'New Generation,' a black showcase you don't want to miss The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art will celebrate the grand opening of its new 20,000 square foot gallery wing with "Next Generation," a comprehensive exhi bition featuring the work of Southern Afro-American artists. "Next Generation" is one exhibi tion that our community should not miss. These artists are, for the most part, not recognized outside of their respective communities, and, until now, few institutions have sought to bring the work of these artists to national attention. =?In addition to the exhibition, activities are planned from May 5 through July 12^40 showcase Afro* American artists who are working in other disciplines such as the per forming and literary arts. These spe cial programs include Jim Brock & the Montuno Jazz Orchestra in concert on May 5. His music is said to make anyone want to rhumba, samba, and mam bo, or at least find someone to show you how. May 10 - - Next Generation Panel and Olatunji in Concert at 8 p.m. Bom and raised in Nigeria, Olatunji was one of the first musical ambassadors from Africa. June 15 and 16 -- MAn Evening With Ossie Davis" -- 'nuff said. The celebration comes to a close with the Chuck Davis Afro American Dance Ensemble on July 12. An appropriate end with North Carol ina grown company with inter. national acclaim! Lowery Stokes Sims, Associate every state in the South. She selected Curator of the 20th Century Art at 21 artists for the exhibition which Arts Reach By REGGIE JOHNSON the> Metropolitan Museum of Art in yill highlight five to eight works by New York City, will be guest curator each artist. A 120-page catalogue of the exhibition, will contain all the exhibited works, Dr. Sims, -who is a leading along with an essay by DrTSims, and authority In the^field of concernpo- interviews with participating artists. -rary-Afro-American art, reviewed the? The Next (feneration panel Dis work of almost 200 artists from cussion, scheduled for May 10, should be of particular interest to visual artists in and around the Triad area. Some of the issues to be dis cussed will be: the problems Afro American artists face in dealing with the gallery market and the non-profit museum and art center system; influ ences on the individual and collec tive development of Afro-American Please see page C7 The Wake Forest University Dance Series presents the JAMISON Scales Fine Arts Center Admission: $8 and $10 Led by Judith Jamison Director of Alvin Alley American Dance Theatre CQit for ticket info Remembering a local hero -- from bricks to fame The Delta Arts Center proudly presents the exhibit "The Bricks Have Stood the Test of Time/ pho tographs celebrating the life of George Henry Black, Winston Salem's master brickmaker. From the private collection of Winston ~Salem State University, the exhibit can be seen in the gallery of Associ ated Artists-of Winston-Salem at the Sawtooth Building, 226 Marshall St. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. George Henry Black was born near Liberty, N.C., the son of George Marian and Ann Chavis Black. In 1889, Mr. Black and his biother, Will, walked the fifty miles from Liberty to Winston, with their father, with the expectation of working for R.W. Hedgecock, who owned a brickyard here. When they arrived they found that the brick yard^ was closed for the winter, fore ing them to look for other work, where they were laid out iodry. The George Black found a job milking following fall their father died, cows, cutting ice, and doing other leaving George, then about 12, and & 1 LA DeltaArtsCenter C By ANNETTE SCIPPIO handyman chores for Mr. and Mrs. Julius Mickey, who lived in Salem, but owned a farm, butcher shop, and feed mill out on Mickey Mill wv _ m Road. When the brickyard opened in the summerTihe three of them began learning the craft of brick making. George Black and his brother started by carrying molded bricks from the mud mill to pallets Will, about 14, with the responsibil ity of taking care of their mother and their younger brothers and sis ters who had moved here. They continued working at the Hedge and Hines brickyard, as well as at other jobs. George Black soon moved up to learning to feed the mud mill and learning to mold the clay into bricks as it poured from the mud mill, to^building th<rkiln and firing the bricks. One day his employer gave him an old mud mill to take home to bum for firewood. Instead, he 1 rebuilt it* set it up, and started mak ing brinks for himself in the after- , noons after he left the Hedgecock and Mines brickyard. Two summers later he stopped working at Hedge cock and Hines and by the mid 1920s he was operating his own brick-making business full time. George Black continued to make bricks by hand using these same techniques until he was in his nineties. He established such a rep utation for quality and durability that his bricks were bought not only by Hedgecock and Hines, but by others in Winston-Salem, including R.J. Reynolds for his tobacco facto ry at Fifth and Church streets and Wachovia Bank and Trust Company Please see page C7 Local performers make their mark on TV Special To The Chronicle Several Twin City natives are making their marks on television and on the big screen. Faye Hauser currently is play ing a detective on the daytime soap opera, "The Young and the Restless." Deirdre Anderson has a role in the recently released movie, "Loose Cannons." The movie stars Gene Hackman, Dan Ack royd and Dom Deluise and is playing locally at the Marketplace Cinema Another native of the city, Deborah Latham, was the