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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIOGE March World theatre festival planned for bicentennial By MEL GUSSON New York Times Service NEW YORK A U.S. Bicentennial World Theatre Festival, which in 1976 would bring to America 42 of the world's leading institutional and commercial theatre companies, was announced today by Alexander H. Cohen, the Broadway producer who is Bunker tops national TV ratings NEW YORK (AP) For the second straight year, William Shakespeare has Hopped in United States national TV ratings while Archie Bunker has triumphed, A. C. Nielsen Co. ratings showed Thursday. The figures, for, the week ending March 17, show that ABC-TV's broadcast of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice came in last of 63 shows rated and was seen in an estimated 3.6 million homes. In contrast, CBS's All in the Family topped the week's rat- ings and was seen in nearly 20.5 million homes. executive producer of the festival. "The World Theatre Festival will be the theatre's major contribution to the Cohen said. COST MILLION The festival will cost approximately million, he said, with the first year's budget of jointly provided by the American Revolutional Bicentennial Administration and "an anonymous private donor." Negotiations are under way with among others the National Theatre of Great Britain, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Comedie Francaise, Vienna Burgtheatre, National Theatre of Oslo, Teatro Stabile of Genoa, Habimah Theatre of Israel, Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv, Greek Art Theatre of Athens, the Schiller Theatre of Berlin, Kabuki Theatre of Japan, Yugoslav Drama Theatre of Belgrade, Piccolo Teatro of Milan and Narodni Divadlo, the National Theatre of Prague. Cohen also plans to import commercial theatres, such as the Folies Bergere and Brian Rix's Whitehall Theatre, as well as experimental theatrical companies from around the world. The various groups will play in New York (on and off Broadway) and then tour to 13 NOW OPEN IN TABER ORR KARATE KUNG-FU STUDIOS "Civic Centre" East Basement PRIVATE INSTRUCTION GROUP CLASSES instructor 'Ross Ralph" Open Monday Friday 10 a.m. 10 p.m. For Appointment Phone 223-3322 other major American cities, Toronto, and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival The performances will be subsidized by the nonprofit, tax-exempt theatre festival. In addition, important American regional theatres will tour the United States, and, said Cohen, "two or three" will visit other parts of the world. To assist him in his project, Cohen has assembled a board of advisers, consisting of 100 of the top figures in .the American and world theatre, Including Ingmar Bergman, Ingrid Bergman, Sir John Gielgud, Lillian Hellman, Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter, Euge lonesco and Joseph Papp. Other performing arts are represented by such people as Leonard Bernstein, Sir Rudolf Bing, Rudolf Nureyev, Henry Moore, Jerome Robbins, Yehudi Menuhin, politicans .New York Mayor Abraham D. Beame, former mayor (John V. Lindsay) arid private citizens (Mrs. Aristotle Also on the board, representing U.S. regional threatres are Zelda Fichandler (The Arena Stage, Wash. Gordon Davidson (The Mark Taper Forum, Michael Langham (The Tyrone Cuthrie, Minn.) and William Ball (The American Conservatory Theatre, San Cohen said that these companies probably would tour the U.S. Canadians avid TV watchers TORONTO (CP) Canadians watch television an average of more than 22 hours a week, nearly half of all their leisure time, Knowlton Nash, CBC's director of television information, said Wednesday. He told the Women's Canadian Club of Toronto that surveys indicate most viewing is done by those over 65 and by women between the ages of 50 and 64. Queen mother meets Raquel Welch Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, talking to Raquel Welch, one of the stars of the Three Musketeers, before the showing of the film at the Royal Film Per- formance at the Odeon Theatre, Leicester Square, London. Next to Miss Welch (Who plays "Madame in the presentation line-up is Michael Yorx, the film's "D'artagnan." Actress picks racial snub worst moment in her life By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Cloris Leachman was leaving the next morning for a long weekend. She was going skiing, with her husband and five children, at the popular new Colorado ski resort, Telluride, so maybe that's why she was feeling playful. "Let's play a she said. "Tell me what moment in your life are you most ashamed Since I have led a peerless life I was hard put to find such a moment but finally dredged one up. Then I asked her for her worst moment. She told me this story. It happened when she was a high school senior, back home in Des Moines, Iowa. There were the usual round of pregraduation parties, at various girls' homes. There were only two black girls in the graduating class. One of them had a party and invited all her classmates. Cloris and a friend went and Cloris' father drove them to the house." pick us up in an hour, an hour and a half at the Cloris told her father. The two girls went in and the party was lovely. Card tables had .been set up and handsomely set with tablecloths and china and glassware. There was nice food and plenty of soft drinks. The hostess' mother was happy Cloris and her friend had come because nobody else showed up. Right on schedule, Cloris' father picked them up. "Later I found Cloris says, "that our senior class adviser who-was white NATIONAL DEPT. STORES LOW PRICES IS :HARGFJ Corner 3rd Ave. 5th St. S. OUR BUSINESS CHARGEXl OpenThursday Friday Till 9 p.m. THURSDAY 9 A.M. SPECIAL FINE GRANULATED ALBERTA SUGAR n 79 Limit 2 Per Customer J m Limited Quantities 10 LB. BAG. BLANKETS 50% nylon 50% rayon Size 72x90 in beautiful colors Reg. sate priced atonly "Warmth Without Weight" SPECIAL SALE OF MEN'S JACKETS Spring and summer styles and colors to choose from sizes are limited, so shop early MM Bv tov print Mff MEN'S BLUE DENIM JEANS Sizes 28-38 made of strong durable 10 oz. denim low priced at only. 