Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013’s Lowdown

Dear Humboldt,

You will have to live knowing you chose to do whatever you choose to do tonight. Your Lowdown has provided you many options below.

Be amazing.

     -Andrew Goff

(P.S. The band that all your friends are in is called Mother”lode,” Jess. You’re thinking of something else. (See below.))

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

I feel wholly unqualified to make a recommendation for New Year’s Eve. Your call. Have a blast and be kind. Let’s all try harder in 2014 eh?

Events

(Submit yours!)

A Roaring New Year’s Eve Bash
SpeakEasy / 4 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / 21+
DJ McPuff spins dance-worthy, ‘20s-themed music. Dress for the era! Free champagne toast at midnight.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Funkin’ New Year w/ Motherlode
Jambalaya / 8 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Ring in 2014 with Humboldt’s funk blitzkrieg Motherlode, plus Free Rain and The Comedy Cocktail.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

2014: A Champagne Celebration
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Join Soul Night DJs Jaymorg, King Maxwell, Matt n’ Adam and special guest for a night of flipping the bird to 2013.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

New Years Eve with The Absynth Quintet
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $15 / $12 adv. / 21+
Music and mayhem to ring in the the new year. Liquid Kactus opens.
822-1220 / Sidenoterecords@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Eureka New Years Eve Spectacular
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Rock into the new year with the cool kids and bands The Lost Luvs, Zac Institute and Taped Machines.
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Game Night
Crush / 5 p.m.
Don’t be bored. Play board games.
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Dale Winget
Cutten Inn / 6 p.m.
Local guitarist/vocalist.
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Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15-9:30 p.m. / $7
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
444-3161 / View Comments

Shugafoot
SpeakEasy / 7 p.m.
Local jazz/blues band gets it done.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

New Year’s Eve Champagne Bar
Libation / 7 p.m. / 21+
With music by Django guitar ace Tom Toohey, Baron Wolfe on bass and vocalist Claire Bent.
825-7596 / Web site / View Comments

Buddy Reed
Libation / 7-9 p.m.
Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.
825-7596 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt’s most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Good and Evil Karaoke
Silver Lining / 8 p.m.
Karaoke. In an airport.
839-0304 / Web site / View Comments

New Years Eve with Undone
Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m. / Free
Classic rock your way into the New Year.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Electric Gravy
Eureka Inn / 8-11 p.m.
Electronica, jazz improvisational trio.
497-6093 / Web site / View Comments

Tripwire
The Forks / 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
530-629-2679 / View Comments

New Year’s Eve w/ Tripwire
The Forks / 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Rock ‘n’ tonk your way to 2014.
530-629-2679 / View Comments

NYE Honky Tonk
Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free
Rooster McClintock rings in the new year with free champagne at midnight!
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

NYE w/ Taxi
Central Station / 9 p.m. / 21+
… and make sure you call one ^ for the ride home.
839-2013 / View Comments

New Year’s Eve Tango Ball
Arcata Veterans Hall / 9 p.m. / $12
Tango del Sol teaches you to tango and then sets you loose to dance in the new year.
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NYE w/ Merv George
Bear River Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Merv freakin’ George. Also, Accurate Productions in the Thirsty Bear Lounge.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

NYE w/ Lizzy and The Moonbeams
Redwood Raks / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / $10 / 18+
Also, Eureka Brass Band, DJ Kev and a champagne toast.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 47 RONIN 2D: 3:10, 9:05
  • 47 RONIN 3D: 12:15, 6:05
  • AMERICAN HUSTLE: 2:10, 5:25, 8:40
  • ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES: 11:55, 1:00, 2:45, 3:50, 5:35, 6:40, 9:30
  • FROZEN 2D: 12:00, 2:35, 5:15
  • GRUDGE MATCH: 12:55, 3:40, 6:30, 9:15
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 1:20, 8:30
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 3D: 4:55
  • HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE: 7:50
  • JUSTIN BIEBER S BELIEVE: 2:20, 4:40, 7:00, 9:20
  • SAVING MR BANKS: 11:55, 2:55, 5:55, 8:55
  • SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY: 12:05, 2:50, 5:40, 8:35
  • WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 2D: 11:50, 3:15, 5:40
  • WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 3D: 12:50, 8:05
  • WOLF OF WALL STREET: 12:10, 4:05, 8:00, 8:25
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 47 RONIN 2D: 3:10, 9:10
  • 47 RONIN 3D: 12:15, 6:10
  • AMERICAN HUSTLE: 2:00, 5:15, 8:30
  • ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES: 12:10, 3:05, 6:00, 8:55
  • FROZEN 2D: 12:50, 5:40
  • GRUDGE MATCH: 1:05, 3:50, 6:35, 9:20
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 12:40, 4:20
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 3D: 8:00
  • SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY: 11:50, 2:40, 5:30, 8:20
  • WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 2D: 3:25
  • WALKING WITH DINOSAURS 3D: 8:15
  • WOLF OF WALL STREET: 12:00, 3:55, 7:50
Minor Theatre
  • HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG 2D: 1:10, 4:45, 8:20
  • SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY: 12:45, 3:30, 6:15, 9:00
  • WOLF OF WALL STREET: 12:20, 4:10, 8:00