Music Tonight: Friday, July 19

(July 19, 2024) Jazz heroes tend to burn bright and fast like John Coltrane, or bloom and curl out, evolving in stages over many decades like Sonny Rollins. Yusef Lateef was in...

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Music Tonight: Thursday, July 18

(July 18, 2024) The Humboldt Folklife Festival rolls on toward its conclusion in a couple of days with another evening in the Dell'Arte amphitheater. Tonight’s theme is “Bluegrass and Beyond,” with performances by...

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The Nightmarish Enchantment of Longlegs

(July 18, 2024) LONGLEGS. Uncharacteristically, I experienced little-to-no creeping cynicism before, during or after my time with Longlegs. As I walked into the theater, one of the staff suggested that I should approach...

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The Finest Cats in the Nation

(July 18, 2024) The finest cats In the nation Patrol Eureka. Hard, barrel-bodies with Broad, Chicago shoulders, Slice through the Blackberry brambles With New York efficiency. They prepare a meal of mouse, Plated...

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Music Tonight: Wednesday, July 17

(July 17, 2024) The Folklife show goes on Under the Stars in the Dell'Arte amphitheater, where a somewhat bigger, full band affair is happening beginning at 6 p.m. ($15, $12 folklife members, $5...

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Music Tonight: Tuesday, July 16

(July 16, 2024) As I mentioned earlier, music gigs tend to cluster in the Humboldt midsummer, a situation I have adapted to in the past and will again, God willing I am still...

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Music Today: Sunday, July 14

(July 14, 2024) Summer means a great many things around here. Chief among them is a certain clustering of musical events as the weather hits peak shine, and the population reflects stalwart locals...

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Music Tonight: Saturday, July 13

(July 13, 2024) Two free gigs with very promising lineups for a July night of solid entertainment, perhaps rowdy, even. Only problem is both are at 9 p.m. and nowhere near each...

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Music Tonight: Friday, July 12

(July 12, 2024) Fans of unusually structured pop with glowing variances of sonic fidelity, thematic purity and earnestness — another way of saying “DIY,” “indie” or “lo-fi,” along with many other genre descriptions...

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Lily Haas' Muse is Nature

(July 11, 2024) "I've been making art since as far back as I can remember," says sculptress Lily Haas. "I still remember my ... ceramics class in second grade." From the beginning, she...

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Maxxxine's Bloody Point

(July 11, 2024) MAXXXINE. Slashers, a storied genre that runs from the comic and campy to the psychologically complex, following the bloody progress of a (mostly) unseen killer as they cut down a...

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Dear Mr. Biden,

(July 11, 2024) Remember there are lush, green redwood ravines, groves set aside for citizens' respite and renewal, so ancient that current problems seem a wisp of spider's web. A league of people...

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Music Tonight: Wednesday, July 10

(July 10, 2024) Humbrews hosts the next-generation of a beloved talent — and his late, famous, jam band King of Hearts friend and cohort — at 8 p.m. tonight for $25, a sum...

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Fourth Fun in Old Town

(July 9, 2024) Under unusually warm sunshine, Eureka Main Street’s Fourth of July Festival in historic Old Town attracted its usual large crowd of attendees enjoying a wide variety of foods, crafts,...

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Music Tonight: Tuesday, July 9

(July 9, 2024) I was just this weekend chatting with one of my Texas brothers in arms from my musical touring days and we agreed that no place creates brilliant counterculture artists quite...

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Music Tonight: Monday, July 8

(July 8, 2024) Steve Poltz wears a lot of hats, including the actual style accessories and UV protectors, some of those hats include singer, songwriter, guitar picker, fully booked road dog, and a...

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Music Today: Sunday, July 7

(July 7, 2024) Humboldt Hot Air, our region’s free internet radio station and a beacon of the off-beat and pulse for the proper goods since KHSU was assassinated, is holding a fundraising fest...

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Music Tonight: Saturday, July 6

(July 6, 2024) The Sanctuary is continuing its successful jazz concert series, with this fourth installment, a celebration of the King of New Orleans and beyond, and the world’s biggest ambassador to jazz...

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Music Tonight: Friday, July 5

(July 5, 2024) The Miniplex is putting on a punk and pop-punk mash-up gig tonight at 9 p.m., starring Portland’s queer solo-to-collective act New Here, and featuring local support from a well-picked...

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Apocalyptic Roots

A Quiet Place: Day One and The Bikeriders

(July 4, 2024) A QUIET PLACE: DAY ONE. In the before times, when A Quiet Place (2018) was released, it seemed unlikely to spawn a series, much less to outlast and outwit the...

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Art Walks + Festivals

First Saturday Night Arts Alive

Saturday, July 6, 6-9 p.m.

(July 4, 2024) Experience the vibrant atmosphere as galleries, museums, theaters, bars and restaurants extend their hours for your enjoyment. Special guest Kinetic teams Half Fast, Apple Pedlars, Swing Kids and Kinetic Surf...

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Trinidad Art Night

June 29, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (some times vary)

(June 27, 2024) This town-wide walk includes a variety of live music, artist receptions, face painting, skate ramps, pop-up sales, oyster, cider or wine tastings. Presented by Forbes & Associates: Sarah Corliss, produced...

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Huffman Joins Colleagues in Calling for Biden to ‘Pass the Torch’

(July 19, 2024) North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman joined a growing chorus of Democratic officials calling for President Joe Biden to step out of the race today, issuing a joint message with...

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Huffman on Thursday Night Talk: Harris is Dems' Best Chance at Presidency

(July 18, 2024) In a pre-recorded conversation set to air tonight on Thursday Night Talk on KZZH, North Coast Congressmember Jared Huffman said he believes Vice President Kamala Harris would be Democrats' best...

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Music Tonight: Thursday, July 18

(July 18, 2024) The Humboldt Folklife Festival rolls on toward its conclusion in a couple of days with another evening in the Dell'Arte amphitheater. Tonight’s theme is “Bluegrass and Beyond,” with performances by...

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