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Thursday, September 18, 2014
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Slam Poet/Viral Teacher Hero Taylor Mali to Visit CR Friday

Mike Dronkers / Monday, Sept. 15 @ 12:18 p.m. /

College of the Redwoods will present a performance by visiting writer Taylor Mali on Friday, Sept. 19 at the CR Performing Arts Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the reading will begin at 7:00 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 for students (with student ID) and $10.00 for general admission.

Taylor Mali is one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement and one of the few people in the world to have no job other than that of poet. The Taylor Mali style is an incandescent mix of the belly laugh and the quiet hush of subtle insight. The New York Times says "Taylor Mali is a ranting comic showman and literary provocateur…"



Monster Squid Harvest

Mike Dronkers / Monday, Sept. 15 @ 10:59 a.m. / Ocean

El Niño warming conditions have weakened, but were still substantial enough to drive market squid north to the cooler waters off of northern California.

"Southern California Seafoods offloaded about 280,000 pounds last night and we expect to do more than that each night."

 -- Jeff Huffman, Eureka Dock Manager, Wild Planet

Huffman said the squid haul was so substantial that they had trouble locating adequate transportation and ice, and are bringing in ice from Crescent City. Huffman said the squid boats would be in Humboldt for two to three weeks. 

Get down to the docks and get a whiff.



Guy Takes Clips of Amateur Musicians on YouTube and Edits Them Together To Make A Song

Mike Dronkers / Monday, Sept. 15 @ 10:31 a.m. / Music

Well, that came out pretty good.



Anna Tivel In-Studio

Larry Trask / Friday, Sept. 12 @ 1:50 p.m. /

Friday at 3pm(ish), Anna Tivel will swing by the KHUM studios to chat and play a song or two.  Anna, who has played in Anna And The Underbelly, will be performing a solo set at the Robert Goodman Winery and Tasting Room tonight.

Check out this awesome video made by Chuck Johnson:

 



Bill McBride Visits KHUM

Larry Trask / Thursday, Sept. 11 @ 10:46 a.m. /

 

McBride

Local legend and Renaissance Man Bill McBride will be stopping by the KHUM studios Thursday afternoon at 4pm to discuss his now book, Me And Lonesome. Bill will be reading selections from his book and signing copies on Friday at the new Fernbridge Market. 

 



Pastels on the Plaza Coming Soon

Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, Sept. 11 @ 8:45 a.m. / Art

On Saturday, October 4th will be the 27th annual Pastels on the Plaza, a benefit for Northcoast Children's Services. This morning I spoke with Kathy Montagne about this year's event. There are still spaces for area business and organizations to purchase. They are also looking for volunteer artists to pair with sponsors. Contact Northcoast Children's Services at (707) 822-7206 or email info@ncsheadstart.org. Pictured is KHUM's square from last year. Amy Berkowitz, the artist.

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The South Side | Fridays 7-10pm

Chas Lewis / Thursday, Sept. 11 @ 6:34 a.m. /

This Friday - Sept 12th - I'll have a conversation with Mark Hummel, appearing at the Blue Lake Casino on Friday the 19th with the Golden State-Lone Star Review, including Little Charlie Baty and Anson Funderburgh.  As you listen, keep the studio number handy for a bid to win one of three pairs of tickets for this show.  See you there, Chas

 


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