(VIDEO) FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Playhouse Yuks

LA-based standup Barry Rothbart headlines a night of comedy at the Arcata Playhouse Friday night.

Events

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Creamery District Night Market
Arcata Creamery District / 5-9 p.m. / Free
Creamery District is hosting another Night Market just in time for the holidays.
633-6209 / universalia@yahoo.com / View Comments

On The Spot #11
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7-9 p.m. / $7
The fastest growing live Improv comedy show in Humboldt County history is back at it again at the amazing and legendary house of local laughs, The Arcata Theatre Lounge.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

The Snow Queen
Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre / 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $12 / $8 Kids Under 12 / $10 Students/Seniors / $12 Adults
“When a magical mirror shatters and two pieces fall into the heart and eye of young Kai, his friend Gerda must embark on a journey of a lifetime to set things right and eventually embrace the power within her.”
668-5663 / roman@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

The Nutcracker
Arkley Center For The Performing Arts / 8 p.m. / $25 / $15 kids
A Humboldt holiday tradition! North Coast Dance stages the classic ballet.
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Madeline’s Christmas
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.” This Christmas, though, a nasty flu works its way though the boarding school, and only Madeline manages to stay healthy.
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Barry Rothbart
Arcata Playhouse / 9-11:30 p.m. / $10
Barry Rothbart from ABC’s “Downward Dog” and Comedy Central returns to Humboldt for a night of laughs with one of the best. Danny Solomon from LA joins him and Andrea B from Tahoe also comes up for the show. Locals Josh Barnes and Jessica Grant open and Matt Redbeard hosts.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

XMAS JAM at Humboldt Brews
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. / 21+
Fraktal Productions and Humboldt Brews present.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Pom Pom 101 Workshop
SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 a.m. / $15
Learn how to make fabulous pom poms to liven up any space. Participants will discover how to create basic and patterned pom poms by reusing everyday, household items.
633-8349 / education@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Salsa Lesson and Social Dance
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 a.m. / $7 / 18+
We offer salsa dance lessons for everyone from no experience to very experienced. No partner required, but be prepared to meet people!
616-6876 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Eureka High Schools Christmas Caroling
See Event Description / 8:30 a.m.
Christmas season is approaching us, fast. Our local Limited Edition Choir is getting ready and wants you to pick them to sing at your Christmas party!
362-9669 / youngc@eurekacityschools.org / View Comments

Diggin Dirt. The Velvet Touch
The Jam / 9-2 a.m. / $10 / 21+
A farewell to 2017 with some of Arcata’s most soulful and funky acts! Shake off the stress and dance your way into the new year in style!
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Sauna Happy Hour
Om Shala Yoga / 1-5 p.m. / $5
Cheap heat.
825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site / View Comments

Atlantis’s Fit Club
D Street Neighborhood Center / 5:30-6:45 p.m. / $5
Arcata Recreation and Instructor Atlantis Riddle offer classes that are dynamic, music driven focusing on both high and low impact, as well, as high and low intensity taught in a manner that incorporates ALL fitness levels.
822-7091 / atlantiscoral@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

An Evening of Caroling in Sunny Brae
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Arcata CA / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free
Bring a flashlight, all ages are invited and children are most welcome to join in this joyous holiday tradition.
822-4102 / officesec@stalbansarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

The Breadwinner
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6-7:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+
“This gorgeous third feature from Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon is based on the novel of the same name, about a young Afghani girl who disguises herself as a boy to try to rescue her father from the Taliban.”
630-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-10 p.m. / Free
Live funky blues.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / 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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Author Bryan Radzin Book Reading
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Author Bryan Radzin offers this continuation of the synchronistic journey into the heart of politics and what makes us human.
616-8649 / brr5@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Queers in Space
Outer Space / 7-10 p.m. / $5
An all ages queer dance party at Outer Space Arcata featuring queer bands, electronic artists, and DJs.
798-0812 / breakfastalldaycollective@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

HSU Faculty Artist Series: Garrick Woods and Rex Woods
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Senior/Child / $10 General
Wind down from a busy week and settle into the holidays with a wonderful father and son concert, a part of the HSU Department of Music Faculty Artist Series.
826-3531 / patrick@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Rosewater
Clam Beach Inn / 8 p.m. / $10
Rosewater plays our 2 year anniversary show.
839-0545 / View Comments

Signals Presents: Goth Night
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Hosted by DastBunny with guest DJs.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Ugly Sweater Contest
Bear River Casino Resort / 8-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
How ugly is your sweater?
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

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

Winter Solstice Local Loudness
Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+
Lashing Out will be rocking the house with other local talent.
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Dr. Squid
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Dr Squid performs the greatest dance music from the last 50 years of rock and roll as well as jazz standards and a bit of country music.
668-9770 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site / View Comments

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

NightHawk
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
NightHawk is a Humboldt county rock band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir & the 2x4s
Cherae Heights Firewater Lounge / 9 p.m. / 21+
Multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • COCO 2D: 12:35, 3:10, 5:45, 8:20
  • DADDY’S HOME 2: 11:55, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30
  • DISASTER ARTIST: 1:55, 4:30, 7:05, 9:40
  • FERDINAND 2D: 11:40, 12:30, 2:15, 4:50, 7:30, 8:40
  • FERDINAND 3D: 3:00
  • JUST GETTING STARTED: 1:35, 4:00, 6:20
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE 2D: 12:40, 3:25, 6:15, 9:05
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:30, 12:20, 1:45, 2:45, 3:40, 5:10, 6:00, 7:00, 8:30, 9:15, 10:00
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 1:20, 4:40, 6:30, 8:00
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 12:10, 3:15, 6:10, 9:10
Mill Creek Cinema
  • COCO 2D: 12:30, 3:05, 5:40, 8:15
  • FERDINAND 2D: 12:45, 4:55, 6:10, 8:40
  • FERDINAND 3D: 3:20
  • JUST GETTING STARTED: 3:25, 8:30
  • MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: 12:40, 5:50
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:30, 12:25, 1:35, 2:45, 3:45, 6:00, 7:10, 8:20, 9:15
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 1:20, 4:40, 8:00
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 1:10, 3:55, 6:40, 9:25
Minor Theatre
  • LADY BIRD: 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: 2:00, 3:50, 7:00, 8:30, 10:10, 11:30
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 5:30