Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

(November 24, 2015) The holiday season is upon us faster than you can say "hashtagredcup." Store shelves are already ravaged for green beans, fried onions and canned pumpkin, like the days before...

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Deep Down

The 33 and Love the Coopers

(November 19, 2015) Reviews THE 33. It is certainly time for the wider distribution of movies directed by women, and for movies with roles for Latino actors. This is an example of...

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A Wino's Confession

(November 19, 2015) For years I've made my living peddling junk food at the entrance    to the Co-op. I pull open my shabby overcoat to reveal a lining festooned    with...

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Inner Circle

Dugan Aguilar at the Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery

(November 12, 2015) In the book She Sang Me a Good Luck Song: the California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar, the photographer documents people, places and rituals of the California Indian community. His...

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Emotional Bonding

Spectre goes deep

(November 12, 2015) Reviews SPECTRE. The things I like about these late-era Bond movies, I will continue to like: Daniel Craig's physically dominant, slightly sadistic take on the character — like a revolver...

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(November 12, 2015) one lone brown leaf soft as lint falls to the foot of the naked elm the trees still cloaked in their colored coats shiver in the mist with impatient...

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Nicole Antebi at College of the Redwoods

(November 5, 2015) A large video projection plays on one wall across the room from shelves of the props: painted backdrops, small pen-and-ink portraits, objects made from cut paper and a glass bottle...

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Sticking to the Recipe

Scouts Guide and Burnt

(November 5, 2015) Reviews SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE. Genre crossovers, particularly with comedy in the mix, are rarely successful, especially in this modern era of cinematic low-bidder manufacturing. Still, I've got...

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The Meaning of Motherhood and the Price of Favors

Going to St. Ives is a roller coaster ride

(November 5, 2015) England has never quite figured out its relationship with post-colonial Africa. "Child" Africa grew up and left home but instead of becoming a well-behaved, younger version of its "parent," it...

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Paying It Forward / Fall Day

(November 5, 2015) Paying It Forward Fragments of verdant spring, scorched a burning orange, careen before the changeling wind. Barely Fall and already the forest floor is littered with returning molecules and...

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Hit Makers

Rock the Kasbah and Steve Jobs

(October 29, 2015) Reviews ROCK THE KASBAH. Bill Murray is not an actor for all tastes. Although he's become an icon beyond icons lately, his face attached to memes and printed on shirts...

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Art Walks & Festivals

McKinleyville Arts Night

Friday, November 20, 6-8 p.m.

(November 19, 2015) Presented by members of the McKinleyville business community, McKinleyville Arts Night is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display the work of local artists. Receptions for artists, exhibits and/or...

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Arts! Arcata

Nov. 13, 6-9 p.m.

(November 12, 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 or call (707) 822-4500 for more...

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Arts Alive!

Nov. 7, 6-9 p.m.

(November 5, 2015) 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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in our blogs...

Gathering of Tribes

(November 16, 2015) A large crowd gathered at Redwood Acres in Eureka on Saturday to attend the 35th annual Northwest Intertribal Gathering and Elders Dinner. Elders were served a free traditional dinner of...

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Curtis Otto, 1923-2015

(November 8, 2015) Painter and local icon Curtis Otto passed away in his Eureka home yesterday at the age of 92. Since September, his condition had weakened and he was receiving in-home care,...

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