Oregon Coast today. (Lincoln City, OR) 2005-current, February 14, 2020, Page 11, Image 11

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    coast culture
Canvases in the area
for Tiny Little Art Hunt
Th is Valentine’s Day will off er fi ve lucky
people the chance to fall in love — just a
little — by fi nding prizes in Lincoln City’s
fi rst Tiny Little Art Hunt.
Artist Danelle Jones has hidden two-
by-three inch, framed limited edition
prints at fi ve local businesses. Th e location
of the hidden art will be revealed at 9 am
on Friday, Feb. 14, at www.underbrush.
art as well as on Instagram and Facebook.
First to fi nd the art wins the print, and if
they post their fi nd on social media and
tag @underbrush_art they will be sent a
certifi cate of authenticity and information
about the artist.
“Underbrush Art is a collective of local
artists supporting each other in the work
of self promotion” Jones said. “Th is event
is an opportunity to highlight art made in
our own community, support local small
business and share the love with our friends
and neighbors.”
Stay tuned for details on further Tiny
Little Art Hunts throughout the year.
Let’s hope there are some for
‘And Then There Were None’
Th e Tillamook Association
for the Performing Arts will
hold auditions for its upcoming
production of Agatha Christie’s
classic whodunnit “And Th en
Th ere Were None,” this Saturday,
Feb. 15.
Written in response to the
dark days of the Second World
War, the play was a smash hit in London
and Broadway and has been performed
consistently ever since.
Ten strangers are summoned to a remote
island. All that the guests have in common
is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal
and a secret that will seal their fate. For each
has been marked for murder. As the weather
turns and the group is cut off
from the mainland, the bloodbath
begins and one by one they are
brutally murdered in accordance
with the lines of a sinister nursery
Director Chris Chiola is
looking to fi ll 11 roles, with parts
available for men and women of any
age; as well as volunteers for stage and tech
Saturday’s auditions will run from 2 to 4
pm in the Copeland Room at the Tillamook
County Library at Th ird and Stillwell.
For more information or to request a cast
listing, contact Chiola at 503-812-7036 or
at chiola1970@yahoo.com.
Time to call it quilts
Quilts created by artists from
around the world will be on display
in Newport this weekend as Gems
of the Ocean returns to Yachats.
Gems of the Ocean ll A Juried
Art Quilt Show will be on display
from 10 am to 4 pm Friday, Feb.
14, through Sunday, Feb. 16,
at the Yachats Commons, 441
Hwy. 101 N. Admission is by
suggested donation of $5.
Th e Gems Show off ers a
$1,000 cash prize for fi rst place,
$500 for second place, $250 for
third place, and $250 for the
Viewer’s Choice Award. Final
judging will be made during the show by a
panel of artists and dignitaries.
Gems of the Ocean was the brainchild
of Yachats artist and retired Polly Plumb
Productions board member Ruth Bass. An
art quilter, Bass has been active in the art
quilt world and has shared her knowledge
and contacts to bring high-caliber shows to
“One of the goals of the show is to
introduce art quilting to both locals and
visitors to the area,” Bass said. “We thought
ocean theme would
allow artists to explore the beauty of this
area and make interpretations based on their
own whimsy. We’re delighted to bring this
type of show to Yachats and we welcome
everyone to experience an art quilt show.”
For more information, email info@
gemsoftheocean.org or call 541-968-6089.
To see how quilting evolved from bed
covers to museum-quality art, go to www.
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