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(VIDEO) Before You See Korbel V, Here is a Brief Reminder of What Happened in Korbels I-IV

The month-long Mad River Festival kicks off tonight at Dell’Arte with the world premiere of Korbel V: The Secret, the fifth installment in the blue-collar Dugan family saga. (Get a feel for what kind of backwoods color you’ll be absorbing in the video above featuring local actor Michael Fields in the role of Jimmy Dugan.)

But in the event you somehow missed any part of Korbels I-IV (and since the shows were spaced out over a good number of years and only staged in Blue Lake, seems those odds are good, yeah?), one of the stars of the series, Joan Schirle, has provided a little video refresher looking at the Dugan family's tragicomic history.

Get caught up below.

--Andrew Goff

EVENTS

Best of Humboldt Fair

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 8 a.m.-10 p.m. / $11 / $5 kids

Four days of repping Hum in Hum. Rides, livestock, games, food. You know ... fair stuff.

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

Korbel V: The Secret World Premiere

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.

College of the Redwoods Garberville Open House

College of the Redwoods-Garberville / 4-8 a.m. / Free

Visit the remodeled building, computer lab and classroom.

834-5702 / sarah-connelly@redwoods.edu / Web site

Lunch Bunch Toastmasters

Prosperity Center / noon-1 a.m. / Free / 18+

273-2985 / rachelcallahan80@gmail.com / Web site

Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / 1-5 p.m.

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority will be out on the race track during The Best of Humboldt Fair at Redwood Acres with electric vehicles for you to ride and drive.

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

Humboldt CASA Open House

CASA of Humboldt / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free / 18+

Learn more about their services for local foster children, Summer Advocate Training, the Kid Walk fundraiser, and ways people can help out on a one-time or ongoing basis.

443-3197 / info@humboldtcasa.org / Web site

Bike Night

Everett's Club / 6 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free / 21+

The M.O.B. of Humboldt County presents.

822-2291 / Web site

Rockin' Down the Hiway

C Street Market Square / 6 p.m.

Classic rock and roll band plays the FIRST Eureka Summer Concert Series.

Compost Mountain Boys

Mad River Brewery Tasting Room / 6:30-8 p.m.

Bluegrass.

668-4151 / Web site

Local Filmmakers Night

Eureka High School Lecture Hall / 6:30 p.m. / $5

Features local filmmaker and co-owner of Revolution Motion Pictures, Ace Aseltine.

476-1798 / info@accesshumboldt.net / Web site

Open Mic

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

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Speed Dating

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

This week’s age group is 55+ years.

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

Placebo Presents

The Ink Annex / 7-10 p.m.

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

Raising Grain

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

"It's a bird, it's a plane...nah it's just some bluegrass music from Arcata."

826-7222 / Raisinggrain@gmail.com / Web site

Les Misérables

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18

The North Coast Repertory Theatre continues its 30th Season with the North Coast premiere of the musical Les Misérables, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, with music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg.

442-6278 / 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

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay

Bear River Casino Resort / 8 p.m.

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

733-9644 / Web site

DATAblend

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8 p.m.-2 a.m. / Free

"Taste purple slaps from the soul y'all! Join us for this month's musical excursion, blending past and future sounds, bending genre's, and levitating the dance floor."

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

Open Jam

The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

With Jimi Jeff.

530-629-2679 /

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

Shugafoot

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

Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.

The Decency

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / 21+

Logger Bar house band does it up.

668-5000 / Web site

Dirty Thursday

Pearl Lounge / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

DJs Pressure Anya and twerk contests. On a Thursday.

444-2017 / Web site

DJs Pressure/Anya

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

800-684-2464 / booking@pressureanya.com / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

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

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre