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(VIDEO) Local Band Mad River Rose Debuts Music Video Celebrating Blue Lake Life

OK, we at LoCO are aware that we went on and on about the fairy tale kingdom that is Blue Lake during Folklife Festival week. Sunny, artistic, intimate … one of Humboldt’s gems. We are waiting to be offered a room. 

Today, a similar visual and aural argument is put forth by the ladies of local band Mad River Rose in the video for their song “This is Life,” which was uploaded to YouTube this morning. The Chuck Johnson-produced clip was financed by one of ten art-based grants offered by Dell’Arte to community members through the Blue Lake Rising Grant Program and shot during the town-wide Center of the Universe Party back in June.

Soak up some Blue Lake below and/or scroll your Tuesday Lowdown listings farther down the page.

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Humboldt Crabs vs. Valley Bears

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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Savageheads, Shit Rag, Mosin Nagant, SFB

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m. / $5 / $3 members

The Placebo thinks you should see more punk bands, hence this show.

Savage Henry Comedy

The Jam / 9 p.m. / $5 / 21+

San Francisco comedians Dash Kwiatkowski, Anthony Sandoval, Erik Krasner and Alison Mick headline the last CU Last Tuesday.

822-4766 / Web site

Eureka Farmers' Market

Old Town Gazebo / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locally grown produce and live music.

441-9999 /

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

Ping Pong

Logger Bar / noon / 21+

Sometimes The Logger Bar sets up ping pong tables. This is one of those times. Get your Gump on.

668-5000 / Web site

Slower-Speed Marsh Walk

Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary / 2-3 p.m.

Guided nature walk that goes as slow as the slowest walker (or wheel chair rider).

826-2359 / amic@cityofarcata.org /

Wildberries Farmers' Market

Wildberries / 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Fresh produce and live music in the parking lot.

822-0095 / Web site

Game Night

Crush / 5 p.m.

Don't be bored. Play board games.

Kaptain Kirk's Kosmic Koncoction

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 5:30 p.m.

Relax to the smooth sounds of Kaptain Kirk as he "cold kicks it live, yo".

668-4151 / Web site

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15-9:30 p.m. / $7

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Red River (1948)

Humboldt County Library / 6:30-9 p.m.

"Based on the Book" classic film series continues, with a focus on the Old West. The third film in the series is Howard Hawks' classic RED RIVER, starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift.

269-1900 / Web site

Anna Hamilton

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 7-11 p.m. / 21+

Songs and stories from HumCo's blues riff-slingin' raconteur.

Buddy Reed

Libation / 7-9 p.m.

Local bluesman gets low down. Accompanied by Andy Fihn.

825-7596 / Web site

(Re)Debris: A Marine Debris Educational Sculpture

SCRAP Humboldt / 7 p.m.

A sculpture will be built utilizing trash gathered from beach cleanups and will take the form of a local creature affected by the harms of plastics and other pollution in our oceans.

633-8349 / tibora@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

8-Ball Tournament

Broadway Billiards / 7:30-11 p.m. / $10 / Free Public / 21+

442-7665 / Broadwaybilliards.humboldt@yahoo.com /

8-Ball BCA Tournament

Rose's Billiards / 7:30-10 p.m. / $10

497-6295 / guyboutin@rosesbilliards.com / Web site

The Opera Alley Cats

SpeakEasy / 7:30-10:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Burning live jazz under the "stars."

444-2244 / Web site

Sunny Brae Jazz

Six Rivers Brewery / 8 p.m.

Local jazz and southern fried chicken night.

839-7580 / 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

Good and Evil Karaoke

Silver Lining / 8 p.m.

Karaoke. In an airport.

839-0304 / Web site

Signals ^v^ Humboldt Goth Club

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m. / Free

"Soviet Darkwave Night": Music from behind the Iron Curtain, featuring goth bands from the Soviet Union and the entire Eastern Bloc alongside all of the classic 80's goth bands you love to dance to.

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

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre