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Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday

This edition of Freeloader Friday features two fun bike rides in celebration of 30 Days of Biking. Also this weekend is an all black attire dance party, a CD-release show for Southwire, a reading from punk legend Richard Hell, and much more. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

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Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday
Southwire, photo by Richard Narum

FRIDAY:

Southwire (CD-release), Erik Koskinen Band
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

Read more about Southwire here. 10:30 p.m.

Ex-Nuns, the Desert Vest, Total Trash, Three Nuns and a Gun
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

Reina del Cid and the Cidizens, Chants and Seas, Lydia Liza
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Excellence, Teenage Moods, Middlepicker
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

William Within, Diet Folk
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

7 p.m.

Open Edition: Print Seminar Exhibition

(MCAD Gallery, 2501 Stevens Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-3700, www.mcad.edu)

6-9 p.m.

 

Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday
Photo by Kurt Stafki

SATURDAY:

30 Days of Biking Kickoff

(Minnehaha Park and Falls, 4801 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis)

Ride from the waterfall to Gold Medal Park via the River Road. More info at 30daysofbiking.com, or read our interview with event founder Patrick Stephenson here. 11 a.m.

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

With DJ Bach, Scott Seekins, the Nightstalker. It's free if you're dressed in all black, otherwise admission is $1. 10 p.m.

Hidden Towers, Rodeo Nights
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday

play ball!
(King Studios, 249 Snelling Ave. S, St Paul, www.workingpressphotoagency.com)

Photography, from little league to the big leagues. The opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. features ballpark franks, beer, music by OuiHaw, and fun for the kids.

Rock Camp for Dads
(Bunker's Music Bar & Grill: 761 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-8188)

4 p.m.

Tickle Torture, Hot Freaks, Mayda
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.  

Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition Joy Ride Series: Bikes and Brewvies
(Freewheel Midtown Bike Center, 2834 10th Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-238-4447)

Bike ride features brewery bar hopping, bike film screenings on the sides of buildings, a raffle, and more. Check out the route here. 6 p.m.

The Bitterroot Band; the Farmhouse Band; Matt Ray & Those Damn Horses
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

5 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m.

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

10:30 p.m.

Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday

Richard Hell
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)

The author/punk-rock icon discusses I Dreamed I was a Very Clean Tramp. Check out our interview with Hell here. 7 p.m.

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: SNMA Health Fair 2013
(South High School, 3131 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-668-4300)

With over 20 vendors offering free health services, fitness classes, food, music. Click here for more info. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Spring Open House
(Maplewood Community Center, 2100 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, 651-249-2100, www.ci.maplewood.mn.us)

With crafts, outdoor activities, family happenings. 1-4 p.m.

Barbara Jensen
(Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-871-7110, www.boneshakerbooks.com)

The author reads selections from Reading Classes. Followed by "Songs of Working Class Life" with Spices Voices and the Sneakers. 7 p.m.

 

SUNDAY:

Rap Blitz One Year Anniversary Party

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

With Rapper Hooks + the Lost and the Labyrinth, Chris Human, hip-hop burlesque, more. 9 p.m. 21+.

El Willy's Vive! Open Mic Comedy
(Willy's, 2501 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, 763-757-5555)

10 p.m.

Cadillac Kolstad
(Red Sea: 320 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-333-3349)

10 p.m.

GLBT Barndance
(Lee's Liquor Lounge: 101 Glenwood Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-9491)

7 p.m.

Richard Hell, 30 Days of Biking: Freeloader Friday
Flashdance -- The Musical photo by Kyle Froman

Bonus Free: Monday

Broadway Confidential: Flashdance
(New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave., Suite #145, Minneapolis)

In celebration of Flashdance - The Musical, local breaker B-boy J-Sun will discuss the history of break dancing and how the original '80s movie introduced the art form to a wider audience. With appetizers. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Reservations are required. RSVP at melissa.koch@hennepintheatretrust.org or call 612.455.9530.


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