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12la Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT film Plumas Arts, in partnership with the Plumas County Public Health Agency, Quincy Natural Foods and the Plumas Farmers Guild, is excited to offer a special free event April 28 designed to inform and inspire the audience about food. The evening's program centers around the screening of a short documentary f'rim titled "Elevate Tahoe: Food Innovations at 6,000 Feet." The grim, produced in collaboration between Moonshine Ink, SBS Media House and the Tahoe Truckee Foundation, showcases how individuals and organizations in our neighboring Tahoe region address access to fresh food and the gardening challenges that come with life at our higher elevation climates. For them it is 6,000 feet. Plumas communities are a bit lower but face the same challenges of short growing seasons and limited access to fresh food caused both by distance and high prices. The program offers more. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a street fair of sorts with tables gilled with information, plant starts and the friendly faces of folks that are working to produce and supply our community with healthy food. There will also be Gary Romano talks about challenges surrounding high- elevation growing in the film "Elevate Tahoe: Food Innovations at 6,000 feet." The Town Hall Theatre in Quincy will show a special screening of the film April 28. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts presentations by the at a Sierra Business Council grimmakers and stars after conference and the Wild & the grim. Scenic Film Festival," offered The film gives some very Roxanne Valladao from accessible examples of how Plumas Arts. "I very much spirited individuals have wanted to bring it home to innovated solutions to share." address their challenges. The new relationship Those individuals offer ideas between Plumas Arts and the to emulate, localize and share Plumas County Public Health in Plumas County Agency with a 20,000 Lives communities, grant to facilitate The event intends to give programming at the Town some clear and simple ideas Hall Theatre makes this and about what can be done to other programs possible. make sure that everyone can Plumas Arts' long-term eat healthier and support the working relationship with local economy. Quincy Natural Foods and the "I was personally very evolution of the Plumas inspired by this simple and Farmers Guild helped to powerful little grim that I saw bring the concept together. DINNER IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS The alpine air was absolutely still; The lake was like a mirrored plate of glass; The only sound was from a distant trill Beyond the gasthaus trees and tailored grass. Alone, we sat upon the dining deck And clasped our hands without a word or sound Then watched the sun upon its daily treck Descend beyond the peaks with flames encrowned And so the clouds reflected on the lake Burned brightly with a flam!ess, pinkish hue And in the twilight's disappearing wake The moon arose and brushed the lake with blue. And we alone were gifted with this time and place; A memory that age and space cannot erase. Salvatore (Sam) Catalano March 27, 2015 COMING SOON TO TOWN HALL THEATRE The story of Cinderella follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella wel- comes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella's father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl cov- ered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother's dying words and to "have courage and be kind." She will not give in to despair nor despise those who mistreat her. Wednesday, April 22 A festive and inspiriting night of music presented by our Chester, Quincy, & Portola high school musicians playing together on one stage. $5 or more at the door benefits the high school music programs. In Focus, Will Smith plays a con man who becomes romantically involved with a novice con artist (Margot Robbie), only to break up when she gets too close. Three years later, he is thrown off his game when his former flame shows up in Buenos Aires. Complicating matters even more, each of them is working separate - but equally elaboratecons, both targeting the same billionaire international race car team owner (Rodrigo Santoro). TOSX HALL THEATRE z83-n4o 469 Main St Quincy, CA Visit us at Tammy Masters' drawing classes allow students to skills in an intimate setting. Photos submitted classes ommuni In addition to watercolor instruction, and several ongoing dance classes, two new art classes will be offered this month at the Mohawk Community Resource Center. Charcoal drawing with Tammy Ann Masters will help students hone drawing techniques, while a performance workshop with Rachael Gottas of Gottas Productions focuses on techniques for performers of all types. Charcoal Drawing with Tammy Masters is a six-week series starting Monday, April 20, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; the Lassen High School Class of 1970 45 YEAR REUNION All Classes and Teachers Invited i :ii,i~: or When: Saturday, April 25th 10am to 4pm Where: 2335 East Main St Quincy together with FOR MORE INFO CALL: present a explore the ,esou medium of charcoal and hone rce en er class skips Memorial Day and wraps up June 1. The instruction will focus on drawing techniques using the medium of charcoal and is open to all levels of experience and ability. Students will work from a still life and a model, with plenty of individual attention in this small, hands-on class; students may also work on a specific project of their choice. Masters specializes in figure drawing and portraits, and has taught several drawing classes at Mohawk Community Resource Center and elsewhere. Class fees are $60 for the series, or a drop-in rate of $15/class. A supply list is available by contacting MCRC and supplies can be purchased locally at Forest Stationers in Quincy. Call MCRC for more information or to register. A six-week Performance Workshop with Rachael Gottas will be held Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m starting April 21. Gottas is co-founder of the cutting-edge Bruka Theatre of the Sierra based in Reno, and owner/operator of the local company Gottas Productions. An actor, singer, director and dancer, she has over 40 years of experience performing, directing and participating in over 100 stage productions. This workshop will provide attendees traditional and innovative tools to use for any style of performance, whether on the stage or in the professional realm. No previous experience is necessary. Attendees should be prepared to engage in Rachael Gottas looks forward to sharing her experience with the community in an upcoming performance workshop. physical, vocal and character exercises and dress to move comfortably. The course is $50 for the six-week series or $10/class drop-in rate. Call MCRC for more information or to register. Mohawk Community Resource Center is a service of Plumas Rural Services and provides activities and advocacy for the Community, including several exercise and dance classes, art classes and exhibits, and a monthly speakers bureau, as well as cultural, educational and social opportunities. A coordinator is on site to assist individuals and families with specific needs through referrals and direct assistance. MCRC is dependent on community support through financial contributions and a volunteer program. MCRC is located next to the Corner Barn at the intersection of highways 70 and 89. For more information about the center or how to provide a tax-deductible donation to support its activities, call 836-0446 or visit plumasrural Poetry workshop set for May 2 Poet, writer and educator Susan G. Wooldridge will lead a creative writing workshop Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Quincy Library meeting room. Wooldridge is the author of several books including "Poemcrazy: freeing your life with words" and "Foolsgold: making something from nothing." She lives in Chico and has been touring the United States for over 20 years providing inspiration for seasoned writers as well as those who have never written a poem. Participants of past workshops have expressed praise such as "Susan doesn't teach poetry so,much as unlock it." At her last workshop in Plumas County she was described as "creating a safe, free setting, where anyone can write poems that bring delight and discovery." Funding for the workshop is provided by the Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library in collaboration with The California Center for the Book, Poets & Writers, and the Sierra/Plumas Literacy Program. A free lunch and beverages will be provided to participants. For more information or to register, for this special event, please call the Quincy Library at 283-6310. I t i I