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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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April Slam- Guest Blog by Neil Hilborn

It was the warmest day so far this year, so between the sunshine and the impending poetry slam I had absolutely no ability to get anything done during the day. We—a large Macalester contingent—arrived around 7:45 and were surprised to … Continue reading

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Soapboxing- Ruth’s Story

The Soap Boxing Poetry Slam on Monday April 6th 2009 was awesomely hosted by local poet/performer Ruth F. Kohtz. Ruth and Consequences. An Inconvenient Ruth. Me. This is my story. I arrived at the AQ early. I needed time to … Continue reading

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Game Day Blog by WD

The Artist Quarter: the End of a Season Analyzed from a Purely Statistical Standpoint by Wonder Dave, who will refer to himself in 3rd person for the remainder of this post. So, the Artist Quarter Poetry Slam determines its finals … 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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