TV or Not TV?

TV or Not TV?

A Comic Dilemma at NCRT

(September 25, 2014) Several blocks from where a royal henchman cleverly castigates Shakespeare to his face in Redwood Curtain's Equivocation ("Unequivocal Success," Sept. 11), some contemporary Americans (and a distinguished ghost) are conflicted...

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(September 25, 2014) Love A slither from my brain tries to tame the people that I meet  I was taught better but can't seem to stretch it my careful thought blows in the...

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Lost Boys

Maze Dead Ends, Bateman Grows Up

(September 25, 2014) Reviews THE MAZE RUNNER is a tightly paced sci-fi/horror flick for the tween set, a dark and violent mystery that doesn't gloss over the child murder so popular in films...

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Bungled B&E

No Good Deed is punishing

(September 18, 2014) Reviews NO GOOD DEED. The whole "killer inside the house" thing is long in the tooth. But for me it taps into a visceral fear — one of those childhood...

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Staple and Nails

(September 18, 2014) I'm a sidewalk People trudge on me everyday I've been cracking lately Constantly being redone Though I'm sturdy and hard to break Everything does at some point I'm a wall...

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Slab Experiments

Michael Pearce's ceramics at Arcata Artisans

(September 11, 2014) White dust permeates the cracks in his forefingers and thumbs. Celtic music wheels away in the background. Dressed in a faded red shirt with leather elbow patches and a teal-blue...

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The Identical ain't nothing like the real thing

(September 11, 2014) Reviews THE IDENTICAL. I've sat through more than a few bad movies, many of them in the theater, mostly in the last four years. I don't like disliking movies. I...

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(September 11, 2014) Do-si-doing with the moon, your oceans swirl around your waist. You’re oh so beautiful, earth of mine, dancing with the moon in space....

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Unequivocal Success

Shakespeare in trouble at Redwood Curtain

(September 11, 2014) It is 1606 and the chief minister to the new English king, James I, commissions the most popular playwright of the day to write a play about the notorious Gunpowder...

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A Fine Edge

On passings, transformations and immediacy

(September 4, 2014) Attending Arts Alive! typically embodies fun, amusement, a bit of awe before a particularly impressive piece of artwork, the joy inherent in being part of the thriving crowd on the...

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Going Underground

Priest hits pay dirt

(September 4, 2014) Reviews AS ABOVE, SO BELOW. And it's a mess on both sides. Another found footage cock-up based on the shaky premise that, somewhere in the bowels of the Earth, an...

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Art Walks & Festivals

McKinleyville Arts Night

Friday, Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m.

(September 18, 2014) is presented by members of the McKinleyville business community and is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display the work of local artists. Receptions for artists, exhibits and/or performances are...

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Arts Arcata

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

(September 11, 2014) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at more than 30 participating locations around town. Visit for even more information about the...

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First Saturday Night Arts Alive!

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

(September 4, 2014) First Saturday Night Arts Alive! Saturday, Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m. Presented by the Humboldt Arts Council and Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and/or performances are held the...

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