Frank Gaard has painted provocative and political themes since the 1960s. Creative nonfiction writer Barry Borich reads an excerpt from her book Apocalypse Darling. Bethany Larson on the Bee’s Knees perform Still at The Varsity Theater in Minneapolis. Amy Toscani’s fanciful sculptures are reminiscent of arts and craft projects of childhood. Bulgarian for “orchestra without a name,” Orkestar Bez Ime performs in the southeastern European tradition.