Category Archives: Events

A Guide to Getting Involved with Spoken-Word in the Twin Cities

As you may have noticed, things have been slow at MN Mic.  That doesn’t, however, mean that things have been slow in the community– they definitely haven’t been.  There are more spoken-word events happening all the time and it’s beautiful … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events (The FB Roster)

by Cole Sarar Hey folks! Scroll past all the events to hear about some big names that are coming to town, an article I think is great, and a call to arms. Tonight: Two Chairs Telling: Diego Vazquez & Ann … 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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No Bird Sing: The intersection of spoken word, rap, and music

No Bird Sing is a local hiphop band with connections to the spoken word scene. The intersection of spoken word and music is one of those interesting things that is not often explored. Eric Blair, of No Bird Sing, is … Continue reading

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Les Kurkendaal, spoken word performer

So instead of just sticking with reviews, I thought I’d mix it up and do an interview with a seasoned Fringe performer. Les Kurkendaal is one half of the duo performing in The Gayer Show. I asked Les some questions … Continue reading

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