Friday, April 26
First, it’s the John Carpenter classic The Fog, set in a tiny California coastal town preparing to commemorate its centenary. When a mysterious iridescent fog descends upon the village, people start to die. The Fog will be hosted by the inimitable The Great Razooly.
Then, just when you thought it was safe to go back in the theater, it’s Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Jaws. When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes Amity Island at the height of tourist season, a police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the beast.
The Fog: 91 min. Rated R | Jaws: 130 min. Rated PG
$8.00 all ages (both features)
Doors open 6:30 | The Fog 7:00 | Jaws 9:00
Thursday, May 16
Science on Screen returns in May, featuring the dino-movie to rule them all, Jurassic Park (1993) and lecturer Samantha del Campo, who will discuss the science behind the gene-editing technology used in the story. Science on Screen is a recurring event that features creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.
Samantha del Campo is a graduate of Humboldt State University’s Cellular and Molecular Biology Program. Following graduation, she completed the CIRM Bridges 2.0 program, a one-year externship at UC Davis spent working with human stem cells.
Currently, Samantha is employed as a Junior Specialist in Dr. Kyle Fink’s lab at the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures, a translational facility focused on developing translational science and therapeutics in the stem cell field. Samantha’s primary project in the lab involves the screening of artificial transcription factors designed to modify gene expression in Angelman Syndrome (AS) neurons. AS is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by varying symptoms such as intellectual disability and a lack of speech development. The goal of this research project, ultimately, is to advance understanding of potential genetic therapeutics for AS.
$5 all ages
Doors open 6:30 | Lecture 7:00 | Movie 8:00
1939 Streamline Moderne
The historic Eureka Theater—Humboldt County’s 1939 Streamline Modern movie palace, operated and maintained by the Eureka Concert and Film Center, a 501©3 non-profit organization.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Eureka Theater is host to numerous events throughout the year, and is in the ongoing process of restoration to its original glory. Located in downtown Eureka, California, the Eureka Theater is also available for event and performance rentals, tours, weddings, graduations, small parties and receptions.