Sticker art, Tarantino dance party, Revolver launch party: Freeloader Friday
|Pseudo Manitou's awesome sticker art for "Stick Em Up II"|
This edition of Freeloader Friday is especially packed with free stuff to do. Some of the art shows happening this weekend include a sticker art show featuring work from local artists, an exhibition re-appropriating copyrighted materials, and a reception at the Soap Factory that includes an enormous, playable Battleship installation. Music shows include the Concrete and Grass Festival in Mears Park and a dance night highlighting tunes from Quentin Tarantino films. Add in a literary launch party that features beer and boxing and the epic Constellation community art/skill-share event, and you're going to have to plan your weekend carefully in order to get everything in.
Come take a look at our list.
|Tom Lubanovic cross stitches the Spoonbridge|
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)
Group show explores copyright and trademark as they relate to originality and creativity. 7-10 p.m.
Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 5th St. E. & Sibley St., St Paul)
This monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit lowertownfirstfridays.org. 6-9 p.m.
Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival
(Mears Park, 221 E. 5th St., St. Paul)
With Dosh, the Butanes, Galactic Cowboys on Fri.; Gary Louris, Alicia Wiley & All Eyes Presented, Karin Wolverton & Brad Benoit, and more on Sat. For more info visit www.concreteandgrass.com. Fri. 5-10 p.m.; Sat. 4-10 p.m.
|Jean Gumpper, Itasca|
(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800, www.grovelandgallery.com)
Reduction woodcut prints by Jean Gumpper, images of refuse and scrap materials by Michael Kareken. 5-8 p.m.
Bad Accident, Valesha, Skycake
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)
With Jonathan Ackerman.
(Midway Contemporary Art, 527 2nd Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-605-4504, www.midwayart.org)
6-8 p.m., performance at 7 p.m.
Clint Niosi, Jenny Dalton, Alyssa Bicking & Jake Manders
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)
Hunting Club, July Fighter
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)
Two Birds from the East: The Art of Leili and Hen
(Homewood Studios, 2400 Plymouth Ave., Minneapolis, 612-587-0230, www.homewoodstudios.com)
The opening reception features a presentation and dance. 6-9 p.m.
(Franklin Art Works, 1021 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-872-7494, www.franklinartworks.org)
Also at Franklin Art Works:
Jonathan Bruce Williams: S I G H T H O U S E
Good-Bye Moments: An Investigation of the Temporary
(MCAD Whittier Studios, 2840 Grand Ave. S, Minneapolis)
Reintroducing: 2012 Faculty Exhibition
(Macalester College Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-6808, www.macalester.edu)
XIX: The 19th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
(Denler Art Gallery at Northwestern College, 3003 Snelling Avenue N., Roseville, 651-286-7560)
Sacred Space, Contested Terrain
(Katherine E. Nash Gallery, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-624-6518, nash.umn.edu)
This group show opened on Thursday.
|Image by Abha Mistry|