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Book Review: Of Silks And Servants

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union Upstairs, Lady Charlotte Edmonds, youngest of an aristocratic family, lives in a land of “silks and servants,” but longs for adventure. Downstairs, kitchen maid Janie Seward toils amid pots and pans and seeks the security she never had. Like all inmates of The Manor, both teenage girls chafe at leading

Dell’Arte Students Go To The Moon

BLUE LAKE – Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents The Distance of the Moon, a theatrical adaptation of the short story by Italo Calvino, performed by the second-year M.F.A. ensemble. This original work is the culmination of a two-month study in the adaptation of fiction and poetry into a lively theatrical performance. The eight-performer

Love Is A Cabaret

CREAMERY DISTRICT –  Apprentice Entertainment presents A Valentine’s Day Cabaret featuring young musicians from local high schools, students and staff of Dell’Arte International and local musicians, all celebrating their favorite day of love, all at Arcata Playhouse, 1251 Ninth St. in Arcata, on Friday, Feb. 14. The dessert selection will be wide, from cupcakes to

For The Love Of Robots

LOWER H ST., ARCATA – The human fascination and fondness for metal machines is at the heart of SCRAP Humboldt’s February exhibit, For the Love of Robots by local artist Michelle Remy. Using found materials, Remy transforms pieces of metal and wood into small machines that look like they are one step away from coming

A Lovely Arts! Arcata

Arcata Artisans, 883 H St. – Remembering Marian Coleman – A Valentine’s Tribute (see below) Arcata Exchange, 813 H St. – Mixed media art by Jay Brown and music by Dale Wingett Bubbles, 1031 H St. – Bluegrass music by Clean Livin’ Café Brio, 791 G St. – Landscape paintings by Jan Ramsey Crush, 1101

Theatre Review: Spring’s Awakening

Suzanne Blais Ed. note: NPA presented Spring’s Awakening on the Gist Hall stage in late January. The geese are back! Once again the Greater Canadas can be viewed in numbers, overhead this year searching for delinquent water here on the north coast. Along with this annual arrival comes another dramatic miracle from the Young Actor’s

Quoth The Raven

ARCATA – Richard Duning will read his new book of paintings and poetry, Raven, You Have Given Up Your Color, at Northtown Books, 957 H St., Arcata, at 7 p.m., this Friday, Feb. 1.   For millennia, human beings have looked to wild birds and animals for meaning and often guidance. Duning remembers very clearly when ravens, or

Film: HSU Produces Environmental Docs

CALIFORNIA’S CHANGING PLACES When: Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.  BECOMING CALIFORNIA When: Saturday,March 8 at 7 p.m. FOR BOTH FILMS Location: Van Duzer Theater Tickets: Free but tickets are required. Visit the HSU Ticket Office, call CenterArts at (707) 826-3928 or e-mail carts @ humboldt.edu. humboldt.edu/centerarts HSU – Humboldt State University presents a free screening of two

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