Build No Borders: An environmentally responsive installation and ritual that invites community to reflect on climate change, environmental genocide and the urgency of including the voices of immigrant and POC communities. 'Blessing the Boats'


Northern Spark 2017

June 10
9 p.m.
Art, Family Events, Festivals

Tonight, the Twin Cities will stay up until the break of dawn. All-night party Northern Spark features a variety of happenings, including special performances, hands-on activities, art installations, and more. Hop on your bike, or the MetroTransit, and see the sights of our cities. This year’s theme explores climate change. Things kick off at the U.S. Bank Stadium with a statement from Mayor Betsy Hodges, poetry, and live music. Other places worth checking out include the Coffman Memorial Union, where large, illuminated animals will parade through the air via a pulley system; the Weisman Art Museum, where guests can enjoy electrical sonatas made on the fly; and the Commons, where the Night Library will encourage folks to solve puzzles and other brain twisters. For a full schedule, list of locations, and more info, visit Events run from 9 p.m. to 5:26 a.m.