Photos from the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac launch extravaganza!


2014 Saint Paul Almanac photo contributor George Roedler (pages 331 and 394) came to our launch party on September 12 with his camera, and shared the following images with the Almanac.

For even more images from the launch party extravaganza, which featured readings, four live music performances, dance, an art exhibit and art fair, multimedia projections, and the lovely people of Lowertown and Saint Paul, visit and like our Facebook page, and access Jack Steinmann’s 30-image album directly here.

A flash of color as Studio Sendero Flamenco dancer Tara, who appeared with guitarist Michael Ziegahn, greeted guests at the paunch party. (Photo: George Roedler)

Traditional Irish music in the Black Dog Café from Mattie Ernst, Chad McAnally, and Todd Menton. (Photo: George Roedler)

Guests at the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac launch party. In the center, Serena Mira Asta, who illustrated “Walks with the Chowhound” (page 28), “Eating Philosophy” (page 148), and “Mama Bear” (page 190).

Tabla player Pratik Singh of SitarTabla TwinCities, together with sitar player Bryan Sonday, unleashed several hours of incredible Hindustani (North Indian) Classical Music in the AZ Gallery during the Almanac launch party. (Photo: George Roedler)

For more of George Roedler’s amazing photos from the Twin Cities and Minnesota, visit his profile on Capture Minnesota. Access Jack Steinmann’s 30-image album from the launch party here. Expect more blog posts about the photographers and illustrators of the 2014 Almanac soon!

Nigel Parry was the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac Photo Editor and manages the Almanac‘s website and publicity.