Burleson Star (Burleson, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 122, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 3, 1991 Page: 5 of 14
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Burleson Star. Thursday. October 3.1991-S
Weddings, engagements, events.
TCU offers theatre goers glimpse of Lithographs
Theatre-goers attending Texas
Christian University's production of
"Measure for Measure Oct. 2-6 also
will get the first glimpse of an art
collection new to Fort Worth.
TCU has received a large collec-
tion of lithographs by the late J.A.
Pecsenke, a New York-based, Hun-
garian-born artist known for his
musical and theatrical works. Nine of
the lithographs, depicting works by
Shakespeare, have been installed in
TCU's University Theatre.
Plans are to exhibit the entire
collection in conjunction with the
Van Clibum International Piano
Competition at TCU in the late spring
of 1993, said Dr. Andrew Harris,
TCU theatre chairman, who became
familiar with Pecsenke's work when
he was executive director of New
York’s Riverside Shakespeare Com-
Fittingly, the collection forms
yet another link to Fort Worth’s sister
city Budapest. Pecsenke was bom in
Budapestin 1942 and died in an auto-
mobile accident in Sweden in 1989.
The money to purchase the col-
lection has been given to TCU by
friends of Pecsenke, matched by
Time Warner Inc. Proceeds will be
used for the education of his teenage
daughter, Natalie, a student at the
American School in Budapest.
By the time he was 8-years old,
Pecsenke was apprenticed in the stu-
dio of a painter. He attended both
Gymnasium and Academy of Fine
Aits in Budapest.
Of the Hungarian uprising in the
fall of 1956 he later wrote: "It was not
easy to be 14 and to convince those
around us that there had to be some-
thin ' better out there. We became the
second Lost Generation.”
Pecsenke and two colleagues
founded the first Free Hungarian Arts
Academy after the war. During the
final year as a student, in the mid'60's,
he presented his first public exhibit at
the National Gallery of Hungary in
In 1965-67, he served as assis-
tant professor at the Academy of fine
Arts and also worked on 20 feature
films. "I dideverything in Hungary,"
he wrote, "acting, sets, stagehand,
stunts. That was the reason I left. The
whole life was so sullen, so nothing.
In the crazy, politically depressed
situation, I tried to do everything.”
Pecsenke’s art is best described
as eclectic. Included in the TCU
holdings are a series of 34 Commedia
del Arte lithographs, an Eight Days
of Creation series, and a Great Com-
In his lifetime, Pecsenke's wdrk
was shown in many one-man exhib-
its, including two at the Hammer Art
Gallery and at Lincoln Center in New
York and others in Chicago, Con-
necticut, Vermont, at Duke Univer-
sity, in Stockholm, and in Munich.
His lithographs and paintings are
in the private collections of Jose Fer-
rer, Helen Hayes, Jeremy Irons,
Joanne Woodward, and others. Mar-
jorie Niekrug, former president of
the American Society of Appraisers,
said of Pecsenke," If you have one of
his pictures, you-will find in it every
day another detail which is new and
Symphony League of Fort Worth, Inc.
When you think fall, Oktober-
fest comes immediately to mind and'
with it FEST-val! Foodfest, enter-
tainmentfest, dancefest, andfunfest—
all contained in two days Oct. 5-6 at
the Fort Worth/Tarrant County Con-
vention Center. The 22nd annual Ger-
man festival is sponsored by the
Synphony Leagueof Fort Worth with
profits benefitting the Fort Worth
Festival-goers will don their
dimdls and lederhosen to experience
the taste, sounds, and fun of Oktober-
fest. They will feast on German food
sausage, sauerkraut, Black Forest
cake and apple strudel, as well as hot
tgmales, ethnic delicacies, barbeque,
funnel cakes and ofrer tantalizing
creations. They'll play challenging
games of skill; watch nonstop enter-
tainment on five stages, and listen to
musical groups running the gamut
from jazz to country-western.
Children will find plenty of
excitement in Kinderplatz, and it’s all
free. There are gymnastics, craft ac-
tivities, an obstacle course, face paint-
ing, a petting zoo and a fire safety
house. Besides roving entertainers
like mimes and magicians, there is
non-stop entertainment on the Kin-
Returning for the fifth year is the
celebrated Busch Gardens' Festhaus-
Band and Dancers from Wil-
liamsburg, Va., along with their popu-
lar Burgermeister. Saturdaynight will
feature a Dancefest on several stages.
In the German, festhalle the Polka
Dance will quicken the steps of those
who are true polka lovers, along with
polka lessons at 8:30 p.m. This will
Mr. and Mrs. Benny Benningfield of Burleson, announce the engage-
be interspersed with performances
by the Busch Gardens' Band and
The Dancefeston Saturday night ment and approaching marriage or their daughter, VanessaBenningfield
will also include the arena stage which to Chris Whitlock, son of Ronnie and Pauline Whitlock of Burleson. The
features a Country and Western Band wedding is planned for June 1992.
and the biergarten stage where a Big
Band Swing Band will play for danc-
ing. Other entertainment will be in-
terspersed with the dancing.
The Fort Worth Symphony
Orchestra and Youth Orchestra of
Greater Fort Worth are in concert
Sunday afternoon, while the Fort
Worth Civic Orchestra will perform
Admission is $4 and children 6-
years-old and under are admitted free.
There is a free shuttle from the Tandy
parking lot. Hours are noon to mid-
night on Saturday and noon to 7 p.m.
, The bride-elect and her fiancee are both 1991 Burleson High School
The bride-elect is attending TCJC. Her fiancee is in the U.S. Armv
and will be stationed in Alabama.
Who's New In The
World Of Babies
Elizabeth Dole to speak at TCU Oct. 15
ELIZABETH DOLE, president
of the American Red Cross, and
former transportation secretary.
Former transportation and labor
secretary Elizabeth Hanford Dole,
president of the American Red Cross,
will speak atTexas Christian Univer-
sity Oct. 15.
Her lecture, scheduled at 7:30
p.m. in EdLandreth Auditorium, will
inaugurate a new student-sponsored
Global Forum lecture series. Goals
for the annual forum, as set by the
University's student programming
council, include relaying "ideas of
multiculturalism, global awareness
and the sense of a world commu-
Sworn in by President Bush as
the nation's 20th secretary of labor in
1989, Dole resigned last February in
favor of the Red Cross executive post.
From 1983 to 1987, she served as
secretary of transportation in the
Reagan and Bush administrations.
Prior to her consecutive Cabinet ap-
pointments, she waraissistant to the
president for publitrliaison (1981-
1983), a federal trade commissioner
(1973-1979), and deputy director of
the Whi te House Office of Consu mer
Dole has emerged as a popular
public servant, characterized by some
as presidential timber. Participants in
a McCall's magazine readers' survey
singled her out as the most likely first
female chief executive, and respon-
dents to a 1988 Gallup Poll ranked
Dole as one of the world's most
During her tenure as transporta-
tion secretary, she introduced Regu-
lation 208, requiring an air bag or
passive safety belt in every new auto-
mobile, and helped generate 36 state
safety belt laws. Statistics for rail, air
and highway transportation indicated
other improvements in safety under
Milestones of Dole's work with
labor included the fust minimum-
wage increase since 1981, with an
accompanying training wage reform;
effective use of a "supermediator" in
setding the Pitts ton Coal Mine strike;
initiatives in the areas of job safety,
comprehensive training and men-
toring for at-risk youth; and protec-
tion for retired coal miners' health
care funds. She also launched an
enforcement against the "glass ceil-
ing," blocking women's and minori-
ties’ advancement to top echelons of
the work force.
Dole, a native of North Caro-
linia with degrees from Duke and
Harvard universities and Harvard
Law School, has retained ties with
those institutions. She serves on
Harvard's Board of Overseers and is
a former Duke trustee. She married
U.S. Sen. Robert Dole in Kansas of
TCU's Forums Committee has
set aside a limited number of pre-
ferred seats, priced at $25. Student
tickets are $5, with all other seats
$15. Tickets go on sale Sept. 23.
