Wednesday, June 12, 2013’s Chowdown

Since this week is mostly a countdown to Oyster Fest 2013, let’s talk after parties. Whether you’re going to the Fest or not you should know by now that the party doesn’t stop when the final oyster is shucked. Arcata will be bustlin’ all night with some respectable shows worth your consideration:

  • Tigerbomb!: Humboldt’s only Guided By Voices tribute ever returns after eight years to romance The Alibi faithful. (Local rock gods Lord Ellis have stepped up to open the show. The Ian Fays was originally scheduled to fill out the bill but had to cancel.)
  • Yogoman Burning Band and Motherlode: Didn’t get enough of Oyster Fest’s musical acts? Two of them will move the ruckus indoors to the Jambalaya where the scene smells less bivalve-y. This is being referred to as “the official Oyster Fest After Party.” But whatever.
  • Vagabond Opera: Do you crave Ukrainian folk-punk ballads? Then the Arcata Theatre Lounge has you covered O-Fest night with this Bohemian cabaret. The night will also feature the debut of mysterious local band The Hip Joint.
  • Brett McFarland: If you’d like to take the chaos down a notch, head on over to the Arcata Playhouse and decompress with local singer/songwriter McFarland and openers Berel Alexander and Bangarang.
  • Miracle Show: And finally, Dead songs to keep you truckin’ into Sunday’s wee hours.

Choose wisely, oyster eaters! Only rock as hard as your slimy stomachs can handle. 

-Andrew Goff

 

 

Events

(Submit yours!)

Humboldt Crabs vs. Bay Area Lumberjacks
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8
Hometown baseball, baby.
Web site /

BA-DUM-CHH Comedy
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+
Join host Sherae O’Shaughnessy, plus troupe members Craig Klapman, John Mcclurg, Anders Arson, Tony Persico, Zeke Herrera, Ivy Vasquez, Marcella DeMark, Ratty Maty and headliner Joe Whiskey-Whiskers Deschaine.
668-5000 / Web site /

Jellybread
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Tour de force of full frontal funk.
826-2739 / Web site /

Restaurants

Eureka

Arcata

Eel River Valley

SoHum

Blue Lake

Movie Showtimes

Garberville Theater
  • THE GREAT GATSBY: 6:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AFTER EARTH: 4:20, 6:55, 9:25
  • EPIC 2D: 7:30
  • EPIC 3D: 4:55
  • FAST AND FURIOUS 6: 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • INTERNSHIP: 3:15, 6:05, 8:55
  • NOW YOU SEE ME: 2:45, 5:30, 8:15
  • PURGE: 2:55, 5:10, 7:25, 9:40
  • STAR TREK INTO THE DARKNESS 2D: 6:20, 9:20
  • STAR TREK INTO THE DARKNESS 3D: 3:10
  • THIS IS THE END: 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
Minor Theatre
  • FRANCES HA: 4:55, 7:05, 9:15
  • INTERNSHIP: 3:35, 6:20, 9:05
  • STAR TREK INTO THE DARKNESS 2D: 3:15, 6:05, 8:55

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