European-style Twin Cities art festival to be an all-night affair

Northern Spark
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

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.

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