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tiny Minnesotan is Armando. He is watching an artist from
the American Association of Woodturners make him a brand
new wooden top at Sample Night Live. Armando just finished
exploring his goody bag. You can tell because he is holding
his new ball in his right hand. Sample Night Live believes
moments like this are important. The arts are magical. Children
remind us that it is important to keep exploring the magic.
Sample Night Live believes this, too.
first Wednesday of every month, Sample Night Live features
a dozen ten-minute samples of upcoming Twin Cities arts
events, with a visual arts installation in the lobby at
History Theatre in Saint Paul. Attracting Generation X and
Millennium audiences, the show offers a diverse feast of
G-Rated entertainment in Act I and uncensored art in Act
II. Sample Night Live provides a venue for exceptional emerging
showcase their material, a place for existing companies
to market themselves to new audiences and an inexpensive
way for everyone to get a taste of what is going on in the
Twin Cities. Audiences use the playbill to opt-in to the
mailing list of the groups they love.
Night Live has provided more than 4,000 email addresses
of new fans to over 300 arts organizations, and was named
in the prestigious Minnesota Monthly's "Best of 2009"
Hundreds of Companies and Independent Artists with One Gift!
Night Live has helped hundreds of artists and audience members
connect. If you think this idea is important, please consider
making a tax-deductible donation so we may continue this
every important project.