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lllmlUllmll Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 13B, Coyotes to howl at Words & Music Warm away the winter chills with your friends and neighbors Thursday, Jan. 14, as you start a new decade of Words & Music at Morning Thunder Cafe at 557 Main St. in Quincy. Doors open at 7 p.m. and no-host coffees, teas and libations will be available. The featured artist portion begins at 7:15. Admission is still only $3. Featured artists for the evening, The Coyotes (pro- nounced "Ky-Oats") invite you to enjoy lively rhythms, good harmonies, yodeling, great lyrics and soft ballads that will transport you back to the bygone days of early west- ern music. The Coyotes by name are: Steve Turner, playing guitar and accordion; Ken Cawley on Dobro, mandolin and guitar; and the gal in the group is Sherry Kumler playing up- right bass. Together they re- capture the era of American music that speaks to a love for the West, cowboys, rural life and nature. Along with old-fashioned cowboy music, they also play original compositions, con- temporary cowboy songs and a variety of other surprises. Words & Music is also a place for musicians and writ- ers to share their talents with a very receptive crowd. Open stage (it is often called open mic, but there are no mi- crophones used at the venue) will follow the featured set. Any aspiring poets, musi- cians, storytellers, actors or performers are encouraged to sign up at the door for a 5- to 7- minute time slot. All music The Coyotes--Steve Turner (guitar and accordion), Ken Cawley (Dobro, mandolin and guitar) and Sherry Kumler (upright bass)-- promise a howling good time at Words & Music in Quincy this Thursday, Jan. 14. Photo submitted performances must be acoustic only, with no electri- cal instruments or sound equipment allowed. Original work is always encouraged. Words and Music is an acoustic music and spoken word program which has been sponsored and facilitated by Plumas Arts since 1989. Plumas Arts is designated annually by the Plumas Coun- ty Board of Supervisors to serve as the local representa- tive to the California Arts Council's State-Local Partner- ship Program. Incorporated in 1981, as a not-for-profit agency, Plumas Arts provides the region with a variety of cultural and edu- cational programs that en- hance both the soul of the cre- ative arts and the local econo- my. For more information check the website plumasarts.org, call 283-3402 or e-mail info@plumasarts.org. Akimbo to perform at Snowball What's the recipe for a spicy, fresh and eclectically ecstatic experience? Take African, Latin, funk and Ca- lypso rhythms, blend them with pop arrangements, mul- ti-lingual lyrics, and some wild and crazy dancing, and you've got the critically-ac- claimed band !Akimbo. The six members of !Akim- bo, together for eight years, have captivated audiences at major festivals and clubs in the region, including Real Goods Solfest, San Francisco Mardi Gras, The High Sierra Music Festival, California World Music Festival, Ore- gon Country Fair, Sacramen- to Heritage Festival, Valhalla Arts and Music Festival, and Whole Earth Festival. They were nominated six consecutive years for a Sacra- mento Area Music Award (SAMMIE), and have re- ceived great reviews from au- diences and the press. The ti- tle track from !Akimbo's third full-length album "Bones Don't Lie" was fea- tured in 2005 on NPR's Open Mic. Over the years, !Akimbo has appeared alongside well- known folk and world music acts like Laura Love, Kotoja, Jim Page, Holly Near, Michelle Shocked, Lost at Last, Deep Banana Blackout and many more. Akimbo will perform at the Redstreake Snowball, a semi- formal gala event, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at Longboards Bar & Grill in Graeagle. It be- x !fi i I i = gins at 7 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and a no host bar. Dancing will be from 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $40 in advance, or $45 at the door. Limited quantities are available at : : Dollard's, Graeagle Store, Epilog, Quincy Natural .......... :: Foods and online at PlumasS- kiClub.org. Rooms are available at Riv- er Pines Resort, 836-2552. The Snowball is a benefit for the Plumas Ski Club. !Akimbo will play Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Redstreake Snowball, a ........... benefit for the Plumas Ski Club. Photo submitted Oklahoma! auditions coming soon Feather River College has announced its spring produc- tion this year will be the im- mensely popular musical "Oklahoma!" It will be pre- sented May 5-9, in the Town Hall Theatre. The Rogers and Hammer- stein musical based on the play "Green Grow the Lilacs" first appeared on Broadway in 1943, and has enjoyed con- stant success ever since. There are four major fe- male leads and five major male leads plus plenty of cho- rus members and small parts. Auditions are set for Jan. 19, 21, 26 and 28. At present, audi- tions will take place Tues- days in the gym and Thurs- days in Science 104 at FRC. Be prepared to sing a song of your choice (bring your own music if it is not from the musical) and do some group dancing. For more information, call Terry Gallagher at 283-3418 or cell phone 260-3418. HEW HOMES GARAGES CARPORTS REMODELS BASIC IMPROVEMENTS SMALL JOBS CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 A great place to connect... The 2010-2011 Plumas County Visitors Guide This colorful publication, produced in partnership with the Plumas County Visitors Bureau, is the area's premiere guide to picturesque Plumas County. Over 85,000 copies are printed annually and distributed at more than 400 locations throughout the Feather River Country and outlying areas. The Plumas Visitors Bureau and local chambers of commerce mail thousands of these guides to inquiries throughout the country and distribute them at various sport and recreation shows they attend. Your Only Local Complete Guide To Feather River Country: Lodging and Camping National Forests Parks Wilderness Areas Wildlife Watching Bird Watching Antiques Gold Panning Fall Color Tours Train Spotting Golf Hiking Winter Activities Cross Country Skiing Downhill Skiing Snowmobiling Horseback Riding Mountain Biking Road Biking Boating Fishing Hunting Plumas County History Museums Wildflowers Scenic Highways 2010-2011 Events Calendar County Data Weddings Honeymoons Dining Kids Stuff State Parks River Rafting Snowboarding Swimming Your local newspaper representative is looking forward to working with you! ! ILmTou00n 283-0800 258-3115 258-3115 832-4646 Sherri, Kay, Karen Val Cheri, Val Alesha, Michael