Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Yurok Trails

Cliff Berkowitz / Today @ 10:33 a.m. / Trails

Today, Jessica Hall and I spoke with Joseph James, Transportation Manager of Yurok Tribe to talk about foot and water trails, and the new ferry (which just started service on Monday) among other things. This all in the midst of a fire emergency in the area. 


Pick Six from Center Arts!

Bayley Brown / Yesterday @ 2:46 p.m. / :)


We're giving away a Big Savings "Pick Six" package from Center Arts!

Through Thursday you will have three chances a day to qualify.  Each qualifier will win a KHUM T-Shirt and be entered in a drawing for the Center Arts package.  The big time winner will be announced on Friday during Larry and Bayley's changeover at 2 p.m.  

The grand prize winner will get to pick six of the following: 

  • Las Cafateras 9/8
  • Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin 9/10
  • Kamasi Washington 9/16
  • Iron & Wine 9/20
  • Riders In The Sky 9/25
  • Raj Patel Stuffed and Starved 9/28
  • Campulli Danza Mexicana 10/2
  • Dave Rawlings Machine 10/7
  • Ani DiFranco 10/9
  • Marc Maron 10/23
  • Estampas Porteñas Tango Argentina 11/9
  • Neko Case 11/11
  • Jake Shimabukuro 12/10
  • Ukulele Orchestra of Grand Britain 12/14
  • Curtis Chamber Orchestra 1/17
  • Black Violin 1/25
  • Alicia Garza of Black Lives Matter 2/9
  • Masters of Hawaiian Music 2/11
  • Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats 2/15
  • Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra 2/18
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra 2/23
  • African Guitar Summit 3/7
  • Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey 3/12
  • Brazil's Balé Folclórico Da Bahia 3/14
  • National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine 3/20
  • Shaping Sound Dance Company 3/23
  • Jeff Corwin 3/25
  • W. Kamau Bell 4/10
  • Arlo Guthrie 4/17
  • Charles Lloyd & The Marvels 4/18
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company 4/23
  • David Sedaris 5/6

These shows are "Special Events" and are unfortunately not included:

  • Kathy Griffin 8/27
  • Michael Franti and Spearhead 9/4
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band 9/6
  • Brian Wilson 10/10
  • Andrea Wulf 10/24
  • Captain Scott Kelly 11/15
  • Mamma Mia 11/29-30
  • Rent 1/31-2/1



Cliff talks to Will Durst

Bayley Brown / Friday, Aug. 19 @ 8:57 a.m. / Comedy

Will Durst is coming to the Mateel Community Center on Friday, August 26 and the Arcata Theater Lounge on  Saturday, August 26.  Get tickets here

Before Friday Morning Funnies today an interview Cliff had with Will Durst aired.  Enjoy. 


"The Secret Life of Spantsa" Humboldt Tour

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Aug. 17 @ 10:50 a.m. / Theater

Zuzka Sabata has made a one woman play about the amazing story of Olive Oatman who was the first tattooed white woman in America.  At 15 she was adopted by the Mojave tribe.  This was inspired by the scholarly biography The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman by Margot Mifflin.  

For more information see the flyer above and check out my interview with Zuzka this morning.  


Repfest Encore!

Bayley Brown / Tuesday, Aug. 16 @ 10:16 a.m. / Theater

Ferndale Repertory Theatre is holding an affordable benefit night on Saturday, August 23 at 5:30.  Inspired by Repfest, Repfest Encore is described as a casual evening of food, entertainment and silliness.  Held at the Ferndale Community Center at Fireman's Park it features dinner, no host bar, a "mis-cast" review of Broadway hits, and a chance to bid on your favorite prop from past productions.  The benefit is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the theater.  

Get tickets and more info at or call 707-786-5483.  

Ben Sollee and Jordan Ellis visit the KHUM studio

Lyndsey Battle / Sunday, Aug. 14 @ 3:09 p.m. / In Studio

Cello player and all-around rad person, Ben Sollee, made a stop by the KHUM studio to play a few songs and talk with Lyndsey about bowing techniques, virtual reality and how technology is changing the way we communicate with one another.  He plays tonight with percussionist, Jordan Ellis, up at Humbrews at 8p.  Local band, No Pardon, opens. 


click here to listen to Ben and Leonidas' off-air duet:


Missed KHUM's Cannabis Compliance Panel? Here it is.

Bayley Brown / Friday, Aug. 12 @ 3:41 p.m. / marijuana

KHUM recently hosted a panel talking about cannabis compliance in Humboldt County.  My co-moderator Andy Powell (of KWPT) and I want to thank the panelists for taking part:

Steve Lazar
Senior Planner
Humboldt County Planning and Building Department

Natalynne DeLapp
Executive Director
Environmental Protection Information Center

Adona White
Water Resource Control Engineer
North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

Hear the entire discussion through the audio player below.  

First hour:


Second hour: 


More information from Humboldt County can be found here.  You are also invited to a seminar this Sunday and next at the Planning and Building Department from 1 till 5 p.m.  The seminar is $150.  To register please call 707-268-3795 or email  

See more about EPIC here and their Compliance Handbook can be found here.  

For the North Coast Regional Water Board head here.