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Sunday's Redheaded Lowdown

This could be tough. It's not often Humboldt has two curly, redhead-enhanced events to choose from, but  by golly Sunday evening you'll have to choose between real-life and computer generated rockin' ringlets.

In one corner is Merida, star of the 2012 Pixar fantasy Brave (2012), a film about a princess who defies her kingdom's age-old customs by refusing to be betrothed. The image above suggests that at some point she shoots a bow and arrow. (LoCO has not seen this movie, but that seems like a safe bet, archery fans.) The film is showing at the Arcata Theatre Lounge, meaning this is a rare chance to put a check mark in the "take the kids to the movies" box while simultaneously numbing your senses with beer. Little victories. 

In the other corner we have Jessica McGuinty, owner of local hair product phenomenon Jessicurl and also one of the Lowdown's many beloved disembodied heads (see below). She, along with the fine folks from Skin Illustrations Tattoo, will be the presenters at tonight's Meet the Humboldt Maker event at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center in Old Town. And get this! According to McGuinty, if you agree to get a tattoo of the Jessicurl logo on your temple, you'll get a year's supply of Jessicurl products. That's a good deal, right? RIGHT?!?

Happy Sabbath. Choose your redhead wisely.

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Meet the Humboldt Maker

Humboldt Bay Tourism Center / 6-9 p.m.

Meet the makers of local products JessiCurl and Skin Illustrations Tattoo.

Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 11 a.m.-6 p.m. / 21+

Featuring artists Liz Cook, Tye Harris, Shotsie Gorman, Joshua Carlton, and Daniel Rocha.

668-9770 / Web site

Women's Self Defence Class

North Coast Self Defense Academy / 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. / $5

Providing knowledge and tools to deal with the potential of a dangerous attack.

200-8329 / vdayhum@gmail.com / Web site

Vintage Jazz

Morris Graves Museum of Art / 2-4:30 p.m. / $5 / $2 Seniors/ Students w/ ID / Free MGMA members/ Kids 17 and under

Local trio performing traditional jazz standards.

442-0278 / janine@humboldtarts.org / Web site

Public Skate

Blue Lake Roller Rink / 2-5 p.m. / $5 Adults / $4 Kids - ages 9-17 / $3 Kids - 8 & under

668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site

4 Episodes, 4 Weeks

The Siren's Song Tavern / 5:45 p.m.

Season one of the Kinetic Paranormal Society's ongoing puppet show weirdness.

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

Brave (2012)

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

An impetuous princess discovers that her reckless choice has put both her family and her father’s kingdom in peril in this animated adventure from Pixar films.

822-1220 / Web site

Open Mic

Mosgo's / 7-9 p.m.

All original/public domain songs.

826-1195 / Web site

Jazz Night

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Jazz up your Sundays.

822-3453 / Web site

Six Rivers Brewery Trivia Night

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m. / Free

Test your random knowledge,

839-7580 / 6rbmusicbooking@gmail.com / 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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 8 p.m.

Your Lowdown will go on the record as saying that Chris Clay is Humboldt's most pro karaoke jockey. We know this stuff.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Deep Groove Society

The Jam / 9 p.m. / 21+

Chill out your Sundaze.

822-4766 / Web site

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre