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National Poetry Slam, Day 2, Bout 2, AQ

by Fish DeSmith I went over to the AQ for Bout 2 last night, to see the Twin Cities’ rookie team, Punch Out Poetry’s second bout. It was Winston Salem, North Carolina’s Piedmont Slam; aforementioned Punch Out; Richmond, Virginia’s SlamRichmond; … Continue reading

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National Poetry Slam, Bout 2, Artists Quarter

By Fish DeSmith Witness to the crush of humans trying to get both out of and into the Artist Quarter, Ward and I decided not to try to make it to another venue and dug in for Bout 2 at … Continue reading

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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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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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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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