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Creating harmony is easy for the Livengood family: clockwise from left, Steve, Jerry. Carolyn and Vickie.
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11\ Roual Winnipeg Ballet
Canada's finest dancers
balance European classical
traditions with the boldness of
Having Our Sau
Raleigh-born Delany sisters'
story recounts a century of
living, loving and laughing
Marn Twain Tonight
characterization of America's
All Performances: 8 p.m.
Memorial HaU, UNC-CH
(Having Our Say will have an
additional 3 p.m. showing)
Call the Carolina Union
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"I knew all the words for 'love' and
'flower,' " she said, "but not 'pain' or
'bedpan.' All by my lonesome, I had an
Then corne the opera managers. In
France, opera stars of Victoria's stature
are treated as royalty, and the hospital is
besieged by agents insisting that the show
must go on. "Doctors and nurses filled my
room, and I had to sing for them before
I could go horne," she said.
"I sang the whole opera with my hand
over my incision, and a doctor waiting in
Stafford W ing understands j ust how alone
Vickie was in that hospital, how strong the
tether is between North Carolina and
wherever. Wing taught her for a year at
UNC and became her mentor. When she
visits Chapel Hill, she stays with the Wings.
"She is fiercely loyal to her family, her
horne state, her school," Wing said. "So
many performers succeed, leave their roots
behind, and they become very unhappy-
even unhappy with their music as a result.
"She's kept what's really important,
and one of the reasons she's so successful
is she's so happy while she's working."
Jerry Livengood is a barbershop bass.
Carolyn sang four-part harmony in Sweet
Adelines quartets. Oftheir heirs, son Steve
got the higher voice, Vickie the lower.
"You know that old saying, 'Daddy
sang bass, Momma sang tenor, me and
little brother would join right in there?'
It really was like that," Vickie said. "In the
car on vacations, my parents would start
singing, and we would fill in whatever we
heard missing in the chords."