Saturday, April 27th

Time Event Title
All day

Top Rope and Anchoring

This course provides an introduction to outdoor top rope climbing and is designed as a continuation of the Beginning Rock Climbing course. Topics discussed will include an in-depth overview of rock climbing safety equipment and understanding of the principles of top rope anchor systems. This course will cover knots for climbers, building and evaluating anchor systems, rappelling on steep terrain and improved climbing technique.
11:00 am

Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino

HSU Softball Field
12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Northern Humboldt Bay Sea Kayak Tour

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
This paddle tour crosses Humboldt Bay and provides a view and perspective of the bay unseen by most. Depending on tides, we will be journeying either from Eureka to Arcata or Arcata to Eureka. This paddle is designed for the experienced beginner to intermediate paddler with a trip distance of about five miles. Additional information will be mailed upon registration.
1:00 pm

Softball vs. Cal State San Bernardino

HSU Softball Field
5:00 pm

Andrew Zverina, Senior Percussion Recital

Fulkerson Recital Hall
6:40 pm

Humboldt Circus Presents: Carnival of the Mind

Van Duzer Theater
""Carnival of the Mind" is in the John Van Duzer Theater on Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27. The show begins at 6:46 PM. Cost is $6. There's a $1 discount for dressing a "circus-y" costume or bringing a handbill to the door.

The show is preceded by a Midway carnival that begins when the doors open, at 6 p.m. The carnival will include games a sideshow and, of course, popcorn!

This Spring's show theme is "old tyme circus" bringing to mind the days of the big top, trains, elephants and the mystique of the traveling circus. "Carnival of the Mind" on April 26 and 27 will bring a mixture of creative expression to the stage, with acts ranging from black light juggling and poi spinning to giant sea serpents, pirates and a special recognition of HSU's centennial.

Proceeds support the Humboldt Circus.
7:00 pm-11:00 pm

Rockin' Musical Talent Show

Kate Buchanan Room
The Rockin' Musical Talent Show will have bands, singers, dancers, and instrumental players competing for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize while demonstrating their wonderful talent on stage to the Humboldt County.

Come support local artists!
7:30 pm

Proof

Gist Hall Theater
Proof is the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by David Auburn about genius and madness, love and trust. A modern mystery, a love story and a family drama, with humor and intelligence starring Dakota Dieter, Kyle Handziak, James Read and Queena DeLany. Directed by Michael Thomas, produced by HSU Theatre, Film & Dance.
8:00 pm

Chauncey Arkfeld, Piano Recital

Fulkerson Recital Hall
8:00 pm-9:30 pm

V-Day Eureka: "A Memory A Monologue A Rant A Prayer" 2013

Native American Forum
This February marks the 15th anniversary of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls.

On April 27th 8 p.m. at the Native Forum at HSU, and April 28th at 2 p.m. at the Eureka Woman’s Club there will be a V-Day benefit production of "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer" directed by Vanessa Pike-Vrtiak and Savannah Edwards.

MMRP is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. This uplifting event features a cast of fierce women and men who will break down the fourth wall and explore raw emotion with the audience. Spend an evening filled with storytelling and music that will touch your heart and remind you of the importance of awareness and action.

This V-Day production at the Native Forum and the Eureka Woman’s Club will benefit Six Rivers Planned Parenthood’s Spare Change and Paso A Paso. Six Rivers Planned Parenthood’s Spare Change is a program where teens teach their peers about the realities and responsibilities that come with their developing sexuality, including healthy relationships.

Paso A Paso is a Eureka-based program serving Latino families through prenatal education, breastfeeding classes and support, and parenting classes at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The program has been growing in all areas and has expanded outreach to the Eel River Valley. Classes are now offered at Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna.

Presale tickets will be available at Wildberries and the Works April 1st.

Performances by: Matt Lutwen, Sergio Coelho, Klark Swan, Vanessa Pike-Vrtiak, Savannah Edwards, Jennifer Bravo, Megan Davis, Sofia Pereira, Christin Hunter and Raven Oliver.

This will be the first performance in Humboldt County of "A Memory A Monologue A Rant A Prayer.” The play is unique from the Vagina Monologues, because men’s voices are incorporated throughout the production. “When we started V-Day 14 years ago, we had the outrageous idea that we could end violence against women,” said Ensler. “Now, we are both stunned and thrilled to see that this global action is truly escalating and gaining force, with union workers, parliament members, celebrities, and women of all backgrounds coming forward to join the campaign. When we come together to demand an end to violence against women and girls it will be a truly global voice that will rise up.”

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Feb 21st-Apr 27th

Fixing the Earth: NOW

Goudi'ni Gallery
Apr 6th-May 19th

The Fools of April: Paintings and Mixed Media Sculpture by David White

First Street Gallery
Apr 6th-May 19th

Nature-Morphic: Works by Annabeth Rosen

First Street Gallery
Apr 18th-May 18th

Art Graduates Exhibition

Reese Bullen Gallery
Apr 26th-Apr 27th

Outliers On Stage

HSU Campus

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