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The Hum ~ 4/19-25 ~ Earth Science

The Hum ~ 4/19-25 ~ Earth Science

I don’t travel much. In fact I hardly ever leave town, but this week I’m flying across the country to visit some friends on the East Coast, which means I’ll miss everything I write about this week — and there’s a lot going on, including a big event in right my neighborhood. As you may

The Hum ~ A Fool’s Errand

This week the Union celebrates fools. While the news section has some sort of ironic “fake” news, here in the “Scene” we’re always full of foolishness and fool’s errands. Face it, for most people, music and art are not considered serious vocations. Fools are there to entertain us, to put on parties and fests of

The Hum ~ 3/8 ~ What’s New?

What’s new? I woke up this morning thinking about that word: new, and the news. This column isn’t generally “news” oriented, focusing instead on things that are supposed to happen in the future. “We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our

Home Cookin’, AIGC to benefit Betty Chinn

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union EUREKA – The Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir, the rocking band Home Cookin’ and Rita’s Mexican Grill are teaming up to help raise funds for the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center and Betty Chinn Homeless Outreach. Chinn, whose work with homeless folks in Humboldt County has won many awards, received the

Can you solve the mystery of the missing Trump paintings?

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union TRINIDAD – “Camel Rock According to …” was one of the “most creative shows ever” according to Connie Butler, curator emerita of the Westhaven Center for the Arts. Marvin Trump, painter and retired architect who died last year, painted 20 views of Camel Rock, each in the style of a

Movie Review: ‘Asquatchalypse Now’ a tart, trippy trail tale

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAYHOUSE– A confession: all things Bigfoot induce in me a coma-grade boredom. I know, Sasquatch is our very own corny local monster, lighten up. But it’s also just a somewhat overachieving version of the many fleabitten regional legends nurtured by the rural chambers of commerce and gift shops

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