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Add Seattle Peace Theatre will perform at Youth Theatre The student actors of the Se- attle Peace Theatre’s Acting Company will bring their pro- duction of Freedom Train, a play about the Underground Railroad, to the Youth Theatre Northwest on Mercer Island at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5, for their only public performance. The production is touring ele- mentary and middle schools in February in celebration of . Black History Month. Freedom Train is set in 1861 in the hills of Tennessee. The story follows four teenage run— away slaves as they spend one garlic, cilantro leaves, cumin, hot peppers, black pepper, turmeric and fry on low flame for 5 min- utes. Add the prawns, tomato pu- ree, tamarind and salt. Cook for a few minutes. Mix flour with the water and add to the prawns. Cook until gravy thickens, stir- ring continuously. Serve hot with white rice. Serves 4. LENTILS WITH SPINACH AND GARLIC 4 tablespoons vegetable oil V2 teaspoon whole cumin seeds 4 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced ' 1 onion, sliced 1-2 hot peppers, seeded and sliced 1 cup lentils, drained cups water 1 pound fresh spinach, chopped salt and freshly ground black WPPCF lemon juice, if needed washed and Heat the oil in a heavy pan over medium heat. When hot, add the cumin seeds. After a few sec- onds, add the garlic. Stir and fry until the garlic turns medium brown. Add the sliced onion and fry until golden brown. Add the peppers, lentils and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, turn heat to low and simmer for‘about V2 hour or until lentils are almost cooked. Add the chopped spinach and cook until lentils are tender. Add the salt and pepper and cook un- covered for another 5 minutes. Add lemon juice if needed. Serve hot with rice or Indian bread (chapati). Serves 4—6. day in search of their next “sta- tion” on the Underground Rail- road. The local population of coal miners and merchants is divided about the issue of slav- ery a division reflected in the attitudes of their children, who both pursue and befriend the runaways. The Seattle Peace Theatre Acting Company brings a wide range of social and ethnic back— ground to their work on Free- dom Train. Company members riinge in age from 13 to 17 years 0 d. In the winter and spring of lonial Candles Andes Marchese Sheela Rao, above in her kitchen, has taken every opportunity to learn more about cooking, and has joined gourmet cooking groups whenever she could. She often brings back ingredients from visits to India. PEACH FLAMBE 1/2 cup kirsch V2 cup brandy 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1A cup butter 1 large can peach halves 6 tablespoons each powdered cashew nuts and almonds Shape ice cream into balls and refreeze. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet or chafing dish. Arrange peach halves in skillet. Sprinkle Center Stage Theater, located at the Stroum Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island, will present “Albert Einstein: The Practical Bohemian,” a one-man show, featuring Ed Metzger, vet- eran actor of stage and cinema. The show has entertained audi— ences at New York’s Kennedy Center as well as at theaters na- tionwide, in an ongoing 15-year tour. Metzger’s dramatic imperson- ation of the Nobel prize winning physicist explores Einstein’s hu~ mor, creativity, scientific insight, 1993, the company developed Freedom Train with SPT artis- tic director Barbara McKean and playwright Carl Sander, who has written for the Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Young Ac— tor Training Program. The present production has been remounted under the direc- tion of Robert Davenport, a for- mer student and current staff member at the Youth Theatre. The performance marks the first collaboration of YTN and the Seattle Peace Theatre. For more information, call the YTN box office, 232-2202. powdered nuts over them. Put the kirsch into the pan and let heat through. Heat the brandy sepa- rately in a small pan and when hot, ignite and pour over the peaches. Serve immediately over ice cream. Serves Center Stage presents play about Einstein humanism and vision for the fu- ture. Metzger brings out Ein- stein’s sorrows as he was forced out of Germany by Hitler, as well as his humor and horror in learn- ing that his theories were used for the development of the Atomic Bomb. Performances will run from Feb. 17 through March 13 — Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees on March 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $14 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Wednesday, February 2, 1994 Mercercrest Bridge Club: Overall winners of the Open Pairs club championship game held Jan. 18 were: 1) N. Eng — K. Chinn; 2/3) R. Thomason — G. Sedell; J. LeMay — M. Breeze; 4) R. and W. Mc- Burney; 5) H. Abbott C. Enault Overall winners of the annual ACBL membership game held on Jan. 25 were: 1) R. Bunin — M. Rayton; 2) R. and W. McBurney; 3) P. Dunn S. Colson; 4) A. Walker — D. Brown; 5) J. LeMay — M. Breeze; 6) G. Lapham — T. Panni. Games are held every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercer Island Congregational Church, Island Crest Way. For partners or other information call 232-4117. Island Bridge Club winners for the game held Thursday, Jan. 20: NS 1) Jackie Buroker Laurel Ewing; 2) Phyllis MacKenzie - Sharon Bialek; 3) Mary Alice Cochrane Vivian Wimmer. EW 1) Phyllis Gravitz Margaret Turner; 2) Duncan Tonningsen Joan Havercroft; 3) Frank Burke — Gene Schwartz. Winners for the game held Thursday, Jan. 27: NS 1) Mary Francis Stevens ~ Lenore McIntyre; 2) Reiden Decker Patti McCallum; 3) Laurel Ewing — Carol Hanaway; 4) Phyllis Gravitz — Dolly Appleman. EW 1) Edith De Shaw - Dodie Larner; 2) Pat Allen — Sandy Trout; 3) Bob Adelman — Dick Porus; 4) Mary Ruth Blustein - Lois Mason. Games are held every Thurs- day at 10 am. at the VFW Hall. Phone Charlotte and Jim Walsh, 232-2635, for partners. MS support group set A family support group for family members of people diag- nosed with Multiple Sclerosis is being formed. The group, which will meet in Seattle, will explore issues of communication, lifestyle changes, loss, family roles and expectations. Organized by the MS Associa- tion of King County, the meetings will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for eight Mondays, beginning Jan. 31. The fee is $20 per session with a sliding scale available if need- ed. Pre~registration is required. Call Francie at 461—6914. ETON School Open House US. 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