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TUESDAY LOWDOWN: Carl Sandburg, Unwitting Jazz Lyricist; Big Funk in Arcata

Matt Wilson's Honey and Salt; Turkuaz

Your overachieving Humboldt Tuesday features the big Shaggy show at the Mateel Community Center -- you likely know as much about him as you need to -- plus a palatable pair of NoHum highlights, one best suited for your ears, the other geared more toward your butt:

Details on those shiny objects and others in your Lowdown listings farther south. --AG

EVENTS

DJ Pachanguero

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 6 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Who doesn't love tacos prepared by a professional chef? Tacos are served at 6 PM, followed by a free Latin dance party at 9 hosted by local legend DJ Pachanguero.

630-5000 / Web site

Whose Streets?

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7-8:30 p.m. / $8 / 21+

When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy.

630-5000 / Web site

Matt Wilson's Honey And Salt

Kate Buchanan Room / 8-10 p.m. / $15 / $10 students and seniors

"Besides leading his own groups (twice before on the RJA stage), Wilson is a frequent accompanist for a long list of jazz legends, having appeared on hundreds of albums, and garnering copious accolades."

Shaggy

Mateel Community Center / 8 p.m. / $40 / $35 adv.

"Shaggy is by all accounts the true definition of a renaissance man, besides his continuing success in reggae/dancehall music and it’s influence on pop music worldwide, Shaggy is fierce businessman, and humble philanthropist. "

923-3368 / Web site

Turkuaz

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-midnight / $20 / $17 adv.

"Turkuaz is a 9-piece “Powerfunk” outfit from Brooklyn, NY, whose modern take on the classic funk sound has established them as leaders in the funk revolution that’s currently taking place in the genre."

826-2739 / Web site

Bogglebang

Humboldt County / midnight

Humboldt County’s very own scavenger hunt. Teams compete to solve riddles, follow clues and carry out fun tasks in this creative community-building event dedicated to the spirit of Hobart Brown.

Web site

Eureka Old Town Farmers' Market

Gazebo, Old Town, Eureka / 3:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / Free

441-9999 / info@humfarm.org / Web site

Tourism Business Cohort Learning Program

Prosperity Center / 5:30 a.m. / Free

The North Coast Small Business Development Center is offering a special program for Tourism-based businesses in Humboldt County.

445-9720 / flights@northcoastsbdc.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

Adult Jazz and Tap Classes

Trillium Dance Studio / 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. / $14 / 18+

For people who used to dance, have always danced, or never danced before!

677-2104 / fearlessfootwork@gmail.com / Web site

Miranda Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 2-6 p.m. / Free

You'll find plants, produce, seeds, cut flowers, aprons, flax neck warmers, dog treats, herbs, jams, baked goods, and one-of-a-kind garden gates!

sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Adult Jazz and Tap Classes

Trillium Dance Studio / 2-3:25 p.m. / $14 / 18+

For people who used to dance, have always danced, or never danced before!

677-2104 / fearlessfootwork@gmail.com / Web site

Miranda Farmers' Market

See Event Description / 2-6 p.m. / Free

You'll find plants, produce, seeds, cut flowers, aprons, flax neck warmers, dog treats, herbs, jams, baked goods, and one-of-a-kind garden gates!

sohumfm@yahoo.com / Web site

Join Girl Scouts!

See Event Description / 3 p.m. / Free

kjohanson@girlscoutsnorcal.org / Web site

Fortuna Farmers' Market

Main Street, Fortuna / 3-6 p.m.

"New vendors, local beef, lamb, chicken and pork. Many of the markets will be loaded with garden starts and goods to get you ready for summer!"

499-2150 /

Game Night

Crush / 5 p.m.

Don't be bored. Play board games.

HUMbucks Exchange

Bayside Grange / 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Humboldt County's free, non-monetary, web-based trading system.

822-9998 / Web site

The Low Notes

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

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

Einstein’s Relativity… For Everyone!

Humboldt State University / 6-7:30 p.m. / $25 / $20 HSU Students

Einstein’s Relativity rests on one idea: the idea that there is a fastest speed, known as the speed of light. From this one premise he logically worked out the consequences and these consequences are very counter-intuitive yet not very complex.

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $7

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Family Ceramics: Clay Together, Stay Together

Arcata Community Center / 6:30-8 p.m. / $65 / $5 additional person / $75 non-resident

822-7091 / rec@cityofarcata.org / Web site

9/12 Turkuaz at Humboldt Brews in Arcata, CA

Humboldt Brews / 7-11 p.m.

826-2739 / Web site

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

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

Savage Henry Comedy Night

The Jam / 8:30 p.m.

Local comics work it out.

822-4766 / Web site

!Bomba Sonido!

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

DJ Gabe Pressure and Zero Juan take you on a musical trip. Carribean Club, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Dembow, Latin House, Dancehall, Latin bass music, remixes y mas.

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre