Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 18, 2004 · Page 3
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004 - 3 udi What's Playing THURSDAY COMPUTER GAMING - Lan Gamers of Ukiah sponsors a night of playing on-line games with friends or the world; 115 N. State St above McNabs Menswear; 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.; $10; 462-8202. SQUARE DANCING - Every Thursday night at the Ukiah Senior Center, Bartlett Hall; 499 Leslie St.; 7 to 9:30 or 10 p.m.; $4. REALLY BHAAD BHAANDS - Open mic/open jam; every Thursday night at the Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant; 102 S. State St., Ukiah; 6 to 8 p.m.; free; 468-5898. "THE .MIRACLE WORKER" - Story of blind, mute Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan; Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino; 8 p.m.; $25-$10; 937-4477. FRIDAY ! COMPUTER GAMING AND PIZZA PARTY - \ Lan Gamers of Ukiah sponsors a night of playing on- j line games with friends or the world; 115 N. State St \ above McNabs Menswear; 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.; $20; I 462-8202. I UKIAH COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL DINNER AND AUCTION - Fund raiser for preschoolers at nursery school; Ukiah's Elks Club on Hastings Road, Ukiah; 5 p.m.; $20; 467-1872. ORGANIC BEETS - Celtic and old timey; Potter Valley Cafe; 10761 Main St.; Potter Valley; 7 to 10 p.m.; no cover charge; 743-2848. "THE MIRACLE WORKER" - Story of blind, mute Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan; Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino; 8 p.m.; $25-$10; 937-4477. LIVE DJS AT CALIFORNIA SHOOTERS Dance to the music of live DJs; California Shooters; 720 N. State St., in Ukiah; 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.; no cover charge; 462-9227. TABERNACLE - A Spring Equinox Celebration with roots and cultural performances; Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant; 102 S. State St, Ukiah; 9:30 p.m.; $7; 468-5898. SATURDAY THE COUNTRY BOYS - Country music and dance; Ukiah Senior Center, 499 Leslie St., Ukiah; 7 to 10:30 p.m.; members $7, non-members $8. COMEDY ALLEY - Featuring Shayma Tash, Kenny Kane, and Tim "Slappy" Babb; Ukiah Conference Center, 200 S. School St., Ukiah; 7 p.m.; $12 in advance, $15 at the door; 463-6729. ECONOMY STING QUARTET - Potter Valley Cafe; 10761 Main St.; Potter Valley; 7 to 10 p.m.; no cover charge; 743-2848. GEORGE HUSARUK JAZZ TRIO - Christian Foley-Beining on guitars, Jim Passarell on bass, and Husaruk on flutes; Hopland Inn; 7 to 10 p.m.; no cover charge. "THE MIRACLE WORKER" - Story of blind, mute Helen Keller and' her teacher Annie Sullivan; Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino; 8 p.m.; $25-$10; 937-4477. BUSTA-GROOVE - Dance to the music of the 70s, 80s, 90s and today; 720 N. State St., in Ukiah; 9 p.m.; $15; 462-9227. SUNDAY KEITH MURPHY - Jazz every Sunday; Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant; 102 S. State St, Ukiah; 11 a.m.; free; 468-5898. "THE MIRACLE WORKER" - Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino; 2 p.m.; $25-$ 10; 937.4477. MEDITATION ON THE INNER LIGHT AND SOUND - Meditation instruction and weekly group practice; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Willits; free; call for directions; 459-4444. TUESDAY INDEPENDENT FILM SERIES - "City of God"; Ukiah Theatres 6, 612 S. State St.; 7:30 p.m.; $7; 462-6788. WEDNESDAY INDEPENDENT FILM SERIES - "City of God"; Ukiah Theatres 6, 612 S. State St.; 7:30 p.m.; $7; 462-6788. JIM TUHTAN - Solo guitar tips; Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant; 102 S. State St, Ukiah; 5 p.m.; free; 468-5898. MOVIES AT THE ATTIC - Every Wednesday night the Attic shows a sport-based feature film on the 100-inch projection screen upstairs; 108 W. Standley St., Ukiah; 7 p.m. Comedy Alley this weekend to feature comic trio The Daily Journal Once again it's time for Thurston Auto Plaza's Comedy Alley, Ukiah's only comedy venue where you can laugh the night away enjoying talent from the Bay area and beyond. Scheduled for Saturday the laughs begin at 8 p.m. at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, 200 S. School St. Doors open at 7 p.m. This month's show, sponsored by SaberNet Internet Services, features headliner and Los Angeles-based comedian Shayma Tash. Most recently Tash made her debut on NBC'S "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." People may recognize her from her dozens of appearances on the "Best Damn Sports Show Period" on Fox Sports Net. She's also been seen doing one of her original characters on Fox's "Cedric the Entertainer Presents." Tash appeared with one of her comedy idols, Bill Murray on Comedy Central's "The Sweet Spot." If people look closely at the footage, says Tash, "you can see the moment that I realize, "wow, this is actu- Shayma Tash ally happening!" Tash's TV stand-up appearances include Comedy Central and Fox. Her honest and insightful observations, dead-on impressions, and original characters make her a favorite at The Comedy Store in Hollywood, where she's followed such headliners as Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence, Eddie' Griffin and many others. Using his varied and rich background, featured comedian, Kenny Kane Kenny Kane's performances examine the human experience of happiness and sadness. Combining classical literature and thought with pop culture, Kane reflects the ongoing quest for joy and the irony of pain encountered. The evening is rounded out with up and coming Bay area comedian and the evening's opener. Tim "Slappy" Babb. When asked to describe Babb's act in one word, a lot of the Tim "Slappy" Babb same ones come up over and over again like "energetic," "creative," and "enthusiastic" but the word that most often comes up is "likable." Even though Babb will make fun of anything and everything from the music of Dave Matthews and Eminem to the comically tragic adventures he has with his room mates - he retains that quality of our favorite little See COMEDY, Page 5 Cellist Lee to perform in Ukiah Attend five concerts for $40 membership fee The Daily Journal Korean-born cellist, Yu Jeong Lee, is the feature performer for the Ukiah Community Concert set for Tuesday at the Ukiah High School Auditorium. The 21-year-old cello player is quickly gaining attention as an emerging artist of exceptional ability, intelligence and sensitivity, says concert information. She has received numerous prizes in competitions both in Korea and the United States. Lee's debut recital was in Seoul, Korea, at age 13. A year later she enrolled as the youngest student at the Brussels Royal Conservatoire where she received the highest mark of recognition, the Premier Prix. Later, she studied at both the Paris Conservatoire and then Julliard School in New York. She now lives in New York where she is continuing her professional studies. She has a list of 50 selections of cello music, sonatas, concertos, pieces and solo works, in her repertoire. Pianist Ronen Segev will accompany Lee. Segev has performed around the world to critical acclaim, says concert information. Most recently, he has performed a solo recital in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, as the NAE's 1st place ALEX Award Winner. He is a graduate of the Julliard School of music. Only Community Concert series members can enjoy the evening of fine music and the outstanding cello artistry of Lee along with the piano playing of Segev. Now is the time to subscribe for the 2004-2005 concert series that includes five concerts for $40 for adults and $15 for students. So if people have not been contacted, please call the phone number below to renew memberships or for information about joining. Community Concerts are open to all Yu Jeong Lee is just 21 years old but has already won many awards in both Korea, where she was born, and in the United States. The piano accompanist at her Ukiah concert will be Ronen Segev, who has given a solo recital in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall.The concert scheduled for Tuesday is part of the Ukiah Community Concert series where members pay $40 for adults and $15 for students to attend five concert throughout the year. people in the Ukiah area but are made by advance membership subscription. No individual tickets are sold for each performance. The non-profit local organization has been bringing artists to Ukiah for a number of year. For more information, call the Community Concerts line at 463-2738. Author Dass to put on book signing at Dragon's Lair Local author and musician Avatar Nadia Baba Dass presents a book signing and question and answer for his new book "The Final Buddha" on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dragon's Lair, 101 S. Main St. in Ukiah. Dass says his book is based on the primary mystical experience human beings have had throughout time. It is common to all religions, mythologies and even science. The Bible calls it revelation and the coming of the anti-Christ and the second coming of Christ; Islam calls it Avatar Dass the body of darkness and the body of light in the Barzakh; Hindus call them Kali and Shakti; and the Chinese call it the two ghosts every soul has. This experience could also be called The Parting of the Veil of Maya, Stopping the World, or the Suspension of the Dream of Many and it is what the prophecies are all about. His book is a modern-day, eye-witness account using current language, science and concepts. Watercolor artist Barnett to be at art association meeting Patricia Barnett, watercolor painter, will be the guest artist at the Mendocino County Art Association meeting on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Grace Hudson Museum Community Room. She will discuss the importance of an artist's statement for every artist and help interested participants start writing their own. Samples of an artist's statement will be available as examples. Prior to coming, she suggests thinking about what could be said about the uniqueness of one's own work. She will also give assis- tance for any watercolor works in progress. Barnett is a signature member of the Society of Western Artists, Texas Watercolor Society and a juried member of Watercolor West. American Artist "Watercolor" magazine, spring issue, is coming out with an article on Barnett's work. The title of the article is "Risking a Personal Style." Mendocino Book Company will carry a small number of issues for sale. Any participant who wishes may bring an issue to Saturday's meeting for a personal autograph. New members are welcome to join at the meeting. Call 463-2268 for more information. Willits Center for the Arts silent auction ends Saturday The 12th Annual Art Show & Silent Auction at the Willits Center for the Arts, located at 71 E. Commercial in downtown Willits, runs until Saturday. The public may visit the galleries Thursday through Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. to inspect all auction items. Nearly 200 items of art work in many mediums, as well as local merchant donations of goods and services, are on display. ! The annual art show and silent auction is an all-volunteer community project to support the center through the Willits Cultural Arts Commission, a public agency of the City of! Willits. People may call 459-1732 for more; information. Having completed its fifth year of operation, the Willits Center for the Arts presents new exhibits every two months, including the annu- •; al art auction, a juried show and a high school; art exhibit. Facilities include two gallery exhi- • bition spaces and a large classroom. The commission is raising funds and volunteer help to , complete renovations of a second floor dance studio and classroom. Ukiah Cooperative Nursery School to do auction, dinner To raise money for the preschoolers who! attend the Ukiah Coop Nursery School, the; Ukiah Cooperative Nursery will host its 13th Annual Dinner and Auction at 5 p.m. on « See BILLBOARD, Page 5

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