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Arts Scene published Wednesday, August 29, 2012


Wednesday, Aug. 29

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 and 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call 541-412-7977.

Friday, Aug. 31

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 541-469-6787.

Saturday, Sept. 1

The First Saturday Afternoon Acoustic Jam will be from 1 to 3 at Cream Cafe, 625 Chetco Ave., Brookings. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring an acoustic instrument. Chetco Music Co., will supply a few instruments for those who may not have one.

The Port Orford Arts, Wine & Seafood Festival will take place at the Community Center on E. 11th Street off Highway 101 with events taking place all day as well as Sunday and Monday, Sept. 2 and 3. The event has room for more vendors and any groups or individuals who want to play or sing in public. For information call 541-366-1149.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

•Brookings Harbor Community Theater announces auditions for “The Woman in Black” will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. Auditions will also be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Director Stephanie La Torre will be looking for two men and one woman between the ages of 25 and 60. For more information, call 541-469-4700 or 541-661-2473.

Saturday, Sept. 8

The fifth annual Gold Beach Brew and Art Fest will be from noon to 10 p.m. at the Event Center on the Beach, 29392 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Admission for those ages 7-20 is $5, accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit http://www.goldbeachbrewfest.org or call Doreen Nielson at 541-490-1593.

Hootenanny Singalong meets from noon to 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. All ages, instruments and voices are welcome. The event is free. For information, call 541-469-6787.

The Friends of the Brookings-Harbor Aquatic Center host a Masquerade Gala fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings.

Sunday, Sept. 9

The fourth annual 9/11 Concert and Candlelight Vigil, hosted by the Brookings-Harbor Redshirts, will be at 5 p.m. in the Brookings-Harbor High School auditorium, 625 Pioneer Road, Brookings. For more information, call 541-412-8968.

The American Music Festival presents the rock band Tempest in a free concert from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Azalea Park bandshell in Brookings.

A Gala Young Artists Concert opens the 2012-13 Friends of Music Season at 3 p.m. at the Brookings Seventh-day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. The concert will feature the three recipients of the Friends of Music scholarship. Admission is free.

Monday, Sept. 10

Audi Stanton will present “How to Draw” and “Watercolor” classes for three hours per day for six weeks. The cost is $96, not including supplies. To register, or for more information, call 541-412-7948 or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Curry/Del Norte Orchestra will begin weekly rehearsals from 7 to 9 p.m. at Smith River United Methodist Church, 121 Beckstead Ave.,  in preparation for its fall concert series. Musicians interested in participating in the orchestra are encouraged to call director Gary DeRoest at 541-247-7210.


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Art Exhibits

A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings:  Nancy Ehorn of Seaside Fused Glass. For information, call 541-412-9453.

•Art Walk Alley Antiques, 519 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tony Farcello, stained glass. For information, call 541-469-4466.

Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Christina Olsen’s whimsical works on paper, glass and everything else. Also on display are the works of Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Horst Wolf, Elio Camacho, Randall Tillery, Dale Wells, Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez, Nancy Tuttle, Jewell Johnson, Jane Opiat, Dan Sawyer and Craig Barnes. For information, call 541-412-8687.

Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Drive, Brookings: Photography by Dennis Knauert.

Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings: Various artists. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings:  Gallery – “Lost World Movie Art,” posters and banners from the collection of Jonathan Lee; showcase – “Cars & Harleys,” hand-crafted wood dioramas  by Gary Vickerman. For information, call 541-469-7738.

Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Crescent City artist Betty Belitz. For information, call 707-464-9133.

Democrats of Curry County headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings: 70 small, framed reproduction of posters created in the 1930s and ’40s for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Art Project. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).

Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City: “Impressions II,” photography by Larry Depee of Gasquet. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.

Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City: Paintings by Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For information, call 707-464-9793.

Dewey’s Digs, Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Random nature photographs and Photoshop creations by Reneé Schwartz. For information, call Bill Schlichting at 541-251-1005 or 541-469-3123.

Dottie’s Corner, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Joyce Costille, handmade fairies with clothing made from vintage material.

Dr. William McDougall’s office, 648 Chetco Ave., Brookings: “Art of the Possible,” discarded objects assemblage by Karen Vogl, and Joseph Tonini, figurative mannerist.

Evermore Gallery, 330 H St., Crescent City: The works of 20 local artists and crafters. For information, call 707-465-6000.

Feather Your Nest, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Jeanie Gordon, hand-designed knitted and crocheted art scarves and purses. For information, call 541-469-4300.

Hawthorne Gallery, 518 Jefferson St., Port Orford: Danny White, glass sculptures. For information, call 541-366-2266.

Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: Art work from the Summer Art Camp for Kids. The gallery theme is “Pathways in the Forest.” Classroom panel displays include the works of Donald Christiano, Dinah Lake, Jim McCarten, Barbara and Charles Jervis, Diana Chasar, Ralph Wolfe, Lorraine Reinmuth. For information, call 541-469-1807.

Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Nature-inspired acrylics by Destiny Schwartz. For information, call 541-661-3825. 

Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Kevin Roeckl, Karon Walstad, Thomas Sheets, Drew Struzan, Sandy Bonney, Jan Kunz, Albert Handell. For information, call 541-469-1085 .

The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., Crescent City: Student Art Show displayed through May 25. The show will feature art in various media from students in preschool through high school. For information, call 707-464-4745.

Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Featured is Sigrid Riddle, oils. A show titled “Brookings Artists Portray Brookings” by Sandy Bonney, Sara Broderick, Audi Stanton, Dale Wells, Horst and Leslie Wolf. Also on display are the works of Tom Moody, Warren Dowler, Vi Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Len Burton, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Sharon Guinn, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco, Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.


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


Live theatrical, entertainment and musical events, and art exhibits 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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