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Interactive theatre

To activate storefronts affected by construction of the Central Corridor Light Rail on University Avenue in St. Paul with site-specific interactive theater productions.

Jeff Bartlett

To transform the city's landmarks by having lighting designer Jeff Bartlett turn buildings into kinetic canvases for light, color and drama

Jonathan Oppenheimer

To amplify artists' and immigrant business owners' voices along Snelling Avenue through mosaics, graffiti art and paint murals that showcase the neighborhood's stories.

Ka Joog

To preserve the art of Somali poetry through a mobile art program offering performances and educational programming.

Knight Green Line Challenge

To engage community members in developing and executing projects that increase the vibrancy of neighborhoods and commercial districts along the new Central Corridor Green Line

Latino-Asian Fusion Series

To foster cross-cultural exchange and dialogue among Twin Cities Latino and Asian communities, Teatro del Pueblo and Pangea World Theater will collaborate on a series of new works titled "Latino-Asian Fusion Series"

Living Cities

To support Living Cities and the Integration Initiative, a multidisciplinary focus on both neighborhood and system transformation in five cities, including St. Paul and Detroit

Local Initiative Support Corporation

To support LISC's national strategic shift to expand the services it provides in low-income neighborhoods and to have greater impact on their social and economic vitality. Detroit, St. Paul and Duluth will be pilot cities

M2 Foundation

To foster a love for music in St. Paul youth by teaching them to perform African and Brazilian rhythms on percussion instruments, preparing for performances at the Saint Paul Saints' new ballpark.

MN Spoken Word Association

To celebrate the city through spoken word by creating a tapestry of poems written by residents in 10 rapidly growing neighborhoods.

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