Tag Archives: Youth

Congratulations to the 2009 Quest for the Voice youth poetry slam finalists

by Kyle “Guante” Myhre This past Friday, 20 young poets from around the Twin Cities competed to make Minnesota’s 2009 Brave New Voices team. The BNV poetry slam, held this year in Chicago in July, brings youth poets from around … 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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Word Ninjas Open Mic

Last week Tuesday the Rockstar Storytellers hosted their now-regular Word Ninjas open mic night at Kieran’s Irish pub in Minneapolis. I’m familiar with the Rockstars only by reputation and these Open Mic nights, but I look forward to following them … Continue reading

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