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News Release (October 6, 1965)

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Title:
News Release (October 6, 1965)
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New College, Sarasota, Florida, For Immediate Release - October 6, 1965; Sent to Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice and Tampa Radio Stations; Punta Gorda Herald; Fort Myers News-Press; Collier County News, Naples; Miami Herald (State Ed.); Mr. L.W. Horning, Bruce Dunning, Coor. Leisure & the Arts; (St. Pete. Times Mag) Earl Dobert, Ed. Accent - Tampa Trib. Mag.
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Book
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New College of Florida
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New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
October 6, 1965

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History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Planning -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
Records and correspondence -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
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government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
News release
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United States -- Florida -- Sarasota

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Two page news release. Includes one page release to the station manager.
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NEW COLLEGE R A S 0 T A F I .. 0 H. I D A Sent to Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice and Tampa radio stations Punta GOrda Herald Fort Myers News-Press Collier County News,Naples Miami Herald (State Ed. ) Mr. L W Horning Bruce Dunning Coor .Leisure & the Arts (St.Pete.Times Mag Earl D obert,Ed. Accent FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 1965 Tampa Trib. Mag. When The Little Angels, Korea's charming, children dancers, appear at the Municipal Auditorium November 7, they will bring with them not only their many gorgeous changes of costume, exotic stage props, and fascinating ancient instruments, but also a dance tradition extending back into the mists of an-tiquity. Throughout the ages the people of Korea have greatly revered and faithfully preserved the unique blend of natural beauty, artful symmetry,and the sense of exhilaration --at times quiet and other almost boisterous --which sets their art apart from the dance forms of other Oriental lands which some-times seem static to t-Jestern eyes. Even the more than fifty musical instruments played by the five adult musicians --all of them from the faculty of the Korean National Court Music Academy in Seoul reflect this ancient tradition. The origins of such musical exotica as the a-thaing (a 7-string zither 'bowed' with a stick of polished forsythia wood), the chang-ko (an hour-glass shaped drum), and the saing (a 17-pipe mouth organ) probably pre-date written history, but the instru-mente used today are, for the most part, exact replicas of their ancient forebears. -more-

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THE LITTLE ANGELS -2 The twenty-six miniature Margot Fonteyns who bring us this ancient art are rather short on history themselves, since their ages range from only seven through thirteen years. They have, however, been undergoing vigorous training in their demanding craft since the Spring of 1962, under the direction of Mr. Sung Ok Park and Miss Soon Shim Shin, respectively Korea's most distinguished choreographer and foremost dancer. During the past year the company has given many performances in its native country, but the current coast-to-coast tour of the United States is its first in a foreign land. The performance of The Little Angels at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium is being sponsored by The Friends of New College, a private organization dedicated to helping to provide support for the area's newest college. The tour is part of a coast-to-coast tour of the United States arranged through the joint efforts of the Ministry of Public Information of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural and Freedom Foundation, Inc., of Washington,D.C., whose president and board chairman is the famous and distinguished Admiral Arleigh Burke. Former Chief Executives Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower are Honorary Presidents. The company also is under the personal patronage of His Excellency, Hyun Chul Kim, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. Tickets for the performance of the Little Angels are on sale at the Allied Arts Council offices in the Sarasota Civic Center, New College, Palmer First National Bank & Trust Co., and the Sarasota Bank and Trust Co. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $2 for children. -30-

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NEW COLLEGE S R SOT FLORID TO THE STATION MANAGER Sent only to Sarasota Bradenton Venice radios The Friends of New College, a private organization devoted to helping to build the resources of New College, will bring to the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium on November 7 a troupe of outstanding Korean folk dancers, all young girls between the ages of 7 and 13. These superbly trained girls are making their first American tour and recently performed in a brilliant premiere in Washington, D. c. This is their only area appearance. I hope you will make time in the next few weeks to use this announcement as part of your community service programming. L. W. HORNING, PRESIDENT FRIENDS OF NElV COLLEGE -----------------------------------------------------------------------------Tickets are now on sale at four convenient locations for the November 7th appearance at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium of The Little Angels, a group of Korean children trained in the folk dance of their homeland. All proceeds of the performance go to help in the founding years of New College. The 26 girls in the troupe, all between 7 and 13, will bring with them gorgeous changes of costume, exotic stage props, and fascinating ancient instruments, plus a dance tradition extending back many centuries. Tickets may be purchased at the Palmer Bank, Sarasota Bank & Trust Co., Chamber of Commerce (Allied Arts Council) offices in the Sarasota Civic Center, and at the offices of New College. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $2 for children. II


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