Blast From the Past
What: Five Fifths of Back to the Future
When: Monday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
The Minnesota Fringe’s annual fundraiser brings dance, theater, improv, puppetry, and more to the Cowles Center. There will also be a “Back to the Future”-style DeLorean.
And Bushy Tailed
What: Bright Eyes at First Ave
When: Thursday, May 11, 8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.)
Where: First Avenue, 701 N. First Ave., Minneapolis
The indie rock band headed up by Conor Oberst—perhaps more influential (Lorde, Phoebe Bridgers, Mac Miller) than it is well known—tours its Companions project and hits up First Ave this week.
What: No Coast Craft-o-Rama Spring Show
When: Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis
Take in live music and partake in a crafty shopping spree at the south Minneapolis food hall.
Old Town Road
When: Saturday, May 13, 3-10 p.m.
Where: Palmer’s Bar, 500 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis
Old-school country, Nashville pop, honky-tonk, and other twangy genres converge at Palmer’s Bar, featuring the John Magnuson Trio, Molly Maher, the Good Time Gals, Doug Collins and the Receptionists, and other local artists.
Plants and Eggrolls
What: Food Trucks at the Garden Center: Eggroll Queen
When: Sunday, May 14, noon-4 p.m.
Where: Bloomington Garden Center & Landscape Co., 9407 Old Cedar Ave. S., Bloomington
Planting season is underway. At the Bloomington Garden Center, Eggroll Queen rolls in with food to brighten your perusal.