The Aptly Named <i>Life is Strange 2</i>

The Aptly Named Life is Strange 2

A virtual Humboldt adventure for the homebound

(March 26, 2020) Life is Strange 2 is an episodic, choice-based adventure developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix. In a re-imagining of the road trip trope, the main characters, Mexican-American...

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Cue Blues: Redwood Coast Music Festival is Canceled

(March 26, 2020) With Humboldt County and the rest of the state of California under a shelter-in-place order, the board of the Redwood Coast Music Festival has announced that the 30th annual multi-day,...

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Space

(March 26, 2020) Space Is how we say I Love You, For Now....

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Not to Be

Theaters and performers adjust toa season cut short by COVID-19

(March 26, 2020) Leira Satlof and her team chose Clue: The Musical for Ferndale Repertory's 2020 season because they thought people needed some fun. "We chose it because things were already kind of...

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Tip the Band at Bandcamp and Do Some Virtual Busking

(March 20, 2020) Humboldt music fans can still support some of the local bands and musicians they love, even as the bars and venues that host them stand closed. Take for example the...

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Culture Cancel: COVID-19 Nixes Local Events

(March 12, 2020) The old theater adage is that the show must go on. But this time it may have to go on a bit later. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and California...

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Men on the Rebound

The Way Back, Greed, Spenser Confidential

(March 12, 2020) Reviews THE WAY BACK. A friend asked, after initially mistaking it for The Way Way Back (2013), if this is "that remake of Hoosiers." It's neither but fair enough for...

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Close to the End

(March 12, 2020) I would like to think that it would be no different If you were really here with me Sharing the last of this red wine Our after dinner faces on...

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He Shoots, He ...

Fly the W, Benjamin Fu nke's new work at College of the Redwoods

(March 5, 2020) For serious sports fans and weekend warriors, what happens on the field has far-reaching significance. The games we play and watch can become an organizing force in our lives....

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Modern Monsters

The Invisible Man

(March 5, 2020) Reviews THE INVISIBLE MAN. When news filtered down that Universal Pictures had big plans to reach back into its rich history and recast itself as the home of the monsters,...

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Photos: Mister Cister Wins the Mr. Humboldt Crown

(March 4, 2020) On Saturday, Feb. 29, after a grueling rounds of Q&A, swimsuit, talent and formal wear competition, hosts Johanna Nagan and Andrew Goff crowned a new Mr. Humboldt: Mister Cister. The...

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Time is Many Notes, All Played at Once

Bloomsday at Redwood Curtain

(February 27, 2020) Just as time is a somewhat fluid concept in James Joyce's Ulysses, so it is in Steven Dietz's hauntingly moving 2015 play Bloomsday, now in production at Redwood Curtain Theatre....

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The Power to Disappoint

The Last Thing He Wanted and Call of the Wild

(February 27, 2020) Reviews The inverse of the formidable power of movies to surprise, vex, confound, titillate and excite us lies in their capacity to disappoint. We know enough about the tricks, the...

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Klopp Lake 1/31/2020

(February 27, 2020) A midwinter sun through the clouds doth peek; White egrets decorate a tree, at rest. Shore birds and ducks on the water, seek, Food as they dive and bob in...

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The Human Stain

Jesse Wiedel's Heroin Hilton, parts 1 and 2

(February 20, 2020) Heroin Hilton, Jesse Wiedel's guerrilla public artwork, hit Eureka's streets in the early afternoon hours of Dec. 7. Five oil paintings materialized in Old Town with no advance publicity,...

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Love and Disaster

The Photograph and Downhill

(February 20, 2020) Reviews THE PHOTOGRAPH. The story is based on love and romance, as its Feb. 14 release date might suggest, but The Photograph, written and directed by Stella Meghie, takes a...

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Squad Goals

Birds of Prey flies high

(February 13, 2020) Reviews HARLEY QUINN: BIRDS OF PREY. Gratitude is ... a good thing, right? Of course it is. And we should probably count ourselves grateful. Because even as the facade of...

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Deer Skull

(February 13, 2020) We mark graves for ourselves Not for distant arrivals But for our own returns When we place a stone We don't believe its weight will ever lift But it does...

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Looks in the Lobby: Photos from Oscar Night in Eureka

(February 12, 2020) How did you do on your Oscar pool? At the Eureka Theater and Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission's red carpet night, smart predictions (and luck with the raffle) won folks chocolate...

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Skin Deep: Photos from Inked Hearts

(February 11, 2020) The 11th annual Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo wrapped up four days of tattooing last Thursday-Sunday in the Sapphire Palace and Kinetik Lounge at Blue Lake Casino and Hotel. Organizers Ted...

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Swing Time Travel: Photos and Video from the Taiko Swingposium

(February 9, 2020) Last weekend, the San Jose Taiko Swingposium Immersive Theater Experience's On the Road show transformed the Bayside Community Hall into a World War II-era dance hall in a Japanese-American incarceration...

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Art Walks + Festivals

Arts! Arcata

March 13, 6-9 p.m.

(March 12, 2020) UPDATE: March Arts! Arcata has been canceled due to concern over COVID-19. Arts! Arcata is Arcata Main Street's monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, held at locations in Arcata....

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Arts Alive!

Saturday, March 7, 6-9 p.m.

(March 5, 2020) Presented by Eureka Main Street. Opening receptions for artists, exhibits and performances are held the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 442-9054 or go to www.eurekamainstreet.org 707...

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Cue Blues: Redwood Coast Music Festival is Canceled

(March 26, 2020) With Humboldt County and the rest of the state of California under a shelter-in-place order, the board of the Redwood Coast Music Festival has announced that the 30th annual multi-day,...

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Tip the Band at Bandcamp and Do Some Virtual Busking

(March 20, 2020) Humboldt music fans can still support some of the local bands and musicians they love, even as the bars and venues that host them stand closed. Take for example the...

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North Coast Night Lights: Raptors at Chapman’s Gem and Mineral

(March 13, 2020) Since childhood, dinosaurs have held a fascination for me. If dinosaurs roamed the earth today, my photo stories would probably be about them or, perhaps more likely, about dinosaurs...

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