Crescent Harbor Gallery

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, will display work by their October Artist of the Month, Michael Kozak, with a collection of his acrylic paintings.

October’s demo will be led by Rande Rothman on fused glass and will take place at noon today, preceded by a potluck. They are also displaying artwork at College of the Redwoods through October with various members. Saturdays at the gallery include a papier maché program 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Mondays 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. offers a space and good company for artists and crafters.

For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Brian Scott Gallery

For the month of October, Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings, welcomes three new members: Mary Bandy with her artwork with gourds, Dave Howell with his watercolors, and Magda Druzdel with her watercolors.

Les Cornish also has new pastel seascapes on display and Ray Benner is featured in the Signatures Gallery with his rubbings in vivid watercolor.

The Gallery invites you to network while enjoying coffee, tea, and an ocean view on their patio for Brown Bag Thursday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each week. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

California Redwoods Art Association

California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, 1228 2nd St., will exhibit winners of their Annual Photography Show for the month of October. The Gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community, including the Del Norte County Library with Linda Elmore; Sutter Coast Hospital and their Infusion Center with 18 different artists; and Wild Rivers Community Foundation with Dawn Philips.

Every Wednesday noon-2 p.m. local artist Carol Long teaches oil painting class and from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Jenny Rosa teaches ukulele at the Gallery. Registration is required for all classes.

They will host the next Hootenanny sing-along 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11. Become a member of the gallery and spend Saturday painting and networking 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 707-460-1414.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings, will display a whimsical exhibit by Christine Behrens for the month of October.

The Gallery’s theme for the month is “Light.” The Gallery is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 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.

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods continues its 2018-19 concert season with Five Sax, an international saxophone quintet at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Upcoming concerts include Frisson Ensemble, a six-piece classical group ranging from Beethoven to Celtic 7 p.m. Feb. 4; and Pop! Go the Classics, classical music in a pop format 7 p.m. March 8. Individual tickets are $20 and children receive free admission. Tickets are available at the door and on their website For more information, call 707-951-3102 or email .

Arts for Veterans

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness will host a drum circle with local musician Mombo Hernandez 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Howonquet Hall, 101 Indian Court, Smith River.

Hand drums and percussion instruments will be provided. All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans, active military, and their family members and families are eligible whether or not the veteran participates. DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program is funded in part by Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at For more information or to request tickets, contact DNACA at or 707-464-1336.

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music continues their 34th season with American Brass Quintet, founded in 1960 and renowned for their promotion of brass chamber music through education, on Nov. 11.

Other concerts in their series include Dashon Burton, bass-baritone vocalist, Jan. 19; cellist Nicholas Canellakis and pianist-composer Michael Brown Feb. 10; Thomas Pandolfi, American pianist, April 7; and the Minguet Quartet, Classical-Romantic strings, April 28.

The season concludes with their annual Scholarship concert, free to the public, on May 19 with Alexander Tutanov, professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, and will feature the young artists selected as scholarship recipients.

All performances take place at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave., Brookings, and begin at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, and at the door.

Individual tickets are $20. Students 18 and under receive free admission. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or visit

World String Project

Join the New World String Project, four skilled and well-known multi-instrumentalists who have created an exciting weave of music rooted in the Celtic, Nordic, and American folk traditions, for an evening of unconventional music that will warm your heart. The concert is 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 220 E Macken Ave., Crescent City. The suggested donation is $15-$20. For more information, call 707-464-2708.

DNACA’s 27th Annual Juried Multimedia Show

The prospectus and entry form are now available for the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ 27th Annual Juried Multimedia Show. The show intake will be from 5:15 p.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Del Norte Courthouse, 450 H St.

The exhibit will hang until the reception honoring the artists 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 17. Artists who are juried into this show are eligible to be asked to hang a solo show later this year.

Pick up a copy of the prospectus and entry form at 2nd St Gallery, 1228 2nd St.,; Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way; or The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., or contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or .

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit is titled “Art Inspired from Animals and Travel” by Pauline Lodolini. It will be on display through Nov. 15. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibits are available for viewing in the Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City. 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.

Flamenco Public Engagement Activity

A free public engagement activity will be taught by members of Seffarine, the next performing artists in DNACA’s 36th Season, 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City.

Their program is fun, hands-on, and interactive. Active participation will be encouraged on instruments from foreign regions and in dancing while learning about the history of cross-cultural exchanges. This activity and their concert were made possible thanks to WESTAF, the Western Arts Federation. For more information, contact DNCA at 707-464-1336 or .


The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness continues its 36th season 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., with Seffarine, a striking blend of flamenco guitar and dance with Moroccan influence.

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, Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, online at, and at the door, which opens at 6:15 p.m. the night of the concert.

Season tickets are also still available at these locations, which provide discounted admission to the remaining four performances of the season and are transferable and replaceable if lost. General season tickets are $70, Senior (65+) are $55, Student (k-college full-time) are $45, and Family (2 general and 2 other) are $160. For more information, contact DNACA at or 707-464-1336.

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., Crescent City, continues rotating art with new and familiar artists, including Dick and Penny Fleming’s stained-glass mosaic; David LaBriere’s photography; Richard “Dickie” Dabbs’ old growth redwood sculptures; Rive Nestor’s ceramic sculptures; Alan Armstrong’s steel sculptures; Nancy Ehorn’s fused glass; Stephan Seable’s bronze sculptures; and Michael L. Jackson’s old growth redwood sculptures. The Gallery is open 11 a.m-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745.

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.