Mike Dronkers / Saturday, May 25 @ 9:56 a.m. / Kinetic
Wondering where to go to see the Kinetic Sculpture Race? Maps, timelines, and helpful tips below the jump, so click more below.
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Mike Dronkers / Tuesday, May 22, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. / Kinetic
Watch this space for extensive coverage of this weekend's kinetic sculpture race, the Kinetic Grand Championship.
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Wondering where to go to watch? Here's the full course map.
KHUM's radio staff will be exhaustively reporting from the race course, and our web team will be exhaustively-er tweeting, photo-blogging, and otherwise documenting this race as Kinetic Madness overtakes Humboldt county. Keep it tuned to 104.3/104.7 FM or on your mobile phone at M.KHUM.com.
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Amy Berkowitz / Sunday, May 20, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. / Kinetic
Saturday night at the Rutabaga Ball a new Rutabaga Queen for 2012 was crowned. Congratulations to Sohotshe Burns La Rutabaga who won the hearts of the judges this year. As in recent years, this was a close competition. In addition to Queen Sohotshe, the judges also crowned Rutabaga Princesses: second year Princess Johnny Berry-Picker, and Princess Kitty Lanai. All contestants competed in Ball Gown, Water Crossing, and "Talent." Additionally there was a great deal of bribery (as is traditional.)
Kudos to all the participants and their entourages for creating a camaraderie that shows real closeness. Princess Berry-Picker even loaned some of his entourage to Princess Kitty Lanai so that she would have adequate support. That is true Rutabaga royalty.
This year's ball had one of the largest crowds seen in recent years. The throng cheered wildly for all the contestants. The entertainment was excellent with both DJ Gabe and Eyes Anonymus providing music that packed the dance floor.
The Queen and her royal court will preside over this years Kinetic Grand Championship and throughout the year.
Shortly after Queen Shohotshe was crowned,
Cliff interviewed her backstage: