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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Festival Canada '74 to be gala celebration OTTAWA (CP) The RCMP Band, a Quebec choir and iolksinger Alexandre Zelkme will be featured in this year's July 1 celebration of Canadian Confederation on Parliament Hill, the secretary of state .department announced today. The program, which will close with a fireworks display designed by Montreal cartoonist Normand Hudon, kicks off a month-long series ol entertainment, sports and artistic events collectively called Festival Canada 1974. The National Arts Centre previously announced it will I run a very simple business. Do you know who I mount three operas and present English and French theatre performances, as well as puppet shows and other events. A series of outdoor concerts sponsored by the CBC is to be announced later. The multiculturalism ministry also announced today it will stage the country's first national multicultural festival during July in the studio and cafe, and on the cafe terrace of the National Arts Centre. Thirty folklore and eight theatre groups from across the country have been asked to give performances free during this festival. Virtually all of the federal government's cultural agencies are involved in the July program. In addition, the University of Ottawa is host to the Commonwealth Fencing Championships, and the city is sponsoring Highland Games at Lansdowne Park, home of Ottawa Rough Riders. The Festival Canada program also includes: display of working drawings and models of the architectural work of Moshe Safdie, the architect of Habitat at Montreal's Expo site, at the National Gallery, opening July 5 and running to early September. collection of vintage cars, stage coaches, and steam or gas engines, to be shown operating at the National Museum of Science and Technology on June 30 and Julv 1. A steam-powered passenger train, which will run on weekends and holidays from the science museum to Wakefield, Que., Carleton Place, Ont.. or Maxville. Ont., in the Ottawa Valley. festival of Canadian films sponsored by the National Film Board at the new Ottawa Public Library building, and displays of still photos in color and in black and white shown at the NFB photo gallery and at the Government Conference Centre. display of art and writ- ings by children aged 6 to 18, collected by All About Us, a federally-financed young people's cultural exchange program, shown in the lobbies of the National Arts Centre. It will be opened July 1 by actor Bruno Gerussi. collection of books by Indian and Eskimo authors displayed at the National Library. and paintings by the pioneer artist Cornelius Krieghoff, and a showing of early Canadian-made films, both at the National Archives. painting contest for amateurs and professionals on the arts centre terrace, sponsored by the city of Ottawa to raise funds for the children's hospital. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVfeNUt Sou i n EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No undmr 1 6 years allowed. ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT Friday, June 14Sh "THE DIPLOMATS" Saturday, June 15th upstairs "SOUTHERN PLAYBOYS" downstaris "FRIG 'N' FRACK SHACK" SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE DEADLY TRACKERS" in color. Starring Richard Harris and Rod Taylor. Thursday, Friday and Satur- day. June 13, 14 and 15. Thursday show at p.m. ADULT. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE VOYAGE OF SINBAD" in color. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. June 13, 14 and 15. Thursday show at p.m. FAMILY. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "McQ" in color. Starring John Wayne. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. June 13, 14 and 15. Thursday show at p.m. ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre "THE NEPTUNE FACTOR" in color. Starring Ernest Borgnine. Thursday. Friday and Saturday. June 13. 14 and 15. Thursday show at p.m. and p.m. ADULT. FANTASTIC! FURNITURE CLEARANCE SALE An opportunity to furnish your home with the finest of furniture and accessories at factory to you savings. Buy direct from our Warehouse Floor any of the following Brand Name Furnishings at warehouse Clear-out Prices. Bedroom Groupings Lamps Dining Room Suites Bunk Beds Coffee Tables Living Room Suites SATURDAY, JUNE 15 UCTION WAREHOUSE LOCATION DOORS OPEN P.M. 2508 2nd Ave. North _ 327-1222 Thursday, June 13, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Broadway show stars magician Gingerbread decoration examine stage set Designer given free hand to create opera stage set OTTAWA (CP) Australian-born set designer John Stoddart was hired to create part of a Turkish harem on the stage of the National Arts Centre next month He let his imagination roarn. and what he has DON'T MISS HOLIDAY INN THEATRE FINAL PERFORMANCES This Thursday Friday at MO pja BAR SERVICE FROM p.m. "A FUN produced is a golden confection of arches and gingerbread filigree, planned to give an airy setting for Mo- zart's 18th-century opera, The Abuduction From the Seraglio. It will be produced July 3 with an international cast and the National Arts Centre Or- chestra under the direction of Mario Bernard! as the first of three operas being staged at the centre this summer. Stoddart. 37. said in an interview he was given virtually a free hand in designing the sets and costumes. Anthony Besch. the English director of the opera, said his only stipulation was two levels to give sufficient room for the six principal singers and a chorus of about 20. Stoddart and Besch worked together in Canada in 1969 for a Toronto Opera School production of Hamlet. Stoddart has worked for most of the British opera companies, including Sadlers Wells in London, from which Maestro Bernard! came back to Canada five years ago to form the arts centre orches- tra. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT At The MINERS' AND 733-13th St. N. rs and Invited Guests Only1 Man wins life battle against grizzly bear WILLIAMS LAKE. B.C. A Williams Lake man was fortunate to be alive today after a freak accident near Bella Coola. 