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14B Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter ARTS and. ENTERTA,INMENT Adrienne Johnson and Nathan Tharp are also known as Love Local, an acoustic duo playing Thursday, Oct. 8 at Patti's Thunder in Quincy. Photo submitted Love Local to pl y Quincy Words & Music Quincy's own Love Local, history at Quincy High featuring Adrienne Johnson School. She is also a and Nathan Tharp, perform drummer and a mom. at the next Words & Music, Doors open at 6:45 p.m., scheduled for Thursday, Oct. with a $3 entry fee at the 8, at Patti's Thunder Caf6 door. An open mic sign-up starting at 7 p.m. is available to all interested This acoustic duo plays parties. Beverages everything from vintage are available for country to modern pop, purchase. featuring vocal harmonies, Words & Music is Tharp's dynamic lead guitar sponsored by Plumas Arts, and Johnson's rhythm guitar featuring acoustic and ukulele performances of music and Tharp is a lifelong the spoken word. For more musician who formed his information about this or any first band in college. He of the many programs teaches technology at sponsored by Plumas Arts, Feather River College. Along call 283-3402, visit with playing guitar and plumasarts.org or stop by the singing, Tharp plays drums. Plumas Arts Gallery located Johnson learned guitar in at 525 Main St. in Quincy. high school and taught Office hours are Wednesday, herself to harmonize by Thursday and Friday from 11 listening to the Indigo Girls. a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday She teaches English and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. '?:2:~2 " :P:Di ~.~i .2;, 4.} A WALK IN THE WOODS his oldest friends. After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson BLACK MASS BLACK MASS down a Mafia family IThe true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take invading his tuff. Johnny Dopp, Benedict Cumberbatchj Dakota Johnson TOLIJH HliLL THEI]TRE 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com Maggie Wells county borders). The Alvin brothers and Staff Writer I:~]~v~LEW They brought that sound the Guilty Ones turned that mwells@plumasnews.com with them to Quincy and once acoustic folk favorite Southeastern Los Angelesdelivered a tight phenomena] into a roots blues Plumas County residents County and its neighbor musical performance at the masterpiece. were privy to a rare musical north Orange, County became Town Hail Theatre, which The first half of the set treat on Wednesday, Sept. 30, home to Okie Dust Bowl demonstrated both craft and featured well-interpreted at the Town Hal] Theatre. refugees in the early 20th emotion, covers of their favorite blues Thanks to the ingenuity of" century and Midwestern GIs Nowhere was this more artists such as Big Joe Roxanne Valladao of Plumas after World War II. evident than in the evening's Turner. The second half Arts, Dave Alvin and Phil Mexican-Americans' musical showstopper performance of showcased Dave Alvin's solo Alvin and the Guilty Ones -- traditions had also Dave Alvin's signature song song writing career as well as featuring Chris Miller, Brad influenced the region for "Dry River" (which first a few favorite Blasters songs Fordham and Lisa Pankratz over a hundred years, appeared on his solo which Phil Alvin belted -- stopped for a night on The result of the three recording "Blue Blvd." It's an powerfully and as strong as their Making up for Lost cultures mixing is a vibrant ode to growing up next to the any time he sang them 30 Time tour between Virginia musical legacy that's part San Gabriel River in years ago. City and Sacramento. country, part blues, part suburban southeastern LosThe Quincy crowd really When we think of roots and Mexican polka and part Angeles, where despite all seemed to appreciate the Americana music we often ballad, evidence to the contrary,band, with concert goers think of the South; we totally Dave and Phil Alvin in the nature and romantic man try getting out of their seats to neglect our own state and its early '80s helped culminate and find a compromise: "Idance on the side of the stage roots/Americana southern that sound in their seminal was born by a river/but it and in the aisles. The band California legacy, rockabilly roots rock band was paved with cement/Yeah fed off that energy, with Dave Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin, the Blasters (Dave AlvinI was born by a river/but it Alvin remarking that the brothers from Downey, went on to perform with X, was paved with cement/Still audience was lively and remind us of California's the Flesh Eaters and theI stand out in that old dry energetic even if it was a musical influence on Knitters as well as to produce river, and wish