wardrobe supervisor for "Loose Cannons." Jihmi Kennedy, a graduate of Parkland High School, plays the role of "Sharts" in the critically , acclaimed movie "Glory." Sharts is a stuttering country boy who is a sharp shooter in the movieV 54th Massachusetts Regiment. "Glory" also is playing at the Mar ketplace Cinema. Each of the individuals stud-_ ied for two or more years with Flonnie Anderson, founder of the Flonnie Anderson Theatrical Association. Reg. E. Cathy, who has roots in Winston-Salem, has a cameo role in "Born on the Fourth of July." FATA plans to present a raphy of Miss Jane Pittm3n" in March. Faye Hauser Reed & Hall: Columbia Vktaizsmmmmmmm - TV threw a special luncheon in honor of the on-screen marriage of actress Alaina Reed and Kevin Peter Hall, who play Rose Holloway and Warren Merriwether on NBCs H227." The luncheon was held at the exclu sive Four Seasons Hotel. Those in attendance included cast regulars Maria Gibbs, Toukie Smith, Stoney Jackson, Paul Winfield, and Helen Martin, as well as Luther Van dross, actor Stan Shaw and singer Cyndi James Gossett (Lou's wife). The cou ple was married in real life on May 7, 1989, by the Rev. Larry Keene, who will also officiate the on-camera cere mony. If you saw the show, you know that Luther Vandross sang his current smash single, "Here & Now" ... Mr. Vandross says he's excited about the suecess of his single, which is a per sons! f; Mrftiv?:??'' ?;?' f project team?him with Whitney Houston. Said Mr. Vandross, 'It's hot, hot, hot! It's called "Who Do You Love," and it's slammin. I wrote it and produced it We've just, as always, got 'Here comes the bride ten along great She sang her can off and we're thrilled." Lover's Lane: "ItrnMWmmmm was love at first sight for "227"'s Alaina Reed and Kevin Peter Hall, who met at the Burbank studios, while doing a network promo. "I opened the door (dressing room) and there he was in this gorgeous tuxedo with red-and-white boxer shorts on. > (Hall had temporarily misplaced his ? Vir Href rfrtr fftrf n't take place until seven months later. "I tried my old tricks, but that didn't work, so I had to backtrack. We became friends first, and we're like old buddies now. It just sort of bloomed from there. He would run away a lot, and I would run after him." Said Hall, "I think a lot of guys go through that. When you start to feel like you're really getting serious and you're going to change your whole life .... I had no idea it was' going to be this good. Td have done it the first day," says the 7'2" actor whose credits include "Harry & the Hendersons" and "The Predator." Wnvcvnr ?? if if tmV fjvr for Hall to pop the question. Said Reed, "one moment we were talking and the next thing I knew he was on Please see page C7 Behind The Scenes By LISA COLLINS Mayflower SEAFOOD RESTAURANT "A Now Discovery In Seafood Enjoyment" ^R^ayflower Seafood Restaurant is a new discovery in seafood enjoyment. We fry our seafood in pure vegetable oil only. Our daily specials are offered at great prices. Plan to visit us soon! All Day - Every Day Sunday - Thursday Fried Popcorn Shrimp *2.59 Popcorn Shrimp andTrout Combo *3.45 Popcorn Shrimp and Perch Combo *3.45 Super Thursday (Available Thursdays Only) Flounder and Popcorn Shrimp Combo ...*3.49 Take-outs Welcomed vftn nv? r SEAFOOD RESTAURANT 850 Peters Creek Pkwy. 725-3261 Thursday 22 ? *Th? Bricks Have Stood the Test of Time,* photograph* axhfeft caletofiting Be of Georga Back, through March 9, Delta Arts Center, 1511 E Third St. ?VMurxa' 8 p.m., Performance Plica, NCSA, Feb. 22,23,2f, 2 p.m. on Feb. 25. ? Tribute to Back Jazz Muaioen8# by Graeraboro Co lege Jazz Band, 8 p.m, Odell Auditorium, FREE. Friday 23 ? Performance* In Progress, entertain-,, mant by NCSA, 12:15-1:15 pjn., Stevens Canter, FREE. Monday-Friday. ? flowering Shrubs ,* noon to 1 p.m., RaynoWa Gardana. FREE. ? The P*ctura TaWn' Man ?* James Van Der Zee,' photographic exhfcit through March 16, weekdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Data Arts Center, 1511 E. Third Sf. Saturday 24 ? ?Bomrf for Kids' Sake,** a.m. to 5 p.m,, Major League Lanes, sponsored by Big Brothera/Big Sisters. 724-7903. ? "Huck Firm's Story," 2 p.m., NC Theatre tor Ybung People, UNCG, Taylor Bldg. $3 334-5546 ? Contemporary Ensemble, NCSA, Crawford Hall, "Welcome to the '90s * ? Chidran's workshop with artist Van Hinnant, 10 am., Green Mil Center, 327 3. Elm Si Sunday 25 ? "Wrestle War *90,* 7 pm., Greensboro Cofcaeum, 373-7430. ? Huck Finn's Story,* 2 p.m., NC The atre for \bung People, UNCG, Tayky BWg. 13.334-5546. Monday 26 ? "Images of Women in F9m" tectum by Mo9y Haakelt, 750 p.m., Selem College Rnt Am Canter, FREE ? The Picture Ttkkf Man - James Van Oar Zee,' photographic exhfcxt of James Van Der Zee works through March 16, weekdays 10 a.m. 10 6 p.m., Dalta Art* Carter, 1511 E. Third St. Tuesday 27 ? Coed Vofleybalf (aduls) Tuesday*, 7:30 9 30 p.m. MLK Rec. Center. FREE ? Performances in Progress, entertain ment by NCSA, p.m., Stevens Center, FREE. Monday-Friday. Wednesday 28 ? ? Jamison Project* Oanca lad by Judith Jamison, 8 p.m? Scales Pre Arts Canter, WFU.II, $10,750-5393. ?"ffcyAyer** Concert, 3 p.m., K.R WiWams Aud.,wssu, Free ? 'Chuck Davis Dance Troupe; 8:15 p.m., UNCG Dance Theatre, Greensboro, (919) 334-5371. ? Women's Basketball, 7:30-10 p.m., MLK Rec. Center. FREE. Vibraphoniat Roy Ayer? performs Wednesday Feb. 28 8:00 p.m. V Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium WSSU > - FREE - EVERYONE INVITED WSSU WINSTON SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY

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