David Cronenberg's new celluloid freakout launches.Watch Video >>
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon combines 209 stories ranging from classics like Snow White to more obscure stories like The Devil's Grandmother. The production is wild, free-form comedy with lots of audience participation. For ages 11 and up.More Details >>
Beaner's Central celebrates the release of One Week Live, Volume 13 with live performances by 41 Headlights, Superior Siren, the Gentlemen's Anit-Temperance League and the Farsights. The cover charge includes a free copy of the CD.
A one-act opera that "skewers the legal system where the jury and judge are objects of a lighthearted satire" by Gilbert & Sullivan.
Shakespeare in Death is a 30-minute performance created by Xavier Jacquelin, musician Jean-Baptiste Cognet and six young actors from the Professional Cycle of the Lyon's Conservatoire Theater Department. Through a choice of some of the most mythical death and murder scenes in Shakespeare's dramas, the play questions the relationship between death, religion, murder and power.
The top-seeded UWS Yellowjackets will face a yet-to-be-determined opponent.More Details >>
Richard Thomas III performs trumpet music in this student recital.
Learn how to tie flies for fishing at the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center with instructors Mark Bergman and Patrick Powers. Cost includes flytying kit. The workshop will include a presentation on the art and science associated with flytying, followed by a lesson in tying three basic flies.
Local and regional stand-up comedians and newcomers bring on the ha-ha every Friday.
Depot After Dark
— 8:45 to 10:15 p.m.
The Depot (St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center)
$12 to $15
The St. Louis County Historical Society is now giving tours in a "new light." The guided tours will lead visitors through the historic and -- some would allege -- haunted Depot. Each 45-minute tour starts and ends in the Great Hall of the Depot building. There will be a cash bar dispensing liquid spirits while tour guides share ghostly tales before and after tours. For more information, call 218-733-7500. The tour is not intended for children.
How (and Why) to Be a Free-Market Radical Leftist
— 5 to 7 p.m.
UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture by Professor Roderick T. Long (Auburn University) on why those on the radical left should support the free market. The event will take place at UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics (Room # 118).
This lecture by Dr. Martina Kolb explores loss, fear, and pain, their relationship with mourning, and how this is all expressed through art. The location is AB Anderson Hall 345 on the UMD campus.
Friday Night Magic at Rogue Robot
— 6 p.m.
Rogue Robot Games & Comics
$5 to $12.98 depending on format
Friday Night Magic (or FNM) is a format of Magic: the Gathering tournaments held Friday nights in gaming stores across the world. They are designed to be a beginner-friendly introduction to organized play. Prizes include Magic booster packs and special promo cards.More Details >>
Singer Maxi Childs teams up with bassist Steve Netzel and pianist Russ Sackett (and occasionally drummer Jeff Peabody), playing jazz standards and light pop four nights a week at Black Water.Watch Video >>
This workshop combines gentle yoga moves, restorative poses, massage and Thai-style touch using oils.
Take in the opulence of the 39-room, 27,000-square-foot Glensheen Mansion under flashlight beam. This tour is available by pre-purchase online only.
TGI Friday Brewery Tour
— 5 to 9:30 p.m.
St. Louis River Rats provide live music with a dixieland jazz flare.
Friday and Saturday night improv shows feature "The Main Event," in which two teams of improvisers compete for points. This show is rated R. Tickets must be purchased at the door.Watch Video >>
Yoga for Knitters at Yarn Harbor
— 7 to 8:15
$8.75 to $12.75
Learn how to use gentle, therapeutic movements to keep the body healthy and happy. Spend more time crafting comfortably. Yarn Harbor, 103 Mt. Royal Shopping Center.
Fish Fry Dinner
— 4 to 7 p.m.
$5.99 to $10.99
All-you-can-eat fish fry with silent auction and bake sale. Grace Lutheran Church, 5454 Miller Trunk Hwy, Hermantown, MN. Takeout available.
Magic: the Gathering tournament with standard constructed format. Other variations played as well. Contact the store at 218-624-4121 or dungeonsend @ gmail.com for details.
Friday Night Magic at Collector's Connection
— 6 p.m.
$5 or purchase of 2 booster packs
This is "standard deck tournament" and a DCI sanctioned event. Newcomers can be registered for free and it only takes a couple minutes. Top prize is 9 booster packs. Additional prizes may be awarded based on attendance.
DJ Trivia is a team-based trivia gameshow where the top three teams can win prizes.
Coffee with Constituents
— 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
State Representative Jennifer Schultz will be available to meet with constituents in St. Paul. Set up an appointment by contacting Gina Kunesh at 651-296-2228 or by email at email@example.com.