Athenry: An Irish Tale

Chetco Pelican Players presents the play “Athenry” at the Chetco Playhouse at 1240 Chetco Ave.

Set in mid-19th Century Ireland, this is the tale of a family who refuses to give up. Opening night refreshments will be served starting at 6:45 p.m. tomorrow. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, April 20, 21, 27, and 28 and at 2 p.m. April 22, 29.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., and at New Wave Video, 16261 Oregon Coast Highway. For more information, call 541-469-1877 or email .

Brookings Art Walk

Downtown Brookings begins its 15th year of Second Saturday Art Walks from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday. Several locations will host live music, art demonstrations, artist meet-and-greets and signings, and gallery exhibits. For more information, call 541- 469-3123.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings, will display a collection of artwork by their April Featured Artist Dave Howell through May 6.

For Brookings Art Walk 4 p.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday they will present his current work with a travelogue presentation about their journey around the world. The Gallery is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Children of all ages are invited to the Center from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807.

Pistol River Concert

The Pistol River Concert Association presents Kathryn Claire, violinist, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road in Pistol River, Oregon.

Tickets are $20 each and are available at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, and at Gold Beach Books, 29707 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach. For more information, email .

Wild Rivers Symphony

Wild Rivers Symphony (formerly known as Curry-Del Norte Orchestra) announces their spring concert, which will feature festive classical music from Out of This World. The orchestra is comprised of more than 50 musicians in our community and directed by Daniel Sedgwick. The concerts will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 94190 5th St., Gold Beach, at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Elk Valley Rancheria, 2332 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, and at 7 p.m. Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings.

Tickets are $12 at the door and students K-12 receive free admission. Advance tickets are $10 and may be purchased at Gold Beach Books, 29707 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach, Del Norte Office Supply, 240 I St., Crescent City, Wright’s Custom Framing., 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, or on their website at

For more information, email them at .

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music continues their 33rd season on Sunday with the Rastrelli Cello Quartet, an outfit dedicated to performing between the genres.

The season will conclude with the Friends of Music’s annual Scholarship concert on May 20, free to all, teaming up with Alexander Tutunov, a professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, to highlight young artists selected as scholarship winners.

All concerts take place at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings. Individual concert tickets are $20. Students under age 18 receive free admission.

Tickets are available at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, or at the door. For more information, visit or call 541-412-2957.

Crescent Harbor Gallery

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Artist of the Month for April is Ray Torres with a collection of his acrylic paintings.

They will host a card making class for Mother’s Day, Graduation, and birthdays 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday for a registration fee of $15.

April’s demo will be led by Debbie Dawson on watercolors noon April 26, preceded by a potluck.

A papier maché program, for kids and adults, takes place 1 p.m. on Saturdays; bring a round plastic container.

Every Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. is Paint and Play day for children. Every Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. are paint-ins, offering a space and good company for artists and crafters.

Every Monday 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. provides another chance for people to create in a community setting. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Arts for Veterans guitar

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is hosting a new course of guitar classes with teaching artist Dale Morgan that will take place on Tuesdays starting this Tuesday through June 5.

Intermediate class is 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. and beginning class is 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program is funded, in part, by the Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council, a state agency. For more information and to register, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or .

Duo Baldo concert

Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association presents the comical and virtuosic violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi in Duo Baldo 3 p.m. on April 22 at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City. Tickets are $20 for adults and admission is free for children and students with ID. The Association is offering free admission to this concert for non-members who purchase a $45 subscription to next season. For more information, call 707-951-3102.

California Redwoods Art Association

California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, located at 1228 2nd St, Artist of the Month for April is Pauline Lodolini, showcasing her multimedia work.

The Gallery will host the Children’s Earth Day Art Show at the Cultural Center, 1001 Front St. The show will be open to youth 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 19 and April 20 and open to the public 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 and April 22.

The gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community. The Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, will feature Gracia Molloy and Kane Jackson through April.

Wild Rivers Community Foundation, 900 Front St., will feature Christie McRiley, Andrea Mastrangelo, and Billye Woodford through June.

Every Wednesday noon-2 p.m. local artist Carol Long will teach oil painting class at the Gallery and reservations are required. Become a member of the Gallery and spend Saturday afternoons painting and networking 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Art classes for children take place on Saturday mornings. For more information, call 707-460-1414.

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit showcases paintings created by Arlene Krogstad, a show titled “Kaleidoscope,” and will be available for viewing in the Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City through April 26.

The courthouse is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. For more information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.

Max Hatt / Edda Glass

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness concludes its 35th season 7:30 p.m. April 28 at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St.

Max Hatt / Edda Glass deliver award-winning Jazz Americana and Brazilian Bossa Nova with “an incomparable spook” (Nashville Scene) and “a unique sound” (NPR).

Tickets are $18 general, $15 senior (65 and older) or transitional-aged youth (18-25), and $12 students (k-college, full-time). These are available at Del Norte Office Supply, 240 I St., Crescent City, and at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings for cash or check only, online at, and at the door where we will accept cash, check, and cards.

Follow us on Facebook (@DNACACC) for a free ticket to the raffle at the show! For more information, contact DNACA at or 707-464-1336.

For the community arts calendar, go to Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at . For more information, call 707-464-1336.