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The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
Andy DuCett, "Why We Do This." at Soap Factory

This edition of Freeloader Friday features a closing reception where the art will be sold off, estate-sale style. Folks looking to stock on on warm items for the winter will want to attend the Fiber Fair. And those looking for a CD-release show will have plenty of concerts to choose from. Come take a look at our list.

Scarf by Geri Retzlaff
Scarf by Geri Retzlaff
Photo by Aimee Radman

FRIDAY:

Fiber Fair
(Northrup King Studios, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-363-5612, www.northrupkingbuilding.com)

Featuring an assortment of handmade items from local artists, including scarves, rugs, knitted items, and yarn. Fri. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 12-4 p.m.

Long Time Gone
(Dulono's: 607 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-1726)

8 p.m.

Discord Syndicate (CD-release), Nightosaur, Frankincense, Orion & the Extra Terrestrials
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Falcon Arrow (CD-release), Ship Building Company, the Desert Vest, Braver, Exiles
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
Tiit Raid

Tiit Raid: New Paintings
(Thomas Barry Fine Arts, 900 6th Ave. SE #225, Minneapolis, 612-338-3656, www.thomasbarry.com)

6:30-9 p.m.

Surrounded by Werewolves (CD-release)
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

Hardcore Crayons, the Great Went, With a Gun for a Face, Ghost Army
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

9p.m.

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

7 p.m. Also Sat.

Actual Wolf, Danielle Ate the Sandwich
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

6 p.m.

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday

There's Only One by Richard Barlow
(Christensen Center, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, 612-330-1524, www.augsburg.edu/galleries)

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Also at Augsburg:

Josh Johnson: Fathom
(Gage Family Art Gallery, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, 612-330-1524, www.augsburg.edu)

Sculptural forms. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Alden Ikeda Trio
(Cafe Maude at Loring: 1612 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, 612-767-9080)

9 p.m.

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

The 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winner about a woman's struggles with mental illness. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Through Nov. 11. Tickets are free on a first come first served (or reserve online for $15).

Super Secret Cover Band, Crazy Chester, Crooked Dice
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m., 18+.  

Ladies' Night

(Moss Envy, 3056 Excelsior Blvd., Minneapolis, 612-374-4581, www.mossenvy.com)

With wine, treats, shopping, massage, crafts, and more. 5 p.m.

Color, Motion, and Landscape Art Exhibit
(Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, 952-895-4685, www.burnsvillepac.com)

Work by Mary Lingen, Joonja Lee Mornes, and Nanci Yermakoff. 6-8 p.m.

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
Mary Lingen, Albert Lea Lake

 

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
Rachel Breen for "Untitled 9"

SATURDAY:

Untitled 9: SooVAC's 9th Annual Juried Exhibition
(Soo Visual Arts Center, 2638 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-871-2263, www.soovac.org)

6-9 p.m.

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

8 p.m.

Big Foot's Northland Invasion  
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

With Matt Ray & Those Damn Horses, the Underwriters, Andy Lipke Fiasco, Colleen Myhre, Next of Kin, more. 1 p.m.--midnight.

The Riverside Swing Band (CD-release)
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.

Flowerstalks (album-release)
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

9:30 p.m. 

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
"Counting Time"

Counting Time: Recent Work by Art Gillespie
(Douglas Flanders & Associates, 910 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-791-1285, www.facebook.com/FlandersArt)

6-9 p.m.

Fall Into Arts Open House
(Traffic Zone Center For Visual Art, 250 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-247-1244, www.trafficzoneart.com)

Show, sale, conversation. 6-9 p.m.

The Sex Rays, Red Daughters
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

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

The author presents the strange history of secret societies in America in a slide show. 7 p.m.

Jack Knife & the Sharps
(Schooner Tavern: 2901 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-729-4365)

9 p.m.

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
Andy DuCett

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

The closing reception featuring whimsical, large-scale, and interactive art by Andy DuCett will feature an estate sale from 7-11 p.m.

Rachel Schroeder, Element 13, Freeze Dried Fun, Felonious Bosch, Tommy Bentz Band
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. 18+.

The Christian Community Fair
(Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-335-6000, www.minneapolisconventioncenter.com)

Featuring live music, family activities, more. Info at www.christianfair.com. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Taiwan Culture Festival: The Beauty of Taiwanese Architecture
(Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, 952-847-5600)

With a lecture from Doctor Chen, book fair, art activities, photo exhibition. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
 

The Sex Rays, Fiber Fair, 'Untitled 9' at SooVAC: Freeloader Friday
The Sex Rays

SUNDAY:

The Sex Rays
(Nomad World Pub: 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-6424)

10 p.m.

Armistice/Veterans Day Ceremony
(Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, 651-296-2881)

With music, story sharing. At First Shot Memorial, near the Vietnam Wall, south end of the grounds. 10:30 a.m.  

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Wedding Fair
(Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, 651-487-8200, www.comozooconservatory.org)

With vendors, samples, info on available services. 7-9:30 p.m.

Nova Big Band
(Artists' Quarter: 408 St. Peter St., St. Paul, 651-292-1359)

7 p.m.

Tramps Like Us, Wesley Church, Counterfactuals
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

9 p.m.

Sarah Krueger
(Barbette: 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-827-5710)

10 p.m.

The Open'rs
(Fine Line Music Cafe: 318 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-338-8100)

7 p.m.


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