Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Photos from the First Leg of the Redwood Coast Music Fest

Posted By on Tue, May 14, 2019 at 6:49 PM

Elana James and Dave Stuckey share a moment during the Western Swing All Stars' performance on Friday night at the Adorni Center. - PHOTO BY MARK LARSON
  • Photo by Mark Larson
  • Elana James and Dave Stuckey share a moment during the Western Swing All Stars' performance on Friday night at the Adorni Center.

The first 36 hours of the four-day 29th annual Redwood Coast Music Festival in Eureka started off under sunny skies this year, thanks to the change in dates from March to May. Another tradition ended when the Zane Middle School Jazz Band kicked off Thursday's early opening, as director Bruce McKay has retired with this performance. His replacement, Carrie O'Neill, of Eureka, had McKay as her mentor teacher a year ago at Zane Middle School.

This year's festival was dedicated to long-time volunteer and board member Lynn McKenna, of Eureka, and the children's concerts she developed. On Friday morning, fifth-grade students at Grant and Lafayette schools performed at schools and the opening ceremonies on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Nominate Your Favorites for the Best of Humboldt 2019

Posted on Fri, May 10, 2019 at 4:02 PM


Cast your ballot, have you heard?
It’s Best of Humboldt – spread the word!

So, like, everyone is talking about it. Yeah, Best of Humboldt — only the biggest event of the whole year. It’s not just a popularity contest, you know. The Best of Humboldt award recognizes the people, places and things that totally go above and beyond to make Humboldt County, like, a super amazing place.

Now, the prom committee at the North Coast Journal is tallying the votes – and your voice matters (duh). Who will you crown Humboldt County royalty? #ncjboh19

• Round 1, Nominate: May 1 - May 28, 2019. Nominations accepted for best person, place or business in each category. Once nominations close, we proceed to Round 2.

• Round 2, Vote: June 1 - June 30, 2019 We do the math and find the top three nominees. Then you vote for your favorite out of those three.

Winners will be announced in the North Coast Journal's Aug. 9 edition and celebrated with a party in August!

Um, so how do I vote? Make an account and confirm your email -- it’s super quick and easy, pinky promise! Once your account is up and running, you can vote once a day. And FYI, we take Best of Humboldt, like, super seriously. NCJ has installed bots to monitor voting. We will totally remove wrongful nominations and votes.

All the hashtags, all the likes.

If you're a business looking to promote yourself, we have some free and ready-to-use posters and web tiles HERE. Remember to use the northcoastjournal.com/BOH19 URL and #ncjboh19 hashtag in your promotion.

And the winner is …

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