What to do in Minneapolis this week, for $20 or less

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Want to get out and about this week, without breaking the bank? Here are four ideas for what to do in Minneapolis for $20 or less.

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'Songs for the River' with Steven Hobert and Barbara McAfee

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Join Steven Hobert and Barbara McAfee for an intimate evening of song, improvisation, poetry and community singing in celebration of water and the Mississippi River in particular. Expect this time to be part sacred, part silly and full of completely unexpected twists and turns that will awaken what is most deeply alive in each of us, so we can walk in the world with purpose and joy.

When: Saturday, May 11, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Danish American Center, 3030 W. River Parkway
Admission: $20 
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Albert Castiglia Concert

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Castiglia combines hardcore blues with soul, rock and country flavors for a sound that appeals to rockers and blues purists alike; his vocal style has been compared to Van Morrison. He hit the international radar when Junior Wells invited him to be his permanent lead guitarist on several world tours. Since then, he’s played with a who’s who of blues greats in his career, including Pinetop Perkins, Ronnie Earl, John Primer and Otis Clay. This concert is timed with the Twin Cities release of his new album, 'Masterpiece.'

When: Saturday, May 11, 8 p.m.- Sunday, May 12, 1 a.m.
Where: Hook and Ladder Mission Room, 3010 Minnehaha
Admission:  $12
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Tina Schlieske Concert with Special Guests Her Crooked Heart and Mary Bue & The Monarchy

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Originally from Minneapolis, Tina Schlieske is best known for fronting the band Tina and the B-Sides. Today, Tina lives in California with her family but continues to travel the country performing solo as well as with her bands Lola and the Red Hots and the California-based Tina Schlieske and the Graceland Exiles.

Her Crooked Heart is the new music of Rachel Ries – multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, rock and roll choir director, sideman and singer. Newly-dubbed Mary Bue & The Monarchy is a band fit for a kingdom. Full intensity living without a second to waste or take for granted—that is Mary Bue's mission.

When: Saturday, May 11, 8-10 p.m.
Where: The Parkway Theater, 4814 Chicago Ave.
Admission: $18
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Unique Markets Spring Pop-Up

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Shop from the best, curated selection of modern independent designers, artists and emerging brands. Find one-of-a-kind gifts, shop with your squad or bring the whole family (especially Mom!) for a fun and unique shopping experience this Mother's Day. The energetic, festival-like atmosphere includes great music, free snacks, drinks, DIY projects and photo booth fun... plus every ticket includes a limited-edition cotton tote bag. Kids 12 and under are free.

When: Sunday, May 12, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Machine Shop, 300 Second St. SE.
Admission: $5
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