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Art Scene Sept. 11, 2013

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Gil Kirk performs vocals and piano from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. For information, call 541-412-7977.

A Contra Dance workshop will be at 5 p.m. in the Curry Public Library parking lot, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. No experience necessary. All are welcome.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Pelican Bay Arts Association will have its general meeting at the Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings.  The meeting will be at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck lunch. A demonstration will be at 12:30 p.m. Paul Kingsbury will be demonstrating how to create acrylic seascapes.

The Dance Zone will be offering a free contemporary dance class for children 8-18 from 3:30 to 4:30 at the studio in The Abbey, 430 Oak St., Brookings.

Friday, Sept. 13

Brookings Harbor Community Theater presents “The Canterville Ghost” at 7:30 p.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center, 97900 Shopping Center Ave. Shows will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 seniors, $7 students and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings or New Wave Video in Harbor. For reservations, call 541-469-4700.

The Dance Zone will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to show the public what classes are offered for youth. Snacks will be served. The Dance Zone is located in The Abbey, 430 Oak St., Brookings.

Jerry Moffit performs on keyboard from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nautical Inn, 16850 Highway 101, Smith River.

Gary Lowdon performs on saxophone from 6 to 9 p.m. at O’Holleran’s Restaurant and Lounge, 1210 Chetco Ave., Brookings. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Old Time Music Jam will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at  Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Saturday, Sept. 14

The Pistol River Concert Association presents Al-Andalus at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road.  Tickets are $15 each and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, Gold Beach Books and the door.  A $5 student discount or refund is also available at the door.  For ticket reservations or more information, call 541-247-2848 or visit http://www.pistolriver.com.

The Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien Duo from Boulder, Colo., will perform classic and contemporary jazz, standards and bossa-nova on vibes, cello and voice at 2 p.m. at the Curry Public Library, 94341 Third St., Gold Beach. The concert is free.

The 111th Second Saturday Art Walk will be in downtown Brookings from 4 to 7 p.m. Watch the Curry Coastal Pilot for details about locations and special events.

Sunday, Sept. 15

The final concert of the American Music Festival features the bluegrass sounds of Water Tower at 1 p.m. at the stage in Azalea Park, Brookings. The concert is free.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association present Dallas Brass in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City. Tickets are $15 for adults and free for children and students with identification. Season tickets will be on sale for $45 for the four-concert series. For more information, call 541-661-3390 or 707-951-3102.

Friday, Sept. 20

A Black Tie and Tennis Shoe Reception  at 5 p.m. at the Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings, will kick of the  Pelican Bay Arts Association’s annual Studio Art Tour. The tour of five locations will have 12 artists participating from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.

The 13th annual North Coast Redwoods Writers’ Conference will begin 6 p.m. at the College of the Redwoods, Del Norte campus, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City.  The panel and readings on Friday evening are free to the public.  The  conference will continue all day Saturday, Sept. 21. The $95 registration fee includes all events, a continental breakfast, and a hot lunch on Saturday. For more information or to receive a brochure, call 707-465-2303, or visit http://www.ncrwc.org. 

Pistol River Contra Dance will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road, Pistol River. A potluck and  a quick lesson will precede the dancing. Beverages will be sold throughout the event. A $5 per person donation is suggested to assist in covering expenses.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Don and Shay Hayes will perform in concert at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. The duo performs a mix of old rock ’n’ roll, country, Cajun and zydeco. Advance tickets are available at the Coffee Dock and Gold Beach Books for $8 until September 20 and at the door for $10 for adults, $8 for youth 6-12 and children 5 and younger are free.  For reservations and concert time, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).

The Festival of Quilts will be at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will also be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.


Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank, who specializes in old hymns, are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.

Pelican Bay Arts Association offers an art rental program for businesses with empty wall space. For more information about the program, call the Manley Art Center and Gallery at 541-469-1807.


Announcements for live art, theatrical, entertainment and musical events, art exhibits and classes happening in Curry and Del Norte counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For information, call 541-469-3123.

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