September 2017 Catalyst: Politics and Culture Archives

ADDRESSING CHILDREN & TRAUMA: The SHELTERING ARMS FOUNDATION is focusing on children & trauma impacting the "achievement gap" with its 2017 grants. Hearfrom one of the grantees: the DOMESTIC ABUSE PROJECT. Plus: Remembering the recently passed Twin Cities poet/spoken-word artists, curator & teacher J.

Remembering Twin Cities poet/spoken word artist, taecher, mentor, curator J. OTIS POWELL in a Lowertown St. Paul event he curated & hosted.

SCHOOL BULLYING: a new YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY production "Mean"(Sept. 29-OCT. 22) looks at 3 young people's experience of bullying: YPC Artistic Director JACI KNIGHT talks about how stundent interviews helped create this play.

17TH Annual ARAB FILM FESTIVAL thru Oct. 1 www.mizna.org

New production by PILLBURY HOUSE THEATRE "Almost Equal To" (thru Oct. 22)