Kink bazaar, burlesque, comedy: Freeloader Friday
|Artwork by Elizabeth Erin for "Known UnKnown"|
'Arts on Chicago' hosts a preview party this Saturday
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Shop local this season at these special events
Memento Mori: Cartography of Grief
(Traffic Zone Center For Visual Art, 250 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-247-1244, www.trafficzoneart.com)
Exhibit features work by Minneapolis-based artist Mary Simon-Casati, which she developed after her mother's death. 6-9 p.m.
Tomahawk Tassels & the Tribe of Tease
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
Whiskey Jeff & the Beer Back Band, Slow Death, Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band, Tyler Haage
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)
(Form + Content Gallery, 210 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-436-1151, www.formandcontent.org)
Abstract paintings and pottery by Kathy Wismar. 6-8 p.m.
The Wolf I Feed
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)
8 p.m. 18+.
Speed's the Name, Sleep Study, Dustin Smith Band
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)
The Dynamite Dirt Boys, Blue Drifters
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)
(Tomodachi, 155 Rosedale Center, Roseville, 651-631-1777)
Work by over 20 diverse artists, including Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams. All proceeds benefit the American Red Cross relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy. The opening reception 6-9 p.m. will have interactive live painting, DJ music, raffle, silent auction.
Wolfhoppers, Fairfax, AK, Smoking w/Baby
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)
World AIDS Day
(Capri Theater, 2027 W. Broadway, Minneapolis, 612-643-2024, www.thecapritheater.org)
Featuring a dinner and discussion from 4-6 p.m. Followed by Getting to Zero from 6-8 p.m., which features performances by Jamar Rogers of The Voice and LaMont Wheat. There will also be free HIV testing available, food, and prizes.
Being a Ghost Story: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
(Powderhorn Park, 3400 15th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-823-1141)
Powderhorn Theatre Arts presents its version of the holiday classic. Fridays, Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 2.
|Christmas at the Stans House|
(Scott County Historical Society, 235 S. Fuller St., Shakopee, 952-445-0378, www.scottcountyhistory.org)
With crafts, hot chocolate, scavenger hunt, prizes, bonfire. 6-8 p.m.
MN Sinfonia: Seasonal Favorites
(First Covenant Church, 1280 Arcade St., St. Paul, 651-774-0344)
For more info call 612.871.1701 or visit www.mnsinfonia.org. 7 p.m.
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)
Steven Hobert, Steve Pikal
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)