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Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday
Dzine for "Victory," Public Functionary's opening show
The weekend is finally here, snow and all. As always, there's plenty of free stuff to do. Take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday

FRIDAY:

LOOK/SEE Annual Student Exhibition
(Highpoint Center For Printmaking, 912 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-871-1326, www.highpointprintmaking.org)

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Also at Highpoint:

ACCESS/PRINT Teen Project Exhibition

Narco States, Mystery Date (single-release), Dimensionals, Toxic Shrews
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Actual Wolf, Courtney McClean  
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

With comedy by Zack Coulter. 7:45 p.m.

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday

Tipsy Pixels East: Mario Kart 64
(Amsterdam, 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990, www.amsterdambarandhall.com)

Watch folks compete for top bragging rights. 6 p.m. It's free to watch; $5 to compete.

Fuck Knights Psychedelic Blow Your Mind Dance Party!  
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With music by Valet, DJ set by MC Caligula, horror film projection by Scott Williamson. 10 p.m.

Rapedoor, Goodbars, Urges from Elsewhere
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m. 

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

10:30 p.m.

[PANK] Invasion: Minneapolis
(Honey, 205 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-746-0306, www.honeympls.com)

Readings from Matt Mauch, Kris Bigalk, Jordan Wiklund, Katie Sisneros, John Jodzio, John Brandon. 7-9 p.m.

Rations
(Macalester College Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-6808, www.macalester.edu)

A dance and theater program investigating issues of food and eating. Thursdays-Saturdays, 6:30 p.m.

Step in Clouds, Sara Laskey & the Gumsmackers, Crooke & the Coppers, PHO
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. All ages.

TalkingImageConnection: Identity, Handcrafted
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)

Writers Chay Douangphouxay, Sarah Fox, Aruni Kashyap, Alison Morse, Jay Orff, and Matt Rasmussen invent stories, poems, and other pieces in response to "R.U.R." 8 p.m.

In the Time of Butterflies
(Mixed Blood Theatre, 1501 4th St. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-0937, www.mixedblood.com)

World premiere of a bilingual production of Julia Alavarez's book about the underground resistance in the Dominican Republic. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 27. Free, first-come, first-served basis ($20 to reserve tickets online).

MPLS Habit  
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

With Dames, Jeff White, Jeff Rolfzen, Cait Leary & Zach Grusznski, Rachael Hansen. All ages. 8 p.m.

Alex Rossi & Root City
(Bunker's Music Bar & Grill: 761 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-8188)

9:30 p.m.
 

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday
Emigrants and Immigrants (Mementos and Symbols for the Nuyoricans)

SATURDAY:

Dzine: Victory
(Public Functionary, 1400 12th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 612-978-5566, www.publicfunctionary.org)

The work of Chicago-based artist Carlos Rolon will be featured in this new northeast Minneapolis gallery. 8 to 11 p.m.

Record Store Day
(Electric Fetus: 2000 4th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-9300)

With music by Black Angels, Dave King Trucking Company, Frankie Lee, the 4onthefloor, Greg Grease; prize drawings; food and beverages; more. 9 a.m.--8 p.m.

Local Labels Record Store Party
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

With Blind Shake, Spray Paint, Rabbit Holes. 9 p.m.

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

10 p.m.

Espresso Yrself
(Blue Ox, 3740 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis)

Featuring poets Brad Liening and Paula Cisewski, as well as singer-songwriter Laurie Akermark. 6:30 p.m.

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday

$5 Scratch and Dent Poster Sale and Super Party
(Aesthetic Apparatus, 2215 Snelling Ave., Minneapolis, 612-339-3345, www.aestheticapparatus.com)

Poster sale kicks off at noon, and is followed by refreshments and live music from Gabriel Douglas of the 4onthefloor at 7 p.m.

Record Store Day Block Party
(Hymie's Vintage Records: 3820 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-729-8890)

With Brian Laidlaw and the Family Trade, the White Whales, the Prissy Clerks, Audio Perm, Big Quarters, more. 11 a.m.--9 p.m.

Gamblin' Dan & the Losing Hand (EP-release), the Evening Rig, Jeremy Rowe & the Dead Reckoning
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.  

Do You See what I See? 35 Years of Self Portraits
(Northrup King Studios, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-363-5612, www.northrupkingbuilding.com)

Work by Sandra Dowd, a 70-year-old Minneapolis painter. 6-8 p.m.

BitByBit, Jesus Antonio Ortiz & Pistolas d'Alma, James Loney & Lolo's Ghost, the Blue Mollies
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. All ages.

Twin Cities Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale
(Ethique Nouveau, 317 W. 48th St., Minneapolis, 612-822-6161, www.ethiquenouveau.com)

All proceeds to benefit the Animal Rights Coalition. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Growing Green Babies

(Southdale Center, 10 Southdale Center, Edina, 952-925-7874, www.southdale.com)

With local businesses, yoga, music, crafts, gardening activities. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

First Year Foundation Exhibition
(College of Visual Arts Gallery, 173 Western Ave., St. Paul, 651-757-4000, www.cva.edu/gallery/gallery.htm)

3-5 p.m.

Juicy Steak Moustache II: Artist talk with Kyle Fokken
(The Kolman & Pryor Gallery, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-385-4239, www.kolmanpryorgallery.com)

7 p.m.

Andrew Zimmern
(Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-224-8320)

The chef and TV show host discusses Andrew Zimmern's Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods: An Intrepid Eater's Digest. 2 p.m.

Earth Day Celebration
(Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 N. Dale St., Roseville, 651-765-4262, www.forhanc.org)

With exhibits, activities, entertainment. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

 

Record Store Day, vegan bake sale, Andrew Zimmern: Freeloader Friday

SUNDAY:
Tipsy Pixels 8: Mortal Kombat 2
(Triple Rock Social Club, 629 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-333-7399, www.triplerocksocialclub.com)

Watch folks rip each other's lungs out. 8 p.m. It's free to watch; $5 to compete.

The Sauce Comedy Showcase
(Cause Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-822-6000, www.spiritsandsound.com)

9 p.m.

Earth Day Celebration
(Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-872-4041, www.midtownglobalmarket.com)

With children's activities, tips, sustainable cooking demos, entertainment, educational booths, more. 12-4 p.m.

Kelley McRae, Thomas Kivi, Sarah Pray

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

8 p.m.

Vuka, Wizard Baby, Larva Inc, Snoggybox

(Kitty Cat Klub: 315 14th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-331-9800)

9 p.m.


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