LRT gala is Saturday night
Lighthouse Repertory Theatre (LRT) presents its sixth annual gala celebration, “Las Vegas Tonight!” on Saturday at Lucky 7 Casino’s Tolowa Event Center. The evening includes a social hour, buffet dinner and original musical revue, featuring favorite LRT performers.
Tickets cost $45 each, and are available at Del Norte Office Supply and the door. For more information, call (707) 465-3740.
The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents its fifth and final performance of the season — country rock pioneer Pure Prairie League — at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Crescent Elk Auditorium.
In 1972, PPL’s second album Bustin’ Out (RCA Records) went multi-platinum with the hits “Falling In and Out of Love,” and “Amie.” The band has a rich 42-year history, from its Ohio beginning as a group of friends playing cover tunes to the present-day foursome featuring founding member/pedal-steel innovator John David Call, veteran bassist Mike Reilly, drummer Rich Schell and lead guitarist Donnie Lee Clark.
Tickets cost $20 each, and are available at Del Norte Office Supply, Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings and at the door. For more information, call 464-1336.
Crescent Harbor Gallery’s artist of the month is Sharon Tanner, who had never painted prior to retiring from nursing. Now she works primarily in acrylic, and a sampling of her work is on display throughout May along with pieces by other gallery members.
Randall Tillery will give an oil painting demonstration beginning at noon Thursday, May 24, preceded by a potluck, at the gallery.
“Creative Mondays” are being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Monday of the month. For more information, visit 140 Marine Way, or call 464-9133.
The current Art in Public Places exhibit up in the Del Norte County Courthouse is a solo show of paintings by Crescent City artist Pauline Homes.
Today is the last day to view her grouping of colorful, varied works in acrylic, titled “California Coast Beauty.”
Del Norte High School Dance will present its annual spring dance concert, “Whispers in the Dark,” at 7 p.m. May 17-19 in Crescent Elk Auditorium. Many seniors will be presenting their choreographed final pieces.
Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors at the door. For more information call 464-0260, and leave a message for Katherine Peña.
Brookings Harbor Community Theater’s production of the musical “Grease” opens with an ice cream social before the show on May 18, and runs for three weekends in the Harbor Performing Arts Center.
Performances will be held at 7:30 pm May 18, 19, 25, 26 and June 2. Sunday matinees will start at 2 p.m. May 20, 27, and June 3. An understudy performance will be held on Friday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices range from $7 to $10 and can be purchased at Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings, New Wave Video in Harbor and at the door. For more information call (541) 469-4700, (541) 661-2473 or visit www.brookingsharborcommunitytheater.com.
The Pistol River Concert Association presents root and blues stylist Ray Bonneville at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the Pistol River Friendship Hall.
Tickets are $15 each and are available at The Book Dock in Harbor, Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings, and Gold Beach Books. A $5 student discount or refund is available at the door. For ticket reservations or more information, call (541) 247-2848 or visit www.pistolriver.com.
Brookings Harbor Community Theater will be holding auditions for the musical “Lady Pirates of Captain Bree” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22-23, in the Performing Arts Center. Teens and adults are needed.
Show dates are July 20-22 and 27-29, and the director is Dori Blodgett. For more information, call (541) 661-2473.
Uncharted Shores Academy is presenting “Gold Dust or Bust,” a musical about the California Gold Rush, at 7:15 p.m. May 24 in Crescent Elk Auditorium. The cast includes all USA students from kindergarten to grade five, and admission is free. For more information, call Karen at (707) 951-5163.