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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, May 5, 2010 13B ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT Downtown Quincy rt Walh celebrates spring this. Friday ( The cast of "Oklahoma!" (from left): Curly (Tanner Johns), Laurey (Anna Shea), Ado Annie (Laurel Price), Will (Austin Hagwood), All Hakim (Jeffery Bryan) and Jud (David Riley) is ready for this week's show. Performances of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical start tonight, Wednesday, May 5, and continue through Sunday. Show times are 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Shows are likely to sell out. Tickets, $10 pre-sale, are available at Epilog Books, Carey Candy Co. and The Finishing Touch. Tickets at the door are $12, if there are any seats left. Photo submitted Sponges and kidneys may and builder of many FRCRM frequency and intensity of not seem synonymous with projects,. Wilcox was recent- floods by acting as a sponge: wetlands. But tonight, May 5, ly selected to receive a Na- slowing, absorbing and stor- you can hear about these vi- tional Wetlands Award thating significant amounts of tal wetland functions when recognizes leaders in wet-floodwater. Jim Wilcox, of Feather River land conservation. The presentation starts at Coordinated Resource Man- Wet meadows are a type of 7 p.m. at the Plumas County agement, discusses the bene- wetland. Wetlands, often re- Library in Quincy. This fits of meadow restoration ferred to as the "kidneys" of Biodiversity Days event is projects, the landscape because of their made possible by the Plumas Wilcox is the project direc- ability to remove excess nu- Audubon Society, with tor for the FRCRM, a local trients and sediment from wa- nonprofit organization that ter that flows through them, has more than 50 stream and help to improve downstream meadow restoration projects water quality. under its belt. With more They also play an impor- than 20 years as a designer rant role in reducing the support from the FRCRM. For those who would like to observe a large meadow restoration project up close, an outing to Red Clover Val- ley, north of Beckwourth, is scheduled May 30, as part of Biodiversity Days. For more information, contact David Arsenault at 283-0455 or Dar- rel Jury at 283-2939. /i!i . _..,dry & Miner ,_ presented by Oh,., jACKpo oF GEMS =0 0 fi May 8 & 9, 2010 " Saturday 10 am- 5 pm Sunday 10 am- 4 pm Reno Livestock -Events Center Exhibit Hall 1350 N. Wells Avenue, Reno, Nevada FREE PARKING! PUBLIC WELCOME! Over 20 Dealers: Gems, Minerals, Fossils Beads,,]ewelry, Lapidary 6" Silversmithing Equipment Activities Include: Over 50 Exhibit Cases, Demonstrations, Flint Knapping, Gold Panning, Silent Auction Field Trip, Door Prizes Admission: $5 - adults, $4- seniors, $3- children 6-12,under 6 free For more information: v , ,.renorockh.ounds.com or call 775-544-4937. .. fd You know the seasons are was sexually aroused by mydepicts is not important to me. about to change when the nakedness. I know I didn'tIts design and composition, May Art Walk heralds the at- find the experience stimulat- that is enough to keep me ful- rival of warmer months. So ing or arousing, lying under a ly occupied. I often have no get yourself out and about and single sheet waiting for the idea what will be in the paint- enjoy some downtown Quincy hot knife. What I did feel was ing until it is finished, so if nightlife Friday, May 7. vulnerability and nakedness, the painting tells me not to in- Plumas Arts gathers sever- "Our oldest daughter askedclude clothes, I don't. al art display venues together me recently how it is that I "I told my daughter that to host openings on the same can reconcile that I paint the when I entered Art Center evening. Between 5 .and 8 human figure, nudes, and con- College of Design, in Pasade- p.m., you will find opening re- sider myself an evangelical, na, I had already been in love ceptions for Russ Flint at the Bible-believing Christian.with the human figure even Plumas Art Gallery; Pam "As she asked me that, theas a child, At Art Center, Trebes at the Plumas County emergency surgery experi- they teach you to memorize Museum; a group show of ence popped into my head. every bone, muscle, every members artists at the Main Nude, or naked, is essentially stretch and bulge of skin on Street Artists Gallery; and, what we are when you re- the human form. It's a life- just in time for Mother' Day, move everything that we cov- time effort. j'ewelry by Lynn Hartzler at er ourselves with. When you "I work from the 'nude up.' the Eagles Nest. remove any more than cloth- Even painting clothed figures, Plumas Arts Gallery opens ing, you are into removingwhich I do more of than an exhibition of figure paint- body parts, nudes, I have to start with the ings and drawings by Russ "I am always removing the nude. I need to know where Flint. 