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Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday

Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday
Denise M. Rouleau, Terra-Gatto Warriors
The weekend is finally here. Looking for some free entertainment? Come take a look at our mega-list and plan your fun.

FRIDAY:

An Archeology of Color

(Bloomington Theater and Art Center, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, 952-563-8587, www.bloomingtonartcenter.com)

This show features abstract works by Shawn McNulty and Silvana LaCreta Ravena, two artists who use layers of color in the pieces. 6-8 p.m.

Rachel Schoeder, Glass Tuxedo, the She She's, the Middle States, Armstrong Clawhammer
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+.

Lovely Dark, Villa, Fury Things
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Bodega Life

(Red Stag Supper Club: 509 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-767-7766)

11 p.m.

Patrick Harison & Josh Granowski
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

7 p.m.

Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday
Jeff Rathermel, Alpha and Omega

Articulating the Infinite
(Traffic Zone Center For Visual Art, 250 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-247-1244, www.trafficzoneart.com)

New artworks by Jeff Rathermel. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Lehto & Wright, Andra Suchy
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Battlefish, Oblivion, Tiger Blue
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Dobby Gibson
(Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-215-2600, www.openbookmn.org)

Celebration of the author's second collection of poetry, It Becomes You. 7 p.m.

I'm Not Me, She's Over There
(Susan Hensel Gallery, 3441 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-2324, www.susanhenselgallery.com)

Featuring work by local artist Debora Miller with assistance of her twin, Rebecca. 7-9 p.m.

 

Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday
Denise M. Rouleau, Terra-Gatto Warriors

SATURDAY:

Terra-Gatto Warriors
(Douglas Flanders & Associates, 910 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-791-1285)

A playful, cat-themed response to the "China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy" in display right now at the MIA. 6-9 p.m.

Person Hurter, Die Time, Favela Rising, Outsider
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Winter Trails Day
(Fort Snelling State Park, 101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, 612-725-2389)

With snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, guided hikes, games, winter camping info, hot cocoa, bonfire. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Spirit of America Dance Competition
(Mall of America, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, 952-883-8800, www.mallofamerica.com)

Over 2,000 dancers will compete. 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Resident Artists IX: Rule of Thirds
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)

Artists' discuss the current exhibition, which explores the impact the number three has had on their work. 1 p.m.

Matthew Griswold; Dynamite Dirt Boys, Nikki & the RueMates
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

4 p.m., 7 p.m.

Soul Rumination (CD-release), the Brighton
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.  

Al Subola & the Bad Companions
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Florence Republic, Infinite Signal, Driven Straight, Atomic Lights, Modern Day Ruin
(Station 4: 201 E. 4th St., St. Paul, 651-224-6372)

16+. 7 p.m.

Crazy Chester, Groove Machine, Whiskey & Prozac
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

18+.

Davu Seru, Marc Anderson, Brian Roessler, Nathan Hanson
(Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar: 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-228-9274)

8 p.m.

Vickie Black
(Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-4611, www.magersandquinn.com)

The author reads from Young Chicken Farmers: Tips for Kids Raising Backyard Chickens. 10:30 a.m.

 

Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday

SUNDAY:

Dream Weavings: Interpretations Through Collaborations
(Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake Road S., St Louis Park, 952-381-3400, www.sabesjcc.org)

Sixteen artists explore biblical dream passages. 3-5 p.m.

The White Whales, Panther Ray
(Hymie's Vintage Records: 3820 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-729-8890)

3 p.m.

Brecht, I Hate Sports

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

7 p.m.

Urban Expedition: Argentina
(Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, 651-292-3293, www.landmarkcenter.org)

With music, dance, crafts, and traditions. 1-3 p.m. Free; foodshelf donations will be accepted.

ONGOING:

Artists in Storefronts 3

(Nicollet Avenue, Whittier neighborhood)

Featuring 32 artists in 20 storefront exhibits, a pop-up performance festival, outdoor sculpture, mural, and a fashion design challenge. More info at artistsinstorefronts.com. Through Feb. 16, 2013. Many events are free, but some do have admission fees.

Wells Fargo Winter Skate
(Landmark Plaza, 75 W. 5th St., St Paul, 651-292-3233)

Bring skates and enjoy the ice for free! More info at www.wellsfargowinterskate.com/skating-info. The opening reception 4 p.m. Sat., Nov. 24 involves free performances, hot chocolate, and open skate. Through Feb. 3, 2011.

Cat-themed art, CD-release shows: Freeloader Friday


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