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Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday
Pictured: Work by Lucky Nielsen, work my Patrick Martinez, work by Moira Bateman
There's a lot of really great artwork to see this weekend, including neon art by Patrick Martinez, giant dresses by Moira Bateman, and crazy felt creatures from Lucky Nielsen. Not into art? There's plenty of other things to do as well, such as rock shows, locally made film shorts, vinyl dance parties, farmers' market, and more.

Take a look at our list, and plan your weekend.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday
Patrick Martinez

FRIDAY:

Patrick Martinez: Buy Now Cry Later
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

Read more about this cool show here. 8 to midnight.

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

10 p.m.

Random Acts of Vinyl
(Aster Cafe: 125 SE Main St., Minneapolis, 612-379-3138)

With Craig Lambert & the Disco Devils. 5 p.m.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

Hello Kitty: Dénouement
(Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers Hotel, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-767-6999, www.chambersminneapolis.com)

Can you spot the kitty? This is the final show for Leslie Holt's Hello Kitty series. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and an artist's conversation at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Dead Skull, Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band, Narco States, Sonic J
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Air Taiwan, Bre Lewis Band, 9/10 of Whatever
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m. 

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

Give & Take: Warren MacKenzie & Joseph G. Brown
(Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, 651-644-9200)

Pottery, sculpture, paintings. 6-8 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

#GalleryPaige: Grand Opening

(Gallery Paige, 811 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis)

Paintings and digital artworks in a new downtown space by Paige Dansinger. 5-10 p.m.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

Dirk Anschütz: Upstream
(ArtReach Alliance, 224 N. 4th St., Stillwater, 651-439-1465)

Portraits of young adults with disabilities. Closing reception 6-8 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Irie Sol, 9Tomorrows
(Whole Music Club: 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-2272)

7:30 p.m.

Creative Collaboration: MMAA + McNally Smith College of Music
(MMAA Project Space, 334 N. Robert St., Saint Paul, www.mmaa.org)

Art and music. 6:30 p.m.

 

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

SATURDAY:

Mansfield Manor: Peculiar Color Illustrations and Sculptures in Felted Wool
(Gallery 360, 3011 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-925-2400, www.gallery360mpls.com)

Work by Lucky Nielsen. 7-10 p.m.

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

10 p.m.

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

4 p.m.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday
Richard Abraham

The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota 3rd Annual Salon
(The Frameworks, 2202 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, 651-698-3372)

Plein-air landscapes in oil, pastel, and watercolor. 7-10 p.m.

Terrible Twos, Bill Bondsmen, Scaphe, Agitate, Brain Tumors
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Your Dad's Band
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday
Work by Amoreena Tarvas, photos by Dereck Larsen

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

Group show. 6-11 p.m. 

Mpls Craft'za
(Grain Belt Brewery Bottling House, 79 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-465-0234)

Shop local for the holidays. More info at www.craftstravaganza.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

The Children's Book Illustrators Guild of Minnesota
(Banfill-Locke Center For the Arts, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, 763-574-1850, www.banfill-locke.org)

Work by 15 members. 6-8 p.m.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

12th Annual Book Arts Festival
(Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 1011 Washington Ave. S Ste 100, Minneapolis, 612-215-2520, www.mnbookarts.org)

Local and regional artists display handmade books, journals, paper, prints, and gifts. With artist demonstrations, hands-on activities, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Monkey Mind Pirates
(Paul and Sheila Wellstone Center for Community Building, 179 E. Robie St., St. Paul, 651-789-2500)

Z Puppets merges puppets, yoga, and rock and roll into an all-ages experience. 4 p.m.

Moira Bateman: momenta animale
(Flow Art Space, 308 E. Prince St., Saint Paul, 612-564-3569, www.flowartspace.com)

6-8 p.m.

Thaddeus Jameson: It's Good in the 'Hood
(Shoebox Gallery, 2948 Chicago Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-825-3833, www.mnartists.org/shoebox_gallery)

Colored drawings. 7 p.m.

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

 

Mpls Craft'za, neon art, Sexrays: Freeloader Friday

SUNDAY:

Incontext
(Northern Clay Center, 2424 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-339-8007, www.northernclaycenter.org)

Pieces by Monica Rudquist. Noon to 4 p.m.

2013 Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers' Showcase
(Acadia Cafe, 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702, www.acadiacafe.com)

10-minute readings. Noon.

Monsters & Demons: Scenes from Dracula's Celtic Album
(Brit's Pub & Eating Establishment, 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-3908, www.britspub.com)

Count Dracula showcases an unexpected expertise in traditional Celtic music in this trip through the style's ghoulish content. 7 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

MNKINO40:The Final Frontier
(MCAD, 2501 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-3775, www.mcad.edu)

Bring a homemade short to screen or just see what other local filmmakers have been up to. 1-7 p.m.


Farmers' Markets

St. Paul Downtown Farmers' Market
(St. Paul Downtown Farmers' Market, 5th St. and Wall St., St. Paul, 651-227-8101, www.stpaulfarmersmarket.com)

Saturdays, 6 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 17.

Minneapolis Farmers' Market
(Minneapolis Farmers' Market, 312 E. Lyndale Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-333-1718, www.mplsfarmersmarket.com)

Mondays-Sundays, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 16.




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