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Monday, June 27, 2016
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Help Patrick's Point Visitor Center

Bayley Brown / Monday, June 13 @ 6:07 p.m. / Nature

Redwood Parks Conservancy's Development Director Joanna Di Tommaso was in to talk about what they do!  The Conservancy pairs with Redwood National and State Park, as well as several others including Patrick's Point.  They run many visitors centers, help coordinate events, and write grant proposals. 

Di Tommaso also spoke about a recent break in at Patrick's Point Visitor's Center.  The thieves broke a door and walked away with the safe containing $1,152.75.  They now need to replace the safe, fix their security system, and replace the glass in the door.  To donate please head to their go fund me page found here

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Joanna Di Tommaso



Turtle Mountain Farm and Nature School

Bayley Brown / Thursday, June 9 @ 5:14 p.m. / Education

"Nature" Joe Duckett is a cool fella who is looking to start a nature school in our community.  He already runs the community garden and farm at Redwood Acres.  The next step is to remodel a building (they have to completely redo the electrical and more) so they can have classrooms. 

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Below you'll find the video they made for the kickstarter below.  Donate to the cause here

Find out more at the website here and follow them on Facebook here

 



The Compost Mountain Boys dropped by to talk about compost and playing music

Bayley Brown / Thursday, June 9 @ 3:17 p.m. / Music

From left to right: Tim Wilson, banjo; Rich Kearns, mandolin; Marty Dodd, guitar; and Bruce Johnson, bass

Did you hear all the dirt the Compost Mountain Boys were spreading?  That was a horrible try at a joke.  

Tim, Rich, Marty, and Bruce all came in to do some pickin' and grinnin'.  They spoke about playing at all the feed stores in town, other unusual gigs, being around for 25 years, their new CD, and much more.  

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Don't forget to check them out tomorrow in Fortuna at Rohner Park from 7 till 10 p.m. and Saturday at the Arcata Farmer's Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more listings of their upcoming gigs check out their website here and you can like their Facebook page here.  

They're definitely a cool band live!  #checkitout

 

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In Studio: Compost Mountain Boys



The South Side | Fri the 10th . . . Howlin' Wolf!

Chas Lewis / Wednesday, June 8 @ 7:59 p.m. / Culture , Music


This Friday night, it's a birthday tribute to the primal force of the blues, the great Howlin' Wolf
(Chester Burnett) 
Howlin' Wolfwho was born on June 10th, 1910.

Moanin' at Midnight


We'll talk with Mark Hoffman, one of the authors of the definitive biography of Wolf, "Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf" with some seldom heard stories and insights about the man with a monstrous voice who could rock the house like nobody else.

Join Chas Lewis each Friday night at 7pm for three hours
of the best in blues and soul on The South Side


The Pacific Crest Trail

Cliff Berkowitz / Tuesday, June 7 @ 9:13 a.m. / Trails

This morning Happy Trails new Co-Host Michael Kauffmann and I talked with Ian Nelson up in Ashland Oregon about the Pacific Crest Trail. This trail, established back in the Johnson Administration stretches from Mexico to Canada along the pacific coast as the name implies. We talked about it's history, what it's like and volunteer Opportunities along the tail. More info at pcta.org

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Mary Jane: A Musical Potumentary Opens Friday!

Bayley Brown / Monday, June 6 @ 11:53 a.m. / Our Culture

Filmmaker John Howarth and Joan Schirle who portrays Mary Jane came in to talk about the green carpet world premiere of Mary Jane: A Musical Potumentary Friday at the Eureka Theatre.  The doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8 PM.  It's $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  Get your tickets here

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John Howarth and Joan Schirle



Friday night on The South Side | 7-10pm

Chas Lewis / Thursday, June 2 @ 8:34 p.m. / Culture , Music

It's a birthday convergence with three blues and soul heavyweights, all born on June 3rd.

Left to Right
Jimmy Rogers is best known as the 2nd guitarist in Muddy Waters' 50s combo and under-appreciated as a major architect of the Chicago blues tradition.   Memphis Minnie, Queen of the Country Blues, Hoodoo Lady and influential guitarist who helped shape the roots of electric Chicago blues, as well as R&B and rock ‘n’ roll, long before she plugged in.   Curtis Mayfield was an innovative voice for freedom and change as a songwriter, helped pioneer funk and was responsible for some of the finest soul vocal recordings of the 60s.

Jimmy Rogers | Memphis Minnie | Curtis Mayfield

Each will get their due, with classic recordings from the peaks of their careers; join Chas every Friday for three big hours of great blues and soul on The South Side.  Turn it up, throw your windows open, & share it with your neighbors.