Twin Cities Events Calendar

By Christina Houghton

Friday, November 18 –Looking for a fun and relaxing Friday night activity? Go to the Resource Center of the Americas for their weekly “Movie and Culture” nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. These weekly, bilingual videos and discussions are free to the public. Get their early for dinner in the caf. Questions? Call Irma Rodr¡quez Merfeld at 612-276-0788 (ext. 23). 3019 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis.

–If you like to see live music on the weekend, head over to the Triple Rock Social Club (629 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis; 612.333.7399) this Friday night to see the Detroit Cobras, a “garage-rock quintet specializing in loud, taut versions of ’60s soul obscurities,” performing with Reigning Sound and Chooglin’. This 21+ event begins at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

Saturday, November 19

–Check out the Zenon Dance Company’s showcase from November 17th through 27th. Artistic director Linda Andrews who commissioned some of the “best and brightest” choreographers to work with her outstanding seven-member company. The Southern Theater, 1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis. 612.340.1725. Performances begin at 8:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday (there will be no show on Thanksgiving Day). Tickets are $22.

Sunday, November 20

–William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is being performed at the University of Minnesota’s Rarig Center (330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis; 612.625.4001) through Sunday, Nov. 20th. Performance begins at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8-$14.

Monday, November 21

–For a fun, free off-campus event head over to McNally Smith College of Music in Saint Paul (19 Exchange St E. 651.291.0177 ) for their Fall Showcase. Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 22

–Head over to 7th Street Entry (part of the music venue First Avenue) to see the “dance punk duo” Adult. perform with Genders. This 21+ event begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.