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High Monkey and Art-A-Whirl® Weekend

Written By: High Monkey
Posted: 5/2/2017

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High Monkey is excited to announce that we will be participating in the 2017 Art-A-Whirl® weekend festivities. For those of you who don't know, High Monkey moved our office to Northeast Minneapolis in July 2016. We love our new location, and we're excited to get further involved here by supporting the Twin Cities arts community! 

Supporting the Arts, Women Engineers, and Tiny Homes alike

We recently became a business member of NEMAA (Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association) and we will be sponsoring two unique organizations at our site during Art-A-Whirl® weekend that you won’t want to miss – The Ponytail Posse and Tiny Green Cabins.

On Saturday May 20th, The Ponytail Posse will be in the Waterbury building parking lot to show off their robot, Stacy, and will also be fundraising for their Foundation. High Monkey will also be sponsoring Tiny Green Cabins, who will have a tiny house on display in the Waterbury parking lot all weekend!

If you’re planning on attending Art-A-Whirl® weekend or take part in any of the festivities, make sure you add the Waterbury building to your to-do list. There will be live music on Friday night and all day Saturday, great food, and so many fantastic local artists with their artwork.

About The Ponytail Posse

The Ponytail Posse is an all-female High School robotics team from St. Paul, Minnesota who have been competing in the FIRST® Tech Challenge for 3 years and participated in the FIRST LEGO League for 5 years prior. The members of Ponytail Posse are dedicated to promoting innovation, creativity, teamwork, and engineering by competing with their robot named 'Stacy'. The Ponytail Posse will have a demonstration area set up at High Monkey on May 20. Come by and meet the members of the Ponytail Posse and see Stacy in action!

In March 2017, The Ponytail Posse got 2nd place overall at North Super Regional and advanced to the World Championship in St.Louis. We wish them the best of luck and (we hope) success at the competition the first week in May. Learn more about The Ponytail Posse or help support the team at

About Tiny Green Cabins

Tiny Green Cabins is a custom builder of transportable, sustainable, healthy, tiny houses micro homes, cabins, and camper cabins. Tiny Green Cabins builds custom wood and steel framed tiny homes, sells tiny house kits and plans, and provides custom design services for those desiring to build a tiny house to THEIR specifications. Tiny Green Cabins builds healthy tiny homes with superior indoor air quality. Tiny Green Cabins will have one of their houses parked outside the High Monkey office during the Art-A-Whirl® weekend. Stop by and take a tour! Learn more about Tiny Green Cabins at

High Monkey is hosting an open house from noon until 8 PM on Saturday, May 20.  If you can stop by for refreshments and a tour of our new space, please let us know and RSVP online here on Eventbrite.

Check out the “Art-A-Whirl® at Waterbury” Facebook Event (and share it with your friends!) here:

Art-a-whirl schedule
High Monkey door proudly displaying the art-a-whirl stickerCloseup of Art-a-whirl sticker

Art-A-Whirl® is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis showcasing the work of NEMAA members.  Art-A-Whirl® is a federally-registered trademark of NEMAA.

Chad's Bio Coming Soon!

More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

Posted: 5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM by Brian Haukos | with 0 comments