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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Ex-wood carver now radio star TORONTO (CP) Charlie Panigoniak was selling wood carvings at the northern Hud- son Bay community of Rankin Inlet when he met CBC pro- ducer Doug Ward. But it wasn't so much the carvings as the 26-year-oid Eskimo's voice that Ward was interested in. Panigoniak, he had been told, was a fine singer. So the two went to the radio station in the tiny Northwest Territories community about 350 miles north of Churchill, Man., where Panigoniak, ac- companying himself on guitar, delivered a few of his songs. And that is how Panigoniak recently came to be playing and singing in a CBC studio in Toronto. His recordings will be broadcast by stations across the N.W.T.' Wearing sunglasses against the bright studio lights, Pan- igoniak talked shyly in hesi- tant English about his music, his is his and about his trip to the city. He wasn't exactly sure what it was that he liked about To- ronto, he said, but it had something to do with the size and the bustle. It was quite a change from his home at Eskimo Point (pop: 200 miles north of Churchill. Panigoniak learned to play the harmonica as a boy and progressed to guitar and ac- cordion. He and his brother-in-law, Mark Kakahmee, who is recording with him in Toron- to, have played together since 1967 when Panigoniak began writing songs. "I don't write them he said. "I make them up and they're all in my head." MA GEORGESON'S SOUTHERN STYLE FOOD TAKE OUT OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11 A.M. to 9 P.M. Westminster Shopping Mall 42513th St. N. 328-0334 Wednesday, September 12, 1973 THE LETHBRSDGE HERALD 7 Film director ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 15th GAME JACKPOT IN 57 NUMBERS IN 58 NOS. IN 59 NOS. If no Bingo called after 59 numbers we will continue for BONUS JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS No one under 16 years allowed PUBLIC ELKS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment FOR ELKS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY THURSDAY Sept. 13 FRIDAY Sept. 14 "Tempos" SARURDAY Sept. 15 "Frankly Family affair Marga Wening of Munich, Germany, and her Mr. Wening competed in the world Tornado cata- daughter Iris, top, relax in Toronto sunshine while maran championships on Lake Ontario. Loudest group on earth is Grand Funk Railroad TORONTO (CP) Grand Funk Railroad is the loudest rock group on earth. Few bands can come close to its heavy beat and solid, pound- ing rhythm and none can 45Ul AHUM. B.P.O CARNIVAL Fri. and Sat, Sept. 14th and 15th ADAMS PARK ICE CENTRE Cash 2nd PRIZE Cash Commencing Each Night at p.m. FREE ADMISSION TO CARNIVAL All Proceeds for Lethbridge Elks Charities SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "ASYLUM" in color. Starring Peter Gushing, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lorn and Patrick Magee. Wed- nesday and Thursday, September 12 and 13. Wednesday show at ADULT Suitable For Children. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WICKED, WICKED" in 'metrocolor. Twice the Terror! Twice the Tension! Wednesday and Thursday, September 12 and 13. Wednesday Show at p.m. ADULT Not Suitable for Children. TABER Toyver Theatre "DELIVERANCE" in Technicolor. Starring Burt Rey- nolds and Jon Voight. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 12, 13, 14 and 15. Wednesday Shows at and 9'00 p m RESTRICTED ADULT. DINE AND DANCE LOUNGE 'SUDS' HOTEL Red Coach Lounge GEORGE RENAUD HOTH CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-3191 match the frenzied crowd re- action this East Coast Ameri- can group has always cap- tured through sheer volume. But recently this four-man barrage of sound has begun to inject musical order and stage professionalism into live per- formances and its latest album, We're an American Band, released last month, in- dicates that even in the recording studio Grand Funk has become highly sophis- ticated in its music and pro- duction. But while this, their ninth album, may lack the drive of earlier recordings, all million- sellers, a recent appearance at Varsity Stadium in Toronto combined the band's new- found sophistication with its old ear-splitting impact. Promoters regarded the two-hour show as the finest Grand Funk has ever given. Few of the fans who jammed into the stadium would disagree. The professionalism and control of the performance surprised many onlookers who had seen Grand Funk shows disintegrate into chaos in the past. Visually exciting, the group employs a complex lighting system, which includes col- ored spots and flashing stage lights, to bring the psy- chedelic atmosphere of the discotheque to the outdoor concert arena. The musicians' stage clothes are designed to com- plement the effect. Lead gui- tarist Mark Farner, wearing only tight silver trousers and waist-length hair leads the wall of sound and array of color with frenzied stage an- tics. Mel Schacher on bass, Don Brewer on drums and Craig Frost, the organist, provide an ironclad backing to Farner's ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL FALL PROGRAMME OF CLASSES All Fall Classes will commence the week of Sept. 17. Insufficient Registration means Class cancellation. Please register at the office of the Bowman Arts Cen- tre before Friday, September 14. All classes will run for 12 weeks. PHOTOGRAPHY Begins Monday. September p.m. Instructor: Bill weeks SILVERSMITHING Begins Monday. September p.m. Instructor: Dave weeks PHOTOGRAPHY II Begins Tuesday. September p.m. Instructor: Bill weeks CREATIVE CRAFTS Tuesday. September p.m. Instructor: To be announced. weeks FIGURE DRAWING Begins Wednesday. September p.m. Instructor: Jay weeks SCULPTURE Begins Thursday, September p.m. Instructor: Bill weeks ART APPRECIATION Begins: Thursday. September p.m. Instructor: Vladimir weeks JUNIOR CLASSES Begins Tuesday, September 18 PRE-SCHOOL CRAFTS 4-6 years 3-4 p.m. Instructor: Bill Pratt JUNIOR PAINTING 6-11 years 3-4 p.m. Instructor: Bill Pratt Beginning Wednesday, September 19 JUNIOR CREATIVE CRAFTS 6-11 years Bill Pratt LETH8RIDOE YOUTH THEATRE First Fall Meeting. September p.m. Gallery of the Bowman Arts Centre There is no charge tor this course. ELKS CLUB OF LETHBRIDGF. 1251 3rd avenue South Are undergoing extensive remodelling and alter- ations to the present building which should be com- plete by September 30th. Applications are being accepted for employment to fill the following positions: Chef Dining lounge Waitress Lounge Waitress Help, 2 to 3 Nights Per Week PHONE 327-7219 Between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For Appointment Show Times THEATRE TIME SCHEDULES PARAMOUNT "Sleuth" Last Complete S'o Short Subjects Adult. Siot Suitable for .Children PARAMOUNT-CINEMA1 Short Subjects: "Trinity Is Still My Name" Last Complete Show Adult COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects: "Dillinger" Complete Show Meslrictcd Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "The Godfather" One Complete Show Open 8 00, Heslrictcd Adult screaming guitar work. One promoter described the performance as "never reach- ing a whole thing is a climax, from start to fin- ish." Farner says that on stage his guitar "becomes an exten- sion of the but even during the wildness of his own performance he is always in total control of the band. In the past, Grand Funk Railroad has been poorly re- ceived by critics. But follow- ing the concert here, radio stations were buzzine with en- thusiasm. Theatre grads staying at home MONTREAL (CHI Eastern Canadians are about to get a unique look at one of the country's most valuable theatre graduates of the National Theatre School. Traditionally. NTS grads have left the school and gone on to theatre companies of Canada, the United States. Great Britain and France. Starting Monday in Montreal, however, a group of 12 of the graduates came together in public in a new bilingual company called NTS Troupe 1. The initials stand for National Theatre School and Ecole National de Theatre. For the next seven weeks, in the Maritimes. New- foundland. Quebec and On- tario, audiences will see the troupe, made up of five French speaking and five English-speaking actors and actresses. All are more or less bilingual. For the tour, they have a program of four French, one English, and one bilingual. Two of the plays were premiered here Monday. Labiche's 19th century French farce L'Affaire de la Rue de Lourcine and a bilingual con- coction of mime, song and throwaway lines called An Ab- surd Revue for Children. L'Affaire demands classic performances and gets them particularly from Jacques Rossi as an hilarious, red- nosed chef who wakes up in a nobleman's bed and in the middle of an imagined murder. 