Category Archives: Slam Poetry

National Poetry Slam, Bout 1, Artist Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Hello again, spoken word fans. By now maybe you have combed through Ward’s and my massive pile of tweets from the Artist Quarter bouts last night. We each tweeted our initial thoughts on the poems as they … Continue reading

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MN Mic at the National Poetry Slam in St. Paul

by Cole Sarar, photos by Cole Sarar How can you keep your thumb on the pulse of the National Poetry Slam, happening in St. Paul, MN RIGHT NOW? Well, luckily, you have lots of options. Twitter Lots of poets and … Continue reading

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NPS 2010!

Obviously, all spoken word is not slam poetry, and slam poetry is not the end all be all of spoken word, but as one of the most organized community of spoken word artists in the world, it’s hugely exciting to … Continue reading

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Big Rumblings in Twin Cities

by Alice Shindelar, photos by Cole Sarar The slam season came to a close in the Twin Cities these last two weeks with the Minneapolis SlamMN and St. Paul Soapboxing finals. After St. Paul’s win at the National Poetry Slam … Continue reading

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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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