Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal

Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal

A rundown of favorite holiday movies

(December 8, 2016) Reviews The only things kicking off at the movie house this past weekend were Incarnate and Believe, the former about a scientist inhabiting the mind of a boy possessed by...

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Fairytales and Nightmares

Jack and the Holiday Beans and columbinus

(December 8, 2016) Pantomime evolved from the Italian commedia dell'arte into a peculiarly English theatrical style that takes a well-known folk tale and adds cross-dressing actors, slapstick, musical interludes and audience participation...

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Shelf Life

(December 8, 2016) Here they come, Shuffling between Expiration dates. Moving in and out Because they can. Ants everywhere, After the crumbs Tucked in corners No one can see, Until they arrive. Happy...

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Studio Space

On the walls and easels at StewART

(December 8, 2016) If you missed the annual open studio event at Arcata's StewART studio spaces last week featured new and in-progress paintings, prints and drawings by Carol Andersen, Joyce Jonté, Patricia Sennott,...

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High Tech, Hands On

Photographic prints by Suk Choo Kim at Black Faun Gallery

(December 1, 2016) Suk Choo Kim's solo show at Black Faun Gallery represents a reckoning with the past. The large-format photographic images presented here resolve a project that began 40 years ago as...

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All the World's a Stage

Doug Ingold's Rosyland

(December 1, 2016) Local author Doug Ingold's new novel Rosyland is a tautly narrated thriller that uses Shakespeare's theater metaphor to convey duplicity: "All the world's a stage." It's not a new conceit...

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Through a Humboldt Looking Glass

Dell'Arte's Alice in Wonderland

(December 1, 2016) Each year, Dell'Arte MFA students create a holiday show that plays, largely free of charge, to the community from Point Arena to Cave Junction. The students not only write, design,...

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The Way You Were in Paintings

(December 1, 2016) Tell me the day, Your voice: echoed calls To draw the fetch of sickled fields And the time of old, warm winds Cast in cobbled cicada song. Tell me the...

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Golden Aged

Old Hollywood and old gags

(December 1, 2016) Reviews ALLIED. Writer/director/producer/industry titan Robert Zemeckis works ... a lot. Perhaps because he is so prolific, I've long found his catalog to be a little uneven. From the beginning of...

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Simple Magic

Fantastic Beasts and Moonlight

(November 24, 2016) Reviews FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM. I suppose if I felt any sort of connection to, or even interest in, the universe of Harry Potter, I might have...

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A Country Murder

Agatha Christie's The Hollow at NCRT

(November 24, 2016) The mystery novel, that great niche of fiction, has no greater name to represent it than the late Agatha Christie. North Coast Repertory Theatre's The Hollow is a staging of...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Holiday Arts! Arcata

Friday, Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m.

(December 8, 2016) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at locations in Arcata. Visit for more information or call 822-4500. Downtown Arcata will be...

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Arts Alive!

Saturday, Dec. 3, 6-9 p.m.

(December 1, 2016) Presented by Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and performances are held the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 442-9054 or go to A...

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in our blogs...

Arcata Welcomes Santa

(December 5, 2016) Under clear skies, the Wonder and Light event on Friday, Dec. 2 attracted a crowd of adults and children to the Arcata Plaza with entertainment, social-awareness messages and a...

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