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Wednesday, May 8, 2013's Lowdown

For a Wednesday drenched in cool and imported beerses your destination is Old Town's Siren Song Tavern where local rock/R&B revivalists The Lost Luvs will put their spin on the songs of yesteryear. (See them storm Northtown Books for a performance of Bo Diddley's “You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover” as part of the Humboldt Live Sessions below.) 

The Luvs will be joined on-corner of the room by Acorn Bcorn, Tucson-based sisters who describe their sound thusly:

Acorn Bcorn = sister x 2 + guitar + bass + singing + kick drum x 2 + snare x 2 + tambourine x 3.

Sorry to make you do math on a Wednesday. Your other hump day options can be perused farther down in today's Lowdown.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

King Dinosaur (1955)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

Science Fiction Pint and Pizza Night. A new planet moves into our solar system and four scientists are sent to explore Planet Nova. In between romantic interludes, the cast faces an iguana masquerading as a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

822-1220 / Web site

Jeff DeMark and Renee Gibbons

Booklegger / 7 p.m.

Jeff sez: "I am telling a couple stories, one brand new, others rarely done and playing a couple original songs, etc. Also, Irish memoirist Renee Gibbons, author of Longing for Elsewhere: My Irish Voyage through Hunger and High Times. She will sing, too."

Lost Luvs, Acorn Bcorn

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Eureka girl group's take on favorite oldie covers and Tuscon's dynamic sister duo play their brand of double drummer girl garage rock.

442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site

The Power of Choice

Garberville Civic Club / 5-7 p.m.

Thirty minute short film from Dorothy Fadiman's trilogy about abortion rights.

442-2961 /

Blue Lotus Jazz

Angelina Inn / 6-9 p.m.

Romantic jazz with your dinner?

725-5200 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Randles, Labolle, Amirkhan

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Local jazz.

668-4151 / Web site

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 /

Open Mic

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30 p.m.

Music and spoken word. Hosted by Mike Anderson.

445-8600 / Web site

Band Behind Your Hedge

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m.

839-7580 / Web site

Whomp Whomp Wednesday

Nocturnum / 9 p.m.

HumCo craves beats.

499-0163 /

Beat Connection and Odezza

The Jam / 10 p.m.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Garberville Theater
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre