Sifting Images

Sifting Images

Suk Choo Kim on finding a great photo

(December 11, 2014) According to some estimates, nearly 900 billion photos will be taken in 2014. By the time you finish this paragraph, more than 200,000 photographs will have been uploaded to Facebook...

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Holiday Road

(December 11, 2014) Despite what Martha Stewart would have you believe, this is not the season for tasteful restraint. Because we are pulling on ugly sweaters, strapping antlers on the dog, putting...

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The best movies Humboldt never saw

(December 11, 2014) Our local cinematic landscape can seem desolate, unsustainable. This is due in no small part to the entropy and transnational profit grubbing that have displaced art and showmanship in mainstream...

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Tradition, Romping and Risk

Holiday shows comfort and History challenges

(December 11, 2014) John Jakes' adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at Ferndale Repertory Theatre uses Dickens himself as the narrator — a relatively small departure from the traditional telling and those...

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With a shrug

(December 11, 2014) the grey matter of the sea makes everyone else invisible. The trees                 all fall silent. Dirt, the color of new skin, the...

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Fish Tail

Micki Dyson-Flatmo's Visual Opera

(December 4, 2014) Art is elusive, says local painter Micki Dyson-Flatmo. "It may entirely swim away from you." It's not that Dyson-Flatmo is unfamiliar with painting or art — she's a fifth-generation woman...

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Finding my way

(December 4, 2014) I'll pick up my crappy ole guitar That I don't know how to play I'll learn it on the road Hoppin' from train to train I got my rucksack, With...

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Starved for Action

Mockingjay gets it half done

(November 27, 2014) Reviews THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1. As cold as last year's Catching Fire left me, of course I thought I'd enjoy this more. But as a heretofore-unrecognized wellspring...

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This Time of Morning

(November 27, 2014) There is quiet in this time of morning. Quiet in the way the fog has ceased to flow up the valley even as Cold Water Creek flows down. Deep quiet...

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spoke tightener

(November 20, 2014) you got to let the crow lady into your heart no other way to say it. if she talks don’t say it’s you talking. that’s pretty rude. if she talks...

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Down to Business

Out of time but in tune at NCRT

(November 20, 2014) Some revivals use sweetly charming finesse and nearly neurotic attention to detail to evoke a wistful walk down memory lane. Others update the setting to modern times for satire and...

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Art Walks & Festivals

Second Friday Arts! Arcata

Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m.

(December 11, 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 for even more information about the...

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Fortuna's First Friday

Dec. 5 from 5-8pm

(December 4, 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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First Saturday Night Arts Alive!

Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m.

(December 4, 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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