Halloween, Dessa, tweed bike ride, beer: Freeloader Friday
|L-R: Work by Gabby Mohlis ("Gods and Monsters"), a Ruff Love Pup, Pumpkin Fest, and work by Nate Vincent Szklarski ("Gods and Monsters")|
Take a look at our list and plan your weekend.
|Photo by Zoe Prinds|
Talk of the Stacks: Dessa
(Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107, www.mplib.org)
The poet and musician discusses her new poetry chapbook with Rain Taxi editor Eric Lorberer. 7 p.m.
Marah in the Mainsail, Fox & Coyote (CD release), Pete Miller
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)
(Clubhouse Jager, 923 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis; 612-332-2686)
|Photo by Seth Dahlseid|
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)
Enjoy craft cocktails by notable mixologists and live music. Fridays and Saturdays 6 p.m. to midnight (plus Halloween).
Last Friday Jazz Series
(The Coffee Grounds: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)
With 7 Cats Swing, CatTet. 8 p.m.
(Shout House Lobby, 600 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis)
Take a storefront walking tour with curator Joan Vorderbruggen this evening. More info here. 6:30 p.m.
Stone Soul Picnic, Crash and Burns, Jim Crego, Brasszilla
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)
With Umbrella Bed, Drunk History, the Thundertones, My Vigilante Superego. 10 p.m.
(Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 E. Cty. Road F, White Bear Lake, 651-429-0661)
Check out work by 10 local artists. 4:30-10 p.m.
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)
Jack Lawrence & Jon Garon
(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)
(O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, 651-690-6700, oshaughnessy.stkate.edu)
Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 2 & 7:30 p.m. It's free, but reservations are required.
30th Annual PlayLabs Festival
(The Playwrights' Center, 2301 Franklin Ave. E., Minneapolis, 612-332-7481)
New works are presented during the week-long festival. Visit www.pwcenter.org for list of productions and showtimes. Through Sunday.
(Light Grey Art Lab, 118 E. 26th St., Minneapolis)
Come in costume. 7-10 p.m.
|Raelee Edgar, Pierce Arrow|
(TractorWorks Building, 800 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, 612-315-3611)
Paintings by Francene Christianson and Raelee Edgar. 4-7 p.m.
Mike in the Wilderness
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)
Rod Massey: Land Available
(Groveland Gallery, 25 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, 612-377-7800, www.grovelandgallery.com)
American realist scene painting. 5-8 p.m.
Also at Groveland:
Dani Roach: Pairings/Parings
Paintings. 5-8 p.m.
Chad Mittag & Friends, Kronick Quartet, the Knotty Pines, the Rhinestone Diplomats
(Driftwood Char Bar: 4415 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-354-3402)