Monday, June 17

Lori Dokken is joined by Regional Emmy Award-winner T. Mychael Rambo and New York City native Trish Sisson. Image courtesy of The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis.

Lori Dokken, T. Mychael Rambo and Trish Sisson play at The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis from 5:30-7 p.m. $30

South High Community Band plays at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 7:30 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

Apple Valley multi-instrumentalist Sophia Kickofel performs at the second of three Monday Nights w/ Sophia Kickhofel at Icehouse starting at 8 p.m. Tickets from $20

Ellyn Marsh and Joey Taranto present a live rendition of their true crime and comedy podcast “I Think Not!” at the Parkway Theater starting at 7:30 p.m. All ages, tickets from $35

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 6:30 a.m. All ages, free

LITT hosts service industry night Mondays 6 p.m. to close. $6 rails, tang shots, and hot dogs.

The Bar Exam hosts trivia at Eat Street Crossing at 7 p.m.

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 Mortimers, every week at 9 p.m. Free

Tuesday, June 18

“His Name Is George Floyd” won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and the 2023 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Image courtesy of Magers & Quinn.

“His Name Is George Floyd” co-author Robert Samuels discusses the 2023 Pulitzer Prize-winning book with Shayla Reaves at Magers & Quinn starting at 7 p.m. Free, registration required

The Theater of Public Policy hosts Laugh & Learn: Grammy’s Climate Ride, featuring civics-inspired improv comedy and guests Kate Nelson, UMN Director of Campus Sustainability, and Donna Minter a.k.a. Grammy, who is biking 3,200 miles this fall to raise money for climate justice action, from 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets from $25

Tricksy’s Green Room residency continues with Western Night featuring My Buddy Eric, Caleb Dee and 3Leaf starting at 8 p.m. $12

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 6:30 a.m. All ages, free

Wild Rumpus weekly storytime designed for preschoolers and toddlers but all are welcome. 10:30 a.m.

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.

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.

Wednesday, June 19

“Dr. Mambo’s Combo has been performing weekly at Bunkers Music Bar & Grill since 1987 — one of the longest running weekly residencies anywhere in America,” according to the Parkway Theater. Image courtesy of the Parkway Theater.

Twin Cities band Dr. Mambo’s Combo plays “Forever In My Life: A Birthday Tribute to Prince” at the Parkway Theater starting at 7:30 p.m. $40 in advance, $45 at the door

Mr. Joe Jackson Presents: Joe Jackson Solo & The Music of Max Champion at Uptown Theater starting at 8 p.m. Tickets from $53

The Medalist Concert Band, a volunteer band based in Bloomington, plays at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 7:30 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

Kelly Grosklags launches her new book, “When Love Meets Grief,” at Lakewood’s Welcome Center from 4-7 p.m. Free

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 6:30 a.m. All ages, free

Lotería at La Doña Cervecería. Lotería is a Latin American game similar to bingo, but with a twist. Free, 7-8:30 p.m.

The Communal Table meets every Wednesday at Gigi’s Cafe from 6-8 p.m.

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.

Recurring:

A line-up of improv shows for HUGE Wednesdays at HUGE Improv Theater: I Like You, Claustrophobia, Two's Company, and Well, Well, Well perform. All ages, $15, 7:30 p.m.

“Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody” is open at the Walker Art Center and runs through Sept. 8. Ticket prices
vary, free for members.

Thursday, June 20

A photograph from Gordon Parks’ “American Gothic.” Image courtesy of Mia.

Mia hosts a Closing Celebration for “American Gothic: Gordon Parks and Ella Watson" featuring a screening of the PBS documentary “Gordon Parks’ American Gothic: Liberating the Voices and Visions of a New Generation” followed by a talk by Robin Hickman-Winfield, Parks’s grandniece, starting at 5 p.m. The last day to see the exhibition is Sunday. Free

Mia also hosts A Juneteenth Celebration featuring Tish Jones, Queen Drea, and PaviElle French, hosted by New Black City and featuring art by Christopher Harrison, at Target Park in the Mia courtyard starting at 6 p.m. Free

Icehouse hosts “Juneteenth Celebration: Darnell Davis & The Remnant w/ DJ Willie Adams" starting at 7 p.m. $20

New Guild Jewelers and the Linden Hills business district hosts the summertime Wine & Stroll from 5-9 p.m. Explore the 43rd & Upton Ave. area while sipping on wine. Ok, twist our arms.

Local musician Katie Burton plays Bryant Square Park at 6:30 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

DJ Yasmeenah spins dance music in Loring Park starting at 7 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

The Kenny Neighborhood Association hosts the Kenny Ice Cream Social and Green Fair at Kenny Park Playground from 6-8 p.m. featuring a performance by Crosstown Community Band starting at 7 p.m. Free

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 6:30 a.m. All ages, free

The Park & Rec Board hosts Garden Storytime in the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden from 10-10:30 a.m. Free, no need to register.

Vinyl Night at The Lowry with DJ McG from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free

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.

Disco Death Records hosts a FLINTA+ (the German abbreviation for LGBTQ+) led German-speaking group on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All language levels are welcome.

It’s cribbage night at Utepils from 7-10 p.m. All skill levels are welcome, and yes, it is a game of skill.

