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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 15B ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT Racing, supernatural forces, music and debates, all this month As the weather takes on a wintry chill, there is plenty of entertainment at the Town Hall Theatre: movies and more for all interests and ages. The fall months at the theatre are traditionally the least attended and this year's crop of summer films did not build up much of a reserve. Theater staff invites patrons to make a renewed commit- ment to help make ends meet this winter by attending a good show often. As a special incentive the Town Hall Theatre is launch- ing a special promotion through the end of the year: The 30th person gets in free. The box office clerk will silently keep track of ticket sales and the lucky 30th person in line will get to see the movie free. Movies play at 7 p.m. for all dates listed. There is also a 4 p.m. matinee Sundays. ...... ~ii!~iiii "Secretariat" tells the story of the 1979 Triple Crown winner, whose female owner (Diane Lane) successfully navigates the male-dominated racing world with the help of a veteran trainer (John Malkovich). CIA drama "Red" features an all-star cast that includes Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich. Photos submitted "Secretariat" plays Thurs- day - Monday, Nov. 4 - 8. Based on a remarkable true story, Secretariat chronicles the spectacular journey of the 1979 Triple Crown winner. Housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Mead- ow Stables, despite her lack of horseracing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery -- with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich) -- manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately foster- ing the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and pro- viding the world with what may have been the greatest racehorse of all time. This 123-minute sports drama/horseracing biogra- phy is rated PG for brief mild language. Website: secretariat "ParanormalActivity 2" plays Thursday and Friday, Nov. 11 - 12. People hovering over beds for hours while asleep, mov- ing shadows across the floor -- the unexplained, terrifying- ly real supernatural forces are back. This time, a baby and a dog become part of the night- mare as the camera rolls. Tod Williams ("The Door in the Floor") directs and Michael R. Perry ("Persons Unknown") writes this spine- chilling sequel to the wildly popular 2009 flick. Gabriel Liotta and Katie Featherston star. This 89-minute horror film is rated R for some language and brief violent material. Website: paranormal- movie.corn Live concert with The Waybacks Saturday, Nov. 13, doors open at 7 p.m., show begins a 7:30 p.m. The Waybacks repertoire is touched by Memphis soul, honky-tonk, Parisian swing, classical music, vintage blues, pop and original tunes penned and performed by singer-songwriters James Nash and Warren Hood. For tickets and information contact Plumas Arts at 283-8402 or concerts/waybacks.html. WAYBACKS, from page 14B into a genre, but I guess that's what I liked about it. I'd rather be in a band that plays a little of everything than a band that lives in one genre all night." The Waybacks were launched in 1999, when Nash, a guitar phenomenon raised in Nashville, was making a living in San Francisco play- ing solid-body electric guitar. His involvement in an acoustic side project was not supposed to change his life, but it did. "It was kind of a novelty to me," he says. "It was a liberating, exciting thing where I kind of redis- covered that I love playing acoustic instruments." As they began touring, Nash was quickly recognized as a top-flight picker even in the rarified company that circulated at the world's best folk, roots and bluegrass "Red" plays Sunday and Monday, Nov. 14 - 15. After trading in his profes- sional past as a black-ops CIA agent for a new identity, Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) is basking in normalcy. He's forced to return to old habits when a shadowy assassin puts a target on his back and goes after the woman he Supernatural forces affect a baby and a dog in "Paranormal Activity." Nov 18 - 20. On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and com- puter programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. What begins in a fury of blogging and programming loves (Mary-Louise Parker). in his dorm room soon Morgan Freeman Helen becomes a global social IViirren and Jo~nM'~lkovich~ network and a revoIution in co-star as former members of Moses' team who reluctantly reassemble to save his life. This ill-minute action com- edy is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language. Website: Debate, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. Feather River College stu- dents in Dr. Parkin's speech class will hold their annual debate, this time on the hot topic of immigration in the United States. The diversity committee and English de- partment sponsor the debate. Admission is free. "The Social Network" plays Thursday - Saturday, festivals. The Waybacks' show was built around blazing instrumental skills and large doses of hilarity. They'd play traditional fiddle , tunes with their own twist, original songs that fell into no category, and insanely difficult jazz tunes like Charlie Parker's "Scrapple From The Apple." Fans loved it, and so did the critics. The Chicago Tribune's David Royko praised their "near-ideal balance of irreverence, chops, discipline, and origi- nality." Bay Area writer Michael Miller admired their "exotic settings" and "mind blowing picking." It led to major festival bookings and eventually a recording arrangement with Nash- ville's roots label Compass Records. Learn more about the band on its website, communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history. For this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. David Fincher's critically COMING: CONCERT WITH THE WAYBACKS Reduced ticket prices Plumas Arts has decided to give an early holiday gift to Plumas County. As part of the organization's yearlong 30th anniversary festivities and thanks to the award of a grant from a music-industry antitrust settlement, the California Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, Plumas Arts will take $5 off the price of each ticket purchased for The Waybacks concert Saturday, Nov. 13. The discount will be offered for the first 125 tickets purchased. Tickets are on sale online at, by calling 283-3402 or visiting the Plumas County Arts Gallery. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. General admission tickets will also be available at Quincy Natural Foods. acclaimed biographical dra- ma chronicles the meteoric rise of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) from Harvard sophomore to Internet superstar; examin- ing his relationships with co-founder Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield) and Napster founder Sean Parker (Justin Timberlake). Aaron Sorkin penned the screen- play based on Ben Mezrich's bestseller "The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook." This 120-minute historical drama is rated PG-13 for sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and language. Website: 500million- friends.corn Merlin's American Orille at the TEN-TWO BAR OPEN Thursday-Friday- Saturday HAPPY HOUR - 4 to 5 pm COCKTAILS BEER 8. WINE Grille Open - 4 to 8pro Limited Menu Available DINNER SPECIALS s9.99 PRIVATE PARTIES WELCOME Custom Menu Planning Booking Now For Holiday Events 283-9225 8270 Bucks Lake Road Meadow Valley "The Social Network" is a critically acclaimed biopic of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The film stars Justin Timberlake as Napster founder Sean Parker. TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents SECRETARIAT Sun., Nov. 4- Mon., Nov. 8 Rated PG 116 min. Drama Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horseracing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male- dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 Thurs., Nov. 11 & Fri., Nov. 12 1 hr., 31 rain. Rated R Horror After experiencing what they think are a series of"break-ins," a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfold- ing before them are more sin~ter than they seem. TtlEI:ITRE -Sli~ 7pm ~l~fi-tl-yy 4pm matinee on Sundays Adults .................. =7.00 Students & Seniors .................=6.00 Children ................. *5.00 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at ~~'t~ 'r"' ] I III