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Speaking Of Film Premieres …

At this weekend's Humboldt Made Film Premiere, Humboldt proved that, given the opportunity, it will comb its hair and button the top button. So while the small town glitz is still fresh in your brain, let the Lowdown clue you in to another impending premiere -- this one an actual movie movie. 

Two years after it was shot partially in Barcelona, Spain and partially here locally in Eureka, director and Humboldt County native Maria Matteoli will finally, officially, premiere her film The Wine of Summer on Sept. 20 at a shmancy film festival in Portugal. This likely will not impact your life, but it's nice to know. Congrats to Maria and stuff.

More importantly for your Humboldt-dwelling eyeballs, Matteoli will screen a special Wine directors cut at the Eureka Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 19, which is good because it requires you to cross zero oceans. Watch the trailer below if you haven't already, read a cover story yours truly did for the North Coast Journal about Maria and the film here and also buy tickets for the Humboldt premiere if you're into that sort of thing. (You should be. They're great.)

-Andrew Goff 


The Getdown

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest funk musicians get up to Getdown.

822-4766 / Web site

Giant Screen Monday Night Football

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 3:45 p.m. / $5

822-1220 / Web site

Friendship Circle Dance

Moose Lodge / 7-10 p.m. / $4

Dancing to live music featuring tunes from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

444-3161 /

Open Mic

Shamus T Bones / 7 p.m.

Every Monday with bluesy hosts Jim Lahman Band.

407-3550 / Web site

Quiz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Aww, show people how smart you are when you drink. Adorable.

822-3453 / Web site

Swing Dance Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $7

616-6876 / Web site

Cornhole Tournament

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 7-9 p.m. / Free

826-7222 / Web site

No Covers

Eureka Inn / 8 p.m.

Improvisational piano/drum duo.

497-6093 / Web site

Really Cheap Bowling

Harbor Lanes / 8 p.m.-midnight

$1.75 per game? Steeeee-rike!

Roots and Culture Dance Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m.

Reggae and world music every Monday night.

826-9463 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound's Dancehall Mondays

Ocean Grove Lodge / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Reggae/dancehall night. Looks like this.

677-3543 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
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Minor Theatre