Monthly Archives: January 2009

Spoken Word Performer Bios

Are you a spoken word performer? Minnesota Microphone would like to help you by linking to your website. Eventually we’ll be displaying your short (50 words or less) bio at with a link to your website. We won’t be … Continue reading

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WOW Qualifiers and Man-Ku

On Tuesday, before a substantial and enthusiastic audience, Minneapolis selected its representative for the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Detroit, Michigan this March… But first, there was a Manly Haiku Battle, also known as “Man-Ku.” Four manly men … Continue reading

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Dot Com!

One of the goals I stated for Minnesota Microphone at the spoken word summit was a domain of its own- so that we could just send folks to MinnesotaMicrophone, rather than trying to make them remember the whole wordpress url. … Continue reading

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There is something electric about a big, engaged audience and performers who are committed to connecting with them. Both of the slam stages have been lucky to have both of those things in spades recently, as well as an injection … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Summit

This past Thursday at Springboard for the Arts, members of various spoken word communities gathered to discuss the state of spoken word in Minnesota. Organized by Matthew Rucker and Kyle “El Guante” Myhre, the summit is to be the first … Continue reading

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