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North Coast Repertory Theater begins its month-long production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar on Friday night. More details on that and more Friday joys in your Lowdown listing below.


KEET-TV's Recipe Contest

KEET-TV / 1 a.m.-11:59 p.m. / Free

KEET-TV wants you to submit a dish to My Family, My Flavors Recipe Contest.

445-0813 / recipecontest@keet-tv.org / Web site

Arcata Recreation Basketball League - Register before Nov. 22!

Arcata City Hall / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $70 / $81 non-resident

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

Fire Sale

Solutions / 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / Free

822-6972 / solutions.store@gmail.com / Web site

Gyppo Gratitude Tree

Gyppo Ale Mill / noon-9 p.m. / Free

We invite you to share these little tidbits and moments with our community by participating in our Gratitude tree.

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

Pints 4 Nonprofits

Gyppo Ale Mill / 2-9 p.m. / Free

Benefitting Shelter Cove Arts and Recreation Foundation.

986-7700 / family@gyppo.com / Web site

Wolves at the Door release!

Eel River Brewing Company / 5:30 p.m. / Free

Can you hear the wolves howling? They know we're up to something... That something is a cherry-vanilla barleywine made by blending premium malts, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla beans and fresh cherry puree together with our bourbon barrel aged barleywine

764-1772 / marketing@eelriverbrewing.com /

Arts Arcata: GIFT documentary premiere

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5:30-7 p.m. / $8

630-5000 / info@miniplexevents.com / Web site


Arcata / 6-9 p.m.

Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.

822-4500 / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

677-0230 / davewilsonguitarist@yahoo.com / Web site

Hilliard Studio Sale

See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free

826-1545 / info@hilliardlamps.com / Web site

Veggie Stocks & Broths

Foodwise Kitchen / 6:30-8 p.m. / $45 / $40 HSU Students

Learn to create a healing, mineral rich vegetable stock plus an anti-inflammatory and nutrient-dense lemony turmeric broth.

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

Sweet Beats: Singin' and Swingin'

Arcata High School / 6:30-9 p.m. / $15 / $10 Students

Come and support the ArMack Jazz Band and AHS Madrigal choir for a night of live music and swing dancing.

496-5625 / cmoulton@nohum.k12.ca.us / Web site

Dominic Romano

Arts and Drafts / 7-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Come on out to Arts & Drafts Eureka to hear Singer-Songwriter Dominic Romano play some tunes as you drink and craft it up!

798-6329 / dominicstuartromano@gmail.com / Web site

Fall Beer Tasting

Papa Wheelies Pub / 7-11:59 p.m. / $15 / 21+

Fall is a season that has the word "beer" written all over it. Cool nights unleash a craving for hearty beers, whose colors mirror those of the turning leaves.

630-5084 /

Good Riddance, MDC, Cigar, Sad Krotch

RampArt Skatepark / 7-11:59 p.m. / $17

DisBeatCrasher and RampArt Skatepark presents.

826-0675 / disbeatcrasher@gmail.com / Web site

Digital Birding: Enhance the Birding Experience with eBird

Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7-8:30 p.m. / Free

Would you like to learn more about eBird, the interactive database used by birders all over the world, including here on the North Coast?

Web site

House Concert Ft. Fam.ily

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

444-3344 / specialevents.eaglehouse@gmail.com / Web site

Jon Humboldt Gates: Firestorm

Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.

Firestorm is a personal narrative written in verse, detailing the author's escape with his family from the 2017 Sonoma County Tubbs Fire - one of the most destructive wildfires in California history.

822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site

Drumspyder: Wandous of the Eleventh Moon

Forever Found / 7:30-11:59 p.m. / $15

The Collective Rising would like to summon the age old tradition of coming together in dance and music to celebrate the cycles of the natural world.

617-413-2666 / Arcataecstaticdance@gmail.com / Web site

Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982)

Eureka Theater / 7:30-10 p.m. / $6

We need the old Blade Runner. Ridley Scott's iconic 1982 adaptation of Philip K. Dick's novel about rogue androids set a new standard for sci-fi and brought back the grit, dread and style of noir.

442-2970 / info@theeurekatheater.org / Web site

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Eureka High School Auditorium / 7:30 p.m. / $8 / $5 students

EHS Players present William Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night! Mistaken identity, madcap pranks and love in disguise with an 80s twist, this play will have you laughing, clapping and singing along. Come out and support our blossoming thespians!

476-1735 / vossn@eurekacityschools.org /

Cave: A Performance About Bodies in Darkness

Synapsis Nova / 8 p.m. / $10 / $15 arts supporter

616-3104 / synapsiseureka@gmail.com / Web site


Synapsis / 8 p.m. / $10 / $15 sliding scale

"Cave" is an original aerial/dance/theatre production exploring loss, hidden bodies, monsters, succumbing, and holes in the earth. Performers inhabit the ways our bodies are aspects of the earth and postulate responses physical and poetic.

616-3104 / muppet33@gmail.com / Web site

HSU Composers Concert

Fulkerson Recital Hall / 8-10 p.m. / Free HSU Students with ID / $5 Child / $10 General

Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music and music composition professor Brian Post as they present the Composers Concert, an evening of new works written by an inventive and capable cohort of HSU music students.

826-3928 / mus@humboldt.edu / Web site

Jesus Christ Superstar

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $16 students/seniors

From the spectacular minds of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is a hard-hitting, radical, rock-opera re-telling of the last fivedays in the life of Jesus Christ.

442-6278 / Web site

Rabbit Hole

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $20 11/2 gala opening / $10 previews/Thursdays

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back.

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The Roadsters

Bear River Casino Resort / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Whether you want a slow ballad to cuddle up on a date, or a fast, high-energy dance song, or a hard-hitting rock song, this is the band!

499-6538 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

Vibes & Stuff

The Griffin / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+


Money: Pink Floyd Tribute

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free

Pink Floyd tribute from Northern California.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Marc Yaffee

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $10 / 18+

Marc Yaffee may be the only comedian with air, land and sea show credits. He’s entertained Alaska Airlines passengers at 30,000 feet, performed on a flat-bed truck for U.S. Marines in Iraq while getting his head shaved and done comedy for cruise ship passengers on the high seas.

845-8864 / Web site


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