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Mime will tell tales without any words.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Mime Russ Fish will engage in silent storytelling in a free SHOcase Concert at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the Hult Center, Seventh and Willamette streets.

Fish, a performer with the Lane Arts Council's YouthArts program, has studied with Marcel Marceau and others.

In addition, Support Hultcenter Operation's Performing Arts Student of the Month for January will be announced by Ginevra Ralph, director of education for the Oregon Festival of American Music's American Music Institute.

For more information, call 682-5733.

THE SHOCASE CONCERT SERIES for the rest of the season will feature Fore Over Par (Jan. 10), South Eugene High School's "Anything Goes" (Jan. 17), Eugene Youth Ballet (Jan. 24), New Horizons Band (Jan. 31), North Eugene High School's "The 1940s Radio Hour" (Feb. 7), Springfield High School's "The Fantasticks" (Feb. 14), Eugene Ballet's "Alice in Wonderland" (Feb. 21), Eugene Opera's "Susannah" (Feb. 28), Willamette Repertory Theatre/Eugene Symphony's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (March 7), the Roseburg High School Choir and The Norsemen (March 21) and Anthony McCarthy (March 28). There will be no concert on March 14.

THE EUGENE SYMPHONY Association has been awarded a $7,500 grant by the National Endowment for the Arts to support a performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8 (`Symphony of a Thousand') on May 16-17 at the Hult Center. The symphony was the only Eugene arts group to receive one of the 819 grants, totaling $19.4 million, that were given nationwide in December. In Oregon, other awards went to Indian Country Development Corporation of Medford ($10,000) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival of Ashland ($40,000). Portland groups getting grants were the Alliance of Artists' Communities ($45,000), Imago Theatre Mask Ensemble ($11,000), Mountain Writers Series ($25,000), Oregon Repertory Singers ($5,000), Portland Center Stage ($12,000), Portland Taiko ($10,000) and White Bird dance company ($5,000).
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