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Friday's Lowdown of Too Many Things

Here are a very brief rundown of things happening Friday that happen to be represented in the graphic above. (Weird how that worked out):

Lots, lots more in your Friday Lowdown below. 

-Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Staff Infection

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 7-10 p.m. / 21+

Barn Dance

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / $7

Humboldt Folklife Society's first dance of the new year. Blake Ritter and Sam McNeill will play sizzling tunes and Sue Moon will call the dances, a mix of contras, squares, English and Irish Ceilidh dances.

269-2061 / emily.sinkhorn@gmail.com / Web site

Oedipus The King and Women in Congress

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15

NCRT continues its 30th Season with a special evening of two one-act plays originally performed in ancient Greece.

442-6278 / Web site

Vladimir Feltsman

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8 p.m. / $45 / $15 HSU students

"One of the most imaginative, versatile and constantly interesting pianists today, Vladimir Feltsman is an artist of immense range and insight."

826-3928 / Web site

Motherlode, DJ Rickshaw, Samba Da Algeria

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

P.C.'s birthday bash features some of Humboldt's most talented, colorful performers.

826-2739 / Web site

Blood Gnome, The Tweeners, Eureka Garbage Company

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Three local bands play for free. Blue Lake. Where the bands are.

668-5000 / Web site

32nd Annual Choices Breakfast

Baywood Golf and Country Club / 7:45-9:30 a.m. / $40 / $30 adv

Celebrate the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade with Six Rivers Planned Parenthood. Keynote speaker Beth Parker, Chief Legal Counsel, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, will review the current trend of attacks on reproductive rights across the nation and in the United States Supreme Court.

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Spring Acrylic Painting

College of the Redwoods Community Education / 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / $99 / 18+

CR courses for your life-long learning.

269-4000 / crplus@redwoods.edu / Web site

Pygmalion

Gist Theater at HSU / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Children & Seniors

Incorporates jazz hits by George Gershwin, with choreography inspired by film genius Busby Berkeley.

445-2355 / Web site

Blake Ritter

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6 p.m.

Local Irish fiddler.

668-4151 / Web site

Joani Rose

Cecils New Orleans Bistro / 7:30 p.m.

Jazz accompanied by Jim Wilde, Damien Roomets and Michael Curran.

923-7007 /

The Big Lebowski

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 7:30 p.m. / $5

"Nobody fucks with the Jesus."

822-1220 / Web site

Shugafoot

SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.

Local jazz/blues band gets it done.

444-2244 / Web site

Son of Myths of the Plastic Age II

Arcata Playhouse / 8-9:30 p.m. / $10 / $7 Students and seniors

Comic duo Third Base! returns with a new edition of their 2010 show featuring shadow puppets, masks and unforgettable characters including bizarre mystics, embarrassed Baghead puppets, and Laughing Heads.

822-1575 / Web site

Spring's Awakening

Gist Theater at HSU / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students, Children & Seniors

Introspective ensemble production about identity, education, trust, and communication between adults and children.

445-2355 / Web site

Daniel Garner

Blondies Food and Drink / 8 p.m.

Looping artist makes some weirdness with friends.

822-3453 / Web site

The Bret Harte Breakers

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.

Local bluegrass, folk, rock, blues and gospel music.

826-7222 / Web site

The Last Minute Men

Cafe Mokka / 8 p.m. / Free

Local world music.

822-2228 / Web site

Kingfoot

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight

Local string trio playing all original Americana.

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

Shuffle Fridays w/ Pressure/Anya

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Pressure Anya mixing booty shaking slaps, traps and blaps all night long.

gabe@pressureanya.com / Web site

Tripwire

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / 21+

Local classic rock.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 9:30 p.m.

Dance, sweat, get down.

DJs

Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /

Electric Gravy

The Siren's Song Tavern / 10 p.m.

Improvised analogue electronica, hip hop open mic.

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

Kindred Spirits

Clam Beach Inn / 10 p.m.

839-0545 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre