Triplicate Staff

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.

Pure Prairie League coming

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.

Harbor Gallery activities

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


Art in Public Places

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


Today is the last day to view her grouping of colorful, varied works in acrylic, titled "California Coast Beauty."

Dance concert May 17-19

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


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 Peandntilde;a.

'Grease' opens May 18

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

Pistol River concert May 19

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

'Pirates' auditions May 22-23

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.

'Gold Dust or Bust' on May 24

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.

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 They can also be sent directly to the

Triplicate at For more information, call