Monday, January 15, 2007

Arts - period ended 4.15.2006

Arts/Theater/Slocum, Frances//Frances Slocum play coming to RiverStages/New Albany Tribune/New Albany/IN/USA/13-Apr-06//... In 1778, when Slocum was 5, members of the Delaware tribe abducted her from her Quaker parents’ home near Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Given to a Miami tribe couple who had recently lost their own daughter, Slocum was raised by Strong Bear and Meshinga near what is now Fort Wayne.

As a young woman, Slocum — known to the Miami tribe as Maconaquah, or Little Bear Woman — came upon a critically wounded Miami warrior. She nursed Shepoconah until he was again healthy, and the two married.. ...

Arts/Theater/Slocum, Frances//Actress takes on role of Frances Slocum/Muncie Star Press/Muncie/IN/USA/15-Apr-06//... RBLACKFORD

Actress takes on role of Frances Slocum

HARTFORD CITY -- Sue Templin, a Muncie actress, will appear as Frances Slocum 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Blackford County Historical Society Museum.

Templin appeared last year as former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Frances Slocum was a five-year-old Quaker girl taken from her Pennsylvania home in 1778 when Indians raided the Slocum farm.

About 60 years later, she revealed that she was still alive, married to a Miami chief and living near present-day Peru, Ind.

Slocum died in 1847 and was buried in Wabash County.

Templin, a retired educator, combines her interest in Native American stories with her theater skills to share Slocum's story.

The museum is at 321 N. High St., Hartford City.. ...

Arts/Painting/Hicks, Edward//Ready for reading/Beatrice Daily Sun/Beatrice/NE/USA/14-Apr-06//... Hicks, a coach and sign painter, folk artist and traveling Quaker leader from Pennsylvania who lived from 1780-1849, created more than 120 different versions ...

Arts/Music/Yellow Springs Friends Meeting/His Songs -- and the Lariat -- Will Rope You In/International News Service/Sydney/Australia/Oceania/15-Apr-06//.. He left the beneficiary details up to the Yellow Springs Friends (Quaker) Meeting, where he continues to maintain his membership, and the Meeting has ...

Arts/Music/Singing Quaker Alumni Chorus/Wilder to debut with Wichita Symphony/Witchita/Witchita/KS/USA/8-Apr-06//... The season finale concert by the Wichita Symphony and chorus, Singing Quaker Alumni Chorus, with Andrew Sewell, conductor, featuring Verdi\'s \"Requiem\", will ...

Arts/Music/Rorem, Ned//A Ned Rorem Response to 9/11 at Chamber Music at the Y/New York Times/New York/NY/USA/6-Apr-06//... as it always judges the past, by our art more than by our armies." He chose his texts to reflect the moment as he felt it, filtered through his Quaker pacifism ...

Arts/Music/Quaker Hymns//Letter: Thanks Spectrum for concert/Concord Journal/Concord/MA/USA/13-Apr-06//Two outstanding groups, the CCHS select chorus and the Boston Gay Men's Chorus, presented a program that included arrangements of Quaker hymns, African ...

Arts/Museum///Pioneering spirit; Conner Prairie taking a new turn after court .../Times-Mail/Conner/IN/USA/11-Apr-06//... Lilly set it up so Earlham College, a Quaker school in Richmond, Ind., was the governing board and an independent foundation operated the museum. .

Arts/Meetinghouse///Conner Prairie offers look back to 19th century through hands-on .../Anderson Herald Bulletin/Anderson/IN/USA/13-Apr-06//... 1886 Liberty Corner is a recreated rural crossroads featuring the Cedar Chapel covered bridge, a district schoolhouse, a Quaker meeting house and a working ...

Arts/Film/Paltrow, Gwyneth/The story of Moses/Belfast Telegraph/Belfast/N. Ireland/UK/12-Apr-06//... Though Ms Paltrow's mother was a Quaker, her father, the film director Bruce Paltrow, was Jewish - a descendant of the 17th-century Krakow patriarch, David ...

Arts/Film/Paltrow, Gwyneth/The story of Moses/Independent/London/England/UK/12-Apr-06//... Though Ms Paltrow's mother was a Quaker, her father, the film director Bruce Paltrow, was Jewish - a descendant of the 17th-century Krakow patriarch, David ...

Arts/Film/Paltrow, Gwyneth/Second Child for Chris and Gwyneth is the Baby Moses/International News Service/Sydney/Australia/Oceania/11-Apr-06//... Though Ms Paltrow's mother was a Quaker, her father, the film director Bruce Paltrow, was Jewish - a descendant of the 17th-century Krakow patriarch, David ...

Architecture/Plainness/15 Rutherford Place/Abroad in New York/New York Sun/New York/NY/USA/7-Apr-06//... The Friends Meeting House, between 15th and 16th Streets, and St. George's Church, between 16th and 17th, line the square's west side. The former was built in 1860, plain in the Quaker tradition. . ...

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