Weekend Best Bets: October 21-23
Your weekend to-do list in the Twin Cities
Friday, October 21st
Grown-up Film Chills
Houses Atop the Gates of Hell
WHEN: 10:30 p.m.
WHERE: Trylon Microcinema, 3258 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis
With Halloween inching ever closer, the Houses atop the Gates of Hell series offers cinematic scares to last the season. This Friday will showcase Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead, with old horror classics such as The Exorcist and The Sentinel to follow. trylon.org
Popularity is Overrated
Adam Tod Brown with Norlex Belma
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Comedy Corner Underground, 1501 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis
Adam Tod Brown, host of the podcast Unpopular Opinion, takes the stage. If seasonal fright isn’t your thing, here’s a fun remedy. Along with a host of special guests, enjoy a full food and drink menu. The show is 18+ with tickets on sale now. comedycornerunderground.com
Saturday, October 22nd
A Glutton for Art
WHAT: “7 Sins: A New Series by Kate Renee”
WHEN: 1-7 p.m.
WHERE: Gamut Gallery, 717 10th St. S., Minneapolis
This is the newest of painter Kate Renee’s exhibitions, fitting perfectly with the October season. Each piece showcases one of the seven deadly sins, paired with a familiar pop culture icon or classic cartoon character. gamutgallerympls.com
Unscripted: The Story of Us
Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W. Lake St., Minneapolis
With a show heavily reliant on improv, satirists Recovery Party’s Why We Can’t Have Nice Things will deconstruct the myriad of choices that we’re faced with on a daily basis. The show features off the cuff performances with scenes that blend into the next without interruption. bryantlakebowl.com
Sunday, October 23rd
The Sundance Kid
WHAT: Robert Redford: Independent/Visionary
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Robert Redford would be considered one of the greatest talents of his time based on his acting alone. Now the Walker Art Center is celebrating Redford’s talented and impactful career as the founder of the Sundance Institute with a series of showcase screenings. walkerart.org
A Sunday Takeover
Sunday Brunch Buffet
WHEN: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Coup d’Etat, 2923 Girard Ave. S., Minneapolis
There’s no better way to prepare for the week than bottomless craft beer and mimosas. Along with an affordable price for their extensive all-you-can-eat menu, Coup d’Etat offers the likes of smoked beef brisket, Andouille sausage, and crawfish Etouffee. coupdetatmpls.com