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.. ,>o Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 11B ENTERTAINMENT lumas Calling all h Plumas Arts cordially invites restaurants, caterers, and culinary artists to the llth annual Taste of Plumas. The evenf will be held Saturday, April 22, at the Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds and features restaurants and chefs from around the county. The event benefits Plumas Arts' cultural and educational programs. "Taste of Plumas is our largest fundraiser of the year and could not be successful without the support and generosity of our local dining establishments," explained Plumas Arts Executive Director Roxanne Valladao. If interested in being a part of this year's Taste of Plumas, contact Kara Rockett-Arsenault at 927-8600 or kara@plumasarts.org for more information. Chefs, owners and assistants from Plumas County's finest the Plumas Sierra County Fairgrounds. Photo submitted restaurants and caterers are all smiles as they gather for a group shot before the 2015 Taste of Plumas at l lay aughter duo nefit concert Homegrown acoustic duo Dr. Jeff Kepple and daughter Kelsey will perform a benefit concert for the Plumas Health Care Foundation on March 3, at the West End Theatre, 541 Main St. in Quincy. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7p.m. "Love Is What You Do" features a repertoire of original tunes, from folk to gospel to jazz, showcased in a stunning blend of vocal harmonies. The pair will perform some of their most beloved songs, including the headliner "Love is what you do." Both show and original song emphasize and celebrate small town labors of love. : - i . Jeff Kepple dedicated 20 years to family medicine and obstetrics in Quincy before accepting the role as CEO of Plumas District Hospital. The remarkable stories of many of Jeff's patients have inspired his songwriting and musical expression, as have the delights and challenges Of rural family life. Kelsey is a violinist, vocalist, string arranger and a passionate improvisational player. Musical guests will join the duo for special appearances. "My definition of community is 'people from diverse backgrounds coming together in a common place to get good things done,'" said Dr. Kepple. "I wanted to offer something I could do for the Foundation." Plumas Health Care Foundation members work voluntarily to raise funds and community support to enhance the services and facilities at Plumas District Hospital. Thanks to the kindheartedness of its donors, the Foundation has been able to support PDH through the purchase of new diagnostic equipment, Adopt-A-Room projects and by joining the community-driven new ambulance purchase. This past holida .seas0n; the ounda ion'once again . i"i celebrated the spirit of giving through the lighting of the hospital's giant Christmas tree. Special events and the generosity of the community allow the Foundation's season of giving to last throughout the year. All proceeds from "Love Is What You Do" will benefit Plumas Health Care Foundation. Concert tickets are available at Quincy Provisions (Carey Candy Co.), The Toy . Store-Little People and the administration office at Plumas District Hospital. Admission is $35 and includes Soul cancell The Soul Power Dance make it safely to the scheduled for Saturday, Feb. mountains with their families 25, at the Quincy Veterans for a get-away in the Memorial Hall is canceled, mountains in conjunction Plumas Arts made the difficult with the concert." decision to cancel the dance She goes on, "Fans of funk due tO forecasted continued can rest easy, the dance will be storms, flooding and road rescheduled as soon as the conditions, weather settles and we can Plumas Arts Executive find an open spot in the Director Roxanne Valladao calendar in the next few explains, "Given we know months." what a great event this is Patrons who have already going to be we decided to place bought tickets can get refunds it on the calendar where by calling the Plumas Arts weather and road condition office at 283-3402. or by won't impact attendance. Plus, emailing the nine-piece band needs to cary@plumasarts.oru. Father and daughter duo Jeff and Kelsey Kepple perform March 3 at the West End Theatre in Quincy in a benefit for the Plumas Health Care Foundation. Photo submitted hors d'oeuvres and one free glass of wine or soft drink. For more information about Plumas Health Care Foundation, contact: Leann Kennedy, 283-7975, lkennedy@pdh.org. To see and hear The Kepple Band Perform, visit youtube.com/user/thekeppleba nd or learn more about The Kepple Band at: facebook.com/thekeppleband. Listen to their new album release "Oh My My" now on Amazon and iTunes. Nature photographer to show Plumas Audubon is pleased to the feeding of the young through offer an evening with the summer, and culminating award-winning nature with winter's migrations and photographer Paul Bannick at competition for food. the Mohawk Community This multi-media Resources Center in Blairsden presentation will feature all 19 near the barn Friday, March 17, species of owls found throughout at 7 p.m. the United States and Canada, Bannick will share some of his and show how the birds use their images and experiences while unique resources to face the writing about and many challenges of survival. It photographing owls for his new promises to be an exciting book "Owl: A Year in the Lives evening with a wealth of of North American Owls." His information and amazing intimate yet dramatic images photographs of rarely-seen owl folh)w North American owls behavior. through the course of one year. Come early at 6:30 p.m. for Courtship and nesting activity refreshments and conversation begin in the spring, followed by . with the author. THE THIEF He placed his hand upon the front-door knob And gently turned it to the farthest right, For his express intention was to rob Whatever he would like within his sight. With stealthy moves, he slowly pushed the door An inch, a foot, enough to step inside And slip his slippered foot upon the floor, And then to move with slow and cautious stride. Then suddenly, he was awash with light And staring at a lass's pointed gun; tie trembled at his unexpected plight, Without a chance to turn around and runl He knelt and begged the lass to spare his worthless life; She did, and changed his ways and then became his wife. Salvatore (Sam) Catalano February 3, 2017 Learn d music Workshop offered this Sunday Mari Erin Roth "Bring your instrument or Staff Writer voice," said Walters. eroth@plumasnews.com Economic Artistry, a Quincy music nonprofit, is The Sunday Strings, a sponsoring this free group of classical chamber workshop for musicians who musicians, has kicked into want to learn to read music gear for the season and is to enhance their experience practicing at the Quincy and ensemble playing. Library on Sundays from "During the one-hour 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. workshop, we'll develop "We are now around 13 or 'cheat sheets' for our specific 14 participants of all ages, instruments, or for voice, and I'm starting to get and understand the basics of organized with more private music clefs, notes, keys and lessons and opportunities other music notation," noted for classical music in Walters. Plumas County," said Attendees will practice violinist and organizer music reading with what ' Marty Watt r ; ............. Waiters describes as "fun ' A free workshop titled system" and suggests "Introduction to Reading participants "can be Music" will be offered proficient within a few Sunday, Feb. 26, from 3 to 4 months." p.m., in the Quincy Library For more information, meeting room, 445 Jackson contact Marty Walters at St. 283-1456. HIDDEN FIGURES As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African- American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three of these women, known as 'human computers', we follow these women as they quickly rose in the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orb!t, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes. The all-star cast includes: Tataji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Kristen Dunst, Jim Parsons Mahershala Ali and Janelte Monae. This engagement is sponsored by the Plumas National Forest in recognition of. Black History and Women's History months DOG'S PURPOSE Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose from director Lasse Hallstrom, shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spir- it named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). As the boy grows older and comes to a cross- road, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self. TOIJJH HI]LL 283-1140 TltEliTliE 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com