That was quick — Ben Keller audio

Thanks, Mike and KHUM!

KHUM’s Mike D. interviews BlueGreen’s Ben Keller

Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m.

Far North Climbing Gym, 10th and K streets, Arcata

See you there — and don’t forget the surfboard raffle!


Ben Keller on KHUM 1 p.m. today

Mike Dronkers at KHUM (104.3/104.7 FM, just informed me he’s interviewing Ben Keller, director of BlueGreen, at 1 p.m. today!

Hope you’re able to catch it. (KHUM streams through their website, too!) (And if you miss, it, check back later for a podcast.)

Thanks for your support! See you Thursday!

BlueGreen this Thursday!

Should be an amazingly fun evening. You love your surf flicks. Surfrider loves you. Let’s get together Thursday night!

BlueGreen plays at 7:30 p.m. at Far North Climbing Gym. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 general, $7 for the under 16 crowd.

From the NCJ’s online calendar (and thanks, Bob Doran, for the write up in last week’s print edition):

It’s incredible surfing, captivating stories and an exploration of the human connection to the ocean.

What is it about the ocean that pulls at us? There are obvious reasons, weather, livelihood, and the fact that it’s such a dominating presence on our planet. But there is something deeper. Songwriters, poets and novelists have expounded upon this mystery for as long as there has been harp and printed word. But what do we really know about our deeper human connection with the Ocean?

Maine filmmaker Ben Keller attempts to get to the bottom of this question in his latest surf documentary BlueGreen, set to premiere Thursday April 16th in Arcata at the Far North Climbing Gym, 1065 K Street. Continue reading