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Movember art show, 11/11/11: Freeloader Friday

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
Photo by Dan Monick for the Movember Benefit Art Show
Once again, Freeloader Friday is here to plan your free parties, rock concerts, art shows, and more for the weekend. And this edition is a good one. Pink Hobo is hosting a Movember benefit party which will be filled with art inspired by mustaches. (Hopefully attendees will be sporting some inspirational 'staches as well.) Meanwhile,  wall monkeys should be sure to check out the new, humongous Vertical Endeavors on Nicollet Avenue this Saturday when the space will host an opening party with free climbing. Or check out one of the dozen or so art shows happening around town. It's all good, and it's all free. Happy weekend!

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
Photo by Jaime Carrera

FRIDAY:

Movember Benefit Art Show
(Pink Hobo Geek Art Gallery, 507 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-216-3924, www.pinkhobo.com)

Art show and silent auction celebrates manly facial hair. Proceeds benefit the Movember Foundation, which raises awareness of men's health issues. 6-10 p.m.

11/11/11
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Gay Witch Abortion, Red Pens, Buildings. 10 p.m.

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
Bart Galle, Radiant

Do the Dow
(Dow Building, 2242 University Ave. W, St Paul)

Over 30 artists open their studios. Fri. 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 12-6 p.m.

Tig Notaro
(Whole Music Club, 300 Washington Ave. Southeast (Coffman Union), Minneapolis, 612-625-2272, sua.umn.edu/whole)

With Tom Sharpe, Chris Knutson. 9 p.m.

Call Me Ishmael
(Cliche, 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-0420, www.clichempls.com)

An in-store presentation of Danielle Everine's Fall 2011 collection. This party includes drinks, snacks, and shopping discounts. 7-9:30 p.m.

Center of the Margins Festival
(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937, www.mixedblood.com)

Plays explore the lives of folks with disabilities. For a complete schedule, visit www.mixedblood.com/mainstage/margins. Nov. 11-23; Nov. 25-27. DISCLAIMER: Tickets are free on a first come, first served basis, and there is a $15 ticket price for guaranteed seats.

Pace Prints: Art prints
(Burnet Gallery, The Chambers, Minneapolis, 612-767-6999, www.lemeridienchambers.com)

6-9 p.m.

spoticulate: people and places in paint and pictures
(Spotart, 1828 Marshall Ave. Northeast, Minneapolis, 612-296-3689, www.spotart.org)

Group show. 7-11 p.m.

God Came from Space, Small White, Falcon Arrow
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Gina Louise Solo: S.E.A. 10
(Cult Status Gallery, 2913 Harriet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-965-9162, www.cultstatusgallery.com)

7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Art BRAWL
(AZ Gallery, 308 Prince St., St. Paul, 651-255-6624, www.theazgallery.org)

6-10 p.m.

Sian Beilock
(Macalester College Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-6203)

The author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting it Right When You Have To discusses performance anxiety. 8 p.m.

John Megas: Signals
(Gallery 122 At Hang It, 122 8th St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-874-7222)

Paintings, prints. 7-10 p.m.

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
John Megas, Mother's Loving Arms

 

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
Louisa Greenstock, Jonbenet Ramsey

SATURDAY:

Beauty School Drop Outs
(Gallery 13, Highland Bank Court Building, 811 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, 651-592-5503, www.gallery13.com)

Group show. 7-10 p.m.

Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo, the Parlour Suite, the Sunny Era
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

No Longer Music
(Fine Line Music Cafe: 318 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-8100)

With Triple Stitch. 8 p.m.

Big John Bates, Sweet Mamma J
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday

Vertical Endeavors Minneapolis Grand Opening
(Vertical Endeavors, 2540 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, 651-776-1430, www.verticalendeavors.com)

The huge, Eat Street facility opens this Saturday with free climbing, demonstrations by professional climbers, guided facility tours, live music, vendors, and membership discounts. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rachel's Holiday Shopping Boutique
(Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-3881)

With shopping for children, gift wrapping, food and drink, prizes. Proceeds benefit the Michelle Project. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday

City of Heroes: New works by John Diebel
(Rosalux Gallery, 1224 2nd St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-747-3942, www.rosaluxgallery.com)

7-11 p.m.

Minnesota 501st
(Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2100 Snelling Ave. N., Roseville, 651-639-9256)

This event celebrates the publication of the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia. 2 p.m.

Movember art show, 11/11/11:  Freeloader Friday
Photo by David Cooper

Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet Performance Preview
(Solera Restaurant & Event Center, 900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-338-0062, www.solera-restaurant.com)

Can't afford to see the show? Get a little taste at this sneak peek. Sat. 6:45 p.m.; Sun. 1:45 p.m.

Greg Green: Covering Up Truth
(Gallery 13, Highland Bank Court Building, 811 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, 651-592-5503, www.gallery13.com)

7-10 p.m.

SUNDAY:

Indian Summer Tournament
(Commodore Squash Club, 79 Western Ave N, St Paul, 651-228-1446, www.commodoresquashclub.com)

Come watch a women's professional squash tournament. 4 p.m.

Knitting with the Girls
(Crafty Planet, 2833 Johnson St NE, Minneapolis, 612-788-1180)

Knit caps with the Minnesota Rollergirls. Items donated to American Cancer Society's local chapter. 4-6 p.m.


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