files lion suit against Chase LOS ANGELES AP Chevy Chase is being sued for million by a movie set driver who claims an errand he ran for the actor ruined his business Fred Moroz sued Chase Walt Dis ney Studios and two production com panies for breach of contract fraud and conspiracy after he was arrested after picking up painkillers for Chase Moroz cast driver on the Canadian location of the movie Man of the says he was sent to pick up a package for Chase in the United States on Aug When he returned Moroz says Canadian authorities detained him for four hours after they found the package contained the prescription drug Per cocet Chase has been treated for addic tion to painkillers he said he began taking for chronic back pain Chase paid Morozs legal fees and Canadian authorities declined to pros ecute the lawsuit says but Moroz says he lost business because of the bad publicity The case goes to trial Nov 4 Murrays limousine collides with Dole vehicle NEW YORK AP Well its one way to campaign A limp in Elizabeth Doles motor cade ran intp Bill Murrays limo early Monday after the two had done sepa rate interviews for ABCs Good Morning Mrs Dole who wasnt in the vehicle that struck Murrays jumped out of her car to make sure everyone was OK No one was injured is aili uih tf Their rivalry turns into a mortal com bat for Americas true west a mythical land of freedom power mon ey and success True West is the perfect followup to our production of A Touch of the said David Connelly San Anto nio Public Theatres artistic director Shepards play is a contemporary classic that requires a careful balance of danger and comedy in its perfor Connelly said It will be a wonderful showcase for professional acting that will take our audience on an emotional rollercoaster Starring in the production are Stephen Price as Austin David Con nelly as Lee Roger Alvarez as Saul Kimmer and Elaine Honigblum as Mom San Antonio Public Theatres acclaimed premiere production of A Touch of the Poet played to soldout houses for its limited run in June and the theaters company expects a com parable audience turnout for True This November San Antonio Public Theatre working in partnership with the George Gervin Youth Center will present two free performances of True West for the benefit of the citys underprivileged youth and their fami lies Submitted by the San Antonio Pub lic Theatre Comedy troupe aims to skewer politicians in SWTSU show An Austinbased comedy troupe will once again poke fun at current events and public personalities Oct 29 to help raise scholarship money for music majors at Southwest Texas State Uni versity Esthers Follies which has per formed the past several years at the fundraiser is likely this election year to poke fun at political candidates The troupe will perform at in SWTs Evans Auditorium Tickets are 10 and and can be purchased in Room 101 of the Music Building All proceeds benefit the Music Scholarship Fund This performance is not suitable for children For more information gall the SWT Music Department at 512 2452651 Submitted by Southwest Texas State University ;

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