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n 1, 2ool The Arts Bulletin. Progressive, Record. Reporter Photo submitted Longtlme Almanor Art Show participant, Steele Roberts-Ross, displays a wildlife crig- inal. He will also offer prints for sale at the show. m By Victoria Metcalf Staff Writer Whether you're looking for home furnishings and deco- rations, additions to the gar- den, jewelry or a wide variety of other hand-crafted and uniquely artistic items, the 32nd annual Lake Almanor Art Show set for Aug. 4 and 5 on the Collins Pine Lawn in Chester is the place to ven- ture. Booths brimming with in- teresting and sometimes un- usual merchandise will be filling the grassy area once again. And arts and craft people from far and wide come to set up their booths and invite both browsers and serious shoppers to stop by. The Almanor Art Show, this year featuring 75 profes- sional artists from Northern California, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona, has been ranked at the top inall of the professional trade publica- tions for many years, accord- ing to Roxanne Valladao, di- rector of the Plumas County Arts Commission (PCAC). The PCAC is once again Ph0[0 submitted F thoee who arm looking for stwmeU mg Just a little tNwlm to wear, a beaded headpiece by C e- lani way be Just the thing. someone--or yourself," Val- ladao said. "We work really hard to maintain the excellent repu- tation that we have worked so long to earn. If you have never been to the Almanor show, I can guarantee you that it will be well worth the drive" The Almanor Art Show will also highlight artists and musicians from the area. And the event also promis- es a special treat for those who are looking for some- thing to eat, including au- thentic Mexican, Greek and Cajun ethnic foods, Sierra Hospice's old-fashioned ice cream sundaeg, snow cones, iced coffees and hot dogs For more information on the show, contact the PCAC at 283-3402. sponsoring the event of r" Z. p lees, Valladao explained. Th. e Almanor Art .nowis a Thi, also means a variety ]urmu snow, meaning tnat of fine rts and crafts, mclud- artists who want to particl .... , ...... ...... lng pal~th~, usawmt;~, put- pate must meet specific quali, terv m .... ty gUlGeIITIes for wH' work ........ ]ewelr?, furniture, country and craftsmanship. This en- crafts an{ much more, will be sures that high quality and available unique original art and crafts "It is a lerfect place to get a are available in a full range unique ald special gift for Photos submitted .4] vo: 11|Is blue glll sures nine Inches long and was created to be mount- ed on the wail, perfect for those who are decorating with a nature theme, or Just plain like fishing. Right: This polished pewter plate is among those made by Kandis Nicol and Randy Lovclk. m The 32nd annual Almanor Aug. 4, at noon, Robert Drake Alrich will provide an eclec- Art Show takes place on Sat- plays classical and flamenco tic range of musical surpris- urday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, guitar compositions as well es; at 1 p.m., Miles & Miles at the Collins Pine Lawn on as some popular composi- will play a worldwide collec- Highway 39 in the middle of tions; at 1 p.m., Mary Batson don of traditional music and Chester. This art show is Shero sings and plays tradi- riginal compositions; at 2 Plumas County's oldest and tional folk music from Amer- l m., Britt Smith plays blue- one of California's most re- ica and the British gyass, swing, ragtime and spotted exhibitions of fine Isles; at 2 p.m., Snake Oil per- fdk on fiddle, mandolin and arts and crafts. Show hours forms patented medicine mu- gtitar; at 3 p.m., Wit & Mirth, are Saturday, 10 a.m.-S p.m., sic in the rural blues tradi- featuring Helene Lemnah, and Sunday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. tion, featuring Johnny Walk. Lo:i Metcalf and Marsh Ro- Artists come to Chester for er on harmonica and Hank by, will perform Renaissance this show from throughout Alrich on guitar, to accompa- anc Baroque compositions, California as well as Oregon ny Susie Wilson's vocals,in thentic costumes. and Nevada. You will find a The Hooligans perform The Collins Lawn provides full range of prices from af- original and traditional blues an i llic setting for an art fordable to extravagant. You compositions at 3 p.m., and at show.There is plenty of room will find an impressive col- 6 p.m., the Robert Drake High to sif and contemplate that lection of two- and three-di- Sierra Latin Jazz All-Stars, one-of.s-kind art purchase or mensional fine art from time an ensemble of professional the betmtiful day. We love artists, jewelers, potters, players with a passion for your but please leave woodworkers, as well as jazz, contemporary, swing, them at bame. artist with originally de- Latin and Brazilian with fla- A varitty of community signed clothing and country menco flavors, take the floor, groups whl be providing cof- crafts. Get ready to Bossa Nova, fee and old drinks, ice Music fills the air from Rumba and Samba. cream, fru,t smoothies and noon to 4 p.m. both days. On On Sunday at noon, Hank hot dogs. # I~ i , at.... ~ii ~::::ii:ii~/~i~' 937 ST. SmmHVILE