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Extra Ordinary (2020)

Arcata, CA
"A standout Irish film; it's hard to resist falling under its quirky spell." -Sunday Times.  In a picturesque town somewhere in Ireland, driving instructor Rose is gifted with supernatural abilities, "The Talents." She tri... read more

Corpus Christi (2020 Oscar nominee)

Arcata, CA
"A powerful, deservedly Oscar-nominated drama, and a launching pad for fresh-to-American-audiences young actor Bartosz Bielenia in the soul-contorting lead role." -VARIETY.  Loosely based on actual events, 2020 Oscar nomin... read more

POSTPONED: Tropa Magica (L.A.) + Los Dune Bums (Arcata)

Arcata, CA
Pacheco Brothers, David and Rene, began their prolific music careers as Thee Commons; underdogs in the East L.A. music scene. Inspired by the Roots of Chicha compilations and the psych rock sounds coming out of Southern Ca... read more

POSTPONED: Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.

Arcata, CA
Formed in 1995 by Makoto Kawabata at the same time as the Acid Mothers Temple Soul Collective. The group released its debut album in 1997 on PSF Records (Japan), and it was selected as one of the year's best albums in the ... read more

Marshall Law Band + Eyceman + DJ Spyn Reset

Arcata, CA
The Marshall Law Band is a six-piece group of musicians who blend the power of hip-hop, the playfulness of funk, and the intensity of rock and roll. The Marshall Law Band—affectionately known as the MLB to fans—formed in S... read more

SHREDVENTURE: FamilyJules & ToxicxEternity + special guests Super Guitar Bros ~ CANCELLED!

Arcata, CA
Shredventure is a four piece band, fronted by two guys known in the gamer/YouTuber community as FamilyJules and ToxicxEternity.FamilyJules: Jules Conroy is an award-winning American guitarist heard in the soundtracks for C... read more

La Luz (Hardly Art/Burger Records/Suicide Squeeze) + TBA

Arcata, CA
California band La Luz are experts at making earworms out of sonic contradictions. The music of Shana Cleveland (guitar, vocals), Alice Sandahl (keys, vocals), and Lena Simon (bass, vocals) is, at times, both atmospheric a... read more

David Liebe Hart [Adult Swim, Tim & Eric Awesome Show]

Arcata, CA
The galaxy's most unique entertainer, David Liebe Hart, brings his music/puppets/storytelling extravaganza to you.  Every David show is an unpredictable one-of-a-kind experience, often hilarious, sometimes confounding, and... read more

Quintron Double Header: Weather Warlock and Solo Mellotron Set

Arcata, CA
Quintron’s solo Mellotron set is in support of the newly released, “EROTOMANAI” EP (Mind Meld / Total Punk). Think Martin Denny Era Exotica with New Orleans swing and more drugs, and you are getting close. Weather Warlock ... read more

Simply Saucer (Ontario, In The Red Records) + Carlton Melton (Mendocino) + Blackplate (Shively)

Arcata, CA
"Here's a band that could splice the DNA of Syd Barrett and Soft Machine with Iggy Pop and the Velvet Underground, that could bridge post-psychedelic mind-altering electronics with a buzzed proto-punk urgency: the ultimate... read more

Mdou Moctar (Niger, Sahel Sounds) + Lithics (PDX, Kill Rock Stars)

Arcata, CA
Mdou Moctar immediately stands out as one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Saharan music. His unconventional interpretations of Tuareg guitar have pushed him to the forefront of a crowded scene. Back home, he... read more
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Past Events

Dolphin Midwives + Crystal Quartez ~ CANCELLED

Dolphin Midwives + Crystal Quartez ~ CANCELLED

Arcata, CA
"Starkly beautiful, with cracked electroacoustic reconfigurations of the harp at the center of it all." - SPIN Sage Elaine Fisher is an American composer, performer and sound artist.  She is best known for her performance project, Dolphin Midwives, which abstracts harp, voice and percussion usin...
Friday, March 20 2020 9:00 PM 11:59 PM

Habibi (Brooklyn) + Rudy De Anda (Long Beach)

Habibi (Brooklyn) + Rudy De Anda (Long Beach)

Arcata, CA
Brooklyn's HABIBI (Burger Records) are venturing into the unknown. While their self-titled debut combined "the Colgate-white glisten of sixties-girl-group pop with an uncensored edge" (-The New Yorker), their sophomore album ‘Anywhere but Here’ responds to a current global climate of unease, weav...
Monday, March 2 2020 8:30 PM 11:30 PM

Honeyland (2020 Oscar nominee)

Honeyland (2020 Oscar nominee)

Arcata, CA
Nominated for TWO Oscars this year (Documentary + Foreign Language), this was also the most awarded film at Sundance, winning the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, a Special Jury Award for Cinematography, and another Special Jury Award for Originality. "Few movies capture the great wheel of nature t...
Mon, Feb 3 2020 7:15 PM Sun, Mar 1 2020 7:30 PM

3rd Annual Food Films Pop-up Fest

3rd Annual Food Films Pop-up Fest

Arcata, CA
The Humboldt Food Policy Council invites you to the 3rd annual Food Film Pop-Up Fest at THE MINIPLEX! This event will feature a selection of short, creative films that aim to inspire audience members to think differently about what's on their plate and create a deeper connection to the places and...
Saturday, February 29 2020 4:00 PM 7:30 PM

Anna Tivel + Jeffrey Martin

Anna Tivel + Jeffrey Martin

Arcata, CA
Anna Tivel is a NW based, internationally touring songwriter who is forever drawn to the quiet stories of ordinary life. The characters and imagery that populate her writing are full of breath and vivid color. With four full length albums out and a fifth on the way, Anna has been likened to a sho...
Wednesday, February 19 2020 7:30 PM 10:00 PM

Ezra Furman (bar none/bella union) + Kelley Stoltz (Sub Pop)

Ezra Furman (bar none/bella union) + Kelley Stoltz (Sub Pop)

Arcata, CA
Chicagoan Ezra Furman’s second solo album ‘Day Of The Dog’ has finally gained him the attention that he deserves. Two BBC 6 Music sessions with Marc Riley and Marc’s enthusiastic support have helped spread the word. Extensive touring with his band the Boy Friends in the UK and Europe in 2014 has...
Monday, February 17 2020 9:00 PM 11:59 PM

Stonefield (Australia) + Hooveriii (Los Angeles)

Stonefield (Australia) + Hooveriii (Los Angeles)

Arcata, CA
"These four sisters ooze talent and grit, an undeniable powerhouse destined for great things." - Indie Shuffle"Seamlessly combines psych, prog, indie rock, and heavy metal...if you’re into the tripped-out, lava lamp-conducive stuff from that era, you’re probably gonna like this too." - Brooklyn V...
Saturday, February 15 2020 9:00 PM 11:59 PM

Big Business (members of Melvins, Karp, Murder City Devils)

Big Business (members of Melvins, Karp, Murder City Devils)

Arcata, CA
Big Business is a band. They play heavy rock. On that, we can all agree. Things get tricky when you try toclassify exactly where on the musical spectrum the dynamic duo’s racket falls. “I guess psychedelic heavymetal punk rock? I don’t know. People always say ‘sludge rock,’ which I always found t...
Saturday, February 8 2020 9:30 PM 11:59 PM

21st Annual Animation Show of Shows

21st Annual Animation Show of Shows

Arcata, CA
An annual curated selection of the best animated shorts from around the world, the Animation Show of Shows has included scores of films that went on to win Oscar nominations — and showcased mini-masterpieces the Academy overlooked. Featuring 11 films from 7 countries, including at least one that ...
Sat, Jan 4 2020 4:30 PM Sat, Feb 1 2020 7:00 PM

Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy (2020)

Diving Deep: The Life and Times of Mike deGruy (2020)

Arcata, CA
The story of Santa Barbara fimmaker and environmental activist Mike deGruy: acclaimed underwater cinematographer, frequent collaborator of James Cameron, and sometimes Shark Week host, who died suddenly in 2012. DeGruy filmed the oceans for more than three decades, becoming as famous for his on-c...
Fri, Jan 10 2020 5:30 PM Fri, Jan 31 2020 7:00 PM
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