Several notable orgs from around the Twin Towns—Pillsbury House + Theatre, Pangea World Theater, Walker Art Center, and Danspace Project—have been collaborating to support visionary Black Dance Artist Leslie Parker in her multi-year body of work titled Call to Remember. Now, as part of the collaboration, Pillsbury House and Theatre

Lazenlow celebrate the release of their new album The Panic Button tonight at Mortimer’s with support from friends Muju Messiah, Mullet, and Selah C. SAT 4/29, 9:00 PM, $15, 21+

Opening April 29 and running through May 28, the History Theatre premieres The Defeat of Jesse James, which comes from the creators of Glensheen, Jeffrey Hatcher and Chan Poling. The Defeat of Jesse James is a “farewell concert starring America’s most notorious desperado” as he re-enacts his rise and fall,

Charly Bliss’ frontwoman Eva Hendricks once said: “In my opinion, the two best emotional releases are crying and dancing, so it makes sense to marry the two.” Danceable pop with feeling? We’re in. With  Raffaella. SAT 4/29, 8:00 PM, $18/$20, 21+

Art scene regulars know Russ White’s work as editor of the indispensable, and here’s a chance for artists and art fans to take in his own showcase while helping creative collective JOYCE also celebrate their anniversary. Harder Not Smarder showcases colored pencil drawings, hand-cut collages, screenprint editions, and a

Normally when you hear the phrase, “Tonight there’s going to be a jailbreak somewhere in this town,” you’d think it would likely be at the jail. But not tonight! The local Thin Lizzy tribute act Jailbreak takes to the Eagles Club stage to cover the album that gave them their

One of most beloved metal bands for any metal head’s metal head Skyway Theatre swing through on tour for their most recent killer and acclaimed album, Deceiver. THU 4/27, 7:00PM, $20, 18+

Mall of America and Flip Phone Events host “The Power of Drag” starring Sasha Velour. This event will be a celebration of Sasha’s new book, The Big Reveal: An Illustrated Manifesto of Drag. Seated, standing, and VIP tickets are available. FRI 4/28, 6:00 PM, $30-$165, All Ages

U of M apparel design students emerge from four turbulent years ready to solve the world’s challenges artfully. WORDS BY KATIE DOHMANPhoto by Joe Dammel Each year the senior apparel design class produces a final project, shown on and off runway, that showcases the talent, ambition, and skill they’ve attained