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SAY WORD! Youth Poetry Festival 2013

SAY WORD! Youth Poetry Festival 2013

Minnesota’s Youth Poetry Festival returns, with even more schools and poets. Nearly 20 teams from across the Twin Cities come together, including Washburn, Southwest, Brooklyn Center, Fair School, Community Peace Academy, Minnesota Science School, Marcy Open School, Barton, and more. See below for FAQs about the event. For more information, email sha.mnswa@gmail.com. April 6, 2013 [...]

SAY WORD! Youth Poetry Festival 2012

SAY WORD! Youth Poetry Festival 2012

The MN Spoken Word Association in partnership with Plan-It-Hennepin Presents the Annual Say Word! Youth Poetry Festival April 21, 2012 New Century Theater • Downtown Minneapolis 12:00 – Middle School Prelims 3:00pm – Middle School Finals 12:30pm – High School Prelims 7:00pm – High School Finals Say Word! Youth Poetry Festival is a one day youth spoken word event celebrating the youth poets [...]

WRITE ON!: MNSWA/Quest for the Voice Benefit Showcase

WRITE ON!: MNSWA/Quest for the Voice Benefit Showcase

‪SPEAK! ‘We speak for those with voices silenced years before they were born‪…‬ ‪we speak for you‬’‪ – S.C.B‬ ‪MN Spoken Word Association presents WRITE ON!: MNSWA/QUEST FOR THE VOICE BENEFIT SHOWCASE Sunday · June 17th · 6:00pm Rarig Center (University of MN) 330 – 21st Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455 featuring Ed Bok Lee, [...]

QUEST FOR THE VOICE 2011 Finals

QUEST FOR THE VOICE 2011 Finals

MN Spoken Word Association presents QUEST FOR THE VOICE 2011 Youth Poetry Slam Finals Saturday · May 21st · 6:00pm Students $5 · Adults $7 Advisable for youth 12+ (materials not censored) Rarig Center (University of MN) 330 – 21st Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455 featuring Toki Wright (Rhymesayers), Rafael Casal (Bay Area), Speakers Under [...]

WRITE ON! Institute 2011

WRITE ON! Institute 2011

WRITE ON! Spoken Word + Hip Hop Institute 2011 presented by MN Spoken Word Association in partnership w/ the U of M’s Theater + Dance Dept. Two weekends: Fri May 20th – Sun May 22nd Fri June 10th – Sun June 12th 10:00 – 2:00pm Rarig Center (University of MN) 330 – 21st Avenue South [...]

Say Word! Youth Poetry Festival

Say Word! Youth Poetry Festival

MN Spoken Word Association presents SAY WORD! One Day Youth Poetry Festival MN’s Youth Poetry Festival aimed at inspiring Literacy, Leadership & Connection across communities! SATURDAY • MAY 7th 2011 Minneapolis Central Library 300 Nicollet Mall, Downtown Minneapolis, 55401 1:00 – 5:00pm • FREE Featured performers include: Members of Youth Amplified!, B-Girls + B-Boys, Brit Brat (Voices [...]

Congratulations 2011 Quest for the Voice Finalists!!!

Congratulations 2011 Quest for the Voice Finalists!!!

‘These poets are incredible.’ • ‘If semis are this amazing-FINALS are going to be INSANE.’ • ‘These are some of the best ever Quest poets.’ These are all some of the comments from last night’s incredible night of youth poetry. Over 200 people came out to support the youth and to say the least…..the NEXT [...]

Quest for the Voice : URGENT UPDATE

Quest for the Voice : URGENT UPDATE

Hello all. The Quest slam at Central High School has been moved to nearby Cahoots Coffee Shop. NEW SITE + SLAM: Cahoots Coffee Shop (in St. Paul) 1562 Selby Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 651-644-6778 When: 4:30pm start. Arrive by 4 to sign up When: Friday March 18th CANCEL: Central High School (in St. Paul) [...]

Quest for the Voice 2011 Updates

Quest for the Voice 2011 Updates

Quest for the Voice 2011 Season. The series culminates in a final slam that qualifies 6 youth to travel to San Francisco July 20-23 & represent MN for the Brave New Voices national youth poetry conference.

MNSWA 2011 Happenings

MNSWA 2011 Happenings

Information on some of the MNSWA events happening in 2011. Some of these events include: Youth Amplified, a leadership opportunity for youth; Quest for the Voice 2011, a youth slam series; Say Word! youth poetry festival.