Northern Spark

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Artists To Pull An All-Nighter At Northern Spark

Tens of thousands of spectators and more than 1,200 local and national artists have gathered for one night in June to take part in a very unique event since 2011. Northern Spark in Minneapolis is now in its fifth year.

06/13/2015

Get it at Hamline Dining Hall, located on Dan Patch Avenue, near the Visitors Plaza. (credit: CBS)

WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (June 13)

Don’t hit that snooze alarm on Saturday. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak have a full weekend’s worth of happenings to share with you.

06/13/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Free Entertainment Best Bets

It is that time, the one time during the week when we think about the weekend. This time, WCCO This Morning found plenty of fun, and free activities, around town.

06/11/2015

Conceptual mock-up of Andrea Stanislav’s “Nightmare” (credit: Northern Spark)

Twin Cities To Become All-Night Arts Event

Northern Spark is billed as Minnesota’s first “nuit blanche,” or “white night” event. It kicks off at sundown Saturday and runs until dawn Sunday.

06/04/2011

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Minnesota Family Fun Weekend Guide For June 3-5

The first weekend of June is what I consider the unofficial entry into summer. It’s almost like a rite of passage after enduring a snowy winter and spring storms, taking me from long sleeves to tank tops, rain boots to flip flops.

06/03/2011

Minnesota Fringe Festival (credit: fringefestival.org)

Best Twin Cities Summer Art Exhibits And Events

From sculptures and theater performances to an all-night festival (the area’s first!), we round up the best art exhibitions and events of the season.

05/23/2011