300 miles west of this Cariboo community. Norm Kadoski was on a three-day fishing trip with his family at Tweedsmuir Park when suddenly a grizzly bear came out of nowhere and attacked him. Mr. Kadoski said he was going fishing with his daughter Caroll. 11, early Saturday evening when the bear pounced on them As the seven-foot- bear was approaching, he yelled at his daughter to get into the water 15 feet away. LEG WOUND The 30-year-old man fought the 900-pound grizzly off with a fishing pole but not before the enraged attacker sank his teeth into Mr. Kadoski's leg. They wrestled to the edge of a 10-foot embankment and fell 'over. As Mr. Kadoski fell backwards, the bear let go of his leg and he managed to scramble to the river with his daughter and wait for help to arrive. Another fisherman arrived shortly after the incident and rushed the injured man to the Bella Coola hospital where he was treated and released. By RICHARD F. SHEPARD New York Times Service NEW YORK If the paragraphs are misplaced and the lines are pied in this account, the blame could easily be traced to the long fingers of young Doug Henning, who has been putting things where they should not be at the Cort Theatre. GRAND ILLUSIONS Henning's grand illusions and dexterous transferences are the centerpiece of "The Magic Show." a broadway musical that stars him as a magician, and this is phenomenally prescient casting because Henning is. indeed, a magician. During the show, which runs in one act, no intermission, a girl is sawed in half, a dove becomes a rabbit, an actress turns into a cougar, a shredded newspaper becomes a whole newspaper and piece de resistance, a girl is placed in a sack, which is placed in a chest, which is locked and then covered with a cloth the cloth is removed and. quicker than you can curl your supercilious lip., up pops Henning from the sack in the chest beneath the cover. NO TOP HAT Henning does all this without top hat. without razz matazz. He dresses informally and is a mere wisp of a 27-year-old, long-haired and mustached. with a happy smile bigger than his slim figure. was not sure how New York would take to this." the Canadian preformer said the other day in an interview. "I thought they might be too sophisticated for this. But the audiences have been great and the show has been doing fine." Henning is a true believer. He calls his art magic or illusion and recoils when one loosely asks him "how's Henning feels strongly that magic is art and is also a part of the theatre. It was this sort of artistic legerdemain that conjured up and travel expenses from the Canadian Arts Council to study the hypothesis that magic plus theater equals art. It was an unusual grant for the council. %vhich is used to making grants to actors, dancers, writers, painters and others who work in the more orthodox, even if avant-garde, arts WINNIPEG NATIVE Indeed, the very act of saying you're a magician in an age where one highly placed administration can destroy the world before you can say presto, changeo takes a good deal of faith. This youthful magician has been a believer since his boyhood, first in Winnipeg and later in Toronto. and right through McMaster University in Hamilton. "At first, when I was in college, being a magician was not the classiest thing to be." "Henning said. He performed at many children's birthday parties, but night clubs were afraid to book him. he explained. "But I started to grow and I never forced myself on anyone Now, in the last several years, we're fed up with the technological society and we realize that sicence doesn't give us all the answers There is top-level security for the magician's stockpile of props and plots at the Cort. No outsiders are allowed backstage. Two full-time prop men. his own. constantly go over the equipment, making sure that doors open when they should, that gear is in the right places. paramount LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th St. North WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT INTHECLUBROOMS Thursday, June 13 "Jerry" Friday and Saturday June 14th and 15th "Country Blues" Members and Invited Guests Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE EXORCIST 7.00 9 00 No Shon Subiecls TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 00 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Stion Subjects 7 15 9 15 MASH 7 25 9 25 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 15 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA WALKING TALL 800 HARRAD EXPER'MENT 10 05 QNE COMPLETE SHOW 8 00 RESTRICTED ADULT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE ACROSS THIS LAND 10 00 DESERT COMANDO 11 50 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 1000 GATES OPEN 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT CHILDREN'S SATURDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE paramount 8th St. 4th Ave. South, 327-5100 ON THE SCREEN "YOG MONSTER from OUTER SPACE" in TECHNICOLOR PLUS 3 STOOGES COMEDY" and CARTOON Doors Open One Snow Only at p.m. ALL SEATS THIS SHOW 75C cc green acres drive-in TONIGHT thru SAT. COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRiDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING. AND MUSEUM June Jam 15 Jon Jew 17 FRITZ SICK SA It'? i 1 2 np 1 fin p Pubi'C Swim 2 30-5 3P P F.. -i i 1 rip 1 rif> r Pill I m and 6 OD P 00 n Swim 5 DO P fn 6 oo 00 P Suum 1 00-5 00 p m and 6 00 9 00 ti Swim 1 00-5 00 p m and 6 00-9 00 P m HENDERSON Siv m i C'O-P 00 r> Sw T 1 00 P 00 P Swim 1 00 00 m SIR ALEXANDER BAIT nr> nri r n 4 "-1 fi r rp p, OD i DO P ft 00 t 30 r> m Myar Coutto 327 1100 yor Maguth Or. Coutto Ml i iuu "there'll little bit of country in all of us FAMILY Hit No. 2: "DESERT COMMANDOES' In Technicolor p.m. Complete Show 10 p.m. NOW SHOWING at and p.m. All Seats this Show paramount cinema HELD OVER Thru SAT. at and p.m. Roar once again with the original movie cast by Deluxe Adult Not Suitable For Children Contains Gory Surgical Scants MASH An Premincer Production college cinema HELD OVER Thru SAT. i One complete show 1 at p.m. "Might just turn out to be this year's sleeper and emulate the runaway success of JACK" Kfvm I A RESTRICTED ADULT WALKING TALL I HITN0.2 THE EXPERIMENT ;