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Title Houston Breakthrough, October 1980
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Date October 1980
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Transcript CLASSIFIED $3.75 and $2.oo for students and senior citizens. Comedy Workshop, 2105 San Felipe (524- 7333). Chrysler Died for Your Sins. Original comedy written and performed by the resident professional company. Runs through Nov. Tues.-Thurs., 8:30 pm, Fri.-Sat., 8:30 pm and 11 pm. Tickets: $5.00 on weekends, $4.00 weekdays. Next door at the Comix Annex (529-7996) is Comedy Tonight, during the week it is an open stage for stand-up comics and the weekends feature professional stand- up comics. Cover charge weekends, $3.00 and weekdays, $1.00 with show time 9 pm. Weekend late shows at 11:30 pm. Equinox Theatre, 3617 Washington (868- 5829). Angel City by Sam Shepard. Running Sept. 25-Oct. 25, 8:30 pm. Tickets: $5.00 on Thurs., $6.00 on weekends. Reservations. Main Street Theatre, Autrey House, 6265 Main (524-6706). Four one-act plays by Isreal Horowitz. From Oct. 2-Nov. 1. Thurs.-Sat., 8 pm. Tickets: $5.00 and $3.00 for students and senior citizens. Nina Vance Alley Theatre, 615 Texas (228- 8421). To Grandmother's House We Go by Joanna M. Glass. Previews begin Oct. 10, opening Oct. 16-Nov. 16. Tues.-Wed., 8 pm; Thurs.-Fri., 8:30 pm; Sat., 5 pm and 9 pm; and Sun., 2:30 and 7:30 pm. Opening night, 8 pm. Tickets: $4.25-$10.25. Student rate, $3.00 during week, $3.50 on weekends. Check with box office for preview prices. Ripley House, 4401 Lovejoy (923-2661). Casa de Bernardo Alba (The house of Bernardo Alba) by Garcia Lorca. In Spanish. Oct. 30- Nov. 23. Fri.-Sat., 8 pm and Sun., 7 pm. Tickets: $2.50. Stages, 709 Franklin (225-9539). Say Goodnight, Grade. Houston premier of recent off- Broadway comedy. Opens Sept. 20-Oct. 11. The show will possibly be extended through Oct. 18. Call to find out exact dates. Thurs.- Fri., 8:30 pm; Sat., 5 pm and 9 pm; and Sun., 7:30 pm. Tickets: $5.25, Thurs., Sat. at 5 pm, and Sun., $6.00 Fri. and Sat. evening. $1.00 off student and senior citizen tickets. EVENTS Unbeaten Women, A Discussion Group for women who have been battered. Meets Mon. evenings 7:30-9 pm. For more information leave message for Burnet Oliveros with W.I.R.E.S. 792-4664. L Alliance Francaise de Houston is a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting French culture in the Houston area. Upcoming events include: a photographic exposition on "Les Industries de Pointe en France, Oct. 8-22; a performance by the Bob Kuldell Orchestra, Oct. 13, 8 pm. and two films: Hot Pepper about the music of Louisianan Clifton Chenier, Oct. 29, 8 pm and Le Diable par La Queue (The Devil by the Tail) Oct. 31, 8 pm. All events take place at the Alliance Francaise, 427 Lovett Blvd. (one block south of Westheimer & east of Montrose). Telephone: 526-1121 Super Big Thicket Weekend The Big Thicket Museum will be conducting a series of special hikes, tours and canoe trips of the Big Thicket area on Sat. and Sun. Oct. 11-12. Registration will be held at the Big Thicket Museum in Saratoga, located on FM 770 from 7:30 am to 5 pm both days. Included in this years SUPER BIG THICKET WEEKEND are the following activities: All-Day Village Creek Canoe Trip Early Morning Photography Hike A Hike Through the Rosier Unit Wetlands Exploring the Teal Homestead Pioneer Living Workshop All-day Big Thicket Area Historical Tour There is no charge for activities taking place within the boundaries of the Big Thicket National Preserve. The fees charged for the above activities go to the Big Thicket Museum for coordinating the tours, hikes or trips, and orientation functions which take place outside the National Preserve. All-day tours and hikes: $5.00 (18 and over); $1.50 (12-17 yrs.) and FREE (under 12-along with family; other hikes and programs: $3.00 (18 and over); $1.00 (12-17 years); and children under 12are FREE with family. For further information call: 713-274-5000. The South Central Women's Studies Association (SCWSA) will hold its WOMANFAIR Conference October 18 and 19, 1980, at the University of Texas, Arlington. WomanFair will highlight: women's work, physical- spiritual-mental health, families in the 1980s, women innovators, women's culture, and minority women's experience. Registration is free. For information, contact: Jeanne Ford, WOMANFAIR Conference, Box 19528, University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76012; 817/273-2219. ERA is alive and well in Houston! There will be the ERA Alliance rally on Sun. Nov. 2. This will be in front of the old City Hall, by the reflection pond. In opposition to the Republican Party's anti-ERA platform, a culminating ERA event will take place before Election Day, Nov. 4. Ideas are welcomed in planning this event. You may call Elizabeth Otey Terry or Sharon Rodine at 523-6881; Jan Stevens 445- 2200 or Jeanne Saletan 471-2862. The Park Peoples October Float on Buffalo Bayou is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 11. The trip is made possible through the efforts of Don Greene, owner of The Whitewater