Sifting Images

Sifting Images

Suk Choo Kim on finding a great photo

(December 11, 2014) According to some estimates, nearly 900 billion photos will be taken in 2014. By the time you finish this paragraph, more than 200,000 photographs will have been uploaded to Facebook...

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Promised Lands

New Western, same Old Testament

(December 18, 2014) Reviews THE HOMESMAN. Conventional Westerns are scarce enough these days, but a bleakly comedic road movie with a female protagonist is unique.In the Nebraska Territory sometime before the Civil War,...

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Holiday Road

(December 11, 2014) Despite what Martha Stewart would have you believe, this is not the season for tasteful restraint. Because we are pulling on ugly sweaters, strapping antlers on the dog, putting...

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Sifting Images

Suk Choo Kim on finding a great photo

(December 11, 2014) According to some estimates, nearly 900 billion photos will be taken in 2014. By the time you finish this paragraph, more than 200,000 photographs will have been uploaded to Facebook...

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Streaming

The best movies Humboldt never saw

(December 11, 2014) Our local cinematic landscape can seem desolate, unsustainable. This is due in no small part to the entropy and transnational profit grubbing that have displaced art and showmanship in mainstream...

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Tradition, Romping and Risk

Holiday shows comfort and History challenges

(December 11, 2014) John Jakes' adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at Ferndale Repertory Theatre uses Dickens himself as the narrator — a relatively small departure from the traditional telling and those...

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With a shrug

(December 11, 2014) the grey matter of the sea makes everyone else invisible. The trees                 all fall silent. Dirt, the color of new skin, the...

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Fish Tail

Micki Dyson-Flatmo's Visual Opera

(December 4, 2014) Art is elusive, says local painter Micki Dyson-Flatmo. "It may entirely swim away from you." It's not that Dyson-Flatmo is unfamiliar with painting or art — she's a fifth-generation woman...

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Finding my way

(December 4, 2014) I'll pick up my crappy ole guitar That I don't know how to play I'll learn it on the road Hoppin' from train to train I got my rucksack, With...

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Starved for Action

Mockingjay gets it half done

(November 27, 2014) Reviews THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1. As cold as last year's Catching Fire left me, of course I thought I'd enjoy this more. But as a heretofore-unrecognized wellspring...

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This Time of Morning

(November 27, 2014) There is quiet in this time of morning. Quiet in the way the fog has ceased to flow up the valley even as Cold Water Creek flows down. Deep quiet...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Third Friday McKinleyville Arts Night

Dec. 19, 6-8 p.m.

(December 18, 2014) A celebration of local art and artists, music, food and fun. McKinleyville Art Night is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display work from local artists on the third Friday...

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Second Friday Arts! Arcata

Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m.

(December 11, 2014) 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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Fortuna's First Friday

Dec. 5 from 5-8pm

(December 4, 2014) The Fortuna Downtown Business Association invites you to a fun-filled night of art, music, refreshments and merchant specials on the first Friday of every month. Enter to win $50 in...

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