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Horizons Unknown

Marceau Verdiere at Piante Gallery

(October 30, 2014) Doubt is a luxury," declares local French-born artist Marceau Verdiere. "Being able to doubt means you have the time to doubt; you have choices to ponder." These choices, and the...

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(October 30, 2014) flute in hand, poring over her shelves, seeking something diaphanous in an outfit, hears the cry of a blocked poet. Racing to the paper-strewn study on wings of thought, she...

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Wick on Fire

St. Vincent's grumpy heart of gold

(October 30, 2014) John J. Bennett Reviews JOHN WICK serves as one more exhibit in the damning case against Hollywood's conventional wisdom. People who should know better seem shocked that it opened well...

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Lessons from the Hunks Show

The naked truth about male stripping

(October 23, 2014) On Friday, Oct. 17, the Hunks Show and its platoon of ripped dancers descended on the Bear River Casino ballroom for "America's hottest ladies night out." The Journal was there....

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Skeleton Crews

Book of Life's flimsy, Fury stands ground

(October 23, 2014) Reviews THE BOOK OF LIFE. Guillermo del Toro as executive producer, a talented cast and a unique visual style had me convinced that this could be more than just another...

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A Brave Adventure

Humboldt State University's Coraline: the Musical

(October 23, 2014) At its heart, Coraline is a story about things that are not what they are, so it's fitting that in its adaptation for the stage it becomes a musical that...

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(October 23, 2014) Chompers and I sit quietly, On my south facing porch Built the turn of last century.   He must be British, Waiting so patiently, Constantly judging.   His ancestors probably...

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Awkward Reunions

Skeleton Twins is delicate, Judge overdoes it

(October 16, 2014) Reviews THE SKELETON TWINS. I don't bear heartfelt indie dramedies any ill will, but they rarely suit my taste. Maybe I've been made callous by decades of broad Hollywood entertainments...

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(October 16, 2014) I rolled with my wife in the neck of the woods we got poison oak and scratched till our skin fell off We walk around as skeletons, fully exposed now...

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Humboldt Tango

(October 9, 2014) Antediluvian high heels attitude lofted to the level of art a glint of steel in an embrace James Dean gone gaucho silver bells at the brim of my black hat...

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Bird's Eye on the Marsh

Ellen Land-Weber takes to the sky

(October 9, 2014) We'll stop at 1,000 feet and circle right," says pilot David Marshall as we lift off from Murray Field. "There might be a little bit of turbulence." I'm in the...

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Art Walks & Festivals

First Saturday Night Arts Alive!
Nov. 1, 6-9 p.m.

(October 30, 2014) Presented by Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and performances are held the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 442-9054 or go to www.eurekamainstreet.org 2....

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McKinleyville Arts Night

Friday, Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.

(October 16, 2014) A celebration of local art and artists, music, food and fun. McKinleyville Arts Night is open for all McKinleyville businesses to display work from local artists on the third Friday...

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Arts Arcata

Second Friday, Oct. 10, 6-9 p.m.

(October 9, 2014) Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at more than 30 participating locations in Arcata. Visit www.artsarcata.com for even more information about the...

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You Got Thrilled

(October 29, 2014) The dead hordes came to life all over Arcata this afternoon. Students from Sunny Brae Middle School collapsed in Murphy's Market, the plaza and Adult Day Health Care of Mad...

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