Weekly Roundup: March 9-15


Check out this week’s upcoming events in Greater Longfellow and Minneapolis!



Tuesday, April 24:No Pie Charts! Only Pies! General Membership Meeting:https://www.facebook.com/events/1950852668564835/


Check out this week’s movies at the Trylon Cinema and Riverview Theater!

Friday, March 9  

Brian Naughton Band *Live* @ Schooner Tavern
2901 27th Ave S • 9pm • No Cover Charge

Collage on Book Board w/ Molly Anthony @ Junket: Tossed & Found 
4049 Minnehaha Ave • 6-8pm • $28
Collage is a way to tell a story through an arrangement of paper pieces. Individually, the pieces may appear random, but together, they create meaning, evoke feeling and tell a tale.
Family Story Time for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. 10:15-10:45am
Baby Story Time for Toddlers @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. 10:15-10:45am
All Genre Book Club for Adults @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. 10:30-11:30am
Cooperatives, Commons and Organizing Against Gentrification@ Moon Palace Books 
3032 Minnehaha Ave • 7pm
Join us for a teach-in and open conversation with author/activists Amanda Huron and Chaun Webster. Can a commons work in a place where land and resources are scarce? How can strangers who may not share a past or future come together to create commonly held spaces in the midst of capitalism? Amanda will share stories and lessons gathered from her work researching housing cooperatives in across the U.S. and Chaun will discuss his work as a researcher and poet examining these questions here in Minneapolis.
Through the practice of commoning, she contends, we can learn to build communities to challenge capitalism’s totalizing claims over life. 
Last Bowl Of Chili Before Spring – Chili Cook-Off @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge 
3010 Minnehaha Ave • Doors 6pm // Chili 6:30pm // Family-friendly music 7-9pm // $7 Advance // $10 Day Of // $5 After 8pm • FREE TO COMPETE: 1 Gallon or more of Chili in Crock-Pot qualifies! Contact: Shaun Weseman 612-817-6215 Shaunssoup@gmail.com
Boneshaker Book Club: No Time to Spare @ Boneshaker Books 
2002 23rd Ave S • 9am
The selection is “No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters” by Ursula K. Le Guin. Copies are now in-stock, and are available at a 20% discount for all readers. The Boneshaker Book Club is free and open to the public, welcoming people with diverse viewpoints and perspectives to join us in conversation.
ABOUT THE BOOK: The last book Ursula K. Le Guin published before passing away earlier this year, No Time to Spare is a series of essays that unpack the last great frontier of life, old age, and explores new literary territory: the blog, a forum where her voice—sharp, witty, as compassionate as it is critical—shines.

Saturday, March 10

RRDB Festival Pre-Party with Kent Burnside at The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge
3010 Minnehaha Ave • Theater Doors 7:30pm // Music at 8pm
21+ // $9 Advance // $12 Day of Show
This night of blues stomp will feature performances by a number of RRDBFest alum, including; Kent Burnside – singer, songwriter and the torch bearer for the unique catalog of music left to us his by his acclaimed grandfather RL Burnside, the dirty punk-blues trio The Flood Brothers (Columbia, MO), local perennials Hurricane Harold & Jeff Ray and the outstanding local bluesman Javier Matos.
This year’s RRDBVIII Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 14th and will feature an eclectic mix of local, regional and national performing artists, local artisans, art installations, craft, culinary, literary, film and much more! 
Jason Dixon Line @ Schooner Tavern
2901 27th Ave • 8:30pm
FREE LIVE MUSIC http://reverbnation.com/jasondixonline http://schoonertavern.com
March Ambient Jam @ Squirrel Haus Arts
3450 Snelling Ave • 1pm
Join us for another installment of Ambient Jam! We will be joining veteran jammer & producer Christin Light and ambient producer Ryan Summers in a listening party for their new musical releases right after the jam. Then we have an amazing dance party provided by Ladies On Vinyl until we close up at 9pm.
Cultural Dance: Jawaahir Dance @ East Lake Library
 2727 E Lake St. 2-2:30pm
Hiawatha Food Forest Happy Hour @ Urban Forage Winery and Cider House
3016 E Lake • 3pm
Happy hour for those interested in the Hiawatha Food Forest proposal, and fans of urban foraging in general. Maria, Ryan and Jeff will each discuss foraging in the city and the process of finding food in plain sight. We will also discuss updates related to urban agriculture in our city’s parks and how you can help inform the process – the urban agriculture team is evolving and could use more voices at the table. We have an opportunity to bring our ideas for expanded urban ag programming in the parks and include more community partners. (And, it is now legal to forage in our parks thanks to a recent change in MPRB ordinance! More info on this welcomed change will be discussed also.) The Hiawatha Golf Course Property Master Plan process will be kicking off at the end of this month. The first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 6:30pm at Nokomis Community Center.
Corda Mór Irish Dancers @ Merlins Rest
3601 E Lake St • 5:30-6:30pm
Join us to kick off St. Patrick’s week festivities with the Corda Mór Irish Dancers! Traditional Irish dance. Stick around for the best Celtic rock in town, The Northerly Gales, will perform from 8:30pm-Midnight.


Sunday, March 11

Pruning & Propagation – Art of Growing Organic Fruit 1@ Tiny Diner 
1024 E 38th St • 2pm
Part 1 Dormant Pruning & Plant Propagation: This is the first class in this series! In this class you will learn the art of pruning & also multiplying your plants by taking dormant hardwood cuttings from many incredible fruit varieties.
Series Description: The Art of Growing Organic Fruit is a 6 part seasonal workshop series exploring the cultivation of fruit trees, shrubs & other perennial edibles for our Northern climate. Each workshop in the series will focus on building skills to tend our plants with a Permacultural approach including Pruning, Propagation, Grafting, Planting, Design, Maintenance, Organic Pest/Disease Management, Harvest, Crop Swaps, Winter Clean-up & more. All experience levels welcome
Series Details: Drop-ins are welcome, but we encourage people to sign up for the whole series. Discounted rates for the whole series is $100 for 6 classes, drop-in days are $20 per day.
Class dates are 3/11, 4/22, 5/6, 7/15, 8/5 and 9/9 from 2-4pm in the Tiny Diner garden. **Everyone welcome regardless of ability to pay! Scholarships available. Email andrea.e@tinydiner.com for more information** 


Monday, March 12

Suminagashi with Meg Erke (FREE session, no tickets necessary) @ Junket: Tossed & Found 
4049 Minnehaha Ave • 5-6pm • FREE
Join Junket’s Artist-In-Residence, Meg Erke – Artist and Educator for a FREE casual hands-on lesson in the Japanese art of Suminagashi! Suminagashi means floating ink in Japanese. Drop in to try your hand at this fun and easy DIY project!
Quick Reads book club for Adults @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. • 6:30-7:30pm
K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. • 3:30-7:30pm
Storytime with Mama Ray @ Moon Palace Books 
3032 Minnehaha Ave • 10:30am • FREE
Moon Palace Books’ Children’s Storytime in our new location! Join us for Songs & Stories with Mama Ray (aka Rachel Gabriel), an award winning writer and teaching artist who loves to share the transformative power of literature with people of all ages. All kids and their favorite adults are welcome.


Tuesday, March 13

Guinness Glass Engraving @ Merlins Rest Pub 
3601 E Lake St. • 7-9pm
Stop down to the pub for your very own personalized Guinness glass with your name on it! No purchase necessary but we, of course, will have Guinness a’pourin for your sipping pleasure.
Puppet Mardi Gras:A Satellite Fundraiser for the MayDay Parade @ Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge
3010 Minnehaha Ave • 6:30pm
A Fundraiser featuring the Southside Aces
and New Orleans style food and drink. 
Hook & Ladder Event: http://thehookmpls.com/event/heart-of-the-beast/
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1988390764753718/
Brown Paper Tickets: https://puppetmardigras.brownpapertickets.com/
K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library 
2727 E Lake St. • 3:30-7:30pm


