Wednesday, August 22, 2012

You're Invited: TORCH Community "Creating An Artropolis"

In the season of crop art and butter sculptures at the Great Minnesota Get Together, Torch Community invites you to learn how the arts create, connect, and inspire our communities. Be ready to mix and mingle, get creative with language (what exactly is an Artopolis?), and have a dramatically good time at the Acoustic Campfire after-party. Don't delay; online registration closes tonight!
You're invited to the TORCH Community Arts Event

Join us for the next TORCH Arts Event on Thursday, August 23rd, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and help us create our own ARTropolis in the Twin Cities.

Our special guest speaker, Peter Rothstein, Artistic Director of Theatre Latté Da, will be addressing how the arts help individuals blossom, bring communities together, and how this helps cities thrive. Together with group activities led by the TORCH Arts Partners, you will learn and discuss what a thriving arts community can do to enrich the community, and the role that businesses can play in helping them in their mission. You will be given an opportunity to share your experiences and join in the conversation.

Peter Rothstein is one of the Twin Cities' most accomplished directors, having worked in theatre, musical theatre, opera, and new work development. He's the Founding Artistic Director of Theatre Latté Da, and he has directed several productions for nationally renowned theatres like The Guthrie Theatre, The Children's Theatre Company, and Minnesota Opera. He's been recognized for his contributions to local theatre by the Star Tribune, Lavender Magazine, and City Pages. He's been awarded grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and The McKnight Foundation. He also serves on the board of directors for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre.

Mix & Mingle                                5:30 - 6:00 pm  

Creating an ARTropolis                      6:00 - 7:45 pm   

Mix & Mingle                                7:45 - 8:00 pm 

After Party at Acoustic Campfire        8:00 - 9:30 pm 

Light hors d'oeuvres are included at this event and a cash bar will be provided.

Parking is $4 at Vineland Place Parking

$10 Early Bird (8/13)** 

$15 Regular price (Online sales end 08/22 at 11:59pm)

$20 at the door (cash or check)

**Register early as we are anticipating a sellout event.    

Eventbrite - Creating an ARTropolis

The event will highlight TORCH Community's Arts Partners:

Our Sponsors

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