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The freeman's journal. (Cooperstown, N.Y.) 1924-1996, July 30, 1995, Image 2

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»eMSraSM5535S!Sa!SSS ^■.: V .: J 2 □ July 30, 1995 □ FREEMAN’S JOURNAL Regional News Family fun at The Fanners' Museum CX)OPERSTOWN - Children, parents and grandparents will not want to miss out on the summer fun of two special weekend perlor- mances thrs August at The Farmers' Museum. On Saturday. Aug. 5. The Story- cratters are back by popular demmd D share then lively bnmd ol foot- stomping, hand-dapping music and telling, and on Sunday, Aug 13. the renowned Calskill Puppet Theater will present \Hiawatha.\ Seaung for all performances is limited. Resers auons can be made by calhng TTie Fanners' Museum at 547-1410 Museum aiinus-sion fees are not charged tor these perfor­ mances. Audience lees are $3 per child. S5 per aduli with a $15 per family maximum The Suirycridters. Barry Marshall Programs feature a variety of instruments and include audience participation. and Jen Bums of Philmom. wil] host peifmmances at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Mam Bam Activity Cent 0 . Bums and Marshall are accompltshed performers who offer a \poqjourri of folk arts,\ sto­ nes. m y o logy, dances and tradi- Uunal and onginal music. Programs feature a vanety of mstnimaits • guitars, hammered dulcimers, dnuns and musical saws The Stowcrafters, Barr\- Marshall and Jen Bums of Philmont, will perform at The Farmers' Museum Aug. 5. T hree S mart . M ovts to H elp O vercome O bstacles 'TO ^mREMElNT^ S ecltutv if hen um htgin mt eating tor rrlirrnient ran substanluilly liffril y'lurlHf baitin'r ^ t'K dll \ (i Ldwards inu'strnent broker for free I illii'.irdtioris 1)11 the \t .osi )if Waiting\ and “liofsling Karls ” //'III ><.(, ,ni r\i >iiur /Hi i» li' inipitrtant oi hou mur/i ynu f all an \ (x Ldwards investirienl broker now for timels insfstmeni ideas that gise your in'! the earnings pntential vour retirement serunty deserves. 11 here m u int e »/1 '.ur /H t rrfJerls tfie value yitu place an your retirement >ff un/i ( house an \ fiiwards Full Service IR^ for such valuable sen I, »-s as mmplimentarv help in ralculating yJP vour required disiributums for the IRS. one oonsoli dated sialemerit and miK h more. M h a l'sthe nghi mme rmw ’ Talk with an ^.(i. Kdwards inveHtmeni broker atmui the Full Service 1R.\. j i G M t m d s Trusted idt nr t^rtphom l S e n w 790 Main St. Oneonta t^5 ft G Eauatas » Sons .n - and include audience participation through clapping, dancing, stomp­ ing and singing. Bums and Marshall are known for their tandem stmytelUng style and fw their promotion o f story­ telling as an art. They have taught their o a ft throughout the Northeast and British Isles, and host their own family radio show, “Just Imagine,\ simulcast from Caiskill mid EUenville each Sunday mommg. At 1 and 3 p.m. Aug. 13, the Calskill Pupjtet Theater, John Potocnik and Carol Mandingo of Laurens, with Russian puppeteo’ Nikolai Shishkin of B ^ b rtdge, will transform the Main Bam Activity Center into an m h a n ted forest for two pmfonnances of “Hiawatha.” This woodeifiilly animated story features a young American Indian boy who vmmires into the wrmds to s ^ k a vision. During his journey, he oveicmnes danger through the assistance of a turtle and a wise bear, and sees several spiiits, includmg that of the Peacemaker. TTiese performances of “Hiawatha\ complement the exhibits of TTie ^ g e n e and Clare 'Ihaw Collection of American Indian Art in the newly opened Ameavcan Indian Wing at Fcnimore Hou.se Museum, just across the street from The Farmers' M u^um. Htsiraically. the real Hiawatha (He Who Cofribs Snakes) was an Chiondaga bving among the Mohawk who faelfted establtsh the Iroquots Confederacy with the Peaitemaker during the late 16th cen­ tury Hiawatha IS Itebeved to have am v m ed the Mohawk, Oneida. Onondaga Cayuga and Seneca nations to form a highly effective, centnili/ed govemmm with the pn- marv goal ol defense, prospemiy and advancmg the “Great Peace \ The Acuvity Center ts located in the west wmg of The Farmer,' Museum Mam Bam, a large, stone buildmg that saves as the museum's exhibition centa. TTnoughout the sumina. ctafl wodtsluqis and pro- ^tmrtoBS wiQ be o fEsi^ for Emi­ lies to leam al»ut I9th century skills and crafts. For a compiete listmg of daily programs, call 547-1400. : |>ocAfibnTA 5 ^ C a p l u r t - t h e s p i r i t o f I )i5nfy’s I \)caiionUji * w i l f m u r f t s d i v c ^ p a r t y w a r e ! Pluxp b]x J it o Mazanlt Some of the perfomers in the play \Whose Life Is It, Anyway?\ are, from the left, Wilbm Edwin Henry, Carol Dean Nassau and Mary-Jo Merk. 