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FRIDAY LOWDOWN! Gyptian! Shao Way Wu! Sensi Party!

Humboldt will be busy the day before its plans to keep things a bit more chill. Just a few highlights from your 4/19 Lowdown:

  • As they do, the Mateel Community Center is hosting a “Humboldt Reggae Xplosion,” headlined by none other than Jamaican megastar Gyptian. (Sample da riddims above.) 
  • The Redwood Jazz Alliance ends its season at the Morris Graves Museum with returning bassist extraordinaire Shao Way Wu who will play selections off his latest album Salting.
  • Local weed lifestyle mag Sensi is hosting a free party at The Inn at 2nd and C. featuring a showcase of local cannabis biz hopefuls and music by Object Heavy.

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Events

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Godwit Days 2019
Humboldt County / 6:30 a.m.
Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival each April.
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Sensi Night Emerald Triangle
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 5-9 p.m. / 21+
“We are so pleased to announce Sensi Night Emerald Triangle! Sensi Night is a FREE community event intended to foster conversation and showcase a variety of products and services offered by some of the finest brands in your community. Music by Object Heavy.”
specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The 52nd Humboldt Int’l Film Fest
See Event Description / 6:30 p.m. / $5
Friday is Narrative Night, Saturday is Experimental/Animation Night, Sunday is Documentary Night, and Monday night is the Best of the Fest with an encore screening Tuesday.
826-4113 / filmfest@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

2019 Godwit Days Opening Reception
Arcata Community Center / 6:30 p.m.
Friday Keynote Speaker, back by popular demand, is Noah Strycker, Global Big Day record breaker and author.
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Tricknology, Rafi B, Wet Spot, KLOD
Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $5
Seattle based hip hop group Tricknology formed in early 2017 with the vision of combining old school hip hop lyricism with a relevant sound and production.
disbeatcrasher@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Orphic Percussion
Arcata Playhouse / 7:30 p.m. / $15
Orphic Percussion returns to the Arcata Playhouse for an exciting evening of contemporary percussion music, rounding out their 2019 Spring Tour.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

Gyptian, I-Wayne, Frassman Brilliant, Guerrilla Takeover
Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m.-1 a.m. / $40 / 18+
“Humboldt Reggae Explosion” “This is a 420 celebration: ‘The great American smoke out.’”
240-7156 / Humboldtreggaexplosion@gmaiil.com / Web site / View Comments

Salting: Shao Way Wu, Randy Porter, Gabe Porter
Morris Graves Museum of Art / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 students/seniors
“The name “Salting,” Wu says, refers to “salting the mine,” the practice of surreptitiously adding gold or silver to an ore sample in order to deceive land buyers and investors.”
442-0278 / Web site / View Comments

Savage Burlesque
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9 p.m. / $15 / $13 Advance / 18+
Burlesque from our local scene’s finest dancers. Comedy from seasoned comedy veterans. Mixed arts that surprise and inspire.
845-8864 / peter@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Enrolling now for Adult Ceramic Classes through Arcata Recreation
Arcata Community Center / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $70 / $5 Material Fee for All / $81 non-resident / 18+
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Farm Shares
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450
It’s time to secure your Summer Farm Share. The City of Arcata Parks and Recreation offers Farm Shares grown at Bayside Park Farm.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

All Day 4/20 Pre-Party at Satori Wellness
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site / View Comments

4/19 Pre-Party
Satori Wellness / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
Start your 4/20 early this year with the Satori community. They’re starting the deals early so you can spend more time having fun and less time waiting in line. Food by Los Giles, live painting, art vendors, music and more.
839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site / View Comments

Chalk The Block
Arcata / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / $5
On the corner of 6th and I st. in Arcata, Ca. Help us celebrate Green Week with a splash of color. Come in to snag your spot for just five dollars! Businesses, customers, vendors and patients alike are welcome to help us Chalk the Block!
822-9330 / theheartofhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

All Day 4/20 Pre-Party at Satori Wellness
See Event Description / 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
839-4599 / info@satoriwellness.org / Web site / View Comments

Power for the People: Therapeutic Energy Work for the Community
Arcata Healing Arts Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / $30
Do you want to expand your wellbeing, experience deep relaxation and accelerate your healing on all levels? Book a therapeutic energy work session at a deep discount!
630-5047 / katie@vibrant-way.com / Web site / View Comments

Three Leg Dog
Six Rivers Brewery / 5-9 p.m. / Free
Three Leg Dog is a Folk/Americana trio of talented songwriters, whose music is a tasty blend of bluegrass and folksy humor.
530-566-3629 / braelewis1968@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Twilight Paddle On Humboldt Bay
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 5-8 p.m. / $50 / $40 HSU Students
826-3357 / hbac@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Climax Organic California Lager release!
Eel River Brewing Company / 5:30-6 p.m.
This beer features 100% California sourced ingredients including single-row floor malts from Admiral Malting in Alameda and organic Ivanhoe hops from Hops Meister in Clear Lake.
725-2739 / View Comments

