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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, June 20, 2012 13B ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT Hikers can learn about Maidu culture The public is invited to take a hike entitled "The Heart K Ranch from a Maidu perspec- tive" with Trina Cunningham Saturday, June 23. The outing will be held on the Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cunningham's ancestors founded the Davis Ranch (now part of Feather River Land Trust's Heart K Ranch), where Trina grew up, and her Mountain Maidu ancestors have inhabited Genesee Valley from the be- ginning of memory, Cun- ningham is a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, composed of nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stew- ardship throughout the Maidu homeland. The recently protected 900- acre Heart K Ranch in Cali- fornia's Genesee VaUey is a Sierra Nevada treasure, boasting scenic mountain beauty and a rich historical and cultural past. It is per- haps the most species-diverse property in the Feather River watershed, supporting 26 species of conservation con- cern. It is also of great impor- tance to the local Mountain Maidu people. The unique interpretive hike is sponsored by the Feath- er River Land Trust to raise awareness about Maidu histo- ry and culture. The Maidu In- dians of Genesee Valley are a federally unrecognized tribe. Trina Cunningham demonstrates stripping Indian hemp for cordage at a recent hike on the Heart K Ranch. She will lead the next hike Saturday, June 23. Photo courtesy Feather River Land Trust During the Gold Rush, land reservation treaties were left unratified, leaving the Maidu landless and in danger of los- ing cultural knowledge and practices. The Feather River Land Trust is working with Cunningham and others to protect and promote Maidu ac- cess to land and to incorporate Maidu traditional ecological knowledge into managing the Heart K Ranch. This summer, with a To- getherGreen grant from Toy- ota and National Audubon So- ciety, Feather River Land Trust is partnering with Plumas Audubon Society and the Maidu Summit Consor- tium to plan stewardship and restoration activities on the Heart K Ranch that incorpo- rate Maidu traditional ecolog- ical knowledge. There is no charge for the hike. However, the land trust will be accepting dona- tions to support the manage- ment of the Heart K Ranch and to compensate Cunning- ham for her time and exper- tise. The Feather River Land Trust is a private, nonprofit organization founded by res- idents of the Feather River region. Meet at the Heart K Ranch house at 10 a.m. and be sure Patsy Cline tribute plays Saturday Joni Morris and her four- piece band will bring their na- tionally acclaimed Patsy Cline tribute show to the Ken- tucky Mine Amphitheater Saturday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. Concert tickets cost $25. A pre-show abe:e  ilY be .... served at 6 p.m. for $15. Concert tickets are available at the Kentucky Mine and Mu- seum and the Old Sierra City Hotel in Sierra City, La Sierra Day Spa in Downieville, the Mill Works restaurant in Graeagle and Sierra Valley Feed in Sier- raville. Or visit SierraCounty- History.org to purchase tickets online. For more concert infor- mation call 862-1310. For the past 15 yearsaudi- ences have loved Morris' trib- utes to the music of the leg- endary ladies in country music. Her performance will transport listeners back to the golden years of the late '50s and '60s with songs like "Crazy," "Sweet Dreams," "I Fall to Pieces" and many more classicS. Calling all classic country fans: Joni Morris will presenther Patsy Cline tribute show June 23 at the Kentucky Mine. Photo courtesy Sierra County Historical Society Bow=Wow At The Barn "Showdown at the Bow Wow Corral" A benefit for High Sierra AnimalPcscue Saturda 6:O0 to 10:O0 PM The Barn @ Huff 70 & 89 Dinner Prepared by Southern Accent Includes SmokedPrlme 'b, PulledPork Vegetarian Lasagna & More No-Host Bar, Music, Raffs andSilent Auction With Something for everyone/ -, 53.- Tickets availab at: HSARin Delfr The Graeag Store in Graeag Porto& Village Pharmacy in Porto& Quincy Drug in Quincy T'u:kets purchased before June 7, 2012 wiffbe entered into a speohldoor prize drawing to bring lunch and water. The Heart K Ranch is approxi- mately 15 miles from the in- tersection of Highway 89 and A22 (aka the Taylorsville "T"). Follow A22 to Tay- lorsville (five miles) and bear right onto Genesee Road for nine miles until you see the big red barn on the left. Park- ing is available to the left of' the ranch house. The ranch is located at 702 Beckwourth Genesee Road in Taylorsville. For more information con- tact Karen Kleven at the Feather River Land Trust, 283-5758 or lkleven@frlt.org. i I 00rtWord "Light cannot be reproduced, but must be represented by something else, COLOR. I was very pleased with myself when I found this out." - Cezanne Bask in the words of local artist/author, DiannLipscomb, as she reads/signs her new b'ook " Seven Southern Tales Plus One" from 5-7 pmThurs, June 28th I Gallery 436 Main St.- Quincy lqAIN S'ft:t21' AffI'ISTS mainstreetartists.net 530-283-1909 If l TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents MEN IN BLACK 3 -' Fri., June 22 - Tues., June 26 Rated PG-13 1 hr., 45 min. Sunday 4 pm Matinee Agents J (Will Smith), and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back.., in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But When K's life and the.fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him; Secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind. BATTLESHIP Fri., June 29 - Sun., July 1 7pm showing only Rated PG-13 131 min Action/Adventure Battleship unfolus across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Based on Hasbro's classic naval combat game, Battleshi p stars Taylor Kitsh as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper's older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone's superior (and Sam's father), Admiral Shane. I1[ Show time 7pm Sand ayMa ti nee 4pm I TH, EI:iTRE I*"'"" .................. 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