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About Cole

A thumb among fingers. A writer, a photographer, a lover of all things citrusy.

Passing the Torch

Hi folks, one last tiny wave from MN Mic founder Cole Sarar. I’ve handed off ownership of Minnesota Microphone to the very capable hands of Kyle “Guante” Myhre and anyone he entrusts with keeping this going. It’s been a blast, … Continue reading

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Where is MN Mic these days?

Hi folks, this is your editor, Cole. The last year, posts on MN Mic have been few and far between, and for that I apologize, but I found that MN Mic was serving individual performers more than it was serving … Continue reading

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Teen Opportunities (Canvas and MNSWA)

A Canvas update: This is Kyle/Guante. I’ve been working as the arts coordinator of The Canvas, a teen arts center in St. Paul, for a year now, and wanted to spread the word about some of our spoken-word-related programs. Even … Continue reading

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Post Tour Ruminations

by Cole Sarar, photography by Cole Sarar When a performing artist goes on tour, generally the goal is to reach more audiences, to acquaint more people with one’s style, name, and artwork. My unanticipated success came not so much in … Continue reading

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MN Mic Sponsors Spoken Word

Talk Story Twin Cities Spoken-Word Sampler Wednesday, November 10 at Honey in NE MPLS 205 East Hennepin Ave., 8pm Open Mic; 9pm show $3 18+ Featuring Tish Jones, IBe, Tou Saiko Lee, Miles Walser, Poetic Assassins, Jake Virden, Hieu Nguyen, … Continue reading

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