Wednesday, March 14

Spring Fling with the Hula Peppers @ Schooner Tavern 
2901 27th Ave S • 7:30pm
Come have a Spring Fling with the Hula Peppers on the eve of The Ides of March and the week of St. Paddy’s Day! We will be serving up some songs and sprinkling a little luck around. Shake off the winter and spring into the new season!
Piano Lounge with Special Guests – #FreeMusicWednesdays @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge
3010 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm • Free
Free Music Wednesdays Insight Brewing Supports Piano Lounge with Special Guest TBA Every 2nd Wednesday, January thru March at The Hook and Ladder Lounge Doors 6pm :: Music 7pm :: 21+ :: FREE #FreeMusicWednesdays
The Great Divide II: Plays on the Politics of Truth @ Pillsbury House Theatre
3501 Chicago Ave • 7:30pm
What’s the difference between fact and truth, and does it matter? What happens when our firmly embedded beliefs become facts? Is ‘truth’ a political concept? In a time when these questions are more relevant than ever, Pillsbury House Theatre commissioned five new 10-minute plays by local writers addressing the division in this country through the lens of the notion of ‘truth.’ The plays of The Great Divide II bring five new, unique voices to the discussion that began with our acclaimed 2017 production of The Great Divide: Plays for a Broken Nation.
Friends Trivia at The Howe! @ The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar 
3675 Minnehaha Ave S • 8pm
Can you answer all the FRIENDS trivia questions correctly!? Joey doesn’t share answers! Come over to the Howe to see if you are the ultimate FRIENDS fan with Get A Clu Trivia & Loose Gravel Productions! Max team size is 6 Get here early to grab a table! +1 bonus point for Friends Swag! So go grab Joey, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe and Monica and join us on March 14th at 8pm!


Thursday, March 15

Hellavision Television Animation Show Episode 3 @ Trylon Cinema 
2820 E 33rd St. • 7pm
Hellavision Television Animation Show is a series of episodic experimental animation screenings and zines. Screenings are held quarterly, free to the public. Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate. Artists are encouraged to create work as quick as possible and without self-judgement. Participating Artist List TBA RSVP at Trylon.org Screening is at 7pm Join us for discussion & drinks/food afterward at The Chatterbox Pub on 35th St and 23rd Ave. Possible mature content. Project support provided by the Visual Arts Fund, administered by Midway Contemporary Art with generous funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York.
Clearing Your Space: Tools & Techniques @ Awakenings – Gifts and Guidance for the Soul
4165 Minnehaha Ave S • 7pm
In our next Spiritually “InTheKnow” Thursday Eric and Bert of 2guysintheknow- Psychic Medium and Healing Services we’ll discuss the “tools of the trade” and techniques for clearing your space.
K-12 Homework Help @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. • 3:30-7:30pm
LEGO Labs for kids & Preschoolers @ East Lake Library
2727 E Lake St. • 3:00-5pm
Conversation Circles for Adults @ East Lake Library 
2727 E Lake St. • 4-6pm
Book release for Secondhand Origin Stories @ Moon Palace Books
3032 Minnehaha Ave • 6pm
Join us for a book launch party for Lee Blauersouth’s Secondhand Origin Stories. Lee Blauersouth is a author, artist and therapist from Minnesota writing emotional, psychological science fiction and YA. If you like categories, they’re an ENFJ Slytherin Leo. If you’re looking for demographics they’re an agender bisexual with a couple of disabilities. If you’re into lists of likes: Lee loves comics, classical art, round animals, tattoos, opera, ogling the shiner sciences, and queer stuff. They live in St paul with their wife/editor, the world’s most perfect baby, and books in every room of the house.
About the book: Opal has been planning to go to Chicago and join the Midwest’s superhero team, the Sentinels, since she was a little kid. That dream took on a more urgent tone when her superpowered dad was unjustly arrested for protecting a neighbor from an abusive situation. Now, she wants to be a superhero not only to protect people, but to get a platform to tell the world about the injustices of the Altered Persons Bureau, the government agency for everything relating to superpowers. She meets a boy who’s been developing secret (and illegal) brain-altering nanites right under the Sentinel’s noses, another teenage superhero-hopeful who looks suspiciously like a long-dead supervillain, and the completely un-superpowered daughter of the Sentinels’ leader. Can four teens on the fringes of the superhero world handle the corruption, danger, and family secrets they’ve unearthed? 
leeblauersouth.com More info on Moon Palace’s website: https://www.moonpalacebooks.com//?q=h.calevent&eid=1853