Providing grants that support healthy and resilient farms, forests and communities, and the ecosystems upon which we all depend.
Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill
Singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, Tríona is a key figure in the evolution of Irish traditional music since the 1970s.
Many regard Olov Johansson as Sweden’s greatest craftsman on the nyckelharpa.
Based in Uppland, Sweden, “ the band’s anciently original compositions can be immensely brooding, stately, fitfully spry or dramatically expansive.” –Washington Post
Timothy C. Kane
Gallery of paintings and drawings by Timothy Crispin Kane, from 1968 to the present.
Willie Murphy Remembered
A memorial website for Willie Murphy — a place for all who loved him to gather, remember his many talents and celebrate the force of LOVE that was Willie.
“Indie Soul that runs the gamut from Old-School R&B with a modern twist to Trip-Hop with a Muscle Shoals feel – the songs have hooks, the vocals have range, and the grooves have cut.” ray-barnard.com
Novelist, painter, object maker, and rogue anthropologist. His work has been shown all over the world and he volunteers at a high security prison teaching art.
Exquisite guitar and singing from the bard of Derry. Design & photos by Lisa Richardson.
Chris Bates is a bassist of formidable talent. Having worked professionally for 25 years across all spectrums of the musical landscape he continues to be a driving force in the Minnesota music scene.
Originally from Castlerea, Co. Roscommon in Ireland, Martin has inspired and encouraged a great number of the musicians who make the Twin Cities such a lively Irish music scene.
Guitarist Tibbetts has recorded 13 albums on ECM, including Life Of, Natural Causes, Selwa, and Chö.
Flying Cardboard Theater
Puppet theater, Cantastoria, and community based art projects and events in Detroit.
Féilim is a project manager, creative producer, cross-disciplinary artist, and advocate for the Arts.
An electronic music project influenced by House, Soul, Funk, R&B and New Wave.
Bobby Brown’s Beyond the Court
Bobby Brown’s Beyond the Court Violence Prevention Initiatives seeks to empower dreams and inspire change within individuals and families that extends beyond the court and results in a healed community.
“A full-on, revival-style, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds-meets-the Pretenders, rock ‘n’ fuckin’ roll band.” – Magnet Magazine
John Sims Piano
John Sims creates music that embodies a wide range of styles. As a composer/pianist, John is at home working in the Jazz, Blues, Rock and Classical idioms.
Working to ensure educational equity, academic success, and belonging for each and every student.
“I want to join in the communal creative spirit of all beings, nurture imagination and promote a life style that that is committed to curiosity and wonder.”
Monaghan-born and Dublin-based Irish novelist and short story writer.
Dane’s career spans cabaret, theater, film, television, radio, and teaching empowerment through storytelling and theatre arts to children and adults in all settings.
Nancy Bo Flood
An author and educator, Nancy has lived in Malawi, Africa, Hawaii, Japan, the western Pacific, and, most recently, the Navajo Nation Reservation.
The Sonoglyph Collective fuses poetry, song, storytelling, and spoken word with improvisational music in unique, spontaneous performances.
Visual artist and Professor Emerita of Art and Art History at St. Olaf College. Over a long career in painting and drawing, she has shown her work from Finland to Thailand.
Diane Jarvi is a versatile performer of folk and world music, and an award-winning poet under the name Diane Jarvenpa, with five books of poetry.
A leading translator of the ancient literature of the West, Sarah has set new standards for accuracy, stylistic integrity, and accessibility.
Musician, writer, lecturer and researcher on Traditional Irish Music, from County Armagh, Ireland.
Nothing Left To Waste
Collaborating with clients to start chipping away at the model that perpetuates waste to accomplish more just and equitable solutions.
Celebrating the “glorious interconnection of all things, the astounding intricacies of beauty and diversity, and the eternal cycle of birth, death, and birth again.”
My Wild Heart
A documentary about Nader Vakili, an Iranian-American plant geneticist and sculptor, at 91, carving a final statue of his beloved wife Mary Jane.
Works in Cloth. Emily Richardson is a fiber artist based in Philadelphia.
Musician, poet, and radio host Dan Rein plays Setar, a four string long neck lute native to Iran, the two string Dutar of Torbat-e Jam (Iran), and the three string Kurdish Tanbur.
Through his work as a performer, composer, archivist and sound engineer, Danny contributes to the revitalisation and reimagining of Irish music and song.
Partnering with businesses to establish high performance cultures, leaders, teams and individuals.
The Cruinniú is an annual festival weekend consisting of Concertina classes, lectures, recitals, and sessions, in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland.
Creative Community Builders
CCB helps communities to identify cultural and creative assets – and to leverage them for community revitalization and change.
Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind
The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story. A film by John Whitehead.
Roochie Toochie and the Ragtime Shepherd Kings perform the weirdest songs from the early days of tin pan alley on the format on which they were first recorded: wax cylinder.
Read at Home
Promoting reading for Native children, ages 2-6, with their families.
An artist who combines found objects with natural materials into mixed media assemblages that explore relationships between work, nature, and self.
Performer and educator who incorporates puppetry, mask, and movement into his work.
Dakota Dave Hull
Classic American Guitar… a restlessly curious, adventurous traveler along the broad highway of America’s music.
Brilliant singer and fiddle player from Dublin, singing unaccompanied English language songs in a traditional style.
Creative Strategic Solutions
Dermot McLaughlin provides organisational development, strategy and planning, research and analysis, in English and Irish.
St. Paul’s home for Irish and American Music & Dance since 1983.
Tara & Dermy Diamond
The music of flute player Tara (Bingham) Diamond of County Down and fiddler Dermy Diamond of Belfast.
Memorial site for the masterful painter and philosopher based in Co. Cork, Ireland.
Uilleann piper based in the richly-diverse Irish traditional music community of St. Paul.
A free teaching curriculum dedicated to educating students of all ages on the principles of Hinduism.