Monday, February 19

Lori Dokken and Ginger Commodore perform at the Women’s Club on Monday. Photo courtesy the Women’s Club

Lori Dokken and Ginger Commodore perform at the Women’s Club from 5:30-7 p.m. $25

Attend Minnesota’s own Piedmont Guy wine event at South Lyndale Liquors from 6-7:30 p.m.

Will Tinkham discusses his book “The Packard Salesman” at Magers & Quinn at 7 p.m. Free, registration required

DJ Kasper plays music at LITT Pinball Bar from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Weekly:

Uproar Comedy Open Mic at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater. Each week there is a different featured performer.  7 p.m. Sign-ups start at 6 p.m. for you comics out there. Free/donation.

Autotune karaoke at Mortimer’s, every week at 9 p.m. Free

Tuesday, February 20

Enjoy wine and art after dark at Mia on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Mia

Sip wine from sommelier Bill Summerville after dark while you look at the art at Mia with a curator from 6-8 p.m. $135

The Museum of Russian Art presents stories and crafts at the Washburn Library from 2-3 p.m. Aimed at kids Pre-K through third grade. Free, registration required

Comedians Meredith Jacobs and Katie Wilson present “We Thought This Was a Good Idea?” at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater at 7 p.m. $12/$15

Weekly:

At Tower Games in Kingfield, there is a weekly Dungeons & Dragons night for kids and teens that is organized around a monthly campaign. Check the Facebook page to get your kid plugged into the group. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

A free meat and cheese raffle at Utepils goes from 6-8 p.m.

Third Space Cafe hosts candlelight yoga sessions every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring your own mat and register ahead of time. $15

As an ongoing benefit for Foothold Twin Cities, St Dominic’s Trio plays at Driftwood Char Bar at 7 p.m. Free

Leaning Tower hosts a co-op style of trivia where people rotate creating the trivia. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

La Doña Cervecería hosts Trivia Mafia starting at 8:00 p.m.

Black Sheep Pizza hosts Trivia Mafia at their Eat Street location. 8:30 p.m.

Mother Clucker’s has karaoke every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Recurring:

Daphne Jane continues their Green Room residency at 8 p.m. 18+ $12

Wednesday, February 21

It’s “Weird Stuff Only” at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Bryant Lake Bowl Theater

It’s “Weird Stuff Only” at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater at 7 p.m. $12/$15

Take it back to elementary school with the Greywolf Press & Milkweed Editions Book Fair at Icehouse at 4 p.m. Free

Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association's Racial Justice Movie Night is from 7-9 p.m. at the SRF Building Auditorium.

Vittorio & the Bridges and Sidewalk Diamonds perform at Driftwood Char Bar at 7 and 9 p.m. respectively.

Cathay Coats discusses her book “To Banish Forever” at Magers & Quinn at 7 p.m. Free, registration required

Weekly:

Washburn Library hosts Family Storytime from 10:30-11 a.m. recommended for babies, preschoolers and toddlers.

Trivia Mafia at Wild Mind Ales. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Trivia Mafia at Utepils, 7-9 p.m.

Sing, read poetry, or play your newest guitar riff at Open Mic at LynLake Brewery from 7-9 p.m.

Fool Me Once hosts weekly Cantina Karaoke with Danger Dani from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Recurring:

Catch HUGE Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. This month you’ll see “Adorable,” “Rumor Mill,” “Found Footage,” and “Sympathetic Magic.” $15

The Trent Romans Band is back for its Wednesday night residency at 8 p.m. at Green Room. 21+ Free

Thursday, February 22

Author Savita Harjani discusses her new book at Comma, a bookshop. Photo courtesy of Comma, a bookshop

Savita Harjani presents her book “Postcards from Within” at Comma, a bookshop from 6:30-8 p.m. Free, register here

Fresh Eye Gallery presents a new exhibit called “Defrost,” which will be open through March 31, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Beto O'Rourke is in town to present his book “We've Got to Try: How the Fight for Voting Rights Makes Everything Else Possible” at Magers & Quinn at 7 p.m. Free, registration required.

Loring Park Community Arts Center is showing “Gallery of Heroes” for Black History Month from 6-8 p.m. Free

It’s “Weird Stuff Only” at Bryant Lake Bowl Theater at 7 p.m. $12/$15

The Walker Art Center hosts “Honor,” an artist lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor at 8 p.m. $15

DJ OMGIGI chooses the music at Fool Me Once from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Weekly:

Visit Big Hill Books for Tiny Tots Thursdays story time for little readers Pre-K and under from 10:30-11 a.m.

The American Swedish Institute is free after 3 p.m. every Thursday.

The Walker Art Center galleries are free on Thursdays from 5-9 p.m.

There’s Live Band Open Mic at Green Room at 7 p.m. 21+ Free

It’s cribbage night at Utepils from 7-10 p.m. All skill levels welcome.

Mother Clucker’s has karaoke every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Recurring:

Live music at Utepils each week during Febrewery from 6-8 p.m. This week’s performer is Mat Kearny.

Get two shows for one with Thursday Thursday at HUGE Theater at 7:30 p.m. This week’s shows are “Bummertown” and “Five After Now.” $15

Friday, February 23

Lili Taylor discusses a conceptual artist’s work at the Walker Art Center on Friday. Photo courtesy of the Walker Art Center

Fresh Eye Gallery hosts an opening reception for the exhibit “Defrost” from 6-8 p.m.

Bring your baby to the castle for “Arctic Highways” at the American Swedish Institute from 9:15-10 a.m. $20

The Walker Cinema shows “Saint Omer” by Alice Diop at 7 p.m. $15

The Walker Art Center hosts “Honor,” an artist lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor at 8 p.m. $15

Goon Tribune presents “Second Opinion” album release show at Green Room at 8:30 p.m. 21+ $10

Uptown VFW presents “Soul Train Night” with DJs Neeka, M’Baku, Cousin Christopher at 9 p.m. 21+ $12/$15

Weekly:

Mortimer’s hosts Get Up Stand Up Comedy Open Mic with stand-up sign-ups at 6 p.m. and comedy starting at 6:30 p.m. Free

Recurring:

HUGE Theater has three improv performances through the evening: “The Life Robotic,” “Give the Drummer Some,” and “All Alone.” View times and prices here.

Saturday, February 24

It’s Babies at the Castle day on Saturday. Photo courtesy of American Swedish Institute

Bring your baby to the castle for “Arctic Highways” at the American Swedish Institute from 9:15-10 a.m. $20

Local author Ellen Baker discusses her book “The Hidden Life of Cecily Larson” at Big Hill Books from 2-3 p.m.

The Walker Cinema shows “Saint Omer” by Alice Diop at 7 p.m. $15

The Walker Art Center hosts “Honor,” an artist lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra starring Lili Taylor at 8 p.m. $15

Recurring:

HUGE Theater has three shows from 7:30-10 p.m.: “Off Book,” “The Mess” and “Temps.” View times and prices here.

Sunday, February 25

Mia hosts a talk about Jim Denomie’s work at Mia on Sunday. Photo by Anna Koenning

Mia hosts a talk with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Andrea Carlson, and Nicole E. Soukup about the post-humous Jim Denomie exhibit at 2 p.m. Free, registration required

Learn how to carve hooks and handles out of wood at the American Swedish Institute from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $130

Wild Rumpus’ Purple Door Book Club for middle grades meets at 5:30 on Zoom to discuss the book “The Misfits: A Royal Conundrum” and “Ink Girls.”

Taylor Swift might join the cast of Blackout Improv for “Blackout Presents: Taylor Swift Might Be There” at the Phoenix Theater at 7 p.m. $18

Weekly:

Take a yoga class with Annie Hayes Wellness at Utepils Brewing from 10-11 a.m., then stick around for a beer or another beverage after the taproom officially opens. All ages, $15

If you have weekly or one-time event suggestions, you can submit them here or email us at info@southwestvoices.news.