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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 13B ARTS al,00.,ld. ENTERTAINMENT :i Happy Happy Joy Joy to, return to Tq00wn Hall Theatre , The Happy Happy Joy Joy Family Band will once more ring in the new year at the Town Hall Theatre with its young-musician showmanship and high-energy antics. Because there isn't enough room for all the fun to be had in one night, this year there will be two nights of entertainment, each night offering a unique experience. In order to allow time for maximum festivities, report organizers, the New Year's Eve show Dec. 31 will begin at 4 p.m. and is guaranteed to finish "in time to party on." The next night's show, Jan. 1, 2015, will begin at 7 p.m. Each show will cost $12 at the door. Presale tickets are available at local vendors for $10 per show, or $18 for both shows. Each show will feature a different song set and other entertainment. The Happy Happy Joy Joy Family Band is exactly what it sounds like -- a big group Of friends playing music together with the simple goal of lifting spirits and spreading good cheer. Since its debut at the Quincy Certified Farmers' Market in 2012, the group has put on two lively concerts to bring in the new year, played a summer concert to raise funds for the Town Hall Theatre and performed at many other local venues. Members of the conglomeration come from diverse backgrounds, and they offer the following tongue-in-cheek personal biographies. Keely Nesbit is a long-lost cousin to the famous singer Adele and studied vocal techniques under Freddie Mercury. Chris and Nathan Retallack were raised in a time-traveling family and FRC holds auditions for 'Into the Woods' This spring Feather River College will present Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods." Producers report that this sprightly tale involves a myriad offairytale characters who are trying to find what they wish for as they travel, well, into the woods. Characters include Little Red Riding Hood, the Big Bad Wolf, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack (of beanstalk fame), Jack's Mother, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, the Wicked Witch and many more. The musical has recently been made into a major movie production showing currently with such stars as Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp. On Broadway the show starred Bernadette Peters and won Tonys for best score, story and actress. The show will be presented at the Town Hall Theatre on May 6 - 10, 2015. Director Terry Gallagher said she was very surprised that Music Theatre International granted FRC the rights, as the movie is till in theatres. "We've wanted to do this show for a while, as it is very popular. I'm excited that we have a chance to show off our local talent with our own production." Auditions are set for Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in the Quincy High School cafeteria. Additional auditions will be held the following week: Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21, also in the QHS cafeteria. Times are 7 to 9:30 p.m. Auditions include a reading and a prepared song. A rehearsal pianist will be available. Call Terry Gallagher with questions at 283-341'8 or 260-3418. have mastered the arts of the Baroque period, the 1950s, the Stone Age and many other notable times in history. Emmanuel and Alex Lemnah were found digging food out of a trashcan, so they were given pity spots in the band. Kelsey, Natalie and Claire Kepple arrived on Earth in a rocket ship from the planet Perelandra to show humans what music should sound like. Garrett and Austin Hagwood lived in a New York studio apartment for many years with Kenny G. and Ernest Hemingway, where they mastered their respective arts. John Kennon, Graham and Anna Shea were often spotted traveling the country pIaying music from a flatbed hay truck to pedestrians. Caleb Collins was obviously raised by wolves. He has zero table manners. Together, these friends put on an event rivaled by none. "This is a show that brings together poetry, classical, folk, rock, two-headed mandolins, humor bits, jazz, bluegrass, armadillos, romance, drama, laughter and a genuinely good time," say organizers. "This is a show you want to be at." The Happy Happy Joy Joy Family Band is set to return to the big stage at the Town Hall Theatre for two consecutive nights. The first show is scheduled for today at 4 p.m., while the second show will start tomorrow at 7 p.m. Photo submitted Quincy Elks Lodge Presents New Year's Eve 2014 ........................... ................ Party:: 1st ,.' New York New Year's Eve Dinner & Celebration *25 per Person. 6:00pm - Hors d'oeuvres and Host Bar 7:00pm - Dinner of Prime Rib or Cornish Game Hen. 9:00pm - Celebrate New Year's Eve (New York Time) Champagne and Party Favors. 2rid Party: FREE Celebrate. with "DJ Outlaw" for Dancing and more celebrating. 9:00pm - 2:0Oam - Doors Open to All 12 :OOpm - Champagne toast to celebrate New Year's Eve (West Coast Time). WE DELIVER! I Quincy 283-0800 Susanville 257-5321 Greenville 284-7800 Chester 258-3115 Portola 832-4646 ON CHRISTMAS EVE On Christmas eve we dined by candle light And drank champagne with peaches in each glass To toast again our cozy wedding night When we were just an artless lad and lass. On Christmas morn we drank what then remained Then sat around our decorated tree And ooed at gifts each festive box contained Then snacked on cookies, coffee or some tea. On New Years eve we shunned the boistrous crowds And settled down beside our fireplace, Ignoring winds or rain or snow or clouds, 'And then at twelve, we shared a long embrace. And though I reminisce with only memories, I conjure them to live in them when I so please. Salvatore (Sam) Catalano December 14, 2014 (We were married on Christmas Eve) F COMING SOON TO YOUR TOWN HALL THEATRE Farewell to Ihe Old & in with the New The next two Weeks at the Town Hall Theatre will enfold a historic change. On January 2nd to the 5th we will screen out last movie on film on our two-pro- jector changeover system..One projector (which seems to be on is last legs anyway) will be de-commissioned. A lonely single projector will remain, but its usability may be questionable. A new digital projector will take its place. Installation and training on the new system is scheduled for January 6th to the 8th. If all goes well we will be screening our first digital movie January 9th. Town Hall Theatre management will be making a celebration of both of these events. / / Film will be bid a fond farewell with the 4 day screening of screening a much-loved 25-year old cult classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE. Movie show times are Friday to Sunday at 7pm with a 4pm Matinee on Sunday. THE PRINCESS BRIDE plays Friday to Monday, January 2nd to 5th. This beloved classic fairytale begins with a grandfather reading his favorite book The Princess Bride to his hard-to-impress grand- son. This book he promises, has everything Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Revenge. Giants. Monsters. An Evil Prince. A Beautiful Princess. Chases. Escapes. True love. Miracles. An adventure in search of true love...Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, Battling Rodents of Unusual Size, Facing torture in the Pit of Despair. True love has never been a snap... The film is 98 minutes lorig and is Rated PG. Assuming all goes as planned for the digital projection system installation this will be our first film screened on the new system will be THE BOOK OF LIFE it is scheduled to screen Friday, January 9th through the Sunday the 12th. Showtimes are also 7pm each night with an additional 4pm matinee on Sunday. "The film provides us with a unique visually stunning presentation, which we felt would really show off our new screen and new digital projection system," offers Roxanne Valladao, Executive Director of Plumas Arts the organization that manages the Town Hall Theatre. Since this is all new to us and there are still some uncertainties involved we encourage patron to call the movie line at 283-1140 or become a friend on the Town Hall Theatre to get the most current information about films. HALL THEATRE Adults .................... $8 I I J Students/Seniors .......... s7 hildren .........  ........ s6 -1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com