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(VIDEOS) WEDNESDAY LOWDOWN: You Could Totally See Beyonce's Drummer Tonight

Left: New Orleans soul trio The Nth Power -- featuring Nikki Glaspie, Beyonce's longtime touring drummer, yaaas -- funk up HumBrews Wednesday night.

Right: The Miniplex provides shelter for a triumvirate of bands, including headliner ORB, a "slack prog" band from down undah.


Pints for Nonprofits

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / noon-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Benefitting HSU Veterans Enrollment & Transitional Services.

826-7222 / Web site

Yongary, Monster From the Deep (1967)

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

After nuclear tests cause massive earthquakes and martial law in Seoul, a photographer catches a shot of what appears to be a creature moving around inside the cracks in the Earth. Could it be the fabled Yongary?

822-1220 / Web site

The Nth Power

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

Formed during an impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans, the relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music as a higher power.

826-2739 / Web site

ORB, CV, Ultramafic

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m.-1 a.m. / $10 / $7 advance tickets online / 21+

"A heaping helping of proto-metal chops meets paranoid sci fi fantastical ravings, replete with some tasty syntheisiser werk."

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

Lunchbox Series: Life-Boats Project

Arcata Playhouse / noon-1:30 p.m. / $7

Part of the Zero to Fierce Women's Festival Dell'Arte's founding Artistic Director Joan Schirle will talk and show a film about her 2 year international collaboration with Marit Benthe Norheim, a Norwegian sculptor of Life-Boats.

822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site

Learning to Lead Tango

Arcata Playhouse / 2-3 p.m. / Free

Part of the Zero to Fierce Women's Festival. Tango is a unique form of partner dance in its creativity and improvisation. Typically a male creates and choreographs while a female expresses and enjoys the choreography.

822-1575 / zerotofierce@gmail.com / Web site

Pints for Nonprofits

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

Benefitting North Star Quest Camp.

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

Aber Miller

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m.

Local jazz pianist tickles ivories/you.

677-0230 / Web site

Monthly Astro Talks with Tricia Riel, "The Real Deal"

Om Shala Yoga / 7:15-8:45 p.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.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

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.

Web site

Ultra Secret Wednesdays

SpeakEasy / 8-11 p.m.

Queer night with alt-jazz house band LD51!

444-2244 / Web site


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

Provided by Lightning Boom productions.

443-3770 / vistadelmarbar@gmail.com /

Dub Cowboy

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

Reggae DJ.

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

Rude Lion Sound

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

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


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