The Evolutionary

George Carlin's American Dream

(May 26, 2022) GEORGE CARLIN'S AMERICAN DREAM. Given his insistence on examining words and everything else in context, it would be disrespectful to talk about the comedic life and legacy of George...

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A Hazy Day

(May 26, 2022) A hazy day at Humboldt Bay, moments of Zen Watching pelicans play Offering thanks to Last night's dreams, where stories are told In impossible schemes Movement and freedom Combine in...

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Photos: Flying High at the Redwood Coast Kite Festival

(May 25, 2022) For an event that members of Humboldt Kiters didn’t start planning until three months ago, the Redwood Coast Kite Festival in Eureka on Saturday, May 21 turned out to be...

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Black Crab's Icy Terrain

(May 19, 2022) BLACK CRAB. When the world's bleakness is inescapable as it has been of late, even fewer actors have the power to lure me into an apocalyptic landscape, a gritty wartime...

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The Haiku Grampa Trilogy

(May 19, 2022) 50 Blissful Years Together Love is so fickle, As we all change over time. We are so lucky!! First Impressions Virtually live My heart still, fills beyond me As Arnie...

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The Sound of Magic's Misdirection

(May 12, 2022) THE SOUND OF MAGIC. I believe in magic. I live in a world where people spontaneously sing and dance, and cherry blossom petals fall from trees in the most opportune...

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Cock and Bull Stories

White Hot and Minx

(May 5, 2022) WHITE HOT: THE RISE & FALL OF ABERCROMBIE & FITCH. Why is White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch on Netflix a poignant documentary? Was it supposed...

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Childhood Afterimages

(May 5, 2022) Tree at Glen Paul catching on fire slight lisp blurring my words Overbite from birth I stare at the sun until it hurts Red maple leaves stir memories of lost...

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Best of Humboldt 2022

Nominations close May 30th!

(May 2, 2022) Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Step right up and find out who is the Best of Humboldt! The time is now to nominate your favorite people, places and things. Round I,...

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The Northman's Ferocious Power

(April 28, 2022) THE NORTHMAN. In hindsight, I should probably have been kinder to The Witch (2015). At the time, I damned it with faint praise, basically comparing it unfavorably to some of...

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The Pecking Order

(April 28, 2022) Watching the pecking order firsthand At the bird feeder under the awning Outside my kitchen window where, This day, finches rule the roost. The males sport bright red feathers, Flashing...

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Masters of the Steel Drum at Cal Poly Humboldt

(April 23, 2022) Shake, shake, shake, Senora! Just try to sit still during the CenterArts Masters of the Steel Drum concert Saturday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at Van Duzer Theatre ($30,...

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Catch Chubritza at Synapsis Tonight

(April 22, 2022) Enjoy an evening of European music and dance at Chubritza Statewide Folk Dance Songs Part 1 happening tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Synapsis ($5-$20 sliding scale). The local supergroup...

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Get Your Fruit On! Papaya Lounge Takes Over Septentrio Winery Tonight

(April 22, 2022) Let’s get ready to ruuuummble! The saucy show you’ve been jonesing for is back. Things get fresh and fruity at the Papaya Lounge Rumble Royale Septentrio Winery Takeover, Friday...

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Butch Cornelius' Surf Art History

(April 21, 2022) You may never have heard his name but if you are a surfer — particularly a surfer of a certain age — you have surely seen Butch Cornelius' work. Raised...

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Learning from Our Mistakes

Apple's Slow Horses and Netflix's Looop Lapeta

(April 21, 2022) SLOW HORSES. Given that my daily news podcast unloads an avalanche of horror and idiocy most mornings, what I want when I turn to entertainment is a change, something free...

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Homestead Life

(April 21, 2022) We love our hens most of the time Until in flower beds they mine For tender worms and little bugs Digging up the roots and grubs Uprooting bulbs and killing...

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Photos: Perilous Plunge Back in the Swim

(April 20, 2022) In person once again after going virtual due to COVID-19, the Discovery Museum's annual fundraiser the Perilous Plunge had sponsored supporters in colorful costumes leaping into Humboldt Bay from the...

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The Plunge is On!

(April 15, 2022) This year, the 21st annual Perilous Plunge, held Saturday, April 16 at noon at the foot of F St. in Eureka, might be more aptly named the Perilous Polar...

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Check out these Cal Poly Humboldt Weekend Concerts

(April 15, 2022) In the mood for some live, high-energy music? Look no further than the two shows Cal Poly Humboldt’s got on tap this weekend. First up, it’s the Cal Poly...

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Art Walks + Festivals

Trinidad Arts Night

Saturday, May 28, 6 to 9 p.m.

(May 26, 2022) Venues throughout town will be open for art viewing and music, including Band O Loko at Saunders Plaza East and Fire Dancing at 9 p.m. Other free activities include a...

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Arts! Arcata

Friday, May 13, 4 to 8 p.m.

(May 12, 2022) Celebrate the visual and performing arts in downtown Arcata during Second Friday Arts! Arcata on May 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. We want to welcome all our community members...

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Arts Alive

May 7, 6-9 p.m

(May 5, 2022) Presented by Eureka Main Street. Our galleries, museums, theaters, bars and restaurants are open. The indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people has expired. However, many businesses continue to require everyone...

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Interior to Open Offshore Wind Comment Period Next Week

(May 26, 2022) The U.S. Department of the Interior announced today that it will publish a Proposed Sale Notice next week, opening a 60-day public comment period on plans to open lease areas...

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Photos: Flying High at the Redwood Coast Kite Festival

(May 25, 2022) For an event that members of Humboldt Kiters didn’t start planning until three months ago, the Redwood Coast Kite Festival in Eureka on Saturday, May 21 turned out to be...

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Third Condor Set to Fly Free

(May 23, 2022) The Northern California Condor Restoration Program is readying to send a third condor out into the wilds of Humboldt County on Wednesday to join two others — A2 and...

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