Despite his many years devoted to teaching and social justice, it seems inevitable that Bill Ayers will live out his days known mostly as the "terrorist" candidate Barack Obama supposedly "palled around with" in his youth.
If you're unaware, Humboldt is not just another stop on a book tour for Ayers. The University of Illinois professor and his wife Bernadine Dohrn have kept a summer home here for over three decades. Previous speaking engagements in Arcata have featured Tea Party protests and photo ops with local politicos that pop up now and again. Do us a favor: Try to contain your passion Tuesday, HumCo. Or, attend a less politically polarizing gathering found in your Tuesday Lowdown below.
/ 2-5 p.m.
Located in front of the cafe. Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer. Runs from May through October.
/ 5 p.m.
Don't be bored. Play board games.
/ 6:15-9:30 p.m.
Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.
/ 7-9 p.m.
Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.
Cher-Ae Heights Casino
/ 8 p.m.
Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.
/ 9 p.m.
Globally renowned, gold medalists of stunt shows, unrolls the 1920’s glory of vaudeville with an intense mix of traditional routines, modern performances, and strange music.