(VIDEO) WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong in Arcata

Midweek schmidweek. High-energy psychdelic funkers Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will surely please jam band aficionados gathered at the Arcata Theatre Lounge Wednesday night. Details on that show and other delights in your Lowdown listings below.

 

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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. / $25 / $20 Advanced / $15 Limited Advanced / 21+
Their infectious electro-funk grooves, undeniable live energy and contagious smiles have their rabid fan base “The Flock” growing exponentially.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Brothers Gow
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10
“Situated between deep improvisational musicianship and dynamic, original songwriting, Brothers Gow brings to the stage an imaginative style of modern rock, progressive funk and unpredictable retro-electronic jams.”
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Purchase a “You Pick” Winter Farm Share Today!
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $150
Once you purchase your farm share, contact our Farmer to schedule your 15-minute orientation on harvesting (if needed).
822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site / View Comments

Board Game Day!
See Event Description / 1-3 p.m. / Free
Come play board games with us at the RAVEN Project, a youth drop in center for anyone ages 10-21.
443-7099 / ysbraven@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

2018 Unmet Transit Needs Public Hearings
See Event Description / 6 p.m.
Whether you ride daily, occasionally, or haven’t tried transit yet, the Humboldt County Association of Governments (HCAOG) invites your comments about taking the bus or dial-a-ride and unmet transit needs that may exist in Humboldt County.
444-8208 / christie.smith@hcaog.net / Web site / View Comments

Gee Quiz Trivia Night
Papa Wheelies Pub / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Compete in a current event and seasonal not-so-trivial journey. Original and unusual questions including audio identification.
630-5084 / strictlyrebelecomedy@runbox.com / Web site / View Comments

Piet Dalmolen
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Solo guitar.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Board Game Night
The Scruffy Nerd Herder / 6-10 p.m. / Free
Come on down to The Scruffy Nerd Herder Wednesdays at 6pm for Board Game Night!
273-5274 / TheScruffynerdherder@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Family Music Night
Fortuna Library / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free
Our free monthly family night features Jose Quezada of North Coast Music Together.
725-3460 / View Comments

Library Celebrates Indie Author Day with Pete Springer
Humboldt County Library / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free
In celebration of Indie Author Day, the Humboldt County Library invites you to hear Pete Springer, lifelong educator and new author, share his journey through the self-publishing process — and his book, They Call Me Mom: Making a Difference as an Elementary School Teacher.
269-1905 / Web site / View Comments

Good Company
Six Rivers Brewery / 7 p.m.
Good Company plays traditional Celtic and European tunes.
839-7580 / Web site / View Comments

Gee Quiz Trivia Night
Papa Wheelies Pub / 7-9 p.m. / Free
Compete in a current event and seasonal not-so-trivial journey.
630-5084 / Strictlyrebel@runbox.com / 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

Jazz Night
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.
With local pianist Bill Allison and friends.
444-3344 / Web site / View Comments

DJ Pachanguero Salsa Night!
The Griffin / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Humboldt’s longest running Salsa night.
825-1755 / vanessa@griffinarcata.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 SIMPLE FAVOR: 12:45, 3:25, 6:05, 8:50
  • A STAR IS BORN: 11:50, 12:30, 1:45, 2:55, 4:50, 6:00, 6:40, 7:55, 9:05
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: 12:10
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 3:40, 9:25
  • HALLOWEEN: 12:10, 7:00
  • HALLOWEEN (1978): 12:10, 7:00
  • HELL FEST: 2:40, 4:55, 9:40
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 1:00, 3:35, 6:10, 8:40
  • NIGHT SCHOOL: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • NUN, THE: 4:30, 9:20
  • PREDATOR, THE: 1:55, 6:55
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 12:40, 3:10, 5:35, 8:05
  • VENOM 2D: 11:45, 1:30, 2:25, 4:10, 5:05, 5:50, 6:50, 7:45, 9:30
  • VENOM 3D: 3:10, 8:30
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A SIMPLE FAVOR: 3:30, 6:15, 9:05
  • A STAR IS BORN: 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, 7:40, 9:00
  • HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS: 3:40, 6:20, 8:55
  • NIGHT SCHOOL: 3:50, 6:35, 9:15
  • SMALLFOOT 2D: 3:15, 5:40, 8:00
  • VENOM 2D: 4:10, 5:30, 6:50, 9:30
  • VENOM 3D: 2:50, 8:10
Minor Theatre
  • A STAR IS BORN (2018): 2:00, 6:00, 8:30
  • BEETLEJUICE (1988): 7:00, 9:30
  • FAHRENHEIT 11/9: 4:00
  • VENOM: 3:00, 5:30, 9:15