Deadline to enter juried show soon

The Coast Redwoods Art Association's 2013 annual National Juried Art Competition is accepting entry forms and fees for the show until next Thursday.

Artists 18 years or older may submit up to three artworks created within the last two years, and $1,000 in prize money will be given out. All two-dimensional art is welcome except film or digital photography (that show will be held in October).

For a prospectus or more information, contact Hank Northrip at 465-6420, or Crescent Harbor Gallery at 464-9133.

Tyvek envelopes needed for project

Recology Del Norte needs old Tyvek envelopes for a recycled art project at the Smith River Days on Saturday and for some other upcoming projects.

Deliver them by by the end of September to 2675 Lake Earl Drive, or for more information, call Lorie Poole at 464-4181.

'Clue' continues this weekend

Lighthouse Repertory Theatre's summer musical "Clue" - based on the board game by Parker Brothers - continues at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in Crescent Elk Auditorium. The closing show will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

There are 216 possible endings to the show, and each night will feature a different one. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $8 for seniors, children and students with ID, and can be purchased at Del Norte Office Supply and the door.

Orchestra's annual meeting Aug. 18

The annual general meeting of the Curry/Del Norte Orchestra Guild will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the home of John and Fay Mathison in Brookings-Harbor. All members of the orchestra, orchestra guild, and associate members (supporters) are invited to attend. The meeting will be followed by a potluck dessert at 4 p.m.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the new director, John Webster, and say farewell to Gary DeRoest, who directed the orchestra over the past 12andfrac12; years. For directions to the Mathison home, call (541) 247-7210.

Pistol River concert Aug. 31

The Pistol River Concert Association presents singers/songwriters the Barn Birds at 8 p.m. on Aug. 31 in the Pistol River Friendship Hall.

Jonathan Byrd is known for his song-writing and charismatic stage presence; he is touring with Chris Kokesh, songwriter and fiddle player for the Americana band Misty River.

Tickets are $15 each and are available at Wright's Custom Framing in Brookings, Gold Beach Books and the door. A $5 student discount or refund is also available at the door. For ticket reservations or more information, call (541) 247-2848 or visit

Harbor Gallery activities in August

Crescent Harbor Gallery's artist of the month for August is Muriel Northrip, who creates in oil, acrylics, charcoal and pen and ink, and considers art to be her first love. A sampling of her work is currently on display, along with pieces by other gallery members.

The gallery's "fourth Thursday" art demo will be held at noon on Aug. 22 preceded by a potluck at 11:15 a.m., when Audi Stanton will demonstrate painting in oil with a palette knife.

Summer gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit the gallery at 140 Marine Way, or call 464-9133.

Art in Public Places exhibit

The current Art in Public Places exhibit up in the Del Norte County Courthouse is "Retrospective" by Gasquet photographer Betty Depee, which will hang through next Thursday.

This one-person show features 15 digital photographs, predominantly in black and white. The courthouse is located at 450 H Street in Crescent City, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends except for state holidays. For more information, contact the artist at, or call the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness at 464-1336.

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 For more information, call 464-1336.


Holly O. Austin, Executive Director

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA)

A Local Arts Agency Serving Del Norte County

P.O. Box 1480 (mailing address)

501 H Street, Suite 8 (UPS and FedEx only; no mail receptacle)

Crescent City, CA 95531

707.464.1336 (call first for faxing)