Seeking action and resolution with art, performance

Listen to the Tuesday, Oct. 9 Artwaves for continued coverage of the premier Against the Wind Festival , created by local volunteers to draw attention to the danger of nuclear proliferation as well as raise money for the multiple-year voyage of the Golden Rule "peace boat." The festival will be held this Sunday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 21. Wendy Butler speaks with John Heckel who directs the festival's centerpiece, the 1959 play "Which Way the Wind?" with performances Oct. 19-21 at Arcata Playhouse. Also on the Oct. 9 Artwaves is an interview with Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy, who speaks about the Sing Our Rivers Red traveling earring exhibition at the HSU Goudi’ni Gallery. SORR’s events seek to “bring awareness to the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women and colonial gender-based violence” across North America. There are also connected events occurring with this exhibit including a Sewing Circle tomorrow (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 2 p.m. and a Gallery Talk this Friday, Oct. 12 at noon. Phone the gallery office at (707) 826-3629, email or for more information.

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Collaborating to Grow the Next System

Sep 10, 2018

Tamara McFarland and David Cobb of Cooperation Humboldt talk about their efforts to build a solidarity economy in Humboldt County.

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Measure K, also known as the Humboldt County Sanctuary Initiative, made its way to this year's November ballot. The measure is built upon a collection of 2,000 signatures, local support from grassroots organizations and a group of people determined to see this proposal become law.

Delta Fire Blocks I-5 and Hirz Fire Progress Continues

Sep 10, 2018
U.S. Forest Service/Shasta-Trinity unit

 **Update 9 a.m.: Caltrans District 2 reports that I-5 between Redding and Mt. Shasta is now open. Travel is reduced to one lane in each direction for approximately 17 miles. Motorists are asked to proceed with caution and to be patient for lengthy delays.  

Artwaves’ Sept. 4 program showcases talent and diversity with interviews covering HSU’s music faculty’s “Welcome to the Fall Semester” concert slated for tonight (Sept. 8) at 5 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall, and Redwood Curtain’s exploration of the collaborative construct of memories with “Marjorie Prime,” on stage through Sept. 29.


Along the banks of the Trinity River, Jennifer Bell and Yadao Inong discuss traditional harvest of pacific lamprey, often referred to as eels. Yadao and Jennifer's conversation ranges from the cultural context of 'eel' harvest to delicious ways to eat these ecologically important river residents.

HSU's Prof. Julia Alderson is the 2017-2018 recipient of the Outstanding Service Award as part of the HSU Distinguished Faculty Awards series. According the HSU Academic Affairs website, the award is given to, "a member of the HSU faculty for a record of superlative service to the university and/or community."

Professor Alderson, who teaches courses in Art History will encorporate the work of conceptual artist, Adrian Piper. Piper's documentary, Funk Lessons, collides art with funk with dance. 

Professor Alderson will do the same in her lecture September 5th in Humboldt State's Kate Buchanon Room from 5 - 7 pm. Find more information here.

Western Rivers Conservancy

“It feels like law has yet to absorb the lessons of science.”

Friends of the Eel River’s Conservation Director Scott Greacen is joined by Glen Spain from Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations for a discussion about one of the most consequential public trust decisions in California law in decades.

The public trust doctrine stems from ancient roman law and states that certain resources (like air and water) are owned by the state and held in trust for the people.

Tune in to learn about the case that established the public trust doctrine does apply to groundwater, and how this ruling can be leveraged to protect the Scott River from overdraft resulting from excessive groundwater pumping.  

Centered on centuries upon centuries of community relationship with migrating caribou, this episode of Naturaleza y Comunidad highlights environment and community research in Fort Yukon, Alaska.

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No more, "sad chicken because I'm not going out tonight," says Jennifer Fumiko Cahill on a food feature in the latest edition of the North Coast Journal. Writer Malina Syvoravong gives some simple steps to getting restaurant-worthy chicken with just a little more work than it takes to open a package in her, "The Bird and the Brine."

Northcoast Journal

The worldwide phenomenon that is Coastal Cleanup Day is 40 years old this year. On the cover of the North Coast Journal this week, Joe Abbott tells his story and the story of the beginnings of what would become Coastal Cleanup Day on the beaches of Manila in 1977.


From NPR

President Trump warned at his rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday night that if his party loses in November's midterm elections, the "radical Democrat mob" will take away everything he's achieved since his election, while encouraging crime and socialism.

It was an echo of a tweet he sent over the weekend and used again at a rally in Iowa on Tuesday — giving rise to a line that Republicans have been quick to seize upon as they try to sustain a newly-enthused GOP base in the wake of the divisive confirmation battle for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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