New gallery opens at harbor
Crescent City artist Laura Wiens has opened High Ground Gallery in the harbor.
The gallery is located above Crescent Harbor Art Gallery at 140 Marine Way. Many of the oil paintings on display there are of local scenes, and range in size from 4-by-5-inch miniatures to 36-by-48-inch wall paintings.
Wiens is an oil painter who has lived in Del Norte County for more than four years. Her paintings are also currently exhibited at Mountainsong Gallery in Carmel and 2nd Street Gallery in Bandon, Ore.
High Ground Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m., and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.
There will be a grand opening reception there during the next Crescent City Art Walk on May 4.
Student Art Show event is Friday
The Gallery of Arts and Culture will be featuring the artwork of local students of all ages.
The Student Art Show will run from Friday through May 25.
The show will feature the artwork of preschool through high school
students, including watercolor paintings, colored pencil and graphite
drawings, collage, ceramics, mosaics, and more.
There will be a reception at the gallery, 175 H St., to open the new show Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Guest speaker Garretta Lamore, a local artist, will give a presentation at 6 p.m.
'Comedy Night' is tonight
Lucky 7 Casino presents its "Comedy Night" at 8 p.m. today in the Club 7 Sports Bar.
The headliner will be Gabriel Rutledge, a past winner of the
prestigious Seattle International Comedy Competition. Rutledge has
appeared on Comedy Central and Comedy TV.
His CD, "Sometimes Laughter Hurts," can be heard on the
"Raw Dog" Comedy Channel on 2rauss/XM Satellite Radio. The evening also features comedian Justin Haynes.
Attendees must be 21 or older; there is no cover charge.
Flamenco concert next Thursday
The Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association presents the Chris
Jandaacute;come Flamenco Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in Crescent Elk
Auditorium, 10th and G streets in Crescent City
The ensemble features the guitar wizardry of Chris Burton Jandaacute;come
(chrisburtonjacome.com,) plus a vocalist, bassist, percussionist and
three flamenco dancers. Admission is free to all who hold season
memberships, and to those new patrons who purchase a membership to next
year's season before or on that date.
Individual tickets at the door cost $15 for adults, and $5 for
students and children. For more information, call (707) 465-6572 or
Art demo next Thursday
The demonstration artist for April at Crescent Harbor Gallery is
Deborah Dawson, who will give a watercolor demo beginning at noon April
26, preceded by a potluck.
Crescent Harbor Gallery's artist of the month for April is Brookings
artist Buzz Stewart; a sampling of his work is on display throughout
April, along with pieces by other gallery members.
"Creative Mondays" are currently being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
the first, third and fourth Mondays of the month. For more
information, visit 140 Marine Way, or call 464-9133.
'Taming of the Shrew' closes
Brookings Harbor Community Theater's production of William
Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" has concluding performances this
weekend in the Harbor Performing Arts Center. The Friday and Saturday
shows start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets cost
$10 for general admission, $9 for seniors, $7 for students, and are
available Wright's Custom Framing, New Wave Video and at the door. Call
(541) 469-4700 or (541) 661-2473 for more information or reservations.
'Annie Get Your Gun' continues
The Chetco Pelican Players' production of "Annie Get Your Gun" runs
this weekend and next at the Chetco Playhouse in Brookings, 1240 Chetco
Show times are at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on
Sundays. Tickets to this musical cost $15 for adults, $6 for students
and are available in Brookings at Chetco Pharmacy, Wright's Framing and
New Wave Video. On Saturday nights, a special price of $2 per child is
in effect only at the door. For information, call (541) 469-1857.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . They can also be sent directly to the
Triplicate at email@example.com . For more information, call