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Anacam party, giant birdhouses: Freeloader Friday

Don't let your weekend plans throw you for a loop, plan ahead
Don't let your weekend plans throw you for a loop, plan ahead
"Never Quiet, Never Soft" at Cult Status Gallery

It's a great week for artsy free things to do. In this installment of Freeloader Friday we have a party at Smitten Kitten featuring images from Ana Voog's Anacam, a 24-7 online website that over the years captured the musician's most personal moments, including the conception and birth of her child.

Other happenings include a two-day party at Cult Status Gallery, a bowling alley jam that pays tribute to the Big Lebowski, and a show featuring the best of the Burnet Gallery.

Take a look after the jump.

Anacam party, giant birdhouses: Freeloader Friday

FRIDAY:

Selections from Ana Voog's Anacam
(The Smitten Kitten, 3010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6088, www.smittenkittenonline.com)

The musician, performer, artist, and founder of Anacam, an online website featuring the lofe of Voof 24-hours a day will be exhibiting her best work from the project, which began in 1997 and has since ended. 6-9 p.m.

Hello Blue

(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

Indie rock. 9:30 p.m.

Never Quiet, Never Soft
(Cult Status Gallery, 2913 Harriet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.965.9162, www.cultstatusgallery.com)

This two-day party features a site-specific installation by tattoo artists Shawn Hebrank and Albie Rock. Expect live music, giant bird houses, found art, folk art, colorful paintings, and acorns. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Also Saturday.

Daughters of the Sun, Tender Meat, Prostate
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

Rock, psychedelic. 9 p.m.

Let's Play Hockey Expo
(RiverCentre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, 651.265.4800, www.rivercentre.org)

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Also Saturday.

Orange Blank, the New Suns, Mutagen
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

Indie, progressive rock. 10 p.m.  

Anacam party, giant birdhouses: Freeloader Friday
Sonja Peterson

SATURDAY:

Fresh: Ten Artists from the Gallery's First Five Years
(Burnet Gallery, The Chambers (901 Hennepin Ave.), Minneapolis, 612.767.6999, www.chambersminneapolis.com)

This group show featuring photography, cut paper artwork, paintings, glitter art, and other works from artists who have exhibited over the part 5 years. 6-9 p.m.

Dirty Horse, the Tisdales, So So Radio, Jim Crego & His Band
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

Rock. 9 p.m.

Anacam party, giant birdhouses: Freeloader Friday
Jennifer Davis

Inside Out: The Self Portrait Show
(Hennes Art Company, 1607 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612.436.2077)

For this group show artists take on a tough subject matter: themselves. 6-9 p.m.

My My Misfire, Black Church Service

(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

10 p.m.

A Tribute to the Dude: Music from the Big Lebowski
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

With Javier Trejo. 10 p.m.

Kristi Yamaguchi

(Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651.224.8320)

The Olympic gold medalist talks about her book, Dream Big, Little Pig. 10:30 a.m.

Anacam party, giant birdhouses: Freeloader Friday

Tim Carroll
(The Soap Factory, 518 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612.623.9176, www.soapfactory.org)

The local artist expands upon his piece Monumental Minimalism, spending up to six hours a day drawing continuous lines along paper winding through the gallery. The opening reception features live music and soundscapes by Jaime Carrera and others. 7-11 p.m. 

Childish Films: Twisted Fairy Tales
(Ridgedale Area Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr., Hopkins, 952.847.8800)

11 a.m.

Scuffle & Scrape
(Rosalux Gallery, 1224 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, 612.747.3942, www.rosaluxgallery.com)

New work by Shawn McNulty. 7-11 p.m.   

SUNDAY:

Celebration of Women's Voices
(True Colors Bookstore, 4755 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.821.9630, www.amazonbookstorecoop.com)

Author talks with Wendy Brown-Bàez, Joan Calof, and Julie Klatt Singer. Also with astrologer Heather Roan-Robbins and artist Elizabeth Diamond Gabriel. 2 p.m.

Anna Vogelzang, Savannah Smith, Housepet
(Kitty Cat Klub, 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612.331.9800)

Sharon Chmielarz, Dylan Garcia-Wahl
(Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.822.4611, www.magersandquinn.com)

The poets read from recent works. 4 p.m.


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