High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 26 1976, Page 120

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1976, High Point, North Carolina12c High Point Enterprise september 26, 1976 of thee i sing opens Friday by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer of thee i a pulitzer prize winning musical comedy with music by George and Ira Gershwin will open the 1976-77 season of the High Point Community theatre with performances Friday and saturday at 8 pm. M he High Point theatre and exhibition Center. Of thee i was written by George s. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind and was the first musical comedy to win the pulitzer for drama in 1931. It was also he longest running Gershwin musical on Broadway and earned critics Praise As funnier than government and not nearly so the comedy traces the careers of presidential and vice presidential candidates John p. Wintergreen and Alexander throttle Bottom along the Way satirizing political conventions the . Congress and supreme court bathing Beauty con tests and even motherhood. The plot includes a Combina Tion political rally and wrestling match the problems of a pension for Paul Revere s horse and the obscurity of the vice president Randy King will Star As John Wintergreen with Jane Wright As Mary Turner the girl he Falls in love with and eventually marries. John Lowe appears As throttle Bot Doc Watson one of the unexpected benefits of both the Urban Folk music revival of the 1960 s and the country music resurgence of the 1970 s has been been the discovery and rediscovery of i gentleman from North Carolina who has emerged As one of the pre eminent Folk artists of our time. Doc Watson was born in 1923 in Stoney Fork North Carolina. Blind from birth he was educated at the state school for the Blind in Raleigh his Mother was an accomplished Ballad Singer and his father a Banjo picker and Singer. Doc s first Reed instrument was a Harmonica. He soon began making his own primitive Type string instruments and at age nine his father hand crafted him a fret less Banjo from Hickory Maple and Catsam three years later Doc got his first guitar and soon formed a duo with his brother Linny. The major influences on Doc s music were recordings of the Monroe Brothers Doc Watson and the Delmore Brothers in particular and later country Folk artists he heard on local radio shows and broadcast performances of the grand Ole opry such As Uncle Dave Macon the Carter family and Merle Travis. Watson s Blue Ridge Mountain Home was Well tuned into the pipeline of Southern music gospel blues Bluegrass Ole timey music and ballads and he Learned his lessons Well As his later recordings and performances indicate. Torn the hopelessly inept vice president. Roger Bell and Joe Carter appear As senators Carver Jones and Andrew Lyons respectively with Wendy Wilson As Diana Devereaux. Other cast members in Henderson Mathilda Pat Jobe Louis Paul Wilson Frank Amber Johnson miss Ben Jim Hooker or. Patty Halo Barbara Probert and Tim Webb French ambassador. Songs that Are still familiar from the score after 45 years include of thee i sing baby1 and love is sweeping the Sandra Epperson directs the production with David Traynham As musical director Gaye Johnson As choreographer and Jim Wilson As technical director. Comedy the final film in the comedy kapers film series will be presented tuesday at . In the High Point theatre. And now for something completely different stars Monty Python s flying Cir Cus the British comedy group that has gained popularity in the United states As Well the comedy film series is sponsored by the key and Yeyette clubs of Central and Andrews High schools. American Sampler a special evening of parlor music rags popular and serious music of the Early 1900 s will be performed in a period setting by four North Carolina school of the arts musicians at Reynolda House in Winston Salem tonight and monday at . The event is a Benefit performance to Salute the open ing of the Wake Forest Fine arts Center. Musicians to perform in clude Elizabeth Suderburg Singer Robert Suderburg piano Stuart Dempster sunday crossword Puzzle see Puzzle solution on Page 15c edited by Margaret Farrar 1 11 16 by Manny Miller across River of British Columbia cry from the playground brilliance Hist 19 popular novel of our Lime Lio asian vip 21 significant first for baby 22 science. Abbr. 23 sayings 2-1 hindu Queen 25 humor s device 26 Cockney s socks kind of talk abbr 28 descriptive of some animals 30 struggled confused 32 sentimental saying. 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Spanish style "4 Martinique and Cayenne 77 Small Colony 78 migrant far worker 79 ship 81 puts on the tube 83 Type of Tea Chers col lege abbr 88 Wax 90 drowsy ones 91 article 93 patriotic hymn 95 out in Alrica 97 have pick phrase 101 say so 102 Calendar abbr. 104 works of Art 105 go for 106 wading Bird 107 name meaning strength 108 King of nor Way Var. 109 embankment 110 Pentateuch 111 vice presidential mid dle name 112 out of style 118 animal s cry 121 old card game trombone and euphonium and Victor Steinhardt piano. N. C. Symphony Eugene Fodor proclaimed As the Mick Jagger of classical opens the membership series of the North Carolina symphony with concerts in Durham and Raleigh. Fodor joins the symphony on sept. 29 at . At Page auditorium on the Cam pus of Duke University in Durham and on sept. 30 and oct. 1 at 8-15 in Raleigh memorial auditorium. Season memberships will be honoured at these concerts. The pianist Fodor a Colorado native recently became the first american since Van Cliburn to top the Field in the prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition and the first Westerner Ever to place in the violin phase of the com petition. He appeared with the symphony in 1975, and received such widespread acclaim Maestro John Gosling immediately signed him for a return appearance. Company David Turner a unc a student from Jamestown will perform in the upcoming production of to be presented by the unc a theatre on oct 2, 5-9, and 12 14 at . In the Taylor building. Museum classes the old Salem restoration and the museum of Early Southern decorative arts has announced its fall schedule of museum 1 or 1976 77. The classes include everything from a lantern tour of old Salem to tin or Mthm building methods feminism in Salem and ceramics registration is now open for All these classes and further information May be obtained by contacting the old Salem restoration dept. Of education. Greensboro symphony the Greensboro symphony is now conducting a membership drive for its up coming season. That season will include six concerts to be Given in War memorial auditorium in Greensboro. Concert dates Are. Oct. 26, feb. 1, March 22, april 26 and May 10. More information about the symphony which is under the direction of Peter Paul Fuchs can be obtained by writing or calling the Greensboro symphony 712 Summit Avenue in greens Boro look homeward Angel two University theatre groups will be presenting look homeward Ketti Frings adaptation of the Thomas Wolfe classic. The Carolina play makers will perform the play oct. 13 6, 20-23 and 27-30 at Graham memorial lounge theatre on the unc Chapel Hill Campus at 8 tickets can now be reserved by calling the Carolina play makers. The Wake Forest University theatre will perform look homeward Angel oct. 20-23 at 8-15 . In the new Fine arts building on the Wake Forest Campus. Tickets Are also available now for that production. Listokin recital Robert Listokin teacher of clarinet and woodwind ensemble at the North Carolina school of the arts will play the first Nacsa faculty recital of the 1976-77 season wednesday at 8 . In Shirley recital Hall at the Salem College Fine arts Center he will be assisted by Ann Listokin piano and Sally Peck Nacsa teacher of Viola and string ensemble. The recital is free to the Public. Jensen concert Soprano Penelope Jensen will open the new season of tuesday evening series con certs at 8 . Tuesday in Hill Hall on the unc Chapel Hill Campus. She will be assisted by Michael Zenge of the unc cd music faculty. Her program will include songs of Franz Schubert Alban Berg Maurice Ravel and Francis poulenc and the can Cloncs Casicas Spanoles by Fernando j. Obradors. Railroad trip the Asheville civitan club will have its fall color rail excursion oct. 16, departing from Marion at and returning to that station at Box lunches will be of thee i sing cast in rehearsal to r Roger Bell John Lowe. Pat Jobe. And Paul Wilson available for passengers or picnic lunches May be carried mail orders for tickets should be addressed to Carl w. Loftin Box 7146, Asheville. . 28807 More information is available at this same address All proceeds go to the civitan scholarship fund Craft show area craftsmen wishing to take part in a Powhatan county Virginia Craft show and Sale should apply for exhibit space by oct. 15. The show will take place on nov 6 and 7 and is sponsored by the Powhatan Junior woman s club for further information or to obtain an application write mrs. Robert c. Baltimore. Powhatan Junior woman s club. Route 1. Box 187. Powhatan a. 23139 or mrs. J. Burnett Jeter Powhatan Junior woman s club route 3, Box 71a, Powhatan a. 23139. Ecu entertainment a limited number of season tickets Are available for the East Carolina University theatre and dance series. The theatre series opens oct. 7 with the production Don t bother me i can t and will include a performance by the National theatre of the deaf on March 15. The dance series features the Atlanta Ballet touring ensemble and the Rod Rodgers dance com Pany. Tickets Are available by mail at the Mendenhall Stu Dent Center East Carolina University Greenville . 27834. Burns recital Soprano Marilyn Burns and pianist Wilton Mason will present a lieder recital at 4 . Today in the Sternberger auditorium at College. The program of German songs to which the Public is invited free of charge is be ing dedicated in the memory of the late or. J Curt Vic tories. An accomplished musician who taught economics at Guilford College from 1940 to 1964. He died in 1972. Our town unc Asheville will open its seventh season with our Thornton Wilder s pulitzer prize winning drama of he in Small town America. Oct. 7-9 in Lipinsky auditorium. Film series the Guilford College film series continues this week with an evening of Short experimental films on tuesday and the Knack and How to get it on Friday. Both films will be presented in Sternberger auditorium and Are free to holders of arts series season tickets youth concert parents of children in elementary school and their children Are invited to a Brief performance by Young students presently enrolled in the elementary string instruction program at the North Carolina school of the arts to be held tuesday at . M the recital Hall in the administration building of on the Nacsa Cam pus Earl Scruggs the Earl Scruggs revue will perform Friday at 8 . Enjoy Funch and dinner for the Best in old country italian q atmosphere j come see us in so Jamestown on r the Greensboro Road. Open Man. Sot. 1421 North main try our delicious ice Cream sundaes with a Choice of chocolate butterscotch pineapple Strawberry in wait Chapel at Wake Forest University. Appear ing with Scruggs who for years played Banjo with Lester Flatt will be Scruggs three sons and one other musician tickets Are on Sale at res Nicks in Winston Salem Ridgetop. The record bar in Hanes mall misty Mountain Roc. The North Carolina school of the arts the record bar at four seasons mall and the College Union ticket office at Reynolda Hall on Campus. Street festival the new River Street festival to celebrate passage of the new River Bill will be held at tale Street on the unc Greensboro Campus oct 2 irom 10 to 6 . Traffic will be blocked off in the area and there will be arts crafts. Live music political candidates from All parties discussing environmental issues and the Greensboro Folk dancers. The festival is sponsored by the Audubon society and the Sierra club Coupon i i 1 i i 11 . 2 . Luncheon specials pizza Reg s3 -10 Only s2.19 Spaghetti Reg s2 69 Only 1.79 lasagna Reg s2 95 Only m.92 sandwiches reqs159o-ily 1.25 great luncheon values 2209 North main 869-2171 i i i i be chateau great Steak society you Dine free of charge 10 ten times at i Ici Bateau Greensboro Winston Salem High Point Burlington membership in the Clifty cd drat Steak society entitles you to 10 complimentary full course dinners or luncheon ill Chuteau great steaks in Greensboro Winston Salem High i Oil or Burlington of Jour Choice within the next year free of charge when a dinner of equal or greater value is purchased one of your . Our membership fee of Onk 00 entitles to the Sorico and its Lull membership Dine evening or lunch hour with no Dollar limitations. Our membership includes entree my dessert on our menus. Tax alcoholic beverages and Gra Luiu ire nol included. Due to our soil imposed limitation on the number of so lieu memberships. Are available on a strictly first come first basis. 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