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Bulletin, Recorcl, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, April 30, 2014 13B ARTS (i E N T E RT A I N M E N T "Spring Sand Pond," oil painting by Robert Canby. Photos courtesy Plumas Arts "Sierra Butte Aspens," oil painting by Robert Canby Plumas Arts is proud to present the artwork of talented Plumas County 'artists Robert and Carol Canby during an opening reception Friday, May 2, at the Plumas Arts Gallery, 525 Main St. in Quincy from 5 to 7 p.m. Robert is mainly known for his landscapes in oils. He began painting seriously in' the early 1960s, encouraged and taught by his sister, Peggy Sanders, a well-known landscape painter. He prefers to paint en plein air, in the outdoor setting, but occasionally works from sketches drawn on lOcation, photos and memory. The mountains and lakes of Plumas County are a constant attraction for Bob. His inspiration comes from the natural scenery where he grew up eX$fi0t~iheeCth~~ ~ hills of Sonoma County, as well as several years spent in Alaska and along the Columbia River while in the U.S. Coast Guard. His career as a state park ranger took him to some of the most scenic and historic areas of Northern California, which greatly influenced his work. More recently he has been painting in pastels as well, although oils are his favorite and predominate medium. Carol Ann is primarily a self-taught artist. She has worked in pen and ink, creating brochures, T-shirt designs and a cancellation stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. Until recently she has been best known for her bright and expressive watercolors. About five years ago, Carol discovered gourds after attending a gourd festival in Casa Gra dd/" Ariz. She was hooked. "Gourding is a labor of the desert. Bob paints, while love," Carol said. The Carol designs her gourds outside of the gourd must and looks for branches and first be soaked and scrubbed natural materials to use in clean. A mask must be worn her work. For the past 22 while cleaning the inside of years, Bob and Carol have the gourd. Then comes been living in Sierra County scraping, sanding and and now in Plumas County, smoothing. A design is where they maintain a drawn on the outside, studio in Portola. burned into the gourd, then Plumas Arts will be painted with watercolors, hosting the reception at the colored pencils or acrylics. Plumas Arts Gallery with The inside must also be beverages and treats on painted. The gourd is then hand. "We really enjoy finished with either shoe having the community come polish or spray varnish, in and share this space. The Carol's recent work is Canbys' artwork is very mostly functional art. Made representative of our region from gourds, her baskets and is beautifully executed," and bowls feature imagery gallery manager Lori Davis inspired by traditional comments. The Plumas Arts Borneo and Native Gallery is a program of American designs as well as ,Plumas Arts, and is open florals and geometric Wednesdays, Thursdays and designs. Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 Carol and Robert spend p,m. Plumas Arts can be honrS Workih i": ......... reachedat 283-3402 or online together the woods and at Carol and Bob paintings behind Canby are surrounded• by their artwork: and a large gourd in front. I imed show give Laura Beaton works about motherhood. Staff Writer The show begins at 7 p.m. and promises an honest representation of An early opportunity to motherhood, seen from many treat a mother in your life different angles. presents itself this Friday, Tickets cost $10 in advance May 2, at the Town Hall for Plumas Arts members and Theatre-- a production of the $12 general admission and at nationally acclaimed Listen the door. Purchase tickets at to Your Mother Plumas Arts, Alley Cat Caf6, show. FRC Bookstore, Sterling Sage Produced by local writer and Lupines. Ten percent of and Feather River College all proceeds will go to the professor Margaret Garcia, in Indian Valley Youth Summit. conjunction with Plumas Go to listentoyour Arts, the show features 10 local women reading original county for more information. Jazz Night event canceled The All-County Jazz Night scheduled for the Town Hall Theatre on April 30 has been canceled due to unforeseen conflicting dates. Plumas'Arts is working with county high school music directors in hopes of rescheduling for a date in May. MAY 16- MAY 19 CELEBRA TION.1 The adoption donation/fee for all Chihuahuas ready to be adopted 0 will be 50~ offon 5/5/2014 only. Come meet Paco, Kiki, Precious, Gidget, Peabody, Goldie, Peanut and many more. All dogs are Spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated, and socialized. Your new best friend is waiting/ (530) 832-4727 / / 103 Meadowridge Lane, Portola, CA 96122 mothers ml ph0n Wendy Weight, left, poses with her daughter Harper, who was an usher at the 2013 Listen to Your Mother production. Photo submitted tnr Take your favorite Mom, Enjoy a Great Drive, Have Fantastic Food, and be surrounded by one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL AREAS around! Sunday, May 11, Brunch • 8 a.m.-3 p.m, Traditional or Country Eggs Benedict Biscuits and Gravy, Stuffed French toast, Vegi or Meat Scramble 16525 Bucks Lake Rd. West of Quincy (530) 283-2262 - The Friendly Place Reservations Required! Call Now COMING soON TO YOUR HALL THEATRE ANNUAL COUNTY JAZZ NIGHT Wed.. Anril 2a -- - All th CANCELED ,ds to .....e~ Ii"*-~-=,ol~ LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER Friday, May 2 FRC Presents BEAUTY & THE BEAST May 7 to 10 • 7pm May 11 ° 2pm ~l ~ ~ -, - "~ t~ \Tl.˘'/4 [A /" vq:.J POSSIBLE FUTURE BOOKINGS: • MUPPETS MOST WANTED •DIVERGENT ° THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Patrons are advised to call the Town Hall Theatre movie line at 283-1140. check the website at or "Like" us on Facebook for the most ct~rrent film schedule. TOSH HALL THEATRE i: $8 : ~,.ou,ts .................... HStudents/Seniors ... ....... '7 It lehildren ............ ...'6U LJ , , , , .... • 283-1140 ° 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at [ Up-to-the-minute ] forecast and road ~~~l~ ~] conditions at f