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Art Scene published May 17, 2012

New show at courthouse

The new Art in Public Places exhibit up in the Del Norte County Courthouse is a solo show of paintings by Crescent City artist Philip Wadsworth.

Titled “Abstracts & Landscapes,” this show consists of nine large pieces in oil. For more information, contact 464-1336 or go to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Activities at Harbor Gallery

Randall Tillery will give an oil painting demonstration beginning at noon next Thursday, May 24, preceded by a potluck, at Crescent Harbor Gallery. Tillery is a member of the Oil Painters of America, The California Arts Club, The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and past president of the California Arts League.  

The gallery’s artist of the month is Sharon Tanner, who works primarily in acrylic. A sampling of her work is on display throughout May, along with pieces by other gallery members.

“Creative Mondays” are currently 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.


‘Gold Dust or Bust’ is May 24

Uncharted Shores Academy is presenting “Gold Dust or Bust” — a musical about the California Gold Rush —at 7:15 p.m. next Thursday, May 24, in Crescent Elk Auditorium.

The cast includes all the academy’s students from kindergarten to grade five, and admission is free. For more information, call Karen at (707) 951-5163.


‘Grease’ opens on Friday

Brookings Harbor Community Theater’s production of the musical “Grease” opens with an ice cream social before the show Friday, and runs for three weekends in the Harbor Performing Arts Center.

Performances will be held at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, as well as May 25 and 26, and June 2. Matinees will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, as well as May 27 and June 3. An understudy performance will be held on Friday, June 1, at 7:30 pm.

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.


Pistol River Concert is Saturday

The Pistol River Concert Association presents Ray Bonneville at 8 p.m. on Saturday in the Pistol River Friendship Hall.

Bonneville, who was born in Canada and now lives in Austin, Texas, calls his music “a gumbo of American roots stylings” and accompanies his vocals with complex guitar work, rack harmonica and footboard.

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.


‘Pirate’ auditions Tuesday, Wednesday

Brookings Harbor Community Theater will be holding auditions for the musical “Lady Pirates of Captain Bree” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Harbor Performing Arts Center. Needed are teens and adults.

Show dates are July 20-22 and 27-29, and the director is Dori Blodgett. For more information, call (541) 661-2473.

Art Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at P.O. Box 1480, Crescent City, CA 95531 or e-mailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it They can also be sent directly to the Triplicate at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For more information, call 464-1336.


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P.O. Box 277
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