Monthly Archives: March 2009

Urban Griots Nominees Announced!

MNSWA and Urban Griots have announced their nominees for the Urban Griots Spoken Word Awards Show this Friday, and it’s so exciting seeing what we’ve got going on. Here’s the awesome thing. YOU can vote for your favorite contenders in … Continue reading

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In Defense of Spoken Word

Kyle “El Guante” Myhre wrote an article addressing some of the concerns or stereotypes surrounding spoken word and slam poetry, and I agreed that MN Mic was a perfect place for such an article to exist. I’ve put Kyle’s article … Continue reading

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Remember Remember the… third of April

Dear Spoken Word Friends, Look at your calendars. Is the third of April (less than 10 days from today) marked on your calendar? There’s a reason I’m reminding you. Friday April 3rd The Varsity Theater Doors at 8pm. Music 9pm. … Continue reading

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Riot Act Readings

So, I have a confession to make. In my 11 1/2 years in Minneapolis and St. Paul, I’ve never been to the Turf Club. I’ve also known about the Riot Act Readings for at least a year, and haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Press, mnLIT, and next week’s blog

Press: Kyle “El Guante” Myhre interviewed me for Culture Bully about this blog. Guante did a series on spoken word artists for Culture Bully, and I got to represent the rookie face of what we’ve got going on here. Guante … Continue reading

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