Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013's Lowdown

(Thursday's MVPs: GRiZ, Watts, DeSoto)

Of course the brightest star in Humboldt's Thursday night sky will shine from the stage of the Van Duzer Theatre. For those of you that had the foresight to earlybird tickets for the sold out Reggie Watts show, three things:

  • 1) Well done.
  • 2) Be sure to presume with DJ Myles Cochrane when he interviews Watts about all things on KSLG at 4 p.m.
  • 3) Give LoCO your ticket.

Oh well. The rest of us slackers need not worry. There's plenty of distraction still to be had, for example:

  • Ba-Dum-Chh Comedy will coerce some funny people who are not quite Reggie Watts onto HumBrews' stage. Bonus points for being 1/9 the price as the CenterArts show.
  • The Robert Goodman Tasting Room plays host to singer/songwriter Hunter Paye who you can feel justified in seeing because his artist bio begins by informing us that he splits his time between Portland, OR and Austin, TX and those are very cool cities. Chris Parreira opens.
  • World Famous Productions presents the requisite big EDM dancedown of the week at Arcata Theatre Lounge. Do you kids like GRiZ? Beats, lights, you know how this works.
  • Local blues force Earl Thomas strips it down for a special intimate acoustic show at the Arcata Playhouse joined by guitarist Eddie Angel. Soul singer Jesi Naomi opens.
  • Videographer and friend o' the LoCO Malcolm DeSoto is the latest to get the Local Filmmakers Night treatment. He will teach you the art of making not horrible small town commercials.

We're giving Thursday the seal of variety. Even more options in your Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Godlin Gets Behind

Reggie Watts. Homeboy is hysterical! Did calling him Homeboy sound racist? Seriously, though....I'm behind this. And in front of it, and next to it, holding its hand.

Events

(Submit yours!)

Reggie Watts
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $45 / $15 HSU students
Spectacularly original comedian/musician/performance artist Reggie Watts spins out riotous, stream of consciousness monologues laced with improvised songs he creates on-the-spot, using only his voice and a looping machine.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

GRiZ, Two Fresh, Marvel Years
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 9:30 p.m. / $20 / 21+
World Famous presents an evening of EDM and hip hop.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Easy Conversational Spanish
College of the Redwoods / 5:30-7:30 a.m. / $79 / 18+
269-4000 / crplus@redwoods.edu / Web site / View Comments

Maori Healers in Humboldt
See Event Description / 9 a.m.-2 p.m. / $150 / $100 sliding scale
Visiting from New Zealand, these traditional healers use a deep tissue body work to transform your body, mind and soul on many levels.
496-8606 / wholenow866@gmail.com / View Comments

Henderson Center Farmers' Market
Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.
View Comments

Free Produce Market
Food for People / noon-2 p.m. / Free
.All income eligible folks are invited to pick out fresh fruits and vegetables, sample recipes using available produce, enjoy live music, and learn about CalFresh.
445-3166 / hmchugh@foodforpeople.org / Web site / View Comments

McKinleyville Farmers' Market
McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.
268-1800 / Web site / View Comments

Spanish For Kids
The MGC / 5:30 p.m. / $30 Monthly
725-3300 / tpockett@ervmgc.com / Web site / View Comments

Compost Mountain Boys
Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6-8:30 p.m. / Free
Bluegrass. Beer.
668-4151 / julie@madriverbrewing.com / Web site / View Comments

Ukulele Class
The MGC / 6 p.m. / $25 / $25 Monthly
725-3300 / tpockett@ervmgc.com / Web site / View Comments

Jazz at 6 Dinner
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / $50
Music provided by Trinidad Jazz Project. Benefits the Trinidad School Education Foundation.
677-3631 / Web site / View Comments

Local Filmmakers Night with Malcolm DeSoto
Access Humboldt Community Media Center / 6:30-9 p.m. / $5
Watch Malcolm's commercials ... ON THE BIG SCREEN.
476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site / View Comments

Bluegrass Jam
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 6:30 p.m.
Every third Thursday.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Winter Fest
Fortuna River Lodge / 7-9 p.m. / $5
Screening Anthropology, a film which explores professional snowboarder Nick Visconti's soul search in the midst of youth and snowboard culture. Sponsored by Hydesville Community Church.
845-8875 / david_besanceney@yahoo.com / View Comments

ArMack Orchestra
Arcata High School / 7 p.m. / $5
Performs the soundtrack for to silent films, Two Tars starring Laurel and Hardy and Sherlock Jr. with Buster Keaton.
825-2401 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Young Frankenstein: The Musical!
Gist Hall, HSU / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 students & seniors / 18+
It’s alive! And it dances! Get ready for Halloween with the scary, sexy and very silly HSU production of Mel Brooks’ classic.
826-3928 / attentionservices@sbcglobal.net / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Bear River Casino / 8 p.m.
Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Earl Thomas and Eddie Angel Coffeehouse Show
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $10 adv.
Earl and Eddie sing and strum for a few hours of coffeehouse style blues.
822-1575 / Web site / View Comments

Our Town
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $10
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the very first production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning play.
786-5483 / Web site / View Comments

Open Jam
The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
With Jimi Jeff.
530-629-2679 / View Comments

Accurate Productions
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
S.I.N. and Service Night DJ night.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Peace of Mind Orchestra
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Pressure/Anya DJs
Nocturnum / 9 p.m. / 21+
Dirty Thursdays bump 'n' grind boogie down.
499-0163 / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: 11:55, 2:50, 5:55, 9:00
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 2D: 12:05, 2:40, 3:45, 5:10, 7:40
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 3D: 1:25, 6:10
  • DON JON: 12:00, 2:20, 4:40, 7:05, 9:35
  • GRAVITY 2D: 2:00, 6:45
  • GRAVITY 3D: 12:45, 3:10, 4:20, 5:35, 8:00, 9:10
  • INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2: 1:10, 3:55, 6:35, 9:20
  • MACHETE KILLS: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • PRISONERS: 1:15, 4:50, 8:20
  • RIDDICK: 12:10, 5:45
  • RUNNER RUNNER: 1:45, 4:05, 6:30, 8:50
  • RUSH: 12:15, 3:15, 6:15, 9:15
  • THE FAMILY: 3:00, 8:40
  • WE RE THE MILLERS: 8:35
Mill Creek Cinema
  • CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: 5:20, 8:30
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 2D: 3:45, 6:15
  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 3D: 8:40
  • DON JON: 4:20, 6:40, 9:00
  • GRAVITY 2D: 4:40
  • GRAVITY 3D: 7:00, 9:20
  • MACHETE KILLS: 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • PRISONERS: 4:55, 8:20
  • RUNNER RUNNER: 4:50, 7:15, 9:35
  • RUSH: 3:00, 5:55, 8:50
Minor Theatre
  • CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: 5:35, 8:40
  • ENOUGH SAID: 4:25, 6:45, 9:10
  • GRAVITY 2D: 4:40, 7:00, 9:20

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