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Seeks Poetry, Prose

CR – Poets & Writers, College of the Redwoods’ literary magazine, is currently accepting submissions of original poetry and fiction from community members as well as staff, faculty, and students. The submission period closes March 26. Submissions must be typed and sent electronically. A writer may send up to four pieces of work whether poetry

Good Vibes

FULKERSON RECITAL HALL – Renowned jazz vibraphonist and composer Ted Piltzecker comes to Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU for a solo performance on Saturday February 8.  With three successful solo albums and another with his group Steppe Forward, Piltzecker has won praise for his originality and flair.  One jazz magazine described his solo album Standing Alone

Siren Of The Sierras

Where:  Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St., Arcata When:  Saturday, Feb. 8; doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets:  $15 general/$13 Playhouse and Humboldt Folklife Society members; available at Wildwood Music, Wildberries Marketplace or (707) 822-1575 arcataplayhouse.org CREAMERY DISTRICT – Fourth generation Californian Corinne West has been described as “the Siren of the Sierras” for good

Side Effects Of Love

ARCATA – Mixed-media artist Gigi Floyd is currently showing a series of melted beeswax collages at Renata’a Creperie, 1030 G St. in Arcata. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the pieces in this show celebrate some of the myriad expressions and side effects of love – lust, longing, romance, affection, and a love sent from other


BLUE LAKE – Charivari! is a show that celebrates Commedia dell’Arte; a lively comic form that has bold physical play, masks, topical humor and virtuosic improvised performance as its hallmarks.  Archetypical characters are overtaken by mayhem and madness in this parade of human folly that knows few bounds yet requires precision and discipline from its ensemble performers.

Zappa Plays Zappa… Later

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT STATE – If you have tickets to the Zappa Plays Zappa show at Humboldt State tonight, the show has been delayed until 10 p.m. due to a traffic delay. If you can’t make it, CenterArts will refund your tickets or give you credit to another show this season.

Book Review: This Is Your County On Drugs

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union You’ve probably never met Emily Brady, but she’s met you. Maybe not you exactly, but rather the prototype of Humboldt County resident you likely represent. Brady wrote Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier (2013, Grand Central Publishing), a book on dope, a non-fiction, in-depth investigative gem of journalism that delves

Looking Back Unafraid

ARCATA – Friends of the Arcata Marsh presents wildlife photographs by Talia Rose at the Interpretive Center, 569 South G St., as February’s Art at the Marsh. Rose says she has “a passion for stalking and photo-journaling the abundant wildlife and birds that live along our river and beyond.” Of her art, she says, A

Happy Valentunes Day

HUMBOLDT – The Arcata-McKinleyville Orchestra and the Arcata High Madrigal Choir remind you that chocolates and flowers are wonderful gifts but a Valentune is a very unique surprise. You can’t go wrong with a sweet ensemble of musicians and singers serenading your sweetheart or friend with that special song. For a small fee, a group