Impetus, bike tuneups, Fifth Element: Freeloader Friday

The installment of Freeloader Friday features a variety of gallery openings, live music all around town, a party in a parking lot, and an ongoing dance festival. Need a bike tuneup? You can do that for free, too.

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

BodyCartography Project will be at Impetus

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

This four-day festival invites guests to engage in the creative process, take classes and workshops, observe open rehearsals, and talk shop with local Twin Cities movement artists. Noon to 8 p.m. Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. There will be a closing gala and performance 7  to 11 p.m. Saturday. Read more about this cool event here.

The Poor Nobodys, Dreamland Faces
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Bad Sleep Well, Jason Zimmerman, Goodnight Ritual, TW
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

8 p.m.

Mike in the Wilderness
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)

8 p.m.

Levi's Commuter Bike Shop
(Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-333-7399,

With free tuneups, races, live music. 18+. 5-9 p.m.

Machinery Hill
(The Coffee Grounds: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

8 p.m.

Burn, Burn, Burn, Alistair Hennessey, Skrutiny
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

The Fattenin' Frogs, Wizards Are Real
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Fuzzy Math
(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)

10:30 p.m.

Robi Chakraborty
(Alliance Francaise, 113 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612-332-0436,

Photography. 5 p.m.

Nefarious Means

(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+. 8 p.m.

My Mother Has Four Noses
(The Playwrights' Center, 2301 Franklin Ave. E., Minneapolis, 612-332-7481,

Singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke presents a new work-in-progress about her relationship with her mother as she struggled with Alzheimer's at the end of her life. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7 p.m. Free (reservations recommended).

Woodbury Days
(Ojibwe Park, 2695 Ojibwe Drive, Woodbury)

Featuring live music, sports tournaments, Taste of Woodbury, carvnial rides, fireworks, more. Visit for info. Aug. 23-25.

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