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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta I THE LETHBHIDQE HERALD NOvemoer Moses evicted from Israel as war stops movie filming NEW YORK Two lirsts Hurt Lancaster wear- ng a Moses and Moses jetting thrown out of Israel Because of the Middle East ivar So it said Lancaster he other day when he was lere for the opening of his nost'recent Executive In it he plays a con- spirator in the assassination President John Kennedy No about what happened to Moses Lancaster said he and the rest of the cast in The Law were driven out of the Promised Land The place wasn't big it lor make-believe and war Reality won Lancaster said The war was considered an of he and when it interfered with the of clause in his contract was in- voked Filming and the cast and producers of the seven-month project left Israel for Rome to think things over back to Je- ncho and the Sinai where unfinished location shots need to be completed Haw ECKANKAR fftiK offer polks fo G ECKANKAR The Ancient Science of Soul Travel PUBLIC LECTURE AND FILM Nov. 28 p.m. HOLIDAY INN 'SOUNDS of the WORLD' Present... BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE NOVEMBER 28th p.m. in tin LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION Tickets Available Located in College Mall and 3rd Ave. and 13th St. and LEISTER'S t I Plan to attend the ORGAN CONCERT by JACK DOLL of Ohio DEC. 3rd p.m. In the Paramount Cinema Jack will be performing on the new BALDWIN ORGANS NO ADMISSION CHARGE concert co-sponsored by THE BALDWIN PIANO CO. and BERTI SCHOOL OF MUSIC S. Drive Phone 327-0115 Make it a Musical Christmas Drop into our store and see the complete line of BALDWIN PIANOS and ORGANS V Steve a one-man show Omar Williams at the keyboard jazz and standard 'Sense of humor needed to laugh through life9 He plays jazz and standard piano He knows his music He's Winnipeg's own Omar Williams and he's currently playing in Lethbndge You may have heard of Bilhe Ethel Waters or Cole Porter How about Bessie Fats Bix Jelly roll Morton or Earl Mines9 Omar knows them all Music from the 20s and right up to contemporary numbers all part of his repertoire Now playing in the Aztec Lounge of the El he started is music career in his early teens and played everything from soul and blues to country Omar is what some might call a part-time with piano and vibes among the instruments he plays with his Winnipeg group Cook Book Earlier in his musical career Omar played with peo- ple like King Dinah Washington and Sil Austin I left Curtis just before he made it big I got married and stayed in New York Two months later Curtis came out with Soul Twist That was in 1959 and he never looked back Leaving Curtis turned out to be his advantage I started writing as a commer- cial copywriter in radio Omar worked for CFIW in Winnipeg and also in Winnipeg From there he went to Toronto and CHUM radio. In 1969-70 I had a syn- dicated column in The Toronto Telegram Now I write a weekly column for The Win- nipeg Free Press His writing talent has also taken him to Hollywood where he wrote for a weekly TV situation comedy. wasn t that big of a but still I sat down every Mon- day night and watched it He also wrote for the Flip Wilson Show earlier this year Omar is currently working on a script for ABC Tuesday Night At The Movies He says it will be called. The Final World of Arthur Schirmar s a story about an old man who ends up in an old folks' home He and his live in Winnipeg with their nine-year-old Omar Junior are planning to adopt two one boy and a girl Before he settled in Win- nipeg. Omar travelled both as a musician as a writer And he's had fun If you can t laugh at life you're finished You've pot to have a sense of humor to survive He was born in 1938 in a town called Amber near Alhabaska I have five brothers If any of us got good marks in school our father would take us on the Omar His father was transferred to Winnipeg where Omar went to school until Grade 8 After that I went to the States on my where I finished school I wanted to travel the States to see where people came from His great-grandfather and three from Oklahoma and were slaves who escaped to Canada during the Civil War 'After the they went back to the States to gather their families and other freed slaves who wanted to get out of the south Needless to that move was the best anyone in the Williams family could have made The Lethbridge Rotary Club invites you to Evening of with Linda Gay Flitton Dec. 8th at p.m. YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Tickets available at LeMer't. Mutic Ltd. or at door. FUNTOURS BAHAMAS FLORIDA FEATURING 4 CrulM to NASSAU. OtiriMit. Oto Waft Dtonor RoMotfy trOKtoortctioii by Dohmo W Mtomi mum DEfARTINO Fob 2 Fun-FMM ESCOHTED. from CALIFORNIA FEATURING San NMV VMt'i Pwty. mnt much MOM. DEPARTING Doc 27 ISFunfMod ESCORTED. from for FREE BROCHURE Coll Your Trov.l Call Opirjtor ino chargn h' Zonilh 06061 207 KrssgeBldg A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 5th A PHONE Mf-7tai or 32I-11I1 P. LAWSON TRAVEL MARQUIS HOTEL BLDO. PHONE 32S-MOO ByE NEW YORK Steve Hansen. vagabond is a one-man show. blonde and he carries a stage on his back and a complete Punch and Judy Show around his waist. have the perfect direc- tor's he said. one of my actors talks Surrounded bjr a crowd in Manhattan's Battery near the heart of the financial district. Hansen's show looks strange Bright yellow burlap cur- tains hang from a wooden staee to the knees of a pair of orange and green striped trousers and a pair of clown- rubbery brown shoes The contraption resembles a tent Hansen is inside On the stage lolls the familiar hook-nosed holding a tiny white bundle addressed as Baby Up pops a wide- mouthed alligator which harrangues then disappears A human hand ap- pears from a slit in the burlap pointing to an upturn- ed grey hat on the ground A sign in the hat says 5 Exact Change Only After IO.D m As Punch disappears to sub- dued the show is over In a stir of the burlap curtain flips into the air and from underneath appears a tall young his longish hair tied into a pony tail A pole climber's belt over his sweat-soaked shirt holds seven neatly on hooks There are several whistles around his neck and cow bells of varying sizes at- tached to his trouser legs It is break time for the one- man puppet show As the crowd of about 35 construction workers and secretaries from nearby of- fices several people stop to drop a quarter or two In the hat and talk with the puppeteer about his creations guess wants to give people on the street a laugh before they jump out the win- said one sedately dress- ed businessman as he wandered back toward the street. Hansen averages about a day to support himself is about average for a noontime series of shows in New Hansen said when he finished counting change San it would be less San Francisco is where Hansen began his puppeteer- ing career He worked his way through college with odd jobs At San Francisco State Uni- versity he became involved in acting. Then he decided puppets were more conducive to self-expression He found work here and but didn't make any money until he and a friend began a street- corner puppet show The friend found another and Hansen came up with the idea of a one-man show He built his unique portable stage 'My goal is to settle down in five or six years and maybe do something in children's tele- vision I want to have enough experience to do a very good thing and develop some ideas I he said Only once has a member of his New York audience been unhappy with the show Hansen recalled that she was a woman who began shouting during the show and using bad language 6 86 SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE i You ve got an chance of making this a great drink. 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