The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Two excellent choices and I only have a conflict of interest in one of them. That is Wild Otis at Siren's Song Tavern (groove on the low end provided by my colleague Dan the Bass Man) but there is also Purple Rain at the Arcata Theater Lounge. Whoa. Both get the coveted [$5 and under award]

Events

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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 / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Purple Rain (1984)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $5
Prince's first film is the story of an arrogant, young black singer, born and raised in Minneapolis, who reaches the pinnacle of stardom. A real stretch for the young actor.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Fundraiser for Families of HSU Bus Accident
Luke's Joint / 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Both Luke's Joint and The Other Place will be donating 10% of after-tax sales to the victims of this week's heartbreaking events.
826-0415 / lukesjoint@gmail.com / View Comments

The State of the Community Luncheon
Adorni Center / 11:30 a.m. / $65 / $45 LWV members
Are water issues important to you? Would you like to support the local League of Women Voters? Hear Carol Rische of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District talk about upcoming water issues.
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Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Schedule
Humboldt Bay / 4 p.m. / $3 / $43 sailing events
Lady Washington arrives in Eureka April 10 for an 11-day visit featuring public sailing excursions, walk-on tours, and educational programs for K-12 students. Her companion, Hawaiian Chieftain, follows on April 15. Click here for full list of tours and sailing options.
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Cynthia Brando
Stokes, Hamer, Kaufman & Kirk, LLP / 6-9 p.m. / Free
Singer/songwriter for Arts Arcata.
822-1771 / View Comments

Think Inside the Box
SCRAP Humboldt / 6-9 p.m.
Community sourced art project facilitated by the creative reuse center, SCRAP Humboldt. After receiving a donation of thousands of gift boxes, the nonprofit project held an open call to artists and gave away almost one hundred gift boxes to classes, students, teachers, artists and the public.
633-8349 / tibora@scraphumboldt.org / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6-9 p.m. / Free
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Public Skate
Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m. / $5 Adults / $4 Ages 9-17 / $3 Ages 8 and under
Patrons are welcome to bring their own skates or rollerblades if they are clean, have no exposed bolts, and have at least one brake.
668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

Papa Paul
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Local folk/rock.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Arcata High School / 7 p.m. / $10 General Admission / $8 Students
"Join us on a one of a kind adventure as we travel with Eurydice through the underworld to experience a modern retelling of the myth of Orpheus, with original music composed by AAI Music students Gaizah Wagschal and Carson McHaney."
825-2428 / mzapper@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site / View Comments

Kindred Spirits
Fieldbrook Market / 7-9 p.m. / Free / Free All ages
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Elisabeth’s Book
Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8-9 p.m. / Free / 18+
Dell'Arte Company presents first showings of its newest work-in-progress, the story of women of three generations whose comfortable world is shattered by war, setting them adrift in a fractured landscape.
668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / Web site / View Comments

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 Senior/Student
Parody of the 37 plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed (in shortened form) in about 97 minutes by only three actors.
442-6278 / ncrt@huomboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

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

Wig Nite!
Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / 21+
$1 off ALL drinks as long as the wig stays on!
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Wild Otis
The Siren's Song Tavern / 8:30 p.m.-midnight / Free
Rockin' originals and covers.
599-5087 / wildotis@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

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

Eyes Anonymous
Blue Lake Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
Pop, new wave, and R&B hits from the 1980s.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

The Decades
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+
From Chuck Berry to Katy Perry.
800-684-2464 / Web site / View Comments

The Pine Hearts
Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free
Three piece bluegrass/Americana/folk band from Olympia, Washington.
839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Dirty Business Divas Throwdown
Dirty Business Soil / 9 p.m.-9 a.m. / Free
633-8885 / info@dirtybusinessdivas.com / Web site / View Comments

Shuffle Fridays
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Pressure/Anya mixes booty shaking slaps, traps and blaps all night long.
gabe@pressureanya.com / Web site / View Comments

House of the Holy
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
With Deep Groove Society, Storytime JSun, Baggadonuts, Mr. E.W, Joe E
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Stand Up! Comedy
Cecil's / 9 p.m.
With Matt Lieb, Torio Van Grol and Stevie Post
923-7007 / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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USGGO
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 10 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Funk improv.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Movie Showtimes

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