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Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday

Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday

(Pictured: A still from Dust La Rock's work in "Scion Installation 6: Video") 


This week we've got a video installation show at Pink Hobo, Mill City Farmers' Market, and Cinco de Mayo on Cesar Chavez Street.

Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday

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Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday

Scion Installation 6: Video
(Pink Hobo Geek Art Gallery, 507 E Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612.216.3924, pinkhobo.com)

Pink Hobo recently announced that ROBOTlove is joining the gallery and PUNY, the animation studio, to create one dynamic and awesome space. This will be the last art show before this happens. Ten artists, who are all juggling other jobs on the scene, will be exhibiting their unique, trippy, and eye-capturing video work. Artists in include DEVO musician Mark Mothersbaugh, pro-skateboarder Monihan Monihan, and NYC designer Dust La Rock, among others. The opening reception is from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Image from PMKFA's work)

Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday

F.R.E.S.H.
(Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis, 612.378.8888, www.alteredesthetics.com)

Depending on the artist, graffiti art can be political, superficial, and/or beautiful. At this group show Altered Esthetics will take a closer look at the often-controversial form of expression. Pieces include photography, paintings, sculpture and more. The opening reception is from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Pictured: New City by Ian James)
 
Freewheelin' First Fridays
(331 Club, 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612.331.1746)

Rock 'n' roll with the Mighty Mofos, and the Hypstrz. 9:30 p.m.

 

Poor Weather Club CD-Release Show
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

Rock. With Phantom Tails, Chickadee Mountain Martyrs, and Guzzlemug. 9 p.m.

 

 

Video and graffiti art, Cinco de Mayo: Freeloader Friday


SATURDAY:

Gone Bye Bye
(Nicademus Art and Framing, 225 Snelling Ave. N, St. Paul, 651.207.8322)

Tonight's show highlights collaborative work by artists DWITT and Christopher Bowman. The opening reception 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. features live music from 20 Dollar Love.

HandmadeMN Spring Market
(James Ballentine VFW Post 246, 2916 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.823.6233, www.HandmadeMN.com)

Did you miss out on Craftstravaganza? This event should be great as well with over 40 Minnesota crafters and artists, raffles, demonstrations, and make-and-take activities. Looking for a last-minute Mother's Day gift? This would be a good place to start. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Open Book Open House
(The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S, Ste 200, Minneapolis, 612.215.2575, www.loft.org)

Check out all the awesome things that the Open Book, the Loft Literary Center, and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts offer. There will be books for sale, mini-classes, tours, and more. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Poets in the Park
(Caponi Art Park, 1205 Diffley Rd., Eagan, 651.454.9412, www.caponiartpark.org)

Looking for a little excursion this weekend? Head out to Eagan for a teen spoken word competition, performances by the New Heist breakdance crew, and spoken word artists Cynthia French and Rob Martin. 2 p.m.

Claps, the Funeral & the Twilight, Noah's Ark Was a Spaceship, OK Sorry
(501 Club, 501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.338.3848)

Rock, heavy metal, goth, experimental. 10 p.m.

 

Sun in the Satellite (7''-Release), First Communion Afterparty (EP-Release), Gospel Gossip, Come Fizzy Dolphin
(Hexagon Bar, 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.722.3454)

Psychedelic. With DJs Kramerica & Scoot. 9 p.m..


 

SUNDAY:

MFA Designer Showcase
(Rarig Center, 330 21st Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612.625.4001, www.cla.umn.edu/theatre)

This show features current graduate student costumes, sets, and lighting designer.

Iron Bartender
(Hell's Kitchen, 80 S 9th St., Minneapolis, 612.332.4700, www.hellskitcheninc.com)

This competition features 16 teams of 2 employees from local bars. Each week will feature a secret ingredient that must be used to create three drinks: one shot, one martini, and one cocktail. Drink special will abound. This event will take place Sundays through June 20. 8 p.m.

Tart, Imaginary Jack
(501 Club, 501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.338.3848)

Acoustic, indie. 8 p.m.

 

Kasey Anderson, Alex Masters
(Sauce Spirits & Soundbar, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612.822.6000)

Country. 21+. 9:30 p.m.



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