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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, February THE LETHMIDOI HERALD 7 Art selection team to hear more voices By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) Works Minister Jean-Eudes Dube said this week that a greater voice will be given in the selection of works department art commissions to people without a professional interest in the arts. He said the department's advisory committee on selects sculptures and art works for new federal government be enlarged to at least 11 members from its present limit of eight. The statement follows his own personal survey of public opinion on Haida, the controversial piece of folded open house! February 9-10 11a.m.-5p.m. steel which was mounted in front of the new external affairs building here last year. The department works to a rule of thumb that one per cent of the capital cost of a new building should be spent on Canadian art to decorate it. Controversy arose over Haida, the work of sculptor Robert Murray of Port au Baril, Ont, who also was commissioned to do a similar piece, called Tundra, for the new defence department headquarters building. National competitions will be launched for major commissions and regional and local competitions held for artists in those areas for local work Leger speaker at CP dinner TORONTO (CP) The new Governor-General, Jules Leger, will address the annual dinner of The Canadian Press here Wednesday, May 1. The dinner, attended by newspaper executives and their guests, follows the co- operative news-gathering organization's annual meeting. All It Takes Is A Little Confidence A tittle confidence can do wonders for your popularity on or off the dance floor You II be pleasantly surprised how your con- fidence will improve as your dancing improves in just a few fun-filled lessons at the Monte Cnsto Dance Academy MONTE CBISTO DANCE ACADEMY presents AVwySpadalRata 10 LESSONS Limited TlitM OHw 329-0955 Avaltabto to Mon.-Frl. 1-10 pjn. SM. 1-5 pjn. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE EFFECTS OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN- THE-MOON MARIGOLDS" in color. Starring Joanne Woodward. Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- day, February 4, 5 and 6. ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "BADGE 373" in color. Starring Ed Egan. Monday and Tuesday, February 4 and 5. Monday show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre "SHAMUS" In color. Starring Burt Reynolds and Oianne Cannon. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 4, 5 and 6. Monday shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. W TEEN BURGER TUESDAY Teen Burger Reg. Tuesday Only Available at Both Locations 210 3rd South 1807 Miyor Mftgrflth Folk singers at festival The Huggett Family, a Canadian family internationally-known for their per- formance of Renaissance and contemporary folk music, will be appearing at the 1974 Guelph Spring Festival. The festival, which grew out of Canada's 1967 centennial celebrations, will also feature artists such as Jon Vickers, Yehudi Menuhin and the National Arts Centre orchestra. New Brunswick artist paved modern pathway By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) Goodridge Roberts, New Brunswick-born painter who died in Montreal Monday, was one of the first of Canada's modern school of artists succeeding the famous Group of Seven, a curator of the Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects- 7 00 9 00 PAPER CHASE 710 9.10 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 900 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 715 9.15 CRIES WHISPERS 7.30 945 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 915 RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA THEY CALL ME TRINITY 6 30 10 00 TRINITY STILL MY NAME 820 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 820 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT National Gallery of Canada said in an interview. Roberts, who was 69, was a nephew and cousin, respec- tively, of the well-known writers Sir Charles G. D. Roberts and Bliss Carman, but decided at the age of 12 to break away from the family tradition of writing to become a painter. He studied at the Montreal School of Fine Arts and in New York. His works hang in many art galleries. The National Gallery here has at least four, including a 1943 nude, two views of Lake Orford painted in 1945, and a 1947 still life. J. W. Borcoman, now curator of photography at the National Gallery, put together a retrospective collection of Roberts's works in 1969, drawn from many collections It circulated major galleries in Eastern Canada until the spring of 1970. Mr. Borcoman said that in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Roberts developed into "the ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL Present REGIONAL ONE ACT FESTIVAL Thursday and Friday, February 7 and 8 p.m.Mch night Yates Memorial