Wednesday, July 2's Lowdown

You know, it’s not very often your Lowdown features shows that happen in Petrolia. In fact, in our year of existence this just might be the first one, by golly. Kinda slacking on the “Lost Coast” portion of "Lost Coast Outpost," we guess. Sowwy!

But tonight at the Mattole Valley Community Center gathered ears will be treated to the arrangements of Rabbit Rabbit, ostensibly comprised of the husband and wife duo Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi. Over the years, the multi-instrumentalist pair have played with numerous other artists including Tom Waits, Tracy Chapman, Pretty Lights and Mike Patton. In the last couple of years, they’ve embarked on a mission to release a song/video a month under a pay-what-you-can model, a gimmick unique enough to garner a writeup in the New York Times last year.

Check out one of their many videos below and/or check out one of the human clusters occurring closer to Humboldt’s larger population clusters in your Lowdown listings below.

—Andrew Goff

The Lowdown Fun Committee

Godlin Gets Behind

The Alpha Incident! Besides being hump day, Wednesday is also '70s sci-fi day. Factoid.

Events

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The Alpha Incident (1978)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6 p.m. / $5
A space probe returns to Earth from Mars, carrying with it a deadly organism which has the lethal potential to destroy all life on Earth. However, it can only kill when its victims are asleep.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt Crabs vs. Fontenetti's Athletics
Arcata Ball Park / 7 p.m. / $8
Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.
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Rabbit Rabbit
Mattole Valley Community Center (Petrolia) / 7:30 p.m. / $10
Over the years, this multi-instrumentalist husband and wife team have played with Tom Waits, Mike Patton, Skeleton Key, Madeleine Peyroux, Tracy Chapman, John Vanderslice, St. Vincent, Carla Bozulich, Pretty Lights and The Tiger Lillies.
629-3290 / thbun@mac.com / Web site / View Comments

Korbel V: The Secret
Dell'Arte / 8 p.m.
The long-awaited next episode of Dell'Arte's Humboldt County saga of the ill-fated Dugan family. Written by playwright and director Lauren Wilson. Part of the Mad River Festival. Runs through July 6.
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Humboldt B-52s Baseball
Arcata Ball Park / 11 a.m. / $5
Humboldt County's other baseball team swings for your heart.
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Native Landscaping
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 5-6:30 p.m. / Free
Help maintain the native landscaping around the Nature Center and on the green roof, weeding help is especially needed.
444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site / View Comments

Buddy Reed
Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.
Low down blues.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Aber Miller
Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.
Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.
677-0230 / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Open Mic with Mike Anderson
Old Town Coffee And Chocolates / 6:30-9 p.m. / Free
Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."
445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Mad Lab: An Evening of Works-In-Progress
Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / $10
"A bubbling brew of experimental work by Dell’Arte alumni, featuring eccentric oddball characters and formulas for laughs galore."
668-5663 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic w/ Lauren Smith
Logger Bar / 8 p.m.
First Wednesday of every month.
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Blues Jam
Clam Beach Inn / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
Duh-nuh, duh-nuh...
839-0545 / Web site / View Comments

Comedy Open Mikey
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / 21+
Hosted by Nando Molina. Beats by Gabe Pressure.
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Salsa Night
Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / $5
Get a salsa lesson then apply that knowledge.
826-9463 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Lil Red Lion / 9 p.m. / 21+
How could this be a bad idea?
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Barfly Karaoke
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
You know what karaoke is.
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Whomp Whomp Wednesday
Jambalaya / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+
822-4766 / Web site / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+
Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 22 JUMP STREET: 1:05, 3:45, 6:30, 9:20
  • EDGE OF TOMORROW 2D: 12:10, 2:55, 5:45, 8:30
  • FAULT IN OUR STARS: 12:30, 3:25, 6:20, 9:15
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 2D: 12:15, 1:10, 2:45, 3:40, 5:20
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 3D: 7:55
Mill Creek Cinema
  • 22 JUMP STREET: 1:20, 4:05, 6:50, 9:30
  • DELIVER US FROM EVIL: 12:50, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20
  • EARTH TO ECHO: 12:40, 3:10, 5:35, 8:00
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 2D: 12:45, 3:20, 5:55
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 3D: 8:25
  • MALEFICENT 2D: 12:20, 2:50, 5:20, 7:50
  • TAMMY: 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 1:30, 5:10, 7:30, 8:50
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 3D: 12:10, 3:50
Minor Theatre
  • CHEF: 3:50, 6:30, 9:10
  • IDA: 3:10, 5:15, 7:20
  • OBVIOUS CHILD: 4:55, 7:10, 9:20
  • ROVER: 9:20
  • TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION 2D: 4:25, 8:00