Living Banners And Words For Winter On Nicollet Mall

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Northern Lights.mn is teaming up with The Minneapolis Foundation and the Downtown Council to bring Living Banners by Piotr Szyhalski to the Nicollet Mall. This sweeping, poetry-inspired art installation will be on display January 30 – February 5, “wrapping” Nicollet Mall between 12th and 5th streets, along with short poems about winter by local writers displayed on electronic road construction signs.

These word-laden works will kick off with a spectacular recorded sound and light show in Peavey Plaza with four showings throughout the evening of Monday, January 30 at 5:20, 6:20, 7:20 and 8:20pm. The sound and light shows are presented in partnership with the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota student engineers. Everyone is invited to bundle up and join the musical magic as part of The Great Northern celebration of all things winter.

Words for Winter writers include:

Heid E Erdrich
Moheb Soliman
Miss Brit
Sagirah Shahid
Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Elisabeth Workman
Joel Turnipseed
Brave Crow
Lara Mimosa Montes
Sarah Myers
LianiRey
Sun-Yung Shin
Sarah Fox
Mary Austin Speaker
Hassen Hussein
Lula Saleh
Elle Thoni

Date: Monday, January 30 – Friday, February 5
Location: Nicollet Mall between 5th and 12th St
Time: All day. Sound and light shows on January 30 are hourly, starting at 5:20 p.m. Final showing at 8:20 p.m.
Cost: Free
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By: Northern Lights.mn

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