Laughy Hour
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
Evening comedy open mic.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Salsa Dance Lessons-All Levels
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+
Come by yourself or with a ton of friends! Humboldt county’s most talented and professional salsa dance instructors will get your booty moving!
816-2809 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

The Run Up Humboldt
See Event Description / 6 p.m. / $40 / $80 VIP / $40 General Admission / 21+
info@therunuphumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Six & Sax
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Music.
668-4151 / Web site / View Comments

Museum & Ice Cream
See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free
A kid-friendly night of amusements and free ice cream(!) including food, carnival games, raffles, wine pours, Mirador glass gumball machine door prize, museum arts and more!
382-7725 / View Comments

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.
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Dominic Romano
Chapala Cafe / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Every third Friday, Dominic Romano plays a two hour set of acoustic music.
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Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Green Week: ‘Babylon’
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6:30-8:15 p.m. / $8
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site / View Comments

Any One of Us: Words from Women in Prison
See Event Description / 7-9 p.m. / $12 / $10 Students / 18+
Collection of stories from the raw voices of fierceness and honesty written by the original 15 women combined with writing from women in prisons across the nation moving forward toward healing, understanding, and change.
496-9404 / vp24@humboldt.edu / View Comments

Poppo & Baloney and the Dream Circus
The Sanctuary / 7-9 p.m. / $10 / Free Kids 12 and under
“Poppo & Baloney and the Dream Circus” follows the adventures of a young boy named Poppo and his imaginary turtle friend Baloney. The story is told by a multidimensional cast of puppets, dancers, and live musicians.
822-0898 / info@sanctuaryarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

NPA Spring Cabaret
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $10 General / $5 Students/Seniors
Come and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music and comedy acts performed by the talented students of Northcoast Prep and Performing Arts Academy!
498-9796 / aking@northcoastprep.org / Web site / View Comments

The Return of Goth Night
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8-11:59 p.m. / Free
559-760-7554 / dastbunnyenlacasa@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Ghost Program
SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
Gettin’ down in Opera Alley.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Marshall House Project
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Marshall House Project is a driving soul-funk outfit with one foot rooted in the deep pockets of the past and the other fearlessly exploring the deep fry of the future.
733-9644 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You may sing now.
839-2013 / View Comments

Clint Warner Band
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+
Blues rock.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

PJ Moon and the Swappers
Little Red Lion / 9 p.m.-midnight / $5
“shreddy colorado super group.”
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Melvin Seals and JGB
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.
Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

The Stay Up
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 10 p.m.-2 a.m. / $25 / $50 VIP / 21+
Featuring GoodSex, Doc Pearson, Joes Domingo, Zenas White and 40 People.
Info@therunuphumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Full Moon Fever
The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+
Tom Petty tribute band.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

DJ Rickshaw
The Griffin / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
“It’s real funky like the set of a seventies movie.”
darrenrick@djrickshaw.com / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AFTER: 12:45, 3:25, 5:55, 8:25
  • BREAKTHROUGH: 11:55, 2:40, 5:25, 8:10
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 8:30
  • CURSE OF LA LLORONA, THE: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40
  • DUMBO: 11:40, 2:25, 5:15, 8:00
  • HELLBOY: 12:35, 3:35, 6:20, 9:10
  • LITTLE: 12:55, 3:40, 6:15, 8:55
  • MISSING LINK 2D: 11:35, 1:50, 4:10, 6:25
  • PENGUINS: 12:30, 2:35, 4:35, 6:40, 8:35
  • PET SEMATARY: 1:55, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • SHAZAM! 2D: 11:45, 2:45, 5:45, 8:45
  • TEEN SPIRIT: 1:45, 4:05, 6:30, 8:50
  • US: 8:40, 8:40
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AFTER: 1:00, 3:35, 6:15, 8:55
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • CURSE OF LA LLORONA, THE: 1:55, 4:25, 6:55, 9:20
  • DUMBO: 12:40, 3:25, 6:10, 8:50
  • HELLBOY: 12:50, 3:40, 6:20, 9:10
  • MISSING LINK 2D: 1:50, 4:10, 6:30, 8:45
  • PET SEMATARY: 11:45, 2:10, 4:35, 7:05, 9:30
  • SHAZAM! 2D: 12:00, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
Minor Theatre
  • 2019 HIFF: NARRATIVE: 6:30
  • HELLBOY: 2:30, 5:45, 8:45
  • THE BEACH BUM: 3:30
  • THE MUSTANG: 1:30, 5:00, 7:45