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Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Oblivion, screening at the Walker Art Center
This week in Freeloader Friday we have dance parties, quite a few art shows, and whimsical foreign flicks for kids (and grownups) on our itinerary. Whatever you choose to do, it won't drain your wallet like other happenings will.

Come take a look at our list after the jump.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Jake Spriggs, Tabula Rasa

FRIDAY:

Belles Lettres

(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-378-8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)

Group show celebrate the power of language with artists, writers, and spoken-word performers. 7-10 p.m.

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

With Jonathan Ackerman.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Abraham Renko, Flowers

Abraham Renko
(Shoebox Gallery, Robert's Shoes 2948 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-825-3833)

Minimalist work feature organic materials and techniques. 6-8 p.m.

Crashing the Party

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

Sally Wingert and Joe Minjares star in this examination of the pursuit of the American Dream. Through March 4. Tickets are free, and first-come first served (it's $15 to reserve seats ahead).

Lowertown First Fridays
(Lowertown, 6th and Sibley, St. Paul)

Monthly event features open studios and galleries, food and drink specials, performances, music, and more. For more info visit lowertownfirstfridays.com. 6-9 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Mark Elton, Real

Mark Elton: Between the Lines
(Spring Street Bar & Grill, 355 NE Monroe St., Minneapolis, 612-627-9123, www.springstreettavern.com)

This Altered Esthetics satellite show features multimedia works. 6-9 p.m.

Freewheelin' First Friday
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Randy Weeks. 10 p.m.  

Disaster Bird, French Films About Trains, Upstate
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Not About Bombs
(Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-871-4444, www.intermediaarts.org)

Works by female Iraqi artists explore identities in flux. There will be an artists' talk and closing reception at 7 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
From 'Flight' by Sundus Abdul Hadi (in collaboration with photography by Tamara Abdul Hadi)

 

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Drew Anderson for "Art(ists) on the Verge"

SATURDAY:

Art(ists) on the Verge 3

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

This group show features work by emerging artists who participated in a yearlong mentorship. Expect interactive video games, projections, and other interesting works. 7-11 p.m.

To the Window, to the Wall
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

With Hey There Handsome, Slow Moe. 10:30 p.m.  

Shadowlands
(Gallery 360, 3011 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-925-2400, www.gallery360mpls.com)

Photographs by Karl Herber. With 5-Foot Shows by Louisa Podlich, D.C. Ice, Dewey James. 7-10 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl

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

With Al Subola & the Bad Companions. 10 p.m.

Escape Artists: Master Manipulation

(Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Main St., Hopkins, 952-979-1100, www.hopkinsartscenter.com)

Artists reinterpret historic masterpieces. 6-8 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
"Love Expressions"

Love Expressions
(Two Tigers Gallery, 2400 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 651-245-6609, www.twotigersgallery.com)

Show covers the walls with watercolor mono-prints. Costumes encouraged at the one-night-only party. 7-10 p.m.

March Free First Saturday: Foreign Flix
(Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-375-7600, www.walkerart.org)

Featuring live performances, films, gallery adventures, and art-making. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Oblivion, screening at the Walker Art Center at 3 p.m.
Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Sharon Louden

SUNDAY:

Sharon Louden: Movement & Gesture
(Burnet Gallery at Chambers, 901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-767-6999, www.chambersminneapolis.com)

This show, which opened on Thursday, features sculptures, paintings, and other works.

Open Mic
(O'Gara's Bar & Grill, 164 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-644-3333, www.ogaras.com)

7:30 p.m.

Twin Cities Comic Book Convention

(Mermaid Event Center, 2200 Highway 10, Moundsview, 763-784-7350)

Visit www.epguides.com/comics for more info. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Rockabilly Bowl, Hotel dance night: Freeloader Friday
Kathe Kollwitz, Selbstbildnis mit hand an der stirn

Kathe Kollwitz: Making Human
(Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, 333 E. River Road, Minneapolis, 612-625-9494, www.wam.umn.edu)

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

Music, dance, crafts, and more. 1-3 p.m.




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