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All of Thursday’s Fun is in Arcata

A quick perusal of today’s Lowdown listings reveals that Arcata has a virtual monopoly on local Thursday joy:

--Andrew Goff


Birds of Chicago

Humboldt State University / 4 p.m.

JT Nero and Allison Russell perform on the HSU events field as part of the "Welcome Home to Humboldt Block Party." Food will be provided by Uniquely Yours as will include vegetarian and vegan options.

826-3321 / news@humboldt.edu / Web site

Ocean Night

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6:30 p.m. / $3 donation

Screening Watermark, a feature documentary film that brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use.

822-6918 / jsavage@yournec.org / Web site


Arcata Playhouse / 8-11 p.m. / $15 / $13 members

"San Francisco's seven-piece super group raids America’s musical pantry of jazz, bluegrass, classical and rock to concoct a tasty blend of fresh, rootsy ingredients." The group will appear on KHUM around 3:30 p.m.

822-1575 / info@arcataplayhouse.org / Web site

The Hip Joint, DJ Red

The Jam / 9 p.m.

"Boom shaka laka! The funkiest new original band in Humboldt with the finest vinyl DJ in the land. Get Hip!"

822-4766 / Web site

Henderson Center Farmers' Market

Henderson Center / 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Locally grown food. Live music. Runs from June to October.

McKinleyville Farmers' Market

McKinleyville Shopping Center / 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Locally grown food. Runs from June to October.

268-1800 / Web site

Farm to School Docent Orienation

Greenway Building Garden / 5-6 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to help lead farm field trips at DeepSeeded Community Farm and Shakefork Community Farm for 2-3rd graders this fall.

826-0233 / meredith@caff.org /

Wood Stove Replacement Incentive Grant Announcement Deadline

See Event Description / 5 p.m.

443-3093 / esquire@ncuaqmd.org / 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

Claire Bent

Libation / 7 p.m.

Local jazz vocalist.

825-7596 / Web site

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

Buddy Reed & th' Rip it Ups

Plaza Grill / 8-10 p.m.

Lowdown Thursday blues.

826-0860 /

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

Accurate Productions

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

DJ night.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Jimi Jeff's Open Mic

Central Station / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Jammin' with Jimi.

839-2013 / centralstationtavern@gmail.com /

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

Dirty Thursdays

Pearl Lounge / 9 p.m. / 21+

Humboldt's finest DJ duo Pressure/Anya makes Old Town asses wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle.

444-2017 / Web site

SVP Maurice Tani and Mike Anderson

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

"Spirit Vibrations Presents a special night of music. Seasoned musicians Maurice Tani and Mike Anderson make a stop on their way North from SF. While rooted in Country music, Maurice says his writing is more of an urban West Coast perspective. Mike Anderson plays both upright and electric bass."

834-2202 / trhuntbooking@gmail.com / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

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

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /

Virgo Harvest Ball

Humboldt Brews / 10 p.m. / $5 / 21+

With DJ Rickshaw, Lunar Symphony and Helekinetic

826-2739 / Web site


Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre