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More Wednesday Events: If ‘Black Friday’ Can Catch On, So Can ‘Dancegiving’

Before the Who’s Who of the performance community head to Choreographer’s Evening, they’re going to the BLB tonight for 9×22, which includes the lovely and talented powerhouse Angharad Davies. Get there early, it’s going to sell out. Take your visiting parents to the Turf to see Fleetwood Magic: A Tribute to the Mac with the Red Daughters, Brian Just Band, Chambermaids, and others. Corrosion of Conformity, with Pepper Keenan in the lineup, are at Mill City Nights. It’s going to be a raging party at Black Market Brass‘s Dancegiving Featuring Worldwide Discotheque DJ’s at the Nomad. It’s a big ol’ night of covers by several local coverers (like members of Private Oates and E.L.n.O. and the Non-Prophets) at Lee’s for their Drinksgiving party. Nothing but the hottest R&B at The Love Below with Tiiiiiiiiiip, Keezy, and Sophia Eris at the 7th St Entry. Flip Phone is doing a A Very Nicki Thanksgiving at honey and that is also going to be packed so get their early. It’s the famous and huge Thanksgiving Eve edition of Transmission at the Varsity and that will also fill up so get there early.

Home Alone

Home Alone in Concert with the Minnesota Orchestra

Sat Nov 28  8pm  /  Sun Nov 29  2pm
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Minnesota Boychoir

The image of actor Macaulay Culkin’s “oh no!” face is the stuff of movie legends, and what’s equally memorable about the holiday classic Home Alone is its magical score by music marvel John Williams. Seats to this 25th Anniversary screening are selling fast! / 612.371.5656

Weekend Radar: Weekend Plans

Since we’re taking Thursday and Friday off—and since a bunch of you typical take tomorrow off, swamping our mail sender with out-of-office replies—we’re including our weekend picks in today and tomorrow’s email. And just remember: It doesn’t have to be Black Friday unless you let it.


There’s a free “Escape From Black Friday” shuttle running from Granite City in Rosedale to Bent Distillery to NorthGateBrewing to Insight Brewing from 10 AM to 10 PM. (Great theme!) A group of artisans will set up shop inside Fair State Brewing‘s taproom, which opens early at noon. Don’t forget about the big tribute to the Replacements at First Ave, those tix will likely sell out. Both Friday and Saturday History Comes to Life will be staging The Life of Charles Schulz at the Bryant Lake Bowl. Get some much needed peer time at the punk rock Birthday Suits and Kill-a-Watts (Milwaukee) show at the Triple Rock. Black Metal Night at Club Underground will purge any holiday headaches you get Thursday. Massive, massive, massive stoner metal show at the Turf Club with the amazing Kylesa plus bonus locals Lungs and Seedship. Need to shake off the calories? Head to Hipshaker! at the Kitty Cat Klub.


It’s opening day for skating at The Depot rink! 40+ MN small businesses fill up the 2015 Shop Small Holiday Market at the St. Anthony Village City Hall & Community Center. Many of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District studios and buildings will also be open for Small Business Saturday. Don’t forget to put your ‘stache to good use at the Moustache Run starting at the Nicollet Island Pavillion. Hank’s Pick for the weekend is Choreographer’s Eventing at the Walker, where the who’s who of the dance community will gather to watch some of our best and brightest performance talent. Enemy Planes get the Go96 bump and are joined by Al Church, Warehouse Eyes, and the Lady Heat DJs for a “wear black” party at the Triple Rock. We’re huge fans of Angie Oase of Pennyroyal and she’s doing a set at Day Block Brewing. We always mention when Goatwhore are playing and they’re joining Black Dahlia Murder and the amazing Iron Reagan at Mill City Nights. Mallman is doing his kickstarter thank you concert at IcehouseAttitude City brings in the Disco Devils for a big ol’ dance shebang at Club Jager.


We were going to also mention the very first semi-annual donut run at Mill City Running, but they filled up, so get on that for next time. Even more local makers hock their wares at Bauhaus Brewing’s tap room at the Made By Hands Holiday Handmade Extra Vaganza Part Deux! on Sunday. All you can eat chili at Memory Lanes, and that’s all we have to say about that. And the top 1% of cool people in MPLS + STPL will be, in all seriousness, at The Nicollet for the experimental music night.

National Theater Live: Coriolanus

There was a ton of you interested in seeing the broadcast at St. Anthony Main Theaters of Benedict Cumberbatch’s live performance of Hamlet, and we’re not sure if it was because you like the idea of seeing a big name in a big theater production or if many of you are just Cumberbatch super-fans. If it’s the former, then heads up that there’s still tickets for tonight’s (and Sunday’s) showing of political action thriller Coriolanus with none other than Tom Hiddleston in the title role.

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