“A Woman’s Place is in Her Home” is a theatrical event, fusing storytelling, dance and music, performed by professionals alongside community members on stage for the first time. The production is an exploration of women experiencing the largely unplanned, unpredictable realities of housing insecurity in Humboldt County. Whether living rough on the street, traveling, or […]
The Arcata Playhouse is home to a variety of resident artists who create theater, visual arts and music. Here are some of the folks who call the Playhouse home.
The Papaya Lounge is a music, comedy and variety evening with a very fruity attitude. Set in a seedy cabaret nightclub and hosted by Velvet Q. Jones (Sarah Mckinney) with live music the evening features plenty of raucous mayhem and special guests. Centered around owner Velvet Q. Jones’ struggle to keep her nightclub open while fighting off […]
Elemental is an outdoor community spectacle for the whole family that is a magical journey of the elements that feature a lantern procession, giant puppets, stilt walkers, fire performers, dancers and a giant shadow play with live music and a display of beautiful paper lanterns. The production is site specific, meaning it uses the outdoor […]