Tag Archives: Matthew Rucker

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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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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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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