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14B Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Carolyn Shipp Staff Writer cshipp@plumasnews.com "Beauty and the Beast," the timeless Disney masterpiece converted to the stage, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy on May 7 through 11. Presented by Feather River College under the direction of Terry Gallagher, the classic, all-age-appropriate tale will display the broad talents of. local community members as they fill the stage with song and dance. The "tale as old as time" depicts the story of a spoiled prince turned into a hideous beast who must win the love of a beauty in order to be human again. The show is full of colorful characters including enchanted furniture and utensils, the conceited Gaston and many more. The large cast of more than 30 has been rehearsing ardently since January to bring the well-known songs and characters to life. "I'm always excited when Feather River College presents the play "Beauty and the Beast" at the Town Hall Theatre. The cast of colorful characters will tell the heart-warming story of unconditional love while bringing music and laughter to the stage. Photo courtesy Just Imagine Photography the cast is enthusiastic about Beast, Jack Kuipers as Menken, is straightforwardnights starting at 7 p.m. with a show," said Gallagher, "and Gaston and David Riley as and entertaining. Combining a matinee show on Sunday at they love this show. That's the extremely French maitre the boisterous music with the 2 p.m. Tickets for the show what makes the show so d', Lumiere, the play is both detailed, and sometimes cost $12. They are available at fun." heart-warming and hilarious, awkward, costumes has not Carey Candy Co., Epilog With star talents such as According to Gallagher, the been easy, but Gallagher said Books and at the door, but Claire Kepple playing Belle, music, written by renownedshe is excited for the result. Gallagher said she anticipates James Shipp playing the Disney composer Alan The play will run four they will sell fast. "(The cast loves) this, show. That s what makes the show so fun. " Terry Gallagher, Director If you're thinking of going... What "Beauty and the Beast" Where Town Hall Theatre in Quincy When May 7 - 11 Wednesday - Saturday 7p.m. Sunday 2 pm Tickets $12, available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, at the door # tara Eichenberger Her collages are highly marquetry), Arts and Crafts the years and continues to Special to Feather Publishing detailed and beautifully coffee tables, inlaid end offer private lessons. executed. Largely self-taught tables, wine cabinets and Hoffman is one of the few During the month of May, through books and online writing desks, artists who is comfortable Main Street Artists Gallery workshops, Aitken also took This summer, Beaulieu and working in both realistic and will feature the works of a collage classes at Sierra and his family will be moving to abstract styles. Her recent trio of very accomplished Shasta colleges but crec~its the Oregon so this show will be focus has been on abstract artists who represent three late great instructor Bill the final showcaseof his forms in oils and acrylics. Her different art forms: painting, Peters at Feather River larger pieces. However, he paintings in this show reveal encaustic/collage and College for being the most promises to continue to a strong interplay of energy, woodworking. All are masters influential, supply us with his smaller and mood. of their craft and offer a rich As to the humor and irony housewares. During this One of the new works is a array of items to illustrate found in her works, she show, the gallery will give "double diptych": four their talent, claims it comes from an away a beautiful black and separate canvases painted Beth Aitken has devoted innate sense of playfulness white oak, cedar-lined hope together, stacked on two her skills to the fun, playful, because, as she says, "life chest with bench top inlaid easels. Like her other series sometimes edgy aesthetic of gives us enough sorrow." with mountain chickadee in this show, they "relate" but encaustic/collage. Using the Mark Beaulieu has shown marquetry. Tickets will be $5 have.their own stories. This difficult but versatile medium his versatile woodworking or three for $10. For a glimpse is part of a series of acrylics of beeswax layered with color, skills at Main Street Artists of other offerings, visit done in a limited palette of she creates surfaces that are Ganery since its inception. In dreamtreewoodworks.com, black, shades of gray and both deep and transparent, addition to creating beautiful Marilyn Hoffman has white with red accents. creating a mysterious effect, furniture and fixtures for the been an established artist and Also appearing as a guest Frequently, objects are gallery, such as benches, art instructor in Quincy since artist during the May show will embedded in the