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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 11B ARTS and ENTERTAINJ004ENT Theatre presents movies, shows on way to digital conversion "Plumas Arts is pleased to note that due to an overwhelmingly positive community response, the Save Our Theatre funding campaign is going extraordinarily well," said Plumas Arts Director Roxanne Valladao. The campaign is raising funds for a digital conversion, allowing Quincy's Town Hall Theatre to show movies released only digitally, as many are these days. Plumas Arts is now in the process of getting fmal bids for the projector, new screen, installation and upgraded equipment required to make the conversion a reality. "Donations of any amount are still very much needed," said Valladao. Go to plumasarts.org and click the Save Our Theatre button to get more information, see the video, read the story and donate online. Silent Film Night Benefit, Wednesday, Aug. 27, showtime 7 p.m. For her senior project, Quincy High School student Tailor Walmer has organized an evening reminiscent of the times when silent films were common The night will be one of quiet screens and loud laughter to benefit the Town Hall Theatre. Two silent comedies will be screened, one starring Charlie Chaplin and the other Buster Keaton. During.the intermission, many pretenders will enter a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest, Legend says that the famous Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest and lost. Audience members are encouraged to dress up in 1920s fashion, if not in the guise of Chaplin. Presale tickets may be purchased at the Plumas Arts Gallery or Carey Candy Co. They are $10 for adults and $6 for kids (ages 0 - 16). At the door, prices will be raised $2. Website: plumasarts.org "/,arth to Echo" plays four days: Friday - Monday, Aug. 29 - Sept. 1. Tuck, Munch and Alex are a closely bonded trio of inseparable friends, but their time together is coming to an end. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys find a cryptic Signal has infected their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on and looking for one fmal adventure together, they set off to trace the messages to their source and discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: hiding in the darkness is a mysterious being, stranded on Earth and wanted by the government. This launches the boys on an epic journey full of danger and wonder, one that will test the limits of their friendship and change all of their lives forever. This 89-minute science fiction adventure is rated PG for some action and peril, and mild language. Website: callhimecho.com "Get On Up" plays four days: " Friday - Monday, Sept. 5 - 8. In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award-nominated blockbuster "The Help," Tate Taylor directs Chadwick Boseman C'42") who masterfully inhabits the role of James Brown in "Get On Up." Based on the incredible life story of the godfather of A group of friends has an otherworldly adventure in "Echo." soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century Boseman is joined in this dramatic production by actors Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and others. This 139-minute dramatic musical biopic is rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug use, some strong language and violent situations. "Lucy" plays four days: Friday - Monday, Sept. 12 - 15. From "La Femme Nikita" and "The Professional" to "The Fifth Element," writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in "Lacy," an action-thriller set in Taiwan that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. The film also stars Morgan Freeman. This 89-minute film is rated R for strong violence, disturbing images and sexuality. Website: lucymovie.com Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Wednesday, Sept. 17, doors 6 p.m., movies 6:30 - 9:30. The largest environmental film festival in North America returns to the Quincy theatre. Plumas Arts is proud to host the seventh annual Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival. This is a one-evening showing In the vein of "The Fifth Element," "Lucy";features a powerful female warrior. "Get On Up" focuses on the life of James Brown, the godfather of soul. of 10 films from the three-day festival in Nevada City. Through the big screen, discover Patagonia through the eyes of a third-generation gaucho, experience the coast of Northern Norway during winter with two Norwegians and their surfboards and see how climate change has affected the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda. Other films explore rivers in Southern Appalachia and Colorado. Learn about composting and dive into the mind of a skier as he attempts the ultimate mountain. Sierra Nevada beer and a prize drawing are also on tap. Admission is $12 at the door, $10 in advance at Quincy Natural Foods, Plumas Arts Gallery and online at plumasarts.org. Website: plumasarts.org NEED A NEW GARAGE OR CARPORT? A CHAMBER MIXER COMING: LUCY i 3raham Shea adds a people's hoice award for Professional otography to his best of show }ward. This piece is entitled Cara Robinette Portrait." I I I I I Photo courtesy Plumas Arts i Call us today: I 00AT'rV[ C$TRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor i Calif. Lic. #453927 ,(530) 283-2035 Art Barn announces peoF,,e's choice award winners Haley Riggins won the Student Photography category. Johnna Leonhardt was the adult Amateur Arts & Crafts people's choice award winner. Heather Way captured the adult Amateur Photography award. Lucinda Wood was chosen for the Professional Arts & Crafts division. Graham Shea won for Professional Photography, adding the people's choice to his best of show award. The judges judge, but the people also have their say at the Art Barn during the Plumas- Sierra County Fair. Each year the most coveted awards are chosen by the folks who attend the fair and take the time to cast ballots for their favorites in a variety of categories. People's choice award winners and the category for which they won follow. Briannne Farnsworth was chosen for Children's Arts and Crafts. I The UCCE Master Gardeners o,00loma00-Sie.a are now offering " a certification course Fridays, Sept. 5 through Dec. 5, 2014 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., at the Portola Rotary Clubhouse Cost: $150 Scholarships and Supported by Plumas Bank payment plans available For application, call Cody Reed [= 283-6572 Master Gar crier Plumas Club's th I Centennial Celebration. September 6, 2014 Street Party Starts at High Noon Dress up in early 1900 time period clothing & get early 1900's prices..u,a ,,,, Plumas Club Main Street, Quincy 283-4094 In addition to the honor .of being selected for this award, each of the winners will receive a ribbon from the fair and a cash award contributed by Plumas Arts.' Maggie Hennessy and Danielle Frid coordinated a massive volunteer effort through Plumas Arts to accept, hang and docent the Art Barn for the duration of the fair. "We are extremely grateful to the dozens of people that make the Art Barn possible. We really could not do this without them," they said. COMING SOON TO YOUR TOWN HALL THEATRE SILENT FILM NIGHT BENEFIT FOR TOWN HALL THEATRE Wed., Aug. 27 7 pm For her senior project, Quincy High School student Tailor Walmer, has organized an evening reminiscent of the times when silent films were common. The night will be one of quiet screens and loud laughter. Two silent comedies will be screened one starring Charlie Chaplin and the other Buster KeDuring the intermission, many pretenders will enter a "Charlie Chaplin Lookalike Contest." Legend says that the famous Charlie Chaplin once entered a "Charlie Chaplin Lookalike Contest" and lost. During this event anyone has the chance to win the same contest. Audience members are encouraged to dress up in 1920's fashion if not in the guise of Chaplin. Presale tickets may be purchased at Plumas Art Gallery or the Town Hall Theatre during movies $10 for adults and $6 for kids (ages 0-16). At the door, prices will be raised $2. EARTH TO ECHO Fri., Aug. 29 -Mon., Sept. 1 7pm Show 4pm Sunday Matinee Rated PG * 91 min. Science Fiction/Family In Relativity's PG summer family adventure movie, Tuck, Munch and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they team up with another school friend, Emma, and set out to look for the source of their phone signals. What they discover is something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien who has become stranded on Earth. In need of their help, the four friends come together to protect the alien and help him find his way home. GET ON UP Fri., Sept. 5 - Mon., Sept. 8 7pm Show 4pm Sunday Matinee Rated PG-13 * 139 min. Science Fiction/Family In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award- nominated blockbuster the help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in get on up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. IOUlN HALL THEATRE [IStude.00,Se.,o00 .......... '7 283-1140 * 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com