Superbowl parties, free whiskey and hot dogs: Freeloader Friday
|Lucas Richards for "Illo Minn"|
There's tons of stuff happening this weekend that won't cost you a dime. Come check out the list after the jump.
|Image from the Flight series, by Sundus Abdul Hadi with photography by Tamara Abdul Hadi|
Not About Bombs
(Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-871-4444, www.intermediaarts.org)
Works by female Iraqi artists explore identities in flux. Read more about this fascinating exhibit here. 7-9 p.m.
Grand Opening of the Shanty
(O'Gara's Bar & Grill, 164 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-3333, www.ogaras.com)
This three-day celebration of the opening of O'Gara's remodeled entertainment area includes a free craft beer tasting on Fri., a whiskey tasting Sat., and a hot-dog bar on Sun. Fri.-Sat. 7-9 p.m.; Sun. 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)
With Jonathan Ackerman.
(Downtown St. Paul)
This is the last weekend for this huge, city-wide celebration features ice-sculpting competitions, sporting events, barhopping, art exhibits, parades, scavenger hunt, and more. Many events are free, but some do have a cover charge. For info, visit www.winter-carnival.com.
WORKING TITLE: An Evolving Art Exhibit
(CO Exhibitions, 1101 Stinson Blvd. NE, Minneapolis, 612-379-4151)
This group show features four weeks of evolving artworks created collaboratively. 6-9 p.m.
(Midway Contemporary Art, 527 2nd Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-605-4504, www.midwayart.org)
(College Of Visual Arts Gallery, 173 Western Ave., St. Paul, 651-293-0884, www.cva.edu/gallery/gallery.htm)
This show, which opened last night, features great illustration work from local artists.
Aaron & the Sea
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)
With Ocean Cats, Your Friends & Family, Complexes. 9 p.m.
Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 6th and Sibley, St. Paul)
This monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit lowertownfirstfridays.com. 6-9 p.m.
Fret Rattles, New Labor, Peter's Ghost
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
Multiple, Limited, Unique
(Minnesota Center For Book Arts, 1011 Washington Ave. S. Ste 100, Minneapolis, 612-215-2520, www.mnbookarts.org)
Selections from the permanent collection of the Center for Book Arts. 6-9 p.m. Fri.
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)
Artists explore immigration and cross-cultural influences in this group show. 7-10 p.m.
|Laura Migliorino, Juan|