Northern Spark is a European-style art festival happening in Minneapolis and St. Paul in June. It will take place exclusively at night along the Mississippi riverfront in both cities, from 8:58 p.m., June 4, to 5:58 a.m. June 5. (Artist's rendering courtesy Northern Spark)
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European-style Twin Cities art festival to be an all-night affair
by Chris Roberts
, Minnesota Public Radio
March 7, 2011
St. Paul, Minn. —
Organizers of new European-style 24-hour art festival planned for the Twin Cities say it has potential to be a huge tourist draw and international event.
The Northern Spark festival will take place exclusively at night along the Mississippi riverfront in Minneapolis and St. Paul, from 8:58 p.m., June 4, to 5:58 a.m., June 5.
MPR arts reporter Chris Roberts spoke with Northern Spark organizer Steve Dietz about the event. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.
Chris Roberts is an arts and culture reporter for MPR News.