A Little Enlightenment

A Little Enlightenment

Illustrators 57 at HSU's Reese Bullen Gallery

(October 8, 2015) This week Illustrators 57, a survey exhibition of contemporary illustration art, comes to Humboldt State University's Reese Bullen Gallery in Arcata. Organized by the Society of Illustrators to commemorate its annual...

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Harsh Landscapes

Sicario and The Martian

(October 8, 2015) Reviews SICARIO has long gleamed darkly on the horizon, a morbid star promising hope. I've navigated the movie lineups by it, through the doldrums of studio slough-offs and intermittent indie...

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New Wave

Bob Benson at Piante Gallery

(October 1, 2015) Bob Benson is showing paintings, painted and carved wall panels, and freestanding sculpture this month at Piante Gallery. Benson, a member of the Tsnungwe Tribe who sits on its Elders...

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Dizzying Heights

Overreaching in Everest and Pawn Sacrifice

(October 1, 2015) Reviews EVEREST. Writer Jon Krakauer has no patience for this adaptation of his work: He's called it "total bull." He has, of course, also seized this as an opportunity...

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(October 1, 2015) Here's October at the door again, a sweet ex-lover who keeps coming back. Come in, come in. We'll share soup and bread and memories, doze by the fire, wake...

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Like a Boss

Tough characters in Black Mass and Grandma

(September 24, 2015) Reviews BLACK MASS. Scott Cooper makes movies I think I should love. His style, a little loose but still atmospheric and inventive, creates a unified visual identity for the...

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Keeping the Story Straight

Rumors fly at NCRT

(September 24, 2015) When Sir Walter Scott wrote, "Oh, what a tangled web we weave," he was no doubt thinking more military than marital battlefields, but Neil Simon's Rumors, written almost two centuries...

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For Sid Dominitz

(September 24, 2015) "Coming Down" comes the call Brooklyn in the voice The ball works its way around the infield Back to Sid on the mound. We used to joke the only...

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Twist Again

The Visit and The Perfect Guy

(September 17, 2015) Reviews THE VISIT. It's been quite a while — probably a decade plus — since the opening of an M. Night Shyamalan movie was any kind of an event, local...

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Origins of Art

(September 17, 2015) Inspiration demands the active cooperation of the intellect, joined with enthusiasm. ­— Giorgio Vasari We don't create art, not in the first instance anyway. It impregnates us. We carry...

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Cabin Fever

Art-like squat re-enchants the Community Forest

(September 10, 2015) This is an homage to a work of art that might not exist. The potential work is open-ended, loosely defined — it's really more of an art situation than anything...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Second Friday Arts! Arcata

Oct. 9, 6-9pm

(October 8, 2015) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at various locations throughout Arcata. Visit www.facebook.com/artsarcata for more information about the event or call 822-4500....

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First Saturday Night Arts Alive!

October 3

(October 1, 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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Trinidad Arts Night

Friday, October 2, 6-9 p.m.

(October 1, 2015) Shuttle Service available with several pick-up and drop-off locations throughout town. Lighthouse View start of Trinity Street. CIVIC CLUB ROOM 409 Trinity St. "Moonstone in Bloom," locally grown flower presentation...

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