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

Recurring:

HUGE Improv Theater has two "Thursday Thursday" shows, Chopped and Nudge, starting at 7:30 p.m. $15

“Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody” is open at the Walker Art Center and runs through Sept. 8. Free on Thursdays

Friday, June 21

Catch a “Wonka” screening outside with any children that can stay awake until 11 p.m. at Armatage Park on Friday night. Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

An outdoor screening of “Wonka” at Armatage Park at sunset, part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

SouthSide Big Band, a 17-piece community band, plays the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 7:30, part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

DJ Hampsterdance and Bryan Angeles host “Just a dance party.” at Green Room from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 21+, free

Derecho Rhythm Section, “Lake Superior groove that you can dance to,” plays at Icehouse starting at 7 p.m. $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Friday is the last day to see “Collect Call 5” at Soo Visual Arts Center. SooVAC is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Free

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 6:30 a.m. All ages, free

Mortimers 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:

Improv theater galore at HUGE Theater tonight. Babe Train takes on indie film company A24 at 7:30 p.m. SPOLIN plays hard and is produced by three Chicago veterans at 9 p.m., and Super Showdown plays with sports-entertainment improv. All tickets are $15.

Skyline Mini Golf at the Walker Art Center is now open. Art meets mini-golf–that’s all you need to know. $12/$10 for Walker members and ages 7-18.  All kids under 6 are free.

Candlelight Ghost Tours on the Minneapolis Trolley, plus the ghost story of 300 Clifton and journey into the building's haunted basement. Starts at 300 Clifton in Loring Park at 7 p.m. $59.

"Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody" is open at the Walker Art Center and runs through Sept. 8. Ticket prices vary, free for members.

Saturday, June 22

Image courtesy of Nobool Presents.

Toronzo Cannon plays in celebration of his new album “Shut Up & Play” at Uptown VFW starting at 8 p.m. 21+, $25 in advance, $30 day of show

Uptown celebrates Juneteenth at PRVDR and Sencha Tea Bar. Black artisan fair, fashion show, bouncy house, live DJ, and a private after-party with THC vendors. Daytime activities are all ages and free. Private after-party is ages 18+ and tickets are $40.

Mortimers hosts House Sessions featuring Michael Grey and DJ JEN-E from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. 21+, $10

Double-header at Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater! Comedy show “Hard Man soft boy” is from 7-8:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Improv show “This Is Not Real” is from 10-11 p.m. and tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Ellis Delaney plays “an uplifting and upbeat folk set” at Loring Park starting at 2 p.m. Free

Weekly:

The Park & Rec Board hosts Garden Storytime in the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden from 10-10:30 a.m. Free, no need to register.

Saturday Walks with the East Bde Neighborhood Association from 10-11:30 a.m. Meet at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church’s north parking lot at 3450 Irving Ave S.

The historical Como-Harriet trolley gives rides on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. You can board at the Linden Hills Station at Queen Avenue and 42nd Street or the platform at Bde Maka Ska on Richfield Road just south of 36th Street. A round trip takes about 15 minutes. No reservations needed.

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 8 a.m. All ages, free

The Fulton Farmers Market is at the Lake Harriet United Methodist Church parking lot, 4901 Chowen Ave. S, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Saturday.

Recurring:

A triple feature at HUGE Improv Theater. Family Funeral, returning to HUGE after 10 years, is at 7:30 p.m., followed by THE PAiNTERS at 9 p.m. and No Fear Shakesqueer at 10 p.m. Tickets $15 each, multipass available for two or three shows at a discount

Candlelight Ghost Tours on the Minneapolis Trolley, plus the ghost story of 300 Clifton and a journey into the building's haunted basement. Starts at 300 Clifton in Loring Park at 7 p.m. $59.

“Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody” is open at the Walker Art Center and runs through Sept. 8. Ticket prices vary, free for members

Skyline Mini Golf at the Walker Art Center is now open. Art meets mini-golf — that’s all you need to know. $12/$10 for Walker members and ages 7-18, all kids under 6 free

Sunday, June 23

I checked and it is “Jonn Hawley,” not “John Hawley.” Image courtesy of Eat Street Crossing.

DJ and producer Jonn Hawley brings Milwaukee's underground dance scene to Eat Street Crossing for DayFunk 12 from 2-8 p.m. Free

New to our calendar: Weekly food and maker market near the Lake Harriet Bandshell run by the Minneapolis Park & Rec Board, 4-8 p.m.

Drums of Navarone, a funk and jazz band, plays the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 2 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

Hola Arepa celebrates its 10th anniversary with a Parking Lot Pool Party featuring food, cocktails and DJ sets from noon to 8 p.m.

Kingfield Farmers Market hosts a Pop-Off Event, featuring yoga and live music, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free

Minnesota Freedom Band, a GLBTQIA+ concert and jazz band founded in 1982, plays at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 5:30 p.m., part of the Minneapolis Music & Movies in the Parks series. All ages, free

Weekly:

Yoga at the Lake Harriet Bandshell at 8 a.m. All ages, free

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

The historical Como-Harriet trolley gives rides on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. You can board at the Linden Hills Station at Queen Avenue and 42nd Street or the platform at Bde Maka Ska on Richfield Road just south of 36th Street. A round trip takes about 15 minutes. No reservations needed.

Improv-A-Go-Go at HUGE Theater at 7:30 p.m. Pay what you like.

Lynlake Brewery hosts Trivia Mafia at 7:30 p.m.

The Kingfield Farmers Market is every Sunday at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 4055 Nicollet Ave., 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Linden Hills Farmer Market is every Sunday in the Settengren’s parking lot, 2813 43rd St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Recurring:

“Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody” is open at the Walker Art Center and runs through Sept. 8. Ticket prices vary, free for members

Skyline Mini Golf at the Walker Art Center is now open. Art meets mini-golf — that’s all you need to know. $12/$10 for Walker members and ages 7-18, all kids under 6 free

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