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  •  CGEE Solstice River

    Solstice River

     Saturday, June 21, 2014

    The 18th annual site-specific performance over the Mississippi River

    Come to the Stone Arch bridge and watch as the whole surrounding landscape comes alive with dancers on rooftops, kayaks, and riverbanks

    Presented by Global Site Performance and the Center for Global Environmental Education.

    • Music broadcast on KBEM 88.5 FM.
    • Free and open to the public, rain or shine
    • Directions:
      The Stone Arch Bridge is approached from the downtown Minneapolis side at West River Road and Portland Avenue; from the east side of the river, the approach is from 6th Avenue SE and Main Street. The site is wheelchair accessible.
    • The Center for Global Environmental Education provides public information about the care and health of the river.

    more About SOLSTICE RIVER

    • This is the eighteenth year of this annual performance.
    • Learn about the river's environmental issues and the importance of maintaining its health and appreciating its beauty.
    • This annual performance honors the Mississippi River on the longest day of the year.  

    One attendee of these annual performances has said, “By attending these events, I have gained an intimacy with a river that I had merely lived beside. Solstice River asks us to consider the future of these water resources and offers solutions.” 

    creators and sponsors

    Created by Marylee Hardenbergh with Peter Podulke, Lori Mercial, Jeff Grundtner, Mary Williams, Jordan Hart and Emily Gastineau. Music by J. David Moore, Marcus Wise, Afrodrumming and Mystic Warriors. 

    In partnership with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Mill City Museum, Washburn Lofts/Sage Cowles, Earth Spirit Environments Inc., Twin Cities T'ai-Chi Ch'uan Studio, Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board and KBEM.

    Hardenbergh is an Artist-in-Residence at Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education. See her work at www.GlobalSitePerformance.org.

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