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Elizabeth Berrien at Sewell Gallery Fine Art

(July 31, 2014) The Wire Lady grips her cat's nose with both hands. Deft twists keep the small object in constant motion as she defines subtle structures around its eyes. Almost imperceptibly, the...

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(July 31, 2014) Rain for a day and a half steady like the patter of tiny feet the river Trinity a muddy rush to the Klamath dreaming itself the Mississippi salmon cheer...

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Script Beats Rock

Hercules and Lucy waste their stars

(July 31, 2014) Reviews HERCULES. It's my own fault, really. I should know it's a sucker's bet to hang one's hopes on the promises of a movie trailer. But Hercules and snake-in-the-grass director...

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The More Things Change

American melodrama at NCRT, DeMark at Dell'Arte

(July 31, 2014) The Poor of New York, now on stage at North Coast Repertory Theatre in Eureka, is a mid-19th century American melodrama, a classic of its kind. The story involves the...

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Tape's breezy fun, Begin Again sings

(July 24, 2014) Reviews SEX TAPE. It feels like most romantic comedies have the same pacing as big summer blockbusters. The stakes are impossibly high, each moment is incredibly important, all building toward...

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Friendship, Art and Endurance

Stylized story of survival at Dell'Arte

(July 24, 2014) It's not an ordinary book, with crisp black type on slick snow-white paper. It consists of stitched rags and metal fragments left from the grenades the women in a Nazi...

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(July 24, 2014) Anger is best grown Under darkening skies In howling winds, Where victims and villains Litter festering landscapes. Breaking fertile soil, Planting wild seed, Watering incessantly Teases the ruminants And increases...

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Dawn takes Planet of the Apes to the next level

(July 17, 2014) Review DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. The previous installment in this set of prequels, Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), somehow escaped my attention until this...

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We Go In Pig

(July 17, 2014) We go in pig we come out sausage. No mill on earth can push in sausage and pour out pig....

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In the Flesh

Joyce Jonté at Arcata Artisans

(July 10, 2014) She's framed by an angled heel on the left and a blaze of ruby curls on the right. Lying back, her bare chest rises into a field of deep slate...

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The Exorcists

Rom-coms expel their demons, Deliver still cursed

(July 10, 2014) Reviews THEY CAME TOGETHER. This, the latest from The State alums David Wain, Michael Showalter, et al., isn't playing here. It has only had a small theatrical opening in major...

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Art Walks & Festivals

First Saturday Night Arts Alive!

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

(July 31, 2014) 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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Fortuna Arts Night

Friday, Aug. 1, 5-8 p.m.

(July 31, 2014) The Fortuna Downtown Business Association invites you to a fun-filled night of art, music, refreshments and merchant specials on the first Friday of every month. Enter to win $50 in...

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Trinidad Art Night

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

(July 31, 2014) Upper Trinidad OCEAN GROVE 480 Patricks Point Drive. Afterparty featuring surf rock by Guns n' Barrels. $5, 9 p.m. TRINIDAD MUSEUM 400 Janis Court at Patricks Point Drive. "The Trinidad...

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