|Arts Scene June 5, 2013|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|June 05, 2013 09:21 am|
Wednesday, June 5
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 Saturdays. For information, call 541-412-7977.
Thursday, June 6
Eco-craft night is at 6 p.m. at Jessica’s Cosmic Cafe, 604 Railroad St., Brookings. Come learn to make crafts, art and other things from recycled materials.
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, June 7
A reception for California State Summer School for the Arts’ California Arts Scholars will be at 5:15 p.m. at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City. The scholars are Josiah and Mariah Wise of Gasquet who will be taking part in the school’s summer session. Both have been involved in Brookings Harbor Community Theater and Chetco Pelican Players. The event is hosted by Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness. For information, call 707-464-1336.
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.
Open Mic Night is at 7 p.m. at Jessica’s Cosmic Cafe, 604 Railroad St., Brookings. Bring an instrument, poetry, a story or a singing voice. All are welcome.
Saturday, June 8
The Texaco Country Showdown holds its regional competition at 7:30 p.m. at the Tolowa Event Center at Lucky 7 Casino, 350 N. Indian Road, Smith River. Tickets are $5 and are available at KPOD studios, 1345 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City, or by calling 707-464-1000.
Ellensburg Theater Company will have auditions for the comedy musical “Lucky Stiff” at 7 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Those auditioning should bring a song to sing. It may be sung a capella or with an accompaniment compact disc. Those auditioning must be 15 or older. Auditions will also be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9. For more information, call Director Jonathan Pratt at 503-871-8878.
Thursday, June 13
Pelican Bay Arts Association general meeting will be at Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The meeting will be at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck at noon. At 12:30 p.m., Sara Broderick will give a watercolor demonstration. For more information, call 541-469-1807.
Friday, June 14
The Chetco Pelican Players present “Harvey” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Shows will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, as well as the following two weekends. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies and Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts in Brookings, New Wave Video in Harbor and at the door. For reservations, call 541-469-1877.
Saturday, June 15
The Pistol River Concert Association presents 3 Leg Torso at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. Tickets are $15 and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings, Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach or at the door. For more information, call 541-247-2848.
Sunday, June 16
American Music Festival presents the Vagabond Opera in concert at 1 p.m. at the band shell at Azalea Park, Brookings. Admission is free. Donations accepted.
Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings: Gallery — third-place and honorable mention winning works from the Azalea Festival art show; showcase — three dimensional winning art from the Azalea Festival art show. For more information, call 541-469-7738.
Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Artist of the month is Brookings artist Audi Stanton. Also hanging are pieces by other gallery members. For information, call 707-464-9133.
Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: First- and second-place and special-award-winning works from the Azalea Festival art show will be shown in the gallery. The gallery theme is “Everything Brookings.” For more information, call 541-469-1807.
Signatures Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Shows the watercolors of Jan Kunz, who has been featured in almost every art magazine around the world. Also hanging are the works of Sandy Bonney, Joe Tonini and Frank Gustafson. For information, call 541-469-1085.
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.