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Black Violin: Classical and Hip Hop Converge

Black Violin , the classically trained string instrumentalist duo, will bring their melding of hip hop, bluegrass, rock and baroque music to Humboldt State's Van Duzer Theater January 25, 2017. Black Violin is comprised of Kev Marcus on violin and Wil B. on viola. KHSU's Lorna Bryant spoke with Kev Marcus ahead of Black Violin's upcoming performance. More information about Black Violin's Van Duzer Theater performance at Humboldt State University can be found here .

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Classics Now: The Wasps by Aristophanes

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  KHSU’s Thursday Night Talk hosted an emotional town hall-style event on the eve of the presidential inauguration in front of a live audience at Humboldt State University’s Kate Buchanan Room. The show, titled The Trump Presidency: Our Country, Our California, Our Community, Our Campuses, will examine how the Donald Trump presidency may affect individuals and the local community.

Last Night's Thursday Night Talk was covered by the Times-Standard's Natalya Estrada. Read it here.

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Mary and Solomon, from the Northcoast Book Discussion Group discuss The Wasps by Aristophanes.


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Black Violin, the classically trained string instrumentalist duo, will bring their melding of hip hop, bluegrass, rock and baroque music to Humboldt State's Van Duzer Theater January 25, 2017. Black Violin is comprised of Kev Marcus on violin and Wil B. on viola. KHSU's Lorna Bryant spoke with Kev Marcus ahead of Black Violin's upcoming performance.

More information about Black Violin's Van Duzer Theater performance at Humboldt State University can be found here.


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"Returning the California condor to the Pacific Northwest is part of the Yurok Tribe’s obligation to heal the world," says the Tribe's website.

Since 2003, the Yurok Tribe has endeavored to bring one of California's most iconic birds back to the North Coast. 

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Northcoast Preparatory Academy students Cairo Aguilar, Rachel Post and Mattea Denney stop by KHSU to talk about their Junior/Senior show Wilde Ghosts & Coward Spirits, a spooky musical comedy, featuring song and dance, unique costumes and rollicking humor. Director Gretha Omey Stenger adapted the story of a wealthy American family that buys an English estate only to discover how Old World superstitions become a modern-day nuisance. Performances are at HSU's Gist Hall, Jan. 19-21, 7 pm, matinees Jan. 21 and 22, 2 pm.


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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses a recent study completed by Instructor Lonny Grafman and his engineering students. They examined the relative environmental and economic benefits of using mason jars in place of plastic and paper cups. 

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  KHSU's Thursday Night Talk hosted a live, town hall-style event on the eve of the presidential inauguration. 


"Big corporate owners really dominate our politics," says coal-country antipoverty activist Nic Smith told KHSU. "People in Appalachia have know that for a long time."

So why did so many rural working class voters sit out the election or vote for Donald Trump? Smith and Eric Kirk discuss the problem of classism in the American progressive movements. 

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  In this encore episode, we commemorate Ruth Mountaingrove, one of the Founding Mothers of Through The Eyes of Women. With Ruth’s recent passing at the well lived age of 93, her contributions to Through The Eyes Of Women, KHSU, the Arts & Activists communities, and life itself will be celebrated with several shows.

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As Congressional Republicans begin work on repealing the Affordable Care Act, many of the nation's governors want to make sure that their state budgets don't take a hit during the dismantling process.

They're most concerned about Medicaid, the health insurance program for the poor that's run jointly by the states and federal government. As a result of a Supreme Court decision, states were allowed to decide whether they would expand Medicaid under the ACA. 14 million people have gained health insurance coverage through Medicaid since eligibility for the program was expanded.

When Ali Andrew Li was born on Jan. 7, he was gently placed on his mother's chest, where doctors cleaned and examined him and covered him with a warm blanket.

"I just loved it," his mother, Salma Shabaik, a family physician who lives in Los Angeles, says. "It was really nice to have the baby right there beneath my eyes where I could feel him, touch him, kiss him."

Emboldened by Donald Trump's win and inauguration, several of Europe's top populist leaders gathered in Germany this weekend to strategize on how they might help each other in their upcoming national elections.

Marine Le Pen, who heads France's far-right National Front, proved especially popular with the largely German crowd that packed a convention hall yesterday in the historic western city of Koblenz, nestled between the scenic Rhine and Mosel Rivers.

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