If you've got the funds, you can check two significant artists off your "seen 'em" list at the Van Duzer Theatre. Superstar singer/songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will share the JVD stage for an intimate acoustic evening of back-and-forth song ping pong. Don't really famous people look nice sitting next to each other?
However, if $75 concerts are not your bag, your Lost Coast Outpost always recommends watching shitty ol' monster flicks at the Arcata Theatre Lounge for Sci-Fi Pint and Pizza Night. Tonight they're showing The Alien Factor (1976), the head shake-worthy trailer for which you can watch below.
HSU Native Forum
/ 5:30-7 p.m.
Dr. Erin Kelly will present “Sustaining Rural Places: What Are We Sustaining?” Erin Kelly joined the Humboldt State University Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources in fall 2012 as an assistant professor in forest policy, economics, and administration.
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 6 p.m.
B-grade science fiction film directed and written by Baltimore low-budget filmmaker Don Dohler. The film begins with a young teenage couple making out in a car when an insect looking monster attacks.
/ 6 p.m.
Like horse polo minus the stable fees.
/ 6:15 p.m.
Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.
The Siren's Song Tavern
/ 8 p.m.
With The Gloria Darlings (a popular female vintage country and bluegrass band with great vocal harmonies) and The Gin Jars ( ragtime, hokum blues and jazz, with a hint of the vaudeville and the medicine shows of old).
/ 9 p.m.
HumCo craves beats.
Toby and Jacks
/ 10 p.m.
Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!