Friday, May 11’s Lowdown

“A rock musical with legs!” It’s opening weekend for North Coast Repertory Theatre‘s production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, once dubbed by Rolling Stone as the “best rock musical ever.”

Details on that show and more human gatherings in your Friday Lowdown below. 

Events

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Animalitos (The Little Animals)
Arcata Playhouse / 2 p.m. / $14 / $10 kids
Shows at both 2 and 7 p.m. “Animalitos is a collection of Aesop’s fables woven together in magical puppet dance told with Spanish and English.”
822-1575 / Web site /

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 /

The Yokels
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Fine Humboldt rockabilly.
668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site /

District 1 Dairy Princess Contest
Fortuna River Lodge / 6-10 p.m. / $40
Nine young ladies will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during the ceremonies at the contest. The new Dairy Princesses will represent the dairy industry in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.
496-1501 / dmarenner@frontiernet.net / Web site /

The House that Will Not Stand
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $22 5/5 Gala Opening / $10 Thursdays
New Orleans, 1836. Following an era of French colonial rule and relative racial acceptance, Louisiana’s “free people of color” are prospering. Beatrice, a free woman of color, has become one of the city’s wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man.
Web site /

Hedwig and The Angry Inch
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors / 18+
Called “The best rock musical ever,” by Rolling Stone, Hedwig tells the tale of genderqueer East German rock-and-roll singer Hedwig Robinson.
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site /

Chicago
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 5/3 preview / $16 students/seniors
“Winner of both the Tony Award for Best Revival and Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Chicago is the bold, sexy musical about notoriety, celebrity, and human passion.”
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site /

Mother’s Day Garden Center Sale
Northcoast Horticulture Supply / 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
725-5550 / info@northcoasths.com / Web site /

Garberville Farmers’ Market
See Event Description / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
559-246-2246 / sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site /

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt
SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free
Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!
822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site /

After Work Sessions
Six Rivers Brewery / 4-7 p.m. / Free
Come unwind at the end of your work week with DJ D’Vinity in the mix with old school throwbacks and dance hits!
839-7580 / Web site /

Redwood Empire BMX Open Practice
Redwood Empire BMX / 5-6 p.m. / Free / $11 Trophy Race Days / $8 Medal Race Days / $5 Ribbon Race Days / $2 Practice ONLY
Redwood Empire BMX is a local non-profit organization with a mission to promote and deliver quality BMX (bicycle moto-cross) programs that stimulate a fun, healthy environment, emphasizing on good sportsmanship and safety for kids of all ages.
845-0094 / redwoodempirebmx1992@gmail.com / Web site /

Reading and Book Signing With Live Music & Free Snacks
Wrangletown Cider Company / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free
This book was written by local author and elementary school teacher, Peter Jain, and illustrated by South Bay and Pine Hill Elementary School students.
502-0523 / cyndy@sequoiasong.com / Web site /

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

All Level Salsa Lesson and Social Dancing
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+
Salsa at six welcomes you to learn some sexy and fun salsa dance moves with Humboldt’s best instructors.
816-2809 / SalsaAtSix@gmail.com / Web site /

Arts! Arcata May & Silent Disco
Arcata Plaza / 6-9 p.m.
Dance (quietly).
822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site /

Friday Night Magic the Gathering Draft
Nugames Eureka / 7 p.m. / $15
Come and show off your deckbuilding abilities in our FNM draft event!
497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site /

Zev Levinson: Song of Six Rivers
Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.
Northtown Books welcomes Humboldt poet Zev Levinson to read his first book from HSU Press, Song of Six Rivers.
822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site /

Friday Night Magic the Gathering Draft
Nugames Eureka / 7 p.m. / $15
Come and show off your deckbuilding abilities in our FNM draft event!
497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site /

The North Coast Seabird Protection Network
Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free
Join the Redwood Region Audubon Society for a program presented by Shannon Brinkman, seabird biologist with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Web site /

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

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

Full Moon Fever
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Tom Petty cover band.
877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site /

The Roadmasters
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m.
Straight country.
800-684-2464 / Web site /

The Velvet Touch, The Apiary
The Jam / 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $5
“A farewell to the Spring Semester and finals with some of Arcata’s most soulful and funky acts!”
323-208-1770 / Web site /

DJs
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.
“What?”

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
822-0919 /

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • A QUIET PLACE: 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:20, 9:35
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR 2D: 11:50, 1:55, 3:15, 5:25, 6:40, 8:50
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR 3D: 7:45
  • BAD SAMARITAN: 5:15
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 2:45, 8:30
  • BLOCKERS: 3:30, 9:20
  • BREAKING IN: 12:05, 2:20, 4:35, 6:55, 9:15
  • I FEEL PRETTY: 12:55, 3:35, 6:15, 8:55
  • LIFE OF THE PARTY: 12:00, 1:15, 2:40, 3:50, 6:25, 9:00
  • OVERBOARD: 1:05, 3:45, 6:30, 9:10
  • RAMPAGE 2D: 12:15, 5:50
  • READY PLAYER ONE 2D: 12:25, 6:05
  • SUPER TROOPERS 2: 11:55, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:45
  • TULLY: 1:35, 4:00, 6:20, 8:40
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A QUIET PLACE: 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR 2D: 12:55, 2:20, 4:20, 5:40, 7:45, 9:00
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR 3D: 3:20
  • BAD SAMARITAN: 6:00
  • BLACK PANTHER 2D: 12:05, 3:00, 8:30
  • I FEEL PRETTY: 12:40, 6:40
  • LIFE OF THE PARTY: 12:35, 3:15, 5:50, 8:20, 9:20
  • OVERBOARD: 1:10, 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • TULLY: 1:15, 3:40, 6:05, 8:25
Minor Theatre
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR: 2:00, 5:30, 9:00
  • GODARD MON AMOUR (REDOUBTABLE): 5:00
  • ISLE OF DOGS: 2:30, 7:30
  • SUPER TROOPERS 2: 10:00
  • TULLY: 3:30, 6:00, 8:30

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