Bikes, beer, dogs, dysentery: Freeloader Friday

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Math.i for "Visceral Dysentery" at SooVAC Thumbnail: It Must Be Love Shannon Pettini for "ARTCRANK MSP"
It's a big weekend here in the Twin Cities, and there's lots of big free things to do. Come check out our list and plan your weekend without wrecking your wallet.

Chris Price, Hop Saas

Brewers' Craft
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888,

This beer-tastic exhibition celebrates brew culture through art. 7-10 p.m.

Also opening at Altered Esthetics Friday:

Comic Artists at the Opera

Teenage Moods, Natural Child, Mystery Date, Hot Rash
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

With Jonathan Ackerman.

Chants & Seas, the Further Adjustments (CD-release), Lotus Eater
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

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Photo by Rich Ryan
In the Time of Butterflies
(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937,

World premiere of a bilingual production of Julia Alavarez's book about the underground resistance in the Dominican Republic. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 27. Free, first-come, first-served basis ($20 to reserve tickets online).

The Histronic, Mike Moilanen, Curt Canyon
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

MPLS Habit
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

With Bobby & Christine, Yasen Marie, DKO, Earthshake Rhythm Ensemble, Afrogasmic. All ages. 8 p.m.

Awkward Sorrows, The Fattenin' Frogs
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 p.m., 9 p.m.

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Katie Murken, Continua
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176,

But what does it mean? Tonight, artists will discuss their work. 7 p.m.
Cooker John, the Handcars, Washboard Time Machine Gun, the Dang Ol' Tri'ole
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. All ages.

Gordy Johnson & Phil Aaron

(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

6:30 p.m.

Silver City Millers; Hot Pants
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 5th St. E. & Sibley St., St Paul)

Monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit 6-9 p.m.

National Public Health Week Film Festival: Trans
(Mayo Auditorium, University Of Minnesota, 425 Delaware St. SE University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 612-625-7134)

The film festival's grand finale features a documentary that follows the trails, tribulations, and triumphs of a handful of people grappling with gender identity. 5-8 p.m.

Trans (Trailer) from The Film Collaborative on Vimeo.

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