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Magnum would like to entertain you

We would like to perform songs for your entertainment, this Saturday at the Alibi at 11 p.m.
Let’s have fun together, for the purposes of rockin’ out!

We are playing music with Freeball & Lightning from Oakland – who are quite good.

Sincerely, the band Magnum



Josh Duke: Keeping the rock’n’roll flame alight

Who will save Rock’n’Roll? No really though, who’s gonna do it? Since Kurt Cobain made his grand exit we’ve been set adrift as no king (or queen) takes up the rock crown while MTV forgot somewhere during the last 10 years that they’re supposed to play music videos. Every couple of years critics will come along and try to say that such-and-such band is the next rock god that will bring the music industry out of its slump and convince us all that there’s something that’s more worthwhile to listen to than whatever phase of rock happens to be in revival this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Well, darn. Our weekend looks slightly less bright.

From Shoshanna:

I can’t believe I have to do this, but the event I sent out announcements for is being canceled due to last minute unforseen circumstances of the out of town dancers. I just found out this morning and confirmed a few minutes ago. Yikes!
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Elizabeth Hans McCrone: Here is what happened

Dear KHSU Community,

Let me start by correcting the recent press release sent out by the university characterizing me as departing KHSU to “pursue other endeavors.” I did not leave to pursue other endeavors. I was forced to resign. Read the rest of this entry »

Josh Duke: Bonus Tracks – May 20, 2008

The joys of graduation are many a splendorous thing. You wear a funny hat, you walk down an aisle with other people in funny hats and then some other guy in an even funnier hat hands you an empty folder before booting you into the real world, kicking and screaming. Read the rest of this entry »

Derby time!

EUREKA – The Humboldt Roller Derby League presents their first public bout, Saturday, May 24 at Redwood Acres’ Franceschi Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the battle between The Cold Hearts and The Hot Tempers starts at 8 p.m.

The event is all ages. Beer, wine and snacks will be available for sale. Tickets are $7 adults, $3 kids six-to-13. Children five and under are free. Tickets are available at The Works or through Proceeds benefit Humboldt County Domestic Violence Services.

Halftime entertainment includes Hell Razors, the Roller Derby Dance Squad.  A Roller Derby afterparty takes place at Aunty Mo’s with special “Derby” drink specials. More information through, (707) 499-4749 or

Too cool for Maximum Rock’n’Roll

Here’s what they said, “wasn’t punk enough.” What do you think, dear readers?

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