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Things to do around the Twin Cities this week include Jerry Seinfeld, Ween, and ”Cheaper Than Hamilton”

Summers Signs

What: The Police’s Andy Summers book signing and Q&A
When: Sept. 5
Where: Electric Fetus, 2000 S. Fourth Ave., Minneapolis

The Police guitarist Andy Summers is in town for a concert Wednesday at The Fitzgerald Theater and also will sign his new book, “Fretted and Moaning” as part of a Q&A with DJ Jake Rudh at this record store.


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Ween Returns

What: An Evening With … Ween
When: Sept. 8
Where: Surly Brewing Festival Field, 520 Malcolm Ave. SE, Minneapolis

Cult favorites Gene and Dean Ween (and the rest of the band) have been entertaining crowds since the 1980s, known instantly for the screechy “Push Th’ Little Daisies,” but continuing to produce hits for decades since. 

Seinfeld Stand-Up

What: Jerry Seinfeld
When: Sept. 8-9
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will perform his newest stand-up routine that continues to examine universal life “little moments.” Famous for his self-titled NBC TV series in the 1990s, he continues to tour and also create the highly acclaimed web series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

RenFest Weekends and Labor Day

What: Minnesota Renaissance Festival
When: Weekends through Oct. 1
Where: 3525 145th St. W., Shakopee

Parking concerns have been resolved, so the popular Minnesota Renaissance Festival is back for another season of 16th century European village life entertainment, starting this weekend and running through Oct. 1.

“Cheaper Than Hamilton”

Decades of Laughs

What: Brave New Workshop’s “Cheaper Than Hamilton”
When: Through Nov. 4
Where: Dudley Riggs Theatre, 824 Hennepin Ave., Minneapoli  

Brave New Workshop celebrates three score and five years of promiscuous hostility and positive neutrality with a retrospective of their most popular sketches and songs from past performances.