Monthly Archives: April 2009

Soapboxing- Ruth’s Story

The Soap Boxing Poetry Slam on Monday April 6th 2009 was awesomely hosted by local poet/performer Ruth F. Kohtz. Ruth and Consequences. An Inconvenient Ruth. Me. This is my story. I arrived at the AQ early. I needed time to … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2009 Quest for the Voice youth poetry slam finalists

by Kyle “Guante” Myhre This past Friday, 20 young poets from around the Twin Cities competed to make Minnesota’s 2009 Brave New Voices team. The BNV poetry slam, held this year in Chicago in July, brings youth poets from around … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Celebration

Five years from now, we’ll say we were there. We’ll say we saw someone who “made it”- accept an award on the Varsity stage, or perform on the Varsity stage, or even just sit at our table as we watched … Continue reading

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Urban Griots on 3 Minute Egg

MN Mic is aiming to have our writeup later this week (Thursday or Friday, depending on my photographer friends’ availability and how much I end up wanting to say about the event), but 3 Minute Egg has their fantastic video … Continue reading

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Silent Auction and Benefit Performance Evening

(from Allison Broeren) Friend to many Artists, Lora Conwell, has recently started treatment for colon cancer. Please join us in an evening to celebrate life and help raise funds for her medical bills. Lots of show tickets, gift certificates, earth … Continue reading

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