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+ CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 2 - May 8, 2003 - 95 Schwartz CentqI:r to screen Oscar-winning f'dm 'Talk to Her' The Schwartz Center for the Arts will present one of the most acclaimed films of the past year in its ongoing film series. Pedro Almod6var's "Talk to Her" will semen at the Center for two week- ends: May 2 at 7 p.m., May.9 at 7 p.m. and May 10 at 7:30 p.m. The film recendy won the Oscar for Best Screenplay and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. It also won major awards as Best Film in Great Britain, France, Spain and the Czech Re- public. 'q'alk to Her" follows the lives of four people who meet by chance and who become inter- twined in each other's lives. Be- nigno and Marco sit together at a dance performance. They meet again, months later, at the private clinic where Benigno works. Ly- dia, Marco's girlfriend and a bull- fighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It just so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of these four characters flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny. Pedro Almod6var was born in a small town in the impoverished Spanisl region ofLa Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market. He couldn't study filmmaking I/ecanse be did- n't have the money to afford it. Besides, the fdmmaking schools were dosed in early 70s by Fran- co's government. Instead, he found a job in the Spanish phone company and saved his salary to buy a Super 8 camera. From 1972 to 1978, he devoted himself to make short films with the. help of his friends. The "premieres" of those early films were famous in the rapidly growing world of the Spanish counter-culture." In few years, Almod6var became a star Continued on page 96 Novelist to read with poet laureate on May 3 Booksandcoffee's Spring read- ing series continues at 8 p.m., Sat- urday, May 3 with readings by Delaware Poet Laureate Fleda Brown and novelist/essayist Maribeth Fischer. Their reading will be followed by Booksandcoffee's monthly "coffeehouse night" with the Player's Club, local musicians and poets, hosted by Regina Aa- Macha. Fischer has won a number of national awards for her personal essays, including a Pushcart Prize in 1994 for her essay, "Stillborn," and a Smart Family Prize for the best essay published by "The Yale Review" in 1996. Two of her essays have been mentioned as "notable" in Robert Atwan's Best American Essays, and her essay s have appeared in Art Loop Continued from page 94 645-5181. The Zwaanendael Gallery of Art, Lewes's newest gallery, is owned and operated by award winning artist Michael Sprouse. Zwaanendael Gallery features works of art by international, na- tional and local artists. Sprouse spent the past 10 years as the own- er and curator of the prestigious Eklekikos Gallery of Art in Wash- ington, D.C. The gallery features new exhibits monthly with open- ing receptions the first Friday of each month. A group exhibit fea- turing the work from some of the Mid-Atlantie's top artists high- lights Zwaanendael Gallery's in- clusion in the Art Loop. Visit the gallery online at www.zwaan- gallery.corn or call 645-1005 for more information. The Saxon Swan, a gallery of fine art and crafts, is located on the corner of Second Street and Savannah Road. Established in 1986, the gallery shows the work of more than 75 regional and in- ternational artists and craftspeo- pie. Featured artist Pam Carr is an award winning artist who works in a variety of media and will be on hand to discuss her work. For liteiary magazines such as "I'ne Iowa Review" anti "The Yale Re- view." She'is the author of "The Lan- guage of Goodbye" and is at work on her second novel. She is currently teaching in the Graduate Writing Program at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She lives part time in Rehoboth. All readings in this series are free and open to the public. For more information, call Booksand- coffee at 226-9959. Museum to host family music festival June 29 The Delaware Museum of Nat- ural History is gearing up for an- other family music festival from noon to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, June 19, featuring the popular, musical duo, Trout Fishing in America. For more than two decades, this Grammy nominated folk/rock group has been entertaining audi- ences with their witty children's music and catchy adult acoustic tues. Tickets.for adults are $15 in ad- vanoe, and $20 at the door, and $13 for kids and $15 at the door. Museum members receive $1 off the ticket price. The Delaware Museum of Nat- ural History is located on Route 52 in Wilmington. For more in- formation, call 302-658-9111 or visit Cape community band to resume rehearsals The Cape Henlopen Communi- ty Band will resume its rehearsals for the upcoming summer from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, May 5, at Cape Henlopen High School. New members are welcome and may contact Barry Eli, director, for more information by calling 645-7711, Ext. 259 or 645-6897, or via email at jazzmanl @mch- Rehearsal schedules will be discussed as well as tentative per- formance dates. The creation of a possible Cape Big Band will also be on the agenda. more information, call 645-7488. Thistles, located at 203 Second Street, is entering its third year as a fine art gallery and custom frame shop..The gallery carries fine art graphics, original oil paintings, art glass, hand made ac- cessories for the home and ster- ling silver jewelry from artisans around the world. For the Art Loop; Thistles will host husband and wife team Jim and Lynn Le- myre, whose paintings are an ex- tension of their relationship, an ongoing conversation between two people exploring the thresh- old of imagination and the world of reality. They will be present for the Art Loop to discuss their work. For more information, call 644-2323. For more information about the Art Loop, visit the website at BEACH RIDES A different view on Majestic Tennessee Walkers Call 302-945-7214 for Hours & Directions Biddies & Bits Farm- A short ride from the beaches On Cool Spring Road. Reservations required. I i 1 I 5to00 I00en -lab at ttm tmlmra ao$ E,umd Sera= .... 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