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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, MSrch 21, 2012 13B ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT A new hardwood floor is being acclimated and will be installed in the new venue at the end of March. Photos courtesy Plumas Arts Volunteers have been quiet- Place of Our Own" fund. In ly working away at the for- September when the building mer Capitol Saloon at 525 came up for foreclosure auc- Main St., right across form tion, Plumas Arts had just the courthouse in Quincy. enough to make the winning This historic building will be- bid. come the new home for "It is as if it were meant to Plumas Arts. be." say Plumas Arts board The floor has been repaired members and staff. The build- and wall resurfaced and the ing now becomes an equity painting begins. A new hard- asset of this forward-thinking wood floor is being acclimat- community cultural organiza- ed and will be installed by a tion to benefit the arts and the crew of seasoned builders at local economy. Members can the end of March. John be proud to know that their Wooller and his "right-hand investment in Plumas Arts man," Wes Mead, have over- over the years has been trans- seen the rehabilitation pro- formed into the ownership of ject in an all-volunteer effort, this exciting new community Dedicated donations, cultural space. earned income and fundrais- Plumas Arts expects to be ing proceeds were saved over moving in during April and a period of 25 years in the "A open for business by the Art Volunteer painters for the day include Inge and Rick Stock, Diane and Bob Mackle, Jesse Frid, Wes Meadand John Wooller. Walk on the first Friday in enough for small perfor- officially "open" the new used and are very gratefully May. Expansion of gallerymances and other culturalspace sometime after mid- accepted by Plumas Arts: by space and retail offerings is presentations. A full-blown May. mail to P.O. Box 600, Quincy, among many of the plans in celebration for volunteers, Tax-deductible donations CA 95971 or online at store. The facility is also be- donors, Plumas Arts mem- for the Capitol Arts Project plumasarts.org. Call 283-3402 ing designed to be flexible bers and the community will are much needed, will be well- for more information. Th I Earl Thomas and fellow blues musician Eddie Angel offer their Coffee House Tour April 1 at'the Townhall Theatre in Quincy. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts Iton opens April 6 at th Drunk Brush The Drunk Brush Wine Bar and reinterpret the definitions will host fin art opening Fri- of both crisis and solution, giv- day, April 6, featuring recent ing thought to the possibility 3-D works by former Quincy thatmany of life's problems do resident Chris Bolton. not center around one's house Entitled "Troubled Times burning down. Call For A Troubled Mind" the The artist will be present at exhibit is a series of mixed me- the opening and will enter- dia pieces based loosely on the tain questions and comments. traditional "In Case Of Emer- All pieces will be available for gency Break Glass" fire pre- purchase and are priced to be vention boxes. Departing from competitive in the current that point, the works explore economic climate. Earl Thomas and Eddie An- explains Thomas, is "an gel will make a stop in Quincy acoustic guitar and vocal duo. at the Townhall Theatre Sun- It's a fast-paced, comical. day, April 1 (no foolin'), with thought-provokingshow ofmu- thdir~Coffee House~Tour, sic with Eddie Angel and me Showtime is 6:30 p.m. Doors doing this eclectic mix of will open at 6 p.m. General ad- songs. (We play) anything from mission is $20. Discounted Tracy Chapman to Bobble Gen- ticket price for Plumas Arts try to Robert Johnson and even members is $15. some of my stuff in the mix." Thomas began his career in Thomas said Angel, a young San Diego, made his Euro- blues guitarist from London penn debut at the renowned he met on tour a couple years Montreux Jazz Festival and is ago, is one of the best, most re- now a legend on the interna- spected and strongest musi- tional blues scene. Respected clans he's ever had the oppor- and admired by fans and tunity to work with. peers alike, he is also an Thomas and Angel are pre- award winning songwriter senting their Coffee House scoring hits for Etta James, Tour on two continents. There Solomon Burke, Janiva Mag- is a YouTube video of them in hess, Tracy Nelson and most Switzerland in December. recently Sir Tom Jones, "It is a realtreat to have the whose outstanding cover of opportunity to bring this show "Git Me Some" has become a ' to the Townhall Theatre," said YouTube sensation. Roxanne Valladao, executive Local audiences may re- director of Plumas Arts. "It is member Earl Thomas as the a perfectly intimate and performer at the last Solar acoustically sound venue for Cook-Off dance on the this kind of artist showcase. bouncin' Taylorsville Gt'ange "Thanks to Bill Rockett Hall floor. Thomas played who sold the idea to his friend there with his band The Blues Earl and Thomas' enthusiasm Ambassadors and rocked the about taking a step out of his joint. This sit-down cabaret two-continent tour to make style acoustic show will give this stop in Quincy. It was former and new fans a chance frankly an offer we could not to see another side of this refuse, even with this short charismatic, dynamic song- notice. And it must be the writer, vocalist and performer, right thing to do as the pieces "The Coffee House show," are all just falling into place d r a m a w o r k s p/t Ms in a wonderful way." This performance has every The event will serendipitous- indication of selling out, so ly fall on the April 1 promotion advance purchase is rec'om- by downtown.Q incy met- mended. General admission chants where there will be new t~t~itl"b Oh~l~t~uiri- businesses wercomed, mer- cy Natural Foods: Member chant anniversaries celebrat- discount tickets must be pur- ed, sp ing lines debuted, in- chased through Plumas Arts store specials and music on the online at plumasarts.org, 2 3- streets. This evening show puts 3402 or at the gallery. While the icing on the cake of this Plumas Arts is in transition Sunday afternoon event that between locations staff will he bodes to be the first of many by at 372 Main St. in Quincy a very enthusiastic downtown Wednesday through Friday merchant community, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presents ~_RateFri:;3MaL23A~oSrd~:.;~:r. 24 From the comiC book series that spawned the first Ghost Rider, we find Johnny (Nicolas Cage) - still struggling with Iris curse as the devil's bounty hunter - is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save l a young boy from the deVil: At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider, but it is the only way to protect the boy - and possibly rid himself of his curse foreVerl Sun,, Mar. 25 & Moni, Mar. 26 Rated R 98 min, Adult/Comedy Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star in Wanderlust, a comedy about couple who leave the pressures of the big city and join a freewheeling community where the only rule is to be your- self. George and Linda arc an overextended, stressed out Manhattan couple. After George is downsized opt of his job, they find themselves with only 0ne opti0n! to move in Witla George's awful brther in Atlanta" On the way there, Geore and Linda stumble upon Elysium, an idyllic community populated by colorful char- acters who embrace a different way of looking at things, Is Elysium the fresh start George and Linda need? Or'wiil the Change of perspective cause more problems than it solves? ENTER "rlmi~ Ai;~.~" C^x C~F~ ina Te azas i Showtime: 7pm. Sunday Matinee 4pro Tfllllli" IAdn,ts ::...,.. ..... , ..... '7.oc uW,: IStudents & . t!11ll , .,. .............. ,.00 THI:flT}i: ~5.00 1111.11[ I. 28 140 "i a M"a S 3-1 6 in t, Quincy, CA Vis't us at w.quineytownhall.eom i IlW" t!r,, lil[il[l~,, li-iilIFliiilill .[iii/--i__ii~lli "" |["~!".'[ :'"~*"". r:: ~. ,,, ;+ 'Tgtq"~ll '~lNl,llllll " l/--