EcoNews Report: The Redwood Wars

Darren Speece, author of "Defending Giants," talks about his new book on the Redwood Wars with the director of EPIC , Environmental Protection Information Center. Looking at the Redwood Wars, Speece offers lessons for the current environmental movement.

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"Behavior is difficult to measure directly because we have to rely on what you tell us. You get upset when we try to watch you,” says Humboldt State's Melinda Meyers.

And when researchers base their gender studies using questionable assumptions, as you’re about to learn, that research gets a little dodgy. 

 

In this lecture, Myers lays out a fun-but-firm critique of sexuality research, and makes clear why it matters. 

"You use the gifts that you've been given, in the place where you are," says Melanie DeMore. "For me, that's how you become an activist." DeMore, a founding member of Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir is giving a free concert at the Kate Buchanan Room Saturday at 7pm.

DeMore talks to Lorna Bryant about 'leading with love', confronting fear, and musical pounding sticks. 


Sex Trafficking, Live Theater, and Wonderland

Mar 27, 2017
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Brian Curtis talks with Erin Johnston and Kate Tobie of the play Jane Doe in Wonderland.  Alice in Wonderland is the vehicle to show how a victim gets lured into sex trafficking, as well as the brainwashing tactics used to abuse victims. This new play was created in partnership with the Humboldt County anti-sex trafficking organization Game Over


Humboldt Steelhead Days wraps up three months of countywide events and angling activities designed to inspire community awareness and promote river restoration and recovery of Humboldt’s winter steelhead populations and their spawning habitat. Mary Burke, from Cal Trout talks about the numerous fun and educational opportunities during Steelhead Days. More information at humboldtsteelheaddays.com.


Eric Kirk's Open Mic

Mar 24, 2017

From Humboldt's county's civil rights resolution to the Affordable Care Act, find out what happens when Eric Kirk opens the phones. 

Also, a former forest activist and marijuana grower makes his case in favor of Donald Trump.


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Ashton Applewhite returns with part two of her interview on aging while female, a term she coined.  As she notes, "We experience aging as betrayal and that face in the mirror as alien."  

 

Delia Bense-Kang

Underwater parks, called Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), are important for the protection and improvement of our ocean's health. The MPA Collaborative Network began from a grassroots stakeholder driven effort. Delia Bense-Kang, MPA Coordinator with the NEC, talks with Calla Allison, Director of the MPA Collaborative Network, about how the network was started, current projects, and what the future holds. This unique network is a shining example of how local expertise can provide guidance at a statewide level.


In the Tradition's Dan Chandler spoke with co-founder of the iconic El Teatro Campesino, Agustin Lira, and his musical collaborator Patricia Wells.

Dan, Agustin and Patricia discuss social justice activism, current and past - and the new album from the band Alma, Songs of Struggle & Hope


Teen Court Program for Humboldt Youth

Mar 22, 2017
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KHSU Magazine host Claire Reynolds talks with Director Sasha Marini about the Teen Court diversion program that has been around for 16 years. Teen Court is an afterschool service learning program administered by teens for teens that choose to have their cases heard by their peers.

Jury training for new teen volunteers is taking place on Thursday, March 30th at the Boys and Girls Club in Eureka.  

NCRT

Wendy Butler talks to cast and crew from Eureka High's production of Seussical and North Coast Repertory Theater's production of Richard III

NCRT's production of the Shakespeare classic opens March 23 and runs through April 13.

According to the North Coast Journal, EHS Players present "a well-crafted mish-mash of several of Dr. Seuss's most beloved stories." It opens Friday and runs through April 1st.


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Note: This piece discusses the plot details from the sixth-season premiere of Veep.

Vice President Mike Pence said on a visit to South Korea today that the U.S. "era of strategic patience is over" regarding North Korea and its nuclear and ballistic missile program.

Some people call Jeremy Fox the "vegetable whisperer," the California chef who can coax remarkable flavors out of every part of his produce, even the flowers and leaves that most chefs throw away. One of his famous first-course dishes combines twice-shucked spring peas with macadamia nuts and white chocolate. He has reinvented cooking with vegetables, and in the process, reinvented himself, too.

No label, no careShamir just gifted us with a new album and it's already making Monday a whole lot brighter.

Hope was recorded over the weekend, a whirlwind attempt for the unclassifiable pop star to fall in love with music all over again.

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