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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December 17, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Concert coming up "A one, two three blow out all the sour notes during practice boys." Grade 7 students Tom Hill, left, Edwin Burwash, Leigh-Aaron Harrision and Jerry Siegmond are busy along with other members of the Grade 7 band at Hamilton Junior High School THE LETHBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Season (Second Session) REHEARSALS: Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Monday evenings 7-10 p.m. Commencing January Current vacancies: French Horn, Trombone, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass Reasonably experienced instrumentalists are invited to contact: LUCIEN NEEDHAM, CONDUCTOR 329-2337: (business hours) 328-5601: (residence) Scholarship programme Details upon request preparing for the Christmas concert at the Yates Memorial Centre at p.m. Wednesday. The school's music department along with its German and French classes will present the concert for the public. Citadel theatre work under way EDMONTON (CP) Construction got under way today on a new home for the Citadel theatre a million brick and glass structure which will rise over an ex- isting parking lot in a down- town part of the city. The Citadel now in its 10th year of operation has operated out of a converted Salvation Army Hall with of- fices and rehearsal rooms in two other buildings. With completion of the new theatre, expected in April, 1976, all enterprises, including administration offices, Citadel on wheels, and rehear- sal halls, will for the first EW-ESKJasUWStaSSaiBatlBBH! V CANADA WINTER GAMES GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE NOWI Possession of these GIFT CERTIFICATES will entitle the holder to FIRST CHOICE ON ALL TICKETS when they go on sale JANUARY 2nd, 1975. ONLY those persons holding GIFT CERTIFICATES will be eligible to pur- chase tickets until January 11th on FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. time be located under one roof. Citadel manager, Olive Finland, at sod turning ceremonies, described the new building as the best stan- dard theatre facility in North America. It will house a 675 seat main theatre, a studio theatre seating 250 and a 230 seat cinema or lecture theatre. Up to half the cost is ex- pected to come from a public campaign planned for early in the New Year, Mrs. Finland said. Commitments so far include million from the federal government, while the city has donated square foot piece of land. Citadel spokesmen express- ed pleasure at the growth of the theatre to date, with 95 per cent of the present 279 seat house sold out ahead of time for the last four seasons The new facility, they said, "will allow the theatre to grow ar- tistically and move into new dimensions." ONE REPUBLICAN Arkansas's only Republican governor of the 20th Wmthrop elected in 1966. He served two terms Song team returns to Broadway NEW YORK (AP) Har- vey Schmidt and Tom Jones are ready to report in after ex- tended voluntary exile from Broadway. "We'll know soon whether we want to keep says Jones of their experimental hegira, "or go back to more commercial theatre ac- tivity." Schmidt and Jones are the composer and lyricist of that mini-epic The Fantasticks which has been running off- Broadway 14 years and has grossed million from productions around the world. Then, moving up to the Mam Stem, the pair provided scores for 110 in the Shade and I Do, I which es- tablished them as the hottest musical collaborators since Rodgers and Hammerstein. The hit skeifr snarled with Celebration, a reversal since soothed by sustained popu- larity in stock and college per- formances. Affluence enabled them five years ago to get off the show- biz merry-go-round and set up a workshop to test new forms of musical expression. "Since we teamed up 20 years ago at the University of Texas this was always the said Jones, who does most of the team's talking. TRY NEW CONCEPTS "The Broadway musical is the greatest form of theatre in our time. But it doesn't al- ways have to be what it has been. Such a great form con- tains many possibilities that cannot be tested under usual commercial tensions." A battered old six-storey brownstone house in a seedy section of Manhattan once known as Hell's Kitchen was found in which to pursue as- sorted dreams Over the door, scrawled heavy with graffitti by ram- bunctious pupils from the high school next door, hangs a board with the word "Por- a name adopted from an early show the pair wrote. Schmidt and Jones have subsidized the studio them- selves, but beyond monthly rent profess not to know what the venture has cost and aren't sure whether the place is incorporated. "We have a business man- is the way Jones dis- misses such matters. Dropping out of the hurly- burly in mid-career under such circumstances might seem self-indulgence, but that is strenuously denied. The pair periodically invite