Arts And Entertainment

HSU Alum's Play Premieres Oct. 12

"Range of Light," a new play by HSU alum Wendy J. Williams ('02), premieres Thursday through Saturday, Oct.12-14, and Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21, at Humboldt State's Van Duzer Theatre. The new curtain time is 7:30 p.m.

Humboldt Symphony's Exciting Program

George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," featuring Humboldt favorite, Deborah Clasquin at the piano, plus Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and a symphony by Mozart---it's a combination that seems tailor-made for audience enthusiasm.

Sneak Preview of "Dispensing Cannabis" documentary

Dispensing Cannabis: The California Story is a one-hour documentary film, produced and directed by Humboldt State University film professor Ann Alter with a collaborative team of HSU students. It will be presented to the public for the first time in a free sneak preview at the Minor Theatre in Arcata on Thursday, October 5. The film begins promptly at 6 PM, and will be followed by a question and answer session. There's more information at

Gallery Opens 'Diamond Bullets' Exhibit

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, Diamond Bullets: Paintings by Jeff Jordan and Anthony Machado, on exhibit from October 3 through November 5, 2006.

Fluent Menagerie at First Street Gallery

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present Fluent Menagerie, Sculptural Works by Jon Rajkovich, on exhibition from October 3 through November 5, 2006.

Joint Concert Begins Student Music Season

The HSU Symphonic Band and Jazz Orchestra will have a joint perfomance on September 30, 8 p.m., in the Fulkerson Recital Hall - kicking off the season for HSU student musicians.

Dancing the Meaning of Dreams

Artists from HSU, College of the Redwoods, and the surrounding community have collaborated -- using their gifts of song, poetry, photography, scenic design, costumes, and dance -- to perform "Journeys Before Waking," a visual exploration into of the meaning of dreams.

Adventurers Host Slideshow on Campus

National Geographic photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and ecologist J. Michael Fay of National Geographic and the Wildlife Conservation Society will host a free slideshow and lecture -- The Last Place on Earth -- Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Humboldt State University's John Van Duzer Theater.

Kenny Werner Trio to present Jazz Concert and Master Class

The Redwood Jazz Alliance and the HSU Music Department are proud to present an evening of jazz with the world-renowned Kenny Werner Trio. Fresh from the Green Mill in Chicago, Werner's piano trio, featuring Johannes Weidenmueller on bass and Ari Hoenig on drums, will play Monday night, September 25th, at 7:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall on the campus of Humboldt State University in Arcata. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students with ID.

First Street Gallery Unveils Two Exhibits

Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery is announcing the unveiling of two new exhibits: "3 Figurative Artists: Drawings and Paintings by Robert Burroughs, Theresa Oats and Jonnie Russell," and a faculty and staff exhibition showcasing the talent of the artists who teach and work in Humboldt State University's Art Department. Both exhibits run August 29 through September 23, 2006.

In Rhythm

Humboldt State University music professor Eugene Novotney's oldest memories involve music -- from beating out perfect music time as a toddler, to playing his first snare drum at 5 years old.

Gallery Pays Tribute to Alumna Artist

Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery's newest exhibition, Ingrid Nickelsen: A Life's Work, will be on display July 1 through August 13, 2006

Action-Sport Photographer Visits HSU

A free photography slideshow and lecture featuring action-sports photographer Corey Rich will be held Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room in the University Center on the HSU campus.

HSU Music Students Play in Reno

Five students from HSU's music department were invited to participate in the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Band, an elite ensemble of outstanding musicians from small colleges throughout the western United States. The band performed in Reno, NV, on March 18, 2006 at the western division conference of the College Band Directors National Association.

Art Prof Featured at Local Gallery

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, "Lien Truong: Portrait of a Contemporary Family," on exhibition from April 1, 2006 through May 14, 2006.

Brass Band Plays on Campus

The HSU Department of Music presents The Humboldt Bay Brass Band (HBBB) in concert Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall, guests ranging from the serpent to the saxophone. Music will include renaissance dance music, fanfares of the German court played on long natural trumpets without valves, and music of the twentieth century.