Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

Pictured: Work by Lucky Nielsen, work my Patrick Martinez, work by Moira Bateman
There's a lot of really great artwork to see this weekend, including neon art by Patrick Martinez, giant dresses by Moira Bateman, and crazy felt creatures from Lucky Nielsen. Not into art? There's plenty of other things to do as well, such as rock shows, locally made film shorts, vinyl dance parties, farmers' market, and more.

Take a look at our list, and plan your weekend.

Patrick Martinez

Patrick Martinez: Buy Now Cry Later
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566,

Read more about this cool show here. 8 to midnight.

(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Random Acts of Vinyl
(Aster Cafe: 125 SE Main St., Minneapolis, 612-379-3138)

With Craig Lambert & the Disco Devils. 5 p.m.

Hello Kitty: Dénouement
(Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Hotel, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-767-6999,

Can you spot the kitty? This is the final show for Leslie Holt's Hello Kitty series. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and an artist's conversation at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Dead Skull, Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band, Narco States, Sonic J
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Air Taiwan, Bre Lewis Band, 9/10 of Whatever
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m. 

Give & Take: Warren MacKenzie & Joseph G. Brown
(Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, 651-644-9200)

Pottery, sculpture, paintings. 6-8 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

#GalleryPaige: Grand Opening

(Gallery Paige, 811 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis)

Paintings and digital artworks in a new downtown space by Paige Dansinger. 5-10 p.m.

Dirk Anschütz: Upstream
(ArtReach Alliance, 224 N. 4th St., Stillwater, 651-439-1465)

Portraits of young adults with disabilities. Closing reception 6-8 p.m.

Sweet Tea
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

Irie Sol, 9Tomorrows
(Whole Music Club: 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-2272)

7:30 p.m.

Creative Collaboration: MMAA + McNally Smith College of Music
(MMAA Project Space, 334 N. Robert St., Saint Paul,

Art and music. 6:30 p.m.

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