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Monday, December 5, 2016
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Food Drive 2016 Style!

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Nov. 30 @ 2:43 p.m. / Community

KHUM and Food for people are once again teaming up for the Holiday Spirit Food and Fund Drive!! Beginning this coming Monday we'll be out broadcasting all over Humboldt County at the following supermarkets: 

  • Monday, Dec. 5 ENF McKinleyville - Cliff from 6 AM till 10 AM
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6 NC Coop Eureka - Bayley from 10 AM till 2 PM

  • Wednesday, December 7 Wildberries Arcata - Cliff from 6 AM till 10 AM

  • Thursday, December 8 Grocery Outlet Fortuna - Larry from 2 PM till 6 PM

  • Friday, December 9 ENF Eureka - Cliff, Bayley, Larry, Amy from 6 AM till 7 PM

In addition, a representative from Food For People will be on location all day long calling into the station encouraging listeners to come out and give what they can, food or funds.

Food For People, the Food Bank for Humboldt County and its associated food pantries feed about 20,000 of our friends and neighbors who don't have enough to eat. Remember, the vast majority of food recipients are working members of our community who are just having trouble making ends meet. So many of us are just a medical emergency or car breakdown away from needing their services as well.

This is a part of the Food For People's month-long annual Holiday Spirit Food and Fund Drive.  When we come to your community, please be generous with food and or funds to help out fellow community members who are a little less fortunate. 

 



Irie Rockers make Sunday a fun day on KHUM

Lyndsey Battle / Yesterday @ 3:33 p.m. / In Studio

Southern Humboldt's new Reggae band, Irie Rockers came into the KHUM studio on Sunday afternoon to play their fun, original music and talk about their new album and upcoming gig at the Jambalaya on December 15th.  These folks certainly live up to their band name and put it out there:  They want to play more in our community and are looking for opportunities to share their music. 

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Cyrus Wong-Weissman (bass), Brian Sykes (guitar), Brody Forester (guitar/vox), Stevie Culture (drums/vox), April Mae (vox)

To hear more Irie Rockers/get a copy of their EP Movin', check out their website:  www.irierockers.com

 



How about an English Pantomime to make your Holiday season complete?

Bayley Brown / Friday, Dec. 2 @ 4:04 p.m. / Theater

The Annual Arcata Playhouse Holiday Show has begun!  This year it's an English Pantomime take on the ever popular Jack and the Beanstalk.  Sarah Peters and James Peck (who you may know from Dell'Arte International) wrote Jack and the Holiday Beans. This very punny family friendly production runs two hours and there are showings tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 PM, Sunday at 2 PM and next Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 PM.  Tickets $12 adults, $10 students and members, $8 kids 12 and under.  Tonight is a benefit for the Soroptomist’s of Arcata (all tickets for this show $15).  

After the first show last night Sarah Peters took a moment to talk to me about it.  

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Here's the guest performance schedule: 

Friday, December 2  Art Jones & Dell’Arte student band

Saturday, Dec. 3 Tisha Sloan & Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir & Siena Nelson

Sunday, Dec. 4  Donald Forrest & Joel Shonenshien

Thursday, Dec. 8 Tisha Sloan & Sam McNeil’s Humboldt Music Academy Fiddlers

Friday, Dec. 9 Bandamonium & Shoshanna

Saturday, Dec. 10 Donald Forrest

For more information and to get advance tickets head to arcataplayhouse.org



All Ages Arcata Project

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Nov. 30 @ 12:03 p.m. /

Breakfast All Day Collective founding members Alex Nordquist and Zev Smith-Danford took some time to speak with me about the All Ages Arcata Project, what it means to be in a safer space, and the upcoming screening of Torrey Pines.  

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Donate to the IndieGoGo here. There's more information about the screening on Friday, December 9 on the flyer below.   

To donate to the silent auction or for more information contact Breakfast All Day Collective at breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com, Facebook, and Tumbler.  



Local Filmmakers Night Tonight!

Cliff Berkowitz / Wednesday, Nov. 30 @ 8:57 a.m. / Art

The work of longtime Humboldt County Resident and HSU grad, Jack Lucido, will be featured tonight at Local Filmmakers night at the Lecture Hall at Eureka High School. Jack, now a Professor of Communication Arts at Western State Colorado University has made a series of powerful documentary films, several of which will be featured tonight. Admission is just $5 and the doors open at 6:30pm.

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Headwaters Trail & More BLM Projects

Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Nov. 29 @ 9:08 a.m. / Trails

This morning Carol Vander Meer, my new Happy Trails Co-Host and I talked with Ben Blom of the Bureau of Land Management about new trail being proposed for the Headwaters Forest along the Elk River corridor. We also talked about mountain biking opportunities at Lax Creek, the trail up at Lighthouse Ranch near Table Bluff, and the Lost Coast Headlands with new trail construction and interpretive signs.

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Opera tonight?

Bayley Brown / Monday, Nov. 28 @ 1:59 p.m. / Theater

Come out to the annual Opera A La Carte performance!  Professional singers from San Francisco paired with Northcoast Preparatory Academy students for a performance of the Gaetano Donizetti comic opera Daughter of the Regiment. 

Students Emilia Von Einem Diggins and Rachel Post came on earlier to talk about it. 

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The show is this evening at 7 PM at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.  It's free of cost but they are accepting donations.  Check out the Facebook event here.