July 27 | 5–10 pm
Walker Art Center
The last Terrace Thursdays party of the summer pays tribute to Merce Cunningham’s chance-based approach! Performances, skyline views, pop-up bars, and music by DJ Big Cats.
Performance: Paul Lazer’s Cage Shuffle
Featuring an electronic score mixed live by collaborator Lea Bertucci and choreography by Annie-B Parson.
Free Gallery Admission
Explore the galleries!
Music: DJ Big Cats
DJ Big Cats spins tunes all evening.
Art-Making: Costume Design
Mylar, spandex, dance leotards—we provide the materials, you provide the creativity.
Workshop: SuperGroup’s Barnes Dance
SuperGroup sets you up with moves to get down in a very unique, one-night- only dance.
Performance: John Mark Creative
Pop-up performances by John Mark Creative throughout the night.
A dance party like you’ve never seen before, this dance band is imbued with humor, groove, exertion,and extreme bliss.
Performance: Lea Bertucci
Lea mesmerizes audiences with a mixed-media sound that combines instruments, tape cassettes, and old school slide projectors.
Get funky at Fair State Co-op‘s second annual festival of mixed fermentation beer. The brewery is digging deep into the cellar to pour 21 different fruity, funky and terrifically tart beers, including unreleased barrel-aged sours, limited reserves of previously released small-batch bottles, and award-winning favorites. This year’s Mixed Culture will be held at Fair State’s new production brewery in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood, making it the first opportunity for public access. The party will also offer food trucks, live screen printing, tunes from DJ Nimo the Hooligan, and samples of Prohibition’s kombucha. 21+.
Tickets and details at mixedculture17.eventbrite.com.
Tech Dump’s Cell Phone Summer campaign aims to collect ONE TON of phones and fund 1000 hours of work for people with barriers to employment at the social enterprise. Participating is easy because there are locations across the metro! And your data is safe because Tech Dump follows Department of Defense data security practices. So, cell-ebrate summer, protect the environment and create jobs! Here’s the skinny: techdump.org/cell-phone-summer
Experience the M After Hours
Thursday, July 6, 6 – 9 p.m.
Take in the upcycled installations of the exhibit Mirror Stage, and then get creative with artist David Hamlow, making art of your own with recycled consumer packaging. Enjoy beer tastings courtesy of 12welve Eyes Brewing, and listen to live music by singer/songwriter Millie Gibson. While you’re here, browse an ingenious line of totes and wallets made of repurposed vinyl from billboards and marketing banners, created by the mother-daughter team of Relan.
Tickets to the event are $10 (available here), and a drink ticket is included with the price of admission. All proceeds go towards support of the M and its programs.
Minnesota Museum of American Art is located at 141 East 4th Street, Saint Paul. (Enter at the corner of 4th and Robert Streets.) For more information: www.mmaa.org/
It’s Fun To Join #CellPhoneSummer At The Downtown YMCA
Face it. You’ll never use that old phone you’ve stashed away. Might as well safely and securely recycle it during Tech Dump’s Cell Phone Summer campaign. The social enterprise is aiming to collect ONE TON of phones to fund 1,000 hours of work. They’ll be collecting old phones at the Minneapolis Downtown YMCA until June 28th.