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Dave Rawlings Machine Added to CenterArts Lineup

Local fans of dazzling fingers may have already heard, but earlier this week CenterArts added Dave Rawlings Machine to its season. Over the years, Rawlings has machine gun-fired many a note into Humboldt ears in multiple trips alongside Gillian Welch. On September 28, Rawlings returns with his very own band which includes Welch as well as a man named John Paul Jones who used to be in a little group called Led Zeppelin (heard of them?).

We tell you about DRM now because LoCO readers should get first crack at tickets to things and it seems like the sellout-potential for this show is high — click here for details on how to get a seat. Also, if you missed this year's complete CenterArts lineup... here.

Now watch DRM (with JPJ on mandolin) exercise restraint on a version of Zep's "Going to California" and/or check out your Wednesday Lowdown listings below.

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Humboldt Crabs vs. Pacific Union Capitalists

Arcata Ball Park / 5:30 p.m. / $8

Root on your hometown baseball team as they whoop up on some hapless bums.

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Night Of The Blood Beast (1958)

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

The story begins when a manned space rocket develops trouble and plummets back to earth, apparently killing its occupant, Major John Corcoran (Michael Emmet). Unfortunately, Corcoran’s body has become a breeding ground of extraterrestrial embryos.

822-1220 / Web site

The Complete Donor Management Toolkit

See Event Description / 10-11 a.m. / $200 / $175 NorCAN members

Designed to help nonprofits understand how to think about choosing and then implementing the donor management system that best suits their needs.

267-9916 / norcan@hafoundation.org / Web site

Jeans for Giraffes

Sequoia Park Zoo / 10-5 a.m. / Free

Donate a pair of jeans you don't want anymore to help support giraffe conservation.

441-4263 / redwoodaazk@gmail.com / Web site

Clarke Museum Tour

Clarke Historical Museum / 1 p.m. / Free

Learn about Humboldt County history with a free docent led tour.

443-1947 / clarkehistorical@att.net / Web site

Medical Assisting Informational Meeting

College of the Redwoods Community Education / 3-5 p.m. / Free / 18+

269-4000 / jencie-smith@redwoods.com / Web site

Buddy Reed

Blondies Food and Drink / 6 p.m.

Low down blues.

822-3453 / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / 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

Elliot Randall and The Deadmen

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 6 p.m. / Free / 21+

"Brilliant Americana featuring soulful, angsty singing over music that straddles country and rock with style and flair." --San Francisco Examiner

834-2202 / trhuntbooking@gmail.com / 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 with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 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

Volunteer Training

SCRAP Humboldt / 6:30-7:30 p.m. / Free / 18+

Love being crafty and creative? Volunteer at SCRAP Humboldt!

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Shadowhouse, Empty Vessels, The Dissaffectionate

The Ink Annex / 7 p.m. / $6 / $4 members

The Placebo bring your punk, much punk.

Blues Jam

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

Duh-nuh, duh-nuh...

839-0545 /

Barfly Karaoke

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

You know what karaoke is.

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

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