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.
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.
Transforming the five-block Little Mekong district with an expanded, two-weekend night market that elevates the work of artists. (Asian Economic Development Association)
Celebrating the spoken word by bringing together the voices of students with those of professional artists and poets in a series of readings and workshops.
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 Lights.mn)
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)