Tag Archives: Rob Martin

Soapboxing Feb 2010

by Cole Sarar, photos and video by Cole Sarar With Saint Paul gearing up to host the 2010 National Poetry Slam this summer, poetry at the Artist’s Quarter has been running hot, loud, and hard. Just the way we like … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Dylan

by Dylan Garity, photos by Justin Schell Last year at this time, I had just started to become involved in the Twin Cities slam scene. I unfortunately missed the WOWPS slam then, either because I didn’t hear about it or … Continue reading

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SlamMN! Season Opener, Guest Blog by Lindsey McDonald Dorsey

A good friend to the slam scene, Lindsey McDonald Dorsey is a regular installation in the Minneapolis comedy and improv scenes. As she was assisting slammaster Wonder Dave with time/score on Tuesday night, I took advantage of her kindness and … Continue reading

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Working the Skirt

From the write-ups of the Soapboxing slams, one might anticipate that Slam Poetry in the twin cities is almost entirely lacking in female voice. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, judging from SlamMN’s final qualifying slam of the … Continue reading

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Artists’ Quarter- Playing the Game

Spring has not quite sprung, but the poets are coming out in waves to compete. March’s AQ marked the second to last chance to qualify for the Grand Slam, and a plague of poets descended upon the Soapboxing slam for … Continue reading

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