Mr Eazi

Mr Eazi

Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com.

Monday, March 18th – Sunday, March 30th

Monday, March 18

 

DANCE CLASS

MinneWeekender with Edwin and Dakota

Four Seasons Dance Studio

1637 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

9:30 p.m. – 9:30 a.m.

$10 (Friday or Saturday social), $85 (all access)

Edwin Ferreras and Dakota Romero are founders of Areíto Arts, an educational dance company focusing on Afro-Carribean rhythms and roots. Join them for this intensive workshops and social gatherings.

Tuesday, March 19

DANCE CLASS

Solo Jazz Jamming Levels 4-5

Uptown Swing

1617 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis

8:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

$12-$24

This class is offered for advanced jazz dance students.

Wednesday, March 20

PLAY

“She Persists: The Great Divide III”

Pillsbury House Theatre

3501 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis

7:30 p.m.

Pick your price starts at $5 with higher donations accepted

Pillsbury House Theatre has commissioned five short plays on the state of women in the current political climate. Featuring all-women playwrights, actresses, and production staff, “She Persists: The Great Divide III” is a theatrical experience by, for, and about women.

Thursday, March 21

FILM

“The Warriors”

The Parkway Theater

4814 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis

7:30 p.m.

$9

The 1979 Walter Hill cult classic, “The Warriors,” chronicles a dangerous trip home for a Coney Island street gang in New York.

Friday, March 22

JAZZ

Cornbread Harris Band

Loring Bar & Restaurant

327 14th Ave. S.E., Minneapolis

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Cornbread Harris performs Fridays, weekly, at the Loring Bar.

Saturday, March 23

WORLD MUSIC/BANKU

Mr. Eazi - Life Is Eazi Tour

First Avenue

701 N. 1st Ave., Minneapolis

8 p.m.

18-plus

$25

Nigerian born Banku originator, Mr. Eazi, touches down in Minneapolis for a rescheduled performance.

Sunday, March 24

FOOD/MUSIC

Soul Bowl Hip-Hop Brunch

Breaking Bread Cafe

1210 W. Broadway Ave., Minneapolis

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Jam to classic hip-hop music while enjoying some of the best soul food Minnesota has to offer.

Monday, March 25

ART/AUCTION

Powderhorn Art & Soul

Pillsbury House Theatre

3501 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

$35

Powederhorn Neighborhood Park Association presents a silent auction and concert where patrons can pick selections from more than 50 local artists. There will be live performances by Kashimana, Niles, DJ Michel Be and more.

Tuesday, March 26

POERTY CLASS

American Mythology Through Poetry and Prose

The Loft Literary Center

1011 Washington Ave. S., Ste. 200, Minneapolis

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

$147-$210

This class will investigate the formation of American identity as told by writers. The class also dissects books that inspired Klan terrorism, beat poets that influenced drug policies, rap demos that became FBI cases, and other ways artists have shaped the nation. Participants for this class can register at www.loft.org/classes/american-mythology-through-poetry-and-prose. Runs through April 23.

Wednesday, March 27

STAND-UP COMEDY

Annex Comedy Night

Sisyphus Brewing

712 Ontario Ave. W. Ste. 100, Minneapolis

7 p.m.

Mature audiences

$15

Khadijah Cooper hosts a night of comediennes about sex education and sexuality.

Thursday, March 28

R&B/HIP-HOP

T-Pain

Skyway Theatre

711 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

8 p.m.

18-plus

$27 advance

Whether with or without Autotune, Florida’s T-Pain is a one of the top writers and performers of our generation. After winning CBS’ “The Masked Singer” he’s back touring the country.

Friday, March 29

HIP-HOP

Lil Baby

Myth

3090 Southlawn Dr., Maplewood

7 p.m.

All ages

$49-$69

Lil Baby hits Myth with City Girls, Blueface, Jordan Hollywood, Aylo Rodriguez, Marlo and 42 Dugg.

Saturday, March 30

READING

 

Pleasure Activism: adrienne maree brown

First Universalist Church

3400 Dupont Ave. S., Minneapolis

7 p.m.

adrienne maree brown, social justice facilitator, healer, doula and author of “Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds” and the forthcoming “Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good” will hold a public talk and book signing.

Sunday, March 31

BALLET/TALK

Inspired: A Conversation with Misty Copeland

Northrop

84 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis

7:30 p.m.

$20-$100

Northrop welcomes Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman elevated to ballet’s highest title of principal dancer in New York’s American Ballet Theatre.

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