1. Northern Spark 2013 (northernspark.org) took place from sunset June 8, 2013 until sunrise June 9, 2013. 45,000 people attended. More than 300 artists presented 79 projects in 9 venues, in collaboration with 42 arts and cultural organizations. Union Depot in Lowertown was a major hub for the festival and housed many of the night's projects.

    Northern Spark 2013 was a shining success. Lowertown was alight with art and friendly faces from dusk to dawn. The city shone in a whole new (moon)light and offered spectacular wonders around every corner.

    Art all night. Community all year.

    Northern Spark 2013 Stats:
    - Over 300 local and national artists and performers presented 79 projects in 9 venues.
    - Approximately 45,000 people attended Northern Spark events in Lowertown.
    - Northern Spark was made possible with the partnership of 42 cultural organizations.
    - 27 sponsors supported Northern Spark and its artists.
    - More than 900 people supported Northern Spark with a donation.
    - At least 50 articles were written about Northern Spark in local and national media.
    - Northern Spark's Facebook page generated 570,942 impressions in the month leading up to June 8.
    - There were 2,654 downloads of the Northern Spark mobile app.
    - 1 house burned to ashes in the wee hours of the morning.

    Producer: Chris Hadlland
    Editor: Jay Anker
    Camera Operators: Owen Brafford, Chris Hadland, Keith Moechnig, Jared Sather, Brian Suerth
    Audio: Arlo Myren

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  2. Northern Spark 2013 (northernspark.org) took place from sunset June 8, 2013 until sunrise June 9, 2013. 45,000 people attended. More than 300 artists presented 79 projects in 9 venues, in collaboration with 42 arts and cultural organizations. Union Depot in Lowertown was a major hub for the festival and housed many of the night's projects. This video includes the following projects:

    Minnesota Children's Museum, Go Fish!
    2013.northernspark.org/project/go-fish

    Christopher Lutter-Gardella, Get Wrapped!
    2013.northernspark.org/project/get-wrapped

    Jennifer Newsom Carruthers and Tom Carruthers, The World Is Rated X
    2013.northernspark.org/project/the-world-is-rated-x

    Michael and Abigail Mouw, Arriving/Departing in Central Standard Time
    2013.northernspark.org/project/arrivingdeparting-in-central-standard-time

    Justin Heideman, Big Wall of Thanks
    2013.northernspark.org/project/big-wall-of-thanks

    Lea Sorrentino, Forever Young Dance Installation
    2013.northernspark.org/project/forever-young-dance-installation

    Paul Herwig, Working From Home
    2013.northernspark.org/project/working-from-home

    Adam Conrad, Benjamin Kelly, Max McDougal, Gossip Orchestra
    2013.northernspark.org/project/gossip-orchestra

    Noah Keesecker, Andrew MacGuffie, Peter Haakon Thompson, Union Table
    2013.northernspark.org/project/union-table

    David Bryan, Strange Attractor
    2013.northernspark.org/project/strange-attractor

    David Bryan, Steel, Exquisite Corpse of
    2013.northernspark.org/project/steel-exquisite-corpse-of

    Christopher Field and Sarah West, Give me a setting sun
    2013.northernspark.org/project/give-me-a-setting-sun

    Bob Lunning and Jack Becker, Forecast Labyrinth
    2013.northernspark.org/project/forecast-labyrinth

    Paul Stucker, Kalen Keir, and Peter Rusk, Popular Science
    2013.northernspark.org/project/popular-science

    air sweet air partners with Real Engineer's Club, astronaut spirit academy
    2013.northernspark.org/project/astronaut-spirit-academy

    Revolver, Write Fight
    2013.northernspark.org/project/write-fight

    John Keston, Instant Cinema: Teleportation Platform X
    2013.northernspark.org/project/instant-cinema

    Riley Harrison, Siege Engines
    2013.northernspark.org/project/siege-engines

    Producer: Chris Hadlland
    Editor: Jay Anker
    Camera Operators: Owen Brafford, Chris Hadland, Keith Moechnig, Jared Sather, Brian Suerth
    Audio: Arlo Myren

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  3. Northern Spark artists performed throughout the night. This video includes the following performances:

    Daniel Dean and Ben Moren, Secret City
    2013.northernspark.org/project/secret-city

    Angela Olson and Gilberto Vazquez Valle, Who is that Masked Stranger?
    2013.northernspark.org/project/who-is-that-masked-stranger

    Ananya Dance Theatre, Dance of a Thousand Water Dreams
    2013.northernspark.org/project/dance-of-a-thousand-water-dreams

    Piotr Szyhalski, Permanent Labor
    2013.northernspark.org/project/permanent-labor

    Patrick Gantert, Untitled
    2013.northernspark.org/project/untitled

    Lacey Prpić Hedtke and Nathan Lewis, Manifestations
    2013.northernspark.org/project/manifestations

    Christian Jankowski, Rooftop Routine
    2013.northernspark.org/project/rooftop-routine

    Prairie Fire Lady Choir, Firey Songs in the Night by the Ladies of the Prairie
    2013.northernspark.org/project/fiery-songs-in-the-night-by-the-ladies-of-the-prairie

    Revolver, Write Fight
    2013.northernspark.org/project/write-fight

    Producer: Chris Hadlland
    Editor: Jay Anker
    Camera Operators: Owen Brafford, Chris Hadland, Keith Moechnig, Jared Sather, Brian Suerth
    Audio: Arlo Myren

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  4. Fourth Street was activated during Northern Spark. This video includes the following projects:

    Clarence White, Love Letters in Lowertown
    2013.northernspark.org/project/love-letters-in-lowertown

    Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav, Connect | Repeat | Reflect
    2013.northernspark.org/project/connect-repeat-reflect

    Randy Walker, Liz Miller, Andréa Stanislav, String | Felt | Theory
    2013.northernspark.org/project/string-felt-theory

    Robyn Hendrix, The Land of Parcheesopoly: A Living Life-sized Board Game
    2013.northernspark.org/project/the-land-of-parcheesopoly-a-living-life-sized-board-game

    Vickie Burgett, Urban Aurora
    2013.northernspark.org/project/urban-aurora

    Alicia Dvorak and Mitchell Dose, Hover
    2013.northernspark.org/project/hover

    Kjellgren Alkire, Farmers’ Market Review
    2013.northernspark.org/project/farmers-market-review

    David Lefkowitz, Peripatetic
    2013.northernspark.org/project/peripatetic

    Lowertown Bike Shop, Bicycle First Aid Station
    2013.northernspark.org/project/bicycle-first-aid-station

    Seitu Jones, Amanda Lovelee, Colin Harris and Emily Stover, Create: The Community Meal
    2013.northernspark.org/project/create-the-community-meal

    Hamza Salim, D. Alwan, Islam Shabana, and Hend Kheera, Underpass of the Eyes of Freedom
    2013.northernspark.org/project/underpass-of-the-eyes-of-freedom

    Producer: Chris Hadlland
    Editor: Jay Anker
    Camera Operators: Owen Brafford, Chris Hadland, Keith Moechnig, Jared Sather, Brian Suerth
    Audio: Arlo Myren

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  5. At Lambert's Landing, participants lounged in specially designed chairs as they donned headphones and listened to live sounds of the Mississippi River.

    Monica Haller, Can you listen to the same river twice?
    2013.northernspark.org/project/can-you-listen-to-the-same-river-twice

    Producer: Chris Hadlland
    Editor: Jay Anker
    Camera Operators: Owen Brafford, Chris Hadland, Keith Moechnig, Jared Sather, Brian Suerth
    Audio: Arlo Myren

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