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Art & music merge in season’s grand finale

Eureka Symphony EUREKA – Music and art merge in the Eureka Symphony’s grand season finale “Transitions of the Past” on Friday, May 18 and  Saturday, May 19 at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St., Eureka. A free lecture is offered before each concert at 7 p.m. The concert begins at 8

Take a stroll & get artsy at Arts! Arcata

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – Arts! Arcata, Arcata Main Street’s monthly celebration of visual and performing arts, will be held at various locations in Arcata on Friday, May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Below are the participating venues: • Arcata Artisans, 833 H St.: Kris Patzlaff, jewelry. George Bucquet, Hot cast glass. Wine pours

Festive puppet show

Arcata Playhouse CREAMERY DISTRICT – Bay Area troupe Magical Moonshine Theatre brings Animalitos to Humboldt for the finale of the 2018 Arcata Playhouse Family Series Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12. The show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Animalitos is a collection of Aesop’s

Dell’Arte, Mad River Union to tell your ‘Stories in the Tent’

Dell’Arte International BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International, in collaboration with the Mad River Union, puts out a call for stories from the residents of Humboldt County. From those submitted, five stories will be chosen and adapted by five actor-creators from the Dell’Arte Company and performed at Stories in the Tent at the 28th Annual Mad

The Real Sarahs are really all named Sarah

  Janine Volkmar Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – I heard The Real Sarahs share their acoustic vocal harmonies two years ago at The Mateel and I’m so glad they are coming back to Humboldt County. We’ll have two chances to hear them on this visit; they’re playing both Om Shala Yoga in Arcata and Phatsy

Arcata Main Street announces 28th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival

Arcata Main Street ARCATA – Arcata Main Street invites our communities to the 28th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival on the historic downtown Arcata Plaza on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. The annual Oyster Festival event is a celebration of our Humboldt Bay, where we take a particular focus on water health and aquaculture.

Breakfast All Day celebrates a year in Outer Space

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – One of my favorite jokes by that deadpan comedian, Steven Wright, goes like this: “The menu said Breakfast Anytime, so I ordered French toast in the Renaissance.” The Breakfast All Day Collective, at 11th and M streets, is named for this type of humor but their mission to

A local star shines in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Whether you are a serious Star Wars fan or just loved the first movie, it’s hard to forget that bar scene with the assorted monsters, glowing drinks and mesmerizing music played by some seriously strange musicians. “Cantina,” the music composed for that scene by John Williams, has been

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