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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 11B ARTS an.d E .TAINI00&apos;I ENT Movies still to come at Town Hall Theatre in Nov. and Dec. : 'g,2"7":1 "Bran Nue Day," based on a popular Australian musical, follows a young man in 1969, who rebels when he is shipped off to a Catholic boarding school. Robert Downey Jr. stars as an expectant first-time father rushing across the country in time for the delivery in "Due Date." Photo submitted Here's what's coming to the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy. Movies play at 7 p.m. for all dates listed. There is also a 4 p.m. matinee Sundays. "Bran Nue Dae" plays Sun- day - Monday, Nov. 21 - 22. "Bran Nue Dae" is a charm- ing Australia-based, music- driven road movie/romantic comedy starring Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush that literally bursts onto the screen with unbridled energy and fun. In an idyllic port town on Australia's west coast in the summer of 1969, carefree 16- year-old Willie (Rocky McKenzie,) enjoys hanging out with his pals and wooing a beautiful singer named Rosie (Jessica MaUboy) :-- until his morships him back to a Catholic boarding school in Perth. An act of rebellion soon triggers a wild homebound journey for the young hero in this energetic adaptation of the beloved Australian 1990 stage musical. "Bran Nue Dae" is a foot- stomping tour-de-force center- ing on the romantic adven- tures of a young Aboriginal couple set against the spectac- ularly beautiful Australian landscape. This 88-minute romantic mu- sical comedy is rated PG-13 for sexual content and drug use. Website: brannuedae- movie.com "Megamind" plays Thursday - Saturday, Nov. 25 - 27. When a cunning supervil- lain (voiced by Will Ferrell) accidentally kills his crime- fighting nemesis, the rogue suddenly finds life boring and uninspired. So, he creates a new enemy (Jonah Hill) who seeks to de- stroy the world, forcing Mega- mind to play the hero role for once in his life. This hilarious, animated feature from director Tom McGrath ("Madagascar") also features the voices of Brad Pitt and Tina Fey. This family-friendly ani- mated comedy is rated PG for action and some language. Website: megamind- movie.com believe might -- or must -- exist in the hereafter. This mystery thriller is rat- ed PG-13 for mature thematic elements, including disturb- ing disaster and accident im- ages, and for brief strong lan- guage. Website: hereafter-the- movie.corn "Due Date" plays Thursday - Saturday, Dec. 2 - 4. Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) is an expectant first-time father whose wife's due date is a mere five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at her side for the birth, his best intentions go completely "Hereafter" play Snday-awry when a chance en- Monday, Nov:2829. < :.'.!i : ' C6unter with aspiring actor Clint Eastwood directs this supernatural thriller about three very different people and their responses to death, including a hesitant Ameri- can psychic named George (Matt Damon) who may be able to help the others find an- swers and peace. George is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Ccile De France), a French journalist, has a near- death experience that shakes her reality. When Marcus, a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of the truth, their lives will intersect, for- ever changed by what they Best in Show winner Yellowstone desk, created by Brad Greenwood of Beckwourth, won Best in Show. Photo submitted COMING: RED Sun., Nov. 14 & Mon. Nov. 15 The 18th annual Western Design Conference, Sept. 9 - 12, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., kicked off with a Thursday night gala event that included a Huckleberry Bellini recep- tion and runway fashion show for 400 attendees. It wrapped up Sunday after- noon, with chocolate-dipped butter cookies and the presen- tation of the Peoples' Choice and Exhibitor's Choice Awards. The Best in Show Award and $5,000 went to Brad Greenwood, Greenwood De- signs, of Beckwourth, for his spectacular Yellowstone desk. The highly polished desk was made from eight vari- eties of wood and inlaid with copper leaf. A light switch is hidden on the front face, and two movements pop out a se- cret storage compartment. The Western Design Confer- ence attracts the best in West- ern functional art, home ac- cents, art-to-wear jewelry and fashion, leather, metal and woodworking, with artists creating one-of-a-kind pedestal displays. It is like no other show west of the Pecos -- or east of it, for that matter. Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifi- anakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan. The journey turns out to be a cross-country A supervillain finds life boring after he accidentally kills his crime-fighting nemesis, so he creates a new enemy who wants to destroy the world in the family-friendly animated comedy "Megamind." road trip that will ultimately Plumas Arts manages The Become a member of destroy several cars, numer- Town Hall Theatre. To keep Plumas Arts and receive a ous friendships and Peter's up on what's playing: pick up monthly e-mail of upcom- last nerve, a monthlYhedat the box ing attractions. Call 283- This 95-minute adult come- office, Call the movie liti''t "3402 or go visit dy is rated R for language, 283-1140 or go online to quin- plumasarts.org for infor- drug use and sexual content, cytownhall.com/ or plumas mation about becoming a Website:duedatemovie.com arts.org/prelease/theatre.html, member of Plumas Arts. Merlin's American Grille 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 Plannim 3 Booking Now For Holiday Events 283-9225 8270 Bucks Lake Road Meade0000 Valley TOWN HALL THEATRE Presents 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 unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. UVE CONCERT WITH THE WAYBACKS Sat., Nov. 13 Doors open at 7pm Concert at 7:3Opm The Waybacks repertoire is touched by Memphis soul, honky-tonk, Parisian swing, classical music, vintage blue pop and original tunes penned and performed by songwriters and singers James Nash and Warren Hood. They draw freely from the old school and the old world, but the Waybacks are no throwback. They've been erroneously pigeonholed as a bluegrass band and celebrated as purveyors of "'acoustic mayhem." They are as uninhibited and unpredictable as the eclectic San Francis Bay area that claims them, and for nearly a decade, their experiments have always proven sharp-witted and musically dazzling. Plumas Arts has decided to give an early holiday gift to Plumas County. As part of their year-long 30tb anniversary festivities, and thanks to the advantageous award of a grant from a music-industry antitrust settlement, the California Arts Council and the National Endowment For the Arts has a gift for music lovers, Plumas Arts will take $5 off the price of each ticket purchased for The Waybacks Concert on Saturday, Nov. 13. The discount will be offered for the first 125 tickets purchased. So claim the savings and buy {1t '" ' .:" " your tickets early. Tickets are on sale :2=ii: online at plumasarts.org, by calling ,  283-3402 or visiting the Plumas County : Arts Gallery. Gallery hours are Wed.-  ,! ? Fri. from 11 am to 5pm and Sat. & Sun. .....  from 1 lam to 3pm. General Admission Natural tickets will Foods. also be available at Quincy II]",LL S,owsTpm.h00y 4pm matinee on Sundays TOIIIH leEltTltE 283"1140" 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com Adults .................. rLO0 Students & Seniors ................. '6.00 Children ................ 5.00 [ emait,us If you want to send a letter to the editor or a press release, please send it here: dfragnoli@plumasnews.com