Arts And Entertainment

It’s the Authors of Cal Poly Humboldt!

Now in its eighth year, the Library's Humboldt Authors Celebration, which showcases the published work of diverse University authors, honors the achievements and expertise of students, faculty (current and emeritus), staff, and alumni.


New Apple TV+ Film: Cameos and Hands-on Experience for Students

Visual and performing arts students often apply what they learn. Their projects include everything from producing a film on campus (pictured) to working on the set of a new feature movie–one of the perks of living in an area that often attracts major film producers.

HSU School of Dance, Music and Theatre presents Ellipsis

The Department of Theatre, Film & Dance at Humboldt State University presents the Humboldt County premiere of Ellipsis, a physical theatre performance exploring the negative space. This is an original production devised by HSU students and directed by faculty member Dionna Ndlovu.

Mariachi de Humboldt and Guitar Ensemble

A new generation of mariachis has arrived in Humboldt. Mariachi de Humboldt and the Humboldt State University Guitar Ensemble will perform Friday, Nov. 12 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Past and Present: 67 Years of the Toyon Literary Journal

Toyon is Humboldt State University’s multilingual literature and art journal. With the release of volume 67 this month, Toyon will celebrate its history and diversity with two new mediums: a retrospective book and podcast.

HSU Presents Dance Visions, a Dance Concert

The Theatre, Film, and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Dance Visions, a dance concert created by students and faculty that will be streamed online on May 7 and May 8 at 7 p.m.

Student-led Mural Contest Beautifies Campus

A few years ago, Allison Muench noticed that the College of Natural Resources & Sciences (CNRS) building at Humboldt State University could use some sparkle. Perhaps a new mural.

Minecraft: Humboldt State Edition

In a higher education landscape that’s largely gone virtual in response to the global pandemic, the HSU community has a new option: exploring the Humboldt State campus in the digital world of Minecraft.

22nd Annual International Latino Film Festival

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.

HSU Presents “Dreamers: Aquí y Allá”

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 Calypso Party Returns

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.

Music Faculty Welcomes Campus with Concert

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.

Eclectic Mix of Music in HSU Graduation Recital

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.

Fantastic Mr. Fox Opens at HSU

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.