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Taos News, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1979, Taos, New Mexico TAGS NBWS IfTt art week Magic Mirror PUyers barracks on MUUI Santa PtlHighway opposite Veterinary dame night and New Mexican Plum Tree Caft In other Continues Saturday S TryouU for children and teenagon for bilingual Taoi Community Auditorium The Adobe Performing Studio on TmoB 2 Nature film 11 The Man Who Loved Bears and At the Crossroads The Story of Americas Endangered 4 TCA Taos Plaza New Mexico Music Festival concert Festival symphony orchestra playing Copland and 8 Jazz piano Earl 8 arts Taos Collects intriguing New talent in production Local talent will take over Taos Community Auditorium for two In a production of Damon Runyans The legendary Frank Loesser musical Is being staged by the Runyonesque New York director Michael choreographed by Londontrained dancer Rory Duval and musically directed by fugitive genius Don Newly discovered talent Includes Steve black sheep of the Taos nightclub scene Stove northern New Mexico mouthpiece ex The Hammer Crooker and ornithologist Hooker Van The producers suggest and is un Ideal fund raising event for organizations TCA Is of fering special group discounts and theater Call the box 758 4077 for Players casting The Magic Mirror Players will present Scrooyc as holiday with tryouts set for Friday 2 at 6 at the barracks In The wooden building Is on the west side of the Santa Fe highway directly across from the the Ranches de Taos Veterinary For call 758 Actors wanted Tryouts for the Taos Community Auditoriums childrens The Adobe will be Saturday 3 at the Performing Arts Studio and Sunday 4 at the Taos Plaza Both sessions begin at The play calls for a cast of 18 to 20 children and teenagers to dance and Some must be It Is an original script by Santa Fe playwright Denlse Chavez about a sensitive rabbits unique Journey from northern to southen New and the characters he meets along the Irene OliverLewis Is the Original music is by Rod Phillips and choreography by Dana Two performances are scheduled for mid ByJANICEDAtGH Taos now showing at the Stables Is a retrospective tribute to five distinguished and distinctive women who happened to be and sensitive people who responded to the beauty and feeling In the native cultures they found The honoring Dorothy Rebecca Glsella Dora Kamlnsky and Dorothy Is personal and It Is also a splendid collection of some of their best Assembled by Kit Egri and Louise Qan works and pictures of the ladles were arranged by gallery director Tom Andriola In an Informal and piquant suggesting you are visiting In the five parlors of these grandes From the moment you enter and behold on the opposite wall a lifesized portrait of you are in their Here she older quixotic there Is a photograph from the twenties trying to fade Into the dressed In Western hat and boots to go riding with Lawrence and A sign from her house Is on display Cannot hear knocking on Rebecca married to photographer Paul Is Immaculately stun ning In an oil Dora later is hair loose and somewhat like her prints and batiks which swirl with small repetitive Dorothy Benrimo appears only in a portrait with her painter Tom Her stunning In its design and contemporary use of materials in a Southwest would have reflected the woman better than the straw inlay work and photographs of but only one piece could be found for the Glsella like her is dressed in bright Instead of turning outward to the Spanish and Indian cultures around she took the natives into her world of Austrian forests and rosycheeked Friends and acquaintances exchanged memories and anecdotes at the opening reception Saturday Kit Egri described them The five women artists are distinguished not only as but because they appreciated their adopted discovering and helping to preserve the art of colcha embroidery or the handcarved crosses In the camposantos of northern New or encouraging the young Hispanic artists so long in the Dorothy destined by birth among the titled of England to live a patterned broke away to form her own pattern on frontier putting her art studies at the Slade School in London to use in painting her Indian friends and their and the high color of New Her spirited paintings reflect her love and admiration for the Taos She remained young into her 93d and one of her last acts was to present a group of young artists In an exhibit in her home Rebecca Salsbury was Paul Strand when she first came to Taos from the but it is as Rebecca James that she lived her very active Taos life with Bill She learned and then taught the art of colcha which seemed a disappearing and her work toured many She also adopted the disciplined technique of painting on painting in reverse the stark images of the land and Its She also Allow me to Present 18 Ladies and Gentlemen of a most worthy record of the times she lived Dora Kamlnsky attended one art school after another from the time she was In her native New York and She was a charter member in 1943 of the National Serlgraph and did much to revive the Her Ink pastels and oils recorded not only her life In Taos but also reflected her many Journeys In Asia and Including Russia during the years she was married to Leon Glsella Loeffler was born near Vienna and lived with her grandparents until age five In the forests of a background she never She always dressed in peasant clothes and all her works emphasized the celebrative qualities of During her years In she did batik as well as and painted a mural on the celling of the childrens wing of the Louis With two young she followed her friend Oscar Bernlnghaus to Never claiming to be part of the Taos art she Her translations of European peasants Into cheerful Indian and Spanish children were endlessly Her neglected for ably documented the rural life she found and lived Always late In life she found a new outlet for her sense of color and happy Images tapestries made from the fabrics she brought home from journeys to Mexico and South She decorated many a glass She wrote and Illustrated a childrens El Dorothy who studied at the Pratt Institute in in Taos designed and created jewelry which has found Its way Into museums and family She learned to make crosses of a native And she discovered the perishable wooden grave handmade by loving which were inevitably disappearing from the Acquiring a she photographed Years later the stunning raised to life from old and dirty negatives by Joseph another were shown in museums across the They are now preserved in the A Photographic with commentary by Rebecca James and historical notes by DOROTHY BRETT Milllcent Rogers Museum Earl TathaHines continues TCA jazz series FATHA Earl Fatha the Father of Modern Jazz Is coming to the Taos Community Auditorium Thursday continuing in a TCA tradition begun with performances by Dizzy Glllesple and Woody Tapias exhibit Santa Fes Santuarlo de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Is exhibiting work by two of the capital citys native LuU and Star through Nov Their art includes traditional santero straw Inlay and contemporary The formerly Guadalupe is at 100 Guadalupe Hours are 0 dally except Both artists were represented in Taos In the 1978 200 Years of Spanish New Mexican Woodworking at the Milllcent Rogers Hines Is considered the liberating force which originally set jazz piano on an entirely new and his innovations have been Incorporated Into the idiom ever The essential character of his buoyant beat has not changed in later but he has used it as the foundation for develop building on it a style that is the and most ceaselessly in ventive of any in jazz Hines left his home town of Pittsburgh as a young moving to where he was soon the talk of the He teamed up with Louis Armstrong and clarinetist Jimmy and made a series of popular When the big band era he opened at Chicagos Grand Terrace for a dozen The club was the equivalent of New Yorks Cotton and owed much of its fame to Hines and his Hines is still touring foreign countries under the auspices of the State He was a great success in a sixweek tour of Tickets are on sale at the box office and available at a discount if purchased in An additional discount is given to TAA Elected Aft ap Director of Rojpn was elected Board of of lat Asaocialfccn fo fctet at October Mania MINIATURE PAINTINGS Ac Jtrr SIGN D GNv carved wood cast metal plastics painted glass trucks silver platinum leaf etched glass stone lOGQ DISPIAY HOME DESIGNS WHITE CRANE ont quartM MtU touik of Ckur t 7tM7QO FRANCESDENNEY YOU Are invited is now available To A FRANCES DENNEY in Taos EXPERIENCE IN LUXURY The Frances Denney Consultant will be in our store to answer your questions and discuss the Fine Arts of Cosmetics and Please join us on the above date and discover FUNKS On Tltt Plaza 7SI2401 ;