Monthly Archives: September 2009

Shouting from your Soapbox – Guest Blog by Alice Shindelar

by Alice Shindelar, photos by Cole Sarar In this world of billions it’s hard to feel like your small voice will ever be heard, but when a group of friends, who have been shouting from the soapbox in your own … Continue reading

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Hiphop/Spoken Word in the Classroom

Ever wanted to actually dedicate yourself to a study of hiphop or spoken word? In Minnesota, you can. Check out the following link for news video about it. Hip Hop in the Classroom in St. Paul featuring Profs. of Doomtree, … Continue reading

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Now in its seventh season, Equilibrium (or EQ, for short) still packs in the crowds at The Loft Literary Center. Bringing together the biggest names and the brightest up-and-comers to be found within the national spoken word scene, series creator … Continue reading

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Rob Callahan covers Cheap Theatre

Thirteen years ago, a Fringe Festival storytelling show evolved into a regular event at Minneapolis’ Black Forest Inn. Fast forward to present day, where once original plays were featured performances now gather the city’s spoken word legends to tag-team evenings … Continue reading

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Blue Nile’s Poet’s Groove Open Mic

Back in May, I wrote a little blurb for the City Pages A List, extolling the Poet’s Groove open mic, and it’s about time that I got something up here on MN Mic about one of MN’s longest running weekly … Continue reading

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