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The afternoon of Aug. 6 will feature musicians and performers followed by an evening of Ceilidh dancing with The Gunn Slingers. Music by Stephanie Claussen, Dick Hensold & Guests, The Northerly Gales, Laura Mackenzie, Dáithí Sproule, Ross Sutter with Barry Foy, and Adrienne O’Shea. Stop by Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave. North, to join in the...

Bands on the bluff

Enjoy live outdoor music at the new Klas Overlook, featuring a stunning backdrop of the Wakpa Tanka/Mississippi River and Minneapolis downtown skyline. Aug. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. will feature the band Bluedog at Fort Snelling.

Beginner drum class

Wednesday,  Aug. 17, 3:30-4:30 pm. Play djembes to explore pulse and rhythms. Easy, energizing exercises will be utilized to build skills. Instructor: Jo Klein. Drums provided. Masks required. $15 per participant. www.womensdrumcenter.org.

Cat Video Festival 

Join myTalk 107.1 and the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field in St. Paul on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. for a celebration of videos featuring silly, heartwarming, and lovable cats from Twin Cities’ residents, TikTok, and America’s Funniest Home Videos! The event’s charity partner this year is the Animal Humane Society. $1 from each ticket sold...
By Casey EkJuneteenth, the holiday on June 19 commemorating the day in 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas learned two years after the Emancipation Proclamation that they were free, was a day of celebration in St. Paul, somber reflection and animated calls for reparations payments to those descended from America’s slaves. At a rally at the governor’s mansion that...
Hello St. Paul Friends, Summer in St. Paul is now in full swing with warm temperatures and exciting news about new parks. I want to update you on a couple of projects to reconnect St. Paul with the majestic Mississippi River as well as a reminder to take advantage of all the offerings from our great city parks.Between the...
by Jerry RothsteinScott Andrew McClure was born on June 25, 1968, to Georgann Warren McClure and Norman Donald McClure (d. 2019). He was the “little brother” to sister Christine Susan McClure, who was two years older. The family lived in St. Paul, where the children attended Randolph Heights Elementary School, later Ramsey Junior High School, and finally Highland Park...
Building an Antiracist Community Musical Chairs, Scarcity and Replacement Theory Musical chairs is a game most of us likely played at some time or other. Chairs are placed in a couple of rows; back-to-back with one less than there are participants. Someone turns on the music, and the players begin circling the two rows. When the...