Minneapolis performing artist Patrick Scully brings the Mississippi River Boat Ballet to the festival. No art form requires more precision than ballet, so it's anyone's guess how Scully plans to keep nearly 50 boats; sailboats, kayaks, rowing shells, even a couple of bicycle-powered pontoons in balance, here are highlights from the rehearsal.
Urban Ventures partners with the University of Minnesota to train women to become beekeepers. They already have six women who are paid to learn how to become bee keepers. Reinas de Miel consists of five women and one youth who work at the hives every Thursday.