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I guess she knew better than to call us." I said that wasn't exactly a moment she should have been ashamed of. She had at least gone to the party. she said, "I should have done something. I was too inexperienced to deal with it at the time. If I had been more experienced I would have done something. It was awful." The mind boggles over what the Cloris of today would have done in that situation confronting the Cloris of yesterday. Today's Cloris Leachman is an outspoken woman who knows what is right and doesn't let .anything or anybody get in her way. Today's Cloris Leachman is going all out for her career. She says this is a recent development. "I'm peculiar, I she says, "but I felt I had to have a firm base to my life before I could really go after my career. I had to have a good, solid family base first." She certainly has that. Her five children range in age from 20 to eight. If that isn't a firm family base, what is? She's done a lot lately the brilliant "The a TV movie with her sister, Claiborne Gary, and the new Peter Bogdanovich movie, "Daisy Miller." And she's just done the pilot series based loosely on the Carol Burnett Walter Matthau hit movie, "Pete and Tillie She says the only thing the series has borrowed from the film is the title. Her co-star in that one is a New York actor, Carmine Caridi. (Newspaper Enterprise Assa.) Offer made to buy arts centre CALGARY (CP) City council has voted not to buy the Allied Arts Centre, home for Theatre Calgary, after a local radio station offered to buy it. Radio QR Ltd. operator of CHQR. has offered to buy the downtown centre for the asking price of said Ted Soskin. president and manager of the station. Trie Riveredge Foundation, which OMght the centre four years ago to rescue it from financial dilemma, put it on sale last January. II brought concern from Theatre Calgary officials, who feared that they might not have a base if the centre were sold to people with no interest in theatre. Mr. Soskin said if his station owns the centre. Theatre Calgary "would be welcome" to stay at the current rental rales. Mayor Rod Sykes said the purchase by the radio station "makes it unnecessary to spend public funds and provides an excellent solution to the problems being faced by Theatre Calgary." TV highlights WEDNESDAY MOVIE DRAMA: Letters from Three Lovers, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. Three dramas about delayed mail. SPORTS: NHL Hockey, 6 p.m., Ch. 13. The Chicago Black Hawks meet the Maple Leafs in Toronto. MOVIE Female Artillery, p.m., Ch. 11. Dennis Weaver and Ida Lupino star in this light touch western of an outlaw and group of women travelers, who join forces. DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: This Land, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Dog team racing and a look at the energy crisis at the annual Sourdough Rendezvous held at Whitehorse, Yukon. MOVIE CRIME-DRAMA: The Burglars, p.m., Ch. 13. Jean-Paul Belmondo and Omar Sharif star in this thriller of a gang of emerald thieves stranded in a Greek port. DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: To The Sea In Ships, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. The history from the golden age of sail to the hydrofoil and the hovercraft in the concluding program. MOVIE WESTERN: Gun Glory, p.m., Ch. 11. Stewart Granger plays a reformed gunfighter trying to win over a hostile son and unforgiving townsfolk. DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: West, 10 p.m., Ch. 7. Saskatchewan farmers have created a co-operative system to compete with bigger farming operations and to raise their own standard of living. MOVIE WESTERN: Gun Fury, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. Rock Hudson and Donna Reed star in a man searching for his abducted fiancee. PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Televison Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. CHEC1090 MONDAY thru FRIDAY Farm News 7-30 News, Weather, Sports 9-00 Checlwe 12-30 News 1.00 Grain Prices 5.00 New. Weather, Sports CJOC 1220 WEDNESAY Probe 1220 World at Six THURSDAY CBC News News, Weather. Sports Phone Bill Show 12.00 Hour of Information 5.00 Probe 1220 5-25 Sports Market Report Local News World at Six CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY a.m. Don McMaster a p m. Concie's Carousel p m. Don McMaster p.m. Del Ring 10-00-12 Midnight Concerts. Overtures and Encores 12.00 Midnight Sign Off on Mondaj Tuesday thru Friday Del King CBR 1010 WEDNESDAY NIGHT World at Six 6-30 As it Happens Concern News. Weather, Sports From the Capitals Five Nights a Week Inside from the Outside Written in Rock THURSDAY Warmup Eye Opener 8-00 World at Eight 8-05 Eye Opener World at Nine Time Signal Radio Canada 1-55 Stockmarket 2-03 School Broadcast 2 30 Off the Record Max Ferguson BBC News Home Run World at Six 6-30 As it Happens "Join The Pepsi People Feeling Free" GARRY CANADINE The City of Lethbridge, Community Services De- partment announces that Mr. Garry Canadine has been added to the list of Instructors for the Games city Hockey School along with guest instructor Vic Stasiuk. Mr. Canadine played for five years with the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Garry also has been involved in Hockey Schools as an Instructor for the past four years. The Games City Hockey School mail-in registra- tion forms will be appearing in the local paper on Saturday. April 6. 1974. 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