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When Art to Change the World director Barbara Bridges saw all the new construction of apartment buildings going up in her Northeast neighborhood she saw potential art buyers and collectors moving … more
All summer of 2020 Victoria Theater Arts Center (VTAC) made a commitment to the Frogtown and Rondo community to help process the trauma in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and other Black … more
Eating disorders affect every gender, age, race, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Longtime Hamline-Midway resident and writer Lisa Whalen knows that only too well. Her debut book was out in … more
The whirlwind life of legendary film enthusiast, professor, writer, photographer, filmmaker, and founder of the University Film Society ended Dec. 20 when Al Milgrom, 98, succumbed to a … more
Youth participating in ComMUSICation programs speak many different languages including Spanish, Hmong, Karen, Oromo, Somali, Thai, and Vietnamese. The common language they all share, besides English, … more
The children’s book, “Justice Makes a Difference: The Story of Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire,” has been selected as the winner in the first annual Minnesota Author Project … more
Between the months of March-September on a clear, moonless night, it’s easy to find astrophotographer Mike Shaw. He will be in his car heading north.In August 2019, he was doing just that. … more
According to Rondo resident, educator, and artist Ericka Dennis, most children she meets don’t know the real story of the historic Rondo neighborhood. Dennis currently works as a Family Liaison … more
Angela Casselton was recently named executive director of the Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ), a non-profit organization that attracts and supports creatives of all kinds to “make it … more
Mychal Batson (who goes by MycDazzle, or Daz, for short) is a young artist with a bucket load of skills, and a growing resume of projects anchored in St. Paul’s Central Corridor. His work … more
For over 10 years, community members have rallied around an abandoned silent movie theater at 825 University Ave. Their plans: to purchase and renovate the space into a community and arts center for … more
Paul Kotz, a writer living in the Como neighborhood, knows that everyone at some time goes though crises. He is hoping his latest book, “Profiles in Kindness: Stories of Servant Leadership and … more
When Hamline-Midway artist Suyao Tian thinks back on her childhood, she remembers the freezing cold of winter. Tian grew up in a province of Northern China, near the border with Tibet. Her city, … more
A neighbor looks at the mural exhibit at 825 University Ave. (Photo by Tyler Olsen-Highness) Four murals created in the wake of George Floyd’s murder have been re-introduced to the public at 825 … more
  In the last line of Frank Sinatra’s classic love song, “My Funny Valentine,” Old Blue Eyes sang, “Stay little Valentine, stay, for each day is Valentine’s … more
  Lue Her (left), Marcellius Watley and Shadaria Brown build a chair. Through the Green Chair Project at Elpis Enterprise, youth who are homeless or who have been homeless learn woodworking … more
    Executive director Laura Zabel stands outside the new headquarters for Springboard for the Arts in Frogtown. A second renovation is in progress, following extensive property … more
Moonplay aims to be radically generous, celebrate creative energy and feature do-it-yourself approach Jes Reyes has taken on a new hat as curator for Moonplay Cinema, a series of films by female and … more
Como cadets from the school’s JRTOC program volunteered six hours of their time at Toys For Tots on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Photo by Eric Erickson)[/caption] Como junior Audrey Power-Theisen was a … more
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