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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December 31, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Roly-poly television star put on strict diet TUCKER, Ga -poly comedian A J Junior Samples one of the stars of television's homespun Hee Haw series, may never be roly poly again His doctor has put him on a diet Samples, 48, has lost 26 pounds in the two weeks he has been in hospital for treat- ment of his diabetic condition and of a cholesterol level he says is the highest his doctor has ever seen Since he was admitted Dec 16, Samples has gone to 292 pounds from 318 pounds GOLDEN BRIDGE RESTAURANT 1517 Mayor Magrath Drive HOLIDAY HOURS OPEN Dec. 31st 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. New Years Day 11 a.m. 2 a.m. FOR DELIVERY OR TAKE-OUT PLEASE PHONE EARLY 328-5677 or 328-2525 747 JUMBO SIGHTSEEING CRUISER WITH STEWARDESS Florida Disney World. Washington D C Tour washmgton D c Cape Kennedy Space Centre Cocoa Beach Fort Lauderdale M.am Beach Nassau in the Bahamas Walt Disney World Pensacola El Paso Jurarez Mexico Phoenix Las Vegas Jan 11 "j! 24 days Disneyland. Springs, Las Vegas Tour Reno san FRancisco Fisherman s Wharf Hollywood Umversal Studios Knotts.Berry Farm Jan 11th 14 days Winter Fun Fling Las Vegas Reno Palm Springs-Jan 16 Feb 11 March 13th 11 days AS LOW AS Canada Winter Games Holiday. Disneyland. Palm Springs. Las Vegas TOUr Reno" San Francisco Fisherman s Wharf Hollywood Universal Studios Knotts Berry Farm Feb 8th GOlf and Gamble SpNial. Las Vegas Palm Springs Jan 25th days AS LOW AS Canada Winter Games San Diego, Tiiuana, Disneyland, Holiday Tour. Feb 8th 23rd 16 days Reno San Francisco Fisherman s Wharf Hollywood Knotts Berry Farm 2 days in Disneyland 2 days in San Diego Shopping tour of Tiiuana Mexico 2 days in Palm Springs 2 days in Las Vegas As low as Christmas Winter Games Holiday. Winter Fun Fling Feb 11-11 days-Las Vegas Reno Palm Springs AS LOW AS Farmers' and Ranchers' Tour. (To Idaho Nevada California Mexico) Reno San Francisco Hollywood Disneyland Las Vegas aboard the 747 Jumbo Sightseeing Cruiser of Northern Bus San Diego Mazatlan Acapulco Puerto Vallarto aboard the luxury P C Princess Cruise Ship 20 day tours Escorted by Steve and Cathy Kotch Feb 24th Twin as low as SJ111S Co sponsored by Northern Tours and Thomas Cook World Travel Service Limited amount of space per tour Florida Disney World. Washington D.C. Tour. Washington DC Cape Kennedy Space Centre Cocoa Beach Fort Lauderdale Miami Beach Nassau in the Bahamas Walt Disney World Pensacola San Antonio El Paso Juarez Mexico Phoenix Las Vegas Feb 24th 24 days AS LOW AS 9699.5O Canada Winter Games Wind-Down Holiday Tour Feb 28th 16 days Reno San Francisco Fishermans Wharf Knotts Berry Farm Hollywood Disneyland San Diego Tiiuana Mexico Palm Springs Las Vegas AS LOW AS Disneyland, Grand Canyon. Las Vegas Tour Reno san Francisco Fisherman s Wharf Hollywood Universal Studios Knotts Berry Farm Palm Springs March 1st 16 days ASLOWAS Easier Holiday TOUr. Reno San Francisco Fishermans Wharf Disneyland Hollywood Universal Studios Las Vegas March 27th 11 days AS LOW AS Combination. Luxury Motor Coach and Steamship Cruises to Mexico and Hawaii "World's Only Airline Service On The Ground" NORTHERN BUS TOURS (EXOTIC INTERNATIONAL TOURS) College Mall Phone THOMAS TRAVEL-LETHBRIDGE Phone 329-3336 ELVIS PRESLEY (CENTRE) FEATURES PAINTING Stars of rock era embalmed by artist By STEPHEN FORD NEW YORK (NBA) The evolution of rock music has spawned a variety of seemingly un- related enterprises among them questionable cartoons, awful musicals, tacky movies and some worthwhile tech- nological break- throughs in sophis- ticated amplify- ing equipment Add to that list art Guy Peellaert, tall, nearly gaunt native of Brussels now living in Pans is an artist who specializes in rock music The 40 year-old bachelor, clad for an interview in a tight- fitting French un- dershirt and casual trousers speaks careful halting English as he smokes his thick Gitane cigarettes He smiles a lot He has a lot to smile about these days since his first work in this country was just released 'Rock Dreams (Popular Library Rock Dreams' is an existential smorgasbord of pop sociology and flashy surrealistic paintings that capture the multi dimensional depravity of rock stars with too much money to spend and nothing to spend it on Five years ago, Peellaert was known only to European un- derground "comix fans as a contributing artist until he drew a cartoon strip for the French satirical magazine HanCan The cartoon depicted a soccer team huddled in their dugout planning game strategy, then fighting on