Arts to connect us with waterÂ
St. Paul Open Streets
Sunday, September 21, 12-4 PM
Join in this arts celebration of water. All ages will enjoy a stage filled with performances honoring water from many cultures. There will be activities for all ages. Take a survey and enter to win a high quality rain barrel! FREE! Part of a great afternoon of activities on University Avenue.
Volunteers Needed! Sign up to help bring our community together over water.
12-12:30 Iny Asian Dance Theater
Performing Hmong, Chinese, and Thai dances about water, the ocean, rain and more.
12:35 – 1:05 Little Thunderbirds
Â A Native American dance and drum group bringing all people together to honor water.
1:10-1:40 Kari Tauring & Carol Sersland
Norse myth, runes, folk songs, and dance about water.
1:45 – 2:15 Danza Mexica Cuahetemoc
Aztec dance ceremony in honor of water and those who protect it.
2:20 – 2:50 Living Wisdom
Dance and music from the Balkans and Armenia celebrating the cycle of life, protecting water, and bringing rain.
2:55 – 3:25 Titambe Dance and Drum
West African Dance and Drum celebrating water and earth.
3:30 – 4:00 Lau Hawaiian Collective
Sweet, poignant, rollicking music about fresh water.
Learn how to protect storm drains with demonstrations by Friends of the Mississippi River. Normally, Storm Drain Stenciling outings require a minimum of 15 people. This is a great opportunity for individuals, couples and families to participate in this citywide program. Using paint and stencils, volunteers mark Saint Paul storm drains with the message, â€œKeep ’em Clean, Drains to River (Lake or Creek)!â€ and distribute educational doorhangers to neighborhood homes and businesses.
Interact with the Enviroscapes model of a watershed and learn about resources from the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD). The St. Paul Open Streets Water Festival is funded by the Capitol Region Watershed District.
Donâ€™t miss this joyful burst of culture and opportunity to celebrate our waters on University Avenue!
Highlights from Weathering a Storm â€“ St. Paul Open Streets 2013