The Shinola store in the North Loop (aka NoLo) hooked up with Art Crank to throw a Bike Art Party with limited edition prints available; Angry Catfish Bicycle and Coffee Bar joins forces with with Bootstrap Coffee Roasters to host a barista latte art throw down; new tap room Insight Brewing in s’Uptown is having a beer tasting and brewery tour; Whole Foods on Hennepin is having a block party, which is a little weird but it could be fun; there’s a cool looking art show opening at Law Warschaw Gallery over at Macalester; the wonderful stoner metal dudes of Nightosaur will be releasing their new album Set Fire to the Mountain at the 331; and we’re going to shake our bootys at Hipshaker! at the Kitty Cat Klub.


612Brew is having an Oktoberfest party; the Herkimer is having an Oktoberfest party; we love Gamut Gallery and they’re having a Glam Slam clothing swap, photoshoot, and dress-up party; The Suburbs play at the Cabooze;  and Lady Parts Justice and host Lizz Winstead team up with Desdamona, Maria Isa, Mayda, Lucy Michelle, and other musicians to celebrate the first annual V to Shining V at Amsterdam.