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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Arts Arcata and All That Comes With It

It’s the second Friday of the month. That’s Arts Arcata time. Scroll your Lowdown below for details on numerous events in and around (but not limited to) downtown Arcata. For example: Catch local bluegrass favs No Good Redwood Ramblers (sample above) at HumBrews.

Events

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Humboldt Bay Symposium: Rising to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
Wharfinger Building / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $20 / $10 students / $35 both days
This year’s symposium, “Rising to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change,” will feature sessions on sea-level rise, ecological restoration, ocean science, and proposed and ongoing economic development in and around Humboldt Bay.
443-8369 / jtyburczy@ucsd.edu / Web site / View Comments

Arts!Arcata
Arcata / 6-9 p.m.
Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.
822-4500 / Web site / View Comments

Fire and Rain: Kirk Lumpkin, Jerry Martien and Vinnie Peloso
Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.
This year Northtown Books celebrates National Poetry Month with a reading featuring poets Kirk Lumpkin, Jerry Martien and Vinnie Peloso. They’re all included in the new anthology, Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California. We’ll have copies of the book for sale as well.
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site / View Comments

Friday Night Noir: Gilda (1946)
Eureka Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $5
“Doffing one black satin glove at a time, Rita Hayworth officially became a Hollywood icon as eye-meltingly beautiful showgirl and caged wife Gilda, “putting the blame on Mame,” singing and wiggling at the Buenos Aires casino owned by her shady crime boss husband, Ballin Mundson.”
442-2970 / Web site / View Comments

Evening of Community Singing
HLOC’s The Space / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free
Come sing with us! We (Humboldt SINGS, project of Ink People) host community singing events with the goal of getting us all to connect more with each other through song.
404-229-1812 / tjsapunar@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Shimshai, Sasha Rose, Al Torre
Arcata Veterans Memorial Building / 7:30-11 p.m. / $25 / $20 advance
Surrounded by music from birth and formally trained on piano in his native state of Washington, today Shimshai performs effortlessly on guitar, sitar, flute, and a variety of woodwinds. He plays many of the instruments on his self-composed and self-produced albums.
407-6808 / oneloveinaction@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Surrenderings: A Dance Concert
Gist Theater at HSU / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 students/seniors
The Theatre, Film and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Surrenderings, an original dance concert created by students and faculty, in Gist Hall Theatre on campus for two weekends in April.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Rob and Christine Bonner
The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $25 / $30 At the door
As founder and bass player with Northern California’s former all-star bluegrass band, South Loomis Quickstep, Rob has shared the stage with legends including Buck Owens, Hoyt Axton, Emmy Lou Harris and Doc Watson.
786-7030 / ferndalemusic@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

The Winter’s Tale
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors
Part tragedy, part fairy tale – Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is a story of jealousy, loss, love and redemption. With touches of magic, mystery, and one of Shakespeare’s most famous stage directions (exit pursued by bear), The Winter’s Tale will touch your heart!
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

HSU Guest Artist Series: Trombonist Craig Hull
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / $5 HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $15 General
Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music for another great Guest Artist Series concert featuring trombonist Craig Hull.
826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Comedian Parker Newman
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
Parker Newman is a Sacramento native and has a style and observational material that is wickedly disturbing and hilarious.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Walk Talk ft. members of Pimps of Joytime
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Walk Talk identifies as a culmination of time, genre, travel, rhythm, and dance; manifesting love variations and soul vibrations through original songcraft and electrifying live performance.
668-9770 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site / View Comments

The No Good Redwood Ramblers with Lyndsey Battle & Cory Goldman
Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+
Local bluegrass legends The No Good Redwood Ramblers return to the stage at Humbrews!
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Farm Shares
Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450
It’s time to secure 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

Power for the People: Therapeutic Energy Work for the Community
Arcata Healing Arts Center / 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / $30
Do you want to expand your wellbeing, experience deep relaxation and accelerate your healing on all levels? Book a therapeutic energy work session at a deep discount!
630-5047 / katie@vibrant-way.com / Web site / View Comments

