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FRIDAY LOWDOWN: Old Town Shoegazing

Plenty to choose from in your Friday Lowdown listings below, including a unique night of ethereal music at The Siren's Song Tavern featuring headliner Sondra Sun-Odeon.


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

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

George Mooney

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

We always say it’s steak night when George plays. We have no idea but the orders just start rolling in for them.

986-7700 / family@gyppo.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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Open House and Community Workshop

Pan Arts Center / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Free Steel Drum Introductory Workshop in the traditional "rote" style of Trinidad and Tabago.5

407-8998 / info@panartsnetwork.com / Web site

Salsa Dance Lessons

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

No experience or partner required!

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

Lyndsey Battle and the Peacekeepers

The Madrone / 7-9 p.m. / Free

Local tunes.

Hill Honey & The Wild Cats

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

Hill Honey and the Wildcats is an 8 piece, female fronted acoustic/electric ensemble. Self-deemed; Crunchy Western, the 4 front women entrance audience members with haunting harmonies and a wily spirit.

444-3344 / Web site

Absynth Quartet

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

The one and only.

834-2479 / Web site

Free Lecture: Wildlife Tracking

HSU Natural History Museum / 7-8:15 p.m. / Free

Reading the tracks and signs of wild animals is an ancient human skill and the most fundamental element of ecological literacy.

826-4480 / natmus@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

Sondra Sun-Odeon, Nadoyel, Silence in the Snow

The Siren's Song Tavern / 8-11 p.m. / $6 / $20 Sliding scale

Outer Space presents: Sondra Sun-Odeon is a classically-trained pianist and self-taught guitar player, her music aims to describe the inexpressible, and reach for what is higher-than, and beyond the realms of our tangible everyday lives.

442-8778 / outerspacearcata@gmail.com / 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.

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The Hamlet Question

Gist Theater at HSU / 8-11 p.m. / $15 / $10 Seniors / $10 Students

The Young Actors Guild of Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy presents The Hamlet Question, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic play, directed by Dr. Jean Heard Bazemore.

267-5300 / bqcataldo@gmail.com /

Latin Peppers

Brass Rail Bar / 8:30 p.m.-noon / Free / 18+

923-3188 / jimmydur@asis.com / Web site

Dr. Squid

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 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.

877-252-2946 / Web site

Blue Rhythm Revue

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

BRR’s R&B-based funk ensemble has a distinctive and soulful sound that any age group can enjoy, exploring soul, Motown, disco, and rock to get you dancing!

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

Dead On!

Logger Bar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Acoustic set of Dead cover tunes played by some of your favorite local musical superstars!

668-5000 / Web site

Funeral Cops, Raredreams, Pills For Thrills

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Local bands for free!

630-5000 / Web site

Double Trouble

Savage Henry Comedy Club / 9-11 p.m. / $5 / 18+

Evan Vest's award-winning comedy mix up improv stand up show.

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Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre