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Arts Scene published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
September 04, 2012 09:11 pm

 

Wednesday, Sept. 5

•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. 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.

Friday, Sept. 7

Ellensburg Theater Company presents “None of the Above” at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. This one-weekend-only production will also be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. For more information, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).

A meet and greet featuring local writers Wendy Bertrand and Ken Letko will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jefferson State Books, 299 I St., Crescent City. The brief reading and book signing is a preview for the North Coast Redwood Writers’ Conference scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22 at College of the Redwoods, Del Norte. For more information about the signing, call Jeff Russell at 707-464-7800.

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.

The 99th Second Saturday Art Walk will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at venues along Oak Street, Art Walk Alley and Chetco Avenue in Brookings.

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.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Pelican Bay Arts Association will meet at the Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck. This month, instead of a demonstration, there will be a “meet and greet” for anyone interested in learning more about the art center. People are welcome to ask questions and gain information.

Friday, Sept. 14

Brookings Harbor Community Theater presents “Bed, Breakfast and Broadway!” at 7:30 p.m. at the Harbor Performing Arts Center in the Brookings-Harbor Shopping Center. Performances will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, as well as the following weekend. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for students, and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies in Brookings and New Wave Video in Harbor. For more information, call 541-469-4700 or 541-661-2473.

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Art Exhibits

A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings:  Tod Steele, acrylics. 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: The featured art is “Sea Stacks at Sunset,” an oil painting by Shawnie Wells. Also on display are the works of Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Olsen, 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 – “Cherish the Chetco,” sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service and the South Coast Watershed Council; showcase – “Art by Alex,” custom handmade cards.    For information, call 541-469-7738.

Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts, 890 Chetco Ave., Brookings:  Spencer Reynolds displays his eclectic surf art. For more information, call 541-469-2616.

Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Annual juried art show. 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: Digital art and photography of Bob Pope.

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: Marge Norvelle, beaded jewelry designer. 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: Nancy Moore, watercolors. The gallery theme is “Dream Memories.” Classroom panels include the works of Don Christiano, Heike Domel, Mudslingers pottery group, Ralph Wolfe, Christina Olsen and Richard Leathers. For information, call 541-469-1807.

Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The classic black and white photography of David Twining, who was trained in the Ansel Adams Zone System of exposure. For information, call 541-661-3825. 

Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The featured art is “Portrait of Jeannie,” a colored pencil and acrylic portrait by Kevin Roeckl. Also on display are the works of Drew Struzan, limited editions; Karon Walstad, sculpture; Thomas Sheets (assemblage), Duncan Regehr (mixed media), Sandy Bonney, pastels; Jan Kunz, watercolor; and Albert Handell, pastels. 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 are the works of Barbara Edmiston, watercolor, in the large gallery and Audi Stanton, collages, in the small gallery. Also on display are the works of Warren Dowler, Vi Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Len Burton, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Sharon Guinn, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco and Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.

 

Announcements

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.

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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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