Category Archives: St. Paul

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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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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Soapboxing and the Cool Kids

Listen to Dessa, she’s one of the cool kids. She knows where it’s at. We’ll get back to Dessa Darling of Doomtree later, as she featured at Monday night’s Soapboxing slam at the AQ. Monday’s turnout at the Artists’ Quarter … Continue reading

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