Backpacking the Lost Coast
Center Activities, HSU Campus / 4:30 p.m. / $185 / $160 HSU Students
826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Arts Alive Wine Pour Fundraiser
The Garden Gate / 6-9 p.m. / Free
The Humboldt Chapters of Health Care for All & Physicians for a National Health Program will host a wine pour and goodie sampling during Arts Alive.
805-844-6655 / healthcareforallhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arts Alive Wine Pour Fundraiser
The Garden Gate / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Pick up the PNHP publication, “What If” that delineates the cost and life-saving benefits of single-payer health care.
805-844-6655 / rockhousemouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Arts Arcata! at the NHM
HSU Natural History Museum / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Listen to the Redwoods Children’s Chorus or a professional harpist as you make decorations or paint rocks.
826-4479 / natmus@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Salsa Dance Lessons-All Levels
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+
Come by yourself or with a ton of friends! Humboldt county’s most talented and professional salsa dance instructors will get your booty moving!
816-2809 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Laughy Hour
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6-8 p.m. / Free / 18+
Evening comedy open mic.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site / View Comments

Guys and Dolls
Arcata High School / 7 p.m. / $15 / $15 General / $12 Students and seniors / $8 General Admission, opening night / $5 Students and seniors, opening night
Arcata Arts Institute presents the Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls”, winner of the Tony award for best musical and best musical revival.
825-2401 / Web site / View Comments

Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds
Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7 p.m. / Free
This presentation will reveal some global findings of the last 20 years that promise to enrich what you know about birds: fossil finds that show feathers, fossils that connect birds to dinosaurs, and bird behavior and physiology that can now be explained through deep time.
826-7031 / daseeger@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJ Riggs
The Madrone / 7 p.m. / Free
DJ Riggs is spinning soul/funk/R&B.
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Humboldt Community Singing Event
HLOC’s The Space / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free
Humboldt SINGS invites you to join us for an evening of community singing in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.
404-229-1812 / tjsapunar@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Ecstatic Dance
Om Shala Yoga / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 / $15 sliding
Ecstatic Dance is a free form movement space
825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site / View Comments

The Paula Jones Band
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 8-10:30 p.m. / 21+
Local R&B.
444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Dead Drift, Imperial Destructo
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 8-11 p.m. / Free / 21+
Local punk rockers Dead Drift and thrashing skate rockers Imperial Destructo bringing the heat to the funky little corner stage of the Palm Lounge.
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Vagsicle, The Big Forgive, Clean Girl and the Dirty Dishes, Sue & the Namies
Little Red Lion / 8-11:59 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Vag-centric femme-hop from Blue Lake, an Oakland female-fronted punky rock trio, a grimy garage husband and wife duo, and “No Wave” surf rock from Arcata.
vagsiclevagsicle@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Live Music Dance Party
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-11 p.m. / $5
The event features easy dances and an evening of world music with international bands. All ages and dance levels are welcome.
496-6784 / kurumada@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Ghost Program
SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
Gettin’ down in Opera Alley.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Rockstar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You may sing now.
839-2013 / View Comments

Backstreet Band
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Performing outstanding Rock n’ Roll in the Humboldt county area since 1979, The Backstreet Band plays everything from Tom Petty to the Beatles, and Bob Dylan to Bad Company, as well a variety of other classics.
733-9644 / kylehudson@bearrivercasino.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”
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DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AFTER: 12:45, 3:25, 6:00, 8:35
  • BEST OF ENEMIES, THE: 12:10, 3:10, 6:10, 9:05
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:30, 2:30, 5:30, 8:30
  • DUMBO: 11:40, 2:25, 5:15, 8:00
  • FIVE FEET APART: 12:00, 5:35
  • HELLBOY: 12:35, 3:35, 6:20, 9:10
  • LITTLE: 12:55, 3:40, 6:15, 8:55
  • MISSING LINK 2D: 11:35, 1:50, 4:10, 6:25
  • MISSING LINK 3D: 8:40
  • PET SEMATARY: 1:55, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • SHAZAM! 2D: 11:45, 1:15, 2:45, 5:45, 7:20, 8:45
  • SHAZAM! 3D: 4:20
  • UNPLANNED: 2:55, 8:25
  • US: 1:05, 3:50, 6:35, 9:20
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AFTER: 1:00, 3:35, 6:15, 8:55
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL 2D: 11:50, 2:50, 5:50, 8:50
  • DUMBO: 12:40, 3:25, 6:10, 8:50
  • HELLBOY: 12:50, 3:40, 6:20, 9:10
  • MISSING LINK 2D: 11:30, 1:50, 4:10, 6:30
  • MISSING LINK 3D: 8:45
  • PET SEMATARY: 11:45, 2:10, 4:35, 7:05, 9:30
  • SHAZAM! 2D: 12:00, 1:30, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30, 9:00
  • SHAZAM! 3D: 3:00
Minor Theatre
  • HELLBOY: 3:15, 6:30, 9:45
  • SHAZAM!: 1:30, 5:30, 8:00
  • US: 2:15, 5:00, 8:45