Arcata Theatre Lounge

The Arcata Theatre Lounge is a 1938 Art Deco cinema that has been reborn as an entertainment venue offering live music, movies, dining and dancing. The ATL also hosts non-profit and private events.

Upcoming events


Sci-Fi Pint & Pizza Night: Arena (1989)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6-9 p.m.

"On a distant planet, a human named Steve becomes the unlikely contestant in an Intergalactic fighting competition in hopes of defeating the corrupt planet’s ruler, proving himself and his species to the alien gladiators, and winning a trip back home to Earth."

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The Desert Dwellers

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-1:30 a.m. / $25 / 21+

"Today the duo enjoys a reputation as one of the most pioneering and prolific downtempo, psy-bass, and tribal trance acts in the United States."

822-1220 / Web site


AAI Flow Fashion Show

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 8-11 p.m. / $30 / $20 Senior/Student

"This fashion showcase is the culminating event for Arcata Arts Institute’s fashion design students. Some students will be returning for their third showcase, for others this will be their first time."

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Muppets From Space (1999)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 5:30-8 p.m. / $5

When adopted Gonzo and his pal Rizzo embark on a journey to find his real family, Gonzo receives messages in his breakfast cereal that leads him to believe that his relatives are actually aliens from a distant planet.

822-1220 / Web site

Wednesday, May 31

Sci-Fi Pint & Pizza Night: Space Hunter (1983)

Arcata Theatre Lounge / 6-9 p.m. / $5

"After three women pilots make an emergancy landing on a planet plauged with a deadly disease, they are captured by a ruthless dictator. Only Adventurer Wolff and his newfound earthling friend Niki can save them."

822-1220 / Web site