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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 5, 2014 13B ARTS ENTERTAINMENT Quincy's Richard Daun takes Photos courtesy Plumas Arts photographs with a digital SLR camera. He will show scenes from a recent trip to London. Michael Clawson, who owns a business in Graeagle, uses his iPhone to create photos. He recently presented a workshop on "iPhoneography." The March featured artist show at the Plumas Arts Gallery will present the work of three different photographers from three corners of Plumas County who express themselves in the photographic arts through three different technical approaches. .The gallery will also be filled with work from more than 50 local and regional artists working in a multitude of mediums from two- and three-dimensional fine art, prints and cards to jewelry and woodwork; from fabric arts and pottery to artisan crafts, music recordings and more. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, March 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Betty Bishop has been a lifelong resident of Chester. Her approach to photography is the most bound in tradition: she captures a latent image on 35-mm film, which remains a mysterious recollection until it is developed and printed in a darkroom. "I often joke that I will take a picture of anything," Bishop comments. "That is probably a stretch, but if something interests me visually, I will try to get a photograph that evokes the same feelings when I see the results as when I first looked at the object or scene. "Being a photographer has made me more aware of the things around me, both large and small, spectacular or seemingly mundane, and especially the way light enhances or alters Betty Bishop, of Chester, captures photographs the "old-fashioned way," using film. She is one of three photographers featured at the Plumas Arts Gallery. everything. My goal is toenvironment during my explore the limitations of the encourage my audience to travels." The photographs iPhone, and thus learned its look more deeply, more that he will show at this strengths. He soon began to carefully at the world around exhibit are from a recent trip exploit various facets of his them, at things great andto London. creativity with the device. He small, bright and dark, to see Michael Clawson is "chief credits Instagram as his first the peacefulness or majesty of fish" at Big Fish Creations, an artistic sharing community a landscape, as well as the advertising and digital media where iPhoneography and art beauty of everyday objects." company located in Graeagle. have flourished, giving him Richard Daun, a Quincy Clawson began inspiration toward new resident for several decades, communicating as an opportunities and new uses a digital SLR camera to iPhoneographer in late 2011 discoveries. record his images. The digital when he discovered the power Clawson has also presented process affords him the wrapped inside his tiny as a speaker at several ability to view the framed telephone camera, industry-specific conferences image right away and "it As a professional including Adobe Max and allows me to control and photographer, he began to MacWorld. On March 1, he produce my own prints." "My delight is to frame unique or eye-catching images that I encounter in the MRS. natural or man-made PSREC offers, scholarships Attending a college, university or trade school in the fall? Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative may be able to help make it easier. PSREC and its telecommunications subsidiaries are offering two $1,000 scholarships as part of their education enrichment programs. Scholarships are open to high school seniors and older students with no upper age limit. All interested students are encouraged to apply. Contra dance set for March 15 To qualify, the student's residence in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Washoe counties must be supplied with either electric power through PSREC, or Internet service through Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications. Applications for the 2014 Citizen Scholar Scholarships are available online at psrec.coop, at PSREC's office in Portola and by calling the PSREC Member Services Department at 832-6034 or 800-555-2207, ext. 6034. Entry deadline is March 14. COMING: THE MONUMENTS MEN TO BE CONFIRMED On Saturday, March 15, the last contra dance of this season will be held at the Feather River Grange in downtown Quincy. The dance begins at 7:30 p.m., and there's no need to bring a partner. A brief introduction will be presented promptly at 7:30 for those who have never contra danced before. Contra dancing is easy and fun for the whole family, with live music and a caller. More information is available by calling 616-1892. FAREWELL MILTONIC SONNET TO ROBINSON'S FIRST AND SECOND GRADE. JUNE 2001 This year has been a time for me to learn As I have watched your reading pleasures grow And marvelled at your eager need to know And seen your searching eyes that seemed to burn Through wrinkled brows at every page in turn. I've shared the fun with which you loved to show A picture that had caught your fancy so And then had charged your focused minds to yearn To travel to some far-off fabled spot Where eggs are green and dogs are huge and red And dinosaurs haul children off to town And bears and bunnies like to speak and plot; But now I leave for good the lands to which we've fled And hop~ you'~e learned that good books never let you down. By and from Salvatore (Sam) Catalano Turn your hobby into cash! Be a vendor at: Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair Contact Cheri at 258-2516 or LakeAlmanorMemorialDayCraftFair@yahoo.com Sponsored by Rotary Club of Chester provided a no-cost presentation at the Plumas Arts Gallery entitled Creative iPhone Photography and Art as part of the Arts & Entrepreneurship Series co-sponsored with the Feather River College Business Entrepreneurial Center and made possible with funding from the California Arts Council's Creating Places of Vitality Program and The Common Good Foundation. To find out more about the many programs, projects and services of Plumas Arts, visit plumasarts.org. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Buildng Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents 12 YEARS A SLAVE Fri., Mar. 7 - Mon., Mar. 10 7pm Show * 4pm Sunday Matinee Rated R * 134min. Comedy/Sci Fi Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into 'slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity~ In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist Will forever alter his life. THE LEI Fri., Mar. 14 - Mon., Mar. 17 7pro Show 4pm Sunday Matinee Rated PG 100min. Action/Comedy The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet, a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. An ordinary guy, Emmet is mistaken as being a" Master Builder" or one who can save the universe. Emmet and his friends go on .an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business, who is hell bent on destroying their LEGO universe by gluing it all together., Monthly movie schedules are created with the most current information at the time of their creation. Limited film print availability sometimes results in last minute booking cancellations. Patrons are advised to call the Town Hall Theatre movie line at 283- I 140, check the website at quincytownhall.com or "Like" us on Facebook for the most current film schedule. ITOIJJH |lstudents/senirs .......... I1 $7 Icllil're" .............. "'"'8U IIIHflLL IIITHEATRE 283-ii40. 469 ain st., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com