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Lowdown: Blue Lake Wins Thursday

On numerous occasions, your Lowdown has openly lusted for a life in sunny Blue Lake. Thursday night provides further evidence that this quaint, little Humboldt enclave has it going on. Within a liberal two block radius tonight you could … 

How do you do it, Blue Lake? You’re making the rest of us look bad. For events in other towns, scroll your Lowdown listings below.

—Andrew Goff



Trash Mash-up

Dell'Arte / 5-7:30 p.m.

Free workshops in the Big Hammer Tent culminating in a visual and musical spectacle, “Mash-Up Bash Pageant” on Sunday. Using disposable materials, participants construct “Maskostumes” which are original pageant masks and costumes inspired by traditions from around the world.

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The Delta Nationals

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

They rock. They roll. They lift your soul. (And beer.)

668-4151 / Web site

Ocean Night

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6:30 p.m.

A night of surf movies on the big screen. Plus, highly sought-after artist Matt Beard joins Ocean Night to create live art during the movies – bid on his painting during the event and part of the proceeds go to worthwhile causes!

822-1220 / Web site

The Glories of Gloria Revue

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / $12 / $8 Child / $10 Student/Senior

Gloria Rivard, alleged denizen of prestigious artistic lineage, fashions a spectacular extravaganza in which her talents take center-stage in a multifaceted solo performance. 
See puppetry, magic, dancing, dramatic theatre and slapstick. Featuring Mooky Cornish.

668-5663 / Web site

Henderson Center Farmers' Market

Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.

McKinleyville Farmers' Market

McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.

268-1800 / Web site

LC Diamonds

C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.

Nostalgic rock and roll act plays the Eureka Summer Concert Series.

Open Mic

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Johanna Miray

Persimmons Garden Gallery / 7 p.m.

Local singer/songwriter.

923-2748 / Web site

Speed Dating

Six Rivers Brewery / 7 p.m. / $25

This week’s age group is 35-44 years old.

839-7580 / talia@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Compost Mountain Boys

Shamus T Bones / 7:30 p.m.

Local bluegrass veterans encourage toe movement. Plus, meat.

407-3550 / Web site

Trivia Night

Logger Bar / 8 p.m. / 21+

Second Thursday trivia night hosted by Jerry Lee Wallace. Prove to Blue Lake how smart you are.

668-5000 / Web site

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.

733-9644 / Web site

Blues Night

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8 p.m. / $5

With Brian Smith and Kimberli Hudson. Open dancing at 9 p.m. No partner necessary.

616-6876 / Web site

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m.

Christopher Durang takes characters and themes from Chekhov, pours them into a blender and mixes them up.

443-7688 / boxoffice@redwoodcurtain.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

DJ Itchie Fingaz

Six Rivers Brewery / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free

Spinning his favorite ghetto funk tunes.

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

Roots 'N' Culture Night

Robert Goodman Wines/Machine Works / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Selectahs T Aura, Noble Tobal and Pozitive iDiaz team up with Special Guests for a night of excellent vibes.

826-9463 / goodmanbooking@gmail.com / Web site


Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.

Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.

Jimi Jeff's Open Mic

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Jammin' with Jimi.

839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com /

Dirty Thursdays

Pearl Lounge / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest DJ duo Pressure/Anya makes Old Town asses wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle.

444-2017 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /


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