November 2012 10,000 Fresh Voices Archives

Situated on the corner of 1st Street and First Avenue in Minneapolis, the stately brick building now called Aria was once home to Theatre de la Jeune Lune. Today it’s an event space, and currently home to a unique audio-visual exhibit. “Playing the Building” is an installation created by David Byrne—musician and front man of Talking Heads-which allows people to experiment with sound from devices attached to an old pipe organ.