DJ Spooky

Quick facts
What: Arts festival featuring Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky
When: Saturday, May 9, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: U of M West Bank Arts Quarter, 21st Ave S. & 4th St. S.; DJ Spooky at Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 4th St. S.
Tickets: Free and open to the public
FFI: z.umn.edu/artsquarter

For immediate release
Contact: Kelly O’Brien, College of Liberal Arts, 612-624-4109

DJ Spooky Headlines U of M Arts Quarter Fest on May 9

Minneapolis - St. Paul (April 15, 2015)--Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky will headline “A Night in the Quarter,” an end-of-the-school-year celebration in the University of Minnesota’s West Bank Arts Quarter on Saturday, May 9.

This special event, presented by the University’s Department of Art, School of Music, and Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, will feature live music ensembles, exhibitions by art and theater design students, and a special performance of “Arctic Rhythms” by Miller.

Originally commissioned by National Geographic, and inspired by a Sierra Club Aichilik rafting journey, “Arctic Rhythms” is the latest piece composed in Of Water and Ice, Miller's suite of music for the Arctic and Antarctica. “Arctic Rhythms” illuminates the environmental issues faced by the arctic circle through an evocative multimedia trip to the Arctic landscape, juxtaposing images with live and recorded hip-hop, electronic, and minimalist music to create an unforgettable experience. http://www.djspooky.com/antarctica/

A Night in the Quarter Schedule:
BFA/BA Thesis Exhibition
6 - 7 p.m.  Regis Center for Art east and west buildings

MFA Design Showcase
7 - 8 p.m.  Rarig Center

Small jazz and classical ensemble performances
6 - 8 p.m.  Throughout the Arts Quarter

DJ Spooky presents “Arctic Rhythms”
8:15 p.m.  Ted Mann Concert Hall

Events are free and open to the public.
FFI: z.umn.edu/artsquarter

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