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The Paperboys perform Oct. 10 at Center for the Arts.
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The Paperboys will perform in a KVMR NightLive concert at 8 p.m. on Oct. 10 at Center for the Arts in Grass Valley.

Formed 10 years go in Vancouver, The Paperboys play a mix of Celtic, bluegrass, Latin and roots pop at least 180 nights a year across North America.

The band’s awards include a Juno (the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy) and a West Coast Music Award for Best Roots and Traditional Record in 1998 for its second album, “Molinos.”

Tickets are $15 at Briar-Patch, The Book Seller, Herb Shop Records, Foggy Moun-tain Music and at the door.

The concert will be broadcast on KVMR-FM (89.5) on Oct. 16. Center for the Arts is at 314 W. Main St. Call 274-8384 for more information.

Real George will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Center for the Arts on Oct. 11. A swing dance contest and a demonstration by the Razzmatazz Swing Dance group will be part of the festivities.

The 12-piece R&B band takes the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Center for the Arts is at 314 W. Main St.

For more information, call 274-8384 or 477-0330.

The Nevada County Arts Council adds an extra weekend to this year’s annual Western Nevada County Studio Tour on Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 19-20.

More than 70 artists will exhibit their works in 60 studios from Alta Sierra to Penn Valley to San Juan Ridge.

The Studio Tour Directory is $10 and provides an image of each artist’s work, a map and directions to each studio. Directories can be purchased at Julie Baker Fine Art gallery, Nevada County Arts Council, Odyssey Books, BriarPatch, Gallery II, Nevada City Picture Framing and Wild-wood Travel.

Foothill Flowers will host a preview party from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 in its Upstairs Gallery. Artists will be at the party with some of their works. The works will be up through Oct. 20 at the Upstairs Gallery.

Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both weekends.

Call the arts council at 271-5955 with any questions.

– Carol Feineman

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