The East Side Café
Join us for Fun and Entertainment at the East Side Café
East Side Café events will be held virtually and or curbside until further notice. We can’t wait until it’s safe enough to gather with you!
Meet Angelo Rulli, America’s best known organ grinder, as he plays traditional street songs from the past and the present. Original organ grinding music was heavily Italian classical, but Angelo’s repertoire is wide and varied, including “Phantom of the Opera” in some of his boxes! It will be a wonderful event!
Eleanor Ostman, longtime food writer for the St. Paul Pioneer-Press Dispatch, will take us on a hilarious historic walk through a life in food, including tales such as lunching with Paul Newman, crashing Walter Cronkite’s state banquet in China, judging national recipe contests and world food travel adventures. More than 500 audiences have laughed at and loved Eleanor’s stories – join the fun! Copies of her book “Always on Sunday Revisited” will be available for purchase.
See what’s happening in our own back yard! Join Melanie Kleiss, The Lower Phalen Creek Project’s new Executive Director as she brings us up to date on the work this non-profit is doing in our community.
PolkaSol! Back by popular Demand! PolkaSol! Will play lots of polkas, waltzes and old time songs. The music falls into many categories and genres – Scandinavian, Irish, French, old time, folk and popular to name a few. But what PolkaSol likes best is to sing along...
To recognize Black History Month we welcome author Terry Kerber who will talk about his book, “Major Taylor”. In 1907, amid a time of unspeakable racial cruelty, the world’s most popular athlete was not pitcher Cy Young or center fielder Ty Cobb. During the height of...