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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: The '80s Were a Very Danceable Decade

Humboldt can again rely on DJ Red to supply the grooves for your butt as part of a night of '80s music at The Miniplex in Arcata Friday night. Details on that and more in your Friday Lowdown below.


Free Community Yoga

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

Free Yoga.

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.com / 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

Arcata 30/60 minutes of silent meditation (depending on the day).

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

50 Minute Yoga

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

Fast Vinyasa Flow By Donation.

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

Explore 'A Course in Miracles'

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

We’ll go in chapter by chapter then come together to discuss our perspective and interpretation.

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

Little Italy Night

See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / $20 / $15 Members

822-1552 /

McKinleyville Arts Night

McKinleyville Business Dist. / 6-8 p.m.

Celebration of arts, food and fun in McKinleyville held the third Friday of each month.

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Salsa Dance Lessons

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-7:30 p.m. / $7 / 18+

No experience or partner required!

816-2809 / SalsaAtSix@gmail.com / Web site

Holus Bolus

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 6-8 p.m.

Holus Bolus means ‘All At Once’. Holus Bolus is one person, multi-instrumentalist Tom Boylan. Referrred to as the "One-Man-Psychedelic-Acousti-loop" artist, Holus Bolus is the modern take on what a one-man-band is in this day and age.

444-3344 / Web site

Poly Group

Arising Holistic Center / 6-8 p.m. / Free

Our Mission: Deconstruct monogamous societal narratives about non-monogamous relationship orientations, and cultivate, a community rich in honesty, consent, and unconditional love.

840-6125 / arisingcommunity@gmail.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.

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Bird Goes to 52nd St.

Westhaven Center for the Arts / 7-9 p.m. / $5 / $20 sliding scale

Versatile violinist, Rob Diggins, joins forc-es with RLA for an evening of sophisticated chamber jazz w/ Rob's self-made 5-string synth-violin & 5-string electric violin, as well as an acoustic violin.

834-2479 / 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

Monty Python & the Holy Grail (1978)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8 p.m. / $5

History is turned on its comic head when, in 10th century England, King Arthur travels the countryside to find knights who will join him at the Round Table in Camelot.

822-1220 / Web site

The Undercovers

Phatsy Kline's Parlor Lounge / 8-10 p.m.

Humboldt's hardest working cover band.

444-3344 / Web site

Sansfü at North of 4th

North Of 4th / 8-11 p.m. / Free / 21+

DJ Statik

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

Come jam out to DJ Statik who will be playing all of your favorite hip-hop & R&B hits in our Thirsty Bear Lounge from 9pm-1am!

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

Front Ear

The Basement / 9-11 p.m.

That's What He Said!

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

Comedy game show about the dating world.

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Jimi Jeff & The Gypsy Band

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

Hendrix, Prince, Funk, Blues, R&B and R&R in Humboldt County California.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Totally 80s Night

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 10 p.m. / Free / 21+

DJs Red and Dacin will be playing all your favorite dance-able 80s hits plus some soon to be favorites. Dress up in your best scrunchies, lace gloves, Members Only jackets, shoulder pads, jelly shoes, etc.

630-5000 / Web site


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