The Fox Den Salon hosts an Art Party featuring work by Marie Pelkey; CLAPS, Hollow Boys, Real Numbers, and Velveteens play at The Hex; The Nordic Lights Film Festival starts today and goes through next Thursday; Get Cryphy’s five-year anniversary will be hosted by MaLLy and St. Paul Slim, featuring Plain Ole Bill and Jimmy 2 Times, among others; and the Twin Cities Funk & Soul All-Stars will be at Icehouse with the Dérobé Dance Band opening.


Mall of America plays host to the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women event; You can play the When Harry Met Sally Drinking Game at Bryant-Lake Bowl; Brooklyn-based duo Buke & Gase (whose name comes from the customized hand-made instruments they play: a baritone ukelele (buke) and a guitar-bass hybrid (“gass”)), play at 7th St. Entry;


The Cabooze hosts the annual Battle of the Jug bands; Gastro Non Grata is at the Triple Rock with food from the (amazing) Borough Restaurant, beer from Founders Brewery, and music by Martin Devaney, Southside Desire, Bitch City, and DJ Shannon Blowtorch; and there’s a Grammy Party at the Pourhouse.