The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, February 25, 1971, Page PAGE 3, Image 3

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Cuba's leader, will be shown March 2 it 7 and 9
p.m. at Sheldon Art GslSery.
The movie includes itever-hefore-seen footage
of the Bay of Pfgs invasion and of Castro and Che
Guevara in the mountains during the revolution.
Admission is $1 and is sponsored by the Union
Speck! Films Committee.
I was looking forward to
this album because it had been
hyped-up to be Spirit's "est
yet." Since some of Spirit's
former material had been quite
impressive, 1 was really
expecting something good.
Instead, The Twelve
Dreamt of Dr. Sardonicus
turned out to be a mediocre
album. There appears to be
some effort to link 12 songs
together under a common
theme, yet other than the
existance of a prelude, there
isn't any device carrying this
The idea of a unifying
theme seems to be borrowed
from the Moody Blues, as does
a great deal of the sound of
this album.
In general, very much of
the material sounds strangely
familiar, and as a friend and I
listened, we picked out the
influence of Sly Stone, the
Mother's of Invention of
Chicago, as well as assorted
techniques from several other
Some of the songs are
good. "Nature's Way" and
"Animal Zoo" stand out, but
then again, the second side is
pretty indistinguishable. I kept
getting the impression that I've
heard it all before.
Yet, while the material is a
little tiring, it is well done.
There is no question about it,
Spirit does have a great deal of
talent. It would be nice to hear
something that would 't be
Perhaps my friend sums it
up the best-"It's not too bad
to listen to, but I wouldn't buy
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Thursday, February 25 12 noon, 3 end 8 p.m.
Nebraska Union Small Auditorium
The transformation from Miquel de Cervantes, poet, actor
and tax collector to the legendary knight DonQuixotewiil take
place on the stage of the Enid Miller Theater Thursday and
through Sunday.
In other words Nebraska Wesleyan University is
performing the musical production, Man of La Mancha, this
The play centers on Cervantes, who is thrown into prison.
There he acts out a charade and in his insanity imagines
himself Don Quixote, who "sallys forth into the world to right
all wrongs."
Curtain is at 8 p.m. through Saturday and at 2 p.m. on
Running at the Magic Theater in the Old Market is
Omaha's first authentic rock musical, Transplant.
The play, written by New York playwright Susan
Yankowitz, is about an undiscovered rock singer who is found
and revamped into a star by an establishment talent agency.
The singer's problem is then to find out who he is underneath
his created image.
The cast includes actors from New York and Chicago.
Tickets are $2.50 general admission and $2 for students.
Transplant will run through March 14, with an 8:30 p.m.
curtain Thursday through Saturday.
Three Metropolitan Opera stars will head a cast of 1 35 in
the Omaha Opera Company's production of Aida Friday and
Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Omaha Civic Auditorium Music Hall.
Soprano Mary Curtis-Verna will sing the title role. Coming
from Germany to play Aida's lover, Radames, is tenor Arturo
Sergi and mezzo-soprano Louise Pearl will be Amneris.
Aida is the story of an Egyptian slave girl who falls in love
with a member of the royal court. The opera takes place in the
Egypt of the Pharaohs.
Ticket prices range from $2 to $6.75.
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led to the bloody climax, now. Condensed from
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