November 14, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Kayla Steward

November 14, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Kayla Steward

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...
Kung Fu Zombies Vs. Cannibals is Monstrously Good!

Kung Fu Zombies Vs. Cannibals is Monstrously Good!

We made our way cautiously to The Southern Theatre on October 13th. The street was teeming with pale and bloodied creatures loping around with cigarettes dangling from black lips, raising plastic cups of sour beer to the autumn night sky. The perfect setting for the...
Videos from the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac Literary Festival

Videos from the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac Literary Festival

To celebrate the launch of the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac, Cracked Walnut, with sponsorship from the Saint Paul Almanac, put together 25 daily readings from September 18th to October 12th, 2013. Each reading featured an average of five writers and poets who were...
Purgatory, or Riding the Bus Home from School

Purgatory, or Riding the Bus Home from School

There is no seat you want to sit in, no place that you belong, so you choose one near the middle, closer to the back than the front, one with a kid in it, wearing a faded jean jacket and striped watch cap. A skinny kid who stares at his hands, lying in his lap. His...