Hennepin Theatre Trust Selected windows at Block E and the Witt Mitchell building at 705 Hennepin Ave. Made Here, a new Cultural District initiative of Hennepin Theatre Trust, fills vacant storefronts on Hennepin Avenue with local creative culture.
Billboard Animations Ongoing
Minneapolis College Of Art And Design Sponsored by Clear Channel Outdoor View a selection of excerpts from animation projects by students and recent alumni of Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) on eight digital billboards throughout the city.
10 Thousand Sounds 4–10 p.m.
Eighth Street and Hennepin Avenue A City Pages event featuring a multi-genre lineup of local talent. A new annual downtown music festival, the multi-genre lineup is anchored by the Walkmen and Free Energy. With a wide range of local talent rounding out the bill. Ticketed event: $25 - must be over 21 to enter.
Burnet Gallery at Le Meridien Chambers This is the first solo show for HOTTEA, a well known street artist. Inner Workings is a self-portrait consisting of nine different pieces.
Open Dance Lessons: Cha-Cha & Salsa 6–6:45 p.m. Dance Hall Days 6:45-7:30 p.m.
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts Mary Rosential and Christopher Yaeger will teach. Space is limited to 35 each class. Free. First-come, first-served basis.
Open Rehearsals 7–10 p.m.
Minnesota Fringe Festival Block E (former Border's bookstore) Open rehearsals and excerpts from some of the 176 shows in this August's Minnesota Fringe Festival.
Forward/50 8–11 p.m.
Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) Meena Mangalvedhekar and Ashley Monk Hennepin Avenue under MCTC skyway. Depending on weather, may also visit Cowles Center: 5th and Hennepin. An outdoor projection event that invites participants to express their love and dreams for Minneapolis downtown and its future. Participants will perform short gif-style real-time animations with MAW.
Improv Sampler Classes 7–7:30 p.m. & 8:30–9 p.m.
Brave New Workshop Theatre Have fun engaging in easy improv exercises taught by top instructors. Free, but limited to the first 50 people for each session.
Late Night Improv 10 p.m.
Brave New Workshop Theatre A special, free performance of the Brave New Workshop's legendary Late Night Improv. Availability is limited and tickets are first-come, first-served.