Friday, Oct. 18, 2013's Lowdown

Your Lowdown has the unfortunate duty of informing you that Ray Charles died in 2004. So if you never had the pleasure of hearing them pipes live, uh, bad news …  

Plan B! Your next best option takes the stage Friday night at the Arcata Theatre Lounge. There, Humboldtians have the opportunity to have their ears filled with Zach Deputy's soulful vocals as he fronts's saxophonist Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. And they're just gonna go ahead and blast out Ray Charles songs all night. That's right. They're gonna make it do what it do, baby?

Can they do Ray justice? We would submit to you as Exhibit A the amateur YouTube video we dug up below of the band ripping through "Unchain My Heart" as proof that they can. But you be the judge. Other less rhythmic options in your Friday Lowdown farther down. 

-Andrew Goff

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Godlin Gets Behind

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Events

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Blue Lake Harvest Days
Blue Lake / 7 p.m. / Free
A full moon. A big tent. Blue Lake. Barn dance featuring local favorites the Striped Pig Stringband, pony rides, arts encounters, ghost tours, performances, pumpkin catapult and more.
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Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $25 / 21+
As part of their Soul Spectacular Tour, KDTU present Ray Charles Boogaloo Dance Party with special guest vocalist Zach Deputy and The Cosmic Horns.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Christine Lavin
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 Members & students
Singer/songwriter with boundless insight into popular culture and love of all things sequined.
822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Bocce Ball Tournament
Larson Park / 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Held by Special Olympics and students from Humboldt State University’s Recreation Department.
601-7910 / mjd81@humboldt.edu / View Comments

Garberville Farmers' Market
Garberville Town Square / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer.
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Community Vision Day
A to Z Eye Care / noon
Complimentary eye exams and prescription eyeglasses to those in the local community who are in need of these services.
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Youth Art
The MGC / 5 p.m. / $30 Monthly
725-3300 / tpockett@ervmgc.com / Web site / View Comments

Anna Hamilton
Angelina Inn / 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Local singer/songwriter/storyteller gets to know you.
725-5200 / Web site / View Comments

Art from Mending Hearts
McKinleyville Shopping Center / 6-8 p.m. / Free
“If people are offended by the art, well, they should be – rape and murder are offensive things,” said Humboldt Domestic Violence Services (HDVS) manager Patricia Samson.
268-1800 / Web site / View Comments

Beer and Peanut Show
Arcata Community Center / 6:29-9:30 p.m. / $12
Annual Humboldt Harmonaires show for the whole family.
499-4044 / av8ersteve@juno.com / Web site / View Comments

PHISH Webcast
Humboldt Brews / 6:30 p.m.
Live webcast on our big screen and soundsystem from Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Crossroads
Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.
Local funky rock band.
923-2748 / Web site / View Comments

Community Art Night
The MGC / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free
725-3300 / tpockett@ervmgc.com / Web site / 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

Brian Post
Libation / 7 p.m.
Local pianist.
825-7596 / Web site / View Comments

Joani Rose
Cecil's / 7:30 p.m.
Local jazz vocalist.
923-7007 / 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

Folk Dance
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church / 8 p.m.
Teaching and request dancing.
822-4102 / View Comments

Walshy Fire
Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m. / $30 / 18+
KMUD presents the Major Lazer member with Blessed Coast Sound System, Bass Station, Guerrilla Takeover and Pressure Anya.
923-3368 / Web site / View Comments

Deep Chatham
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m. / 21+
North Carolina bluegrass.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Shugafoot
SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.
Local jazz/blues band gets it done.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

The Last Minute Men
Cafe Mokka / 8 p.m. / Free
Local world music.
822-2228 / 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

BA-DUM-CHH Comedy: The Zombie Riot!
The Silver Lining / 8 p.m.
Host Sherae O'Shaughnessy along with troupe members Zeke Herrera, Nando Molina, John Mcclurg, Joe Whiskey-Whiskers Deschaine, Ratty Maty, Ivy Vasquez and Tony Persico.
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Dr. Squid
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Humboldt party band would prefer you dance more.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

Accurate Productions
The Ritz / 9 p.m.
City Lights dance night.
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DJs Pressure Anya
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Erin Inglish
The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.
California banjo sweetheart.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Cliff Dallas and The Death Valley Troubadours
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local cowpokes CD&DVT share the stage with Lonesome Shack (dirty blues from Seattle).
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Austin Alley and the Rustlers
Central Station / 9 p.m. / 21+
Local veteran country party starters.
839-2013 / View Comments

DJ Ben
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.
DJ sounds while you sip.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Uptown Kings
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Humboldt blues veterans.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Barfly Karaoke
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 9:30 p.m.
Dance, sweat, get down.
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DJ Jsun
Pearl Lounge / 10 p.m. / 21+
Get down in Old Town.
444-2017 / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Club Deliverance
Nocturnum / 10 p.m. / $3 / 21+
DJ Zephyr gets industrial.
499-0163 / View Comments

Harvest Party
Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m. / $5 / 21+
With Rude Lion Sound and guests.
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

Minor Theatre
  • CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: 5:35, 8:40
  • FIFTH ESTATE: 5:45, 8:50
  • GRAVITY 2D: 4:40, 7:00, 9:20

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