Lyn-Lake Street Fest, Ancestry Books, Makers' Market: Freeloader Friday

It's a sure sign that the warmer season is here when street fests show up in quantity. This week we have a ton of parties happening on sidewalks, in parking lots, and on other areas where the asphalt is plentiful. We've also got a ton of art parties, bike parties, children's parties, and music parties. 

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


Robert Mapplethorpe
(Weinstein Gallery, 908 W. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-822-1722,

Featuring 25 photographs taken between 1978 and 1989, focusing on human and botanical forms. 6-8 p.m.

Tin Can Gin, the Lowland Lakers
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Fury Things, Whatever Forever, Awkward Bodies
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Twelfth Night

Theatre Pro Rata presents Shakespeare's comedy outdoors at various Twin Cities locations. 6:30 p.m. Friday's show is at Union Depot (214 E. 4th St., St. Paul, 651-202-2700), Saturday's at Loring Park (1382 Willow St., Minneapolis), and Sunday's at Caponi Art Park (1220 Diffley Rd., Eagan). For a complete schedule, visit

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

With Jonathan Ackerman. 9 p.m.

Lady Luck
(Whiskey Junction: 901 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-9550)

9:30 p.m.

Minneapolis Art Lending Library
(Stevens Square Center for the Arts, 1905 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-879-0200,

Check out art to take home like a library book. Fri. 6:30-9 p.m.; Sat. 12-5 p.m.

Four Legg Fish, Whiskey and Prozac
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+. 9 p.m.

Tim Cheesebrow, Mark Keating
(The Underground Music Cafe: 1579 Hamline Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-9959)

8 p.m.

Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 5th St. E. & Sibley St., St Paul)

Monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, more. For more info visit 6-9 p.m.

First Friday: Sue Seeger
(Seasons On St Croix Gallery, 401 2nd St., Hudson, 715-381-2906,

5-9 p.m.

Edina Art Fair
(50th & France, 3925 50th St. W., Edina, 952-922-1524)

Featuring 300 fine artists and crafters from around Minnesota, the U.S., and Canada. More info at Fri.-Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

2014 Invitational Ceramic Exhibition: Paper and Clay
(Bloomington Center For The Arts, Inez Greenburg Gallery, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, 952-563-4777,

6-8 p.m.

(Flow Art Space, 308 E. Prince St., Saint Paul, 612-564-3569,

Group show of paintings, collage, and photography which delve into the subconscious. 6-9 p.m.
Bonnie Cutts

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