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Old Crows at work again in Blue Lake

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

For the Glory: Kinetic race weekend!

  Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – It’s time to gear up for four days of fun as the Kinetic Grand Championship kicks off this weekend, beginning in Arcata and ending in Ferndale. Kinetic Thrills Pageantry Party New this year is the Kinetic Thrills Pageantry Party, which is on Friday, May 25 from 6 p.m. to midnight

Trinidad Artisans Market begins Sunday

The Trinidad Artisans Market begins this Sunday, May 27 at the Murphy’s Market in Trinidad. The weekly event, held every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  through mid-September,  features live music, arts, crafts and a barbecue. It’s also a good excuse to take a Sunday drive, visit the beach, do a little whale watching

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