(VIDEO) WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Climate Change Writer Speaks in Arcata

Bob Henson, weather blogger and author of the book The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change, shares his brain up at HSU’s Van Duzer Theater Wednesday night. 

Events

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Godwit Days
Humboldt County / 6:30 a.m.
Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and wildlife through the selection of field trips, lectures, workshops, and boat excursions led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long festival.
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RLA w/ Paula Jones & Don Baraka
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
“Some upper level jazz, man.”
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

The Brain Eaters (1958)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5
“Young Glenn Cameron (Alan Frost) finds a 50-foot cone sticking out of the ground near a small Illinois town. He reports his discovery, and the government sends a UFO committee.”
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Bob Henson
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $15
“An acclaimed journalist, writer, and popular weather blogger, he is the author of the The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change. He has also written more than 50 articles for Nature, Scientific American, Discover, and Sierra.”
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

The Great Bingo Revival
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / $12 adv. / 21+
This ain’t your grandma’s BINGO! The show features a multi-genre soundtrack DJ’d 100% live and all rooted in classic soul, funk and disco music​, the BINGO-GO Dancers, far-out prizes and solid gold BINGO​!
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Farm Shares
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450
It’s not too soon to think about securing 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

Kids in the Kitchen
Foodwise Kitchen / 3:30-5 p.m. / $50
A hands on class geared just for kids.
633-8328 / foodwisekitchen@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Companion Planting for Cannabis
The Beneficial Living Center & Garden Supplies / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free
Humboldt Local Russel of CHA Science will be hosting a Companion Planting for Cannabis Workshop.
633-6125 / blcarcata@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Aber Miller
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.
Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.
677-0230 / Web site / View Comments

Magic the Gathering Pauper Night
Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5
Join us at NuGames Eureka for Pauper night!
497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Magic the Gathering Commander Night
Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5
Monday and Thursday it’s Commander Night!
497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting & Drinking
Fieldbrook Market & Eatery / 6-8 p.m. / $39 / 18+
You won’t need painting experience or your own art supplies to enjoy Paint Night Out.
362-9933 / kellymyers_00@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Board Game Night
The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 6-10 p.m. / Free
“We’ve got over 30 board games to choose from with an ever-expanding collection, and plenty of space to play.”
273-5274 / TheScruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Jerry Martien, Poet of Place
Humboldt County Library / 7-8 p.m. / Free
If you are a poetry locavore, step along to hear Jerry Martien, whose poems tell stories of our home forests, Humboldt communities, skies and native waters. He’ll bring copies of two recent books beautifully printed at Bug Press, ‘Before the Flood’ and ‘Earth Tickets’.
269-1905 / Web site / View Comments

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series
Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.
822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site / View Comments

Ultra Secret Wednesdays
SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.
Queer night with alt-jazz house band LD51!
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mikey Comedy
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 8-11:30 p.m. / Free / 21+
Rotating hosts Nando Molina, Jessica Grant, Josh Barnes, and Talvi Fried keep the laughs rolling. Bring your homegrown jokes to the lux Phatsy Kline’s.
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Gabe Pressure
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Reggae/dub.
877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Loud Neighbors, Dead Bird Son
The Siren’s Song Tavern / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Loud Neighbors, will be performing a variety of handpicked, exuberant tunes from funk to pop and all the in between. Also featuring Dead Bird Son, a four-piece bluegrass band.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Provided by Lightning Boom productions.
443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
Were you just thinking, “Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?” Here it is!
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Whomp Wednesday
The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+
whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A QUIET PLACE: 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40
  • A WRINKLE IN TIME 2D: 1:10, 3:50
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 11:55, 3:00, 6:10, 9:15
  • BLOCKERS: 1:55, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • CHAPPAQUIDDICK: 5:25, 8:00
  • I FEEL PRETTY: 12:35, 3:20, 6:05, 8:50
  • ISLE OF DOGS: 1:00, 3:30, 6:00, 6:00, 8:30, 8:30
  • PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING 2D: 9:10
  • RAMPAGE 2D: 12:20, 1:40, 4:15, 5:30, 6:50, 9:25, 9:25
  • RAMPAGE 3D: 2:55, 8:10, 8:10
  • READY PLAYER ONE 2D: 11:50, 11:50, 2:50, 5:55, 5:55, 9:00
  • SGT. STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO: 12:55, 12:55, 3:10, 3:10
  • SUPER TROOPERS 2: 11:50, 2:15, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45, 9:45
  • TRUTH OR DARE: 1:15, 1:15, 3:45, 6:15, 6:15, 8:45, 8:45
  • WAYNE’S WORLD: 12:00, 6:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A QUIET PLACE: 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 3:05, 6:05, 9:05
  • BLOCKERS: 4:20, 6:50, 9:20
  • I FEEL PRETTY: 3:45, 6:30, 9:10
  • ISLE OF DOGS: 3:20, 6:20, 8:45
  • RAMPAGE 2D: 3:50, 6:25, 9:00
  • READY PLAYER ONE 2D: 3:10, 5:50, 8:55
  • TRUTH OR DARE: 3:30, 6:00, 8:30
Minor Theatre
  • ISLE OF DOGS: 3:30, 6:45, 9:00
  • READY PLAYER ONE: 2:00, 5:15, 8:30
  • SUPER TROOPERS 2: 4:00, 6:15, 9:30