The Steven Square Center for the Arts hosts its first annual fund-raiser, “Curiosities,” on Saturday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.-midnight at 1905 3rd Ave. S. Admission is $20.
The entertainment slate includes Minnesota Film Arts, the Shim Sham Shufflers tap dancers, storytellers and balloon-sculptors. There will also be an interactive art project guided by artists Ben Olsen and Jaron Childs.
“Curiosities” includes Lauren Schad’s fashion show staged by “live mannequins.” Adding to the ambience will be music from local bands Ta Ingen, Astronaut Cooper’s Parade and Brown Rainbow and Frilla. There will also be karaoke.
A silent auction will include acupuncture items, eco-friendly housecleaning products and art. Refreshments are also unique: be sure to sample Loren Allan’s bread sculptures. There’ll also be a cash bar.