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Penumbra’s homegrown Christmas show features exceptional lead vocalists, the outstanding Kingdom Life Church Choir, and stirring choreography, making for a celebration full of joy, community, and spirit. Langston Hughes was an American poet, novelist, and playwright whose African American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. He wrote with the gifted...
Making the world beautiful one piece of furniture at a time. Ardell is an artist and visual designer who recently established Color UP Studio in the West Seventh area of St. Paul, where she has lived for 30 years. Color UP Studio offers unique, creative, expertly...
Metro Transit’s Assistance Program (TAP) is designed to make public transit more affordable for lower income residents. TAP provides a reduced fare pass on a Go-To Card. It allows customers to use a bus or train for just $1 per ride – even during rush hour – with a 2½ hour transfer. Signing up...
On Saturday Dec 7, 2019: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Realife Cooperative, 170 East Emerson Ave, West St Paul, come to appreciate, buy and meet local artists at the Realife Cooperatives special holiday show. James Harvieuxis a Wood Artist with more than 40 years of wood turning experience. He is a master at using...
World Without Genocide hosts a program to examine the connections between sex trafficking and sexual exploitation globally and locally. Colleen Striegel, founder and Executive Director of HumanitarianHR, will discuss sexual exploitation among displaced persons and the policies and procedures necessary to protect these vulnerable groups. Al Zdrazil, former prosecutor with the Minnesota Office of the Attorney General, will discuss...
Winter Craft Bazaar: 12/5 & 6, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Dodge Nature Preschool, Farm Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Dodge Nature Preschool will host 16 local vendors for the annual Winter Craft Bazaar. Find one-of-a-kind gifts: handmade doll clothes; wood bowls; cozy sweater mittens; spoons and knitting needles carved from buckthorn — an invasive species...
Landmark Center has selected acclaimed photographer Wing Young Huie as the first Artist in Residence of the newly created Community Artist Resident Engagement (CARE) program. CARE is designed to build and strengthen community involvement, especially with under-represented communities, through direct public engagement with the process of art-making. With the assistance of Forecast Public Art, Huie...
by Rafael Ortega In my work, certain issues keep coming up. One of them is homelessness. I spoke at a community meeting downtown last week and the subject of homelessness dominated the discussion. And, clearly, thoughtful residents throughout my district are worried about where people without homes go to sleep. We...