MAILED: June 30, 2000
Chuck LeMonds and the Impermanents will present a free outdoor show at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Monday, July 17.
The Summer Session Programs concert will begin at 7 p.m. on the Central Campus Mall (rain: Schofield Auditorium). Refreshments will be sold. Audience members are invited to bring blankets or folding chairs for lawn seating.
Expatriate American singer-songwriter Chuck LeMonds has been honing his songwriting, guitar playing, singing and lifestyle for 40 years. His music is a direct result of years of traveling and touring in the U.S. and Europe and of experimenting with different musical styles from folk to groove. He performs his "original Midwestern funky groove folk" regularly as a soloist with the Impermanents, an Austrian band that includes Klaus Ambrosch on electric guitar, Bernie Mallinger on electric violin, Reinhard Winkler on drums, and Reinhard Ziegerhofer on bass.
LeMonds has recorded and worked with nationally and internationally known musicians of various musical backgrounds including jazz violinist Randy Sabien, drummer Clyde Stubblefield, flutist Peter Phippen, blues guitarist Howard Luedtke, and singer-guitarist Willy Porter.
Also on campus during the week of July 17 are these free Summer Session Programs:
Summer Session Programs continue through Aug. 10. A complete schedule is available from the Activities and Programs Office, Davies Center 133, (715) 836-4833.
- "I Wake Up Screaming" (1941) will screen at noon and 7 p.m.Tuesday in Davies Theatre - continuing the summer series of mystery and suspense films in classic black-and-white. When budding starlet Vicky Lynn (Carole Landis) is found murdered, suspicion falls upon Frankie Christopher (Victor Mature), the man who has been promoting her career. Vicky's sister Jill (Betty Grable, in her first nonmusical role) demands police action, but she allies herself with Frankie when the chief detective (Laird Cregar) obsessively hounds him. An early example of film noir, the 82-minute film was directed by H. Bruce Humberstone.
- Wednesday at noon, a UW-Eau Claire jazz combo, under the direction of Jason Craft, will provide lunchtime entertainment on the Central Campus Mall (rain: The Cabin, Davies Center). Refreshments will be sold.
- "Laura" (1944) will screen at noon and 7 p.m. Thursday in Davies Theatre. Dana Andrews stars as a detective puzzling out the shotgun slaying of a beautiful advertising executive (Gene Tierney) idealized by all who knew her. The suspects include a snide newspaper columnist (Clifton Webb) who was Laura's mentor; her ne'er-do-well fiance (Vincent Price); and her rich, jealous aunt (Judith Anderson). Featuring a perfect theme by composer David Raksin, the 88-minute film was directed by Otto Preminger.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: July 11, 2000