50,000 to Attend Northern Spark, Artists' Response to Climate Change in MSP June 10-11, 2017

--()--Minneapolis-St. Paul’s 7th annual sun-up to sun-down “Northern Spark” arts festival features more than 100 artists responding to climate change and inspiring attendees to take action. Taking place in seven neighborhoods at stops along the light rail line connecting the two cities, it features 70 creative, arrestingly visual and immersive exhibits and performances. Coincidentally, this is occurring on 350.org’s national day of action to defend the Paris Climate Accord.

This is a highly visual and timely story on people’s heightened involvement in climate change issues. Live video footage is available through network affiliates and independent film crews.

What: Super cool and beautiful, sunset-to-sunrise arts festival In Minneapolis-St. Paul with 50,000 plus people attending
When: June 10, 2107, 8:59 p.m. CDT to June 11, 5:26 a.m. CDT
Where: Minneapolis-St. Paul, in seven neighborhoods along the green light rail transit line connecting the two cities’ downtowns
Why: 100+ artists create immersive and visual exhibits and performances with climate change theme

Northern Lights.mn, a Twin Cities arts organization supporting all forms of art, helps audiences explore expanded possibilities for civic engagement through art


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