The Artist Vanishes

The Artist Vanishes

All or Nothing and Labeled at First Street Gallery

(April 30, 2015) Two exhibits at Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery in Eureka bring social identity issues to the fore this month. All or Nothing, paintings and videos by San Francisco-based artist...

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Ex Machina's well built and Adaline's a pretty face

(April 30, 2015) Reviews EX MACHINA. Maybe it's foreshadowing: The first half of 2015 has, so far, produced two mainstream cinematic explorations of artificial intelligence. It would hardly come as a surprise if...

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Evening oak

(April 30, 2015) Evening oak   500 years of spreading branches softly fuzzed in green against a sky so deeply blue it touches on crystal. Over and over without longing or desire twisted...

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Boys to Man-boys

Hipsters and rockers grow the hell up

(April 23, 2015) Reviews WHILE WE'RE YOUNG. Noah Baumbach can run a little hot and cold. His collaboration with Wes Anderson yielded The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), a near-perfect adventure comedy...

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My Humboldt Diary

Bob Rowen, My Humboldt Diary, LLC, 2014

(April 16, 2015) When President Obama made his announcement of loan guarantees to the nuclear industry in 2010, Bob Rowen decided it was time to pick up his pen. My Humboldt Diary: A True Story...

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Saddle Sore

Longest Ride and Woman in Gold miss the buzzer

(April 16, 2015) Reviews THE LONGEST RIDE. This is not my first rodeo ... movie. From 8 Seconds to The Cowboy Way, I've seen my fair share. Despite my lack of interest in...

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Front Stairs

(April 16, 2015) Front Stairs The first one is the toughest It's a bit rickety, and Uneven in certain spots Nubs of jagged wood Stick into bare feet and dig Further into skin...

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Shifting gears and tailing spirits

(April 9, 2015) Reviews FURIOUS 7. Seeing a decent blockbuster, much less one I've been looking forward to, is probably the closest I'll come to a religious experience, so it seems appropriate to...

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The rain

(April 9, 2015) The rain is the envelope that holds our bodies... limbs enervated by language. Heavy muffled love settling like wet air. — Catherine Munsee...

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Moving Stills

William Pierson's photographs at Piante Gallery

(April 2, 2015) Billowing clouds promise something powerful as a storm seems to erupt from the sky. The darkness opens through a quiet grey day like an inverted mountaintop. An eye of light...

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I'm with Stupid

Awkward odd couples in Home and Get Hard

(April 2, 2015) Reviews HOME. Animation should be a safe harbor for unfettered imagination, where literally nothing is impossible. But I guess the risk of alienating some segment of the audience outweighs the...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Arts Alive

Saturday, May 2, 6-9 p.m.

(April 30, 2015) Presented by the Humboldt Arts Council and Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and/or performances are held the first Saturday of each month. Phone (707) 442-9054 or go...

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Trinidad Arts Night

Friday, May 1, 6-9 p.m.

(April 30, 2015) LOCATION TBA "Kidz Zone," skateboard ramps, boffer ring, face-painting. SAUNDER'S PARK (start of Patricks Point Drive). Circus of the Elements presents fire dance performances and fire art. 8:45 TRINIDAD MUSEUM...

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Third Friday McKinleyville Arts Night

April 17, 6-8 p.m.

(April 16, 2015) A celebration of local art and artists with music, food and fun. McKinleyville Arts Night is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display the work of local artists on the...

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Watch: Flatmo Plays the Fillmore

(May 3, 2015) Duane Flatmo, the demented genius behind El Pulpo Mecanico, opened for Infected Mushroom at San Francisco's famed Fillmore last night. Flatmo designed the massive animatronic set that tours with the...

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