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, [...]
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 [...]
‘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 [...]
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 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.
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.
Minnesota’s finest poets from across the Twin Cities embark on a trip to Chicago, Illinois to represent Minnesota at the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival, July 14th – 18th. Come witness the poets in full flair in an evening of high energy spoken word, poetry, foot stomping, music and dance.
Free Closing Night Peformance. All Ages • Friday • June 26th • 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Showcasing Teacher + Student Collaborations, along with special guests I Self Devine, e.g. bailey + Sha Cage, Chantz Erolin, Dancing Dave, the Quest for the Voice Youth Team and others. Coffman Union • The Whole • 300 Washington Avenue • University of MN. Presented by MN Spoken Word Association + the University of MN’s English Department