Friday, May 17’s Lowdown

You have successfully navigated yourself to another Friday. Perhaps reward yourself with a night of hip hop at The Jam headlined by Blackalicious emcee Gift of Gab. Details on that show in your Lowdown below, or choose some other way to spend your evening. It’s your life, sheesh!

Events

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HSU Graduation Weekend Celebration
Arcata Plaza / 4-8 p.m.
Every year to honor our Humboldt State Graduates we work with community partners to put together a celebration on the Arcata Plaza, and this year is better than ever! Join us for plenty of live music, family fun and enjoying the communities coming together to relax and enjoy the splendor of downtown
822-4500 / arcatamainstreet@gmail.com / Web site /

Cabaret
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-11 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors / 18+
The Musical That Redefined Broadway! American author Cliff Bradshaw discovers the seedy underbelly of 1931 Berlin when he finds himself in a relationship with British dancer Sally Bowles, performer at the Kit Kat Klub. Suggested for ages 18+
442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site /

Prodigal Son
Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Thursdays
It is the 1960’s and a 17 year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster?

Mamma Mia!
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors
Sophie and Sky’s Greek island wedding sounds like absolute perfection, but there’s only one thing missing: a father to give away the bride. Mom had three suitors back in the day, so what’s a daughter to do but invite all three exes to the wedding and do a little light sleuthing?
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Thesis Festival 2019
Carlo Theatre (Dell’Arte) / 8-9 p.m. / $5 / $15 Suggested Donation / $10 Suggested Donation
The Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre presents Thesis Festival 2019, featuring four groundbreaking new works of theatre created by this year’s graduating MFA class.
668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site /

Bad Girls of Comedy Tour
Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+
Eugene Oregon’s Bad Girls of Comedy tour comes through the club featuring Cienna Jade, Jane Malone and Gabby Jesus. Opening is local Jessica Grant.
845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site /

Gift of Gab
The Jam / 9 p.m.-1:45 a.m. / $20 / $15 adv. / 21+
Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious) with Hiway, Nac One, Little Kidd Lost, DJ Just One, DJ Goldylocks and Live Art by Jullia Finkelstein.
822-4766 / Web site /

Preschool Storytime
Fortuna Library / 10:30-11 a.m. / Free
725-3460 / Web site /

Free Diabetes Self Management Workshops
Humboldt Senior Resource Center / 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. / Free / 18+
267-9606 / kescudero@humboldtipa.com /

HSU Graduation Recital
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 4-5 p.m. / Free
826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site /

Bachata Dance Lessons
Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 5-6 p.m. / $10 / 18+
816-2809 / salsaatsix@gmail.com / Web site /

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

Gift Of Gab Meet and Greet
See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free
840-6035 / fatbolclothing@gmail.com / Web site /

Dominic Romano
Chapala Cafe / 6-8 p.m. / Free
Every third Friday, Dominic Romano plays a two hour set of acoustic music.
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Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free
Jazz on the patio.
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site /

McKinleyville Arts Night
McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.
Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.

Grand Opening—McK Pop-up Museum
McKinleyville Shopping Center / 6-9 p.m. / Free
497-4376 / kelleybrookgarrett@gmail.com / Web site /

Hail Satan?
The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat Tavern / 6:30-8 p.m. / $8
“Laugh-out-loud funny, but also the one cinematic civics lesson you need to see this year.” - Movie Nation.
630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site /

KEET-TV’s Live Auction
KEET-TV / 6:30-9 p.m. / $30
445-0811 / sperkins@keet-tv.org / Web site /

KEET-TV’s Live Auction
KEET-TV / 6:30-9 p.m. / $50
445-0811 / sperkins@keet-tv.org / Web site /

RLA Trio w/ James Zeller
Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $10 / $20 sliding scale
The RLA Trio, with trombonist/ vocalist James Zeller, an Oregon native, who spent the last 17 years in New York City.
677-9493 / jeinem@humboldt1.com / Web site /

Shattering Silence: A play by NPA Young Actors Guild
Bayside Community Hall / 7 p.m. / $12 / $10 Seniors and students
Inspired by the students’ energy in questioning the silences that contribute to injustice. Performed by the NPA Young Actors Guild, Freshman/Sophomore Cast. Directed by Jean Heard Bazemore.
825-1186 / aking@northcoastprep.org / Web site /

The Elderberry Rust String Band
Phatsy Kline’s Parlor Lounge / 8-11 p.m. / 21+
Folk/bluegrass/blues with a little Humboldt County thrown in for good measure.
444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site /

Ghost House
Arcata Playhouse / 8-9 p.m. / $7
498-8099 / actuallyitsdoctorwhom@gmail.com / Web site /

Ghost House- A Play in One Act
Arcata Playhouse / 8-9 p.m. / $7
498-8099 / actuallyitsdoctorwhom@gmail.com / Web site /

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

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

Nighthawk
Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues.
572-6495 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site /

Dr. Squid
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / 21+
Local dance rock.
668-9770 / Web site /

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

Dr. Squid
Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Local dance band.
668-9770 / Web site /

DJ Rickshaw
The Griffin / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
“It’s real funky like the set of a seventies movie.”
darrenrick@djrickshaw.com / 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 DOG’S JOURNEY: 11:25, 12:55, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 11:30, 1:00, 3:20, 4:50, 7:10, 8:40
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 3D: 1:00, 4:50, 8:40
  • HUSTLE, THE: 12:40, 3:05, 5:35, 8:00
  • JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM: 11:30, 12:30, 2:30, 3:25, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
  • JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM: 11:30, 12:30, 2:30, 3:25, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 9:30
  • LONG SHOT: 12:20, 3:15, 6:15, 9:10
  • POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU 2D: 11:35, 12:45, 3:30, 4:45, 6:05, 7:20, 8:35, 9:45
  • POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU 3D: 2:10
  • POMS: 1:55, 4:10, 6:25, 8:45
  • SUN IS ALSO A STAR, THE: 1:45, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15
  • THE INTRUDER: 11:40, 2:00, 6:55, 9:20, 9:30
  • TOLKIEN: 4:20
Mill Creek Cinema
  • A DOG’S JOURNEY: 12:10, 2:45, 5:25, 8:00
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME 2D: 11:30, 12:50, 3:20, 4:40, 7:10, 8:30
  • HUSTLE, THE: 11:55, 2:15, 4:35, 7:00, 9:20
  • JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM: 12:30, 1:45, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30
  • JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM: 12:30, 1:45, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30
  • LONG SHOT: 12:00, 2:55, 5:50, 8:40
  • POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU 2D: 12:25, 3:00, 5:35, 8:10
  • POMS: 11:35, 4:40, 6:55, 9:10
Minor Theatre
  • 20TH ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS: 3:00, 9:30
  • AMAZING GRACE: 5:35
  • ASK DR. RUTH: 6:50
  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME: 2:30, 8:15
  • POKEMAN DETECTIVE PIKACHU: 3:30, 6:15, 9:00

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