Thursday, May 22's Lowdown

Humboldt is beautiful. This we know. So it is no surprise that, over the years, bunches of film-ish people have wanted to shoot their movies amidst our way-better surroundings, right? Sure.

Well, the folks at the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission are sick of you, John/Jane Q. Moviebuff, not having a map laying out all the local spots where scenes from significant films were shot. So they made one.

Thursday at 1 p.m., at the Gazebo in Old Town, the Filmed on the Redwood Coast ‘Map of the Movies’ will be unveiled. What is that? The map is a hand-held brochure that will lead you to various locations around Humboldt and Del Norte counties where potentially really famous people once had cameras pointed at them. You want to know this.

Have you started seeing markers like the Star Wars-y one below? Yeah, those are out there now. These maps will get you to them and you can get your own copy at your neighborhood chamber of commerce starting today. (OR there's an online version here.) Make a Sunday drive out of it, maybe.

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As far as Thursday night is concerned, you will note that it’s opening night for North Coast Repertory Theatre’s stab at Les Misérables, which runs through June 21. Or, if you don’t like being confined to seats, perhaps set a course for Jambalaya where you’ll find a tasteful double bill consisting of Austin-based melodious rockers Adrian and the Sickness (see them in all their YouTube glory below) and local hard rock supergroup Lord Ellis. -AG

Events

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Map of the Movies Kick Off Reception
Old Town Eureka / 1 p.m.
Celebrate the completion of the Maps of the Movies, a new project that will allow movie fans find the locations from scenes of their favorite movies filmed in Humboldt and Del Norte County. Cake and champagne or cider will be served.
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Les Misérables Opening Night Gala
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 / ncrt@humboldt1.com / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.
Irish/Celtic music.
442-1177 / Web site / View Comments

The Attics
The Siren's Song Tavern / 7-10 p.m. / Free
Acoustic indie rock.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Claire Bent
Libation / 7 p.m.
Local jazz vocalist.
825-7596 / Web site / View Comments

Open Mic
Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.
Perform yer stuff.
822-3453 / Web site / View Comments

Kenny Ray and the Mighty Rovers
Shamus T Bones / 7:30 p.m.
Old time country while you eat meat.
407-3550 / Web site / View Comments

Thesis Festival
Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8 p.m. / Free / 18+
The MFA class of 2014 presents three original one-act plays with humor, absurdism, movement and music. Pay-what-you-can tickets.
668-5663 / info@dellarte.com / View Comments

Electric Gravy
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m.
Freestyle over improvised analogue synth laden hip hop grooves.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy Play
Van Duzer Theater / 8 p.m. / $15
An original theatre, dance, music performance inspired by the heritage of Humboldt County.
826-3928 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/KJ Leonard
Blue Lake Casino / 8 p.m.
When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.
668-9770 / Web site / View Comments

Blues Night
Redwood Raks / 8 p.m. / $5
With Brian Smith and Kimberli Hudson. Open dancing at 9 p.m. No partner necessary.
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Electric Gravy
The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11 p.m.
Hip hop open mic.
442-8778 / thesirenssongtavern@gmail.com / Web site / View Comments

Electric Gravy
Redwood Curtain Brewing Company / 8-11 p.m.
Hip hop open mic.
826-7222 / Web site / View Comments

Karaoke w/ Chris Clay
Bear River Casino / 8 p.m.
Please don't do "Bohemian Rhapsody." That never works.
733-9644 / Web site / View Comments

Open Jam
The Forks / 8:30 p.m. / 21+
With Jimi Jeff.
530-629-2679 / View Comments

DJs Pressure/Anya
Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+
800-684-2464 / booking@pressureanya.com / Web site / View Comments

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 / View Comments

Shugafoot
Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m.
Local jazz/funk combo treats you nice.
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Stand Up! Comedy
Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.
With John Ross, Ray Hazmatt McMillin and Joe Whiskey-Whiskers Deschaine. Hosted by Tony Persico
826-2739 / Web site / View Comments

Rude Lion Sound
Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+
Hip hop krunkage for your butt.
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Movie Showtimes

Broadway Cinema
  • AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 2D: 12:30, 6:20, 9:00
  • AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 3D: 3:20
  • BLENDED: 7:00
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 2D: 2:05, 5:15, 8:25
  • DIVERGENT: 4:55, 8:00
  • FADING GIGOLO: 4:30, 9:25
  • GOD S NOT DEAD: 5:20
  • GODZILLA 2D: 12:10, 3:15, 6:15, 9:15
  • GODZILLA 3D: 11:50, 2:45, 5:40, 8:40
  • GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: 1:55
  • HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: 11:55, 2:30, 5:00, 7:30
  • LEGENDS OF OZ: DORTHY S RETURN 2D: 12:20, 2:40
  • MILLION DOLLAR ARM: 12:05, 3:00, 5:55, 8:55
  • NEIGHBORS: 12:00, 12:55, 2:25, 3:50, 5:30, 6:35, 8:15, 9:40
  • OTHER WOMAN: 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30
  • RIO 2 2D: 12:15, 2:55
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 3D: 10:00
Mill Creek Cinema
  • AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 2D: 5:55
  • AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 3D: 2:45, 9:05
  • BLENDED: 7:00
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER 2D: 8:00
  • GODZILLA 2D: 2:40, 5:40, 8:40
  • GODZILLA 3D: 3:15, 6:15, 9:15
  • HEAVEN IS FOR REAL: 3:20
  • LEGENDS OF OZ: DORTHY S RETURN 2D: 3:05
  • MILLION DOLLAR ARM: 3:00, 6:00, 8:55
  • NEIGHBORS: 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
  • OTHER WOMAN: 4:05, 6:45, 9:25
  • RIO 2 2D: 5:25
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 3D: 10:00
Minor Theatre
  • GODZILLA 2D: 3:15, 6:15, 9:10
  • GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL: 3:25, 5:45
  • MILLION DOLLAR ARM: 3:00, 5:55, 8:55
  • X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST 2D: 10:00