MacGregor Medical Association has
presented Stone Soup, an HIV/AIDS food
pantry, with a donation of non-perishable necessity items.
Bins for collecting goods such as paper
towels, diapers, toilet paper, tissue
and detergents were placed in the waiting
room area of each MacGregor facility.
Both patients and staff contributed 10 the
Taking care of Houstonians since
1953, the MacGregor Medical Association is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Organizations (JCAHO) and is the
exclusive contracted provider for Prudential HealthCare HMO.
Three new plays by three women will be
presented Friday, Saturday and Sundays through July 7th at the Chapult-
epec Restaurant, 8813 Richmond.
The short plays have been termed outrageous, outlandish and out of the ordinary and include Transmigration of
Existence by Elizabeth Gilbert, Casket Letters by Holly Hildebrand and A
Little Lite Larceny Part II by Diana
Friday and Saturdays June 21 to July
6th curtain time is 8:00 p.m. and Sundays
June 23 and July 7 performances will be at
Dallas Singers r-^_x^^^
The Turtle Creek Chorale. Dallas'
world renowned 200 member male chorus, has announced the 1996-97 concert
season entitled "Old Friends" focusing on nostalgia, comfortable things
and familiar faces. While moving ahead,
the chorale will look back at old fiends
with revivals of some classics and audience favorites.
No specifics for Houston appearances
were available but the chorale did
announce that a selected group will be performing Kris Anthony's "When We No
Longer Touch" in Washington DC at the
Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt display in October.
Barnes and Noble (Westheimer at Voss)
will be hosting a discussion of current
gay and lesbian issues at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday June 26 with Shelly Potter of the
Human Rights Campaign, Eric Roland of
Outsmart Magazine and Steve Nettles
of the Montrose Clinic.
Legal and political issues such as the
recent Supreme Court ruling on Colorado's Proposition 2 will be led by Ms.
Porter, Mr. Roland will lead a discussion on the role of media and contemporary gay literature and Mr. Nettles will
discuss local services and opportunities.
A time for questions and answers will follow. For more information please telephone 783-6016.
Houston Area NOW
The Houston Area NOW Chapter will be
delegation number 66 in this year's
Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade. Al! NOW
members are asked to join them at the lineup site. This is Ihe first lime since 1992 that
the group has marched in the Parade. For
more information call the HANOW Hotline al 665-8NOW.
Symphony Nights with Stein
HOUSTON—Continuing a tradition
begun in 1940, the Houston Symphony
offers its 56th season of free concerts,
known this year as the Houston Chronicle Summer Symphony Nights , for the
public at Miller Outdoor Theatre
beginning Friday, June 21, with additional concerts Friday, June 28, Saturday June 29, Thursday, July 4, and Saturday, July 6.
Guesl soloists appearing with the
orchestra in these concerts are violinists Hilary Hahn and Eric Halen, cellist
Sophie Shao, and pianists Angela Cheng
and Scott Holshouser. Each of the free
concerts begins at 8:30 p.m. at Miller
Outdoor Theatre, 100 Concert Dr. in
A Joyous Overture on June 21 starts off
Ihe series with Stephen Stein conducting. Stein's many appearances in Houslon date to summer 1991, when he led the
orchestra in Sounds Like Fun! performances al Miller Outdoor Theatre. Since
his appointment in 1992 as conductor-
in-residence, he has conducted on virtually every series—including the Classical Season, Exxon Pops, and Woodland Pavilion concerts. To his ever-
expanding schedule of North American
guest conducting appearances, he
added his international debut in January 1996 with two weeks of concerts with
the Israel Chamber Orchestra.
African-American conductor Isaiah Jackson, who made his debut with the
Houston Symphony in 1995 will conduct
Parisian Nights on Friday, June 28.
Jackson makes his second appearance
with the orchestra in a concert showcasing the talents of the second prize
winner of the 1996 Housion Symphony
Ima Hogg National Young Artists Com
petition, cellist Sophie Shao.
Jupiter and Stars on June 29 brings Stephen Stein back to the podium, in concert
with soloist Eric Halen in the Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No.2 American composer Aaron Copeland's Music for the
Theatre and Mozart's Symphony
No.41, Jupiter , are ihe orchestral selections.
Spirit of America on Thursday, July 4
brings out all the picnics, flags, and fireworks which along with the Houslon Symphony concert have become a Fourth of
July tradition for thousands of Houstonians. This year, Stephen Stein leads
the orchestra and pianist Scott Holshouser in music that captures the spirit of
America. Beginning with The Star-
Spangled Banner . Stephen Stein continues with Aaron Copeland's Fanfare
for the Common Man and four dances from
Rodeo : George Gershwin's Rhapsody in
Blue , featuring Scott Holshouser at the
keyboard: music of George M. Cohan and
Duke Ellington: Anderson's Bugler's
Holiday ; an audience sing-along of
Texas songs; Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture , and Sousa's the Stars and Stripes
Forever March . Admission to Miller
Outdoor Theatre is free. Tickets for the
covered seating area are available at
the Theatre's box office between 11:30
a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the day of the performance. For information call 713/520-
The Houston Symphony's performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are
sponsored in part by the City of Houston
through the City of Houston Parks and
Recreation Department and the Miller
Theatre Advisory Board, Inc.
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