BROWSE EVENTS
air sweet air partners with Real Engineer's Club
astronaut spirit academy
air sweet air partners with Real Engineer's Club
astronaut spirit academy

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Join astronaut spirit academy fantasy space camp! Blast off with intergalactic training and take an imaginary joy ride with twelve artist designed rockets.

Presented by air sweet air
Kjellgren Alkire
Farmers’ Market Review
Kjellgren Alkire
Farmers’ Market Review

8:58 pm - 2:00 am
Farmers' Market
E 4th St & Wall St


Celebrating generosity, vegetables and friendship, Farmers Market Review presents a series of musical, homiletical and graphic works under the shelter of the Saint Paul Farmers’ Market Shelter.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Ananya Dance Theatre
Dance of a Thousand Water Dreams
Ananya Dance Theatre
Dance of a Thousand Water Dreams

7 pm - 8:20 pm, 8:20 pm - 4:20 am, 11:40 pm - 12:45 am, 4:20 am - 5:20 am
Lambert's Landing ,Union Depot
214 East 4th Street


Dance of A Thousand Water Dreams, inspired by the imagination of water in indigenous cosmologies, is an interactive processional performance.

Presented by Ananya Dance Theatre
AZ Gallery Artists
IgNite: Lowertown Art Project
AZ Gallery Artists
IgNite: Lowertown Art Project

8:58 pm - 2:00 am
Northern Warehouse
308 E Prince St


The AZ Gallery sets the night ablaze with a projected artwork, light and sound production.

Presented by AZ Gallery
Bell Museum ExploraDome
Soar through the Night in the ExploraDome
Bell Museum ExploraDome
Soar through the Night in the ExploraDome

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Tour the cosmos and view migrations of birds and other animals from a global perspective in the ExploraDome Immersive Planetarium.

Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History
Bell Museum of Natural History
Owl Feathers
Bell Museum of Natural History
Owl Feathers

7:00 pm - 1:00 am, in Concourse after 1 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Up close, an owl feather is much more than just a specimen—it’s an amazing work of art! In action, it’s a soft and silent tool. We’re diving into the world of the wings of the ultimate night creatures—owls! Examine their feathers under microscopes or craft your own owl feather!

Presented by Bell Museum of Natural History
Anne Bertram and George Maurer
Empire Builder
Anne Bertram and George Maurer
Empire Builder

9:30 pm, 10 pm, 10:30 pm, 11 pm
Union Depot ,Mobile
214 E 4th Street


Empire Builder is a new music-theater piece about Sky, a Native man called back home by his dying grandfather. Look for five-minute performances around the Union Depot from 9:30 pm until 10:45 pm.

Presented by Nautilus Music-Theater
Big Table Studio, Lunalux, and Printland Press
Print Central Station
Big Table Studio, Lunalux, and Printland Press
Print Central Station

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Create travel-themed posters with local artists at a working print shop. Personalize arrows on evolving signposts and receive handmade souvenir prints.

Presented by Print Central Station
Cindy Sherman Bishop and Martha Bourne
Ghosts of the Twin Cities
Cindy Sherman Bishop and Martha Bourne
Ghosts of the Twin Cities

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Twin Cities Public Television
172 E 4th St


Step into a virtual time-traveling device, located in the state’s largest TV studio. Vintage footage appears on translucent panels while motion-sensitive cameras overlay live footage of onlookers.

Presented by Twin Cities Public Television
Michael Bissonnette, Louis Sinclair, and Steve Clark
Music from Dusk to Dawn
Michael Bissonnette, Louis Sinclair, and Steve Clark
Music from Dusk to Dawn

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar
308 E Prince St


The Black Dog will host an eclectic mix of food, drink, and music all night long, peaking at 2 am with an electronic disco party.

Presented by Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar
Philip Blackburn
Habanera: A Soundwalk through Old Havana, Cuba
Philip Blackburn
Habanera: A Soundwalk through Old Havana, Cuba

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
The Northwestern Building
275 E 4th St


When the trains run to Cuba, this soundscape is at the end of the track. Philip Blackburn’s soundwalk through Havana lets your ears do the walking.

Presented by Innova Recordings
David Bryan
Steel, Exquisite Corpse of
David Bryan
Steel, Exquisite Corpse of

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Contribute to a living 3-D metal work of art, influenced by your “Exquisite Corpse” drawings.

Presented by The Hack Factory
David Bryan
Strange Attractor
David Bryan
Strange Attractor

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Participate in Strange Attractor, a six-foot long wall of glowing mass that reacts to outside attractors. Bring your flashlights.

Presented by The Hack Factory
Vickie Burgett
Urban Aurora
Vickie Burgett
Urban Aurora

10:00 pm - 5:26 am
Northern Warehouse
308 E Prince St


The Northern Warehouse will become a palette for shifting colors and patterns through the use of LED technology. Come see the effect and try your hand at additive color mixing.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Jennifer Newsom Carruthers and Tom Carruthers
The World Is Rated X
Jennifer Newsom Carruthers and Tom Carruthers
The World Is Rated X

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


A structure spanning between two real-time images. A participatory artwork for an urban scale. Come play in the overlap of real and projected space, meet your neighbor, and let the sparks fly.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent
Fresh Traditions Fashion Show Rewind
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent
Fresh Traditions Fashion Show Rewind

10:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Experience a culturally inspired runway show featuring a fusion of traditional Hmong and contemporary designs.

Presented by Center for Hmong Arts & Talent
Pritika Chowdhry
Empty Time
Pritika Chowdhry
Empty Time

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


An arrangement of glass vessels inspired by the collection of the American Swedish Institute investigates the power of language as a container of emotions.

Presented by American Swedish Institute
Adam Conrad, Benjamin Kelly, Max McDougal
Gossip Orchestra
Adam Conrad, Benjamin Kelly, Max McDougal
Gossip Orchestra

1:00 am - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Gossip Orchestra is an interactive music performance that allows spectators to assume the role of conductor as they direct a twenty-piece orchestra using a variation of lighting cues.

Presented by
Daniel Dean and Ben Moren
Secret City
Daniel Dean and Ben Moren
Secret City

8:58 pm - 4:00 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Secret City is a mobile experiential cinema cellphone excursion for 2 people in which a mysterious noir story unfolds throughout Lowertown.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Alicia Dvorak and Mitchell Dose
Hover
Alicia Dvorak and Mitchell Dose
Hover

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
East Fourth Street
E 4th St & N Wacouta St


A giant bat soars above the street, shining its bright eyes down on the crowds. Jump aboard the pedal-powered creation and bring it to life!

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Christopher Field and Sarah West
Give me a setting sun
Christopher Field and Sarah West
Give me a setting sun

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


“Give me a setting sun” is a rumination on nighttime conveyances, and on the relationship between waiting, restlessness, and daydreaming.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Patrick Gantert
Untitled
Patrick Gantert
Untitled

10:30 pm, 11:00 pm, 11:30 pm, 12 midnight
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Patrick Gantert creates a new site-specific performance at the Union Depot, blending history with fictional narratives from 1917 through today.

Presented by The Soap Factory
Gorilla Yogis
Yoga Out of Captivity & Roaming the Urban Jungle
Gorilla Yogis
Yoga Out of Captivity & Roaming the Urban Jungle

4:30 am - 5:26 am
Lower Landing
Lower Landing, North Sibley Street & County Highway 36


After a long night of festival roaming, greet the dawn with yoga by the river. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Presented by Gorilla Yogis
Gospel Assembly of St. Jude
Gospel After Dark
Gospel Assembly of St. Jude
Gospel After Dark

11:45 - 12 midnight
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Acappella gospel music… please join in!

Presented by Minnesota State Sacred Harp Singing Convention
Monica Haller
Can you listen to the same river twice?
Monica Haller
Can you listen to the same river twice?

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Lambert's Landing
N Sibley St & Shepard Rd


Created in collaboration with Molly Reichert, Nicholas Knouf, Jonathan Zorn, and Nona Marie Invie, “Can you listen to the same river twice?” is a listening station that invites viewers to bring their ear close to the river, settle down alongside the rushing water, and see what’s passing by and what has been here all along.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Riley Harrison
Siege Engines
Riley Harrison
Siege Engines

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


The Foshaybuchet will hurl illuminated projectiles across the night sky to create an illumined wall of participatory art.

