Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013, January 20, 1984, Page 10, Image 10

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The NW Film Study C enter presents at
8 pm, Joe Vinikow Presents, clips from
movie juke boxes that were popular in the
'40s. Included in the 3-minute clips are
many famous musical personalities of the
The New Rose Thea tre presents four of
Chekhov's one-act comedies written
early in his career, which demonstrate his
considerable ability to mix comedy with a
mass psychological detail. Anton
Chekhov combines paths with the utterly
ridiculous and cornes up with delightful
Opening January 20 and playing
through March 3,1984, A Checkhov
Q uartet will run Thursday through Satur­
day nights at 8 pm. Opening night tickets
are $11; all other performances are $8.
Also scheduled are two $8 Sunday
matinees at 2 pm, January 29 and
February 12. Both Sunday matinees will be
followed by a lecture-discussion with the ,
audience, sponsored by the Oregon
Committee for the Humanities, and led by
Dr. Lena Lencek, Professor of Russian at
Reed College. Call 222-2487 for more
The world premiere of Charles Deem-
er's play Christm as at the Juniper
Tavern, is presented by the New Rose
Th e a tre . The play is set in a small logging
town in Central Oregon where a religious
group following the teachings of "Swami
Kree'' has come to build an Ashram.
C hristm as at the Juniper Tavern will
be performed at the Wilson Center for the
Performing Arts, YWCA, 1111 S.W. 10th.
through February 4,1984. Curtain times
are 8:00 pm Thursday through Saturday,
and 7 00 pm Sunday. All seats are $7.00.
New Rose Theatre subscribers may apply
their 50c subscriber discount to ticket
Call 222-2487 for more information and
to make reservations.
The Oregon premiere of A.R. Gurney,
Jr. 's The Dining Room plays in the P o rt­
la nd C ivic Th e a tre ’s Blue Room from
January 6 until February 11, Thursday
through Saturday at 8:00 pm. Jerry Leith
directs six actors who portray 57 char­
acters in a delightful series of vignettes,
involving an assortment of families and
characters of all ages and generations,
all around the dining room table. The Din­
ing Room is a fresh and original look at a
sometimes gracious, sometimes stifling,
thorouhhly American way of life.
The cast includes Richard Morley, Tom
Klug, Douglas Mouw, Maria Kaufmann,
Jean Miller, and Dee Dee Van Zyl. Call
226-3048 for details and tickets.
Portland audiences will once again
have the opportunity to view American
life through the eyes of Sam Shepard
when S iriu s Pro d uc tio ns brings The
Curse o f the Starving Class to the Criti­
cal Mass Theatre. Peter Fomara, lauded
for his work in Shepard's "Buried C hild"
and “True West" w ill feature Carol Holden,
Tim Streeter, Kelly Brooks, Gary L. Cole and
director Fomara.
The production, which opened January
6, will run Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm, and
Sunday at 7 pm. Critical Mass Theatre is
located at 938 NW Everett. Call 224-9481
for reservations.
Barb G alloway and Kate Sullivan
play original and not so original music at
Ju d y ’s, NE Broadway at 15th, from 8:30
pm-12:30 am. $2.00 gets you through the
Lesbian and Gay Couples workshop
at Phoenix Rising. Led by Cherry Hartman,
MSW and Liz Webb, PhD. Workshop ex­
plores fighting for closeness, sexual and
intimacy issues, couple contracts and
ways to keep your relationship fresh. Slid ­
ing fee from $35.00 to $125. Call 223-8299
to register or for more information.
Special limited engagement at
C hateau L’Bam m , 2235 NW Savier,
Athol Fugard's The Blood Knot starring
Ted Schultz and Rick Jones. Plays Thurs­
days, Fridays and Saturdays through
February 11 at 8 pm. Call 228-5544 for •
reservations and information.
Soldier Girls, plays at Cinema 21 Thur
day, February 2 at 7 pm.
major critical and popular success in its
presentation by New York's famed Circle
Repertory Company. An equally success­
ful production of Gemini has been seen
on cable television starring Scott Baio.
Gemini plays at the Bonneville
Administration Auditorium, 1002 NE Holla-
day. All seats are reserved and tickets are
$7.00. Runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday
through February 24. Call 220-0651 for
more information.
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As part of the 12th International Chil­
dren's Film Festival the NW Film Study
C e n te r presents at 2 pm Angus Lost, the
adventures of a clever Scottish Terrier and
The Electric Grandmother, a Ray Brad
bury story of a young father who hires a
robot to care for his three motherless
At 8 pm, Joe Vinikow, a Seattle film­
maker, presents Jazzwomen, rare
footage of the great female jazz per­
formers, including Ivy Anderson, Ethel
Waters, and Billie Holiday.
Following at 10 pm, rare photos, record­
ings and film footage create a complete
retrospective of the great country blues
Mimi Weiss performs at Jud y’s, 15th
and NE Broadway at 9 pm, 10:15 pm, and
11:30 pm. $1.00 cover.
Kate Sullivan does her special kind of music
at Judy's and the NARAL Benefit this
Sum us Th e a tre Ensem ble presents
Gemini, written by Albert Innaurato and
directed by JerTy Leith. Bursting with vitality
and creative imagination, this funny,
perceptive and timely play has enjoyed
Oregon National Abortion Rights
Action League and the Portland Feminist
Women's health Center are presenting A
Choice Affair, on Saturday, January 21,
1984 at the Melody Lane Ballroom, 615 SE
Alder. The doors open at 7:30 pm.
The gala benefit and dance is a cele­
bration of the eleventh anniversary of the
Supreme Court decision. Roe vs. Wade,
that gave women the right to choose
legal abortion. Featured will be music by
Kate Sullivan and Company, and the
Puddle City Thrillharmonic Orchestra, a
highstyle '30s and '40s swing band. In
keeping with that theme, vintage '30s
and '40s dress is encouraged.
Light dinner fare and desserts, as well
as champagne, beer and wine will be
Tickets are $4-$10, sliding scale. They
may be purchased from Oregon NARAL
or PFWHC, as well as at the door.
For more information, call the NARAL
office at 223-4510.
The C a p ito l Forum in Salem cele­
brates their 7th anniversary with a show
and awards presentation called Seventh
Heaven. It all happens tonight at Chez
Robert (Reed Opera House], 189 Liberty
St., NE. $5.00 at the door, which opens at 7
pm. Show at 8 pm. Hors d'oeuvres and
hard liquor available.
W in d fire , a rap group for lesbian, gay
and bisexual youth under 21 meets today
in Old Wives Tales banquet room at 2:30
Tee C o iinne will present her Lesbian
Sexual Imagery in the Fine Arts Slide Show.
Included in the program is A Sappho­
centric Love Story, a warm and gentle
animation of lesbian lovemaking. Tonight
at MCC, located at the comer of NE
Broadway & 24th. The cost is $3.00. Child­
care w ill be available and MCC is wheel­
chair accessible. This is a woman-only
Rare footage, vintage 1930s-1950s from
film collector Joe Vinikow of the unique
Just Out January 20-February 3