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    The Arts
DeWolfe offers film class
By J. Dana Haynes
Of The Print
“Films of Adventure: Colonialism and
Revolution,” will be the topic of next fall’s
movie class at Clackamas Community College.
The class will be held once per week and will in­
clude one film and a lecture by instructors Fred
DeWolfe and Rick Ramsperger.
The cinematic menu will include:
Sept. 25—“Gunga Din” (1939): Based on
the classic poem by Rudyard Kipling, this
movie tells the tale of British soldiers in the In­
dian theater in the 1800’s, and their ever­
faithful water-carrier. Cary Grant and Douglas
Fairbanks Jr. star.
Oct. 2—“Khartoum” (1960): The clash of
a British general and a muslim Mahdi during
the battle of the Sudan, with Charlton Heston
and Sir Laurence Olivier.
Oct. 9—“Soldier Blue” (1970): An
American woman is caught in the middle of the
cavalry’s program of genocide against the
Cheyenne Indians. This flick stars Candice
Bergen and Peter Strauss.
Oct. 16—“Zulu” (1964): Michael Caine
and Nigel Green in a tale of English soldiers
vastly outnumbered by uprising Zulu tribesmen
in South Africa.
Oct. 23—“Breaker Morant” (1979): One
of the crop of excellent movies to come out of
Australia in the last few years. This one is about
three Australian soldiers court-martialed for
the murder of prisoners during the Boer Wars.
Oct. 30—“Gallipoli” (1981): Another im­
port from Down Under, this one stars Mel Gib­
son and tells the tale of Australian involvement
insthe British invasion of Turkish-held lands in
Nov. 6—“Lawrence of Arabia” (1962):
Classic movie starring Peter O’Toole and Omar
Sharif. It is the story of T.E. Lawrence, who
led a group of Bedouin warriors in a series of
gallant and flamboyant assaults on German
and Turkish armies.
Nov. 13—“Reds” (1981): Oscar-winning
movie about Jack Reed and Louise Bryant
(both from Portland), yankee journalists who
first covered, then joined, the Bolshevik revolu­
tion in 1917.
Nov. 20—“Sand Pebbles” (1966): An
engineer aboard an American gunboat patrol­
ling China struggles to maintain his beliefs and
neutrality in a war-torn region. This flick stars
Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen.
Nov. 27—“The Quiet American” (1958):
An Audie Murphy vehicle about a U.S.
emissary dispatched to end turmoil in Saigon
and who becomes the target of assassination at­
Dec. 4—‘*State of Seige” (1973): A
political kidnapping unveils a disquieting por­
trait of American involvement in Latin
America. Starring Yves Montand.
The film class is open to all interested par­
ties. It is worth three credits. The movies will be
shown on Tuesdays, at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Students will have the opportunity to view,
discuss and review each film.
Improv show opens
The Rural Actors Guild
(RAG), performs on the
McLoughlin stage tonight as
they open their improvisa­
tional program to the public.
RAG is a group of
Clackamas Community Col­
lege students and community
members who have combined
a series of sketches and occa­
sional breakdancing to form
an hour-long program. Direc­
tor Jim Nicodemus is a former
member of a Portland improv
group called the Space Cadets.
Nicodemus said he believes
improvisational acting “bas­
ically comes naturally for
everyone,” and is “good for
everyone to learn,” in case of
missed ques in conventional
The 10-member group
will act out several pre­
planned scenes but without
structured scripts. “We know
what, but not how,” Nico­
demus said about the scenes.
“It’s left up to the actor’s
creative license,” he said.
RAG will perform at
noon today, May 24 at 8 p.m.,
and May 31 at noon. The im­
prov theater will be followed
by a 10-minute intermission
and then a one-act play by Neil
Simon, called “Visitor from
Forest Hills.”
Photo by Joel Miller
D-Day focus of films
Fred DeWolfe, social and the turning point of
sciences chairperson for World War H’s European
Clackamas Community Col­ theater of operations.
lege and film historian, will of­
The presentation will in­
fer a special presentation, clude “True Glory” (1945), an
“D-Day: 40 Years Later,” on Academy Award-winning
Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m.
documentary of the Allied in­
DeWolfe will offer two
films commemorating his­ vasion at Normandy and the
tory’s largest land invasion subsequent push to Berlin.
Jarmer selected as Rhapsody editor
By J. Dana Haynes
Of The Print
Rhapsody, the Clackamas
Community College magazine
of art and literature, has a new
editor for the 1984-85 season.
Michael Jarmer, 19, will take
over the helm from current
editor Steve Lundgren starting
this fall.
Jarmer is a graduate of
Rex Putnam High School in
Milwaukie. He is currently the
associate editor of the three-
year-old publication, which
was formerly called Feature
The new editor said he
plans to move the publication,
Jarmer sees the function
of the magazine as a forum.
“It gives students a sense of
what is happening on campus
and in this area, in terms of
the arts,” he said. This is a
function which “Rhapsody
fulfills,” Jarmer said, adding,
“It could be better. It could
Another change Jarmer is always be better.”
Jarmer is an English ma­
contemplating is the use of
themes. In the past, the jor, who will move on to either
magazine has had specific the University of Oregon or
topics, or themes, for each Lewis and Clark College after
the 1984-85 year. He is also a
issue, a practice which Jarmer percussionist with the rock
feels is unwieldly. “Having a band Incognation, a Portland­
theme for each issue would based group which he
make me run along a certain describes as “progressive rock
path. I don’t want to do that. with a jazz influence. We’re
I’d rather expand more,” he more avant garde, on the new
wave side of rock.”
which comes out once per
term, away from articles and
more toward fiction and
poetry. “I’m going to work to
make it a true literary
magazine, as well as to make it
as entertaining and interesting
as possible.”
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photQ by Jod MUler
Call 652-1500 for reservations.
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