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Arts Scene August 14, 2013

Thursday, Aug. 15

Chetco Pelican Players will present an all-children’s version of “The Wizard of Oz” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All of the children in the production were part of a summer acting camp. For more information, call the theater at 541-469-1857.

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.

Friday, Aug. 16

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.

Chetco Pelican Players present the musical “The Wizard of Oz” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Shows will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are available in Brookings at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies and Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts, and in Harbor at New Wave Video. For reservations, call 541-469-1877. For information, call 541-469-1857.

Saturday, Aug. 17

A Chalk Art Festival to benefit Pennies for Pooches will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings Harbor boardwalk.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Curry/Del Norte Orchestra Guild will have its annual meeting 3 p.m. at the home of John and Fay Mathison. A potluck dessert will follow. Guild members will have the opportunity to meet new director John Webster and say farewell to Gary DeRoest, who directed the Curry/Del Norte Orchestra for the past 12 years. For information and directions, call DeRoest at 541-247-7210.

Monday, Aug. 19

Actor Dave Ehlert presents “Mark Twain — 100 Years Later” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101. Admission is free. For more information, call 541-348-2066.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Brookings artist Audi Stanton will be painting in oil with a palette knife during the Fourth Thursday Noon Demo at Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. A finger-food luncheon will be served at 11:30 a.m. prior to the demonstration. All are welcome. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Exhibits

Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Artist of the month is Paul Kingsbury (seascapes). In the small gallery are the works of Jim Liaty (wooden wall art)  On display throughout the store are the works of Jay Mosby, Dale Wells, Sharon Guinn, Sara Broderick, Pat Renner, Sandy Bonney, Wendy Malone, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco, Jane Opiat, Christina Olsen, Michelle Curtis, Gwen Childs, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Len Burton, Violet Burton, Bonnie Loewen and Al Rosichelli. For information, call 541-469-7900.

Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: Featured artist: Student art from Janeen Vick’s watercolor classes. The gallery theme is “Surf and Turf.” Classroom panels include the works of Violet and Len Burton, Don Christiano, Frank Gustafson, Pete Chasar, Diana Chasar, Audi Stanton and Jewell Johnson. For information, call 541-469-1807.

Announcements

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.

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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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