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Electric Machete Studios & Gallery

Highlighting the voices of Latinos in St. Paul's West Side neighborhood by creating an arts hub with studios for music production, visual arts, performance and more.

Film Space

Building community through film by creating a state-of-the art digital cinema theater in a little-used auditorium at the university.

Final Round

Opening a dialogue around cancer and other serious illnesses through a piece by playwright Katie Ka Vang based on her experiences with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

Hmong Chronicles

Preserving the art of Hmong storytelling by hosting a series of public events that will share a range of love, ghost, orphan and refugee camp stories.

Ice Orchestra

Experimenting with new art forms by creating a set of percussion instruments from ice and using them to play new compositions during the 2017 Winter Carnival.

Illumination Parade and Harvest Dance

Creating a community spectacle in Frogtown with a nighttime lantern parade that illuminates the streets with larger-than-life mythical creatures created by local puppet artists and community groups.


Bringing dynamic art into neighborhoods by combining the work of local poets and visual artists on posters in trains and buses. (Arcata Press/St. Paul Almanac)

In the Footsteps of Gordon Parks

Engaging young black males in the arts through a fellows program that teaches photography, visual arts, filmmaking and writing in the tradition of the late St. Paul artist Gordon Parks.

Irrigate: Rondo

Irrigate: Rondo is an artist-led placemaking project in and about the Rondo neighborhood.

Known by Heart: Writing Home

Building community and increasing the well-being of older adults by engaging a professional writer to conduct high-quality arts activities with seniors in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone.

Little Mekong Night Market

Transforming the five-block Little Mekong district with an expanded, two-weekend night market that elevates the work of artists. (Asian Economic Development Association)

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