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Thursday's Lowdown: Fantastique-ness, Friendly Animals, Rebels, Causes

Your Humboldt Thursday is gonna go like this:

If none of those grab you, scroll around the rest of your Thursday Lowdown below.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

El Radio Fantastique

Arcata Playhouse / 6:30 a.m. / $12

Features the beautifully dark songwriting of frontman and multi-instrumentalist Giovanni Di Morente. Benefit for EPIC.

822-7711 / natalynne@wildcalifornia.org / Web site

Ocean Night

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6:30 p.m. / $3

Screening Rebels WITH a Cause, the story of the dreamers and schemers who fought to keep wealthy developers from taking over – and destroying – breathtaking natural landscapes.

267-8458 / jsavage@yournec.org / Web site

Buddy Reed

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 7 p.m.

Lowdown blues.

445-8600 / Web site

Physical Reality

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30-9:30 p.m. / $10 / Free HSU students / $8 seniors, children

This year’s HSU Dance concert, with more than 40 dancers performing 10 new dances that employ styles from ballet to modern, traditional Middle Eastern to hip-hop.

826-3928 / Web site

Companion Animal, The Desert Line

The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.

Two local rock bands will entertain you without asking for your money, ya cheapskates.

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

Informational Meeting/Open House

Coastal Grove Charter School / 5:30 a.m.

Coastal Grove features a Waldorf Methods curriculum, which educates the whole child by fostering collaborative learning, creativity, and critical thinking.

825-8804 / Web site

Kindergarten Information NIght

Arcata Elementary School / 6:30-7:30 a.m.

Meet the teachers and hear about enrichment programs, and other services at Arcata Elementary School.

822-4858 / Web site

Conversations with Rob

Humboldt Bay Tourism Center / 4:30-6 p.m. / Free

Relaxed conversation about any aspect of real estate.

443-6831 / rob@mikkimoves.com / Web site

Big Screens, Big Machines

Access Humboldt / 5-8 p.m.

See Kinetics span time as we dig into the Ofiishul Kinetic Archive of Kinetic documentaries past.

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series

Humboldt State University / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Denise Burchsted will present “Natural Dams and the River Dis-Continuum.” The billion-dollar river restoration industry relies primarily on the perception that pre-disturbance rivers were free-flowing.

826-3653 / envcomm1@humboldt.edu / Web site

Raising Grain

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

"More microbe than men, the colonial organisms that make up the humanoid forms of Raising Grain communicate solely through bluegrass rhythms."

668-4151 / Raisinggrain@gmail.com / Web site

Open Mic

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Speed Dating

Six Rivers Brewery / 7 p.m. / $25

This week’s age group is from 29-39 years old.

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

Blues Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8 p.m. / $5

With Brian Smith and Kimberli Hudson. Open dancing at 9 p.m. No partner necessary.

616-6876 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.

733-9644 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Open Jam

The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

With Jimi Jeff.

530-629-2679 /

Gabe Rozzell and Jereme Stinspring

Logger Bar / 8:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Jacob Miller opens.

668-5000 / Web site

DJ Pressure Anya Duo

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

Beats you can't not dance to.

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

Roots 'N' Culture Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Selectahs T Aura, Noble Tobal and Pozitive iDiaz team up with Special Guests for a night of excellent vibes.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Shugafoot

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.

Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

Punk Rock Karaoke

Alibi / 10 p.m. / 21+

"You don't need to know how to sing, and you don't need to be a karaoke kind of person."

822-3731 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre