October 30th, 2014 – Soul Sounds Open Mic – Rap Verses

October 30th, 2014 – Soul Sounds Open Mic – Rap Verses

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...
Dylan, Spider John, and the Purple Onion

Dylan, Spider John, and the Purple Onion

Dylan, Spider John, and the Purple Onion by Bob Scroggins I got to know Saint Paul and I got to know Bob Dylan because I got to know Bill Danielson. Bill owned the Pink Pizza Shack at Hiawatha and Lake in Minneapolis. In 1957 it was a hangout for me and my friends....
This Week in Saint Paul: Monday, October 27–Sunday, November 2, 2014

This Week in Saint Paul: Monday, October 27–Sunday, November 2, 2014

Every time I look at the Almanac arts calendar, I realize how much I’m missing. It’s not that I am not doing anything, although I have spent some evenings at home (doing work, of course, right?), and I have been spotted a couple of times within the boundaries of the...
Dating on the Hill

Dating on the Hill

    Dating on the Hill Linda Kantner Fifty-two and newly divorced. Sounds like the symptoms for something fatal. I moved to Cathedral Hill and started going to Nina’s Coffee Café for daily dialysis. Out goes the old, sad blood, in comes the new, highly...
October 23rd, 2014 – Soul Sounds Open Mic – Ferguson October

October 23rd, 2014 – Soul Sounds Open Mic – Ferguson October

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...