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(VIDEO) FRIDAY LOWDOWN: You Need More Singing Nuns in Your Life

Before there was Sister Act there was Nunsense, the second-longest-running Off-Broadway production in history. Ferndale Repertory Theatre staging of the all-female comedy musical opens Friday night and runs through April 1.

More Friday night joy in your Lowdown listings below.


Stories from the Women's Marches

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

Part of the Zero to Fierce Women's Festival. The 2017 and 2018 Women’s Marches were the largest organized protests in history.

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

Activist Panel: From Women's March to #MeToo

Arcata Playhouse / 5:30-7 p.m.

Panel of creative inspiring local women: Elizabeth Conner, Julie Fulkerson, Chante Marie Catt, Savanah McCarty, Paula Arrowsmith-Taylor.

822-1575 / Web site

Creamery District Night Market

See Event Description / 6-9 p.m. / Free

"Explore art at the creamery Courtyard at Seapod Studios, browse thru Bang! Bang! Vintage and check out the pop-up jewelry store from The Good Collective and the awesome furniture at The Back Porch."

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


Arcata / 6-9 p.m.

Monthly arts walk. Businesses on and around the Plaza stay open late featuring local art and music.

822-4500 / Web site

Humboldt All Ages The Drag King Project Showcase

The Jam / 7-10 p.m. / $5

"The Drag King Project exists to magnify the work of the Drag King community worldwide. Through exposure, empowerment and inclusion, the Drag King project hopes to ensure that the definition of drag includes all identities, all races, all ages, all bodies, and all artistic expressions"

822-4766 / Web site

Mills of Humboldt County 1910-1945

Northtown Books / 7-9 p.m.

Mills of Humboldt County explores the sites of Humboldt County's historic lumber industry and the day-to-day realities of life in the mills and the woods.

822-2834 / info@northtownbooks.com / Web site

Charlotte's Web

Van Duzer Theater / 7:30 p.m. / $10 / $8 Student, Senior

Humboldt State University Theatre presents "Charlotte’s Web" adapted by Joseph Robinette from the classic children’s book by E.B. White, named as "the best American children's book of the past two hundred years" by The Children's Literature Association.

826-3928 / Web site

Zero to Fierce Women's Festival: Win the War or Tell Me a Story

Arcata Playhouse / 8-9 p.m. / $10 / $30 For all 5 Fringe Fest Shows

Win the War or Tell Me a Story examines the effects of war and the power of story in war-torn Guatemala and the occupation in Palestine. A meditation on war, embodying universal themes of memory, longing, displacement and what it means to win.

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


Ferndale Repertory Theatre / 8 p.m. / $18 / $10 Youth 3-14 / $10 3/8 preview / $16 students/seniors

Featuring an all-female cast, Nunsense is a musical comedy revue perfect for all ages. Directed by Leira V. Satlof

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Women in Jeopardy!

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $10 Thursdays

Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club in this fun and flirtatious comedy. Divorcées Mary and Jo are suspicious of their friend Liz’s new dentist boyfriend. He’s not just a weirdo; he may be a serial killer!

Dusty Green Bones Band, One Grass Two Grass

Humboldt Brews / 9 p.m. / $10

Formed in January 2014, Dusty Green Bones Band is a five piece electric newgrass group based out of California's Bay Area.

826-2739 / Web site

Robbers Roost, The Scum Lourdes, The Cats's Meow

Little Red Lion / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Robber's Roost (Swingtime/Ragpunk) make their return to Humboldt on their album release tour.

broadwaydiva1979@yahoo.com / Web site


Arcata Playhouse / 9:15-10:15 p.m. / $10 / $30 For all 5 Fringe Fest Shows

This riveting glimpse into a very special “leading man” is brought to you by Australian comic Emily June Newton and director Deanna Fleysher (aka Butt Kapinski).

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

HSU Athletics Dining Card

See Event Description / 8 a.m. / $40

826-4529 / kelly.kime@humboldt.edu / Web site

Buti Yoga with Alexandra Rose

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 9:30-10:30 a.m. / $6

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

DanzUrbano with Mimi Kyoko

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 9:30-10:45 a.m. / $5

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

DanzUrbano with Mimi Kyoko

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 9:30-10:45 a.m. / $5

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

Zero to Fierce Women's Festival: The Body Discourse

Arcata Playhouse / 11:30 a.m. / $5 / $30 For all 5 Fringe Fest Shows

The Body Discourse Project is a performance about the nature of being in the body, exploring the relationships between how we exist in our bodies and how our bodies exist in the current moment.

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

Lunchbox Series: Indigenous Feminism and Decolonization

Arcata Playhouse / noon-1:30 p.m. / Free

Part of the Zero to Fierce Women's Festival. Join Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy along with community members and students as they share what indigenous feminism has looked like over 5 centuries in North America.

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

Drop-in Volunteering at SCRAP Humboldt

SCRAP Humboldt / 1-6 p.m. / Free

Do you love fun tasks, organizing or helping the environment? Stop by SCRAP and lend your hand!

822-2452 / volunteer@scraphumboldt.org / Web site

Pantry Pro

Center Activities, HSU Campus / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $55 / $45 HSU Students

Learn all about how to build a plant-based pantry, how to source the best ingredients for the lowest prices, and have healthy meals at the tip of your fingers.

826-3357 / cntract@humboldt.edu / Web site

Paint Night Out: The Art of Painting & Drinking

See Event Description / 6-8 p.m. / $39 / 18+

You won't need painting experience or your own art supplies to enjoy Paint Night Out -- All supplies are provided and local artist Kelly Myers will guide you through painting your personal work of art step-by-step!

362-9933 / kellymyers_00@yahoo.com / Web site

Blue Lotus Jazz

Larrupin Cafe / 6 p.m. / Free

Jazz on the patio.

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

Salsa Lessons!

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

"Come learn and improve your salsa dancing. Be prepared to meet some awesome people!"

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

The Lost Dogs

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


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

Wrangletown Cider with Creamery District Night Market

Wrangletown Cider Company / 6-9 p.m. / Free

508-5175 / wrangletowncidercompany@gmail.com / Web site

Young Women's Forum

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 6-8 p.m. / $10

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

Conservation of North American Jaguars

Six Rivers Masonic Lodge / 7:30-9 p.m. / Free

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for this presentation by Dr. Aletris Neils, Executive Director of Conservation CATalyst, and an HSU lecturer.

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Ecstatic Dance at Om Shala!

Om Shala Yoga / 7:30-9:30 p.m.

825-9642 / info@omshalayoga.com / Web site

Ghost Program

SpeakEasy / 8:30 p.m. / 21+

Gettin' down in Opera Alley.

444-2244 / Web site

Latin Nights

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

DJ Sonido Pachanguero knows what it takes to get you out on the dance floor moving and Jessica Ayer will be teaching a free salsa lesson.

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

The Inaugural Fresh Strange Fridays

The Jam / 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. / $12 / 21+

Headlining the very first Fresh Strange Friday is Jah Sun. Local artists Nac One, Justin Miller aka DJ Just One and B. Swizlo will also be taking the stage.

822-4766 / mandy@gohumboldtgreen.com / Web site


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

"NightHawk is a Humboldt County Rock Band, dedicated to creating music that makes you want to dance! From classic rock to R&B to country rock to blues."

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

Lone Star Junction

Cher-Ae Heights Casino / 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Outlaw country.

800-684-2464 / Web site

Doug Fir 2x4s

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

Multigenerational rock and roll band comprised of fathers and sons playing classic rock and beyond.

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


Central Station / 9 p.m.

Again, you know what karaoke is.

839-2013 /


Sidelines / 10 p.m. / 21+

Plaza ass shaking.

822-0919 /


Toby and Jacks / 10 p.m.



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