Rivers, Tattoos and Time

Rivers, Tattoos and Time

Leaving a mark at the Gou'dini and Gallery Métier

(February 11, 2016) Arts Arcata audiences are spoiled for choice this month. Up on the hill of higher learning, Humboldt State University's Gou'dini Native American Arts Gallery features an information-intensive show that documents...

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Et Tu?

Coen Bros. vs. Coen Bros.

(February 11, 2016) Reviews HAIL, CAESAR! People usually cite Woody Allen as the workhorse of American cinema, churning out movies almost every year, resulting in an array of sublime successes (Annie Hall...

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Eat First, Moralize Later

Arcata Playhouse and Ferndale Rep's Threepenny Opera

(February 11, 2016) Dickens has Fagin and his band of pickpockets. Brecht has Mr. Peachum and his army of beggars. London's Victorian underworld in Brecht and Weill's Threepenny Opera is a lot like...

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American Dream, American Tragedy

(February 11, 2016) American Dream, American Tragedy Hollywood Hills, Reality Comedy Long Beach, Short skirt, Big Sur La Jolla, Pay dirt, Cancer cure Rodeo Drive, Malibu, John Muir Mulholland Drive, San Fran,...

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Broken Relics

Walter Early and Benjamin Funke at HSU's First Street Gallery

(February 4, 2016) How does a sculptor adapt to a world already brimming with stuff? Both Walter Early and Benjamin Funke (full disclosure: this writer's partner) make a point of making do with...

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We Could Be Heroes

Pugilistic pandas, gunslinging gals

(February 4, 2016) Reviews KUNG FU PANDA 3. The third installment of this successful animated saga of anthropomorphic animals rolls in with more backstory for its panda hero, Po, otherwise known as...

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Samoa Highway

(February 4, 2016) Another barn down — what is it about rubble that so wanders my eye from the road? Is it the latent carpenter in me, the joist salvager, or just...

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Indie No-go

Black Road skids, Dirty Grandpa wheezes

(January 28, 2016) Reviews BLACK ROAD. I occasionally lament the fact that, even at my most esoteric, I tend to watch widely distributed, well-known if not always well-regarded movies. Unlike a rock nerd,...

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Wagner in Wranglers

Das Barbecu at NCRT

(January 28, 2016) Richard Wagner's Ring cycle, known formally as Der Ring des Nibelungen, is a four-part gesamtkunstwerk (bear with me here) from the mid-19th century that is staged in four parts...

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After Twenty Years

(January 28, 2016) (for J.) Canning peaches we talk about the past. About women looking for land of their own. I say, "I was thrilled to find this place that had a...

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Champing at the Bit

Coming of age and arrested development

(January 21, 2016) Reviews MUSTANG. Five sisters, on the last day of school in their coastal Turkish village, wander down to the beach in their school uniforms, splash in the water and play...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Arts! Arcata

Friday, Feb. 12, 6-9 p.m.

(February 11, 2016) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at locations in Arcata. Visit www.facebook.com/artsarcata for more information or call 822-4500. ARCATA ARTISANS 883 H St....

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Arts Alive!

Saturday, February 6, 6-9 p.m.

(February 4, 2016) Presented by Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and performances are held the first Saturday of each month. For more information, phone Eureka Main Street at 442-9054 or...

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McKinleyville Arts Night

Friday, Jan. 15, 6-8 p.m.

(January 14, 2016) A celebration of local art and artists with music, food and fun. McKinleyville Arts Night is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display the work of local artists on the...

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