It’s opera with emphasis on the comic, as the HSU Opera Workshop performs Puccini, Donizetti, Gilbert & Sullivan and a children’s opera by Malcolm Fox on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus in Arcata. Tickets are $7 general, $3 students/seniors, from the HSU Ticket Office (826-3928) or at the door. Free to HSU students with ID. Elisabeth Harrington, director. Presented by the HSU Department of Music.