Celebrate the arts today in Arcata – Times-Standard

Arts! Arcata – a monthly event aimed at celebrating the visual and performing arts – will be held today from 4-8pm at various venues in downtown Arcata.

This month, the event will also feature music and art vendors in Arcata Plaza. Masks are mandatory.

Here are some of the featured locations for January:

• Arcata Artisans, 883 H St. Annual group show, featuring one piece from each of the 24 local member artists. A variety of media will be showcased including jewelry, photography, textile arts, painting, cast glass, ceramics, stained glass, metalwork, printmaking and carpentry.

• Arcata Gallery, 1063 H St. Live painting and DJ music until 9 p.m. with Cassidy Blaze.

• The Garden Gate, 905 H St. Artwork by Augustus Clark and Allison Curtis.

• Boutique Hot Knots, 898, rue G. Paintings by Joyce Jonté.

• Moonrise Herbs, 826 G St. Artwork by photographer Peggy Ho.

• Plaza, 808 G St. Paintings by Carol Anderson.

• The Griffin, 937 10th St. Paintings by Joyce Jonté, live models from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

• Threadbare Dancewear, Jacoby’s Warehouse. Local author Laura East will be on hand to present her new book, “Our Nutcracker: A Ballerina’s Winter Tale.”

For more information on Arts! Arcata, visit www.ArcataMainStreet.com.