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WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: Get HIRIE in Arcata

San Diego-based pop reggae band HIRIE distributes rhythmic positivity Wednesday night at Humboldt Brews. More on that show and others in your Lowdown listings below.

EVENTS (SUBMIT YOURS!)

RLA w/ Paula Jones & Don Baraka

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

Local jazz.

668-4151 / music@madriverbrewing.com / Web site

20th Annual International Latino Film Festival: Gloria (2013)

Mill Creek Cinema / 6 p.m.

(Click for film summary.) This long-standing community event is a collaboration of CR and HSU. This year's guest speaker, Isabel Lipthay, was a journalist and musician in Chile under Pinochet's dictatorship.

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Blade (1998)

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

Excuse me, Black Panther? In a world where vampires walk the earth, Blade has a goal. His goal is to rid the world of all vampire evil.

822-1220 / Web site

Eureka NAACP Black History Month Documentary Series: Whose Streets?

D Street Neighborhood Center / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free all

"How the killing of 18 year old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back. These young community members become the torchbearers of a new wave of resistance. For this generation, the battle is not for civil rights, but for the right to live."

502-2546 / contact@eurekanaacp.org / Web site

(SOLD OUT) Greg Brown

The Old Steeple / 7:30-10 p.m. / $35 / $40 at the door

With roots in small town Iowa, Greg Brown’s rich folk style is heavily influenced by his origins. His mother played electric guitar, his grandfather was a banjo player and his father was a holy roller preacher.

786-7030 / ferndalemusic@yahoo.com / Web site

HIRIE, Indubious, For Peace Band

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $15 / $18 Door / 21+

"San Diego’s seven-piece band HIRIE is ready to offer a global spiritual uplift. Melding the balmy island touches of its singer’s beloved home with that feeling of irie, the award-winning group offers a soundtrack of hope."

826-2739 / Humbrews@gmail.com / Web site

Summer Farm Shares Available for Purchase

Bayside Park Farm & Garden / 9 a.m.-5 p.m. / $450

It’s not too soon to think about securing your Summer Farm Share.

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

Healthcare For All Humboldt Meeting

Trinidad City Hall / 5-6 p.m.

The subject of interest there is encouragement to produce a letter of support from the council to the CA legislature for SB 562, the single-payer universal healthcare bill currently stalled in the State Assembly.

805-844-6655 / healthcareforallhumboldt@gmail.com /

Winter Lecture Series: Trinidad Seabirds and Citizen Science

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center / 5:30-7 p.m. / Free

Join Friends of the Dunes and guest speaker Shannon Brinkman of the Bureau of Land Management and Graduate Candidate at Humboldt State, for an evening lecture on seabirds in Trinidad, what’s threatening them, and how you can help

444-1397 / info@friendsofthedunes.org / Web site

County Budget Roadshow

See Event Description / 5:30-8 p.m. / Free

445-7266 / cao@co.humboldt.ca.us / Web site

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Redwood Prep Charter School Announces Open Enrollment

Redwood Prep Charter School / 6-7 p.m. / Free

682-6149 / Web site

Tap Takeover and Cornhole Tournament

Bear River Casino Resort / 6-9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Lost Coast Brewery is taking over the taps in Bear River's Tish-Non Ballroom!

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

Plant Propagation Workshop!

The Beneficial Living Center & Garden Supplies / 6-7:30 p.m. / Free

We will cover sprouting seeds, taking branch cuttings and dividing pups.

633-6125 / blcarcata@gmail.com / Web site

The James Zeller Trio

Palm Lounge at The Eureka Inn / 6:30-9:30 p.m.

"If you're looking for a relaxing evening with a cocktail, a comfy chair and live Jazz par excellence, come join vocalist and trombonist James Zeller and his trio Wednesday Nights at The Palm Lounge."

646-245-6865 / JamesZellerTrio@yahoo.com / Web site

Cuban Salsa (Rueda de Casino)

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7:15-8:15 p.m. / $7 / $40 6 week series

Salsa rueda is a circle of couples dancing changing partners to patterns called out in Spanish or shown with hand signals. Sponsored by Humboldt Folk Dancers.

822-2652 / jacaronda@suddenlink.net / Web site

2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animation)

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 7:30-9 p.m. / $8 / $6.50 matinee

Once again, we’re screening ALL of the Oscar nominated animation shorts this year!

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

Ultra Secret Wednesdays

SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.

Queer night with alt-jazz house band LD51!

444-2244 / Web site

Open Mikey Comedy

Inn at 2nd and C Streets / 8-11:30 p.m. / Free / 21+

Rotating hosts Nando Molina, Jessica Grant, Josh Barnes, and Talvi Fried keep the laughs rolling. Bring your homegrown jokes to the lux Phatsy Kline's.

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Danza Dizasta w/ DJ Gabe Pressure

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.-midnight

DJ Gabe Pressure brings a reggae, hip hop and dancehall mix to Danza Dizasta Wednesdays!

668-9770 / Web site

Gabe Pressure

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

Reggae/hip-hop in the Wave.

877-252-2946 / info@bluelakecasino.com / Web site

Karaoke

Vista Del Mar / 9 p.m. / Free / 21+

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Rude Lion Sound

Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m. / 21+

Were you just thinking, "Is there anyplace that has Dancehall Wednesdays?" Here it is!

MOVIES

Broadway Cinema
Mill Creek Cinema
Minor Theatre