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Wednesday, April 30, 2014's Lowdown

Above: Master picker Brooks Robertson makes you jealous with only his fingers. He'll be joined by fellow Nashviller John Standefer at the Arcata Playhouse tonight. Soak that up or another option from your Wednesday Lowdown below.

EVENTS

James Balog

Van Duzer Theater / 7 p.m. / $25 / $5 HSU students

Dreme Ice Survey, the most wide-ranging photographic study of glaciers ever conducted. The project has been featured in National Geographic, on PBS's Nova, in two books, and is now the subject of the award-winning documentary.

826-3928 / Web site

American Sign Language Stand-Up Comedy

Kate Buchanan Room / 7 p.m. / $15 / $10 adv.

“Once-in-a-Humboldt-lifetime” event and the last tour for Keith Wann, a very talented ASL comedian.

lhernandez@humboldt.k12.ca.us / Web site

Brooks Robertson and John Standefer

Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 members/students

Acoustic finger-style guitar duo, Brooks and John both perform and teach each year at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society convention in Nashville.

822-1575 / Web site

GMO Free Humboldt Volunteer Meetings

Arcata Co-op Community Kitchen / 6-7 p.m. / Free

822-5947 / humboldtgmofree@gmail.com / Web site

Randles, LaBolle and Amirkhan

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m. / Free

A trio of Humboldt's best jazz musicians while you sip.

668-4151 / Web site

Future Hunters (1988)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5

American science fiction adventure film that introduced Robert Patrick to the world. 2025 A.D. A lone adventurer (Richard Norton) searches the post-nuclear wasteland for the most devastating, godless artifact in history.

822-1220 / Web site

Humboldt Hard Court Bike Polo

Highland Park / 6 p.m. / Free

Like horse polo minus the stable fees.

541-531-6671 / daryl_witmore@yahoo.com / Web site

Free Yoga Class

Meadowbrook Apartment Complex / 6-7 p.m. / Free

651-368-1109 / raetotheanne@gmail.com /

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Buddy Reed

Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.

Low down blues.

822-3453 / Web site

Zumba

The MGC / 6-7 p.m. / $6

725-3300 / Web site

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meeting

Labor Temple / 6:15 p.m.

Supporters of the Eureka initiative to require employers with more than 25 employees to provide a $12 minimum wage gather.

443-3731 /

Open Mic

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30 p.m.

Music and spoken word. Hosted by Mike Anderson.

445-8600 / Web site

Ultra Secret Good Guy Organization

SpeakEasy / 7-10:45 p.m.

444-2244 / Web site

Live Turtle Races

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

Cheer on the world famous box turtles. Four heats every 20 minutes. It looks like this.

668-5000 / Web site

Kirtan

Arcata Core Pilates Studio / 8-9 p.m.

Blues Jam

Clam Beach Inn / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Duh-nuh, duh-nuh...

839-0545 /

Bar Fly Karaoke

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

443-3770 / Web site

Karaoke

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+

How could this be a bad idea?

Salsa Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / $5

Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.

826-9463 / Web site

Fortunate Youth

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / 21+

Combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos, and heavy keys.

826-2739 / Web site

Whomp

The Jam / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+

Every Wednesday Jambalaya makes with the whompity whomp.

822-4766 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre