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30 Days of Biking, Space Cats, Scott Seekins: Freeloader Friday

This week there are events with beer, events with bikes, and just about any other type of event your heart desires. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend on the cheap.

FRIDAY:

NKB40 for One Heartland

(Northrup King Studios, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-363-5612, www.northrupkingbuilding.com)

Over 40 painters host a collaborative gallery show to raise funds for One Heartland. Fri. 5-11 p.m.; Sat. 12-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-4 p.m.

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Meet the Brewer

(The Happy Gnome, 498 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-287-2018, www.thehappygnome.com)

Join Jeremy Danner from Boulevard Brewing Co. for a happy hour featuring 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat, Irish Ale, Single Wide IPA, and Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale. 4-6 p.m.

Dance Yrself Clean

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

With DJ FooLProoF. 9 p.m.

Seeking Seekins

(The Lowry, 2112 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-341-2112, www.thelowryuptown.com)

Art show features a look-alike contest judged by Scott Seekins. 5-9 p.m.

Scategories

(The Abstracted Art Gallery, 1618 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-709-8413, www.theabstracted.com)

Illustration, analog design, and hand-lettering work by Bill Rebholz, Eddie Perrote, and Leanna Perry. 7-11 p.m.

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Mike in the Wilderness

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

8 p.m.

Elsie's Room, Chasin' Color, Houseluna, Dustin Lee

(Driftwood Char Bar: 4415 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-354-3402)

7 p.m.

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Seldom Herd

(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

7 p.m. Also Saturday.

Allvaret, Hot Rash, Mystery Date, Rabbit Holes

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

9 p.m.

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Guess Ready Review

(The Kolman & Pryor Gallery, 1500 NE Jackson St., Minneapolis, 612-385-4239, www.kolmanpryorgallery.com)

Collaborative work by Kate Casanova and 9 artists, musicians, and writers. There will be an artists' talk at 7 p.m.

Brian Naughton

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

9 p.m.

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Digifabulous

(Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-625-8096)

Juried exhibition of digital art. In the Quarter Gallery.

The Free Three, Refrigerager

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

9:30 p.m.

Battle of the Bands  

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

With Hippo Campus, Color Tab, Center Coast, Violet Eyes. 18+. 7:30 p.m.

Frankie Lee & BBGUN

(Red Stag Supperclub, 509 First Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

10:30 p.m.

David Mura

(The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S Ste 200, Minneapolis, 612-215-2575, www.loft.org)

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The poet celebrates the publication of his new poetry book, The Last Incantations. With Alexs Pate, Ed Bok Lee, Bao Phi, and Julianna Pegues. Read more about it here. 7 p.m.

Space Cats (CD release), Nice Beaches, Danger Ron & the Spins, Moving Parts

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

10 p.m.

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SATURDAY:

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The Lost Art

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

Twenty artists create works in response to a topic important to them. Scott Seekins acts as a muse and co-curator. 7-11 p.m.

2014 MN Brewery Running Series Kick-Off Event

(Running Room, 1433 West Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-240-3534, www.runningroom.com)

With product demos, brewery and craft beer Q&As, samples from participating breweries, more. 6-9 p.m. It's free, but there is a $5 suggested donation.

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Perfect Edge Books Release Party

(The Beat Coffeehouse, 1414 W. 28th St., Minneapolis, 612-910-0360, www.thebeatcoffee.com)

With readings from Anthony David Jacques (Subliminal Messiah), Edward J. Rathke (Twilight of the Wolves), and Nate Tower. 6-9 p.m.

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(Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, 651-792-7191)

Arts & crafts exposition. For more info visit www.artsatoval.org. 10 a.m.

Jennifer Davis: Joyride

(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

There will be an artist's talk at 1 p.m.

Hey, That's My Jam Dance Party

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

With Hey There Handsome, Slow Moe. 10 p.m.

Har-Di-Har, White Boyfriend, Breakaway

(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

9:30 p.m.

Kronick Quartet

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

8 p.m.

Attitude City: The Return of Karl Frankowski

(Clubhouse Jäger, 923 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis)

21+. 10 p.m.

Blue Felix (EP release)

(Cabooze: 917 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6425)

8 p.m. 18+.

Chalk, Clementine, What's Next

(Driftwood Char Bar: 4415 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-354-3402)

7 p.m.

Adam Granger & Dick Kimmell

(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

7 p.m.

Jess & Zeb

(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

4 p.m.

Sugar Stems, Shakin Babies, Dimensionals, Bad Beeswax

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

9 p.m.

Mike Salovich and WorldBeat

(Loring Pasta Bar: 327 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-378-4849)

6 p.m.

Boogie Wonderland

(Minnesota Music Cafe: 501 Payne Ave., St. Paul, 651-776-4699)

(Mystic Lake Casino Hotel: 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake, 800-262-7799)

7 p.m.

Jim Pellinger

(Riverview Cafe & Wine Bar: 3745 42nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4200)

8 p.m.

Psychobabble

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

9:30 p.m.

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SUNDAY:

30 Days of Biking Kickoff Ride

(Gold Medal Park, 900 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 612-339-4711)

Ride to Red Stag Supperclub. For more info, visit www.30daysofbiking.com. 11 a.m.-3 p.m

Macy's Flower Show: The Secret Garden

(Macy's, 700 Nicollet Mall (skyway level), Minneapolis, 612-375-2200, www.macys.com)

Through April 6.

Harrison's Jukebox: A Tribute to George Harrison

(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

With Curtiss A, KYX, Gini Dodds, Johnny Rey, Jody Hanks, more. 6 p.m.

Spread Love

(Cause Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-6000, www.spiritsandsound.com)

With Desdamona & DJ Kool Akiem, Rapper Hooks, Darril Pounds, Moonlight Grammar, DJ J-Walk. 9 p.m.

Iron Chic, the Slow Death, Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band, Sleepyhead

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

9 p.m.

Heat Warmer

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

9 p.m.

The Dumpy Jug Bumpers

(Seward Community Cafe: 2129 Franklin Ave. E., Minneapolis, 612-332-1011)

8 p.m.

A Sally Jubilee

(The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-206-3636, www.thecowlescenter.org)

The dance community honors James Sewell Ballet co-founder Sally Rousse. 7:30 p.m.

Kill It! Comedy Open Mic

(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454, www.hexagonbar.com)

7 p.m.