4n his artist's statement extraneous. Anything that every bump and hollow of about his work and this exhi- doesn't absolutely hold the bone and muscle are before I bition, Flint gets to the heart painting together, have some can clothe it, so knowing all of his lifelong artistic pur- single or multiple reasons for that I do about the figure, hay- suits with an anecdote about being there has to be re- ing dedicated as much of my the work he has titled "The moved. Painting is actually life to learning it, loving it, be- Enjoy some downtown Quincy nightlife Friday May 7, as Plumas Arts gathers several art venues together to host openings on the same evening. Between 5 and 8 p.m. there are opening receptions for Russ Flint at the Plumas Art Gallery; Pam Trebes at the Plumas County Museum; a group show of members artists at the Main Street ArtiSts Gallery; and, just in time for Mother' Day, one- of-kind jewelry by Lynn Hartzler at the Eagles Nest. Hartzlerbegan beading five years ago and didn't really find a direction for it until he moved to Quincy. Color and texture play a big part in pulling together pieces that work well for him; he can create jewelry to match a favorite outfit or something to go with a piece you already have. Stop by and take a look at his new spring line. Photo courtesy PlumasArts majority of painting I do does studying anatomy and physi- not include the nude, because ology in'school, Everybody I have to consider the sale of a needs to know all the body painting, but as I said, I don't functions and physiology, and 'steer' the subject in my paint- fine art -- my kind of fine art ings. The subject is what the ' figure painting-- is the right composition and design de- place to appreciate the figure mand. Besides, I can often get in the context of movement, more color and pattern more color and design. readily on a clothed figure. "You can never separate "Actually as a designer,completely the sexual from painting genitals on figures the human figure in painting, would get in my way, because if that is what you're trying to the sexual body parts only be- do. It comes with.the territo- come a distraction or a 'show ry, but it is not my focus, riot stealer,' because everybody my emphasis. I don't even immediately looks there first like calling myself a 'figure and not at the overall painter,' because many people arrangement and design of immediately categorize me as the painting, painting nude women. I am "Clothing dates the figure, thinking of referring to my- The nude carries the idea of the self as a 'people painter.' forthrightness of humanity. "From a Biblical point of "If I were to attempt toview, I see the nude or naked paint the human soul stand- in painting the way I see mon- ing before God, it is hard to ey. Of itself, money is not evil; imagine that figure stand- it is neutral. You can spend ing there a Faconnable money on something goodor shirt, d6~'f~6r Levis and ;";: "gl~tid'it OWsotlaeIhing'ex, il, ' Nikes. You can paint it an J- but, according to scripture, it way you like, but to me, you is the love of money that is don't get the sense of the evil, bad or negative. It is the vulnerability of man anyperversion of purpose that other way other than nude, makes it so." or naked. Russ Flint's work will be on "I like to think that the hu- display at the Plurnas Arts man figure in fine art is like Gallery through the end of May. TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents FRC Drama Program presents the musical Wed., May 5 - Sun., May 9 ,, Thurs. to Sat. Shows at 7:30pm Sunday Matinee at 2pm slO advance tickets s12 at the door One Night Only! Tues., May 11 at 7pm CORE goes to the heart of climbing. Join an international cast of the sport's most- dedicated athletes as '~hey stick it when it matters most. Shot in 35 mm Ultra High Definition, get ready to see every detail of some of the nastiest pieces of rock ever climbed. A close examination of each character offers perspective beyond just their achievelnents on the stone. From Helsinki to Hueco, Africa to Italy, the enclosed forest of Tuscany to the vast open space of the American West, this film is a study .in the landscapes and lifestyles that define the sport. A Chuck Fryberger Film. J Thurs., May 13 sat:, May 15 88 min. * Rated PG-13 Action/Comedy Claire and Phil Foster are a typical suburban couple whose lives - including their weekly date nights of dinner and a movie - have become routine. To reignite the marital spark, they visit a trendy Manhattan bistro where a case of mistaken identity tunas their evening into the ultimate date night-gone-awry. But as Claire and Phil take their unexpected walk on the wild side, they begin to remember what made them so special together. Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays TOSH L HE.l:lIltE I Adults ....... ........... ~7"0P i Students & Seniors ................. '6.00 Children. ............... *5.00 283-1140 * 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com Naked and the Nude." more a process of getting rid ing fascinated by it, it is most "They took all my clothes of junk you don't need in a natural to me to paint it. refrigerators, and I answer off and rushed me to the Reno painting than it is to do with "Lighting effects on skinthat Rubens loved to paint il- hospital on an air evacuation only putting in the things that alone is exciting. People ask luminated flesh, so he needed helicopter to give me an really need to be there. Even me how come famous Renais- more room to demonstrate it. emergency abdominal what the subject of the paint- sance painters, like Rubens, "The nude in art apparently surgery. I don't think anyone ing is, what the painting paint naked women as big as is not popular. Actually the