Elevating young, high-potential Bharatanatyam dancers through opportunities to participate in an original, professional ensemble production.
Bringing the community together with Dancing Through the Streets, an event in which the audience travels to see performances at six different locations in Lowertown, culminating in a group song and dance party at the Bedlam Lowertown performance space.
Highlighting the voices of Latinos in St. Paul's West Side neighborhood by creating an arts hub with studios for music production, visual arts, performance and more.
Building community through film by creating a state-of-the art digital cinema theater in a little-used auditorium at the university.
Opening a dialogue around cancer and other serious illnesses through a piece by playwright Katie Ka Vang based on her experiences with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
Bringing energy and festivity to the streets of St. Paul through a traveling flash mob of flamenco singers and dancers for Christmas and spring processions.
Preserving the art of Hmong storytelling by hosting a series of public events that will share a range of love, ghost, orphan and refugee camp stories.
Experimenting with new art forms by creating a set of percussion instruments from ice and using them to play new compositions during the 2017 Winter Carnival.
Creating a community spectacle in Frogtown with a nighttime lantern parade that illuminates the streets with larger-than-life mythical creatures created by local puppet artists and community groups.
Bringing dynamic art into neighborhoods by combining the work of local poets and visual artists on posters in trains and buses. (Arcata Press/St. Paul Almanac)
Engaging young black males in the arts through a fellows program that teaches photography, visual arts, filmmaking and writing in the tradition of the late St. Paul artist Gordon Parks.
Irrigate: Rondo is an artist-led placemaking project in and about the Rondo neighborhood.