Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in Minneapolis this week

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts? We've rounded up four artsy events around Minneapolis this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from an art show to a comedy act.

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Claudia Hart / Media Arts Lecture

In the 1990s, Claudia Hart came out as an intermedium artist and featured what she termed "identity art." Throughout the years, she has transformed and developed into an artist with work that includes perception of body and nature collapsing into technology and then back again. Come contemplate the universe. 

When: Friday, February 1, 1 p.m.
Where: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2501 Stevens Ave.
Price: Free

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Nate Bargatze: Good Problem to Have

Nate Bargatze is an American comedian from Tennessee who has appeared on Comedy Central and other United States national television stations. His comedy is currently featured on Netflix. His current tour spans many states and comes to Pantages Theater this Saturday.

When: Sunday, February 2, 7 p.m.
Where: Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave.
Price: $34.50

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Up to 31% Off Tiny Terrarium and Zen Garden-Making

This discounted event allows those in attendance to make their own succulent arrangement or tiny terrarium. Drinks will be on offer. 

Where: 528 Hennepin Ave., Warehouse District
Price: $25 (29 percent discount off regular price)

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