Craftstravaganza, "Kitsch," SooVAC: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Lori Esposito at SooVAC, Soup Hunter at Crafstravaganza, Jil Evans for "Flood"
This edition of Freeloader Friday features plenty of last-minute ideas for Mother's Day, a fun bike ride, daylong music shows, and a surprising number of rock shows on Sunday.

Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

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Polly Norman, Gathered Spirits

Dances Through Glass
(Mpls Photo Center, 2400 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-643-3511,

Abstract photography by Polly Norman. 7-10 p.m.

Also at Mpls Photo Center:

Home: Where We Live

Group photography show.

The May North, Brady Perl
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

(Homewood Studios, 2400 Plymouth Ave., Minneapolis, 612-587-0230,

Ceramics by Marion Angelica and paintings by Sandy Baines. 6-9 p.m.

Couture Cavern
(Cliche, 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-0420,

Website launch celebration. With artwork by Daniel Jaffe. 7 p.m.

Ambassador Gun, Tiger Blue, Mordwolf
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Matthew Fox; St. Dominic's Trio
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 and 9 p.m.

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Jenny Ramstad
Relationships are a Living Thing
(The Ledge Gallery, 1916 3rd Avenue S., Minneapolis,

Watercolor arrangements from Jenny Ramstad. Artist talk at 6:30 p.m. with a reception from 7-9 p.m.

The Midnight Choir
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)

8 p.m.

The Silver City Millers
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

With Mike in the Wilderness, Andy J, Bre Lewis Band, Fairfax, AK. All ages. 8 p.m.

Richard Merchan
Richard Merchan: Lounge
(Griffin Gallery, 5222 W. 78th St., Edina, 952-844-9884,

Paintings of sofa-reclining figures. 6-9 p.m.

Retox, Seawhores, Gay Witch Abortion, Blackthorne
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Chris Bates & Bryan Nichols
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

6:30 p.m.

I'm Not Your Indian Anymore
(All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-872-4700,

Exhibit depicting the American Indian Movement's (AIM's) history. 6 p.m.


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(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Work by Ellie Kingsbury and Eleanor McGough. 7-9 p.m.

(Katherine E. Nash Gallery, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-624-6518,

Group show of 35 senior students. Artists' reception 5:30-9 p.m.

Still Life: Poetries of Abstraction
(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800,

Paintings by Joseph Byrne. 5-8 p.m.

Also, in the Annex @ Groveland Gallery:

Carolyn Brunelle: Imagine the Tree

Paintings. 5-8 p.m.
Joseph Byrne, Composition 8, Carolyn Brunelle, A Gentle Slope

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