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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Cornel West Comes to Humboldt

One of the world's most prominent intellectuals, Professor Cornel West will speak at the Van Duzer Theatre as part of HSU's Black Liberation Month. (Note: The show is sold out. If you did not acquire a ticket please scroll your Lowdown listings below for a less revolutionary experience.) 


Jim McVicker Still Life Painting Workshop

Redwood Art Association / 9 a.m.-4 p.m. / $475 Non-members / $425 RAA Members

Nationally recognized award-winning local artist Jim McVicker will lead participants through his process of setting up, composition, lighting, drawing, blocking and painting.

268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site

Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 11 a.m.-10 p.m. / $10 / $30 All Event Pass

Join us February 6th-9th for the 11th Annual Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo at Blue Lake Casino Hotel! Hosted by Ted and Amy Marks of Nor Cal Tattoo, with featured artists Liz Cook, Tye Harris, and Joshua Carlton along with over 30 other incredible artists will be present and tattooing on-site.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Free Community Yoga

Arising Holistic Center / 11 a.m.-noon / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

A Eureka-Themed Art Exhibition

Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free

In this exhibit, Redwood Art Association artists explore the many aspects of Eureka with art representing its people, architecture, food, natural beauty, the waterfront, murals, parks, the zoo and more.

268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site

Humboldt Marble Weekend

Redwood Acres Fairgrounds / noon-6 p.m. / Free

Humboldt Marble Weekend has quickly grown into the largest marble event on the planet ! Come see 60+ artists showing off thousands of marbles to thousands of collectors. ... Family Friendly, Live Demos, Hundreds of Marble Hunts!

445-3037 / cmbeding@charter.net / Web site

2020 New Year Exhibition

Redwood Art Association / noon-5 p.m. / Free

You are invited to enjoy this large art exhibition by Redwood Art Association members. The exhibition is judged with monetary awards. The judge was Tim Clewell, fine art teacher at Arcata High School.

268-0755 / info@redwoodart.us / Web site

Donation Meditation

Arising Holistic Center / 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

50 Minutes of Yoga

Arising Holistic Center / 4:15-5:05 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Jazz and Ganache

See Event Description / 5-8 p.m.

382-7500 / bevboozler@gmail.com /

Democratic Debate

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 5-8 p.m. / Free / 21+

Whether you're feeling the Bern, warming up to Warren, hanging with the Yang Gang, hitting the street for Mayor Pete, uh... well, you get the picture.

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

Democratic Debate Watch Party

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 5-8 p.m. / Free / 18+

267-4505 / us@bernie2020humboldt.org / Web site

Explore 'A Course in Miracles'

Arising Holistic Center / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Explore 'A Course in Miracles'

See Event Description / 5:15-6:15 p.m. / Free

This is a free group but donations are always welcome.

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

The Tidepool High Divers

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

497-4160 / tsquare@reninet.com / Web site

Laughy Hour

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 6 p.m.

From 6 to 8 every Friday we do a dollar off most drinks and provide and earlier time to enjoy stand-up.

Web site

Mug Club Only :: First Tasting of Fog Juice

Gyppo Ale Mill / 6 p.m. / Free

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

Live Music :: Bud Rogers

Gyppo Ale Mill / 6-8 p.m. / Free

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

BraeMar, Flute and guitar

Cafe Brio / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

822-5922 /

Live Music: Marla Joy and Brae Lewis

See Event Description / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Get cozy and enjoy a delicious farm to table dinner while you listen to live music. Enjoy Marla Joy and Brae Lewis as the Jazz flute and guitar duo!

822-8922 / outreach@briobaking.com / Web site

Jim Lahman Band

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 7-10 p.m.

Local blues/rock/funk.

444-3344 / Web site

VOLO: Wandous of the Second Moon

Forever Found / 7-11:59 p.m. / $15 / $20 Door

617-413-2666 / Thrive@CollectiveRising.life / Web site

Community Singing Circle

Ink People Center for the Arts / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

Come join your voice with others in the community and experience the special ambience generated by singing together simple songs and chants from various traditions around the world. No experience or ability to read music is necessary.

404-229-1812 / tjsapunar@gmail.com /

HSU's Black Liberation Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cornel West

Van Duzer Theater / 8-9:30 p.m. / Free

Doors at 7 p.m. Speaker at 8 p.m. An evening of conversation with Dr. West on topics from his book Race Matters. Free copies of his book will be distributed to the first 100 students.

826-4588 / aacae@humboldt.edu / Web site

Live Music Dance Party

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 8-10:30 p.m. / $5

496-6734 / kurumada@humboldt.edu / Web site

Pedro Calderon de la Barca's Life is a Dream

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18

Convinced that his son will bring about his downfall, King Basilio seals him away in a tower. When two strangers stumble upon his prison they accidentally set in motion a tale of love, revenge, and ultimately redemption.

442-6278 / Web site

Fun Home

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

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.

Web site

Commedia dell'Arte

Carlo Theatre (Dell'Arte) / 8-9 p.m. / $5 / $15 All / $10 All

The show celebrates our namesake, and is a lively comic form featuring bold physical play, masks, bawdy humor, and virtuosic improvised performance.

668-5663 / Web site

Dr. Squid

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

Dr. Squid performs the greatest dance music from the last 50 years of rock and roll as well as jazz standards and a bit of country music.

733-9644 / karlaramirez@bearrivercasino.com / Web site

The Stallions

Logger Bar / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

The Stallions play Ween songs again. Mang.

668-5000 / Web site

Front Ear

The Basement / 9-11 p.m.

Andrew Holmgren

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

Andrew Holmgren embodies a rare combination of humility and good looks rarely seen before on this planet. The laid-back jokester performs with a certain reverence for irreverence and his succinct, clever sense of humor has caused people to call him a smart-ass more times than he cares to remember.

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Bleach: Tribute to Nirvana

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / Free / 21+

Bleach is the Bay Area's most authentic Nirvana tribute band. Grab your plaid shirt and immerse yourself in the music that defined a generation.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Money (Pink Floyd Tribute)

Humboldt Brews / 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. / $10 / 21+

A rarity in the Floyd Tribute circuit, Money recreates the Floyd sound as a hard-working quartet (Imagine Pink Floyd not being able to afford backup singers or Snowy White).

826-2739 / andybobpowell@hotmail.com / Web site

Friday Night Live: Pills For Thrills, Phosphorus, Ralph & Claire ~ Free Local Showcase

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 11 p.m. / Free

630-5000 / Web site


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