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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE New attendance mark set at Shakespeare Festival DIKU) Calit (AP> ve nem had arn thing like this Craig Noel a man not easiK to ver- bal raptuie Sold out business at the Old Globe Theatre s 25th annual Shakespeate Festival explains the doughtv producing direc toi s gratification Attendance tor the June 4 Sept 15 three plav has been averaging 99 1 per cent ot capaciU which is just about a> close to sellout as vou can get without putting a ticket bite on inevitable management guests The conspicuous qualitv of diania exhibits in the Elizabe- than is cleanlv solid ungimmicked perfor m a n c e Lvervbodv re members Hamlets beseech about clear speech The Globe and its environ merit art not conducive to tar- out interpretations argues the man who has set policy ever since the theatre opened in 1949 Noel recalls as abominations ot all time a couple of earh tar out romps with A Midsummer iMght s Dream and Much About The silver anniversarv is one vear late because the public lost interest in then- amateur performance1- ot the bard and the taltenng gate was revived with a 1953 ver- sion of Mr Roberts The summer companv went professional in 1959 The cur- rent 19 member Equitv com- panv augmented in bits b> student apprentices includes such Broadvvav and regional stalwarts as Victor Buono Knc Christmas Penelope Fuller John Glover and Ben jarnin Stewart Their rotating in- THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Department of Music INTERESTED CHORAL SINGERS are invited to apply for membership in THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE CHOIR Edwards) Sinclair) Weekly rehearsals University of Lethbridge Lecture Theatre (Room E690) Tuesdays 7 45 p m Commencing September 10 1974 For further information contact The Department of Music Urvversitv of Lethbridge Lethbridge Alberta (9-23381 LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 56 numbers... 10th Game Blackout in 56 numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money Entry Card All Wood Cards 50c Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited guests. Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. in air conditioned comfort eludes a staging ot Twelfth Night bv the oddlv apt patron- vmic tandem ot Christmas and Noel the second part ot King Heniv IV devised bv Edward Pav son Call and Romeo and Julet done by the Festival s first woman direc- tor Diana Maddox A chiet associate in the festival s climb to what can be described as sturdv consis- tent dependabihtv is Peggv Kellner set designer tor 19 vears Over the vears the Old Globe origmallv built for mini-Shakespeare perfor- mances at the 1935 California Paciiic International Ex- position has showcased tor midable acting and directing talents The first seven productions were put on bv Iden Pavne drama s venerable scholar teacher What the Globe has done trom a national standpoint savs Noel is that actors are plav ing verse better than be- fore getting awav from the Brando naturalism one adjunct the 420 seat Old Globe, the 245-seat Carter Theatre next door opened in 1969 for exhibit of more contemporary pieces This vear it has been Your Own Thing the prize-winning musical adaptation of Twelfth Night Noel s satisfaction with silver anniversarv results is shghtlv tempered What I realh wanted was another theatre he savs The plan gestating for some is to erect a 700 seat auditorium of inconspicuous SJ million design in a canyon behind the Old Globe for an extension of programming 'Phoney legends' about humorist Old radio shows Carmen Madu (left) ana Al Girard two Edmonton nostalgia fans, collect tapes of old radio shows They have about 250 hours of old classics on tape They include The Shadow', The Green Hornet and Amos n Andy series Military tattoo at Expo may be last on continent ORILLIA Ont (CP) Stephen Leacock would have been the tirst to deride the phoney legends that have gi own up around his memory in the opinion of an unchal- lenged authority on Canada b most renowned humorist Stephen Leacock Jr 59 told an interviewer his lather did not expect lasting tame and popularity when he died in 1944 at the age of 74 He expected that his books would be read tor perhaps 10 or 20 vears I don t think and he didn t think that he was a William Shakespeare The Leacock said he would never have sold his lathei s summer home at nearbv Brewery Bav it I had known would turn it into a George Washington slept- here kind of place He said Sunshine Sketches ot a Little Town which brought lame to the mythical Ontario community ot Manposa was a disappoint ment to its author It vvas a success But what mv tathei wanted to do was to write a novel deep with mean ing He said the book was as much about Lndsav or Barne as it vvas about Onllia with which it has become SPOKANE Wash (CP) The Canada Show at Expo '74 be one of the last color- ful taUoob in North America Patrick Reid, Canadian commissioner general The times are changing trere are onlv nine mihtarv bands in Canada where there used to be 25 or 30 I don t be hevi there are any more pipe bands ,n the forces and there are puces in the United States wnert n would not be appro '3 NIGHTS ONLY! Sept. 5, 6, "JOYOUS, Independent Journal JUBILATION" -S F Examiner "A YOUTHFUL LIVELY S F GOOD SEATS NOW ON SALE! LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. LETHBRIDGE Direct from sensational record runs in California! Reserved Seats 4 If bought in groups of 10 PHOTO 419-5th Street Phone 328-6661 CLOSED MONDAYS TUESDAY SPECIAL! September 3rd All Vivitar Lenses in Stock MANUFACTURERS SUGGESTED LIST pridtt o have tiaditiona1 show such a the national police to emblem of a countrv that savs a lot about and the positive im the RCMP he said I-oi be abroac. anadc age oi Mori than UOO spectators gave a --landing ovation to the K( VP musical ride and t lapped along the Wmm peg massed pipes and drums as the t u st performance of the (anad i show 74 ended night Its 1 tux ollets the natio'ial dance ensemble bas ed ir harlottetovvn vvas another obv ious success as the 22 lortul danc ers and singers depicted scenes from the anadian cultural mo saic irom statelv rituals of the plains Indians to Quebec jigs and a cov c'og dance There are 601 performers in the show to plav four nights during Canada Dav s par ticipatmg were the Princess Patricia s (anadian Light In fantrv band and the Roval (anadian Sea Cadet Corps guard and band Angele Arsenauit a Charlottetown folk singer preparing her own anadian television show was master ot ceremonies The 2'i hour performance was presented tree of charge despite the tact the federal government had 000 to spend on the four acre Canada Island as well as the show W e sc rounged enough ma ]or elements to put the show together said Mr Reid We knew the musical ride was dp pcaring in the Albertd bicentennial so we arrdnged the ndtioridl to coincide with the movement of the musicdl ride from to (dhlornia The cultural division of the external affairs department Feux Follets because it was a foreign per tormance The sea fade s were on their home from summer training in British Columbia The had to pav expenses onh for the we packed a DC 9 lull the Princess Pats band based in C algarv couldn t be closer STARTS TONIGHT! POTTS POTTS The controversial musical stage play that spills the beans blows the whistle and washes the dishes is entertaining fanciful irreverent and full of charm since Blazing Saddles has there ever been a wackier more ridiculous fun filled show than Potts Total family entertainment for the young and the young at heart TONIGHT AND SUNDAY Yates Memorial Centre p.m. One Show Nightly! Tickets On Sale Only at Door Adults Senior Citizens and Children Under 13 299 f.r FMI. WOCHUM C.IIJ Call Opintor (no ckargi) Ask for Zinith 06061 207 Krisgi Bldg. A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 60S 5th AVE. S. PHONE 328-7921 or 328-1181 TRAVEL MARQUIS HOTEL BLDG. PHONE 328-3000 associated It is my opinion thatmy fa- ther s, place is not Stntford- on Avon He wrote W looks, counting anthologies aid by tar the largest pait 4 the work was uone in Montrsl Then there were the phonev legends An Anglican bisho) ot Peterborough 'had my Uher going tor life to a crurch which wasn t even built intil alter he arrived in the arfa man oitered to sell him a 1934 car complete Aith alleged ownership papers in his lathers name whrh the Leacock said the humorist never owned Mi Leacock who ha-> done considerable research jn the lite ot his own idol President John F Kennedv recalled with particular irritation a conversation with some CBC He said 1 remember Stephen well used to sail up to Onlha to go toJances I ternember the time vhen the boat s boom swunf around and knocked him that point Mr Leacock said he interrupted budh hose re marks are apocrvplal and mondaciou-, Mv latter was too good a sailor tor hat AHTHUR K. RUTLAND B.M., B. MUS., F.T.C.L. ANNOUNCES The Resumption of Classes Sept 3 1974 ir PIANO AND THEORY Harmony Counterpoint analysis Aural Mimc'dn- ship Musical Knowledge Pupils prepared ex- aminations of Western Board and Royal Corserva- tory of Music Toronto Res. 1241 6th Ave S Phone 3274130 NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS :L for HAWAII and MEXICO 2 WEEK DEPARTURES FROM DEC. 21st -APRIL 12th THOMAS WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 309 5th St. S. Phone 321-3336 Presented by LETHBRIDGE GYRO CLUB SATURDAY, AUGUST 31st p.m. and p.m. EXHIBITION GROUNDS Gates Open One Hour Before Show Time Canadian Internationa! WILD ANIMALS ACROBATS ELEPHANTS ALL NEW Edition ;