The Lowdown Fun Committee

Andy Approves

Very tempting to check out Double Dragon at the ATL, but then again Doug Fir and the 2 x 4s are at the Logger Bar [$5 and under award]

Events

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Friday's Redwood Coast Jazz Festival Schedule
Eureka / 1:30 p.m.
Four fun-filled days of traditional Dixieland jazz, blues, swing, zydeco and more! Happening all over town with food, beverages and nonstop fun everywhere!
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HFS Barn Dance
Arcata Veterans Hall / 7:30-11 p.m.
Kick up your heels for a spring barn dance with caller Lyndsey Battle and the Striped Pig Stringband. All dances will be taught with no partner or experience needed.
269-2061 / emily.sinkhorn@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Carrie Rodriguez and Luke Jacobs
Arcata Playhouse / 8 p.m. / $15 / $13 students & HFS members
Rodriguez’ music is a rootsy Americana concoction that showcases her deft violin chops and her singer-songwriter prowess.
822-1575 / david@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site / View Comments

Linda Oh and Sun Pictures
Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10:30 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students/Seniors
"Twenty-something Australian, born in Malaysia to Chinese parents, took the "Rising Star Bassist" category in the 2012 DownBeat critics poll. Her sax/guitar/bass/drums quartet, Sun Pictures, features saxophonist Ben Wendel of the alt-jazz band Kneebody."
633-8385 / rja@redwoodjazzalliance.org / Web site / View Comments

Particle
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / 21+
"After forming in 2000, Particle quickly became one of the pioneers of the emerging livetronica scene."
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Support Beekeepers
Eureka Natural Foods / 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
444-1361 / joythomas3828@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Special Olympics Basketball Tournament
Arcata Community Center / 10 a.m.-3 p.m. / Free
825-2202 / sam973@humboldt.edu / View Comments

Meet Me for Coffee
Ramone's Bakery & Cafe / 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free
Michelle Rowland, a MikkiMoves Realtor, invites you to stop in for a relaxed conversation about any aspect of real estate that may be of interest to you.
559-9446 / michellerowland@mikkimoves.com / Web site / View Comments

Humboldt CASA Open House
CASA of Humboldt / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free / 18+
443-3197 / info@humboldtcasa.org / Web site / View Comments

Films from the Library Vault
HSU Library / noon-2 p.m. / Free
Look back at HSU’s history by viewing archival gems from the Library’s Special Collections.
826-5602 / carly.marino@humboldt.edu / Web site / View Comments

Blue Lotus Jazz
Larrupin Cafe / 6-9 p.m. / Free
677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site / View Comments

Crazy Hat Skate
Blue Lake Roller Rink / 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Come dressed in your wackiest hat and receive $1 off entry.
668-5932 / parks-rec@bluelake.ca.gov / Web site / View Comments

Papa Paul
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Local folk/rock.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

Darrell Evans
Faith Center / 7 p.m. / Free
Singer/songwriter and worship leader best known for writing worship songs such as “Trading My Sorrows,” and “Your Love is Extravagant.”
442-1784 / info@eurekafaithcenter.org / Web site / View Comments

Monty Python's Spamalot
Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 7:30-10 p.m. / $18 / $15 3/20 only, Cast Benefit / $16 students/seniors / $25 3/15 only, Fortuna Sunrise Rotary Benefit
"Lovingly ripped off" from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this musical comedy retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
786-5483 / info@ferndalerep.org / Web site / View Comments

Shugafoot
SpeakEasy / 8 p.m.
Local jazz/blues band gets it done.
444-2244 / Web site / View Comments

Electric Gravy
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8 p.m.
Emcees, poets and singers are encouraged to free flow, or try out a piece of work in progress, over improvised hip hop style analogue electronica.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

HSU Opera Workshop
Gist Theater at HSU / 8-9:30 p.m. / $10 / $3 HSU students / $5 seniors, children
Featuring lost vocal music of Portugal, from medieval to modern, including excerpts of an 18th century opera never heard on the West Coast before.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Double Dragon (1994)
Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $5
Live-action film loosely based on the Double Dragon video game series. Feel the power… live the legend! It’s the ultimate kick.
822-1220 / Web site / View Comments

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)
North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $15 / $12 Senior/Student
Parody of the 37 plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed (in shortened form) in about 97 minutes by only three actors.
442-6278 / ncrt@huomboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Bar Fly Pub and Grub / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
443-3770 / Web site / View Comments

Kindred Spirits
Clam Beach Inn / 9 p.m.-12:30 p.m. / Free / Free 21 and over / 21+
839-0545 / Web site / View Comments

Doug Fir and the 2x4's
Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
Local classic rock.
668-5000 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke
Central Station / 9 p.m.
Again, you know what karaoke is.
839-2013 / View Comments

Shuffle Fridays
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+
Pressure/Anya mixes booty shaking slaps, traps and blaps all night long.
gabe@pressureanya.com / Web site / View Comments

The Haunt
The Siren's Song Tavern / 9 p.m.
Music and ambience set by Wrye and DAT-1.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Stand Up! Comedy
Timeout Sports Pub / 9 p.m.
With local comedians Ivy Vasquez, Ray Hazmatt McMillin, John McClurg, Nathan Davis-Floyd, Nando Molina and more.
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Whiskey Whiskers Mustache Competition
Mazzotti's / 9:30 p.m. / $5 / 18+
Hosted by Joe Deschaine, local standup comic and winner of "Best Mustache" at Eureka's 2013 Wild Wild Whiskers Competition, and "Bushiest Mustache" at the Logger Bar's 1st Annual Mustache Contest.
whiskeywhiskerswax@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

DJs
Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+
Plaza ass shaking.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE 2D: 1:15, 6:45, 8:50
  • 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE 3D: 3:15
  • 3 DAYS TO KILL: 6:50, 9:30
  • DIVERGENT: 11:45, 1:25, 2:50, 4:40, 6:00, 7:55, 9:10
  • MONUMENTS MEN: 11:55, 5:40
  • MR PEABODY AND SHERMAN 2D: 12:00, 2:30, 4:55, 7:25
  • MUPPETS MOST WANTED: 11:50, 1:20, 2:35, 4:05, 5:25, 8:10
  • NEED FOR SPEED 2D: 3:50, 9:20
  • NEED FOR SPEED 3D: 12:20, 5:50
  • NOAH: 11:35, 1:10, 2:40, 4:30, 5:45, 7:45, 8:55
  • NON-STOP: 12:45, 3:25, 6:05, 8:45
  • SABOTAGE: 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, 9:00
  • WIND RISES: 2:45, 8:35
Minor Theatre
  • DIVERGENT: 5:40, 8:50
  • GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: 4:10, 6:40, 9:10
  • NOAH: 5:25, 8:30