Bike smut, hobbits, zines: Freeloader Friday

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Interact Center brings the fun with their Uniquinox Street Fest

There's a wide variety of weird, free happenings this weekend. Our list includes a party for Tolkien fanatics, a gathering celebrating local zines, and a clothing-optional bike ride that ends in a screening of sexy bike films. There's also festivals celebrating Lebanon, Italy, and bread. Oh, and if you're looking for something free to do on Saturday you're sure to find something here as the list is huge.

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Desert at Gallery 122 @Hang It
FRIDAY:

Emilie Hitch, Nikolas James Perez: View Like Memories
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Photography taken and edited on iPhones using applications like Hipstamatic, Camera+, and Instagram. 7-10 p.m.

Wolfhoppers, Sans Aura, the Future Adjustments
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Talk of the Stacks: Michael Chabon
(Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107, www.mplib.org)

The Pulitzer Prize winning author discusses Telegraph Avenue. 7 p.m.

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Shawn McNulty, Salvation at NEMAA
NEMAA's 2012 Fall Fine Arts Show
(Solar Arts Building, 3rd Floor Gallery, 711 15th Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

6-9 p.m.

Dewi Sant, Yours Truly, Lift Bridge, Battle Napkin
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Steve Hobert
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6 p.m.

Timothy Sexton, Yohimnibart, Strange
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

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Walk on Water, "Living Room"
Living Room
(Gallery 13, 811 Lasalle Ave., Minneapolis, 651-592-5503, www.gallery13.com)

Sculptural environments by Ann Klefstad. 7-10 p.m.

Festa Italiana
(Harriet Island, 200 Drive Justus Ohage Blvd., St. Paul)

Featuring live music, food, culture. Visit www.festaitalianamn.com for more info. Fri. 3-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Anne G. Sabo
(The Smitten Kitten, 3010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6088, www.smittenkittenonline.com)

The author celebrates the launch of After Pornified: How Women Are Transforming Pornography & Why It Really Matters. 7 p.m.

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Paul Rinaldi
Paul Rinaldi: Solo Exhibition
(Circa Gallery, 210 N. First St., Minneapolis, 612-332-2386, www.circagallery.org)

5-8 p.m.

E.J. Levy
(Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-4611, www.magersandquinn.com)

The author celebrates the publication of Love, in Theory. 7:30 p.m.



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