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Through the Eyes of Women: "DIY Rules for a WTF World"

Over the Thanksgiving weekend in 2016, a few weeks after Trump was elected president, Krista Suh was pondering how she could register her discontent and make an impact at the Women’s March scheduled for January, 2017. In a flash of inspiration, Krista launched the Pussyhat Project to knit pink cat-eared hats to wear at the Women’s March in Washington D.C. The project went viral and thousands of hats were knitted and worn at demonstrations around the world.

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Angel Schneider-Reuter, Zera Starchild

Five local women express their feelings, thoughts and experiences of facing racism daily in Humboldt County in this KHSU special feature. 


Thursday Night Talk: An Evening with Jason Flom

Apr 2, 2018
2017 Prison Education Program Graduation

He smoked two joints before his job interview at Atlantic records. (He got the job) Jason Flom has a lengthy career in the music business. The New Yorker described him as "one of the most successful record men of the past 20 years..."

A founding member of the Innocence Project, Flom is now on a mission to fix America's justice system. Thursday Night Talk featured Sharon Fennell talking with Jason Flom about music and the criminal justice system. 

  

Humboldt County growers may be anticipating the next Board of Supervisors meeting on April 10th, but for some conservationists, the effects of the new legal cannabis market are posing some ecological threats. That’s according to Scott Greacen, conservation director with Friends of the Eel River and Craig Tucker, the Natural Resources Policy Advocate for the Karuk Tribe.

Big Hunger author to speak in Humboldt

Mar 30, 2018
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In his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti Hunger GroupsAndrew Fisher argues that many key anti-hunger efforts are missing an essential element of the problem: economic inequality driven by low wages. Andy will speak at the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship March 30th at 4pm.  This is a community event sponsored by Locally Delicious, the Humboldt Food Policy Council, and Food for People. Andy joined Danielle Orr in the KHSU studios today on the KHSU Magazine.


Craig Strong

"The reason we count murrelets at sea is, of course, because in the forest they are flying around at really high speeds in the dawn or dusk and while you can see them and hear them there is no way you can get a handle on their populations", says Craig Strong of Crescent Coastal Research.

Ken Burton, wildlife biologist, Secretary of the Redwood Region Audubon Society, Friends of the Arcata Marsh docent, and author, interviews Strong on the status of Marbled Murrelet's on the north coast and his murrelet monitoring program.


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The North Coast's own National Fiddle Champion Clarridge siblings return with hammer dulcimer wizard Simon Chrisman. The Bee Eaters weave a tapestry of sound all their own, drawing on roots in bluegrass, Celtic, jazz and old-time traditions.

See the slideshow above or the video below for more from their performance. 

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North Coast Repertory Theatre Managing Artistic Director Calder Johnson and Brenda Perez from Centro del Pueblo discuss NCRT’s La Voz Project and the project’s pilot play -- the inspiring and relevant “The Tenth Muse,” now on stage at NCRT.

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“This show is a ridiculous show but it’s funny, it’s a satire and it touches on issues most people step over or ignore in our society,” says Holly James of Arcata Arts Institute. AAI students Holly James , Zoey Clark and Jenna Furtado stop by the KHSU Magazine to talk with Brian Curtis about the production of Urinetown The Musical which is opening on Thursday, March 29th at Arcata High School beginning at 7 p.m.

As promised in November 2017, North Coast Senator Mike McGuire and Humboldt County Supervisor Virginia Bass are set to host another town hall meeting on the Opioid Crisis that plagues Humboldt County and much of the United States. 

On this episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell continues her discussion with Kate Brown from Cultured Life Food.

They discuss making gomasio using locally sourced salt and quinoa flour sourced from locally grown grain.


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Room 615 in Vladivostok's Hotel Gavan is a cramped, two-room "business suite" with green wallpaper and carpeting. Yet when former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il traveled to Russia's Pacific coast in 2002, the modest digs served as his presidential suite.

Bend City Council To Appoint Arts Envoy

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The Bend City Council is scheduled Thursday to accept a proclamation on the value of the arts.

The council will also create a new position to serve as an arts ambassador in Central Oregon.

The Arts and Cultural Alliance will accept applications for Bend’s first creative laureate through May 15. Rene Mitchell of Scalehouse Contemporary Creative Center, who proposed the position, said the winning applicant will be tasked with education and advocacy work.

Just a year ago, after sifting through almost seven-thousand video entries to the Tiny Desk Contest, we discovered Tank and the Bangas. The band would go on to win the Contest and the response was one of overwhelming joy. The way this New Orleans group blends hip-hop, R&B, poetry, jazz and rock is unlike anything I'd seen before and I wasn't alone.

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