Presented by The Hack Factory
Justin Heideman
Big Wall of Thanks
Justin Heideman
Big Wall of Thanks

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


The Big Wall of Thanks brings to light the generosity that surrounds us at Northern Spark.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Robyn Hendrix
The Land of Parcheesopoly: A Living Life-sized Board Game
Robyn Hendrix
The Land of Parcheesopoly: A Living Life-sized Board Game

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
East Fourth Street
E 4th Street between N Sibley St & Jackson St


Roll dice. Hop, twirl, squawk, recite, wiggle. Make up rules, build it bigger.

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Paul Herwig
Working From Home
Paul Herwig
Working From Home

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street


A guy lives in a plastic house in the middle of Union Depot, dumped there as if by Dorothy’s tornado.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Jess Hirsch, Daniel Green, Mark La Venture, Jessie McClurg, Amber Sausen, The Shiny Naughty Collective
ASP: Abstracted
Jess Hirsch, Daniel Green, Mark La Venture, Jessie McClurg, Amber Sausen, The Shiny Naughty Collective
ASP: Abstracted

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Sibley Underpass
Sibley Street underpass at Shepard Road


Seven artists and architects re-imagine a derelict parking lot to create three distinct yet overlapping interactive projects.

Presented by Art Shanty Projects
Christian Jankowski
Rooftop Routine
Christian Jankowski
Rooftop Routine

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
Post Office Building facade and Union Depot Train Deck, N Sibley Street and 2nd Street


Originally created as a live event for the Performa 07 Biennial, this video features hula hoop routines performed on rooftops. Join in with hula hoops on the train deck.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Seitu Jones, Amanda Lovelee, Colin Harris and Emily Stover
Create: The Community Meal
Seitu Jones, Amanda Lovelee, Colin Harris and Emily Stover
Create: The Community Meal

8:58 pm - 2 am
Farmers' Market
E 4th St & Wall St


Share your food stories with Seitu Jones, sit at Amanda Lovelee and Colin Harris’ Big Table, and sample urban-farmed fruit sauce made at Emily Stover’s CooKit.

Presented by Public Art Saint Paul
Noah Keesecker, Andrew MacGuffie, Peter Haakon Thompson
Union Table
Noah Keesecker, Andrew MacGuffie, Peter Haakon Thompson
Union Table

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Union Table is a multi-use ping-pong table that acts as a place for entertainment, a tool for creating conversations, and an interactive musical instrument for exploration and expression.

Presented by Union Depot
Mira and Tom Kehoe with Xibaba
Spark Your Imagination!
Mira and Tom Kehoe with Xibaba
Spark Your Imagination!

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Mobile
E 4th Street between N Sibley St & Jackson St


Spark your imagination! Add your “spark” to our flight of imagination. Join the musicians of Xibaba as we wend our way through the night!

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
John Keston
Instant Cinema: Teleportation Platform X
John Keston
Instant Cinema: Teleportation Platform X

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Improvising musicians respond to real-time sound and video broadcast into the performance space from a remote camera operator exploring the festival.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Chris Larson
Celebration/Love/Loss
Chris Larson
Celebration/Love/Loss

8:58 pm tour, - 2 am burn
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


See a full-size replica of the historic Saint Paul Marcel Breuer house before it goes up in flames. Historic documentation about the house, including letters from Breuer, are on display in the Waiting Room.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
David Lefkowitz
Peripatetic
David Lefkowitz
Peripatetic

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Mobile
E 4th Street between N Wacouta St & Wall St


Peripatetic is a roving alternative space on wheels that is at once a model – a scaled down representation of a gallery – and an actual cultural institution with a full schedule of exhibitions.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Lowertown Bike Shop
Bicycle First Aid Station
Lowertown Bike Shop
Bicycle First Aid Station

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Lowertown Bike Shop
253 E 4th St


LBS is hosting a secure bicycle parking lot and bicycle “first aid” station. Come lock up or stop by for any quick fixes or adjustments before your ride home!

Presented by Lowertown Bike Shop
Bob Lunning and Jack Becker
Forecast Labyrinth
Bob Lunning and Jack Becker
Forecast Labyrinth

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Walking the ancient path of a labyrinth can have a healing effect on the walker. Test it for yourself.

Presented by Forecast Public Art
Christopher Lutter-Gardella
Get Wrapped!
Christopher Lutter-Gardella
Get Wrapped!

7 pm - 3 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Make fly masks and wings and “get wrapped” in a cocoon by PASPider’s minions. You will be able to pose as if caught in an on-site woven web.

Presented by Public Art Saint Paul
Shanai Matteson, Colin Kloecker and Ady Olson
Ippississim
Shanai Matteson, Colin Kloecker and Ady Olson
Ippississim

4:00 am - 5:26 am, board starting at 3:30 am (first come, first served)
Lambert's Landing
N Sibley St & Shepard Rd


Join a sunrise detour of the upside-down river. From The Last City of the East to The Center of the Earth, see what might have been, what allegedly is, and what could be next – if you want it.

Presented by Works Progress
Mayda
Opening Ceremony and Concert
Mayda
Opening Ceremony and Concert

8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Start your night with Mayor Chris Coleman, followed by the pop funk sounds of Mayda. Rock the train platform as the sun goes down!

Presented by Twin Cities Public Television
Minnesota Children's Museum
Go Fish!
Minnesota Children's Museum
Go Fish!

7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN,


Go Fish! Contribute your own unique addition to the fun and fishy collaborative creation of the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

Presented by Minnesota Children's Museum
Minnesota State Sacred Harp Singing Convention
Singing from the Sacred Harp
Minnesota State Sacred Harp Singing Convention
Singing from the Sacred Harp

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Sing from a shape-note tunebook in use since 1844. We are not a choir, and this is not a performance, so come sing! Join us for a singing lesson and for Gospel after Dark in the Waiting Room (see schedule) or at any time throughout the night.

Presented by Minnesota State Sacred Harp Singing Convention
MN Original
MN Original Episode Screenings
MN Original
MN Original Episode Screenings

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot Rampway to Twin Cities Public Television
172 E 4th St


All-night screening of MN Original episodes, many featuring Northern Spark artists.

Presented by Twin Cities Public Television
mnartists.org and Rain Taxi Review of Books
Analog Cave
mnartists.org and Rain Taxi Review of Books
Analog Cave

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Bedlam Theatre
213 4th St E


Analog Cave combines the tactile intimacy of a handwritten letter with the fleeting immediacy of social media.

Presented by mnartists.org and Rain Taxi Review of Books
MNKINO
MNKINO38: Arrivals and Departures
MNKINO
MNKINO38: Arrivals and Departures

8:58 pm - 5:26 am, Filmmaker Q&A at 9:45 pm
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


MNKINO38: Arrivals & Departures is a video screening that invites participants to share personal stories about coming and going. Submit your film at www.mnkino.com

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Michael and Abigail Mouw
Arriving/Departing in Central Standard Time
Michael and Abigail Mouw
Arriving/Departing in Central Standard Time

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Minnesota Historical Society makes a film about train travel in an era before Daylight Savings Time existed: Arriving/Departing in Central Standard Time.

Presented by Minnesota Historical Society
Jeff Nelson
Traveling Art Emporium
Jeff Nelson
Traveling Art Emporium

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Lowertown Bike Shop
253 East 4th Street


The Traveling Art Emporium is a pop-up art station with a carnival vibe. Visit the Emporium for take-home art activities, collaborative projects and demonstrations by local artists!

Presented by Lowertown Bike Shop
Linda Nguyễn & Oanh Vu
Collective Currents
Linda Nguyễn & Oanh Vu
Collective Currents

8:58 pm - 1:30 am
Sibley Underpass
N. Sibley Street between 4th & Warner Road


Come learn how to make cyanotypes (blueprints), which will be collaged together throughout the night to create our very own Mississippi River.

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Roger Nieboer and lesser mortals
Existentia
Roger Nieboer and lesser mortals
Existentia

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Existentia… a personalized travel agency… linking you to your dreams. Free consults. (Side effects may include wanderlust, inertia, and philosophical disorientation.)

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Angela Olson and Gilberto Vazquez Valle
Who is that Masked Stranger?
Angela Olson and Gilberto Vazquez Valle
Who is that Masked Stranger?

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Enter the world of Mexican masked wrestler traditions. Create your own epic names and bombastic personas while asking “Who is that masked stranger?”

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Prairie Fire Lady Choir
Fiery Songs in the Night by the Ladies of the Prairie
Prairie Fire Lady Choir
Fiery Songs in the Night by the Ladies of the Prairie

1:00 am - 1:45 am
Union Depot
214 E. 4th St.


The ladies of the PFLC will serenade festival goers from above with harmonic lullabies.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Lacey Prpić Hedtke and Nathan Lewis
Manifestations
Lacey Prpić Hedtke and Nathan Lewis
Manifestations

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street


Experience a Victorian séance and use spirit communication tools. Marvel as you manifest the voices from beyond, and take home a ghostly remnant!

Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Revolver
Write Fight
Revolver
Write Fight

10:15 pm - 1:45 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Write Fight is a single-elimination literary tournament in which eight premiere writers go head-to-head for the title King of Words.

Presented by Revolver
Nina Rivera
Messier 4
Nina Rivera
Messier 4

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot Rampway to Twin Cities Public Television
214 E 4th St


Messier 4 is an interactive piece inspired by falling dreams and the manipulation of constellations. Think virtual ball pit—but more fun.

Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Nickey Robare, Kevin Kalla, Pete Poire-Odegard
Telephonic Videophonic
Nickey Robare, Kevin Kalla, Pete Poire-Odegard
Telephonic Videophonic

8:58 pm - 1:00 am
North Sibley Street
Fourth Street in front of Bedlam Theatre


Hello, who’s there? It’s video telephone! Step into our mobile TV studio to create a continuous story, dreamed up by you and other attendees.

Presented by Saint Paul Neighborhood Network
Monica Rojas and Nicole Infinity
Community Clothesline
Monica Rojas and Nicole Infinity
Community Clothesline

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
East Fourth Street
E Fourth St between Wacouta and Wall Streets


Exchange one item of clothing for another. Enjoy secondhand and custom printed designs. Learn to mend, donate, and reuse.

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Aaron Rosenblum, Zach Morgan and Sami Pfeffer
Inside Spaces
Aaron Rosenblum, Zach Morgan and Sami Pfeffer
Inside Spaces

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
East Fourth Street
E Fourth Street & N Wacouta Street


Inside the tent, we share and grow. Stay and play! And bring a photo to share.

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Hamza Salim, D. Alwan, Islam Shabana, and Hend Kheera
Underpass of the Eyes of Freedom
Hamza Salim, D. Alwan, Islam Shabana, and Hend Kheera
Underpass of the Eyes of Freedom

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 E 4th Street


Wander into an underpass of the Arab Spring. Grab a spray can, an Arabic stencil: re-inscribe here potent global expressions of resistance and change.

Presented by Mizna
Rambo Salinas
Bedlam Lowertown
Rambo Salinas
Bedlam Lowertown

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Bedlam Theatre
213 4th St E


Bedlam will be a hub of info, food, drink and conviviality! Deep in the night, we’ll clear the floor and invite you to come kick off the dance party…

Presented by Bedlam Theatre
Science Museum of Minnesota
Beaker + Brush Discussions – Maya
Science Museum of Minnesota
Beaker + Brush Discussions – Maya

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bedlam Theatre
213 4th St E


Join us as we explore the rich & often overlooked intersection between science & art.

Presented by Science Museum of Minnesota
Screen Printing on the Cheap
The Mobile Unit
Screen Printing on the Cheap
The Mobile Unit

8:58 pm - 2:00 am
Mobile
E 4th Street between N Sibley St & Jackson St


Find SPOTC biking and pulling prints all over Northern Spark on the Mobile Unit. Stop by, get inky and pull a print yourself!

Presented by Screen Printing on the Cheap
Lea Sorrentino
Forever Young Dance Installation
Lea Sorrentino
Forever Young Dance Installation

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Forever Young will bring its Uptown dance party to Northern Spark. You can dance to the music of the 90s and 2000s, just like in your friend’s parent’s basement years ago. Bring headphones.

Presented by Forever Young Dance
Chris Strouth and James Gladman
Suddenly Petunia Pig wasn’t a thing
Chris Strouth and James Gladman
Suddenly Petunia Pig wasn’t a thing

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
CoCo
213 4th St E


suddenly Petunia Pig wasn’t a thing: a movie installation by VidTiger + Chris Strouth. Like Rear Window but creepier and without Jimmy Stewart. Presented by VidTiger, supported by CoCo coworking and collaborative space.

Presented by CoCo
Paul Stucker, Kalen Keir, and Peter Rusk
Popular Science
Paul Stucker, Kalen Keir, and Peter Rusk
Popular Science

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
E 4th St & N Sibley St


After we imagined a better world, an old man and his machines dream until time runs out. A shadow piece in the spirit of R. Buckminster Fuller.
Performances will begin in the dome at 8:58 pm, 10 pm, 11 pm, and 12 midnight.

Presented by Springboard for the Arts and Irrigate
Students for Design Activism
Lower Course
Students for Design Activism
Lower Course

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Sibley Underpass
N Sibley Street between Kellogg Boulevard and Shepard Street


Students for Design Activism illuminates our relationship to the Mississippi River. What’s upstream flows downstream.

Presented by Students for Design Activism
Studio Sendero
The Women of the Dark Carnival: Mystery, Intrigue, and Beauty in Movement
Studio Sendero
The Women of the Dark Carnival: Mystery, Intrigue, and Beauty in Movement

9:45 pm - 10:05 am, 11:45 pm - 12:05 am, 12:30 am - 12:50 am
Union Depot ,Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar
214 E 4th Street


StudioSendero presents The Women of The Dark Carnival. Mystery, intrigue, and beauty in movement. Look for 20-minute performances at 9:45 pm, 11:45 pm, and 12:30 am!

Presented by Studio Sendero
Matte Szklarz
War Drum Hero
Matte Szklarz
War Drum Hero

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot Rampway to Twin Cities Public Television
172 E 4th St.


In this acidic send-up of Guitar Hero, beat a war drum and have your digital soldiers fall into rank behind you. How large an army can you amass?

Presented by Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Piotr Szyhalski
Permanent Labor
Piotr Szyhalski
Permanent Labor

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


“Permanent Labor” is a participatory multimedia event based on ideas described in Maurizio Lazzarato’s 1996 essay “Immaterial Labor.”

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
The Schubert Club
Moonlight Sonata
The Schubert Club
Moonlight Sonata

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Come hear and see demos of a harpsichord and fortepiano. Bring your own music or use ours and tickle the ivories at Gate C. Half-hour concerts by professional musicians at 10:30 pm and 5:15 am.

Presented by The Schubert Club
The Whitesidewalls and Arthur Murray Dance
50s-style Sock Hop
The Whitesidewalls and Arthur Murray Dance
50s-style Sock Hop

8:58 pm, dance instruction; 9:30 - 10:15 pm, sock hop
Union Depot
214 East 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Reminiscent of its Summer Dance Series, the Ordway hosts a 50s-style sock hop with professional dance instruction and a live, local 50s rock band!

Presented by Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav
Connect | Repeat | Reflect
Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav
Connect | Repeat | Reflect

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Minnesota Museum of American Art
N Robert St & E 4th St


The three String | Felt | Theory artists will lead art-making projects based on their installations for all-night outdoor interventions on Fourth Street, between Robert and Sibley Streets.

Presented by Minnesota Museum of American Art
Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav
String | Felt | Theory
Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav
String | Felt | Theory

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Minnesota Museum of American Art
E 4th St & N Sibley St


A not-to-be-missed exhibition at Saint Paul’s only art museum that will open at sundown on June 8 and be on view through July 28, 2013. The museum is open all night during Northern Spark!

Presented by Minnesota Museum of American Art
Clarence White
Love Letters in Lowertown
Clarence White
Love Letters in Lowertown

8:58 pm - 5:26 am
Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar
308 E Prince St


Request a love letter, to whomever you wish. It will be typed for you on a Smith-Corona Classic 12 while you wait or while you go to see other exhibits at Northern Spark.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn
Zeitgeist
Studio Z in Flux
Zeitgeist
Studio Z in Flux

11:00 pm - 5:26 am
The Northwestern Building ,Studio Z
275 E 4th St


Zeitgeist presents Studio Z in Flux, featuring a host of community sound artists realizing pieces from the Fluxus tradition.

Presented by Zeitgeist