Monthly Archives: December 2008

Comestible InDigest

It’s easy to predict how successful an event will be when you first walk in the front door of the venue. Walking in the front door of the Coffee News Cafe, there was already a bit of a crowd and … Continue reading

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Congrats, Minnesota artists!

The City Pages has published a “top artists of 2008″, and named local hip-hop artist/poet/activist El Guante and Loft Associate Program Director/poet Bao Phi. I highly encourage you to check out El Guante’s albums (and his poetry) and keep an … Continue reading

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White and Write

Half a month in and already we’re getting lots of hits. Minnesota has rolled into the season of snow, snow, and more snow, and the next two Thursdays are Christmas and New Year’s. But that doesn’t mean I’m slacking. I … Continue reading

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Fiction on a Stick: Writers Reading

Attending a reading at the Loft after having been steeped in slam culture is a bit of a shock to the system, a little bit like going to an art gallery opening in your smock after having spent weeks eating … Continue reading

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Intermedia and IWPS

This morning, a friend of mine sent out a message saying merely “Lamenting another non-profit/arts org on the brink: http://intermediaarts.org/ “. Having come from a nonprofit arts organization myself, that sort of thing is sort of a shaking headline. Reading … Continue reading

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