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1 screen Visit your doctor not justany doctor. Film is a centerpiece beautiful and lyrical, so blithe • and gay, so warm and reassuring. of Museum's Silent i forgot my despair and crossed Film Benefit May 17 the road to where the musicians was here that I first dis- COURTESY OF THE covered music, or where I first CATALINA ISLAND MUSEUM learned its rare beauty, a beauty that has gladdened and haunted Southern California's most tal- me from that moment," Chaplin ented musicians have been assem- recalled. bled to perform Charlie Chaplin's As soon as he could afford an original score for the screening of instrument, Chaplin taught him- City Lights during the Catalina self to play the violin and cello. Island Museum Silent Film Benefit He also spent hours improvising on May 17. on the piano and organ. He joined The orchestral score for City Fred Karno's comedy sketch com- Lights epitomizes Chaplin's use pany and traveled to America to of elegant music in contrast to his tour the vaudeville circuits. simple little Tramp character. In time his focus turned to Chaplin could pinpoint the pre- film. In 1918 he built his own cise moment when "music first studio where he could be in corn- entered my soul." plete control over the production As a young boy, Chaplin heard process. a pair of street musicians performs With the introduction of talk- ing The Honeysuckle and the Bee ing pictures, Chaplin had the on a clarinet and harmonica, opportunity to compose his very "I had never been conscious of own musical score for each film. melody before, but this one was He was known to finesse his com- ............ pLANN NG.COMMISSJON ,. CITY OF AVALON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Avalon Planning Commission will hold PUBLIC HEARINGS to consider the following items at the March meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 410 AVALON CANYON ROAD, AVALON CALIFORNIA. Public Hearing for a Site Plan application, Third Story Variance, and a Local Coastal Permit to construct a duplex at 155/157 Olive Street.(A determination as to this project's status under the California Environmental Quality Act will be made by the Commission). Owner: Peter & Cathy Savage Applicant: Rne Line Construction Location: 155/157 Olive APN: 7480-022-067 PC#2547 Zone: High Density File Date: October 11,2012 Members from the Public who would like to address the Planning Commission may appear at.thepUblic hearing during the consideration of this item and state their opiri[on~:Written comments may also be submitted to the Planning Department, attention Planning Director Cook, PO Box 7"07,Avalon, CA 90704 prior to the Planning Commission's consideration of theitem.-lf you challenge the actions of the Planning Commission in court, you may belimited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public h~arlfig described in this notice, or in written•correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Anyone may appeal any decision made by the Commission to the City Council. To appeal, you must file a written appeal, and include an appeal fee of $908.00 with the City Clerk within fifteen (15) calendar days of such action. All actions on Local Coastal Development permits seaward of the appealable area boundary (within 300 ft. of established mean high tide line) may be appealed by any aggrieved person to the Coastal Commission. By: Amanda Cook Director of Planning Posted: City Hall Friday, March 7, 2014 Catalina Islander Friday, March 7, 2014 In the photo left, Charlie Chaplin, the great actor and director, is behind the camera. Above, he is seen playing his beloved viloin. Photos courtesy of Roy Export Company Establishment position until he achieved the construction. His gift for melo- exact musical phrase or tempo to dy and harmony, and his ability express the mood he wanted. City to accompany action perfectly, Lights presents his very first full- remain a germinal voice identifi- length musical score, able throughout his films. According to the composer- Like his famous character, his conductor Timothy Brock, who scores employ a perfect balance of has restored and conducted a num- comedy, pathos and skill." ber of Chaplin scores, "although The Catalina Island Museum untrained in traditional western Silent Film Benefit featur- musical notation, Chaplin was ing City Lights will take place nevertheless a gifted musician on Saturday, May 17 at 1 p.m. with an innate sense of musical Silent Film, Page 11 With full-time physicians and a family nurse practitioner dedicated to the island and its patients, we invite you to have an on-going relationship with a provider who knows you and your medical needs. • Monte Mellon, MD • Tracey Norton, DO • Laura Ulibarri, MD CONVENIENT }. ; ;:: PROFESSIONAL COMPASSIONATE Catalina Island Medical Center 24-Hour Emergency Care Radiology, Laboratory & Physical Therapy Skilled Nursing Facility (310) 510-O700 Provider appointments Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm Evening appointments also available (31o) 51o-oo96 CI /_ IslandMedicalCenter J THE CATALINA ISLANDER - Friday, March 7, 201419