Wendy Butler

Weekend Edition Host

Wendy Butler has produced and hosted Artwaves for 21 years, and is the local host for NPRs Weekend Edition.

Micki Flatmo’s new exhibit “Dating Chaos: What To Wear” at Eureka’s Morris Graves Museum of Art is, indeed, about chaos. But it’s not about getting ready for your typical date. 

Perhaps it’s about what might come after chaos? 


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This week’s Artwaves is about the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association also known as Music in the Redwoods. A specific focus is the upcoming performance of Neave Trio. They will perform this Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Crescent Elk Auditorium in Crescent City. 


This week's guests on Artwaves are Humboldt State University Art Department Gallery Director Brittany Sheldon and also Brittany Britton, Art Department Gallery Assistant. They've co-curated "Lineage: Living Traditions of Line, Shape and Design" now on display at the HSU Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery. 

Humboldt State University Third Street Gallery presents "The Water Seekers," a solo exhibition of paintings by Teresa Stanley.  The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 5 at the gallery at 416 Third Street, Eureka. She is featured this week on Artwaves with Wendy Butler. Stanley tells Artwaves: "The search for water was in a way a search for some kind of truth or experience of truth. It was a talisman ..." Listen to the full interview  in our Archives.

Arcata glass artist George Bucquet's work is featured in galleries around the world and in private collections. His work is also in permanent collections from the U.S. Embassy to the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia to the White House. 


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A new College of the Redwoods exhibit is a chance for visitors to view some of a historic collection the college purchased  nearly 40 years ago. 

Artwaves: Art In Space

Aug 15, 2017
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San Francisco-based satellite imaging company Planet Labs’ Artist-In-Residence Director Forest Stearns was formerly an oft-exhibited artist here in Humboldt County. 

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This week it's all about family at Humboldt Light Opera Company and on Artwaves. HLOC's latest production Gilbert & Sullivan's Ruddigore or The Witches Curse opens this week. We talk with director Carol Ryder, actors Elsworth Pence and Katri Pitts and her daughters Trillium and Aurora, both talented singers and dancers and both performing alongside their mom and the rest of the HLOC cast in this production.


This week’s Artwaves has two interviews connected by one topic: the city of Eureka’s multiple-year Strategic Arts Plan. The plan is all about identifying, protecting and developing Eureka’s arts and culture. And one of the projects articulated in Phase One of the plan is beautifying Opera Alley in Old Town.

ARTWAVES: Glass art

Jul 12, 2017
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The next Artwaves is on glass. Artwaves speaks with Eureka glass sculptor John Gibbons about his interest in creating myriad styles of glass art from vases to six-foot sculptures to starfish in motion. His work has been part of exhibits throughout the United States. He currently is a member of Old Town Art Gallery, where his work is featured. 


Humboldt State is home to the oldest student-run film festival in the world. Student co-directors Andrew Weisz, Kira Hudson, Nirobys Appolito talk to Wendy Butler about the 

The 50th Humboldt International Film Festival starts Wednesday (April 19). 

Dell’Arte International MFA graduate, actor and teacher Zuzka Sabata will present her original one-woman play about 19th century historical figure Olive Oatman at six different venues across Humboldt County August 18-28.

Sabata says her play explores the life of a woman who lived in two seemingly opposing cultures. During her Artwaves interview she talks about why she was interested in catalyzing a community dialog about this individual and this subject matter.

A new exhibition will highlight the opening of a new gallery space in Eureka.

French artist Veronique Archambault’s “Spontanéité” will be on display in August at the new location of Black Faun Gallery, 528 Second St. (formerly St. Vincent de Paul), Eureka.  

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  California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia is this week's guest on Artwaves. Gioia is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning poet. 

  He was Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts 2003-2009, and during that time launched several nationwide programs expanding public support of the arts and arts education including the national recitation contest for students Poetry Out Loud.  
 


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