St. Paul

The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in St. Paul that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Program Director Polly Talen.

0

By Shellae Mueller, Penumbra Theatre On September 10, 2014, Over 200 people turned out at Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, MN for Let’s Talk: Ferguson. This special program was created to invite the community to share in a conversation around the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the long-standing racial tensions in that community […]

Continue Reading

0

The crew behind Saint Paul Almanac and Cracked Walnut have been busy since early October, hosting readings in venues all over the city – 16 in all – for the 2015 Saint Paul Almanac Literary Festival. The lit fest concludes this year with events on Thursday, Saturday and next Monday, at Common Good Books, Amsterdam […]

Continue Reading

1

Here in St. Paul, new music has never been so accessible. Uninitiated listeners looking for inviting points of entry and seasoned fans alike need not look far to find a variety of offerings, thanks to the efforts of folks like Kate Nordstrum (curator of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s fabulous Liquid Music series), and artist-led organizations […]

Continue Reading

0

By Peter E. Leggett, Walker West Music Academy This October, Walker West welcomed five new members to the Walker West Music Academy Board of Directors. Greg Finzell – Rondo Community Land Trust Harold Minor – Wilder Foundation Dameun Strange – Bush Foundation Nesret Shu-Ankh Theba – Kingfield Dental Karen Welle – Minnesota Dept. of Health […]

Continue Reading

0

By Peter E. Leggett, Walker West Music Academy For the past 14 years, on the 2nd Saturday in September, people of all ages and backgrounds have gathered at Selby Avenue and Milton Street in Saint Paul for the Selby Avenue Jazz Fest. Founded by Golden Thyme Coffee Shop owner Mychael Wright, The Selby Jazz Fest […]

Continue Reading

0

Forget Christmas music. This time of year, as the temps start to plunge, I’d rather listen to Latin music – takes the chill off, I guess. And we have a great variety of ways to scratch that itch around here: For masterful Cuban-inflected jazz, you can hear pianist Nachito Herrera play at the Dakota on the […]

Continue Reading

0

If you follow contemporary dance, you need to be at Bedlam Lowertown this Saturday night. The collaborative duo Fire Drill (Billy Mullaney and Emily Gastineau) are presenting “an evening of pop-up experimental choreography,” bringing together dance-makers from Portland, Ore., Oakland, Calif. and the Twin Cities. “Absolute Bliss” will feature performances by emerging West Coast and […]

Continue Reading

0

Zeitgeist’s annual New Music Cabaret is always well curated, but this year’s line-up is particularly intriguing. For four days at Studio Z this week, Thursday through Sunday, in-the-know audiences will be treated to a wide variety of “cutting-edge performances from the fringe of the Twin Cities music scene.” $10 gives you access to a full evening of […]

Continue Reading

0

By Stephen Sokolouski, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Leopold, the host of next week’s SPCO Family Concert on November 15 at the Ordway Music Theater, is a leopard obsessed with the movie Frozen. He’ll be joined by a talking tree named Tree to recount the tale of The Great Chipmunk Picnic, taking our young audience members on a journey through […]

Continue Reading

0

As the mid-term elections draw near, the rhetorical extremes of the campaign season are starting to get to me. There are some hotly contested, important seats up for vote in Minnesota at every level of government. Between wall-to-wall special interest ads on TV and calls we’re getting from pollsters at suppertime, not to mention the […]

Continue Reading

Please see our Privacy Policy

Trust-E
TRUSTe online privacy certification