GREENE – Buddy Hatton will present his film, “In Search of Shangri-la,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, and 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, April 22, at the Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Admission is free and doors will open an hour before the shows.

At an early age, Hatton created, starred in and produced his own radio and television show in San Francisco with fellow teenager, Johnny Mathis, as one of his regular featured guests.

His love for the entertainment industry had him expanding his knowledge and expertise in every phase of the business: record producer, talent manager and commercial spokesman for corporations.

Television was his next challenge. Hatton made a mark in that field as well, as show host, receiving two Percy awards as Canada’s Television Male Entertainer of the Year. Becoming a travelogue producer and lecturer was a natural progression.

Shangri-La is a Tibetan word meaning “land of sacredness and peace.” Hatton found such a land in the province of Yunnan, China. He will take the audience to Guilin, Hong Kong, Kunming and Dali to observe the scenery and life of the people there.

For more information, call 946-5311 or visit

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