Northern Spark, Hot Pants, beer: Freeloader Friday
|Photo by Dusty Hoskovec|
|Jim Campbell, Scattered Light at Northern Spark 2011|
Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend shenanigans.
|Sherri Dahl, Sprockets|
Bike Art VIII
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.org)
Group show features art inspired by cycling. 7-10 p.m. (There will also be an artists' discussion 1 p.m. Sat.)
The First Friday Showcase
(Ginkgo Coffeehouse: 721 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-645-2647)
With Chris Becknell, Dan Israel, Jeff & Naomi Zupfer. 7 p.m.
(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)
With Jonathan Ackerman.
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)
The Great Went, Shamanettes, Falcon Arrow, Paragraphs
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)
|Photo by Stephanie Williams|
(National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave. NE, Blaine, 763-785-5600, www.nscsports.org)
More info at www.naturevalleybicyclefestival.com. Fri., 6:30 p.m.; Sat., June 8, noon.
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
Molly Maher & Her Disbelievers
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)
Willie McManus, Warsaw Cipher, Kitty Rhomus, Tiger Vs., Orchyd
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)
8 p.m. 18+.
Hot Pants East
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)
(Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E. 24th St., Minneapolis, 612-874-6338, www.openeyetheatre.org)
Open Eye presents this Driveway Tour favorite at the home theater. Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. & 4 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.
Charanga Tropical, DJ Fatty
(Northrop Memorial Auditorium Plaza: 229 Northrop 84 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-6003)
Romeo and Juliet
(Lake Nokomis Main Beach, 2401 E. Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis)
Shakespeare in the park! Visit www.cromulentshakespeare.org for the full schedule and list of locations. 7 p.m.
MN Music Summit
(McNally Smith College of Music, 19 Exchange St. E., St. Paul, 651-291-0177)
This 3-day festival features workshops, concerts, and social networking opportunities at various downtown St. Paul locations. Visit www.mnmusiccoalition.org for a complete schedule. Through Sun.