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Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Lizardman for Rogue Citizen at "Angry Citizen," a dual-location art show
This week in Freeloader Friday we have a ton of music shows, some really interesting art shows, and a handful of other happenings that won't cost you a dime to attend. The holidays are just around the corner, so if you're looking to get started on your shopping list, there are plenty of events this weekend that will help you get a jump on this. (Keep an eye out next week for our big list of places and events where you can shop green and local.)

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Scott Streble, "Uniques"

FRIDAY:

Uniques
(Ambiente Gallerie, 505 1st Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-424-6944)

Portrait photography by Scott Streble of subjects who responded to an ad on Craigslist. 5-8 p.m.

The Bluegrass Pals
(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

8 p.m. Also Saturday.

The Funeral and the Twilight, Narco States, Mystery Date
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Teenage Moods, Crimes, Nice Purse, Farms

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

9 p.m.

Matt Pudas & the North Country Bandits, Jake Manders
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Rogue Citizen, Empires Lost

Angry Citizen
(The Nicollet, 1931 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-424-5513, www.the-nicollet.com)

This Rogue Citizen double exhibition features the unveiling of a massive new work, Empires Rise. 3-5 p.m.

Later in the evening:

Angry Citizen Part 2
(Angry Catfish, 4208 28th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-1538, www.angrycatfishbicycle.com)

Rogue Citizen continues its double exhibition with art plus hip hop from Haphduzn, Tony Phantom, and Blaster. 7 p.m.-midnight.

The Swamp Kings
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

Phil Aaron, Graydon Peterson
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

7 p.m. Also Sat.

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Mary Hark

New Work
(Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, 651-644-9200)

Pottery by Linda Christianson and fiber art by Mary Hark. 6-8 p.m.

Cooker John, July Fighter, Blue Ribbon Bandits
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m., 18+.  

The Wailing Loons, Lehto & Wright
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6 p.m.

Claire de Lune, Bobby Phisher
(Whole Music Club: 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-625-2272)

7:30 p.m. 18+.

 

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Wind & Willow

SATURDAY:

2012 Minneapolis Craft'za
(The Soap Factory, 514 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 612-623-9176, www.soapfactory.org)

Featuring over 70 vendors. More info at www.craftstravaganza.com/mpls. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ross Kleiner & the Thrill
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Daniel Kaniess, "Smiles and Rage"

Smiles and Rage: A Retrospective
(Northrup King Studios, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-363-5612, www.northrupkingbuilding.com)

Exhibit explores the life and career of Daniel Kaniess, a local artist who died of cancer in Spring of 2012. 6-10 p.m.

Charlie Parr, Erik Brandt, Duke Otherwise
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

James Buckley & Bryan Nichols
(Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-276-6523)

7 p.m.

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

Day three of the super-popular sale. Think things will be picked over? Guess again. There will still be plenty to look at and potentially purchase on the cheap. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Julian Rae, Nikki & the RueMates
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6:30 p.m.

Sandy & the Hitmen
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday

7th Annual Green Gifts Fair
(Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-872-4041, www.midtownglobalmarket.com)

Shop green with over 70 eco-friendly gift vendors, a fashion show, cooking demos and tastings, hands-on activities, and live music. Visit www.doitgreen.org for details. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Holiday Fair & Artisan Marketplace
(Minnesota Waldorf School, 70 E. Cty Road B, Maplewood, 651-487-6700, www.mnwaldorf.org)

With games and crafts, puppet show, art and gift vendors, Chef Shack Food Truck. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Plymouth Arts Fair
(Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave. N., Plymouth, 763-509-5200, www.ci.plymouth.mn.us)

Over 30 juried artists display, demonstrate, and sell their artwork. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Rogue Citizen, Minneapolis Craft'za: Freeloader Friday
Nick Devries for SooVAC

SooVAC Pop-up Shop
(SooVAC Pop-up Shop, 3506 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263)

Featuring art and gifts from a great lineup of local artists and makers. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays, 4-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 24.

Talk of the Stacks: Geoff Dyer
(Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107, www.mplib.org)

The author discusses Otherwise Known as the Human Condition with Fiona McCrae, publisher at Graywolf Press. 7 p.m.

Love On A Grid
(Gallery Abode @ Solomon's Porch, 100 W. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-524-8774, www.solomonsporch.com)

Artwork by Bryan Mayfield in response to discrimination against same-sex families. 1-4 p.m.

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

Contributing comic artists' discussion panel at 1 p.m.

Will Phalen, John Upfront, Headband Jam
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. 18+.

Santa Busts a Christmas Move
(Bachman's, 6010 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-861-7600, www.bachmans.com)

Santa and Albert the Elf are back for holiday adventures. Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m., 12:30 & 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23.

Tellebration

(Black Forest Inn, 1 E. 26th St., Minneapolis, 612-872-0812, www.blackforestinnmpls.com)

It's a day of storytelling, hosted by Cheap Theatre. Sign up starts at 11 a.m., storytelling from noon to 4 p.m.

Gibson Guitar Showcase
(American Guitar Boutique, 3405 Annapolis Lane N, Minneapolis, 763-424-4888)

With demos led by Mike Scaccia of Ministry, Gibson experts, giveaways. 12-7 p.m.

Rhoda Gilman

(SubText: a bookstore, 165 Western Ave. N, St Paul, 612-387-8803)

The author discusses Stand Up: The Story of Minnesota's Protest Tradition. 3 p.m.

Knightsbridge, A Truly Royal Shopping Experience
(Benilde-St. Margaret's Haben Center, 2501 Highway 100, Minneapolis)

Featuring 60 merchants. For more info, visit www.BSMschool.org/knightsbridge. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 
SUNDAY:

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

9 p.m.

The Bootstrap Family Band
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

With DJ Truckstache. 9 p.m.

Warehouse Eyes
(Barbette: 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-5710)

10 p.m.


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