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Bulletin, Record, ISrogressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 9, 2016 15B ARTS ENTERTAINMENT The Central Plumas CounW Recreation District and Face the Music Studio invite Plumas County music lovers to "take a PAWS in their evening and bring their FRIENDS" to the third annual Concert for a Cause. The concert will be held on Saturday, March 12, at Quincy Elementary School, 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. This event will offer an evening of music performed by the High Sierra Community Youth Orchestra, with the addition of three guest performances by talented young local musicians: The Bombastic Strings, Emily Walmer and Sylvia Wood, both on piano. The concert will open with the Van Pelt Family, aka the Bombastic String Trio, playing an eclectic set. Walmer will then play several piano selections. The orchestra will follow, performing a variety of music. During the intermission, the audience can participate in a silent auction and enjoy refreshments baked by members of PAWS, FRIENDS and orchestra members. The second half of the show will feature Wood, a talented young pianist, Following her performance, the orchestra will play a variety of musical pieces, many suitable for dancing. Dancers in the The High Sierra Community Youth Orchestra practices in preparation for its performance at the third annual Concerts for a Cause, Saturday, March 12. Photo by Johnene McDonald audience will be able to dance All proceeds from this Suggested donations at the a waltz, polka, swing/jazz concert will benefit the door are: $10, adults; $5, style and a tango to compete nonprofit animal rescues children; and $25, family. for a first place dance contest Friends of Plumas County Tickets can be purchased at prize, judged by audience Animals and Plumas Animalthe door, which opens at applause. Welfare Society. 6:30 p.m. In being a nonprofit organization, it comes as little to no surprise that Friends survives solely on donations. It's thanks to the kindness and generosity of others that we are able to pay our bills and provide food and medication for our animals. That's why it is so wonderful when a community event is willing to help us help our animals. Central Plumas Recreation District and Face the Music Studio are putting on their third annual "Concerts for a Cause." All of the proceeds will be given to Friends of Plumas County Animals, as well as our fellow rescue group Plumas Animal Welfare ANIMAL TALES p.m. There will be food andtowards a spay or neuter for drinks provided and for some your furry companion. We extra fun, items will be are limiting two vouchers per available in a silent auction, family andwe will only have If you have free time, enjoy a limited supply of them, so music and fun, and delight in please come down to Friends the thought of helping out a as soon as possible, if you are good cause; then we most in desperate need of some FRIENDS OF PLUMAS COUN~ ANIMALS -- certainly hope to see you .... o, help. there. Friends of PC Animals is a Society, or as everyone knows When we receive such help501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation it, PAWS. We are so grateful from our community, we like and all donations are tax for this opportunity that to respond in kind. We know deductible. No one in you'll be seeing us down the expense of getting your Friends gets a salary and no there, helping out, while the dog or cat fixed can be too money is spent on High Sierra Community much on the wallet administrative fees. Youth Orchestra serenades sometimes. Responsible Friends is not a county the crowd with their music, owners agonize on not being entity. Tax-deductible This event will take place able to get it done when donations can be sent to on Saturday, March 12, at times are tight, and we Friends, PO Box 182, Quincy Quincy Elementary School. sympathize. 95971 or brought to the site at The doors open at 6:30 p.m. That's why Friends is 2163 E Main St. Thank you for and the show will start at 7 giving out vouchers worth $25 your continued support. Men of Worth featured on St. Patrick's Day Plumas Arts said last week it is pleased as (green) punch to bring Men of Worth to the stage at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday, March 17, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. James Keigher and Donnie Macdonald formed the folk-music duo Men of Worth in 1986. Exiles from their home countries of Ireland and Scotland, they first met through the Celtic music scene in Southern California. Within a couple of years, they developed a partnership that was simultaneously serious and fun. James Keigher comes from County Mayo in the west of Ireland. He is a singer, writer and collector of traditional and contemporary folk music. Keigher was raised in Charlestown, a small rural community steeped in traditional music and stories. He performs on vocals, guitar, mando-cello and bodhran. Donnie Macdonald comes from the Isle of Lewis, one of the Hebridean islands off the west coast of Scotland. Writing tunes and original songs in both his first language, Gaelic, and in English, MacDonald presents music from his native Scotland with passion and humor. He performs on vocals, octave mandolin, tenor banjo, concertina and bodhran. Together as Men of Worth, Keigher and MacDonald blend their voices in harmony and support their collection of James Keigher, left, and Donnie MacDonald perform traditional Scottish and Irish tun~s as Men of Worth in a St. Paddy's Day concert at the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy. Photo courtesy Plumas Arts songs with their varied selection of instruments. They have a very simple approach to their presentation, and in keeping with tradition, remain true to the music and story. Their show is a unique combination of humor, exciting tunes and soulful, heartfelt ballads. "These Men of Worth have won devoted followings from audiences regionally and all around the world," said Roxanne Valladao, executive director of Plumas Arts. "It is a real thrill to be able to have them here for St Patrick's Day. "Their accomplished musicianship pairs well with their delightful stage A presence, creating a show that you won't want to miss." Tickets cost $20 general admission and $15 for Plumas Arts members. Tickets are on sale at Plumas Arts Gallery, Quincy Natural Foods or online at plumasarts.org. Call Plumas Arts at 283-3402 to purchase tickets with credit card. E.om uj oo Your Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. The movie broke opening weekend box office record for an R rated film and has reviewer marveling over the no-holes-barred performance by Ryan Reynolds in the leading role. ST. PADDY'S DAY CONCERT MEN OF WORTH Men of Worth blend their voices with harmony and support their collection of songs with their varied selection of instruments. They have a very simple approach to their presentation, and in keeping with tradition, remain true to the music and story. Their show is a unique combination of humour, exciting tunes, and soulful, heart- felt ballads and they have earned much respect and success in over two decades of touring, performing concerts, festivals, and having recorded eleven albums. A perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Tickets are $20. Plumas Arts members pay a discounted $15. They are on sale at the Plumas Arts Gallery on Main Street in Quincy, online at plumasarts.org or call 283-3402. THEflTEE 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at www.quincytownhall.com 4