THURSDAY LOWDOWN: NCRT’s First 2018 Production Opens Tonight

North Coast Repertory Theater makes the new year dramatic with its staging of William Shakespeare’s King Lear which opens Thursday and runs through Feb. 10.

Events

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Compost Mountain Boys
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Fine local bluegrass.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager
Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 7 p.m. / $25
Blues legend Curtis Salgado and guitarist extraordinaire Alan Hager bring their new roots blues “rough cut” CD tour for one special night. An intimate performance. Seating is limited.
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Safari Boots
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages
“A blend of world beats and polyrhythms, creating an Afro-Euro fusion.”
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

King Lear
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m. / $16 / $14 Students/Seniors
Tired of ruling, King Lear divides his empire among his daughters, setting the stage for an epic tale of unchecked ambition, deceit, war and madness. Filled with stunning imagery, subtle word play, and heart-wrenching moments, King Lear is regularly ranked by scholars as one of Shakespeare’s finest
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Republican Women Luncheon
Red Lion Hotel / 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / $16 / 18+
Come to our luncheon for the Humboldt Republican Women! From 11:30 to 1:00, we will have a hearty lunch, opportunity drawing, plus our guest speaker Phil Nyberg.
273-2886 / canscam@mail.com / Web site / View Comments

HSU Wind Ensemble Open Auditions
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 3-5 p.m. / Free
HSU Wind Ensemble invites community musicians to attend open rehearsal auditions.
826-5435 / paul.cummings@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Redwood Writing Project Events
See Event Description / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / $200 / $200 for all 6 sessions / $45 per session / 18+
826-5109 / rwp@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Pints for Nonprofits
Lost Coast Brewery / 5-8 p.m.
For every pint sold, Humboldt Crabs Baseball will receive $1
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Game Night
The Boardroom / 5-10:30 p.m. / 21+
Every Thursday is Game Night at The Boardroom, the new tasting room at Redwood Acres in Eureka! Choose one of our many classic games, or BYOG.
572-5129 / Web site / View Comments

Paradigm Shift
Eureka Community Health & Wellness Center / 5:30-7 p.m. / $55
“Paradigm Shift is a new six week course being offered by Chabad of Humboldt. It’s an elevator ride to the heights of what is possible.”
633-8770 / rabbi@jewishhumboldt.com / Web site / View Comments

Forest Ecology Lecture
Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center / 6-7 p.m. / Free
John Nickerson with the Climate Action Reserve will talk about efforts in Mexico to develop a carbon market protocol that stimulates economic activity by engaging Mexican communities with businesses in Mexico and the United States.
826-2359 / Amic@cityofarcata.org / View Comments

Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $7
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
444-3161 / 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

Run, Hide, Repeat
Arcata High School / 7-8 p.m. / $10 / $5 Student (w/valid ID) / $8 Senior
The Arcata Arts Institute (AAI), in collaboration with Dell’Arte International, brings you their first production of 2018.
825-2401 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.
822-3453 / 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
  • 12 STRONG: 7:00
  • COCO 2D: 1:45, 4:20
  • COMMUTER, THE: 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:20
  • DARKEST HOUR: 12:20, 3:15, 6:10, 9:05
  • DISASTER ARTIST: 9:30
  • FERDINAND 2D: 1:20, 3:55
  • GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE: 12:50, 3:30, 6:05, 8:40
  • HOSTILES: 7:00
  • INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY: 1:55, 4:30, 7:05, 9:35
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 11:50, 6:00, 9:10
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 3D: 3:15
  • MOLLY’S GAME: 11:50, 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • PADDINGTON 2: 12:25, 3:00, 5:35, 8:10
  • PITCH PERFECT 3: 12:05, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40
  • POST, THE: 12:40, 3:25, 6:15, 9:00
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 11:55, 2:40, 5:55, 8:50
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 6:30, 9:15
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 12 STRONG: 7:00
  • COMMUTER, THE: 4:10, 6:45, 9:20
  • DARKEST HOUR: 2:50, 5:45, 8:35
  • HOSTILES: 8:30
  • INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY: 4:15, 9:25
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 3:00, 5:50, 9:10
  • MOLLY’S GAME: 2:55, 6:00, 9:05
  • PADDINGTON 2: 3:05, 5:35, 8:10
  • POST, THE: 3:20, 6:05, 8:50
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 2D: 5:55, 8:40
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI 3D: 2:40
Minor Theatre
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: 4:00
  • MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER: 7:00, 10:00
  • STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: 5:30, 9:00
  • THE POST: 5:00, 8:00