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Retro-burlesque Pinups On Tour at the Arcata Vets Hall

Retro-burlesque Pinups On Tour at the Arcata Vets Hall

OOOH LA LA Pin-ups on Tour brings its retro burlesque show to the Arcata Veterans Hall, 1425 J St. in Arcata on Saturday, Sept. 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Dinner, created by the Legion Auxiliary, is at 6 p.m., with a recommended $10 donation. Cocktails will be

Flowers, Gardens, Ocean and Earth in Westhaven

Paul Rickard Special to the Union WESTHAVEN – Drawn together in friendship over the decades, the Representational Art League (RAL) is dedicated to the rendering of the beauty found in our everyday life.  Founded in 1987, the RAL has consistently provided the community with shows that represent the unique beauty of our community and landscape.

Old Crows at work again in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Some towns are blessed with service organizations such as the Elks, the Lions, the Moose, or even the Odd Fellows. Blue Lake is lucky to have what its members call “a men’s service and drinking organization,” The Mad River Old Crows. You may have seen them marching

The Danes and Dell’Arte celebrate theater

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – “Sometimes we have to celebrate ourselves,” Joan Schirle said at the opening of the Prize of Hope ceremony recently in the Carlos Theater. She’s the Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte. Schirle, Michael Fields, Dell’Arte’s Producing Director, and representatives from Denmark, Birthe Rosenfeldt-Olsen and Moqi Trollein, proceeded to

Read the stories of Dell’Arte’s ‘Stories in the Tent’

Dell’Arte International BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International in collaboration with the Mad River Union is excited to announce that from over a dozen stories submitted by the Humboldt community, five have been chosen to be adapted at Stories in the Tent at the 28th Annual Mad River Festival. From a story about a man building

Jeff DeMark’s ‘Writing My Way Out of Adolescence’ – ‘It changes, it evolves, it’s elastic’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – Jeff DeMark will perform his one-man show, Writing My Way Out of Adolescence, for the 89th time on Father’s Day, June 17 at 2 p.m.in the Pierson Big Tent as part of the Mad River Festival in Blue Lake. It may be the last time, but I don’t

Barn Fire lighting a blaze in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The June calendar for The Logger Bar shows the Friday, June 8 listing as a band called Bonfire. That’s a typo but it might be an apt one: Barn Fire, a band described by its members as “crunchy Western Honky Tonk” or “low down and gritty Honky

McKinleyville to view ‘The Danger of a Single Story’

Jack Durham Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A group that formed last year to confront racism in McKinleyville is holding its first public event this week. The McKinleyville Alliance for Racial Equity (MARE) will show Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED talk “The Danger of a Single Story” and hold a discussion about it on

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