THURSDAY LOWDOWN: Zero to Fierce Festival Revs Up

Now in its second year, the Zero to Fierce Festival, which runs through Sunday, March 11, celebrates creative women in Humboldt through numerous performances, panel discussions, workshops and more at various locations in Arcata’s Creamery District.

The fest kicks into high gear Thursday with numerous events you can find sprinkled through your Lowdown listings below. Highlights include a couple of theatrical pieces staged at the Arcata Playhouse (scroll down for more details on She Said and When I Die Leave the Balcony Open).

Click over to the 02F Festival website for a full list of events. 

Events

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Kick Off Woman’s International Day
Arcata Playhouse / 8:30-9:30 a.m. / Free
Part of the Zero to Fierce Women’s Festival. Kick off International Women’s day with coffee, pastry and good company at the Arcata Playhouse, and then follow the giant Mother Earth puppet for a good old fashioned walk about.
822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Lunchbox Series: A Woman’s Place is in Her Home
Arcata Plaza / noon-1:30 p.m. / $7
Part of the Zero to Fierce Woman’ s Festival. A talk about the theatrical exploration of women and homelessness coming in April.
822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

No Man’s Land Film Festival
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6:30-9 p.m. / $12
“Adventure’s Edge and Arcata Theatre Lounge present; No Man’s Land Film Festival an all-female adventure film festival based out of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado that meets a need and desire to highlight and connect women in pursuit of the radical.”
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Charlotte’s Web
Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 Student, Senior
Humboldt State University Theatre presents “Charlotte’s Web” adapted by Joseph Robinette from the classic children’s book by E.B. White, named as “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years” by The Children’s Literature Association.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Zero to Fierce Women’s Festival: She Said
Arcata Playhouse / 8-9 p.m. / $10 / $30 All 5 Fringe Fest. shows
She Said chronicles one person’s experience with rape and her choice to report the crime. Using poetry, storytelling and original music, this one person musical is a call to action and a reminder that our laws cannot be changed until we change our culture.
822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Nunsense
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Youth 3-14 / $10 3/8 preview / $16 students/seniors
Featuring an all-female cast, Nunsense is a musical comedy revue perfect for all ages. Directed by Leira V. Satlof
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Women in Jeopardy!
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays
Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club in this fun and flirtatious comedy. Divorcées Mary and Jo are suspicious of their friend Liz’s new dentist boyfriend. He’s not just a weirdo; he may be a serial killer!
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The Fatherlies, Opossum Sun Trail, Paradise Inc.
The Jam / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Local prog/alt bands.
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

The Travelin’ McCourys, T Sisters
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight
” The Travelin’ McCourys are headed west on their first tour dates in support of their debut full length album, which fans have been waiting on for several years.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Zero to Fierce Women’s Festival: When I Die Leave the Balcony Open
Arcata Playhouse / 9 p.m. / $10 / $30 whole fest
A lone woman in a land devastated by war. She has a mission and is undeterred by obstacles that can cost her life.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

Arcata Challenge Course
Arcata Community Forest / 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / $40
Fun-filled outdoor adventure focusing on team building, skill development and environmental education.
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Pints for Nonprofits
Six Rivers Brewery / 11:30 a.m.-midnight
25% of All Beer Sales on Thurs 3/8 will be donated to the Humboldt Homebrewers Club to further their work providing educational opportunities to their members and the public regarding the art of brewing beer.
839-7580 / Web site / View Comments

Homeowners Workshop
Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) / noon-1 p.m. / Free
Every home has room for improvement when it comes to saving energy and money.
269-1700 / info@redwoodenergy.org / Web site / View Comments

Celebrating the Immigrant Women in Humboldt County
The Quad at HSU / noon-1 p.m. / Free
We’ll be celebrating the International Women’s Day on HSU with music, poetry and testimonies.
cdphumboldt@gmail.com / 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.
Join us in supporting The Multi Generational Center!
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County Budget Roadshow
Benbow Inn / 5:30-8 p.m. / Free
At this interactive, award-winning event you get a chance to visit in person with elected officials and county staff to talk about your community.
445-7266 / cao@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Fabric Flowers for Spring Headwear
SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $15
Get ready for Spring with new hair wear! With some basic hand sewing we will make flowers rolled and petal flowers from scrap fabrics, and then use those to decorate a hat base or headband.
822-2452 / education@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Zumba Toning with Ann Youmans
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 5:30-6:30 p.m. / $6
822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

WILPF Celebration
Arcata Playhouse / 6-8 p.m. / Free
The Humboldt Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) invites you to join us at our 7th Annual International Women’s Day Celebration.
822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Fred & Jr.
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Swing jazz.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Cribbage Club
Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8
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

Evolution of the Creative Process with April Sproule
Wharfinger Building Bay Room / 6:45-9 p.m. / Free
Humboldt Handweavers and Spinners Guild presents local fiber artist April Sproule speaking about her life’s work in creating art.
599-2729 / hhsguildvp@gmail.com / 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

Jason Robo Has a Trivia Night
Logger Bar / 7:45-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Come pick your brain for prizes the second Thursday of each month. Hosted by local comic Jason Robo.
668-5000 / jasonrobo@runbox.com / Web site / View Comments

Bear Market Riot
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages
Americana and power-folk genre band.
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

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

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • ANNIHILATION: 12:30, 3:15, 6:00, 8:45
  • A WRINKLE IN TIME 2D: 7:00
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 11:50, 1:10, 3:00, 6:10, 7:30, 9:15
  • BLACK PANTHER 3D: 4:20
  • DEATH WISH: 1:30, 4:05, 6:50, 9:30
  • FIFTY SHADES FREED: 1:55, 4:25, 9:25
  • GAME NIGHT: 1:40, 4:10, 7:05, 9:35
  • GREATEST SHOWMAN, THE: 12:45, 6:15
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 12:40, 3:30, 6:20, 9:10
  • PETER RABBIT: 12:35, 3:05, 5:35, 8:00
  • RED SPARROW: 11:45, 1:20, 2:50, 4:30, 5:55, 7:40, 9:05
  • SHAPE OF WATER: 3:20
  • STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT: 9:00
  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: 1:50
  • WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT: 4:35, 9:40
Mill Creek Cinema
  • ANNIHILATION: 3:35, 6:20, 9:05
  • A WRINKLE IN TIME 2D: 7:00
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 3:05, 6:10, 7:45, 9:15
  • BLACK PANTHER 3D: 4:40
  • DEATH WISH: 4:05, 6:45, 9:25
  • EARLY MAN: 3:20
  • GAME NIGHT: 4:00, 6:30, 9:00
  • JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE 2D: 8:30
  • PETER RABBIT: 3:10, 5:35
  • RED SPARROW: 2:40, 5:50, 9:00
Minor Theatre
  • ANNIHILATION: 2:30, 5:45, 8:45
  • BLACK PANTHER: 3:00, 6:15, 9:30
  • CALL ME BY YOUR NAME: 8:15
  • DARKEST HOUR: 2:00
  • PHANTOM THREAD: 5:15