New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 26, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 26, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 26, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 8A □ Herald-Zeitung g Wednesday, February 26, 1997 A&E Briefs SWT Arts Schedule Color and light Cf Photo submitted Janice Vow Hindoo of Charlotte dlecucssd color and light al tho roeont Now Braunfela Art Looquo mooting. An Art Loaguo member, oho aloo lo a algnatiiro mombor of OH Painters of America and tho Wootom Academy of Women Arbota. Through Sunday — SWT Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House” by Hetvik Ibsen, main theater, Speech and Drama Building, nightly performances at 7:30 Feb. 25 to March I with a special matinee performance at 2 p m March 2. Tickets arc S8 for adults, 15 for students. For information or reservations, call the University Theatre Box Office at (512) 245-2204 Thursday through Sunday — SWT Opera Workshop’s “I Do. I Do,” 8 p.m., Music Building Recital Hall. Tickets are $5 general admission, $3 for students. For more information, call the Music Department at (512) 245-2651. Tuesday Visiting artist Nicholas Kripal will speak on ceramics, 11 a m., Chautauqua Room. LBJ Student Center. Free admission. For more information, call the Department of Art and Design at (512) 245-2611. Tuesday — SWTJazz Band. 8 p.m., Iv ans Auditorium. Tickets are $2 general admission, SI for students For more information, call the Music Department at (512) 245-2651. March 5 — Guest Swedish Brass Quintet, BrassaNova. 8 p m., Evans Auditorium. Tickets are $2 general admission, $1 for students. For more information, call the Music Department at (512)-245-2651. March 6 SWT Symphonic Band, 8 p.m., Evans Auditorium. Tickets are $2 general admission. $ I for students. For more information, call the Music Department at (512) 245-2651. March 17 — Opening reception for Graduating Senior Exhibit I. 5-"’ p m . University Art Gallery The exhibit will be displayed through noon. March 21.. For more information, call the Department of Art and Design at (512) 245*2611 March 19 Guest artist I d Miller, folk singer. 7:30 p m.. Music Building Recital Hall Free admission For more information, call the Music Department at (5 LM 245-2651. ‘ ArtsEntertainment Hummelfest celebrates 5 years of art Five years of Hummel art in Texas will be celebrated by the Hummel Museum at their Flummelfest on March 14 through March 16, 1997, according to Carl and Roma Feltner, co-chairs of the event. According to the Feltners the event will include everything from a golf tournament to a celebrity dinner, and seminars, silent auction, and even champagne vault tours. In announcing the events agenda the Feltners especially emphasized the fifth annual “Die Grosse Raffle.” They noted that no one has to wait for Hummelfest to get an opportunity to win two round-trip tickets to Europe or anywhere American Airlines flies in the continental USA. Other prizes in the raffle include valuable Hummel collectibles. All proceeds from the raffle go to the Hummel Museum, a non-profit organization. The Feltners said, “The proceeds will help toward keeping their one-of-a-kind art museum in New Braunfels. The round trip air fare for two is courtesy of American Airlines and Rennert’s New Braunfels Travel. Other prizes are courtesy of John and Vicki Hobe of Arizona; Lottie Smith, Goebel Representative; the M. I. Hummel Club of Pennington, NJ.; and the local chapter of the club. A special, limited edition figurine has been produced to commemorate Hummelfest ‘97. This special M. I. Hummel figurine is entitled, “What’s New,” and will hav* an official museum backstamp and the purchaser will receive a certificate of authenticity. Also each purchaser will receive a specially created wooden base that will hold the museum’s three special figurines, “Latest News,” “For Father," and “What’s New.” According to the Feltners, the two other figurines were issued for Hummelfest ‘96 and Wurstfest ‘96. The celebrity dinner March 14 will give those in attendance an opportunity to mix with television personalities, an internationally famous sculptor, an astronaut who walked on the moon and other notables. The Feltners said, “There will be no head table because we will have these celebrities seated at different tables to allow everyone an opportunity to visit with them.” For information related to Hummelfest call 625-5636. (Submitted by the Hummel Museum) Collegiate women’s choir performance on tap SAN MARCOS More than 170 women from six universities will participate in the 16th annual Texas Collegiate Women’s Choir festival Saturday at Southwest Texas State University. Women’s choirs from the University of Texas at Austin, Texam A&M University, the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Woman’s University and Our Lady of the Lake University will perform a concert on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Auditorium. • The