the field for the ball and through a series of panels even- tually metamorphosiz- ing into a patrol of arm- ed soldiers under fire in a trench and on the battlefield It not only opened the minds of many continental anti- mihtansts but opened the door of opportunity for Peellaert as well It was right after publication of that issue that Peellaert's future exploded He received offers to illustrate for several leading Euro- pean magazines and op- portunities to animate movies Playwright Peter Zedeck also asked Peellaert to design the stage set for a Sean 0 Casey play Zedeck was planning to produce It was May, 1970, when Peellaert, researching a movie he hoped to produce, launched the idea for Rock Dreams A devoted student of American film and music fan magazines for more than 20 years, Peellaert realized the effect of rock music and its magnitude Shortly there after "Rock Dreams was realized Two years and seven months later Peellaert unveiled 116 paintings incorporating photomontage, air brush and a sardonic ar- tist s touch Each painting took approximately two weeks to complete he said One week was spent shooting backgrounds with a Polaroid camera and the next was spent adding the other elements some paint to the background or a photo of some musician's face Then, the whole thing was photographed again to give it a flat, two- dimensional effect' Peellaert said it was the first time he had ever used the technique of photograph and paint, 'and probably the last It was an interesting idea but I don't expect to repeat it for anything else I do Rock appears such a distinctly American vice that it ought to be difficult for a European to perceive it in all its New World wickedness but Peellaert's perspec- tive is hardly suffering from naivete or culture shock Rock is music and as such, is he said, but the door is closing It has become a fashionable cliche Rock Dreams' was my way of saying It was fun while it was here but now it's gone, the final chapter is folding Let us record it and then move on Helping Peellaert graphically record the 20th century's new gladiators is British pop writer Nik Cohn His terse sensitive com- mentary accompanying each painting is always polite and never interferes with the lurid thrill show splashed before the viewer Peellaert s im- pressions of the pied pipers who led a genera- tion astray are rarely literal Instead he paints a moral feast serving up all aspects of the billion recording industry many not very appetizing Peellaert s own favorites among the warped panoply of 'Rock Dreams are his rendering of a drunken Jerry Lee Lewis (the hillbilly Mick Jagger of the 50s) and his pathetic portrait of the lifeless Jams Joplm sprawled across a bed in an otherwise empty room They need no Peellaert states simply in explaining why he prefers those two over the rest Peellaert said that nearly a third of the original paintings appearing in 'Rock Dreams have been sold, many to the notables immortalized in its pages Among the buyers are David Bowie, John Lennon and the Rolling Stones who also commissioned Peellaert to produce the art for the sleeve of their latest album To date, he has heard only one complaint from those included in his book "Tina Turner took one look at my painting and blew up1' he said OBLIGATION TO APPEAR Bail bond is an obligation signed bv the accused, with or without sureties, to appear in court SPECIAL GUEST SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES BREAKFAST MEETING Saturday Jan. 4-9 a.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL PRICE or come hear speaker at 10 a.m. STEVE LIGHTLE Steve has just returned in October from ministering to Christians and Jews in East Germany Czechoslovakia Hungary Rumania and Yugoslavia Many signs and wonders have followed this ministry when the gifts of healing and word of knowl- edge are in operation COME AND EXPECT MIRACLES TO HAPPEN Presented by FULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN'S FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL TUESDAY CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Tuesday, December 31 THEATRE CLOSED PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE NEPTUNE FACTOR" starring Ben Gazzara, Yvette Mimieux and Walter Pidgeon In color Tues- day, December 31 show at 8 15 p m FAMILY TABER Tower Theatre "JORY" in color Tuesday, December 31, New Year's Eve, one show at 8 00 p m ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN WEDNESDAY CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "PINOCCH10 IN OUTER SPACE" and "SNOW WHITE AND ROSE RED" in color Wednesday, Matinee January 1st show at 2 00 p m FAMILY "KID BLUE" starring Dennis Hopper Wednesday, Thursday, January 