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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 15B ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT The Town Hall Theatre gets into the spirit of a new school year during the Week of Welcome for Feather River College with special screenings of the cult classic film "National Lampoon's Animal House." The film will screen Thursday and Friday, Aug. 26 - 27, at 7 p.m. There will also be a 9:30 late show Friday, Aug. 27. FRC stu- dents who show a current student ID will receive a $5 admission to any of these screenings. To add to the fun of the downtown merchant re- ception Thursday, Aug. 26, 4 - 8 p.m., members of the Feather River College Stu- dents in Free Enterprise will host toga-wrapping demon- strations in front of the Town Hall Theatre. FRC students, staff and alumni as well as the community in general are in- vited to attend the Friday night 9:30 show of "Animal House" in costume as any of the film's characters -- or' in toga attire -- for a festive Kevin Bacon, were early in community event. There will their careers. be prizes for costumes. Upon its initial release, "National Lampoon's "Animal House" received Animal House" is a 1978 generally mixed reviews American comedy film from critics, but Time and directed by John Landis. Roger Ebert proclaimed it The film is about a misfit one of the year's best. Filmed group of fraternity men who for $3 million, it is one of challenge their college's the most profitable movies of administrators, all time; since its initial The screenplay was release, "Animal House" has adapted by Douglas Kenney, garnered an estimated re- Chris Miller and Harold turn of more than $141 mil- Ramis from stories written lion in the form of video by Miller and published in and DVDs, not including National Lampoon magazine merchandising. based on Miller's experi- The film launched the ences in the Alpha Delta gross-out genre. In 2001, the fraternity at Dartmouth United States Library of College; Ramis' experiences Congress deemed "Animal in the Zeta Beta Tau frater- House .... culturally signifi- nity at Washington Uni- cant" and selected it for versity in St. Louis and preservation in the National producer Ivan Reitman's Film Registry. This film was experiences at McMaster number one on Bravo's 100 University in Hamilton, Funniest Movies. It was Ontario, Canada. number 36 on AFI's 100 Of the young lead actors, Years... 100 Laughs list of the only John Belushi was an 100 best American comedies. established star; several of In 2008, Empire magazine se- the actors, including Tom lected "Animal House" as Hulce, Karen Allen and one of the 500 Greatest i: .................... The Week of Welcome for Feather River College students includes special showings, Aug 26 - 27, of the cult classic "Animal House" at Quincy's Town Hall Theatre. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts Movies of All Time. sons under 17 will not be ad- are available at quincytown- The film is rated R for mitted without an accompa- hall.corn or plumasarts.org/ sequences of crude and sexu- hying parent or adult prelease/theatre.html, the al content, some partial guardian, movie line at 283-1140 or the nudity and language; per- Updated movie schedulesfront of the box office. ice winners na The judges may judge, but winning for a painting that arts and crafts People's Choice Plumas Arts. the people also have their say was inspired by Jackson Award. Plumas Arts coordinated a at the Art Barn during the Pollack. Anneli Stolzmann of Lucinda Wood was the big massive volunteer effort to ac- Plumas County Fair. Each Quincy was the Junior Arts winner in the professional cept, hang and docent the Art year the most coveted awards and Crafts winner for herarts and crafts division,Barn for the duration of the are chosen by the folks who batik painting, adding the People's Choice to fair. attend the fair and take the Katie Roberti from Loyalton her best of show award. "We are extremely grateful time to cast ballots for their won for Junior-Senior High Taylorsville resident Peter to the dozens of people that favorites in a variety of photography with her picture Lind won for professional pho- make the Art Barn possible. categories, of a local high school student tography for the second year We really could not do this People's Choice award win- at a basketball game with his in a row. without them. I applaud them ners were Jason Pitcavage, face painted. Each winner received a all," said Art Barn coordina- 5, of Meadow Valley for Johnna Leonhardt of in gold-and-green ribbon and a tor and Plumas Arts board Children's arts and crafts, Quincy won the adult amateur $25 check contributed by member Howard Heyden. People of all ages come together to enjoy the art and vote for their favorites for the People's Choice Awards. Many hands make all things possible. Plumas Arts coordinates the Art Barn each year with the help of dozens of volunteers coming to honor the art displayed in one of the most popular build- ings at the fair. Photos courtesy of Plumas Arts to meet Local and state election forums, a student essay con- test and the year's schedule of speakers will all be on the agenda for the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of Plumas County. The first meeting of 2010 - 11 will be Thursday, Sept. 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the Work Con- nection in East Quincy. The public is welcome to attend. Elections for Portola's city council and directors of the Plumas hospital district will be held in November The League will also dis- cuss the potential for an elec- tion forum for the 1st Senate District special election. Following the death of Sen- ator Dave Cox, the governor has declared a special pri- mary election Nov. 2.The final day for residents to file papers and declare their candidacy is Sept. 20. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan orga- nization. It does not endorse individual candidates, but does take positions on ballot initiatives. Anyone interest- ed in being a speaker at a League meeting may contact Joyce Scroggs at 283-0795. CORRECTION The pictures that accompa- nied "Plein air artist to open show at gallery in Quincy" (page 15B, Aug. 18) were in- correctly attributed to Rocki Eriksen. Erik Weber took the photo of artist Sally Yost, and Yost herself took the photo of her painting of a Slovenian field worker. Eriksen, however, did pen the story "Artist documents people, places -- makes the ordinary extraordinary" about photographer Weber in the July 28 issue. TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents National Lampoon's M.e L I!01 Thurs., Aug. 26 & Fri., Aug. 27 Friday Night Late Show at 9:30pm The Town Hall Theatre hosts this 197S [-~.~ :~:~. I cult comedy fihn as part of the festivities" I for The Quincy Merchants Week of / 1 Welcome for the new semester at Feather t River College. Knowledge is good,~ ~:,~ but swilling kegs of beer is more tim! . ~:1 Just ask the guys at the Delta House ] fraternity. Often imitated, but seldom 1 equaled, Animal House spawned aI t generation of gonzo comedies and launched John Belushi's fihn career, l After she's Sat., Aug. 28 - Tues., Aug. 31 Rated PG-13 100 rain. Action/Thriller Starring Angelina Jolie accused of being a Russion sleeper spy, rogue CIA agent Evelyn Salt goes on the run, using every tactic, accent and disguise she knows to elude her pursuers, clear her name and protect her husband. Her supervisor, Winter, buys her story, while counterintelligence officer Peabody decidedly does not and will do anything to stop her in this fast-paced, intrigue-filled spy adventure. Shows 7pm nightly 4pm matinee on Sundays IOSH Adults .................. ~7.00 Students & HOLt ................. ,.oo $ Chddren ................ 5.00 THEATRE 21K3-1141 . 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com Promote your goods and services in this informative and colorful special section. Make sure your customers know they can ~~ find what they need LOCALLY! .... Deadline: Wed., Sept. 8 Publishes: Wed., Oct. 6 FIt~THE VER 283-0800 ? ...... I / 258-3115 0ITOLI II 0lTll 832 -4648 258-3115