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Arts Alive

Rare William Saroyan Paintings

August 23rd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Feature 2

Original artwork of the novelist, playwright, and short story writer William Saroyan were on display at Eureka Books for Arts Alive in September 2018. His tales of Armenian immigrant life in California resonated with many more Americans as is evidenced by his many awards. This acclaimed author of The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, The Time of Your Life, and The Human Comedy loved making art as well a telling stories. Come see the works for yourself and maybe even take one home.

“I made drawings before I learned how to write. The impulse to do so seems basic – it is both the invention and the use of language.”
— William Saroyan

We’ll be adding more to our facebook page. Here is the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/659343757772541/

 


Vintage Children’s Books Event for Arts Alive! Saturday 8/4

July 16th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive

Eureka Books showcases our collection of Vintage Children’s Books we usually keep up on the top shelves in the kids section. Check out some unforgettable and/or regrettable selections from the world of children’s literature. Old scout manuals, classics you forgot about, pop-up books, and more!

https://www.facebook.com/events/227578284530715/


Bigfoot at Arts Alive with Kelly Myers

May 31st, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Eureka Books, Humboldt County

Kelly Myers found Bigfoot all around Humboldt and captured the furry beast in her coloring book Bigfoot in Humboldt which we will feature at Arts Alive in July. Come color a page, peruse the other bigfoot materials, and feel the love of Bigfoot in Humboldt!


Writers on the Wall

May 20th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Eureka Books, Feature 3

 

Writers on the Wall, an exhibition of works by well-known authors that are suitable for framing. Among the items on display will be signed photographs from science fiction writer Ray Bradbury, library catalog cards autographed by Larry McMurtry, and rare paintings and silkscreens by Kurt Vonnegut. Ask to see some of our selection next time you are in the store.

 


Obi Kaufmann for May Arts Alive

March 4th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Eureka Books, Events

Eureka Books is excited to announce that we will be hosting bestselling author and artist Obi Kaufmann for a book signing at Arts Alive on May 5th from 6pm to 9pm.

If you love California, you need this book. Obi Kaufmann grew up in the San Francisco East Bay and has spent decades exploring the Golden State’s natural wonders with paintbrush in hand. Now he has gathered his art and understanding of nature’s cycles in a unique collection of science and art like nothing we’ve seen before. The California Field Atlas is part atlas and part field guide, but so much more than both of these. It’s an art book and a exploration of our natural past and possible futures. Come meet Obi and see for yourself why this book sold out before Christmas and is destined to become a classic!

This is an excellent article from the San Francisco Chronicle found on Obi Kaufmann’s website:

Obi Kaufmann in the San Francisco Chronicle

Learn more about the book at https://californiafieldatlas.com/

 

 


Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps for April 7th Arts Alive

February 12th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Events, Humboldt County, Local Authors

Join Ken DeCamp at Eureka Books as he shares the results of his lifelong exploration of local wildernesses in the latest release from Backcountry Press — Wildflowers of Trinity Alps  from 6 pm to 9 pm for Arts Alive on April 7th 2018.

 


Local Author Heather Leigh at March 3, 2018 Arts Alive!

February 7th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Bookstore, Eureka Books, Local Authors

Local author Heather Leigh will join us on March 3, 2018 from 6 pm to 9 pm to sign copies of her latest novel The Earth Game Option. Heather has written several children’s books, instructional nonfiction, young adult novels, as well as her latest novel. Join her to discuss the process of self-publishing as well as her experience with traditional publishing. Support your local authors in the comfort of Eureka Books on another beautiful evening at Arts Alive!

See our facebook event here.

 

 

 


New Mills of Humboldt Book Signing Feb. 3 Arts Alive

January 4th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Bookstore, Eureka Books, Events, Humboldt County, Local Authors, New Arrivals

Panoramic of the Newberg Cookhouse

Mills of Humboldt County 1910-1945

February 3rd 2018 at Eureka Books from 6pm to 9pm

Join our friends from the Fortuna Depot Museum Susan J.P. O’Hara and Alex Service as they celebrate the latest release of the Images of America series — Mills of Humboldt County 1910-1945. Hear stories of the local area as it was a century ago and get your signed copy for the local history lover in your family.


Hiking Humboldt Volume 2 Book Signing December 2nd

November 12th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Eureka Books, Events, Uncategorized

Hiking Humboldt Volume 2 Author Rees Hughes and Cartographer Jason Barnes will be signing books for Arts Alive at Eureka Books in Old Town Eureka on December 2nd.

Hiking Humboldt Volume 2 provides an excellent companion to Volume 1. A love of trails and nature brought this team of authors, cartographers, and graphic designers together to create two books that are the definitive collection of hiking guides for Humboldt County. Published by Backcountry Press, Hiking Humboldt Volumes 1 & 2 are the perfect gift for the adventurers in your family.

Backcountry Press, based in Kneeland, is owned by Michael Kauffmann and Allison Poklemba. This husband and wife team have ensured that Volume 2 is 100% Humboldt-made. Allison and Michael do graphic design, website development, and book distribution. Times Printing in Eureka printed the book on recycled paper. The full-color, 216 page guide retails for $29.95 and can be found in all bookstores (and other stores) across the county.

See out facebook event for more.

Rees Hughes and Jason Barnes Signing Hiking Humboldt Volume 2


30 Years of Eureka Books

October 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Arts Alive, Bookstore, Eureka Books, Events

Vintage hand pointing to details and a vintage cake image.

30% off for 3 hours for November 4th 2017 Arts Alive!

Cake, games, and more! After 30 years of bookselling we’re ready to celebrate!

Did we mention cake?

https://www.facebook.com/events/12466900483411


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