Experience and the Park People's Recreational Activities Vice President and Waterway Committee Chair. Contact: The Park People Inc., 228- 0037 One Main Plaza #1016 WIRES, Women's Information, Referral, and Exchange Service, is recruiting volunteers. WIRES is an organization whose goal is to help women find the knowledge, skills, and information to develop their fullest potential. Volunteers staff a phone service 9 am to 9 pm Mon. through Fri. The calls they receive deal with questions on credit, education, housing, welfare, child care, legal rights, health, and employment. Crisis calls from battered wives, rape victims, and alcoholic or drug addicted persons are also handled by WIRES. Volunteers are given training on what resources are available in the community, how to refer persons, and how to effectively handle crisis calls. If you are interested in volunteering, please call Ruth Randall at 792-4664. WIRES is a program of the Houston Area Women's Center. Its office is located in the Medical Center. Share your home with a foster child. To become a foster parent, you must live in Harris County & your income must meet your present needs. If you are a working single parent or if both parents work, you must agree to take only school-age children; and you must have a bedroom available for no more than two (2) children which is at least eighty (80) square feet. Foster parents are paid a monthly reimbursement to help cover the expense of foster children in the home. One Harris County Child Welfare Unit provides for the clothing, medical and dental needs of the children. Attend a free film and learn about the foster parent program at Harris County Child Welfare, 4040 Milam, 3rd floor. The film will be shown on Oct. 14 at 10:30 am, again on Mon. Oct. 20 at 7:00 pm. For more information, call Harris County Child Welfare, 526-5701. 6th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival (Route 2, Plantersville, Texas) is on again this fall with jugglers, rope walkers, singers and costumed artists and artisans selling their wares from quaint village shops. Hours: 9 am- 7 pm, Sat. & Sun. Dates: Oct. 11-12,18-19,25- 26, Nov. 1-2. Tickets: Adults: $7.95, children 5-12: $3.95. Children under 5: free. IN HOUSE Do you know where we can get bricks? New or used. We need them for a project on the Breakthrough house. Call 526-6686. Breakthrough needs typesetters, advertising sales people and news carriers. Call the office at 526-6686. If we are out of the office, please hold for our answering service and leave a message. Classified ad rates are 30 cents a word (one month run); 25 cents a word each month (two month run) and 20 cents a word each month (three month run). Payment must accompany ad placement. Deadline: 25th of preceding month. Mail copy and check to Breakthrough, P.O. Box 88072, Houston, TX 77004. Options Career Coop: designed for home- makers entering or re-entering job market; or preparing for career change. For more information, call 465-1118. Read, browse, have tea. Salon atmosphere. Lectures, activities, music. Buy a book—help stamp out TV! The Heights Bookstore, 301 W. 19th St., 864-5593. Owner, Marianne Williamson. For interior painting or wallpapering. Call Lee-Cher Distinctive Wallcovering at 466- 3997 or 932-6348 after 4:30 pm. References Jazz Records, New and Used, Bought and Sold — Jazzroom, 808 Lovett, Monday- Saturday, 17-7 — 529-0926 Musician's Referral has helped thousands of bands and musicians connect since 1978. Now booking bands and specialty entertainment. Surprise Someone. Call 975-0797. Flute lessons. Beginner to advanced, all ages. Call 975-6578. Excellent references. Small company (female needs painters helper—female or male). No experience necessary. Must be at least 57". Must have transportation and live in southwest area. Start training at $3.50/hr. Increases with ability. Good opportunity for hard worker. Must be dependable. 495-0702. WE DRIVE. INC. HIRE A DRIVER FOR YOUR CAR in-town, out-of-town to the airport 785-8402 LINDA WISE, PRES. tf ^frome t octonj ^C a great business opportunity for women It's one of the few businesses you can own and open your doors with an initial cash requirement of less than $20,000*...which includes equipment, inventory, training, operating assistance, and beginning operating capital. Balance is financiable. ffGJYftO lOCtOfU is the largest and most successful do-it-yourself picture framing organization in the United States. 1 NOT ONE OF OUR SHOPS HAS EVER FAILED! Several prime locations are now available in the Houston Metro area- Bear Creek, Katy, Fondren/Southwest, Braeswood, Memorial/Northwest, Hwy. 1960, Greenway Plaza, West University, Clear Lake City, Alief, Baytown, Friendswood, and areas throughout Texas. ^ Learn about this profitable, enjoyable opportunity for a woman to own her own business. ^ Call: (713)467-1841 ^ The Village Cheese Shop DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED CHEESES GOURMET FOODS FINE WINES COOKWARE MARY ELLEN ALLEN (713) 527-0398 MON-SAT. 9-6 2484 BOLSOVER HOUSTON, TEXAS 77005 FREE PREGNANCY TESTING AND TERMINATION INFORMATION CALL 868-4483 OCTOBER 1980