This Week’s Entertainment Spots


Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / 2011Trombone Shorty  & Orleans Avenue

Wed., Aug. 06, 7:30 pm

Minnesota Zoo Weesner Amphitheater,

13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley

Go to 

or call 952-431-9200




Lowertown-tom-dunn-photo-webLowertown First Fridays

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the monthly event, and in celebration Artists of Lowertown,

in conjunction with the St. Paul Art Collective, will be hosting a party featuring cake and music in addition to the usual artsy happenings.

Fri., Aug. 01, 6-9 pm

Lowertown, 5th St. E. & Sibley St., St Paul

Go to



afrifestwebAfrifest 2014

Multicultural pan-African outdoor festival features local artists, music, family events, food and beverage, more.

Sat., Aug. 02, noon-9 pm

North View Junior High, 5869 69th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park

Go to




fringe-imagewebMinnesota Fringe Festival

This enormous theater festival features 160 60-minute plays performed in various locations throughout the Twin Cities.

Daily, Jul. 31 — Aug. 10, various times

Various locations

Go to or call 612-872-1212





timotha-lanae-photowebTimotha Lanae

Concert and CD release party

Opening performances by Chris Lawrence and Mike De’Cole

Fri., Aug. 01, doors open 8:30 pm, show 9 pm

Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6th & Wabasha, St. Paul

Go to or call 651-202-5953