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Poets, authors, artists and other supporters of the St. Paul Almanac gathered on Oct. 20 at CHS Field’s Securian Financial Club to celebrate the launch of Volume 13: A Path to Each Other. After a two-year COVID-related hiatus, St. Paul Almanac has returned with a new collection of poetry and stories from “across the diverse landscapes and cultures of...
Local icon Tim Rumsey walked to work most days from 1987 to 2000. He began as a form of exercise but kept at it for his love of local lore harvested through his interactions with people on the street. He began documenting his musings and eventually filled 53 pocketbooks with his observations. He continues writing about his observations to...
By Terry GiintherLibrary Manager Kaleidoscope, a performing arts series for children under age 5, is back. With Kaleidoscope, children explore performing and visual arts that spark joy and build artistic confidence at these free, interactive events. Programs are presented by neighborhood organizations that engage young children with music, theater, dance, painting and crafting. Classes will be offered at Saint Paul Public...
Featuring native artists from across Turtle Island, “We Are Still Here” brings to the fore the life, histories and politics of what it means to be Indigenous in the 21st Century. Theme of “Rising in our Strength” seeks to unite through the incredible recent rise and visibility of Indigenous power and community strength and wisdom. A select group of...
The narwhal, with its unique spiral tusk, has inspired legend in Inuit society and fascinated people across cultures for centuries Learn more at the Smithsonian traveling exhibition. Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St. Paul; bellmuseum.umn.edu
compiled by casey ekGeneral elections are Nov. 8. Meet some of the candidates hoping to earn our neighborhoods' votes. General elections are Nov. 8. Meet some of the candidates vying for your vote. Responses to the Community Reporter’s questions may have been edited for brevity. Ramsey County District 5
Years in the making, Keystone Community Services is expanding into the empty warehouses at 1790-2000 University Ave. at Fairview Avenue in what will be a crucial hub for the organization that serves the city’s less fortunate.The expansion couldn’t be coming at a better time for St. Paul as the effects of COVID-19 continue to ripple through the city’s communities....

The power of truth telling

Building an Antiracist Community The power of truth telling It was a lie, based on a theft. Neither the theft nor the lie to cover up the theft was well hidden. But, then again, the capacity of most second graders to mask theft and deception is limited. My notebook was missing. Sitting on the desk next...