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Arts & Entertainment Archive

Plan your night out with Arts & Entertainment at Humboldt State.

Week of: Apr 27, 2008
AS Presents Hip Hop 101 » AS Presents “Hip Hop 101” featuring Brother Ali, Scarub, LuckyIam, Eligh from the Living Legends crew and Northern State on Thursday, May 8th at 8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, Humboldt State University.
Week of: Apr 13, 2008
“Pure Abstractions” in Motion at HSU » More than fifty dancers perform thirteen original dances, several paired with original music by HSU faculty and students, in the annual HSU dance concert, PURE ABSTRACTIONS, this weekend only, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre.
Week of: Apr 06, 2008
HSU Students Enshrine Arcata Photos » Arcata – Historical Arcata photographs restored by two Humboldt State University seniors are on display this month at the Meridian Fine Art Gallery, coinciding with the town’s 150th anniversary year.
Week of: Mar 30, 2008
Helen of Troy — The Comedy » She is known as the most beautiful woman in the world. A Classical Age celebrity with a face that still launches a thousand magazine covers, the Queen of ancient Sparta has been trapped for 17 years in what looks suspiciously like a 1950s Egyptian hotel room, armed with a fly-swatter, trying to get an old TV set to work long enough to tell her news of the war being fought for her honor. She’s a sulky Sleeping Beauty waiting for her Prince (actually her King and husband) to come and rescue her.
Annual Student Art Exhibition » Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents the 2008 Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
Week of: Feb 24, 2008
Music Mavricks Gamelan X Play HSU » Bay Area world music ensemble Gamelan X brings its high energy world music to Humboldt State University on Saturday, March 8.
Week of: Feb 17, 2008
Joanne Rand in Composers Concert » Joanne Rand is well known as a singer-songwriter and recording artist, especially in California and the Pacific Northwest. What is less well known is that she is currently pursuing a degree in the Music Department at Humboldt State University.
Week of: Feb 10, 2008
Theater For Kids Of Any Age » It’s just before dawn, and the fireflies are darting and glowing in the dark. Ominous sounds frighten them away, and as the sun rises, two armies of ants confront each other.
Parallax at Reese Bullen Gallery » Artist Mark Allen Soderstrom poses the question: How does one weigh a soul?
Week of: Feb 03, 2008
Pinback, MC Chris play KBR » Associated Students Presents has a reputation for putting on great concerts at Humboldt State. Remember Lyrics Born at the ’06 Fall Harvest Fest? Or Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore thrilling live show in the Depot last October? That’s right, in the Depot. Any organization that can get the leader of one of alternative rock’s towering giants to play in a university food court is all right by us.
Week of: Jan 27, 2008
Tony-winning musical at HSU » Arcata — After two runs in movie theaters and more than 2,000 performances on Broadway, Center Arts is bringing the hit musical Hairspray to HSU, affording north coast theater lovers the chance to see this unique comedy.
Hand Tools on Tap at HSU Gallery » Eureka – An exhibit of “Hand Tools of Unknown Use and Other Works” by the Art Department chair at CSU-Stanislaus, Professor Gordon Senior, will be showcased at Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, February 2 through March 9.
Week of: Jan 06, 2008
Chamber Groups Play Rare Classics » Arcata - Redwood Coast musicians comprising a trio of chamber groups will perform rare works by Mozart, Beethoven and Bach and classic ragtime numbers on Sunday, January 20, at 8:00 p.m. in Humboldt State University’s Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Week of: Nov 04, 2007
Solmitz Archive Exhibit » The Solmitz Archive Exhibit in the HSU Library Lobby, November 6-26, shows the effect of Nazi regime on one Jewish family from Hamburg, Germany, whose descendants are now dispersed all over the globe.
Reese Bullen Gallery Hosts Kay Kang Art Exhibit » Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents works by San Francisco artist Kay Kang. A community reception is set for Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit then runs from November 8 through December 8.
Jazz Legend Wows Humboldt State » He’s won ten Grammys, an Oscar and scores of international awards; he was the first jazz musician to field a platinum jazz album and last Friday night, legendary keyboardist, Herbie Hancock, played to a packed crowd at Humboldt State’s Van Duzer theater.
Week of: Sep 30, 2007
Alumni Art on Tap at First Street » Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents “4 in October: Works by Alumni Artists,” Oct. 6 through Nov. 4, continuing the gallery’s program of highlighting artists who have studied at HSU.
