New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
Shamil swims to symphony sounds
New Braunfels Art LeagueHerald-Zeitung O Wednesday, April 17,1996 O 9
Pick a hand
Photo by BILL HAAS
Arthur (Dsrin Sims) plays the childhood gams of choosing hand with his sister Sally (Carol Bisson) In this scans from "Tbs Dinin Room," currently at Circle Arts Theatre. The stakes of her chola are all the dining room furniture, which her brother also wants Performances ars Friday and Saturday at 8 pm., with a 9 p.m. rn nae this Sunday, April 21. Tickets are available at Chlna-n-Thino For reservations, call 609-3092, Monday through Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m. only.
Sea World of Texas' Shamu, the San Antonio Symphony, and AM SSO ICTS A plan to make music and magic Thursday, April 18, in a unique extravaganza to benefit San Antonio's Rape Crisis Center.
<4By choreographing the power, grace and athleticism of Sea World’s killer whales to music performed by the San Antonio Symphony, this evening gala promises to be an unprecedented aquatic occasion," said
Ron Aaron, executive director of the Rape Crisis Center. "Shamu has already donned a black and white ‘tuxedo’ in anticipation of this orchestral event," Aaron said.
The Shamu-San Antonio Symphony collaboration is set to begin at 8 p.m. at Sea World's Shamu Stadium. The Texas Chic (black tie and denim) affair will be preceded by an elegant buffet at 7 p.m., catered by Sea World. Tickets are $100 per person
with proceeds going to die Rape Crisis Center.
According to San Antonio Symphony Music Director Christopher Wilkins, a program of “water-and-whale-related music" has been chosen especially for this unusual event "On The Beautiful Blue Danube," “And God Created Great Whales" and other splashy pieces will highlight the evening as Shamu and die Symphony perform in perfect harmony.
Barbara Lawia/Harris (left) and Alicia Llvesay rehearse a scene for the next S.TA.G.E. production, Best of Friends, which opens at Krause House on Bulverde Road on Thursday, April 25 and runs through Saturday, May 11. Call 210-438-2339 for information and reservations.
S.TA.G.E. gives ll ‘Best of Friends9 performances
The next STAGE production, "Best of Friends,” a comedy by James Elward, will be presented at Krause House, 1300 Bulverde Road, at 8 p.m. April 25,26,27, May 2,3,4,9, 10 and ll.
Sunday matinees on April 28 and May 9 will be at 2:30 p.m.
Director Rolla Nookies of San Antonio will present nine performers in this witty comedy that starred Shirley Booth in its American tour, he play
wright deals hilariously with the problems caused by the unexpected return of a long absent writer to his family — in company with the pretty young thing he now wants to marry.
Show tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens (age 62 and over). Opening night, April 25, will be a benefit for the Bulverde Optimist Club’s Youth and Scholarship Program, and‘all seats'tottl’be 5 IO; “
A champagne punch and cheese
reception follows the performance on opening night.
Food will be available at Krause House beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The doors open at I p.m. for Sunday lunch and matinee April 28 and May 5.
Kevin KJossner at the keyboard will provide entertainment before most of the performances.
"Please call (2IO) 438-2339 for reservations and information.
Hill Country Chorus unpacking voices for ‘Grandpa’s Attic’ April 28 at 4 p.m.
The “Hill Country Chorus,” formerly known as the “South Texas Sound,” New Braunfels’ own chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America Inc., (SPEBSQSA), is proud to announce their upcoming show (our 22nd), the "Harmony Revue.” The theme for this year’s show is Grandpa's Attic.
The show will be held on Sunday, April 28,4 p.m. at Jackson Auditorium at Texas Lutheran College in Seguin. Tickets are on sale now for $5 - senior citizens, $6 - general admission (advance) and $7 at the door. They are available at the Senior Citizens Center, Comal Flower Shop, the Chamber of Commerce here in town and the chamber in Seguin. They area also available from any “Hill Country Chorus” barbershopper.
Featured in our show will be the 'Texas Jubilee" a “note”-worthy quartet from the San Antonio area, and “Sterling,” an up-and-coming new quartet heading for “big things down the road,” from San Marco and New Braunfels.
The Hill Country Chorus meets every Tuesday night, 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Choir Room, comer of Cross and Santa Clara streets in New Braunfels. We would like to invite any male singers to visit with us in harmony and good fellowship.
You do not have to be an accomplished singer, nor do you have to audition. We'd just like to have you come by and visit with us.
Regional, local artists jazz up Fiesta
Appearing at Gruene Hall
Ball sings Saturday
Rsady-mad# grown-up star with th# rara gift of seam ing totally relaxes while he kicks the slats out of a song, David Ban Is stopping tradMonbttst country tans dead, and there is more to come. His career at Gruene Hall has come full circle, from when he played in the front room in the pint to the main stage presently, on Saturday, April 20. Tickets are $18.50.
Lockhart theater performs comedy
The Lockhart Community Theater will present “Footlight Frenzy,” a comedy about what goes on behind the stage during rehearsals for a play. Curtain time is 8 p.m. on April 12, 13, 19,20,26 and 27. On Thursday, April 18, the show starts at 7 p.m. Ticket
prices are $7 for general admission an $5 for students and senior citizens. The theater is located at the comer of Walnut and Commerce streets in the Presbyterian Life Center. For information or reservations, call (512) 398-3812.
Regional and local jazz greats will perform at the St. Mary's University’s “Fiesta Jazz Concert” — held annually on the last Friday of the Fiesta Week celebration.
Many of the performing musicians will also lead jazz clinics for the university’s 35th Annual Jazz Stage Band Festival, in which more than 20 of South Texas’ finest junior and senior high school jazz band ensembles will perform for critique and awards.
These local and regional student musicians will have the opportunity to learn firsthand from jazz professionals what it is like to be a jazz musician.
This Mid-America Arts Alliance program is made possible with generous support from the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest 9 National Jazz Network, a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Fiesta Jazz Concert is Friday, April 26, from I to IO pm at St. Mary’s University Pecan ^ Grove. A barbecue lunch will be served at 12:30; $5 per person.
The Jazz Stage Band Festival will be Saturday, April 27, from 8 arn. to 5 p.m. at St. Mary’s University Center.
These free, family-oriented events are intended to promote live jazz music and education. Plenty of parking is available on '\ campus. For more information call John Rankin or Mary Rippy, St. Mary’s music department, (210)436-3421.
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’Floral Expressions’ blooming at gallery through April
Bluebonnets, roses, irises, hibiscus and flowers of all types are in bloom at the “Floral Expressions” art show in the side gallery at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery now through April 30.
Flowers are depicted in landscapes, still lifes and florals in oil and watercolor.
The New Braunfels Art League Gallery, 239 W. San Antonio, is open Mondays through Saturdays from IO a.m. to 5 p.m.
Spaco applications accepted for arts and crafts show May 25-26
Spring has sprung and it is time for area artists to apply
While everyone else romance* the road, Joe Ely llvea it Call him what you want — a wandering minstrel, gypsy cowboy, visionary song poet, or houserocker on fire — whatever he ie, Ely’s covered a lot of ground in his time. Ail part of the relentless quest for revelation that only a journey can satisfy. His journey will lead him to Gruene Hall Friday, April 19. Tickets are $15.
For mail order, credit card or money order tickets, call 629-5077. Tickets can be bought at Gruene Hall for cash only; 606-1281 for information. They are also available at the Josephine Street Cafe In San Antonio, which accepts credit cards or cash; (210) 224-6169 for Information.
for space at the 32nd annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show sponsored by the New Braunfels Art League. The event is scheduled for May 25 and 26 in the New Braunfels Civic Center, 380 S. Seguin.
Exhibitors may show original work only; no kits, no nudes, no commercial exhibits, no food items and no items purchased for resale. Artists and craftsmen who have not displayed with the Art League before should send several pictures or slides representative of their work for screening purposes and a self-addressed envelope for their return. The fee is $60 for an eight by IO foot space.
An entry form may be requested by calling Pat Deltz st (210) 629-4607 or the Art League Gallery at (210) 629-8022. Written inquiries should be addressed to NBAL, P.O. Box 310325, New Braunfels, TX 78131.