Winter Coming

Winter Coming

It’s autumn. Leaves have taken over the back porch and I sit at the window, hungry for soup. You have been gone for years now. I am used to the color of your absence: white that was the edge of pain is now a border of comfort, holds me in the frame and lets me speak...
Reflections on Patricia Hampl’s “A Romantic Education”

Reflections on Patricia Hampl’s “A Romantic Education”

I never saw the Schmidt Brewery that Patricia Hampl presents here, alive with its reverie-enhancing, rhythmic, red neon sign. But the first time I discovered the hulk of the brewery’s abandoned buildings sprawled out along West Seventh Street in the fall of 2004, I...
The Goddess of Film

The Goddess of Film

“Sally Dixon is the Goddess of Film,” asserts digital artist Bonita Wahl. A dancer with Kairos Dance Theatre, a cultivated soul, and a legendary angel for artists of all sorts, Sally was one of the first curators of avant-garde film in America. She exhibited...
I Loved You

I Loved You

I loved you, and I probably still do And for a while the feeling may remain But let my love no longer trouble you, I do not wish to cause you any pain. I loved you, and the hopelessness I knew, The jealousy, the shyness though in vain Made up a love so tender and so...
November 21, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Joe the Great One

November 21, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Joe the Great One

The Golden Thyme Coffee Café and the Saint Paul Almanac are pleased to announce the “Soul Sounds Open Mic,” hosted by Tish Jones! The “Soul Sounds Open Mic” series is held every Thursday, with a special pre-performance writing workshop on the...