Tag Archives: El Guante

New Look for MN Mic

Hey folks- I did a quick redesign of the website, so that the articles exist in a drop down menu, the full illustration I made (almost two years ago) is visible, the links “pop” just a little more, and it … Continue reading

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NPS Semi-Finals at the Fitz

by Syd Malicious, of the Punch Out Poetry slam team Hey Y’all. Syd Malicious here. I’m temporarily taking over coverage of NPS2010. My assignment (and by assignment I mean, the bout I happened to be at when Cole asked me … 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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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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No Bird Sing: The intersection of spoken word, rap, and music

No Bird Sing is a local hiphop band with connections to the spoken word scene. The intersection of spoken word and music is one of those interesting things that is not often explored. Eric Blair, of No Bird Sing, is … Continue reading

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