Ladies Dancing and Lords a-Leaping

Ladies Dancing and Lords a-Leaping

Holiday dance shows from Humboldt studios

(November 26, 2015) There is something about the joy and vitality of dance that makes it perfectly suited for the holiday season. The stage aglow, we can cast aside any care and just...

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Long Goodbyes

Sequels, traditions and vendettas

(November 26, 2015) Reviews HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2. With each successive installment, The Hunger Games movies have generated less excitement, more speechifying and a great and terrible mountain of revenue. This, the...

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Golden Age

It's a Wonderful Live: A Live Radio Play at NCRT

(November 26, 2015) As a story, It's a Wonderful Life took an odd path to the near-iconographic status it now enjoys. Frank Capra's 1946 film, while not really bombing, was greeted with middling...

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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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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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