Art Attack 2014

Art Attack 2014 photo

Fri., November 7 from 5:00-10:00 PM
Sat., November 8 from Noon – 8:00 PM
Sun., November 9 from Noon – 5:00 PM

The 17th annual Art Attack at the Northrup King Building offers up the widest array of art to date. The 250 visual artists join forces with musicians, writers, installation and interactive artists for a weekend of engaging art experiences.

Poet Sheila Packa and sound artist Kathy McTavish present “Night Train Red Dust”, an interactive cross-media work that explores immigrants, mining, labor history and women, stories of travel and derailment on the Iron Range.

Friday evening, Nighttime Post, presented by Erin Lavelle and Tony Chapin, will be hand-delivering messages from citizen to random citizen, illuminating the bond between strangers.

Saturday features MN Original at Art Attack. Twenty of the Northrup King Building visual artists featured on MN Original will be showing work in the gallery throughout the day. International recording artist and soul singer Timotha Lanae will perform in the early afternoon. The Center for Irish Music and O’Shea Irish Dance will perform mid-afternoon. Brian Miller with Norah Rendell will finish with a performance of Irish-influenced music of the men who roamed the Great Lakes region in the days when pine was king. Revolver, a literary arts organization, will be joining in for the evening with it’s participatory traveling Exquisite Corpse detective story game on Saturday.

Throughout the weekend author, Tom Combs, will be available with his new book, Nerve Damage.

John Ebert will be exhibiting “Determination” the culmination of twenty-two months of making a map of the United States out of more than 24, 000 pennies.

Music will be scattered throughout the building all weekend including acoustic singer/guitarist Vanessa Bray, Bitter Ridge Bluegrass Band, soul singer Timotha Lanae.

Food Trucks Available for Guest Convenience include:

Friday, November 7th – 128 Café
Saturday, November 8th – Scratch, Kabomellette
Sunday, November 9th – Simply Steves

This is a free event with free parking.

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