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WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus Discusses Racism, Appropriation, Privilege with KSLG's Sabina Gallier

Merrill Garbus, the creative force behind the acclaimed art-pop band Tune-Yards, will participate in a special lecture and discussion up at HSU’s Kate Buchanan on Wednesday night. In advance of that appearance, Garbus spoke with KSLG DJ Sabina Gallier about music, race and privilege. Listen to the interview below. Details on Wednesday’s lecture in your Lowdown listings farther down.

KSLG: Sabina and Merrill

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

Humboldt Ice Rink

Humboldt County Fairgrounds / 2-8 p.m. / $12 / $5 school skate / $8 kids

The Humboldt County Fair is proud to announce our new ownership of the Humboldt Ice Rink! We are excited to provide a new indoor home for the rink in Belotti Hall at the Fairgrounds in Ferndale.

humboldticerink@gmail.com / Web site

Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus

Kate Buchanan Room / 7 p.m.

Special lecture. Explore what it means to be a musical artist in the existing global political, social, and environmental climate with Merrill Garbus, the brainchild of the musical project Tune-Yards.

Web site

Teen Art

The MGC / 3-5 p.m. / $5

Make a personalized canvas for yourself, or gift for someone special.

725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site

Teen Art

The MGC / 3-5 p.m. / $5 / 18+

725-3300 / ecooper@ervmgc.com / Web site

Light Up a Life Candle Lighting

Hospice of Humboldt / 4-5 p.m. / Free

Hospice of Humboldt invites you to gather in community during the 33rd Annual Light Up a Life Candlelighting Ceremony to honor and remember loved ones.

445-8443 / info@hospiceofhumboldt.org / Web site

Light Up a Life Candle Lighting

Hospice of Humboldt / 6-7 p.m. / Free

Hospice of Humboldt invites you to gather in community during the 33rd Annual Light Up a Life Candlelighting Ceremony to honor and remember loved ones.

445-8443 / info@hospiceofhumboldt.org / Web site

Hump Day Trivia Night!!

The Madrone / 6 p.m.

273-5129 / Web site

Savage Henry Comedy Stand-Up Class

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 7-9 p.m. / $50 / 18+

845-8864 / editor@savagehenrymagazine.com / Web site

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

Jazz Night

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7:30 p.m.

With local pianist Bill Allison and friends.

444-3344 / Web site

Everything Goes Open Mic

Logger Bar / 8 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

206-707-5375 / mowingspan@gmail.com / Web site

RockStar Karaoke

Central Station / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Pick It, Sing It, Rock It

708-839-2013 /

Karaoke

Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Rude Lion Sound

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

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre