Thu, Feb 6th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Basement Bar
511 Washington Ave North, Minneapolis MN 55401

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Subterranean haunt with craft beer & wine!

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections at Basement Bar, occupying the basement of the historic former Gardner Hardware building on Washington Avenue.

  • First 25 to arrive will enjoy a free cocktail, thanks to sponsor, Chank Fonts
  • Appetizers from NOLO’S Kitchen are provided by sponsor, Spectrum Studio
  • Live music by DJ and beatmaker, TaliaKnight, sponsored by Design Replace

Basement Bar
511 Washington Ave North
Minneapolis, MN. 55401

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About TaliaKnight

TaliaKnight is a beatmaker, DJ and graphic designer from Chile. She has lived most of her life in Minneapolis, sharing her Latin American culture through music around the Twin Cities. Her love and knowledge of music extends to many different genres and cultures, especially hip hop and electronic, which are the main influences for her personal production work.

You can catch her on the radio every Thursday on KRSM, 5-7pm, on her show “Beats, Sleep, Repeat” – a show focusing on producers and beats.

About Basement Bar & NOLO'S

A bar beneath Nolo’s Kitchen & Bar that doubles as a music venue, dance hall and event space depending on the night. A typical week sees the bar go from a trivia spot to a bingo parlor with drag performers or a stage for local bands.

The Basement Bar occupies the basement of the Maytag Building, the former Gardner Hardware building on Washington Avenue.

Local artist Jeff Troldahl has created several art pieces, such as a car-sized license plate with the bar’s address behind the stage, giant darts along the entrance and a food truck lining the kitchen.

There is a wide array of gaming options, from “Galaga” to darts to foosball to pull tabs that benefit the Aliveness Project.


About Cocktails with Creatives

Cocktails with Creatives (CwC) is a bi-monthly social and open networking opportunity for members and interested non-members. Get in touch with the Director of Membership with questions or to discuss our membership structurevolunteering or venue ideas.

Contact Leadership

Ashley Green
Ashley Green
Director of Membership
Ashley is the senior web designer at Gradient Positioning, and has been an active AIGA member since 2011.

Earning her B.A. in Graphic Design and graduating with honors from AIPX (Phoenix, AZ) in 2014, she’s demonstrated success in leadership from her nomination and induction into Alpha Beta Kappa in 2012, to her collaboration as a Co-chair for AIGA MN’s Portfolio 1-on-1 in 2018.

With a special interest in diversity and inclusion, she has a passion for bridging together all facets of the creative industry. Ashley has a strong belief in people-motivating people to make great things happen and she works diligently to promote improvement through change.

In her down time, she can be found backpacking through a Minnesota State Park, running on one of the Minneapolis regional trails, or ‘nerding-out’ over an episode of The X-Files.