(VIDEO) LOWDOWN: Smokey Brights in Arcata

Groove-up your Thursday night at The Jam in Arcata with pop/rockers Smokey Brights, a Seattle band that claims to “make music that taps into history and stretches out a kind of visionary rock that rolls relentlessly forward while recombining iconic sounds.” Sure!

Events

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The Humboldt Poetry Show
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 7:30-10:30 p.m.
The second Thursday of each month, A Reason to Listen Poetry Collective hosts: The Humboldt Poetry Show. Come share orginal spoken word pieces to a unique, fun, supportive audience!
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Good People
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays and Previews
Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job
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Agenda LGBTQ+/ally Dance Party
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 9-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
Our mostly-monthly LGBTQ+/ally dance party on first Thursdays, with DJs Dr. Foxmeat, Young Willa, and Truknuts!
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site / View Comments

Elevate
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $7 / 21+
With sets by ESCH, Skinny Perperwood, Marjo Lak and more.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Smokey Brights
The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+
“Smokey Brights make music that taps into history and stretches out a kind of visionary rock that rolls relentlessly forward while recombining iconic sounds - from funk to Fleetwood Mac, Bowie to Blur, disco to Dire Straits, and splashes of Floyd psychedelia.”
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Recreation’s Youth Basketball League: Enrollment Deadline
Arcata Community Center / 1 a.m.-11 p.m. / $65 / $75 non-resident
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Opioids in Humboldt County: What Nurses Need to Know
Hospice of Humboldt / 5:30-8:30 a.m. / $20 / $15 members / 21+
It’s Nurses Night Out! Join nursing colleagues and health care professionals in an evening learning about Opioids in Humboldt County.
502-5815 / View Comments

Winter “You-Pick” Farm Shares
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150
The City of Arcata Recreation Division and Bayside Park Farm bring you Winter “You-Pick” Farm Shares.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Fortuna Caregiver Support Group
United Methodist Church / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free / Free caregivers
725-4914 / View Comments

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series
Humboldt State University Founders Hall / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free
As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, George Wuerthner will present “Praise the Dead: Dead Trees and Healthy Forest Ecosystems.”
826-3653 / envcomm1@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Community Craft Night: Mixed Media Postcards
SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $10
Get ready for the upcoming winter by making your own SCRAPpy postcards using reclaimed materials to send to friends and family.
633-8349 / director@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Fingal
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Live folky fiddle tunes.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

North Coast MPA Monitoring Community Gatherings
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center / 6-7:30 p.m.
Join us to learn about information from marine protected area (MPA) baseline monitoring conducted from 2013-2017 in the North Coast region, as well as plans for long-term monitoring.
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Humboldt Beekeepers Meeting with Local Honey Tasting
Humboldt County Department of Agriculture / 6:30-8 p.m. / $2
A local honey tasting and club election is planned. Beekeepers are invited to bring a sample of your honey in a half pint jar for the tasting!
502-9611 / Justinmreeve87@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic with Mike Anderson
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free
Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go “hmm.”
445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Folklife Society Sing-Along
Arcata Community Center / 7 p.m.
Sing your favorite folk, rock and pop songs with leader Joel Sonenshein. Songbooks provided, just bring your voice.
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Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Adam Hill
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages
New-Timey folk music.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic Night
Central Station / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Be the next Mack Idol.
839-2013 / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
822-0919 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS: 12:15, 1:45, 2:55, 4:20, 5:30, 8:10, 9:30
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 2D: 8:45
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 3D: 2:35
  • FOREIGNER: 1:15, 3:55, 9:15
  • GEOSTORM 2D: 12:20, 6:15, 9:05
  • GEOSTORM 3D: 3:15
  • JIGSAW: 12:25, 2:45, 5:05, 7:25, 9:45
  • KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE: 5:20, 8:30
  • MARSHALL: 11:50, 6:05
  • MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE: 12:05, 2:40
  • ONLY THE BRAVE: 12:10, 3:05, 6:00, 8:55
  • SUBURBICON: 1:40, 4:15, 6:50, 9:25
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 7:00, 9:45
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 3D: 7:00
  • TYLER PERRY’S BOO2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN: 12:00, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15
  • VICTORIA AND ABDUL: 12:15, 2:50, 5:35, 8:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS: 3:05, 4:20, 5:40, 8:15, 9:30
  • AMERICAN MADE: 3:10, 5:55, 8:35
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 2D: 4:55, 8:20
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049 3D: 3:35
  • GEOSTORM 2D: 6:30, 9:10
  • GEOSTORM 3D: 3:50
  • HAPPY DEATH DAY: 2:40, 9:35
  • JIGSAW: 2:35, 4:55, 7:20
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 2D: 7:00, 9:45
  • THOR: RAGNAROK 3D: 7:00
  • VICTORIA AND ABDUL: 2:50, 5:30, 8:10
Minor Theatre
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049: 3:00, 5:30, 9:15
  • HIFF THROWBACK THURSDAY: 8:30
  • THOR: RAGNAROK: 7:00, 10:00
  • VICTORIA & ABDUL: 3:30, 6:00