If you missed Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. about the musician and her politics, it’s at Shakopee Cinema. [TIX]

Commonly held as one of the all-time best ever films, Au Hasard Balthazar screens at the Trylon. [TIX]

When the Blue Wave doesn’t hit you’ll be several beers, and luckily you can get them at Mort’s with their Election Day Soirée with Tommy Darko and The Wired Hangers. [TIX]

Celebrate Mark Twain’s birthday with poet Danny Klecko and the Rolling Thunder Review in the Clown Lounge at the Turf Club. [TIX]

Also happy birthday to Jenna Enemy of the Von Tramps, of course there’s a big loud party. [TIX]

Also happy birthday to United States of Americana with Bill Deville, they’re having a party at Dalton & Wade (all these obscure birthday mentions we sound a lot like The Current). [TIX]

And for shame, Twincy, that you would leave tickets left at the door for Brother Ali and deM atlaS at First Avenue. Sell it out! Way before hand! [TIX]