Movember art show, 11/11/11: Freeloader Friday

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Photo by Dan Monick for the Movember Benefit Art Show
Once again, Freeloader Friday is here to plan your free parties, rock concerts, art shows, and more for the weekend. And this edition is a good one. Pink Hobo is hosting a Movember benefit party which will be filled with art inspired by mustaches. (Hopefully attendees will be sporting some inspirational 'staches as well.) Meanwhile,  wall monkeys should be sure to check out the new, humongous Vertical Endeavors on Nicollet Avenue this Saturday when the space will host an opening party with free climbing. Or check out one of the dozen or so art shows happening around town. It's all good, and it's all free. Happy weekend!

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Photo by Jaime Carrera

Movember Benefit Art Show
(Pink Hobo Geek Art Gallery, 507 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-216-3924,

Art show and silent auction celebrates manly facial hair. Proceeds benefit the Movember Foundation, which raises awareness of men's health issues. 6-10 p.m.

(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Gay Witch Abortion, Red Pens, Buildings. 10 p.m.

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Bart Galle, Radiant
Do the Dow
(Dow Building, 2242 University Ave. W, St Paul)

Over 30 artists open their studios. Fri. 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 12-6 p.m.

Tig Notaro
(Whole Music Club, 300 Washington Ave. Southeast (Coffman Union), Minneapolis, 612-625-2272,

With Tom Sharpe, Chris Knutson. 9 p.m.

Call Me Ishmael
(Cliche, 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-0420,

An in-store presentation of Danielle Everine's Fall 2011 collection. This party includes drinks, snacks, and shopping discounts. 7-9:30 p.m.

Photo by Ann Mardsen
Center of the Margins Festival
(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937,

Plays explore the lives of folks with disabilities. For a complete schedule, visit Nov. 11-23; Nov. 25-27. DISCLAIMER: Tickets are free on a first come, first served basis, and there is a $15 ticket price for guaranteed seats.

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Pace Prints: Art prints
(Burnet Gallery, The Chambers, Minneapolis, 612-767-6999,

6-9 p.m.

spoticulate: people and places in paint and pictures
(Spotart, 1828 Marshall Ave. Northeast, Minneapolis, 612-296-3689,

Group show. 7-11 p.m.

God Came from Space, Small White, Falcon Arrow
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

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Gina Louise Solo: S.E.A. 10
(Cult Status Gallery, 2913 Harriet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-965-9162,

7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

(AZ Gallery, 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-255-6624,

6-10 p.m.

Sian Beilock
(Macalester College Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-6203)

The author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting it Right When You Have To discusses performance anxiety. 8 p.m.

John Megas: Signals
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Paintings, prints. 7-10 p.m.

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John Megas, Mother's Loving Arms

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