Photo courtesy of TU Dance
Check out tonight’s Give & Take — dance, beer, and floating islands
What do you know? What do you want to know? Give & Take uses these simple questions to launch an interactive
evening of presentations, performances and participatory games – tapping
into the knowledge and curiosity of participants to spark unexpected
conversations and connections.
Tonight’s Give & Take will take place in and showcase the CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONE.
Located mid-city between St. Paul and Minneapolis, and traditionally
home to makers of all kinds, the CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONE has the goal
to be a recognized center of creativity and enterprise, a place where
more people make a living by their creative capacities. As all of the
presenters will demonstrate, the community that’s in the neighborhood
now is dynamic, intriguing and surprising.
Tonight’s Give & Take will feature short interactive presentations from:
- Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, Artistic Directors of Tu Dance
- Arlys Freeman, President of Midwest Floating Island
- Sandy and Jay Boss Febbo of Bang Brewing Co.
Every Give & Take CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONE happens in a different
part of the neighborhood. Tonight’s event is happening at Tu Dance Center, a non-profit professional dance organization located in the
Creative Enterprise Zone.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Doors @ 6:30 PM
Program @ 7:00 pm
All Are Welcome!
Tu Dance Center
2121 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55114
Tu Dance is located on the North Side of University Avenue, one block
east of Vandalia, directly behind Subway on the building’s east side.
Want to know more about tonight’s presenters? As if the words ‘dance’ and ‘beer’ and ‘floating island’ were not information enough? OK. Here you go:
TU Dance is an award-winning non-profit professional dance organization founded
in 2004 by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands. The Minnesota-based company
reaches across dance styles, drawing on a broad range of dance
traditions from contemporary ballet to modern and traditional forms. TU
Dance’s work aims to reveal the connective power of dance, celebrating a
beautiful diversity on stage. In its first few seasons, TU Dance has
premiered a compelling repertory of new work by choreographer Uri Sands,
named as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” for 2005, and recipient
of the inaugural 2005 Princess Grace Award in choreography. The company
has also premiered work by leading American choreographers such as
Camille Brown, Dwight Rhoden and Ronald K. Brown. Source: Creative Enterprise Zone, Kyle Mianulli
The Creative Enterprise Zone is quickly becoming a destination for
upstart microbreweries, and Bang Brewery at 2325 Capp Road is setting
the trend. With the official opening of
their taproom last month, Jay and Sandy Boss Febbo’s Bang Brewery
became the first of several planned breweries to open their doors in the
area. They are brewing delicious all organic beers in their circular
metal prefab building reminiscent of a grain bin. The CEZ-based firm
Alchemy Architects designed the energy efficient structure that allows
patrons to enjoy a freshly poured beer in the same room in which it was
brewed. Source: Creative Enterprise Zone, Kyle Mianulli
Midwest Floating Island BioHaven® systems provide a concentrated wetland
effect by utilizing a buoyant matrix mat made from 100% recycled
plastic and natural vegetation to mimic what occurs naturally in healthy
wetlands around the world. Source: Midwest Floating Island
There are lots of great photos at their Facebook page.