Juneteenth 2020

2020

Filmmaker Phillip McGraw explores what Juneteenth means to communities around the Twin Cities. Storymobile is a program sponsored by Saint Paul Almanac.

Take Back Pride – 2020

2020

On Sunday June 28th, 2020, filmmaker Katharine DeCelle was downtown Minneapolis for Take Back Pride – a rally for JusticeForGeorgeFloyd and DefendBlackTransFolks.

A Tapestry of Community Celebrating the Life of George Floyd

2020

Filmmaker Phillip McGraw interviews protestors, artists, and community members in the wake of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police.

RONDO: Behind the Pavement – Podcast

2018

The stories you will hear on this podcast are from the people who lived or live in the Rondo neighborhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In the 1920s, Rondo, Saint Paul’s…

The Song “Rondo Street”

2018

Listen Now   Produced By Hubert Eaves III for Sallyson/Huemar Music, Inc. Written By Maynard (Mayno) Parker, Clyde (Buddy) Parker, and Hubert Eaves III Musicians Wee (Willie) Walker – Lead…

Dec 12, 2011: Nimo Farah presents “Nomadic Expressions” at the Lowertown Reading Jam

2011

The Saint Paul Almanac is pleased to announce the second of its 2011–2012 series of acclaimed Lowertown Reading Jams, celebrating the rich literary history of Minnesota’s capital city. This "Nomadic Expressions" Jam from the eclectic series, curated by Nimo Farah, features readings by Louis Alemayehu, Nahid Khan, Jake Virden, IBé, Marisa Carr, Abdifatah Farah Ali, Adrienne Maiers, and Hersi.

Nov 14th, 2011: Lowertown Reading Jam: J. Otis Powell! presents “Duende and the Sound of Soul”

2011

The Saint Paul Almanac is pleased to announce the first of its 2011-2012 series of acclaimed Lowertown Reading Jams, celebrating the rich literary history of Minnesota’s capital city. The November 14th presentation of the eclectic series, curated by J. Otis Powell, features readings by eight spoken word performers living in Minnesota—Louis Alemayehu, e.g. bailey, Andrea Jenkins, Tom Kanthak, Leah Nelson, Alexs Pate, Katherine Pehrson and J. Otis Powell. The "Duende and the Sound of Sound" Lowertown Reading Jam will be presented on Monday, November 14th, 2011 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 308 Prince Street in Saint Paul. The Jams will continue on the second Monday of each month through July.

Saint Paul Poet Laureate Carol Connolly: Poem for the Second Inauguration of Mayor Chris Coleman on January 4, 2010

2011

We stand on the edge of a New Year, full, it is, of endless possibilities. Somehow, we climbed the steep hills of the year just past, none of it easy, our seven hills dotted with lights steady in the dark of night, hills alive now with the beauty of a new snow that stopped traffic everywhere.

Nov 2nd, 2009 Lowertown Reading Jam: May Lee-Yang presents fresh voices, new works by Hmong Women and Girls

2009

If you’re interested in hearing fresh new voices by emerging Hmong American writers and new works-in-progress by more established Hmong American writers, check out the Lowertown Reading Jam at the…