Additional details about the program
are available by calling (817) 921-
7926. Further ticket information may
be obtained by calling (817) 921-
KOLE DAVID GOLDSBERRY
Jeff and Kathy Goldsberry of
Burleson proudly announce the birth
of their son, Kole David Goldsberry
on Sept. 4, 1991, at 3:07 p.m. at
Huguley Memorial Hospital. Kole
weighed in at 9 pounds, 14.1 ounces
and was 21 3/4 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Shirley Stockwell of Mesquite and
the late Bill Stockwell. Paternal grand-
parents are Swaine and Judy
Goldsberry of Weatherford, Okla.
Kole has an older brother, 21/2-year-
The first meeting to plan the
20th reunion of the 1972 Burle-
son High School graduates is
scheduled for Tuesday, 6ct. 15,
at7 p.m. in room 102 at the Burle-
son Community Center.
Scott and Janet K. Lumpee
proudly announce the birth of their
4,1991, at 9:49p.m. at the Walls Re-
gional Hospital in Cleburne. Daniel
weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces and
was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Rev.
and Mrs. W ayne L. Burkey of Abilene,
and paternal grandparents are Mr.
and Mrs. Paul P. Lumpee of El Paso.
Great grandparent is Mrs. Salome
Peksa, of El Paso.
Daniel has a big sister, 3-year-
old Rachael Marie Lumpee. Also wel-
coming Daniel were aunts, uncles,
and cousins, Bill, Jill Will, and Brady
Clark, and Edmond of Oklahoma;
Ralph, Ruth, and Joshua Burkey, of
Fort Worth; and Stephen and Denise
Lumpee of Bryan.
ADHD holds meeting in Burleson
, president of Burleson Rotary Club, accepts a check
and thanks from Larry Schneider of Huguley Memorial Hospital for the
Rotary Club's assistance in the recent Huguley Labor Day Classic Run.
The health run is an annual event, and includes 1 mile, 5K, and 15K run
and a I mile, 5K, and I0K race for in-line skaters.
The Burleson Area ADHD As-
sociation of Texas will hold its Octo-
ber meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, at the
First United Methodist Church in
Burleson. The meeting will start at 7
p.m. with the guest speaker being Dr.
William Gumm from the North Rich-
land Hills Area. Gumm is a qualified
professional in the area of the ADHD
child and the problems that surround
the ADHD child. Speaking with
Gumm will be Dr. Bryan who is a
medical doctor who works at Genera-
tions. Bryan, who will be addressing
the medical treatment of these chil-
dren, will be glad to answer any ques-
The Association has been very
fortunate to have so many profes-
sionals who have come to speak about
ADHD. Much has been learned about
this disorder which has enabled the
necessary steps to be taken to see that
children get the care and treatment
that they so desperately need. Be-
cause of support groups like this, so
much is happening to change the
public's awareness of ADHD and the
ADHD child. More and more people
are learning what attention deficit
disorder really is and new guidelines
are being set up in the school systems
that will aid the ADHD child. Be-
cause of education, the community
can give these children a new vision
for the future.
If your child has ADHD, or you
feel that you have an at-risk child,
please plan to attend this meeting.
The Burleson Area ADHD chap-
ter was formed last year arid 11 as taken
pride in what has been accomplished
for the ADHD child in this area.
Tremendous response from parents
as well as educators in the area has
occured and steps are being taken to
learn to work together for the better-
ment of these children. All it really
takes is someone who cares and who
is willing to see that these children
get what they need at home as well as
school. For more information, call
Pat Williams at 447-8760 or Sandy
Randall at 295-5106.
DANIEL PIERCE LUMPEE
f Fall Festival
St. Paul United Methodist
Church, 920 West Hammond, is
holding its second anr. jal Fall Fes-
tival on Oct. 5, from 9-6 p.m.
Featured will be a Craft Shop.
Holiday Shop, Ye Olde Sweet
Shop, Country Store, and an Odds
and Ends Shop. The Kids Komer
will have a clown with the Moslah
Shrine Trolley Ride.
The Silent Auction will run
frpm 9 a.m.-l p.m. when the big
Auction will start and continue until
all items are gone.
A beautiful quilt will be given
at a drawing at the Big Auction.
The barbecue luncheon is $4,
(children pay $2) and wi 11 be served
from 11 a.m,-12:30 p.m.
Rev. Verne Fuqua is pastor of
St. Paul and will be on hand all day
to say" Hello, we re glad you came!"
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