Centre ADULTS EACH Aito TALENT HUNT FEB. 22-23 III u. Ill WANTED TALENT FOR AMATEUR NITE AT THE I m m SHOYAL HOTEL! TMER Mton Write For Wore InH O HoW, 2440, Tsiber OR Phone 223-2294 TALENT HUNT FEB. 22 23 t M first of our modern who, with Alfred Pellan and Paul-Emile Borduas, introduced more modern trends in Canadian art than had been followed by the older Group of Seven. The Group, which included Lawren Harris, Tom Thomson, and A. Y. latter, still landscapes with a particular Canadian flair which made them inter- nationally-known Roberts continued painting vigorously until the early 1960s, Mr. Borcoman said, but was largely passed over by the art critics in favor of the non-figurative painting which by then had become popular. Roberts refused to become involved in non-figurative painting. He was influenced by Matisse and others soon after the turn of the century, before the advent of cubism. Born in Barbados while his parents were there on a holi- day, Roberts faced the poverty of the Thirties and the artists' life. When he first came to Ottawa in 1930, he worked as a Fuller Brush salesman. Re spent summers living in a tent in the Gatineau Hills north ofnere and on the banks of the Ottawa River east of the city. Booze cut YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) The flow of liquor into the Baffin Island community of Pond Inlet has been cut off by Stuart Hodgson, Northwest Territories commissioner, who received a number of complaints from the settlement's residents that li- quor was causing problems. Lassie, Daktari bright spots on Soviet TV By ROGER LEDDINGTON MOSCOW (AP) "And now comrades, a half program devoted to the rational use of fodders" at which point millions of Russians search their tele- vision guides in vain for more gripping entertainment. But because the Kremlin uses television as one of its most powerful propaganda weapons, TV fare in the Soviet Union presents an official image that is rarely entertaining, frequently amateurish and prudish, and consistently shaped by ideology. But there are some occasional bright spots and while they faithfully serve the Communist party's needs, they attract audiences that would make a North American network executive jubilant. One of the most popular pro- grams in a remarkable coup for political the just- concluded serial war movie, 17 Flashes of Spring. The superbly-acted and so- phisticated production is a fic- tionalized "documentary" about a Soviet spy who infiltrates the Gestapo and frustrates a secret Nazi- American peace pact that would have left Hitler's legions free to deal with the Russians on the Eastern Front. The United States never negotiated with the Nazis behind Stalin's back, and the Russians never had a spy inside the top hierarchy Ordinary Russians, however, today stubbornly assert the more sensational movie version "must be true otherwise they wouldn't have shown real films of Stalin and Roosevelt" The party's various needs are also served by other forms of entertainment which help direct public thinking. Let's Go Girls is a monthly national broadcast that pits girls in their early 20s against each other in competitions de- signed to persuade young women "to enter the 28 occupations most suited to females but not highly rated in status." Thus, in a society that loudly boasts of its female equality laws, girls battle for the right to be called the Soviet Union's best sock darner, salesgirl, house- keeper, cook or midwife. Following cries of "female the authorities later organized a male equiva- lent, Let's Go Boys. These popular items, how- ever, are rare compared with such yawn-provoking programs as those devoted to National Tank Forces Day, Forestry Day, Tractor Drivers Day and Geologists Day. Adults and children alike will, however, break away from the dinner table to watch the only two United States programs regularly scheduled on Soviet TV: the wildlife film Daktari, and the All-America heroine Lassie. Television audiences also reach a peak with sports pro- grams which rank with the West's best News programs are restricted to brief reports on those major world events Moscow thinks the public should know about, lengthy dissertation on domestic economic successes and events. To watch all this, the government has provided one TV channel that by 1975 will reach 80 per cent of the population and three channels for the western and central regions of the U S S R Several programs are broadcast in color via the Soviet-French Secam System, PLAY CLOSED DOWN More than people saw the Toronto Free Theatre pro- duction, Clear Light, before police closed the play down last fall on the grounds that it was obscene. but the cost of a color at the official exchange color TV out of most Soviet homes. college cinema STARTS WEDNESDAY SPECTACLE OF WED seusn AflDFDBY! FAMILY DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC MOSS HOSACK Certified Dvfttil MtcfUMtlc Sth St S. 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