Bryant Lake Bowl

810 W. Lake St., Mpls Open 8 am‑2am daily

Restaurant/Bowling (612) 825‑3737 Theater (612) 825‑8949


Theater

Wednesday, August 24

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Project Q

Presented by Sarah McPeck
Videographers Lauren Hughes and Tam Smith

Project Q is an exciting documentary profiling queer artists in the twin cities and showcasing the inclusive queer arts community that supports them.

Film

Thursday, August 25

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Project Q

Presented by Sarah McPeck
Videographers Lauren Hughes and Tam Smith

Project Q is an exciting documentary profiling queer artists in the twin cities and showcasing the inclusive queer arts community that supports them.

Film

Friday, August 26

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Sundance Film Festival 2016 Short Film Tour

Presented by IFP Minnesota

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival, which over the course of its more than 30-year history has been widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the distinct 2016 program traverses vibrant styles from wild comedy to reflective poetry. Each breaks through its limited timeframe with a high level of artistry and story that will resonate with audiences long after it ends. Presented by IFP Minnesota and Bryant Lake Bowl.

Film
10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

Fight Night

Presented by Theatre Coup d’Etat

Real, trained fighters. Characters you love. Referees you love to hate. Coup d’Etat brings an entourage of skilled sword wielders for a series of matchups from Shakespeare to Star Wars and everything in between. It’s Celebrity Death Match meets Highlander... and it's live.

Theater / Comedy

Saturday, August 27

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Sundance Film Festival 2016 Short Film Tour

Presented by IFP Minnesota

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival, which over the course of its more than 30-year history has been widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the distinct 2016 program traverses vibrant styles from wild comedy to reflective poetry. Each breaks through its limited timeframe with a high level of artistry and story that will resonate with audiences long after it ends. Presented by IFP Minnesota and Bryant Lake Bowl.

Film
10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

Millennials: Should We Be Mature By Now?

When our parents were our age they were giving birth to us. So we've decided to move back in with them to allow ourselves the time to "find ourselves,” "create content,” and "not pay rent so we can go out for tuna poke as much as possible." Who needs adulting when you are very, very special? A brand new sketch show by professional millennials Anders Nerheim and Madde Gibba. 

Theater

Sunday, August 28

5:00 pm / Doors open at 4:30 pm

Sundance Film Festival 2016 Short Film Tour

Presented by IFP Minnesota

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival, which over the course of its more than 30-year history has been widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the distinct 2016 program traverses vibrant styles from wild comedy to reflective poetry. Each breaks through its limited timeframe with a high level of artistry and story that will resonate with audiences long after it ends. Presented by IFP Minnesota and Bryant Lake Bowl.

Film

Tuesday, August 30

8:00 pm / Doors open at 7:30 pm

“Last Tuesdays” Experimental Music Series

Hosted by Blood Quantum – Erik Fratzke (Zebulon Pike, Happy Apple) and Tim Glenn (Pentacene, Squid Fist)

Blood Quantum is fractal doom for strings and percussion. Dissecting simultaneities within drone grids and folkloric electronics.

Monthly guests will feature electro-acoustic and small group improvisation – exploring the pluralities and paradoxes of non-notated musics.

Music

Thursday, September 1

10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

Young and Bold

Curated by Mo Bluntz

Young and Bold combines a fresh, emerging solo artist with an experienced regional artist.  This month features Tufawon and Dream Crusher.

Music

Monday, September 5

8:00 pm / Doors open at 7:00 pm

The Local Music Scene Presents:

Every month, a different musician is interviewed and then performs a selection of their original music. After, The Local Music Scene (a team of improv comedians), takes those lyrics and uses them as the basis of inspiration for improvised scenes!

Comedy / Music

Friday, September 9

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Gaelynn Lea w/ Al Church (solo)

Gaelynn Lea is a musician from Duluth, MN. She has been playing violin for over twenty years. First classically trained, she began learning traditional Celtic and American fiddle tunes at the age of 18. During her college years Gaelynn started sitting in with various folk/rock musicians and developed an improvisational style all her own. Eventually she also began singing and dabbling in songwriting. Gaelynn has played alongside many notable Minnesota musicians over the years, including Alan Sparhawk, Charlie Parr, and Billy McLaughlin. 

Music

Saturday, September 10

10:00 am / Doors open at 9:45 am

Kids Class! with Miss Torrie

Taught by Torrie Rinehart

This is not your typical tutu and bun dance class, this is an environment for all kids to get their boogie on to awesome music! Our class features original curriculum designed with fun and imagination in mind, packed full of real dance technique and music skills. Kids Class! is an accessible and captivating way to start kids on their journey into the arts!

Dance / Kids
10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

Jillian Rae with Sarah Morris

Minneapolis songwriter, violinist and vocalist Jillian Rae will be presenting new music from her yet-to-be-release EP Wanderlust. Jillian will be backed by her touring band in an intimate acoustic backdrop.

Music

Sunday, September 11

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Adam Green's Aladdin w/ Q&A by Adam Green and Har Mar Superstar

Presented by Sound Unseen

Adam Green's Aladdin is a hyper-sensory, poetic and humorously modern take on the Arabian Nights Classic tale. Revolving around Aladdin's dysfunctional family, who live in an "average" American city ruled by a corrupt Sultan with a decadent socialite daughter, the film explores themes of technology, government repression, greed and true love.

Film

Monday, September 12

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

The Theater of Public Policy

Presented by Danger Boat Productions

Policy, politics and improv comedy. The Theater of Public Policy is “what would happen if C-SPAN were suddenly swarmed by the cast of SNL.” Each show features an interview with an expert guest or newsmaker. Then the show’s cast of improvisers brings everything they said to life through entirely unscripted comedy. It’s an improv show for the NPR listener in all of us.

Theater / Performance