Art, Dance, Music, Film, Theater…Weekend Update

There’s visual art, dance, musical art, film, and theatrical art…this weekend in downtown Northfield.  In particular, the visual arts will be strong with exhibit openings at Northfield High School, St. Olaf College, and the Northfield Arts Guild.  This weekend looks like it’s going to be a rainy one, so let the arts shine…and light up your life.  …ah, you know where I’ll be on Friday night.

Friday, May 4th: 12th Annual Arts a la Carte, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Northfield High School; Occasional Jazz & Fang Tango Band, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Tim Fast, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Hogan Brothers Acoustic Cafe; Opening Reception: Five Years Here, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild; Oliver Twist, 7:30 p.m., ARTech; Ann Sawyer, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Jet W. Lee, 9:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow;  and Kinda Kinky!, 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Upstairs Rueb.

Saturday, May 5th: Zoo is Gospel, 5:00 to 11:30 p.m., Contented Cow; Werckmeister Harmonies, 7:00 p.m., Weitz Cinema on the Carleton College downtown campus; Companydance Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Theater Building on the St. Olaf College campus; Alison Rae, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; The 8th Street Duo, 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Upstairs Rueb.

Sunday, May 6th: Exhibit Opening Reception: Senior Show, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Flaten Art Gallery on the St. Olaf College campus; Northern Roots Session, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., Contented Cow; and Study Hall, 9:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.,  Contented Cow.