that I was Wednesday night in the rockabiUy roots sound, various acts around the soaking wet." middle of the week. Breweries from across the Western U.S. will be featured at the 12th annual Mountain Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. This event boasts one of the best assemblages of craft, micro and nano breweries in the area, offering upward of 30 brews to taste. Along with being one of the most anticipated events of the fall season, the Mountain Harvest Festival is one of the most important fundraisers for Plumas Arts. "This year ~ve are very pleased to have four breweries from Plumas County -- or just over the county line-- featured at the event," says Roxanne Valladao, Plumas Arts executive director. Eureka Peak and the Brewing Lair hail from the county's east side; Waganupa, the newest, is located in Chester; and Lassen Ale Works operates just over the county line in Susanville. Waganupa Brewing is a Waganupa Brewing in Chester, the newest Plumas County brewery, will be one of four local breweries featured at the Mountain Harvest Festival. Photo by Kirn James Photography nano-brewery, creating small batches of handcrafted premium artisanal beer, only days fresh and made entirely in Chester. All of their ales and lagers are unfiltered and 100 percent naturally carbonated with living yeast, whether in SELENE'S LIGHT A cloudless sky reveals Selene's light In all her glory, dressed in gray and white When she has turned in full to grace our sight And help us on our travels in the night. But she is on her way across the sky With other needs to tend and satisfy. And no mere human hand can ever try To stop her artful arc nor modify. We thank her sharing generosity, A gift of pure and simple charity Where otherwise the blackest pitch we'ed see And though nocturnal life would ever be. And though we've landed on Selene on her way, Her mesmerizing wonders still hold true today. the keg or bottle. Ishi and his Yahi tribe called the southern-most Cascade volcano -- Mt. Lassen-- Wa ganu p'a, which means, "Center of the World," hence the brewery name. Alex Wilhoit, a contractor seeking the "next chapter" in his life, and his stepson Dane, due to complete his enlistment in the Air Force, turned a father/son hobby of home brewing into a commercial venture and Waganupa Brewing was born. eureka peak brewing co. --all lowercase according to the brewery operators -- opened their tasting room/beer lounge Nov. 13, 2014 (12-13-14) at the Chalet View Lodge. Brewer/owner Gregg Bucy makes a wide range of styles. "In addition to pales, IPAs, porters, I really am enjoying the world of sours and just recently oak barrel-aged beers. I have a stout aging in a bourbon barrel, a saison with peaches in a brandy barrel and plan on fermenting a beer in a whisky barrel," Bucy said. Summer kept him busy and he looks forward to the slower Salvatore (Sam) Catalano September 13, 2015 season as an opportunity to experiment and create some new recipes. "I can't make huge volumes with the batch size being 20 gallons so I am going for variety and creativity," added ' Bucy. Lassen Ale Works is located in Uptown Susanville at the 150-year-old Pioneer Saloon. Its on-site brewery, run by brewmaster Erik Jefferts, produces eight house ales that run the gamut from light and refreshing Bizz Johnson Blonde to their hopped up Volcanic Double IPA to the "rip-snortin'" barrel-aged Devil's Corral Imperial Stout. They also brew seasonal specialties like HefWit, Oktoberfest and Tripel XXX Belgian. Lassen Ale Works beers are available in bottles in local stores and on draft. At the pub, ales are served cold, on draft, at the longest bar in Northeastern California along with a good selection of wine, craft cocktails, single-malt scotch, premium liquors and upscale pub fare, prepared from scratch in house. The Brewing Lair, a 15-barrel brewery dedicated to the production of high profile ales, opened in Blairsden in 2011 by founders Susan Duniphin and Rich DeLano. DeLano was a carpenter who :: needed a new hobby; Duniphin a brewer and former restaurateur who needed a new project. She taught DeLano how to brew beer and he took it to a whole new, professional level. Now DeLano brews the beer and Duniphin markets it. }' "We will only brew beer that we like to drink, so please don't 2' ask us to brew a light, fizzy, tasteless beer. We put in a disc golf course because we love walking in the woods drinking a beer, now we can take our beer, our discs and our dogs for " a walk in the woods," Duniphin said. Their motto? "Press Pause: Savor Life." Tasting tickets are on sale , now at the Plumas Arts ', Gallery, Quincy Natural Foods i and online. Visit in the Plumas Arts Shop on plumasarts.org for tickets and more . information about the event.