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Hmong Chronicles

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.

Ice Orchestra

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.

Illumination Parade and Harvest Dance

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)

In the Footsteps of Gordon Parks

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

Irrigate: Rondo is an artist-led placemaking project in and about the Rondo neighborhood.

Known by Heart: Writing Home

Building community and increasing the well-being of older adults by engaging a professional writer to conduct high-quality arts activities with seniors in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone.

Little Mekong Night Market

Transforming the five-block Little Mekong district with an expanded, two-weekend night market that elevates the work of artists. (Asian Economic Development Association)

Northern Spark: The Green Line

Promoting the Green Line as a creative extension of the community by using the light rail line as the backbone of the 2017 edition of Northern Spark, an all-night, multi-venue arts festival. (Northern

People of Color at Center of Shakespeare Remake

Building trust between St. Paul’s immigrant communities by remaking Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” from the perspective of the Latino Garcias versus the Hmong Vangs. (Alberto Justiniano)

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