Artwaves

Tuesdays 1:30PM

Tuesdays 1:30PM
An interview program showcasing visual, performing, and literary arts, primarily created in Humboldt and Del Norte counties, occasionally featuring guests of national and international renown. Interviews with educators and others whose work contribute to and have an effect on the arts community are also included. Hosted, engineered and produced by Wendy Butler. 

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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.


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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.

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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

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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.


  "Money and morality, that's a timeless topic," says Jane Hill, director of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," showing at the Ferndale Rep and Arcata Playhouse.Also, Eureka Symphony presents Beethoven's best-known chamber works at the Eureka Woman's Club this Sunday.


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Kate Stull of the Humboldt Arts Council discusses the last year at the Morris Graves Museum of Art.

She talks to Wendy Butler about the museum's digital footprint, recent art-noise performances, and its outreach to local kids.  

"Alice is an 11 year-old girl who has recently moved to NorCal from a city," says Dell'Arte's Jenny Lamb. "And that's her adventure through the rabbit hole -  just meeting all these crazy Humboldt County-ish stereotypes."

Cast members from Dell'Arte's latest production talk to Wendy Butler about their northern Californian twist on Alice in Wonderland. 


Trinidad painter Kathrin Burleson joins Wendy Butler to talk about The Creation Series, her watercolor exhibit.

Inspired by the book of Genesis, she says ancient texts are often "pulling on archetypes. So often, those things touch us in a way that's almost irrational."


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Carol Jacobson and Alexandra Gellner of the Eureka Symphony spoke with KHSU's Wendy Butler about 'The Snowman', one of the many acts in the Holiday Concert Dec. 2nd and 3rd at the Arkley Center, and the importance and benefits of having a musical education. 


 The Theatre, Film and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents columbinus,” a play that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was inspired by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.

Director Troy Lescher and two actors discuss their theatrical response to one of America's most notorious shootings with Wendy Butler.


 The Theatre, Film and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents columbinus,” a play that looks at issues of alienation, hostility and social pressure in high schools and was inspired by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.

The classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this double-casted Ferndale Repertory Theater adaptation. Some actors are as young as 11 years old. 

Graciela Garcia (who plays Lucy), Taylee Mullins (who plays Sally Brown), and director Daphne Endert join Wendy Butler to talk about the show, which runs Nov. 23 - Dec. 18, 2016.

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