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Frozen Film Festival and Red Bull Crashed Ice 2017 Are Downtown Saint Paul This Weekend

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This weekend, downtown Saint Paul is playing host to both the 2017 Frozen Film Festival and Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship. The Frozen Film Festival is showing a number of student short films on Friday night, followed by a feature-length film titled Viral Beauty. The festival will continue on Saturday and conclude with an awards ceremony and closing party. Events for the festival are being held at the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Theater, located at 75 W. 5th Street, and at TPT Street Space, located at 172 E. 4th Street. The Red Bull Crashed Ice 2017 World Championship, which has now come to Saint Paul six years in a row, is happening downtown at the Cathedral of Saint Paul. The event is an ice cross downhill race that begins on the steps of the Cathedral with participants racing on ice skates. Mayor Chris Coleman also usually shows up to take a slow, but admirable attempt at the track, if not just for PR purposes (but you didn’t hear that from us!). Time trials begin at 11am on Friday, and the finals take place from 6:30 – 9:30pm on Saturday. Needless to say there’s plenty to check out this weekend, so be sure to get up and do something!

Red Bull Crashed Ice 2014

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Red Bull: Crashed Ice 2014 will be coming to St. Paul once again next weekend. 64 riders, decked out in hockey like gear; skate fast as fuck through an ice covered course praying that they don’t die. The race has always started at the Cathedral of St. Paul, this year the event will take place from February 20th until the 22nd. Just like the Fluetog, Crashed Ice is a free event so if you’re down to brave the elements; head on out this weekend.