Art Scene

Curry County

Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, is featuring the wonderful oil paintings of wildlife by Judith Falconer for the month of September. Alongside this work, the Gallery showcases more than 25 artists. The Gallery invites you to network while enjoying coffee, tea, and an ocean view on their patio in the Snug Studio for Brown Bag Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each week with Pete Chasar discussing all things art as well as live music entertainment. The patio is always open with the Gallery, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Tomorrow’s music is provided by Tiger Lily. Artistic License will take place from 5:00p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 27 with featured artists Dan Dodson, who creates driftwood sculptures, True Tilley, a goldsmith, Linda Stimson from the Farmers Market, and Angela Ewing reading from her “Story Time” series. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

 

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St in Brookings is featuring work by mixed media artist Georgia Cockerham through October 5. The public is invited to meet her from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday during Art Walk where she will also discuss her original novels set in Brookings. The Gallery is open 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and to work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit www.pelicanbayartassociation.org.

 

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

 

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music announces their 35th season: Hannah Penn and David Saffert, a special program of light cabaret music on Sunday, October 6; ATOS Trio, acclaimed German piano trio on Sunday, November 3; Michael Brown, pianist, composer, and Lincoln Center emerging artist on Sunday, January 5; St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, Grammy-nominated ensemble on Sunday, February 9; Jasper String Quartet, with violin, cello and viola on Sunday, March 15; Rastrelli Cello Quartet, between-the-genres Russian ensemble on Sunday, April 5; and Mayuko Kamio, returning favorite virtuoso violinist on Sunday, April 26. Tickets are available for purchase at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings. Tickets are $20 per event or $110 for the full season. Children 18 and under receive free admission. The season concludes on May 17 with their annual, free-of-charge scholarship concert with Alexander Tutanov, professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, and will feature students selected as scholarship recipients. All performances take place at 3:00 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 102 Park Ave in Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or visit www.brookingsharborfriendsofmusic.org.

 

Del Norte County

 

California Redwoods Art Association

California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, located at 1228 2nd St in Crescent City, will exhibit the winners of their Annual Florence Keller Juried Art Show for the month of September. The Gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community, including: Sutter Coast Hospital and their Infusion Center, Vita Cucina, and Wild Rivers Community Foundation. Their annual photography show will take place October 4-6 with an entry deadline of September 28. There are always classes in varying media available with prior registration. For more information or to register, call 707-460-1414.

 

Maiah Wynne

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness will open its 2019-20 season with a concert by Maiah Wynne at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. Wynne is a songwriter and vocalist who plays many instruments simultaneously while using an electronic looper pedal to create unprecedented sound. Tickets for individual performances are now available at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St in Crescent City and at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings. General tickets are $18, senior (65+) or transitional-aged youth (18-25 years old) are $15, and students (K-College, Full-Time) are $12. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door, which opens at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

 

Contra Dance

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents the next Crescent City Contra Dance funded by the Community Food Council for Del Norte and Tribal Lands in celebration of the Food Forest Grand Opening and the Harvest Festival. Join the Harvest Festival from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Taa-‘at-dvn Chee-ne’ Tetlh-tum at College of the Redwoods at 883 W Washington Blvd. The Contra Dance will take place from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at Mary Peacock Elementary at 1720 Arlington Dr in Crescent City with a beginner’s workshop starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $8 general and $6 for students. Veterans and their family members may attend at no charge as a part of DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program, funded in part by Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council. Attendees do not need to arrive with a dance partner or prior knowledge of the dance. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 ordnaca_cc@icloud.com or visit http://contracc.weebly.com.

 

Arts for Veterans

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is offering complimentary season tickets to the 37th Performance Series for veterans who self-identify as disabled and their family members.

 

Touring professional artist Maiah Wynne will lead a songwriting workshop for veterans and their family members while she is in Crescent City to perform in DNACA’s season. The workshop will take place from 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Del Norte Senior Center at 1765 Northcrest Dr in Crescent City.

 

A Qi Gong and Tai Chi class will be introduced at Pacific Northwest Physical Therapy at 255 I St in Crescent City from 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 21. Participants will be led by teaching artists Andres and Kate Monreal in basic postures and eight Brocades. Wear comfortable clothes to stretch in and athletic shoes.

 

The next visual arts class will be a woodcarving workshop led by teaching artist Dianne Renee Shilling at the Del Norte Senior Center at 1765 Northcrest Dr in Crescent City. This introductory class will cover learning to carve with chisel and gouge and each student will complete a project of their choice. It will take place from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturdays, September 28 through November 2. Registration and a hold harmless form are required for this class to ensure we have enough safety supplies for everyone.

 

The next drum circle with Mombo Hernandez will be from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at Howonquet Hall Community Center at 101 Indian Ct in Smith River. Hand drums and percussion instruments are provided.

 

The next course of guitar workshops with teaching artist Dale Morgan will take place in the Fireside Room of the VFW Hall at 810 H St in Crescent City. Beginning class takes place from 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. on Mondays, September 30 through November 18. Intermediate class takes place from 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, October 1 through November 19.

 

All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans and their family members. Families are eligible whether or not the veteran participates. DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program is funded in part by Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at arts.ca.gov. For more information, contact DNACA at dnaca_cc@icloud.com or 707-464-1336.

 

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City, will display their Annual National Juried Show during September and October. September’s demo will now be led by Rande Rothman in silk screening at noon on September 26, preceded by a potluck. Saturdays from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the gallery include a papier maché program. Sundays from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. include a still-life drawing group. Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. offer a space and good company for artists and crafters. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by member artists. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

 

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is titled “Art by Veterans II,” a collection of artwork created in DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program; this exhibit will be available for viewing through September 26. The courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. The public is invited to celebrate the artists at a reception from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26. Live music by participants in the Arts for Veterans guitar class as well as refreshments will be provided. DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program is funded, in part, by Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the CEC airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd is titled “Fly Away with Me: A Year of Travel Photography,” a collection by Catherine Balck; this exhibit will be available for viewing through November 7. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. weekdays, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturdays, and 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

 

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods, presented by the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association, is celebrating 70 years of bringing quality live entertainment to our community. Their 2019-20 season includes: M5 Mexican Brass at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29; Trio Confero at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25; The Maxwell Quartet at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 6; and Duo Aliada at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17. All concerts take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. Season tickets are $50 per person, individual tickets are $20 per adult, and children under 18 receive free admission. For more information, call 707-951-3102 or visit musicintheredwoods.com.

 

DNACA’s 37th Season Tickets

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is excited to announce its 2019-20 season lineup: Maiah Wynne, solo multi-instrumentalist and songwriter on Saturday, September 21; California Guitar Trio, returning favorite fusion ensemble on Saturday, November 16; Barrio Manouche, Gypsy jazz and flamenco dance on Friday, February 21; Okaidja Afroso, Ghanaian music, dance and storytelling on Friday, April 3; and Sarah Hagen in her one-woman comedy, “Perk up, Pianist!” on Saturday, May 9. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. Season tickets provide a discount to the five individual performances and are transferable and replaceable if lost. They are available through November 16 in Crescent City at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St and in Brookings at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave. General season tickets are $70, Senior (65+) are $55, Student (K-College, Full-Time) are $45, and Group (4 people total) are $160. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door of the first two concerts, beginning at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

 

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts and Culture at 175 H St is featuring photography from artist Ronald Kusina. Kusina has been active in restorative fisheries work since 1984 and his interest in photography awakened while documenting that work. He won Grand Prize in photography at the 2016 Utah State Fair, a juried exhibition with over 100 entries. He is a published author and photographer with a current article appearing in the August 2019 issue of Landscape Photography magazine. The Gallery also has watercolor paintings by Nan Marie Wineinger on display at Redwood Urgent Care at 286 M S where the public is welcome to meet the staff and enjoy the art. The Gallery is open 11:00 a.m-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745.

 

Coloring Book

Hot off the press, DNACA’s first coloring book will be available for sale through the DNACA office at 501 H St, Suite 8 in Crescent City as well as through DNACA Board members. Hand drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, it highlights the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok and at the tail end of the book are factoids about each of the 17 featured creatures. For the promotional campaign, a box of 48 crayons are included with the coloring book purchase of $10. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

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