The Almanac’s Weekly Guide to the Arts
By Clarence White, Calendar Editor
It’s Lowertown Reading Jam time again. This is the last in this year’s series, which has been among the strongest since the inception of the LRJ. This week, Mankwe Ndosi is the curator of the Jam. Mankwe describes herself as a “musicmaker, performer, educator, and culture weaver focused on sound, story, and expanding the vocabulary of singing.”
Mankwe Ndosi @ the Lowertown Reading Jam
July 23rd 2014: Mankwe Ndosi presents "Dreams for the Beginning of the Beginning" at the Lowertown Reading Jam
A system of rule and oppression that does not value and wears out its source, its fuel, is destined to destroy itself—or at least be transformed radically (at its root). We need innovation, quirk, wonder—unconventional thinkers and dreamers to call forth, dance forth, sing forth, and live into existence a more generative future.
Summer Stories & Poems
By Jody Huber, May 28, 2014
Whether you’re new to Saint Paul, a longtime resident, or simply a visitor, here’s . . . The Saint Paul Art Tour You Weren't Expecting First, let’s take the word “art” and think beyond the museum or gallery wall. (Minneapolis has plenty of both.) How would you characterize Saint Paul? Do the words “venerable” and […]
By D. Stephen Elliott, May 26, 2014
Her 80th birthday—“Surprise!”
She smiles from the party photo, her last...