Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union OLD CREAMERY – Arcata’s Creamery Building is an icon, a landmark, a historical relic, a light industrial park, a performance space, an artistic warren, creative incubator and the capitol of the surging Creamery District. For all its history, the Old Creamery’s story is still being written. Plans in the…
Arcata jewelry manufacturer Holly Yashi has purchased the property that once served as the headquarters for the now-defunct Arcata Community Recycling Center (ACRC).
Five local artists will receive a total of $7,200 from Playhouse Arts as part of the Creamery District’s creative placemaking arts initiative.
Attendees said they would plant gardens, develop landscaping, work on mosaics and murals, spread the word, solicit non-participants to join in the effort, plan more public events and keep participating in the process. arcataplayhouse.org
The west-of-downtown area has been coming into its own recently, identifying its assets and trying to leverage them for a neighborhood makeover. July’s announcement of a $50,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) “Our Town” grant further invigorated the process.
What exactly is an annular eclipse? It’s similar to a total one, but because of a quirk in the moon’s orbit, it won’t blot out the entire solar disk, leaving a thin ring of light around the sun.
It should be noted that the term “whimsical” was bandied about quite freely throughout the meeting – only sometimes ironically – and that the group finally informally adopted the term “hip-storical” to describe the overall feel of the future Creamery District.
Help North Coast favorite Joanne Rand celebrate the release of her 11th CD, Live with Claudia Paige Saturday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. at the Arcata Playhouse (1251 Ninth St.).
The Ink People, an arts and culture incubator in our community since 1979, has put out a call for volunteers, vendors and sponsors for The Golden Road Art & Music Fair Sunday, Aug. 1 at the Old Creamery at Ninth and L streets.