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Attitude City, party at Stanley's: Freeloader Friday

Attitude City, party at Stanley's: Freeloader Friday
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It's a killer good weekend for free stuff happening in the Twin Cities. Our Freeloader Friday list today includes Attitude City at Clubhouse Jager, a party with Baby-sitters Club author Ann M. Martin, death metal at the 4th Street Entry, and much more. Check it out.

FRIDAY:

Two Harbors, BNLX, Satellite Voices, Still Pacific
(Stanley's Northeast Bar Room, 2500 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis)

Come
check out  the new bar and restaurant in Stasiu's old space. 21+. 10 p.m.

Make Better: Art from the Street
(Peavey Plaza, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612.673.2427)

For this gallery show homeless artistic types were invited to create art. The celebration features speakers, music, and refreshments. Visit www.make-better.org for more info. 4-7 p.m.

University of Minnesota Dance Program: Walking With Pearl...Southern Diaries
(Barbara Barker Center For Dance, 500 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.624.5060)

Come see what U of M dancers have been up to. Also Saturday. 7 p.m.

Attitude City, party at Stanley's: Freeloader Friday

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

Remember the totally awesome Baby-sitters Club? Author Ann M. Martin will be on hand to celebrate the re-release of the first four books in the series, plus the publication of the new prequel, The Summer Before. There will also be pizza and kids are encouraged to show up in PJs at this slumber party-themed event. 6-7:15 p.m.

Cine Club: Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
(Alliance Francaise, 113 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612.332.0436, www.afmsp.org)

This complex drama explores sibling relations, bullying, and love. 7 p.m.

Ian Thomas Alexy Band (EP-release)
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis; 612.331.1746)

Rock, folk, indie. 9:30 p.m.

Kind Regards, Sorry OK, Southside Hustle, Barfly
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

Rock. 9 p.m.

Paladin Road, Imaginary Jack
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

Acoustic, folk, Americana. 10 p.m.

Murphy's Midnight Rounders, Bob Nordquist & the Intangibles, Wild Bill & the Arkanauts, the Swallows
(Wild Tymes, 33 W. 7th Pl., St. Paul, 651.224.8181)

18+. Folk.
 
Bob Nordquist & The Intangibles at The Acadia

Bob Nordquist & The Intangibles | Myspace Music Videos
 

SATURDAY:

Aaron Draplin: Thanks MPLS
(CO Exhibitions, 1101 Stinson Blvd. NE, Minneapolis, 612.379.4151)

This show will feature work by mega-talented and prolific design artist Aaron Draplin from floor to ceiling. Now a West Coast resident, Draplin spent his formative years in Minnesota as a student at MCAD. The opening reception will features an Autumnal Brew created specifically for the event by Northern Brewers and live music from the Evening Rig from 7 to 10 p.m.

Attitude City
(
Club Jager, 923 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis)

Featuring disco, R&B, and other tunes good for getting your groove on. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

South Minneapolis Wild Wool Market
(Susan Hensel Gallery, 3441 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.2324, www.susanhenselgallery.com)

Come check out wool and other textiles made by local artists. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Blue BBQ 2010
(Painter Park and Neighborhood Center, 620 W. 34th St., Minneapolis, 612.370.4911)

Chat with elected Democrats and party hopefuls about issues, BBQ. Also with games for kids, food, and music. For more info, visit www.sd60dfl.org. 12-3 p.m.

Voytek, Cadette, Protector the War Pony, Russian Bride, Capricorn Vertical Slum
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

New wave, grunge, garage. 9 p.m.

Moustache Jim & the Straight Razors
(Memory Lanes, 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.721.6211)

Burlesque, old-time music, and other performances with a modern twist. 10 p.m.

Over the Throne, Deretla, Demonicon, Stun the Brute
(Station 4, 201 E. Fourth St., St. Paul, 651.298.0173)

Death metal. 10 p.m.

Rundio, Murphy's Midnight Rounders, Carl Creighton, De Staat
(Wild Tymes, 33 W. 7th Pl., St. Paul, 651.224.8181)

Rock, pop. 18+.  

Attitude City, party at Stanley's: Freeloader Friday

SUNDAY:

Art of the Native Americans: The Thaw Collection
(Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.870.3131, www.artsMIA.org)

This special art show normally charges admission, but during this family-friendly opening visitors can enjoy art, special activities, storytelling, music, and more. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Boo Bash
(Grand Avenue, from Dale to Fairview, St. Paul, 651.699.0029, www.grandave.com)

Featuring costume contests, a blood drive, a petting zoo, kids' activities, and other fun things to do along Grand Avenue. Visit www.grandave.com for more info. 1-5 p.m.

Chef Curtis Aikens
(Ikea, 8000 Ikea Way, Bloomington, 952.858.8088, www.ikea.com)

The Food Network alum shares tips on buying local ingredients, cooking on a budget, and easy entertaining. 2 p.m.

St. Paul Civic Symphony: Nations United in Music
(Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, 651.292.3293)

Classical. 1 p.m.


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