Category Archives: St. Paul

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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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- 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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Riot Act Reading: The only literary event that risks total annihilation

by Ruth Kohtz, photos by Cole Sarar. Hey all, it’s me! Ruth! (I hope Cole puts a really cute picture of me here.) Guest blogging once again, and this time about an event that is particularly close to my heart. … Continue reading

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