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Wednesday, May 29, 2013's Lowdown

All right, you mother shuckers. With the 2013 Oyster Fest just about two weeks away, the rumor goin’ round the LCC offices is that hundred-time KWPT The Point’s Shuck and Swallow Contest champions Connor Eckholm and Aiden Semingson (pictured above) are tired dominating the competition and are closing up their iron stomachs for business. What the shuck?!

This means this year's field is wide open -- unless of course Connor and Aiden are playing possum because they're bored of winning fair and square. Either way, seize the smelly day while contest slots remain. You and a teammate can sign up by calling DJ Carole Ann at 786-5978. 

Oh ya. Lookin' for something to do today? Check your Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Pony Express Days Clam Chowder Cook-off

Pierson Park, McKinleyville / 5:30 p.m.

Pony Express Days is a town celebration that was established in 1968, this year marks the 45th Annual.

Papa Howly and the Fleas

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

668-4151 / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Angelina Inn / 6-9 p.m.

Romantic jazz with your dinner?

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

Mesa of Lost Women (1953)

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

Science Fiction Pint and Pizza Night.

822-1220 / 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 /

Comedy in the Afternoon

The Works / 6:20 p.m. / $5

SF Comics Mean Dave, FC Sierra and Christopher John plus locals John McClurg, Charlie Gilbert and Joe Deschaine.

442-8121 / Web site

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

Chris Parreira

Logger Bar / 8-11 p.m. / 21+

668-5000 / Web site

Whomp Whomp Wednesday

Nocturnum / 9 p.m.

HumCo craves beats.

499-0163 /

Tele Novella, The Lost Luvs

Eureka Inn / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

See Tele Novella, the new project of former Agent Ribbons member, Natalie Ribbons of Austin TX along with Eureka's own Lost Luvs.

497-6093 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre