Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013's Lowdown

A few weeks back, LoCO ran a piece about how the friends of Alan Marcet AKA Sunshine Daydreamer were raising funds online to purchase materials for an elaborate art installation memorial for their fallen friend to be erected at this year's Burning Man. A quick look at the Indiegogo page set up for the cause -- which was also reportedly to help Sunshine's mom with some life expenses -- reveals the goal has not yet been met.

But Sunshine's community soldiers on. Tonight's edition of Nocturnum's weekly EDM night Whomp Whomp Wednesdays will act as a another fundraiser for the proposed Burning Man shrine.  Sunshine's mother Nancy will be in attendance to help facilitate the evening's proceedings which will also feature performances by artists MYSTRAL, Mikey Datablend, Panorama Beats, as well as a silent auction and live painting demonstrations.

Shine on. Other Wednesday night happenings in your Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff 

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Larry Likes

Though I enjoy their music, I enjoy their name even more. Therefore, I'll be in Blue Lake tonight for the Bret Harte Breakers.

Events

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The Land of Darkness (1964)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5
Science Fiction Pint and Pizza Night. Argolese saves Telca, daughter of King Tedaeo, from a marauding lion. In gratitude the King offers Telca’s hand in marriage to Argolese but only if the strongman can slay a dragon which has been laying waste to part of his kingdom. Sweet.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Pints For Nonprofits
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m.
Funds raised benefit Northcoast Environmental Center. Music by the Bret Harte Breakers.
668-4151 / Web site / View Comments

Ableton Workshop
MARZ Project / 3-4 p.m. / Free
Bring your questions and your laptop.
442-8413 / marzers@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Oak Aged Wednesday
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 3-11 p.m. / Free
826-7222 / david.franklin@redwoodcurtainbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meeting
Labor Temple / 6:15 p.m.
Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.
443-3731 / View Comments

Open Mic
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates / 6:30 p.m.
Music and spoken word. Hosted by Mike Anderson.
445-8600 / Web site / View Comments

No Covers
SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.
Jazz improvisational duo.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Summer Twins
Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / 21+
497-6093 / Web site / View Comments

Whomp Whomp Wednesday
Nocturnum / 9 p.m.
HumCo craves beats.
499-0163 / View Comments

Whomp Whomp's Sunshrine Fundraiser Party
Nocturnum / 10 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Event to support the construction of the SUNSHRINE Burning Man art installation.
415-317-3970 / chilemama@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Fortuna Theatre
  • 2 GUNS: 1:00, 3:50, 6:55, 9:35
  • PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS: 1:20, 4:10, 6:45
  • PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS IN 3D: 9:20
  • R.I.P.D.: 12:05, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30
  • THE SMURFS 2: 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:00
  • THE WOLVERINE: 12:40, 4:00, 6:50, 9:50
  • WE'RE THE MILLERS: 1:30, 4:25, 7:05, 9:45
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 2 GUNS: 12:30, 3:10, 5:50, 8:30
  • CONJURING: 1:15, 4:00, 6:40, 9:20
  • DESPICABLE ME 2 2D: 12:20, 2:55, 5:25, 7:50
  • PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS 2D: 12:50, 6:05
  • PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS 3D: 3:30, 8:40
  • SMURFS 2 2D: 2:45, 6:30, 8:20
  • SMURFS 2 3D: 12:45
  • TURBO 2D: 12:55, 3:20, 5:45, 8:10
  • WE RE THE MILLERS: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00
  • WOLVERINE 2D: 11:45, 5:20
  • WOLVERINE 3D: 3:25, 9:10
Minor Theatre
  • 2 GUNS: 3:45, 6:20, 9:00
  • WE RE THE MILLERS: 3:55, 6:35, 9:15
  • WOLVERINE 2D: 5:30, 8:30

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