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West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
Claudia Stack Kremer for Saint Paul Art Crawl

The weekend is finally here, and the snow is melting. There's plenty of free stuff to do, and even a few things happening outdoors. Come take a look at our list and plan your weekend.

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
Image courtesy of the MIA

FRIDAY:

Art in Bloom
(Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-3131, www.artsmia.org)

Floral artists interpret pieces from the museum's permanent collection. With parties, workshops, talks, and more. Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Black Diet, Bam Bam & the Gigolos, MunQs
(Memory Lanes: 2520 26th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-721-6211)

10 p.m.  

MPLS Habit  
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

With Geoffrey Fischbein, Refrigerager, Niki Becker, Coastwest, Brienne Harthun. All ages. 8 p.m.

Saint Paul Art Crawl artwork at J.A. Geiger Studio in East St. Paul
Saint Paul Art Crawl artwork at J.A. Geiger Studio in East St. Paul
Tracie Thompson, Queen of the City

Saint Paul Art Crawl
(www.stpaulartcrawl.org)

Over 250 St. Paul artists exhibit at 25 building locations throughout the city. Fri. 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 12-8 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.

The Color Pharmacy (album-release), the Heartbeats
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

10 p.m.

DJ Stevie Ray's Fleetwood Mac Look-a-like Contest
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

8 p.m.

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

8 p.m.

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
Jeralyn Victoria Mohr (event is also part of the Saint Paul Art Crawl)

AMENDMENTS
(Artist Mercantile, 24 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-222-0053, www.artistmerc.com)

Paintings by Jeralyn Victoria Mohr. 6-9 p.m.

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

World premiere of a bilingual production of Julia Alavarez's book about the underground resistance in the Dominican Republic. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 27. Free, first-come, first-served basis ($20 to reserve tickets online).

Asian American Community Night
(Maplewood Community Center, 2100 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, 651-249-2100, www.ci.maplewood.mn.us)

With performances from MCC, Mu Theater, and CHAT; Hmong folk stories; youth performances; more. 6-10 p.m.

Lao Xiong
(Homewood Studios, 2400 Plymouth Ave., Minneapolis, 612-587-0230, www.homewoodstudios.com)

Colored pencil drawings. 6-9 p.m.

Open House
(Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Office Enforcement Services, 9401 83rd Avenue N., Minneapolis, 612-348-3744, www.hennepinsheriff.org)

With K-9 demos; vehicles, boats, and equipment tours; dive team demos; crime scene investigators and displays; helicopter; fingerprinting; mounted patrol horses. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Street Kings
(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. All ages.

 

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
Tho Eric Paul

SATURDAY:

Thor Eric Paul: Paintings

(Shoebox Gallery, 2948 Chicago Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-825-3833)

7-9 p.m.

Hollow Boys, Buildings, Diver Dress
(Hexagon Bar: 2600 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-722-3454)

9 p.m.

Zoo Animal; Le Cirque Rouge Cabaret & Burlesque
(331 Club: 331 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-1746)

 6 p.m., 10 p.m.  

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

10 p.m.

Sol Bock Revival
(Harriet Brewing: 3036 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, 651-225-2184)

With Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, Erik Koskinen Duo, Frogleg, Dan Israel. 2 p.m.

Surrender to the Night
(Acadia Cafe: 329 S. Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, 612-874-8702)

With DJ Matt Perkins. All ages. 9 p.m.

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

8 p.m.

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
Jacob Aaron Schroeder

(ôr-rŏb'-ôr-rŭs)
(Stevens Square Center for the Arts, 1905 3rd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-879-0200, www.stevensarts.org)

MCAD students explore the concept of self-reflexive creation within artistic practices. 7-10 p.m.

A Rosalux Reading
(Rosalux Gallery, 1400 Van Buren St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-747-3942, www.rosaluxgallery.com)

With Peter Campion, Isabel Harding, Zoë Miller, and Patrick Whitfill. Bar donations benefit the youth programs at Intermedia Arts. 7 p.m.

Customer Appreciation Event
(Midwest Homebrewing and Winemaking Supplies, 5825 Excelsior Blvd., Minneapolis, 952-925-9854, www.midwestsupplies.com)

With a beer panel discussion, brewing and wine filtering demos, deals. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Minneapolis Homeownership and Banking Fair
(International Market Square, 275 Market St., Minneapolis, 612-338-6250)

Learn about mortgage loans, down payment assistance programs, homebuyer education, and other resources for successful home ownership. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Courtney Yasmineh, Glasshouses, Zeb Boys

(Wild Tymes Sports Bar & Grill: 33 W. 7th Place, St. Paul, 651-224-8181)

8 p.m. All ages.

Olsonville
(Ginkgo Coffeehouse: 721 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-645-2647)

7 p.m.

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday
When You Wish Upon a Star

A White Suit, When You Wish Upon a Star
(The Ledge Gallery, 1916 3rd Avenue S., Minneapolis, www.theledgempls.com)

Film screenings followed by filmmaker talks. 7 p.m.

Spice & Slice of Asian America
(Minneapolis Central Library: 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 952-847-8107)

Taiko drumming and hands-on learning. 11:30 a.m.

Vegan Pancake Brunch Feed-In
(Van Cleve Park And Community Center, 901 15th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, 612-370-4926, www.minneapolisparks.org)

All you can eat pancakes and coffee. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

West Bank Ride

(Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis)

With bike decorating, a mini-ride for families, bike tune-up station, West Bank trivia, outdoor acoustic music concerts. More info at www.westbankride.org. Meet at Murphy Park. 1-4 p.m.

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday

 

West Bank Ride, Saint Paul Art Crawl: Freeloader Friday

SUNDAY:

Coloring Outside the Lines VI: Blast Off

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

One-day exhibit and event featuring art by kids and free activities for children. 1-4 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Chanhassen Spring Boutique
(Chanhassen Recreation Center, 2310 Coulte Blvd., Chanhassen, 952-227-1400)

Commercial and hand-crafted arts and crafts, jewelry, collectables, home decor, toys, and trinkets. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

A Whole Brunch of 45s; S.S.I.N. with DJ Stevie Ray
(Amsterdam: 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3990)

Noon, 8 p.m.

Wooded Hearts, Citizen Arms, Eustace

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

18+. 10 p.m.  

Barbara Jean
(Hymie's Vintage Records: 3820 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-729-8890)

3 p.m.


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