Week of: Sep 09, 2007
HSU Alums Shine at First Street Gallery » Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents two new exhibitions by HSU alums, “The Vanishing Point: Paintings by Erin Whitman,” August 24 through November 4, and “Doorway to Darkness: Illustrations by Mariko Pratt,” August. 24 through September 23.
Week of: Jul 01, 2007
First Street Hosts Young Alums » Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents Young Alumni 2007: Works by Recent HSU Graduates, on exhibit July 5 through August 5. The Gallery bills the exhibition as clear evidence of the excellent career preparation HSU provides art majors.
Week of: Apr 22, 2007
Now This is Heavy Metal » In their combined spring concert, the HSU Percussion Ensemble and the celebrated Calypso Band provide a new definition of “heavy metal” when they perform in the Van Duzer Theatre on Sat., April 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Voices II: A Community Mosaic » The HSU Junior Social Work Methods Class invites the community to attend the free, culminating event of its spring semester when a variety of groups will have their voices heard, representing the community's older adults, youth from various backgrounds, young parents, veterans, and people with mental health issues, on Tues., May 8, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.
Week of: Apr 15, 2007
Fast-Paced Comedy in Play Festival » What goes on in a young woman's mind about the guy she’s been kissing? How can a couple of secret agents save the world? What prompts a boy to realize his mother doesn't love him? Is there really a reason to get off the couch and go to work? Can you ever be free, or is freedom just another box? These are some of the questions that eight HSU student playwrights address in the fast-paced form of the ten minute play.
Week of: Apr 08, 2007
HSU Stages Dido & Aeneas Opera » With Sarah Benzinger, a Humboldt State junior from Eureka playing one of the title roles, 29 singers together with members of the Humboldt Symphony present the short opera Dido and Aeneas on Friday. and Saturday nights, Apr. 13 and 14, at 8:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Library Shares ‘Power of Art’ » Humboldt State University Library, in conjunction with KEET-TV, Morris Graves Museum of Art and Humboldt Arts Council (MGMA), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), and North Coast Preparatory Academy (NPA), is offering outreach in the local community through screenings, discussions, workshops, and cultural events beginning this June.
Week of: Apr 01, 2007
Student Art Exhibit Opens April 12 » Humboldt State University's Reese Bullen Gallery presents the 2007 Annual Juried Student Exhibition. This year's juror, Richard Peterson, a nationally renowned fine artist, is selecting the art for the exhibit. Peterson is department chair and teaches drawing and lithography at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California.
Suffusion: Dances From the Heart » The perennially popular spring dance concert by HSU students and faculty opens this year on April 12 in the Van Duzer Theatre. Some 50 dancers will participate in a dozen original dance pieces collected under the title of “"Suffusion."
Week of: Mar 25, 2007
Oaxaca-Humboldt Print Exchange » Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents The Oaxaca-Humboldt Print Exchange Apr. 7 through May 20. Featured artists include Shinzaburo Takeda and his students from la Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez de Oaxaca (UABJO), in Mexico and Professor Sarah Whorf and her students from Humboldt State University (HSU). This cultural exchange between the two universities and their communities features a wide variety of printmaking processes. Humboldt State University and UABJO participate in a number of intercollegiate exchange programs.
HSU Music Season Flowers in April » April is the last full month of the University school year and the HSU Music Department has a crowded concert calendar, which will conclude the first weekend of May. Performances are based on the class work and experience HSU students gained throughout the academic year.
“How the Ink Feels” Exhibition » HOW THE INK FEELS, a collection of letterpress broadsides created by well known writers, artists and printers, will be on display at the HSU Library from Apr. 20 to June 4.
Week of: Feb 18, 2007
Cloud 9 Challenges Gender Stereotypes » British playwright Caryl Churchill’s acclaimed comedy of gender politics initially appeared in the late 1970s, with its first American performance in the early 1980s. Since then it has become a classic, performed in regional and university theatres across America and in other parts of the world.

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