Add to this Arcatacentric night the allure that Ethiopian-born, Yale-educated, Bay Area jazz singer Meklit Hadero provides and you got some tough choices to make, Humboldt. Even more confounding variables in your Lowdown below.
The Quad at HSU
Free "Arts in the Quad" show featuring Southern California old school bluegrass/gospel/jug-band/swamp blues band
Arcata Theatre Lounge
/ 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Featuring The Absynth Quintet, the Dirt Floor Band, Lyndsey Battle, Cory Goldman and Brian Hennesy, Caitlin Jemma and Our Weight in Gold and Chris Parreira and Friends.
/ 8 p.m.
/ $13 students & members
Ethiopian-born Bay Area jazz/folk singer brings her dynamic trio of drums, bass and trumpet back to Humboldt.
/ 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.
College of the Redwoods
/ 3-4:30 p.m.
CR sociology department presents a series of discussions. Participants are encouraged to talk more deeply about changing our society’s culture in regard to sexualized violence.
/ 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Local singer/songwriter/storyteller gets to know you.
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.
/ 9 p.m.
City Lights dance night.
/ 10 p.m.
Plaza ass shaking.