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The Michigan Daily- Weekend, etc. Magazine

10B - The Michigan Daily - Weekend, etc. Magazine - Thursday, October 11, 2001

Lennon's artwork
displayed at Borders

Grooving with the
Kerrytown Chimes

'Survivor' makes its roanng return to CB

By Jeff Dickerson
Daily TV/New Media Editor
After a five-month hiatus, the
mother of all reality shows returns

By Matt Herrman
For the Daily
Simple. This is how many attendees
described the artwork of John Lennon
at the downtown Ann Arbor Borders
last weekend. Most agreed that
Lennon's art, which consists primarily
of pen and pencil line drawings, is sim-
ple. But subtlety is sometimes the best
way to convey a strong feeling. "I find
the art simple, but there is a lot of
meaning in it if it is taken that way" said
Bob Pascoe, a Stockbridge resident.
Many did find special meaning in
Lennon's art, just as millions have heard
the powerful messages portrayed in his
music.
This unique opportunity to view John
Lennon's art was in honor of Lennon's
61st birthday. The exhibit featured over
50 of Lennon's drawings along with 20
song manuscripts accompanied by his
music playing in the background.
On the low end, you could purchase a
limited edition song manuscript of"I'm

Losing You" from his Double Fantasy
album for $125, or for $150 you could
get "Yer Blues" off of The Beatles.
The rest of the manuscripts ranged in
price up to $6000 for a framed copy of
"In My Life." Interestingly six out of
the ten Beatles years song manuscripts
were from songs off the The Beatles (or
the White Album), which was the album
when Yoko began to sit in during the
recording sessions with the rest of the
Beatles. This created some tension
within The Beatles. In the The Beatles
Anthology book, Beatle guitarist,
George Harrison, says, "At first it was a
novelty, but after a while it became
apparent that she was always going to
be there and it was very uncomfort-
able."
Since the exhibit was open to the
public, most came to simply see and
experience Lennon's artwork rather
than to buy. Bill Jordan, an Ann Arbor
resident, came because, "I've been a
huge fan of Lennon my entire life and
he was a powerful figure when I was

By Sommy Ko
For the Daily
In the outskirts beyond college life on
central campus is the unique alcove
called Kerrytown. This niche of choice
that includes a farmer's produce, restau-
rants and shops has recently added a new
public treat that resonates Kerrytown's
cultural message.
Kerrytown Chimes, in existence for
about a year, was created after the owner,
Joe O'Neal of Kerrytown Shops, was
inspired by similar, more advanced
chimes that were open to the public in a
church in Ireland. The Kerrytown
Chimes are a set of bells in Kerrytown's
clock tower that is played by a wooden
handle keyboard. The wooden handles
are connected to the bells by clappers
that are linked to mechanical steel ropes.
Each time someone pushes down one of
the handles, the clapper rings the corre-
sponding bell. There are 17 handles cor-
responding to 17 bells and each rings a

I am the artistic walrus.

growing up." Pascoe was there because,
"John has always been known for his
music, and I was curious to see what his
art is all about." Jordan characterized
Lennon's art as "very personal, very
humorous, showing that he was a com-
plicated man, and he treasured his rela-
tionship with Yoko."
The Bag One porfolio works were the
priciest at the exhibit and consisted of
drawings of their wedding, honeymoon,
bed-in and erotic drawings of Yoko. All
of the drawings contain some autobio-
graphical element, with the other draw-
ings ranging in subject from "Fame,"
dealing with the media spectacle of his
life, to "Baby Boy," reflecting his love
for his son.
Lennon's artwork is without question
simple, all of the drawings were black
and white with the exception of the col-
orful Real Love drawings of cartoon
animals that he made for his son Sean.
WCSX Disc Jockey, Pam Rossi said,
"It's the same with his music, he got the
point across with simple verses, simple
lyrics, and with a strong message."

different note. Like a mini-grand piano,
there are about two octaves on the key-
board.
Shoppers and visitors of all ages stop
to watch whomever is playing on the
chimes.
"When you're concentrating on it, it
lifts you up out of your thinking and you
just become so clear," says Jane Kaufer,
a senior citizen who played "Twinkle,
Twinkle Little Star" for the first time on
the chimes.
Heather O'Neal has been opening up
the chimes and supervising the public on
their chime playing experience for about
six months now. She said that every time
someone plays the chimes, they get a
sticker that says "I played the bells at
Kerrytown." O'Neal said that she has
gone through over 500 of the stickers,
indicating a steady stream of people to
the chimes. There are hundreds of songs
to choose from and people don't need a
working knowledge of reading music.
This is because the music is numbered
from 1-17 to correspond to the handles
that are also simply numbered 1-17. Up
to three notes can be played at one time
and major and minor notes are distin-
guishable as well.
Antonia Silverio, a 7-year-old girl,
brought in her own songs that she wrote
to play on the chimes. Her favorite piece
is the "Bach Minuet" that she played as
an audience of five and others passing
applauded her performance with a smile.
With the guide of O'Neal's humming,
Antonia also went on to play the cowboy
song, "Home on the Range" and many
other favorites.
O'Neal also commented that the'
chimes are an instrument that are actual-
ly studied by musicians. There is a World.
Carillon Federation that includes over
200 countries that participate in playing
these instruments. Even here in Ann
Arbor, we have Associate Professor
Margo Halsted who plays the bells at the
Burton Memorial Tower on Central
Campus and the Lurie Tower on North
Campus. The chimes are also a tradition
at Cornell University played by chime
masters every year.
Kerrytown Chimes is located in the
Kerrytown shops and is open to the pub-
lic every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 12-12:30 p.m.

to

CBS.

