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76 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 26 - July 2, 1998 The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., will appear in coxxcert at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center on Saturday, June 27, to benefit the Sussex County AIDS Committee. Gay Men's Chorus returns to Rehoboth June 27 The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., will be per- forming in a benefit concert to raise money for the Sussex Coun- ty AIDS Committee (SCAC), a community-based AIDS service organization headquartered in Re- hoboth Beach. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m, Saturday, June 27, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Tickets for the concert are $15 and will be available at the door at 6:30 p.m., the day of the concert. Telephone orders for tickets can also be placed by call- ing the SCAC office at 644-1090. Visa and MasterCard are accept- ed. This concert marks the second time that the chorus has appeared in the Delaware resort area, rais- ing money for charity. The first concert, held in June 1995, fea- tured the chorus and several smaller ensembles made up of chorus members. The concert planned for June 27 will include ensemble pieces, including selec- tions by "A Few Good Men," the chorus' dance group, and "Po- tomac Fever." There will also be a special guest appearance by "Quintessential," an ensemble of women singers who also per- formed here in 1995. This sum- mer's concert, however, will fo- cus more on the chorus in its en- tirety. The chorus will perform a variety of works, including "Free," a pop song about a spiritu- al quest, and choruses from the operetta, "Die Fledermaus." These selections are featured in "Singing Free," a CD recording by the Gay Men's Chorus. The group will also perform "Shenen- doah"; "Sky Dances," popularized by vocalist Holly Near; and many other songs. There will also be some Ziegfeld beauties who will perform a medley of songs from Stephen Sondheim's "Follies." Under the direction of James Holioway, the 150-voice chorus has earned a reputation for its mu- sicality. Over the years, the Gay Men's Chorus has performed at the Kennedy Center, the National Theatre, the Warner Theatre, Con- stitution Hall, the Lincoln Theatre and Lisner Auditorium on the George Washington University campus, along with a number of other venues in and around Wash- ington, D.C. The chorus also just completed a Scandinavian tour, performing in the capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo and Stock- holm. It was the first American gay chorus to perform in these countries. The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., has won a number of awards, including the Mayor's Arts Award for artistic excellence in 1989 and the Wash- ingto n Area Music Association's WAMMIE Award in 1995 for outstanding gospel/inspirational performance. In January 1997, the group performed at "An American Journey," one of the presidential inaugural activities. Master storyteller weaves tales at Cape Henlopen Noted author and storyteller Ed Okonowicz will weave a tapestry of words at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, at the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park. Experience adult storytelling through tales of his- tory, humor, romance and mystery, all set in familiar sites between the iheadwaters of the Brandywine and the banks of the Delaware Bay. Learn about the region's rich history through yarns, folk tales, and his- torical and contemporary pieces. Okonowicz in the author of several books, including "The Disappearing Delmarva" and the "Spirits Be- tween the Bays" series, five volumes of haunted tales from Delmarva. For more information, contact the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Hen- Iopen State Park at 645-6852. OPEN MON. - FRI. 5 PM to 1 AM SAT & SUN NOON OPEN DALLY 11:30 AM to 1 AM WEDNESDAY 1/2 PRICE BURGERS 5-10 OUR FAMOUS HAPPY HOUR 9-1 Featuring $1.5016 oz. Bud or Bud Light...and Happy Hour Prices on everything! 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