Weekend Culture Compass – Kristoff Krane and Menergy

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Kristoff Krane's LP release is this weekend at The Cedar. PHOTO COURTESY SATORI IMPRESSIONS

Kristoff Krane’s LP release is this weekend at The Cedar. PHOTO COURTESY SATORI IMPRESSIONS

Raghav Mehta

Thursday Theater âÄî Bedlam TheatreâÄôs Full Moon Cabaret Swing by the Bedlam Theater for a colorful night filled with shadow puppets, skits and music. The moon is full only once a month. Bedlam Theatre 1501 6th St. S., Mpls. 8 p.m $5 Comedy âÄî Hannibal Buress Known for his brand of quirky and sophisticated humor, Hannibal Buress has established himself as a comedic force to be reckoned with. Hailing from Chicago, Buress makes regular appearances on the late night talk show circuit and currently writes for âÄúSaturday Night Live.âÄù Acme Comedy Co. 708 1st St. N., Mpls. 8 p.m $10/$5 with college ID Friday Music – Kristoff Krane CD release show with DJ Pat Morita, Aby Wolf and Fat Kid Wednesdays. In light of his upcoming solo album, âÄúHunting for Father,âÄù beloved local MC Kristoff Krane brings his unique blend of folk and hip-hop to the West BankâÄôs Cedar Cultural Center. Joining him on stage will be a variety of local talent including jazz musician J.T. Bates and rapper Eyedea of Eyedea and Abilities. The Cedar 416 Cedar Ave., Mpls. 7 p.m. $10 Music âÄî Brian Jonestown Massacre DonâÄôt let the name fool you. Brian Jonestown Massacre is just as fun as your favorite classic rock band. Performing for almost two decades, the group has had their fair share of lineup changes but continues to produce dreamy psychedelic rock that has hippies and hipsters bobbing their heads for days. The Cabooze 917 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls. 9 p.m $18 Saturday Music âÄî Menergy dance night at Kitty Cat Klub Get down at the Kitty Cat Klub for the hottest hipster dance party in town. The DJs are so obscure they must be good. Kitty Cat Klub 315 14th Ave S.E. 10 p.m. $1 entry from 10 p.m. âÄì 11 p.m., $3 after Music âÄî Pat Dougherty Minneapolis folk aficionado Pat Dougherty and his band, the Second-hand Opera, will host a CD release show. Total Babe and The Mike Michel Trio will be opening, so itâÄôd be wise to arrive early. The Cedar 416 Cedar Avenue 7 p.m. $10 adv/$12 door Culture to Consume: LISTEN TO THIS: M.I.A. buddies and possible homicidal maniacs Sleigh BellsâÄô delectable âÄúTreats,âÄù the leak of âÄúBefore TodayâÄù by ultra lo-fi hipsters Ariel Pink and âÄúSay ItâÄù by Canadian library punks Born Ruffians. WATCH THIS: Just got dumped? Nurse your wounds at âÄúSex and the City 2.âÄù If thatâÄôs not your bag, get a Gyllenhaal fix with âÄúPrince of Persia: The Sands of Time.âÄù READ THIS: Suddenly everywhere author Stieg Larsson is releasing the finale of his millennium trilogy this week. Check out the suspenseful âÄúThe Girl Who Kicked the HornetâÄôs NestâÄù to see how the saga wraps up. EAT THIS: The 501 Club does breakfast like no other. Enjoy cheap bloodies among cool music and the sweetest waitstaff in town. A&E recommends the sweet potato pancakes and the roasted vegetable hash. DRINK THIS: The Bloody Mary at Psycho SuziâÄôs Motor Lounge is close to perfect. By that, we mean it comes with a beer chase, the spicy bits arenâÄôt chewable and youâÄôll find zero sea creatures swimming inside. CLICK THIS: If seeing âÄúExit Through the Gift ShopâÄù got you excited about street artist Banksy, follow the Banksy Street Art tumblr, which keeps track of his latest works. http://banksystreetart.tumblr.com/