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KHSU's weekday newsmagazine. Highlighting north coast news, people, places, and events. Hosts include Lorna Bryant, Brian Curtis, Danielle Orr, Claire Reynolds, and Katie Whiteside. 

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Legendary singer-songwiter Graham Nash is performing at the Van Duzer Theater, March 24th at 8pm. This Grammy award-winning musician is a two-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Graham Nash's passionate voice continues to be heard in support of peace, social and environmental justice. 

Russ Cole spoke with Graham Nash ahead of his Humboldt performance.

17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival

Mar 14, 2017

Festival founder and "Grand Daddy," Walter Beals returned to his alma mater for the 17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival taking place March 17-19 at the HSU West Gym. Tricia "the dish" Riel joined Walter to pass along the details of the event.

Juvenile Justice Town Hall in Redway

Mar 8, 2017

KHSU Magazine host Claire Reynolds spoke with Steve Shanning from the Humboldt County Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Commission about the town hall meeting happening March 8th at 6 p.m. in Redway. This commission is in charge of inspecting any facility where youth are held in custody. They are responsible for ensuring the general welfare of the youth.

Homeless to Home: Betty Chinn Outreach Center

Mar 7, 2017

Betty Chinn and Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Director, Louis Hoiland, discuss the resources and opportunities for transition out of homelessness provided by the Betty Kwan Chinn Outreach Center.

KHSU spoke with 2016 Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein. Dr. Stein will give a lecture about grassroots organizing on the Humboldt State University campus on March 8th. The lecture is free, but tickets are required.  Call: 707.826.3928

Lecture: Wednesday , March 8th, 7pm

HSU Kate Buchanan Room, Doors at 6pm


The MultiCultural Center presents the Social Justice Summit this week on the HSU campus. KHSU's Claire Reynolds spoke with MCC Coordinator Grecia Rojas about the upcoming events.

There will be a keynote presentation by Mother Tongue, workshops, film screenings and discussions. Summit organizers hope to broaden perspectives on social justice and global issues, inspire change through different art mediums and provide tools to create change. 

 For more info

Redwood Audubon Presents Hummingbird Highways

Feb 28, 2017

Redwood Audubon Society Presents:


Saturday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Arcata D Street Community Center

As tropical forests become increasingly broken up by roads, farm fields, pastures and other developments, corridors of trees provide vital pathways for pollinators and contribute to a rich diversity of plant species.  More information at

KHSU will interview Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein this Wednesday during KHSU's midday public affairs show, the KHSU Magazine.

Tune in this Wednesday at 1pm for an interview with Jill Stein.

Jill Stein will be visiting the HSU campus Wednesday, March 8th.

HSU E-Learning and Extended Education

California grows and bottles 90% of the wine the U.S. drinks, and Humboldt County's wine industry has grown in the last two decades. HSU's Office of E-Learning and Extended Education begins its second semester of the Wine Studies Certificate Program February 25th.

Thinking With Your Heart

Feb 21, 2017
Making Headway Facebook Page

Jeffrey Smoller  from Making Headway Recovery Program Center stopped by the KHSU Magazine Show to talk with host Brian Curtis.  Smoller explains the connection between the heart and the brain and how emotions can actually determine one's thought process. 

Katie Whiteside

CenterArts is presenting three acoustic Hawaiian guitar masters to create a soul-stirring celebration of Hawaiian music. They stopped by KHSU to talk with Artistic Director with the Humboldt Music Academy, Gregg Moore.

ArMack publicity coordinator

Roses are red, violets are blue.  It’s time for Valentunes. Once again the high school musicians of the ArMack Orchestra and Arcata High School Madrigal Choir are gearing-up for their much-anticipated February fund-raiser, Valentunes.  The singers stopped by the KHSU Magazine. 

Thomas Dunklin's FB page

"There is always going to be a future in restoring the earth," says keynote speaker Thomas Dunklin.  He's presenting a “Restoration Retrospective,” a story of restoration on the north coast with an eye toward the future recovery of salmon and steelhead populations.

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

Black Violin Facebook Page

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.

Humboldt Steelhead Days

Jan 2, 2017

According to, "Many consider the North Coast of California to be the birthplace of salmonid fisheries restoration. Humboldt Steelhead Days’ primary purpose is to showcase and fundraise for this important work – and have some fun in the process!"


Mary Burke of CalTrout and Dana Stoltzman of Salmonid Restoration Federation discuss the months-long countywide celebration of winter steelhead and the coastal rivers that nourish them. 

Kym Kemp

Keith Slauson, Science Coordinator with the Humboldt Marten Conservation Group, talks with Danielle Orr about his presentation through The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series. His talk takes place on Wednesday, December 14th at the Flamingo Room. 

Geologist Lori Dengler Discusses the 6.5M Quake

Dec 9, 2016

"Things started to sway." Like many North Coast residents, geologist Lori Dengler woke up to yesterday's earthquake. "And that means I had to get up, go downstairs and start figuring out the story."

"I grew up in enormous privelege," activist Bill Ayers tells KHSU's Danielle Orr.  "I found myself awakening to a world in flames, a world out of balance, and I knew I wanted to be part of the solution." 

The noted dissident will talk about his new book, Demand the Impossible! A Radical Manifesto at Northtown Books on Friday

Sam Woods

Brenda Starr talks with HSU assistant professor of Psychology Dr. Amber Gaffney and student Sam Woods about the surveys  they are conducting with fellow student Berkeley Kijsriopas at both the Republican and Democratic Conventions.