Twin Cities Book Festival, thrash metal: Freeloader Friday
The KickStand Is Up!!
(KickStandPress, 2208 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612.354.3107, www.kickstandpress.com)
Check out this new business and gallery at the opening party, featuring local printers Joshua Norton, Lauren Schuppe, and Gilpin Matthews. Live music by Strange Lights, Hondo, and others. 6 p.m.
Alexander McCall Smith
(Common Good Books, 165 Western Ave. N., St. Paul, 651.225.8989)
The popular serial writer discusses his novel The Charming Quirks of Others with Garrison Keillor. 8 p.m.
|Photo by Jesse Jiryu Davis|
(Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.822.4611, www.magersandquinn.com)
The author discusses Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution with local rocker Laurie Lindeen. 7:30 p.m.
(UBS forum at MPR, 480 Cedar St., St. Paul)
The author discusses Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation with John Moe. Visit mpr.org to RSVP. 7 p.m.
Total Fucking Blood, Chibalo, Getting Even, Powerstallion
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)
Thrash, metal. 9 p.m.
Red Label, Fattenin' Frogs, Circle of Heat
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)
Blues, Southern rock, funk. 10 p.m.