The book cover of Stories From The Social Side. The cover depicts a group of people as seen from above as they have a discussion.

Teaching Artist Nikki Abramson is featured in this book!


Our Teaching Artists and Staff are involved in a wide range of professional projects outside of their work with Upstream Arts. Each month, we post opportunities to see their performances, exhibitions, and other events around the Twin Cities and beyond. Click on the links below to learn more.

Nikki Abramson is featured in Stories from the Social Side, edited by Jennifer Radke, a new anthology of advice from social media experts on how to use social media. In the book, Nikki discusses how she uses Facebook as a platform. The book can be purchased directly from Nikki or online through Amazon.

Chris Garza is the assistant director for Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, adapted by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz at The Guthrie Theater. The production runs through May 21.

Norah Long is performing (playing violin, acting and singing) in Sweet Land, the musical at History Theatre in St. Paul, which runs through May 28; teaching 54 credits of theater and voice at North Central University; and singing as a soloist every weekend at St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church in Plymouth. More at

Lindsey Samples is an assistant artist on (and will be in) a section of the 43rd Annual MayDay Parade, which takes place on Sunday, May 7!