Monthly Archives: April 2009

MN Artists Extends Deadline’s literary series, What Light and miniStories, have joined forces to create mnLIT. MN poets and writers are invited to submit work: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MAY 15.

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Videos from Urban Griots Spoken Word Awards

Photographer/Videographer Justin Schell has sent me a few links to some beautiful videos of performances from the Spoken Word Awards at the beginning of the month, and I’m really excited to share them.

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MN Mic Resources!

1. The Calendar! A great resource and really the central skill of MN Mic. Great for folks who want to know what’s going on in Minnesota Spoken Word, great for spoken word artists who want people to know it’s happening. … Continue reading

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Best Slam Poet?

It’s becoming really apparent that the twin cities beyond the local spoken word scene is becoming aware of the things happening in what we do, when the City Pages adds a new category for us. Congratulations, Guante.

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April Slam- Guest Blog by Neil Hilborn

It was the warmest day so far this year, so between the sunshine and the impending poetry slam I had absolutely no ability to get anything done during the day. We—a large Macalester contingent—arrived around 7:45 and were surprised to … Continue reading

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