wax to display cabinets, card racks, a 1989. Her drawings, oils and be Sara Beaulieu (daughter o~ humorous, sometimes desk, stereo cabinet and a acrylics have been widely Mark and art student of startling effect, glorious marquetry jewelry exhibited both in Plumas Hoffman) whose work will be The intricacy of Aitken's cabinet, he has produced a County and in the South Bay featured in the Tiny Room. compositions invite the wide variety of useful Area communities of The opening reception for viewer to linger over each household items for sale such Saratoga, Los Gatos and San this show will be Friday, May 2, piece, discovering things that as garlic keepers, cutting Jose. She has established from 5 to 7 p.m. Complimentary are at times humorous and boards, jewelry boxes (also several galleries and teaching wine and appetizers will be always thought provoking, decorated with intricate centers in ,Quincy throughout served. nnual emorial Head Man Bryon Adams Head Woman Ida Adams Toppenish, WA Dance Specials Men's Traditional Special sponsored by Head Man Woman's TradRional Special sponsored by Head Woman Princess Jingle Sponsored by Outgoing Princess and Jr. Princess Paw Wow Committee Lassen County Fairgrounds 195 Russell Ave Susanville CA 96130 MORE INFORMATION PLEASE LOG ON TO WWW.SlR-POWWOW.COM IN HONOR OF OUR ELDERS AND VETERANS FOR ALL THE SACRIFICES THEY MADE SO THAT WE MAY LIVE Vendors Welcome ! Food, Arts, & Crafts Camping & Showers R V Spaces *No-Entry Hand Drum Contestl* ** For more Information Contact: Amelia (530)249-7192 or Dave Comer (530)249-8012" The Susanville Indian Rancherla Paw Wow Committee Is NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SHORT FUNDED TRAVELERS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS THIS IS A DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE EVENT Host Hotel: Diamond Mountain Casino. Ask for Paw Wow Rate. Phone: (530)252-1100 Email: infoOsir-powwow.com e Revised 03-27-14 r ill Local business owner Chris David shows the records he made during his 30 years in the entertainment business. David's experience with performing is a catalyst to his production of the Build the Ski Hill concert May 24 and 25. Photo by Carolyn Shipp Carolyn Shipp Staff Writer cshipp@plumasnews.com Chris David is a man of many hits. He is a rambling man, a working man, a singing cowboy and a family man, but ultimately he is the man who is putting on the Build the Ski Hill Concert on May 24 and 25 at 8:30 p.m. According to David, a real "1 want to see that hill up and running. I believe that the ski hill is a necessityto the estate broker, restaurant success ofour owner and locally renowned horseman, he can do three f,-~ ris U m things. He can ride a horse, show.Sell real estate and produce a CO m m u n ity. " David is not attached to any official committee in the area, Chris David, Producer, such as the Eastern Plumas Build the Ski Hill Concert Recreation District, which heads up the construction on the playing cover tunes. Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. However, according to David, However, David said with the band was famous for their his extensive background in dueling drums number where the entertainment industry ' David and the ensemble s and his enthusiasm for the drummer would play two community, he can produce a drum sets at the same time. show that can raise funds for David produced three records the ski hill. "I can, so I will," said David. For the concert, David is gathering old friends from the music industrY, as well as new talents, and bringing them to the White Barn in Blairsden for an evening of excitement, entertainment and fundraising. The concert will feature David, who was known as the "Singing Cowboy" during the peak of his career. He started his music career while he was a teen living in New York. Through playing his primary instrument, the drums, David made a name for himself and soon struck out on his own with an eight-member band. After a while the band, known as The Chris David Company, got an agent and started playing in Las Vegas. He and his ensemble spent much of their career on tour and based out of Vegas at different points throughout his career, during which he was never without his wife Bonnie and son Bill-- who was also David's road manager. According to David, Bill was a drummer as well and they had aspirations of performing the drum number together. However, last summer Bill died andleft the dream unfulfilled. Even though David retired years ago and has now lived in Graeagle for over 25 years, he has not lost his touch as a performer. So, in tribute to both his son and the resurrection of the ski hill, David will come out of retirement to perform once more. "I want to see that hill up and running," said David. "I believe that the ski hill is a necessity to the success of our tourism community." Tickets for the concert are on sale now and are available at buildtheskihill.blogspot.com. ( 1