Monthly Archives: March 2009

Working the Skirt

From the write-ups of the Soapboxing slams, one might anticipate that Slam Poetry in the twin cities is almost entirely lacking in female voice. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, judging from SlamMN’s final qualifying slam of the … Continue reading

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Urban Griots Spoken Word Awards

I was hearing whispers about this back at the Spoken Word Summit and am so excited to finally pass on the details about this to you. Minnesota Spoken Word Association (MNSWA) and other community allies have been working together to … Continue reading

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Game Day Blog by WD

The Artist Quarter: the End of a Season Analyzed from a Purely Statistical Standpoint by Wonder Dave, who will refer to himself in 3rd person for the remainder of this post. So, the Artist Quarter Poetry Slam determines its finals … Continue reading

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Artists’ Quarter- Playing the Game

Spring has not quite sprung, but the poets are coming out in waves to compete. March’s AQ marked the second to last chance to qualify for the Grand Slam, and a plague of poets descended upon the Soapboxing slam for … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Bios Go Live

If you look over to the right side of the MN Mic website, you’ll see a link to the Spoken Word Bios I’ve received thus far- a page handful of links to the web pages of some spoken word artists … Continue reading

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