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Take Pride, HumCo

Prepare thyself for a very rainbow-colored weekend, Humboldt. 'Tis the time of year when all good people allow themselves to be a little gay. Humboldt Pride Week wraps Friday and Saturday with a slew of events that the Lowdown is just gonna go ahead and conveniently list for ya here:

There's plenty of other stuff going on this weekend, HumCo -- see your Lowdown below. Just make sure to take in some Pride too.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Arts!Arcata

Arcata / 6-9 p.m.

Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.

822-4500 / Web site

Not So Gospel Friday the 13th Celebration

Arcata Playhouse / 6 p.m. / $10

Benefit for Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir featuring bands featuring AIGC members: Jenni and David and the Sweet Soul Band, Asha Nan, Groove Quest, True Gospel Singers, Fire Sign and Fickle Heart.

407-6182 / Web site

FriGAY the 13th Bingo

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 7 p.m. / $15

A glittering game of B-I-N-G-O! Part of Humboldt Pride week. Benefiting the Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Humboldt Pride, Inc.

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

Friday the Flirteenth

Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

Horror-lesque show with Va Va Voom Burlesque Vixens and special guests Pressure Anya.

497-6093 / Web site

'80s Night

The Jam / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

DJ Red knows the '80s really well. In some ways, he's still there. Benefit from his knowledge.

822-4766 / Web site

Bump Foundation plays James Brown

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m. / 21+

The hardest working tribute night in show business. Featuring Madi Simmons himself as the Godfather of Soul.

668-9770 / Web site

Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit and The Preservation

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m. / $10 / 21+

An Americana drenched evening.

826-2739 / Web site

Humboldt Bay Boat Tours

Humboldt Baykeeper / 9 a.m.

Humboldt Baykeeper offers free natural history boat tours of the north Humboldt Bay at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Call for details.

268-8897 /

Garberville Farmers' Market

Garberville Town Square / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sustainable farms sell local produce direct to the consumer.

Josephine Johnson

Crush / 5-10 p.m.

Arts! Arcata with drawings and mixed media work by Julian DeMark.

Anna Hamilton

Angelina Inn / 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Local singer/songwriter/storyteller gets to know you.

725-5200 / Web site

Duncan Burgess

Libation / 6 p.m.

Local guitar virtuoso works out while you sip.

825-7596 / Web site

The Soulful Sidekicks

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 7 p.m.

Local melodies.

442-1177 / Web site

Author Carl Nordberg

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Signing his book Ripple: The Search for the Lost Treasure of Pooh.

822-3453 / Web site

Stacey Joy

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

923-2748 / Web site

Birding the I-5 Corridor Lecture

Humboldt County Office of Education / 7:30-9 p.m.

What birds can you find between San Francisco and Seattle?

445-7065 /

Chris Clay Karaoke

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m.

Are you a star?

822-1220 / Web site

Super Brown, Midday Veil, Low Hums

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-midnight

442-8778 / events@thesirenssongtavern.com / Web site

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

Becky's New Car

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m.

Becky Foster, is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-stricken millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works.

Blake Ritter

Cafe Mokka / 8 p.m.

Celtic music.

822-2228 / Web site

Truth in Wonder

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8 p.m. / $5 / $10 general / $5 students, seniors, children under 12

Experimental dance project choreographed by artist in residence Lela Annotto.

601-7663 / lelaannotto@gmail.com / Web site

Scuber Mountain

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / Free

Humboldt's foremost and most tragic pop group.

668-5000 / wombatjazz@gmail.com / Web site

DJ Itchie Fingaz

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Accurate Productions

The Ritz / 9 p.m.

City Lights dance night.

Uptown Kings

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local blues masters go to town.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Bar-Fly Karaoke

Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

443-3770 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

707

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local rock band performs.

733-9644 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 9:30 p.m.

Dance, sweat, get down.

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Garberville Theater
Minor Theatre