From old school R&B to water lantern festivals, this weekend offers fun ways to beat or join the steamy weather. Below are the editors’ picks of free or low-cost community events around town.
Being An Unapologetic Black Artist
7-9 pm @ Mixed Blood Theatre Company, 1501 S. 4th St., Mpls. Free
Hear from artists from various fields and mediums on how they shape their futures on their own terms, work as professional artists, and embody various forms of Black power in their work. This event is one of many in preparation for this year’s Because Black Life Conference in August.