6hot' in movies By BOB THOMAS LOS ANGELES (AP) The hottest new film director is a giant of a doctor who gave up medicine to write best-selling science fiction thrillers. Michael Crichton, who stands six-foot-nine, has his own version of how he be- came a director, "black- mail.' Crichton, 30, is both author and director of Westworld, a futuristic film that has drawn good reviews and sensational business. MGM has reported that in test engagements in Chicago, Detroit and Cleve- land Westworld earned slight- ly over million in 275 theatres. MGM, which hasn't had a winner in many months, is making cautious predictions that the film will gross million. It all conies from a film and a director that hardly anybody wanted. There was little fear and much amusement in Holly- wood when Crichton an- nounced he planned to be- come a film director. It didn't make sense that a Harvard Medical School graduate who was already a success as an author would meddle in a field he knew nothing about. But Chrichton decided to learn. He studied Robert Wise during the filming of the Crichton book. The Andro- meda Strain. He watched other directors. "But I still found it tough to get a job as a he said. "So I decided to become a director the only way I "Barry Diller (ABC film chief) wanted to buy a book I wrote under the name of John Lange, Binary. He wanted someone else to direct it, but I put a rider in the contract that the director had to be me.'' Crichton directed Binary, which was retitled Pursuit as a Movie of the Week starring Ben Gazarra, E. G. Marshall and William Windorn. It ap- peared on ABC last season and was well received. But the attitude of the stu- dios was that Crichton could not be trusted with a big fea- ture. He wrote an original script about an adult playland in the middle of the Sahara Desert and submitted it with himself as director. He tried it on ev- ery studio except Warner Brothers, which already had turned him down as director of his own book. The Ter- minal Man. MGM TAKES CHANCE Only MGM agreed to let him 3 MINERS KILLED BUDAPEST (AP) Three miners were killed Sunday in a coal mine near Komlo in southern Hungary when a rock face collapsed and buried them under tons of rubble. direct Westworld, and then only it the him was made in 30 days on a budget. "I was looking forward to letting off the fast pace of making a television he said. "But when I got on a feature I found myself work- ing even faster." Despite a complicated pro- duction involving modernistic sets, desert, and western and medieval scenes, Crichton made Westworld on budget. Yul Brynner and Richard Ben- jamin deferred their salaries in return for a share of the profits. Their future looks good right now. Crichton, who stole time during medical school to write, has turned out 15 books so far. but he admits his liter- ary output has lagged since he began directing. He hopes to remedy that. "I always wrote books that would make good movies." he said. "Now I can make the' movies without writing the books. So now I think I should write books that will make good books." As for his non-existent med- ical career, Crichton says he has no regrets. "I'm frequently glad I went through med he said. "One thing, it helped me as a film director: you get accus- tomed to having your feet hurt." STRIPPED OF SOUND TORONTO (CP) Clothes weren't the only things miss- injr at a nudist camp here ri'oi'ntly. Thieves stole more than worth of audio- visual equipment from the clubhouse while members were lapping up especially warm sunshine. green acres drive in Mayor Magrath Dr. Courts Hwy., 327-1100 I TONITE I andTHURS. ART DIETRICH DENTURE DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 SI. S. Phone 328-4095 Restricted Adult Short Subjects Start at p.m. Features Start at p.m. Gates Open 8 p.m. One Complete Show at p.m. college cinema Now Showing At p.m. 20th Ave. Mayor Magrath Dr., 328-6300 Restricted Adult The private life of a public enemy HARRY PIERPONT The professional. To him robbing banks wasn't a crime was a way of hfe. HOMER VAN METER All-around outlaw arid 'character.' Just looking for a good time and someone else's money to spend on it. PRETTY BOY FLOYD The 'Robin Hood of Cooksbn Hills.' A legeni in his own time which was fast running out. HUNGER WARREN DATES BEN JOHNSON MICHELLE PHILLIPS -CLORIS LEACHMAN Color by MOVIELAB An AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL Picture Wednesday Night at the LEGION VIMY LOUNGE THE FOUR JACKS" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount NOW SHOWING and p.m. TO WITNESS THE PERFECT CRIME YOU MUST COME ON TIME perfect crime... 'Then go one step farther. LAURENCE OLIVIER TWENTIETH MICHAEL CAINE No Short Subjects Feature at and p.m. tetpi E. LniK ud Ant Embus; Prmnl A> tub Zinjwlli Fte ADULT Is Still My Na paramount cinema Spencer-YantiSomer-DajiaGhia-EnzoTamcio-EmilioDeUe TONITE thru SAT. .1 i iii -un at p.m. ;