"Americana" at Soap, Shakespeare in the park, wine making classes: Freeloader Friday

L-R: Ellen Mueller at Soap Factory, Pseudo Manitou's Relation for "Post Mo' Bills," Jaime Carrera's Salon series
This week in Freeloader Friday we have a variety of fun art shows, a few dance parties, a handful of fun festivals, a wine making class, and lots of free theater in the park. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.


Love's Labor's Lost
(Various locations)

The Classical Actors Ensemble presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare's play. Friday at 7 p.m. at Lake Harriet Rose Garden (4124 Roseway Rd., Minneapolis),  Saturday at 7 p.m. at Lake of the Isles (2500 Lake Isles Pkwy., Minneapolis), and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Merriam Park (2000 St. Anthony Ave., St. Paul).

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

10 p.m.

We Wait in the Darkness
(All My Relations Gallery, 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-872-4700, www.nacdi.org)

Choreographer Rosy Simas presents an art installation piece inspired by the lives of the Seneca women of Simas's family. There will be 10-minute dances noon and 2 p.m. Fri., Sat., and Sun. each week; and talks at noon Friday this week. Read more about this piece here.

Gay Witch Abortion, Animal Lover, Miami Dolphins
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Bill Tresch: Drawing
(Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, 250 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-247-1244, www.trafficzoneart.com)

7-9 p.m.

Killer Hayseeds
(Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill: 1623 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis, 763-450-9999)

9:30 p.m.

The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)

Work by nine emerging artists from across North America. 7-11 p.m.
Leif Huron
Lazy Susan Band
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.
David Schlosser
The Comedy of Errors
(Various locations)

David Schlosser directs the outdoor Cromulent Shakespeare Company production of the classic comedy. Fri. at 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park (6400 Portland Ave. S., Richfield), Sat. at 7 p.m. at Washburn Fair Oaks Park (200 24th St. E., Minneapolis), and 2 p.m. Sun. at Nokomis Community Center (2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., Minneapolis).

Nomad World Copa
(Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424, www.nomadpub.com)

Featuring games televised on a JumboTron, rotation of local food trucks, beer garden, bar games, live music, more.

Shawn Kuruneru: Landscapes
(David Petersen Gallery, 2018 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-276-6541, www.davidpetersengallery.com)

New paintings and a floor drawing. 7-9 p.m.

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

8 p.m.

Twelfth Night

Theatre Pro Rata presents Shakespeare's comedy outdoors at various Twin Cities locations. 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Kenwood Park (2101 W. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis) and Sunday at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska).

Post Mo' Bills
(Gamut Gallery, 1006 Marquette Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-701-8272, www.gamutgallerympls.com)

Screenprints inspired by flyer postings. Curated by Erik Farseth and Jade Patrick. 7-11 p.m.
Biafra Inc., Usurp the Future

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