'Whose Life Is It, Anyway?' to open MILFORD - The Leather-siock- mg Theatre Company will present Its third production of the summer season, “Whose Life h Theatre. Milfrad Central School. Is It, Any­ way'’\ at 8 p m . Aug. 1 -4 and 2 and 8 pm. Aug. 5 London, movmg to the stage seven years lata, and finally amv- Wntten by Brian Clark. “Whose Life Ls It, Anyway?\ began m 1971 as a televLsion screenplay m ivmg u mg on Broadway in 1979. Sennas yet also witty, the play's basic themes are those of trecdom and choice, a debate about the nght of a hopelessly disabled, hos- ptuilued i^rson to end bis life The play place omrely in a hospital m England, where a gifted young sculptor who, m an automobile a c e td^t, has niphtied his s p n td o n th i^ pand^^d.'fRMn the fte<& down. ; He wants to be fakoi off life sup­ port systen». while his dooiHs and nursa are detommed to keep hun ahve g ainst las will. This duel of differmg moralities is tte plot of the play, and iLs dimax ts a judicial decision reached at bedside. While building to a moving cli­ max, the play's counterbalance is the Wit and humor of the b o o as be stays on the offeasive, refus­ ing to accept life or death on any but bis own terms. T ^ LeaiherstockiQg Theatre Company produimon will star Wilbur ^ w i n Henry as the stnek- en young sculptor ( l^n Harrison). A New York City residait. Henry has appeared in numerous ibeain- ca) p ^ u c tions in the d ty, toured in Europe with “West Side S t o y \ and has also appeared on televi­ sion (“One Life to Live”), in ccrai- macials and mdusirial films. Carol Ctean Nassau will portray a sympatheoc yormg dtxtw (Dr. Soon), white Terry Rabine takes the role (ff the merfical d u d bitterly o ^ s o l m tte pmlyzed s o i l i ^ 's deeidoo (Dr. Mtehael E m opo). N o ^ u is a veuaran pert'rmner with O p beus Theatre, has ^ - formed ivitb the SUCO Summer Theater, with TBW Productions musical reviews, and in the title role o f \ H ^ y Birthday. Mrs. Pace\ for the PBS-TV “Susqudianna Stones” ^ n e s . Rahme brings more than 25 years as a profes-sional actor to this role, having performed with many theatre companies indud- ing The Boston Sbakespeme Coopany. Currently a resident of Saratoga Springs, Rabine has television credits inclndmg “Guiding Light'* and “All My Children,” and has directed many producucHis and Ls currently on the faculty at Siam College. Theater vetaan Mary-Jo (Moras) Mate has wmked as a pafnnncr, (frrectm or d u x o ig n ^ e r wnh many anea dreairroal groups mdud- mg GUmmerglass Orphais Theatre and LeadtosUKking Tlteaire. On the faculty of tire CooperSDwn M^ite/High School, site tc^ directml dior annual musi­ cals for 20 years. Mmk wdl pratray be purchased m Coopostown at Ckitery 5 3,118Mam Su. ami T te Cqiy Ste^nus, Railroad Avenue, m Oneixita ai UCCCA. 248 Mam S l . or m tte door. Tickets may he resoved by callmg 2R6-3456. AdmissKmisSlO. This Po< dhontas paftweare will hr* a biu'hif with kids' • It'', loads ot fun' • Tfo StdCkcoul. %e. • tittttiKms,eK3(miuan,itv C4IJSNFY S47“® 8 1 ® AUGUST Children’s Art Classes at RAINBQWORKS ART STUDIO Rt. 11 South Hartwick Ages 6 & older. 20 years experience, excellent references, limited class size. Sketching, wateraolor and acrylic painting. C6Q7) 293-6419 Now Open!! : outut ourur Stop in to check o o fine selection. -r:\“ 1 JL I IT ;-r-| leiir new tilnlng e@aeii is bem. ‘The emphasis in health care today is learning prevention and wellness. A.O. Fox Hospital is Imml&dgeBbie of that fact and is leading the way in our area vdth programs that teach weflmss and §fness.” Pfitl e p ^ , cm»'dii»te8’ Ppx Por mor& Infsrnis^lsa m th@ Oardlspuimmsfy nehamtstlm m d fitness Center mil ’v- ---- - 45 Pioneer S t, Coopei^lown, Mew York 607-547-4048 Hours: 10:00 a.m.-9:00p.m. Monday through Saturday Local dancers vie for title Pair appears on TV NASHVILLE, TN • Hobart resi­ dent David Suitteriand and his part­ ner. Kate Webster o f Eagle Milts, will compete for the tide o f “Brat 'Two-Stepping Coiqite in America*' live on nattonal televistan. Sntherland and Webster will tiav- cl to Nashville, TN, where they will conqiete against 11 oihcr couples cm Aug. 7 in the oaiiQnal finals of the Blatdt Velvet Smooth S tripin’ Showdown, the first-ever n.ntimml amateur tw o -st^ cranpeutton. The competition will be tumid- « s t live on The Nashville Netwoi* at 8 p jn. Cemtial Standard Time during a spo^d aufng o f “Mu^c Q ty Tonight” on location a t the Theater in Oprylasd USA theme p a ^ . CouBtey music superstar tmd Black Velvet Lady “Tanya Tucker, the ^ke^)eis(H ) frar die amupeti- tiim, will perfeum several songs and present awhrds to the winner dur­ ing the evenL Cali0ndas!c for your Free copy of ASmo/lCpifego CmMakea&g DUtemme W-432-70(}3 1 For u se's Catalog ef 1 Job-teigeied Programs 1 C0llorSfsphy K UXatOnsordo-aoCEOeoSsgH»>f$an(ndst3Snd«nt [' aionch Corner eMKoUncoSt^od of Commeico V* 138E0 _ _ ;

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