Weekend Best Bets: February 26-28


The Backbone of Nations

WHAT: Sinew: Female Native Artists of the Twin Cities
WHEN: 10-5 p.m.
WHERE: Bloomington Center for the Arts
Part of the Guerilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover, this showcase is dedicated to celebrating the strength and resilience of Native American women. The featured artists are some of the most accomplished female Native creators working in the Twin Cities area. Learn more about the exhibition and curator Dyani White Hawk Polk at Bloomington Center for the Arts.

Can You Take the Heat?

WHAT: Comedy Club with Adam Ray
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Comedian Adam Ray brings hilarity to Mystic Lake for a two-night showcase. A regular at the Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store, and Laugh Factory in L.A., you may recognize him from his time on the big screen beside Melissa McCarthy in the films The Heat and Spy. Learn more about Ray and his show at his official website.


We Got the Beat

WHAT: Disco Fever
WHEN: 9 p.m.
WHERE: Kitty Cat Klub
Shake and shimmy your way through some old-school tunes because sometimes the weekend means it’s time to dance. Jam out to a combination of disco, boogie, electro, and early ’80s pop and hip-hop. For more information, visit facebook.com.

Everything’s Coming up Roses

WHAT: Gypsy
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Pantages Theatre
What happens when Mama Rose remains determined to raise her two daughters in show business just as vaudeville gives way to burlesque? Follow this wildly entertaining show, directed by nationally acclaimed Peter Rothstein and starring the powerhouse team of Michelle Barber and Cat Brindisi. Grab your tickets at the Pantages Theatre.


Fall Into the Ring of Fire

WHAT: Cash’d Out: A Tribute To Johnny Cash
WHEN: 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Turf Club
Dedicated to keeping Johnny Cash’s twang and charm alive, Cash’d Out is one of the most authentic Cash tribute bands working today. The band has won numerous awards for Best Tribute Band, and is keeping alive the considerable legacy of the Man in Black. Tickets available at Turf Club.

Let’s Get Wild

WHAT: Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Xcel Energy Center
Cheer on the Minnesota Wild as they take on the Florida Panthers. Watch as the Wild try to build on their recent upswing and vie for the playoffs—in one of the best venues in the NHL. Follow the team at Minnesota Wild