Weekend Best Bets: June 10-12

What to see and do while you’re out and about this weekend

Friday, June 10

All local, all the time

WHAT: North Coast Nosh
WHERE: XY and Z
WHEN: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The first annual North Coast Nosh unites purveyors of local cheeses, baked goods, beer, and more, with some of the proceeds going to work on food justice. Learn more at www.heavytable.com

Friday, June 10

Deep Waters

WHAT: John Waters: This Filthy World
WHERE: Walker Art Center
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
The Walker has invited John Waters to rearrange its permanent collection display—and, not surprisingly, he’s gone all out to be provocative, down to piped-in sounds of squealing tires in the parking garage. Learn more at walkerart.org

Saturday, June 11

Water dance

WHAT: Tenth Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival
WHERE: Lake Harriet Rose Garden
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
Two free performances, on Friday and Saturday, brings 100 dancers from 14 companies to the edge of Lake Harriet, hosted by the Christopher Watson Dance Company. Learn more at christopherwatsondance.org

Saturday, June 11

Bad boys

WHAT: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
WHERE: Illusion Theater, Minneapolis
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
The original Broadway production, later made into a Steve Martin movie, brings the tale of trouble in paradise to the Minneapolis Musical Theatre stage. Learn more at aboutmmt.org

Sunday, June 12

Bringing in Brazil

WHAT: Forró
WHERE: Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
The hip dance band plays their version of cool Brazilian music via New York. Learn more at thecedar.org

Sunday, June 12

Jazz at the Jungle

WHAT: Connie Evingson
WHERE: Jungle Theater, Minneapolis
WHEN: 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Connie Evingson plays summer samba music in her seasonal Jazz at the Jungle series. Learn more at jungletheater.com
 

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