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Presents...
"FATIWG tip"
The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime
Troupe performs Eating It, a comic- science fiction
melodrama about genetically modified food with live
music. Anything but silent, the mime troupe is in its
fifth decade of political satire.
Power Center.
October 12
7 P.m.

Promising to be
the most dan-
. g e r o u s
Survivor "Survivor" yet,
version three
C BS takes place in
Kenya on the
Tonight at 8 p.m. Shaba protected
wildlife pre-
serve, meaning
no hunting or
fishing will be
permitted.
Finding food for
the survivors
will be even more complicated than
in the two
previous
incarnations
of the show.
The less
than forgiv-
ing environ-
ment is so
treachdrous
that produc-
ers urge
contestants
to have two
p e o p l e
awake at all
t ing e s "Survivor" castaways smil
watching for bingeach other.
wil dl1i fe g
near camp.
Water in the region is so polluted
it must be boiled before consump-
tion. The creators seem to strive for
the ultimate "reality" in reality
television.
Early word is one participator
was hospitalized halfway through
filming "Survivor: Africa" for
unknown reasons.
The two tribes this time around
are Boran (adorning yellow) and
Samburu (adorning red), each con-
sisting of eight members. Both
groups feature an array of interest-
ing personalities, from postal work-
ers to professional soccer players.
Athleticism is emphasized even
more, as the latest group of sur-
vivors look to be more fit than the
cast of "Survivor 2."
Executive producer Mark Burnett
has once again created deceiving
previews and leaked very little.
information to the press and public.

This makes the job of predicting
the outcome of an episode rather
difficult but, with a little research
and analysis it most certainly can
be done.
In tonight's episode, Samburu
will take the first challenge, forc-
ing Boran to drop a member.
The only person likely to create
instantaneous problems in the
Boran tribe is Diane, the multiple
divorcee postal worker. Survey says
.. Diane and her Debb-esque qual-
ities are the first to go.
CBS has again pitted "Survivor"
against the NBC behemoth
"Friends" in the eight o'clock hour
on Thursday. Recent reality pro-
grams such as "Love Cruise,"
"Lost" and "The Mole 2" have
failed to garner high ratings, creat-
ing speculation in the press that

Boran Tribe
Clarence - Hailing from Detroit, this basketball
coach looks to be the physical favorite in the Boran
tribe. His affable personality bodes well in the social
department.
Diane - This postal worker's personality and '80s
mop top hairstyle indicate a swift boot from the tribe.
A clone of Susan Hawk from the first season.
Ethan - Soccer stud wishes he could have been in
the MIS but instead gets a trip to Africa. One of two
male contestants (Silas) designed to create sexual ten-
sion.
Jessie - Known as "Macho" Camacho, this deputy
sheriff is a former "Miss Puerto Rico" that should win
over the hearts of both viewers and her fellow sur-
vivors.
Kelly - Looks to be the Elisabeth/Colleen of this
group. The Duke graduate has the looks and brains to
get far in this competition, although this former home-
coming queen may clash with those not entranced by
her cute facade.
Lex - Don't be fooled by his punk rocker appear-
ance, Lex is a loving father who brought his son's baby
shoes as his luxury item. Compared to the rest of the
rather sporty cast, he may not last in the challenges.
Kim J. - The oldest of the bunch at 57, yet physical-
ly can compete with the younger generation. Her favorite
artists include Matchbox 20 and Dave Matthews Band.
Call me shallow, these things
matter. The bitch must go.
"'.?Tom -- Casting directors
couldn't find a worthy 16th
contestant so they just asked
- Rodger from Survivor 2 to
return. This goat farmer
may go far like his ancestor
but lack of muscle defini-
Courtesy of CBS tion will hinder his progress.
Filarski fill-in Kelly

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survivor is in gre
mental fortitude to
Carl - Marat
looks good on pap
demeanor. How1.
other tribe membe
his stay.
Frank - Army
through hunting. T
no use since it's fc
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Lindsey In
topless. Wow. But
for the more solen
to compete in all a
Kim P. -- Thi
and tenacious. App
in her audition tap
certainly be her we
Silas -- Is that
the Samburu tribe
with Lindsey or I
obvious with his in
Teresa - Fligh
survivors need pe
Her psychology d
being a marathon i

Meet the cast of Survivor: I

Courtesy of CBS
e together one last time before backstab-
"Survivor" may not achieve the
success it once had.
Tonight the nation will decide if
this new installment of the reality
show can pass its first immunity
challenge and rack up big ratings
for CBS.

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