1, 2 Wednesday show at 8 15 p m PINCHER Theatre "CHINA TOWN" starring Fay Dunaway and Jack Nich- olson Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, January 1 2 3, 4 Wednesday show at 8 15 p m ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN TABER Theatre "THE DOVE" Starring Joseph Bottoms Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 1, :2, 3, 4 Wednesday shows at 7 00 and 9 00 pm ADULT Theatre unique OTTAWA (CP) What started with an Opportunities for Youth grant may soon be bringing legends of Nova Sco- tian Micmac Indians to the rest of the country in a new colorful and dramatic style of theatre The Mermaid Theatre started three years ago at Acadia University in Wolf- ville, N S is making its se- cond excursion outside the province opening a two-week engagement tonight at the National Arts Centre here Its only other out of province run was at La Poudnere in Montreal a year ago last summer The theatre was started bv a group of Acadia students and Evelyn Garbary director of theatre at the university a woman with a long career as actress and director in England and her native Wales She was the founder of the Welsh National Theatre Company and came to Canada in 1956 Using masks and puppets and the techniques of mime and other theatrical devices, Mermaid Theatre started playing the classics Dr Faustus and Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venice It undertook tours of Nova Scotia schools Then the theatre group found a collection of Micmac legends that had been compil- ed in the 1860s bv Dr Silas Rand a Baptist missionary and Greek scholar who learn ed the Micmac language and translated the Bible for the In- dians of the province The Micmac nation must have had an oral literature that was verv closelj tied in with the Icelandic sagas Mrs Garbary said in an inter view It is a style of black theatre Show Times Tuesday December 31 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 2 15 7 00 9 00 AIRPORT 75 230 7 15 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 900 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 715915 JUGGERNAUT 7 25 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 715915 RETURN OF DRAGON 7 45 9 45 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 RESTRICTED ADULT WEDNESDAY MATINEE Short Subjects 2 15 DIGBY 240 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 2 15 Wednesday January 1 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 2 15 7 00 9 00 AIRPORT 75 230 7 15 925 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 7 15 930 TAMARIND SEED 725940 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 930 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7 15 9 15 RETURN OF DRAGON 7 45 9 45 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 RESTRICTED ADULT THURSDAY MATINEE Short Subjects 2 15 DIGBY 240 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 2 15 Nevs? Year RESOLUTIONS Most of us make New Year Resolutions Many of these resolutions have to do with ourselves and our relationships We resolve to be more heln'ul to my spouse to pay better attention to my children to res- pond more to those around me to get myself together to help others more If any of your resolutions sound any of these we II help you keep it Our New Year resolution is to help people live decently and live fully A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Centre for Personal Community Development of Lethbridge Phone 327-5742 college cinema MATINEES ONLY MATINEE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ONLY Box Office opens p.m. Show at p.m. FAMILY The Biggest Howl Ever Unleashed KIDS tff.SKffnnK paramount Now Showing Eve At 7 00 ind 9-05 p m MATINEE NEW YEAR'S DAY 2-15 p.m. ALSO THURS FBI., SAT., THEREAFTER HIT US the crew is dead... help us, please, ADULT An all NEW inspired by the novel, "AIRPORT1 by Arthur Hailey AIRPORT 1975 A UNIVERSAL PICTURE TECHNICOLOR" PANAVISION" college cinema TONiGHT thru SAT. ___________________ at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Bruce Lee's flii new Aduentures as the Super Hero from Inter The Bruce Lee Return of The Dragon TECHNICOLOR his last performance is his best1 A BRYANSTQN PICTURES Release paramount STARTS TOMORROW at and p.m. Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif... together as only lovers worlds apart can be. IT C presents m association with Jewel Productions Limited and lonmar Productions Inc aBlakeEdiBardsfilm ADULT JulieAndreius OmarSharif MOVIE OF THE MONTH' It's the kind of movie you rarely see these days, a pleasure and a MILLER Seventeen Magazine ENDSTONIGHT "JUGGERNAUT" IN COLOR WITH RICHARD HARRIS .where low grows and punon flowon. ;