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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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Spinning Wheels

Mistress America and Transporter Refueled

(September 10, 2015) Reviews MISTRESS AMERICA. I realized upon settling in to see writer-director Noah Baumbach's latest that it was 20 years ago this summer that I saw his straight-outta-Vassar debut "Kicking and...

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Mandi & Miss "P"

(September 10, 2015)   It begins with grace.   Following pain, Carrying exhaustion, Shepherding worry,   There are no answers.   If they smile, For any reason, You are home.   When...

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Art Walks & Festivals

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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McKinleyville Arts Night

(September 17, 2015) Third Friday June 19, 6-8 p.m. Presented by members of the McKinleyville business community and is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display the work of local artists. Receptions for...

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Dancing around the Plaza

(September 20, 2015) The first day of the North Country Fair on the Arcata Plaza kicked off on Saturday, Sept. 19 with more drums, dancers, jugglers and giant puppets than you...

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