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(VIDEO) THURSDAY LOWDOWN: It's Ezra Furman Night!

The Miniplex wins Thursday thanks to Chicago-based indie/Americana force Ezra Furman, currently touring in support of his acclaimed new album Transangelic Exodus.


Bike to Work Day Arcata

Arcata Plaza / 7 a.m. / Free

This year, cyclists can also roll past the Mad River Hospital for a morning energizer station. Rally at noon on the Arcata Plaza.

269-2061 / emily@nrsrcaa.org / Web site

Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum

Eureka Labor Temple / 6-8 p.m.

Nine community groups have teamed up to host a community forum for all five candidates running for a Board of Supervisors seat in the upcoming election on June 5th.

tamara@northcoastpeoplesalliance.org /

Jason Robo Has a Trivia Night

Logger Bar / 7:45-10 p.m. / Free / 21+

Come pick your brain for prizes the second Thursday of each month. Hosted by local comic Jason Robo.

668-5000 / jasonrobo@runbox.com / Web site

Earl Thomas

Humboldt Brews / 8 p.m. / $15 / $18 Door / 21+

Earl plays with locals Aber Miller, Greg Camphuis, Thatcher Miller, and Lee Phillips.

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

Hedwig and The Angry Inch

North Coast Repertory Theatre / 8-10 p.m. / $18 / $16 Students/Seniors / 18+

Called “The best rock musical ever,” by Rolling Stone, Hedwig tells the tale of genderqueer East German rock-and-roll singer Hedwig Robinson.

442-6278 / northcoastrepertory@gmail.com / Web site

The House that Will Not Stand

Redwood Curtain Theatre / 8 p.m. / $17 / $22 5/5 Gala Opening / $10 Thursdays

New Orleans, 1836. Following an era of French colonial rule and relative racial acceptance, Louisiana’s “free people of color” are prospering. Beatrice, a free woman of color, has become one of the city’s wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man.

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Ezra Furman, Shannon Lay, Venus Milk

The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern / 9 p.m. / $10 / 21+

"Crossing between love, gender, sexuality and religion, and singing in solidarity with the innocent, persecuted, oppressed and threatened, Ezra Furman has soundtracked the current fear and loathing across America like no other, while pushing ahead with his own agenda, always on the move."

630-5000 / Web site

Persephone and Friends

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

"Our seventh pint night of this year at The Jam Arcata! For this night we're featuring the return of one of Arcata's premier acts to the Jam stage for FREE, Persephone!!!"

323-208-1770 / Web site

Arcata High Safe and Sober Grad

Six Rivers Brewery / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.

Drink beer for a great cause! . 25% of All Beer Sales on Thurs 5/10 will be donated to Arcata High Safe & Sober Grad night.

839-7580 / friends@sixriversbrewery.com / Web site

Pregnancy Yoga-5 Class Series

The Multi-Generational Center (MGC) / noon-1 p.m. / $50

This class is designed for pregnant women and covers postures, meditation intended to integrate body and mind to promote calmness, flexibility, strength and balance in preparation for childbirth.

725-3300 / aramirez@ervmgc.com / Web site

Resolve Symptoms at Their Source

See Event Description / 5-6:30 p.m. / $597 / 18+

629-3533 / amanda@confluencenutrition.com / Web site

May Cannabis Chamber Mixer NorHum

The Beneficial Living Center & Garden Supplies / 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Our mixers are open to the community, so you don't need to be a member to attend (though joining has some great perks!). We alternate between Northern and Southern Humboldt every month for our mixers so we can meet more of the community.

Treat Yo'self!

SCRAP Humboldt / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / $10

Surround yourself with suds, sparkles, and scents as we create unique soaps and candles. Walk away with a personalized self-care package or a lovely gift for Mother’s Day.

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

Fred and Jr.

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

Swing jazz.

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

Magic the Gathering Commander Night

Nugames Eureka / 6 p.m. / $5

Monday and Thursday it's Commander Night!

497-6358 / nugamesonline@gmail.com / Web site

Crested Hens

Humboldt Cider Company Tap Room / 6-9 p.m. / Free

Come hear the joyful sounds of Crested Hens, playing original and traditional Celtic and Folk at the Humboldt Cider Company in Eureka.

497-6320 / humboldtcidercompany@gmail.com / Web site

Hatha Flow

Om Shala Yoga / 6-7:15 p.m.

A Hatha Flow class taught with unique sequencing to promote a dynamic + relaxing experience.

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

Humboldt Cribbage Club

Moose Lodge / 6:15 p.m. / $8

Muggins! Get your weekly crib on.

444-3161 /

Open Mic with Mike Anderson

Old Town Coffee And Chocolates (Old Town) / 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Free

Usually some singer/guitarists, a couple spoken word guys and then that one wildcard oddity that makes you go "hmm."

445-8600 / OldTownCoffeeEureka@yahoo.com / Web site

Seabury Gould and Evan Morden

Gallagher's Irish Pub and Restaurant / 6:30 p.m.

Irish/Celtic music.

442-1177 / Web site

Open Mic

Blondies Food and Drink / 7 p.m.

Perform yer stuff. Make some chums.

822-3453 / Web site

Redwood Fusion Partner Dance

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio / 7-10 p.m. / $5

Join us for a weekly night of fun and social partner dance. Every Thursday Night.

616-6876 / Web site

The Lost Dogs

Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, Arcata / 8-11 p.m. / Free All Ages

Local rock.

826-7222 / Web site

Karaoke w/ KJ Leonard

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel / 8 p.m.

When selecting your song, please keep in mind your audience would like to dance.

668-9770 / Web site

Nintendo Night

E&O Lanes / 9 p.m.-midnight / Free / 21+

Don’t game by yourself, come and game with others! Indulge your competitive side and wet your whistle while challenging others to some good old fashioned video gaming on our big screen.

825-9160 / Web site

Rude Lion Sound

Sidelines / 9:30 p.m. / 21+

Hip hop krunkage for your butt.

822-0919 /


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