a hundred or so people in to see a work in progress and, asserted Jones, "they let you know loud and clear if any- thing verges on the pre- tentious." As the next step in revela- tion, the team is throwing the doors open for month-long presentations of four main projects so that the public and critics can judge. On a modified Elizabethan stage trimmed with masks, props and costumes designed by successful commercial artist before The be shown a new version of Portfolio, then Philemon, a revised Celebra- tion and The Bone Room. The partners hesitantly dis- cuss basic creative goals in somewhat mystical terms "We don't want to sound pre- said Jones. The Fantasticks and Cele- bration, as far as the authors are concerned, related to the cycle of the seasons that loomed so large in primitive society. Some of the new work delves more deeply into man's psychic underground. "We have frequent offers while here to do shows for Schmidt said "It's easy for people to think we're just into some kind of closet drama, just doing easy things to gratify ourselves But what we are doing is harder than doing a show for David Mernck." The most traumatic ex- perience Jones ever had was the unfriendly reception for most origi- nal thing we'd ever done up to that point." To his partner, however, "The most traumatic thing is trying to create initially something you, like yourself. The rest you can endure somehow." Early portraits collection LONDON (CP) Reproductions of more than portraits, representing a remarkable cross-section of Victorian personalities in Britain, are contained in a new two-volume collection published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Entitled Early Victorian Portraits, the collection is the product of seven years' work by the author, Richard Or- mond. The portraits, all in the National Portrait Gallery's collection, include studies of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Sir Robert Peel, Lord Palmerston, Alfred Tennyson, Charles Dickens, the Bronte Sisters and the Brownings, Michael Faraday, I.K Brunei, Cardinal Newman, Samuel Wilberforce, David Livingstone and Lord Macaulay. The volumes also contain biographical notes and full details of the portraits and of other known images of the sitter Show Times Gin Certificates AVAILABLE only until Dec. 31, 1974. LIMITED NUMBER ONLY on Sale! Cost per book SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE CONVERSATION" starring Gene Hackman In color Tuesday, Wednesday, December 17, 18. Tuesday show at p m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THAT MAN BOLT" in color. Tuesday, December 17 Show at 8-15 p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN TABER Tower Theatre "THE RIVALS" in color. Tuesday, Wednesday, Dec- ember 17, 18. Tuesday shows at and p.m RESTRICTED ADULT Tuesday December 17 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 7 00 9.05 CALIFORNIA SPLIT 7 20 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 05 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 715915 GAMBLER 7 25 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA BEAZEN WOMEN OF BALZAK 955 NAKED ZOO 9 30 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 8 30 RESTRICTED ADULT 710 Buy Books of Theatre Tickets For Christmas! Now on Sale at all Theatres.______ college cinema Starts Tomorrow at and p.m. THERE ARE TWO THINGS IN THIS WORLD I HATE... RACIAL PREJUDICE AND INDIANS! AMt-Nol SflllMl CIAPION PICTURES GLENN CORBETT. MORGAN WOODWARD IVY JONES BIG JOHN HAMILTON NK COLOR ENDS TONIGHT "Naked Zoo" and "Brazen Women of Balzac" paramount Starts Tomorrow at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN The Ex-con The Senator The Lesbian The Sheriff The Hippie The Pervert The Professor The Sadist One of them is a murderer. All of them make the most fascinating murder mystery in years. Ur ivcrsol IS BURT LANCASTER, SUSAN MITCHELL SPLIT" TONIGHT Wjth ELLIOT GOULD GEORGE SEGAL Redeemable for tickets to any games event commencing January 2nd, 1975. GET YOURS NOW AT WINTER GAMES OFFICE by direct purchase at 1804 3 Ave. S., Lethbridge or by mail from P.O. Box 1975, Lethbridge. CLIP AND MAIL THIS CONVENIENT ORDER FORM: Santa's Hints CANADA WINTER GAMES GIFT CERTIFICATES P.O. Box 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Please send me.............books of GIFT CERTIFICATES, which are redeemable on all Winter Games Events Admission Tickets! NAME ADDRESS Enclosed, please find my certified order in the amount of Please send: Certified Cheque or Money Order ONLY! from CHINOOK A Attache Case Pen Sets Desk Calculators Steno Chairs Desk Pads Desk Sets CHINOOK STATIONERS If 319-7tnst.S. Phone 327-4591 paramount cinema STARTS TOMORROW at and p.m. A Russian girl, an American reporter, the love they shared ...and the country that made it impossible. co starring ANTHONY HOPKINS GOLDIE UAWIM UAL UOLBROOK in TK GIRL FROM PCTROVKft ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Last Times Tonight: "THE GAMBLER" in color with James Caan ;