combined choirs will sing Dixit Dominus by Gallupi, Instruments of Praise by Koepke, Lift Thine Eyes to the Mountains by Mendelssohn and Heart We Will forget Him by Mullholland. The guest clinician for this event Is Dianne Bromley, a SWT graduate. She has served as the national chairwoman fen’ Women’s Choir for the American Choral Directors Association. The former director of Choral Activities at Harlingen Fligh School, she is currently the director of the South Texas Choral. Choirs under her direction have sung for the American Choral Directors and Texas Music Educators Association conventions. In addition to the combined concert program, the choirs from each of the participating universities will present a short program. Ticket for the performance are $2 for adults and $1 for students. For more information, call the Music Department at (512) 245-2651. (Submitted by Southwest Texas Stale University) SWT plays host to 'Opera • Goos Baroque!!’ A special production of “Opera Goes Baroque!” will be staged at the Texas Collegiate Opera Festival on Tuesday at Southwest Texas State University. The program will be a potpourri of arias, ducts, trios and choruses from different Baroque operas from France, Italy and England. SWT will host a two-day opera festival Monday and Tuesday, featuring such events as sessions on costuming, dance and vocal styles of the Baroque era. For information call (512) 245-8369. *My Children!, My Africa’ debuts Friday A production of “My Children! My Africa!" will be presented at 7:30 Friday at Evans Auditorium on the Southwest Texas State University Campus. The play, first produced in South Africa, was inspired by an incident which happened dunng the 1984 civil unrest there. Tickets are Photo sumbtttad Willis plays Gruene Acclaimed country singer Kelly Willis comes to Gruene Hell Saturday night, having lust signed with AAM Records. Willis grew up In Virginia, but headed to Texas to solidify hor hybrid of dance had honky took, blues and rockabilly. Call Gruene Hall at (210) 606-1281 for information. Last chance to catch ‘The Odd Couple’ $5 general admission, $3 for students. For information call (512) 245-2030. Creative Writing dropped from Senior Games The Kerrville Senior Games has announced that it will not include a Creative Writing event in this year’s competition, as was previously announced. Flowevcr, Competitive Writing events will be included in two of the IO Games sites in Texas. Interested parties may contact Lubbock Senior Games at (806) 767-26I0 and Texas Senior Sports Organization in Temple at (817) 770-5584 for entry information. Oscar and Felix will be parting company after Saturday night. That's when Circle Arts Theatre puts “The Odd Couple” to bed, after a successful run of packed houses for the Neil Simon comedy. “It’s been most surprising to see the enthusiasm for this show,” said its director, Elizabeth Elliott. “It's been done so often, we were concerned that the public might be burned out on it. But fortunately, the sold-out houses proved otherwise.” Both Bob Byxbec and Gary Pemberton (who play the mismatched roommates) call the production “a real workout,” but also claim the overwhelming audience response made it worth “every drop of perspiration." The final performances will be given this Friday and Saturday, with curtain at 8 p.m. A few tickets are still available at China-n-Thmgs. For reservations, call 609-3092 from 3 to 7 p m. through Saturday. (Submitted by Circle Arts Theatre) March month to celebrate watercolors Watercolor Month is being celebrated in New Braunfels and San Antonio during March. Watercolors depicting many subjects will be featured in the side gallery of the New Braunfels Art League Gallery, 239 W. San Antonio, next month. Photo submitted A good mystery Somebody’s going to get clubbed, hacked, strangled or shot In “Deadly Countdown,” Circle Arts’ second annual Mystery Dinner Theatre, with one performance only, March 8. The potential culprits are, from left, Dr. Drew Bludd, (Larry Lapaglla), Chee Nutt (Lewis Sarkozi), Hazel Nutt (Joy Lindsey), and Eileen Dover (Pat Ruhf). Also In the cast are Bob Byxbee ae Ben Dover and Krtzan Byxbee ae Leona Hemlock. Tickets are available at Chlna-n-Thlngs, none being sold after March 3. To reserve tablee for eight, call 629-4824, after purchaekig tickets. New officers New Braunfete Art League officers and chairpersons Include, bom left, sealed, Betty Mathis, hanging; Helen Masek, secretary; and Candy Lapaglla, treasurer; standing, Betty Matesky, assistant treasurer; Terry and Peggy Colwell, membership; Elaine Felder, president; Sarah Wetz, vice president; and Pat Deltz, publicity. Not pictured are Marie Rawls, parliamentarian; Dwaina Johnson and Beverly Davie, gallery; and Gerald Walter, librarian. The hospitality committee Includes Carol Martin, Dianne Reeves and Barbara Garrett. ;

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