Category Archives: Artists’ Quarter

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- What have you been missing?

by Cole Sarar, photos and audio by Justin Schell, photos and video Cole Sarar It’s been about six months since the last time I personally wrote up a slam at the AQ, and I felt like instead of my usual … Continue reading

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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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Soapboxing Slam Finals (Guest Blog by Rhe)

The time is 8:00 pm, central standard. The place, the Artists’ Quarter Jazz Club in down town St Paul. I am sitting front and center in a room jam-packed with eager spectators, waiting for tonight’s main event: the 3rd annual … Continue reading

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Soapboxing- Ruth’s Story

The Soap Boxing Poetry Slam on Monday April 6th 2009 was awesomely hosted by local poet/performer Ruth F. Kohtz. Ruth and Consequences. An Inconvenient Ruth. Me. This is my story. I arrived at the AQ early. I needed time to … Continue reading

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