The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents the following arts events:

Barrio Manouche

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) continues its 37th Performance Series Season with a concert by Barrio Manouche on at 7 p.m., Feb. 21. This international acoustic ensemble creates original compositions influenced by gypsy, jazz and swing, and includes flamenco and Brazilian dancers. Tickets are available at Del Norte Office Supply, 240 I St., in Crescent City, and at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave., in Brookings. General tickets are $18, seniors (65 years old and older) and youth ages 18-25 are $15, and students (kindergarten through college) are $12. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door, which opens at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact DNACA at 464-1336 or

Arts for Veterans:

All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans, active military and their family members. Families are eligible whether or not the veteran participates. For more information, contact DNACA at 464-1336 of

Creative Writing

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents a course of Creative Writing with teaching artist Billie Ruth Furuichi, from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 29, at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Dr., Crescent City. The class covers poetry, sensory walks, short stories, memoir writing, dream journals and more. Notebooks and writing utensils provided.

Arts for Veterans Guitar Lessons

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents Guitar Workshops with teaching artist Dale Morgan, Mondays through March 2, in the Fireside Room at the VFW Hall, 810 H St. in Crescent City. The Beginning class is 5-6 p.m. Beyond Beginning is 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St. in Crescent City is a collection of art work from artist Jonell Covault entitled “The Power of Nature.” The exhibit is available for viewing through March 5. The courthouse is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit “West Coast Splendor,” a collection of pastels by Les Cornish, is on display on the mezzanine of the Del Norte County Regional Airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 6-10 a.m. and 5-8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

California Redwoods Art Association

The California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St. Gallery, located at 1228 2nd St. in Crescent City, offers featured artists, a gift shop, and workshops in varying media available with prior registration. The Gallery also displays members’ collections throughout the community, including: Sutter Coast Hospital and their Infusion Center, and Wild Rivers Community Foundation. For more information or to register for workshops, call 707-460-1414.

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, located 140 Marine Way, in Crescent City is open 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a potluck at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27. Then at noon, artist Mary Baker will give a demonstration on felting pictures. Baker is a retired, disabled Army veteran who uses both wet and needle felting to create floral, mountain and seascape artworks. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. The Del Norte County Library, at 190 Price Mall, is also displaying work by member artists Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For more information, call 464-9133.

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts and Culture at 175 H St. features artists Ronald Kusina, Michael Tompkins, Daniel Desmond, Marianne Strehler, Nan Marie Wineinger, Michael Jackson, Rive Nestor, John Hewitt, David LaBrier, Stephen Sable, Laura Wiens, W. Allan Armstrong, Richard “Dickie” Dabbs and many other favorites. The Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 464-4745.

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods, presented by the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association, is celebrating 70 years of bringing quality live entertainment to our community. Their final concert of this season is Duo Aliada at 7 p.m. April 17 at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St. Individual tickets are $20 per adult and children under 18 are free. For more information, call 951-3102 or go to


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