Ant-Man shrinks, Trainwreck breaks out

(July 23, 2015) Reviews ANT-MAN. When mentions of this latest Marvel cash machine appeared, they were enlivened by the presence of writer-director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World)....

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(July 23, 2015) Earth brown bark pencil thin curled in on self. Roughly smooth to the touch jagged ends crumble. Hard and brittle cracking objections to being unfurled. Protruding knobby circle exhibits...

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Self/Less Loses Itself

Minions: just stealing from families

(July 16, 2015) Reviews Ever since The Cell (2000), I've been among the crowd waiting and hoping for director Tarsem Singh (sometimes credited as Tarsem, sometimes as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar) to bring us...

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On The Way

(July 16, 2015) dancing with an old partner swooning in the turns dotted lines on black asphalt swoop into valleys pound up the sky taking me places places I want to go places...

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(July 14, 2015) Follow local photographer Leon Villagomez as he documents Arcata, CA during a 24 hour period.

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The Big Picture at Street Level

Wheatpaste posters grace Arcata alley

(July 9, 2015) Arcata punches above its weight when it comes to art. We've witnessed the debut of Lush Newton's monumental polka-dotted equestrian sculpture and a paradigm-shifting traffic installation that boldly confronted local...

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Two Views of Magic Mike XXL

Me and Earl and Overnight surprise

(July 9, 2015) Reviews MAGIC MIKE XXL. I've spent the last three years practicing my defense of Magic Mike (2012) as one of the great movies of its time. Yes, it is a...

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Orchestra of Aging

(July 9, 2015) The old bones knock together like wind chimes The body is a flute full of air Played at both ends The lungs are violins The ears percussive In my way...

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This is the Place

Conversations with Morris Graves

(July 2, 2015) In the extraordinary life of Morris Graves, periods of travel in Europe and Asia alternated with extended sojourns in two remote and beautiful coastal regions: Humboldt County and Skagit County,...

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Old Toys Club

Ted 2 loses some stuffing

(July 2, 2015) Reviews TED 2. To be fair, extenuating circumstances may have contributed to my lukewarm reception of this sequel; I saw it on the tail end of a camping weekend that...

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Dog People

Sylvia at Ferndale Repertory Theatre

(July 2, 2015) Dogs have no respect for social norms. Sure, they can be trained to obey, but they can't deny their true nature and they don't pass up an opportunity to do...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Arts! Arcata

Friday, July 10, 6-9 p.m.

(July 9, 2015) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at more than 30 participating locations in Arcata. Visit www.artsarcata.com for even more information about the...

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First Saturday Night

July 4, 6-9 p.m.

(July 2, 2015) 1. EUREKA INN 518 Seventh St. Music by La Patina. 4. REDWOOD ART ASSOCIATION 603 F St. HumCats street festival art. 5. F STREET FOTO GALLERY at Swanlund's Camera 527...

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Trinidad Art Nights

Friday, July 3, 6-9 p.m.

(July 2, 2015) Upper Trinidad SAUNDER'S PARK (start of Patrick's Point Drive) Dance by Circus of the Elements with Psychedelvis! at 8:45 p.m. Skate Ramps provided by Trinidad Skatepark Alliance. TRINIDAD MUSEUM 400 Janis Court at...

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in our blogs...

#Arcata24HR: A Day in the Life

(July 15, 2015) Local photographer Leon Villagomez recently pulled an all nighter in his Arcata home. As he sat in front of his computer processing photos, the sounds of the night trickled in:...

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THREE DAYS LEFT: Photo Contest! Style, Humboldt Style

(July 10, 2015) Hey readers — every year we ask you to whip out your smart phone, pack up your DSLR or dust off that old 35mm camera to frame and snap some...

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