Northern Mines Open Art Show runs through this month |

Northern Mines Open Art Show runs through this month

Several awards were recently handed out at the 19th annual Northern Mines Open Art Show sponsored by Pioneer Arts Club of Nevada County.

About 100 entries from 45 Northern California artists were accepted for the show, which runs through the end of the month at Center for the Arts.

Barbara Killeen won the second annual Marie Johnson Floral Award for her watercolor “Red Rhododendron.”

Also recognized were Jane Powell for “best use of color,” Richard Gill for sculpture excellence, Bill Mansdoerfer for merit, Mim Meakin for the judges’ choice award and Marie Molinas for the artists and best of show awards.

View the Northern Mines Open Art Show from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Pioneer Arts members will provide ongoing demonstrations.

The center is at 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Call 274-8384 for more information.

Local actor has lead in Sacramento play

Jimmy McCammon, a Nevada County actor and co-director of the new Fubar Repertory Theatre, opened last weekend in his first non-collegiate, non-community theater role.

He is the lead in David Mamet’s “Sexual Perversity in Chicago,” the first production of at the Geery Theater, 22nd and L St., in Sacramento. McCammon led his cast in the edgy comedy about heterosexual relationships to a three-star review in the Sacramento Bee and was featured on KCRA-TV (channel 3) Sunday.

“Sexual Perversity” runs through Dec. 14. Check out or call (916) 739-0654 for reservations.

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