<i>Physical Reality</i> and Mad Curiosities

Physical Reality and Mad Curiosities

Spring dance goes off the deep end at HSU

(April 10, 2014) Crazy is popular in dance these days, as HSU's 40-person, 10-dance spring show, choreographed and performed by both students and instructors, demonstrates. Kelsey Brennan's "The War Within" tackles post-traumatic stress...

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Role Models

Bateman goes dark, Captain steps up

(April 10, 2014) Reviews BAD WORDS. Since his resurgence on TV's Arrested Development (a handful of hilarious movie cameos notwithstanding), Jason Bateman has been remade as a sort of put-upon everyman/icon. With Ben...

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(April 10, 2014) Let’s begin with a map and a plan; then let’s fold it and follow, go where the light shines stepping in the graceway of the moment. The shine of...

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Self Sabotage

Ayers, Aronofsky succumb, Anderson escapes

(April 3, 2014) Reviews SABOTAGE. I greet new David Ayer movies with probably inappropriate enthusiasm. Like it or not, he has made a career out of stories in which those who've sworn to...

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Participatory comedy at North Coast Rep

(April 3, 2014) Each spring North Coast Repertory Theatre in Eureka produces a Shakespeare play. This spring it is producing all of them. That's the premise of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare...

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Divergent Conforms

Muppets keep it muppety

(March 27, 2014) Reviews DIVERGENT. The need for yet another dystopian near-future, teen-centric melodrama is dubious at best. Not only has the theme been covered exhaustively in recent years, but it reeks of...

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Forces of Nurture

(March 27, 2014) Dysfunctional Errant winds Screaming, As the Golden Gate Arches defiantly: “Family Comes First!” Irascible Taunting tides Shifting, As the moon rises Unimaginably. We’ll see....

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Have Can, Will Travel

Graffiti art pops up in an unlikely place

(March 20, 2014) Who the hell allowed this to happen? Graffiti art? At the Humboldt County Airport? Well, yes and no. Bands of masked graffiti writers did not invade the airport and...

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The Fast
and the

Nominees and Need are winners

(March 20, 2014) Reviews THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2014: LIVE ACTION. It is a happy thing, tinged with sadness, to have the opportunity to see these shorts in a theatrical setting. Anybody...

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It's the brighter side of life at Ferndale Rep

(March 20, 2014) Typical Humboldt theatergoer Ricky Plantagenet fondly recalls that as a young sprout helping Aunt Mary and Uncle John with the harvest, he and his buds amused themselves in the...

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This morning

(March 20, 2014)   my door opened into a star-filled sky. A dark, cold universe shattered by light....

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Art Walks & Festivals

Second Friday Arts! Arcata

April 11, 6-9 p.m.

(April 10, 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...

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First Saturday Night Arts Alive!

Saturday, April 5, 6-9 p.m.

(April 3, 2014) 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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Fortuna's First Friday

April 4, 5-8 p.m.

(April 3, 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...

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