Wednesday, Dec. 4’s Lowdown

CenterArts’ final show of 2019: The eye-popping return of the Peking Acrobats to Humboldt State University’s Van Duzer Theatre. Details in your Lowdown listings below.

Events

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Sci-Fi Night: Battle of the Worlds (1961)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m.
“Men & women in rocket ships near Mars gasp “Inverting… course… 180… degrees…” in high-gee maneuvers. Meanwhile, the offbeat scientist (Claude Rains) shouts at the labcoats who have invaded his greenhouse.”
822-1220 / Web site /

Peking Acrobats
Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $39 / $25 HSU students
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this elite group of gymnasts, jugglers, trick cyclists, and tumblers roll spellbinding 2000-year-old Chinese traditions into a gravity-defying kaleidoscope of uplifting, awe-inspiring entertainment perfect for the whole family!
826-3928 / Web site /

Shoe Drive!
See Event Description / 9 a.m.
Coastal Grove Charter School’s Class of 2021 is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser between November 1 - December 13 to raise funds for their 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.
bellawaters@gmail.com / Web site /

Redwood Genealogical Society Meeting
See Event Description / 11:30 a.m. / $9
Our speaker is Ben Shepherd whose topic is “The History of Willow Brook”. All are welcome. Willow Brook is the area just south of the College of the Redwoods.
683-9263 / rgsfortuna@gmail.com / Web site /

Pints for Nonprofits
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 3-11:59 p.m. / Free / 21+
Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters.
630-5000 / richardsgoat@att.net / Web site /

Free English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes
Humboldt County Library - Eureka Main Branch / 4:30-7:30 p.m. / Free / 18+
Want to improve your English for everyday life, work, or school?
269-1905 / Web site /

Health Care for All/Physicians for a National Health Program Meeting
The Sanctuary / 5-6 p.m. / Free
The normal meeting dates for our group, HCA/PNHP (Health Care for All/Physicians for a National Health Program)—Humboldt Chapters, is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
805-844-6655 / healthcareforallhumboldt@gmail.com / Web site /

Business Planning for the Real World (Business Basics Series)
Prosperity Center / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $30
445-9720 / admin@northcoastsbdc.org / Web site /

Jazz Night with Bill Allison & Friends
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+
Bill Allison brings back the tantalizing smooth sounds of history of American jazz.
444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site /

Three Legged Dog
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 6-10 p.m. / Free / 21+
Three Legged Dog is a bluegrass power trio made up of members of Lone Star (Jon Murdock), Guano (Richard Bitter) and Trippin the Dew (Braeden Lewis), and their shows are a rowdy mix of hillbilly music and country songs, with a dose of wild jazz thrown in for you stoners.
877-252-2946 / Web site /

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 /

RockStar Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Pick It, Sing It, Rock It
708-839-2013 /

Open Mikey
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / Free / 18+
Eureka’s longest running comedy open mic. Hosted by Nando Molina, Jessica Grant and Josh Barnes.
editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site /

Karaoke
Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Provided by Lightning Boom productions.
443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Whomp Wednesday
The Jam / 10 p.m. / 21+
whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp whomp.
822-4766 / Web site /

Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
Were you just thinking, “Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?” Here it is!

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 21 BRIDGES: 11:40, 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: 12:30, 3:10, 5:50, 8:30
  • CHARLIE’S ANGELS: 11:45, 7:00
  • DOCTOR SLEEP: 2:40, 8:40
  • FORD V. FERRARI: 11:30, 2:55, 9:00
  • FROZEN II (2D): 11:30, 12:20, 1:10, 2:05, 3:45, 4:40, 5:30, 6:20, 7:15, 8:55
  • FROZEN II (3D): 2:55, 8:05
  • HOME ALONE: 11:30, 6:00
  • KNIVES OUT: 11:25, 12:25, 2:20, 3:25, 5:20, 6:25, 8:20, 9:25
  • MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL 2D: 2:20, 8:00
  • PARASITE (GISAENGCHUNG): 5:00
  • QUEEN & SLIM: 11:50, 2:50, 6:15, 9:20
  • THE GOOD LIAR: 12:05, 6:05
  • ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP: 2:30, 4:45, 9:45
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 21 BRIDGES: 3:40, 6:20
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: 3:35, 6:15, 9:00
  • CHARLIE’S ANGELS: 9:20
  • DOCTOR SLEEP: 8:50
  • FORD V. FERRARI: 5:25, 8:45
  • FROZEN II (2D): 4:40, 6:00, 7:15, 8:30
  • FROZEN II (3D): 3:25
  • KNIVES OUT: 2:40, 3:10, 6:10, 8:20, 9:10
  • PLAYING WITH FIRE: 4:55, 7:10
  • THE GOOD LIAR: 5:40
Minor Theatre
  • FROZEN 2: 2:30, 5:30, 8:30
  • KNIVES OUT: 3:00, 6:15, 9:30
  • PARASITE: 1:45, 5:00, 9:00

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