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Saturday, February 25, 2017
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Red Carpet Gala This Sunday

Cliff Berkowitz / Yesterday @ 9:30 a.m. / Event

This morning I spoke with Cassandra HesseltineFilm Commissioner for the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission about this Sunday's Red Carpet Gala taking place at the Eureka Theater during the 89th Academy Awards. 

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Celebrating Creative Women in our Community

Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 12:19 p.m. / Event

This morning I spoke with Jackie Dandeneau about a series of events coming up from March 2nd through the 11th call the "Zero to Fierce Festival," celebrating creative women in our community. This is presented by Playhouse arts and is to be the first of an annual event. More info at Zero to Fierce.com

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Betty Chinn Benefit

Bayley Brown / Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 2:07 p.m. / Homelessness

Betty Chinn and Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Director Louis Hoiland came in to talk about a benefit for the Day Center coming up on Saturday, March 11 at the Sequoia Conference Center.  

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RSVP to the Facebook event here and get advance tickets at the Day Center, Picky Picky Picky, Wildberries or online here.  



Let's Talk About The Middle East

Bayley Brown / Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 11:02 a.m. /

Humboldt State University Assistant Professor Leena Dallasheh teaches classes exploring the history, politics and geography of the Middle East, colonialism and settler-colonialism.  She began hosting film discussions last semester to help correct misperceptions of the Middle East.  We spoke about those ongoing discussions and about an event this coming Monday highlighting Syrian Refugees.  

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More information about both of the events are in the flyers below!  



How Trail Creation Supports Local Business

Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 9:10 a.m. / Trails

This morning Michael Kauffmann and I spoke with Jennifer Johnson, owner of Adventure's Edge. We looked at trail development over the years in Humboldt county and how trail creation supports local business and how local businesses such as Adventure's Edge support our trails.

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$6000 Grant Available To Help the Youth

Cliff Berkowitz / Friday, Feb. 17 @ 9:24 a.m. / Youth

This morning I spoke with Elisha Pike and Dakoda Whitchurch from Y.E.P. (Youth Engaged in Philanthropy) about a $6000 grant they have available to an organization or organizations who can provide help to youth and young adults in the Eel River Valley. Youth need a safe place, clothes, food, and somebody to speak for them. 501(c)3 nonprofit agencies, organizations, school programs, and service clubs, apply today at the Humboldt Area Foundation website, http://www.hafoundation.org/ . Look for YEP grants. The deadline is March 1st.

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The South Side > Feb 17th | B'day Tribute to Lou Ann Barton

Chas Lewis / Thursday, Feb. 16 @ 8:01 p.m. / Culture , Music

Lou Ann Barton


Every Friday night, KHUM is your blues station with the best in soul, blues,
R & B and more on The South Side.  This Friday the 17th, it's the birthday of the queen of Austin Soul / Twang, Lou Ann Barton.

Her voice drips with Texas and she's one of the finest purveyors of raw, unadulterated roadhouse blues that you'll ever hear.

Along with her solo recordings, we'll hear tunes from throughout her career along with Jimmie Vaughan, Curtis Salgado, Marica Ball, Angela Strehli and more.

Check her out on YouTube.