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Arts And Entertainment
The Humboldt State University Piano Club donated more than 90 instruments to local elementary and middle schools in the last year, with help from Humboldt Light Opera Company (HLOC).
This long-standing community event—March 3-5, at the Mill Creek Cinema in McKinleyville—is a collaboration of College of the Redwoods Humanities Department and Humboldt State University’s Department of World Languages & Cultures.
The Department of Theatre, Film & Dance presents the Humboldt County premiere of “Dreamers: Aquí y Allá” by Andrea Caban beginning Friday, Dec. 6. The production at HSU marks only the third time the play has been presented to audiences.
The Humboldt State University Department of Music and percussion directors Eugene Novotney and Howard Kaufman present the HSU Percussion Ensemble, World Percussion Group & Calypso Band in concert on Saturday, December 7 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theater.
Humboldt State is now hosting a traveling exhibit that explores wellness, illness, and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
HSU’s Department of Theatre, Film & Dance present Heathers The Musical, beginning Friday, October 25.
Humboldt State University Music faculty members welcome back students, faculty, staff, and the greater Humboldt community for what has become a fine musical tradition, the Fall Semester Welcome Concert, on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Graduating seniors from the HSU Department of Music present the 2019 Graduation Recital, a brand new event envisioned by a group of music students for the enjoyment of their families, friends, and the entire Humboldt County community, on Friday, May 17 at 4 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall. Admission is free.
The 2019 HSU Art Department Graduates Exhibition opened on Thursday, April 18 in the Reese Bullen Gallery. The show will run through May 18.
The Theatre, Film & Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Fantastic Mr. Fox by David Wood, adapted from the book by Roald Dahl, beginning Friday, May 3.
The 52nd Humboldt Int’l Film Fest returns to the Minor Theatre in Arcata from April 19 to 23.
Fun fact: Humboldt State has an alma mater, and it was written in 1943 by an alumna named Joyce Bruner (‘45, Music Education). HSU’s “official” song, the alma mater is a piece of University music tradition that generations of students have heard, though probably without realizing what they were listening to in the first place.
The Theatre, Film, & Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Surrenderings, a dance concert created by students and faculty, in the Gist Hall Theatre on campus for two weekends in April.
The HSU Department of Music presents the Arcata Bay String Quartet for a Sunday afternoon Faculty Artist Series concert featuring three masterpieces for the string quartet on March 31, at 2 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The HSU Department of Music presents a special duo piano recital featuring HSU Director of Keyboard Studies Daniela Mineva and HSU Alumnus Ryan MacEvoy McCullough on Friday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Humboldt State University Theatre Arts students and their production of “Evil Dead the Musical” were a huge hit at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region 7 (KCACTF) in Eugene, Oregon last month.
College is about more than hitting the books. It's also about being part of the campus and local communities -- and Humboldt State students have done just that over the semester.
The upcoming Margaret T. Kelso Short Play Festival, which will feature six original plays, provides students the opportunity to show their work in front of an audience.
HSU’s Theatre, Film and Dance Department presents Evil Dead The Musical, a splattery horror-comedy opening Friday, Oct. 26.
Humboldt State University American Indian faculty, staff, and students will host the 25th Annual Indigenous Peoples Week October 8-12. HSU events and activities are focused on Indigenous issues, ideologies, and methods.
Humboldt State University's Department of Music is presenting a special solo piano recital featuring the legendary American pianist Ursula Oppens on Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall. Her performance is part of a three-day residency at HSU, where she’ll work with students and offer a free public piano master class on Sept. 27, noon - 2 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
_Sing Our Rivers Red_, a traveling earring exhibit aimed at bringing awareness to the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women and colonial gender-based violence across North America, opens Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Goudi’ni Gallery.
Humboldt State University is adding two extra sessions of its Summer Robot Camp this summer.
The Theatre, Film & Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Hay Fever by Noel Coward, beginning April 27.