KHSU Staff

How organizers describe this weekend's Dada cabaret at Synapsis Nova:

"da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da starring Duane Edward Flatmo and others da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da d da da da da... "

There's more, as Zuzka Sabata and Leslie Castellano explain to Wendy Butler.

Also, students from Sunnybrae Middle school and members Chubritza International Folk Band discuss a benefit concert at the Sanctuary in Arcata.


"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. 


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.


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.


City of Eureka

Should Eureka have street pianos? What about sidewalk poetry?

"Not only is it a strategic plan, it's also a visual celebration of the arts," says Rob Holmlund with the City of Eureka. From street pianos to Star Wars festivals, Holmlund and Swan Asbury talk to Wendy Butler about Eureka's Strategic Arts Plan 2017 -2022, adopted last month.

Centro del Pueblo

"How do our children get treated fairly in the schools, how do they not get suspended and expelled at disproportionate rates,  how are our families incorporated into our educational system ... I think that those are some of the challenges we face as a county as a region," says Renee Saucedo of Centro del Pueblo.


Black Faun / Facebook

The latest exhibit at Black Faun Gallery is composed of three small exhibits, united under the title Pasquinade. Seana Burden, Jesse Wiedel and Tony Machado have oil paintings on display at the Eureka gallery until March 25th, 2017 with an artist talk on Saturday, March 11th. Wiedel joins Wendy Butler to talk about his work and the exhibit.


Between the World and Me is College of the Redwoods' 2017 Book of the Year, and it's being celebrated by San Francisco-based installation artist Mary March. The installation, titled Between the Lines includes themes of identity, scales and tapestry. Between The Lines is at the CR Library through Friday, and March will give an artist talk on Thursday at 6pm at the CR Performing Arts theater.


Portrait of Émilie du Châtelet by Maurice Quentin de La Tour

A new play examines one of the most underappreciated women in physics and isn't afraid of Newtonian mechanics. "It gets real math-y in there," says actor Alexandra Blouin. 

Blouin, fellow actor Charlie Heinberg and director Catherine L. Brown discuss Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight, a new show at Redwood Curtain Theater about theoretical physicist Emilie du Châtelet

Lupe Gutierrez, Jan Moorehose, and Susan Andrews report on Del Norte county news: local food in school lunches and Klamath's fourth-highest watermark in recorded history.
 


Things are looking up slightly for Californian wolves, making a handful of appearances within state lines after a 90-year absence. "Before Europeans arrived there were an estimated two million wolves ranging all across North America, "Amaroq Weiss tells Tom Wheeler, Program Coordinator at EPIC.

WWFM.org

From Jarad Petroske - Marketing & Communications, Humboldt State University:

 Peter Fretwell, author and general manager of The Classical Network, New Jersey, has been named the new general manager for KHSU-FM, Humboldt State University’s public radio station.

There will be a celebration of life for Ruth Mountaingrove, founding mother of Through The Eyes of Women.  Sunday, February 12 at 3:00 PMHumboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship  24 Fellowship Way, Bayside CA.

Twitter.com/jeffdowd

Jeff Dowd, the real-life inspiration for  Jeff Bridges' unlikely protagonist  in "The Big Lebowski" talks to Wendy Butler about Dell'Arte's marijuana musical. Known as 'The Dude' to his friends (alternately 'Duder', 'His Dudeness', and/or 'El Duderino'), Dowd is in town to support MaryJane the Musical.


PGar

Ruth Mountaingrove, lesbian-feminist poet, photographer, composer, publisher, musician, playwright, painter, and women’s land pioneer, died peacefully on December 18, 2016, at age 93, at Ida Emmerson Hospice House in Eureka , CA.

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