Tag Archives: El Guante

St. Paul Soapboxing Team wins Slam Nationals!

It’s true. For the first time, a Minnesota team made it into the finals round of the National Poetry Slam (Poetry Slam International, the nonprofit which heads up and oversees this and other national poetry slam events). Not to leave … Continue reading

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Heartland

This is the second piece in a new aspect of MN Mic called “MN Speaks”, highlighting pieces written by Minnesotan spoken word performers. Spoken word performers are asked to send a link to the text, video, or audio of the … Continue reading

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Byline

Check out the CityPages’ A-List this week, there might be a familiar byline there. I’ve been staking out and studying things over at the Blue Nile for months now, and City Pages contacted me and asked me to do an … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Slam Finals – Slamily

Slam poetry is a competition, and the slam finals decide who represents a venue at the National Poetry Slam. This is true all across the country (and beyond the U.S), and takes place in bars, coffeeshops, and other slam venues … 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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