Delta Mu Productions in partnership with The Saloon is back at it and better than ever! 6 Lucky contestants picked from a drawing will go head to head with a team of drag queens behind them in a series of game night style games for their chance to win 1 of 3 amazing prize packages dahling (Valued 250 dollars hunty!)! Drag Queen Game Night! The new monthly 18+ event brings Entertainers up close and personal for on the edge of your seat, organized chaos! Seating is first come, first serve! Who will win? Who will lose? Who will pop their tuck? Experience starts at 7:00 p.m. prompt!
March’s event will feature comedian Sarah McPeck[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Thursday, March 12 2015 at 7:00pm
Location: The Saloon, 830 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
For more information, visit Ticketleap[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]Sexual Politics: Gender, Sexuality, and Queerness in Contemporary Ceramics [/sws_yellow_box]
This exhibition brings together objects that navigate complicated expressions of sexuality, gender identity, and queerness in contemporary ceramics. Six artists, at various stages in their careers, skillfully give voice to themes of sexual politics, from quiet suggestions to overt articulations, through a full variety of ceramic expressions—functional vessels, wall tiles, and sculptural forms. In the past four decades, our society has seen dramatic shifts in the visibility and social acceptance of sexual and gender identities and expressions once dismissed simply as deviant. Through humor, irony, and tension, Sexual Politics aims to acknowledge these changes, pause in the moment, and problematize the future. Curated by Kelly Connole, Sexual Politics features the work of Jeremy Brooks (Carbondale, IL), Mark Burns (Las Vegas, NV), Ron Geibel (Port Chester, NY), Kathy King (Boston, MA), Christina West (Marietta, GA), and Dustin Yager (Minneapolis, MN).
Related Educational Events
We are excited to also welcome Mark Burns for the opening reception on March 13. Burns will give an artist talk on Thursday, March 12, at 6 pm in NCC’s library. This event is also and open to the public.
Finally, Kathy King will present a free workshop during the closing weekend of the show. King’s graphic pots and sculpture will be the subject of her artist talk and hands-on workshop. Join us to tell your own stories in clay! Saturday, April 25, 12 – 5 pm. Reservations are not required, but space is limited. All materials will be provided.
Ron Geibel joined us as a resident artist from January 2 – 18, in preparation for the exhibition.[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Friday, March 13 through April 26
Location: Northern Clay Center, 2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
For more information, visit Northern Clay Center[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″] THE NUDIE NUBIE SHOW – An Amateur Reveal
Join hosts Foxy Tann and Red Bone, along with February’s winner, The Shimmy Shaman, Kal El Djembe…and a bevvy of burlesque’s finest to shimmy and shake the winter away!
On the second Friday of every month, emcees Foxy Tann and RedBone, take over The Townhouse Bar in lovely St. Paul, to create a space for “burly babies” to ply their trade in front of a live, rowdy audience! What better way to learn than on the job, right? Competing for an amazing prize package, a paid professional slot in the next month’s show AND a guaranteed shot at the grand title at the Ultimate Reveal, performers use The Nudie Nubie Show to launch a sparkly new career and can be seen in other high-falutin’ shows all over town! Red Carpet Burlesque Productions believes that it is important to support and foster our next generation of peelers and wigglers so that Minneapolis and St. Paul continue to get the burlesque scene that it deserves…one of the best in the nation!
Not only will you see some of the brightest new buttons in burlesque you will also be treated to some of the finest of the fine burlesque, drag and cabaret professionals. RCB likes to feature some of our local luminaries along with big kahunas from all over the country, so pros get a chance to work it out too! Shoot, stars need some live creative time too!
If you are a potential peeler, a wanna be wiggler, or just want to support The Twin Titties’ newest burlesque talent, THIS IS THE NIGHT FOR YOU! And guess what…it’s cheap! All that entertainment for ONLY $5! And after the show, stick around finish the night on The Townhouse’s truly rowdy dance floor!
Official Nudie Nubie SPONSORS:
the fox den salon
Grinkie Photography, LLC
MN Ups Magazine
Midwest Makeup Supply
Foxy Tann’s HardCore Pasties
Date: Friday, March 13 at 10:30pm
Location: Town House Bar, 1415 University Ave West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
For more information, visit Facebook[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″] Sparkle Presents: “MISS TRISH Take-Over!” [/sws_yellow_box]
For one night only, legendary show emcee Miss Trish is locking Mary Brewster in her dressing room and taking-over the “Sparkle” show!
Join Miss Trish for an evening of foolishness, fabulousness, and of course, sparkleliciousness! Like every Sparkle show, we’ll have the best in Twin Cities entertainers, ready to “twirl” and spread their sparkle!
Special guests include:
Mary Brewster Presents: “SPARKLE”; the 2nd Saturday of every month, 10pm at the Town House Bar.
With almost two decades stage experience, Mary Brewster knows exactly what it takes cook up a show at the Town House. A bit of pizazz. A trace of comedy. A tad of razzle dazzle. A smidge of old school. A hint of glitter. A pinch of high energy. A dash of sequins. Add to it a cast featuring some of the greatest entertainers in the Twin Cities, and you’ve got SPARKLE.
Are you ready to get your SPARKLE on?[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Saturday, March 14 at 10:00pm
Location: Town House Bar, 1415 University Ave West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
For more information, visit Facebook[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″] MARCH Queer Cuts for a Cause! [/sws_yellow_box]
Queers! Allies! It’s time for another Queer Cuts for a Cause!
Come get your sliding scale ($15-30 +) cash clipper cuts and trims!
Not sure if you want or will need a haircut? For the first time ever at a Queer Cuts event, Nine Inch Nails Pop-up Nail Salon will be present to do nails! Nine Inch Nails is the dreamiest, slimiest, witchiest nail salon in all the land. Tender moments while they make you lqqk so fancy.
♥ Master stylists Annah and Ro. ♥
This time around, Bisexual Organizing Project will take home money donated. BOP (Bisexual Organizing Project), a 501(c)(3) non-profit registered in Minnesota, primarily hosts in-person events in the greater Twin Cities Metro area. We are committed to building the Bi, Pan, Fluid, Queer, Unlabeled and Allied communities of the Upper Midwest and also host the well-known national conference on bisexuality, BECAUSE. BOP is welcoming and inclusive of everyone, including but not limited to people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, sexes, relationship orientations, ethnicities, abilities, religions and political affiliations.
BOP also works in partnership with other groups and individuals in the Upper Midwest who are organizing events serving bisexual and other non-monosexual communities.
For those that have been to a Queer Cuts event, signups will be a bit different this go around. To accommodate hair styles and types better, we will have mini bios of all the stylists posted with their specialties. We will do our absolute best to pair you with a stylist to best meet your needs.
We have more info to come about this event and we can’t wait to share. Please RSVP and keep checking back for updates in the coming weeks 🙂
-Queer Cuts Crew[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Sunday, March 15 at 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Minnehaha Free Space, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406
Admission: Sliding scale $15-30
For more information, visit Facebook[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″] GIRL SHORTS FESTIVAL [/sws_yellow_box]
A festival of one-act plays & films by women, about women.
People’s Center Theatre
425 20th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Set A – appropriate for ages 14+
Theatre Unbound presents: The Illuminati in Drama Libre by Alice Gerstenberg
20% Theatre Company presents: Whiskeytown by Seraphina Nova
Gadfly Theatre Productions presents: QUEER! Girls
Set B – appropriate for ages 14+
Theatre Unbound presents: Lily by Sally Nemeth
Theatre Unbound presents: Heartshell by Heather C. Brady and Anne Bertram
Table Salt Productions presents: Shades of Ginger by Rachael Brogan Flanery
Set C – appropriate for ages 12+
Theatre Unbound presents: Workout by Wendy Wasserstein
Theatre Unbound presents: Voices by Hortense Flexner
Erin Sheppard Presents presents: Perception is Reality
Raw Sugar presents: Synchronicity by Jenny Moeller and Rebekah Rentzel
Thursday, March 12 at 7:00pm
2822 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Smackdown: An Extreme Documentary (TMJ Productions)
Diem (Amber Johnson)
A New Atlas (PaperCuts Productions)
Looking Past You (Thomas/Kramer Production)
Letters from Grandma (Capra Creations Productions)
Deposit Box (Girls Aren’t Funny Productions)
I Am From (Reel Nomad Productions)
See the Theatre Unbound website for show descriptions.[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: March 7, 8, 14, and 15
Location: Multiple venues
For more information, visit Theatre Unbound[/sws_blue_box] [sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]A Place at the Table (We Have Always Been at the Table) [/sws_yellow_box]
Women as Thinkers, Leaders, Activists & Artists Transforming our world. An installation honoring and investigating the power of women. Part of a month of events at Intermedia including a film screening and evening of performance. www.intermediaarts.org
A chair altar, a chair universe, a chair history lesson, a chair memorial, a chair honoring. A gathering of women. A place at the table because we have always been at the table.
OPENING International Women’s Day March 8th 6-9pm
Curated by Ellen Hinchcliffe Featuring work byAyanna Muata, Sandy Spieler, Sharon Day, AnaLaura Juarez, Ivoire Foreman, Joy E A Spika, Katrina Knutson, Jessie Edminster Lawson, Allison Herrera, Camille Gage, Faye Brown, Justine Di Fiore, Amoke Kubat, Gabrielle Civil and more.
Patriarchy, white supremacy, classism, colonization, transphobia, homophobia and fear of the feminine spirit creates erasure of women especially of Women of Color and Indigenous Women as both the survivors of oppression and the artists, thinkers, writers, activists, leaders that transform societies. This is especially timely with both the rise of Black Lives Matter movement and Idle No More.
March 14th- 2-4pm Screening of Thought Woman- The Life and Ideas of Paula Gunn Allen with post screening discussion with Sharon Day, Coya White Hat-Artichoker. This screening is a fundraiser for Sharon Day’s Indigenous Led Nibi (Water) Walks.
March 29th- 7-9pm Women’s Cabaret Walking Towards the Change (At the table, in the streets, everywhere…) an evening of poetry, performance and dance. proceeds benefit The People’s Movement Center.[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: March 8 – March 29
Location: Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
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