July 28, 2022
Propel Nonprofits is thrilled to announce it has awarded $2.07 million to 32 arts and cultural organizations led by and for Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) in Minnesota. Seeding Cultural Treasures includes granting at least $40,000 of unrestricted funds to small arts nonprofits and convening leaders from these organizations for peer-to-peer learning and workshops. Additionally, Propel will provide technical assistance to grantees in nonprofit finance, strategy, and governance. Arcata Press | Saint Paul Almanac is among the grantees.
June 14, 2022
Saint Paul Almanac, in partnership with Saint Paul Neighborhood Network and WFNU Frogtown Community Radio, will be hosting a free screening of Rooted in Rondo, a youth-produced short film documentary and audio piece that explores the histories, legacies, and future of Saint Paul’s historic Rondo neighborhood.
April 22, 2022
April is National Poetry Month and April 22nd is Earth Day. To mark these occasions, on April 22, 2022, Saint Paul Almanac partnered with White Bear Center for the Arts
By Mary Kay Rummel ● March 22, 2022
Diagrammer of Sentences In the corner of the living room, huddled over my pink wooden desk, brothers fighting, mother angry because I’m not peeling potatoes, I’m wandering in English
By Leslie Thomas ● March 22, 2022
Restoring prairie June 24, 1854: Some of these flowers must be preserved—not that they can ever be made any more beautiful or arranged with any better taste than now.
By KateLynn Hibbard ● March 22, 2022
How I Became A Feminist Because she could not bear to waste a thing, My mother always drank the coffee dregs Straight from the pot, and dribbled on her
By Benj Vardigan ● March 22, 2022
Between the Stations The presets are nonsense, directions to nowhere. Coaxing the dial across the notches we nuance, tune our ears to any clear scrap in the static. On
By Diane Jarvenpa ● March 22, 2022
Salvation of Bread Every time sorrow is a rock to the skull I chant up a stove it’s belly all fire bloom as I beg any ancestor
By Meckenna Holman ● March 22, 2022
CONTENT WARNING: Implications of domestic violence The bone had healed wrong, or so the doctor said. I’d squinted real hard at the x-ray and couldn’t see what he saw.
By Isadora Gruye ● March 22, 2022
There was a villa in southern France where a billionaire went missing. He just disappeared one summer evening while out for a walk. His private jet missed him terribly. His
By C.M. Finch ● March 22, 2022
Charlie’s enthusiasm was infectious as he showed me around his living space. My living space now, I supposed, as room had been made for me here. The entryway was bright
By Mikkel Beckmen ● March 22, 2022
“Flora or Fauna, we are all shapeshifters and magical re-inventors. Life is really a plural noun, a caravan of selves.” – Diane Ackerman Mid-way along my thru hike of the